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

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

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

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

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

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

The Fund seeks capital appreciation and current income by investing in securities of U.S. companies with market capitalizations similar to the market capitalizations of the companies in the Russell Midcap Index at the time of investment.

2. What are ACMYX top holdings?

ACMYX has 114 stock holdings and 0 bond holdings.

The top 10 holdings represent 17.18% of total assets. Here are the top holdings:

Name Symbol % Assets
Axis Capital Holdings Ltd AXS 2.50%
E-mini S&P MidCap 400 Future Mar 20 EMDH0 2.15%
MGM Growth Properties LLC A MGP 1.89%
Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies Corp WAB 1.79%
Stanley Black & Decker Inc SWK 1.69%
Marvell Technology Group Ltd MRVL 1.59%
Edison International EIX 1.47%
Universal Health Services Inc Class B UHS 1.40%
Fifth Third Bancorp FITB 1.39%
Lear Corp LEA 1.31%

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

ACMYX has generated the following returns:

  • 1-month return is 1.30%;
  • 3-month return is -31.79%;
  • 1-year return is -26.12%;
  • 3-year return is -8.17%;
  • 5-year return is -2.51%;
  • 10-year return is 5.85%.

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

In the last 10 years, ACMYX had 8 up years and 2 down years.

5. What is ACMYX dividend yield?

ACMYX yield is 1.55%.

6. What is ACMYX minimum initial investment amount?

ACMYX minimum initial investment amount is $100.00K.

7. What is ACMYX expense ratio?

ACMYX expense ratio is 0.94%. The expense ratio of a fund is the total percentage of fund assets used for administrative, management, and all other expenses.

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

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

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

  • 1-year ax cost ratio is 0.62%;
  • 3-year ax cost ratio is 1.05%.

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

  • 3-year beta is 1.49;
  • 5-year beta is 1.40;
  • 10-year beta is 1.29.

11. What is ACMYX Sharpe ratio?

  • 3-year Sharpe ratio is -0.47;
  • 5-year Sharpe ratio is -0.17;
  • 10-year Sharpe ratio is 0.31.

Analysis

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

ACMYX Finny Score is 11. Our quantitative analysis shows 1 reason to buy ACMYX and 8 reasons to sell it, resulting in the Finny Score of 11.

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

The following are ACMYX strengths from our perspective:

  • Good news: this fund does not have 12b1, front-end or back-end sales fees.

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

The following are ACMYX weaknesses from our perspective:

  • ACMYX net assets are $88.80 million. This fund is not a popular choice with retail investors.
  • ACMYX 3-year return is -8.17%, which is lower than the 3-year return of the benchmark index (Russell Mid Cap Value TR USD), -2.02%.
  • ACMYX 5-year return is -2.51%, which is lower than the 5-year return of the benchmark index (Russell Mid Cap Value TR USD), 1.7%.
  • ACMYX 10-year return is 5.85%, which is lower than the 10-year return of the benchmark index (Russell Mid Cap Value TR USD), 8.96%.
  • ACMYX expense ratio is 0.94%, which is not negligible. Is the fund expensive to you, and does it align to your investment strategy?
  • ACMYX 3-year Beta is 1.49, which is higher than the index (S&P 500 TR USD) 3-year beta, 1.00. The fund is perceived to be riskier than the comparable index based on the previous 3 years.
  • ACMYX 5-year Beta is 1.4, which is higher than the index (S&P 500 TR USD) 5-year beta, 1.00. The fund is perceived to be riskier than the comparable index based on the previous 5 years.
  • ACMYX 10-year Beta is 1.29, which is higher than the index (S&P 500 TR USD) 10-year beta, 1.00. The fund is perceived to be riskier than the comparable index based on the previous 10 years.
In the ACMYX review, we covered ACMYX 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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