BULIX: American Century Utilities Inv

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BULIX American Century Utilities Inv

  • Fund
  • BULIX
  • Price as of: Jan 17, 2020
  • $19.47
    + $0.15 + 0.78%

Profile

BULIX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 2.2%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 2.1%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 1.1%
  • Net Assets $417 M
  • Holdings in Top 10 60.1%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$19.47
$16.68
$19.47

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.67%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 64.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

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

Fund Classification

  • Primary Caregory
  • Fund Type Open End Mutual Fund
  • Investment Style Utilities

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 2.2%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 6.6%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 6.4%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Semi-Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 3.20%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.7%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Quarterly

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    American Century Utilities Fund Investor Class
  • 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.


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Performance

BULIX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period BULIX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 2.2% -0.2% 4.0% 83.33%
1 Yr 16.1% -0.2% 27.1% 53.70%
3 Yr 2.1%* -5.8% 15.7% 84.00%
5 Yr 1.1%* -7.1% 10.4% 69.39%
10 Yr 3.4%* -7.2% 12.0% 87.80%

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period BULIX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 16.3% 1.6% 26.2% 68.52%
2018 -4.7% -18.9% 4.1% 62.75%
2017 -6.4% -6.4% 13.4% 100.00%
2016 15.4% -0.4% 16.5% 8.00%
2015 -11.8% -27.8% -8.3% 28.57%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period BULIX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 2.2% -0.2% 4.0% 83.33%
1 Yr 16.1% 2.3% 27.1% 66.67%
3 Yr 6.6%* -3.1% 14.9% 78.00%
5 Yr 6.4%* -6.1% 10.4% 34.69%
10 Yr 9.7%* -0.2% 12.0% 46.34%

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period BULIX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 16.3% 4.1% 26.2% 68.52%
2018 0.9% -18.9% 5.1% 39.22%
2017 0.6% -3.7% 17.9% 96.00%
2016 23.7% -0.4% 23.7% 2.00%
2015 -6.5% -27.8% -5.5% 4.08%

NAV & Total Return History


Holdings

BULIX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

BULIX Category Low Category High BULIX % Rank
Net Assets 417 M 52 M 7.01 B 81.48%
Number of Holdings 49 29 255 53.70%
Net Assets in Top 10 250 M 23.3 M 3.26 B 81.48%
Weighting of Top 10 60.05% 14.3% 70.2% 22.22%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. AT&T Inc 12.55%
  2. Verizon Communications Inc 11.56%
  3. Southern Co 4.97%
  4. Entergy Corp 4.96%
  5. PPL Corp 4.88%
  6. FirstEnergy Corp 4.85%
  7. American Electric Power Co Inc 4.69%
  8. NextEra Energy Inc 4.52%
  9. Sempra Energy 3.66%
  10. Public Service Enterprise Group Inc 3.42%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High BULIX % Rank
Stocks
99.36% 80.29% 140.65% 38.89%
Cash
0.64% -40.66% 19.12% 57.41%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 3.41% 88.89%
Other
0.00% -19.06% 0.94% 74.07%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 0.71% 88.89%
Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 15.45% 83.33%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High BULIX % Rank
Utilities
70.99% 38.00% 99.07% 62.96%
Communication Services
25.08% 0.00% 30.34% 3.70%
Basic Materials
2.51% 0.00% 7.38% 9.26%
Technology
1.22% 0.00% 3.82% 14.81%
Industrials
0.20% 0.00% 21.73% 24.07%
Real Estate
0.00% 0.00% 4.74% 92.59%
Healthcare
0.00% 0.00% 3.66% 77.78%
Financial Services
0.00% 0.00% 8.71% 77.78%
Energy
0.00% 0.00% 31.24% 100.00%
Consumer Defense
0.00% 0.00% 6.85% 77.78%
Consumer Cyclical
0.00% 0.00% 7.08% 77.78%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High BULIX % Rank
US
99.36% 41.21% 104.14% 5.56%
Non US
0.00% 0.00% 62.60% 100.00%

Expenses

BULIX - Expenses

Operational Fees

BULIX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 0.67% 0.10% 4.18% 88.89%
Management Fee 0.66% 0.09% 1.00% 70.37%
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% N/A
Administrative Fee N/A 0.04% 0.26% N/A

Sales Fees

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

Trading Fees

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

BULIX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 64.00% 1.00% 390.00% 85.19%

Distributions

BULIX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

BULIX Category Low Category High BULIX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.67% 0.00% 6.94% 25.93%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

BULIX Category Low Category High Category Mod
Dividend Distribution Frequency Quarterly Annually Quarterly Quarterly

Net Income Ratio Analysis

BULIX Category Low Category High BULIX % Rank
Net Income Ratio 3.20% 0.72% 3.22% 3.70%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History

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Fund Manager Analysis

BULIX - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

Yulin Long


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Dec 31, 2010

9.01

9.0%

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.

Tsuyoshi Ozaki


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Nov 01, 2017

2.16

2.2%

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 Category High Category Average Category Mode
0.21 21.01 9.0 5.67