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ACGGX American Century Global Gold A

  • Fund
  • ACGGX
  • Price as of: Jul 15, 2019
  • $9.79 + $0.04 + 0.41%
  • Category
  • Precious Metals

ACGGX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 23.6%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return -7.0%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return -2.5%
  • Net Assets $449 M
  • Holdings in Top 10 55.3%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$9.79
$6.61
$9.79

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.91%

SALES FEES

  • Front Load 5.75%
  • Deferred Load N/A

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 37.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

STANDARD (TAXABLE)

$2,500

IRA

N/A

Investment Themes

CATEGORY

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

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 23.6%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return -3.6%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 0.3%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Semi-Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 0.22%
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 May 06, 1998
  • Shares Outstanding N/A
  • Share Class A
  • 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.

ACGGX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period ACGGX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 23.6% -8.5% 24.4% 24.53%
1 Yr 19.5% -39.2% 17.8% 11.32%
3 Yr -7.0%* -27.3% -2.9% 28.30%
5 Yr -2.5%* -16.8% 0.5% 45.28%
10 Yr -5.1%* -16.2% -1.9% 22.22%

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period ACGGX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2018 -7.7% -42.5% -5.3% 7.55%
2017 10.3% -26.2% 13.8% 18.87%
2016 37.5% 4.6% 74.8% 84.91%
2015 -23.1% -31.7% -5.2% 39.62%
2014 -14.9% -28.3% -1.0% 75.47%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period ACGGX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 23.6% -8.5% 24.4% 24.53%
1 Yr 19.5% -39.2% 17.8% 16.98%
3 Yr -3.6%* -27.3% -1.2% 15.09%
5 Yr 0.3%* -16.8% 1.4% 22.64%
10 Yr -1.9%* -16.2% -0.7% 11.11%

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period ACGGX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2018 -7.7% -42.5% -5.3% 7.55%
2017 10.3% -26.2% 17.6% 30.19%
2016 53.1% 4.6% 74.8% 45.28%
2015 -23.1% -31.7% -5.2% 39.62%
2014 -12.1% -28.3% -1.0% 71.70%

NAV & Total Return History

ACGGX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

ACGGX Category Low Category High ACGGX % Rank
Net Assets 449 M 14.4 M 1.44 B 49.06%
Number of Holdings 60 27 155 50.94%
Net Assets in Top 10 217 M 10.1 M 833 M 49.06%
Weighting of Top 10 55.32% 28.5% 73.9% 47.17%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Barrick Gold Corp 10.66%

  2. Newmont Mining Corp 9.45%

  3. Franco-Nevada Corp 6.28%

  4. Kirkland Lake Gold Ltd 5.77%

  5. Newcrest Mining Ltd 5.46%

  6. Wheaton Precious Metals Corp 4.32%

  7. Agnico Eagle Mines Ltd 3.86%

  8. Anglogold Ashanti Ltd ADR 3.56%

  9. Royal Gold Inc 3.19%

  10. B2Gold Corp 2.78%


Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High ACGGX % Rank
Stocks
99.23% 1.85% 100.02% 30.19%
Cash
0.77% -0.06% 30.96% 73.58%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 26.42%
Other
0.00% -2.75% 22.11% 60.38%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 0.29% 33.96%
Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 67.07% 33.96%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High ACGGX % Rank
Basic Materials
97.79% 0.00% 100.02% 22.64%
Utilities
0.00% 0.00% 7.74% 28.30%
Technology
0.00% 0.00% 3.04% 30.19%
Real Estate
0.00% 0.00% 4.01% 28.30%
Industrials
0.00% 0.00% 9.40% 32.08%
Healthcare
0.00% 0.00% 3.77% 28.30%
Financial Services
0.00% 0.00% 13.02% 32.08%
Energy
0.00% 0.00% 5.53% 35.85%
Communication Services
0.00% 0.00% 5.46% 28.30%
Consumer Defense
0.00% 0.00% 3.00% 30.19%
Consumer Cyclical
0.00% 0.00% 3.05% 28.30%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High ACGGX % Rank
Non US
86.44% 0.00% 95.96% 49.06%
US
12.79% 1.85% 26.52% 33.96%

ACGGX - Expenses

Operational Fees

ACGGX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 0.91% 0.33% 4.28% 84.91%
Management Fee 0.66% 0.34% 1.00% 28.30%
12b-1 Fee 0.25% 0.00% 1.00% 33.33%
Administrative Fee N/A 0.04% 1.00% N/A

Sales Fees

ACGGX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load 5.75% 3.50% 5.75% 7.69%
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 1.00% N/A

Trading Fees

ACGGX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Max Redemption Fee N/A 0.05% 2.00% 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.

ACGGX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 37.00% 6.00% 508.00% 58.49%

ACGGX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

ACGGX Category Low Category High ACGGX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.00% 0.00% 0.20% 49.06%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

ACGGX Category Low Category High Category Mode
Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Annually Annually

Dividend Payout History


Net Income Ratio Analysis

ACGGX Category Low Category High ACGGX % Rank
Net Income Ratio 0.22% -2.84% 1.38% 9.43%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

ACGGX - Managers

Elizabeth Xie

Manager

Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

May 19, 2016

3.12

3.1%

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

Tenure

Tenure Rank

May 19, 2016

3.12

3.1%

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

3.12

Category High

3.12

Category Average

3.12

Category Mode

3.12