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Toews Hedged U.S. Fd

THLGX - Snapshot

Vitals

  • YTD Return 1.7%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 14.3%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 11.2%
  • Net Assets $159 M
  • Holdings in Top 10 96.1%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$15.17
$12.26
$16.40

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 1.42%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 446.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

  • Standard (Taxable) $10,000
  • IRA $10,000

Fund Classification

  • Primary Theme N/A
  • Fund Type Open End Mutual Fund
  • Investment Style Long-Short Equity

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Overview

Income Profile

Income Risk

Returns Profile

Allocations

Expenses

About

$200.75

+1.81%

$1.11 T

1.06%

$2.10

3.14%

0.03%

$95.87

-1.60%

$1.11 T

-

$0.00

1.22%

0.14%

$352.69

+1.83%

$658.27 B

1.53%

$5.30

2.62%

0.03%

$355.46

+1.95%

$658.27 B

-

$0.00

2.56%

0.14%

$19.98

+0.76%

$381.81 B

-

$0.00

2.99%

0.17%

THLGX - Profile

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 1.7%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 14.3%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 11.2%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 0.59%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    Toews Hedged U.S. Fund
  • Fund Family Name
    Toews Funds
  • Inception Date
    Jun 04, 2010
  • Shares Outstanding
    N/A
  • Share Class
    Other
  • Currency
    USD
  • Domiciled Country
    United States
  • Manager
    Randall Schroeder

Fund Description

The fund invests primarily in equity index futures contracts, as well as U.S. large cap stocks, ETFs that primarily invest in U.S. large cap stocks, investment grade fixed income securities, cash equivalents and futures contracts on investment grade fixed-income securities and U.S. treasury securities. The adviser primarily uses technical analysis of large-cap equity markets.


THLGX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period THLGX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 1.7% -18.4% 9.5% 31.43%
1 Yr 30.4% -29.9% 91.1% 7.21%
3 Yr 14.3%* -15.0% 33.6% 5.64%
5 Yr 11.2%* -7.9% 16.9% 6.13%
10 Yr 7.2%* -0.3% 9.7% 16.13%

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period THLGX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2020 19.7% -47.6% 88.4% 17.96%
2019 18.1% -12.2% 37.8% 10.20%
2018 -4.5% -41.4% 12.7% 25.13%
2017 20.3% -67.1% 21.9% 4.14%
2016 -5.3% -17.3% 25.3% 91.22%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period THLGX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 1.7% -18.4% 9.5% 31.43%
1 Yr 30.4% -33.4% 91.1% 6.25%
3 Yr 14.3%* -16.0% 33.6% 5.13%
5 Yr 11.2%* -8.3% 16.9% 5.52%
10 Yr 7.2%* -0.3% 9.7% 16.13%

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period THLGX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2020 19.7% -47.6% 88.4% 17.96%
2019 18.1% -12.2% 37.8% 10.20%
2018 -4.5% -23.0% 12.7% 33.69%
2017 20.3% -3.6% 25.0% 6.51%
2016 -5.3% -15.5% 25.3% 92.57%

NAV & Total Return History


THLGX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

THLGX Category Low Category High THLGX % Rank
Net Assets 159 M 0 4.17 B 30.48%
Number of Holdings 8 3 2585 92.79%
Net Assets in Top 10 138 M -700 K 734 M 19.71%
Weighting of Top 10 96.09% 1.5% 100.0% 7.78%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Vanguard Short-Term Bond ETF 78.39%
  2. Fifth Third Institutional MMkt Trust 15.43%
  3. S&P500 Emini Optn Dec20p Esz0p 2975 Index 2.08%
  4. S&P500 Emini Optn Dec20p Esz0p 2975 Index 2.08%
  5. S&P500 Emini Optn Dec20p Esz0p 2975 Index 2.08%
  6. S&P500 Emini Optn Dec20p Esz0p 2975 Index 2.08%
  7. S&P500 Emini Optn Dec20p Esz0p 2975 Index 2.08%
  8. S&P500 Emini Optn Dec20p Esz0p 2975 Index 2.08%
  9. S&P500 Emini Optn Dec20p Esz0p 2975 Index 2.08%
  10. S&P500 Emini Optn Dec20p Esz0p 2975 Index 2.08%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High THLGX % Rank
Bonds
77.16% -19.57% 152.17% 0.95%
Cash
19.79% -140.68% 108.00% 66.35%
Stocks
1.88% -8.00% 113.13% 95.71%
Convertible Bonds
1.16% 0.00% 3.58% 4.33%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 9.09% 28.37%
Other
0.00% -11.02% 25.92% 41.35%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High THLGX % Rank
Technology
20.84% 0.00% 40.17% 37.56%
Financial Services
15.49% 0.00% 72.18% 37.56%
Healthcare
13.93% 0.00% 97.72% 49.75%
Communication Services
10.47% 0.00% 27.67% 34.52%
Consumer Cyclical
9.67% 0.00% 79.14% 69.04%
Industrials
9.52% 0.00% 37.84% 68.02%
Consumer Defense
7.54% 0.00% 48.89% 41.62%
Energy
3.86% 0.00% 15.94% 15.74%
Utilities
3.55% 0.00% 18.17% 15.23%
Real Estate
2.98% 0.00% 21.11% 29.44%
Basic Materials
2.15% 0.00% 17.61% 70.05%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High THLGX % Rank
US
1.88% -29.89% 112.38% 94.71%
Non US
0.00% -48.71% 59.70% 85.10%

