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AICCX American Funds Invmt Co of Amer C

  • Fund
  • AICCX
  • Price as of: Dec 15, 2017
  • $42.09
  • + $0.29
  • + 0.69%
  • Category
  • Large Cap Blend Equities

AICCX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 17.3%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 8.3%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 13.8%
  • Net Assets $93 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 24.6%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$42.09
$35.89
$42.09

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 1.39%

SALES FEES

  • Front Load N/A
  • Deferred Load 1.00%

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 25.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

STANDARD (TAXABLE)

$250

IRA

$25

Investment Themes

CATEGORY

Large Cap Blend Equities
  • Fund Type Open End Mutual Fund
  • Investment Style Large Blend

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 17.3%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 8.3%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 13.8%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 1.06%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.3%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Quarterly

Fund Details

  • Legal Name American Funds Investment Company of America®
  • Fund Family Name American Funds
  • Inception Date Mar 15, 2001
  • Shares Outstanding N/A
  • Share Class C
  • Currency USD
  • Domiciled Country United States
  • Manager Joyce E. Gordon

AICCX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period AICCX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 17.3% -92.6% 38.4% 35.02% 2
1 Yr 18.2% -51.7% 38.4% 61.42% 4
3 Yr 8.3% * -14.4% 14.9% 60.69% 4
5 Yr 13.8% * -40.5% 17.8% 55.07% 3
10 Yr 6.5% * -6.7% 11.3% 65.15% 4

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period AICCX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2016 8.5% -37.7% 186.3% 24.16% 2
2015 -10.1% -46.9% 11.2% 68.49% 4
2014 1.0% -51.7% 38.1% 63.21% 4
2013 21.6% -88.0% 42.8% 70.32% 4
2012 11.3% -100.0% 25.9% 58.42% 4

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period AICCX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 17.3% -92.6% 38.4% 34.95% 2
1 Yr 17.2% -52.5% 142.7% 57.22% 3
3 Yr 8.3% * -6.4% 57.6% 53.94% 3
5 Yr 13.8% * -39.2% 26.3% 50.67% 3
10 Yr 6.5% * 0.4% 26.5% 63.90% 4

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period AICCX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2016 9.3% -36.6% 190.6% 23.15% 2
2015 -2.6% -40.3% 20.1% 61.54% 4
2014 13.9% -24.8% 100.1% 39.43% 2
2013 46.0% -93.4% 1119.1% 25.21% 2
2012 24.2% -100.0% 282.8% 27.24% 2

NAV & Total Return History

AICCX - Holdings

Filings data as of: Sep 30, 2017

Concentration Analysis

AICCX Category Low Category High AICCX % Rank Quintile
Net Assets 93 B 9.87 K 635 B 0.57% 1
Number of Holdings 292 1 3780 7.19% 2
Net Assets in Top 10 21.7 B 13.1 K 104 B 0.58% 1
Weighting of Top 10 24.6% 2.3% 269.3% 22.95% 4

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Amgen Inc 2.58%
  2. Verizon Communications Inc 2.94%
  3. Philip Morris International Inc 2.06%
  4. AbbVie Inc 5.82%
  5. Texas Instruments Inc 1.61%
  6. Amazon.com Inc 2.24%
  7. Apple Inc 1.62%
  8. Microsoft Corp 2.22%
  9. Intel Corp 1.79%
  10. CSX Corp 1.72%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Category Low Category High AICCX % Rank Quintile
Stocks
92.02% 0.00% 153.03% 22.47% 5
Other
4.08% -81.75% 100.00% 1.65% 1
Cash
2.20% -113.33% 132.07% 14.03% 2
Bonds
1.25% -54.50% 111.13% 5.24% 1
Preferred Stocks
0.45% -0.40% 88.99% 2.73% 1
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 80.85% 2.09% 5

