BULIX: American Century Utilities Inv

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BULIX American Century Utilities Inv


Profile

BULIX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return -14.0%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return -3.7%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 0.3%
  • Net Assets $335 M
  • Holdings in Top 10 55.2%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$16.38
$13.26
$20.18

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.67%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 102.00%

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 -14.0%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return -0.2%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 5.1%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Semi-Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 2.95%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • 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
    19789533
  • 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 -14.0% -23.7% 0.0% 84.78%
1 Yr -13.6% -26.9% 19.3% 41.30%
3 Yr -3.7%* -14.1% 9.4% 86.05%
5 Yr 0.3%* -9.0% 6.8% 88.10%
10 Yr 1.5%* -9.3% 6.8% 89.74%

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period BULIX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 16.3% 1.6% 21.8% 71.74%
2018 -4.7% -15.3% 4.1% 74.42%
2017 -6.4% -6.4% 13.4% 100.00%
2016 15.4% 2.1% 16.5% 4.76%
2015 -11.8% -25.9% -8.3% 30.95%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period BULIX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD -14.0% -23.7% 0.0% 84.78%
1 Yr -13.6% -26.9% 19.3% 41.30%
3 Yr -0.2%* -8.4% 10.7% 86.05%
5 Yr 5.1%* -0.6% 8.6% 73.81%
10 Yr 7.4%* 2.8% 10.0% 64.10%

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period BULIX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 16.3% 4.1% 21.8% 71.74%
2018 0.9% -7.4% 5.1% 46.51%
2017 0.6% 0.6% 17.9% 100.00%
2016 23.7% 2.1% 23.7% 2.38%
2015 -6.5% -22.2% -5.5% 4.76%

NAV & Total Return History


Holdings

BULIX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

BULIX Category Low Category High BULIX % Rank
Net Assets 335 M 31.4 M 6.17 B 86.96%
Number of Holdings 46 23 232 60.87%
Net Assets in Top 10 178 M 16.3 M 3.04 B 84.78%
Weighting of Top 10 55.24% 32.1% 66.7% 23.91%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. NextEra Energy Inc 12.64%
  2. Dominion Energy Inc 6.79%
  3. Duke Energy Corp 5.44%
  4. Xcel Energy Inc 4.93%
  5. Southern Co 4.66%
  6. American Water Works Co Inc 4.52%
  7. PPL Corp 4.36%
  8. Entergy Corp 4.21%
  9. Public Service Enterprise Group Inc 3.88%
  10. Consolidated Edison Inc 3.83%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High BULIX % Rank
Stocks
98.45% 87.70% 99.93% 50.00%
Cash
1.55% 0.07% 7.95% 23.91%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 3.41% 97.83%
Other
0.00% -0.19% 0.94% 67.39%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 76.09%
Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 0.10% 82.61%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High BULIX % Rank
Utilities
96.44% 57.07% 100.00% 39.13%
Technology
1.88% 0.00% 2.71% 10.87%
Basic Materials
1.14% 0.00% 6.45% 6.52%
Real Estate
0.31% 0.00% 6.89% 41.30%
Energy
0.24% 0.00% 22.12% 80.43%
Industrials
0.00% 0.00% 12.26% 82.61%
Healthcare
0.00% 0.00% 1.14% 82.61%
Financial Services
0.00% 0.00% 8.87% 84.78%
Communication Services
0.00% 0.00% 31.37% 97.83%
Consumer Defense
0.00% 0.00% 0.51% 82.61%
Consumer Cyclical
0.00% 0.00% 1.42% 76.09%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High BULIX % Rank
US
98.45% 65.33% 99.93% 17.39%
Non US
0.00% 0.00% 30.68% 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% 2.47% 86.96%
Management Fee 0.66% 0.09% 1.00% 76.09%
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% N/A
Administrative Fee N/A 0.04% 0.25% 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% 4.00% 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 102.00% 3.00% 169.00% 86.96%

Distributions

BULIX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

BULIX Category Low Category High BULIX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.00% 0.00% 7.91% 78.26%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

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

Net Income Ratio Analysis

BULIX Category Low Category High BULIX % Rank
Net Income Ratio 2.95% 0.57% 3.22% 4.35%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

9.67

9.7%

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


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Nov 01, 2017

2.83

2.8%

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
0.67 21.68 9.27 6.34