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10 important things you should know about American Beacon AADEX mutual fund

Updated: October 10, 2021
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Bull Case
  • 3-year return above the benchmark
  • 5-year return above the benchmark
  • 10-year return above the benchmark
  • 15-year return above the benchmark
  • No sales load or distribution fees
Bear Case
  • High expense ratio

Before we start: if you’re looking for AADEX “stock” price, you can quickly find it out by visiting Finny and typing "AADEX quote". If you’re looking for a quick scoop on AADEX "stock" (price chart, key stats, buy or sell analysis and holdings), go to Finny and look for "AADEX". You’ll get all this info in one place.

Are you looking to buy or sell AADEX? Or perhaps you’re looking for AADEX fact sheet, and learn about its alternatives? If so, you came to the right place.

In this AADEX mutual fund review, we’ll address key questions our readers have been asking us about this fund, above and beyond what you can find in its prospectus, and on Morningstar or Yahoo Finance.

Here is what you’ll be able to find in this review:

  • Fact Sheet: AADEX performance, returns, expense ratio, holdings and dividend yield;
  • Analysis: AADEX buy or sell; the pros and cons of investing in AADEX mutual fund;
  • Alternatives: other ETFs and mutual funds you should consider as alternatives to AADEX.

And here is the list of questions we’ll answer:

  1. Describe American Beacon Funds: American Beacon Large Cap Value Fund; Institutional Class Shares (AADEX).
  2. What are AADEX holdings?
  3. What is AADEX performance? What are AADEX historical returns?
  4. What is AADEX dividend yield?
  5. What is AADEX minimum initial investment amount?
  6. Does AADEX have any sales loads or 12b-1 distribution expenses?
  7. What is AADEX Finny Score? AADEX buy or sell?
  8. What are the pros of investing in AADEX? What are AADEX buy reasons?
  9. What are the cons of investing in AADEX? What are AADEX sell reasons?

So let’s start. Scroll down to the question that interests you the most.

Fact Sheet

1. Describe American Beacon Funds: American Beacon Large Cap Value Fund; Institutional Class Shares (AADEX).

The Fund seeks long-term capital appreciation and current income by typically investing in equity securities of U.S. companies with market capitalizations of $5 billion or more at the time of investment.

2. What are AADEX top holdings?

AADEX has 205 stock holdings and 0 bond holdings.

The top 10 holdings represent 20.53% of total assets. Here are the top holdings:

Name Symbol % Assets
Medtronic PLC MDT 2.39%
Comcast Corp Class A CMCSA 2.37%
American International Group Inc AIG 2.32%
Citigroup Inc C 2.29%
JPMorgan Chase & Co JPM 2.15%
Goldman Sachs Group Inc GS 2.13%
Stanley Black & Decker Inc SWK 1.74%
General Electric Co GE 1.73%
Texas Instruments Inc TXN 1.71%
Wells Fargo & Co WFC 1.70%

3. What is AADEX performance? What are AADEX historical returns?

AADEX has generated the following returns:

  • 1-month return is 1.17%;
  • 3-month return is 3.70%;
  • 1-year return is 3.70%;
  • 3-year return is 11.45%;
  • 5-year return is 13.02%;
  • 10-year return is 13.69%;
  • 15-year return is 7.86%.

4. What is AADEX dividend yield?

AADEX yield is 1.68%.

5. What is AADEX minimum initial investment amount?

AADEX minimum initial investment amount is $250.00K.

6. Does AADEX have any sales loads or 12b-1 distribution expenses?

AADEX 12b-1 distribution fee is 0. AADEX front-end sales load is 0. AADEX back-end sales load is 0.

Analysis

7. What is Finny Score? buy or sell?

Finny Score is 83. Our quantitative analysis shows 5 reasons to buy and 1 reason to sell it, resulting in the Finny Score of 83.

8. What are the pros of investing in AADEX? What are AADEX buy reasons?

The following are AADEX strengths from our perspective:

  • AADEX 3-year return is 11.45%, which is higher than the 3-year return of the benchmark index (Russell 1000 Value TR USD), 10.82%.
  • AADEX 5-year return is 13.02%, which is higher than the 5-year return of the benchmark index (Russell 1000 Value TR USD), 11.6%.
  • AADEX 10-year return is 13.69%, which is higher than the 10-year return of the benchmark index (Russell 1000 Value TR USD), 13.58%.
  • AADEX 15-year return is 7.86%, which is higher than the 15-year return of the benchmark index (Russell 1000 Value TR USD), 7.64%.
  • Good news: this fund does not have 12b1, front-end or back-end sales fees.

9. What are the cons of investing in AADEX? What are AADEX negatives?

The following are AADEX weaknesses from our perspective:

  • AADEX expense ratio is 0.63%, which is not negligible. Is the fund expensive to you, and does it align to your investment strategy?
In the AADEX review, we covered AADEX key stats (return, performance, yield, expense ratio, and holdings), buy and sell analysis, and alternative investments. If this review was helpful to you, feel free to check out other mutual fund and ETF reviews.
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