PIMCO Extended Duration Fund INSTL (PEDIX)

PIMCO
Objective
Seeks maximum total return, consistent with prudent investment management.
Primary Portfolio
Long-term maturity fixed income securities
At a Glance
SymbolPEDIX
CUSIP Number 72201F599
Total Fund Assets (in millions) $381.8
Share Class Inception Date 08/31/2006
Dividend Frequency Accrues Daily; Distributes Monthly
Maximum Sales Charge -
Net Operating Expenses 0.5 %

Daily Price

NAV Day Return
$8.18 $0.05 0.62%
YTD Return
-3.14%
As of 05/27/15

Historical Prices

05/21/15

$7.92

05/22/15

$7.93

05/26/15

$8.13

Performance quoted represents past performance and is not a guarantee or a reliable indicator of future results. Investment return and the principal value of an investment will fluctuate. Shares may be worth more or less than original cost when redeemed. Current performance may be lower or higher than average annual returns shown. Performance quoted does not reflect any sales charges, if applicable, and performance would be lower if it did. Click Performance tab for performance current to the most recent month-end.
Fund Overview
Summary

A long-duration, core bond fund

PIMCO Extended Duration Fund is a core bond investment that provides broad market exposure to high-quality, long-dated fixed income securities. Following PIMCO’s signature total return philosophy and process, it employs a variety of strategies to enhance return potential and manage overall portfolio risk.


Why Invest In This Fund
Enhanced exposure to interest rate trends

The Fund invests in a diversified portfolio of long-duration bonds, with an average duration that normally varies within three years (plus or minus) of the Citigroup Strips Index, 20+ Year Sub-Index. Duration is a measure of a security’s price sensitivity to interest rate changes, measured in years; a longer duration implies greater interest rate sensitivity and return potential than intermediate- or short-term bonds, but also greater volatility. The Fund can be used as a core holding for investors with a higher risk tolerance, or as an allocation to position a portfolio for expected interest rate trends.


Value-added active management

We seek to add value through active management of the Fund. The portfolio is well-diversified, with flexibility to invest across sectors and issuers. Although the Fund is subject to greater interest rate risk than shorter-duration funds, it strives to limit this risk by maintaining the portfolio’s duration within a moderate range around the benchmark’s duration. The Fund employs PIMCO’s total return philosophy, seeking to balance capital appreciation potential and income.


Duration management expertise

PIMCO, a leading fixed income asset manager, combines various measures to assess the interest rate risk to which a longer duration portfolio may be subjected. Our extensive internal modeling addresses duration in its many forms: bull and bear durations (rate shifts of given amounts); total curve durations (changing yield curve shapes); credit spread durations; and mortgage spread and prepayment durations. Our firm-wide macroeconomic outlook, which forecasts the forces likely to impact fixed income markets over the short and long term, likewise helps drive our duration strategies.

Managers

Steve A. Rodosky

Mr. Rodosky is a managing director in the Newport Beach office and a portfolio manager covering Treasury bonds, agencies and futures. He is the lead portfolio manager for long duration strategies. Prior to joining PIMCO in 2001, Mr. Rodosky was vice president of institutional sales with Merrill Lynch. He has 19 years of investment experience and holds a master's degree in financial markets from Illinois Institute of Technology. He received an undergraduate degree from Villanova University.

Investors should consider the investment objectives, risks, charges and expenses of the funds carefully before investing. This and other information are contained in the fund’s prospectus and summary prospectus, if available, which may be obtained by contacting your investment professional or PIMCO representative.  Click here for a complete list of the PIMCO Funds prospectuses and summary prospectuses. Please read them carefully before you invest or send money.

A word about risk:
Investing in the bond market is subject to certain risks including market, interest-rate, issuer, credit, and inflation risk; investments may be worth more or less than the original cost when redeemed. Investing in foreign denominated and/or domiciled securities may involve heightened risk due to currency fluctuations, and economic and political risks, which may be enhanced in emerging markets. Mortgage and asset-backed securities may be sensitive to changes in interest rates, subject to early repayment risk, and their value may fluctuate in response to the market’s perception of issuer creditworthiness; while generally supported by some form of government or private guarantee there is no assurance that private guarantors will meet their obligations. High-yield, lower-rated, securities involve greater risk than higher-rated securities; portfolios that invest in them may be subject to greater levels of credit and liquidity risk than portfolios that do not. Equities may decline in value due to both real and perceived general market, economic, and industry conditions. Derivatives may involve certain costs and risks such as liquidity, interest rate, market, credit, management and the risk that a position could not be closed when most advantageous. Investing in derivatives could lose more than the amount invested. Diversification does not ensure against loss.

Past performance is not a guarantee or a reliable indicator of future results. For funds with at least a 3-yr history, Morningstar calculates a Morningstar Rating based on a risk-adjusted return measure that accounts for variation in a fund’s monthly performance (including the effects of sales charges, loads and redemption fees) with an emphasis on downward variations and consistent performance. The top 10% of funds in each category receive 5 stars, the next 22.5% receive 4 stars, the next 35% receive 3 stars, the next 22.5% receive 2 stars and the bottom 10% receive 1 star. The Overall Morningstar Rating is a weighted average of the performance figures for its 3-, 5- and 10-yr (if applicable) Morningstar Rating metrics. Morningstar, Inc.® 2015. All rights reserved. The information contained herein; (1) is proprietary to Morningstar and/or its affiliates; (2) may not be copied or distributed; (3) is not warranted to be accurate, complete or timely. Neither Morningstar nor its content providers are responsible for any damages or losses arising from any use of this information. Past performance is no guarantee of future results. Hollow stars represent a class of shares with inception dates that is different than the inception date of the fund. For the period prior to the inception date of these shares, performance information is based on the performance of the fund’s Institutional Class shares, adjusted to reflect the actual distribution and/or service (12b-1) fees and other expenses paid by the newer share class.


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