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CWBFX American Funds Capital World Bond A

  • Fund
  • CWBFX
  • Price as of: Aug 08, 2016
  • $20.37
  • - $0.00
  • - 0.00%
  • Category
  • Global Bonds

CWBFX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 5.6%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 2.4%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 1.5%
  • Net Assets $12.4 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 16.7%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$20.37
$19.21
$20.45

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.93%

SALES FEES

  • Front Load 3.75%
  • Deferred Load N/A

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 185.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

STANDARD (TAXABLE)

$250

IRA

$25

Investment Themes

CATEGORY

Global Bonds
  • Fund Type Open End Mutual Fund
  • Investment Style World Bond

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 5.6%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 1.1%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 0.8%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 1.99%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.3%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Quarterly

Fund Details

  • Legal Name American Funds Capital World Bond Fund®
  • Fund Family Name American Funds
  • Inception Date Aug 04, 1987
  • Shares Outstanding N/A
  • Share Class A
  • Currency USD
  • Domiciled Country United States
  • Manager Robert H. Neithart

CWBFX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period CWBFX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 5.6% -10.2% 227.4% 42.95% 3
1 Yr 7.3% -14.6% 13.8% 28.80% 2
3 Yr 2.4% * -2.3% 8.0% 41.30% 3
5 Yr 1.5% * -1.5% 7.9% 52.05% 3
10 Yr 4.3% * 2.2% 6.8% 66.27% 4

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period CWBFX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2015 -2.8% -12.4% 1.4% 7.72% 1
2014 N/A -5.2% -5.2% N/A N/A
2013 N/A -1.8% -1.8% N/A N/A
2012 N/A 7.8% 7.8% N/A N/A
2011 N/A -8.7% -8.7% N/A N/A

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period CWBFX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 5.6% -6.2% 227.4% 43.23% 3
1 Yr 3.3% -18.0% 12.6% 53.80% 3
3 Yr 1.1% * -3.3% 8.0% 65.22% 4
5 Yr 0.8% * -1.9% 7.9% 65.98% 4
10 Yr 3.9% * 2.2% 6.8% 72.19% 4

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period CWBFX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2015 -2.8% -12.4% 1.4% 7.69% 1
2014 N/A -2.5% -2.5% N/A N/A
2013 N/A 2.3% 2.3% N/A N/A
2012 N/A 20.6% 20.6% N/A N/A
2011 N/A -2.9% -2.9% N/A N/A

NAV & Total Return History

CWBFX - Holdings

Filings data as of: Jun 30, 2016

Concentration Analysis

CWBFX Category Low Category High CWBFX % Rank Quintile
Net Assets 12.4 B 4.39 M 62.3 B 0.95% 1
Number of Holdings 1002 1 4104 3.15% 1
Net Assets in Top 10 2.04 B -831 M 13.8 B 1.89% 1
Weighting of Top 10 16.7% 4.9% 325.9% 24.29% 5

Top 10 Holdings

  1. US Treasury Note 1.125% 2.79%
  2. Mexico(Utd Mex St) 6.5% 2.04%
  3. Japan(Govt Of) 0.1% 1.78%
  4. Hungary(Rep Of) 7.5% 1.68%
  5. Nykredit Realkredi 2% 1.67%
  6. US Treasury Note 1.54%
  7. United Kingdom (Government Of) 2% 1.39%
  8. Germany (Federal Republic Of) 2.5% 1.35%
  9. US Treasury Bond 1.27%
  10. US Treasury Note 1.625% 1.21%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Category Low Category High CWBFX % Rank Quintile
Bonds
94.96% -161.20% 138.34% 5.68% 2
Cash
4.45% -46.56% 258.14% 18.61% 4
Other
0.58% -4.85% 19.21% 18.93% 4
Stocks
0.01% -2.25% 44.30% 7.57% 2
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 3.07% 8.20% 5
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 8.26% 10.09% 5

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High CWBFX % Rank Quintile
Communication Services
0.01% 0.00% 1.33% 3.31% 1
Financial Services
0.00% 0.00% 10.04% 10.60% 5
Real Estate
0.00% 0.00% 0.72% 1.32% 5
Industrials
0.00% 0.00% 2.62% 3.31% 5
Healthcare
0.00% 0.00% 3.51% 3.31% 5
Technology
0.00% 0.00% 3.32% 3.31% 5
Energy
0.00% 0.00% 2.09% 6.62% 5
Utilities
0.00% 0.00% 2.37% 7.28% 5
Consumer Defense
0.00% 0.00% 2.54% 3.31% 5
Consumer Cyclical
0.00% 0.00% 2.73% 2.65% 5
Basic Materials
0.00% 0.00% 1.72% 2.65% 5