Bond Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High THLGX % Rank
Government
58.54% 0.00% 83.22% 2.40%
Corporate
21.18% 0.00% 100.00% 10.10%
Cash & Equivalents
20.19% 0.00% 100.00% 96.63%
Municipal
0.07% 0.00% 8.19% 3.37%
Securitized
0.02% 0.00% 14.68% 7.69%
Derivative
0.00% 0.00% 56.26% 30.77%

Bond Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High THLGX % Rank
US
68.63% -1.01% 152.17% 2.88%
Non US
8.53% -142.58% 8.53% 0.48%

THLGX - Expenses

Operational Fees

THLGX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 1.42% 0.39% 12.79% 86.54%
Management Fee 1.00% 0.00% 2.25% 34.12%
12b-1 Fee 0.00% 0.00% 1.00% 8.00%
Administrative Fee N/A 0.03% 1.47% 45.45%

Sales Fees

THLGX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load N/A 2.50% 5.75% N/A
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 4.00% N/A

Trading Fees

THLGX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Max Redemption Fee N/A 0.50% 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.

THLGX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 446.00% 0.00% 498.00% 98.31%

THLGX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

THLGX Category Low Category High THLGX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.00% 0.00% 2.54% 27.01%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

THLGX Category Low Category High Category Mod
Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Quarterly Annually

Net Income Ratio Analysis

THLGX Category Low Category High THLGX % Rank
Net Income Ratio 0.59% -2.65% 3.99% 28.85%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

THLGX Category Low Category High Capital Mode
Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Annually Annually

Dividend Payout History

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THLGX - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

Randall Schroeder


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jun 04, 2010

10.58

10.6%

Randy joined Toews in March of 1998. During his tenure he has been the primary overseer of the Toews analytic methodology and is currently the co-portfolio manager for the Toews Funds. Randy received a B.A. from Bethel College in Newton, KS in 1988 and a Masters of Arts from the State University of New York, Binghamton, New York in 1994.

Phillip Toews


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jun 04, 2010

10.58

10.6%

Phil Toews is the CEO and founder of the Toews Corporation. Phil helped pioneer the field of unconstrained tactical management by building models beginning in 1989. In the construction of the Toews Dynamic Hedging Strategy, his focus was on building effective loss avoidance and reliable market up-capture. Phil received a B.S. in Business and Economics from Bethel College in Newton, KS, in 1986. In 1987 he joined IDS/American Express as a Financial Consultant. From 1989 through 1994 he ran the money management division at Dorset Financial Services, Corp., of Devon, PA. Since 1994 he has acted as chief executive at Toews Corporation where he has overseen all aspects of the Toews System.

Jason Graffius


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Aug 28, 2014

6.35

6.4%

Jason began working with the Toews Corporation in October 2013. He oversees the day-to-day operations of and researches investment opportunities for the Toews mutual funds. Prior to this role, Jason was a Vice President at BlackRock Financial Management, Inc. where he worked on the Structured Finance Team, overseeing Collateralized Debt Obligations and various Hedge Funds and Government Mandated Projects. Jason has also previously worked at JPMorgan. Mr. Graffius received a B.S. in Accounting from Rutgers University in Camden, NJ in 2002.

Charles Collins


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Aug 31, 2017

3.34

3.3%

Charles Collins is Head of Trading, Options & Derivatives Specialist and Portfolio Manager for the Toews Corporation. Prior to joining Toews in May 2016, he was an equity derivatives broker at Tullett Prebon in Jersey City, NJ. In that role, his primary responsibility was providing investment banks and asset money managers access to liquidity in products such as index and single stock options, delta one, variance swaps, and cash. Prior to his experience as a derivatives broker, he was a floor trader and an independent member of the New York Stock Exchange. Throughout his career he has acquired the Series 4, 7, 24, 55, & 63.

Tenure Analysis

Category Low Category High Category Average Category Mode
0.1 22.14 5.73 6.52