14 important things you should know about Allianz Funds ALNFX mutual fund

Updated: June 27, 2020
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Are you looking to buy or sell ALNFX? Or perhaps you’re looking for ALNFX fact sheet, and learn about its alternatives? If so, you came to the right place.

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

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

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

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

Fact Sheet

1. Describe Allianz Funds: AllianzGI NFJ Large-Cap Value Fund; Administrative Class Shares (ALNFX).

The Fund seeks long-term growth of capital and income. The Fund seeks to achieve its investment objective by normally investing at least 80% of its net assets in common stocks and other equity securities of companies large market capitalizations. The Fund invests significantly in securities expected to generate income.

2. What are ALNFX top holdings?

ALNFX has 89 stock holdings and 0 bond holdings.

The top 10 holdings represent 25.34% of total assets. Here are the top holdings:

Name Symbol % Assets
JPMorgan Chase & Co JPM 3.99%
Johnson & Johnson JNJ 3.20%
Chevron Corp CVX 3.04%
Bank of America Corp BAC 2.55%
Citigroup Inc C 2.38%
Intel Corp INTC 2.09%
McDonald's Corp MCD 2.06%
Morgan Stanley MS 2.05%
Comcast Corp Class A CMCSA 2.03%
Public Service Enterprise Group Inc PEG 1.95%

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

ALNFX has generated the following returns:

  • 1-month return is 1.40%;
  • 3-month return is -18.43%;
  • 1-year return is -8.37%;
  • 3-year return is 1.90%;
  • 5-year return is 3.82%;
  • 10-year return is 8.51%.

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

In the last 10 years, ALNFX had 8 up years and 2 down years.

5. What is ALNFX dividend yield?

ALNFX yield is 1.51%.

6. What is ALNFX minimum initial investment amount?

ALNFX minimum initial investment amount is $5.00K.

7. What is ALNFX expense ratio?

ALNFX expense ratio is 1.02%. The expense ratio of a fund is the total percentage of fund assets used for administrative, management, and all other expenses.

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

ALNFX 12b-1 distribution fee is 0.25. ALNFX front-end sales load is 0. ALNFX back-end sales load is 0.

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

  • 1-year ax cost ratio is 1.17%;
  • 3-year ax cost ratio is 0.69%.

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

  • 3-year beta is 1.07;
  • 5-year beta is 1.06;
  • 10-year beta is 1.03;
  • 15-year beta is 1.06.

11. What is ALNFX Sharpe ratio?

  • 3-year Sharpe ratio is -0.06;
  • 5-year Sharpe ratio is 0.13;
  • 10-year Sharpe ratio is 0.52;
  • 15-year Sharpe ratio is 0.28.

Analysis

12. What is ALNFX Finny Score? ALNFX buy or sell?

ALNFX Finny Score is 50. Our quantitative analysis shows 3 reasons to buy ALNFX and 3 reasons to sell it, resulting in the Finny Score of 50.

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

The following are ALNFX strengths from our perspective:

  • ALNFX 3-year return is 1.9%, which is higher than the 3-year return of the benchmark index (Russell 1000 Value TR USD), 1.11%.
  • ALNFX 5-year return is 3.82%, which is higher than the 5-year return of the benchmark index (Russell 1000 Value TR USD), 3.47%.
  • ALNFX 10-year return is 8.51%, which is in line with the 10-year return of the benchmark index (Russell 1000 Value TR USD), 9.24%.

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

The following are ALNFX weaknesses from our perspective:

  • ALNFX net assets are $1.40 million. This fund is not a popular choice with retail investors.
  • Warning: this fund has a 12b1 sales fee. The maximum 12b1 fee is 0.25%. A 12b-1 fee is an annual marketing or distribution fee on a mutual fund.
  • ALNFX expense ratio is 1.02%, which is not negligible. Is the fund expensive to you, and does it align to your investment strategy?
In the ALNFX review, we covered ALNFX 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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