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

Updated: September 19, 2020
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Bull Case
  • 3-year return above the benchmark
  • 5-year return above the benchmark
  • 10-year return above the benchmark
  • 15-year return above the benchmark
Bear Case
  • Low net assets
  • High expense ratio
  • Sales load and/or distribution fees

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

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

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

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

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

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

Fact Sheet

1. Describe American Century World Mutual Funds, Inc: Global Growth Fund; Class C Shares (AGLCX).

The Fund seeks capital growth. The Fund invests primarily in companies located in developed countries world-wide (including the United States). The portfolio managers look for stocks of companies they believe will increase in value over time, using an investment strategy developed by American Century.

2. What are AGLCX top holdings?

AGLCX has 111 stock holdings and 0 bond holdings.

The top 10 holdings represent 36.59% of total assets. Here are the top holdings:

Name Symbol % Assets
Amazon.com Inc AMZN 5.89%
Visa Inc Class A V 3.89%
Alibaba Group Holding Ltd ADR BABA 3.82%
Teleflex Inc TFX 3.52%
London Stock Exchange Group PLC LSE.L 3.39%
MSCI Inc MSCI 3.31%
Mastercard Inc A MA 3.22%
Equinix Inc EQIX 3.21%
Fidelity National Information Services Inc FIS 3.21%
Shiseido Co Ltd 4911 3.13%

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

AGLCX has generated the following returns:

  • 1-month return is 2.36%;
  • 3-month return is 10.76%;
  • 1-year return is 21.28%;
  • 3-year return is 14.06%;
  • 5-year return is 12.56%;
  • 10-year return is 11.14%;
  • 15-year return is 7.81%.

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

In the last 10 years, AGLCX had 7 up years and 3 down years. See Performances

5. What is AGLCX dividend yield?

AGLCX yield is 0%.

6. What is AGLCX minimum initial investment amount?

AGLCX minimum initial investment amount is N/A.

7. What is AGLCX expense ratio?

AGLCX expense ratio is 2.07%. The expense ratio of a fund is the total percentage of fund assets used for administrative, management, and all other expenses. See Expenses

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

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

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

  • 1-year ax cost ratio is 4.55%;
  • 3-year ax cost ratio is 3.5%.

See Taxes

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

  • 3-year beta is 0.97;
  • 5-year beta is 0.94;
  • 10-year beta is 0.89.

See Risks

11. What is AGLCX Sharpe ratio?

  • 3-year Sharpe ratio is 0.65;
  • 5-year Sharpe ratio is 0.56;
  • 10-year Sharpe ratio is 0.74.

See Risks

Analysis

12. What is Finny Score? buy or sell?

Finny Score is 57. Our quantitative analysis shows 4 reasons to buy and 3 reasons to sell it, resulting in the Finny Score of 57.

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

The following are AGLCX strengths from our perspective:

  • <strong>AGLCX 3-year return</strong> is 14.06%, which is higher than the 3-year return of the benchmark index (MSCI ACWI NR USD), 8.25%.
  • <strong>AGLCX 5-year return</strong> is 12.56%, which is higher than the 5-year return of the benchmark index (MSCI ACWI NR USD), 10.5%.
  • <strong>AGLCX 10-year return</strong> is 11.14%, which is higher than the 10-year return of the benchmark index (MSCI ACWI NR USD), 9.28%.
  • <strong>AGLCX 15-year return</strong> is 7.81%, which is higher than the 15-year return of the benchmark index (MSCI ACWI NR USD), 6.61%.

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

The following are AGLCX weaknesses from our perspective:

  • <strong>AGLCX net assets</strong> are $5.10 million. This fund is not a popular choice with retail investors.
  • <strong>AGLCX expense ratio</strong> is 2.07%, which is not negligible. Is the fund expensive to you, and does it align to your investment strategy?
  • Warning: this fund has a 12b1 and deferred sales fee. The maximum 12b1 fee is 1%, while the maximum deferred sales load is 1%. A 12b-1 fee is an annual marketing or distribution fee on a mutual fund. Deferred sales load is a back-end sales charge and is imposed when an investor redeems shares.
In the AGLCX review, we covered AGLCX 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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