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American Century Short Duration Fund (ACSNX)
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Risk-Adjusted Performance
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Fund Info

ISINUS0249324361
CUSIP024932436
IssuerAmerican Century Investments
Inception DateNov 30, 2006
CategoryShort-Term Bond
Min. Investment$2,500
Asset ClassBond

Expense Ratio

ACSNX has a high expense ratio of 0.57%, indicating higher-than-average management fees.


Expense ratio chart for ACSNX: current value at 0.57% compared with the broader market ranging from 0.00% to 2.12%.0.50%1.00%1.50%2.00%0.57%

Share Price Chart


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American Century Short Duration Fund

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Performance

Performance Chart

The chart shows the growth of an initial investment of $10,000 in American Century Short Duration Fund, comparing it to the performance of the S&P 500 index or another benchmark. All prices have been adjusted for splits and dividends.


0.00%5.00%10.00%15.00%2024FebruaryMarchAprilMayJune
1.99%
15.10%
ACSNX (American Century Short Duration Fund)
Benchmark (^GSPC)

S&P 500

Returns By Period

American Century Short Duration Fund had a return of 1.68% year-to-date (YTD) and 4.95% in the last 12 months. Over the past 10 years, American Century Short Duration Fund had an annualized return of 1.65%, while the S&P 500 had an annualized return of 10.85%, indicating that American Century Short Duration Fund did not perform as well as the benchmark.


PeriodReturnBenchmark
Year-To-Date1.68%13.87%
1 month0.53%2.33%
6 months1.99%15.10%
1 year4.95%22.72%
5 years (annualized)1.68%13.49%
10 years (annualized)1.65%10.85%

Monthly Returns

The table below presents the monthly returns of ACSNX, with color gradation from worst to best to easily spot seasonal factors. Returns are adjusted for dividends.


JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecTotal
20240.74%-0.36%0.48%-0.34%0.84%1.68%
20230.89%-0.45%1.14%0.39%-0.09%-0.59%0.44%0.35%-0.52%0.63%1.32%1.03%4.63%
2022-0.66%-0.66%-1.37%-0.28%0.16%-1.04%0.49%-0.42%-1.21%-0.30%0.67%0.41%-4.15%
20210.25%0.06%0.22%0.33%0.10%0.11%0.21%0.13%0.12%-0.29%-0.08%0.04%1.20%
20200.64%0.54%-2.21%1.55%1.10%0.41%0.49%0.32%0.05%0.14%0.47%0.49%4.02%
20190.64%0.24%0.64%0.24%0.64%0.50%-0.08%0.80%-0.18%0.30%-0.02%0.16%3.95%
20180.07%-0.02%-0.04%0.09%0.29%-0.08%0.30%0.22%0.10%-0.07%0.16%0.32%1.34%
20170.23%0.25%0.06%0.35%0.24%-0.03%0.26%0.26%-0.03%-0.03%-0.23%0.08%1.43%
20160.24%0.05%0.53%0.33%0.04%0.53%0.23%0.04%0.14%-0.07%-0.25%0.13%1.94%
20150.45%0.27%0.06%0.25%0.04%-0.15%0.14%-0.17%0.13%0.22%-0.26%-0.13%0.85%
20140.03%0.33%-0.07%0.14%0.25%-0.42%-0.13%0.35%-0.13%0.26%0.07%-0.13%0.55%
20130.05%0.08%0.10%0.23%-0.37%-0.57%0.30%-0.10%0.19%0.20%0.12%-0.00%0.23%

Risk-Adjusted Performance

Risk-Adjusted Performance Rank

The current risk-adjusted rank of ACSNX is 87, placing it in the top 13% of mutual funds on our website in terms of risk-adjusted performance. This ranking is based on the combined values of the indicators listed below.


The Risk-Adjusted Performance Rank of ACSNX is 8787
ACSNX (American Century Short Duration Fund)
The Sharpe Ratio Rank of ACSNX is 8484Sharpe Ratio Rank
The Sortino Ratio Rank of ACSNX is 9191Sortino Ratio Rank
The Omega Ratio Rank of ACSNX is 9090Omega Ratio Rank
The Calmar Ratio Rank of ACSNX is 7979Calmar Ratio Rank
The Martin Ratio Rank of ACSNX is 9393Martin Ratio Rank
The risk-adjusted ranks indicate the investment's position relative to the market. A rank closer to 100 signifies top-performing investments, while a rank closer to 0 might suggest underperformance, based on the selected ratio. The values are calculated based on the past 12 months of returns.

Risk-Adjusted Performance Indicators

The charts below present risk-adjusted performance metrics for American Century Short Duration Fund (ACSNX) and compare them to a chosen benchmark (^GSPC). These indicators evaluate an investment's returns against its associated risks.


