PTTDX: an intermediate-term bond fund consisting of US Treasuries (37.4%), US Corporate (21.8%), Mortgage Pass-Through (13.1), Mortgage CMO (9.2%), Foreign Corp. (8.1), and Other (10.4).
General Risk: You need to further evaluate PTTDX thoroughly. Well-informed, you decide what to do. Remember that there is risk of loss in all trading. I don’t own any PTTDX shares.
Here are the pluses and minuses.
Closing NAV (Net Asset Value): 11.21
52-Week NAV Range: 10.45-11.21
+ Annualized Return: The 10-year annualized return is 7.53%. The annualized return since inception is 6.87%.
– Inflation Risk: If inflation increases to a percentage greater than the bond-fund yield, the bond-fund holder would consistently lose money.
– Interest Rate Risk: When interest rates go up, bond prices move inversely and go down.
+ Manager: Bill Gross
– Monthly Dividend: As of 5/28/10, $2.33 per 100 shares (2% yield).
+ Morningstar Rating (Overall): 5-Star
+ Net Expense Ratio: 0.75%, Category average is 0.99%.