PIMCO Enhanced Short Maturity Strategy Fund ETFFund
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- Volume 0.35 M
4:00 PM EDT Sep 30, 2014
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- Assets $3,768.0M
- Expense Ratio 0.35%
- Yield 0.73%
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Fixed Income ETF
PIMCO Enhanced Short Maturity Exchange-Traded Fund is an actively managed exchange-traded fund incorporated in the USA. The Fund's objective is to provide maximum current income consistent with preservation of capital. The Fund is an actively managed ETF.
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08-18-2014 07:30 AM by Tom Lydon
PIMCO, the eleventh-largest U.S. issuer of exchange traded funds, said four of its ETFs will be closed in September, but the asset manager plans to add three new actively managed ETFs to its lineup. The PIMCO Australia Bond Index ETF (NYSEArca: AUD), PIMCO Canada Bond Index ET...
08-08-2014 02:45 PM by Tom Lydon
Ultra-short-duration bond exchange traded funds provide a suitable alternative for investors who are seeking to park their cash. However, the investments do come with some risk considerations. These conservative bond options are attracting investors turning away from long-term...
07-31-2014 11:40 AM by Tom Lydon
I do the "ETF of the Week" for MarketWatch every Thursday on Chuck Jaffe's MoneyLife Show where I highlight big movers and disappointments among exchange traded funds. On Thursday, I focused on the money market fund industry and the PIMCO Enhanced Short Maturity ETF (NYSArca: ...
07-24-2014 08:15 AM by Tom Lydon
With the Securities and Exchange Commission adopting new reform rules for the $2.6 trillion money market fund market, large institutional investors could turn to easy-to-use, ultra-short-duration bond exchange traded fund as a suitable alternative. The SEC is implementing new ...
07-22-2014 11:30 AM by Todd Shriber
In her congressional testimony last week, Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen reiterated that interest rates will remain low for the foreseeable future as the central banks continues to search for ways to stimulate the U.S. economy. Despite Yellen's commentary and the 10-year T...
07-16-2014 11:30 AM by Tom Lydon
While actively managed exchange traded funds still represent just a sliver of the broader exchange traded products industry, active offerings are on a positive growth trajectory. As of the end of June, there were 89 U.S.-listed actively managed ETFs with a combined $16.3 billi...
06-25-2014 09:30 AM by Tom Lydon
While still a small segment of the growing exchange traded fund universe, actively managed strategies could support the ETF industry's next growth spurt. A recent SEI (Nasdaq: SEIC) white paper, The Rise of Active Management in ETFs, outlines the shift in the actively managed ...
03-31-2014 04:53 PM by Tom Lydon
Ultra-short-duration bond exchange traded funds have garnered attention as an alternative to money market funds with the SEC set to implement structure changes in coming months. However, the SEC could scale down rules to exempt some investors. The Securities and Exchange Commi...
03-26-2014 07:30 AM by Tom Lydon
Investors have used fixed-income assets and bond exchange traded funds to help cushion the shocks in the riskier equities market. However, as we look to a longer time horizon, the diversification effects of bonds begin to diminish. Bonds may be offering lower long-term protect...
03-14-2014 10:00 AM by Tom Lydon
As investors plan for retirement, income generated from stocks and fixed-income positions will be used to cover short-term living expenses, or the revenue can be stashed away in a cash equivalent, such as ultra-short-term bond exchange traded funds. In an aggressive ETF portfo...
02-25-2014 05:52 PM by ETF Trends
With volatility shaking up the equities space, investors are turning to fixed-income assets. ETF Trends Publisher Tom Lydon appeared on FOX Business to go over some bond exchange traded funds that mitigate the negative effects of rising interest rates and provide some extra cash ...
01-13-2014 11:18 AM by Todd Shriber
Ten-year Treasury yields surged by nearly 130 basis points last year as investors fretted about a reduction to the Federal Reserve's $85 billion-per-month quantitative easing program. Those rising yields prompted losses for scores of bond exchange traded funds, catching many i...
