TWWDX: Thomas White International Investor

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TWWDX Thomas White International Investor


Profile

TWWDX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return -4.3%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return -6.3%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return -0.2%
  • Net Assets $84.2 M
  • Holdings in Top 10 23.1%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$14.88
$10.13
$15.87

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 1.63%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 43.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee 2.00%

Min Investment

  • Standard (Taxable) $2,500
  • IRA $1,000

Fund Classification


Distributions

  • YTD Total Return -4.3%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return -6.3%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return -0.2%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 2.17%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    Thomas White International Fund
  • Fund Family Name
    Thomas White Funds
  • Inception Date
    Jun 28, 1994
  • Shares Outstanding
    1512210
  • Share Class
    Inv
  • Currency
    USD
  • Domiciled Country
    United States
  • Manager
    Wei Li

Fund Description

The fund principally invests in equity securities (consisting of common stocks, preferred stocks and convertible securities) of companies located in the world's developed countries outside of the United States. The advisor normally selects the stocks held by the fund from companies located in at least 10 countries outside of the U.S., and it invests less than 10% of its assets in U.S. companies. The fund is designed to benefit from future growth in developed countries, as well as emerging market countries.


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Performance

TWWDX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period TWWDX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD -4.3% -51.9% 847.5% 41.67%
1 Yr -0.9% -48.5% 889.0% 49.58%
3 Yr -6.3%* -21.5% 111.7% 90.00%
5 Yr -0.2%* -11.2% 64.2% 87.16%
10 Yr -0.8%* -5.9% 6.7% 92.17%

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period TWWDX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 16.3% -19.9% 38.8% 77.51%
2018 -27.0% -50.2% 0.0% 92.77%
2017 24.5% -2.4% 38.4% 31.47%
2016 -4.4% -23.2% 14.4% 85.98%
2015 -4.2% -47.4% 6.8% 64.66%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period TWWDX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD -4.3% -51.9% 847.5% 41.67%
1 Yr -0.9% -48.5% 889.0% 49.58%
3 Yr -6.3%* -21.5% 111.7% 93.55%
5 Yr -0.2%* -11.2% 64.2% 93.68%
10 Yr -0.8%* -5.9% 7.0% 95.07%

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period TWWDX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 16.3% -19.9% 38.8% 77.66%
2018 -27.0% -50.2% 0.0% 95.13%
2017 24.5% -0.1% 38.4% 55.67%
2016 -4.4% -10.2% 14.4% 92.99%
2015 -4.2% -28.8% 7.7% 74.14%

NAV & Total Return History


Holdings

TWWDX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

TWWDX Category Low Category High TWWDX % Rank
Net Assets 84.2 M 155 K 428 B 85.40%
Number of Holdings 100 1 9941 57.83%
Net Assets in Top 10 17.9 M 0 46.1 B 87.36%
Weighting of Top 10 23.08% 5.1% 100.0% 49.93%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Tencent Holdings Ltd 3.36%
  2. Alibaba Group Holding Ltd ADR 3.21%
  3. Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd ADR 3.04%
  4. Techtronic Industries Co Ltd 2.25%
  5. CSL Ltd 2.22%
  6. Samsung Electronics Co Ltd 2.08%
  7. BHP Group Ltd 1.89%
  8. Nestle SA 1.73%
  9. AstraZeneca PLC 1.66%
  10. Ashtead Group PLC 1.66%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High TWWDX % Rank
Stocks
98.50% 0.00% 110.70% 48.49%
Cash
1.50% -124.99% 100.00% 48.90%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% -0.01% 2.04% 16.35%
Other
0.00% -8.26% 88.39% 43.96%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 4.00% 6.59%
Bonds
0.00% -0.18% 32.43% 20.19%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High TWWDX % Rank
Financial Services
18.49% 0.00% 28.75% 16.34%
Industrials
14.79% 3.48% 36.86% 34.76%
Technology
14.61% 0.00% 40.02% 27.29%
Healthcare
11.68% 0.00% 29.35% 63.43%
Consumer Defense
9.87% 2.10% 27.50% 66.20%
Basic Materials
9.02% 0.00% 17.66% 13.85%
Consumer Cyclical
8.46% 2.25% 31.79% 73.82%
Communication Services
8.08% 0.00% 31.27% 51.39%
Energy
3.37% 0.00% 15.90% 47.37%
Utilities
1.08% 0.00% 13.18% 79.50%
Real Estate
0.55% 0.00% 10.33% 76.59%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High TWWDX % Rank
Non US
97.09% 0.00% 125.78% 40.11%
US
1.41% -30.21% 19.04% 48.08%

Expenses

TWWDX - Expenses

Operational Fees

TWWDX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 1.63% 0.02% 19.39% 22.13%
Management Fee 0.85% 0.00% 1.35% 86.40%
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% N/A
Administrative Fee 0.25% 0.01% 1.00% 86.15%

Sales Fees

TWWDX 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% 5.50% N/A

Trading Fees

TWWDX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Max Redemption Fee 2.00% 1.00% 2.00% 16.67%

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.

