Allianz Funds: AllianzGI NFJ International Value Fund; Class C Shares (AFJCX)

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Bull case

No bull case arguments.

Bear case
Low net assets
3-year return below the benchmark
5-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

Bull case

No bull case arguments.

Bear case

  1. AFJCX net assets are $2.80 million. This fund is not a popular choice with retail investors.
  2. AFJCX 3-year return is 10.37%, which is lower than the 3-year return of the benchmark index (MSCI ACWI Ex USA NR USD), 12.36%.
  3. AFJCX 5-year return is 7.96%, which is lower than the 5-year return of the benchmark index (MSCI ACWI Ex USA NR USD), 10.67%.
  4. AFJCX 10-year return is 3.12%, which is lower than the 10-year return of the benchmark index (MSCI ACWI Ex USA NR USD), 7.1%.
  5. AFJCX 15-year return is 2.34%, which is lower than the 15-year return of the benchmark index (MSCI ACWI Ex USA NR USD), 4.26%.
  6. AFJCX expense ratio is 2.02%, which is not negligible. Is the fund expensive to you, and does it align to your investment strategy?
  7. 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.