Emerging Markets Full Spectrum Bond Fund

PFSIX

Updated January 14, 2022

Objective

Seeks maximum total return, consistent with prudent investment management

Primary Portfolio

A broad range of emerging market fixed income assets

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Overview

Fund Overview

Access to the full EM bond toolkit

The fund is designed to offer investors a comprehensive strategy to emerging markets (EM) fixed income exposure, with dynamic asset allocation decisions based on PIMCO’s evolving assessments of the global economy and markets.

Why Invest In This Fund

Dynamic exposure to EM bonds

The fund allows investors to gain strategic exposure to the growing EM fixed income universe. Ongoing tactical asset allocation adjustments are based on PIMCO’s assessments of the global economy and markets, and relative values among EM fixed income classes. Exposures are gained primarily through PIMCO’s EM funds, although the fund may also hold other funds and individual securities.

Attractive return potential

The fund’s ability to invest across diverse EM fixed income classes – including local government bonds and U.S. dollar-denominated sovereign and corporate securities – allows it to capture compelling spread, yield and exchange rate opportunities through shifting market conditions, while also managing the risks associated with EM.

Extensive EM experience

PIMCO’s emerging markets team averages 12 years of experience analyzing sovereign creditworthiness, assessing policy developments, and trading across a wide range of market environments. The fund’s actively managed approach combines PIMCO’s top-down insights with intensive bottom-up country and corporate credit analysis.

Our Expertise

The fund is managed by Pramol Dhawan, a managing director and co-chair of the emerging markets portfolio committee with 15 years of experience and Yacov Arnopolin, an executive vice president in our London office with 19 years of experience. The expert team draws on our time-tested investment process, which combines macroeconomic forecasting with rigorous bottom-up credit research. PIMCO has been managing EM portfolios since 1997.

PRIMARY BENCHMARK

50% JPMorgan Global Bond Index Emerging Markets-Global Diversified, 25% JPMorgan Emerging Markets Bond Index Global and 25% JPMorgan Corporate Emerging Market Bond Index Diversified

PRIMARY BENCHMARK DESCRIPTION

The benchmark is a blend of 50% JPMorgan Global Bond Index Emerging Markets- Global Diversified, 25% JPMorgan Emerging Markets Bond Index Global and 25% JPMorgan Corporate Emerging Market Bond Index Diversified. The JPMorgan Global Bond Index Emerging Markets - Global Diversified is a uniquely-weighted version of the Emerging Markets Bond Index Global. It limits the weights of those index countries with larger debt stocks by only including specified portions of these countries eligible current face amounts of debt outstanding. The JPMorgan Emerging Markets Bond Index (EMBI) Global tracks total returns for United States Dollar denominated debt instruments issued by emerging market sovereign and quasi-sovereign entities: Brady bonds, loans, and Eurobonds. JPMorgan Corporate Emerging Market Bond Index Diversified tracks total returns of US dollar-denominated debt instruments issued by corporate entities in Emerging Markets countries. It is not possible to invest directly in an unmanaged index.

DIVIDEND FREQUENCY

Monthly with Daily Accrual

SHARE CLASS INCEPTION

02/25/2013

CUSIP

72201U562

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Managers

Pramol Dhawan

Head of Emerging Markets Portfolio Management

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Yacov Arnopolin

Portfolio Manager, Emerging Markets

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Yields & Distributions

Historical Prices & Distributions

Distribution Yield (At Nav) 1 as of 12/31/2021 4.63%
1 - Day Distribution Yield as of 01/14/2022 -
30-Day SEC Yield2
Subsidized as of 12/31/2021 4.35%
Unsubsidized2 as of 12/31/2021 3.53%
Latest Dividend Distribution ($ Share)3 as of 12/31/2021 $0.029030520
Dividend Distribution (YTD) 4 as of 12/31/2021 $0.304789700

