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TWCGX American Century Growth Inv

  • Fund
  • TWCGX
  • Price as of: Nov 21, 2018
  • $33.29
  • + $0.24
  • + 0.73%
  • Category
  • Large Cap Growth Equities

TWCGX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 1.4%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 12.4%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 12.0%
  • Net Assets $7.96 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 47.3%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$33.29
$32.38
$38.59

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.98%

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

Large Cap Growth Equities
  • Fund Type Open End Mutual Fund
  • Investment Style Large Growth

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 1.4%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 12.4%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 12.0%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 0.26%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.1%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually

Fund Details

  • Legal Name American Century Growth Fund
  • Fund Family Name American Century Investments
  • Inception Date Jun 30, 1971
  • Shares Outstanding N/A
  • Share Class Inv
  • Currency USD
  • Domiciled Country United States
  • Manager Gregory J. Woodhams

Fund Description

The American Century Investments Growth Fund Investor Class (TWCGX) is a low-cost, actively managed fund that aims to provide growth in a portfolio. TWCGX offers a unique approach to growth investing by using screens to find stocks that are showing signs of improving business fundamentals. This helps fund management identify firms at the beginning of the cycle of increased earnings and multiple expansion. The fund focuses these screens on large-cap U.S. stocks.

TWCGX makes a great subcore choice for investors looking for a unique take on growth investing. The fund is internally managed by American Century.

TWCGX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period TWCGX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 1.4% -97.0% 530.3% 41.33% 3
1 Yr 10.2% -64.7% 75.7% 35.26% 2
3 Yr 12.4% * -35.2% 30.2% 21.49% 2
5 Yr 12.0% * -24.1% 17.8% 36.53% 2
10 Yr 13.7% * -8.6% 19.3% 40.76% 3

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period TWCGX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2017 18.1% -52.0% 104.4% 38.95% 2
2016 -1.0% -56.6% 121.2% 47.02% 3
2015 -2.4% -41.2% 42.9% 41.59% 3
2014 -11.9% -30.1% 45.5% 91.43% 5
2013 21.5% -13.0% 56.4% 68.55% 4

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period TWCGX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 1.4% -100.0% 530.3% 41.33% 3
1 Yr 10.2% -71.3% 2606.2% 28.96% 2
3 Yr 12.4% * -29.8% 43.7% 19.06% 1
5 Yr 12.0% * -14.0% 17.8% 32.90% 2
10 Yr 13.7% * 3.2% 115.2% 37.95% 2

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period TWCGX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2017 18.1% -43.6% 104.4% 39.00% 2
2016 -1.0% -56.6% 126.1% 56.34% 4
2015 4.9% -41.2% 382.6% 45.27% 3
2014 14.4% -10.0% 615.0% 35.59% 2
2013 50.2% -100.0% 357.8% 37.03% 2

NAV & Total Return History

TWCGX - Holdings

Filings data as of: Sep 30, 2018

Concentration Analysis

TWCGX Category Low Category High TWCGX % Rank Quintile
Net Assets 7.96 B 373 K 180 B 3.08% 1
Number of Holdings 68 1 2010 9.96% 3
Net Assets in Top 10 4.17 B 0 61 B 2.44% 1
Weighting of Top 10 47.3% 0.0% 150.9% 6.62% 1

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Apple Inc 5.06%
  2. Visa Inc Class A 4.72%
  3. Alphabet Inc A 8.11%
  4. Amazon.com Inc 7.86%
  5. Facebook Inc A 3.83%
  6. Boeing Co 3.13%
  7. Microsoft Corp 7.71%
  8. Lockheed Martin Corp 2.62%
  9. TJX Companies Inc 2.14%
  10. Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd 2.09%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Category Low Category High TWCGX % Rank Quintile
Stocks
99.45% 0.00% 127.84% 3.66% 1
Cash
0.55% -62.60% 100.00% 18.57% 4
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 10.87% 4.18% 2
Other
0.00% -8.87% 24.55% 5.14% 2
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 3.20% 1.29% 1
Bonds
0.00% -0.04% 75.72% 3.15% 1

