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American Century Small Company Inst (ASCQX) Fund Ranking and Research

Ranking, Research and Recommendation of American Century Small Company Inst (ASCQX) Fund

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Graph of American Century Small Company Inst Fund (ASCQX) ManagerFund Manager - Tal L. Sansani

Fund Manager Information

Fund Manager Tenure: 9.4 years
Similar Funds: ASCRX 
Fund Family: American Century Investments
Fund Category: Small Blend
Fund Performance: May 30, 2016
Fundmojo Fund Grade: C (Score: 0.5)     (What does this score mean?)

 

Graph of American Century Small Company Inst Fund (ASCQX) ProfileAmerican Century Small Company Inst Fund (ASCQX) Profile

Fund Profile and Description

American Century Small Company Inst Fund seeks long-term capital growth. American Century Small Company Inst Fund invests at least 80% of assets in stocks of smaller-capitalization U.S. companies. The portfolio managers consider small companies to be those that, at the time of investment, have a market capitalization not greater than that of the largest company in the S&P SmallCap 600 Index.

 

American Century Small Company Inst (ASCQX) Fund Strength What we like about American Century Small Company Inst (ASCQX) Fund

Data for American Century Small Company Inst Fund (ASCQX) as of May 30, 2016

  • American Century Small Company Inst Fund (ASCQX) management has been with American Century Small Company Inst Fund for 9.4 years
  • American Century Small Company Inst Fund (ASCQX) has good Long-term performance (5-year return 8.75% vs 7.84% Small Blend category median performance)
  • American Century Small Company Inst Fund (ASCQX) ratio of up-years vs down years is greater than 2
  • Asset base in American Century Small Company Inst Fund (ASCQX) has been consistently increasing at a reasonable pace in the last 2 months. It shows investor confidence and market support
  • American Century Small Company Inst Fund (ASCQX) has a lower expense ratio than its Small Blend average: 0.67% vs 1.22%
  • American Century Small Company Inst Fund (ASCQX) is a true no-load fund as it has no load and no 12b1 promotion, distributions, marketing expenses

American Century Small Company Inst Fund (ASCQX) Weakness What we are cautious about American Century Small Company Inst (ASCQX) Fund

Data for American Century Small Company Inst Fund (ASCQX) as of May 30, 2016

  • American Century Small Company Inst Fund (ASCQX) has a less-than-ideal short-term performance (1-year return -7.69% vs -5.18% Small Blend category median performance)
  • American Century Small Company Inst Fund (ASCQX) has a Morningstar rating of 3 and below
  • American Century Small Company Inst Fund (ASCQX) is less safe compared to its Small Blend peers
  • American Century Small Company Inst Fund (ASCQX) has an annual stock turnover rate of 100.00% that is higher than the Small Blend average of 52.13%. This could mean American Century Small Company Inst is more nimble, but also signal potential high tax impact and high trading fees
  • American Century Small Company Inst Fund (ASCQX) is more volatile than its peers as it has a 3-year Standard Deviation of 15.19 that is higher than category average of 14.58
See American Century Small Company Inst Fund (ASCQX) performance details as of May 30, 2016

 

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American Century Small Company Inst1.04-7.696.968.75
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Some Small Blend ETFs for your consideration

ETFYear to DateOne YearThree Year
SPDR S&P 600 Small Cap ETF (SLY)5.61%0.29%9.84%
Wilshire Micro-Cap ETF (WMCR)000
Vanguard Small-Cap ETF (VB)000
Vanguard S&P Small-Cap 600 ETF (VIOO)000
WisdomTree SmallCap Earnings ETF (EES)000

 

Graph of American Century Small Company Inst Fund (ASCQX) Net Asset TrackingAmerican Century Small Company Inst (ASCQX) Fund Net Asset

Track net asset change of American Century Small Company Inst fund (ASCQX)

DateNet Asset
05/2016$753.55M
03/2016$752.08M
02/2016$717.67M
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Graph of American Century Small Company Inst Fund (ASCQX) Portfolio TrackingAmerican Century Small Company Inst (ASCQX) Fund Portfolio Allocation

Track portfolio allocation change of American Century Small Company Inst fund (ASCQX)

DateCashStockBondOther
03/20160.28%99.28%0%0.44%
12/20150.78%99.22%0%0%
09/20151.16%98.84%0%0%
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graph of American Century Small Company Inst Fund (ASCQX) Top 10 Position TrackingTop 10 Holdings in American Century Small Company Inst (ASCQX) Fund

Discover what American Century Small Company Inst Fund (ASCQX) manager is buying

Mar 30, 2016
Berry Plastics Group, Inc. Comm [0.83%]
Microsemi Corporation [0.83%]
Sunstone Hotel Investors, Inc. [0.76%]
MarketAxess Holdings, Inc. [0.76%]
Prestige Brand Holdings, Inc. C [0.76%]
RLJ Lodging Trust Common Shares [0.75%]
American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. [0.73%]
Deluxe Corporation Common Stock [0.73%]
Molina Healthcare Inc Common St [0.72%]
Selective Insurance Group, Inc. [0.7%]

Dec 30, 2015
MarketAxess Holdings, Inc. [0.81%]
Berry Plastics Group, Inc. Comm [0.76%]
Prestige Brand Holdings, Inc. C [0.72%]
Integrated Device Technology, I [0.72%]
Microsemi Corporation [0.7%]
Convergys Corporation Common St [0.69%]
Integra LifeSciences Holdings C [0.68%]
Myriad Genetics, Inc. [0.68%]
Nexstar Broadcasting Group, Inc [0.68%]
Polycom, Inc. [0.68%]

Sep 29, 2015
Synaptics Incorporated [0.78%]
Cracker Barrel Old Country Stor [0.75%]
Microsemi Corporation [0.73%]
Bank of the Ozarks [0.73%]
Helen of Troy Limited [0.7%]
Mentor Graphics Corporation [0.7%]
Molina Healthcare Inc Common St [0.7%]
Home BancShares, Inc. [0.69%]
LogMein, Inc. [0.68%]
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