10 important things you should know about Virtus PVADX mutual fund
Updated: October 10, 2021
Bull case
15-year return above the benchmark
Bear case
Low net assets
3-year return below the benchmark
5-year return below the benchmark
10-year return below the benchmark
High expense ratio
Sales load and/or distribution fees

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

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

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

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

  1. Describe Allianz Funds: AllianzGI NFJ Small-Cap Value Fund; Administrative Class Shares (PVADX).
  2. What are PVADX holdings?
  3. What is PVADX performance? What are PVADX historical returns?
  4. What is PVADX dividend yield?
  5. What is PVADX minimum initial investment amount?
  6. Does PVADX have any sales loads or 12b-1 distribution expenses?
  7. What is PVADX Finny Score? PVADX buy or sell?
  8. What are the pros of investing in PVADX? What are PVADX buy reasons?
  9. What are the cons of investing in PVADX? What are PVADX sell reasons?

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

Fact Sheet

1. Describe Allianz Funds: AllianzGI NFJ Small-Cap Value Fund; Administrative Class Shares (PVADX).

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 with smaller market capitalizations.

2. What are PVADX top holdings?

PVADX has 100 stock holdings and 0 bond holdings.

The top 10 holdings represent 21.01% of total assets. Here are the top holdings:

Name Symbol % Assets
American Financial Group Inc AFG 2.68%
Spire Inc SR 2.47%
KB Home KBH 2.46%
Valley National Bancorp VLY 2.32%
Blackstone Mortgage Trust Inc A BXMT 2.25%
United Community Banks Inc UCBI 2.02%
ONE Gas Inc OGS 1.92%
Mantech International Corp Class A MANT 1.70%
M.D.C. Holdings Inc MDC 1.67%
National Health Investors Inc NHI 1.52%

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

PVADX has generated the following returns:

  • 1-month return is -0.25%;
  • 3-month return is 2.35%;
  • 1-year return is 2.35%;
  • 3-year return is 3.90%;
  • 5-year return is 6.93%;
  • 10-year return is 8.62%;
  • 15-year return is 6.98%.

4. What is PVADX dividend yield?

PVADX yield is 1.36%.

5. What is PVADX minimum initial investment amount?

PVADX minimum initial investment amount is $5.00K.

6. Does PVADX have any sales loads or 12b-1 distribution expenses?

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

Analysis

7. 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.

8. What are the pros of investing in PVADX? What are PVADX buy reasons?

The following are PVADX strengths from our perspective:

  • PVADX 15-year return is 6.98%, which is in line with the 15-year return of the benchmark index (Russell 2000 Value TR USD), 7.54%.

9. What are the cons of investing in PVADX? What are PVADX negatives?

The following are PVADX weaknesses from our perspective:

  • PVADX net assets are $34.80 million. This fund is not a popular choice with retail investors.
  • PVADX 3-year return is 3.9%, which is lower than the 3-year return of the benchmark index (Russell 2000 Value TR USD), 10.19%.
  • PVADX 5-year return is 6.93%, which is lower than the 5-year return of the benchmark index (Russell 2000 Value TR USD), 11.83%.
  • PVADX 10-year return is 8.62%, which is lower than the 10-year return of the benchmark index (Russell 2000 Value TR USD), 13.35%.
  • PVADX expense ratio is 1.07%, which is not negligible. Is the fund expensive to you, and does it align to your investment strategy?
  • 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.
In the PVADX review, we covered PVADX 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.