MWTIX: Metropolitan West Total Return Bd I

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MWTIX Metropolitan West Total Return Bd I

  • Fund
  • MWTIX
  • Price as of: Dec 12, 2019
  • $10.92
    - $0.05 - 0.46%

Profile

MWTIX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 5.1%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 1.3%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 0.0%
  • Net Assets $80 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 32.1%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$10.92
$10.33
$11.18

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.44%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 255.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

  • Standard (Taxable) $3,000,000
  • IRA N/A

Fund Classification


Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 5.1%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 1.3%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 0.5%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 2.91%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 1.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Monthly

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    Metropolitan West Total Return Bond Fund
  • Fund Family Name
    Metropolitan West Funds
  • Inception Date
    Mar 31, 2000
  • Shares Outstanding
    N/A
  • Share Class
    Inst
  • Currency
    USD
  • Domiciled Country
    United States
  • Manager
    Tad Rivelle

Fund Description

The Metropolitan West Total Return Bond Fund Class Institutional (MWTIX) is an intermediate-term bond fund. The fund is actively managed and provides a high level of total return interest income and capital appreciation of the underlying bonds. MWTIX employs rigorous credit analysis to find undervalued fixed-income IOUs. The fund can invest in government debt, corporate bonds, junk bonds, and a wide range of other U.S.-domiciled bonds.

Given its average expenses and total return mandate, investors can use MWTIX as a bond fund enhancer or subcore position. The fund is managed by Metropolitan West Asset Management, LLC.


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Performance

MWTIX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period MWTIX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 5.1% -0.2% 83.9% 37.17%
1 Yr 6.0% -0.2% 26.6% 39.06%
3 Yr 1.3%* -2.1% 9.4% 45.33%
5 Yr 0.0%* -14.7% 6.6% 66.52%
10 Yr 1.0%* -8.6% 8.5% 44.32%

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period MWTIX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2018 -2.5% -12.4% 0.8% 50.75%
2017 1.2% -2.8% 17.1% 43.93%
2016 -0.8% -58.1% 8.6% 53.11%
2015 -2.6% -18.3% 3.0% 76.31%
2014 3.3% -60.4% 26.9% 40.47%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period MWTIX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 5.1% -0.2% 83.9% 37.71%
1 Yr 6.0% -5.2% 26.6% 37.65%
3 Yr 1.3%* -2.1% 9.4% 54.50%
5 Yr 0.5%* -14.7% 6.6% 46.89%
10 Yr 1.7%* -8.6% 8.5% 39.81%

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period MWTIX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2018 -2.5% -11.7% 6.5% 59.27%
2017 1.2% -2.7% 27.0% 53.54%
2016 0.6% -58.1% 10.7% 34.14%
2015 -1.5% -14.6% 4.2% 67.19%
2014 3.6% -60.4% 26.9% 43.77%

NAV & Total Return History


Holdings

MWTIX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

MWTIX Category Low Category High MWTIX % Rank
Net Assets 80 B 691 K 247 B 0.39%
Number of Holdings 1828 2 17572 6.27%
Net Assets in Top 10 25.7 B -203 M 25.7 B 0.14%
Weighting of Top 10 32.14% 2.5% 138.1% 25.66%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. United States Treasury Notes 1.25% 5.79%
  2. United States Treasury Notes 1.5% 5.35%
  3. United States Treasury Bonds 2.25% 4.35%
  4. United States Treasury Notes 1.5% 4.01%
  5. Federal National Mortgage Association 2.5% 3.08%
  6. United States Treasury Notes 1.5% 2.88%
  7. Government National Mortgage Association 3% 1.81%
  8. Federal National Mortgage Association 3% 1.75%
  9. United States Treasury Notes 1.5% 1.60%
  10. United States Treasury Notes 1.5% 1.51%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High MWTIX % Rank
Bonds
103.72% 80.25% 160.29% 5.84%
Convertible Bonds
0.46% 0.00% 6.26% 34.75%
Stocks
0.05% -17.64% 26.52% 4.24%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 8.19% 95.90%
Other
0.00% -36.80% 29.62% 90.59%
Cash
-4.23% -60.29% 28.73% 94.30%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High MWTIX % Rank
Utilities
0.00% 0.00% 2.67% 97.33%
Technology
0.00% 0.00% 21.18% 97.20%
Real Estate
0.00% 0.00% 9.30% 96.66%
Industrials
0.00% 0.00% 23.70% 96.80%
Healthcare
0.00% 0.00% 38.22% 97.06%
Financial Services
0.00% 0.00% 13.65% 97.46%
Energy
0.00% 0.00% 9.51% 97.33%
Communication Services
0.00% 0.00% 18.86% 97.20%
Consumer Defense
0.00% 0.00% 3.71% 96.66%
Consumer Cyclical
0.00% 0.00% 16.25% 97.20%
Basic Materials
0.00% 0.00% 10.36% 96.66%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High MWTIX % Rank
US
0.05% -17.64% 17.37% 4.24%
Non US
0.00% 0.00% 9.69% 95.22%

Bond Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High MWTIX % Rank
Securitized
49.65% 0.00% 136.75% 9.91%
Government
30.57% -86.06% 125.74% 20.96%
Corporate
23.34% 0.00% 98.80% 42.05%
Municipal
0.62% 0.00% 149.42% 60.55%
Derivative
0.01% -25.78% 41.91% 9.34%
Cash & Equivalents
-4.24% -60.29% 28.73% 94.80%

Bond Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High MWTIX % Rank
US
100.58% 60.74% 157.48% 5.92%
Non US
3.14% -27.08% 24.33% 50.64%

Expenses

MWTIX - Expenses

Operational Fees

MWTIX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 0.44% 0.00% 209.96% 87.36%
Management Fee 0.35% 0.00% 1.25% 41.30%
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% N/A
Administrative Fee N/A 0.00% 0.63% N/A

Sales Fees

MWTIX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load N/A 0.00% 5.75% N/A
Deferred Load N/A 0.00% 5.50% N/A

Trading Fees

MWTIX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Max Redemption Fee N/A 0.25% 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.

MWTIX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 255.00% 0.00% 2053.00% 92.71%

Distributions

MWTIX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

MWTIX Category Low Category High MWTIX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.99% 0.00% 96.19% 41.41%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

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

Net Income Ratio Analysis

MWTIX Category Low Category High MWTIX % Rank
Net Income Ratio 2.91% 0.00% 6.30% 32.51%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

MWTIX Category Low Category High Capital Mode
Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Annually Annually

Dividend Payout History

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Fund Manager Analysis

MWTIX - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

Tad Rivelle


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Mar 31, 1997

22.68

22.7%

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 M. Kane


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Mar 31, 1997

22.68

22.7%

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.

Laird R. Landmann


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Mar 31, 1997

22.68

22.7%

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.

Bryan T. Whalen


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Dec 31, 2004

14.92

14.9%

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
0.0 33.02 7.69 7.54