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PGGAX American Funds Global Growth Port A

  • Fund
  • PGGAX
  • Price as of: Jun 23, 2017
  • $16.11
  • + $0.04
  • + 0.25%
  • Category
  • Global Equities

PGGAX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 16.7%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 2.5%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 9.4%
  • Net Assets $2.14 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 100.0%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$16.11
$13.03
$16.13

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.35%

SALES FEES

  • Front Load 5.75%
  • Deferred Load N/A

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 2.00%

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 16.7%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 4.7%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 12.2%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 1.11%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.2%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually

Fund Details

  • Legal Name American Funds Global Growth Portfolio
  • Fund Family Name American Funds
  • Inception Date May 18, 2012
  • Shares Outstanding N/A
  • Share Class A
  • Currency USD
  • Domiciled Country United States
  • Manager Wesley K.-S. Phoa

PGGAX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period PGGAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 16.7% -31.9% 30.9% 17.93% 1
1 Yr 14.6% -32.1% 44.1% 34.77% 2
3 Yr 2.5% * -14.5% 23.9% 38.91% 2
5 Yr 9.4% * -4.2% 26.2% 34.80% 2
10 Yr N/A * -5.7% 16.0% N/A N/A

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period PGGAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2016 0.1% -73.5% 33.8% 61.61% 4
2015 -3.4% -27.7% 17.2% 39.02% 3
2014 -0.1% -40.2% 27.0% 33.74% 3
2013 24.3% -23.4% 52.0% 36.57% 2
2012 N/A -33.0% 30.2% N/A N/A

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period PGGAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 16.7% -31.9% 30.9% 17.95% 1
1 Yr 14.6% -38.6% 185.9% 34.89% 2
3 Yr 4.7% * -15.6% 35.8% 38.91% 2
5 Yr 12.2% * -4.2% 26.2% 45.87% 3
10 Yr N/A * -4.8% 16.0% N/A N/A

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period PGGAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2016 0.1% -73.5% 33.8% 66.50% 4
2015 0.4% -25.3% 23.7% 34.24% 2
2014 2.6% -13.6% 47.6% 51.11% 3
2013 28.4% -4.2% 170.1% 54.22% 3
2012 N/A -23.9% 350.8% N/A N/A

NAV & Total Return History

PGGAX - Holdings

Filings data as of: Mar 31, 2017

Concentration Analysis

PGGAX Category Low Category High PGGAX % Rank Quintile
Net Assets 2.14 B 9.87 K 90 B 3.97% 1
Number of Holdings 4 1 7741 17.01% 5
Net Assets in Top 10 1.97 B -1.03 M 17.1 B 1.70% 1
Weighting of Top 10 100.0% 0.0% 115.8% 0.28% 1

Top 10 Holdings

  1. American Funds Capital World Gr&Inc R6 29.97%
  2. American Funds New Perspective R6 29.99%
  3. American Funds New Economy R6 19.97%
  4. American Funds New World R6 20.08%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Category Low Category High PGGAX % Rank Quintile
Stocks
89.90% 0.00% 132.91% 22.87% 5
Other
5.56% -2.43% 40.46% 1.80% 1
Bonds
2.03% -0.03% 97.75% 3.40% 1
Cash
1.85% -35.60% 102.01% 16.82% 3
Preferred Stocks
0.65% 0.00% 4.06% 2.27% 1
Convertible Bonds
0.01% 0.00% 29.43% 1.51% 1

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High PGGAX % Rank Quintile
Technology
19.95% 0.00% 77.91% 5.58% 1
Consumer Cyclical
13.91% 0.00% 48.62% 11.64% 2
Financial Services
13.60% 0.00% 40.61% 17.69% 3
Healthcare
11.77% 0.00% 48.64% 11.35% 2
Consumer Defense
8.30% 0.00% 53.29% 13.91% 3
Industrials
7.45% 0.00% 77.73% 23.56% 4
Energy
4.68% 0.00% 48.59% 14.47% 3
Basic Materials
4.19% 0.00% 35.84% 13.91% 3
Communication Services
2.83% -1.23% 78.97% 16.65% 3
Utilities
2.25% 0.00% 82.48% 10.88% 2
Real Estate
0.93% 0.00% 93.47% 17.31% 3

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High PGGAX % Rank Quintile
Non US
50.36% 0.00% 100.00% 10.68% 2
US
39.54% 0.00% 126.77% 24.48% 4

Bond Sector Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High PGGAX % Rank Quintile
Cash & Equivalents
2.02% -35.60% 102.01% 16.27% 3
Government
1.28% -7.57% 97.75% 2.65% 1
Corporate
1.17% 0.00% 56.06% 3.97% 1
Derivative
0.00% -13.37% 27.80% 1.32% 2
Securitized
0.00% 0.00% 25.87% 1.51% 2
Municipal
0.00% 0.00% 2.45% 1.14% 2

Bond Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High PGGAX % Rank Quintile
Non US
1.48% 0.00% 67.37% 1.98% 1
US
0.55% -0.03% 97.75% 4.73% 1

