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As of 5/17/2013
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The PIMCO 0-5 Year High Yield Corporate Bond Index Exchange-Traded Fund is the only exchange-traded fund (ETF) designed to capture, before fees and expenses, continuous exposure to the short maturity segment of the high yield corporate bond sector. The fund tracks The BofA Merrill Lynch 0-5 Year US High Yield Constrained IndexSM, and aims to achieve the yield, volatility level, and low or negative correlations with other asset classes inherent in short maturity high yield.
Dr. Bhansali is a managing director and portfolio manager in the Newport Beach office. He currently oversees PIMCO's quantitative investment portfolios. From 2000, he also headed PIMCO's firmwide analytics department. Prior to joining PIMCO in 2000, he was a proprietary trader in the fixed-income trading group at Credit Suisse First Boston and in the fixed income arbitrage group at Salomon Brothers in New York. Previously, he was head of the exotic and hybrid options trading desk at Citibank in New York. He is the author of numerous scientific and financial papers and of the books "Bond Portfolio Investing and Risk Management," "Pricing and Managing Exotic and Hybrid Options," and "Fixed Income Finance: A Quantitative Approach." He currently serves as an associate editor for the International Journal of Theoretical and Applied Finance. He has 22 years of investment experience and holds a Ph.D. in theoretical particle physics from Harvard University. He has a master's degree in physics and an undergraduate degree from the California Institute of Technology.
As of 4/30/2013
The BofA Merrill Lynch 0-5 Year US High Yield Constrained IndexSM tracks the performance of short-term U.S. dollar denominated below investment grade corporate debt issued in the U.S. domestic market with less than five years remaining term to final maturity, a fixed coupon schedule and a minimum amount outstanding of $100 million, issued publicly. Allocations to an individual issuer will not exceed 2%. It is not possible to invest directly in an unmanaged index.
As of 5/18/2013
As of 3/31/2013
The last recorded trade price before today, often referred to as a “Closing Price” of
The 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 yield does not include long- or short-term capital gains distributions.
In order to provide additional information regarding the intra-day value of shares of the Fund, the NYSE Arca, Inc. or a market data vendor disseminates every 15 seconds through the facilities of the Consolidated Tape Association or other widely disseminated means an updated Indicative NAV (“iNAV”) for the Fund as calculated by an information provider or market data vendor. The Fund is not involved in or responsible for any aspect of the calculation or dissemination of the iNAV and makes no representation or warranty as to the accuracy of the iNAV.
*“BofA Merrill Lynch” and “The BofA Merrill Lynch 0-5 Year US High Yield Constrained Indexsm” are reprinted with permission. © Copyright 2013 Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated (“BofA Merrill Lynch”). All rights reserved. “BofA Merrill Lynch” and “The BofA Merrill Lynch 0-5 Year US High Yield Constrained Indexsm (the "Index") are service marks of BofA Merrill Lynch and/or its affiliates and have been licensed for use for certain purposes by PIMCO on behalf of the PIMCO 0-5 Year US High Yield Constrained (the "Fund") that is based on the Index, and is not issued, sponsored, endorsed or promoted by BofA Merrill Lynch and/or BofA Merrill Lynch’s affiliates nor is BofA Merrill Lynch and/or BofA Merrill Lynch’s affiliates an adviser to the Fund. BofA Merrill Lynch and BofA Merrill Lynch’s affiliates make no representation, express or implied, regarding the advisability of investing in the Fund or the Index and do not guarantee the quality, accuracy, timeliness or completeness of the Index, index values or any index related data included herein, provided herewith or derived therefrom and assume no liability in connection with their use. As the index provider, BofA Merrill Lynch is licensing certain trademarks, The BofA Merrill Lynch 0-5 Year US High Yield Constrained Indexsm and trade names which are composed by BofA Merrill Lynch without regard to PIMCO, the Fund or any investor. BofA Merrill Lynch and BofA Merrill Lynch’s affiliates do not provide investment advice to PIMCO or the Fund and are not responsible for the performance of the Fund.
As of 3/31/2013
Holding all other maturities constant, this measures the sensitivity of a security or the value of a portfolio to a 1% change in yield for a given maturity
*Benchmark is represented by the The BofA Merrill Lynch 0-5 Year US High Yield Constrained IndexSM. The BofA Merrill Lynch 0-5 Year US High Yield Constrained IndexSM tracks the performance of short-term U.S. dollar denominated below investment grade corporate debt issued in the U.S. domestic market with less than five years remaining term to final maturity, a fixed coupon schedule and a minimum amount outstanding of $100 million, issued publicly. Allocations to an individual issuer will not exceed 2%. It is not possible to invest directly in an unmanaged index.
The SEC yield is an annualized yield based on the most recent 30 day period.
A Word About Risk: An investment in an ETF involves risk, including the loss of principal. Investment return, price, yield and Net Asset Value (NAV) will fluctuate with changes in market conditions. Investments may be worth more or less than the original cost when redeemed. Certain U.S. Government securities are backed by the full faith of the government, obligations of U.S. Government agencies and authorities are supported by varying degrees but are generally not backed by the full faith of the U.S. Government; portfolios that invest in such securities are not guaranteed and will fluctuate in value. Inflation-linked bonds (ILBs) issued by a government are fixed-income securities whose principal value is periodically adjusted according to the rate of inflation; ILBs decline in value when real interest rates rise. Treasury Inflation-Protected Securities (TIPS) are ILBs issued by the U.S. Government. 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. 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 uses an indexing approach and may be affected by a general decline in market segments or asset classes relating to its Underlying Index. The Fund invests in securities and instruments included in, or representative of, its Underlying Index regardless of the investment merits of the Underlying Index.
Current holdings are subject to risk. Holdings are subject to change at any time.
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