disclosures

1The distribution yield for monthly paying Funds is calculated by annualizing actual dividends distributed for the monthly period ended on the date shown and dividing by the net asset value on the last business day for the same period. The distribution yield for quarterly paying Funds is calculated by taking the average of the prior four quarterly distribution yields. The quarterly distribution yields are calculated by annualizing actual dividends distributed for the quarterly period ended on the most recent quarterly distribution date and dividing by the net asset value for the same date. The distribution yield for annual paying Funds is calculated by taking the annual distribution divided by the Fund’s net asset value on ex-date. The yield is annualized if the Fund incepted less than a year ago. The yield does not include long- or short-term capital gains distributions.
2The Subsidized yield includes contractual expense reimbursements and it would be lower without those reimbursements. The Unsubsidized 30 Day SEC yield excludes contractual expense reimbursements.
3Data does not include special cash dividends.
4Data is based on distributions since the most recent calendar year end and does not include special cash dividends.
The 30 day SEC Yield is computed under an SEC standardized formula based on net income earned over the past 30 days.

Fees & Expenses

Effective as of 07/30/2021
Gross Expense Ratio 1.97%
Net Expense Ratio 1.12%
The Net Expense Ratio reflects a contractual fee waiver and/or expense reduction, which is in place through 07/31/2022 and renews automatically for a full year unless terminated by PIMCO in accordance with the terms of the agreement. See the Fund's prospectus for more information.
Adjusted Expense Ratio 0.94%
The Adjusted Expense Ratio is the same as the Net Expense Ratio, but also excludes certain investment expenses, such as interest expense from borrowings and repurchase agreements and dividend expense from investments on short sales, incurred directly by the Fund or indirectly through the Fund’s investments in underlying PIMCO Funds (if applicable), none of which are paid to PIMCO.

Prices & Performance

Daily Statistics

All data as of 01/14/2022

NAV $6.82 One Day Return -0.40%
Daily Change $-0.03 Daily YTD Return -1.58%

All data as of

All data as of

Performance quoted represents past performance. Past performance 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 performance shown. For performance current to the most recent month-end, visit www.pimco.com or call (888) 87-PIMCO.

Differences in the Fund’s performance versus the index and related attribution information with respect to particular categories of securities or individual positions may be attributable, in part, to differences in the pricing methodologies used by the Fund and the index.

There is no assurance that any fund, including any fund that has experienced high or unusual performance for one or more periods, will experience similar levels of performance in the future. High performance is defined as a significant increase in either 1) a fund’s total return in excess of that of the fund’s benchmark between reporting periods or 2) a fund’s total return in excess of the fund’s historical returns between reporting periods. Unusual performance is defined as a significant change in a fund’s performance as compared to one or more previous reporting periods.

Certain Funds may offer a share class with an inception date which is different than the inception date of the Fund. For the periods prior to the inception date of a share class, performance information is based on the performance of the Fund’s oldest class shares, adjusted to reflect the fees and expenses paid by that class of shares.

Calendar Year Returns %

All data as of

Growth of $10,000 (hypothetical)

Morningstar and Lipper

disclosures

Performance figures presented reflect the total return performance after fees, unless otherwise noted, and reflect changes in share price and reinvestment of dividend and capital gain distributions on the payable date. All periods longer than one year are annualized. Periods less than on year are cumulative.

