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MWLNX Metropolitan West Low Duration Bd Admin


Profile

MWLNX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 0.4%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 0.3%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 0.0%
  • Net Assets $2.01 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 22.4%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$11.36
$11.14
$11.37

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.72%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 174.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

  • Standard (Taxable) $2,500
  • IRA $1,000

Fund Classification


Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 0.4%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 0.3%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 0.0%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 2.02%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.4%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Monthly

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    Metropolitan West Low Duration Bond Fund
  • Fund Family Name
    Metropolitan West Funds
  • Inception Date
    Sep 22, 2009
  • Shares Outstanding
    N/A
  • Share Class
    Other
  • Currency
    USD
  • Domiciled Country
    United States
  • Manager
    Laird Landmann

Fund Description

The fund pursues its objective by investing, under normal circumstances, at least 70% of its net assets in highly rated fixed income securities or unrated securities that are determined by the Adviser to be of comparable quality. Up to 30% of the fund's net assets may be invested in securities rated below highly rated securities but not more than 20% may be below investment grade. The fund also invests at least 80% of its net assets plus borrowings for investment purposes in fixed income securities it regards as bonds.


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Categories

Performance

MWLNX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period MWLNX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 0.4% -1.5% 8.9% 91.04%
1 Yr 1.8% -2.3% 23.6% 87.56%
3 Yr 0.3%* -2.8% 5.8% 87.23%
5 Yr 0.0%* -2.7% 12.4% 76.16%
10 Yr 0.7%* -5.1% 3.9% 33.00%

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period MWLNX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 1.6% -1.7% 18.3% 89.10%
2018 -0.8% -11.7% 4.6% 12.19%
2017 -0.3% -4.4% 8.3% 88.57%
2016 -0.1% -7.8% 7.7% 42.70%
2015 -0.9% -18.3% 3.0% 47.53%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period MWLNX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 0.4% -1.5% 8.9% 91.04%
1 Yr 1.8% -2.3% 23.6% 87.63%
3 Yr 0.3%* -2.8% 7.9% 89.56%
5 Yr 0.0%* -2.7% 12.4% 80.32%
10 Yr 0.8%* -1.4% 7.1% 49.68%

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period MWLNX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 1.6% -1.7% 18.3% 89.32%
2018 -0.8% -11.7% 6.5% 18.99%
2017 -0.3% -4.4% 10.4% 90.10%
2016 0.0% -7.8% 10.7% 44.99%
2015 -0.9% -12.6% 4.2% 54.82%

NAV & Total Return History


Holdings

MWLNX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

MWLNX Category Low Category High MWLNX % Rank
Net Assets 2.01 B 690 K 259 B 26.25%
Number of Holdings 440 1 17668 36.73%
Net Assets in Top 10 449 M -216 M 21.4 B 22.25%
Weighting of Top 10 22.38% 2.5% 100.0% 45.69%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. United States Treasury Notes 1.62% 10.16%
  2. United States Treasury Notes 1.38% 3.45%
  3. United States Treasury Notes 1.5% 2.90%
  4. United States Treasury Notes 1.62% 1.23%
  5. Bank of America Corporation 2.37% 0.90%
  6. GE Capital International Funding Company Unlimited Company 2.34% 0.87%
  7. Fnma Pass-Thru I 4.07% 0.77%
  8. Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation 2.18% 0.70%
  9. UBS-Barclays Commercial Mortgage Trust 2012-C4 2.79% 0.70%
  10. JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association 2.6% 0.70%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High MWLNX % Rank
Bonds
87.02% 80.02% 159.74% 97.10%
Cash
12.16% -59.74% 19.63% 1.97%
Convertible Bonds
0.81% 0.00% 7.23% 28.72%
Stocks
0.02% -0.98% 25.43% 6.37%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 7.43% 76.43%
Other
0.00% -8.60% 31.85% 73.89%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High MWLNX % Rank
Utilities
0.00% 0.00% 100.00% N/A
Technology
0.00% 0.00% 90.06% N/A
Real Estate
0.00% 0.00% 100.00% N/A
Industrials
0.00% 0.00% 100.00% N/A
Healthcare
0.00% 0.00% 37.50% N/A
Financial Services
0.00% 0.00% 100.00% N/A
Energy
0.00% 0.00% 100.00% N/A
Communication Services
0.00% 0.00% 100.00% N/A
Consumer Defense
0.00% 0.00% 26.01% N/A
Consumer Cyclical
0.00% 0.00% 100.00% N/A
Basic Materials
0.00% 0.00% 100.00% N/A

