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

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Bull case
5-year return above the benchmark
15-year return above the benchmark
Bear case
Low net assets
3-year return below the benchmark
10-year return below the benchmark
High expense ratio
Sales load and/or distribution fees

Bull case

  1. PQNAX 5-year return is 10.89%, which is higher than the 5-year return of the benchmark index (Russell Mid Cap Value TR USD), 10.72%.
  2. PQNAX 15-year return is 8.01%, which is in line with the 15-year return of the benchmark index (Russell Mid Cap Value TR USD), 8.6%.

Bear case

  1. PQNAX net assets are $598.20 million. This fund is not a popular choice with retail investors.
  2. PQNAX 3-year return is 11.97%, which is lower than the 3-year return of the benchmark index (Russell Mid Cap Value TR USD), 14.39%.
  3. PQNAX 10-year return is 12.54%, which is lower than the 10-year return of the benchmark index (Russell Mid Cap Value TR USD), 13.99%.
  4. PQNAX expense ratio is 1%, which is not negligible. Is the fund expensive to you, and does it align to your investment strategy?
  5. 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.