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ASBCX American Funds ST Bd Fd of Amer C

  • Fund
  • ASBCX
  • Price as of: Jul 19, 2017
  • $9.84
  • - $0.00
  • - 0.00%
  • Category
  • Total Bond Market

ASBCX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 0.3%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return -0.2%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return -0.3%
  • Net Assets $5.81 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 22.0%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$9.84
$9.78
$9.90

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 1.45%

SALES FEES

  • Front Load N/A
  • Deferred Load 1.00%

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 301.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

STANDARD (TAXABLE)

$250

IRA

$25

Investment Themes

CATEGORY

Total Bond Market
  • Fund Type Open End Mutual Fund
  • Investment Style Short-Term Bond

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 0.3%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return -0.2%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return -0.3%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio -0.17%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Monthly

Fund Details

  • Legal Name American Funds Short-Term Bond Fund of America®
  • Fund Family Name American Funds
  • Inception Date Nov 06, 2006
  • Shares Outstanding N/A
  • Share Class C
  • Currency USD
  • Domiciled Country United States
  • Manager Ritchie Tuazon

ASBCX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period ASBCX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 0.3% -9.5% 18.5% 55.54% 5
1 Yr -0.5% -15.5% 23.4% 85.19% 5
3 Yr -0.2% * -6.6% 8.7% 94.33% 5
5 Yr -0.3% * -2.4% 13.9% 96.99% 5
10 Yr 0.6% * -2.0% 10.4% 96.90% 5

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period ASBCX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2016 -0.1% -10.9% 192.8% 45.75% 4
2015 -0.7% -33.0% 4.2% 8.65% 1
2014 -0.5% -9.3% 14.9% 45.82% 4
2013 -1.3% -24.1% 40.4% 20.40% 2
2012 -0.1% -100.0% 18.7% 63.82% 5

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period ASBCX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 0.3% -7.3% 18.5% 55.52% 5
1 Yr -1.5% -15.5% 23.4% 81.87% 5
3 Yr -0.2% * -7.9% 8.7% 91.18% 5
5 Yr -0.3% * -2.8% 13.9% 96.36% 5
10 Yr 0.6% * -2.0% 10.4% 96.90% 5

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period ASBCX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2016 -0.1% -9.5% 195.3% 55.69% 5
2015 -0.4% -32.5% 7.4% 20.94% 2
2014 -0.5% -8.3% 16.8% 63.13% 5
2013 -1.3% -12.9% 58.5% 34.06% 3
2012 -0.1% -100.0% 35.2% 72.65% 5

NAV & Total Return History

ASBCX - Holdings

Filings data as of: Mar 31, 2017

Concentration Analysis

ASBCX Category Low Category High ASBCX % Rank Quintile
Net Assets 5.81 B 319 K 183 B 4.78% 1
Number of Holdings 508 1 17374 11.85% 3
Net Assets in Top 10 1.26 B -36 B 46.7 B 3.41% 1
Weighting of Top 10 22.0% 0.0% 1214.1% 20.85% 4

Top 10 Holdings

  1. US Treasury Note 3.51%
  2. US Treasury Note 1.125% 3.30%
  3. US Treasury Note 0.75% 3.10%
  4. US Treasury Note 1% 2.26%
  5. US Treasury Note 1% 2.17%
  6. US Treasury Note 0.875% 2.15%
  7. US Treasury Note 1.25% 1.61%
  8. US Treasury Note 1.25% 1.47%
  9. US Treasury Note 1.125% 1.31%
  10. Sweden Kingdom 1.125% 1.12%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Category Low Category High ASBCX % Rank Quintile
Bonds
93.47% -175.98% 562.01% 13.78% 3
Cash
5.66% -461.99% 275.92% 14.95% 3
Other
0.87% -26.31% 99.99% 10.78% 2
Stocks
0.00% -2.63% 98.28% 5.90% 5
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 16.58% 7.68% 5
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 13.33% 6.51% 5

Bond Sector Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High ASBCX % Rank Quintile
Government
41.59% -389.49% 503.27% 4.68% 1
Securitized
25.95% 0.00% 124.67% 18.21% 3
Corporate
24.49% 0.00% 221.70% 25.53% 4
Cash & Equivalents
5.66% -462.00% 275.92% 14.65% 3
Municipal
1.44% 0.00% 99.56% 7.99% 2
Derivative
0.00% -359.26% 85.77% 2.59% 4

Bond Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High ASBCX % Rank Quintile
US
75.31% -489.11% 500.82% 18.77% 3
Non US
18.16% -5.42% 481.08% 10.68% 2

ASBCX - Expenses

Operational Fees

ASBCX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
Expense Ratio 1.45% 0.00% 32.76% 6.92% 4
Management Fee 0.28% 0.00% 2.15% 3.51% 1
12b-1 Fee 0.99% 0.00% 1.00% 0.16% 4
Administrative Fee 0.05% 0.00% 0.63% 3.64% 2

Sales Fees

ASBCX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High ASBCX Rank Quintile
Front Load N/A 0.00% 5.75% N/A N/A
Deferred Load 1.00% 0.15% 5.50% 2.49% 4

Trading Fees

ASBCX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High ASBCX Rank Quintile
Max Redemption Fee N/A 0.25% 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.

ASBCX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High ASBCX Rank Quintile
Turnover 301.00% 0.00% 1711.00% 4.38% 5

ASBCX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

ASBCX Category Low Category High ASBCX % Rank Quintile
Dividend Yield 0.0% 0.00% 1.30% 33.12% 5

Dividend Distribution Analysis

ASBCX Category Low Category High Category Mode
Dividend Distribution Frequency Monthly Annually Monthly Annually

Dividend Payout History


Net Income Ratio Analysis

ASBCX Category Low Category High ASBCX % Rank Quintile
Net Income Ratio -0.17% -1.56% 13.35% 24.02% 5

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

ASBCX - Managers

Ritchie Tuazon

Manager

Start Date

Nov 01, 2013

Tenure

3.66

Tenure Rank

6.7%

Ritchie Tuazon is a fixed-income investment analyst at Capital Group with research responsibility for U.S. Treasuries and TIPS. He has 12 years of investment experience and has been with Capital Group for two years. Prior to joining Capital, Ritchie was an interest-rate trader at Goldman Sachs & Co. and an investment banking analyst at J.P. Morgan. He holds a master’s degree in business administration from MIT Sloan School of Management, a master’s degree in public administration from The Harvard Kennedy School and a bachelor’s degree from the University of California, Berkeley. Ritchie is based in Los Angeles.


John R. Queen

Manager

Start Date

Jul 01, 2011

Tenure

6.0

Tenure Rank

5.0%

John R. Queen is president at Capital Research and Management Company. Prior to that, Queen is a portfolio manager with Mercury Advisors, his employer since 1997. Prior to joining the firm, he was associated with The Capital Group.


Tenure Analysis

Category Low

0.0

Category High

28.5

Category Average

6.31

Category Mode

2.5