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International Growth. International Growth Fund is a fundamentally driven, risk-managed stock fund that seeks to outperform its benchmark through investments in companies outside the United States demonstrating early and sustainable accelerating growth.
Seeks capital growth.
In a category where style drift is common, International Growth has historically delivered the characteristics we believe investors should expect from an international growth fund.
Our distinctive growth philosophy centers on companies experiencing early accelerating fundamental improvement. We believe acceleration:
International investing involves special risk considerations, including economic and political conditions, inflation rates and currency fluctuations. There is no guarantee that the investment objectives will be met. Dividends and yields represent past performance and there is no guarantee that they will continue to be paid.
Long-term capital growth by investing primarily in large companies in developed countries outside the U.S.
Employs a risk-aware investment process that seeks consistent growth through investments in large companies outside the U.S. exhibiting sustainable accelerating earnings growth. May be appropriate as a primary international equity holding.
Extraordinary performance is attributable in part to unusually favorable market conditions and may not be repeated or consistently achieved in the future.
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International investing involves special risks, such as political instability and currency fluctuations.
The gross expense ratio is the fund's total annual operating costs, expressed as a percentage of the fund's average net assets for a given time period. It is gross of any fee waivers or expense reimbursement. The net expense ratio is the expense ratio after the application of any waivers or reimbursement. This is the actual ratio that investors paid during the fund's most recent fiscal year. Please see the prospectus for more information.
W2 Minimum initial investment is $1,000 for IRA and CESA accounts, and $2,500 for non-retirement accounts, but these minimums are waived with an initial investment of at least $500 per account and automatic investments of at least $100 per month. If your account balance falls below the minimum, or if you cancel your automatic monthly investment plan prior to reaching the minimum, American Century Investments may redeem the account and send the proceeds to you. Prior to doing so, we will notify you and give you 90 days to meet the minimum or reinstate your automatic monthly investment plan.
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