MFS Value R6 (MEIKX) is a possible option for investors looking into the Mutual Fund Equity Report category. MEIKX has a Zacks Mutual Fund rank of 2 (Buy), which is calculated based on nine factors such as size, cost, past performance, and history. Investors who like to analyze shorter time frames can look at the fund's 3-year annualized total returns of 9.33%. This puts it in the middle of the third-tier of funds during this period. The fund's volatility is less if the standard deviation is lower. The fund's standard deviation has been 17.83% over the last 5 years, compared to 15.07% for the category average. The fund is more volatile than its peers in the past 50 years than the category average of 15.07%.Risk Factors Investors should also note that the 5-year beta for the fund is 0.92. This means it is theoretically less volatile than other markets. The fund is heavily exposed to the following market sectors: Finance Industrial Cyclical Non-Durable Turnover is 12%, which means that it trades fewer than the average comparable fund. The largest exposure to these market sectors is the fund: Finance Industrial Cyclical non-durable turnover is 12%. This means that the fund trades fewer times than other comparable funds. Costs are becoming increasingly important in mutual fund investing. MEIKX has no fees. The expense ratio is 0.43%, compared to 0.99% for the category average. For more information on this fund and the other funds we rank, visit URL. You may be more interested in stock investing, so make sure you check out our Zacks Rank and the full suite of tools that we offer for professional and novice investors.