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APORX - Snapshot

Vitals

  • YTD Return 0.2%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 3.1%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 2.3%
  • Net Assets $2.26 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 80.7%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$10.86
$9.87
$10.87

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 1.07%

SALES FEES

  • Front Load N/A
  • Deferred Load N/A

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 50.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

  • Standard (Taxable) $2,500
  • IRA N/A

Fund Classification

  • Primary Theme
  • Fund Type Open End Mutual Fund
  • Investment Style Inflation-Protected Bond

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Overview

Income Profile

Income Risk

Returns Profile

Allocations

Expenses

About

$25.62

-0.58%

$41.45 B

1.10%

$0.28

0.20%

0.14%

$51.17

-0.56%

$41.45 B

1.19%

$0.61

0.63%

0.05%

$14.08

-1.26%

$35.05 B

1.30%

$0.19

-2.43%

0.20%

$124.29

-1.22%

$27.60 B

-

$1.37

-1.43%

0.19%

$60.52

-1.21%

$14.64 B

-

$0.69

-1.32%

0.05%

APORX - Profile

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 0.2%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 3.1%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 2.3%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 1.63%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Monthly

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    American Century Short Duration Inflation Protection Bond Fund
  • Fund Family Name
    American Century Investments
  • Inception Date
    May 31, 2005
  • Shares Outstanding
    1821324
  • Share Class
    Retirement
  • Currency
    USD
  • Domiciled Country
    United States
  • Manager
    Robert Gahagan

Fund Description

The fund normally invests at least 80% of its net assets in inflation-linked debt securities. It invests primarily in investment-grade securities, but may also invest a portion of its assets in high-yield securities, or junk bonds. The fund also may invest a portion of its net assets in fixed-income securities that are not linked to inflation. It may invest up to 20% of its total assets in securities denominated in foreign currencies and may invest beyond this limit in U.S. dollar denominated securities of foreign issuers.


APORX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period APORX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 0.2% -12.7% 5.6% 22.33%
1 Yr 4.8% 2.5% 18.1% 98.14%
3 Yr 3.1%* 1.1% 12.0% 98.09%
5 Yr 2.3%* 1.4% 9.8% 99.00%
10 Yr 1.7%* 1.2% 7.3% 90.91%

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period APORX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2020 4.2% -29.4% 23.0% 82.08%
2019 3.1% -47.0% 16.7% 79.90%
2018 -2.1% -11.1% -0.5% 9.55%
2017 -0.8% -2.8% 6.6% 80.22%
2016 2.8% 0.5% 7.7% 49.43%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period APORX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 0.2% -12.7% 5.6% 20.93%
1 Yr 4.8% 1.3% 18.1% 89.77%
3 Yr 3.1%* 1.1% 12.0% 95.22%
5 Yr 2.3%* 1.4% 9.8% 98.00%
10 Yr 1.7%* 1.0% 7.3% 90.91%

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period APORX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2020 4.2% -29.4% 23.0% 82.08%
2019 3.1% 0.8% 16.7% 80.86%
2018 -0.4% -9.9% 0.6% 4.52%
2017 0.2% -2.7% 9.6% 76.92%
2016 2.8% 0.5% 10.4% 62.64%

NAV & Total Return History


APORX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

APORX Category Low Category High APORX % Rank
Net Assets 2.26 B 8.26 M 41.4 B 31.80%
Number of Holdings 127 5 1120 57.60%
Net Assets in Top 10 1.78 B 2.42 M 24.8 B 18.43%
Weighting of Top 10 80.73% 10.4% 99.4% 5.34%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. United States Treasury Notes 0.25% 19.27%
  2. United States Treasury Notes 0.12% 12.23%
  3. United States Treasury Notes 0.62% 11.87%
  4. United States Treasury Notes 0.62% 9.02%
  5. United States Treasury Notes 0.62% 6.57%
  6. United States Treasury Notes 0.12% 6.25%
  7. United States Treasury Notes 0.5% 4.75%
  8. United States Treasury Notes 0.12% 4.72%
  9. United States Treasury Notes 0.38% 3.54%
  10. United States Treasury Notes 0.12% 2.50%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High APORX % Rank
Bonds
98.13% 55.55% 141.57% 26.27%
Cash
1.69% -59.10% 44.45% 67.74%
Convertible Bonds
0.17% 0.00% 5.20% 28.11%
Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 13.94% 27.19%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 0.54% 20.28%
Other
0.00% -8.59% 39.64% 19.82%

