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15 important things you should know about American Century Investments ADSIX mutual fund

Updated: September 27, 2020
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Bull Case
  • No sales load or distribution fees
Bear Case
  • Low net assets
  • 3-year return below the benchmark
  • 5-year return below the benchmark
  • 10-year return below the benchmark
  • High expense ratio

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

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

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

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

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

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

Fact Sheet

1. Describe American Century Quantitative Equity Funds, Inc: Disciplined Growth Fund; Investor Class Shares (ADSIX).

The Fund seeks long-term capital growth. The Fund achieves this objective by investing primarily in the 1,500 largest publicly traded companies in the United States. The goal is to create a fund that provides better returns than its benchmark, the Russell 1000 Growth Index.

2. What are ADSIX top holdings?

ADSIX has 144 stock holdings and 0 bond holdings.

The top 10 holdings represent 42.43% of total assets. Here are the top holdings:

Name Symbol % Assets
Apple Inc AAPL 8.95%
Microsoft Corp MSFT 8.73%
Amazon.com Inc AMZN 7.65%
Alphabet Inc A GOOGL 4.29%
Facebook Inc A FB 3.97%
Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc VRTX 2.05%
Visa Inc Class A V 1.72%
S&P Global Inc SPGI 1.71%
MSCI Inc MSCI 1.69%
Intuit Inc INTU 1.67%

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

ADSIX has generated the following returns:

  • 1-month return is -5.25%;
  • 3-month return is 6.83%;
  • 1-year return is 26.35%;
  • 3-year return is 15.72%;
  • 5-year return is 14.83%;
  • 10-year return is 14.95%.

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

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

ADSIX up and down years

5. What is ADSIX dividend yield?

ADSIX yield is 0.2%.

6. What is ADSIX minimum initial investment amount?

ADSIX minimum initial investment amount is $3.00K.

7. What is ADSIX expense ratio?

ADSIX expense ratio is 1.01%. The expense ratio of a fund is the total percentage of fund assets used for administrative, management, and all other expenses.

ADSIX expenses

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

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

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

  • 1-year ax cost ratio is 2.11%;
  • 3-year ax cost ratio is 2.9%.
ADSIX tax costs

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

  • 3-year beta is 0.96;
  • 5-year beta is 0.97;
  • 10-year beta is 1.01.
ADSIX Beta

11. What is ADSIX Sharpe ratio?

  • 3-year Sharpe ratio is 0.84;
  • 5-year Sharpe ratio is 0.81;
  • 10-year Sharpe ratio is 1.06.
ADSIX Sharpe ratio

Analysis

12. What is Finny Score? buy or sell?

Finny Score is 17. Our quantitative analysis shows 1 reason to buy and 5 reasons to sell it, resulting in the Finny Score of 17.

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

The following are ADSIX 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 ADSIX? What are ADSIX negatives?

The following are ADSIX weaknesses from our perspective:

  • <strong>ADSIX net assets</strong> are $239.10 million. This fund is not a popular choice with retail investors.
  • <strong>ADSIX 3-year return</strong> is 15.72%, which is lower than the 3-year return of the benchmark index (Russell 1000 Growth TR USD), 20.37%.
  • <strong>ADSIX 5-year return</strong> is 14.83%, which is lower than the 5-year return of the benchmark index (Russell 1000 Growth TR USD), 18.45%.
  • <strong>ADSIX 10-year return</strong> is 14.95%, which is lower than the 10-year return of the benchmark index (Russell 1000 Growth TR USD), 17.09%.
  • <strong>ADSIX expense ratio</strong> is 1.01%, which is not negligible. Is the fund expensive to you, and does it align to your investment strategy?
In the ADSIX review, we covered ADSIX 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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