14 important things you should know about American Century Investments ACCNX mutual fund

Updated: June 27, 2020
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Before we start: if you’re looking for ACCNX “stock” price, you can quickly find it out by visiting Finny and typing "ACCNX quote". If you’re looking for a quick scoop on ACCNX "stock" (price chart, key stats, buy or sell analysis and holdings), go to Finny and look for "ACCNX". You’ll get all this info in one place.

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

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

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

  1. Describe American Century Investment Trust: Core Plus Fund; Investor Class Shares (ACCNX).
  2. What are ACCNX holdings?
  3. What is ACCNX performance? What are ACCNX historical returns?
  4. How many up and down years did ACCNX have historically?
  5. What is ACCNX dividend yield?
  6. What is ACCNX minimum initial investment amount?
  7. What is ACCNX expense ratio?
  8. Does ACCNX have any sales loads or 12b-1 distribution expenses?
  9. What is ACCNX tax efficiency (tax-cost ratio)?
  10. What is ACCNX beta? How would you assess ACCNX risk?
  11. What is ACCNX Sharpe ratio?
  12. What is ACCNX Finny Score? ACCNX buy or sell?
  13. What are the pros of investing in ACCNX? What are ACCNX buy reasons?
  14. What are the cons of investing in ACCNX? What are ACCNX sell reasons?

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

Fact Sheet

1. Describe American Century Investment Trust: Core Plus Fund; Investor Class Shares (ACCNX).

The Fund seeks to maximize total return and as a secondary objective, the Fund seeks a high level of income. The Fund invests at least 65% of its assets in investment-grade debt with average maturity of 3.5 years or longer.

2. What are ACCNX top holdings?

ACCNX has 0 stock holdings and 599 bond holdings.

The top 9 holdings represent 33.30% of total assets. Here are the top holdings:

Name Symbol % Assets
Bp9u31zz0 Cds Usd R V 00mevent 2i65brsp6 Ice Ccp N/A 8.85%
Bp9u31zz0 Cds Usd P F 5.00000 Markit Cdx Na Hy Ice Ccp N/A 8.34%
2 Year Treasury Note Future June 20 ZTM0 3.72%
United States Treasury Notes 1.62% N/A 2.36%
United States Treasury Bonds 2.25% N/A 2.14%
United States Treasury Notes 1.5% N/A 2.05%
United States Treasury Notes 0.5% N/A 2.03%
10 Year Treasury Note Future June 20 ZNM0 1.98%
Ultra 10 Year US Treasury Note Future June 20 TNM0 1.83%

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

ACCNX has generated the following returns:

  • 1-month return is 0.98%;
  • 3-month return is -0.51%;
  • 1-year return is 6.46%;
  • 3-year return is 3.81%;
  • 5-year return is 3.24%;
  • 10-year return is 3.65%.

4. How many up and down years did ACCNX have historically?

In the last 10 years, ACCNX had 7 up years and 3 down years.

5. What is ACCNX dividend yield?

ACCNX yield is 2.75%.

6. What is ACCNX minimum initial investment amount?

ACCNX minimum initial investment amount is $3.00K.

7. What is ACCNX expense ratio?

ACCNX expense ratio is 0.55%. The expense ratio of a fund is the total percentage of fund assets used for administrative, management, and all other expenses.

8. Does ACCNX have any sales loads or 12b-1 distribution expenses?

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

9. What is ACCNX tax efficiency (tax-cost ratio)?

  • 1-year ax cost ratio is 1.04%;
  • 3-year ax cost ratio is 1.28%.

10. What is ACCNX beta? How would you assess ACCNX risk?

  • 3-year beta is 0.97;
  • 5-year beta is 0.97;
  • 10-year beta is 0.97.

11. What is ACCNX Sharpe ratio?

  • 3-year Sharpe ratio is 0.43;
  • 5-year Sharpe ratio is 0.42;
  • 10-year Sharpe ratio is 0.93.

Analysis

12. What is ACCNX Finny Score? ACCNX buy or sell?

ACCNX Finny Score is 33. Our quantitative analysis shows 2 reasons to buy ACCNX and 4 reasons to sell it, resulting in the Finny Score of 33.

13. What are the pros of investing in ACCNX? What are ACCNX buy reasons?

The following are ACCNX strengths from our perspective:

  • ACCNX 10-year return is 3.65%, which is in line with the 10-year return of the benchmark index (Bloomberg Barclays US Aggregate Bond TR USD), 3.87%.
  • Good news: this fund does not have 12b1, front-end or back-end sales fees.

14. What are the cons of investing in ACCNX? What are ACCNX negatives?

The following are ACCNX weaknesses from our perspective:

  • ACCNX net assets are $87.90 million. This fund is not a popular choice with retail investors.
  • ACCNX 3-year return is 3.81%, which is lower than the 3-year return of the benchmark index (Bloomberg Barclays US Aggregate Bond TR USD), 5.13%.
  • ACCNX 5-year return is 3.24%, which is lower than the 5-year return of the benchmark index (Bloomberg Barclays US Aggregate Bond TR USD), 3.79%.
  • ACCNX expense ratio is 0.55%, which is not negligible. Is the fund expensive to you, and does it align to your investment strategy?
In the ACCNX review, we covered ACCNX 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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