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American Century Government Bond C (ABTCX) Fund Ranking and Research

Ranking, Research and Recommendation of American Century Government Bond C (ABTCX) Fund

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Graph of American Century Government Bond C Fund (ABTCX) ManagerFund Manager - Dan E. Shiffman

Fund Manager Information

Fund Manager Tenure: 13.3 years
Similar Funds: ABTAX  ABTIX  ABTRX 
Fund Family: American Century Investments
Fund Category: Intermediate Government
Fund Performance: May 30, 2016
Fundmojo Fund Grade: C (Score: 0.59)     (What does this score mean?)

 

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Fund Profile and Description

American Century Government Bond C Fund seeks high current income. American Century Government Bond C Fund invests at least 80% of assets in government debt securities, including U.S. Treasury securities and other securities issued or guaranteed by the U.S. government and its agencies and instrumentalities. It may commit up to 35% of its total assets to when-issued or forward commitment agreements. American Century Government Bond C Fund may invest in derivative instruments such as options, futures contracts, options on futures contracts, and swap agreements or in mortgage- or asset-backed securities, provided that such investments are in keeping with the fund’s investment objective.

 

American Century Government Bond C (ABTCX) Fund Strength What we like about American Century Government Bond C (ABTCX) Fund

Data for American Century Government Bond C Fund (ABTCX) as of May 30, 2016

  • American Century Government Bond C Fund (ABTCX) management has been with American Century Government Bond C Fund for 13.3 years
  • Asset base in American Century Government Bond C Fund (ABTCX) has been consistently increasing at a reasonable pace in the last 2 months. It shows investor confidence and market support
  • American Century Government Bond C Fund (ABTCX) is less volatile than its peers as it has a 3-year Standard Deviation of 2.47, lower than category average of 2.61

American Century Government Bond C Fund (ABTCX) Weakness What we are cautious about American Century Government Bond C (ABTCX) Fund

Data for American Century Government Bond C Fund (ABTCX) as of May 30, 2016

  • American Century Government Bond C Fund (ABTCX) has a less-than-ideal short-term performance (1-year return 1.34% vs 1.80% Intermediate Government category median performance)
  • American Century Government Bond C Fund (ABTCX) has a less-than-ideal mid-term performance (3-year return 0.89% vs 1.94% Intermediate Government category median performance)
  • American Century Government Bond C Fund (ABTCX) has a less-than-ideal Long-term performance (5-year return 1.29% vs 2.25% Intermediate Government category median performance)
  • American Century Government Bond C Fund (ABTCX) ratio of up-years vs down years can be improved
  • American Century Government Bond C Fund (ABTCX) has a Morningstar rating of 3 and below
  • American Century Government Bond C Fund (ABTCX) is less safe compared to its Intermediate Government peers
  • American Century Government Bond C Fund (ABTCX) has an annual stock turnover rate of 280.00% that is higher than the Intermediate Government average of 246.94%. This could mean American Century Government Bond C is more nimble, but also signal potential high tax impact and high trading fees
  • American Century Government Bond C Fund (ABTCX) does not have a good risk adjusted return as its 3-year Alpha of -1.64 is worse than category average of -0.49, and its 3-year Sharpe ratio is 0.34
  • American Century Government Bond C Fund (ABTCX) has a higher expense ratio of 1.47% than its Intermediate Government average of 0.92%
  • American Century Government Bond C Fund (ABTCX) carries a 1% load
See American Century Government Bond C Fund (ABTCX) performance details as of May 30, 2016

 

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SPDR Barclays Intermediate Term Trs ETF (ITE)1.45%1.93%1.54%
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Schwab Intermediate-Term US Trs ETF (SCHR)000
Vanguard Intermediate-Term Govt Bd ETF (VGIT)000

 

Graph of American Century Government Bond C Fund (ABTCX) Net Asset TrackingAmerican Century Government Bond C (ABTCX) Fund Net Asset

Track net asset change of American Century Government Bond C fund (ABTCX)

DateNet Asset
05/2016$1.11B
03/2016$1.10B
02/2016$1.09B
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Graph of American Century Government Bond C Fund (ABTCX) Portfolio TrackingAmerican Century Government Bond C (ABTCX) Fund Portfolio Allocation

Track portfolio allocation change of American Century Government Bond C fund (ABTCX)

DateCashStockBondOther
03/20166.92%0%93.08%0%
12/201510.6%0%89.2%0.19%
09/20157.18%0%91.51%1.3%
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Mar 30, 2016
US Treasury Note 0.875% [3.22%]
US Treasury Note 1.25% [2.74%]
US Treasury Note 1.5% [2.3%]
FNMA [2.25%]
FNMA 6.625% [1.76%]
US Treasury Note 1.625% [1.7%]

Dec 30, 2015
FNMA 4% TBA [4.23%]
FNMA 4.5% TBA [3.77%]
FNMA [3.4%]
US Treasury Note 1.5% [2.49%]
FNMA 5% TBA [2.31%]
US Treasury Note 1.25% [1.86%]
US Treasury Note 1.625% [1.72%]
Us 5yr Note (Cbt) Mar16 Xcbt 20160331 [1.68%]
US Treasury Bond 3.125% [1.64%]
US Treasury Note 1.875% [1.58%]

Sep 29, 2015
Fed Natl Mort Assc 4% [4.95%]
Fed Natl Mort Assc 4.5% [3.59%]
US Treasury Note 1.75% [2.69%]
US Treasury Note 1.625% [2.47%]
Fed Natl Mort Assc 5% [2.19%]
Fed Natl Mort Assc 3.5% [2.11%]
FNMA CMO [2.06%]
US Treasury Note 1.5% [1.89%]
US Treasury Note 0.068% [1.84%]
US Treasury Note 2% [1.82%]
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