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The American Century Sustainable Equity Strategies apply our unique blend of financial analysis and environmental, social, and governance (ESG) screening criteria to provide a comprehensive view of a security.
The American Century® Small Cap Growth Fund pursues high growth through investments in smaller companies exhibiting both sustainable accelerating earnings growth and positive price momentum.
The American Century® Equity Income Fund seeks to deliver income, build capital and manage downside risk over time.
The American Century® Focused Dynamic Growth Fund, a strategy seeking early stage, rapid growth companies within a high-conviction, risk-managed framework.
Dividend-paying stocks may provide solid foundations for income-oriented portfolios.
Each generation of wireless technology enabled faster speeds and innovation. Could 5G also pave the way for improved social and environmental issues?
As the rate of economic growth returns to more normal levels, we believe each company’s underlying strength is likely to play a larger role in its stock price performance.
The market’s worst days don’t have to be your portfolio’s worst days. Here are some of the benefits of keeping an eye on quality.
Solar energy is particularly attractive given its ability to scale from large utility-sized installations to small individual rooftops.
Focusing on quality has historically led us to companies with strong financial and ESG characteristics.
Our investment philosophy is centered on the belief that companies which exhibit accelerating, sustainable earnings growth—driven by improving business fundamentals—outperform the market over time.
In our view, a broad-based recovery in earnings growth should favor non-U.S. stocks as the world emerges from the pandemic.
Is earnings acceleration an underused source of diversification and excess return? See what the new data shows across regions, sectors and factors in different market environments.
In this Q&A, Senior Portfolio Manager Rajesh Gandhi discusses the current market environment for non-U.S. equities, noting certain secular trends we believe will continue to support earnings growth.
As measured by research output and FDA drug approvals, innovation has reached
all-time highs in recent years.
Many companies reporting strong results have held up better than their weaker counterparts.
Overburdened supply chains and persistent inflation threaten economic and profit growth.
Stocks have historically shielded investors from inflation’s fury. Choosing the stocks of companies with strong pricing power may make an even greater difference.
After an extended period of strong returns, growth-oriented stock investors have experienced a more volatile environment in recent months.
Can my investments do well while the companies I invest in do good? This is a question many investors ask as they consider portfolios that assess ESG factors as part of the investment process.
A select group of American Century Investments’ thought leaders share perspectives on the global economy and opportunities they see for fixed income, value equities and multi-asset strategies.
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) recently finalized amendments that implement disclosure and submission requirements of the Holding Foreign Companies Accountable (HFCA) Act.
Health care companies are adapting to a world shaped by the impacts
Exposure to small-cap equities could benefit investors in 2021 and beyond.
New regulations aimed at education and technology companies have led to market uncertainty and volatility in China.
We see opportunities in smaller-cap biopharma companies developing treatments and cures for unmet medical needs.
CPM Peter Hardy considers mid-cap stocks to be an investment “sweet spot.” Find out why in this month’s Market Perspective.
We see opportunities in under-the-radar companies like laser manufacturers, but you can’t take a passive approach to finding them.
We believe the market’s focus on short-term results creates opportunities for long-term investors in ground-breaking companies like Tesla.
The low-volatility anomaly is an investment phenomenon that challenges
conventional stock market theories.
Dividends are at risk in the aftermath of COVID-19 shutdowns, but we’re still finding companies that can withstand the recession and grow their dividends in the future.
We believe active outperformance results from making investment decisions within the context of a company’s stage of development rather than in isolation over a short horizon.
Find out why we view Tesla as a transformative technology company positioned for growth well into the future.
A volatile 2019 has driven investors to seek perceived safer shores. Here's how our ETF teams are using quality to navigate the market uncertainty.
In this Q&A, Executive Portfolio Manager Phil Davidson and Senior Client Portfolio Manager Mike Rode discuss current issues important to value investors.
Small-cap stocks can be an unexpected potential source of sustainable dividends.
Investment pros believe financial stocks are good long-term investments despite short-term concerns.
We examine how a sustained shift toward working from home might affect consumer spending habits in the post-pandemic world.
Fast growth may be enticing but beware ignoring the rest of the market.
Listen to a Q&A with Senior Portfolio Manager Keith Lee and Director, Product Management Mark Gregory offering a comprehensive strategy overview.
New investment opportunities in emerging markets (EM) are resulting from the coronavirus pandemic’s impact on consumer behavior.
Stock prices may appear low, but we’re watching for oil supply and demand to show signs of rebalancing.
As the coronavirus continues to alter supply chains, consumer behavior and government policy, is now really the best time to own the entire market in a portfolio?
There’s something alluring about owning gold in times of uncertainty. CIO P. Satish, head of global analytics, explains why in this 2020 gold outlook.
Morningstar recently made comprehensive updates to the way it evaluates sustainability across funds, sectors and companies. Understand what's changed.
It’s too early for value investors to declare victory, but last quarter’s value rebound has Sr. PM Mike Liss optimistic about these opportunities.
Veteran investment manager has a record of creating value for investors.
Non-common securities may help enhance yield, reduce downside risk and dampen volatility.
There's always a market for value stocks out there, according to Sr. Portfolio Manager Mike Liss, even in industries disrupted by big tech.
Economic activity around the world is softening, which Sr. Portfolio Manager Brent Puff believes could make finding future growth more challenging.
Investing in small-cap energy companies can be risky. Our portfolio managers discuss two potential solutions to this dilemma.
Despite the slowdown in global gross domestic product, global value equity portfolio manager Mike Liss believes a recession is unlikely.
Antibody-drug conjugates (ADCs) target tumor cells while avoiding healthy cells. Here's why this "smart chemo" trend is on our radar.
March 4, 2019