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15 important things you should know about Allianz Global Investors AFVPX mutual fund

Updated: September 18, 2020
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Bull Case
  • No sales load or distribution fees
Bear Case
  • Low net assets
  • 3-year return below the benchmark
  • 5-year return below the benchmark
  • 10-year return below the benchmark
  • High expense ratio

Before we start: if you’re looking for AFVPX “stock” price, you can quickly find it out by visiting Finny and typing "AFVPX quote". If you’re looking for a quick scoop on AFVPX "stock" (price chart, key stats, buy or sell analysis and holdings), go to Finny and look for "AFVPX". You’ll get all this info in one place.

Are you looking to buy or sell AFVPX? Or perhaps you’re looking for AFVPX fact sheet, and learn about its alternatives? If so, you came to the right place.

In this AFVPX mutual fund review, we’ll address key questions our readers have been asking us about this fund, above and beyond what you can find in its prospectus, and on Morningstar or Yahoo Finance.

Here is what you’ll be able to find in this review:

  • Fact Sheet: AFVPX performance, returns, expense ratio, holdings and dividend yield;
  • Analysis: AFVPX buy or sell; the pros and cons of investing in AFVPX mutual fund;
  • Alternatives: other ETFs and mutual funds you should consider as alternatives to AFVPX.

And here is the list of questions we’ll answer:

  1. Describe Allianz Funds: AllianzGI NFJ International Value Fund; Class P Shares (AFVPX).
  2. What are AFVPX holdings?
  3. What is AFVPX performance? What are AFVPX historical returns?
  4. How many up and down years did AFVPX have historically?
  5. What is AFVPX dividend yield?
  6. What is AFVPX minimum initial investment amount?
  7. What is AFVPX expense ratio?
  8. Does AFVPX have any sales loads or 12b-1 distribution expenses?
  9. What is AFVPX tax efficiency (tax-cost ratio)?
  10. What is AFVPX beta? How would you assess AFVPX risk?
  11. What is AFVPX Sharpe ratio?
  12. What is AFVPX Finny Score? AFVPX buy or sell?
  13. What are the pros of investing in AFVPX? What are AFVPX buy reasons?
  14. What are the cons of investing in AFVPX? What are AFVPX sell reasons?

So let’s start. Scroll down to the question that interests you the most.

Fact Sheet

1. Describe Allianz Funds: AllianzGI NFJ International Value Fund; Class P Shares (AFVPX).

The Fund seeks long-term growth of capital and income. The Fund will invest in the common stocks of non-U.S. companies with market capitalizations of more than $1 billion, that are undervalued relative to the market and their industry groups.

2. What are AFVPX top holdings?

AFVPX has 72 stock holdings and 0 bond holdings.

The top 10 holdings represent 27.69% of total assets. Here are the top holdings:

Name Symbol % Assets
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd 005930.KS 4.36%
Broadcom Inc AVGO 4.35%
Sanofi SA SAN.PA 2.97%
Sony Corp 6758 2.94%
Roche Holding AG Dividend Right Cert. ROG 2.55%
Capgemini SE CAP.PA 2.20%
PJSC Lukoil ADR LKOD 2.12%
Tencent Holdings Ltd 00700 2.11%
Zurich Insurance Group AG ZURN 2.05%
Citigroup Inc C 2.04%

3. What is AFVPX performance? What are AFVPX historical returns?

AFVPX has generated the following returns:

  • 1-month return is 0.66%;
  • 3-month return is 8.84%;
  • 1-year return is 5.53%;
  • 3-year return is 1.01%;
  • 5-year return is 2.15%;
  • 10-year return is 2.22%.

4. How many up and down years did AFVPX have historically?

In the last 10 years, AFVPX had 5 up years and 5 down years. See Performances

5. What is AFVPX dividend yield?

AFVPX yield is 2.58%.

6. What is AFVPX minimum initial investment amount?

AFVPX minimum initial investment amount is N/A.

7. What is AFVPX expense ratio?

AFVPX expense ratio is 1.06%. The expense ratio of a fund is the total percentage of fund assets used for administrative, management, and all other expenses. See Expenses

8. Does AFVPX have any sales loads or 12b-1 distribution expenses?

AFVPX 12b-1 distribution fee is 0. AFVPX front-end sales load is 0. AFVPX back-end sales load is 0.

9. What is AFVPX tax efficiency (tax-cost ratio)?

  • 1-year ax cost ratio is 1%;
  • 3-year ax cost ratio is 0.7%.

See Taxes

10. What is AFVPX beta? How would you assess AFVPX risk?

  • 3-year beta is 1.06;
  • 5-year beta is 1.05;
  • 10-year beta is 1.01.

See Risks

11. What is AFVPX Sharpe ratio?

  • 3-year Sharpe ratio is -0.03;
  • 5-year Sharpe ratio is -0.15;
  • 10-year Sharpe ratio is 0.19.

See Risks

Analysis

12. What is Finny Score? buy or sell?

Finny Score is 17. Our quantitative analysis shows 1 reason to buy and 5 reasons to sell it, resulting in the Finny Score of 17.

13. What are the pros of investing in AFVPX? What are AFVPX buy reasons?

The following are AFVPX strengths from our perspective:

  • Good news: this fund does not have 12b1, front-end or back-end sales fees.

14. What are the cons of investing in AFVPX? What are AFVPX negatives?

The following are AFVPX weaknesses from our perspective:

  • <strong>AFVPX net assets</strong> are $33.00 million. This fund is not a popular choice with retail investors.
  • <strong>AFVPX 3-year return</strong> is 1.01%, which is lower than the 3-year return of the benchmark index (MSCI ACWI Ex USA NR USD), 2.03%.
  • <strong>AFVPX 5-year return</strong> is 2.15%, which is lower than the 5-year return of the benchmark index (MSCI ACWI Ex USA NR USD), 6.33%.
  • <strong>AFVPX 10-year return</strong> is 2.22%, which is lower than the 10-year return of the benchmark index (MSCI ACWI Ex USA NR USD), 4.76%.
  • <strong>AFVPX expense ratio</strong> is 1.06%, which is not negligible. Is the fund expensive to you, and does it align to your investment strategy?
In the AFVPX review, we covered AFVPX key stats (return, performance, yield, expense ratio, and holdings), buy and sell analysis, and alternative investments. If this review was helpful to you, feel free to check out other mutual fund and ETF reviews.
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