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High MWLNX % Rank
US
0.02% -1.58% 17.13% 6.01%
Non US
0.00% 0.00% 9.42% 73.53%

Bond Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High MWLNX % Rank
Securitized
41.77% 0.00% 98.40% 14.09%
Corporate
27.38% 0.00% 99.62% 30.72%
Government
18.62% -2.21% 122.41% 34.12%
Cash & Equivalents
12.16% -29.57% 21.18% 2.97%
Municipal
0.07% 0.00% 100.11% 76.90%
Derivative
0.00% -0.83% 22.35% 75.32%

Bond Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High MWLNX % Rank
US
81.36% 58.28% 156.78% 86.52%
Non US
5.66% -12.34% 26.76% 41.24%

Expenses

MWLNX - Expenses

Operational Fees

MWLNX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 0.72% 0.01% 38.00% 56.00%
Management Fee 0.30% 0.00% 1.10% 26.94%
12b-1 Fee 0.19% 0.00% 1.00% 23.98%
Administrative Fee N/A 0.00% 0.50% N/A

Sales Fees

MWLNX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load N/A 0.50% 5.75% N/A
Deferred Load N/A 0.25% 5.50% N/A

Trading Fees

MWLNX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Max Redemption Fee N/A 0.50% 2.00% N/A

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.

MWLNX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 174.00% 0.00% 489.00% 90.47%

Distributions

MWLNX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

MWLNX Category Low Category High MWLNX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.37% 0.00% 3.18% 57.55%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

MWLNX Category Low Category High Category Mod
Dividend Distribution Frequency Monthly Monthly Monthly Monthly

Net Income Ratio Analysis

MWLNX Category Low Category High MWLNX % Rank
Net Income Ratio 2.02% 0.00% 6.30% 79.15%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

MWLNX Category Low Category High Capital Mode
Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Semi-Annually Semi-Annually

Dividend Payout History

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Fund Manager Analysis

MWLNX - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

Laird Landmann


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Mar 31, 1997

22.85

22.9%

Laird R. Landmann Group Managing Director Co-Director Fixed Income U.S. Fixed Income Mr. Landmann is a Generalist Portfolio Manager in the U.S. Fixed Income Group. He joined TCW in 2009 during the acquisition of Metropolitan West Asset Management LLC (MetWest). Mr. Landmann currently serves on the boards of the Trust Company of the West and the Metropolitan West Mutual Funds. He is a leader of the MetWest investment team that was recognized as Morningstar's Fixed Income Manager of the Year for 2005 and has been nominated for the award eight times. Prior to founding MetWest in 1996, Mr. Landmann was a principal and the co-director of fixed income at Hotchkis and Wiley. He also served as a portfolio manager and vice president at PIMCO. Mr. Landmann holds an AB in Economics from Dartmouth College and an MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.

Tad Rivelle


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Mar 31, 1997

22.85

22.9%

Tad Rivelle Group Managing Director Chief Investment Officer–Fixed Income Co-Director Fixed Income Tad Rivelle is Chief Investment Officer, Fixed Income. 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.

Stephen Kane


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Mar 31, 1997

22.85

22.9%

Stephen M. Kane, CFA Group Managing Director U.S. Fixed Income Mr. Kane is a Generalist Portfolio Manager in the U.S. Fixed Income Group. He joined TCW in 2009 during the acquisition of Metropolitan West Asset Management LLC (MetWest). At MetWest, Mr. Kane was responsible for leading MetWest's AlphaTrak, Ultra Short and Liability Driven Investment (LDI) products, and he co-manages many of the firm's mutual funds. Under his co-leadership, the MetWest investment team was recognized as Morningstar's Fixed Income Manager of the Year for 2005. Prior to establishing MetWest, he was a fixed income portfolio manager at Hotchkis and Wiley. He also served as a Vice President at PIMCO. Mr. Kane earned a BS in Business from the University of California, Berkeley and an MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.

Bryan Whalen


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Dec 31, 2004

15.09

15.1%

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.

Tenure Analysis

Category Low Category High Category Average Category Mode
0.02 33.19 7.42 0.08