ABTRX: American Century Government Bond R

Welcome to MutualFunds.com

Please help us personalize your experience and select the one that best describes you.

Your personalized experience is almost ready.

Join other Individual Investors receiving FREE personalized market updates and research. Join other Institutional Investors receiving FREE personalized market updates and research. Join other Financial Advisors receiving FREE personalized market updates and research.

Thank you!

Check your email and confirm your subscription to complete your personalized experience.

Thank you for your submission

We hope you enjoy your experience

Channels

Find the latest content and information here about the 2019 Charles Schwab Impact Conference.

Advisors

Receive email updates about fund flows, news, upcoming CE accredited webcasts from industry thought leaders and more.

Content focused on helping financial advisors build successful client relationships and grow their business.

Content geared towards helping financial advisors build better client portfolios.

Get insights on the industry trends and investment news from leading fund managers and experts.

ABTRX American Century Government Bond R


Profile

ABTRX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 0.5%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 0.7%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return -0.2%
  • Net Assets $715 M
  • Holdings in Top 10 26.1%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$11.17
$10.69
$11.34

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.97%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 157.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

  • Standard (Taxable) $2,500
  • IRA N/A

Fund Classification


Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 0.5%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 0.7%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return -0.1%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 1.78%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.5%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Monthly

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    American Century Government Bond Fund R Class
  • Fund Family Name
    American Century Investments
  • Inception Date
    Mar 01, 2010
  • Shares Outstanding
    N/A
  • Share Class
    Retirement
  • Currency
    USD
  • Domiciled Country
    United States
  • Manager
    Robert Gahagan

Fund Description

Under normal market conditions, the fund invests at least 80% of its net assets in U.S. government debt securities, including U.S. Treasury securities and other securities issued or guaranteed by the U.S. government and its agencies and instrumentalities.


Get Updates About ABTRX

Sign up for Advisor Access to receive email updates about ABTRX competitors, news, CE accredited webcasts and more.


Categories

Performance

ABTRX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period ABTRX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 0.5% 0.0% 1.1% 43.56%
1 Yr 4.4% 0.0% 7.2% 52.00%
3 Yr 0.7%* -1.1% 3.5% 44.44%
5 Yr -0.2%* -1.4% 2.6% 37.82%
10 Yr N/A* -1.0% 3.9% 22.67%

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period ABTRX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 3.5% -0.4% 4.9% 47.50%
2018 -1.9% -3.4% -0.7% 47.34%
2017 0.1% -2.3% 0.9% 27.38%
2016 -1.3% -3.3% 1.4% 51.90%
2015 -1.2% -4.5% 0.2% 16.56%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period ABTRX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 0.5% 0.0% 1.1% 43.56%
1 Yr 4.4% -0.4% 7.2% 49.00%
3 Yr 0.7%* -0.7% 3.5% 52.63%
5 Yr -0.1%* -1.2% 2.6% 55.13%
10 Yr N/A* -0.9% 3.9% 26.00%

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period ABTRX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 3.5% -0.2% 4.9% 52.00%
2018 -1.9% -3.4% 3.0% 60.11%
2017 0.1% -2.0% 2.8% 45.83%
2016 -0.9% -3.3% 1.5% 58.86%
2015 -1.2% -4.5% 2.0% 42.38%

NAV & Total Return History


Holdings

ABTRX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

ABTRX Category Low Category High ABTRX % Rank
Net Assets 715 M 1.61 M 24.4 B 51.49%
Number of Holdings 217 2 15786 70.30%
Net Assets in Top 10 197 M 0 8.37 B 49.50%
Weighting of Top 10 26.13% 0.0% 200.8% 65.35%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. United States Treasury Notes 1.25% 4.31%
  2. Federal National Mortgage Association 3% 3.33%
  3. Federal National Mortgage Association 6.62% 2.96%
  4. 2 Year Treasury Note Future Mar20 2.68%
  5. United States Treasury Notes 1.75% 2.66%
  6. United States Treasury Notes 1.5% 2.51%
  7. FHLMC Pc Prepay Prm 30 3.17% 2.08%
  8. Federal National Mortgage Association 3.5% 2.06%
  9. Federal National Mortgage Association 3% 1.79%
  10. Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation 3.3% 1.74%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High ABTRX % Rank
Bonds
99.62% 0.00% 141.12% 27.23%
Cash
0.38% -43.12% 100.00% 72.28%
Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 13.51% 22.77%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 0.01% 21.29%
Other
0.00% -36.86% 2.01% 24.26%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 0.25% 22.77%

