TWUSX: American Century Short-Term Government Fund - MutualFunds.com
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Name

Price

Aum/Mkt Cap

YIELD & DIV

Exp Ratio

Watchlist

$9.79

-

0.37%

$0.04

0.55%

Vitals

YTD Return

0.0%

1 yr return

0.4%

3 Yr Avg Return

2.5%

5 Yr Avg Return

1.5%

Net Assets

$243 M

Holdings in Top 10

71.9%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$9.79
$9.77
$9.83

Expenses

OPERATING FEES

Expense Ratio 0.55%

SALES FEES

Front Load N/A

Deferred Load N/A

TRADING FEES

Turnover 162.00%

Redemption Fee N/A


Min Investment

Standard (Taxable)

$2,500

IRA

$1,000


Fund Classification

Fund Type

Open End Mutual Fund

Investment Style

Short Government


Name

Price

Aum/Mkt Cap

YIELD & DIV

Exp Ratio

Watchlist

$9.79

-

0.37%

$0.04

0.55%

TWUSX - Profile

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 0.0%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 2.5%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 1.5%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 0.27%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.4%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Monthly

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    American Century Short-Term Government Fund
  • Fund Family Name
    American Century Investments
  • Inception Date
    Dec 15, 1982
  • Shares Outstanding
    17643718
  • Share Class
    Inv
  • Currency
    USD
  • Domiciled Country
    United States
  • Manager
    Robert Gahagan

Fund Description

Under normal market conditions, the fund buys short-term debt securities and will invest at least 80% of its net assets in U.S. government securities. In addition, the fund may invest a portion of its 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.


TWUSX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period TWUSX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 0.0% -4.1% 1.6% 4.65%
1 Yr 0.4% -2.2% 3.6% 9.30%
3 Yr 2.5%* 0.9% 4.3% 47.67%
5 Yr 1.5%* 0.0% 2.7% 47.67%
10 Yr 0.9%* -0.2% 2.3% 71.95%

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period TWUSX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2020 2.6% -1.8% 4.9% 14.63%
2019 1.1% -1.4% 3.8% 63.75%
2018 -0.6% -80.0% 0.1% 26.58%
2017 -0.8% -4.6% 0.9% 44.74%
2016 -0.2% -4.1% 3.5% 26.32%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period TWUSX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 0.0% -4.1% 1.6% 4.65%
1 Yr 0.4% -5.5% 3.6% 9.41%
3 Yr 2.5%* 0.0% 4.3% 47.06%
5 Yr 1.5%* -0.2% 2.7% 45.88%
10 Yr 0.9%* -0.2% 2.3% 70.37%

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period TWUSX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2020 2.6% -1.8% 4.9% 14.63%
2019 1.1% -1.4% 3.8% 66.25%
2018 -0.6% -80.0% 2.2% 32.91%
2017 -0.8% -4.6% 1.2% 50.00%
2016 -0.2% -4.1% 3.5% 34.21%

NAV & Total Return History


TWUSX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

TWUSX Category Low Category High TWUSX % Rank
Net Assets 243 M 1.79 M 19.2 B 66.28%
Number of Holdings 116 9 1558 59.30%
Net Assets in Top 10 133 M -752 M 8.57 B 53.49%
Weighting of Top 10 71.92% 18.7% 100.0% 12.66%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. United States Treasury Notes 0.12% 12.57%
  2. United States Treasury Notes 0.38% 10.55%
  3. United States Treasury Notes 0.25% 10.03%
  4. Us 5yr Note (Cbt) Jun21 Xcbt 20210630 9.89%
  5. Us 5yr Note (Cbt) Jun21 Xcbt 20210630 9.89%
  6. Us 5yr Note (Cbt) Jun21 Xcbt 20210630 9.89%
  7. Us 5yr Note (Cbt) Jun21 Xcbt 20210630 9.89%
  8. Us 5yr Note (Cbt) Jun21 Xcbt 20210630 9.89%
  9. Us 5yr Note (Cbt) Jun21 Xcbt 20210630 9.89%
  10. Us 5yr Note (Cbt) Jun21 Xcbt 20210630 9.89%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High TWUSX % Rank
Bonds
99.19% 51.82% 113.77% 32.56%
Cash
0.81% -13.77% 33.17% 65.12%
Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 13.45% 37.21%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 0.03% 37.21%
Other
0.00% -4.33% 2.61% 38.37%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 0.24% 37.21%

Bond Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High TWUSX % Rank
Government
86.65% 0.00% 99.97% 29.07%
Securitized
12.54% 0.00% 100.00% 63.95%
Cash & Equivalents
0.81% 0.00% 35.91% 73.26%
Derivative
0.00% 0.00% 0.08% 38.37%
Corporate
0.00% 0.00% 49.70% 50.00%
Municipal
0.00% 0.00% 11.40% 45.35%

Bond Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High TWUSX % Rank
US
99.19% 48.74% 113.77% 32.56%
Non US
0.00% 0.00% 22.87% 41.86%

TWUSX - Expenses

Operational Fees

TWUSX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 0.55% 0.03% 1.83% 59.30%
Management Fee 0.54% 0.03% 0.80% 88.24%
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% N/A
Administrative Fee N/A 0.05% 0.45% N/A

Sales Fees

TWUSX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load N/A 1.50% 4.75% N/A
Deferred Load N/A 0.50% 1.00% N/A

Trading Fees

TWUSX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Max Redemption Fee N/A 0.25% 0.25% 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.

TWUSX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 162.00% 0.00% 445.85% 72.00%

TWUSX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

TWUSX Category Low Category High TWUSX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.37% 0.00% 0.17% 37.21%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

TWUSX Category Low Category High Category Mod
Dividend Distribution Frequency Monthly Monthly Monthly Monthly

Net Income Ratio Analysis

TWUSX Category Low Category High TWUSX % Rank
Net Income Ratio 0.27% -0.73% 1.81% 83.13%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History

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TWUSX - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

Robert Gahagan


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Dec 31, 2002

18.68

18.7%

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.

Dan Shiffman


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

May 30, 2004

17.27

17.3%

Shiffman is vice president and portfolio manager, and he joined American Century in May 2004 as a senior structured securities analyst. Prior to joining American Century, he was an investment officer at CalPERS from August 1996 to April 2004. He has a bachelor’s degree in social sciences from the University of California – Berkeley and an MBA from the Thunderbird School of Global Management. He is a CFA charterholder.

James Platz


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Sep 28, 2007

13.93

13.9%

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.

Peter Van Gelderen


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jun 05, 2021

0.24

0.2%

Mr. Van Gelderen joined Guggenheim in 2014, as Managing Director focusing on structured products and asset backed securities. Prior to joining Guggenheim, he worked as a senior portfolio manager for structured products at ADH Investment Management and Stark Investments from 2007 to 2013 in San Francisco and Milwaukee. Prior to Stark, Mr. Van Gelderen worked in whole loan transaction management at Countrywide Securities Corporation and began his career as a corporate attorney at Thelen, Reid & Priest. Mr. Van Gelderen received his J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center and B.A. in English from Duke University.

Tenure Analysis

Category Low Category High Category Average Category Mode
0.08 31.69 9.41 6.58