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CWGIX American Funds Capital World Gr&Inc A

  • Fund
  • CWGIX
  • Price as of: Aug 17, 2018
  • $50.41
  • + $0.13
  • + 0.26%
  • Category
  • Global Equities

CWGIX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return -1.4%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 8.4%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 9.0%
  • Net Assets $100 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 16.2%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$50.41
$49.71
$55.16

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.77%

SALES FEES

  • Front Load 5.75%
  • Deferred Load N/A

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 -1.4%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 6.3%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 7.7%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 1.93%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.7%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Quarterly

Fund Details

  • Legal Name American Funds Capital World Growth and Income Fund®
  • Fund Family Name American Funds
  • Inception Date Mar 26, 1993
  • Shares Outstanding N/A
  • Share Class A
  • Currency USD
  • Domiciled Country United States
  • Manager Joyce E. Gordon

Fund Description

The Capital World Growth and Income Fund (CWGIX) aims to provide investors with a solid income stream for their portfolios. To do this the fund invests primarily in blue chip stocks that have a reliable dividend history as well as government and corporate bonds for an added source of yield. It should also be noted that CWGIX invests heavily in stocks outside of the U.S., giving investors diversity from an equity standpoint. The fund does note that it may invest up to 10% of its assets in speculative-grade bonds, which are well-known for their high yields but also their high volatility.

CWGIX would likely not act as a core holding in your portfolio, but rather a complement to an already well-established set of holdings. Value investors, or those looking to rely on a steady income stream will be especially enticed by this product and its quarterly dividend. The fund does a great job of making itself easily accessible by maintaining a minimum investment threshold of just $250. The fund is managed by eight individuals who combine to boast more than 175 years of experience in the investing world. CWGIX charges 80 basis points for investment.

CWGIX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period CWGIX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD -1.4% -31.9% 25.1% 62.70% 4
1 Yr 9.8% -56.3% 37.9% 48.04% 3
3 Yr 8.4% * -6.3% 26.2% 41.29% 3
5 Yr 9.0% * -4.2% 24.8% 45.35% 3
10 Yr 6.6% * -3.9% 19.6% 48.79% 3

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period CWGIX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2017 16.6% -39.6% 49.8% 46.13% 3
2016 1.1% -73.5% 33.8% 54.08% 3
2015 -5.9% -27.7% 27.0% 55.77% 4
2014 1.7% -40.2% 39.8% 26.36% 2
2013 21.8% -33.0% 52.0% 46.77% 3

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period CWGIX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD -1.4% -100.0% 25.1% 62.38% 4
1 Yr 3.5% -38.6% 185.9% 72.56% 4
3 Yr 6.3% * -6.3% 35.8% 59.14% 3
5 Yr 7.7% * -4.2% 24.8% 58.07% 3
10 Yr 6.0% * -4.0% 19.6% 57.07% 3

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period CWGIX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2017 16.6% -26.4% 49.8% 46.23% 3
2016 2.9% -73.5% 33.8% 46.81% 3
2015 -2.2% -25.3% 47.6% 58.31% 4
2014 4.4% -13.6% 50.0% 37.47% 2
2013 28.0% -23.9% 170.1% 55.26% 3

NAV & Total Return History

CWGIX - Holdings

Filings data as of: Jun 30, 2018

Concentration Analysis

CWGIX Category Low Category High CWGIX % Rank Quintile
Net Assets 100 B 9.87 K 100 B 0.09% 1
Number of Holdings 422 1 8064 3.59% 1
Net Assets in Top 10 15.1 B -851 K 16.8 B 0.28% 1
Weighting of Top 10 16.2% 0.0% 298.5% 29.21% 5

