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PTTAX PIMCO Total Return A

  • Fund
  • PTTAX
  • Price as of: May 22, 2019
  • $10.15 + $0.02 + 0.20%
  • Category
  • Total Bond Market

PTTAX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 2.2%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return -0.1%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return -1.5%
  • Net Assets $65.1 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 124.4%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$10.15
$9.81
$10.18

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.92%

SALES FEES

  • Front Load 3.75%
  • Deferred Load N/A

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 635.00%

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 Core-Plus Bond

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 2.2%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return -0.1%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return -1.5%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 2.42%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • 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 Mark R. Kiesel

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 (%)
YTD 2.2% -1.4% 8.8% 54.08%
1 Yr 2.0% -16.4% 4.9% 29.38%
3 Yr -0.1%* -4.6% 43.7% 48.52%
5 Yr -1.5%* -5.8% 22.9% 87.92%
10 Yr -0.2%* -7.4% 15.9% 89.42%

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period PTTAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2018 -3.3% -22.2% 3.1% 55.84%
2017 2.4% -5.1% 25.1% 15.51%
2016 -0.4% -8.5% 192.8% 84.88%
2015 -5.5% -33.0% 3.0% 87.01%
2014 -0.3% -29.8% 32.1% 63.78%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period PTTAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 2.2% -1.4% 8.8% 54.67%
1 Yr 2.0% -16.4% 8.0% 38.30%
3 Yr -0.1%* -4.6% 48.8% 62.05%
5 Yr -1.5%* -3.8% 28.1% 92.79%
10 Yr -0.2%* -7.4% 18.7% 92.87%

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period PTTAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2018 -3.3% -22.2% 7.9% 63.76%
2017 2.4% -4.6% 25.1% 29.00%
2016 -0.4% -4.1% 204.3% 90.65%
2015 -5.5% -32.4% 4.2% 89.97%
2014 -0.3% -29.8% 32.1% 72.96%

NAV & Total Return History

PTTAX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

PTTAX Category Low Category High PTTAX % Rank
Net Assets 65.1 B 337 K 218 B 1.32%
Number of Holdings 7631 3 17324 0.66%
Net Assets in Top 10 29.3 B -1.98 B 29.3 B 0.27%
Weighting of Top 10 124.39% 3.4% 1616.9% 4.64%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. US 5 Year Note (CBT) Mar19 33.26%

  2. 3 Month Euribor Future June19 14.71%

  3. 90 Day Eurodollar Future June20 11.25%

  4. Long-Term Euro-BTP Futures Mar19 10.64%

  5. Euro BUND Future Mar19 9.90%

  6. Euro OAT Mar19 9.41%

  7. Federal National Mortgage Association 3% 9.03%

  8. US Ultra Bond (CBT) Mar19 8.88%

  9. Pimco Fds 8.67%

  10. U.S. Treasury Bond Mar19 8.64%


Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High PTTAX % Rank
Bonds
145.91% -342.57% 340.77% 1.52%
Other
8.67% -98.75% 19.81% 2.58%
Convertible Bonds
1.58% 0.00% 28.21% 13.32%
Preferred Stocks
0.03% -0.18% 20.25% 28.43%
Stocks
0.00% -0.99% 97.68% 92.98%
Cash
-56.20% -246.66% 453.71% 98.81%

Bond Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High PTTAX % Rank
Securitized
91.30% 0.00% 102.58% 1.92%
Corporate
36.72% 0.00% 128.48% 46.92%
Derivative
10.07% -190.53% 299.06% 2.25%
Government
8.96% -203.24% 178.24% 73.03%
Municipal
0.57% 0.00% 102.07% 33.60%
Cash & Equivalents
-56.29% -547.52% 455.04% 98.87%

Bond Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High PTTAX % Rank
US
171.50% -337.34% 218.41% 0.46%
Non US
-25.59% -108.37% 122.36% 99.01%

PTTAX - Expenses

Operational Fees

PTTAX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 0.92% 0.00% 38.42% 44.53%
Management Fee 0.55% 0.00% 2.15% 83.44%
12b-1 Fee 0.25% 0.00% 1.00% 56.65%
Administrative Fee 0.30% 0.00% 0.63% 96.07%

Sales Fees

PTTAX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load 3.75% 0.50% 5.75% 54.07%
Deferred Load N/A 0.15% 5.50% N/A

Trading Fees

PTTAX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Max Redemption Fee N/A 0.50% 2.00% 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 Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 635.00% 0.00% 2337.00% 96.89%

PTTAX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

PTTAX Category Low Category High PTTAX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.03% 0.00% 2.87% 43.44%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History


Net Income Ratio Analysis

PTTAX Category Low Category High PTTAX % Rank
Net Income Ratio 2.42% -2.82% 7.22% 48.18%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

PTTAX - Managers

Mark R. Kiesel

Manager

Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Sep 26, 2014

4.59

4.6%

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

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Sep 26, 2014

4.59

4.6%

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.


Mihir P. Worah

Manager

Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Sep 26, 2014

4.59

4.6%

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. He is a generalist portfolio manager who manages a variety of fixed income, commodity and multi-asset portfolios.


Tenure Analysis

Category Low

0.0

Category High

30.35

Category Average

6.92

Category Mode

6.95