TWCGX: American Century Growth Inv

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TWCGX American Century Growth Inv


Profile

TWCGX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 32.6%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 19.3%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 12.9%
  • Net Assets $8.31 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 49.2%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$37.70
$26.39
$37.70

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.97%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 38.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

  • Standard (Taxable) $2,500
  • IRA $2,500

Fund Classification


Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 32.6%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 19.3%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 12.9%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 0.13%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.2%
  • 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.


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TWCGX - Fund Company Quick Screens


Performance

TWCGX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period TWCGX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 32.6% -68.6% 60.4% 12.03%
1 Yr 21.3% -84.3% 58.2% 13.36%
3 Yr 19.3%* -48.9% 31.7% 7.68%
5 Yr 12.9%* -34.3% 20.8% 7.38%
10 Yr 13.7%* -12.0% 17.7% 14.43%

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period TWCGX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2018 -13.4% -65.5% 13.4% 55.50%
2017 18.1% -46.3% 37.5% 55.24%
2016 -1.0% -43.3% 15.3% 53.59%
2015 -2.4% -38.0% 11.4% 42.26%
2014 -11.9% -52.4% 105.4% 94.52%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period TWCGX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 32.6% -68.6% 60.4% 12.03%
1 Yr 21.3% -84.3% 49.1% 18.97%
3 Yr 19.3%* -48.9% 31.7% 11.52%
5 Yr 12.9%* -34.3% 20.8% 16.48%
10 Yr 13.7%* -7.6% 17.7% 20.13%

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period TWCGX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2018 -13.4% -65.5% 16.5% 71.18%
2017 18.1% -28.2% 51.5% 81.94%
2016 -1.0% -43.3% 17.1% 73.30%
2015 -2.4% -38.0% 17.3% 72.92%
2014 -11.9% -52.4% 120.7% 97.93%

NAV & Total Return History


Holdings

TWCGX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

TWCGX Category Low Category High TWCGX % Rank
Net Assets 8.31 B 1.25 M 199 B 15.16%
Number of Holdings 71 7 2081 45.01%
Net Assets in Top 10 3.88 B 429 K 53.6 B 13.53%
Weighting of Top 10 49.15% 11.9% 100.0% 12.45%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Microsoft Corp 9.66%
  2. Alphabet Inc A 8.34%
  3. Amazon.com Inc 6.38%
  4. Visa Inc Class A 5.46%
  5. Apple Inc 5.25%
  6. Facebook Inc A 4.03%
  7. Lockheed Martin Corp 2.61%
  8. PayPal Holdings Inc 2.56%
  9. The Walt Disney Co 2.48%
  10. Union Pacific Corp 2.37%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High TWCGX % Rank
Stocks
99.69% 80.50% 105.55% 15.78%
Cash
0.31% -5.55% 16.25% 81.67%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 2.51% 84.69%
Other
0.00% -0.49% 3.79% 84.07%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 0.02% 82.44%
Bonds
0.00% -0.51% 3.92% 83.37%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High TWCGX % Rank
Technology
39.55% 6.90% 58.59% 9.90%
Consumer Cyclical
18.63% 0.00% 49.54% 19.72%
Healthcare
13.41% 0.00% 46.23% 53.13%
Financial Services
10.84% 0.00% 32.66% 61.87%
Industrials
8.29% 0.00% 24.88% 56.23%
Consumer Defense
4.39% 0.00% 18.34% 54.37%
Real Estate
3.23% 0.00% 10.67% 28.62%
Basic Materials
1.27% 0.00% 10.78% 59.47%
Communication Services
0.08% 0.00% 28.18% 81.44%
Utilities
0.00% -0.01% 9.70% 87.70%
Energy
0.00% -0.02% 7.24% 92.03%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High TWCGX % Rank
US
96.85% 80.50% 100.51% 24.59%
Non US
2.84% 0.00% 17.37% 62.57%

Expenses

TWCGX - Expenses

Operational Fees

TWCGX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 0.97% 0.00% 165.48% 59.81%
Management Fee 0.97% 0.00% 1.40% 94.12%
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% N/A
Administrative Fee N/A 0.00% 1.02% N/A

Sales Fees

TWCGX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load N/A 0.50% 25.00% N/A
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 5.50% N/A

Trading Fees

TWCGX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Max Redemption Fee N/A 0.50% 5.00% 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.

TWCGX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 38.00% 0.00% 536.00% 44.77%

Distributions

TWCGX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

TWCGX Category Low Category High TWCGX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.22% 0.00% 15.28% 18.87%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

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

Net Income Ratio Analysis

TWCGX Category Low Category High TWCGX % Rank
Net Income Ratio 0.13% -7.55% 1.83% 43.22%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History

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Fund Manager Analysis

TWCGX - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

Gregory J. Woodhams


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Sep 30, 1997

22.18

22.2%

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


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jan 31, 2016

3.83

3.8%

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 Category High Category Average Category Mode
0.0 51.95 7.98 0.42