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AMFBX American Funds American Mutual B

  • Fund
  • AMFBX
  • Price as of: Dec 02, 2016
  • $36.99
  • + $0.05
  • + 0.14%
  • Category
  • Large Cap Value Equities

AMFBX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 10.0%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 6.5%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 10.9%
  • Net Assets $38.8 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 23.2%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$36.99
$31.18
$37.26

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 1.34%

SALES FEES

  • Front Load N/A
  • Deferred Load 5.00%

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 27.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

Closed to new investors as of 2009-04-21

STANDARD (TAXABLE)

$250

IRA

$25

Investment Themes

CATEGORY

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

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 11.0%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 5.3%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 10.7%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 1.40%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.4%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Quarterly

Fund Details

  • Legal Name American Funds American Mutual Fund®
  • Fund Family Name American Funds
  • Inception Date Mar 15, 2000
  • Shares Outstanding N/A
  • Share Class B
  • Currency USD
  • Domiciled Country United States
  • Manager Joyce E. Gordon

Fund Description

The fund invests primarily in common stocks of companies that are likely to participate in the growth of the American economy and whose dividends appear to be sustainable. It invests primarily in securities of issuers domiciled in the United States and Canada. The fund may also invest in bonds and other debt securities, including those issued by the U.S. government and by federal agencies and instrumentalities.

AMFBX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period AMFBX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 10.0% -49.0% 184.6% 47.16% 3
1 Yr 5.5% -47.2% 21.9% 22.91% 2
3 Yr 6.5% * -15.3% 13.9% 33.06% 2
5 Yr 10.9% * -0.1% 15.0% 62.11% 4
10 Yr 5.7% * -0.5% 8.4% 28.73% 2

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period AMFBX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2015 -8.8% -47.3% 0.6% 38.66% 3
2014 6.7% -46.4% 14.8% 29.38% 2
2013 22.7% -13.6% 45.0% 68.94% 4
2012 9.7% -22.7% 35.8% 67.19% 4
2011 2.1% -34.9% 13.0% 13.69% 1

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period AMFBX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 11.0% -49.0% 191.7% 50.14% 3
1 Yr 0.6% -51.7% 110.4% 64.40% 4
3 Yr 5.3% * -11.2% 19.9% 52.52% 3
5 Yr 10.7% * -0.1% 15.0% 61.12% 4
10 Yr 5.7% * -0.5% 8.4% 27.36% 2

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period AMFBX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2015 -3.9% -26.0% 5.6% 41.95% 3
2014 13.3% -14.3% 39.5% 33.40% 2
2013 32.6% 0.0% 289.2% 82.31% 5
2012 14.6% 0.0% 528.1% 81.80% 5
2011 5.2% -84.2% 231.9% 18.30% 1

NAV & Total Return History

AMFBX - Holdings

Filings data as of: Sep 30, 2016

Concentration Analysis

AMFBX Category Low Category High AMFBX % Rank Quintile
Net Assets 38.8 B 273 K 80.8 B 0.48% 1
Number of Holdings 240 1 1006 2.76% 1
Net Assets in Top 10 8.99 B 0 24.7 B 0.57% 1
Weighting of Top 10 23.2% 0.0% 100.1% 22.84% 4

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Verizon Communications Inc 4.01%
  2. Amgen Inc 3.11%
  3. AbbVie Inc 2.73%
  4. Texas Instruments Inc 3.14%
  5. AT&T Inc 1.77%
  6. Coca-Cola Co 1.60%
  7. Procter & Gamble Co 1.73%
  8. Sempra Energy 1.74%
  9. Lockheed Martin Corp 1.56%
  10. Microsoft Corp 1.78%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Category Low Category High AMFBX % Rank Quintile
Stocks
88.37% 0.00% 132.95% 23.98% 5
Bonds
4.33% -0.12% 74.66% 1.14% 1
Other
4.22% -2.64% 25.55% 0.57% 1
Cash
2.74% -32.95% 100.00% 10.66% 2
Preferred Stocks
0.34% 0.00% 18.87% 2.57% 1
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 6.90% 1.24% 5

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High AMFBX % Rank Quintile
Healthcare
14.42% 0.00% 29.91% 8.96% 2
Industrials
13.70% 0.00% 31.48% 5.05% 1
Technology
11.00% 0.00% 29.49% 16.40% 3
Financial Services
10.36% 0.00% 38.34% 25.93% 5
Consumer Defense
8.36% -1.44% 27.66% 11.34% 2
Communication Services
8.09% -0.70% 12.38% 1.72% 1
Energy
7.92% 0.00% 29.15% 19.64% 4
Utilities
5.59% -0.70% 76.90% 7.05% 2
Consumer Cyclical
4.91% 0.00% 36.38% 23.26% 5
Basic Materials
3.54% 0.00% 14.96% 9.53% 2
Real Estate
0.47% 0.00% 19.44% 16.40% 4

