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

Updated: Today
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Bull Case
  • No Bull case arguments for now!
Bear Case
  • Low net assets
  • High expense ratio
  • Sales load and/or distribution fees

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

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

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

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

  1. Describe Allianz Funds Multi-Strategy Trust: AllianzGI Retirement 2040 Fund; Class C Shares (AVSCX).
  2. What are AVSCX holdings?
  3. What is AVSCX performance? What are AVSCX historical returns?
  4. How many up and down years did AVSCX have historically?
  5. What is AVSCX dividend yield?
  6. What is AVSCX minimum initial investment amount?
  7. What is AVSCX expense ratio?
  8. Does AVSCX have any sales loads or 12b-1 distribution expenses?
  9. What is AVSCX tax efficiency (tax-cost ratio)?
  10. What is AVSCX beta? How would you assess AVSCX risk?
  11. What is AVSCX Sharpe ratio?
  12. What is AVSCX Finny Score? AVSCX buy or sell?
  13. What are the pros of investing in AVSCX? What are AVSCX buy reasons?
  14. What are the cons of investing in AVSCX? What are AVSCX sell reasons?

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

Fact Sheet

1. Describe Allianz Funds Multi-Strategy Trust: AllianzGI Retirement 2040 Fund; Class C Shares (AVSCX).

The Fund seeks capital growth and preservation consistent with its asset allocation as 2040 approaches, and thereafter current income and, capital appreciation. It invests in global equity and fixed income securities including emerging market equities, junk bonds, convertible bonds and emerging market debt.

2. What are AVSCX top holdings?

AVSCX has 0 stock holdings and 1 bond holdings.

The top 9 holdings represent 79.86% of total assets. Here are the top holdings:

Name Symbol % Assets
AllianzGI Global Dynamic Allocation R6 ADYFX 33.93%
AllianzGI Best Styles US Equity R6 ALSEX 11.39%
E-mini S&P 500 Futures June20 ESM0 9.93%
AllianzGI Best Styles Glbl Mgd Vol LLLLX 7.17%
AllianzGI Best Styles Global Eq R6 AGERX 6.72%
AllianzGI Mid-Cap Institutional DRMCX 3.18%
AllianzGI Focused Growth R6 AFGFX 3.09%
Allianzgi Instl Multi-Ser Tr N/A 2.25%
AllianzGI Mid-Cap Value R6 ANPRX 2.20%

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

AVSCX has generated the following returns:

  • 1-month return is 2.41%;
  • 3-month return is 19.23%;
  • 1-year return is 3.88%;
  • 3-year return is 4.48%;
  • 5-year return is 5.19%;
  • 10-year return is 6.47%.

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

In the last 10 years, AVSCX had 10 up years and 0 down years.

AVSCX up and down years

5. What is AVSCX dividend yield?

AVSCX yield is 2.76%.

6. What is AVSCX minimum initial investment amount?

AVSCX minimum initial investment amount is $1.00K.

7. What is AVSCX expense ratio?

AVSCX expense ratio is 1.7%. The expense ratio of a fund is the total percentage of fund assets used for administrative, management, and all other expenses.

AVSCX expenses

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

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

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

  • 1-year ax cost ratio is %;
  • 3-year ax cost ratio is %.
AVSCX tax costs

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

  • 3-year beta is 1.45;
  • 5-year beta is 1.41;
  • 10-year beta is 1.38.
AVSCX Beta

11. What is AVSCX Sharpe ratio?

  • 3-year Sharpe ratio is 0.26;
  • 5-year Sharpe ratio is 0.37;
  • 10-year Sharpe ratio is 0.54.
AVSCX Sharpe ratio

Analysis

12. What is Finny Score? buy or sell?

Finny Score is N/A. Our quantitative analysis shows 0 reasons to buy and 3 reasons to sell. Finny Scores are not available if there are insufficient data points from the analysis.

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

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

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

The following are AVSCX weaknesses from our perspective:

  • <strong>AVSCX net assets</strong> are $0.20 million. This fund is not a popular choice with retail investors.
  • <strong>AVSCX expense ratio</strong> is 1.7%, which is not negligible. Is the fund expensive to you, and does it align to your investment strategy?
  • Warning: this fund has a 12b1 and deferred sales fee. The maximum 12b1 fee is 1%, while the maximum deferred sales load is 1%. A 12b-1 fee is an annual marketing or distribution fee on a mutual fund. Deferred sales load is a back-end sales charge and is imposed when an investor redeems shares.
In the AVSCX review, we covered AVSCX 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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