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CWGCX American Funds Capital World Gr&Inc C

  • Fund
  • CWGCX
  • Price as of: Mar 22, 2019
  • $46.74
  • - $0.92
  • - 1.93%
  • Category
  • Global Equities

CWGCX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 10.4%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 10.9%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 4.6%
  • Net Assets $93.7 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 16.2%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$46.74
$40.46
$52.24

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 1.54%

SALES FEES

  • Front Load N/A
  • Deferred Load 1.00%

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 49.00%

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 10.4%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 10.9%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 4.6%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 1.38%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.1%
  • 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 10.4% -61.4% 25.1% 47.08% 3
1 Yr -4.3% -70.8% 37.9% 75.07% 4
3 Yr 10.9% * -31.8% 25.3% 49.46% 3
5 Yr 4.6% * -22.0% 19.3% 63.04% 4
10 Yr 11.2% * -2.1% 17.6% 62.72% 4

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period CWGCX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2018 -16.3% -74.4% 47.4% 55.70% 4
2017 16.6% -27.5% 49.8% 45.82% 3
2016 1.0% -73.5% 27.0% 52.70% 3
2015 -5.9% -27.7% 39.8% 59.74% 4
2014 1.7% -40.2% 39.4% 30.05% 2

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period CWGCX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 10.4% -100.0% 25.1% 47.02% 3
1 Yr -5.2% -70.8% 185.9% 72.66% 4
3 Yr 10.9% * -31.8% 35.8% 46.02% 3
5 Yr 4.6% * -20.8% 19.1% 59.18% 3
10 Yr 11.2% * 0.1% 69.5% 61.60% 4

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period CWGCX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2018 -16.3% -74.4% 47.4% 56.01% 4
2017 16.6% -20.4% 49.8% 45.86% 3
2016 2.2% -73.5% 47.6% 52.06% 3
2015 -3.0% -25.3% 50.0% 69.16% 4
2014 3.4% -23.9% 69.6% 49.77% 3

NAV & Total Return History

CWGCX - Holdings

Filings data as of: Dec 31, 2018

Concentration Analysis

CWGCX Category Low Category High CWGCX % Rank Quintile
Net Assets 93.7 B 9.87 K 93.7 B 0.09% 1
Number of Holdings 392 1 8052 3.50% 1
Net Assets in Top 10 13.9 B 0 15 B 0.19% 1
Weighting of Top 10 16.2% 0.0% 423.3% 29.11% 5

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Novartis AG 1.44%
  2. AbbVie Inc 2.47%
  3. Samsung Electronics Co Ltd 1.40%
  4. Netflix Inc 1.16%
  5. Microsoft Corp 1.90%
  6. Broadcom Inc 2.77%
  7. Abbott Laboratories 1.19%
  8. UnitedHealth Group Inc 1.38%
  9. Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd 1.28%
  10. AIA Group Ltd 1.18%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Category Low Category High CWGCX % Rank Quintile
Stocks
91.46% -0.01% 132.91% 23.25% 5
Cash
6.10% -35.60% 102.01% 5.20% 1
Bonds
2.36% 0.00% 99.49% 3.59% 1
Preferred Stocks
0.08% 0.00% 4.33% 5.01% 1
Other
0.00% -3.80% 40.46% 13.14% 5
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 29.43% 2.17% 5

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High CWGCX % Rank Quintile
Technology
19.16% 0.00% 79.52% 8.24% 2
Healthcare
12.90% 0.00% 48.64% 11.84% 2
Financial Services
12.85% 0.00% 48.19% 21.31% 4
Consumer Cyclical
11.00% 0.00% 55.16% 18.84% 3
Consumer Defense
7.13% -0.96% 44.27% 17.80% 3
Industrials
6.97% 0.00% 83.48% 25.57% 4
Energy
6.73% 0.00% 48.35% 9.00% 2
Basic Materials
4.81% 0.00% 29.27% 11.08% 2
Utilities
3.70% -0.31% 87.61% 7.95% 2
Real Estate
3.27% -0.32% 96.46% 8.43% 2
Communication Services
2.93% -1.23% 41.86% 14.20% 3

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High CWGCX % Rank Quintile
Non US
48.08% 0.00% 98.76% 13.80% 2
US
43.38% -0.01% 126.77% 23.25% 4

Bond Sector Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High CWGCX % Rank Quintile
Cash & Equivalents
5.75% -35.60% 102.01% 6.34% 1
Government
1.88% -1.52% 99.49% 2.55% 1
Corporate
0.55% 0.00% 63.57% 6.72% 1
Derivative
0.00% -27.99% 28.64% 1.42% 4
Securitized
0.00% 0.00% 29.60% 1.99% 5
Municipal
0.00% 0.00% 2.19% 0.66% 5

Bond Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High CWGCX % Rank Quintile
US
1.66% 0.00% 99.49% 3.69% 1
Non US
0.70% 0.00% 59.92% 2.65% 1

CWGCX - Expenses

Operational Fees

CWGCX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
Expense Ratio 1.54% 0.01% 323.68% 17.96% 3
Management Fee 0.37% 0.00% 1.96% 6.05% 1
12b-1 Fee 1.00% 0.00% 1.00% 0.14% 5
Administrative Fee 0.05% 0.01% 0.47% 5.10% 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% 2.23% 4

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 49.00% 0.00% 1856.00% 10.72% 3

CWGCX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

CWGCX Category Low Category High CWGCX % Rank Quintile
Dividend Yield 0.1% 0.00% 2.97% 46.63% 3

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 1.38% -1.98% 6.88% 15.41% 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

11.08

Tenure Rank

2.4%

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

13.08

Tenure Rank

1.8%

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

4.29

Tenure Rank

8.3%

Michael Cohen is an equity portfolio manager at Capital Group. He has 27 years of investment experience and has been with Capital Group for 18 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 an MBA from the London Business School and a bachelor’s degree in accounting and economics from Tel Aviv University. Michael is based in London.


David M. Riley

Manager

Start Date

Feb 01, 2007

Tenure

12.08

Tenure Rank

2.1%

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.


L. Alfonso Barroso

Manager

Start Date

Feb 01, 2007

Tenure

12.08

Tenure Rank

2.1%

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

25.95

Tenure Rank

0.1%

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.


Jin Lee

Manager

Start Date

Feb 01, 2019

Tenure

0.07

Tenure Rank

12.9%

Jin Lee is Investment professional for Capital Research and Management Company.


Alex Sheynkman

Manager

Start Date

Feb 01, 2014

Tenure

5.08

Tenure Rank

7.4%

Partner – Capital Research Global Investors Investment professional for 21 years in total; 18 years with Capital Research and Management Company or affiliate


Tenure Analysis

Category Low

0.0

Category High

36.5

Category Average

6.17

Category Mode

4.2