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PIMCO Total Return A (PTTAX) Fund Ranking and Research

Ranking, Research and Recommendation of PIMCO Total Return A (PTTAX) Fund

    Last Trade: $10.90 on 7/30/2014, Change: -0.04 (-0.37%)

 

Graph of PIMCO Total Return A Fund (PTTAX) ManagerFund Manager - William Gross

Fund Manager Information

Fund Manager Tenure: 27.2 years
Similar Funds: PTTBX  PTTCX  PTTDX  PTTPX  PTTRX  PTRAX 
Fund Family: PIMCO
Fund Category: Intermediate-Term Bond
Fund Performance: Jun 29, 2014
Fundmojo Fund Grade: C (Score: 0.59)     (What does this score mean?)

 

Graph of PIMCO Total Return A Fund (PTTAX) ProfilePIMCO Total Return A Fund (PTTAX) Profile

Fund Profile and Description

PIMCO Total Return A Fund seeks maximum total return. PIMCO Total Return A 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 A Fund may invest in derivative instruments, such as options, futures contracts or swap agreements, or in mortgage- or asset-backed securities.

 

PIMCO Total Return A (PTTAX) Fund Strength What we like about PIMCO Total Return A (PTTAX) Fund

Data for PIMCO Total Return A Fund (PTTAX) as of Jun 29, 2014

  • PIMCO Total Return A Fund (PTTAX) management has been with PIMCO Total Return A Fund for 27.2 years
  • PIMCO Total Return A Fund (PTTAX) ratio of up-years vs down years is greater than 2
  • PIMCO Total Return A Fund (PTTAX) has a lower expense ratio than its Intermediate-Term Bond average: 0.85% vs 0.89%

PIMCO Total Return A Fund (PTTAX) Weakness What we are cautious about PIMCO Total Return A (PTTAX) Fund

Data for PIMCO Total Return A Fund (PTTAX) as of Jun 29, 2014

  • PIMCO Total Return A Fund (PTTAX) has a less-than-ideal short-term performance (1-year return 4.48% vs 4.94% Intermediate-Term Bond category median performance)
  • PIMCO Total Return A Fund (PTTAX) has a less-than-ideal mid-term performance (3-year return 3.92% vs 4.09% Intermediate-Term Bond category median performance)
  • PIMCO Total Return A Fund (PTTAX) has a less-than-ideal Long-term performance (5-year return 5.95% vs 6.01% Intermediate-Term Bond category median performance)
  • PIMCO Total Return A Fund (PTTAX) has a Morningstar rating of 3 and below
  • PIMCO Total Return A Fund (PTTAX) is less safe compared to its Intermediate-Term Bond peers
  • PIMCO Total Return A Fund (PTTAX) has an annual stock turnover rate of 227.00% that is higher than the Intermediate-Term Bond average of 174.57%. This could mean PIMCO Total Return A is more nimble, but also signal potential high tax impact and high trading fees
  • PIMCO Total Return A Fund (PTTAX) is more volatile than its peers as it has a 3-year Standard Deviation of 3.92 that is higher than category average of 3
  • PIMCO Total Return A Fund (PTTAX) carries a 3.75% load
  • Asset base in PIMCO Total Return A Fund (PTTAX) has been consistently decreasing in the last 2 months. It shows lacks of investor confidence and market support
See PIMCO Total Return A Fund (PTTAX) performance details as of Jun 29, 2014

 

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Aadditional top Intermediate-Term Bond mutual funds for your consideration

FundYear to Date1 Year3 year5 year
PIMCO Total Return A3.514.483.925.95
Janus Flexible Bond D (JANFX)4.125.675.116.73Compare
ASTON/TCH Fixed Income I (CTBIX)5.537.225.957.73Compare
Cavanal Hill Intermediate Bd Inv (APFBX)2.763.795.128.69Compare

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Compare PIMCO Total Return A Fund (PTTAX)Compare with Intermediate-Term Bond category ETFs

Some Intermediate-Term Bond ETFs for your consideration

ETFYear to DateOne YearThree Year
Vanguard Intermediate-Term Bond ETF (BIV)4.99%5.34%4.99%
SPDR Barclays Cap Mortgage Backed Bond (MBG)4.11%4.95%2.57%
Schwab US Aggregate Bond ETF (SCHZ)4.08%4.81%0
iShares Barclays Government/Credit Bond (GBF)3.34%4.52%3.83%
Vanguard Total Bond Market ETF (BND)3.84%4.41%3.60%

 

Graph of PIMCO Total Return A Fund (PTTAX) Net Asset TrackingPIMCO Total Return A (PTTAX) Fund Net Asset

Track net asset change of PIMCO Total Return A fund (PTTAX)

DateNet Asset
06/2014$225.22B
03/2014$231.92B
02/2014$236.46B
More historic net asset information on PIMCO Total Return A Fund (PTTAX)

  

Graph of PIMCO Total Return A Fund (PTTAX) Portfolio TrackingPIMCO Total Return A (PTTAX) Fund Portfolio Allocation

Track portfolio allocation change of PIMCO Total Return A fund (PTTAX)

DateCashStockBondOther
03/201451.84%0.11%31.13%1.29%
12/20138.17%0.11%51.15%0.49%
09/201315.3%0.13%57.13%1.6%
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graph of PIMCO Total Return A Fund (PTTAX) Top 10 Position TrackingTop 10 Holdings in PIMCO Total Return A (PTTAX) Fund

Discover what PIMCO Total Return A Fund (PTTAX) manager is buying

Mar 30, 2014
Irs Usd 1.500 03/18/15-1y (Red) Cme [15.53%]
Irs Usd 3.000 09/21/16-1y (Grn) Cme [9.61%]
5 Year US Treasury Note Future June14 [8.52%]
Irs Usd 1.500 12/16/15-1y (Grn) Cme [6.91%]
Irs Usd 2.750 06/19/13-30y Cme [2.5%]
Irs Usd 3.500 12/18/13-30y Cme [2.45%]
US Treasury TIP [2.19%]
US Treasury Note 0.75% [1.99%]
US Treasury Note 1.5% [1.98%]
Ois Usd Fedl01/1.0 10/15/15 Cme [1.9%]

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%]
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