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American Century High-Yield R (AHYRX) Fund Ranking and Research

Ranking, Research and Recommendation of American Century High-Yield R (AHYRX) Fund

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Graph of American Century High-Yield R Fund (AHYRX) ManagerFund Manager - G. David MacEwen

Fund Manager Information

Fund Manager Tenure: 11.7 years
Similar Funds: AHYVX 
Fund Family: American Century Investments
Fund Category: High Yield Bond
Fund Performance: May 30, 2016
Fundmojo Fund Grade: D (Score: 0.46)     (What does this score mean?)
MacEwen joined American Century in May 1991 as a portfolio manager for various fixed income strategies until 2001 when he became Chief Investment Officer for all fixed income strategies.  Get more insights on G. David MacEwen

 

Graph of American Century High-Yield R Fund (AHYRX) ProfileAmerican Century High-Yield R Fund (AHYRX) Profile

Fund Profile and Description

American Century High-Yield R Fund seeks current income; capital appreciation is secondary. American Century High-Yield R Fund invests at least 80% of assets in high-yield corporate bonds and other debt instruments (including income-producing convertible and preferred securities). It invests the remaining assets in common stocks or other equity-related securities. American Century High-Yield R Fund may invest up to 40% of its assets in fixed-income obligations of foreign issuers and may invest up to 20% of its assets in short-term money market instruments and U.S. government securities. It has no average maturity limitations, but typically invests in intermediate-term and long-term debt securities.

 

American Century High-Yield R (AHYRX) Fund Strength What we like about American Century High-Yield R (AHYRX) Fund

Data for American Century High-Yield R Fund (AHYRX) as of May 30, 2016

  • American Century High-Yield R Fund (AHYRX) management has been with American Century High-Yield R Fund for 11.7 years
  • American Century High-Yield R Fund (AHYRX) ratio of up-years vs down years is greater than 2
  • Asset base in American Century High-Yield R Fund (AHYRX) has been consistently increasing at a reasonable pace in the last 2 months. It shows investor confidence and market support
  • American Century High-Yield R Fund (AHYRX) has an annual stock turnover rate of 24.00% vs High Yield Bond average of 63.72%. It is good that American Century High-Yield R management does not trade extensively for its return.

American Century High-Yield R Fund (AHYRX) Weakness What we are cautious about American Century High-Yield R (AHYRX) Fund

Data for American Century High-Yield R Fund (AHYRX) as of May 30, 2016

  • American Century High-Yield R Fund (AHYRX) has a less-than-ideal short-term performance (1-year return -2.59% vs -2.18% High Yield Bond category median performance)
  • American Century High-Yield R Fund (AHYRX) has a less-than-ideal mid-term performance (3-year return 1.07% vs 2.05% High Yield Bond category median performance)
  • American Century High-Yield R Fund (AHYRX) has a less-than-ideal Long-term performance (5-year return 3.77% vs 4.38% High Yield Bond category median performance)
  • American Century High-Yield R Fund (AHYRX) has a Morningstar rating of 3 and below
  • American Century High-Yield R Fund (AHYRX) is less safe compared to its High Yield Bond peers
  • American Century High-Yield R Fund (AHYRX) does not have a good risk adjusted return as its 3-year Alpha of -0.79 is worse than category average of 0.26, and its 3-year Sharpe ratio is 0.19
  • American Century High-Yield R Fund (AHYRX) is more volatile than its peers as it has a 3-year Standard Deviation of 6.17 that is higher than category average of 5.76
  • American Century High-Yield R Fund (AHYRX) has a higher expense ratio of 1.35% than its High Yield Bond average of 1.07%
  • Even though American Century High-Yield R Fund carries no load, it does have a 0.50% of 12b1 promotion, distributions, marketing expenses
See American Century High-Yield R Fund (AHYRX) performance details as of May 30, 2016

 

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ETFYear to DateOne YearThree Year
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iShares iBoxx $ High Yield Corporate Bd (HYG)5.79%-2.67%2.13%

 

Graph of American Century High-Yield R Fund (AHYRX) Net Asset TrackingAmerican Century High-Yield R (AHYRX) Fund Net Asset

Track net asset change of American Century High-Yield R fund (AHYRX)

DateNet Asset
05/2016$910.32M
03/2016$905.17M
02/2016$796.93M
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Graph of American Century High-Yield R Fund (AHYRX) Portfolio TrackingAmerican Century High-Yield R (AHYRX) Fund Portfolio Allocation

Track portfolio allocation change of American Century High-Yield R fund (AHYRX)

DateCashStockBondOther
03/201610.19%0.9%87.52%0.1%
12/20156.02%1.08%91.34%0%
09/20151.72%1.18%95.76%0.18%
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graph of American Century High-Yield R Fund (AHYRX) Top 10 Position TrackingTop 10 Holdings in American Century High-Yield R (AHYRX) Fund

Discover what American Century High-Yield R Fund (AHYRX) manager is buying

Mar 30, 2016
Sp8a2gav9 Cds Usd R F 5.00000 2i65brna4 Ice [4.95%]
Sp8a2gav9 Cds Usd P V 03mevent Markit Cdx.Na.Hy.25 12/20 Ice [4.81%]
Numericable Grp Sa 144A 6% [0.55%]
Sallie Mae 5.5% [0.5%]
Centurylink 5.625% [0.49%]
Frontier Comms 144A 11% [0.49%]
Station Casinos 7.5% [0.48%]
Commscope Hldg Co 144A 6% [0.45%]
Tenet Healthcare 8.125% [0.45%]
First Data 144A 7% [0.44%]

Dec 30, 2015
Sp8a2gav9 Cds Usd R F 5.00000 2i65brna4 Ice [4.65%]
Sp8a2gav9 Cds Usd P V 03mevent Markit Cdx.Na.Hy.25 12/20 Ice [4.6%]
Us Ultra Bond Cbt Mar16 Xcbt 20160321 [0.79%]
Numericable Grp Sa 144A 6% [0.63%]
Centurylink 5.625% [0.55%]
Sallie Mae 5.5% [0.54%]
Station Casinos 7.5% [0.53%]
Jp Morgan Chase Cmbs 2014-Cbm CMO [0.51%]
Tenet Healthcare 8.125% [0.5%]
Royal Bank of Scotland Group (The) PLC [0.48%]

Sep 29, 2015
Sp4a25881 Cds Usd R F 5.00000 2i65brlu2 Ice [1.81%]
Sp4a25881 Cds Usd P V 00mevent Markit Cdx.Na.Hy.24 Ice [1.76%]
Us Ultra Bond Cbt Dec15 Xcbt 20151221 [0.86%]
First Data 144A 8.25% [0.8%]
Numericable Grp Sa 144A 6% [0.64%]
Station Casinos 7.5% [0.58%]
Sallie Mae 5.5% [0.57%]
Tenet Healthcare 8.125% [0.56%]
Freescale Semicon 144A 6% [0.55%]
Centurylink 5.625% [0.55%]
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