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PGIM Total Return Bond Z PDBZX

Medalist Rating as of | See PGIM Investment Hub
  • NAV / 1-Day Return 11.88  /  +0.35 %
  • Total Assets 43.9 Bil
  • Adj. Expense Ratio
  • Expense Ratio 0.490%
  • Distribution Fee Level Average
  • Share Class Type Institutional
  • Category Intermediate Core-Plus Bond
  • Credit Quality / Interest Rate Sensitivity Medium/Moderate
  • Min. Initial Investment
  • Status Open
  • TTM Yield 4.75%
  • Effective Duration 6.29 years

USD | NAV as of Mar 02, 2024 | 1-Day Return as of Mar 02, 2024, 12:40 AM GMT+0

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PGIM Total Return Bond Manager Abruptly Departs; Ratings Unchanged

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Analyst Note

PGIM Fixed Income's Lindsay Rosner shed her recently acquired portfolio management duties on June 8, 2023, and departed the firm one day later to pursue other opportunities. The firm promoted Rosner in September 2021 as part of its succession planning efforts. This abrupt management change is not typical at PGIM, as the firm has often made such transitions methodically in the past. For example, the firm announced longtime manager Michael Collins' April 2024 retirement in January 2023, and Collins will manage PGIM Short Duration Multi-Sector Bond SDMAX and PGIM Total Return Bond until his retirement. Rosner's departure weakens PGIM's succession plan for the funds just mentioned, but ample portfolio management depth and an army of supporting personnel instill confidence. Seasoned leaders Robert Tipp (39 years of investment experience), Richard Piccirillo (32 years), and Gregory Peters (29 years) remain in the fold. They draw support from a group that is broad and deep, counting more than 125 members each across its portfolio manager and analyst teams. As a result, the funds' current Morningstar Medalist Ratings remain intact.

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Portfolio Holdings PDBZX

  • Current Portfolio Date
  • Equity Holdings
  • Bond Holdings
  • Other Holdings
  • % Assets in Top 10 Holdings 6.9
Top 10 Holdings
% Portfolio Weight
Market Value USD

Usd/Eur Fwd 20240419 0997

4.30 1.9 Bil

Prudential Govt Money Mkt Fd

4.24 1.9 Bil
Cash and Equivalents

Usd/Eur Fwd 20240419 2568

3.96 1.8 Bil

Usd/Eur Fwd 20240419 955

2.64 1.2 Bil

United States Treasury Bonds 2.25%

1.15 516.2 Mil

Usd/Gbp Fwd 20240419 Midlgb22

1.14 511.6 Mil

Usd/Twd Fwd 20240320 00187

1.01 451.4 Mil

United States Treasury Bonds 1.375%

0.96 428.2 Mil

Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corp. 5.5%

0.81 364.5 Mil

Federal National Mortgage Association 3%

0.77 344.3 Mil