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High AICCX % Rank Quintile
Technology
16.43% 0.00% 41.09% 20.48% 4
Healthcare
15.56% 0.00% 43.34% 7.71% 2
Financial Services
11.72% 0.00% 92.46% 26.03% 5
Consumer Cyclical
10.91% 0.00% 47.61% 14.71% 3
Consumer Defense
10.09% 0.00% 47.38% 5.05% 1
Industrials
8.89% 0.00% 34.84% 22.35% 4
Energy
8.05% -3.37% 23.05% 5.84% 1
Communication Services
4.71% -0.78% 19.06% 3.89% 1
Basic Materials
3.72% -0.88% 41.24% 9.73% 2
Utilities
1.94% -1.65% 32.10% 12.91% 3
Real Estate
0.00% -35.07% 11.80% 18.96% 5

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High AICCX % Rank Quintile
US
79.96% 0.00% 103.08% 26.76% 5
Non US
12.06% -1.33% 88.04% 5.61% 1

Bond Sector Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High AICCX % Rank Quintile
Cash & Equivalents
2.20% -113.15% 131.77% 14.05% 2
Government
1.11% -54.50% 76.37% 3.75% 1
Corporate
0.59% 0.00% 91.74% 6.70% 1
Derivative
0.00% -61.02% 46.77% 1.59% 5
Securitized
0.00% -3.93% 53.39% 3.53% 5
Municipal
0.00% 0.00% 65.19% 1.87% 5

Bond Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High AICCX % Rank Quintile
US
1.25% -54.50% 99.22% 5.04% 1
Non US
0.00% -73.14% 20.46% 3.88% 5

AICCX - Expenses

Operational Fees

AICCX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
Expense Ratio 1.39% 0.02% 303.36% 12.76% 4
Management Fee 0.24% 0.00% 2.25% 5.74% 1
12b-1 Fee 0.99% 0.00% 1.00% 0.22% 4
Administrative Fee 0.05% 0.00% 0.45% 4.87% 1

Sales Fees

AICCX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High AICCX Rank Quintile
Front Load N/A 0.00% 5.75% N/A N/A
Deferred Load 1.00% 0.00% 5.00% 2.29% 4

Trading Fees

AICCX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High AICCX Rank Quintile
Max Redemption Fee N/A 0.15% 2.00% N/A N/A

Turnover Related Fees

Turnover provides investors a proxy for the trading fees incurred by mutual fund managers who frequently adjust position allocations. Higher turnover means higher trading fees.

AICCX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High AICCX Rank Quintile
Turnover 25.00% 0.00% 1754.00% 12.76% 2

AICCX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

AICCX Category Low Category High AICCX % Rank Quintile
Dividend Yield 0.3% 0.00% 11.20% 27.11% 2

Dividend Distribution Analysis

AICCX Category Low Category High Category Mode
Dividend Distribution Frequency Quarterly Annually Monthly Annually

Dividend Payout History


Net Income Ratio Analysis

AICCX Category Low Category High AICCX % Rank Quintile
Net Income Ratio 1.06% -1.94% 3.70% 10.89% 3

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

AICCX Category Low Category High Capital Mode
Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Daily Annually

AICCX - Managers

Joyce E. Gordon

Manager

Start Date

Jan 01, 2001

Tenure

16.92

Tenure Rank

1.6%

Joyce E. Gordon is an equity portfolio manager at Capital Group. She has 36 years of investment experience and has been with Capital Group for 41 years. Earlier in her career, as an equity investment analyst at Capital, she covered thrifts, banking, and paper & forest products companies. She holds an MBA and a bachelor’s degree in business finance from the University of Southern California. Joyce is based in Los Angeles.


James B. Lovelace

Manager

Start Date

Mar 01, 1992

Tenure

25.77

Tenure Rank

0.5%

James B. Lovelace is an equity portfolio manager at Capital Group. He has 34 years of investment experience, all with Capital. As an equity investment analyst at Capital, Jim covered beverages & tobacco, restaurants & lodging, household products and personal care companies. He holds a bachelor’s degree with honors in philosophy from Swarthmore College. He also holds the Chartered Financial Analyst® designation and is a member of the Los Angeles Society of Financial Analysts. Jim is based in Los Angeles.


