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TCW Core Fixed-Income I (TGCFX) Fund Ranking and Research

Ranking, Research and Recommendation of TCW Core Fixed-Income I (TGCFX) Fund

    Last Trade: $11.02 on 7/26/2017, Change: +0.02 (0.18%)

 

Graph of TCW Core Fixed-Income I Fund (TGCFX) ManagerFund Manager - Tad R. Rivelle

Fund Manager Information

Fund Manager Tenure: 7.6 years
Fund Family: TCW
Fund Category: Intermediate-Term Bond
Fund Performance: May 30, 2016
Fundmojo Fund Grade: B (Score: 0.65)     (What does this score mean?)
Honorable Mentioning: Lipper Awards (2011),

 

Graph of TCW Core Fixed-Income I Fund (TGCFX) ProfileTCW Core Fixed-Income I Fund (TGCFX) Profile

Fund Profile and Description

TCW Core Fixed-Income I Fund seeks to maximize current income and achieve above average total return consistent with prudent investment management over a full market cycle. TCW Core Fixed-Income I Fund invests at least 80% of net assets in debt securities. These debt securities include but are not limited to securities issued or guaranteed by the United States Government, its agencies, instrumentalities or sponsored corporations; corporate obligations (including convertible securities); mortgage-backed securities; asset backed securities; foreign securities (corporate and government); and other securities bearing fixed or variable interest rates of any maturity. It can invest in junk bonds.

 

TCW Core Fixed-Income I (TGCFX) Fund Strength What we like about TCW Core Fixed-Income I (TGCFX) Fund

Data for TCW Core Fixed-Income I Fund (TGCFX) as of May 30, 2016

  • TCW Core Fixed-Income I Fund (TGCFX) management has been with TCW Core Fixed-Income I Fund for 7.6 years
  • TCW Core Fixed-Income I Fund (TGCFX) has good short-term performance (1-year return 2.21% vs 2.06% Intermediate-Term Bond category median performance)
  • TCW Core Fixed-Income I Fund (TGCFX) has good mid-term performance (3-year return 2.55% vs 2.45% Intermediate-Term Bond category median performance)
  • TCW Core Fixed-Income I Fund (TGCFX) has good Long-term performance (5-year return 3.42% vs 3.27% Intermediate-Term Bond category median performance)
  • TCW Core Fixed-Income I Fund (TGCFX) ratio of up-years vs down years is greater than 2
  • TCW Core Fixed-Income I Fund (TGCFX) has a Morningstar rating of 4 and above
  • Asset base in TCW Core Fixed-Income I Fund (TGCFX) has been consistently increasing at a reasonable pace in the last 2 months. It shows investor confidence and market support
  • TCW Core Fixed-Income I Fund (TGCFX) is less volatile than its peers as it has a 3-year Standard Deviation of 2.47, lower than category average of 3.08
  • TCW Core Fixed-Income I Fund (TGCFX) has a lower expense ratio than its Intermediate-Term Bond average: 0.49% vs 0.81%
  • TCW Core Fixed-Income I Fund (TGCFX) is a true no-load fund as it has no load and no 12b1 promotion, distributions, marketing expenses

TCW Core Fixed-Income I Fund (TGCFX) Weakness What we are cautious about TCW Core Fixed-Income I (TGCFX) Fund

Data for TCW Core Fixed-Income I Fund (TGCFX) as of May 30, 2016

  • TCW Core Fixed-Income I Fund (TGCFX) is less safe compared to its Intermediate-Term Bond peers
  • TCW Core Fixed-Income I Fund (TGCFX) has an annual stock turnover rate of 332.85% that is higher than the Intermediate-Term Bond average of 158.97%. This could mean TCW Core Fixed-Income I is more nimble, but also signal potential high tax impact and high trading fees
See TCW Core Fixed-Income I Fund (TGCFX) performance details as of May 30, 2016

 

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Compare TCW Core Fixed-Income I Fund (TGCFX)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
TCW Core Fixed-Income I3.012.212.553.42
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 TCW Core Fixed-Income I Fund (TGCFX)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 TCW Core Fixed-Income I Fund (TGCFX) Net Asset TrackingTCW Core Fixed-Income I (TGCFX) Fund Net Asset

Track net asset change of TCW Core Fixed-Income I fund (TGCFX)

DateNet Asset
05/2016$1.75B
03/2016$1.74B
02/2016$1.69B
More historic net asset information on TCW Core Fixed-Income I Fund (TGCFX)

  

Graph of TCW Core Fixed-Income I Fund (TGCFX) Portfolio TrackingTCW Core Fixed-Income I (TGCFX) Fund Portfolio Allocation

Track portfolio allocation change of TCW Core Fixed-Income I fund (TGCFX)

DateCashStockBondOther
04/201611.01%0%88.29%0.43%
03/20169.97%0%89.25%0.52%
01/201616.82%0%82.62%0.3%
Click here to see more historic asset allocation information on TCW Core Fixed-Income I Fund (TGCFX)

 

graph of TCW Core Fixed-Income I Fund (TGCFX) Top 10 Position TrackingTop 10 Holdings in TCW Core Fixed-Income I (TGCFX) Fund

Discover what TCW Core Fixed-Income I Fund (TGCFX) manager is buying

Apr 29, 2016
US Treasury Note 1.25% [4.09%]
US Treasury Note 0.75% [3.71%]
US Treasury Bond 2.5% [3.52%]
US Treasury Note 0.577% [1.87%]
FNMA [1.42%]
US Treasury Bond [1.4%]
US Treasury Note 1.625% [1.4%]
US Treasury Note 1.375% [1.07%]

Mar 30, 2016
US Treasury Note 1.25% [4.53%]
US Treasury Note 0.75% [3.42%]
US Treasury Note 1.375% [3.25%]
US Treasury Bond 2.5% [2.88%]
US Treasury Note 0.577% [1.85%]
FNMA [1.41%]
US Treasury TIP [1.38%]
US Treasury Note [1.1%]
US Treasury Note 1.625% [1.02%]

Jan 30, 2016
US Treasury Note 0.75% [4.8%]
US Treasury Note 1.75% [4.76%]
FNMA [3.56%]
US Treasury Bond 3% [2.53%]
US Treasury Note 1.375% [1.77%]
US Treasury Note 2.25% [1.58%]
FNMA 4% TBA [1.43%]
US Treasury TIP [1.29%]
Gnma Ii Tba 30 Yr 3.5 [1.09%]
US Treasury Note [1.06%]
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