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

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

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

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

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

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

The Fund seeks current income. Capital appreciation is a secondary objective. Under normal market conditions, the fund will invest at least 80% of the funds net assets in equity securities including equity-equivalent securities, such as convertible securities regardless of the movement of stock prices generally.

2. What are TWEAX top holdings?

TWEAX has 66 stock holdings and 15 bond holdings.

The top 10 holdings represent 30.38% of total assets. Here are the top holdings:

Name Symbol % Assets
Johnson & Johnson JNJ 4.42%
iShares Russell 1000 Value ETF IWD 4.35%
Medtronic PLC MDT 3.83%
Roche Holding AG Dividend Right Cert. ROG 2.72%
Texas Instruments Inc TXN 2.69%
Verizon Communications Inc VZ 2.68%
Marsh & McLennan Companies Inc MMC 2.59%
Kimberly-Clark Corp KMB 2.55%
Emerson Electric Co EMR 2.28%
Walmart Inc WMT 2.27%

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

TWEAX has generated the following returns:

  • 1-month return is 1.45%;
  • 3-month return is 3.18%;
  • 1-year return is -0.31%;
  • 3-year return is 5.14%;
  • 5-year return is 9.73%;
  • 10-year return is 9.62%;
  • 15-year return is 7.12%.

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

In the last 10 years, TWEAX had 9 up years and 1 down year. See Performances

5. What is TWEAX dividend yield?

TWEAX yield is 2%.

6. What is TWEAX minimum initial investment amount?

TWEAX minimum initial investment amount is N/A.

7. What is TWEAX expense ratio?

TWEAX expense ratio is 1.17%. 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 TWEAX have any sales loads or 12b-1 distribution expenses?

TWEAX 12b-1 distribution fee is 0.25. TWEAX front-end sales load is 5.75. TWEAX back-end sales load is 0.

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

  • 1-year ax cost ratio is 2.2%;
  • 3-year ax cost ratio is 2.56%.

See Taxes

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

  • 3-year beta is 0.78;
  • 5-year beta is 0.76;
  • 10-year beta is 0.73;
  • 15-year beta is 0.69.

See Risks

11. What is TWEAX Sharpe ratio?

  • 3-year Sharpe ratio is 0.21;
  • 5-year Sharpe ratio is 0.56;
  • 10-year Sharpe ratio is 0.89;
  • 15-year Sharpe ratio is 0.58.

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 TWEAX? What are TWEAX buy reasons?

The following are TWEAX strengths from our perspective:

  • <strong>TWEAX 3-year return</strong> is 5.14%, which is higher than the 3-year return of the benchmark index (Russell 3000 Value TR USD), 3.85%.
  • <strong>TWEAX 5-year return</strong> is 9.73%, which is higher than the 5-year return of the benchmark index (Russell 3000 Value TR USD), 7.89%.
  • <strong>TWEAX 10-year return</strong> is 9.62%, which is in line with the 10-year return of the benchmark index (Russell 3000 Value TR USD), 10.27%.
  • <strong>TWEAX 15-year return</strong> is 7.12%, which is higher than the 15-year return of the benchmark index (Russell 3000 Value TR USD), 6.5%.

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

The following are TWEAX weaknesses from our perspective:

  • <strong>TWEAX net assets</strong> are $917.60 million. This fund is not a popular choice with retail investors.
  • <strong>TWEAX expense ratio</strong> is 1.17%, 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 front-end sales fee. The maximum 12b1 fee is 0.25%, while the maximum front-end sales load is 5.75%. A 12b-1 fee is an annual marketing or distribution fee on a mutual fund. Front-end sales load, also known as sales charge, is a fee paid when mutual funds shares are purchased. Those fees are subtracted from your total investable assets.
In the TWEAX review, we covered TWEAX 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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