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

Updated: September 18, 2020
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Bull Case
  • 3-year return above the benchmark
  • 5-year return above the benchmark
  • Low expense ratio
  • No sales load or distribution fees
Bear Case
  • Low net assets
  • 10-year return below the benchmark

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

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

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

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

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

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

Fact Sheet

1. Describe American Century Government Income Trust: Inflation-Adjusted Bond Fund; Class G Shares (AINGX).

The Fund seeks to provide total return and inflation protection consistent with investment in inflation-indexed securities. The fund invests at least 80% of its assets in inflation-adjusted debt securities which include inflation-indexed securities issued by the U.S. Treasury.

2. What are AINGX top holdings?

AINGX has 0 stock holdings and 96 bond holdings.

The top 7 holdings represent 35.54% of total assets. Here are the top holdings:

Name Symbol % Assets
United States Treasury Notes 0.12% N/A 6.28%
United States Treasury Bonds 2% N/A 5.51%
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Bp9u31zz0 Cds Usd P F 5.00000 Markit Cdx Na Hy Ice Ccp N/A 4.99%
United States Treasury Notes 0.62% N/A 4.91%
United States Treasury Bonds 1.38% N/A 4.62%
United States Treasury Notes 0.25% N/A 3.94%

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

AINGX has generated the following returns:

  • 1-month return is 0.08%;
  • 3-month return is 5.11%;
  • 1-year return is 7.64%;
  • 3-year return is 5.14%;
  • 5-year return is 4.25%;
  • 10-year return is 3.24%.

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

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

5. What is AINGX dividend yield?

AINGX yield is 2.91%.

6. What is AINGX minimum initial investment amount?

AINGX minimum initial investment amount is N/A.

7. What is AINGX expense ratio?

AINGX expense ratio is 0.01%. 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 AINGX have any sales loads or 12b-1 distribution expenses?

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

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

  • 1-year ax cost ratio is 1.28%;
  • 3-year ax cost ratio is 1.16%.

See Taxes

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

  • 3-year beta is 0.97;
  • 5-year beta is 0.97;
  • 10-year beta is 1.24;
  • 15-year beta is 1.32.

See Risks

11. What is AINGX Sharpe ratio?

  • 3-year Sharpe ratio is 0.73;
  • 5-year Sharpe ratio is 0.62;
  • 10-year Sharpe ratio is 0.55;
  • 15-year Sharpe ratio is 0.48.

See Risks

Analysis

12. What is Finny Score? buy or sell?

Finny Score is 67. Our quantitative analysis shows 4 reasons to buy and 2 reasons to sell it, resulting in the Finny Score of 67.

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

The following are AINGX strengths from our perspective:

  • <strong>AINGX 3-year return</strong> is 5.14%, which is in line with the 3-year return of the benchmark index (Bloomberg Barclays US Treasury US TIPS TR USD), 5.47%.
  • <strong>AINGX 5-year return</strong> is 4.25%, which is in line with the 5-year return of the benchmark index (Bloomberg Barclays US Treasury US TIPS TR USD), 4.48%.
  • <strong>AINGX expense ratio</strong> is 0.01%, which is considered low. Nice job picking a low-cost fund.
  • Good news: this fund does not have 12b1, front-end or back-end sales fees.

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

The following are AINGX weaknesses from our perspective:

  • <strong>AINGX net assets</strong> are $521.30 million. This fund is not a popular choice with retail investors.
  • <strong>AINGX 10-year return</strong> is 3.24%, which is lower than the 10-year return of the benchmark index (Bloomberg Barclays US Treasury US TIPS TR USD), 3.68%.
In the AINGX review, we covered AINGX 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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