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DWGAX American Funds Dvlpg Wld Gr&Inc A

  • Fund
  • DWGAX
  • Price as of: Aug 08, 2016
  • $9.49
  • + $0.04
  • + 0.42%
  • Category
  • Emerging Markets Equities

DWGAX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 6.3%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return N/A
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return N/A
  • Net Assets $2.29 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 25.1%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$9.49
$8.33
$9.49

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 1.32%

SALES FEES

  • Front Load 5.75%
  • Deferred Load N/A

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 29.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

STANDARD (TAXABLE)

$250

IRA

$25

Investment Themes

CATEGORY

Emerging Markets Equities
  • Fund Type Open End Mutual Fund
  • Investment Style Diversified Emerging Mkts

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 6.3%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return N/A
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return N/A
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency N/A
  • Net Income Ratio 1.70%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield N/A
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Quarterly

Fund Details

  • Legal Name American Funds Developing World Growth and Income Fund
  • Fund Family Name American Funds
  • Inception Date Feb 03, 2014
  • Shares Outstanding N/A
  • Share Class A
  • Currency USD
  • Domiciled Country United States
  • Manager Shaw B. Wagener

Fund Description

Under normal market conditions, the fund will invest at least 80% of its assets in securities that are (1) issued by companies in developing countries; (2) principally traded in the securities markets of developing countries; (3) denominated in developing country currencies; or (4) issued by companies deemed to be suitable for investment by the fund because they have significant economic exposure to developing countries.

DWGAX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period DWGAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 6.3% -32.2% 261.5% 76.51% 4
1 Yr -2.0% -24.4% 25.4% 56.52% 3
3 Yr N/A * -9.8% 21.2% N/A N/A
5 Yr N/A * -11.8% 7.4% N/A N/A
10 Yr N/A * -2.0% 8.0% N/A N/A

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period DWGAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2015 -14.1% -47.4% 5.5% 46.28% 3
2014 N/A -6.6% -6.6% N/A N/A
2013 N/A 7.7% 7.7% N/A N/A
2012 N/A 20.4% 20.4% N/A N/A
2011 N/A -19.6% -19.6% N/A N/A

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period DWGAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 6.3% -14.5% 261.5% 78.13% 5
1 Yr -7.6% -28.2% 21.4% 82.46% 5
3 Yr N/A * -10.9% 21.2% N/A N/A
5 Yr N/A * -12.2% 7.4% N/A N/A
10 Yr N/A * -2.0% 8.0% N/A N/A

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period DWGAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2015 -14.1% -47.4% 5.5% 46.13% 3
2014 N/A -6.6% -6.6% N/A N/A
2013 N/A 8.4% 8.4% N/A N/A
2012 N/A 21.1% 21.1% N/A N/A
2011 N/A -18.5% -18.5% N/A N/A

NAV & Total Return History

DWGAX - Holdings

Filings data as of: Jun 30, 2016

Concentration Analysis

DWGAX Category Low Category High DWGAX % Rank Quintile
Net Assets 2.29 B 272 64.2 B 4.20% 1
Number of Holdings 108 1 4232 14.49% 3
Net Assets in Top 10 529 M 0 9.53 B 4.06% 1
Weighting of Top 10 25.1% 0.0% 181.6% 18.12% 3

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Delta Electronics Inc 2.74%
  2. Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd 3.58%
  3. Discovery Ltd 2.23%
  4. Unilever PLC 3.04%
  5. America Movil SAB de CV ADR 2.02%
  6. First Gulf Bank PJSC 1.94%
  7. Fibra Uno Administracion SA de CV Series 11 2.16%
  8. PT Astra International Tbk 3.23%
  9. HKT Trust and HKT Ltd 2.04%
  10. CCR SA 2.15%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Category Low Category High DWGAX % Rank Quintile
Stocks
90.14% 0.00% 100.40% 24.93% 5
Cash
6.12% -81.97% 100.00% 4.64% 1
Other
2.20% -1.37% 31.18% 8.55% 2
Bonds
1.53% 0.00% 98.05% 2.90% 1
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 9.90% 10.29% 5
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 11.35% 0.87% 4

