XZFGX: Virtus Total Return Fund Inc.

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XZFGX Virtus Total Return Fund Inc.

  • Fund
  • XZFGX
  • Price as of: Nov 19, 2019
  • $10.35
    - $0.03 - 0.29%

Profile

XZFGX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 5.2%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 8.2%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 6.7%
  • Net Assets $234 M
  • Holdings in Top 10 25.7%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$10.35
$9.44
$11.51

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 2.70%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 46.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

  • Standard (Taxable) N/A
  • IRA N/A

Fund Classification

  • Primary Caregory
  • Fund Type Closed-end mutual fund
  • Investment Style World Allocation

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 5.2%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 8.2%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 6.7%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency N/A
  • Net Income Ratio 2.75%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 7.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Quarterly

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    Virtus Total Return Fund Inc.
  • Fund Family Name
    Virtus Investment Partners Inc
  • Inception Date
    Feb 24, 2005
  • Shares Outstanding
    21527388
  • Share Class
    N/A
  • Currency
    N/A
  • Domiciled Country
    United States
  • Manager
    Connie M. Luecke

Fund Description

N/A


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Performance

XZFGX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period XZFGX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 5.2% 3.6% 25.7% 72.97%
1 Yr 20.7% 0.9% 18.5% 1.35%
3 Yr 8.2%* -2.3% 7.1% 4.35%
5 Yr 6.7%* -2.7% 6.1% 2.04%
10 Yr 12.8%* -1.7% 7.6% 3.45%

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period XZFGX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2018 -27.1% -25.9% -8.4% 98.61%
2017 0.9% -0.8% 14.0% 98.55%
2016 -9.5% -6.5% 7.3% 100.00%
2015 -15.8% -13.0% -4.9% 100.00%
2014 3.7% -7.7% 5.8% 26.53%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period XZFGX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 5.2% 3.6% 25.7% 72.97%
1 Yr 20.7% -1.2% 18.5% 1.35%
3 Yr 8.2%* -2.3% 7.1% 4.35%
5 Yr 6.7%* -2.7% 6.1% 2.04%
10 Yr 12.8%* -1.7% 7.6% 3.45%

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period XZFGX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2018 -27.1% -25.9% -4.9% 98.61%
2017 0.9% -0.8% 14.0% 98.55%
2016 -9.5% -6.5% 12.5% 100.00%
2015 -15.8% -13.0% 0.0% 100.00%
2014 3.7% -7.7% 9.7% 38.78%

NAV & Total Return History


Holdings

XZFGX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

XZFGX Category Low Category High XZFGX % Rank
Net Assets 234 M 1.34 M 2.06 B 71.05%
Number of Holdings 599 19 764 39.47%
Net Assets in Top 10 83.9 M 1.4 M 521 M 73.68%
Weighting of Top 10 25.70% 10.7% 200.7% 64.47%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. American Tower Corp 3.83%
  2. NextEra Energy Inc 3.74%
  3. Transurban Group 3.71%
  4. Crown Castle International Corp 2.53%
  5. Sempra Energy 2.33%
  6. American Electric Power Co Inc 2.25%
  7. Vinci SA 2.03%
  8. Dominion Energy Inc 2.02%
  9. Atlantia SpA 1.73%
  10. Union Pacific Corp 1.54%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High XZFGX % Rank
Stocks
60.09% 11.81% 78.26% 13.16%
Bonds
37.88% -120.56% 62.06% 68.42%
Cash
1.56% -36.99% 184.19% 73.68%
Convertible Bonds
0.32% 0.04% 22.70% 69.74%
Preferred Stocks
0.15% 0.00% 20.71% 67.11%
Other
0.00% 0.00% 23.86% 84.21%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High XZFGX % Rank
Utilities
27.43% 0.64% 13.34% 1.32%
Industrials
15.91% 1.12% 10.65% 1.32%
Energy
9.53% 1.00% 9.12% 13.16%
Real Estate
6.36% -0.16% 25.14% 27.63%
Communication Services
0.86% 0.43% 8.41% 50.00%
Technology
0.00% 0.00% 12.96% 98.68%
Healthcare
0.00% 0.16% 12.55% 98.68%
Financial Services
0.00% 0.00% 17.67% 98.68%
Consumer Defense
0.00% 0.00% 16.78% 96.05%
Consumer Cyclical
0.00% 0.00% 8.18% 98.68%
Basic Materials
0.00% 0.00% 2.87% 96.05%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High XZFGX % Rank
US
36.30% -1.16% 71.15% 11.84%
Non US
23.79% 2.59% 36.55% 14.47%

