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FORM 5500 DATA

Sonic Corp. Savings and Profit Sharing Plan

Overview

Plan Information

  • Plan Year01/01/2015 — 12/31/2015
  • Date of Plan09/01/1984
  • Net Assets as of 12/31/2015 $50,034,748
  • Plan Number1
  • Plan Type Single Employer
  • Is the plan collectively bargained? No
  • Did the plan file for an extension of time or the DFVC Program?Yes
  • Plan Funding Arrangement Trust
  • Plan Benefit Arrangement Trust

Participant Information as of 12/31/2015

  • Active (Eligible) Participants4,306
  • Retired or separated participants receiving benefits3
  • Other retired or separated participants entitled to future benefits235
  • Subtotal4,544
  • Deceased participants whose beneficiaries are receiving or are entitled to receive benefits5
  • Total4,549
  • Total number of participants as of 01/01/20154,894
  • Number of participants with account balances1,026
  • Number of participants that terminated employment during the plan year with accrued benefits that were less than 100% vested33

Expenses

  • Total Benefit Payments$0
  • Corrective Distributions$0
  • Administrative Service Providers$0
  • Other Expenses$0
  • Total Expenses$0
  • Total Transfers$0

Sponsor Information

  • Address300 Johnny Bench Drive
  • CityOklahoma City
  • StateOK
  • Zip73104
  • Telephone(405) 225-5000
  • EIN73-1371046
  • Industry Code722513
  • Named AdministratorCorey Horsch

Audit Information

  • Audit StatusAudited
  • AuditorKPMG LLP
  • Auditor EIN13-8865207
  • Audit OpinionUnqualified
  • Audit Type Full Audit

Benefits Provided Under the Plan

Code Benefit Description
2E Profit-sharing A defined contribution plan that allows employer discretionary contributions. These plans often contain a 401(k) feature.
2F ERISA section 404(c) Plan This plan, or any part of it is intended to meet the conditions of 29 CFR 2550.404c-1.
2G Total participant-directed account plan Participants have the opportunity to direct the investment of all the assets allocated to their individual accounts, regardless of whether 29 CFR 2550.404c-1 is intended to be met.
2J Code section 401(k) feature A cash or deferred arrangement described in Code section 401(k) that is part of a qualified defined contribution plan that provides for an election by employees to defer part of their compensation or receive these amounts in cash.
2K Code section 401(m) arrangement Employee contributions are allocated to separate accounts under the plan or employer contributions are based, in whole or in part, on employee deferrals or contributions to the plan. Not applicable if plan is 401(k) plan with only QNECs and/or QMACs. Also not applicable if Code section 403(b)(1), 403(b)(7) or 408 arrangements/accounts/annuities.
2S Automatic Enrollment Plan provides for automatic enrollment in plan that has employee contributions deducted from payroll.
2T Participant-directed Account Total or partial participant-directed account plan - plan uses default investment account for participants who fail to direct assets in their account.
3H Controlled Group Plan sponsor(s) is (are) a member(s) of a controlled group (Code sections 414(b), (c), or (m)).

Questions and Answers

Question Answer Amount
During the plan year did the employer fail to transmit to the plan any participant contributions within the time period described in 29 CFT 2510.3-102? Yes $5
Were any loans by the plan or fixed income obligations due the plan in default as of the close of plan year or classified during the year as uncollectible? Disregard participant loans secured by participant's account balance. No
Were any leases to which the plan was a party in default or classified during the year as uncollectible? No
Were there any nonexempt transactions with any party-in-interest? No
Was this plan covered by a fidelity bond? Yes $3,000,000
Did the plan have a loss, whether or not reimbursed by the plan's fidelity bond, that was caused by fraud or dishonesty? No
Did the plan hold any assets whose current value was neither readily determinable on an established market nor set by an independent third party appraiser? No
Did the plan receive any noncash contributions whose value was neither readily determinable on an established market nor set by an independent third party appraiser? No
Did the plan have assets held for investment? Yes
Were any plan transactions or series of transactions in excess of 5% of the current value of plan assets? No
Were all the plan assets either distributed to participants or beneficiaries, transferred to another plan, or brought under the control of the PBGC? No
Has the plan failed to provide any benefit when due under the plan? No
If this is an individual account plan, was there a blackout period? No
If there was a blackout period, have you either provided the required notice or one of the exceptions to providing the notice applied under 29 CFR 2520.101-3? No