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High TWCGX % Rank Quintile
Technology
36.97% -1.29% 56.28% 4.11% 1
Consumer Cyclical
18.35% -2.22% 34.73% 9.06% 2
Healthcare
13.36% -1.03% 96.22% 18.57% 4
Industrials
11.26% -0.37% 25.62% 11.70% 2
Financial Services
9.90% -2.38% 37.90% 21.14% 4
Consumer Defense
5.55% -1.43% 20.13% 12.85% 3
Energy
1.90% -1.24% 16.17% 14.78% 3
Communication Services
1.40% 0.00% 13.72% 14.20% 3
Real Estate
0.76% -0.04% 11.06% 11.63% 3
Utilities
0.00% -0.18% 14.05% 9.51% 2
Basic Materials
0.00% -1.65% 12.41% 19.99% 5

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High TWCGX % Rank Quintile
US
98.22% 0.00% 126.81% 4.37% 1
Non US
1.23% 0.00% 91.47% 22.37% 4

TWCGX - Expenses

Operational Fees

TWCGX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
Expense Ratio 0.98% 0.00% 37.77% 13.32% 2
Management Fee 0.97% 0.00% 1.44% 0.84% 5
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% N/A N/A
Administrative Fee N/A 0.00% 1.01% N/A N/A

Sales Fees

TWCGX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High TWCGX Rank Quintile
Front Load N/A 1.50% 8.50% N/A N/A
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 5.50% N/A N/A

Trading Fees

TWCGX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High TWCGX Rank Quintile
Max Redemption Fee N/A 0.05% 5.00% 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.

TWCGX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High TWCGX Rank Quintile
Turnover 48.00% 0.00% 650.00% 8.49% 3

TWCGX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

TWCGX Category Low Category High TWCGX % Rank Quintile
Dividend Yield 0.1% 0.00% 11.75% 41.14% 3

Dividend Distribution Analysis

TWCGX Category Low Category High Category Mode
Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Monthly Annually

Dividend Payout History


Net Income Ratio Analysis

TWCGX Category Low Category High TWCGX % Rank Quintile
Net Income Ratio 0.26% -14.30% 3.70% 8.94% 2

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

TWCGX Category Low Category High Capital Mode
Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Daily Annually

TWCGX - Managers

Gregory J. Woodhams

Manager

Start Date

Sep 30, 1997

Tenure

21.1

Tenure Rank

0.9%

As co-CIO, Greg oversees the investment professionals who manage the firm's global growth equity portfolios. He also is a member of the firm's Investment Oversight and AssetAllocation Committees. As Senior Portfolio Manager, Greg co-manages the U.S. Large Cap Growth and U.S. Sustainable Large Cap Core strategies. He has been a member of that team since joining the firm in 1997. Previously, Greg was a vice president and director of equity research at Texas Commerce Bank. Prior to that, he was a vice president at Compass Bank and an assistant vice president at Republic Bank.


Justin M. Brown

Manager

Start Date

Jan 31, 2016

Tenure

2.75

Tenure Rank

11.8%

Justin co-manages the U.S. Large Cap Growth and U.S. Sustainable Large Cap Core strategies and provides fundamental research and equity analysis on the consumer discretionary, commercial services, and technology sectors for these strategies. Justin has been a member of this team since joining the firm in 2000. Previously, he was an equity analyst at USAA Investment Management Company with responsibilities for technology and retail sector coverage. Prior to USAA, Justin was an equity analyst at Hanifen Imhoff. He earned a bachelor's degree in finance from Texas Christian University. Justin is a CFA charterholder and a member of the CFA Institute.


Tenure Analysis

Category Low

0.0

Category High

50.9

Category Average

7.86

Category Mode

0.5