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PIMCO Total Return Admin (PTRAX) Fund Ranking and Research

Ranking, Research and Recommendation of PIMCO Total Return Admin (PTRAX) Fund

    Last Trade: $10.81 on 4/22/2014, Change: 0.00 (0%)

 

Graph of PIMCO Total Return Admin Fund (PTRAX) ManagerFund Manager - William Gross

Fund Manager Information

Fund Manager Tenure: 27.0 years
Similar Funds: PTRRX  PTTAX 
Fund Family: PIMCO
Fund Category: Intermediate-Term Bond
Fund Performance: Mar 30, 2014
Fundmojo Fund Grade: D (Score: 0.49)     (What does this score mean?)

 

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Fund Profile and Description

PIMCO Total Return Admin Fund seeks maximum total return. PIMCO Total Return Admin Fund normally invests at least 65% of assets in a diversified portfolio of Fixed-Income Instruments of varying maturities, which may be represented by forwards or derivatives such as options, futures contracts, or swap agreements. It invests primarily in investment-grade debt securities, but may invest up to 10% of total assets in high-yield securities (“junk bonds”). PIMCO Total Return Admin Fund may invest in derivative instruments, such as options, futures contracts or swap agreements, or in mortgage- or asset-backed securities.

 

PIMCO Total Return Admin (PTRAX) Fund Strength What we like about PIMCO Total Return Admin (PTRAX) Fund

Data for PIMCO Total Return Admin Fund (PTRAX) as of Mar 30, 2014

  • PIMCO Total Return Admin Fund (PTRAX) management has been with PIMCO Total Return Admin Fund for 27.0 years
  • PIMCO Total Return Admin Fund (PTRAX) ratio of up-years vs down years is greater than 2
  • PIMCO Total Return Admin Fund (PTRAX) has a Morningstar rating of 4 and above
  • PIMCO Total Return Admin Fund (PTRAX) has a lower expense ratio than its Intermediate-Term Bond average: 0.71% vs 0.89%

PIMCO Total Return Admin Fund (PTRAX) Weakness What we are cautious about PIMCO Total Return Admin (PTRAX) Fund

Data for PIMCO Total Return Admin Fund (PTRAX) as of Mar 30, 2014

  • PIMCO Total Return Admin Fund (PTRAX) has a less-than-ideal short-term performance (1-year return -1.49% vs 0.13% Intermediate-Term Bond category median performance)
  • PIMCO Total Return Admin Fund (PTRAX) has a less-than-ideal mid-term performance (3-year return 3.89% vs 3.99% Intermediate-Term Bond category median performance)
  • PIMCO Total Return Admin Fund (PTRAX) is less safe compared to its Intermediate-Term Bond peers
  • PIMCO Total Return Admin Fund (PTRAX) has an annual stock turnover rate of 380.00% that is higher than the Intermediate-Term Bond average of 181.77%. This could mean PIMCO Total Return Admin is more nimble, but also signal potential high tax impact and high trading fees
  • PIMCO Total Return Admin Fund (PTRAX) is more volatile than its peers as it has a 3-year Standard Deviation of 3.97 that is higher than category average of 3.05
  • Even though PIMCO Total Return Admin Fund carries no load, it does have a 0.25% of 12b1 promotion, distributions, marketing expenses
  • Asset base in PIMCO Total Return Admin Fund (PTRAX) has been consistently decreasing in the last 2 months. It shows lacks of investor confidence and market support
See PIMCO Total Return Admin Fund (PTRAX) performance details as of Mar 30, 2014

 

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Aadditional top Intermediate-Term Bond mutual funds for your consideration

FundYear to Date1 Year3 year5 year
PIMCO Total Return Admin1.24-1.493.896.60
Janus Flexible Bond D (JANFX)1.911.385.007.00Compare
Thrivent Opportunity Income Plus I (IIINX)1.820.544.338.92Compare
ASTON/TCH Fixed Income I (CTBIX)2.540.975.598.75Compare

