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TGMNX TCW Total Return Bond N

  • Fund
  • TGMNX
  • Price as of: Dec 09, 2016
  • $10.34
  • - $0.03
  • - 0.29%
  • Category
  • Total Bond Market

TGMNX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return -1.1%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 2.4%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 4.3%
  • Net Assets $10.2 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 29.2%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$10.34
$10.34
$10.81

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.88%

SALES FEES

  • Front Load N/A
  • Deferred Load N/A

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 287.85%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

STANDARD (TAXABLE)

$2,000

IRA

$500

Investment Themes

CATEGORY

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

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 0.8%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 2.4%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 4.3%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 2.17%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.2%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Monthly

Fund Details

  • Legal Name TCW Total Return Bond Fund
  • Fund Family Name TCW
  • Inception Date Feb 26, 1999
  • Shares Outstanding N/A
  • Share Class N
  • Currency USD
  • Domiciled Country United States
  • Manager Bryan T. Whalen

Fund Description

Under normal circumstances, the fund invests at least 80% of the value of its net assets, plus any borrowings for investment purposes, in debt securities. It may invest in securitized obligations of any maturity or type guaranteed by, or secured by collateral that is guaranteed by, the United States government or its agencies, instrumentalities or sponsored corporations, and privately issued mortgage-backed and asset-backed securities.

TGMNX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period TGMNX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD -1.1% -11.3% 201.5% 61.12% 5
1 Yr 1.1% -12.6% 13.8% 73.57% 4
3 Yr 2.4% * -5.9% 8.2% 36.76% 2
5 Yr 4.3% * -3.1% 13.6% 9.55% 1
10 Yr 6.1% * -2.2% 9.5% 2.44% 1

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period TGMNX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2015 -1.8% -33.0% 3.0% 20.46% 2
2014 2.9% -9.3% 14.9% 13.51% 1
2013 -2.7% -24.1% 40.4% 26.42% 3
2012 6.6% -100.0% 18.7% 5.58% 1
2011 -2.8% -20.6% 15.5% 59.34% 5

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period TGMNX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 0.8% -9.9% 204.3% 43.68% 3
1 Yr 1.1% -12.6% 16.3% 58.63% 3
3 Yr 2.4% * -7.2% 8.2% 31.09% 2
5 Yr 4.3% * -3.9% 13.6% 8.64% 1
10 Yr 6.1% * -2.2% 9.5% 2.36% 1

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period TGMNX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2015 0.8% -32.5% 4.5% 5.11% 1
2014 5.8% -8.3% 16.8% 11.04% 1
2013 1.6% -12.9% 58.5% 6.97% 1
2012 15.4% -100.0% 35.2% 2.93% 1
2011 5.0% -20.7% 18.1% 20.53% 2

NAV & Total Return History

TGMNX - Holdings

Filings data as of: Oct 31, 2016

Concentration Analysis

TGMNX Category Low Category High TGMNX % Rank Quintile
Net Assets 10.2 B 319 K 176 B 2.09% 1
Number of Holdings 560 1 17569 10.17% 2
Net Assets in Top 10 3.61 B -36 B 36.7 B 1.78% 1
Weighting of Top 10 29.2% 0.0% 1167.9% 14.45% 3

Top 10 Holdings

  1. US Treasury Bond 2.25% 6.04%
  2. Fnma Tba 15 Yr 2.5 4.47%
  3. US Treasury Note 1.5% 3.13%
  4. US Treasury Note 1.25% 2.59%
  5. US Treasury Note 1.125% 2.57%
  6. Fnma Tba 30 Yr 3 2.43%
  7. Fnma Tba 30 Yr 4 2.30%
  8. US Treasury Note 1.125% 1.91%
  9. Fed Natl Mort Assc 3% 1.87%
  10. GNMA 3% 1.87%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Category Low Category High TGMNX % Rank Quintile
Bonds
86.99% -175.98% 1241.14% 21.26% 4
Cash
13.01% -1141.94% 275.92% 5.80% 1
Other
0.00% -30.13% 98.36% 13.73% 4
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 12.73% 5.65% 3
Preferred Stocks
0.00% -0.45% 17.66% 7.53% 3
Stocks
0.00% -3.27% 98.55% 6.00% 2

