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PTTAX PIMCO Total Return A

  • Fund
  • PTTAX
  • Price as of: Dec 15, 2017
  • $10.26
  • - $0.01
  • - 0.10%
  • Category
  • Total Bond Market

PTTAX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 2.3%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 2.0%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 1.7%
  • Net Assets $73.6 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 100.3%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$10.26
$9.94
$10.42

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.90%

SALES FEES

  • Front Load 3.75%
  • Deferred Load N/A

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 521.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

STANDARD (TAXABLE)

$1,000

IRA

$1,000

Investment Themes

CATEGORY

Total Bond Market
  • Fund Type Open End Mutual Fund
  • Investment Style Intermediate-Term Bond

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 2.3%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 0.8%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 1.0%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 3.16%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.2%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Monthly

Fund Details

  • Legal Name PIMCO Total Return Fund
  • Fund Family Name PIMCO
  • Inception Date Jan 13, 1997
  • Shares Outstanding N/A
  • Share Class A
  • Currency USD
  • Domiciled Country United States
  • Manager Mihir P. Worah

Fund Description

The PIMCO Total Return Fund Class A (PTTAX) seeks to provide the highest possible total return from dividends and capital appreciation. PTTAX’s portfolio invests in a variety of domestic and foreign intermediate fixed-income securities. Further, the fund can shift its portfolio at will among various bonds and IOUs. Managers use various credit and economic analyses to determine where to invest PTTAX’s assets.

PTTAX can either be used as a core fixed-income offering for longer-termed investors or as a compliment to an index fund for extra returns. The fund is actively managed by Pacific Investment Management Co.

PTTAX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period PTTAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 2.3% -19.6% 24.5% 17.10% 2
1 Yr 4.8% -15.5% 26.5% 24.60% 2
3 Yr 2.0% * -6.1% 10.2% 40.13% 3
5 Yr 1.7% * -2.5% 14.8% 51.05% 3
10 Yr 4.8% * -1.4% 9.2% 17.89% 1

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period PTTAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2016 -0.4% -10.9% 192.8% 50.00% 5
2015 -5.5% -33.0% 4.2% 56.73% 5
2014 -0.3% -9.3% 14.9% 40.77% 4
2013 -4.9% -24.1% 40.4% 53.94% 5
2012 3.4% -100.0% 18.7% 28.36% 2

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period PTTAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 2.3% -19.6% 24.5% 17.04% 2
1 Yr 0.9% -15.5% 26.5% 71.88% 4
3 Yr 0.8% * -7.0% 10.2% 75.76% 4
5 Yr 1.0% * -3.4% 14.8% 72.26% 4
10 Yr 4.4% * -1.4% 9.2% 26.60% 2

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period PTTAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2016 -0.4% -9.5% 195.3% 59.26% 5
2015 -2.2% -32.5% 7.4% 48.21% 4
2014 2.6% -8.3% 16.8% 35.27% 3
2013 -4.6% -12.9% 58.5% 64.98% 5
2012 6.5% -100.0% 35.2% 26.49% 2

NAV & Total Return History

PTTAX - Holdings

Filings data as of: Sep 30, 2017

Concentration Analysis

PTTAX Category Low Category High PTTAX % Rank Quintile
Net Assets 73.6 B 319 K 192 B 0.36% 1
Number of Holdings 7789 1 17413 0.25% 1
Net Assets in Top 10 24.5 B -36 B 31.8 B 0.15% 1
Weighting of Top 10 100.3% 0.0% 1191.5% 2.03% 1

Top 10 Holdings

  1. US 10 Year Note (CBT) Dec17 20.56%
  2. US 5 Year Note (CBT) Dec17 20.27%
  3. 90 Day Eurodollar Future Dec17 13.31%
  4. Euro OAT Dec17 8.37%
  5. Fed Natl Mort Assc 3.5% 7.03%
  6. Fed Natl Mort Assc 3% 6.49%
  7. Euro BUND Future Dec17 6.44%
  8. 90 Day Eurodollar Future Mar18 5.99%
  9. 90 Day Eurodollar Future Dec18 5.93%
  10. Fed Natl Mort Assc 4% 5.93%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Category Low Category High PTTAX % Rank Quintile
Bonds
97.86% -175.98% 562.01% 5.85% 1
Other
1.99% -21.56% 99.99% 6.82% 2
Preferred Stocks
1.18% 0.00% 20.69% 6.05% 2
Convertible Bonds
0.14% 0.00% 13.10% 5.80% 2
Stocks
0.00% -2.81% 98.31% 5.34% 5
Cash
-1.17% -461.99% 275.92% 26.65% 5

