THOPX: Thompson Bond

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THOPX Thompson Bond

  • Fund
  • THOPX
  • Price as of: Dec 12, 2019
  • $11.53
    - $0.01 - 0.09%

Profile

THOPX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 2.5%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 0.6%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return -0.1%
  • Net Assets $3.79 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 10.8%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$11.53
$11.23
$11.55

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.71%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 39.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

  • Standard (Taxable) $250
  • IRA $250

Fund Classification

  • Primary Caregory
  • Fund Type Open End Mutual Fund
  • Investment Style Short-Term Bond

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 2.5%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 0.6%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return -0.1%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 3.21%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 1.6%
  • 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
    328883416
  • 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.


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Performance

THOPX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period THOPX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 2.5% -6.6% 6.5% 31.82%
1 Yr 1.6% -8.9% 7.0% 75.00%
3 Yr 0.6%* -3.8% 4.5% 31.50%
5 Yr -0.1%* -20.2% 3.2% 56.67%
10 Yr 0.3%* -10.1% 2.9% 35.23%

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period THOPX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2018 -1.2% -4.1% 1.0% 39.84%
2017 1.6% -0.7% 2.8% 8.13%
2016 5.8% -65.8% 7.1% 7.56%
2015 -7.0% -7.0% 3.0% 100.00%
2014 -2.9% -6.9% 3.2% 93.46%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period THOPX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 2.5% -6.6% 6.5% 33.77%
1 Yr 1.6% -8.9% 7.0% 79.61%
3 Yr 0.6%* -3.8% 4.5% 46.46%
5 Yr -0.1%* -18.5% 3.2% 63.33%
10 Yr 0.3%* -8.4% 3.2% 46.59%

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period THOPX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2018 -1.2% -4.1% 3.2% 48.44%
2017 1.6% -0.7% 4.7% 22.76%
2016 5.8% -65.2% 8.4% 9.24%
2015 -7.0% -7.0% 3.1% 100.00%
2014 -2.9% -6.9% 3.6% 96.26%

NAV & Total Return History


Holdings

THOPX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

THOPX Category Low Category High THOPX % Rank
Net Assets 3.79 B 272 K 61.5 B 26.71%
Number of Holdings 586 7 2023 36.88%
Net Assets in Top 10 410 M -5.43 M 5.5 B 40.00%
Weighting of Top 10 10.83% 6.2% 140.4% 83.75%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. RACINE CNTY WIS 3.05% 1.66%
  2. General Electric Company 5% 1.17%
  3. Flagstar Bancorp, Inc. 6.13% 1.15%
  4. Government National Mortgage Association 1.06% 1.09%
  5. AmTrust Financial Services Inc. 6.13% 1.03%
  6. HOMEWARD OPPORTUNITIES FUND I TRUST 3.99% 1.00%
  7. Silversea Cruise Finance Ltd 7.25% 1.00%
  8. MPLX LP 6.25% 0.98%
  9. Barclays PLC 2.75% 0.90%
  10. MBIA Inc. 6.4% 0.86%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High THOPX % Rank
Bonds
77.58% 22.39% 137.59% 86.25%
Cash
20.15% -50.76% 77.61% 13.13%
Convertible Bonds
2.20% 0.00% 6.33% 25.00%
Preferred Stocks
0.07% 0.00% 36.25% 11.88%
Stocks
0.00% -0.45% 7.88% 65.63%
Other
0.00% -0.12% 13.17% 68.13%

Bond Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High THOPX % Rank
Corporate
45.49% 3.61% 104.45% 46.25%
Securitized
26.59% 0.00% 67.02% 63.13%
Cash & Equivalents
20.15% -50.76% 77.61% 12.50%
Government
5.43% -11.82% 71.21% 68.13%
Municipal
2.34% 0.00% 13.45% 9.38%
Derivative
0.00% -0.18% 27.96% 58.13%

Bond Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High THOPX % Rank
US
69.31% 0.00% 137.59% 73.75%
Non US
8.27% 0.00% 78.37% 75.00%

Expenses

THOPX - Expenses

Operational Fees

THOPX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 0.71% 0.02% 83.41% 67.11%
Management Fee 0.60% 0.00% 1.19% 81.99%
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% N/A
Administrative Fee 0.15% 0.01% 0.41% 64.63%

Sales Fees

THOPX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load N/A 0.75% 5.75% N/A
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 4.00% N/A

Trading Fees

THOPX 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.

THOPX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 39.00% 0.00% 573.00% 23.84%

Distributions

THOPX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

THOPX Category Low Category High THOPX % Rank
Dividend Yield 1.61% 0.00% 3.24% 14.91%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

THOPX Category Low Category High Category Mod
Dividend Distribution Frequency None Monthly Monthly Monthly

Net Income Ratio Analysis

THOPX Category Low Category High THOPX % Rank
Net Income Ratio 3.21% -2.82% 3.78% 8.55%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History

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Fund Manager Analysis

THOPX - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

Jason L. Stephens


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Feb 02, 2009

10.83

10.8%

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


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Feb 02, 2009

10.83

10.8%

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 Category High Category Average Category Mode
0.03 23.5 5.18 2.83