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American Century Short Dur Inf PrBd B (APOBX) Fund Ranking and Research

Ranking, Research and Recommendation of American Century Short Dur Inf PrBd B (APOBX) Fund

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Graph of American Century Short Dur Inf PrBd B Fund (APOBX) ManagerFund Manager - Robert Gahagan

Fund Manager Information

Fund Manager Tenure: 14.5 years
Similar Funds: APOAX  APOCX  APOIX  APORX 
Fund Family: American Century Investments
Fund Category: Inflation-Protected Bond
Fund Performance: Sep 29, 2015
Fundmojo Fund Grade: C (Score: 0.51)     (What does this score mean?)

 

Graph of American Century Short Dur Inf PrBd B Fund (APOBX) ProfileAmerican Century Short Dur Inf PrBd B Fund (APOBX) Profile

Fund Profile and Description

American Century Short Dur Inf PrBd B Fund seeks total return using a strategy that seeks to protect against U.S. inflation. American Century Short Dur Inf PrBd B Fund invests at least 80% of assets in inflation-linked debt securities. These securities include inflation-linked U.S. Treasury securities, inflation-linked securities issued by U.S. government agencies and instrumentalities other than the U.S. Treasury, and inflation-linked securities issued by entities such as domestic and foreign corporations and governments. It is not limited to a specific weighted average maturity range. American Century Short Dur Inf PrBd B Fund is non-diversified.

 

American Century Short Dur Inf PrBd B (APOBX) Fund Strength What we like about American Century Short Dur Inf PrBd B (APOBX) Fund

Data for American Century Short Dur Inf PrBd B Fund (APOBX) as of Sep 29, 2015

  • American Century Short Dur Inf PrBd B Fund (APOBX) management has been with American Century Short Dur Inf PrBd B Fund for 14.5 years
  • American Century Short Dur Inf PrBd B Fund (APOBX) has an annual stock turnover rate of 56.00% vs Inflation-Protected Bond average of 83.47%. It is good that American Century Short Dur Inf PrBd B management does not trade extensively for its return.
  • American Century Short Dur Inf PrBd B Fund (APOBX) is less volatile than its peers as it has a 3-year Standard Deviation of 2.07, lower than category average of 5

American Century Short Dur Inf PrBd B Fund (APOBX) Weakness What we are cautious about American Century Short Dur Inf PrBd B (APOBX) Fund

Data for American Century Short Dur Inf PrBd B Fund (APOBX) as of Sep 29, 2015

  • American Century Short Dur Inf PrBd B Fund (APOBX) has a less-than-ideal short-term performance (1-year return -2.70% vs 0.22% Inflation-Protected Bond category median performance)
  • American Century Short Dur Inf PrBd B Fund (APOBX) has a less-than-ideal mid-term performance (3-year return -2.15% vs -0.36% Inflation-Protected Bond category median performance)
  • American Century Short Dur Inf PrBd B Fund (APOBX) has a less-than-ideal Long-term performance (5-year return 0.35% vs 1.42% Inflation-Protected Bond category median performance)
  • American Century Short Dur Inf PrBd B Fund (APOBX) ratio of up-years vs down years can be improved
  • American Century Short Dur Inf PrBd B Fund (APOBX) has a Morningstar rating of 3 and below
  • American Century Short Dur Inf PrBd B Fund (APOBX) is less safe compared to its Inflation-Protected Bond peers
  • American Century Short Dur Inf PrBd B Fund (APOBX) has a higher expense ratio of 1.57% than its Inflation-Protected Bond average of 0.76%
  • American Century Short Dur Inf PrBd B Fund (APOBX) carries a 5% load
  • Asset base in American Century Short Dur Inf PrBd B Fund (APOBX) has been consistently decreasing in the last 2 months. It shows lacks of investor confidence and market support
See American Century Short Dur Inf PrBd B Fund (APOBX) performance details as of Sep 29, 2015

 

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Compare American Century Short Dur Inf PrBd B Fund (APOBX)Compare with other top Inflation-Protected Bond category mutual funds

Aadditional top Inflation-Protected Bond mutual funds for your consideration

FundYear to Date1 Year3 year5 year
American Century Short Dur Inf PrBd B-0.82-2.70-2.150.35
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 Short Dur Inf PrBd B Fund (APOBX)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

 

Graph of American Century Short Dur Inf PrBd B Fund (APOBX) Net Asset TrackingAmerican Century Short Dur Inf PrBd B (APOBX) Fund Net Asset

Track net asset change of American Century Short Dur Inf PrBd B fund (APOBX)

DateNet Asset
05/2016$1.28B
03/2016$1.28B
02/2016$1.28B
More historic net asset information on American Century Short Dur Inf PrBd B Fund (APOBX)

  

Graph of American Century Short Dur Inf PrBd B Fund (APOBX) Portfolio TrackingAmerican Century Short Dur Inf PrBd B (APOBX) Fund Portfolio Allocation

Track portfolio allocation change of American Century Short Dur Inf PrBd B fund (APOBX)

DateCashStockBondOther
06/20152.13%0%97.8%0%
03/20153.71%0%96.2%0%
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Jun 29, 2015
US Treasury Note [16.34%]
US Treasury TIP 2.125% [5.35%]
US Treasury TIP [4.01%]
Sl7z009b7 Irs Usd P F 1.63500 Cpurnsa [3.73%]
Sl7z009b7 Irs Usd R V 12muscpi Sl7z009b7_inf Inflation [3.73%]

Mar 30, 2015
US Treasury Note [18.78%]
US Treasury TIP 2.125% [6.18%]
US Treasury TIP [4.62%]
Sl7z009b7 Irs Usd P F 1.63500 Cpurnsa [4.31%]
Sl7z009b7 Irs Usd R V 12muscpi Sl7z009b7_inf Inflation [4.28%]
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