Bond Sector Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High PTTAX % Rank Quintile
Securitized
69.67% 0.00% 118.59% 1.48% 1
Corporate
18.28% 0.00% 221.70% 28.43% 5
Government
6.72% -389.49% 503.27% 24.52% 4
Derivative
2.51% -64.42% 84.44% 1.27% 1
Municipal
0.74% 0.00% 99.16% 9.10% 2
Cash & Equivalents
0.08% -462.00% 275.92% 25.08% 5

Bond Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High PTTAX % Rank Quintile
US
129.30% -370.09% 500.82% 0.41% 1
Non US
-31.44% -129.54% 351.70% 29.70% 5

PTTAX - Expenses

Operational Fees

PTTAX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
Expense Ratio 0.90% 0.00% 32.76% 9.73% 3
Management Fee 0.55% 0.00% 2.15% 2.09% 4
12b-1 Fee 0.25% 0.00% 1.00% 1.90% 3
Administrative Fee 0.35% 0.00% 0.63% 0.52% 5

Sales Fees

PTTAX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High PTTAX Rank Quintile
Front Load 3.75% 0.00% 5.75% 2.33% 3
Deferred Load N/A 0.15% 5.50% N/A N/A

Trading Fees

PTTAX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High PTTAX Rank Quintile
Max Redemption Fee N/A 0.25% 2.00% N/A N/A

Turnover Related Fees

Turnover provides investors a proxy for the trading fees incurred by mutual fund managers who frequently adjust position allocations. Higher turnover means higher trading fees.

PTTAX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High PTTAX Rank Quintile
Turnover 521.00% 0.00% 1541.00% 1.58% 5

PTTAX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

PTTAX Category Low Category High PTTAX % Rank Quintile
Dividend Yield 0.2% 0.00% 1.00% 23.11% 4

Dividend Distribution Analysis

PTTAX Category Low Category High Category Mode
Dividend Distribution Frequency Monthly Annually Monthly Annually

Dividend Payout History


Net Income Ratio Analysis

PTTAX Category Low Category High PTTAX % Rank Quintile
Net Income Ratio 3.16% -1.56% 9.28% 7.84% 1

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

PTTAX Category Low Category High Capital Mode
Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Daily Annually

PTTAX - Managers

Mihir P. Worah

Manager

Start Date

Sep 26, 2014

Tenure

3.18

Tenure Rank

7.3%

Mr. Worah is CIO Asset Allocation and Real Return and a managing director in the Newport Beach office. He is a member of the Investment Committee and the Executive Committee, and oversees portfolio management for the U.S. Prior to joining PIMCO in 2001, he was a postdoctoral research associate at the University of California, Berkeley, and the Stanford Linear Accelerator Center, where he built models to explain the difference between matter and anti-matter. He holds a Ph.D. in theoretical physics from the University of Chicago.


Mark R. Kiesel

Manager

Start Date

Sep 26, 2014

Tenure

3.18

Tenure Rank

7.3%

Mr. Kiesel is CIO Global Credit and a managing director in the Newport Beach office. He is a member of the Investment Committee, a generalist portfolio manager and the global head of corporate bond portfolio management, with oversight for the firm’s investment grade, high yield, bank loan, municipal and insurance business as well as credit research. Morningstar named him Fixed-Income Fund Manager of the Year in 2012 and a finalist in 2010. He has written extensively on the topic of global credit markets, founded the firm’s Global Credit Perspectives publication and regularly appears in the financial media. He joined PIMCO in 1996 and previously served as PIMCO's global head of investment grade corporate bonds and as a senior credit analyst. He has 25 years of investment experience and holds an MBA from the University of Chicago's Graduate School of Business. He received his undergraduate degree from the University of Michigan.


Scott A. Mather

Manager

Start Date

Sep 26, 2014

Tenure

3.18

Tenure Rank

7.3%

Mr. Mather is CIO U.S. Core Strategies and a managing director in the Newport Beach office. He is a member of the Investment Committee and a generalist portfolio manager. Mr. Mather also oversees ESG portfolio integration in the U.S. Previously he was head of global portfolio management. Before that, he led portfolio management in Europe, managed euro and pan-European portfolios and worked closely with many Allianz-related companies. He also served as a managing director of Allianz Global Investors KAG. Prior to these roles, Mr. Mather co-headed PIMCO's mortgage- and asset-backed securities team. Prior to joining PIMCO in 1998, he was a fixed income trader specializing in mortgage-backed securities at Goldman Sachs in New York. He holds a master's degree in engineering, as well as undergraduate degrees, from the University of Pennsylvania.


Tenure Analysis

Category Low

0.0

Category High

28.9

Category Average

6.33

Category Mode

0.7