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PTUZX PIMCO Total Return IV A

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Fund PTUZX PIMCO Total Return IV A NOFIX Northern Fixed Income  
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100% 85%
Annual Fees
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$86.77
(0.85% Exp. Ratio)
$47.98
(0.47% Exp. Ratio)
Future Est. Balance in 30 yrs
Assuming 2.08% annual return
$14,365.49 $16,112.36
Est. savings over 30 yrs +$1,746.86
Return
As of 11/30/16
1 YR RETURN 2.05%
3 YR 1.50%
5 YR 2.76%
10 YR --
1 YR RETURN 2.29%
3 YR 2.81%
5 YR 3.11%
10 YR 4.20%
Description
The investment seeks maximum total return, consistent with preservation of capital and prudent investment management. The fund seeks to achieve its investment objective by investing under normal circumstances at least 80% of its net assets in a diversified portfolio of Fixed Income Instruments of varying maturities. "Fixed Income Instruments" include bonds, debt securities and other similar instruments issued by various U.S. and non-U.S. public- or private-sector entities. It may invest up to 10% of its total assets in securities and instruments that are economically tied to emerging market countries.
The investment seeks to maximize total return (capital appreciation and income) consistent with reasonable risk. The fund will seek capital appreciation and current income in the advisor's attempt to maximize total return. It will invest, under normal circumstances, at least 80% of its net assets in bonds and other fixed-income securities. The fund primarily invests in investment grade domestic debt obligations. The fund's dollar-weighted average maturity, under normal circumstances, will range between three and fifteen years.

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