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

Updated: June 29, 2020
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Are you looking to buy or sell PGFIX? Or perhaps you’re looking for PGFIX fact sheet, and learn about its alternatives? If so, you came to the right place.

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

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

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

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

Fact Sheet

1. Describe Allianz Funds: AllianzGI Focused Growth Fund; Institutional Class Shares (PGFIX).

The Fund seeks long-term growth of capital, with income as an incidental consideration. The Fund seeks to achieve its objective by investing at least 65% of its assets in common stocks of growth companies with market capitalizations of at least $5 billion.

2. What are PGFIX top holdings?

PGFIX has 43 stock holdings and 0 bond holdings.

The top 10 holdings represent 46.87% of total assets. Here are the top holdings:

Name Symbol % Assets
Microsoft Corp MSFT 10.16%
Apple Inc AAPL 7.16%
Facebook Inc A FB 5.76%
Visa Inc Class A V 4.85%
Amazon.com Inc AMZN 4.55%
Mastercard Inc A MA 3.50%
PayPal Holdings Inc PYPL 2.83%
Lam Research Corp LRCX 2.81%
Salesforce.com Inc CRM 2.63%
DexCom Inc DXCM 2.62%

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

PGFIX has generated the following returns:

  • 1-month return is 14.35%;
  • 3-month return is -2.05%;
  • 1-year return is 18.82%;
  • 3-year return is 15.86%;
  • 5-year return is 13.15%;
  • 10-year return is 14.66%;
  • 15-year return is 11.68%.

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

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

5. What is PGFIX dividend yield?

PGFIX yield is 0%.

6. What is PGFIX minimum initial investment amount?

PGFIX minimum initial investment amount is $25.00K.

7. What is PGFIX expense ratio?

PGFIX expense ratio is 0.67%. The expense ratio of a fund is the total percentage of fund assets used for administrative, management, and all other expenses.

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

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

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

  • 1-year ax cost ratio is 3.14%;
  • 3-year ax cost ratio is 2.22%.

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

  • 3-year beta is 1.05;
  • 5-year beta is 1.02;
  • 10-year beta is 1.02.

11. What is PGFIX Sharpe ratio?

  • 3-year Sharpe ratio is 0.55;
  • 5-year Sharpe ratio is 0.58;
  • 10-year Sharpe ratio is 0.82.

Analysis

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

PGFIX Finny Score is 71. Our quantitative analysis shows 5 reasons to buy PGFIX and 2 reasons to sell it, resulting in the Finny Score of 71.

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

The following are PGFIX strengths from our perspective:

  • PGFIX 3-year return is 15.86%, which is in line with the 3-year return of the benchmark index (Russell 1000 Growth TR USD), 16.46%.
  • PGFIX 5-year return is 13.15%, which is in line with the 5-year return of the benchmark index (Russell 1000 Growth TR USD), 13.74%.
  • PGFIX 10-year return is 14.66%, which is in line with the 10-year return of the benchmark index (Russell 1000 Growth TR USD), 15.05%.
  • PGFIX 15-year return is 11.68%, which is higher than the 15-year return of the benchmark index (Russell 1000 Growth TR USD), 10.91%.
  • Good news: this fund does not have 12b1, front-end or back-end sales fees.

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

The following are PGFIX weaknesses from our perspective:

  • PGFIX net assets are $150.60 million. This fund is not a popular choice with retail investors.
  • PGFIX expense ratio is 0.67%, which is not negligible. Is the fund expensive to you, and does it align to your investment strategy?
In the PGFIX review, we covered PGFIX 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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