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High CWBFX % Rank Quintile
US
0.01% -2.25% 25.19% 6.31% 2
Non US
0.00% 0.00% 19.11% 4.42% 5

Bond Sector Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High CWBFX % Rank Quintile
Government
63.25% -31.31% 126.24% 8.52% 2
Corporate
23.35% 0.00% 81.66% 12.62% 3
Securitized
7.27% 0.00% 59.60% 12.93% 3
Cash & Equivalents
4.45% -74.91% 252.69% 19.24% 4
Municipal
0.56% 0.00% 44.60% 7.26% 2
Derivative
0.00% -178.45% 44.64% 4.42% 3

Bond Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High CWBFX % Rank Quintile
Non US
57.16% -0.31% 347.04% 14.51% 3
US
37.80% -338.77% 91.76% 8.83% 2

CWBFX - Expenses

Operational Fees

CWBFX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
Expense Ratio 0.93% 0.09% 7.16% 38.17% 2
Management Fee 0.44% 0.00% 1.30% 9.15% 1
12b-1 Fee 0.24% 0.00% 1.00% 6.31% 1
Administrative Fee 0.01% 0.00% 0.45% 11.24% 1

Sales Fees

CWBFX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High CWBFX Rank Quintile
Front Load 3.75% 2.50% 5.75% 11.67% 1
Deferred Load N/A 0.75% 5.50% N/A N/A

Trading Fees

CWBFX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High CWBFX Rank Quintile
Max Redemption Fee N/A 1.00% 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.

CWBFX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High CWBFX Rank Quintile
Turnover 185.00% 0.00% 477.00% 5.99% 4

CWBFX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

CWBFX Category Low Category High CWBFX % Rank Quintile
Dividend Yield 0.3% 0.00% 1.16% 23.20% 2

Dividend Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History


Net Income Ratio Analysis

CWBFX Category Low Category High CWBFX % Rank Quintile
Net Income Ratio 1.99% -0.85% 6.81% 40.38% 3

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

CWBFX - Managers

Robert H. Neithart

Manager

Start Date

Dec 01, 1999

Tenure

16.68

Tenure Rank

1.0%

Robert H. Neithart is a fixed-income portfolio manager at Capital Group. He is chairman of the Fixed Income Management Committee and of Capital Strategy Research, Inc. Rob’s investment responsibilities are focused on global multi-currency fixed income, emerging market debt and global high income portfolios. He has 26 years of investment experience, all with Capital Group. Rob began his career at Capital as a participant in The Associates Program, a two-year series of work assignments in various areas of the organization. He holds a bachelor’s degree in economics from Occidental College graduating cum laude. He also holds the Chartered Financial Analyst® designation and is a member of the CFA Institute and the National Association of Business Economists. Rob is based in Los Angeles.


David A. Daigle

Manager

Start Date

Dec 01, 2014

Tenure

1.67

Tenure Rank

10.9%

David A. Daigle is a fixed-income portfolio manager at Capital Group. As a fixed-income investment analyst, he covers wireless communications and building products companies. Earlier in his career at Capital, David covered multiple industries including health care, technology and directories. He holds an MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business and a bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of Vermont. David is based in New York.


Mark A. Brett

Manager

Start Date

Nov 01, 2012

Tenure

3.75

Tenure Rank

7.2%

Mark is a fixed-income portfolio manager at Capital Group. As a fixed-income investment analyst, he covers currency research. He has 34 years of investment experience and has been with Capital Group for 19 years. Prior to joining Capital, Mark was an economist and strategist with Barclays de Zoete Wedd (formerly de Zoete and Bevan) in London. In addition, he was a director of BZW Capital Markets Ltd. and a member of the London Stock Exchange. Currently, he is a member of the CFA Institute U.K. and is a fellow of the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment. Mark is based in London.


Thomas H. Høgh

Manager

Start Date

Dec 01, 1995

Tenure

20.68

Tenure Rank

0.6%

Hogh is a vice president with Capital International Research, his employer since 1990. He has been an investment professional for 20 years.


Tenure Analysis

Category Low

0.1

Category High

24.6

Category Average

5.67

Category Mode

1.6