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American Growth Fund Series One (AMRGX)
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Risk-Adjusted Performance
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Fund Info

ISINUS0263931083
CUSIP026393108
IssuerAmerican Growth
Inception DateJul 31, 1958
CategoryLarge Cap Growth Equities
Min. Investment$0
Asset ClassEquity

Asset Class Size

Large-Cap

Asset Class Style

Growth

Expense Ratio

AMRGX has a high expense ratio of 4.07%, indicating higher-than-average management fees.


Expense ratio chart for AMRGX: current value at 4.07% compared with the broader market ranging from 0.00% to 2.12%.0.50%1.00%1.50%2.00%4.07%

Share Price Chart


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American Growth Fund Series One

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Performance

Performance Chart

The chart shows the growth of an initial investment of $10,000 in American Growth Fund Series One, 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%500.00%1,000.00%1,500.00%2,000.00%2024FebruaryMarchAprilMayJune
219.41%
2,216.94%
AMRGX (American Growth Fund Series One)
Benchmark (^GSPC)

S&P 500

Returns By Period

American Growth Fund Series One had a return of 10.03% year-to-date (YTD) and 20.10% in the last 12 months. Over the past 10 years, American Growth Fund Series One had an annualized return of 9.48%, while the S&P 500 had an annualized return of 10.85%, indicating that American Growth Fund Series One did not perform as well as the benchmark.


PeriodReturnBenchmark
Year-To-Date10.03%13.87%
1 month1.86%2.33%
6 months11.95%15.10%
1 year20.10%22.72%
5 years (annualized)11.31%13.49%
10 years (annualized)9.48%10.85%

Monthly Returns

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


JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecTotal
20240.43%3.85%2.34%-6.58%7.33%10.03%
20235.58%-1.87%3.65%-0.00%1.99%4.20%1.73%0.71%-4.50%-3.24%8.97%5.65%24.39%
2022-9.56%-1.63%2.62%-10.47%0.90%-7.58%8.68%-4.88%-10.11%10.03%9.28%-5.99%-19.93%
2021-2.52%1.29%4.72%4.26%0.00%0.82%1.16%0.57%-6.83%5.99%-1.04%7.01%15.64%
20201.46%-8.35%-12.09%9.46%7.99%3.02%5.28%0.28%-0.28%-2.65%11.30%4.47%18.65%
20198.78%5.14%1.75%4.12%-5.11%7.46%3.72%-2.03%-0.80%3.37%4.50%1.63%36.73%
20185.81%-3.60%-1.78%-2.35%0.93%0.18%2.94%3.39%0.34%-8.59%3.57%-9.08%-9.08%
20171.85%3.03%-0.78%2.96%-1.73%-1.37%3.17%-0.38%1.93%1.13%2.24%0.73%13.37%
2016-5.92%-0.24%6.80%0.68%1.81%-1.11%4.26%0.64%-0.43%-2.36%5.28%1.46%10.71%
2015-6.03%9.03%-1.74%0.44%2.21%-0.86%3.27%-8.44%-3.69%8.37%-0.22%-2.87%-2.01%
2014-5.49%4.80%-0.96%-1.70%1.24%3.67%-0.23%2.36%-2.08%1.65%3.25%0.68%6.92%
20134.86%2.47%5.12%0.29%1.43%-0.85%4.83%-2.44%5.83%5.51%1.24%2.95%35.60%

Risk-Adjusted Performance

Risk-Adjusted Performance Rank

The current rank of AMRGX is 63, suggesting that the investment has average results relative to other mutual funds in terms of risk-adjusted performance. This ranking is determined by the cumulative values of the indicators listed below.


The Risk-Adjusted Performance Rank of AMRGX is 6363
AMRGX (American Growth Fund Series One)
The Sharpe Ratio Rank of AMRGX is 5050Sharpe Ratio Rank
The Sortino Ratio Rank of AMRGX is 5252Sortino Ratio Rank
The Omega Ratio Rank of AMRGX is 5858Omega Ratio Rank
The Calmar Ratio Rank of AMRGX is 8080Calmar Ratio Rank
The Martin Ratio Rank of AMRGX is 7575Martin 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 Growth Fund Series One (AMRGX) and compare them to a chosen benchmark (^GSPC). These indicators evaluate an investment's returns against its associated risks.


AMRGX
Sharpe ratio
The chart of Sharpe ratio for AMRGX, currently valued at 1.23, compared to the broader market-1.000.001.002.003.004.001.23
Sortino ratio
The chart of Sortino ratio for AMRGX, currently valued at 1.89, compared to the broader market0.005.0010.001.89
Omega ratio
The chart of Omega ratio for AMRGX, currently valued at 1.26, compared to the broader market1.002.003.004.001.26
Calmar ratio
The chart of Calmar ratio for AMRGX, currently valued at 1.43, compared to the broader market0.005.0010.0015.001.43
Martin ratio
The chart of Martin ratio for AMRGX, currently valued at 6.39, compared to the broader market0.0020.0040.0060.0080.006.39
^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 Growth Fund Series One Sharpe ratio is 1.23. 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 Growth Fund Series One 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
1.23
2.14
AMRGX (American Growth Fund Series One)
Benchmark (^GSPC)

Dividends

Dividend History

American Growth Fund Series One granted a 7.43% dividend yield in the last twelve months. The annual payout for that period amounted to $0.57 per share.


PeriodTTM2023202220212020
Dividend$0.57$0.57$0.47$1.00$0.19

Dividend yield

7.43%8.17%7.76%12.20%2.36%

Monthly Dividends

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


JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecTotal
2024$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
2023$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.57$0.57
2022$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.47$0.47
2021$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$1.00$1.00
2020$0.19$0.19

Drawdowns

Drawdowns Chart

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


-8.00%-6.00%-4.00%-2.00%0.00%2024FebruaryMarchAprilMayJune
-0.13%
-0.04%
AMRGX (American Growth Fund Series One)
Benchmark (^GSPC)

Worst Drawdowns

The table below displays the maximum drawdowns of the American Growth Fund Series One. 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 Growth Fund Series One was 80.08%, occurring on Mar 9, 2009. Recovery took 2987 trading sessions.

The current American Growth Fund Series One drawdown is 0.13%.


Depth

Start

To Bottom

Bottom

To Recover

End

Total

-80.08%Oct 22, 19972875Mar 9, 20092987Jan 20, 20215862
-29.68%Dec 30, 2021190Sep 30, 2022299Dec 8, 2023489
-24.76%Oct 6, 198715Oct 26, 1987549Dec 1, 1989564
-15.2%Dec 14, 1989216Oct 11, 199083Feb 5, 1991299
-14.53%Dec 14, 1993280Jan 9, 1995118Jun 22, 1995398

Volatility

Volatility Chart

The current American Growth Fund Series One volatility is 3.62%, 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.


2.00%4.00%6.00%8.00%10.00%12.00%2024FebruaryMarchAprilMayJune
3.62%
2.26%
AMRGX (American Growth Fund Series One)
Benchmark (^GSPC)