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American Century Short-Term Govt Inv (TWUSX) Fund Ranking and Research

Ranking, Research and Recommendation of American Century Short-Term Govt Inv (TWUSX) Fund

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Graph of American Century Short-Term Govt Inv Fund (TWUSX) ManagerFund Manager - Robert Gahagan

Fund Manager Information

Fund Manager Tenure: 33.9 years
Similar Funds: TWUOX 
Fund Family: American Century Investments
Fund Category: Short Government
Fund Performance: May 30, 2016
Fundmojo Fund Grade: D (Score: 0.49)     (What does this score mean?)

 

Graph of American Century Short-Term Govt Inv Fund (TWUSX) ProfileAmerican Century Short-Term Govt Inv Fund (TWUSX) Profile

Fund Profile and Description

American Century Short-Term Govt Inv Fund seeks high current income while maintaining safety of principal. American Century Short-Term Govt Inv Fund invests in short-term securities and invests at least 80% of assets in U.S. government securities, including U.S. Treasury securities and other securities issued or guaranteed by the U.S. government and its agencies and instrumentalities. It may invest up to 20% of assets in investment-grade debt securities, including debt securities of U.S. companies, and non-U.S. government mortgage-backed, asset-backed and other fixed-income securities. The portfolio managers maintain a weighted average maturity of three years or less.

 

American Century Short-Term Govt Inv (TWUSX) Fund Strength What we like about American Century Short-Term Govt Inv (TWUSX) Fund

Data for American Century Short-Term Govt Inv Fund (TWUSX) as of May 30, 2016

  • American Century Short-Term Govt Inv Fund (TWUSX) management has been with American Century Short-Term Govt Inv Fund for 33.9 years
  • American Century Short-Term Govt Inv Fund (TWUSX) ratio of up-years vs down years is greater than 2
  • American Century Short-Term Govt Inv Fund (TWUSX) is less volatile than its peers as it has a 3-year Standard Deviation of 0.67, lower than category average of 1.14
  • American Century Short-Term Govt Inv Fund (TWUSX) has a lower expense ratio than its Short Government average: 0.55% vs 0.80%
  • American Century Short-Term Govt Inv Fund (TWUSX) is a true no-load fund as it has no load and no 12b1 promotion, distributions, marketing expenses

American Century Short-Term Govt Inv Fund (TWUSX) Weakness What we are cautious about American Century Short-Term Govt Inv (TWUSX) Fund

Data for American Century Short-Term Govt Inv Fund (TWUSX) as of May 30, 2016

  • American Century Short-Term Govt Inv Fund (TWUSX) has a less-than-ideal short-term performance (1-year return 0.24% vs 0.41% Short Government category median performance)
  • American Century Short-Term Govt Inv Fund (TWUSX) has a less-than-ideal mid-term performance (3-year return 0.27% vs 0.65% Short Government category median performance)
  • American Century Short-Term Govt Inv Fund (TWUSX) has a less-than-ideal Long-term performance (5-year return 0.32% vs 0.73% Short Government category median performance)
  • American Century Short-Term Govt Inv Fund (TWUSX) has a Morningstar rating of 3 and below
  • American Century Short-Term Govt Inv Fund (TWUSX) is less safe compared to its Short Government peers
  • American Century Short-Term Govt Inv Fund (TWUSX) has an annual stock turnover rate of 99.00% that is higher than the Short Government average of 79.77%. This could mean American Century Short-Term Govt Inv is more nimble, but also signal potential high tax impact and high trading fees
See American Century Short-Term Govt Inv Fund (TWUSX) performance details as of May 30, 2016

 

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Compare American Century Short-Term Govt Inv Fund (TWUSX)Compare with other top Short Government category mutual funds

Aadditional top Short Government mutual funds for your consideration

FundYear to Date1 Year3 year5 year
American Century Short-Term Govt Inv0.560.240.270.32
Oppenheimer Limited-Term Government Y (OLTYX)0.890.751.151.31Compare
Sit US Government Securities (SNGVX)1.121.761.191.22Compare
Vanguard Short-Term Federal Adm (VSGDX)1.221.331.081.22Compare

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Compare American Century Short-Term Govt Inv Fund (TWUSX)Compare with Short Government category ETFs

Some Short Government ETFs for your consideration

ETFYear to DateOne YearThree Year
Schwab Short-Term US Treasury ETF (SCHO)0.78%0.62%0.66%
Vanguard Short-Term Government Bond ETF (VGSH)0.71%0.60%0.66%
PIMCO 1-3 Year US Treasury ETF (TUZ)0.82%0.50%0.60%
iShares Short Treasury Bond (SHV)0.19%0.17%0.07%
iShares 1-3 Year Treasury Bond (SHY)000

 

Graph of American Century Short-Term Govt Inv Fund (TWUSX) Net Asset TrackingAmerican Century Short-Term Govt Inv (TWUSX) Fund Net Asset

Track net asset change of American Century Short-Term Govt Inv fund (TWUSX)

DateNet Asset
05/2016$287.42M
03/2016$295.24M
02/2016$291.47M
More historic net asset information on American Century Short-Term Govt Inv Fund (TWUSX)

  

Graph of American Century Short-Term Govt Inv Fund (TWUSX) Portfolio TrackingAmerican Century Short-Term Govt Inv (TWUSX) Fund Portfolio Allocation

Track portfolio allocation change of American Century Short-Term Govt Inv fund (TWUSX)

DateCashStockBondOther
03/20166.37%0%93.63%0%
12/201512.16%0%87.84%0%
09/20156.75%0%93.25%0%
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Mar 30, 2016
Us 2yr Note (Cbt) Jun16 Xcbt 20160630 [15.64%]
US Treasury Note 0.875% [7.96%]
US Treasury Note 1% [7.04%]
US Treasury Note 0.75% [6.73%]
US Treasury Note 0.5% [4.74%]
US Treasury Note 1.25% [3.91%]
US Treasury Note 0.265% [3.07%]
US Treasury Note 2.375% [1.88%]
Sl7z00sp5 Irs Usd R V 12muscpi Sl7z00sp5_inf Inflationzero [1.65%]

Dec 30, 2015
Us 2yr Note (Cbt) Mar16 Xcbt 20160331 [16.49%]
US Treasury Note 1% [8.19%]
US Treasury Note 1.25% [4.49%]
US Treasury Note 0.875% [3.72%]
US Treasury Note 0.5% [3.54%]
Us 5yr Note (Cbt) Mar16 Xcbt 20160331 [2.71%]
US Treasury Note 0.265% [2.53%]
US Treasury Note 2.375% [2.06%]

Sep 29, 2015
Us 2yr Note (Cbt) Dec15 Xcbt 20151231 [12.72%]
US Treasury Note 1% [8.6%]
US Treasury Note 0.5% [7.98%]
US Treasury Note 0.875% [4.35%]
US Treasury Note 0.265% [3.94%]
Us 5yr Note (Cbt) Dec15 Xcbt 20151231 [3.16%]
FNMA CMO [2.29%]
US Treasury Note 0.625% [2.07%]
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