11-07-2013 08:00 AM by Tom Lydon
Investors who are seeking cash or money market fund alternatives can utilize ultra-short-duration bond exchange traded funds to park their money. Bond ETFs come in a range of maturities, providing investors with a way to customize his or her level of rate risk. With short dur...
11-05-2013 06:30 AM by Tom Lydon
Mutual fund provider Franklin Templeton is testing the waters in the exchange traded funds space, launching its first fund, an actively managed short-term U.S. bond offering. According to the NYSE, the Franklin Short Duration U.S. Government ETF (NYSEArca: FTSD) will begin tra...
10-26-2013 07:00 AM by Todd Shriber
Ten-year Treasury yields are down more than 4% over the past month, but that decline has barely dented the 36.4% year-to-date rate spike. The reality of rising rate environment is not all bad news for stocks. However, some sectors and asset classes do struggle when rates spike...
10-11-2013 03:08 PM by Tom Lydon
Investors shifted assets in fixed-income portfolios in response to the rising rate environment, shifting into short-duration bond exchange traded funds. Now on the lowest end of the spectrum, investors have more ultra-short-duration options. "We are seeing tremendous flows yea...
10-09-2013 07:30 AM by Tom Lydon
Actively managed exchange traded funds have been slow to match the phenomenal growth in passive index-based ETFs, but the active space has produce some interesting investment strategies. Active bond ETFs have gotten a lot of attention lately, mostly due to PIMCO's entrance int...
09-17-2013 11:50 AM by Tom Lydon
Ultra-short-duration bond exchange traded funds have popped up as an alternative to money market funds as Fed leaders push for tighter rules while financial leaders point to increased costs. The 12 heads of regional Federal Reserve bank warned that Securities and Exchange Comm...
07-26-2013 05:00 PM by Tom Lydon
A floating net asset value on money market funds could cause operational and accounting issues that would deter money fund investors and potentially divert money toward short-duration bond exchange traded funds as an alternative. According to a U.S. Chamber of Commerce Center ...
07-18-2013 03:40 PM by Tom Lydon
The Securities and Exchange Commission believes there is not enough diversification among money funds, adding onto the money market reform rhetoric and potentially putting more ammunition behind ultra-short-duration bond exchange traded funds. According to the SEC, money funds...
06-20-2013 01:10 PM by Tom Lydon
I do the "ETF of the Week" for MarketWatch every Thursday on Chuck Jaffe's MoneyLife Show where I highlight big movers and disappointments within the exchange traded fund market. On Thursday, I highlighted the PIMCO Enhanced Short Maturity ETF (NYSEArca: MINT) and Guggenheim E...
06-19-2013 05:46 PM by Tom Lydon
The Investment Company Institute is staunchly against SEC reforms to float the net asset value on money markets but believes a type of "gates and fees" could pose as a better solution. In either case, short-term bond exchange traded funds stand to gain a competitive advantage. ...
06-16-2013 07:07 AM by Tom Lydon
Ultra short-term fixed-income exchange traded funds could gain a competitive advantage as the Securities and Exchange Commission mulls over money market fund reforms. Short-term bond ETFs provide an attractive alternative to investors who are seeking a relatively safe and cash...
05-15-2013 11:50 AM by Tom Lydon
Potential money market fund reforms could deter investors, triggering consolidation in the money market, and push others to alternative options, like short-duration bond exchange traded funds. According to a Moody's Investors Service, we will likely witness a "reshaping of the...
05-06-2013 09:41 AM by Tom Lydon
The Securities and Exchange Commission is "actively" working on balanced reforms to address risks in the $2.6 trillion money market fund industry, which could push investors to ultra-short-duration bond ETFs as a viable alternative. "The staff and Commissioners are actively en...
05-03-2013 08:59 AM by Tom Lydon
The actively managed exchange traded fund industry is going through a growth spurt, making it more important than ever for investors to understand the differences between active and passive management. Small differences in these funds can have a big impact upon a portfolio. "T...