Bond Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High XZFGX % Rank
Corporate
22.44% 10.44% 69.74% 71.05%
Securitized
11.64% 0.00% 14.47% 21.05%
Government
4.28% -132.75% 35.80% 76.32%
Cash & Equivalents
1.56% -36.98% 186.99% 73.68%
Derivative
0.00% -0.51% 0.01% 32.89%
Municipal
0.00% 0.00% 1.11% 67.11%

Bond Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High XZFGX % Rank
US
27.46% -166.35% 48.02% 59.21%
Non US
10.42% 2.37% 45.79% 81.58%

Expenses

XZFGX - Expenses

Operational Fees

XZFGX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 2.70% 0.36% 11.95% 20.27%
Management Fee 0.85% 0.22% 1.49% 84.21%
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% N/A
Administrative Fee 0.10% 0.05% 0.13% 82.14%

Sales Fees

XZFGX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load N/A 4.25% 5.75% N/A
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 1.00% N/A

Trading Fees

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

XZFGX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 46.00% 4.00% 228.00% 23.68%

Distributions

XZFGX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

XZFGX Category Low Category High XZFGX % Rank
Dividend Yield 6.98% 0.69% 5.49% 1.32%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

XZFGX Category Low Category High Category Mod
Dividend Distribution Frequency Quarterly Monthly Monthly Monthly

Net Income Ratio Analysis

XZFGX Category Low Category High XZFGX % Rank
Net Income Ratio 2.75% 0.15% 5.87% 59.46%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History

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Fund Manager Analysis

XZFGX - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

Connie M. Luecke


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Dec 01, 2011

7.92

7.9%

Connie M. Luecke serves as co-portfolio manager of the Virtus Global Infrastructure Fund and as senior telecommunications analyst of the DNP Select Income Fund, Inc. She has been a Senior Vice President of Duff & Phelps since January 1998 and was previously Managing Director of Duff & Phelps from 1996-1998. From 1992-1995, Ms. Luecke was employed by Duff & Phelps Investment Research Co., where she served as Managing Director (1995), Vice President (1994), Assistant Vice President (1993) and Analyst (1992). Ms. Luecke concentrates her research on the global telecommunications and transportation infrastructure industries. Prior to joining Duff & Phelps, Connie was a financial valuation consultant with Coopers & Lybrand for two years and research assistant with Harris Associates L.P. for six years. She holds a BS degree from DePaul University and an MBA from Loyola University of Chicago.

David L. Albrycht


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Dec 01, 2011

7.92

7.9%

Mr. Albrycht is president and Chief Investment Officer of Newfleet. Prior to joining Newfleet in 2011, Mr. Albrycht was Executive Managing Director and Senior Portfolio Manager with Goodwin Capital Advisers, a former Virtus investment management subsidiary. Mr. Albrycht joined the Goodwin multi-sector fixed income team in 1985 as a credit analyst and has managed fixed income portfolios since 1991.

Warun Kumar


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Oct 15, 2018

1.04

1.0%

Warun Kumar is chief investment officer of Rampart Investment Management, a Virtus affiliate specializing in option strategies. Prior to joining Virtus in 2014, Mr. Kumar was a managing partner at Varick Asset Management, an alternative investment firm, where he developed derivative-based active and passive investment strategies. Prior to forming Varick in 2010, he was the head of the Americas division of Barclays Capital Fund Solutions, which managed derivative-based strategies for institutional clients and third-party funds. Mr. Kumar’s role at Barclays evolved from his previous role at Lehman Brothers (which was acquired by Barclays), where he led the structured investments team that designed and built derivative-based products for individual and institutional investors. Mr. Kumar began managing derivative investment portfolios in 2001 at Volaris Advisors, a derivative advisory firm, where, as a partner and head of the investment team, he developed and managed option trading strategies. From 2002 to 2007, he was a managing partner at Sigma Advisors, an investment consulting firm he founded, which was focused on portfolio construction and asset allocation strategies for institutional clients. Mr. Kumar began his career in the capital markets, working for J.P. Morgan’s equity derivatives business (1993-1999) where he focused on concentrated stock hedging and monetization transactions, before moving to Robertson Stephens (1999-2001) where he was head of equity derivatives marketing. Mr. Kumar earned a B.S. in mechanical engineering from Columbia University. He began his career in the investment industry in 1993.

Tenure Analysis

Category Low Category High Category Average Category Mode
0.35 16.68 4.93 0.44