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

Updated: September 27, 2020
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Bull Case
  • No Bull case arguments for now!
Bear Case
  • Low net assets
  • 3-year return below the benchmark
  • 5-year return below the benchmark
  • 10-year return below the benchmark
  • 15-year return below the benchmark
  • High expense ratio
  • Sales load and/or distribution fees

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

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

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

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

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

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

Fact Sheet

1. Describe Allianz Funds: AllianzGI NFJ Dividend Value Fund; Administrative Class Shares (ANDAX).

The Fund seeks current income as a primary objective, and long-term growth of capital as a secondary objective. Focus is on income-producing common stocks with the potential for capital appreciation.

2. What are ANDAX top holdings?

ANDAX has 77 stock holdings and 0 bond holdings.

The top 10 holdings represent 27.03% of total assets. Here are the top holdings:

Name Symbol % Assets
JPMorgan Chase & Co JPM 4.54%
Johnson & Johnson JNJ 3.47%
NextEra Energy Inc NEE 3.04%
Procter & Gamble Co PG 2.98%
Intel Corp INTC 2.53%
Medtronic PLC MDT 2.28%
Merck & Co Inc MRK 2.26%
American Electric Power Co Inc AEP 2.01%
Honeywell International Inc HON 2.00%
Lockheed Martin Corp LMT 1.92%

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

ANDAX has generated the following returns:

  • 1-month return is -2.26%;
  • 3-month return is 3.21%;
  • 1-year return is -6.69%;
  • 3-year return is 1.70%;
  • 5-year return is 5.82%;
  • 10-year return is 8.12%;
  • 15-year return is 5.39%.

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

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

ANDAX up and down years

5. What is ANDAX dividend yield?

ANDAX yield is 1.83%.

6. What is ANDAX minimum initial investment amount?

ANDAX minimum initial investment amount is $5.00K.

7. What is ANDAX expense ratio?

ANDAX expense ratio is 0.94%. The expense ratio of a fund is the total percentage of fund assets used for administrative, management, and all other expenses.

ANDAX expenses

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

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

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

  • 1-year ax cost ratio is 3.34%;
  • 3-year ax cost ratio is 4.64%.
ANDAX tax costs

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

  • 3-year beta is 1.02;
  • 5-year beta is 1.01;
  • 10-year beta is 1.01.
ANDAX Beta

11. What is ANDAX Sharpe ratio?

  • 3-year Sharpe ratio is 0.09;
  • 5-year Sharpe ratio is 0.21;
  • 10-year Sharpe ratio is 0.64.
ANDAX Sharpe ratio

Analysis

12. What is Finny Score? buy or sell?

Finny Score is 0. Our quantitative analysis shows 0 reasons to buy and 7 reasons to sell it, resulting in the Finny Score of 0.

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

We don't see any strong reasons to buy ANDAX.

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

The following are ANDAX weaknesses from our perspective:

  • <strong>ANDAX net assets</strong> are $33.50 million. This fund is not a popular choice with retail investors.
  • <strong>ANDAX 3-year return</strong> is 1.7%, which is lower than the 3-year return of the benchmark index (Russell 1000 Value TR USD), 3.35%.
  • <strong>ANDAX 5-year return</strong> is 5.82%, which is lower than the 5-year return of the benchmark index (Russell 1000 Value TR USD), 7.63%.
  • <strong>ANDAX 10-year return</strong> is 8.12%, which is lower than the 10-year return of the benchmark index (Russell 1000 Value TR USD), 10.17%.
  • <strong>ANDAX 15-year return</strong> is 5.39%, which is lower than the 15-year return of the benchmark index (Russell 1000 Value TR USD), 6.38%.
  • <strong>ANDAX expense ratio</strong> is 0.94%, which is not negligible. Is the fund expensive to you, and does it align to your investment strategy?
  • 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.
In the ANDAX review, we covered ANDAX 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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