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Thrivent Multidimensional Income Fund —
Class S
TMLDX
TMLDX
Thrivent Multidimensional Income Fund
Class
S
Morningstar Rating
Multisector Bond
Overall among 289 funds as of
06/30/2021
Morningstar ratings are calculated based on risk-adjusted return.
Risk profile
Conservative Aggressive
Target allocation
5% Core Fixed Inc
40% Core-Plus Fixed Inc
55% Flexible Income
Inception date
2/28/2017
As of
Net asset value
N/A
Daily NAV change
$N/A
As of N/A
YTD return
5.04%
1-year return
18.51%
As of 06/30/2021
Net annual fund operating expenses
1.17%
As of
Sales charge
None
As of

Thrivent Multidimensional Income Fund seeks a high level of current income and, secondarily, growth of capital.

This fund seeks to provide a high level of income by investing in a diversified mix of fixed income securities along with other opportunistic investments. The Fund invests primarily in higher-yielding, higher-risk fixed income securities in an attempt to generate income. The Fund is tactically managed, which means the asset mix will change depending on the market environment. The Fund is actively managed and invests in a combination of direct investments in bonds and derivatives and other funds managed by the Adviser or an affiliate.

Strategy

The Fund has a long-term target allocation of 5% core fixed income, 40% core-plus fixed income, and 55% flexible income. The target allocation is subject to change. The portfolio management team actively manages the Fund with overweight and underweight positions in the various sectors based on their views of the market and economy. Securities are analyzed and selected on an ongoing basis. Core fixed income securities include treasury securities and cash. Core-plus fixed income securities include high yield and emerging market debt. Flexible income investments may include preferred stocks, closed-end funds, ETFs, and convertible bonds.

Risk

The Fund’s value is influenced by a number of factors, including the performance of the broader market, and risks specific to the Fund’s asset classes, investment styles, and issuers. 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 not pay its debt. High yield securities are subject to increased credit risk as well as liquidity risk. Closed-end funds, preferred securities, convertible securities, sovereign debt, and mortgage-related and other asset-backed securities are subject to additional risks. Foreign investments involve additional risks, such as currency fluctuations and political, economic and market instability, which may be magnified for investments in emerging markets. The London Interbank Offered Rate (LIBOR) is being phased out, which brings uncertainty to instruments tied to it. Markets may also be impacted by domestic or global events, including public health threats, terrorism, natural disasters or similar events. The value of U.S. government securities may be affected by changes in the credit rating of the U.S. government and may not be fully guaranteed by the U.S. government. The Adviser's assessment of investments may prove incorrect, resulting in losses or poor performance. The Adviser is also subject to actual or potential conflicts of interest. The Fund invests in other funds managed by the Adviser or an affiliate and in directly-held equity and debt instruments. The Fund is dependent upon the performance of the other funds and is subject to the risks and additional fees and expenses of the other funds. 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 derivatives such as futures also involve risks. These and other risks are described in the prospectus.

The Fund may be suitable for investors who:

  • Seek a high level of income
  • Have a medium- to long-term time horizon and a moderate risk tolerance
  • Are able to withstand the volatility of high yielding securities in pursuit of high current income
Fund management

Our seasoned team of more than 125 investment professionals brings their deep expertise to managing each fund so you can feel confident in the choices you’re making. More than 80% have at least 10 years of experience, over 50% 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 2018

    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 2017

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

  • Kent White, CFA
    Kent White, CFA
    Senior Portfolio Manager
    Managing this fund since 2019

    Mr. White is currently a Senior Portfolio Manager at Thrivent and was previously the Director of Investment Grade Research. He has been with the firm since 1999. Read more.

  • Theron G. Whitehorn, CFA
    Theron G. Whitehorn, CFA
    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 06/30/2021
1.17% Net annual fund operating expenses
1.68% Total annual fund operating expenses
See data by:

The Adviser has contractually agreed, for a period of one year from the date of the most recent prospectus, to waive certain fees and/or reimburse certain expenses associated with the Fund. Refer to the Fees & Expenses table in the Fund’s prospectus. If this waiver had not been in effect, performance would have been lower.