PGGAX - Expenses

Operational Fees

PGGAX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
Expense Ratio 0.35% 0.00% 323.68% 29.96% 1
Management Fee 0.00% 0.00% 1.95% 6.81% 1
12b-1 Fee 0.20% 0.00% 1.00% 2.29% 1
Administrative Fee 0.05% 0.01% 0.45% 4.95% 2

Sales Fees

PGGAX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High PGGAX Rank Quintile
Front Load 5.75% 0.00% 5.75% 0.50% 3
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 5.00% N/A N/A

Trading Fees

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

PGGAX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High PGGAX Rank Quintile
Turnover 2.00% 0.00% 2311.00% 17.36% 1

PGGAX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

PGGAX Category Low Category High PGGAX % Rank Quintile
Dividend Yield 0.2% 0.00% 2.38% 44.62% 3

Dividend Distribution Analysis

PGGAX Category Low Category High Category Mode
Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Monthly Annually

Dividend Payout History


Net Income Ratio Analysis

PGGAX Category Low Category High PGGAX % Rank Quintile
Net Income Ratio 1.11% -2.05% 6.75% 18.15% 2

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

PGGAX - Managers

Wesley K.-S. Phoa

Manager

Start Date

May 18, 2012

Tenure

5.04

Tenure Rank

6.1%

Wesley K.-S. Phoa is a fixed-income portfolio manager at Capital Group. He has 22 years of investment experience and has been with Capital Group for 17 years. As a fixed-income investment analyst at Capital, he covered U.S. government-sponsored entities. Mr. Phoa is an economist with a PhD in pure mathematics from Trinity College, University of Cambridge and a bachelor’s degree with honors from the Australian National University. He is an elected member of the Conference of Business Economists and the International Conference of Commercial Bank Economists. Wesley is based in Los Angeles.


James B. Lovelace

Manager

Start Date

May 18, 2012

Tenure

5.04

Tenure Rank

6.1%

James B. Lovelace is an equity portfolio manager at Capital Group. He has 35 years of investment experience, all with Capital Group. Earlier in his career, as an equity investment analyst at Capital, Jim covered beverages & tobacco, restaurants & lodging, household products and personal care companies. Jim 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 with honors in philosophy from Swarthmore College. He also holds the Chartered Financial Analyst® designation and is a member of the Los Angeles Society of Financial Analysts. Jim is based in Los Angeles.


Bradley J. Vogt

Manager

Start Date

May 18, 2012

Tenure

5.04

Tenure Rank

6.1%

Bradley J. Vogt is an equity portfolio manager at Capital Group. He is chairman of Capital Research Company. and serves on the Capital Group Management Committee. Brad has 29 years of investment experience, all with Capital Group. Earlier in his career, as an equity investment analyst at Capital, he covered environmental services, U.S. telecommunications and cable & satellite TV companies. Brad 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 international politics and economics from Wesleyan University. Brad is based in Washington, D.C.


John H. Smet

Manager

Start Date

May 18, 2012

Tenure

5.04

Tenure Rank

6.1%

John H. Smet is a fixed-income portfolio manager at Capital Group. He has 34 years of investment experience and 32 years at Capital. Earlier in his career, as a fixed-income investment analyst at Capital, John covered mortgage-backed securities and railroads. He holds an MBA in finance and a bachelor’s degree in economics from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He also holds the Chartered Financial Analyst® designation and is a member of the Los Angeles Society of Financial Analysts. John is based in Los Angeles.


Alan N. Berro

Manager

Start Date

May 18, 2012

Tenure

5.04

Tenure Rank

6.1%

Alan N. Berro is an equity portfolio manager at Capital Group. He has 30 years of investment experience and has been with Capital Group for 25 years. In this prior role as an equity investment analyst at Capital, he covered U.S. utilities, capital goods and machinery companies. Before joining Capital, he was a portfolio manager and utilities analyst for Fidelity Management and Research Company in Boston. He holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and a bachelor’s degree in economics from UCLA graduating magna cum laude. He also holds the CPA and CFA. Alan is based in Los Angeles.


Andrew B. Suzman

Manager

Start Date

May 18, 2012

Tenure

5.04

Tenure Rank

6.1%

Andrew B. Suzman 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, Andrew covered global real-estate companies, U.S. merchandising, and Australian industrials and banks. He holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and a bachelor’s degree in political economy from Tulane University. Andrew is based in New York.


Joanna F. Jonsson

Manager

Start Date

Jan 01, 2015

Tenure

2.41

Tenure Rank

9.3%

Joanna F. Jonsson is an equity portfolio manager. She has 27 years of investment experience with 25 years at Capital. As an equity analyst at Capital, her coverage included insurance, U.S. household & personal care, restaurants & lodging and cruise lines companies. Jody holds an MBA from Stanford Graduate School of Business and a bachelor’s degree in economics from Princeton University graduating cum laude. She holds the Chartered Financial Analyst® designation and is a member of the CFA Institute. Jody is based in Los Angeles.


Tenure Analysis

Category Low

0.0

Category High

34.8

Category Average

5.84

Category Mode

0.3