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

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

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

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

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

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

Fact Sheet

1. Describe Allianz Funds: AllianzGI NFJ Mid-Cap Value Fund; Class A Shares (PQNAX).

The Fund seeks long-term growth of capital and current income by investing at least 65% of its assets in common stocks of companies with below-average valuations whose business fundamentals are expected to improve.

2. What are PQNAX top holdings?

PQNAX has 135 stock holdings and 0 bond holdings.

The top 10 holdings represent 14.24% of total assets. Here are the top holdings:

Name Symbol % Assets
Public Service Enterprise Group Inc PEG 2.01%
EMCOR Group Inc EME 1.50%
NiSource Inc NI 1.50%
DTE Energy Co DTE 1.48%
Tractor Supply Co TSCO 1.40%
Douglas Emmett Inc DEI 1.32%
Sempra Energy SRE 1.30%
Cincinnati Financial Corp CINF 1.28%
IQVIA Holdings Inc IQV 1.24%
Primerica Inc PRI 1.21%

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

PQNAX has generated the following returns:

  • 1-month return is -0.29%;
  • 3-month return is -22.43%;
  • 1-year return is -12.21%;
  • 3-year return is -1.23%;
  • 5-year return is 3.45%;
  • 10-year return is 8.61%;
  • 15-year return is 6.14%.

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

In the last 10 years, PQNAX had 7 up years and 3 down years.

5. What is PQNAX dividend yield?

PQNAX yield is 1.1%.

6. What is PQNAX minimum initial investment amount?

PQNAX minimum initial investment amount is $1.00K.

7. What is PQNAX expense ratio?

PQNAX expense ratio is 0.99%. The expense ratio of a fund is the total percentage of fund assets used for administrative, management, and all other expenses.

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

PQNAX 12b-1 distribution fee is 0.25. PQNAX front-end sales load is 5.5. PQNAX back-end sales load is 0.

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

  • 1-year ax cost ratio is 2.25%;
  • 3-year ax cost ratio is 1.75%.

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

  • 3-year beta is 1.20;
  • 5-year beta is 1.15;
  • 10-year beta is 1.09.

11. What is PQNAX Sharpe ratio?

  • 3-year Sharpe ratio is -0.13;
  • 5-year Sharpe ratio is 0.12;
  • 10-year Sharpe ratio is 0.51.

Analysis

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

PQNAX Finny Score is 33. Our quantitative analysis shows 3 reasons to buy PQNAX and 6 reasons to sell it, resulting in the Finny Score of 33.

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

The following are PQNAX strengths from our perspective:

  • PQNAX 3-year return is -1.23%, which is higher than the 3-year return of the benchmark index (Russell Mid Cap Value TR USD), -2.41%.
  • PQNAX 5-year return is 3.45%, which is higher than the 5-year return of the benchmark index (Russell Mid Cap Value TR USD), 1.46%.
  • PQNAX 10-year return is 8.61%, which is higher than the 10-year return of the benchmark index (Russell Mid Cap Value TR USD), 8.23%.

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

The following are PQNAX weaknesses from our perspective:

  • PQNAX net assets are $612.80 million. This fund is not a popular choice with retail investors.
  • PQNAX 15-year return is 6.14%, which is lower than the 15-year return of the benchmark index (Russell Mid Cap Value TR USD), 6.85%.
  • Warning: this fund has a 12b1 and front-end sales fee. The maximum 12b1 fee is 0.25%, while the maximum front-end sales load is 5.5%. A 12b-1 fee is an annual marketing or distribution fee on a mutual fund. Front-end sales load, also known as sales charge, is a fee paid when mutual funds shares are purchased. Those fees are subtracted from your total investable assets.
  • PQNAX expense ratio is 0.99%, which is not negligible. Is the fund expensive to you, and does it align to your investment strategy?
  • PQNAX 3-year Beta is 1.2, which is higher than the index (S&P 500 TR USD) 3-year beta, 1.00. The fund is perceived to be riskier than the comparable index based on the previous 3 years.
  • PQNAX 5-year Beta is 1.15, which is higher than the index (S&P 500 TR USD) 5-year beta, 1.00. The fund is perceived to be riskier than the comparable index based on the previous 5 years.
In the PQNAX review, we covered PQNAX 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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