Bond Sector Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High TGMNX % Rank Quintile
Securitized
65.35% 0.00% 105.84% 1.78% 1
Government
19.70% -389.49% 1167.69% 15.41% 3
Cash & Equivalents
14.78% -1141.94% 416.01% 4.93% 1
Corporate
0.17% 0.00% 221.70% 30.72% 5
Municipal
0.00% 0.00% 98.41% 13.89% 4
Derivative
0.00% -513.07% 38.63% 2.39% 1

Bond Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High TGMNX % Rank Quintile
US
86.60% -370.09% 982.00% 10.43% 2
Non US
0.39% -45.82% 351.70% 28.84% 5

TGMNX - Expenses

Operational Fees

TGMNX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
Expense Ratio 0.88% 0.00% 42.51% 10.18% 3
Management Fee 0.50% 0.00% 2.15% 2.34% 4
12b-1 Fee 0.25% 0.00% 1.00% 1.91% 2
Administrative Fee 0.02% 0.00% 0.63% 4.09% 1

Sales Fees

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

Trading Fees

TGMNX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High TGMNX 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.

TGMNX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High TGMNX Rank Quintile
Turnover 287.85% 0.00% 1856.00% 4.43% 5

TGMNX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

TGMNX Category Low Category High TGMNX % Rank Quintile
Dividend Yield 0.2% 0.00% 1.30% 20.24% 3

Dividend Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History


Net Income Ratio Analysis

TGMNX Category Low Category High TGMNX % Rank Quintile
Net Income Ratio 2.17% -1.76% 17.13% 13.18% 3

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

TGMNX - Managers

Bryan T. Whalen

Manager

Start Date

Feb 08, 2010

Tenure

6.81

Tenure Rank

4.4%

Bryan T. Whalen, CFA Group Managing Director U.S. Fixed Income Mr. Whalen is a Generalist Portfolio Manager in the U.S. Fixed Income Group. Mr. Whalen joined TCW in 2009 during the acquisition of Metropolitan West Asset Management LLC (MetWest) as co-head of the Securitized Products division. Prior to joining TCW, Mr. Whalen was a partner and co-head of MetWest's Securitized Products division. Prior to joining MetWest in 2004, he was a director in the fixed income department at Credit Suisse First Boston in New York. Previously, he was a vice president at Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette. Mr. Whalen earned a BA in Economics from Yale University. He is a CFA charterholder.


Tad Rivelle

Manager

Start Date

Dec 07, 2009

Tenure

6.99

Tenure Rank

4.3%

Tad Rivelle Group Managing Director Chief Investment Officer–Fixed Income Co-Director Fixed Income Tad Rivelle is Chief Investment Officer, Fixed Income, overseeing more than $160 billion in U.S. fixed income assets, including over $90 billion of U.S. fixed income mutual fund assets under the TCW Funds and MetWest Funds brands. Prior to joining TCW, Tad served as Chief Investment Officer for MetWest, an independent institutional investment manager that he cofounded. The MetWest investment team has been recognized for a number of performance related awards, including Morningstar’s Fixed Income Manager of the Year. Mr. Rivelle was also the co-director of fixed income at Hotchkis & Wiley and a portfolio manager at PIMCO. Tad holds a BS in Physics from Yale University, an MS in Applied Mathematics from University of Southern California, and an MBA from the UCLA Anderson School of Management.


Mitchell A. Flack

Manager

Start Date

Feb 08, 2010

Tenure

6.81

Tenure Rank

4.4%

Mr. Flack is a Specialist Portfolio Manager in the U.S. Fixed Income group and co-heads the Mortgage-Backed Securities division. Mr. Flack joined TCW in 2009 during the acquisition of Metropolitan West Asset Management LLC (MetWest). Prior to joining TCW, Mr. Flack was a partner and co-head of MetWest's Structured Products division. Prior to joining MetWest in 2001, he was a Managing Director at Bear Stearns & Co. He was also with Bankers Trust, where he marketed derivative products to financial institutions. Prior to that, he served as Senior Vice President and Chief Investment Officer of Southern California Savings. He began his career with Weyerhaeuser Mortgage Company. Mr. Flack holds a bachelor's degree in Business Economics from the University of California, Santa Barbara and an MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.


Tenure Analysis

Category Low

0.0

Category High

27.9

Category Average

6.12

Category Mode

1.9