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Overall Morningstar Rating among 381 World Allocation funds, based on risk-adjusted returns for class R4 shares, using a weighted average of the funds three-, five-, and ten-year ratings: respectively, 4 stars, 4 stars and 4 stars among 381, 345 and 243 funds, as of 28 Feb 2023.
Global, diversified multi-asset portfolio of income-producing stocks and bonds that seeks to deliver an attractive and growing income stream.
Proven bottom-up fundamental research process to identify dividend-paying companies with strong cash flows that have both the ability and willingness to pay and grow their dividends over time.
Highly active, flexible approach that allows us to go anywhere in the world to seek income.
The fund’s goal is to provide investors with a level of current income which exceeds the average yield on U.S. stocks generally, and which will grow, subject to periodic fluctuations, over the years on a per share basis.
The strategy is a multi-asset portfolio of global dividend-paying stocks selected via a bottom-up, fundamentals and valuation-sensitive process. The strategy seeks to generate an attractive and growing income stream, with capital appreciation over time by building a portfolio of companies that have the ability and willingness to generate cash flow and distribute dividends to its shareholders.
Thornburg Investment Income Builder Fund's Blended Index is composed of 25% Bloomberg U.S. Aggregate Total Return Value USD and 75% MSCI World Net Total Return USD Index, rebalanced monthly.
Performance data shown represents past performance and is no guarantee of future results. Investment return and principal value will fluctuate so shares, when redeemed, may be worth more or less than their original cost. Current performance may be lower or higher than quoted.
The maximum sales charge for the equity funds' A shares is 4.50%. C shares include a 1% contingent deferred sales charge (CDSC) for the first year only. There is no up-front sales charge for class I or R shares.
Morningstar quartile ranking for Global Allocation category is based on total returns before sales charges for 1-, 3-, 5- and 10-years, among 418, 401, 359 and 256 funds, respectively, as of 31 Dec 2022, and 401, 381, 345 and 243 funds, respectively, as of 28 Feb 2023.
Prior to inception of I and R share classes, performance is hypothetical and was calculated from actual returns of an earlier share class adjusted for the expenses of the newer share class.
Share class inception dates: A shares, 24 Dec 2002; C shares, 24 Dec 2002; I shares, 3 Nov 2003; R3 shares, 1 Feb 2005; R4 shares, 1 Feb 2008; R5 shares, 1 Feb 2007; R6 shares, 10 Apr 2017.
(As of 1 Feb 2023)
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Expense Ratios - Expressed as a percentage of total fund assets and include management fees and operating costs. Expense ratios fluctuate over time and the expense ratio in the prospectus may differ from the actual expense ratio. The fund's total return includes the deduction of expenses.
For more detailed information on fund expenses, please see the fund's prospectus.
The Hypothetical Growth graph compares a hypothetical investment in the Fund to the performance of the Index for the stated time period. Returns reflect reinvestment of dividends and capital gains, if any, as well as all fees and expenses.
Holdings with the Geography breakdown are classified by country of risk as determined by MSCI and Bloomberg.
Cash includes cash and cash equivalents. Weights are percentages of total portfolio unless otherwise noted.
The percentages may not add up to 100 due to rounding.
