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

Updated: June 28, 2020
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In this AYBVX 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: AYBVX performance, returns, expense ratio, holdings and dividend yield;
  • Analysis: AYBVX buy or sell; the pros and cons of investing in AYBVX mutual fund;
  • Alternatives: other ETFs and mutual funds you should consider as alternatives to AYBVX.

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

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

The Fund seeks a high level of current income and capital growth. The Fund seeks to invests at least 80% of its net assets (plus borrowings made for investment purposes) in high yield securities; which are fixed income securities rated below investment grade or unrated and determined to be of similar quality.

2. What are AYBVX top holdings?

AYBVX has 6 stock holdings and 148 bond holdings.

The top 10 holdings represent 15.75% of total assets. Here are the top holdings:

Name Symbol % Assets
Reorganized 16-10238 Holdco Pfd 0% N/A 5.27%
Community Choice Financial Issuer, LLC 9% N/A 1.83%
AVANTOR INC 9% N/A 1.21%
CCF Holdings LLC 10.75% N/A 1.20%
Tenet Healthcare Corporation 6.25% N/A 1.06%
CenturyLink, Inc. 5.12% N/A 1.05%
Netflix, Inc. 5.38% N/A 1.05%
TransDigm, Inc. 5.5% N/A 1.05%
Intelsat Jackson Holdings, Ltd. 5.5% N/A 1.02%
T-Mobile USA, Inc. 6.5% N/A 1.01%

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

AYBVX has generated the following returns:

  • 1-month return is 0.49%;
  • 3-month return is -9.90%;
  • 1-year return is -4.55%;
  • 3-year return is 0.28%;
  • 5-year return is 1.50%;
  • 10-year return is 4.70%.

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

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

5. What is AYBVX dividend yield?

AYBVX yield is 4.95%.

6. What is AYBVX minimum initial investment amount?

AYBVX minimum initial investment amount is $5.00K.

7. What is AYBVX expense ratio?

AYBVX expense ratio is 0.88%. The expense ratio of a fund is the total percentage of fund assets used for administrative, management, and all other expenses.

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

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

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

  • 1-year ax cost ratio is 2.08%;
  • 3-year ax cost ratio is 2.1%.

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

  • 3-year beta is 0.39;
  • 5-year beta is 0.31;
  • 10-year beta is 0.29;
  • 15-year beta is 0.55.

11. What is AYBVX Sharpe ratio?

  • 3-year Sharpe ratio is -0.20;
  • 5-year Sharpe ratio is 0.05;
  • 10-year Sharpe ratio is 0.58.

Analysis

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

AYBVX Finny Score is 40. Our quantitative analysis shows 4 reasons to buy AYBVX and 6 reasons to sell it, resulting in the Finny Score of 40.

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

The following are AYBVX strengths from our perspective:

  • AYBVX 3-year Beta is 0.39, which is inversely correlated with the index (BBgBarc US Agg Bond TR USD). The could be good if you're trying to hedge your portfolio.
  • AYBVX 5-year Beta is 0.31, which is inversely correlated with the index (BBgBarc US Agg Bond TR USD). The could be good if you're trying to hedge your portfolio.
  • AYBVX 10-year Beta is 0.29, which is inversely correlated with the index (BBgBarc US Agg Bond TR USD). The could be good if you're trying to hedge your portfolio.
  • AYBVX 15-year Beta is 0.55, which is inversely correlated with the index (BBgBarc US Agg Bond TR USD). The could be good if you're trying to hedge your portfolio.

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

The following are AYBVX weaknesses from our perspective:

  • AYBVX net assets are $0.10 million. This fund is not a popular choice with retail investors.
  • AYBVX 3-year return is 0.28%, which is lower than the 3-year return of the benchmark index (ICE BofA US High Yield TR USD), 1.7%.
  • AYBVX 5-year return is 1.5%, which is lower than the 5-year return of the benchmark index (ICE BofA US High Yield TR USD), 3.31%.
  • AYBVX 10-year return is 4.7%, which is lower than the 10-year return of the benchmark index (ICE BofA US High Yield TR USD), 6%.
  • 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.
  • AYBVX expense ratio is 0.88%, which is not negligible. Is the fund expensive to you, and does it align to your investment strategy?
In the AYBVX review, we covered AYBVX 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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