Financials

Income and Expense Statement

Income $7,497,023
Contributions $7,338,612
Cash Contributions $7,338,612
Cash from Employers $2,450,670
Cash from Participants $4,097,599
Others (including rollovers) $790,343
Noncash Contributions $0
Total Earnings on Investments $158,411
Total Interest $43,017
Interest-Bearing Cash $3
U.S. Government Securities $0
Corporate Debt Instruments $0
Loans (other than to participants) $0
Participant Loans $43,014
Interest from Other Investments $0
Total Dividends $713,740
Preferred Stock $0
Common Stock $0
Rents $0
Net gain (loss) on sale of assets $0
Aggregate Proceeds $0
Aggregate Carrying Amount $0
Total Unrealized Appreciation (depreciation) of assets $602,382
Real Estate $0
Other $602,382
Net investment gain (loss) from common/collective trusts $3,274
Net investment gain (loss) from pooled separate accounts $0
Net investment gain (loss) from master trust investment accounts $0
Net investment gain (loss) from 103-12 investment entities $0
Net investment gain (loss) from registered investment companies $-1,204,002
Other Income $0
Expenses $4,418,691
Total Benefit Payments $4,220,723
Directly to participants or beneficiaries, including direct rollovers $4,220,723
To insurance carriers for the provision of benefits $0
Other Benefit Payment Fees $0
Corrective Distributions $0
Certain deemed distributions of participant loans $0
Interest expense $0
Total Administrative Expenses $197,968
Professional Fees $14,456
Contract Administrator Fees $0
Investment Advisory and management fees $26,655
Other Administrative Fees $156,857
Net Income $3,078,332
Transfers of Assets to this Plan $0
Transfers of Assets from this Plan $0

Asset and Liability Statement

12/31/2015 12/31/2014 Change YOY
Total Assets $50,039,748 $46,964,734 6.55%
Total noninterest-bearing cash $0 $6,559 -100.00%
Receivables $301,066 $283,981 6.02%
Employer Contributions $194,134 $173,532 11.87%
Participant Contributions $89,476 $89,654 -0.20%
Other Contributions $17,456 $20,795 -16.06%
General Investments $20,037 $46,049 -56.49%
Interest-bearing cash $20,037 $46,049 -56.49%
U.S. Government Securities $0 $0 0.0%
Corporate Debt Instruments $0 $0 0.0%
Preferred $0 $0 0.0%
All Other $0 $0 0.0%
Corporate Stocks $0 $0 0.0%
Preferred $0 $0 0.0%
Common $0 $0 0.0%
Partnership/joint venture interests $0 $0 0.0%
Real estate (other than employer real property) $0 $0 0.0%
Loans (other than to participants) $0 $0 0.0%
Participants Loans $968,444 $1,162,746 -16.71%
Value of interest in common/collective trusts $2,353,686 $2,860,917 -17.73%
Value of interest in pooled separate accounts $0 $0 0.0%
Value of interest in master trust investment accounts $0 $0 0.0%
Value of interest in 103-12 investment entities $0 $0 0.0%
Value of interest in registered investment companies $42,908,025 $39,673,072 8.15%
Value of funds held in insurance co. general account $0 $0 0.0%
Other Investments $0 $0 0.0%
Employer-related Investments $3,488,490 $2,931,410 19.00%
Employer Securities $3,488,490 $2,931,410 19.00%
Employer Real Property $0 $0 0.0%
Buildings and other property used in plan operation $0 $0 0.0%
Total Liabilities $5,000 $8,318 -39.89%
Benefit Claims Payable (1) $0 $0 0.0%
Operating Payables (1) $0 $0 0.0%
Acquisition Indebtedness (1) $0 $0 0.0%
Other liabilities (1) $5,000 $8,318 -39.89%
Net Assets $50,034,748 $46,956,416 6.56%

Service Providers

Persons Receiving Only Eligible Indirect Compensation

  • Transamerica Retirement Solutions

Other Service Providers Receiving Direct or Indirect Compensation

Name Nature of Service Relationship to Plan Sponsor Direct Compensation Paid by Plan Indirect Compensation Paid by Plan Total Compensation
Transamerica Retirement Solutions Claims processing, Recordkeeping and information management (computing, tabulating, data processing, etc.), Investment management, Participant loan processing, Participant communication, Direct payment from the plan, Sales loads (front end and deferred), Shareholder servicing fees, Finders' fees/placement fees, Float revenue, Distribution (12b-1) fees, Recordkeeping fees, Account maintenance fees Record Keeper $156,857 $0 $156,857
Milliman Investment advisory (plan), Direct payment from the plan Investment Advisory $26,655 $0 $26,655
K&L Gates, LLP Legal, Direct payment from the plan Legal $10,957 $0 $10,957
National Financial Services Securities brokerage, Securities brokerage commissions and fees Securities Broker $0 $0 $0
Total $194,469 $0 $194,469

