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MFS Bond A (MFBFX)

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Performance Overview as of Aug 30, 2014Get Performance Overview for:
Performance Overview 
Morningstar Return Rating:3.00
Year-to-Date Return:5.93%
5-Year Average Return:7.77%
Number of Years Up:34
Number of Years Down:5
Best 1 Yr Total Return (2009-12-31):28.37%
Worst 1 Yr Total Return (2008-12-31):-9.98%
Best 3-Yr Total Return (N/A):14.96%
Worst 3-Yr Total Return (N/A):-0.75%
Load Adjusted Returns 
1-Year:3.14%
3-Year:4.15%
5-Year:6.73%
10-Year:5.54%
Trailing Returns (%) vs. Benchmarks 
ReturnMFBFXCategoryDiffIndex*Diff
Year To Date5.93N/AN/AN/AN/A
1-Month1.43N/AN/AN/AN/A
3-Month1.10N/AN/AN/AN/A
1-Year8.28N/AN/AN/AN/A
3-Year5.86N/AN/AN/AN/A
5-Year7.77N/AN/AN/AN/A
Last Bull Market (Sep 29, 2011 to Apr 29, 2012)7.68N/AN/AN/AN/A
Last Bear Market (Apr 29, 2011 to Sep 29, 2011)-0.71N/AN/AN/AN/A
Annual Total Return (%) History () 
YearMFBFXCategoryDiff
2014N/AN/AN/A
2013
 
-0.51N/AN/A
2012
 
10.44N/AN/A
2011
 
6.40N/AN/A
2010
 
11.22N/AN/A
2009
 
28.37N/AN/A
2008
 
-9.98N/AN/A
2007
 
3.51N/AN/A
2006
 
4.93N/AN/A
2005
 
1.71N/AN/A
2004
 
6.07N/AN/A
2003
 
9.46N/AN/A
2002
 
8.64N/AN/A
2001
 
7.78N/AN/A
2000
 
8.78N/AN/A
1999
 
-1.97N/AN/A
1998
 
4.47N/AN/A
1997
 
10.35N/AN/A
1996
 
3.94N/AN/A
1995
 
21.48N/AN/A
1994
 
-4.46N/AN/A
1993
 
13.86N/AN/A
1992
 
6.29N/AN/A
1991
 
18.04N/AN/A
1990
 
7.25N/AN/A
1989
 
13.52N/AN/A
1988
 
8.33N/AN/A
1987
 
-0.57N/AN/A
1986
 
16.42N/AN/A
1985
 
25.24N/AN/A
1984
 
12.58N/AN/A
1983
 
9.94N/AN/A
1982
 
34.27N/AN/A
1981
 
4.15N/AN/A
1980
 
0.70N/AN/A
1979
 
1.45N/AN/A
1978
 
2.03N/AN/A
1977
 
4.48N/AN/A
1976
 
16.64N/AN/A
1975
 
14.99N/AN/A
1974N/AN/AN/A
Past Quarterly Returns (%) for MFBFX 
Q1Q2Q3Q4
20142.532.42N/AN/A
20130.23-2.940.911.34
20122.962.093.661.37
20111.991.82-0.813.29
20103.811.595.51-0.04
20091.8911.3010.132.79
2008-0.35-0.52-5.18-4.24
20071.65-0.661.421.06
2006-0.42-0.504.001.82
2005-1.012.84-0.620.54
20043.04-2.654.001.68
20032.655.030.241.29
2002-0.592.183.922.92
20013.240.123.640.61
20002.220.402.313.60
1999-0.04-1.61-0.29-0.05
19981.182.171.21-0.15
1997-0.253.974.092.23
1996-2.900.082.734.12
19955.437.742.604.24
1994-3.58-2.270.640.75
19935.393.464.080.33
1992-1.154.673.67-0.91
19913.091.736.385.80
1990-1.233.90-0.605.13
19890.987.081.773.15
19884.901.121.121.00
19872.36-4.56-3.675.65
19866.642.391.185.37
19852.499.563.417.86
19840.33-2.158.215.97
19835.291.801.670.88
19823.921.4616.319.49
1981-0.580.31-6.3011.46
1980-9.4916.62-6.321.85
19792.613.22-0.37-3.87
19780.37-0.092.36-0.60
1977-0.543.251.340.39
19764.751.045.114.84
19754.203.800.146.16
19742.545.18N/AN/A
Rank in Category (by total return) 
PeriodRankFunds in Category% Rank
Year To Date71N/A
1-Month45N/A
3-Month72N/A
6-Month72N/A
1-Year69N/A
3-Year67N/A
5-Year53N/A