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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: $11.01 on 11/25/2014, Change: +0.02 (0.18%)

 

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

Fund Manager Information

Fund Manager Tenure: 0.2 years
Similar Funds: PTTBX  PTTCX  PTTDX  PTTPX  PTTRX  PTRAX  PTSAX 
Fund Family: PIMCO
Fund Category: Intermediate-Term Bond
Fund Performance: Oct 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 Oct 30, 2014

  • PIMCO Total Return A Fund (PTTAX) has good mid-term performance (3-year return 3.96% vs 3.50% 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 0.87%

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 Oct 30, 2014

  • PIMCO Total Return A Fund (PTTAX) management has been with PIMCO Total Return A Fund for only 0.2 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 2.76% vs 4.17% Intermediate-Term Bond category median performance)
  • PIMCO Total Return A Fund (PTTAX) has a less-than-ideal Long-term performance (5-year return 4.69% vs 4.78% 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 163.97%. 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 3.74 that is higher than category average of 2.92
  • 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 Oct 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 A3.822.763.964.69
Janus Flexible Bond D (JANFX)4.804.484.475.57Compare
Cavanal Hill Bond Inv (APBDX)4.273.153.736.34Compare
Baird Aggregate Bond Inst (BAGIX)5.955.024.445.74Compare

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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
iShares Barclays Government/Credit Bond (GBF)4.88%4.55%2.48%
SPDR Barclays Cap Mortgage Backed Bond (MBG)5.50%4.42%2.18%
iShares Barclays Aggregate Bond (AGG)5.15%4.30%2.61%
Grail McDonnell Core Taxable Bond ETF (GMTB)5.84%4.19%2.92%
Schwab US Aggregate Bond ETF (SCHZ)5.28%4.08%2.51%

 

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
10/2014$170.90B
09/2014$201.59B
08/2014$221.61B
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
06/201450.73%0.11%22.91%2.92%
03/201451.84%0.11%31.13%1.29%
12/20138.17%0.11%51.15%0.49%
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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

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%]

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%]
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