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  • ETF
  • BOND
    Pricing Data
    Change: $0.05 (-0.0%)
    Time: 05/27/16
    Previous Close: $105.69
  • Category
  • Total Bond Market
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  • Issuer: PIMCO
  • Structure: ETF
  • Expense Ratio: 0.55%
  • ETF Home Page: Home page
  • Inception: Mar 01, 2012
  • Tax Form: 1099
  • Tracks This Index: n/a

Trading Data

Open: - Volume -
Day Lo - Day Hi -
  • 52 Week Lo: $103.03
  • 52 Week Hi: $106.28
  • AUM: $2,566.7 M
  • Shares: 24.2 M

Investment Themes

Historical Trading Data

  • 1 Month Avg. Volume: 132,983
  • 3 Month Avg. Volume: 165,120

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Analyst Report

This ETF offers a way for investors to access one of the most successful bond fund managers of all time, as BOND (formerly known as TRXT) is essentially an exchange-traded version of PIMCO's Total Return mutual fund. Benchmarked against the Barclays Capital U.S. Aggregate Index, BOND will generally contain a broad-based basket of investment grade U.S. debt securities. As such, BOND will likely have appeal as a core holding in many long-term, buy-and-hold portfolios. There are several ETFs that seek to passively replicate the index against which BOND is benchmarked; funds such as BND, AGG, LAG, and SCHZ might be more appealing options for those who believe that active managers are not able to consistently generate alpha over the long term. It should be noted that BOND charges about 45 basis points more in annual fees than the cheapest of those ETFs, meaning that the PIMCO fund must beat its benchmark by close to 55 basis points annually to justify the higher fees.

Realtime Rating

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Realtime Rating Summary

The adjacent table gives investors an individual Realtime Rating for BOND on several different metrics, including liquidity, expenses, performance, volatility, dividend, concentration of holdings in addition to an overall rating. The "A+ Metric Rated ETF" field, available to ETFdb Pro members, shows the ETF in the Total Bond Market with the highest Metric Realtime Rating for each individual field. To view all of this data, sign up for a free 14-day trial for ETFdb Pro. To view information on how the ETFdb Realtime Ratings work, click here.

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BOND Overall Realtime Rating:

A+ Overall Rated ETF:

Metric Metric Realtime Rating A+ Metric Rated ETF
Liquidity A- AGG
Expenses C+ SCHZ

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BOND In-Depth Analysis

The following tables and charts contain in-depth metrics for this ETF and compare it to similar peer ETFs within its ETFdb Category.

BOND Holdings

Filings Data as of: May 03, 2016
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Concentration Analysis

This section compares how balanced and deep this ETF is relative to the peer group ETFdb Category.

Number of Holdings
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% Assets in Top 10
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Asset Allocation

Asset Percentage
U.S. Stocks -4.77%
International Stocks 0.0%
U.S. Bonds 23.4%
International Bonds 4.87%
Preferred Stock 0.0%
Convertibles 0.08%
Cash 74.74%
Other 1.68%

Bond Sector Breakdown

Bond Sector Percentage
Treasury 0.0%
TIPS 0.0%
U.S. Agency 0.0%
MBS 0.0%
U.S. Corporate 0.0%
Asset-Backed 0.0%
Convertible 0.0%
Muni 0.0%
Foreign Government 0.0%
Foreign Corporate 0.0%
Other 100.0%

Bond Detailed Sector Breakdown

Bond Sector Percentage
Cash And Equivalents 102.67%
Government Related 14.89%
Corporate Bond 14.88%
Government 10.83%
Commercial Mortgage Backed 7.24%
Agency Mortgage Backed 4.91%
Municipal Taxable 1.27%
Non Agency Residential Mortgage Backed 0.83%
Future Forward 0.5%
Bank Loan 0.43%
Asset Backed 0.4%
Sector Swap 0.02%
Convertible 0.0%
US Municipal Tax Advantaged 0.0%
Preferred 0.0%
Covered Bond 0.0%
Option Warrant 0.0%

Coupon Breakdown

Coupon Range Percentage
0% to 1% 1.74%
1% to 2% -3.95%
2% to 3% 6.37%
3% to 4% 5.83%
4% to 5% 3.46%
5% to 6% 9.13%
6% to 7% 2.76%
7% to 8% 1.15%
8% to 9% 0.85%
9% to 10% 0.37%
Greater Than 10% 0.62%

Credit Quality

Credit Percentage

Maturity Breakdown

Maturity Percentage
Less Than 1 Year 1.23%
1-3 Years -4.8%
3-5 Years 3.26%
5-7 Years 1.59%
7-10 Years 5.59%
10-15 Years 1.98%
15-20 Years 1.3%
20-30 Years 6.37%
30+ Years 11.45%

BOND Expenses & Fees

This section compares the cost efficiency of this ETF to peers in the same ETFdb Category.

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Expenses Ratio Analysis

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Commission Free Trading

This ETF is not currently available for commission free trading on any platforms.

Category Commission Free Trading

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BOND Performance

This section shows how this ETF has performed relative to its peer group ETFdb Category.

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13 Week Return
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26 Week Return
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1 Year Return
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3 Year Return
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The following charts can be customized to display historical performance in a number of different formats, including line charts, bar charts, and candlesticks. Time periods can be adjusted to increase or decrease the period shown, ranging from five minutes to several months.

The following chart also includes the option to compare the performance of BOND relative to other ETFs and benchmarks or to include indicators such as Bollinger Bands, relative strength, and moving averages.

BOND Valuation

This section shows how the P/E multiple of this ETF compares to the peer group ETFdb Category.

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P/E Ratio
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BOND Dividend

This section shows how the dividend yield of this ETF compares to the peer group ETFdb Category.

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Annual Dividend Yield
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BOND Technicals

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Volatility Analysis

This section shows how the volatility of this ETF compares to the peer group ETFdb Category.

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50 Day Volatility
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200 Day Volatility
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  • 20 Day MA: $105.81
  • 60 Day MA: $105.38
  • MACD 15 Period: -0.16
  • MACD 100 Period: 0.81
  • Williams % Range 10 Day: 71.91
  • Williams % Range 20 Day: 71.91
  • RSI 10 Day: 46
  • RSI 20 Day: 51
  • RSI 30 Day: 52
  • Ultimate Oscillator: 41

Bollinger Brands

  • Lower Bollinger (10 Day): $105.38
  • Upper Bollinger (10 Day): $106.10
  • Lower Bollinger (20 Day): $105.49
  • Upper Bollinger (20 Day): $106.19
  • Lower Bollinger (30 Day): $105.47
  • Upper Bollinger (30 Day): $106.18

Support & Resistance

  • Support Level 1: n/a
  • Support Level 2: $105.51
  • Resistance Level 1: n/a
  • Resistance Level 2: $105.89


  • Stochastic Oscillator %D (1 Day): 28.60
  • Stochastic Oscillator %D (5 Day): 42.45
  • Stochastic Oscillator %K (1 Day): 37.17
  • Stochastic Oscillator %K (5 Day): 40.08

Fact Sheet

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