LDCU

US Low Duration Corporate Bond UCITS ETF
Investment Grade
category/asset class
1.51%
est. yield to maturity
As of 05/05/2021
$106.58
DAILY NAV
As of 05/05/2021
0.50%
ytd return
As of 05/05/2021

why invest in this fund

Enhanced Yield Potential

Short-dated corporate bonds offer a yield that is higher than short-dated government bonds but with similar drawdown risk.

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Portfolio Information

2.63 Years
Effective Maturity
As of 04/05/2021
2.32 Years
Effective Duration
As of 04/05/2021
1.51%
est. yield to maturity
As of 05/05/2021
A
average quality
As of 05/05/2021

Fund Facts

FUND DESCRIPTION

The PIMCO US Low Duration Corporate Bond UCITS ETF aims to generate maximum total return, consistent with prudent investment management. The Fund will invest primarily in an actively managed diversified portfolio of US Dollar denominated investment grade corporate Fixed Income Instruments. Portfolio duration may vary between 0-4 years and the fund may invest up to 10% of assets in below-investment-grade securities.

DAILY NAV PRICE
$106.58
As of 05/05/2021

Price

Trading Information


Trading Currency
USD


Exchange ticker
LDCU

Settlement Period
T+2

Bloomberg ticker
LDCU LN

Trading Information


Trading Currency
USD


Exchange ticker
LDCU

Settlement Period
T+2

Bloomberg ticker
LDCU SW

Trading Information


Trading Currency
EUR


Exchange ticker
LDCU

Settlement Period
T+2

Bloomberg ticker
LDCU IM

BENCHMARK INFORMATION

ICE BofAML US Corporate Bond 1-5 Year Index

The Index offers exposure to US Dollar denominated investment grade corporate bonds from industrial, utility and financial issuers with a remaining term to final maturity less than 5 years.

BENCHMARK INFORMATION
Data point name Data point value
Bloomberg Ticker CVAO

The fund is considered to be actively managed in reference to the ICE BofAML US Corporate Bond 1–5 Year Index (the "Index") by virtue of the fact that the Index is used for calculating the global exposure of the fund using the relative VaR methodology and for performance comparison purposes. Certain of the fund’s securities may be components of and may have similar weightings to the Index. However, the Index is not used to define the portfolio composition of the fund or as a performance target and the fund may be wholly invested in securities which are not constituents of the Index.

BENCHMARK INFORMATION
Data point name Data point value

Security Information

As of 04/05/2021

General

ISIN IE00BP9F2H18
AUM $102,542,669.35
Benchmark BBG Ticker CVAO
Number of Holdings 357
Base Currency USD
Launch Date 17 November 2014
Shares Outstanding 884,182
UK Reporting Status Yes
Registered for Distribution in Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom
Exchanges London Stock Exchange, SIX Swiss Exchange, Borsa Italiana
UCITS Yes
Dividend Treatment Quarterly

Structure

Legal Form UCITS
Replication Method Physical
Domicile Ireland
Financial Year End 31 March
Equity Ratio (Tax Information for German Investors) 0.00
Use of Income Distributed

Key Service Providers

Issuer ETF Ireland
Manager PIMCO Europe Ltd
Fund Administrator State Street Fund Services (Ireland) Limited
Depository State Street Custodial Services (Ireland) Limited
Authorized Participants Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Bluefin, Commerzbank, Credit Suisse, Flow Traders, Goldenberg Hehmeyer, Goldman Sachs, JP Morgan, Jane Street, Morgan Stanley, Nomura International PLC, Unicredit, Virtu Financial

Top Ten Exposure

As of 04/05/2021

Top Ten Exposure table

Name Coupon Weight (%)
FIN FUT US 5YR CBT 06/30/21 6.00 12.10
FIN FUT US 2YR CBT 06/30/21 6.00 8.61
U S TREASURY INFLATE PROT BD 0.13 6.96
ZCS BRL 3.35 01/21/21-01/03/22 CME 3.35 6.33
SMBC AVIATION CAPITAL FI SR UNSEC 144A 2.65 4.27
FNMA TBA 3.5% JUN 30YR 3.50 3.47
U S TREASURY NOTE 2.13 2.13
FED HOME LN BK DISC NT 0.00 2.05
ZCS BRL 3.36 10/07/20-01/03/22 CME 3.36 1.93
AP MOELLER-MAERSK A/S UNSEC 144A 3.75 1.90

Fund Managers

fund manager Mark R. Kiesel
Mark R. Kiesel
CIO Global Credit
fund manager Amit Arora
Amit Arora
Portfolio Manager, Credit
fund manager Lillian Lin
Lillian Lin
Portfolio Manager, Investment Grade Credit
As of 04/05/2021

Fees and Expenses

Name Value
Management Fee 0.49%

Because the fund is an ETF, investors will typically only be able to buy or sell shares in the secondary market, on exchange. Authorized Participants who help in the creation or redemption of shares in the primary market, may face “create” or “redeem” fees (aka “entry” or “exit” fees) on the cash portion of the transaction (up to a maximum of 3.00%). These create and redeem fees are not applicable to secondary market investors. However, secondary market investors may incur brokerage and/or transaction fees in connection with their dealings. Secondary market investors may also bear the costs of bid-ask spreads; meaning the difference between the prices at which shares can be bought and sold.