Bond Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High APORX % Rank
Government
88.35% 19.21% 100.00% 35.48%
Securitized
6.36% 0.00% 50.79% 28.11%
Corporate
3.81% 0.00% 48.67% 45.62%
Cash & Equivalents
1.48% 0.00% 31.42% 76.96%
Derivative
0.00% 0.00% 17.87% 46.54%
Municipal
0.00% 0.00% 3.06% 38.25%

Bond Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High APORX % Rank
US
94.14% 48.73% 221.47% 40.55%
Non US
3.99% -96.23% 39.10% 41.01%

APORX - Expenses

Operational Fees

APORX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 1.07% 0.01% 22.01% 25.37%
Management Fee 0.56% 0.00% 0.99% 95.85%
12b-1 Fee 0.50% 0.00% 1.00% 66.04%
Administrative Fee N/A 0.00% 0.40% N/A

Sales Fees

APORX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load N/A 1.00% 4.75% N/A
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 4.00% N/A

Trading Fees

APORX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Max Redemption Fee N/A N/A N/A N/A

Related Fees

Turnover provides investors a proxy for the trading fees incurred by mutual fund managers who frequently adjust position allocations. Higher turnover means higher trading fees.

APORX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 50.00% 0.00% 357.00% 42.33%

APORX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

APORX Category Low Category High APORX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.00% 0.00% 1.94% 18.89%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

APORX Category Low Category High Category Mod
Dividend Distribution Frequency Monthly Semi-Annually Monthly Monthly

Net Income Ratio Analysis

APORX Category Low Category High APORX % Rank
Net Income Ratio 1.63% -0.02% 3.82% 54.42%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

APORX Category Low Category High Capital Mode
Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Semi-Annually Annually

Dividend Payout History

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APORX - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

Robert Gahagan


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

May 31, 2005

15.68

15.7%

Mr. Gahagan, Senior Vice President and Senior Portfolio Manager, joined American Century Investments in 1983.  He became a portfolio manager in 1991. He has a bachelor’s degree in economics and an MBA from the University of Missouri – Kansas City.

Brian Howell


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

May 31, 2006

14.68

14.7%

Mr. Howell, Vice President and Senior Portfolio Manager, joined American Century Investments in 1987. He became a portfolio manager in 1996. He has shared primary responsibility for the management of the funds since 2006, and has served on teams managing fixed-income investments since joining American Century. He has a bachelor’s degree in mathematics/statistics and an MBA from the University of California – Berkeley.

James Platz


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Sep 28, 2007

13.35

13.4%

Platz is vice president and a senior portfolio manager with American Century, his employer since October 2003. Prior to joining American Century, Platz was a vice president, senior portfolio manager for Standish Mellon Asset Management, formerly Certus Asset Advisors, since August 1995. He received a bachelor’s degree in history and political economies of industrial societies from the University of California – Berkeley, and an MBA from the University of Southern California. He is a CFA charterholder.

Miguel Castillo


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Feb 26, 2014

6.93

6.9%

Miguel Castillo, Portfolio Manager, has served on teams managing fixed-income investments since joining the American Century Investments in 2008 as a senior fixed income trader. He was promoted to portfolio manager in 2014. He has a bachelor’s degree in banking and finance from Escuela Bancaria Y Comercial, Mexico City, and an MBA from the University of Minnesota.

Tenure Analysis

Category Low Category High Category Average Category Mode
0.16 19.18 7.04 9.77