14 important things you should know about American Beacon ACDIX mutual fund

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

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

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

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

The Fund seeks long-term capital appreciation. The Fund invests at least 80% of its net assets in securities of companies economically tied to emerging market countries and to exploit the mispricing of risk within equities of emerging markets by building a diversified portfolio with predominately lower-volatility stocks.

2. What are ACDIX top holdings?

ACDIX has 199 stock holdings and 0 bond holdings.

The top 10 holdings represent 18.40% of total assets. Here are the top holdings:

Name Symbol % Assets
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd 005930.KS 4.36%
Hellenic Telecommunication Organization SA HTO 1.60%
China Mobile Ltd 00941 1.56%
China Telecom Corp Ltd Class H 00728 1.56%
China Unicom (Hong Kong) Ltd 00762 1.56%
Magyar Telekom PLC N/A 1.56%
China Petroleum & Chemical Corp Class H 00386 1.55%
CITIC Ltd 00267 1.55%
PetroChina Co Ltd Class H 00857 1.55%
Ping An Insurance (Group) Co. of China Ltd Class H 02318 1.55%

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

ACDIX has generated the following returns:

  • 1-month return is -0.28%;
  • 3-month return is -16.03%;
  • 1-year return is -16.47%;
  • 3-year return is -0.58%;
  • 5-year return is -2.09%.

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

In the last 10 years, ACDIX had 10 up years and 0 down years.

5. What is ACDIX dividend yield?

ACDIX yield is 8.66%.

6. What is ACDIX minimum initial investment amount?

ACDIX minimum initial investment amount is $250.00K.

7. What is ACDIX expense ratio?

ACDIX expense ratio is 1.35%. The expense ratio of a fund is the total percentage of fund assets used for administrative, management, and all other expenses.

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

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

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

  • 1-year ax cost ratio is 11.82%;
  • 3-year ax cost ratio is 4.8%.

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

  • 3-year beta is 0.77;
  • 5-year beta is 0.81.

11. What is ACDIX Sharpe ratio?

  • 3-year Sharpe ratio is -0.08;
  • 5-year Sharpe ratio is -0.10.

Analysis

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

ACDIX Finny Score is 60. Our quantitative analysis shows 3 reasons to buy ACDIX and 2 reasons to sell it, resulting in the Finny Score of 60.

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

The following are ACDIX strengths from our perspective:

  • Good news: this fund does not have 12b1, front-end or back-end sales fees.
  • ACDIX 3-year Beta is 0.77, which is inversely correlated with the index (MSCI ACWI Ex USA NR USD). The could be good if you're trying to hedge your portfolio.
  • ACDIX 5-year Beta is 0.81, which is inversely correlated with the index (MSCI ACWI Ex USA NR USD). The could be good if you're trying to hedge your portfolio.

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

The following are ACDIX weaknesses from our perspective:

  • ACDIX net assets are $3.60 million. This fund is not a popular choice with retail investors.
  • ACDIX expense ratio is 1.35%, which is not negligible. Is the fund expensive to you, and does it align to your investment strategy?
In the ACDIX review, we covered ACDIX 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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