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Seeking consistent income. Risk management. Global opportunities.
Managed by Dan Ivascyn, recently named a top 10 money manager
in Bloomberg’s “50 Most Influential” list.
Dan Ivascyn and Alfred Murata, recently named
Morningstar's 2013 Fixed-Income Managers of the Year,
discuss the strategy and philosophy behind PIMCO Income Fund's
success and what they expect in the year ahead.
Overall Morningstar Rating™
Among 214 multisector bond funds based
on risk-adjusted returns as of 12/31/14.
A smart strategy for today's low yield world
Overall Morningstar Rating™Among 432 world allocation funds based on risk-adjusted returns as of 12/31/14
Targeting income today and growth for the future
A balanced approach to income investing.
Offers the potential for high
current dividend income and
Investors should consider the investment objectives, risks, charges and expenses of the funds carefully before investing. This and other information is contained in each fund's prospectus and summary prospectus, if available, which may be obtained by contacting your investment professional or PIMCO representative, or by visiting pimco.com/investments. Please read them carefully before you invest or send money.
A word about risk: Investing in the bond market is subject to risks, including market, interest rate, issuer, credit, inflation risk, and liquidity risk. The value of most bonds and bond strategies are impacted by changes in interest rates. Bonds and bond strategies with longer durations tend to be more sensitive and volatile than those with shorter durations; bond prices generally fall as interest rates rise, and the current low interest rate environment increases this risk. Current reductions in bond counterparty capacity may contribute to decreased market liquidity and increased price volatility. Bond investments may be worth more or less than the original cost when redeemed. Investments in value securities involve the risk the market's value assessment may differ from the manager and the performance of the securities may decline. Investing in securities of smaller companies tends to be more volatile and less liquid than securities of larger companies. 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.
1 On 2 January 2015, the fund’s name was changed from PIMCO EqS Dividend Fund
Morningstar™ Rating as 31 December 2014 for the institutional share class; other classes may have different performance characteristics. For the PIMCO Income Fund: Overall 5 Star (214 funds rated); 3 Yrs. 5 Stars (214 funds rated); 5 Yrs. 5 Stars (169 funds rated). For the Dividend and Income Builder Fund: Overall 5 Stars (432 funds rated); 3 Yrs. 5 Stars (432 funds rated). For funds with at least a three-year 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.® 2014. All rights reserved. The information contained herein: (1) is proprietary to Morningstar and/or its affiliates; (2) may not be copied or distributedand (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.
This material contains the current opinions of the manager, and such opinions are subject to change without notice. Information contained herein has been obtained from sources believed to be reliable, but not guaranteed. Statements concerning financial market trends are based on current market conditions, which will fluctuate. There is no guarantee that these investment strategies will work under all market conditions, and each investor should evaluate their ability to invest for the long term, especially during periods of downturn in the market. Outlook and strategies are subject to change without notice. No part of this material may be reproduced in any form, or referred to in any other publication, without express written permission. PIMCO and YOUR GLOBAL INVESTMENT AUTHORITY are trademarks or registered trademarks of Allianz Asset Management of America L.P. and Pacific Investment Management Company LLC, respectively, in the United States and throughout the world.
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