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CAFAX American Funds AMCAP 529A

  • Fund
  • CAFAX
  • Price as of: Aug 08, 2016
  • $26.81
  • + $0.02
  • + 0.08%
  • Category
  • Large Cap Growth Equities

CAFAX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 4.2%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 10.5%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 12.6%
  • Net Assets $49.2 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 20.9%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$26.81
$22.83
$27.94

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.77%

SALES FEES

  • Front Load 5.75%
  • Deferred Load N/A

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 31.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

STANDARD (TAXABLE)

$250

IRA

$25

Investment Themes

CATEGORY

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

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 4.2%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 8.3%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 11.3%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Semi-Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 0.28%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.2%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Semi-Annually

Fund Details

  • Legal Name American Funds AMCAP Fund®
  • Fund Family Name American Funds
  • Inception Date Feb 15, 2002
  • Shares Outstanding N/A
  • Share Class A
  • Currency USD
  • Domiciled Country United States
  • Manager Barry S. Crosthwaite

CAFAX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period CAFAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 4.2% -97.0% 17.4% 34.12% 2
1 Yr 0.9% -28.3% 24.3% 44.18% 3
3 Yr 10.5% * 0.2% 17.7% 47.78% 3
5 Yr 12.6% * 1.6% 16.2% 21.24% 2
10 Yr 8.2% * 0.4% 13.1% 40.85% 3

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period CAFAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2015 -7.4% -38.0% 13.6% 70.06% 4
2014 N/A -0.7% 12.3% N/A N/A
2013 N/A 23.9% 43.4% N/A N/A
2012 N/A 10.8% 19.6% N/A N/A
2011 N/A -12.1% 12.5% N/A N/A

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period CAFAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 4.2% -97.0% 13.2% 33.84% 2
1 Yr -4.9% -28.3% 22.0% 80.00% 5
3 Yr 8.3% * -1.0% 17.7% 74.52% 4
5 Yr 11.3% * 0.4% 16.2% 46.20% 3
10 Yr 7.6% * -0.1% 13.1% 54.19% 3

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period CAFAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2015 -7.4% -38.0% 17.4% 70.16% 4
2014 N/A -0.7% 13.1% N/A N/A
2013 N/A 32.4% 62.9% N/A N/A
2012 N/A 15.7% 23.1% N/A N/A
2011 N/A -14.3% 13.3% N/A N/A

NAV & Total Return History

CAFAX - Holdings

Filings data as of: Jun 30, 2016

Concentration Analysis

CAFAX Category Low Category High CAFAX % Rank Quintile
Net Assets 49.2 B 373 K 146 B 0.26% 1
Number of Holdings 268 1 2190 3.08% 1
Net Assets in Top 10 9.35 B 0 33.1 B 0.58% 1
Weighting of Top 10 20.9% 0.0% 150.9% 27.25% 5

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Amgen Inc 2.86%
  2. Netflix Inc 2.39%
  3. Oracle Corp 2.71%
  4. UnitedHealth Group Inc 2.36%
  5. Accenture PLC A 1.87%
  6. Broadcom Ltd 2.00%
  7. Stryker Corp 1.94%
  8. Texas Instruments Inc 1.53%
  9. Amazon.com Inc 1.66%
  10. EOG Resources Inc 1.62%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Category Low Category High CAFAX % Rank Quintile
Stocks
81.62% 0.00% 109.00% 22.75% 5
Cash
11.82% -9.00% 100.00% 1.29% 1
Other
6.00% -1.32% 24.55% 0.64% 1
Bonds
0.56% 0.00% 76.29% 1.74% 1
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 4.61% 2.31% 5
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 2.81% 0.84% 5