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High DWGAX % Rank Quintile
Financial Services
16.00% 0.00% 45.31% 21.54% 4
Consumer Cyclical
14.33% 0.00% 29.65% 7.28% 2
Consumer Defense
13.82% 0.00% 43.71% 7.13% 2
Technology
11.48% 0.00% 38.96% 23.58% 4
Communication Services
8.76% 0.00% 20.02% 4.95% 1
Industrials
6.14% 0.00% 28.91% 14.85% 3
Basic Materials
5.46% 0.00% 15.64% 14.85% 3
Real Estate
4.62% 0.00% 11.28% 4.37% 1
Healthcare
3.18% 0.00% 20.10% 15.87% 3
Utilities
2.06% 0.00% 53.57% 16.30% 3
Energy
2.02% 0.00% 23.29% 24.16% 4

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High DWGAX % Rank Quintile
Non US
86.04% 0.00% 100.52% 26.09% 5
US
4.10% -3.75% 99.89% 3.04% 1

Bond Sector Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High DWGAX % Rank Quintile
Cash & Equivalents
6.12% -24.14% 100.00% 4.83% 1
Government
0.88% 0.00% 70.56% 2.20% 1
Corporate
0.65% 0.00% 57.69% 6.73% 2
Securitized
0.00% 0.00% 18.65% 0.73% 4
Municipal
0.00% 0.00% 1.50% 0.88% 4
Derivative
0.00% -46.89% 7.66% 2.49% 4

Bond Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High DWGAX % Rank Quintile
Non US
1.53% 0.00% 98.05% 2.03% 1
US
0.00% 0.00% 64.15% 2.75% 4

DWGAX - Expenses

Operational Fees

DWGAX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
Expense Ratio 1.32% 0.08% 935.74% 31.98% 2
Management Fee 0.76% 0.03% 2.00% 6.81% 1
12b-1 Fee 0.30% 0.00% 1.00% 2.64% 3
Administrative Fee 0.01% 0.00% 0.55% 9.56% 1

Sales Fees

DWGAX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High DWGAX Rank Quintile
Front Load 5.75% 0.50% 5.75% 0.76% 5
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 5.00% N/A N/A

Trading Fees

DWGAX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High DWGAX Rank Quintile
Max Redemption Fee N/A 0.50% 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.

DWGAX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High DWGAX Rank Quintile
Turnover 29.00% 0.00% 947.00% 15.26% 2

DWGAX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

DWGAX Category Low Category High DWGAX % Rank Quintile
Dividend Yield N/A 0.00% 3.56% N/A N/A

Dividend Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History


Net Income Ratio Analysis

DWGAX Category Low Category High DWGAX % Rank Quintile
Net Income Ratio 1.70% -1.67% 5.89% 13.23% 1

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

DWGAX Category Low Category High Capital Mode
Capital Gain Distribution Frequency N/A Annually Semi-Annually Annually

DWGAX - Managers

Shaw B. Wagener

Manager

Start Date

Feb 03, 2014

Tenure

2.49

Tenure Rank

8.7%

Shaw B. Wagener is a portfolio manager at Capital Group. He is chairman of Capital Group International, Inc. and serves on the Capital Group Companies Management Committee. He has 31 years of investment experience, all with Capital Group. Earlier in his career, Shaw was an equity trader at Capital and then head of equity trading. He holds a bachelor’s degree in international relations from Claremont McKenna College graduating cum laude. He also holds the Chartered Financial Analyst® designation. Shaw is based in Los Angeles.


Noriko H. Chen

Manager

Start Date

Feb 03, 2014

Tenure

2.49

Tenure Rank

8.7%

Chen is a senior vice president,an equity portfolio manager and director with Capital Research and Management Company.


F. Chapman Taylor

Manager

Start Date

Feb 03, 2014

Tenure

2.49

Tenure Rank

8.7%

F. Chapman Taylor is an equity portfolio manager at Capital Group. As an equity investment analyst at Capital, he covers Asian telecom companies excluding Japan, as well as companies domiciled in Indonesia, the Philippines and New Zealand. He has 22 years of investment experience and has been with Capital Group for 18 years. Before joining Capital, he worked as a consultant with SRI International and Strategic Planning Associates, advising ASEAN, U.S. and U.K. companies on business strategy. He holds an MBA in finance and strategic planning from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, and a bachelor’s degree in physics and theology from Tulane University. Chapman is based in Washington, D.C.


Tenure Analysis

Category Low

0.0

Category High

24.8

Category Average

4.78

Category Mode

1.6