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BGEIX American Century Global Gold Inv

  • Fund
  • BGEIX
  • Price as of: Apr 22, 2019
  • $8.05
  • - $0.11
  • - 1.35%
  • Category
  • Precious Metals

BGEIX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return -0.6%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 4.8%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 0.1%
  • Net Assets $393 M
  • Holdings in Top 10 55.3%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$8.05
$6.75
$8.93

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.66%

SALES FEES

  • Front Load N/A
  • Deferred Load N/A

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 37.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee 1.00%

Min Investment

STANDARD (TAXABLE)

$2,500

IRA

$2,500

Investment Themes

CATEGORY

Precious Metals
  • Fund Type Open End Mutual Fund
  • Investment Style Equity Precious Metals

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return -0.6%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 4.8%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 0.1%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Semi-Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 0.47%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually

Fund Details

  • Legal Name American Century Global Gold Fund
  • Fund Family Name American Century Investments
  • Inception Date Aug 17, 1988
  • Shares Outstanding N/A
  • Share Class Inv
  • Currency USD
  • Domiciled Country United States
  • Manager Elizabeth Xie

Fund Description

The fund invests at least 80% of its net assets in companies that are engaged in mining, processing, fabricating, distributing, exploring for or otherwise dealing in gold. It is non-diversified.

BGEIX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period BGEIX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD -0.6% -6.6% 22.7% 74.19% 4
1 Yr 1.2% -34.6% 17.7% 33.87% 2
3 Yr 4.8% * -29.5% 10.1% 21.31% 1
5 Yr 0.1% * -23.7% 2.1% 16.39% 1
10 Yr -2.7% * -9.1% -0.6% 49.15% 3

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period BGEIX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2018 -7.4% -42.5% 46.1% 17.74% 1
2017 10.6% -27.5% 41.8% 18.03% 1
2016 37.6% -25.6% 74.8% 72.13% 4
2015 -22.8% -50.2% 0.0% 34.43% 2
2014 -14.9% -48.3% 0.0% 73.77% 4

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period BGEIX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD -0.6% -100.0% 22.7% 74.19% 4
1 Yr 1.2% -37.2% 38.4% 29.03% 2
3 Yr 4.8% * -30.2% 8.4% 18.03% 1
5 Yr 0.1% * -24.0% 2.1% 13.11% 1
10 Yr -2.7% * -9.1% -0.6% 45.76% 3

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period BGEIX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2018 -7.4% -42.5% 46.1% 17.74% 1
2017 10.6% -27.5% 41.8% 18.03% 1
2016 37.6% -25.6% 74.8% 72.13% 4
2015 -22.8% -50.2% 0.0% 37.70% 2
2014 -12.4% -48.5% 0.0% 70.49% 4

NAV & Total Return History

BGEIX - Holdings

Filings data as of: Mar 31, 2019

Concentration Analysis

BGEIX Category Low Category High BGEIX % Rank Quintile
Net Assets 393 M 15.4 M 1.59 B 19.35% 3
Number of Holdings 60 29 155 17.74% 2
Net Assets in Top 10 217 M 10.6 M 968 M 17.74% 3
Weighting of Top 10 55.3% 28.5% 68.5% 19.35% 3

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Barrick Gold Corp 10.66%
  2. Franco-Nevada Corp 6.28%
  3. Newmont Mining Corp 9.45%
  4. Agnico Eagle Mines Ltd 3.86%
  5. Newcrest Mining Ltd 5.46%
  6. Wheaton Precious Metals Corp 4.32%
  7. Royal Gold Inc 3.19%
  8. Kirkland Lake Gold Ltd 5.77%
  9. Anglogold Ashanti Ltd ADR 3.56%
  10. B2Gold Corp 2.78%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Category Low Category High BGEIX % Rank Quintile
Stocks
99.23% 1.85% 100.95% 9.68% 2
Cash
0.77% -0.01% 30.96% 24.19% 3
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 0.09% 3.23% 5
Other
0.00% -5.42% 21.61% 24.19% 5
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 0.27% 4.84% 5
Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 67.07% 8.06% 5

