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THOPX Thompson Bond

  • Fund
  • THOPX
  • Price as of: Oct 17, 2018
  • $11.43
  • - $0.00
  • - 0.00%
  • Category
  • Corporate Bonds

THOPX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 0.4%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 5.2%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 3.4%
  • Net Assets $3.51 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 14.6%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$11.43
$11.38
$11.52

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.71%

SALES FEES

  • Front Load N/A
  • Deferred Load N/A

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 43.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

STANDARD (TAXABLE)

$250

IRA

$250

Investment Themes

CATEGORY

Corporate Bonds
  • Fund Type Open End Mutual Fund
  • Investment Style Short-Term Bond

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 0.4%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 5.2%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 3.4%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 3.01%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.4%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency None

Fund Details

  • Legal Name Thompson Bond Fund
  • Fund Family Name Thompson IM Funds Inc
  • Inception Date Feb 10, 1992
  • Shares Outstanding 307099574
  • Share Class No Load
  • Currency USD
  • Domiciled Country United States
  • Manager Jason L. Stephens

Fund Description

The Thompson Bond Fund (THOPX) is an actively managed fund that focuses on current income and high total returns. The fund is considered a multisector bond fund and can hold a variety of IOUs that are payable in U.S. dollars. These include investment-grade corporate debt, U.S. Treasury securities and agency debt, foreign bonds and other debt securities. The fund may also hold below-investment-grade bonds.

With its low costs and rather large potential bond pool, THOPX makes for an ideal core fixed-income fund. The fund is managed by Thompson IM Funds.

THOPX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period THOPX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 0.4% -70.8% 6.3% 7.22% 1
1 Yr 3.0% -4.2% 11.3% 11.49% 1
3 Yr 5.2% * -4.0% 7.6% 13.28% 1
5 Yr 3.4% * -0.7% 6.7% 39.92% 2
10 Yr 6.9% * 1.7% 9.9% 23.63% 2

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period THOPX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2017 1.6% -4.6% 8.3% 41.00% 3
2016 5.8% -11.3% 344.7% 12.02% 1
2015 -7.0% -18.3% 2.3% 57.36% 4
2014 -2.9% -8.0% 12.3% 64.54% 5
2013 -1.0% -24.8% 5.2% 24.43% 2

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period THOPX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 0.4% -70.8% 6.3% 7.22% 1
1 Yr 3.0% -7.8% 17.6% 9.96% 1
3 Yr 5.2% * -4.0% 7.6% 11.33% 1
5 Yr 3.4% * -0.7% 6.7% 36.29% 2
10 Yr 6.9% * 1.5% 9.9% 21.98% 2

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period THOPX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2017 1.6% -4.1% 8.3% 41.22% 3
2016 9.4% -7.4% 376.9% 9.30% 1
2015 -3.0% -12.2% 5.7% 35.27% 2
2014 1.1% -8.0% 27.7% 51.39% 4
2013 3.2% -11.2% 10.5% 17.19% 1

NAV & Total Return History

THOPX - Holdings

Filings data as of: Sep 30, 2018

Concentration Analysis

THOPX Category Low Category High THOPX % Rank Quintile
Net Assets 3.51 B 435 K 29.2 B 5.32% 1
Number of Holdings 514 5 2219 8.75% 2
Net Assets in Top 10 507 M -485 M 4.58 B 5.70% 1
Weighting of Top 10 14.6% 2.9% 252.5% 28.52% 3

Top 10 Holdings

  1. XL Group plc 4.8% 2.43%
  2. RACINE CNTY WIS 3.05% 1.80%
  3. MBIA Inc. 6.4% 2.15%
  4. General Electric Company 5% 1.31%
  5. The Western Union Company 3.11% 1.27%
  6. SESI, L.L.C. 7.12% 1.12%
  7. Applebees's Funding LLC / IHOP Funding LLC 4.28% 1.13%
  8. Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. 5.75% 1.10%
  9. Flagstar Bancorp, Inc. 6.12% 1.25%
  10. Andeavor Logistics LP /Tesoro Logistics Finance Corp 6.25% 1.07%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Category Low Category High THOPX % Rank Quintile
Bonds
93.12% 41.05% 180.55% 22.43% 3
Cash
5.96% -84.49% 58.94% 12.93% 2
Convertible Bonds
0.85% 0.00% 16.72% 14.45% 3
Preferred Stocks
0.07% 0.00% 36.80% 15.21% 3
Stocks
0.00% -0.67% 28.39% 11.03% 3
Other
0.00% -12.85% 24.48% 14.45% 3

