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BULIX American Century Utilities Inv

  • Fund
  • BULIX
  • Price as of: Apr 22, 2019
  • $17.70
  • + $0.01
  • + 0.06%
  • Category
  • Utilities Equities

BULIX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 8.1%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 5.7%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 7.6%
  • Net Assets $416 M
  • Holdings in Top 10 57.5%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$17.70
$15.78
$18.11

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.67%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 48.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

STANDARD (TAXABLE)

$2,500

IRA

$2,500

Investment Themes

CATEGORY

Utilities Equities
  • Fund Type Open End Mutual Fund
  • Investment Style Utilities

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 8.1%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 5.7%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 7.6%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Semi-Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 3.31%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.6%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Quarterly

Fund Details

  • Legal Name American Century Utilities Fund
  • Fund Family Name American Century Investments
  • Inception Date Mar 01, 1993
  • Shares Outstanding N/A
  • Share Class Inv
  • Currency USD
  • Domiciled Country United States
  • Manager Yulin Long

Fund Description

Under normal market conditions, the fund invests at least 80% of its net assets in equity securities of companies engaged in the utilities industry. The portfolio managers use quantitative and qualitative management techniques as well as risk controls to construct the fund's portfolio. The quantitative process involves ranking stocks based on their growth and valuation characteristics.

BULIX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period BULIX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 8.1% -10.4% 17.9% 75.00% 4
1 Yr 14.6% -2.1% 20.5% 77.08% 4
3 Yr 5.7% * 5.1% 12.5% 97.83% 5
5 Yr 7.6% * 2.5% 11.0% 56.52% 3
10 Yr 11.5% * 4.9% 14.8% 80.00% 4

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period BULIX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2018 -4.7% -15.8% 11.2% 70.21% 4
2017 -6.4% -9.7% 16.5% 95.74% 5
2016 15.4% -0.4% 17.3% 8.51% 1
2015 -11.8% -40.3% 15.5% 36.17% 2
2014 11.6% -10.4% 22.8% 51.06% 3

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period BULIX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 8.1% -10.4% 17.9% 75.00% 4
1 Yr 14.6% -3.1% 20.5% 56.25% 3
3 Yr 5.7% * 4.2% 12.5% 95.65% 5
5 Yr 7.6% * 2.5% 11.0% 52.17% 3
10 Yr 11.5% * 4.9% 14.8% 75.56% 4

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period BULIX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2018 -4.7% -15.8% 11.9% 70.21% 4
2017 -6.4% -8.9% 16.5% 95.74% 5
2016 18.4% 0.0% 22.9% 8.51% 1
2015 -7.2% -22.6% 18.1% 25.53% 2
2014 23.5% 0.0% 29.8% 38.30% 2

NAV & Total Return History

BULIX - Holdings

Filings data as of: Mar 31, 2019

Concentration Analysis

BULIX Category Low Category High BULIX % Rank Quintile
Net Assets 416 M 24 M 6.25 B 20.83% 4
Number of Holdings 43 28 630 18.75% 4
Net Assets in Top 10 238 M 8.89 M 2.98 B 20.83% 4
Weighting of Top 10 57.5% 26.6% 71.3% 12.50% 2

Top 10 Holdings

  1. AT&T Inc 11.82%
  2. Verizon Communications Inc 12.17%
  3. Exelon Corp 4.73%
  4. PPL Corp 4.59%
  5. Entergy Corp 4.42%
  6. Edison International 4.01%
  7. Southern Co 4.96%
  8. FirstEnergy Corp 3.59%
  9. The AES Corp 3.85%
  10. National Fuel Gas Co 3.39%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Category Low Category High BULIX % Rank Quintile
Stocks
99.60% 21.23% 99.92% 6.25% 1
Cash
0.40% 0.00% 10.17% 31.25% 4
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 2.74% 12.50% 5
Other
0.00% 0.00% 1.99% 10.42% 5
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 0.44% 6.25% 5
Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 68.05% 8.33% 5

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High BULIX % Rank Quintile
Utilities
66.44% 0.82% 98.95% 25.00% 3
Communication Services
27.07% 0.00% 27.07% 2.08% 1
Energy
3.39% 0.00% 26.14% 22.92% 4
Technology
2.11% 0.00% 4.77% 10.42% 1
Basic Materials
0.59% 0.00% 2.73% 10.42% 1
Real Estate
0.00% 0.00% 11.42% 14.58% 5
Industrials
0.00% 0.00% 13.32% 20.83% 5
Healthcare
0.00% 0.00% 3.70% 8.33% 5
Financial Services
0.00% 0.00% 15.96% 12.50% 5
Consumer Defense
0.00% 0.00% 1.28% 6.25% 5
Consumer Cyclical
0.00% 0.00% 2.48% 8.33% 5

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High BULIX % Rank Quintile
US
99.60% 18.88% 99.92% 4.17% 1
Non US
0.00% 0.00% 50.62% 33.33% 5

BULIX - Expenses

Operational Fees

BULIX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
Expense Ratio 0.67% 0.10% 2.55% 70.83% 1
Management Fee 0.66% 0.08% 1.00% 10.42% 4
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% N/A N/A
Administrative Fee N/A 0.03% 0.25% N/A N/A

Sales Fees

BULIX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High BULIX 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

BULIX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High BULIX Rank Quintile
Max Redemption Fee N/A 0.75% 2.00% N/A N/A

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.

BULIX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High BULIX Rank Quintile
Turnover 48.00% 1.00% 507.00% 18.75% 4

BULIX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

BULIX Category Low Category High BULIX % Rank Quintile
Dividend Yield 0.6% 0.06% 2.48% 16.67% 2

Dividend Distribution Analysis

BULIX Category Low Category High Category Mode
Dividend Distribution Frequency Quarterly Semi-Annually Monthly Annually

Dividend Payout History


Net Income Ratio Analysis

BULIX Category Low Category High BULIX % Rank Quintile
Net Income Ratio 3.31% 0.69% 3.68% 4.17% 1

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

BULIX Category Low Category High Capital Mode
Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Semi-Annually Annually Monthly Annually

BULIX - Managers

Yulin Long

Manager

Start Date

Dec 31, 2010

Tenure

8.25

Tenure Rank

14.7%

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.


Tsuyoshi Ozaki

Manager

Start Date

Nov 01, 2017

Tenure

1.41

Tenure Rank

28.4%

Dr. Ozaki, joined American Century Investments in 2017 as a portfolio manager. Prior to joining American Century Investments, he worked as a director at Axioma, Inc. from 2016 to 2017. From 2013 to 2015 he was an executive director at MSCI Inc. and from 2008 to 2013 he was a quantitative strategist at Quantal International Inc. He has a bachelor’s degree in biophysics from Columbia University and a Ph.D. in neuroscience from Rockefeller University.


Tenure Analysis

Category Low

0.1

Category High

27.1

Category Average

10.8

Category Mode

4.3