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American Century Infl-Adj Bond R (AIARX) Fund Ranking and Research

Ranking, Research and Recommendation of American Century Infl-Adj Bond R (AIARX) Fund

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Graph of American Century Infl-Adj Bond R Fund (AIARX) ManagerFund Manager - Robert Gahagan

Fund Manager Information

Fund Manager Tenure: 18.0 years
Similar Funds: AIANX  AIAVX 
Fund Family: American Century Investments
Fund Category: Inflation-Protected Bond
Fund Performance: May 30, 2016
Fundmojo Fund Grade: B (Score: 0.63)     (What does this score mean?)

 

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Fund Profile and Description

American Century Infl-Adj Bond R Fund seeks total return and inflation protection consistent with investment in inflation-indexed securities. American Century Infl-Adj Bond R Fund invests at least 80% of assets in inflation-adjusted securities including inflation-indexed securities issued by the U.S. Treasury, by other U.S. government agencies and instrumentalities, and by other, non-U.S. government entities such as corporations. It may invest up to 20% of assets in traditional U.S. Treasury, U.S. government agency or other non-U.S. government securities that are not inflation-indexed.

 

American Century Infl-Adj Bond R (AIARX) Fund Strength What we like about American Century Infl-Adj Bond R (AIARX) Fund

Data for American Century Infl-Adj Bond R Fund (AIARX) as of May 30, 2016

  • American Century Infl-Adj Bond R Fund (AIARX) management has been with American Century Infl-Adj Bond R Fund for 18.0 years
  • American Century Infl-Adj Bond R Fund (AIARX) has good short-term performance (1-year return 0.39% vs 0.22% Inflation-Protected Bond category median performance)
  • American Century Infl-Adj Bond R Fund (AIARX) has an annual stock turnover rate of 14.00% vs Inflation-Protected Bond average of 83.47%. It is good that American Century Infl-Adj Bond R management does not trade extensively for its return.
  • American Century Infl-Adj Bond R Fund (AIARX) is less volatile than its peers as it has a 3-year Standard Deviation of 4.88, lower than category average of 5

American Century Infl-Adj Bond R Fund (AIARX) Weakness What we are cautious about American Century Infl-Adj Bond R (AIARX) Fund

Data for American Century Infl-Adj Bond R Fund (AIARX) as of May 30, 2016

  • American Century Infl-Adj Bond R Fund (AIARX) has a less-than-ideal mid-term performance (3-year return -0.87% vs -0.36% Inflation-Protected Bond category median performance)
  • American Century Infl-Adj Bond R Fund (AIARX) has a less-than-ideal Long-term performance (5-year return 1.30% vs 1.42% Inflation-Protected Bond category median performance)
  • American Century Infl-Adj Bond R Fund (AIARX) ratio of up-years vs down years can be improved
  • American Century Infl-Adj Bond R Fund (AIARX) has a Morningstar rating of 3 and below
  • American Century Infl-Adj Bond R Fund (AIARX) is less safe compared to its Inflation-Protected Bond peers
  • American Century Infl-Adj Bond R Fund (AIARX) does not have a good risk adjusted return as its 3-year Alpha of -5.17 is worse than category average of -4.62, and its 3-year Sharpe ratio is -0.17
  • American Century Infl-Adj Bond R Fund (AIARX) has a higher expense ratio of 0.97% than its Inflation-Protected Bond average of 0.76%
  • Even though American Century Infl-Adj Bond R Fund carries no load, it does have a 0.50% of 12b1 promotion, distributions, marketing expenses
See American Century Infl-Adj Bond R Fund (AIARX) performance details as of May 30, 2016

 

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Compare American Century Infl-Adj Bond R Fund (AIARX)Compare with other top Inflation-Protected Bond category mutual funds

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FundYear to Date1 Year3 year5 year
American Century Infl-Adj Bond R3.720.39-0.871.30
American Indep US Infl-Idx I (FFIHX)4.000.880.092.19Compare
BlackRock Inflation Prted Bd BlackRock (BPLBX)3.550.02-0.181.98Compare
Nuveen Inflation Protected Securities I (FYIPX)3.900.450.282.31Compare

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Compare American Century Infl-Adj Bond R Fund (AIARX)Compare with Inflation-Protected Bond category ETFs

Some Inflation-Protected Bond ETFs for your consideration

ETFYear to DateOne YearThree Year
PIMCO 15+ Year US TIPS ETF (LTPZ)8.33%1.74%1.48%
Schwab US TIPS ETF (SCHP)3.93%1.23%0.20%
SPDR Barclays TIPS ETF (IPE)4.16%1.12%0.18%
FlexShares iBoxx 3Yr Target Dur TIPS ETF (TDTT)2.15%0.53%-0.28%
iShares 0-5 Year TIPS Bond (STIP)000

 

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Track net asset change of American Century Infl-Adj Bond R fund (AIARX)

DateNet Asset
05/2016$2.78B
03/2016$2.87B
02/2016$2.81B
More historic net asset information on American Century Infl-Adj Bond R Fund (AIARX)

  

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Track portfolio allocation change of American Century Infl-Adj Bond R fund (AIARX)

DateCashStockBondOther
03/20160.18%0%98.33%1.18%
12/20153.69%0%96.16%0.01%
09/20150.23%0%97.9%1.28%
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graph of American Century Infl-Adj Bond R Fund (AIARX) Top 10 Position TrackingTop 10 Holdings in American Century Infl-Adj Bond R (AIARX) Fund

Discover what American Century Infl-Adj Bond R Fund (AIARX) manager is buying

Mar 30, 2016
Us 2yr Note (Cbt) Jun16 [6.18%]
Us 2yr Note (Cbt) Jun16 Xcbt 20160630 [6.17%]
US Treasury Bond [3.49%]
US Treasury Note [3.24%]

Dec 30, 2015
US Treasury TIP 0.125% [6.69%]
US Treasury TIP 2% [4.26%]
US Treasury Note [3.9%]
US Treasury TIP [3.26%]

Sep 29, 2015
US Treasury TIP 0.125% [6.67%]
US Treasury TIP 2% [4.27%]
US Treasury Note [3.88%]
US Treasury TIP [3.23%]
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