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15 important things you should know about American Beacon AMDRX mutual fund

Updated: September 18, 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 AMDRX “stock” price, you can quickly find it out by visiting Finny and typing "AMDRX quote". If you’re looking for a quick scoop on AMDRX "stock" (price chart, key stats, buy or sell analysis and holdings), go to Finny and look for "AMDRX". You’ll get all this info in one place.

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

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

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

  1. Describe American Beacon Funds: American Beacon Mid-Cap Value Fund; Class R6 Shares (AMDRX).
  2. What are AMDRX holdings?
  3. What is AMDRX performance? What are AMDRX historical returns?
  4. How many up and down years did AMDRX have historically?
  5. What is AMDRX dividend yield?
  6. What is AMDRX minimum initial investment amount?
  7. What is AMDRX expense ratio?
  8. Does AMDRX have any sales loads or 12b-1 distribution expenses?
  9. What is AMDRX tax efficiency (tax-cost ratio)?
  10. What is AMDRX beta? How would you assess AMDRX risk?
  11. What is AMDRX Sharpe ratio?
  12. What is AMDRX Finny Score? AMDRX buy or sell?
  13. What are the pros of investing in AMDRX? What are AMDRX buy reasons?
  14. What are the cons of investing in AMDRX? What are AMDRX sell reasons?

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

Fact Sheet

1. Describe American Beacon Funds: American Beacon Mid-Cap Value Fund; Class R6 Shares (AMDRX).

The Fund seeks capital appreciation and current income by investing in securities of U.S. companies with market capitalizations similar to the market capitalizations of the companies in the Russell Midcap Index at the time of investment.

2. What are AMDRX top holdings?

AMDRX has 114 stock holdings and 0 bond holdings.

The top 10 holdings represent 18.63% of total assets. Here are the top holdings:

Name Symbol % Assets
E-mini S&P MidCap 400 Future June 20 EMDM0 3.62%
Axis Capital Holdings Ltd AXS 2.15%
MGM Growth Properties LLC A MGP 1.94%
Marvell Technology Group Ltd MRVL 1.86%
Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies Corp WAB 1.84%
Stanley Black & Decker Inc SWK 1.72%
American International Group Inc AIG 1.45%
Marriott Vacations Worldwide Corp VAC 1.38%
Aaron's Inc AAN 1.37%
Fifth Third Bancorp FITB 1.30%

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

AMDRX has generated the following returns:

  • 1-month return is 5.43%;
  • 3-month return is 2.68%;
  • 1-year return is -8.17%;
  • 3-year return is -2.50%;
  • 5-year return is 3.45%;
  • 10-year return is 8.74%.

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

In the last 10 years, AMDRX had 8 up years and 2 down years. See Performances

5. What is AMDRX dividend yield?

AMDRX yield is 1.64%.

6. What is AMDRX minimum initial investment amount?

AMDRX minimum initial investment amount is N/A.

7. What is AMDRX expense ratio?

AMDRX 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. See Expenses

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

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

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

  • 1-year ax cost ratio is 0.66%;
  • 3-year ax cost ratio is %.

See Taxes

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

  • 3-year beta is 1.47;
  • 5-year beta is 1.40;
  • 10-year beta is 1.32.

See Risks

11. What is AMDRX Sharpe ratio?

  • 3-year Sharpe ratio is -0.14;
  • 5-year Sharpe ratio is 0.05;
  • 10-year Sharpe ratio is 0.49;
  • 15-year Sharpe ratio is 0.34.

See Risks

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 AMDRX? What are AMDRX buy reasons?

The following are AMDRX 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 AMDRX? What are AMDRX negatives?

The following are AMDRX weaknesses from our perspective:

  • <strong>AMDRX net assets</strong> are $3.50 million. This fund is not a popular choice with retail investors.
  • <strong>AMDRX 3-year return</strong> is -2.5%, which is lower than the 3-year return of the benchmark index (Russell Mid Cap Value TR USD), 2.36%.
  • <strong>AMDRX 5-year return</strong> is 3.45%, which is lower than the 5-year return of the benchmark index (Russell Mid Cap Value TR USD), 6.76%.
  • <strong>AMDRX 10-year return</strong> is 8.74%, which is lower than the 10-year return of the benchmark index (Russell Mid Cap Value TR USD), 10.31%.
  • <strong>AMDRX expense ratio</strong> is 0.84%, which is not negligible. Is the fund expensive to you, and does it align to your investment strategy?
In the AMDRX review, we covered AMDRX 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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