American Mutual Fund Manager Performance Evaluation

ASLWX -  USA Fund  

USD 124.35  1.40  1.11%

The fund shows a Beta (market volatility) of 0.0012, which signifies not very significant fluctuations relative to the market. Let's try to break down what American's beta means in this case. As returns on the market increase, American Century returns are expected to increase less than the market. However, during the bear market, the loss on holding American Century will be expected to be smaller as well. Although it is extremely important to respect American Century Select historical returns, it is better to be realistic regarding the information on equity current trending patterns. The philosophy in foreseeing future performance of any fund is to evaluate the business as a whole together with its past performance, including all available fundamental and technical indicators. By analyzing American Century Select technical indicators, you can presently evaluate if the expected return of 0.11% will be sustainable into the future.

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Compared to the overall equity markets, risk-adjusted returns on investments in American Century Select are ranked lower than 13 (%) of all funds and portfolios of funds over the last 90 days. In spite of fairly weak basic indicators, American Century may actually be approaching a critical reversion point that can send shares even higher in October 2021.
Fifty Two Week Low94.73
Fifty Two Week High126.71
Annual Report Expense Ratio0.62%

American Century Relative Risk vs. Return Landscape

If you would invest  11,605  in American Century Select on June 23, 2021 and sell it today you would earn a total of  830.00  from holding American Century Select or generate 7.15% return on investment over 90 days. American Century Select is currently producing 0.1135% returns and takes up 0.6366% volatility of returns over 90 trading days. Put another way, 5% of traded mutual funds are less volatile than American, and 98% of all traded equity instruments are likely to generate higher returns over the next 90 trading days.
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Assuming the 90 days horizon American Century is expected to generate 0.94 times more return on investment than the market. However, the company is 1.07 times less risky than the market. It trades about 0.18 of its potential returns per unit of risk. The DOW is currently generating roughly 0.03 per unit of risk.

American Century Current Valuation

Undervalued
Today
124.35
21st of September 2021
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Please note that American Century's price fluctuation is very steady at this time.
American Century Select shows a prevailing Real Value of $134.73 per share. The current price of the fund is $124.35. At this time, the entity appears to be undervalued. We determine the value of American Century Select from analyzing fund fundamentals and technical indicators as well as its Probability Of Bankruptcy. In general, we favor acquiring undervalued instruments and dropping overvalued instruments since, at some point, stock prices and their ongoing real values will blend.
Our valuation method for American Century Select is useful when determining the fair value of the American mutual fund, which is usually determined by what a typical buyer is willing to pay for full or partial control of American Century. Since American Century is currently traded on the exchange, buyers and sellers on that exchange determine the market value of American Mutual Fund. However, American Century's intrinsic value may or may not be the same as its current market price, in which case there is an opportunity to profit from the mispricing, assuming the market price will eventually merge with its intrinsic value.
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134.73
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135.37
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Estimating the potential upside or downside of American Century Select helps investors to forecast how American mutual fund's addition to their portfolios will impact the overall performance. We also use other valuation drivers to help us estimate the true value of American Century more accurately as focusing exclusively on American Century's fundamentals will not take into account other important factors:
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American Century Market Risk Analysis

Today, many novice investors tend to focus exclusively on investment returns with little concern for American Century's investment risk. Standard deviation is the most common way to measure market volatility of mutual funds, such as American Century Select, and traders can use it to determine the average amount a American Century's price has deviated from the expected return over a period of time. It is calculated by determining the expected price for the established period and then subtracting this figure from each price point. The differences are then squared, summed, and averaged to produce the variance.

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Based on monthly moving average American Century is performing at about 13% of its full potential. If added to a well diversified portfolio the total return can be enhanced and market risk can be reduced. You can increase risk-adjusted return of American Century by adding it to a well-diversified portfolio.

About American Century Performance

To evaluate American Century Select Mutual Fund as a possible investment, you need to clearly understand its upside potential, downside risk, and overall future performance outlook. You may be satisfied when American Century generates a 15% return over the last few months, but what if the market is generating 25% over the same period? In this case, it makes sense to compare American Mutual Fund's performance with different market indexes, such as the Dow or NASDAQ Composite. These indexes can act as benchmarks that will help you to understand American Century Select stock market performance in a much more refined way. At Macroaxis, we take it even further. The Macroaxis performance score is an integer between 0 and 100 that represents American's market performance from a risk-adjusted return perspective. Generally speaking, the higher the score, the better is overall performance as compared to other investors. The score is normalized against the average investing universe (the best we can interpret from the data available). Within this methodology, scores of individual equity instruments will always be inferior to the scores of portfolios of equities as portfolios typically diversify a lot of unsystematic risks away. The formula to derive the Macroaxis score bases on multiple unequally-weighted factors. For more information, refer to our portfolio performance evaluation section.
Please also refer to our technical analysis and fundamental analysis pages.
The fund normally invests in stocks of companies that the adviser believes will increase in value over time. American Century is traded on NASDAQ Exchange in the United States.

Things to note about American Century Select

Checking the ongoing alerts about American Century for important developments is a great way to find new opportunities for your next move. Our stock alerts and notifications screener for American Century Select help investors to be notified of important events, changes in technical or fundamental conditions, and significant headlines that can affect investment decisions.

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American Century is unlikely to experience financial distress in the next 2 years
The fund holds 99.61% of its assets under management (AUM) in equities
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Please note, there is a significant difference between American Century's value and its price as these two are different measures arrived at by different means. Investors typically determine American Century value by looking at such factors as earnings, sales, fundamental and technical indicators, competition as well as analyst projections. However, American Century's price is the amount at which it trades on the open market and represents the number that a seller and buyer find agreeable to each party.