A Win for Us is a Win for Our Clients

Recognition is great. Even more encouraging is knowing the consistent, risk-adjusted performance it’s based on has helped our clients with their most important financial goals.

Best Overall
Large Fund Manager

Quality and consistent performance across different asset classes are important for financial goals. It’s why we actively invest for clients every day. We also share another purpose—to make an impact.

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Our unique story

Best Equity
Large Fund Manager

Whether we’re seeking accelerated growth or uncovering the best value, our active strategies aim to outperform while managing a variety of risks for your long-term goals.

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Focused Dynamic Growth
Emerging Markets
Sustainable Equity

10-Year Performance
One Choice
In Retirement

What makes a target-date series a success? We believe it’s measured by the greatest number of people achieving a fully funded retirement, not by who can retire with the most money. 

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Based on our performance in 2020, we were also named one of the Barron's 10 Best Fund Families *.


How Lipper Award Recipients Are Selected

Lipper Refinitiv Fund Awards are given to fund families who have consistently strong, risk-adjusted performance relative to their peers. Individual classifications of 3, 5 and 10-year periods, as well as fund families with high average scores for the three-year period, are recognized.

The Refinitiv Lipper Fund Awards and Barron’s top 10 ranking serve as a testament to the dedication of our investment professionals and our unwavering commitment to serve our clients.

Victor Zhang, Chief Investment Officer

Awards are based on objective, quantitative criteria using a proprietary methodology. Large fund family groups with at least five equity, five bond and three mixed-asset portfolios are eligible for an overall group award. Large asset class awards have at least five portfolios. Winners are based on a Consistent Return measure of the funds that are eligible.

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The Refinitiv Lipper Fund Awards, granted annually, highlight funds and fund companies that have excelled in delivering consistently strong risk-adjusted performance relative to their peers.

The Refinitiv Lipper Fund Awards are based on the Lipper Leader for Consistent Return rating, which is a risk-adjusted performance measure calculated over 36, 60 and 120 months. The fund with the highest Lipper Leader for Consistent Return (Effective Return) value in each eligible classification wins the Refinitiv Lipper Fund Award. For more information, see lipperfundawards.com . Although Refinitiv Lipper makes reasonable efforts to ensure the accuracy and reliability of the data contained herein, the accuracy is not guaranteed by Refinitiv Lipper.

Refinitiv Lipper Fund Awards, ©2021 Refinitiv. All rights reserved. Used under license.

*American Century ranked 9 out of 53 for one-year performance for Barron’s Best Fund Families. Review their methodology 

You should consider the fund's investment objectives, risks, charges and expenses carefully before you invest. The fund's prospectus or summary prospectus, which can be obtained by calling 1-800-345-6488, contains this and other information about the fund, and should be read carefully before investing. Investments are subject to market risk.

Investment return and principal value of security investments will fluctuate. The value at the time of redemption may be more or less than the original cost. Past performance is no guarantee of future results.

A One Choice Target Date Portfolio's target date is the approximate year when investors plan to retire or start withdrawing their money. The principal value of the investment is not guaranteed at any time, including at the target date.

Each target-date One Choice Target Date Portfolio seeks the highest total return consistent with American Century Investments' proprietary asset mix. Over time, the asset mix and weightings are adjusted to be more conservative. In general, as the target year approaches, the portfolio's allocation becomes more conservative by decreasing the allocation to stocks and increasing the allocation to bonds and cash equivalents.