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Compare PIMCO Total Return Admin Fund (PTRAX)Compare with Intermediate-Term Bond category ETFs

Some Intermediate-Term Bond ETFs for your consideration

ETFYear to DateOne YearThree Year
Vanguard Mortgage-Backed Sec Idx ETF (VMBS)1.66%0.36%2.74%
SPDR Barclays Cap Mortgage Backed Bond (MBG)1.62%0.13%2.38%
SPDR Barclays Capital Aggregate Bond (LAG)1.66%0.00%3.65%
Vanguard Intermediate-Term Bond ETF (BIV)2.52%-1.36%5.34%
Grail McDonnell Core Taxable Bond ETF (GMTB)2.64%-0.91%3.77%

 

Graph of PIMCO Total Return Admin Fund (PTRAX) Net Asset TrackingPIMCO Total Return Admin (PTRAX) Fund Net Asset

Track net asset change of PIMCO Total Return Admin fund (PTRAX)

DateNet Asset
03/2014$231.92B
02/2014$236.46B
01/2014$236.93B
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Graph of PIMCO Total Return Admin Fund (PTRAX) Portfolio TrackingPIMCO Total Return Admin (PTRAX) Fund Portfolio Allocation

Track portfolio allocation change of PIMCO Total Return Admin fund (PTRAX)

DateCashStockBondOther
12/20138.17%0.11%51.15%0.49%
09/201315.3%0.13%57.13%1.6%
06/20138.28%0%73.07%1.54%
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graph of PIMCO Total Return Admin Fund (PTRAX) Top 10 Position TrackingTop 10 Holdings in PIMCO Total Return Admin (PTRAX) Fund

Discover what PIMCO Total Return Admin Fund (PTRAX) manager is buying

Dec 30, 2013
Fin Fut Euro$ Cme 12/14/15 [40.23%]
Fin Fut Euro$ Cme 09/14/15 [25.99%]
Fin Fut Euro$ Cme 03/14/16 [15.31%]
Irs Usd 1.500 03/18/15-1y (Red) Cme [15.17%]
Irs Usd 3.000 09/21/16-1y (Blu) Cme [9.38%]
Fin Fut Euro$ Cme 06/15/15 [8.94%]
Fin Fut Us 5yr Cbt 03/31/14 [8.15%]
Irs Usd 1.500 12/16/15-1y (Grn) Cme [6.76%]
Fin Fut Euro$ Cme 09/19/16 [5.9%]
Fin Fut Euro$ Cme 06/13/16 [4.32%]

Sep 29, 2013
Fin Fut Euro$ Cme 06/15/15 [18.36%]
Irs Usd 1.500 03/18/15-1y (Red) Cme [14.38%]
Fin Fut Euro$ Cme 12/14/15 [13.47%]
Fin Fut Euro$ Cme 09/14/15 [12.41%]
Fin Fut Us 10yr Cbt 12/19/13 [5.78%]
Fin Fut Us 5yr Cbt 12/31/13 [4.63%]
US Treasury Note 1.5% [3.51%]
Fin Fut Euro$ Cme 03/14/16 [3.09%]
Irs Usd 3.000 09/21/16-1y (Blu) Cme [2.35%]
Fin Fut Us 2yr Cbt 12/31/13 [2.26%]

Jun 29, 2013
Fin Fut Euro$ Cme 06/15/15 [15.35%]
Irs Usd 3mls/1.50000s 03/18/15-16 Cme [13.39%]
Fin Fut Euro$ Cme 12/14/15 [9.8%]
Fin Fut Us 10yr Cbt 09/19/13 [3.07%]
Fin Fut Euro$ Cme 09/14/15 [2.79%]
Fin Fut Euro$ Cme 03/14/16 [2.66%]
FNMA [2.62%]
US Treasury Note 2% [2.16%]
Irs Usd 3mlq/2.75000s 06/19/13-43 Cme [2.1%]
US Treasury Note [1.89%]
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