04-18-2013 02:28 PM by Tom Lydon
The $2.6 trillion money market landscape could be shifting as the industry faces broad regulatory changes. Meanwhile, some are beginning to look toward short-duration bond exchange traded funds as a suitable alternative to money market funds. Proposals for a floating NAV and o...
04-11-2013 09:19 AM by Tom Lydon
Established firms in passive indexed exchange traded funds as well as traditional mutual fund shops are preparing to launch actively managed ETFs. "If actively managed ETFs can outperform their index-based counterparts, they could be of great interest to both individual and in...
04-05-2013 06:24 AM by Tom Lydon
With U.S. regulators taking a closer look at money market funds, fund managers are trying to take preemptive steps to thwart regulatory actions. Still, observers doubt it is enough and some investors are contemplating short-duration bond exchange traded funds as an alternative. ...
04-03-2013 12:45 PM by Tom Lydon
The debate over active management versus passive management remains, but in the end does it really matter? Both styles compliment exchange traded fund investing and when used together -- they can both enhance a portfolio. "While some trace their history to as early as 2000, mo...
03-01-2013 08:02 AM by Tom Lydon
Actively managed exchange traded funds are still a drop in the bucket in terms of overall ETF assets. However, a major obstacle that has limited the proliferation of actively managed ETFs was lifted recently. The ability to use derivatives in actively managed ETFs was once res...
02-22-2013 12:30 PM by Tom Lydon
Short-duration bond exchange traded funds are beginning to look more attractive relative to money market funds as the federal government and regulatory bodies scrutinize vulnerability in the $2.7 trillion money fund industry. The Financial Stability Oversight Council is callin...
01-13-2013 06:14 AM by Tom Lydon
Money market funds are back in the spotlight with some managers recently announcing increased disclosure, including releasing the value of money funds on a daily basis. I still think this story isn't getting the press it deserves. With $2.7 trillion in assets under management,...
12-26-2012 07:00 AM by Tom Lydon
The multi-trillion dollar money market fund business is facing renewed efforts on regulatory reform, putting investors on edge. Nevertheless, what may be a bane for the money markets could be a boon for short-duration bond exchange traded funds. "The council is seeking comment...
12-08-2012 05:53 AM by Tom Lydon
While PIMCO is a relatively newer player in the exchange traded fund market, the fund company's offerings have made a big splash in the industry, especially after Bill Gross, founder and co-chief investment officer, adapted his flagship Total Return fund into an ETF investment ve...
11-29-2012 10:30 AM by Tom Lydon
SEC Commissioner Elisse Walter will be the next chairwoman for at least awhile and could possibly renew talks about money market reforms. Meanwhile, Schwab has filed for an actively managed short-term bond exchange traded fund that could provide a competitive alternative to low y...
11-02-2012 03:00 PM by Tom Lydon
For those seeking to invest toward their Golden Years, exchange traded fund products provide low-cost, diversified exposure to broad asset classes, allowing investors to remain hands-off and spend less time worrying about their nest egg. Christine Benz, Morningstar's director ...
08-27-2012 10:03 AM by Tom Lydon
The actively managed exchange traded fund category appears to be gaining momentum with the recent success of the PIMCO Total Return ETF (NYSEArca: BOND). There has been a slew of active ETFs recently launched, which has led many to wonder how active management is defined with a...
07-27-2012 08:00 AM by Tom Lydon
With the regulatory spectre looming over the money market fund industry, corporate treasurers and investors have begun shopping around for safe alternatives, like short-term bond exchange traded funds. After the financial depression of 2008, the Securities and Exchange Commiss...
07-16-2012 03:30 PM by Tom Lydon
U.S. regulators are already scrutinizing money market funds and even considering radical changes to one of the stable norms within the market. However, asset managers are already looking for a contingency plan in exchange traded fund products for potential changes. Regulators ...
03-27-2012 07:00 AM by Tom Lydon
In anticipation of new regulations that could potentially diminish the returns and liquidity in money market funds, exchange traded fund providers are already filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission to provide an ETF alternative to mop up demand. Federated, Legg Mas...
