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CWGCX American Funds Capital World Gr&Inc C

  • Fund
  • CWGCX
  • Price as of: Dec 15, 2017
  • $52.56
  • + $0.25
  • + 0.48%
  • Category
  • Global Equities

CWGCX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 21.2%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 6.6%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 10.2%
  • Net Assets $97.4 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 16.7%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$52.56
$43.26
$52.57

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 1.59%

SALES FEES

  • Front Load N/A
  • Deferred Load 1.00%

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 35.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

STANDARD (TAXABLE)

$250

IRA

$25

Investment Themes

CATEGORY

Global Equities
  • Fund Type Open End Mutual Fund
  • Investment Style World Large Stock

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 21.2%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 6.6%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 10.2%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 1.41%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.3%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Quarterly

Fund Details

  • Legal Name American Funds Capital World Growth and Income Fund®
  • 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

Fund Description

The fund invests primarily in common stocks of well-established companies located around the world, many of which have the potential to pay dividends. It invests, on a global basis, in common stocks that are denominated in U.S. dollars or other currencies. Under normal market circumstances, the fund will invest a significant portion of its assets in securities of issuers domiciled outside the United States, including those based in developing countries.

CWGCX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period CWGCX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 21.2% -31.9% 59.2% 38.35% 2
1 Yr 23.9% -56.3% 56.2% 40.21% 3
3 Yr 6.6% * -7.1% 23.7% 59.14% 3
5 Yr 10.2% * -4.5% 27.4% 57.84% 3
10 Yr 4.0% * -4.9% 16.9% 65.21% 4

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period CWGCX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2016 1.0% -73.5% 33.8% 56.62% 3
2015 -5.9% -27.7% 17.2% 55.13% 4
2014 1.7% -40.2% 27.0% 22.94% 2
2013 21.8% -23.4% 52.0% 48.26% 3
2012 15.8% -33.0% 30.2% 39.27% 3

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period CWGCX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 21.2% -31.9% 59.2% 38.39% 2
1 Yr 22.9% -38.6% 185.9% 39.10% 2
3 Yr 6.6% * -8.2% 35.8% 53.44% 3
5 Yr 10.2% * -4.9% 27.4% 55.15% 3
10 Yr 4.0% * -5.0% 16.9% 62.55% 4

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period CWGCX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2016 2.2% -73.5% 33.8% 53.46% 3
2015 -3.0% -25.3% 23.7% 63.87% 4
2014 3.4% -13.6% 47.6% 43.54% 3
2013 25.9% -4.2% 170.1% 67.37% 4
2012 20.5% -23.9% 350.8% 48.91% 3

NAV & Total Return History

CWGCX - Holdings

Filings data as of: Sep 30, 2017

Concentration Analysis

CWGCX Category Low Category High CWGCX % Rank Quintile
Net Assets 97.4 B 9.87 K 96.2 B 0.09% 1
Number of Holdings 429 1 7899 3.12% 1
Net Assets in Top 10 14.8 B -989 K 18.5 B 0.19% 1
Weighting of Top 10 16.7% 0.0% 192.1% 27.50% 5

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Amgen Inc 1.81%
  2. Novartis AG 1.25%
  3. Verizon Communications Inc 1.34%
  4. Philip Morris International Inc 1.24%
  5. Prudential PLC 1.71%
  6. Imperial Brands PLC 1.27%
  7. AbbVie Inc 2.89%
  8. Samsung Electronics Co Ltd 2.76%
  9. Broadcom Ltd 1.32%
  10. Alibaba Group Holding Ltd ADR 1.13%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Category Low Category High CWGCX % Rank Quintile
Stocks
93.60% 0.00% 132.91% 19.75% 4
Other
3.85% -39.54% 40.46% 3.88% 1
Bonds
1.24% -0.09% 108.06% 4.63% 1
Preferred Stocks
0.69% 0.00% 8.79% 4.06% 1
Cash
0.52% -35.60% 102.01% 24.48% 5
Convertible Bonds
0.10% 0.00% 29.43% 1.32% 1

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High CWGCX % Rank Quintile
Financial Services
17.31% 0.00% 40.61% 12.11% 2
Technology
15.08% 0.00% 80.90% 15.42% 3
Consumer Cyclical
12.19% 0.00% 55.04% 14.76% 3
Healthcare
10.31% 0.00% 48.64% 15.42% 3
Industrials
7.96% 0.00% 88.19% 22.99% 4
Consumer Defense
7.62% -0.70% 52.76% 16.27% 3
Energy
7.12% -0.61% 50.80% 7.00% 2
Utilities
5.41% 0.00% 86.36% 5.20% 1
Communication Services
4.35% -1.23% 76.60% 10.69% 2
Basic Materials
3.87% 0.00% 33.86% 15.80% 3
Real Estate
2.38% 0.00% 91.10% 11.45% 2

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High CWGCX % Rank Quintile
Non US
59.15% 0.00% 100.00% 5.20% 1
US
34.45% 0.00% 126.77% 26.09% 5

