MBBRX: MassMutual Premier Balanced R4

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MBBRX MassMutual Premier Balanced R4


Profile

MBBRX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return -13.3%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return -4.1%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return -3.4%
  • Net Assets $111 M
  • Holdings in Top 10 21.0%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$10.04
$8.97
$12.16

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 1.21%

SALES FEES

  • Front Load N/A
  • Deferred Load N/A

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 161.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

  • Standard (Taxable) $0
  • IRA N/A

Fund Classification

  • Primary Caregory
  • Fund Type Open End Mutual Fund
  • Investment Style Allocation--50% to 70% Equity

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return -13.3%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return -1.9%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 0.5%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 1.59%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    MassMutual Premier Balanced Fund
  • Fund Family Name
    MassMutual
  • Inception Date
    Apr 01, 2014
  • Shares Outstanding
    N/A
  • Share Class
    Retirement
  • Currency
    USD
  • Domiciled Country
    United States
  • Manager
    David Nagle

Fund Description

Under normal market conditions, the fund's subadviser expects that 40%-70% of the fund's net assets will be invested in U.S. equity securities (the U.S. Equity Segment), 1%-15% of the fund's net assets will be invested in international equity securities (the International Equity Segment), 30%-50% of the fund's net assets will be invested in fixed income securities (the Bond Segment), and up to 30% of the fund's net assets will be invested in money market instruments (the Money Market Segment).


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Performance

MBBRX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period MBBRX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD -13.3% -61.5% 53.8% 72.22%
1 Yr -11.5% -68.1% 49.8% 73.30%
3 Yr -4.1%* -34.6% 16.3% 70.01%
5 Yr -3.4%* -32.9% 16.0% 70.82%
10 Yr N/A* -34.3% 10.3% 15.70%

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period MBBRX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 12.0% -50.4% 46.8% 44.08%
2018 -12.7% -31.8% 19.0% 79.29%
2017 7.9% -44.7% 46.3% 33.09%
2016 6.1% -84.5% 146.1% 25.49%
2015 -12.1% -40.7% 14.6% 93.51%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period MBBRX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD -13.3% -61.5% 53.8% 72.22%
1 Yr -11.5% -68.1% 49.8% 73.30%
3 Yr -1.9%* -34.6% 16.3% 68.46%
5 Yr 0.5%* -32.9% 16.0% 48.69%
10 Yr N/A* -34.3% 10.3% 20.65%

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period MBBRX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 12.0% -50.4% 46.8% 46.40%
2018 -12.7% -27.4% 19.0% 89.53%
2017 15.7% -44.7% 46.3% 7.39%
2016 8.3% -84.5% 146.1% 25.36%
2015 -2.1% -36.9% 14.6% 42.03%

NAV & Total Return History


Holdings

MBBRX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

MBBRX Category Low Category High MBBRX % Rank
Net Assets 111 M 140 K 141 B 66.27%
Number of Holdings 925 2 13816 9.34%
Net Assets in Top 10 30.8 M -39.4 M 33.7 B 73.15%
Weighting of Top 10 20.96% 5.5% 100.0% 75.28%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. 2 Year Treasury Note Future Mar20 3.96%
  2. Microsoft Corp 2.56%
  3. Apple Inc 2.50%
  4. Vanguard FTSE Developed Markets ETF 2.24%
  5. iShares MSCI EAFE ETF 2.05%
  6. Government National Mortgage Association 3.5% 1.97%
  7. Us Ultra Bond Cbt Mar20 Xcbt 20200320 1.73%
  8. Amazon.com Inc 1.39%
  9. 5 Year Treasury Note Future Mar20 1.37%
  10. Msci Eafe Mar20 Ifus 20200320 1.18%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High MBBRX % Rank
Stocks
58.35% -41.01% 78.13% 28.79%
Bonds
36.70% -4.03% 79.29% 60.47%
Cash
4.44% -102.09% 78.43% 48.01%
Convertible Bonds
0.29% -0.84% 52.57% 53.17%
Other
0.13% -41.44% 154.72% 36.84%
Preferred Stocks
0.09% 0.00% 44.10% 46.51%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High MBBRX % Rank
Technology
21.49% 0.00% 72.78% 13.21%
Financial Services
16.62% 0.00% 62.98% 36.79%
Healthcare
12.99% 0.00% 63.06% 61.74%
Consumer Cyclical
10.90% 0.00% 45.84% 22.12%
Industrials
9.33% 0.00% 99.44% 62.08%
Communication Services
9.20% 0.00% 41.87% 34.09%
Consumer Defense
7.38% 0.00% 17.78% 50.68%
Energy
3.83% 0.00% 100.00% 67.16%
Utilities
3.04% 0.00% 100.00% 63.09%
Real Estate
2.78% -2.05% 100.00% 67.61%
Basic Materials
2.42% 0.00% 19.70% 64.11%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High MBBRX % Rank
US
50.82% -41.02% 76.29% 28.68%
Non US
7.53% -1.50% 32.14% 36.20%

