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

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

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

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

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

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

Fact Sheet

1. Describe Allianz Funds: AllianzGI Global Small-Cap Fund; Class A Shares (RGSAX).

The Fund seeks long-term capital appreciation by investing at least 65% of its assets in companies with market capitalizations comparable to those of companies included in the MSCI World Small Cap Index. Invests in companies in at least three different countries.

2. What are RGSAX top holdings?

RGSAX has 176 stock holdings and 0 bond holdings.

The top 10 holdings represent 10.53% of total assets. Here are the top holdings:

Name Symbol % Assets
Stag Industrial Inc STAG 1.19%
Kilroy Realty Corp KRC 1.15%
Tokyu Fudosan Holdings Corp 3289 1.13%
First Industrial Realty Trust Inc FR 1.10%
Mitsubishi UFJ Lease & Finance Co Ltd 8593 1.05%
Viavi Solutions Inc VIAV 1.02%
Mercury Systems Inc MRCY 0.99%
Century Communities Inc CCS 0.98%
Bright Horizons Family Solutions Inc BFAM 0.96%
MKS Instruments Inc MKSI 0.96%

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

RGSAX has generated the following returns:

  • 1-month return is 8.96%;
  • 3-month return is -17.42%;
  • 1-year return is -9.84%;
  • 3-year return is 0.35%;
  • 5-year return is 1.07%;
  • 10-year return is 8.46%;
  • 15-year return is 6.03%.

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

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

5. What is RGSAX dividend yield?

RGSAX yield is 0%.

6. What is RGSAX minimum initial investment amount?

RGSAX minimum initial investment amount is $1.00K.

7. What is RGSAX expense ratio?

RGSAX expense ratio is 1.62%. The expense ratio of a fund is the total percentage of fund assets used for administrative, management, and all other expenses.

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

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

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

  • 1-year ax cost ratio is 1.72%;
  • 3-year ax cost ratio is 3.08%.

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

  • 3-year beta is 1.09;
  • 5-year beta is 0.95;
  • 10-year beta is 0.95.

11. What is RGSAX Sharpe ratio?

  • 3-year Sharpe ratio is -0.18;
  • 5-year Sharpe ratio is -0.10;
  • 10-year Sharpe ratio is 0.44.

Analysis

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

RGSAX Finny Score is 43. Our quantitative analysis shows 3 reasons to buy RGSAX and 4 reasons to sell it, resulting in the Finny Score of 43.

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

The following are RGSAX strengths from our perspective:

  • RGSAX 3-year return is 0.35%, which is higher than the 3-year return of the benchmark index (MSCI World Small Cap NR USD), -0.32%.
  • RGSAX 10-year return is 8.46%, which is higher than the 10-year return of the benchmark index (MSCI World Small Cap NR USD), 7.41%.
  • RGSAX 15-year return is 6.03%, which is in line with the 15-year return of the benchmark index (MSCI World Small Cap NR USD), 6.5%.

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

The following are RGSAX weaknesses from our perspective:

  • RGSAX net assets are $43.50 million. This fund is not a popular choice with retail investors.
  • RGSAX 5-year return is 1.07%, which is lower than the 5-year return of the benchmark index (MSCI World Small Cap NR USD), 2.34%.
  • 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.
  • RGSAX expense ratio is 1.62%, which is not negligible. Is the fund expensive to you, and does it align to your investment strategy?
In the RGSAX review, we covered RGSAX 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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