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

Updated: September 27, 2020
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Bull Case
  • 3-year return above the benchmark
  • 10-year return above the benchmark
  • 15-year return above the benchmark
  • No sales load or distribution fees
Bear Case
  • Low net assets
  • 5-year return below the benchmark
  • High expense ratio

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

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

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

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

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

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

Fact Sheet

1. Describe Allianz Funds: AllianzGI Emerging Markets Opportunities Fund; Institutional Class Shares (AOTIX).

The Fund seeks maximum long-term capital appreciation by investing in emerging market securities. Under normal market conditions, The Fund seeks to achieve its investment objective by investing at least 80% of its net assets in the securities of companies that are tied economically to countries with emerging securities.

2. What are AOTIX top holdings?

AOTIX has 72 stock holdings and 0 bond holdings.

The top 10 holdings represent 45.06% of total assets. Here are the top holdings:

Name Symbol % Assets
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd 2330.TW 7.57%
Tencent Holdings Ltd 00700 7.26%
Alibaba Group Holding Ltd ADR BABA 5.21%
NetEase Inc ADR NTES 4.38%
Mining and Metallurgical Company NORILSK NICKEL PJSC ADR MNOD 3.86%
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd 005930.KS 3.79%
PJSC Lukoil ADR LKOD 3.73%
Anhui Conch Cement Co Ltd Class H 00914 3.63%
SK Hynix Inc 000660.KS 3.13%
Charoen Pokphand Foods PCL CPF-F 2.50%

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

AOTIX has generated the following returns:

  • 1-month return is -0.65%;
  • 3-month return is 14.49%;
  • 1-year return is 14.57%;
  • 3-year return is 1.93%;
  • 5-year return is 7.59%;
  • 10-year return is 3.56%;
  • 15-year return is 6.60%.

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

In the last 10 years, AOTIX had 6 up years and 4 down years.

AOTIX up and down years

5. What is AOTIX dividend yield?

AOTIX yield is 2.37%.

6. What is AOTIX minimum initial investment amount?

AOTIX minimum initial investment amount is $25.00K.

7. What is AOTIX expense ratio?

AOTIX expense ratio is 0.91%. The expense ratio of a fund is the total percentage of fund assets used for administrative, management, and all other expenses.

AOTIX expenses

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

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

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

  • 1-year ax cost ratio is 0.95%;
  • 3-year ax cost ratio is 0.67%.
AOTIX tax costs

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

  • 3-year beta is 1.10;
  • 5-year beta is 1.04;
  • 10-year beta is 1.04.
AOTIX Beta

11. What is AOTIX Sharpe ratio?

  • 3-year Sharpe ratio is 0.06;
  • 5-year Sharpe ratio is 0.13;
  • 10-year Sharpe ratio is 0.27.
AOTIX Sharpe ratio

Analysis

12. What is Finny Score? buy or sell?

Finny Score is 57. Our quantitative analysis shows 4 reasons to buy and 3 reasons to sell it, resulting in the Finny Score of 57.

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

The following are AOTIX strengths from our perspective:

  • <strong>AOTIX 3-year return</strong> is 1.93%, which is higher than the 3-year return of the benchmark index (MSCI EM NR USD), 1.85%.
  • <strong>AOTIX 10-year return</strong> is 3.56%, which is higher than the 10-year return of the benchmark index (MSCI EM NR USD), 2.89%.
  • <strong>AOTIX 15-year return</strong> is 6.6%, which is higher than the 15-year return of the benchmark index (MSCI EM NR USD), 5.98%.
  • Good news: this fund does not have 12b1, front-end or back-end sales fees.

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

The following are AOTIX weaknesses from our perspective:

  • <strong>AOTIX net assets</strong> are $282.10 million. This fund is not a popular choice with retail investors.
  • <strong>AOTIX 5-year return</strong> is 7.59%, which is lower than the 5-year return of the benchmark index (MSCI EM NR USD), 8.49%.
  • <strong>AOTIX expense ratio</strong> is 0.91%, which is not negligible. Is the fund expensive to you, and does it align to your investment strategy?
In the AOTIX review, we covered AOTIX 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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