03-05-2012 09:00 AM by Tom Lydon
It's tough for investors to earn income with money market funds, but there is an exchange traded fund that stands out. In this low-interest rate environment, the PIMCO Enhanced Short Maturity Strategy (NYSEArca: MINT) offers those investors with sums too big for an FDIC account a...
02-07-2012 11:09 AM by John Spence
The Securities and Exchange Commission is set to announce a two-part plan to stabilize money market funds, The Wall Street Journal reported Tuesday. If approved, the proposals could hurt the performance of money market funds and make short-duration exchange traded funds a more at...
12-27-2011 04:08 PM by John Spence
Actively managed exchange traded funds haven't gained much traction in the investment landscape yet, but some veteran observers expect that to change in 2012 as high-profile managers get in the active ETF game. Index-tracking ETFs have been "tremendous" for investors because o...
10-10-2011 10:44 AM by Paul Weisbruch, Street One Financial
Cambria Global Tactical ETF (NYSEArca: GTAA) launched nearly one year ago, and the exchange traded fund has attracted approximately $164 million in assets under management since inception. Issued by AdvisorShares, which is familiar in the industry as pioneers in actively manag...
09-28-2011 09:18 AM by Tom Lydon
Actively managed exchange traded funds have been hyped as the industry's next big growth area, but so far assets represent a small portion of the overall business. Despite regulatory hold-ups and portfolio disclosure issues, many investment managers are lining up to list activ...
09-12-2011 01:08 PM by Tom Lydon
According to the New York Stock Exchange, growth in the U.S. exchange traded fund market will likely be supported by actively managed ETFs. A bevy of providers are waiting for regulatory approval to introduce active ETFs. "Our pipeline continues to be quite robust and we have ...
09-02-2011 10:29 AM by Paul Weisbruch, Street One Financial
Global stock exchange traded funds are selling off Friday after a disappointing nonfarm payrolls report for August. Now might be a good time to take another look at an ETF that's designed as an alternative to money market funds for investors looking for a safe place to stash cash...
09-01-2011 03:44 PM by Tom Lydon
Investment manager Federated Investors has filed to launch a fixed-income exchange traded fund designed as an alternative to money market mutual funds. It would be the company's first ETF. The firm is readying the fund as investors seek shelter in fixed income due to the uncer...
08-26-2011 02:31 PM by Tom Lydon
Investors may want to consider an actively managed ETF from bond giant Pimco that's designed as an alternative to low-yielding money market funds, analysts say. In today's nervous climate, investors are seeking safety over performance. For example, exchange traded funds that i...
08-12-2011 08:36 AM by Tom Lydon
Pimco is making waves in the exchange traded fund business with plans to launch an ETF version of Total Return Fund, the huge portfolio overseen by bond whiz Bill Gross. The investment manager has also filed paperwork with regulators to introduce ETFs to track bonds in Austral...
07-21-2011 07:43 AM by Tom Lydon
ETF Spotlight on Pimco Enhanced Short Maturity Strategy Fund (NYSEArca: MINT), part of an ongoing series. Assets: $1.3 billion. Objective: The Pimco Enhanced Short Maturity Strategy Fund is an actively managed exchange traded fund that seeks to outperform money market funds...
06-22-2011 09:31 AM by Tom Lydon
Bond giant Pimco recently introduced an exchange traded fund that targets the short-term segment of the high-yield corporate bond market. Pimco 0-5 Year High Yield Corporate Bond Index Fund (NYSEArca: HYS), which invests in bonds with shorter maturities than existing "junk" ET...
04-05-2011 08:36 AM by Tom Lydon
State Street has filed to launch actively managed exchange traded funds (ETFs), another sign of interest in this sector of the market. The Boston-based provider has filed to register six ETFs that are actively managed. Oliver Ludwig for Index Universe reports that the funds co...
