StocksPLUS® International Fund (Unhedged)

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Updated June 14, 2019

Objective

Seeks total return which exceeds that of its benchmark index consistent with prudent investment management

Primary Portfolio

Non-U.S. equity derivatives backed by an actively managed portfolio of fixed income securities with an absolute return orientation

Overview

Fund Overview

Aims to consistently outperform the MSCI EAFE Index

The fund aims to outperform the MSCI EAFE Index by investing in equity-linked instruments designed to replicate the returns of the international equity market, with the additional return potential of a complementary bond alpha strategy.

Why Invest In This Fund

Offers the benefits of traditional passive and active investing

Traditional index funds aim to match the performance of a market index by investing in all, or a representative sample, of the stocks in the index. This fund goes further, providing the total returns of the MSCI EAFE Index while also offering the potential for outperformance through a complementary bond alpha strategy. This unique approach allows the fund to retain the key attributes of passive equity indexing while also seeking to deliver market outperformance.

International developed equities can help broaden and diversify your portfolio

Many investors exhibit a home-bias, and as such, may miss out on owning attractive companies with global reach. Exposure to international equities provides access to the profits and cash flows, and subsequently, the capital gains and dividends, of large companies outside of the U.S. The fund offers the opportunity to capture the returns of international developed equities with the potential to outperform the passive index over time through PIMCO’s StocksPLUS approach.

Award winning performance

PIMCO has been recognized multiple times by Lipper as Best Group Large Equity for the time-tested and consistently strong risk-adjusted performance of our StocksPLUS strategies.

Our Expertise

PIMCO helped pioneer the innovative StocksPLUS strategy in 1986 – the same award-winning approach used across our “PLUS” portfolios, which capitalizes on the depth and breadth of PIMCO’s global resources. Today, we manage “PLUS” portfolios across a range of objectives and market exposures.

PRIMARY BENCHMARK

MSCI EAFE Index

PRIMARY BENCHMARK DESCRIPTION

MSCI EAFE Index is an unmanaged index designed to represent the performance of large and mid-cap securities across 21 developed markets, including countries in Europe, Australasia and the Far East, excluding the U.S. and Canada. It is not possible to invest directly in the index.

DIVIDEND FREQUENCY

Quarterly

SHARE CLASS INCEPTION

04/27/2018

CUSIP

72202E237

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Managers

Mohsen Fahmi

Portfolio Manager, Global Fixed Income

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Jing Yang

Portfolio Manager, Structured Credit

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Bryan Tsu

Portfolio Manager, CMBS and CLO

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Yields & Distributions

Historical Prices & Distributions

Distribution Yield (At Nav) 1 as of 03/31/2019 3.88%
1 - Day Distribution Yield as of 06/14/2019 -
30-Day SEC Yield as of 05/31/2019 3.45%
Latest Dividend Distribution ($ Share)2 as of 06/13/2019 $0.01740
Dividend Distribution (YTD) 3 as of 06/13/2019 $0.01740
Yields & Distributions Footnotes & Disclosures

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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.
2Data does not include special cash dividends.
3Data 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 07/30/2018
Total Expense Ratio 0.92%
Net Expense Ratio 0.87%
The Net Expense Ratio excluding interest expense is 0.79%. Interest expense can result from portfolio investment transactions and is not paid to PIMCO.
The Net Expense Ratio reflects a contractual supervisory and administrative fee waiver and/or expense reduction in place through 07/31/2019.

Prices & Performance

Daily Statistics

All data as of 06/14/2019

NAV $5.62 One Day Return -0.53%
Daily Change $-0.03 Daily YTD Return 11.63%
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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.

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Morningstar and Lipper

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Daily YTD return is from the most recent calendar year end.
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Portfolio Composition

All data as of unless otherwise stated

Regional Diversification - Index
Market Value %4

EMEA 62.15
Asia Pacific 33.34
Emerging Markets5 4.27
Americas 0.24