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Amgen Inc 1.54%
  2. Novartis AG 1.09%
  3. Prudential PLC 1.52%
  4. AbbVie Inc 2.95%
  5. Samsung Electronics Co Ltd 2.34%
  6. Amazon.com Inc 1.30%
  7. Netflix Inc 1.78%
  8. Microsoft Corp 1.47%
  9. Royal Dutch Shell PLC B 1.11%
  10. China Construction Bank Corp H 1.10%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Category Low Category High CWGIX % Rank Quintile
Stocks
92.32% 0.00% 132.91% 22.78% 4
Cash
6.36% -41.81% 102.01% 5.67% 1
Bonds
0.77% -0.27% 137.48% 4.82% 1
Other
0.32% -2.01% 40.46% 13.04% 2
Preferred Stocks
0.24% 0.00% 4.66% 3.88% 1
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 29.43% 1.98% 5

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High CWGIX % Rank Quintile
Financial Services
17.56% 0.00% 43.28% 11.35% 2
Technology
14.68% 0.00% 81.82% 16.75% 3
Consumer Cyclical
11.56% 0.00% 55.30% 17.31% 3
Healthcare
11.26% 0.00% 48.64% 12.68% 2
Energy
8.47% 0.00% 49.58% 6.53% 2
Consumer Defense
7.39% -1.13% 44.27% 16.56% 3
Industrials
6.56% 0.00% 88.00% 25.64% 5
Basic Materials
4.77% 0.00% 31.51% 12.20% 3
Utilities
4.45% -0.50% 90.32% 6.05% 1
Communication Services
3.09% -1.23% 76.65% 13.91% 3
Real Estate
2.54% -1.34% 94.48% 10.50% 2

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High CWGIX % Rank Quintile
Non US
58.12% 0.00% 100.00% 6.24% 1
US
34.20% 0.00% 126.77% 27.03% 5

Bond Sector Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High CWGIX % Rank Quintile
Cash & Equivalents
6.36% -35.60% 102.01% 6.24% 1
Corporate
0.53% 0.00% 88.87% 6.43% 1
Government
0.47% -6.39% 60.35% 4.07% 1
Derivative
0.00% -44.55% 19.82% 1.51% 5
Securitized
0.00% 0.00% 27.03% 1.80% 5
Municipal
0.00% 0.00% 0.18% 0.76% 5

Bond Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High CWGIX % Rank Quintile
Non US
0.58% 0.00% 58.98% 2.93% 1
US
0.19% -1.29% 78.50% 6.05% 1

CWGIX - Expenses

Operational Fees

CWGIX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
Expense Ratio 0.77% 0.01% 323.68% 27.03% 1
Management Fee 0.37% 0.00% 1.96% 6.05% 1
12b-1 Fee 0.25% 0.00% 1.00% 1.85% 3
Administrative Fee 0.01% 0.01% 0.45% 6.92% 1

Sales Fees

CWGIX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High CWGIX Rank Quintile
Front Load 5.75% 0.00% 5.75% 0.50% 5
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 5.00% N/A N/A

Trading Fees

CWGIX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High CWGIX 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.

CWGIX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High CWGIX Rank Quintile
Turnover 35.00% 0.00% 2270.00% 12.24% 2

CWGIX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

CWGIX Category Low Category High CWGIX % Rank Quintile
Dividend Yield 0.7% 0.00% 2.38% 4.40% 1

Dividend Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History


Net Income Ratio Analysis

CWGIX Category Low Category High CWGIX % Rank Quintile
Net Income Ratio 1.93% -23.00% 7.02% 11.06% 1

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

CWGIX - Managers

Joyce E. Gordon

Manager

Start Date

Feb 01, 2008

Tenure

10.5

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

12.5

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.


David M. Riley

Manager

Start Date

Feb 01, 2007

Tenure

11.5

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.


L. Alfonso Barroso

Manager

Start Date

Feb 01, 2007

Tenure

11.5

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

25.36

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.


Eric S. Richter

Manager

Start Date

Feb 01, 2009

Tenure

9.5

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.


Michael Cohen

Manager

Start Date

Nov 15, 2014

Tenure

3.71

Tenure Rank

9.0%

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.


James Terrile

Manager

Start Date

Feb 01, 2014

Tenure

4.5

Tenure Rank

8.1%

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

35.9

Category Average

6.16

Category Mode

3.6