Investments made by a Fund and the results achieved by a Fund are not expected to be the same as those made by any other PIMCO-advised Fund, including those with a similar name, investment objective or policies. A new or smaller Fund’s performance may not represent how the Fund is expected to or may perform in the long-term. New Funds have limited operating histories for investors to evaluate and new and smaller Funds may not attract sufficient assets to achieve investment and trading efficiencies. A Fund may be forced to sell a comparatively large portion of its portfolio to meet significant shareholder redemptions for cash, or hold a comparatively large portion of its portfolio in cash due to significant share purchases for cash, in each case when the Fund otherwise would not seek to do so, which may adversely affect performance.
Daily YTD return is from the most recent calendar year end.
Growth of $10,000 is calculated at NAV and assumes that all dividend and capital gain distributions were reinvested. It does not take into account sales charges or the effect of taxes. Results are not indicative of future performance.
A monthly rating is not a recommendation to buy, sell or hold a fund. © 2021 Morningstar, Inc. All Rights Reserved. The information contained herein: (1) is proprietary to Morningstar; (2) may not be copied or distributed; and (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. The Morningstar RatingTM for funds, or "star rating", is calculated for managed products (including mutual funds, variable annuity and variable life subaccounts, exchange-traded funds, closed-end funds, and separate accounts) with at least a three-year history. Exchange-traded funds and open-ended mutual funds are considered a single population for comparative purposes. It is calculated based on a Morningstar Risk-Adjusted Return measure that accounts for variation in a managed product's monthly excess performance, placing more emphasis on downward variations and rewarding consistent performance. The top 10% of products in each product 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 for a managed product is derived from a weighted average of the performance figures associated with its three-, five-, and 10-year (if applicable) Morningstar Rating metrics. The weights are: 100% three-year rating for 36-59 months of total returns, 60% five-year rating/40% three-year rating for 60-119 months of total returns, and 50% 10-year rating/30% five-year rating/20% three-year rating for 120 or more months of total returns. While the 10-year overall star rating formula seems to give the most weight to the 10-year period, the most recent three-year period actually has the greatest impact because it is included in all three rating periods. Past performance is no guarantee of future results.
The monthly Lipper Average and Rankings are calculated by Lipper, Inc, based on the total return performance of funds included by Lipper in that category. Rankings begin with the inception of the actual share class. Lipper does not take into account sales charges.

Portfolio Composition

All data as of unless otherwise stated

Top 10 Currency Exposure

United States 65.07
Indonesia 4.39
Malaysia 3.58
Thailand 3.35
China 3.33
Brazil 3.25
Mexico 3.10
South Africa 2.91
Poland 2.62
Russia 2.45

Top Countries, EM Local Duration5

South Africa 0.29
Thailand 0.28
China 0.26
Malaysia 0.15
Mexico 0.15
Indonesia 0.15
Russia 0.12
Brazil 0.11
Czech Republic 0.10
Peru 0.09

Duration in Years

Effective Duration (yrs) 5.35

Top Countries, EM Spread Duration6

Mexico 0.41
Indonesia 0.24
Brazil 0.24
Saudi Arabia 0.22
China 0.18
Russia 0.14
EM Index Product 0.14
Chile 0.14
Colombia 0.13
South Africa 0.12

disclosures

5Includes duration exposure due to local emerging market holdings. Positive numbers reflect a portfolio's price sensitivity to changes in local interest rates. An accurate predictor of price changes only for small, parallel shifts of the yield curve. For every 1 basis point fall (rise) in interest rates, a portfolio with duration of 1 year will rise (fall) in price by 1 bp.
6A portfolio's price sensitivity to changes in EM spread. For every 1 bp of spread tightening (widening), a portfolio with an emerging market spread duration of 1 year will rise (fall) in price by 1 bp.
Portfolio information in the charts is based on the fund's net assets. These percentages may differ from those used for the fund's compliance calculations, including the fund's prospectus, regulatory, and other investment limitations and policies, which may be based on total assets of the fund or other measurements, may include or exclude various categories of investments from those covered in the portfolio allocation categories shown in this report, and may be based on different classifications and measurements of the fund’s investments and other criteria.
References to specific sectors, securities or issuers are for illustrative purposes only. All holdings are subject to change daily. All share classes have the same portfolio but different expenses.
Duration is a measure of a portfolio’s price sensitivity expressed in years. Effective duration is the duration for a bond with an embedded option when the value is calculated to include the expected change in cash flow caused by the option as interest rates change.

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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.  Please read them carefully before you invest or send money.
A word about risk:

The Fund invests in other funds and performance is subject to underlying investment weightings which will vary. The cost of investing in the Fund will generally be higher than the cost of investing in a fund that invests directly in individual stocks and bonds. 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. 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. Equities may decline in value due to both real and perceived general market, economic and industry conditions. 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. Investing in distressed companies (both debt and equity) is speculative and may be subject to greater levels of credit, issuer and liquidity risks, and the repayment of default obligations contains significant uncertainties; such companies may be engaged in restructurings or bankruptcy proceedings. Entering into short sales includes the potential for loss of more money than the actual cost of the investment, and the risk that the third party to the short sale may fail to honor its contract terms, causing a loss to the portfolio. 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. The Fund is non-diversified, which means that it may invest its assets in a smaller number of issuers than a diversified fund.
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