Bond Sector Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High THOPX % Rank Quintile
Corporate
69.45% 0.00% 174.13% 29.66% 4
Securitized
15.18% 0.00% 115.20% 7.22% 1
Cash & Equivalents
5.96% -83.96% 58.94% 11.79% 2
Government
5.96% -85.26% 56.54% 16.35% 2
Municipal
3.45% 0.00% 11.00% 4.56% 1
Derivative
0.00% -0.50% 58.78% 3.80% 1

Bond Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High THOPX % Rank Quintile
US
80.28% 8.48% 175.54% 19.39% 3
Non US
12.84% -1.12% 56.05% 21.29% 3

THOPX - Expenses

Operational Fees

THOPX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
Expense Ratio 0.71% 0.00% 4.25% 42.97% 2
Management Fee 0.60% 0.00% 1.70% 4.18% 4
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% N/A N/A
Administrative Fee 0.15% 0.01% 0.40% 4.26% 4

Sales Fees

THOPX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High THOPX Rank Quintile
Front Load N/A 0.00% 5.75% N/A N/A
Deferred Load N/A 0.00% 5.50% N/A N/A

Trading Fees

THOPX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High THOPX Rank Quintile
Max Redemption Fee N/A 1.00% 2.00% N/A N/A

Turnover Related Fees

Turnover provides investors a proxy for the trading fees incurred by mutual fund managers who frequently adjust position allocations. Higher turnover means higher trading fees.

THOPX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High THOPX Rank Quintile
Turnover 43.00% 6.00% 1515.00% 24.33% 2

THOPX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

THOPX Category Low Category High THOPX % Rank Quintile
Dividend Yield 0.4% 0.05% 1.89% 26.56% 2

Dividend Distribution Analysis

THOPX Category Low Category High Category Mode
Dividend Distribution Frequency None Annually Monthly Annually

Dividend Payout History


Net Income Ratio Analysis

THOPX Category Low Category High THOPX % Rank Quintile
Net Income Ratio 3.01% -0.09% 5.67% 36.50% 3

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

THOPX Category Low Category High Capital Mode
Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Monthly Annually

THOPX - Managers

Jason L. Stephens

Manager

Start Date

Feb 02, 2009

Tenure

9.66

Tenure Rank

5.4%

ason L. Stephens, CFA, is Chief Executive Officer, Principal and a Portfolio Manager at Thompson Investment Management, Inc. Previously, he worked in various roles with Thompson, Plumb and Associates, Inc. from 2002 until the formation of Thompson Investment Management in January, 2004, including investment research, compliance and firm management. Jason also serves on the board of directors of Thompson IM Funds, Inc. and is Co-Manager of our proprietary mutual funds. He earned a B.S. in English and Communication Arts, an M.A. in Arts Administration and an M.S. in Finance from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He is a member of the CFA Institute and holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.


James T. Evans

Manager

Start Date

Feb 02, 2009

Tenure

9.66

Tenure Rank

5.4%

James T. Evans, CFA, is Chief Investment Officer, Principal and a Portfolio Manager at Thompson Investment Management, Inc. Prior to joining Thompson Investment Management in March, 2005, he was a Managing Director for Nakoma Capital Management in Madison, Wisconsin for five years. James is also Co-Manager of our proprietary mutual funds. He graduated summa cum laude from Macalester College with a B.A. in Economics and Computer Science. He earned an M.B.A. in Finance and Accounting and an M.S. in Finance from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. James completed the Applied Security Analysis Program at the University of Wisconsin-Madison Business School. He also holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.


Tenure Analysis

Category Low

0.1

Category High

31.4

Category Average

6.3

Category Mode

3.8