Portfolio Manager and Managing Director
Matt Burdett is portfolio manager for Thornburg Investment Management. He rejoined the firm in 2015 as an associate portfolio manager and was promoted to portfolio manager in 2018. Matt spent several years as a senior vice president and portfolio manager at PIMCO, where he co-managed various dividend-oriented strategies. Prior to his time at PIMCO, Matt worked as an equity analyst…
Ben Kirby is co-head of investments for Thornburg Investment Management. He is responsible for driving the investment process at the firm level. Ben is also a portfolio manager on multiple strategies. He joined Thornburg in 2008 as equity research analyst, was promoted to associate portfolio manager in 2011, and was named portfolio manager and managing director in 2013. Ben holds…
Brian McMahon is chief investment strategist for Thornburg Investment Management. Brian is deeply respected for his market and investment insight and serves as a key voice for the investment team and Thornburg clients. He also co-manages Thornburg’s global equity portfolios and serves as vice chairman of Thornburg. Brian joined Thornburg in 1984 as chief investment officer; a role he held…
Jason Brady is president and CEO of Thornburg Investment Management. He is responsible for the company’s overall strategy and direction. He is also portfolio manager on multiple strategies. He joined the firm in 2006, was made portfolio manager and managing director in 2007, and president and CEO in 2016. His book Income Investing: An Intelligent Approach to Profiting from Bonds,…
Before investing, carefully consider the Fund's investment goals, risks, charges, and expenses. For a prospectus or summary prospectus containing this and other information, contact your financial advisor or visit thornburg.com. Read them carefully before investing.
Investments carry risks, including possible loss of principal. Additional risks may be associated with investments outside the United States, especially in emerging markets, including currency fluctuations, illiquidity, volatility, and political and economic risks. Investments in small- and mid-capitalization companies may increase the risk of greater price fluctuations. Portfolios investing in bonds have the same interest rate, inflation, and credit risks that are associated with the underlying bonds. The value of bonds will fluctuate relative to changes in interest rates, decreasing when interest rates rise. Investments in the Fund are not FDIC insured, nor are they bank deposits or guaranteed by a bank or any other entity.
The performance of any index is not indicative of the performance of any particular investment. Unless otherwise noted, index returns reflect the reinvestment of income dividends and capital gains, if any, but do not reflect fees, brokerage commissions or other expenses of investing. Investors may not make direct investments into any index.
Diversification does not assure or guarantee better performance and cannot eliminate the risk of investment losses.
Neither the payment of, or increase in, dividends is guaranteed.
A bond credit rating assesses the financial ability of a debt issuer to make timely payments of principal and interest. Ratings of AAA (the highest), AA, A, and BBB are investment-grade quality. Ratings of BB, B, CCC, CC, C and D (the lowest) are considered below investment grade, speculative grade, or junk bonds.
Credit quality ratings for Thornburg Investment Income Builder used ratings from Moody's Investors Service. Where Moody's ratings are not available, we have used S&P Global Ratings. Where neither rating is available, we have used ratings from other nationally recognized statistical rating organizations (NRSROs).
Class R shares are limited to retirement platforms only.
Class I shares may not be available to all investors. Minimum investments for the I share class may be higher than those for other classes.
There is no guarantee that the Fund will meet its investment objectives.
To determine a fund's Morningstar Rating™, funds and other managed products with at least a three-year history are ranked in their categories by their Morningstar Risk-Adjusted Return scores. The top 10% receive 5 stars; the next 22.5%, 4 stars; the middle 35%, 3 stars; the next 22.5%, 2 stars; and the bottom 10% receive 1 star. The Risk-Adjusted Return accounts for variation in a managed product's monthly excess performance (excluding sales charges), placing more emphasis on downward variations and rewarding consistent performance. Other share classes may have different performance characteristics.
Please see our glossary for a definition of terms.
Thornburg mutual funds are distributed by Thornburg Securities Corporation.
Thornburg Investment Management, Inc. mutual funds are sold through investment professionals including investment advisors, brokerage firms, bank trust departments, trust companies and certain other financial intermediaries. Thornburg Securities Corporation (TSC) does not act as broker of record for investors.
“Bloomberg®” and the Bloomberg index(es) mentioned in this piece are service marks of Bloomberg Finance L.P. and its affiliates, including Bloomberg Index Services Limited (“BISL”), the administrator of the index (collectively, “Bloomberg”) and have been licensed for use for certain purposes by Thornburg Investment Management. Bloomberg is not affiliated with Thornburg, and Bloomberg does not approve, endorse, review, or recommend Thornburg. Bloomberg does not guarantee the timeliness, accurateness, or completeness of any data or information relating to Thornburg.