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Bruce Fund (BRUFX)

Mutual Fund · Currency in USD · Last updated Aug 11, 2022

Fund Info

ISINUS1166501023
CUSIP116650102
IssuerThe Bruce Fund
Inception DateMar 20, 1968
CategoryDiversified Portfolio
Expense Ratio0.68%
Minimum Investment$1,000
ETF Home Pagethebrucefund.com
Asset ClassMulti-Asset

Asset Class Size

Large-Cap

Asset Class Style

Value

Trading Data

Previous Close$609.19
Year Range$562.43 - $723.44
EMA (50)$600.61
EMA (200)$619.91

BRUFXShare Price Chart


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BRUFXPerformance

The chart shows the growth of $10,000 invested in Bruce Fund in Jan 2010 and compares it to the S&P 500 index or another benchmark. It would be worth nearly $32,474 for a total return of roughly 224.74%. All prices are adjusted for splits and dividends.


-15.00%-10.00%-5.00%0.00%5.00%MarchAprilMayJuneJulyAugust
-2.94%
-4.35%
BRUFX (Bruce Fund)
Benchmark (^GSPC)

BRUFXReturns in periods

Returns over 1 year are annualized

PeriodReturnBenchmark
1M1.49%7.97%
6M-4.81%-6.88%
YTD-9.11%-11.66%
1Y-4.69%-5.01%
5Y7.91%11.62%
10Y8.96%11.51%

BRUFXMonthly Returns Heatmap


JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
2022-4.29%-1.98%3.96%-6.09%-0.13%-2.83%0.58%1.67%
20211.84%1.89%2.73%2.80%0.22%-0.23%0.99%2.98%-4.58%3.95%-1.58%5.50%
20202.69%-6.07%-7.51%5.11%3.06%-1.89%5.25%2.00%-0.96%-0.92%7.49%4.36%
20195.15%2.79%1.26%0.45%-2.84%5.53%0.61%0.26%3.53%1.43%-0.13%2.65%
2018-0.41%-3.18%0.69%-0.33%1.47%1.34%2.12%1.77%-0.53%-3.83%2.94%-5.73%
20171.21%3.19%-0.45%0.26%1.55%1.64%1.38%0.62%-0.20%1.54%1.00%0.13%
2016-1.94%0.67%3.45%0.02%2.12%3.46%2.15%-2.69%-0.67%-2.76%-1.31%1.76%
20151.21%1.55%0.32%-1.26%0.18%0.15%3.76%-2.87%0.19%2.33%-1.27%-1.26%
20140.16%5.50%0.38%2.14%5.01%3.29%-4.15%4.19%-3.58%-0.14%0.93%-0.22%
20132.42%0.98%4.68%0.57%-0.20%-2.36%2.81%-1.44%3.75%2.48%2.78%1.21%
20122.87%0.96%0.50%1.75%-3.61%0.61%1.54%-0.14%1.69%-0.09%0.39%1.26%
20111.00%4.17%3.74%2.37%-0.65%-1.53%0.16%-3.94%-4.75%6.32%-1.31%2.02%
2010-1.38%3.26%2.42%4.71%-4.13%0.98%2.83%1.95%3.01%1.16%1.89%4.27%

BRUFXSharpe Ratio Chart

The Sharpe ratio shows whether the portfolio's excess returns are due to smart investment decisions or a result of taking a higher risk. The higher a portfolio's Sharpe ratio, the better its risk-adjusted performance.

The current Bruce Fund Sharpe ratio is -0.27. A negative Sharpe ratio means that the risk-free rate is higher than the portfolio's return. This value does not convey any meaningful information.

The chart below displays rolling 12-month Sharpe Ratio.


-0.500.000.501.00MarchAprilMayJuneJulyAugust
-0.27
-0.25
BRUFX (Bruce Fund)
Benchmark (^GSPC)

BRUFXDividend History

Bruce Fund granted a 10.17% dividend yield in the last twelve months. The annual payout for that period amounted to $61.97 per share.


PeriodTTM202120202019201820172016201520142013201220112010
Dividend$61.97$61.97$36.41$12.02$12.27$21.60$30.41$22.97$15.89$11.33$14.71$14.51$15.85

Dividend yield

10.17%9.25%6.38%2.36%2.95%4.98%7.89%6.20%4.41%3.58%5.53%5.88%6.88%

BRUFXDrawdowns Chart

The Drawdowns chart displays portfolio losses from any high point along the way.


-20.00%-15.00%-10.00%-5.00%0.00%SeptemberOctoberNovemberDecember2022FebruaryMarchAprilMayJuneJulyAugust
-15.79%
-12.22%
BRUFX (Bruce Fund)
Benchmark (^GSPC)

BRUFXWorst Drawdowns

The table below shows the maximum drawdowns of the Bruce Fund. A maximum drawdown is an indicator of risk. It shows a reduction in portfolio value from its maximum due to a series of losing trades.

The maximum drawdown since January 2010 for the Bruce Fund is 25.44%, recorded on Mar 23, 2020. It took 159 trading sessions for the portfolio to recover.


Depth

Start

To Bottom

Bottom

To Recover

End

Total

-25.44%Feb 19, 202024Mar 23, 2020159Nov 5, 2020183
-22.26%Dec 17, 2021125Jun 16, 2022
-10.53%May 2, 2011108Oct 3, 201199Feb 24, 2012207
-10.2%Aug 21, 201887Dec 24, 201843Feb 27, 2019130
-7.76%Aug 1, 201686Dec 1, 2016124Jun 1, 2017210
-7.57%Apr 30, 201028Jun 9, 201042Aug 9, 201070
-7.09%Aug 18, 2015108Jan 21, 201686May 24, 2016194
-6.87%Jul 2, 201472Oct 13, 2014110Mar 23, 2015182
-6.28%Jan 29, 20189Feb 8, 2018106Jul 12, 2018115
-5.12%Sep 3, 202119Sep 30, 202153Dec 15, 202172

BRUFXVolatility Chart

Current Bruce Fund volatility is 6.42%. The chart below shows the rolling 10-day volatility. Volatility is a statistical measure showing how big price swings are in either direction. The higher asset volatility, the riskier it is, because the price movements are less predictable.


0.00%10.00%20.00%30.00%40.00%MarchAprilMayJuneJulyAugust
6.42%
16.23%
BRUFX (Bruce Fund)
Benchmark (^GSPC)