MFS Government Markets Income Closed Fund (MGF)

Basic Info 3.05 0.01(0.33%)
June 20

MFS Government Markets Income Closed Fund started on 05/20/1987

MFS Government Markets Income Closed Fund (MGF) Dividend Info

MFS Government Markets Income Closed Fund (MGF) dividend growth in the last 12 months is NA

The trailing 12-month yield of MFS Government Markets Income Closed Fund is 6.87%. its dividend history:


MFS Government Markets Income Closed Fund (MGF) Historical Returns And Risk Info

From 05/20/1987 to 06/20/2024, the compound annualized total return (dividend reinvested) of MFS Government Markets Income Closed Fund (MGF) is 12.667%. Its cumulative total return (dividend reinvested) is 8,204.967%.

From 05/20/1987 to 06/20/2024, the Maximum Drawdown of MFS Government Markets Income Closed Fund (MGF) is 21.6%.

From 05/20/1987 to 06/20/2024, the Sharpe Ratio of MFS Government Markets Income Closed Fund (MGF) is 0.64.

From 05/20/1987 to 06/20/2024, the Annualized Standard Deviation of MFS Government Markets Income Closed Fund (MGF) is 16.6%.

From 05/20/1987 to 06/20/2024, the Beta of MFS Government Markets Income Closed Fund (MGF) is 0.39.

Last 1 Week* YTD*(2024) 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr 15 Yr 20 Yr Since
05/20/1987
2023 2022 2021 2020 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999 1998 1997 1996 1995 1994 1993 1992 1991 1990 1989 1988 1987
Annualized Return(%) 1.6 1.3 5.7 2.2 3.2 3.3 3.3 4.3 12.7 12.2 -9.5 3.2 7.8 10.3 1.3 2.6 2.7 1.8 6.9 -9.6 5.8 9.8 -2.6 -0.5 26.2 9.2 6.0 2.4 2.9 2.4 14.5 6.0 26.6 1.0 14.0 16.3 29.7 25.9 6.1 27.2 22.6 55.6 25.6 59.3 50.0 38.5
Sharpe Ratio NA -0.13 0.22 -0.05 0.13 0.22 NA NA 0.64 0.71 -0.73 0.44 0.67 1.03 0.0 0.25 0.25 0.16 0.87 -1.07 0.49 0.92 -0.19 -0.03 0.82 0.71 0.41 0.04 0.27 0.22 1.57 0.32 1.7 -0.15 0.72 -2.47 1.23 1.06 0.13 1.17 0.98 2.18 0.8 2.16 1.55 1.81
Draw Down(%) NA 4.7 7.5 17.3 17.3 17.3 NA NA 21.6 7.5 17.3 5.2 9.3 2.9 5.4 3.5 6.9 8.5 4.2 15.7 9.6 5.7 12.5 15.4 21.6 6.8 4.5 4.8 8.9 7.4 4.9 6.8 5.5 5.3 6.0 3.9 6.9 5.4 9.0 5.3 12.2 11.8 12.5 5.0 5.3 13.3
Standard Deviation(%) NA 11.2 11.3 12.0 11.1 10.1 NA NA 16.6 11.4 15.0 7.2 11.3 8.6 6.8 8.1 9.7 10.7 8.0 9.0 11.8 10.6 14.3 23.2 30.6 8.7 6.5 7.2 7.4 7.7 8.5 11.7 13.3 14.5 14.8 15.7 21.2 20.8 23.9 21.3 20.5 23.6 25.3 24.8 29.1 35.9
Treynor Ratio NA -0.02 0.03 -0.01 0.02 0.04 NA NA 0.27 0.14 -0.15 0.04 0.3 0.2 0.0 0.04 0.06 0.03 0.19 -0.12 -0.21 0.65 -1.99 0.04 1.25 0.76 0.07 0.0 0.03 0.03 0.36 0.13 0.5 -0.03 0.23 -0.94 0.41 0.39 0.06 0.67 1.26 0.73 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Alpha NA 0.01 0.01 0.01 0.01 0.01 NA NA 0.04 0.03 -0.01 0.02 0.02 0.03 0.0 0.01 0.01 0.01 0.02 -0.03 0.03 0.03 -0.01 0.01 0.1 0.02 0.01 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.03 0.01 0.07 0.01 0.03 -0.08 0.1 0.05 0.04 0.09 0.08 0.17 NA NA NA NA
Beta NA 0.96 0.74 0.66 0.62 0.56 NA NA 0.39 0.56 0.71 0.72 0.25 0.45 0.1 0.54 0.44 0.53 0.37 0.83 -0.27 0.15 0.01 -0.15 0.2 0.08 0.39 0.63 0.62 0.49 0.37 0.29 0.45 0.65 0.46 0.41 0.63 0.56 0.54 0.37 0.16 0.71 NA NA NA NA
RSquare NA 0.22 0.16 0.12 0.09 0.06 NA NA 0.01 0.12 0.11 0.1 0.01 0.04 0.0 0.04 0.03 0.05 0.02 0.12 0.01 0.01 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.05 0.11 0.17 0.12 0.06 0.03 0.02 0.05 0.03 0.01 0.04 0.02 0.02 0.01 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Yield(%) N/A 3.8 7.5 6.3 6.5 6.1 5.5 6.1 N/A 7.5 6.4 7.7 7.5 7.6 7.2 7.6 7.7 7.4 7.7 6.8 7.2 7.5 7.2 4.9 7.8 5.4 5.5 4.5 4.8 5.1 6.7 6.0 8.8 7.8 8.3 9.6 11.8 11.9 11.8 16.0 21.3 32.6 31.3 34.4 35.0 23.9
Dividend Growth(%) N/A -51.5 -2.4 -21.0 -22.7 -19.5 -6.6 N/A N/A -8.4 -23.3 1.3 1.3 -2.2 -7.4 -6.9 -4.5 -4.1 -5.7 -6.5 -1.4 -2.5 34.4 -25.1 46.3 0.6 19.2 -8.6 -8.7 -17.0 10.0 -20.2 6.8 -2.1 -8.2 -7.3 12.7 -5.8 -19.4 -24.4 -26.1 -2.1 -0.2 9.3 56.9 N/A

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From 05/20/1987 to 06/20/2024, the worst annualized return of 3-year rolling returns for MFS Government Markets Income Closed Fund (MGF) is -3.37%.
From 05/20/1987 to 06/20/2024, the worst annualized return of 5-year rolling returns for MFS Government Markets Income Closed Fund (MGF) is -0.33%.
From 05/20/1987 to 06/20/2024, the worst annualized return of 10-year rolling returns for MFS Government Markets Income Closed Fund (MGF) is 0.78%.
From 05/20/1987 to 06/20/2024, the worst annualized return of 20-year rolling returns for MFS Government Markets Income Closed Fund (MGF) is 3.4%.

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