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PIMCO Total Return Instl (PTTRX) Fund Ranking and Research

Ranking, Research and Recommendation of PIMCO Total Return Instl (PTTRX) Fund

    Last Trade: $10.90 on 9/23/2014, Change: +0.02 (0.18%)

 

Graph of PIMCO Total Return Instl Fund (PTTRX) ManagerFund Manager - William Gross

Fund Manager Information

Fund Manager Tenure: 27.4 years
Similar Funds: PTTAX  PTTBX  PTTCX  PTTDX  PTTPX  PTRRX 
Fund Family: PIMCO
Fund Category: Intermediate-Term Bond
Fund Performance: Jul 30, 2014
Fundmojo Fund Grade: C (Score: 0.55)     (What does this score mean?)

 

Graph of PIMCO Total Return Instl Fund (PTTRX) ProfilePIMCO Total Return Instl Fund (PTTRX) Profile

Fund Profile and Description

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

 

PIMCO Total Return Instl (PTTRX) Fund Strength What we like about PIMCO Total Return Instl (PTTRX) Fund

Data for PIMCO Total Return Instl Fund (PTTRX) as of Jul 30, 2014

  • PIMCO Total Return Instl Fund (PTTRX) management has been with PIMCO Total Return Instl Fund for 27.4 years
  • PIMCO Total Return Instl Fund (PTTRX) has good mid-term performance (3-year return 3.71% vs 3.49% Intermediate-Term Bond category median performance)
  • PIMCO Total Return Instl Fund (PTTRX) has good Long-term performance (5-year return 5.80% vs 5.40% Intermediate-Term Bond category median performance)
  • PIMCO Total Return Instl Fund (PTTRX) ratio of up-years vs down years is greater than 2
  • PIMCO Total Return Instl Fund (PTTRX) has a Morningstar rating of 4 and above
  • PIMCO Total Return Instl Fund (PTTRX) has a lower expense ratio than its Intermediate-Term Bond average: 0.46% vs 0.88%
  • PIMCO Total Return Instl Fund (PTTRX) is a true no-load fund as it has no load and no 12b1 promotion, distributions, marketing expenses

PIMCO Total Return Instl Fund (PTTRX) Weakness What we are cautious about PIMCO Total Return Instl (PTTRX) Fund

Data for PIMCO Total Return Instl Fund (PTTRX) as of Jul 30, 2014

  • PIMCO Total Return Instl Fund (PTTRX) has a less-than-ideal short-term performance (1-year return 3.83% vs 4.40% Intermediate-Term Bond category median performance)
  • PIMCO Total Return Instl Fund (PTTRX) is less safe compared to its Intermediate-Term Bond peers
  • PIMCO Total Return Instl Fund (PTTRX) has an annual stock turnover rate of 227.00% that is higher than the Intermediate-Term Bond average of 173.65%. This could mean PIMCO Total Return Instl is more nimble, but also signal potential high tax impact and high trading fees
  • PIMCO Total Return Instl Fund (PTTRX) is more volatile than its peers as it has a 3-year Standard Deviation of 3.91 that is higher than category average of 2.96
  • Asset base in PIMCO Total Return Instl Fund (PTTRX) has been consistently decreasing in the last 2 months. It shows lacks of investor confidence and market support
See PIMCO Total Return Instl Fund (PTTRX) performance details as of Jul 30, 2014

 

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Compare PIMCO Total Return Instl Fund (PTTRX)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 Instl3.163.833.715.80
Janus Flexible Bond D (JANFX)3.724.994.386.07Compare
ASTON/TCH Fixed Income I (CTBIX)5.216.375.257.03Compare
Cavanal Hill Intermediate Bd Inv (APFBX)2.873.784.748.38Compare

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Compare PIMCO Total Return Instl Fund (PTTRX)Compare with Intermediate-Term Bond category ETFs

Some Intermediate-Term Bond ETFs for your consideration

ETFYear to DateOne YearThree Year
Vanguard Interm-Tm Corp Bd Idx ETF (VCIT)5.81%6.70%5.41%
Grail McDonnell Core Taxable Bond ETF (GMTB)5.03%5.42%3.29%
iShares Barclays Government/Credit Bond (GBF)3.63%4.63%3.30%
Vanguard Intermediate-Term Bond ETF (BIV)4.67%4.54%4.00%
SPDR Barclays Cap Mortgage Backed Bond (MBG)3.54%4.21%2.12%

 

Graph of PIMCO Total Return Instl Fund (PTTRX) Net Asset TrackingPIMCO Total Return Instl (PTTRX) Fund Net Asset

Track net asset change of PIMCO Total Return Instl fund (PTTRX)

DateNet Asset
07/2014$223.13B
06/2014$225.22B
03/2014$231.92B
More historic net asset information on PIMCO Total Return Instl Fund (PTTRX)

  

Graph of PIMCO Total Return Instl Fund (PTTRX) Portfolio TrackingPIMCO Total Return Instl (PTTRX) Fund Portfolio Allocation

Track portfolio allocation change of PIMCO Total Return Instl fund (PTTRX)

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 Instl Fund (PTTRX) Top 10 Position TrackingTop 10 Holdings in PIMCO Total Return Instl (PTTRX) Fund

Discover what PIMCO Total Return Instl Fund (PTTRX) 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%]
Click here for Stock Holding Change Map in PIMCO Total Return Instl Fund (PTTRX)

  

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