03-28-2011 01:00 AM by Tom Lydon
The exchange traded fund (ETF) space continues to grow, as providers file and launch new ETFs for investors to consider for their portfolios. Global X filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission to launch equity focused ETFs that cover the auto and farming industries on ...
03-22-2011 06:00 AM by Tom Lydon
Actively managed exchange traded funds (ETFs) recently hit a significant milestone as PIMCO's actively managed ETF joins the billion dollar club. The PIMCO Enhanced Short Maturity Strategy Fund (NYSEArca: MINT) has become the first actively managed ETF to break the $1 billion ...
02-22-2011 01:00 PM by Tom Lydon
Fixed-income exchange traded fund (ETF) investors like companies that have lots of money because that will either mean the firm will reinvest for growth or reward its shareholders. However, due to antiquated U.S. tax laws, a good chunk of corporate cash holdings is tied overseas....
01-11-2011 01:00 AM by Tom Lydon
The actively managed exchange traded fund (ETF) industry surged to a milestone of its own at the close of 2010. Actively managed ETFs, which have struggled to gain more of the spotlight, moved past the $3 billion in assets mark last year, reports Murray Coleman at Barron's. [W...
01-07-2011 01:00 PM by Tom Lydon
If you've been frustrated by low yields in money markets, a relatively new type of exchange traded fund (ETF) might be appealing to you. Frustration with low yields on cash is evident in the popularity of one fund in particular: PIMCO Enhanced Short Maturity Strategy Fund (NYS...
11-22-2010 01:00 PM by Tom Lydon
The year is winding down, which means it's time to start thinking about taxes, unpleasant though that may be. Capital gains and ETFs are usually not synonymous, but this year we may be seeing more distributions than years past, especially in fixed-income exchange traded funds ...
09-20-2010 06:00 AM by Tom Lydon
There's a lot of mattress-stuffing in the markets these days as corporations and individual investors alike hoard cash in favor of safety. That cash is being held largely in money market funds, which some argue is only marginally better than the proverbial mattress. It's been ...
08-31-2010 01:00 AM by Tom Lydon
Actively managed exchange traded funds (ETFs) are still waiting for their ship to come in, but that doesn't exactly mean that the segment of the industry has done a belly flop. Since September 2009, about 14 actively managed ETFs have launched. Today, there are 28 such ETFs tr...
06-07-2010 01:00 PM by Tom Lydon
Gaining entree into the $ 1 billion marks a significant milestone for exchange traded fund (ETF) providers. It signals that investors like their funds and that the provider behind them isn't going anywhere. Last month, a new entrant appeared. Total assets in U.S. ETFs closed o...
06-04-2010 02:00 PM by Tom Lydon
A host of events that conspired to spook investors in May, from a "flash crash" to debt woes in Europe and the threat of war between North and South Korea. While millions of investors took comfort in exchange traded funds (ETFs) that cover safe-haven asset classes, it wasn't enou...
02-14-2010 01:00 PM by Tom Lydon
There are currently 17 actively managed exchange traded funds (ETFs) trading in the United States right now, and the ones raking in the most assets are those focused on the fixed-income space. Why is this? Many actively managed ETFs are still trying to build track records and...
01-28-2010 01:00 PM by Tom Lydon
Shaken by the financial debacle of 2008, jumpy investors turned to bonds and related exchange traded funds (ETFs) to safeguard what was left of their wealth. The problem with this scenario is that investors aren't letting go of bonds, despite the changing investment atmosphere. ...
11-22-2009 01:00 AM by Tom Lydon
Actively managed exchange traded funds (ETFs) are still a relatively new player on the market, but already some providers and investors may have already written them off. Is it premature to do so? Actively managed ETFs are still in their infancy, and the segment is still grow...
11-17-2009 06:30 AM by Tom Lydon
Exchange traded fund (ETF) provider and bond giant PIMCO is launching a new fund today that's billed as being a "higher-yielding alternative to money market funds." PIMCO Enhanced Short Maturity Strategy Fund (NYSEArca: MINT) is an actively managed ETF that will primarily inv...
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