Bond Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High ABTRX % Rank
Securitized
59.72% 0.00% 118.57% 45.05%
Government
39.91% 0.00% 100.00% 41.58%
Cash & Equivalents
0.38% -28.81% 100.00% 93.56%
Derivative
0.00% -0.01% 10.53% 28.22%
Corporate
0.00% 0.00% 10.08% 50.99%
Municipal
0.00% 0.00% 14.98% 37.62%

Bond Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High ABTRX % Rank
US
99.62% 0.00% 139.33% 25.25%
Non US
0.00% 0.00% 20.69% 50.50%

Expenses

ABTRX - Expenses

Operational Fees

ABTRX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 0.97% 0.00% 3.79% 37.13%
Management Fee 0.46% 0.00% 0.85% 69.31%
12b-1 Fee 0.50% 0.00% 1.00% 61.26%
Administrative Fee N/A 0.01% 0.45% N/A

Sales Fees

ABTRX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load N/A 1.00% 4.75% N/A
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 5.50% N/A

Trading Fees

ABTRX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Max Redemption Fee N/A N/A N/A N/A

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.

ABTRX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 157.00% 0.00% 1482.00% 53.47%

Distributions

ABTRX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

ABTRX Category Low Category High ABTRX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.51% 0.00% 2.68% 61.88%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

ABTRX Category Low Category High Category Mod
Dividend Distribution Frequency Monthly Monthly Monthly Monthly

Net Income Ratio Analysis

ABTRX Category Low Category High ABTRX % Rank
Net Income Ratio 1.78% 0.34% 3.03% 74.26%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

ABTRX Category Low Category High Capital Mode
Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Annually Annually

Dividend Payout History

View More +

Fund Manager Analysis

ABTRX - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

Robert Gahagan


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Dec 31, 2002

17.01

17.0%

Mr. Gahagan, Senior Vice President and Senior Portfolio Manager, joined American Century Investments in 1983.  He became a portfolio manager in 1991. He has a bachelor’s degree in economics and an MBA from the University of Missouri – Kansas City.

Dan Shiffman


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Aug 01, 2006

13.42

13.4%

Shiffman is vice president and portfolio manager, and he joined American Century in May 2004 as a senior structured securities analyst. Prior to joining American Century, he was an investment officer at CalPERS from August 1996 to April 2004. He has a bachelor’s degree in social sciences from the University of California – Berkeley and an MBA from the Thunderbird School of Global Management. He is a CFA charterholder.

Alejandro Aguilar


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Aug 01, 2006

13.42

13.4%

Aguilar is vice president and senior portfolio manager at American Century. He is a member of the American Century Taxable Bond team. He joined American Century Investment Management, Inc in October 2003. Prior to joining American Century, he was an Investment Officer with CalPERS from July 2002 to September 2003 and Director of Portfolio Management at TIAA-CREF from May 1997 to April 2002. He has a bachelor’s degree in economics from the University of California – Berkeley and an MBA from the University of Michigan. He is a CFA charterholder.

Brian Howell


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Aug 01, 2006

13.42

13.4%

Mr. Howell, Vice President and Senior Portfolio Manager, joined American Century Investments in 1987. He became a portfolio manager in 1996. He has shared primary responsibility for the management of the funds since 2006, and has served on teams managing fixed-income investments since joining American Century. He has a bachelor’s degree in mathematics/statistics and an MBA from the University of California – Berkeley.

James Platz


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Sep 28, 2007

12.27

12.3%

Platz is vice president and a senior portfolio manager with American Century, his employer since October 2003. Prior to joining American Century, Platz was a vice president, senior portfolio manager for Standish Mellon Asset Management, formerly Certus Asset Advisors, since August 1995. He received a bachelor’s degree in history and political economies of industrial societies from the University of California – Berkeley, and an MBA from the University of Southern California. He is a CFA charterholder.

Tenure Analysis

Category Low Category High Category Average Category Mode
0.19 29.22 8.01 4.93