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High AMFBX % Rank Quintile
US
79.41% 0.00% 132.95% 25.59% 5
Non US
8.96% 0.00% 98.96% 7.61% 2

Bond Sector Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High AMFBX % Rank Quintile
Government
3.58% 0.00% 26.96% 0.57% 1
Cash & Equivalents
3.17% -32.95% 100.00% 9.04% 2
Corporate
0.66% 0.00% 71.14% 3.33% 1
Securitized
0.00% 0.00% 25.81% 0.67% 5
Municipal
0.00% 0.00% 0.84% 0.48% 5
Derivative
0.00% -0.37% 0.08% 0.19% 5

Bond Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High AMFBX % Rank Quintile
US
4.33% -0.12% 71.71% 1.14% 1
Non US
0.00% 0.00% 14.49% 1.43% 5

AMFBX - Expenses

Operational Fees

AMFBX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
Expense Ratio 1.34% 0.05% 21.67% 13.13% 4
Management Fee 0.24% 0.00% 1.20% 6.18% 1
12b-1 Fee 1.00% 0.00% 1.00% 0.14% 5
Administrative Fee 0.05% 0.00% 0.50% 5.07% 1

Sales Fees

AMFBX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High AMFBX Rank Quintile
Front Load N/A 1.00% 5.75% N/A N/A
Deferred Load 5.00% 1.00% 5.50% 0.95% 5

Trading Fees

AMFBX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High AMFBX Rank Quintile
Max Redemption Fee N/A 0.50% 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.

AMFBX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High AMFBX Rank Quintile
Turnover 27.00% 0.00% 221.00% 11.89% 2

AMFBX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

AMFBX Category Low Category High AMFBX % Rank Quintile
Dividend Yield 0.4% 0.00% 3.58% 10.53% 1

Dividend Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History


Net Income Ratio Analysis

AMFBX Category Low Category High AMFBX % Rank Quintile
Net Income Ratio 1.40% -1.41% 3.83% 14.18% 3

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

AMFBX - Managers

Joyce E. Gordon

Manager

Start Date

Jan 01, 2006

Tenure

10.84

Tenure Rank

3.9%

Gordon is a senior vice president and director with Capital Research Global Investors. She has been an investment professional since 1980, all with Capital Research and Management Company or an affiliate.


James B. Lovelace

Manager

Start Date

Jan 01, 2006

Tenure

10.84

Tenure Rank

3.9%

Lovelace is a senior vice president and portfolio manager with Capital Research and Management Company. Lovelace holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.


William L. Robbins

Manager

Start Date

Jan 01, 2008

Tenure

8.84

Tenure Rank

5.0%

William L. Robbins is a partner and an equity portfolio manager at Capital Group. He is chairman of Capital International Research, Inc. Earlier in his career, as an equity investment analyst at Capital, Will covered small-capitalization companies, REITS and U.S. banks. Prior to joining Capital, he was a part of the investment team at Tiger Management Corp. in New York and a financial analyst with Morgan Stanley. Will holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and a bachelor’s degree from Harvard College graduating magna cum laude. He is a member of the BancAnalysts Association of Boston. Will is based in San Francisco.


James Terrile

Manager

Start Date

Jan 01, 2006

Tenure

10.84

Tenure Rank

3.9%

James Terrile is an equity portfolio manager at Capital Group. He has 21 years of investment experience and has been with Capital Group for 19 years. Earlier in his career, as an equity investment analyst at Capital, he covered U.S. health care supplies & equipment, pharmaceutical and biotech companies. Prior to joining Capital, James was an equity research analyst for Gabelli Asset Management Company in New York. He holds an MBA from Columbia Business School with Beta Gamma Sigma distinction and a bachelor’s degree in music from William Paterson University graduating magna cum laude. James is based in Los Angeles.


Dylan J. Yolles

Manager

Start Date

Jan 01, 2007

Tenure

9.84

Tenure Rank

4.5%

Dylan Yolles is an equity portfolio manager at Capital Group. He has 17 years of investment experience and has been with Capital Group for 15 years. Earlier in his career, as an equity investment analyst at Capital, he covered U.S. and European software companies, as well as U.S. and Canadian railroads. Before joining Capital, Dylan was a select fund portfolio manager and an equity analyst covering software, chemicals, gaming and lodging at Fidelity in Boston. Dylan holds an MBA from Stanford Graduate School of Business and a bachelor’s degree from Stanford University. Dylan is based in Los Angeles.


Bradley J. Vogt

Manager

Start Date

Jan 01, 2015

Tenure

1.83

Tenure Rank

11.2%

Bradley J. VogtSenior, Vice Chairman of the Board, is president of Capital Research Global Investors at Capital Research and Management Company.


Tenure Analysis

Category Low

0.0

Category High

38.2

Category Average

6.95

Category Mode

4.8