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

Updated: September 28, 2020
14
Bull Case
  • 5-year return above the benchmark
Bear Case
  • Low net assets
  • 3-year return below the benchmark
  • 10-year return below the benchmark
  • 15-year return below the benchmark
  • High expense ratio
  • Sales load and/or distribution fees

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

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

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

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

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

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

Fact Sheet

1. Describe Allianz Funds: AllianzGI NFJ Large-Cap Value Fund; Class C Shares (PNBCX).

The Fund seeks long-term growth of capital and income. The Fund seeks to achieve its investment objective by normally investing at least 80% of its net assets in common stocks and other equity securities of companies large market capitalizations. The Fund invests significantly in securities expected to generate income.

2. What are PNBCX top holdings?

PNBCX has 89 stock holdings and 0 bond holdings.

The top 10 holdings represent 24.26% of total assets. Here are the top holdings:

Name Symbol % Assets
JPMorgan Chase & Co JPM 4.41%
Microsoft Corp MSFT 3.30%
NextEra Energy Inc NEE 2.65%
Intel Corp INTC 2.26%
Johnson & Johnson JNJ 2.17%
Bank of America Corp BAC 1.99%
Morgan Stanley MS 1.94%
The Home Depot Inc HD 1.93%
Procter & Gamble Co PG 1.81%
Merck & Co Inc MRK 1.80%

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

PNBCX has generated the following returns:

  • 1-month return is -2.39%;
  • 3-month return is 3.05%;
  • 1-year return is -4.81%;
  • 3-year return is 1.99%;
  • 5-year return is 6.40%;
  • 10-year return is 8.43%;
  • 15-year return is 4.63%.

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

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

PNBCX up and down years

5. What is PNBCX dividend yield?

PNBCX yield is 0.67%.

6. What is PNBCX minimum initial investment amount?

PNBCX minimum initial investment amount is $1.00K.

7. What is PNBCX expense ratio?

PNBCX expense ratio is 1.12%. The expense ratio of a fund is the total percentage of fund assets used for administrative, management, and all other expenses.

PNBCX expenses

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

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

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

  • 1-year ax cost ratio is 0.79%;
  • 3-year ax cost ratio is 0.42%.
PNBCX tax costs

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

  • 3-year beta is 1.04;
  • 5-year beta is 1.04;
  • 10-year beta is 1.03.
PNBCX Beta

11. What is PNBCX Sharpe ratio?

  • 3-year Sharpe ratio is 0.10;
  • 5-year Sharpe ratio is 0.26;
  • 10-year Sharpe ratio is 0.64.
PNBCX Sharpe ratio

Analysis

12. What is Finny Score? buy or sell?

Finny Score is 14. Our quantitative analysis shows 1 reason to buy and 6 reasons to sell it, resulting in the Finny Score of 14.

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

The following are PNBCX strengths from our perspective:

  • <strong>PNBCX 5-year return</strong> is 6.4%, which is in line with the 5-year return of the benchmark index (Russell 1000 Value TR USD), 7.02%.

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

The following are PNBCX weaknesses from our perspective:

  • <strong>PNBCX net assets</strong> are $10.60 million. This fund is not a popular choice with retail investors.
  • <strong>PNBCX 3-year return</strong> is 1.99%, which is lower than the 3-year return of the benchmark index (Russell 1000 Value TR USD), 2.52%.
  • <strong>PNBCX 10-year return</strong> is 8.43%, which is lower than the 10-year return of the benchmark index (Russell 1000 Value TR USD), 9.79%.
  • <strong>PNBCX 15-year return</strong> is 4.63%, which is lower than the 15-year return of the benchmark index (Russell 1000 Value TR USD), 6.37%.
  • <strong>PNBCX expense ratio</strong> is 1.12%, 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 PNBCX review, we covered PNBCX 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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