Christopher D. Buchbinder

Manager

Start Date

Mar 01, 2007

Tenure

10.76

Tenure Rank

3.6%

Christopher D. Buchbinder is an equity portfolio manager at Capital Group. He has 21 years of investment experience, all with Capital Group. Earlier in his career at Capital, as an equity investment analyst, he covered U.S. telecommunication services, autos, and auto parts & equipment companies. He began his career as a participant in The Associates Program, a two-year series of work assignments in various areas of the Capital organization. He holds a bachelor’s degree in economics and international relations from Brown University graduating cum laude. Chris is based in San Francisco.


Barry S. Crosthwaite

Manager

Start Date

Jan 01, 2013

Tenure

4.92

Tenure Rank

7.9%

Barry S. Crosthwaite is an equity portfolio manager at Capital Group. He has 20 years of investment experience, all with Capital Group. Earlier in his career at Capital, as an equity investment analyst, he covered U.S. electrical equipment/appliances, global energy equipment, and oil field services & drilling companies, as well as North American communications & networking equipment companies. Barry holds an MBA from Stanford Graduate School of Business and a bachelor’s degree in chemistry from Occidental College graduating magna cum laude. Barry is based in San Francisco.


Donald D. O'Neal

Manager

Start Date

Mar 01, 1992

Tenure

25.77

Tenure Rank

0.5%

Donald D. O’Neal is an equity portfolio manager at Capital Group. He has 31 years of investment experience, all with Capital Group. Earlier in his career, as an equity investment analyst at Capital, he covered chemical, environmental service and aerospace & defense companies. Don holds an MBA from Stanford Graduate School of Business and a bachelor’s degree in nuclear engineering from University of California, Los Angeles graduating summa cum laude. He also holds the Chartered Financial Analyst® designation. Don is based in San Francisco.


Eric S. Richter

Manager

Start Date

Mar 01, 2008

Tenure

9.76

Tenure Rank

4.2%

Eric S. Richter is an equity portfolio manager at Capital Group. He has 25 years of investment experience and has been with Capital Group for 18 years. Earlier in his career, as an equity investment analyst at Capital, Eric covered electrical equipment, chemicals and miscellaneous companies with high dividend yields. Prior to joining Capital, he was a senior investment officer for Boatmen’s Trust Co. and an investment research analyst for Boatmen’s National Bank in St. Louis. Eric holds a doctorate in law from Harvard Law School, a master’s degree in art history from George Washington University and a bachelor’s degree in English from Princeton University. He also holds the Chartered Financial Analyst® designation. Eric is based in Washington, D.C.


Bradley J. Vogt

Manager

Start Date

May 01, 2015

Tenure

2.59

Tenure Rank

10.7%

Bradley J. Vogt is an equity portfolio manager at Capital Group. He is chairman of Capital Research Company and serves on the Capital Group Companies Management Committee. Brad has 28 years of investment experience, all with Capital Group. As an equity investment analyst, he covered environmental services, U.S. telecommunications and cable & satellite TV companies. He holds a bachelor’s degree in international politics and economics from Wesleyan University. Brad is based in Washington, D.C.


Grant L. Cambridge

Manager

Start Date

Mar 01, 2014

Tenure

3.75

Tenure Rank

9.4%

Grant L. Cambridge is a portfolio manager at Capital Group. He has 24 years of investment experience and has been with Capital Group for 20 years. Earlier in his career, as an equity investment analyst at Capital, he covered insurance, airlines, air freight, home builders, asset managers and software companies, as well as small- and mid-cap companies. Prior to joining Capital, he worked for BTM Capital, a subsidiary of the Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi in Boston. He holds an MBA from Harvard Business School, a master’s degree from Suffolk University and a bachelor’s degree from Bentley College. Grant is based in Los Angeles.


Tenure Analysis

Category Low

0.0

Category High

82.0

Category Average

6.2

Category Mode

0.7