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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Fact Sheet

1. Describe American Century Capital Portfolios, Inc: Large Company Value Fund; Investor Class Shares (ALVIX).

The Fund seeks long-term capital growth as its primary objective, and income is its secondary objective by investing primarily in stocks of larger companies that the portfolio managers believe are undervalued at the time of purchase.

2. What are ALVIX top holdings?

ALVIX has 78 stock holdings and 0 bond holdings.

The top 10 holdings represent 34.17% of total assets. Here are the top holdings:

Name Symbol % Assets
Johnson & Johnson JNJ 4.92%
Berkshire Hathaway Inc Class B BRK.B 4.53%
Medtronic PLC MDT 4.37%
Verizon Communications Inc VZ 3.48%
Emerson Electric Co EMR 3.35%
Bank of New York Mellon Corp BK 2.89%
Unilever NV ADR UN 2.76%
Cisco Systems Inc CSCO 2.75%
iShares Russell 1000 Value ETF IWD 2.72%
Chubb Ltd CB 2.40%

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

ALVIX has generated the following returns:

  • 1-month return is 2.43%;
  • 3-month return is 12.92%;
  • 1-year return is 0.66%;
  • 3-year return is 5.62%;
  • 5-year return is 8.95%;
  • 10-year return is 9.89%;
  • 15-year return is 6.34%.

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

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

ALVIX up and down years

5. What is ALVIX dividend yield?

ALVIX yield is 1.6%.

6. What is ALVIX minimum initial investment amount?

ALVIX minimum initial investment amount is $3.00K.

7. What is ALVIX expense ratio?

ALVIX expense ratio is 0.84%. The expense ratio of a fund is the total percentage of fund assets used for administrative, management, and all other expenses.

ALVIX expenses

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

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

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

  • 1-year ax cost ratio is 0.89%;
  • 3-year ax cost ratio is 1.45%.
ALVIX tax costs

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

  • 3-year beta is 0.94;
  • 5-year beta is 0.95;
  • 10-year beta is 0.98;
  • 15-year beta is 0.99.
ALVIX Beta

11. What is ALVIX Sharpe ratio?

  • 3-year Sharpe ratio is 0.15;
  • 5-year Sharpe ratio is 0.37;
  • 10-year Sharpe ratio is 0.67;
  • 15-year Sharpe ratio is 0.36.
ALVIX Sharpe ratio

Analysis

12. What is Finny Score? buy or sell?

Finny Score is 43. Our quantitative analysis shows 3 reasons to buy and 4 reasons to sell it, resulting in the Finny Score of 43.

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

The following are ALVIX strengths from our perspective:

  • ALVIX 3-year return is 5.62%, which is higher than the 3-year return of the benchmark index (Russell 1000 Value TR USD), 5.61%.
  • ALVIX 10-year return is 9.89%, which is in line with the 10-year return of the benchmark index (Russell 1000 Value TR USD), 10.57%.
  • Good news: this fund does not have 12b1, front-end or back-end sales fees.

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

The following are ALVIX weaknesses from our perspective:

  • ALVIX net assets are $582.10 million. This fund is not a popular choice with retail investors.
  • ALVIX 5-year return is 8.95%, which is lower than the 5-year return of the benchmark index (Russell 1000 Value TR USD), 9.96%.
  • ALVIX 15-year return is 6.34%, which is lower than the 15-year return of the benchmark index (Russell 1000 Value TR USD), 7.18%.
  • ALVIX expense ratio is 0.84%, which is not negligible. Is the fund expensive to you, and does it align to your investment strategy?
In the ALVIX review, we covered ALVIX 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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