RAE US Fund

PKAAX

Updated June 19, 2019

Objective

The Fund seeks long-term capital appreciation.

Primary Portfolio

Equity and equity-related securities of U.S. companies

Overview

Fund Overview

Time-tested systematic approach to U.S. equity investing

The fund invests in a diversified portfolio of U.S. stocks using the Research Affiliates Equity (RAE) strategy, an innovative value approach designed to outperform the Russell 1000 Value Index.

Why Invest In This Fund

Capitalizes on market inefficiencies

RAE selects and weights stocks based on fundamental measures of company size including sales, cash flow, dividends, and book value. By removing price from the portfolio construction process, this value fund aims to buy low and sell high, and to outperform its benchmark over time.

Enhanced by active insights

Starting with fundamental weighting, the strategy then refines these weights by incorporating active insights into quality, momentum, style and size with the goal of further enhancing returns. These insights continually evolve based on the ongoing research of the portfolio managers.

Offers the benefits of investing systematic equity strategy

The fund’s unique rules-based approach seeks a consistent investment process and a contrarian portfolio designed to deliver market outperformance.

Our Expertise

PIMCO has partnered with Research Affiliates to deliver equity strategies since 2005.

PRIMARY BENCHMARK

Russell 1000® Value Index

PRIMARY BENCHMARK DESCRIPTION

The Russell 1000® Value Index measures the performance of large and midcapitalization value sectors of the U.S. equity market, as defined by FTSE Russell. The Russell 1000® Value Index is a subset of the Russell 1000® Index, which measures the performance of the large and mid-capitalization sector of the U.S. equity market.

SECONDARY BENCHMARK

S&P 500 Index

SECONDARY BENCHMARK DESCRIPTION

S&P 500 Index is an unmanaged market index generally considered representative of the stock market as a whole. The Index focuses on the large-cap segment of the U.S. equities market. It is not possible to invest directly in an unmanaged index.

DIVIDEND FREQUENCY

Annually

SHARE CLASS INCEPTION

06/05/2015

CUSIP

72202L496

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