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Fund Price: $54.11 (as at September 22, 2017)  1-day chg: $.0484 0.09%  YTD: 0.52%

Returns as at August 31, 2017

  Fund Group Avg Index*
1 Month 1.45% 1.09% 1.09%
3 Months -1.84% -1.39% -1.45%
6 Months 0.92% 0.62% 0.59%
1 Year -0.91% -1.29% -1.34%
2 Year Avg 2.53% 1.46% 1.44%
3 Year Avg 3.21% 1.54% 1.61%
4 Year Avg 4.47% 2.62% 2.72%
5 Year Avg 3.47% 1.80% 1.82%
10 Year Avg 5.21% 3.48% 3.82%
15 Year Avg 5.31% 3.57% 3.93%
20 Year Avg 5.79% 4.06% 4.22%
Since Inception 8.84% - -
 
2016 2.56% 1.59% 1.44%
2015 3.05% 0.83% 0.97%
2014 9.41% 6.24% 6.39%
 
3 year risk 3.86 3.90 3.29
3 year beta 1.16 1.00 1.00

*Globe Canadian Fixed Income Peer Index

Growth of $10,000

This graph shows how a $10,000 investment in this fund would have changed in value compared with the Globe Canadian Fixed Income Peer Index.

Risk Measures as at August 31, 2017

Best/Worst 12 months (since inception)
Best (ending Sep 82): 35.83 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
Worst (ending Jan 95): -6.98 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
Volatility meter (Based on 3 year standard deviation from GlobeInvestor.com)
Low VOLATILITY METER: 4 High

Fund Objectives

To provide a moderate real rate of return, through income and capital gains, by investing in a diversified portfolio of primarily Canadian dollar debt and from time-to-time U.S. debt. The Fund will only invest in investment grade debt. Returns in excess of income will be gained through active duration, yield curve and sector management.

Fund Facts

Fund Sponsor: MFS Investment Management Canada Ltd.
Managed by: MFS Investment Management Canada Limited
Fund Type: MF Trust
Inception Date: December 1980
Asset Class: Canadian Fixed Income
Quartile Rank: 1 (3YR ending August 31, 2017)
Total Assets: N/A
Mgmt Exp. Ratio (MER): 1.00%
Management Fee: 1.00%
Load Type: No Load
Globe 5-Star Rating:
RRSP Eligible:
Canadian
Min. Invest (initial):
$1,000,000
Subsequent:
$150,000
Min. Invest (initial RRSP):
$1,000,000
Subsequent RRSP:
$150,000
Closed:
No
Restricted:
Yes
Restriction:
(Min Initial Investment $1,000,000)
 
 

Asset Allocation June 30, 2017

Bond Type June 30, 2017

Bond Term June 30, 2017

Top Holdings as at June 30, 2017

Symbol Company Name Sector Geographic
Area
Asset
Type
% of
Total Assets
  Performance as at September 22, 2017
1 Year Performance (%)
  Canada Housing Trust, 2.35%, DEC/15/18 Bond 5.41   -0.62 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
  Gov't of Canada, 0.50%, MAR/01/22 Bond 4.93   - bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
  Gov't of Canada, 1.50%, JUN/01/26 Bond 4.08   - bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
  Canada 1.500% 01-Jun-2023 Bond 3.68   - bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
  Ontario Province 4.700% 02-Jun-2037 Bond 3.44   - bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
  Gov't of Canada, 0.75%, SEP/01/20 Bond 3.06   2.15 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
  Province of Alberta, 2.35%, JUN/01/25 Bond 2.61   1.84 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
  Quebec Province 4.500% 01-Dec-2019 Bond 2.58   - bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
  Can House No1 3.750% 15-Mar-2020 Bond 2.54   - bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
  Ontario Province 3.150% 02-Jun-2022 Bond 2.24   - bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)

Distribution Report (18 months up to September 22, 2017)

Frequency of Income Distributions: Quarterly

Frequency of Capital Gain Distributions: Annually

Date Income Dividend Capital Gain Total (Current Period) Trailing 12-Months Total Reinvestment Price
Jun 30, 2017 0.4187 0.4187 2.1009 55.176
Mar 31, 2017 0.4220 0.4220 2.1224 54.974
Dec 30, 2016 0.4372 0.3859 0.8231 2.1323 54.658
Sep 30, 2016 0.4371 0.4371 3.1726 57.274
Jun 30, 2016 0.4402 0.4402 3.2079 56.857
Mar 31, 2016 0.4318 0.4318 3.2215 55.695

Portfolio Manager(s)

Paul Marcogliese, Peter Kotsopoulos

MFS Investment Management Canada Limited

Start Date: November, 2013

Fund Return: 4.32%

Also manages:MFS Canadian Long Term Fixed Income

View fund manager performance report