Yields

1.51%
est. yield to maturity
As of 05/05/2021
2.46%
Current Yield
As of 05/05/2021
1.73%
distribution yield
As of 31/03/2021

Recent Distributions

As of 05/05/2021
Ex-Date
18/03/2021
Record Date
11/03/2021
Distribution Per Shares
0.4573
Currency
USD

Dividends

As of 05/05/2021
Distribution Date Dist. NAV ($) Dividend Income ($) Dist. Total ($)
18/03/2021 105.94 0.457251 0.457251
17/12/2020 106.32 0.530698 0.530698
17/09/2020 105.57 0.496916 0.496916
18/06/2020 104.33 0.588426 0.588426
19/03/2020 100.39 0.696913 0.696913
19/12/2019 103.90 0.718970 0.718970
19/09/2019 103.50 0.831163 0.831163
13/06/2019 102.99 0.818393 0.818393
14/03/2019 101.59 0.717045 0.717045
20/12/2018 100.03 0.796390 0.796390
13/09/2018 100.38 0.700110 0.700110
14/06/2018 100.32 0.638018 0.638018
15/03/2018 101.08 0.623475 0.623475
14/12/2017 102.12 0.594958 0.594958
14/09/2017 102.71 0.572708 0.572708
15/06/2017 102.43 0.594287 0.594287
16/03/2017 101.43 0.543267 0.543267
15/12/2016 100.51 0.584853 0.584853
15/09/2016 101.87 0.649169 0.649169
16/06/2016 101.07 0.632152 0.632152
17/03/2016 99.71 0.530485 0.530485
17/12/2015 98.82 0.465149 0.465149
17/09/2015 99.46 0.497291 0.497291
18/06/2015 99.85 0.631162 0.631162
19/03/2015 100.23 0.513638 0.513638
18/12/2014 99.32 0.094347 0.094347

Discrete Performance

As of 30/04/2021
ANNUALIZED RETURNS
Annual Returns
Apr `16 - Apr `17 Apr `17 - Apr `18 Apr `18 - Apr `19 Apr `19 - Apr `20 Apr `20 - Apr `21
US Low Duration Corporate Bond UCITS ETF 3.65 0.97 4.59 2.74 5.92
ICE BofAML US Corporate Bond 1-5 Year Index 2.05 0.30 4.97 4.64 4.98
Performance - Fund vs Index 1.60 0.67 -0.38 -1.90 0.94
As of 31/03/2021
Portfolio Composition - Sector Allocation: Market Value
category / asset class FUND Fund ratio ICE BofAML US Corporate Bond 1-5 Year Index Index ratio
Government Related 22.16 0.00
Securitized 4.59 0.00
Invest. Grade Credit 63.63 95.00
High Yield Credit 3.16 0.00
Emerging Markets 14.71 5.00
Municipal/Other 0.00 0.00
Net Other Short Duration Instruments -8.25 0.00
Portfolio Composition - Sector Allocation: Duration
Sector Fund Fund ratio ICE BofAML US Corporate Bond 1-5 Year Index Index ratio
Government Related 19.32 0.00
Securitized 11.92 0.00
Invest. Grade Credit 55.71 95.00
High Yield Credit 1.44 0.00
Emerging Markets 10.09 4.00
Municipal/Other 0.00 0.00
Net Other Short Duration Instruments 1.51 0.00
As of 31/03/2021
Portfolio Composition - Maturity Distribution
Years % of Fund % of ICE BofAML US Corporate Bond 1-5 Year Index
0-1 17.00 0.00
1-3 35.00 46.00
3-5 53.00 51.00
5-10 -5.00 3.00
10-20 0.00 0.00
20+ 0.00 0.00
Effective Maturity (yrs) 2.54 -
As of 04/05/2021
Portfolio Composition - Credit Rating: S&P
Quality MV (%) Fund percent
A1/P1 5.97
Below A1/P1 0.00
AAA 27.15
AA 1.07
A 24.90
BAA 36.74
BB 3.75
B 0.40
Below B 0.00

interest rate exposures

As of 30/04/2021
exposure FUND index
Effective Duration 2.42 2.81
Bull Market Duration 2.28 2.80
Bear Market Duration 2.68 2.81
Total Curve Duration -0.16 N/A

sector exposures

As of 30/04/2021
exposure FUND index
Mortgage Spread Duration 0.24 0.00
Corporate Spread Duration 1.80 2.72
Emerging Markets Spread Duration 0.33 0.22

country exposure breakdown

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