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16 important things you should know about American Beacon ADNPX mutual fund

Updated: Last Tuesday
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Bull Case
  • 3-year return above the benchmark
  • No sales load or distribution fees
Bear Case
  • Low net assets
  • High expense ratio

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

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

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

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

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

Fact Sheet

1. Describe American Beacon Funds: American Beacon ARK Disruptive Innovation Fund; Investor Class Shares (ADNPX).

The Fund seeks long-term growth of capital. The Fund seeks to achieve its objective by investing primarily all of the Fund's assets in domestic and foreign equity securities including common stocks and other equity investments or ownership interests in business enterprises that are relevant to disruptive innovation.

2. What are ADNPX top holdings?

ADNPX has 56 stock holdings and 0 bond holdings.

The top 10 holdings represent 55.35% of total assets. Here are the top holdings:

Name Symbol % Assets
Tesla Inc TSLA 10.55%
Square Inc A SQ 7.23%
Invitae Corp NVTA 6.11%
Roku Inc Class A ROKU 5.61%
State Street US Government MMkt N/A 5.54%
CRISPR Therapeutics AG CRSP 4.95%
2U Inc TWOU 4.41%
Zillow Group Inc C Z 3.75%
Illumina Inc ILMN 3.64%
LendingTree Inc TREE 3.56%

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

ADNPX has generated the following returns:

  • 1-month return is 7.26%;
  • 3-month return is 22.24%;
  • 1-year return is 122.86%;
  • 3-year return is 40.96%.

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

In the last 10 years, ADNPX had 9 up years and 1 down year.

ADNPX up and down years

5. What is ADNPX dividend yield?

ADNPX yield is 0.08%.

6. What is ADNPX minimum initial investment amount?

ADNPX minimum initial investment amount is $3.00K.

7. What is ADNPX expense ratio?

ADNPX expense ratio is 1.39%. The expense ratio of a fund is the total percentage of fund assets used for administrative, management, and all other expenses.

ADNPX expenses

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

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

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

  • 1-year ax cost ratio is 0.92%;
  • 3-year ax cost ratio is 1.44%.
ADNPX tax costs

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

  • 3-year beta is 1.46.
ADNPX Beta

11. What is ADNPX Sharpe ratio?

  • 3-year Sharpe ratio is 1.20.
ADNPX Sharpe ratio

Analysis

12. What is Finny Score? buy or sell?

Finny Score is 50. Our quantitative analysis shows 2 reasons to buy and 2 reasons to sell it, resulting in the Finny Score of 50.

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

The following are ADNPX strengths from our perspective:

  • <strong>ADNPX 3-year return</strong> is 40.96%, which is higher than the 3-year return of the benchmark index (S&P 500 TR USD), 12.09%.
  • Good news: this fund does not have 12b1, front-end or back-end sales fees.

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

The following are ADNPX weaknesses from our perspective:

  • <strong>ADNPX net assets</strong> are $154.90 million. This fund is not a popular choice with retail investors.
  • <strong>ADNPX expense ratio</strong> is 1.39%, which is not negligible. Is the fund expensive to you, and does it align to your investment strategy?

Alternatives

15. Compare and contrast: ADNPX vs ARKK.

ADNPX is a mutual fund, whereas ARKK is an ETF. ADNPX has a higher expense ratio than ARKK (1.39% vs 0.75%). Below is the comparison between ADNPX and ARKK.

ADNPX ARKK
Segment Specialty: Technology Equity: Global - Total Market
Net Assets $154.90M $3.10B
Expense Ratio 1.39% 0.75%
Management Style active passive (index-based)
Underlying Index N/A --
YTD Return 94.72% 105.31%
1-Year Return 122.86% 141.89%
3-Year Return 40.96% 46.12%
5-Year Return N/A 41.06%
10-Year Return N/A N/A
Dividend Yield 0.08% 0.34%

ARKK profile: The Fund seeks long-term growth of capital. The Fund is an actively-managed exchange-traded fund that will invest under normal circumstances primarily (at least 65% of its assets) in domestic and foreign equity securities of companies that are relevant to the Funds investment theme of disruptive innovation.

For further information, check out ADNPX vs ARKK comparison details.

In the ADNPX review, we covered ADNPX 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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