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PIMCO CommoditiesPLUS® Strategy A

PCLAX - Snapshot

Vitals

  • YTD Return -15.3%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return -6.4%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return -2.7%
  • Net Assets $2.46 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 94.2%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$4.56
$2.85
$5.49

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 1.46%

SALES FEES

  • Front Load 5.50%
  • Deferred Load N/A

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover N/A

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

  • Standard (Taxable) $1,000
  • IRA N/A

Fund Classification

  • Primary Theme
  • Fund Type Open End Mutual Fund
  • Investment Style Commodities Broad Basket

Compare PCLAX to Popular Commodity Funds and ETFs

Overview

Income Profile

Income Risk

Returns Profile

Allocations

Expenses

About

$169.51

-0.05%

$76.07 B

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-

18.62%

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$17.23

-0.06%

$31.89 B

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-

18.83%

-

$21.72

+0.42%

$13.22 B

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30.22%

-

$4.40

+0.23%

$5.85 B

1.09%

$0.05

-7.56%

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$17.99

-0.06%

$3.70 B

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18.82%

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PCLAX - Profile

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return -15.3%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return -8.1%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return -3.8%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 1.23%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Quarterly

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    PIMCO CommoditiesPLUS® Strategy Fund
  • Fund Family Name
    PIMCO
  • Inception Date
    May 28, 2010
  • Shares Outstanding
    N/A
  • Share Class
    A
  • Currency
    USD
  • Domiciled Country
    United States
  • Manager
    Nicholas Johnson

Fund Description

The fund invests in commodity-linked derivative instruments backed by an actively managed, low volatility portfolio of Fixed Income Instruments. "Fixed Income Instruments" include bonds, debt securities and other similar instruments issued by various U.S. and non-U.S. public- or private-sector entities. The fund may invest up to 20% of its total assets in securities denominated in foreign currencies and may invest without limit in U.S. dollar-denominated securities of foreign issuers. It is non-diversified.


PCLAX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period PCLAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD -15.3% -84.3% 569.5% 81.94%
1 Yr -20.1% -88.7% 30.5% 83.69%
3 Yr -6.4%* -47.9% 51.4% 71.20%
5 Yr -2.7%* -39.9% 26.1% 52.81%
10 Yr -5.0%* -29.8% 12.6% 33.06%

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period PCLAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 16.6% -88.2% 53.9% 13.22%
2018 -24.7% -42.9% 323.8% 89.89%
2017 -3.0% -37.6% 55.7% 80.12%
2016 18.5% -34.9% 49.2% 13.13%
2015 -29.7% -64.9% 8.8% 79.08%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period PCLAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD -15.3% -84.3% 278.6% 80.62%
1 Yr -24.5% -88.7% 30.5% 84.98%
3 Yr -8.1%* -47.9% 51.4% 78.53%
5 Yr -3.8%* -39.9% 26.1% 67.42%
10 Yr -5.5%* -29.8% 12.6% 38.84%

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period PCLAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 16.6% -88.2% 53.9% 14.54%
2018 -17.8% -42.9% 208.1% 80.34%
2017 10.3% -37.6% 55.7% 15.66%
2016 18.5% -34.9% 49.2% 13.13%
2015 -28.6% -62.9% 8.8% 80.39%

NAV & Total Return History


PCLAX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

PCLAX Category Low Category High PCLAX % Rank
Net Assets 2.46 B 145 K 76.1 B 7.20%
Number of Holdings 394 1 695 12.26%
Net Assets in Top 10 2.2 B 523 K 76.1 B 7.10%
Weighting of Top 10 94.23% 11.5% 100.0% 39.45%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Pimco Cayman Commodity Fund Iii Ltd 32.73%
  2. Pimco Fds 21.23%
  3. Pimco Fds 14.30%
  4. Federal National Mortgage Association 4% 10.87%
  5. 10 Year Treasury Note Future Sept 20 3.42%
  6. 10 Year Treasury Note Future Sept 20 3.42%
  7. 10 Year Treasury Note Future Sept 20 3.42%
  8. 10 Year Treasury Note Future Sept 20 3.42%
  9. 10 Year Treasury Note Future Sept 20 3.42%
  10. 10 Year Treasury Note Future Sept 20 3.42%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High PCLAX % Rank
Other
47.88% -2.42% 111.51% 32.26%
Bonds
31.51% -2.12% 89.50% 36.13%
Cash
20.04% -57.72% 100.00% 56.77%
Convertible Bonds
0.58% 0.00% 4.63% 21.94%
Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 80.04% 83.23%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 78.06%

Bond Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High PCLAX % Rank
Cash & Equivalents
42.44% 0.03% 100.00% 64.08%
Securitized
29.15% 0.00% 31.92% 3.52%
Government
16.93% 0.00% 99.97% 48.59%
Corporate
7.22% 0.00% 70.17% 21.83%
Derivative
4.07% 0.00% 10.47% 7.04%
Municipal
0.18% 0.00% 1.20% 14.08%

Bond Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High PCLAX % Rank
US
28.19% -2.12% 93.70% 36.77%
Non US
3.32% -4.20% 17.83% 20.65%

PCLAX - Expenses

Operational Fees

PCLAX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 1.46% 0.01% 19.14% 29.19%
Management Fee 0.94% 0.00% 1.75% 87.29%
12b-1 Fee 0.25% 0.00% 1.00% 51.47%
Administrative Fee 0.45% 0.04% 0.45% 92.68%

Sales Fees

PCLAX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load 5.50% 2.50% 5.75% 66.67%
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 4.00% N/A

Trading Fees

PCLAX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Max Redemption Fee N/A 1.00% 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.

PCLAX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover N/A 0.00% 262.00% 98.17%

PCLAX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

PCLAX Category Low Category High PCLAX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.00% 0.00% 17.33% 82.98%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

PCLAX Category Low Category High Category Mod
Dividend Distribution Frequency Quarterly Annually Quarterly Annually

Net Income Ratio Analysis

PCLAX Category Low Category High PCLAX % Rank
Net Income Ratio 1.23% -25.58% 36.51% 46.98%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History

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PCLAX - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

Nicholas Johnson


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

May 28, 2010

10.44

10.4%

Nicholas J. Johnson is a managing director in the Newport Beach office and a portfolio manager focusing on commodity, quantitative and multi-asset strategies. He specializes in structural risk premiums as well as overall portfolio construction, and leads the quantitative strategies portfolio management group. In 2012 he co-authored “Intelligent Commodity Indexing,” published by McGraw-Hill. Prior to joining PIMCO in 2004, he was a research fellow at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, helping to develop Mars missions and new methods of autonomous navigation. He has 14 years of investment experience and holds a master’s degree in financial mathematics from the University of Chicago and an undergraduate degree from California Polytechnic State University.

Greg Sharenow


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jan 02, 2015

5.83

5.8%

Mr. Sharenow is an executive vice president in the Newport Beach office and a portfolio manager focusing on real assets. Prior to joining PIMCO in 2011, he was an energy trader at Hess Energy Trading, Goldman Sachs, and DE Shaw. Mr. Sharenow was previously senior energy economist at Goldman Sachs. He holds bachelor's degrees in mathematical methods in the social sciences and in economics from Northwestern University.

Tenure Analysis

Category Low Category High Category Average Category Mode
0.15 15.96 6.54 2.79
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