Yields

as of 06/30/2021
12 Month Distribution
3.87%
30 Day SEC
2.63%
30 Day SEC Pre-Waiver
2.36%
Monthly Distribution
3.67%

Growth of 10K

as of 06/30/2021
Data in this section is based on month-end
$12,692
Total market value
(assumes the reinvestment of all dividends and capital gains)
$2,212
Current value of reinvested dividends and capital gains

Calendar year performance

as of 06/30/2021

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 06/30/2021
Total number of holdings
639
Turnover ratio (as of 05/28/2021)
64.00%

Top 10 Holdings

as of 05/28/2021
27.13%
of all holdings
N/A
N/A
Security name % of total assets Maturity Coupon rate
Thrivent Core Emerging Markets Debt Fund 9.87%
SPDR Bloomberg Barclays High Yield Bond ETF 4.98%
U.S. Treasury Notes 3.63% 01/31/2026 0.38%
iShares S&P U.S. Preferred Stock Index Fund 2.52%
U.S. Treasury Bonds 2.48% 02/15/2031 1.13%
BlackRock Core Bond Trust 0.78%
BlackRock Credit Allocation Income Trust 0.76%
SPDR Bloomberg Barclays Short Term High Yield Bond ETF 0.73%
Bank of America Corporation 0.70% 09/29/2049 6.25%
Dai-ichi Life Insurance Company, Ltd. 0.68% 12/31/2049 5.1%

Fund Diversification

as of 06/30/2021
N/A
N/A
  • High Yield Bonds
    36.86%
  • Preferred Securities
    23.10%
  • Closed-End Funds
    11.79%
  • International Government Bonds
    8.50%
  • U.S. Government Bonds
    6.70%
  • Investment-Grade Corporates
    3.61%
  • Equities, MLPs and REITS
    3.46%
  • Cash
    2.63%
  • Convertible Bonds
    2.26%
  • Leveraged Loans
    .89%
  • Securitized Debt
    .25%

Fixed Income

as of 06/30/2021
94.90%
of fund
Duration Avg. Life
Thrivent Multidimensional Income Fund 4.40 6.90
Bloomberg Barclays U.S. Aggregate Bond Index 6.35 8.36

Credit quality rating distribution

as of 06/30/2021
N/A
N/A
Bond type
% of total
  • High Quality (HQ) Bonds
    28.60%
  • Cash
    2.80%
  • U.S. Government Guaranteed
    7.10%
  • AAA
    .00%
  • AA
    .70%
  • A
    3.20%
  • BBB
    14.80%
Bond type
% of total
  • High Yield (HY) Bonds
    48.90%
  • BB
    28.40%
  • B
    16.40%
  • CCC
    4.10%
  • CC
    .00%
  • C
    .00%
  • D
    .00%
  • Non-Rated (NR) Bonds
    3.10%
  • May be HQ/HY/NR Bonds
    19.40%
  • ETFs/Closed-End Funds
    19.40%

Volatility

as of 06/30/2021
Depending on the fund inception date, some data may not be available.
Standard deviation Average annualized returns
Thrivent Multidimensional Income Fund 10.70 6.91
Bloomberg Barclays U.S. Aggregate Bond Index 3.40 5.34

Ratings


Morningstar

as of 06/30/2021
Category: Multisector Bond
Morningstar Information
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Funds in category
Overall
289
3-Year
289
5-Year
Doesn't apply due to fund's inception date of 2/28/2017
10-Year
Doesn't apply due to fund's inception date of 2/28/2017
Risk vs. category
High
289
Return vs. category
Above Average
289
Fixed income style box
Hi
Med
Low
QUALITY
Limited
Moderate
Extensive
SENSITIVITY

Morningstar ratings are calculated based on risk-adjusted return.


Distributions

as of 06/30/2021
Dividends Month End Nav
July 2020 $0.0350 $9.59
August 2020 $0.0279 $9.70
September 2020 $0.0383 $9.54
October 2020 $0.0312 $9.51
November 2020 $0.0337 $10.01
December 2020 $0.0426 $10.17
January 2021 $0.0360 $10.12
February 2021 $0.0305 $10.15
March 2021 $0.0379 $10.21
April 2021 $0.0308 $10.35
May 2021 $0.0302 $10.38
June 2021 $0.0320 $10.48

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 06/30/2021
Record date Short term capital gains Long term capital gains Total
- - - -

Expenses, fees, and charges

Management Fees and Other Expenses 1.68%
Distribution/12b-1 Fee None
Total Annual Fund Operating Expenses 1.68%
Less Waiver (0.51%)
Net Annual Fund Operating Expenses 1.17%
Redemption Fee None
Transaction Fee None
Low Balance Fee $10 Semiannually
Front-End Sales Charge None
Back-End Sales Charge None

The Adviser has contractually agreed, for a period of one year from the date of the most recent prospectus, to waive certain fees and/or reimburse certain expenses associated with the Fund. Refer to the Fees & Expenses table in the Fund’s prospectus. If this waiver had not been in effect, performance would have been lower.


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

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