American Century Investments Short Duration Inflation Protection Bond International

Scorecard
1 / 5 Stars
Lipper
1 1 3 3 3
Zacks Investment Research
4 (Sell)
Standard & Poor's
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TheStreet.com
D- (Sell)

U.S. News evaluated 52 Inflation-Protected Bond Funds. Our list highlights the top-rated funds for long-term investors based on the ratings of leading fund industry researchers.

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Performance

The fund has returned -2.85 percent over the past year, 2.07 percent over the past three years, and 4.46 percent over the past five years.

Trailing Returns Updated 02.28.2014
Year to date 0.5%
1 Year -2.8%
3 Years (Annualized) 2.1%
5 Years (Annualized) 4.5%
10 Years (Annualized) N/A

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Summary

The investment seeks total return. The fund normally invests at least 80% of its assets in inflation-linked debt securities. It also may invest up to 20% of its net assets in fixed-income securities that are not linked to inflation. The fund may invest up to 20% of its total assets in securities denominated in foreign currencies and may invest beyond this limit in U.S. dollar denominated securities of foreign issuers. It invests primarily in investment-grade securities, but may invest up to 10% of its total assets in high-yield securities. The weighted average duration of the fund's portfolio must be five years or shorter. The fund is non-diversified.

Fees

Fees are Low compared to funds in the same category.
American Century Investments Short Duration Inflation Protection Bond International has an expense ratio of 1.55 percent.

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Risk

Risk is Low compared to funds in the same category according to Morningstar.

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