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High CAFAX % Rank Quintile
Technology
20.81% -1.29% 52.19% 18.64% 4
Healthcare
19.37% -1.03% 98.63% 6.17% 2
Energy
8.99% -2.01% 16.80% 1.54% 1
Consumer Cyclical
8.45% -2.22% 41.71% 26.54% 5
Industrials
8.29% -0.37% 29.48% 18.96% 4
Communication Services
4.52% 0.00% 12.93% 7.20% 2
Consumer Defense
4.48% -1.43% 30.67% 21.53% 5
Financial Services
4.20% -2.38% 40.17% 26.09% 5
Basic Materials
2.04% -1.18% 12.09% 13.75% 3
Real Estate
0.24% 0.00% 11.43% 13.11% 3
Utilities
0.24% -0.18% 16.29% 7.26% 2

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High CAFAX % Rank Quintile
US
73.62% 0.00% 109.00% 26.99% 5
Non US
8.00% -0.01% 91.03% 6.75% 2

Bond Sector Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High CAFAX % Rank Quintile
Cash & Equivalents
11.82% -11.78% 100.00% 1.29% 1
Government
0.56% 0.00% 28.25% 1.29% 1
Securitized
0.00% 0.00% 17.50% 0.71% 5
Corporate
0.00% 0.00% 51.58% 4.20% 5
Municipal
0.00% 0.00% 5.83% 0.58% 5
Derivative
0.00% -5.28% 10.62% 0.65% 5

Bond Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High CAFAX % Rank Quintile
US
0.56% -24.92% 63.80% 1.41% 1
Non US
0.00% 0.00% 42.95% 1.35% 5

CAFAX - Expenses

Operational Fees

CAFAX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
Expense Ratio 0.77% 0.00% 24.91% 13.83% 1
Management Fee 0.31% 0.00% 1.50% 4.69% 1
12b-1 Fee 0.22% 0.00% 1.00% 1.45% 2
Administrative Fee 0.05% 0.00% 1.00% 3.29% 2

Sales Fees

CAFAX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High CAFAX Rank Quintile
Front Load 5.75% 1.50% 8.50% 1.20% 5
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 5.50% N/A N/A

Trading Fees

CAFAX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High CAFAX Rank Quintile
Max Redemption Fee N/A 0.05% 5.00% 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.

CAFAX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High CAFAX Rank Quintile
Turnover 31.00% 0.00% 437.00% 10.80% 2

CAFAX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

CAFAX Category Low Category High CAFAX % Rank Quintile
Dividend Yield 0.2% 0.00% 2.85% 23.89% 2

Dividend Distribution Analysis

CAFAX Category Low Category High Category Mode
Dividend Distribution Frequency Semi-Annually Annually Monthly Annually

Dividend Payout History


Net Income Ratio Analysis

CAFAX Category Low Category High CAFAX % Rank Quintile
Net Income Ratio 0.28% -5.94% 3.70% 8.42% 2

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

CAFAX Category Low Category High Capital Mode
Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Semi-Annually Annually Daily Annually

CAFAX - Managers

Barry S. Crosthwaite

Manager

Start Date

May 01, 2006

Tenure

10.26

Tenure Rank

3.7%

Barry Crosthwaite has 17 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.


James Terrile

Manager

Start Date

May 01, 2011

Tenure

5.25

Tenure Rank

7.3%

Senior Vice President-Capital Research Global Investors.


Claudia P. Huntington

Manager

Start Date

May 01, 1996

Tenure

20.26

Tenure Rank

0.8%

Huntington is an equity portfolio manager and a senior vice president of Capital Research. She has been employed in the investment management area of Capital Research or its affiliates as a portfolio counselor.


Eric S. Richter

Manager

Start Date

May 01, 2008

Tenure

8.25

Tenure Rank

5.0%

Eric S. Richter is a senior vice president of Capital Research and Management Company.


Lawrence R. Solomon

Manager

Start Date

May 01, 2011

Tenure

5.25

Tenure Rank

7.3%

Solomon is a senior vice president and director of Capital International Research, Inc. with portfolio management responsibilities for Capital Guardian Trust Company.


Tenure Analysis

Category Low

0.0

Category High

48.6

Category Average

7.08

Category Mode

1.6