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    MFS Bond A (MFBFX)

    13.94 Up 0.03(0.22%) Dec 19

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    MFS Bond A
    MFS Series Trust IX111 Huntington Avenue 24th Floor
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    Phone: 800-225-2606
    Fund Overview 
    Category:Corporate Bond
    Fund Family:MFS
    Net Assets:2.68B
    Year-to-Date Return:5.90%
    Yield:3.56%
    Morningstar Rating:3 stars
    Fund Inception Date:May 8, 1974
    Morningstar Style Box 
    Corporate Bond
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    Management Information 
    Robert D. Persons
    Lead Manager since Oct 30, 2005
    M. Hawkins est vice-président principal à Massachusetts Financial Services depuis 1993. Il y est entré en 1988 et a les fonctions de gestionnaire de portefeuille depuis octobre 2005. Auparavant, M. Hawkins a passé deux ans comme analyste d'obligations à Fidelity Investments, et cinq ans comme agent international de prêts à Manufacturers' Hanover Trust Company. M. Hawkins porte le titre de CFA..
    Investment Information 
    Min Initial Investment:1,000
    Min Initial Investment, IRA:250
    Min Initial Investment, AIP:N/A
    Min Subsequent Investment:N/A
    Min Subsequent Investment, IRA:N/A
    Min Subsequent Investment, AIP:N/A
    MFBFX can be purchased from 118 brokerages.

    Fund Summary 
    The investment seeks total return with an emphasis on current income, but also considering capital appreciation. The fund normally invests at least 80% of its net assets in debt instruments. It invests the majority of the fund's assets in corporate debt instruments, but may also invest in other types of debt instruments. The fund primarily invests its assets in investment grade debt instruments, but may also invest in less than investment grade quality debt instruments (lower quality debt instruments). It may invest the fund's assets in foreign securities, including emerging market securities.

    Fund Operations 
    Last Dividend (Nov 27, 2014) : 0.04
    Last Cap Gain : 0.00
    Annual Holdings Turnover (Dec 16, 2014) : 31.00%
    Average for Category:86.70%
    Fees & Expenses 
    ExpenseMFBFXCategory Avg
    Annual Report Expense Ratio (net):0.81%0.87%
    Prospectus Net Expense Ratio:0.82%N/A
    Prospectus Gross Expense Ratio:0.82%N/A
    Max 12b1 Fee:0.25%N/A
    Max Front End Sales Load:4.75%4.06%
    Max Deferred Sales Load: N/A2.26%
    3 Yr Expense Projection*:724394
    5 Yr Expense Projection*:908605
    10 Yr Expense Projection*:1,4401,212
    * Per $10,000 invested