Bond Sector Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High CWGCX % Rank Quintile
Corporate
1.25% 0.00% 81.57% 4.92% 1
Government
0.67% -1.52% 98.20% 3.60% 1
Cash & Equivalents
0.52% -60.45% 102.01% 23.08% 5
Derivative
0.00% -13.37% 47.30% 1.70% 4
Securitized
0.00% 0.00% 28.36% 1.80% 5
Municipal
0.00% 0.00% 2.06% 0.95% 5

Bond Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High CWGCX % Rank Quintile
Non US
0.65% -2.53% 68.48% 2.36% 1
US
0.59% -0.09% 98.20% 4.91% 1

CWGCX - Expenses

Operational Fees

CWGCX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
Expense Ratio 1.59% 0.00% 323.68% 19.19% 3
Management Fee 0.38% 0.00% 1.95% 5.58% 1
12b-1 Fee 0.99% 0.00% 1.00% 0.29% 4
Administrative Fee 0.05% 0.01% 0.45% 4.96% 2

Sales Fees

CWGCX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High CWGCX Rank Quintile
Front Load N/A 0.00% 5.75% N/A N/A
Deferred Load 1.00% 1.00% 5.00% 2.30% 3

Trading Fees

CWGCX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High CWGCX Rank Quintile
Max Redemption Fee N/A 0.08% 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.

CWGCX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High CWGCX Rank Quintile
Turnover 35.00% 0.00% 2270.00% 12.05% 2

CWGCX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

CWGCX Category Low Category High CWGCX % Rank Quintile
Dividend Yield 0.3% 0.00% 2.38% 21.56% 2

Dividend Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History


Net Income Ratio Analysis

CWGCX Category Low Category High CWGCX % Rank Quintile
Net Income Ratio 1.41% -1.92% 6.26% 15.03% 2

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

CWGCX - Managers

Joyce E. Gordon

Manager

Start Date

Feb 01, 2008

Tenure

9.84

Tenure Rank

2.8%

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.


Sung Lee

Manager

Start Date

Feb 01, 2006

Tenure

11.84

Tenure Rank

2.0%

Sung Lee is an equity portfolio manager at Capital Group. He has 22 years of investment experience, all with Capital Group. Earlier in his career, as an equity investment analyst at Capital, he covered consumer & industrial electronics, telecom equipment, IT consulting & services, and Asian electronic components companies. He holds an MBA from Columbia Business School and a bachelor’s degree in marketing from Pennsylvania State University. He also studied abroad at Kansai Gaikokugo University in Osaka, Japan. Sung is based in Singapore.


Michael Cohen

Manager

Start Date

Nov 15, 2014

Tenure

3.04

Tenure Rank

9.1%

Michael Cohen is an equity portfolio manager at Capital Group. He is vice chairman of Capital International Limited. He has 22 years of investment experience and has been with Capital Group for 13 years. Earlier in his career, as an equity investment analyst at Capital, Michael covered European utilities companies, as well as companies domiciled in Israel. Before joining Capital, he was a research analyst with both Schroders and Salomon Brothers in London. He holds a master’s degree from the London Business School and a bachelor’s degree in accounting and economics from Tel Aviv University.


David M. Riley

Manager

Start Date

Feb 01, 2007

Tenure

10.84

Tenure Rank

2.3%

Riley is a senior vice president with Capital Research Company. He has been an investment professional for 15 years, all with Capital Research and Management Company or affiliate.


Harold H. La

Manager

Start Date

Feb 01, 2007

Tenure

10.84

Tenure Rank

2.3%

Harold H. La is a Partner and equity portfolio manager of Capital Research and Management Company.


L. Alfonso Barroso

Manager

Start Date

Feb 01, 2007

Tenure

10.84

Tenure Rank

2.3%

L. Alfonso Barroso joined Capital Research Global Investors, one of Capital Research and Management Company's equity investment divisions, since 1994, all with Capital Research and Management Company or affiliate.


Mark E. Denning

Manager

Start Date

Mar 26, 1993

Tenure

24.7

Tenure Rank

0.2%

Mark E. Denning is an equity portfolio manager at Capital Group. He has 34 years of investment experience, all with Capital Group. Earlier in his career at Capital, Mark had equity investment analyst responsibilities for companies based in Southeast Asia. He holds an MBA in finance and international business from Columbia Business School and a bachelor’s degree in economics from the London School of Economics. Mark is based in Los Angeles.


Eric S. Richter

Manager

Start Date

Feb 01, 2009

Tenure

8.83

Tenure Rank

3.5%

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.


James Terrile

Manager

Start Date

Feb 01, 2014

Tenure

3.83

Tenure Rank

8.3%

James Terrile is an equity portfolio manager at Capital Group. He has 22 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 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.


Tenure Analysis

Category Low

0.0

Category High

35.2

Category Average

6.05

Category Mode

0.7