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

Updated: June 28, 2020
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Are you looking to buy or sell DGTAX? Or perhaps you’re looking for DGTAX fact sheet, and learn about its alternatives? If so, you came to the right place.

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

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

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

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

Fact Sheet

1. Describe Allianz Funds: AllianzGI Technology Fund; Administrative Class Shares (DGTAX).

The Fund seeks long-term capital appreciation. The Fund invests at least 80% of its net assets plus borrowings in common stocks and other equity securities of technology companies and in derivatives and other synthetic instruments that have economic characteristics like equity securities of technology companies.

2. What are DGTAX top holdings?

DGTAX has 151 stock holdings and 0 bond holdings.

The top 10 holdings represent 43.69% of total assets. Here are the top holdings:

Name Symbol % Assets
Microsoft Corp MSFT 8.53%
Paycom Software Inc PAYC 6.27%
RingCentral Inc Class A RNG 4.75%
CrowdStrike Holdings Inc Class A CRWD 4.39%
Amazon.com Inc AMZN 4.07%
Okta Inc A OKTA 3.91%
Alphabet Inc Class C GOOG 3.65%
Alteryx Inc Class A AYX 2.98%
Apple Inc AAPL 2.62%
Advanced Micro Devices Inc AMD 2.52%

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

DGTAX has generated the following returns:

  • 1-month return is 18.10%;
  • 3-month return is -0.52%;
  • 1-year return is 15.93%;
  • 3-year return is 22.12%;
  • 5-year return is 18.67%;
  • 10-year return is 17.53%;
  • 15-year return is 13.79%.

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

In the last 10 years, DGTAX had 9 up years and 1 down year.

5. What is DGTAX dividend yield?

DGTAX yield is 0%.

6. What is DGTAX minimum initial investment amount?

DGTAX minimum initial investment amount is $5.00K.

7. What is DGTAX expense ratio?

DGTAX expense ratio is 1.46%. The expense ratio of a fund is the total percentage of fund assets used for administrative, management, and all other expenses.

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

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

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

  • 1-year ax cost ratio is 3.77%;
  • 3-year ax cost ratio is 4.4%.

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

  • 3-year beta is 1.04;
  • 5-year beta is 1.04;
  • 10-year beta is 0.98.

11. What is DGTAX Sharpe ratio?

  • 3-year Sharpe ratio is 0.79;
  • 5-year Sharpe ratio is 0.78;
  • 10-year Sharpe ratio is 0.88.

Analysis

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

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

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

The following are DGTAX strengths from our perspective:

  • DGTAX 3-year return is 22.12%, which is higher than the 3-year return of the benchmark index (S&P North American Technology TR), 21.99%.
  • DGTAX 5-year return is 18.67%, which is in line with the 5-year return of the benchmark index (S&P North American Technology TR), 20.46%.
  • DGTAX 10-year return is 17.53%, which is in line with the 10-year return of the benchmark index (S&P North American Technology TR), 18.11%.
  • DGTAX 15-year return is 13.79%, which is in line with the 15-year return of the benchmark index (S&P North American Technology TR), 14.07%.

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

The following are DGTAX weaknesses from our perspective:

  • DGTAX net assets are $10.40 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.
  • DGTAX expense ratio is 1.46%, which is not negligible. Is the fund expensive to you, and does it align to your investment strategy?
In the DGTAX review, we covered DGTAX 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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