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American Century Global Gold R (AGGWX) Fund Ranking and Research

Ranking, Research and Recommendation of American Century Global Gold R (AGGWX) Fund

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Graph of American Century Global Gold R Fund (AGGWX) ManagerFund Manager - Elizabeth Xie

Fund Manager Information

Fund Manager Tenure: 3.5 years
Similar Funds: AGGNX 
Fund Family: American Century Investments
Fund Category: Equity Precious Metals
Fund Performance: May 30, 2016
Fundmojo Fund Grade: E (Score: 0.35)     (What does this score mean?)

 

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Fund Profile and Description

American Century Global Gold R Fund seeks capital appreciation and current income. American Century Global Gold R Fund invests at least 80% of the fund's assets in securities of Gold Companies. It also may invest in companies engaged in mining, processing, exploring for or otherwise dealing with other precious metals. American Century Global Gold R Fund invests in securities of both U.S. and foreign companies, including companies located in emerging markets.

 

American Century Global Gold R (AGGWX) Fund Strength What we like about American Century Global Gold R (AGGWX) Fund

Data for American Century Global Gold R Fund (AGGWX) as of May 30, 2016

  • American Century Global Gold R Fund (AGGWX) management has been with American Century Global Gold R Fund for 3.5 years
  • American Century Global Gold R Fund (AGGWX) has good short-term performance (1-year return 20.26% vs 18.36% Equity Precious Metals category median performance)
  • Asset base in American Century Global Gold R Fund (AGGWX) has been consistently increasing at a reasonable pace in the last 2 months. It shows investor confidence and market support
  • American Century Global Gold R Fund (AGGWX) has an annual stock turnover rate of 17.00% vs Equity Precious Metals average of 52.40%. It is good that American Century Global Gold R management does not trade extensively for its return.
  • American Century Global Gold R Fund (AGGWX) has a lower expense ratio than its Equity Precious Metals average: 1.17% vs 1.45%

American Century Global Gold R Fund (AGGWX) Weakness What we are cautious about American Century Global Gold R (AGGWX) Fund

Data for American Century Global Gold R Fund (AGGWX) as of May 30, 2016

  • American Century Global Gold R Fund (AGGWX) has a less-than-ideal mid-term performance (3-year return -6.21% vs -5.42% Equity Precious Metals category median performance)
  • American Century Global Gold R Fund (AGGWX) ratio of up-years vs down years can be improved
  • American Century Global Gold R Fund (AGGWX) has a Morningstar rating of 3 and below
  • American Century Global Gold R Fund (AGGWX) does not have a good risk adjusted return as its 3-year Alpha of -0.6 is worse than category average of 1.98, and its 3-year Sharpe ratio is 0.05
  • American Century Global Gold R Fund (AGGWX) is more volatile than its peers as it has a 3-year Standard Deviation of 42.82 that is higher than category average of 40.63
  • Even though American Century Global Gold R Fund carries no load, it does have a 0.50% of 12b1 promotion, distributions, marketing expenses
  • As a Equity Precious Metals focused fund, American Century Global Gold R Fund (AGGWX) is less diversified and has inherited sector risks associated with the fund
See American Century Global Gold R Fund (AGGWX) performance details as of May 30, 2016

 

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Aadditional top Equity Precious Metals mutual funds for your consideration

FundYear to Date1 Year3 year5 year
American Century Global Gold R64.4820.26-6.21-15.77
Gabelli Gold AAA (GOLDX)58.3422.42-0.69-12.10Compare

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Some Equity Precious Metals ETFs for your consideration

ETFYear to DateOne YearThree Year
Global X Gold Explorers ETF (GLDX)87.40%58.57%1.71%
Market Vectors Gold Miners ETF (GDX)64.58%16.29%-7.77%
PowerShares Global Gold & Prec Mtls ETF (PSAU)64.26%15.41%-6.15%
Market Vectors Junior Gold Miners ETF (GDXJ)000
Market Vectors Rare EarthStrat Mtls ETF (REMX)21.48%-34.28%-26.30%

 

Graph of American Century Global Gold R Fund (AGGWX) Net Asset TrackingAmerican Century Global Gold R (AGGWX) Fund Net Asset

Track net asset change of American Century Global Gold R fund (AGGWX)

DateNet Asset
05/2016$411.93M
03/2016$357.04M
02/2016$339.79M
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Graph of American Century Global Gold R Fund (AGGWX) Portfolio TrackingAmerican Century Global Gold R (AGGWX) Fund Portfolio Allocation

Track portfolio allocation change of American Century Global Gold R fund (AGGWX)

DateCashStockBondOther
03/20160.81%98.89%0%0.3%
12/20150.05%98.02%0%1.93%
09/20151.23%97.86%0%0.91%
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Discover what American Century Global Gold R Fund (AGGWX) manager is buying

Mar 30, 2016
RANDGOLD RESOURCES LD ADS (EACH [7.66%]
FRANCO-NEVADA CORPORATION [6.93%]
AGNICO EAGLE MINES LIMITED [6.56%]
BARRICK GOLD CORPORATION [5.75%]
Goldcorp, Inc. [5.43%]
Newcrest Mining Ltd [5.38%]
Newmont Mining Corporation [5.26%]
Detour Gold Corp [4.11%]
Royal Gold, Inc. [4.1%]
Gold Standard Ventures Corp [3.63%]

Dec 30, 2015
FRANCO-NEVADA CORPORATION [7.85%]
RANDGOLD RESOURCES LD ADS (EACH [7.58%]
AGNICO EAGLE MINES LIMITED [7.05%]
Goldcorp, Inc. [6.04%]
Newcrest Mining Ltd [5.65%]
Newmont Mining Corporation [5.15%]
BARRICK GOLD CORPORATION [4.98%]
Royal Gold, Inc. [4.37%]
SILVER WHEATON CORP. [4.22%]
Detour Gold Corp [3.59%]

Sep 29, 2015
FRANCO-NEVADA CORPORATION [7.93%]
Randgold Resources Ltd ADR [7.37%]
AGNICO EAGLE MINES LIMITED [7.04%]
Goldcorp, Inc. [6.69%]
Royal Gold, Inc. [5.83%]
Newcrest Mining Ltd [5.41%]
Newmont Mining Corporation [4.6%]
BARRICK GOLD CORPORATION [4.41%]
SILVER WHEATON CORP. [4.09%]
Detour Gold Corp [3.68%]
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