ACSNX
Sharpe ratio
The chart of Sharpe ratio for ACSNX, currently valued at 2.10, compared to the broader market-1.000.001.002.003.004.002.10
Sortino ratio
The chart of Sortino ratio for ACSNX, currently valued at 3.60, compared to the broader market0.005.0010.003.60
Omega ratio
The chart of Omega ratio for ACSNX, currently valued at 1.45, compared to the broader market1.002.003.004.001.45
Calmar ratio
The chart of Calmar ratio for ACSNX, currently valued at 1.38, compared to the broader market0.005.0010.0015.001.38
Martin ratio
The chart of Martin ratio for ACSNX, currently valued at 13.60, compared to the broader market0.0020.0040.0060.0080.0013.60
^GSPC
Sharpe ratio
The chart of Sharpe ratio for ^GSPC, currently valued at 2.14, compared to the broader market-1.000.001.002.003.004.002.14
Sortino ratio
The chart of Sortino ratio for ^GSPC, currently valued at 3.04, compared to the broader market0.005.0010.003.04
Omega ratio
The chart of Omega ratio for ^GSPC, currently valued at 1.38, compared to the broader market1.002.003.004.001.38
Calmar ratio
The chart of Calmar ratio for ^GSPC, currently valued at 1.71, compared to the broader market0.005.0010.0015.001.71
Martin ratio
The chart of Martin ratio for ^GSPC, currently valued at 8.02, compared to the broader market0.0020.0040.0060.0080.008.02

Sharpe Ratio

The current American Century Short Duration Fund Sharpe ratio is 2.10. This value is calculated based on the past 1 year of trading data and takes into account price changes and dividends.

Use the chart below to compare the Sharpe ratio of American Century Short Duration Fund with the selected benchmark, providing insights into the investment's historical performance in terms of risk-adjusted returns. Go to the Sharpe ratio tool for more fine-grained control over the calculation options.


Rolling 12-month Sharpe Ratio1.001.502.002.503.002024FebruaryMarchAprilMayJune
2.10
2.14
ACSNX (American Century Short Duration Fund)
Benchmark (^GSPC)

Dividends

Dividend History

American Century Short Duration Fund granted a 4.39% dividend yield in the last twelve months. The annual payout for that period amounted to $0.43 per share.


PeriodTTM20232022202120202019201820172016201520142013
Dividend$0.43$0.42$0.21$0.20$0.16$0.26$0.25$0.20$0.17$0.18$0.19$0.13

Dividend yield

4.39%4.24%2.16%1.97%1.50%2.58%2.52%1.92%1.63%1.73%1.82%1.28%

Monthly Dividends

The table displays the monthly dividend distributions for American Century Short Duration Fund. The dividends shown in the table have been adjusted to account for any splits that may have occurred.


JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecTotal
2024$0.04$0.03$0.04$0.04$0.04$0.00$0.18
2023$0.03$0.03$0.03$0.06$0.03$0.03$0.03$0.03$0.03$0.04$0.04$0.04$0.42
2022$0.01$0.01$0.01$0.01$0.02$0.02$0.02$0.02$0.02$0.02$0.02$0.03$0.21
2021$0.01$0.01$0.01$0.01$0.02$0.02$0.02$0.01$0.01$0.01$0.01$0.05$0.20
2020$0.02$0.02$0.01$0.02$0.01$0.01$0.01$0.01$0.01$0.01$0.01$0.01$0.16
2019$0.02$0.02$0.02$0.02$0.02$0.02$0.02$0.02$0.02$0.02$0.02$0.02$0.26
2018$0.02$0.02$0.03$0.02$0.02$0.02$0.02$0.02$0.02$0.02$0.03$0.02$0.25
2017$0.01$0.02$0.02$0.02$0.02$0.02$0.02$0.02$0.02$0.02$0.02$0.02$0.20
2016$0.01$0.02$0.01$0.01$0.01$0.01$0.01$0.01$0.01$0.01$0.01$0.01$0.17
2015$0.02$0.02$0.02$0.02$0.01$0.01$0.01$0.01$0.01$0.01$0.01$0.02$0.18
2014$0.01$0.01$0.01$0.02$0.02$0.02$0.02$0.02$0.02$0.02$0.02$0.02$0.19
2013$0.01$0.01$0.01$0.01$0.01$0.01$0.01$0.01$0.01$0.01$0.01$0.02$0.13

Drawdowns

Drawdowns Chart

The Drawdowns chart displays portfolio losses from any high point along the way.


-5.00%-4.00%-3.00%-2.00%-1.00%0.00%2024FebruaryMarchAprilMayJune0
-0.04%
ACSNX (American Century Short Duration Fund)
Benchmark (^GSPC)

Worst Drawdowns

The table below displays the maximum drawdowns of the American Century Short Duration Fund. A maximum drawdown is a measure of risk, indicating the largest reduction in portfolio value due to a series of losing trades.

The maximum drawdown for the American Century Short Duration Fund was 5.98%, occurring on Oct 20, 2022. Recovery took 303 trading sessions.


Depth

Start

To Bottom

Bottom

To Recover

End

Total

-5.98%Oct 4, 2021266Oct 20, 2022303Jan 2, 2024569
-5.32%Mar 9, 202012Mar 24, 202053Jun 9, 202065
-1.27%Mar 4, 200872Jun 13, 200814Jul 7, 200886
-1.18%Nov 13, 20086Nov 20, 200815Dec 12, 200821
-1.13%May 3, 201337Jun 25, 2013171Feb 28, 2014208

Volatility

Volatility Chart

The current American Century Short Duration Fund volatility is 0.64%, representing the average percentage change in the investments's value, either up or down over the past month. The chart below shows the rolling one-month volatility.


0.00%1.00%2.00%3.00%4.00%2024FebruaryMarchAprilMayJune
0.64%
2.26%
ACSNX (American Century Short Duration Fund)
Benchmark (^GSPC)