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MFS® Moderate Allocation Fund


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Symbol: MAMAX   CUSIP:  55273G777   Newspaper Abbreviation: ModAllA   Fund number: 1027  
Daily NAV:  $16.51  (as of 4/17/14)
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Portfolio - Equity Level Data
(on 3/31/14)
Weighted Average Price/Earnings (next 12 months) 17.19x
Weighted Average Price/Cash Flow 13.08x
Weighted Average Price/Sales 1.82x
Weighted Average Price/Book 2.48x
Weighted Average IBES Long Term EPS Growth 12.61%
Weighted Average Market Cap $57.5b
Weighted Median Market Cap $25.4b
# of Stock Holdings 1001
% in Stocks 99.97%
% in Cash & Other 1 0.03%
% in Top Ten 7.88%

Sector Weights
(on 3/31/14)
% Equity Assets 
Financial Services 20.42%
Health Care 12.71%
Technology 10.06%
Industrial Goods & Services 9.48%
Consumer Staples 8.34%
Retailing 6.65%
Leisure 6.32%
Energy 6.24%
Special Products & Services 5.78%
Utilities & Communications 4.97%
Basic Materials 4.57%
Autos & Housing 2.57%
Transportation 1.89%

(on 3/31/14)
Country % Equity Assets 
North America   73.01%
  United States 71.92%
  Canada 1.09%
Europe ex-U.K.   11.70%
  Switzerland 3.05%
  France 2.84%
  Germany 2.22%
  Netherlands 1.18%
  Denmark 0.52%
  Sweden 0.45%
  Italy 0.38%
  Spain 0.34%
  Belgium 0.20%
  Austria 0.20%
  Finland 0.11%
  Ireland 0.09%
  Norway 0.08%
  Portugal 0.04%
United Kingdom   5.70%
  United Kingdom 5.70%
Japan   4.59%
  Japan 4.59%
Emerging Markets   2.45%
  Brazil 0.68%
  Taiwan 0.47%
  India 0.22%
  China 0.20%
  South Korea 0.17%
  Greece 0.15%
  Mexico 0.11%
  Panama 0.09%
  Peru 0.08%
  Turkey 0.08%
  Thailand 0.07%
  Russia 0.05%
  Argentina 0.03%
  Chile 0.02%
  Malaysia 0.02%
  Indonesia 0.01%
  Philippines 0.01%
  South Africa 0.00%
Asia/Pacific ex-Japan   2.29%
  Hong Kong 1.12%
  Australia 0.88%
  Singapore 0.27%
  New Zealand 0.01%
Developed - Middle East/Africa   0.26%
  Israel 0.26%

Portfolio - Fixed Income Level Data 2
(on 3/31/14)
# of Bond Holdings 1899
Average Coupon 4.24
Average Effective Duration 4.80 yrs
Average Effective Maturity 7.08 yrs
Yield to Worst 3.17%

Credit Quality 2
(???on??? 3/31/14)
% of Fixed Income Assets  
U.S. Government 28.08%
Federal Agencies 19.54%
AAA 4.10%
AA 2.18%
A 8.83%
BBB 20.64%
BB 7.98%
B 8.01%
CCC 1.90%
CC 0.05%
C 0.05%
D 0.01%
Other Not Rated* -1.37%

Weighted Average IBES Long Term EPS Growth sourced from: Thomson Reuters.


Equity Portfolio Characteristics displayed prior to 1/31/10 reflects its market value, and is not based on equivalent exposure, which may differ.


Portfolio characteristics are based on equivalent exposure, which measures how a portfolio's value would change due to price changes in an asset held either directly or, in the case of a derivative contract, indirectly. The market value of the holding may differ.


1 Cash and other assets are less liabilities; this may include derivative offsets.


*Short positions, unlike long positions, lose value if the underlying asset gains value.

2 Represents the fixed income exposure generated by the underlying bond funds and MFS Commodity Strategy Fund.

This publication is authorized for distribution only when preceded or accompanied by a prospectus, or summary prospectus, for the portfolio being offered. Consider the fund's investment objectives, risks, charges and expenses. Contact MFS or view online. Read it carefully.

For all securities other than those specifically described below, ratings are assigned to underlying securities utilizing ratings from Moody’s, Fitch, and Standard & Poor’s rating agencies and applying the following hierarchy: If all three agencies provide a rating, the middle rating (after dropping the highest and lowest ratings) is assigned; if two of the three agencies rate a security, the lower of the two is assigned. Ratings are shown in the S&P and Fitch scale (e.g., AAA). All ratings are subject to change. U.S. Government includes securities issued by the U.S. Department of the Treasury. Federal Agencies includes rated and unrated U.S. Agency fixed-income securities, U.S. Agency MBS, and CMOs of U.S. Agency MBS. Other Not Rated includes fixed income securities which have not been rated by any rating agency. The portfolio itself has not been rated.