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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: $10.87 on 1/26/2015, Change: -0.01 (-0.09%)

 

Graph of PIMCO Total Return A Fund (PTTAX) ManagerFund Manager - Mihir P. Worah

Fund Manager Information

Fund Manager Tenure: 0.3 years
Similar Funds: PTTBX  PTTCX  PTTDX  PTTPX  PTTRX  PTRAX  PTSAX 
Fund Family: PIMCO
Fund Category: Intermediate-Term Bond
Fund Performance: Dec 30, 2014
Fundmojo Fund Grade: N/A (Score: *Manager is New*)     (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 Dec 30, 2014

  • PIMCO Total Return A Fund (PTTAX) has good mid-term performance (3-year return 3.85% vs 3.37% Intermediate-Term Bond category median performance)
  • 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 0.86%

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 Dec 30, 2014

  • PIMCO Total Return A Fund (PTTAX) management has been with PIMCO Total Return A Fund for only 0.3 years, it is hard to judge manager's ability based on this fund's operation record
  • PIMCO Total Return A Fund (PTTAX) has a less-than-ideal short-term performance (1-year return 4.29% vs 5.46% Intermediate-Term Bond category median performance)
  • PIMCO Total Return A Fund (PTTAX) has a less-than-ideal Long-term performance (5-year return 4.72% vs 4.83% 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) has an annual stock turnover rate of 227.00% that is higher than the Intermediate-Term Bond average of 170.36%. 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 3.63 that is higher than category average of 2.88
  • 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 Dec 30, 2014

 

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Compare PIMCO Total Return A Fund (PTTAX)Compare with other top Intermediate-Term Bond category mutual funds

Aadditional top Intermediate-Term Bond mutual funds for your consideration

FundYear to Date1 Year3 year5 year
PIMCO Total Return A4.294.293.854.72
DoubleLine Total Return Bond N (DLTNX)6.476.475.010Compare
Cavanal Hill Intermediate Bd Inv (APFBX)3.773.775.387.08Compare
Baird Aggregate Bond Inst (BAGIX)6.896.894.445.88Compare

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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)7.84%7.84%3.56%
iShares Barclays MBS Bond (MBB)6.38%6.38%2.08%
iShares Barclays Government/Credit Bond (GBF)6.32%6.32%2.55%
Schwab US Aggregate Bond ETF (SCHZ)6.28%6.28%2.47%
iShares Barclays Aggregate Bond (AGG)6.00%6.00%2.54%

 

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
12/2014$143.36B
11/2014$162.81B
10/2014$170.90B
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
09/201422.34%0.15%67.97%3.44%
06/201450.73%0.11%22.91%2.92%
03/201451.84%0.11%31.13%1.29%
Click here to see more historic asset allocation information on PIMCO Total Return A Fund (PTTAX)

 

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

Sep 29, 2014
Fin Fut Euro$ Cme (Red) 12/14/15 [28.45%]
Fin Fut Euro$ Cme (Red) 03/14/16 [22.62%]
10 Year US Treasury Note Future Dec14 [16.46%]
Fin Fut Euro$ Cme (Red) 09/19/16 [10.82%]
Irs Usd 3.000 09/21/16-1y (Grn) Cme [6.59%]
30 Year US Treasury Bond Future Dec14 [5.37%]
Irs Usd 1.750 06/15/16-1y (Grn) Cme [4.63%]
Fin Fut Euro$ Cme (Red) 06/13/16 [4.52%]
Irs Usd 2.750 06/19/13-30y Cme [2.62%]
US Treasury TIP [2.46%]

Jun 29, 2014
NYSE/Liffe 10 Year US Treasury Note Future Sept14 [20.91%]
Irs Usd 3.000 09/21/16-1y (Grn) Cme [20.68%]
5 Year US Treasury Note Future Sept14 [13.36%]
Irs Usd 1.500 12/16/15-1y (Red) Cme [7.68%]
Irs Usd 1.750 06/15/16-1y (Grn) Cme [7.16%]
NYSE/Liffe 30 Year US Treasury Bond Future Sept14 [3.02%]
Irs Usd 2.750 06/19/13-30y Cme [2.82%]
US TREASURY TIP [2.33%]
Ois Usd Fedl01/1.0 10/15/15 Cme [2.12%]

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%]
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