TWWDX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 43.00% 0.00% 426.00% 55.26%

Distributions

TWWDX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

TWWDX Category Low Category High TWWDX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.00% 0.00% 5.70% 10.10%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

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

Net Income Ratio Analysis

TWWDX Category Low Category High TWWDX % Rank
Net Income Ratio 2.17% -1.71% 11.59% 40.65%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History

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Fund Manager Analysis

TWWDX - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

Wei Li


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Feb 28, 2016

4.51

4.5%

Dr. Li joined Thomas White International in 1994 and covers Asian companies, including the Far East and Indian sub-continent markets. As a part of the Thomas White Investment Committee, he participates in the review of each portfolio adjustment suggested by the firm’s security analysts. Wei was earlier a research associate in Operations Research at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute where he studied investments and finance. Prior to that, he was a postdoctoral Fellow at McGill University in Montreal. Dr. Li received his PhD from Purdue University. He is a native of Nanjing, China, where he received his B.S. and M.S. degrees from Nanjing Normal and Nanjing University.

Jianzhong (John) Wu


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Feb 28, 2016

4.51

4.5%

Dr. Wu joined Thomas White International in 1997 and is a member of the firm’s Investment Committee. Designing many of the firm’s industry-specific valuation techniques, Dr. Wu covers energy stocks in North America and Europe and emerging markets stocks in Eastern Europe and the Middle East. John left the firm in 2007 to work with Crabel, a hedge fund, and returned to his former position in 2009. Prior to Thomas White, John was a research assistant with the University of Wisconsin System Trust Fund. Earlier he worked at the Chinese Ministry of Nuclear Industry after receiving a B.S. in Nuclear Engineering from Tsinghua University in Beijing. Furthering his education in America, he earned a Ph.D. in Physics, and an M.S. in Finance, Banking and Investments from the University of Wisconsin.

Douglas Jackman


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Feb 28, 2016

4.51

4.5%

Doug Jackman is an Executive Vice President of Thomas White International, Ltd. which he joined in 1995. He is a member of the Thomas White Investment Committee. Mr. Jackman joined the firm after graduating from the MBA program at the University of Chicago with a major in Finance and Accounting. Earlier, he worked with Morgan Stanley in New York, developing equity and FX trading systems. He has a BA degree from the University of Chicago where he served as a research assistant at the Center for Research in Security Prices. Doug is an active member of the CFA Society of Chicago.

Jinwen Zhang


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Feb 28, 2016

4.51

4.5%

Dr. Zhang is the Director of Research at Thomas White International. She is responsible for companies in the healthcare industry both in the U.S. and internationally. As a senior member of the Thomas White Investment Committee, she participates in the group’s review of portfolio adjustments recommended by security analysts at the firm. Prior to joining Thomas White, Dr. Zhang was a research scientist and instructor at Rush Medical College in Chicago. Earlier, she was a researcher at the Chinese Academy of Science in Beijing. In the field of Biochemistry, she has a B.S. from Beijing University and a PhD from Iowa State University. Dr. Zhang also has an MBA from the University of Chicago in Finance and Accounting.

Ramkumar Venkatramani


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Feb 28, 2016

4.51

4.5%

Ramkumar Venkatramani joined Thomas White International in 2007 and covers Japanese companies for the firm’s global and international portfolios. In June 2013, he became a member of the Thomas White Investment Committee, which reviews all changes in the investment portfolios. Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Venkatramani was a research analyst at Five Star Capital Management in New York, where he used a variety of quantitative methods to develop index options strategies for momentum and directional trading. He has a Bachelor of Engineering degree from the University of Madras and a Certificate in Financial Risk Management from New York University.

Rex Mathew


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Dec 06, 2016

3.74

3.7%

Rex is responsible for fundamental research on companies based in India for the firm’s international and emerging markets portfolios. In addition, he leads the global macro and industry analysis efforts that supports the firm’s investment research by adding broader context and perspective to company level analysis. He is also responsible for the portfolio reviews and commentary for the Thomas White Funds as well as institutional accounts at the firm. Rex joined Thomas White’s Bangalore office in 2007 as the manager of Global Markets Research group. Prior to that, he was a financial columnist covering the financial markets and the economy for one of the leading online publications in India.

Tenure Analysis

Category Low Category High Category Average Category Mode
0.12 28.6 5.56 1.34