Bond Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High MBBRX % Rank
Securitized
43.37% 0.00% 54.42% 6.12%
Corporate
25.23% 0.00% 100.00% 65.20%
Government
19.51% -0.45% 99.67% 62.30%
Cash & Equivalents
11.11% -3.87% 100.00% 50.27%
Municipal
0.79% 0.00% 99.77% 19.76%
Derivative
0.00% -3.25% 55.67% 86.90%

Bond Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High MBBRX % Rank
US
32.45% -5.28% 84.24% 63.37%
Non US
4.25% -12.68% 26.09% 34.16%

Expenses

MBBRX - Expenses

Operational Fees

MBBRX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 1.21% 0.01% 7.27% 41.45%
Management Fee 0.48% 0.00% 2.00% 38.60%
12b-1 Fee 0.25% 0.00% 1.00% 50.43%
Administrative Fee 0.20% 0.01% 0.83% 79.55%

Sales Fees

MBBRX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load N/A 1.00% 5.75% N/A
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 5.50% N/A

Trading Fees

MBBRX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Max Redemption Fee N/A 1.00% 2.00% N/A

Related Fees

Turnover provides investors a proxy for the trading fees incurred by mutual fund managers who frequently adjust position allocations. Higher turnover means higher trading fees.

MBBRX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 161.00% 0.00% 574.00% 89.10%

Distributions

MBBRX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

MBBRX Category Low Category High MBBRX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.00% 0.00% 11.85% 79.16%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

MBBRX Category Low Category High Category Mod
Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Monthly Annually

Net Income Ratio Analysis

MBBRX Category Low Category High MBBRX % Rank
Net Income Ratio 1.59% -5.24% 6.65% 60.93%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

MBBRX Category Low Category High Capital Mode
Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Annually Annually

Dividend Payout History

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Fund Manager Analysis

MBBRX - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

David Nagle


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Sep 30, 1994

25.52

25.5%

David Nagle is a portfolio manager for Barings Investment Grade Fixed Income Group. Dave is a portfolio manager for several investment grade strategies including the Global Investment Grade Strategies Fund and Active Short Duration. Dave has worked in the industry since 1986 and his experience has encompassed multi-sector portfolio and risk management, and asset allocation. Dave holds a B.A. in Economics and Finance from Lafayette College and is a member of the CFA Institute.

Michael Farrell


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Oct 31, 2000

19.43

19.4%

Michael F. Farrell is a Managing Director and Head of Barings’ GIA Oversight & Public Equity Team.Mr. Farrell was recognized as one of the nations top 100 mutual fund managers by Barron’s in 2007 and 2006. Prior to joining Barings in 2000, Mr. Farrell worked as an economist and quantitative portfolio manager at Aeltus Investment Management.

Chris Cao


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jun 30, 2001

18.76

18.8%

Chris C. Cao is a Managing Director and member of Barings’ GIA Oversight & Public Equity Team.Prior to joining Barings in 2001, Mr. Cao was employed by Aeltus Investment Management and more recently at INVESCO.

Douglas Trevallion


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Oct 30, 2008

11.42

11.4%

Douglas Trevallion is a member of the Barings Investment Grade Fixed Income Group and the Head of Global Securitized and Liquid Products. Doug is responsible for the portfolio management of the firm’s securitized and multi-asset portfolio strategies. Doug has worked in the industry since 1987 and his experience has encompassed stable value, core, core plus, active short and leveraged inflation strategies. Prior to joining the firm in 2000, he worked at Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company where he established fixed income analytical and risk capabilities for the company. Doug holds a B.A. from the University of Massachusetts and is a member of the CFA Institute.

Scott Simler


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jul 31, 2009

10.67

10.7%

Scott Simler is a Director and member of Barings’ Global Fixed Income Team.Prior to joining Barings in 2005, Mr. Simler was employed at Citigroup Investments.

Stephen Ehrenberg


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Feb 01, 2019

1.16

1.2%

Stephen Ehrenberg is a portfolio manager for Barings’ Investment Grade Fixed Income Group. Steve has worked in the industry since 2002 and his experience has encompassed portfolio management and credit analysis for both investment grade and high yield corporate credit. Prior to joining the firm in 2004, he worked in capital markets at MassMutual as part of the firm’s executive development program. Steve holds a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the United States Military Academy at West Point (Phi Beta Kappa), an M.B.A. from the University of Michigan Business School (High Distinction) and is a member of the CFA Institute. Prior to attending business school, Steve served as a Captain in the U.S. Army, where he held numerous leadership positions and graduated from both Airborne and Ranger School.

Tenure Analysis

Category Low Category High Category Average Category Mode
0.01 39.27 6.82 0.25