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Bruce

BRUFX - Snapshot

Vitals

  • YTD Return 3.1%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 6.8%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 6.7%
  • Net Assets $519 M
  • Holdings in Top 10 54.0%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$609.63
$460.24
$617.25

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.67%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 15.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

  • Standard (Taxable) $1,000
  • IRA N/A

Fund Classification


Compare BRUFX to Popular U.S. Balanced Allocation Funds and ETFs

Overview

Income Profile

Income Risk

Returns Profile

Allocations

Expenses

About

$29.32

+0.24%

$169.03 B

1.37%

$0.40

2.88%

0.58%

$44.06

-1.19%

$107.30 B

2.46%

$1.10

1.57%

0.25%

$41.62

-1.05%

$47.20 B

1.89%

$0.79

6.09%

0.18%

$34.55

+0.20%

$40.15 B

1.39%

$0.48

10.67%

0.70%

$26.42

+0.42%

$36.92 B

1.59%

$0.42

7.40%

0.53%

BRUFX - Profile

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 3.1%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 6.8%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 6.7%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 2.28%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    Bruce Fund
  • Fund Family Name
    Bruce
  • Inception Date
    Mar 20, 1968
  • Shares Outstanding
    N/A
  • Share Class
    No Load
  • Currency
    USD
  • Domiciled Country
    United States
  • Manager
    R. Bruce

Fund Description

The fund invests primarily in domestic common stocks and bonds, including convertible bonds and "zero coupon" government bonds. The fund may invest, without restriction, in future interest and principal of U.S. government securities, commonly known as "zero coupon" bonds.


BRUFX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period BRUFX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 3.1% -42.1% 22.3% 50.68%
1 Yr 4.8% -21.9% 29.9% 70.75%
3 Yr 6.8%* -5.3% 14.1% 36.62%
5 Yr 6.7%* 0.1% 12.6% 70.03%
10 Yr 9.1%* 1.0% 12.1% 17.77%

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period BRUFX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 19.9% -5.8% 25.7% 3.68%
2018 -6.3% -32.7% 0.0% 5.90%
2017 8.1% -6.5% 22.4% 53.87%
2016 -2.1% -43.7% 23.3% 95.72%
2015 -1.7% -32.5% 2.6% 3.93%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period BRUFX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 3.1% -42.1% 23.9% 49.32%
1 Yr 4.8% -21.9% 29.9% 62.39%
3 Yr 6.8%* -5.3% 14.1% 33.38%
5 Yr 6.7%* 0.1% 12.6% 66.77%
10 Yr 9.1%* 1.0% 12.1% 16.07%

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period BRUFX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 19.9% -5.8% 25.7% 3.68%
2018 -6.3% -32.7% 0.8% 29.97%
2017 12.5% -3.7% 31.9% 53.21%
2016 4.1% -43.7% 23.3% 79.79%
2015 2.9% -32.5% 5.6% 1.31%

NAV & Total Return History


BRUFX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

BRUFX Category Low Category High BRUFX % Rank
Net Assets 519 M 725 K 169 B 60.74%
Number of Holdings 53 2 19905 53.22%
Net Assets in Top 10 270 M 669 K 30 B 55.12%
Weighting of Top 10 54.04% 10.2% 100.0% 40.92%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Amerco Inc 7.38%
  2. NextEra Energy Inc 6.96%
  3. Apple Inc 5.83%
  4. Allstate Corp 5.33%
  5. CMS Energy Corp 5.25%
  6. Xcel Energy Inc 5.00%
  7. Duke Energy Corp 4.79%
  8. Merck & Co Inc 4.64%
  9. AbbVie Inc 4.48%
  10. Bausch Health Companies Inc 4.39%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High BRUFX % Rank
Stocks
74.20% 0.00% 136.23% 1.02%
Bonds
15.73% -2.07% 97.64% 97.37%
Convertible Bonds
5.26% 0.00% 27.55% 6.58%
Cash
4.30% -36.23% 89.35% 48.98%
Preferred Stocks
0.50% 0.00% 30.12% 23.68%
Other
0.00% -2.41% 30.21% 86.11%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High BRUFX % Rank
Utilities
31.60% 0.00% 100.00% 1.02%
Healthcare
31.03% 0.00% 38.87% 0.44%
Industrials
11.78% 0.00% 36.81% 20.47%
Technology
11.11% 0.00% 48.90% 92.11%
Financial Services
7.18% 0.00% 100.00% 95.61%
Basic Materials
3.39% 0.00% 29.84% 55.85%
Communication Services
2.15% 0.00% 43.64% 96.49%
Energy
1.75% 0.00% 90.89% 81.73%
Real Estate
0.00% 0.00% 100.00% 98.39%
Consumer Defense
0.00% 0.00% 17.85% 99.56%
Consumer Cyclical
0.00% 0.00% 23.61% 99.27%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High BRUFX % Rank
US
69.44% 0.13% 133.30% 1.32%
Non US
4.76% 0.00% 43.57% 69.30%

Bond Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High BRUFX % Rank
Government
45.78% 0.00% 99.35% 5.26%
Corporate
37.54% 0.00% 98.96% 48.68%
Cash & Equivalents
16.68% 0.12% 100.00% 32.75%
Derivative
0.00% 0.00% 34.99% 84.06%
Securitized
0.00% 0.00% 60.86% 97.95%
Municipal
0.00% 0.00% 24.46% 94.01%

Bond Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High BRUFX % Rank
US
15.73% -4.58% 72.81% 95.76%
Non US
0.00% -6.12% 73.06% 96.35%

BRUFX - Expenses

Operational Fees

BRUFX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 0.67% 0.01% 4.93% 62.27%
Management Fee 0.54% 0.00% 1.75% 64.97%
12b-1 Fee 0.00% 0.00% 1.00% 11.24%
Administrative Fee 0.09% 0.01% 0.83% 38.46%

Sales Fees

BRUFX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load N/A 2.00% 5.75% N/A
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 5.00% N/A

Trading Fees

BRUFX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Max Redemption Fee N/A 1.00% 2.00% N/A

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.

BRUFX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 15.00% 0.00% 484.00% 26.87%

BRUFX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

BRUFX Category Low Category High BRUFX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.00% 0.00% 9.46% 76.84%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

BRUFX Category Low Category High Category Mod
Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Monthly Quarterly

Net Income Ratio Analysis

BRUFX Category Low Category High BRUFX % Rank
Net Income Ratio 2.28% -4.40% 11.02% 18.93%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

BRUFX Category Low Category High Capital Mode
Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Semi-Annually Annually

Dividend Payout History

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BRUFX - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

R. Bruce


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Dec 31, 1983

36.78

36.8%

R. Jeffrey Bruce is vice-president of Bruce and Co., Inc. He has worked as an analyst/manager for the adviser since April 1983.

Robert Bruce


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Dec 31, 1983

36.78

36.8%

Mr. Bruce has been president and chief compliance officer of Bruce & Company since 1974. He is also president, treasurer, and chief compliance officerHis growth-oriented investment style emphasizes capital appreciation and turnaround situations. He holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.

Tenure Analysis

Category Low Category High Category Average Category Mode
0.04 36.78 6.26 0.75