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High BGEIX % Rank Quintile
Basic Materials
97.79% 0.00% 100.94% 8.06% 2
Utilities
0.00% 0.00% 7.40% 3.23% 5
Technology
0.00% 0.00% 4.34% 4.84% 5
Real Estate
0.00% 0.00% 3.79% 3.23% 5
Industrials
0.00% 0.00% 10.08% 9.68% 5
Healthcare
0.00% 0.00% 5.34% 3.23% 5
Financial Services
0.00% 0.00% 13.46% 4.84% 5
Energy
0.00% 0.00% 8.10% 6.45% 5
Communication Services
0.00% 0.00% 5.08% 3.23% 5
Consumer Defense
0.00% 0.00% 2.81% 4.84% 5
Consumer Cyclical
0.00% 0.00% 3.05% 3.23% 5

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High BGEIX % Rank Quintile
Non US
86.44% 0.00% 96.54% 17.74% 3
US
12.79% 1.85% 27.49% 11.29% 2

BGEIX - Expenses

Operational Fees

BGEIX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
Expense Ratio 0.66% 0.33% 4.28% 80.65% 1
Management Fee 0.66% 0.34% 1.01% 22.58% 2
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% N/A N/A
Administrative Fee N/A 0.04% 1.00% N/A N/A

Sales Fees

BGEIX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High BGEIX Rank Quintile
Front Load N/A 3.50% 5.75% N/A N/A
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 5.00% N/A N/A

Trading Fees

BGEIX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High BGEIX Rank Quintile
Max Redemption Fee 1.00% 0.05% 2.00% 10.00% 2

Turnover Related Fees

Turnover provides investors a proxy for the trading fees incurred by mutual fund managers who frequently adjust position allocations. Higher turnover means higher trading fees.

BGEIX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High BGEIX Rank Quintile
Turnover 37.00% 6.00% 508.00% 14.52% 3

BGEIX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

BGEIX Category Low Category High BGEIX % Rank Quintile
Dividend Yield 0.0% 0.00% 1.70% 74.07% 5

Dividend Distribution Analysis

BGEIX Category Low Category High Category Mode
Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Quarterly Annually

Dividend Payout History


Net Income Ratio Analysis

BGEIX Category Low Category High BGEIX % Rank Quintile
Net Income Ratio 0.47% -2.84% 1.38% 4.84% 1

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

BGEIX Category Low Category High Capital Mode
Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Semi-Annually Annually Semi-Annually Annually

BGEIX - Managers

Elizabeth Xie

Manager

Start Date

May 19, 2016

Tenure

2.87

Tenure Rank

29.0%

Dr. Xie, Portfolio Manager and Senior Quantitative Analyst, has been a member of managemenet team. She joined American Century Investments as a quantitative analyst in 2007. She became a portfolio manager in 2010. From 2005 to 2007, she was a consultant for ERS Group. She has both a bachelor’s and master’s degree in economics from Beijing University, and a Ph.D. in economics and a Master of Legal Studies from Stanford University. She is a CFA charterholder.


Yulin Long

Manager

Start Date

May 19, 2016

Tenure

2.87

Tenure Rank

29.0%

Yulin Long is a vice president and portfolio manager for American Century Investments®, a premier investment manager headquartered in Kansas City, Mo. Dr. Long joined the company in 2005. Previously, she was an analyst focused on the development of an international stock selection model. Prior to that, she worked for Cornerstone Research as an associate conducting financial and accounting analysis for complex business litigation cases. Dr. Long earned a Ph.D. in accounting from Stanford University. She also has a Master of Philosophy degree in accounting from Hong Kong University of Science and Technology and a bachelor's degree in finance from Beijing University. She is a CFA charterholder.


Tenure Analysis

Category Low

0.5

Category High

31.2

Category Average

10.2

Category Mode

4.3