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Seek Higher Returns with Lower Risk. Mid Cap Value seeks to consistently deliver higher returns and lower volatility through investments in high-quality, mid-sized companies temporarily selling at a discount.

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Seeks to Build and Preserve Capital

Mid Cap Value has a proven track record:

  • Long-term returns near the top of its peer group*
  • Risk profile among the lowest of its peers*
  • Consistent investment style in all market environments

*Mid Cap Value has delivered higher returns with less risk than many of its peers

Focusing on Proven Characteristics

The fund invests in companies the team believes have characteristics that have proven to increase returns, lower volatility, limit downside risk, and provide income over time:

  • High-quality
  • Low valuation
  • Competitive yields

Serving as a Portfolio Diversifier

Mid Cap Value is a versatile portfolio that may help improve risk-adjusted return potential in a variety of ways:

  • Complement for aggressive growth holdings
  • Diversifier for portfolios heavily weighted in large-cap stocks
  • Vehicle for building capital over the long term while taking less risk

A Note About Risk

The value and/or returns of a portfolio will fluctuate with market and economic conditions. Historically, small and/ or mid-cap stocks have been more volatile than the stocks of larger, more established companies. Smaller companies may have limited resources, product lines and markets, and their securities may trade less frequently and in more limited volumes than those of larger companies. 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.

Diversification does not assure a profit nor does it protect against loss of principal.

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For each fund with at least a three-year history, Morningstar calculates a Morningstar RatingTM based on a Morningstar Risk-Adjusted Return measure that accounts for variation in a fund's monthly performance (including the effects of sales charges, loads and redemption fees), placing more emphasis on downward variations and rewarding consistent performance. Morningstar ratings are based upon Investor class of shares, unless otherwise indicated. The top 10% of funds in each category receive 5 stars, the next 22.5% receive 4 stars, the next 35% receive 3 stars, the next 22.5% receive 2 stars and the bottom 10% receive 1 star. (Each share class is counted as a fraction of one fund within this scale and rated separately, which may cause slight variations in the distribution percentages.) The Overall Morningstar RatingTM for a fund is derived from a weighted average of the performance figures associated with its three-, five- and ten-year (if applicable) Morningstar RatingTM metrics. Past performance is no guarantee of future results.
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Fund Management

Data reflects past performance for Investor Class shares, assumes reinvestment of dividends and capital gains and is no guarantee of future results. Current performance may be higher or lower than data shown. Investment return and principal value fluctuates. Redemption value may be more or less than original cost. Obtain performance data current to the most recent month end. For additional share class information, consult the prospectus.

The value and/or returns of a portfolio will fluctuate with market and economic conditions. Historically, small- and/or mid-cap stocks have been more volatile than the stock of larger, more-established companies. Smaller companies may have limited resources, product lines and markets, and their securities may trade less frequently and in more limited volumes than the securities of larger companies. International investing involves special risks, such as political instability and currency fluctuations.

W2 If your account falls below the minimum balance, you will be notified and given 90 days to meet the minimum. If the deadline is not met, American Century Investments may redeem the shares in the account and send the proceeds to the address of record.

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