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

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

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

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

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

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 RGSCX top holdings?

RGSCX 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 RGSCX performance? What are RGSCX historical returns?

RGSCX has generated the following returns:

  • 1-month return is 8.88%;
  • 3-month return is -17.55%;
  • 1-year return is -10.51%;
  • 3-year return is -0.40%;
  • 5-year return is 0.32%;
  • 10-year return is 7.64%;
  • 15-year return is 5.24%.

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

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

5. What is RGSCX dividend yield?

RGSCX yield is 0%.

6. What is RGSCX minimum initial investment amount?

RGSCX minimum initial investment amount is $1.00K.

7. What is RGSCX expense ratio?

RGSCX expense ratio is 2.37%. The expense ratio of a fund is the total percentage of fund assets used for administrative, management, and all other expenses.

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

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

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

  • 1-year ax cost ratio is 2.07%;
  • 3-year ax cost ratio is 3.52%.

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

  • 3-year beta is 1.09;
  • 5-year beta is 0.94;
  • 10-year beta is 0.95.

11. What is RGSCX Sharpe ratio?

  • 3-year Sharpe ratio is -0.22;
  • 5-year Sharpe ratio is -0.14;
  • 10-year Sharpe ratio is 0.39.

Analysis

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

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

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

The following are RGSCX strengths from our perspective:

  • RGSCX 10-year return is 7.64%, which is higher than the 10-year return of the benchmark index (MSCI World Small Cap NR USD), 7.41%.

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

The following are RGSCX weaknesses from our perspective:

  • RGSCX net assets are $5.70 million. This fund is not a popular choice with retail investors.
  • RGSCX 3-year return is -0.4%, which is lower than the 3-year return of the benchmark index (MSCI World Small Cap NR USD), -0.32%.
  • RGSCX 5-year return is 0.32%, which is lower than the 5-year return of the benchmark index (MSCI World Small Cap NR USD), 2.34%.
  • RGSCX 15-year return is 5.24%, which is lower than the 15-year return of the benchmark index (MSCI World Small Cap NR USD), 6.5%.
  • 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.
  • RGSCX expense ratio is 2.37%, which is not negligible. Is the fund expensive to you, and does it align to your investment strategy?
In the RGSCX review, we covered RGSCX 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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