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Thrivent Diversified Income Plus Fund —
Class S
THYFX
Thrivent Diversified Income Plus Fund
Class
Morningstar Rating
Allocation--15% to 30% Equity
Overall among 136 funds as of
04/30/2022
Morningstar ratings are calculated based on risk-adjusted return.
Risk profile
Conservative Aggressive
Target allocation
20% Equity
80% Fixed Income
Inception date
12/29/1997
As of
Net asset value
N/A
Daily NAV change
$N/A
As of N/A
YTD return
-8.29%
1-year return
-5.34%
As of 04/29/2022
Net annual fund operating expenses
0.71%
As of
Sales charge
None
As of

Thrivent Balanced Income Plus Fund seeks long-term total return through a balance between income and the potential for long-term capital growth.

This fund provides a balanced approach to income and capital appreciation. The Fund is actively managed and invests in a combination of other funds managed by the Adviser and direct investments in equity and debt instruments. Approximately half of the portfolio is invested in equity securities to provide potential growth, while the other half of the portfolio is invested in higher-yielding, higher-risk, fixed income securities to generate income. Investments are diversified across sectors in order to manage risk, potentially provide more stability when interest rates rise, and to provide the opportunity for long-term capital growth and income.

The fund may be suitable for investors who:

  • Seek a high level of income and the opportunity for long-term growth
  • Have a medium to long-term investment time horizon and a moderately conservative risk tolerance
  • Are willing to accept lower long-term returns in order to have a low to moderate level of risk and volatility
Fund management

Our seasoned team of more than 130 investment professionals brings their deep expertise to managing each fund so you can feel confident in the choices you’re making. More than 75% have at least 10 years of experience, more than 45% have more than 20 years of investment experience, and more than 80% have earned the Chartered Financial Analyst designation, an advanced degree, or both.

  • Stephen D. Lowe, CFA
    Stephen D. Lowe, CFA
    Chief Investment Strategist
    Managing this fund since 2015

    Mr. Lowe joined Thrivent in 1997. He is the Chief Investment Strategist and has served as the portfolio manager of various Thrivent mutual funds since 2009. He has also been a senior portfolio manager of the high yield portion of Thrivent's general account since 2005. Read more.

  • Gregory R. Anderson, CFA
    Gregory R. Anderson, CFA
    Senior Portfolio Manager
    Managing this fund since 2018

    Mr. Anderson joined Thrivent in 1997. He has served as a portfolio manager since 2000. Read more.

  • Theron G. Whitehorn, CFA
    Theron G. Whitehorn, CFA
    Senior Portfolio Manager
    Managing this fund since 2021

    Mr. Whitehorn joined Thrivent in 2018 serving as Director of Fixed Income Quantitative Research. Read more.


Performance

Performance data cited represents past performance and should not be viewed as an indication of future results. Investment return and principal value of the investment will fluctuate so that an investor's shares, when redeemed may be worth more or less than the original cost. Current performance may be lower or higher than the performance data quoted.


Average Annualized Returns

as of 04/29/2022
0.71% Total annual fund operating expenses
See data by:

Yields

as of 04/29/2022
12 Month Distribution
2.65%
30 Day SEC
2.55%
Monthly Distribution
2.80%

Growth of 10K

as of 04/29/2022
$16,441
Total market value
$5,845
Current value of reinvested dividends and capital gains

Calendar year performance

as of 04/29/2022

Characteristics

Performance data cited represents past performance and should not be viewed as an indication of future results. Investment return and principal value of the investment will fluctuate so that an investor's shares, when redeemed may be worth more or less than the original cost. Current performance may be lower or higher than the performance data quoted.


Holdings breakdown

as of 04/29/2022
Total number of holdings
1795
Turnover ratio (as of 03/31/2022)
304%
83.28%
U.S.
16.72%
Non-U.S.

Top 10 Holdings

as of 03/31/2022
32.23%
of all holdings
N/A
N/A
Security name % of total assets Maturity Coupon rate
Thrivent Core Emerging Markets Debt Fund 7.89%
Federal National Mortgage Association Conventional 30-Yr. Pass Through 4.80% 05/01/2052 2.50%
Federal National Mortgage Association Conventional 30-Yr. Pass Through 4.40% 05/01/2052 3.00%
Federal National Mortgage Association Conventional 30-Yr. Pass Through 3.23% 05/01/2052 3.50%
Thrivent Core International Equity Fund 2.92%
Federal National Mortgage Association Conventional 15-Yr. Pass Through 2.26% 05/01/2037 2.50%
Federal National Mortgage Association Conventional 30-Yr. Pass Through 2.02% 04/01/2052 2.00%
SPDR Blackstone Senior Loan ETF 1.94%
Federal National Mortgage Association Conventional 15-Yr. Pass Through 1.56% 05/01/2037 2.00%
Federal National Mortgage Association Conventional 30-Yr. Pass Through 1.22% 05/01/2052 2.00%

Fund Diversification

as of 03/31/2022
N/A
N/A
  • Large Cap Equity
    8.70%
  • Mid Cap Equity
    2.81%
  • Small Cap Equity
    1.81%
  • International Equity
    3.69%
  • High Yield Bonds
    14.34%
  • Leveraged Loans
    10.56%
  • Investment-Grade Corporates
    8.45%
  • Securitized Debt
    29.66%
  • U.S. Government Bonds
    2.25%
  • International Government Bonds
    6.53%
  • Flexible Income
    6.74%
  • Cash
    4.44%