Indirect Compensation

Name Source of Indirect Compensation* Nature of Service Description of Indirect Compensation Indirect Compensation Paid by Plan
Transamerica Retirement Solutions American Funds Claims processing, Recordkeeping and information management (computing, tabulating, data processing, etc.), Investment management, Participant loan processing, Participant communication, Direct payment from the plan, Sales loads (front end and deferred), Shareholder servicing fees, Finders' fees/placement fees, Float revenue, Distribution (12b-1) fees, Recordkeeping fees, Account maintenance fees Revenue Sharing See Attachment To Line 2(H) $0
Transamerica Retirement Solutions Dreyfus Claims processing, Recordkeeping and information management (computing, tabulating, data processing, etc.), Investment management, Participant loan processing, Participant communication, Direct payment from the plan, Sales loads (front end and deferred), Shareholder servicing fees, Finders' fees/placement fees, Float revenue, Distribution (12b-1) fees, Recordkeeping fees, Account maintenance fees Revenue Sharing See Attachment To Line 2(H) $0
Transamerica Retirement Solutions Federated Claims processing, Recordkeeping and information management (computing, tabulating, data processing, etc.), Investment management, Participant loan processing, Participant communication, Direct payment from the plan, Sales loads (front end and deferred), Shareholder servicing fees, Finders' fees/placement fees, Float revenue, Distribution (12b-1) fees, Recordkeeping fees, Account maintenance fees Revenue Sharing See Attachment To Line 2(H) $0
Transamerica Retirement Solutions Goldman Sachs Claims processing, Recordkeeping and information management (computing, tabulating, data processing, etc.), Investment management, Participant loan processing, Participant communication, Direct payment from the plan, Sales loads (front end and deferred), Shareholder servicing fees, Finders' fees/placement fees, Float revenue, Distribution (12b-1) fees, Recordkeeping fees, Account maintenance fees Revenue Sharing See Attachment To Line 2(H) $0
Transamerica Retirement Solutions Invesco Claims processing, Recordkeeping and information management (computing, tabulating, data processing, etc.), Investment management, Participant loan processing, Participant communication, Direct payment from the plan, Sales loads (front end and deferred), Shareholder servicing fees, Finders' fees/placement fees, Float revenue, Distribution (12b-1) fees, Recordkeeping fees, Account maintenance fees Revenue Sharing See Attachment To Line 2(H) $0
Transamerica Retirement Solutions Jp Morgan Claims processing, Recordkeeping and information management (computing, tabulating, data processing, etc.), Investment management, Participant loan processing, Participant communication, Direct payment from the plan, Sales loads (front end and deferred), Shareholder servicing fees, Finders' fees/placement fees, Float revenue, Distribution (12b-1) fees, Recordkeeping fees, Account maintenance fees Revenue Sharing See Attachment To Line 2(H) $0
Transamerica Retirement Solutions Lazard Claims processing, Recordkeeping and information management (computing, tabulating, data processing, etc.), Investment management, Participant loan processing, Participant communication, Direct payment from the plan, Sales loads (front end and deferred), Shareholder servicing fees, Finders' fees/placement fees, Float revenue, Distribution (12b-1) fees, Recordkeeping fees, Account maintenance fees Revenue Sharing See Attachment To Line 2(H) $0
Transamerica Retirement Solutions Mainstay Claims processing, Recordkeeping and information management (computing, tabulating, data processing, etc.), Investment management, Participant loan processing, Participant communication, Direct payment from the plan, Sales loads (front end and deferred), Shareholder servicing fees, Finders' fees/placement fees, Float revenue, Distribution (12b-1) fees, Recordkeeping fees, Account maintenance fees Revenue Sharing See Attachment To Line 2(H) $0
Transamerica Retirement Solutions Oppenheimer Claims processing, Recordkeeping and information management (computing, tabulating, data processing, etc.), Investment management, Participant loan processing, Participant communication, Direct payment from the plan, Sales loads (front end and deferred), Shareholder servicing fees, Finders' fees/placement fees, Float revenue, Distribution (12b-1) fees, Recordkeeping fees, Account maintenance fees Revenue Sharing See Attachment To Line 2(H) $0
National Financial Services American Funds Securities brokerage, Securities brokerage commissions and fees Revenue Sharing See Attachment To Line 2(H) $0
National Financial Services Dreyfus Securities brokerage, Securities brokerage commissions and fees Revenue Sharing See Attachment To Line 2(H) $0
National Financial Services Federated Securities brokerage, Securities brokerage commissions and fees Revenue Sharing See Attachment To Line 2(H) $0
National Financial Services Goldman Sachs Securities brokerage, Securities brokerage commissions and fees Revenue Sharing See Attachment To Line 2(H) $0
National Financial Services Invesco Securities brokerage, Securities brokerage commissions and fees Revenue Sharing See Attachment To Line 2(H) $0
National Financial Services Jp Morgan Securities brokerage, Securities brokerage commissions and fees Revenue Sharing See Attachment To Line 2(H) $0
National Financial Services Lazard Securities brokerage, Securities brokerage commissions and fees Revenue Sharing See Attachment To Line 2(H) $0
National Financial Services Mainstay Securities brokerage, Securities brokerage commissions and fees Revenue Sharing See Attachment To Line 2(H) $0
National Financial Services Oppenheimer Securities brokerage, Securities brokerage commissions and fees Revenue Sharing See Attachment To Line 2(H) $0
*As outlined by the Form 5500 Instructions for service providers with indirect compensation.

Service Providers Who Fail or Refuse to Provide Information

There are no service providers who failed or refused to provide information.

Termination Information on Accountants and Enrolled Actuaries

There is no termination information for this plan.

Investments

Investments

Name of Investment Investment Manager Type of Investment Dollar Value
Diversified Collective Trust Funds Diversified Investment Advisors DFE: Common/Collective Trust $2,353,686
Total $2,353,686

Insurance Information

Insurance Information

There are no insurance carriers listed for this plan.