All TSP funds but 1 take a dip in September

Thrift Savings Plan performance was down again in September, with only one fund seeing a positive change month over month. The international stock index investment I fund rose 2.82 percent from August to September to finish at 0.91 percent, according to data from the TSP released Monday.

The largest drop month-over-month was in the small capitalization stock index investment S fund, which fell by 6.33 percent to a -1.76 percent finish.

The fixed income index investment F fund finished at -0.62 percent, while the common stock index investment C fund finished at 0.57 percent. The the low-risk, Treasury-backed government securities investment G fund, which usually sees little variation, fell 0.02 percent to 0.24 percent for September, according to the TSP.

All of the TSP’s five lifestyle funds had negative gains month-over-month, the smallest being the L Income fund. The biggest drop among them was in the L 2050 fund, which fell from 1.65 percent in August to 0.21 percent in September.

Year-to-date, the S fund has performed the strongest and the F fund has been weakest, according to Tuesday’s release. Year-over-year, only the G fund saw a positive gain from its performance in September 2017.

Thrift Savings Plan — September 2018 Returns
Fund September Year-to-Date Last 12 Months
G fund 0.24% 2.12% 2.72%
F fund -0.62% -1.48% -1.05%
C fund 0.57% 10.54% 17.88%
S fund -1.76% 10.85% 16.22%
I fund 0.91% -1.06% 3.15%
L Income 0.21% 2.96% 4.59%
L 2020 0.22% 3.52% 6.02%
L 2030 0.23% 4.96% 8.81%
L 2040 0.22% 5.50% 9.96%
L 2050 0.21% 5.99% 11.01%

 

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THRIFT SAVINGS PLAN TICKER

Dec 03, 2021 Close Change YTD*
L Income 23.2215 -0.0408 4.32%
L 2025 11.9963 -0.0431 7.70%
L 2030 42.3804 -0.2118 9.58%
L 2035 12.7320 -0.0701 10.38%
L 2040 48.1934 -0.2912 11.19%
L 2045 13.2040 -0.0861 11.85%
L 2050 28.9321 -0.2026 12.55%
L 2055 14.2261 -0.1257 15.21%
L 2060 14.2261 -0.1257 15.21%
L 2065 14.2260 -0.1257 15.20%
G Fund 16.7177 0.0007 1.26%
F Fund 21.0261 0.08 -1.14%
C Fund 68.4493 -0.5796 23.16%
S Fund 80.7041 -1.887 11.80%
I Fund 37.7230 -0.1338 6.04%
Closing price updated at approx 6pm ET each business day. More at tsp.gov
* YTD data is updated on the last day of the month.