Equity characteristics

as of 04/29/2022
17.34%
of all holdings
P/E Ratio Return on Equity
Thrivent Diversified Income Plus Fund 18.34 18.97%
S&P 500® Index 20.32 27.23%

Fixed Income characteristics

as of 04/29/2022
82.66%
of fund
Duration Average Life
Thrivent Diversified Income Plus Fund 4.09 7.03
Bloomberg U.S. Aggregate Bond Index 6.41 8.70

Credit quality rating distribution

as of 04/29/2022
N/A
N/A
Bond type
% of total
  • High Quality (HQ) Bonds
    53.24%
  • Cash
    2.96%
  • U.S. Government Guaranteed
    29.47%
  • AAA
    1.01%
  • AA
    1.29%
  • A
    5.62%
  • BBB
    12.89%
Bond type
% of total
  • High Yield (HY) Bonds
    35.09%
  • BB
    14.68%
  • B
    17.44%
  • CCC
    2.72%
  • CC
    .10%
  • C
    .07%
  • D
    .08%
  • Non-Rated (NR) Bonds
    7.65%
  • May be HQ/HY/NR Bonds
    4.01%
  • ETFs/Closed-End Funds
    4.01%

Ratings

Morningstar

as of 04/30/2022
Category: Allocation--15% to 30% Equity
Morningstar Information
Check out our funds that received 4- or 5-Star Overall Morningstar RatingTM
Funds in category
Overall
136
3-Year
136
5-Year
124
10-Year
86
Risk vs. category
High
136
Return vs. category
Above Average
136
Fixed income style box
Hi
Med
Low
QUALITY
Limited
Moderate
Extensive
SENSITIVITY
Equity Style Map
Large
Mid
Small
Value
Blend
Growth
Weighted average of holdings
75% of fund's stock holdings

Distributions

as of 04/29/2022
Dividends Month End Nav
May 2021 $0.0136 $7.84
June 2021 $0.0144 $7.88
July 2021 $0.0136 $7.93
August 2021 $0.0144 $7.97
September 2021 $0.0137 $7.86
October 2021 $0.0139 $7.94
November 2021 $0.0140 $7.86
December 2021 $0.0256 $7.62
January 2022 $0.0135 $7.42
February 2022 $0.0148 $7.30
March 2022 $0.0161 $7.23
April 2022 $0.0162 $6.93

Trailing 12-Months; Dividend Schedule: Paid Monthly

Capital gain distribution amounts may change due to reclassifications relating to the fund’s holdings in REIT investments. See Corporate Actions Impacting Cost Basis for information about previous return of capital distributions.


Capital gains - trailing 12 months

as of 04/29/2022
Record date Short term capital gains Long term capital gains Total
12/30/2021 $0.0864 $0.2406 $0.3270

Expenses, fees, and charges

Management Fees and Other Expenses 0.71%
Distribution/12b-1 Fee None
Total Annual Fund Operating Expenses 0.71%
Redemption Fee None
Transaction Fee None
Low Balance Fee $10 semiannually
Front-End Sales Charge None
Back-End Sales Charge None

Minimum investment

Initial for non-retirement accounts $2,000
Initial for retirement or tax deferred accounts $1,000
Additional Purchases $50
Initial minimums are waived when a recurring investment of $50 or more is set up

Documents

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Prospectus & Fund Documents -
Fund Facts -
Fund Commentary -
Schedule of Investments -
Annual Proxy Voting -

Due to rounding, some values may not total 100%.

Strategy

The Fund has a long-term target allocation of 80% fixed income and 20% equity securities. The portfolio management team actively manages the Fund with overweight and underweight positions in various sectors based on their views of the market and economy. Individual stocks and bonds are analyzed and chosen on an ongoing basis. The Fund is regularly rebalanced to ensure that the holdings are within appropriate ranges.

Risk

Debt securities are subject to risks such as declining prices during periods of rising interest rates and credit risk, or the risk that an issuer may not pay its debt. The Fund’s value is influenced by a number of factors, including the performance of the broader market, the effectiveness of the Adviser’s allocation strategy, and risks specific to the Fund’s asset classes, investment styles, and issuers. Leveraged loans, preferred securities, sovereign debt, and mortgage-related and other asset-backed securities are subject to additional risks. High yield securities are subject to increased credit risk as well as liquidity risk. The London Interbank Offered Rate (LIBOR) is being phased out, which brings uncertainty to instruments tied to it. When interest rates fall, certain obligations will be paid off more quickly and proceeds may have to be invested in securities with lower yields. Foreign investments involve additional risks, such as currency fluctuations and political, economic and market instability, which may be magnified for investments in emerging markets. Markets may also be impacted by domestic or global events, including public health threats, terrorism, natural disasters or similar events. The Fund invests in a combination of other funds managed by the Adviser and direct investments in equity and debt instruments therefore the Fund is dependent upon the performance of the other funds and is subject to the risks, additional fees and expenses of the other funds. The Adviser’s assessment of investments and ESG considerations may prove incorrect, resulting in losses or poor performance. The Adviser is also subject to actual or potential conflicts of interest. When bond inventories are low in relation to the market size, there is the potential for decreased liquidity and increased price volatility. The use of quantitative investing techniques and derivatives such as futures also involve risks. The Fund may engage in active and frequent trading of portfolio securities, which may result in higher transaction costs and higher taxes. These and other risks are described in the prospectus.