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MFS Charter Income Trust  as of 05/22/2020

NYSE / MCR Asset Class:  General Bond Funds 1 YR Lipper Avg:  N/A*

Growth of $10K

Avg Annual Total Return %
  10 YR 5 YR 1 YR YTD
Market Return 7.53% 7.19% 11.47% -0.45%
Lipper Pct. Rank 53 23 8 8
NAV Return 6.30% 4.75% 4.67% -2.55%
Lipper Pct. Rank 48 24 10 13
Premium/Discount History

Premium/Discount
10 YR Avg 5 YR Avg YTD Avg
-8.526% -9.641% -9.580%

NAV $8.45 Market Price $8.08
Net Change $0.01 Market Change $0.03
Premium/Discount -4.38%
1 YR NAV Return 4.667%
1 YR NAV Rank 10
12-Mo Yield as of 4/30/2020 Yield Def
Income Only Yield 4.11%
Distribution Yield (Market) 9.08%
Most Recent Income Dividend $0.055
Ex-Div Date 4/14/2020
Most Recent Cap Gain Dividend $0.039
Ex-Div Date 11/14/2017
Dividend Frequency Monthly
YTD Dividends $0.235
YTD Capital Gains --
Inception Date 7/20/1989
Fund Advisor MFS Investment Management
Manager & Tenure Team Managed
Phone 800-637-2304
Website www.mfs.com
Total Net Assets (mil) as of 4/30/2020 $367.6
% Leveraged Assets as of 11/30/2019 19.87%
Portfolio Turnover 94.00%
Mgmt Fees 0.566%
Expense Ratio 1.400%
Fund Objective
The Fund seeks high current income but may also consider capital appreciation. The Fund normally invests in U.S. Government securities, foreign government securities, mortgage-backed and other asset-backed securities of U.S. and/or foreign issuers and/or debt instruments of issuers located in emerging market countries.
Total Net Assets by Category (as of 12/31/2019)
Cash? -0.95%
Corporate Notes/Bonds 64.24%
Foreign Long-Term Debt 23.30%
Foreign US$ Denominated Notes/Bonds 13.04%
Treasury Bond 7.65%
Other Mortgage 7.26%
Portfolio Other 6.24%
Asset Backed 0.41%
Common Stock 0.08%
Convertible Bonds 0.05%
Quality (as of 12/31/2019)
Short-Term? -22.27%
BB 44.16%
B 28.08%
Foreign Currencies 23.30%
BBB 15.59%
AAA 11.58%
CCC 7.43%
Other 6.32%
A 4.50%
AA 2.86%


*1 YR Lipper Average not available for this fund.


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