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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: $10.34 on 8/29/2016, Change: +0.02 (0.19%)

 

Graph of PIMCO Total Return A Fund (PTTAX) ManagerFund Manager - Scott A. Mather

Fund Manager Information

Fund Manager Tenure: 1.9 years
Similar Funds: PTTCX  PTTDX  PTTPX  PTTRX  PTRAX  PTSAX 
Fund Family: Pimco
Fund Category: Intermediate-Term Bond
Fund Performance: May 30, 2016
Fundmojo Fund Grade: N/A (Score: *Manager is New*)     (What does this score mean?)

 

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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 May 30, 2016

  • PIMCO Total Return A Fund (PTTAX) ratio of up-years vs down years is greater than 2

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 May 30, 2016

  • PIMCO Total Return A Fund (PTTAX) management has been with PIMCO Total Return A Fund for only 1.9 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 1.60% vs 2.06% Intermediate-Term Bond category median performance)
  • PIMCO Total Return A Fund (PTTAX) has a less-than-ideal mid-term performance (3-year return 1.71% vs 2.45% Intermediate-Term Bond category median performance)
  • PIMCO Total Return A Fund (PTTAX) has a less-than-ideal Long-term performance (5-year return 2.95% vs 3.27% 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 478.00% that is higher than the Intermediate-Term Bond average of 158.97%. 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) does not have a good risk adjusted return as its 3-year Alpha of -1.56 is worse than category average of -0.36, and its 3-year Sharpe ratio is 0.47
  • PIMCO Total Return A Fund (PTTAX) is more volatile than its peers as it has a 3-year Standard Deviation of 3.54 that is higher than category average of 3.08
  • PIMCO Total Return A Fund (PTTAX) has a higher expense ratio of 0.85% than its Intermediate-Term Bond average of 0.81%
  • 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 May 30, 2016

 

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FundYear to Date1 Year3 year5 year
PIMCO Total Return A2.351.601.712.95
DoubleLine Total Return Bond N (DLTNX)1.962.452.984.59Compare
Sterling Capital Total Return Bond I (BIBTX)3.753.243.103.66Compare
Touchstone Flexible Income Y (MXIIX)3.013.853.804.64Compare

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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)4.41%3.91%3.36%
Vanguard Total Bond Market ETF (BND)3.37%3.14%2.85%
Vanguard Mortgage-Backed Securities ETF (VMBS)2.02%2.51%2.99%
iShares MBS (MBB)2.24%2.43%2.91%
iShares Interm Government/Credit Bd (GVI)2.51%2.14%1.88%

 

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
05/2016$87.13B
03/2016$87.84B
02/2016$89.27B
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
12/201541.4%0%54.52%1.71%
09/201529.33%0%66.09%1.44%
06/201543.46%0%52.64%0.75%
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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

Dec 30, 2015
Fin Fut Us 5yr Cbt 03/31/16 [13.8%]
Irs Mxn 3.61000 12/21/15-0y* Cme [11.92%]
Irs Usd 2.75000 12/16/15-30y Cme [11.24%]
FNMA 4% TBA [7.71%]
Irs Usd 1.75000 05/06/16-2y Cme [5.61%]
US Treasury Bond 3.125% [5.34%]
Irs Usd 2.50000 12/16/15-10y Lch [5%]
Irs Usd 2.25000 12/16/15-7y Lch [4.33%]
FNMA [4.19%]
US Treasury Note 2.25% [3.66%]

Sep 29, 2015
Irs Usd 2.75000 12/16/15-30y Cme [11.06%]
10 Year US Treasury Note Future Dec15 [10.62%]
5 Year US Treasury Note Future Dec15 [10.37%]
Fannie Mae Single Family TBA 4% 2045-11-01 [7.15%]
Fed Natl Mort Assc 4% [6.81%]
Irs Usd 2.50000 12/16/15-10y Lch [6.11%]
Fed Natl Mort Assc 3.5% [6.01%]
Irs Mxn 3.43000 09/29/15-0y* Cme [5.65%]
Irs Usd 1.75000 05/06/16-2y Cme [5.31%]
US Treasury Bond 3.125% [5.14%]

Jun 29, 2015
10 Year US Treasury Note Future Sept15 [10.63%]
Irs Usd 1.75000 05/06/16-2y Cme [6.35%]
Euro BUND Future Sept15 [6.3%]
Irs Usd 2.50000 12/16/15-10y Lch [5.42%]
FNMA [4.99%]
Irs Usd 2.75000 12/16/15-30y Cme [4.87%]
US Treasury Bond 3.125% [4.57%]
Irs Usd 2.25000 12/16/15-7y Lch [4.27%]
Irs Gbp 1.50000 09/16/15-2y Cme [3.97%]
Irs Usd 1.30000 05/06/16-1y (Red) Cme [3.84%]
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