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High-Quality Growth. Select is a risk-aware large growth fund that seeks to deliver consistent results over time through investments in high-quality companies.
Seeks long-term capital growth.
Select emphasizes large, industry-leading firms the managers believe are poised for growth. The fund invests in companies with competitive advantages and attractive profits when the companies are:
The Select team maintains the fund's growth and momentum orientation while managing risk by:
The value and/or returns of a portfolio will fluctuate with market and economic conditions. 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.
Past performance is no guarantee of future results.
Long-term capital growth by investing primarily in large U.S. companies.
Designed to provide consistent results with below average risk through holdings in large high-quality companies the managers believe are poised for growth.
Extraordinary performance is attributable in part to unusually favorable market conditions and may not be repeated or consistently achieved in the future.
Co-Chief Investment Officer — Global Growth Equity, Senior Vice President, Senior Portfolio Manager
Vice President, Senior Portfolio Manager
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The advisor has agreed to waive a portion of the fund's management fee such that the management fee does not exceed .95% for Investor, A, C and R Classes, .75% for I and R5 Classes, and .60% for Y and R6 Classes. The advisor expects this waiver arrangement to continue until July 31, 2022, and cannot terminate it prior to such date without the approval of the Board of Directors. Returns or yields for the fund would have been lower if a portion of the management fee had not been waived. Review the annual or semiannual report for the most current information.
The value and/or returns of a portfolio will fluctuate with market and economic conditions.
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.
The Investor Class inception date corresponds with the management company's implementation of its current investment philosophy and practices.
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