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American Century Short Duration Instl (ACSUX) Fund Ranking and Research

Ranking, Research and Recommendation of American Century Short Duration Instl (ACSUX) Fund

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Graph of American Century Short Duration Instl Fund (ACSUX) ManagerFund Manager - Jeffrey L. Houston

Fund Manager Information

Fund Manager Tenure: 13.0 years
Similar Funds: ACSKX  ACSNX  ACSPX  ACSQX 
Fund Family: American Century Investments
Fund Category: Short-Term Bond
Fund Performance: May 30, 2016
Fundmojo Fund Grade: B (Score: 0.61)     (What does this score mean?)

 

Graph of American Century Short Duration Instl Fund (ACSUX) ProfileAmerican Century Short Duration Instl Fund (ACSUX) Profile

Fund Profile and Description

American Century Short Duration Instl Fund seeks to maximize total return; income is secondary. American Century Short Duration Instl Fund invests at least 65% of assets in investment-grade, non-money market debt securities. Debt securities include fixed-income investments such as notes, bonds, commercial paper and U.S. Treasury securities. It may invest up to 35% of assets in high-yield or emerging markets debt securities. American Century Short Duration Instl Fund may invest up to 10% of assets in non-dollar denominated debt securities. The weighted average duration is less than 3 years.

 

American Century Short Duration Instl (ACSUX) Fund Strength What we like about American Century Short Duration Instl (ACSUX) Fund

Data for American Century Short Duration Instl Fund (ACSUX) as of May 30, 2016

  • American Century Short Duration Instl Fund (ACSUX) management has been with American Century Short Duration Instl Fund for 13.0 years
  • American Century Short Duration Instl Fund (ACSUX) has good short-term performance (1-year return 1.15% vs 0.74% Short-Term Bond category median performance)
  • American Century Short Duration Instl Fund (ACSUX) has good mid-term performance (3-year return 1.10% vs 0.93% Short-Term Bond category median performance)
  • American Century Short Duration Instl Fund (ACSUX) ratio of up-years vs down years is greater than 2
  • American Century Short Duration Instl Fund (ACSUX) is less volatile than its peers as it has a 3-year Standard Deviation of 0.8, lower than category average of 1.36
  • American Century Short Duration Instl Fund (ACSUX) has a lower expense ratio than its Short-Term Bond average: 0.40% vs 0.80%
  • American Century Short Duration Instl Fund (ACSUX) is a true no-load fund as it has no load and no 12b1 promotion, distributions, marketing expenses

American Century Short Duration Instl Fund (ACSUX) Weakness What we are cautious about American Century Short Duration Instl (ACSUX) Fund

Data for American Century Short Duration Instl Fund (ACSUX) as of May 30, 2016

  • American Century Short Duration Instl Fund (ACSUX) has a less-than-ideal Long-term performance (5-year return 1.34% vs 1.38% Short-Term Bond category median performance)
  • American Century Short Duration Instl Fund (ACSUX) has a Morningstar rating of 3 and below
  • American Century Short Duration Instl Fund (ACSUX) is less safe compared to its Short-Term Bond peers
  • American Century Short Duration Instl Fund (ACSUX) has an annual stock turnover rate of 73.00% that is higher than the Short-Term Bond average of 67.26%. This could mean American Century Short Duration Instl is more nimble, but also signal potential high tax impact and high trading fees
See American Century Short Duration Instl Fund (ACSUX) performance details as of May 30, 2016

 

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FundYear to Date1 Year3 year5 year
American Century Short Duration Instl1.261.151.101.34
Hartford Short Duration I (HSDIX)2.031.361.562.08Compare
Principal Short-Term Income R5 (PSIQX)1.481.141.271.77Compare
Morgan Stanley Inst Limited Duration I (MPLDX)3.682.861.941.90Compare

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Some Short-Term Bond ETFs for your consideration

ETFYear to DateOne YearThree Year
Vanguard Short-Term Bond ETF (BSV)1.45%1.38%1.31%
iShares 1-3 Year Credit Bond (CSJ)1.33%1.29%1.11%
SPDR Barclays Short Term Corp Bd ETF (SCPB)000
Vanguard Short-Term Corporate Bond ETF (VCSH)000

 

Graph of American Century Short Duration Instl Fund (ACSUX) Net Asset TrackingAmerican Century Short Duration Instl (ACSUX) Fund Net Asset

Track net asset change of American Century Short Duration Instl fund (ACSUX)

DateNet Asset
05/2016$355.74M
03/2016$370.55M
02/2016$369.37M
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Graph of American Century Short Duration Instl Fund (ACSUX) Portfolio TrackingAmerican Century Short Duration Instl (ACSUX) Fund Portfolio Allocation

Track portfolio allocation change of American Century Short Duration Instl fund (ACSUX)

DateCashStockBondOther
03/201612.27%0%86.97%0.47%
12/201513.15%0%86.44%0%
09/201515.72%0%83.84%0%
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Mar 30, 2016
Us 2yr Note (Cbt) Jun16 Xcbt 20160630 [14.4%]
US Treasury Note 0.875% [5.93%]
US Treasury Note 0.75% [4.82%]
US Treasury Note 0.265% [2.72%]
US Treasury Note 1% [1.84%]
Bear Stearns Cos 6.4% [0.93%]
Sp8a2gaz0 Cds Usd P V 03mevent Markit Cdx.Na.Ig.25 12/20 Ice [0.92%]
Sp8a2gaz0 Cds Usd R F 1.00000 2i65bydj1ice [0.92%]
Citigroup 1.85% [0.69%]

Dec 30, 2015
Us 2yr Note (Cbt) Mar16 Xcbt 20160331 [15.19%]
US Treasury Note 0.875% [6.69%]
US Treasury Note 0.75% [4.95%]
US Treasury Note 0.265% [3.2%]
US Treasury Note 1.25% [2.84%]
US Treasury Note 1% [2.74%]
Us 5yr Note (Cbt) Mar16 Xcbt 20160331 [2.47%]
Sp8a2gav9 Cds Usd R F 5.00000 2i65brna4 Ice [1.16%]
Sp8a2gav9 Cds Usd P V 03mevent Markit Cdx.Na.Hy.25 12/20 Ice [1.15%]
US Treasury Note 0.5% [1.14%]

Sep 29, 2015
Us 2yr Note (Cbt) Dec15 Xcbt 20151231 [15.84%]
US Treasury Note 1% [2.86%]
Us 5yr Note (Cbt) Dec15 Xcbt 20151231 [2.71%]
US Treasury Note 0.75% [2.3%]
US Treasury Note 0.875% [2.1%]
US Treasury Note 0.625% [2.04%]
US Treasury Note 0.5% [1.73%]
US Treasury Note 0.265% [1.67%]
US Treasury Note 0.094% [1.23%]
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