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RNPCX American Funds New Perspective R3

  • Fund
  • RNPCX
  • Price as of: Mar 24, 2017
  • $37.65
  • + $0.06
  • + 0.16%
  • Category
  • Global Equities

RNPCX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 8.8%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 4.9%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 9.9%
  • Net Assets $63.3 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 19.2%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$37.65
$32.83
$37.88

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 1.11%

SALES FEES

  • Front Load N/A
  • Deferred Load N/A

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 22.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

STANDARD (TAXABLE)

$250

IRA

N/A

Investment Themes

CATEGORY

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

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 8.8%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 4.9%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 9.9%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 0.60%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.2%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually

Fund Details

  • Legal Name American Funds New Perspective Fund®
  • Fund Family Name American Funds
  • Inception Date Jun 04, 2002
  • Shares Outstanding N/A
  • Share Class Retirement
  • Currency USD
  • Domiciled Country United States
  • Manager Jonathan Knowles

RNPCX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period RNPCX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 8.8% -30.4% 16.4% 15.15% 1
1 Yr 18.6% -35.8% 38.1% 44.70% 3
3 Yr 4.9% * -18.1% 17.1% 26.18% 2
5 Yr 9.9% * -9.2% 12.6% 20.13% 2
10 Yr 6.2% * -7.3% 8.4% 8.13% 1

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period RNPCX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2016 -2.0% -73.5% 33.8% 74.34% 5
2015 -0.8% -27.7% 17.2% 19.67% 2
2014 -3.6% -40.2% 27.0% 54.34% 4
2013 20.0% -23.4% 52.0% 57.96% 4
2012 19.4% -33.0% 30.2% 17.37% 1

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period RNPCX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 8.8% -30.4% 16.4% 15.16% 1
1 Yr 18.6% -38.6% 185.9% 36.96% 2
3 Yr 4.9% * -11.8% 35.8% 22.67% 2
5 Yr 9.9% * -6.2% 29.4% 18.67% 1
10 Yr 6.2% * -3.4% 17.3% 7.72% 1

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period RNPCX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2016 -2.0% -73.5% 33.8% 79.53% 5
2015 5.4% -25.3% 23.7% 8.69% 1
2014 3.3% -13.6% 47.6% 43.65% 3
2013 33.3% -4.2% 170.1% 33.13% 2
2012 27.5% -23.9% 350.8% 19.27% 1

NAV & Total Return History

RNPCX - Holdings

Filings data as of: Dec 31, 2016

Concentration Analysis

RNPCX Category Low Category High RNPCX % Rank Quintile
Net Assets 63.3 B 9.87 K 85.4 B 0.19% 1
Number of Holdings 322 1 7653 3.31% 1
Net Assets in Top 10 11 B -5.79 M 16.5 B 0.28% 1
Weighting of Top 10 19.2% 0.0% 101.5% 24.01% 4

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Novo Nordisk A/S B 2.06%
  2. Amazon.com Inc 3.84%
  3. Microsoft Corp 2.00%
  4. Naspers Ltd Class N 1.71%
  5. Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd 1.84%
  6. The Priceline Group Inc 1.69%
  7. Broadcom Ltd 1.45%
  8. JPMorgan Chase & Co 1.60%
  9. Facebook Inc A 1.58%
  10. CME Group Inc Class A 1.39%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Category Low Category High RNPCX % Rank Quintile
Stocks
91.01% 0.00% 132.91% 22.21% 4
Other
4.37% -2.49% 40.46% 2.84% 1
Cash
3.60% -35.60% 102.01% 10.68% 2
Preferred Stocks
0.63% 0.00% 4.53% 2.08% 1
Bonds
0.35% -0.06% 90.19% 5.20% 2
Convertible Bonds
0.03% 0.00% 29.51% 1.42% 1

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High RNPCX % Rank Quintile
Technology
21.68% 0.00% 79.95% 3.69% 1
Consumer Cyclical
15.50% 0.00% 50.90% 8.14% 2
Financial Services
11.48% 0.00% 41.63% 20.15% 4
Consumer Defense
11.20% 0.00% 54.29% 7.57% 2
Healthcare
9.82% 0.00% 48.64% 16.65% 3
Industrials
8.73% 0.00% 64.23% 21.00% 4
Energy
5.59% 0.00% 48.37% 12.39% 3
Basic Materials
4.37% 0.00% 37.59% 12.58% 3
Communication Services
2.03% -1.23% 77.08% 18.35% 4
Utilities
0.62% 0.00% 81.08% 15.70% 3
Real Estate
0.00% 0.00% 94.76% 18.92% 4

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High RNPCX % Rank Quintile
US
46.66% 0.00% 126.77% 19.66% 4
Non US
44.35% 0.00% 99.70% 15.69% 3

Bond Sector Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High RNPCX % Rank Quintile
Cash & Equivalents
3.60% -35.60% 102.01% 10.50% 2
Corporate
0.77% 0.00% 55.05% 4.54% 1
Government
0.24% -12.70% 54.60% 3.50% 1
Derivative
0.00% -13.37% 32.77% 1.70% 2
Securitized
0.00% 0.00% 22.97% 1.51% 2
Municipal
0.00% 0.00% 3.15% 1.32% 2

Bond Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High RNPCX % Rank Quintile
US
0.24% -0.06% 49.60% 5.48% 2
Non US
0.11% 0.00% 70.12% 2.84% 1

RNPCX - Expenses

Operational Fees

RNPCX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
Expense Ratio 1.11% 0.00% 323.68% 23.35% 2
Management Fee 0.38% 0.00% 1.95% 5.39% 1
12b-1 Fee 0.50% 0.00% 1.00% 1.00% 3
Administrative Fee 0.05% 0.01% 0.45% 4.95% 2

Sales Fees

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

Trading Fees

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

RNPCX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High RNPCX Rank Quintile
Turnover 22.00% 0.00% 2311.00% 14.71% 2

RNPCX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

RNPCX Category Low Category High RNPCX % Rank Quintile
Dividend Yield 0.2% 0.00% 2.38% 35.85% 2

Dividend Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History


Net Income Ratio Analysis

RNPCX Category Low Category High RNPCX % Rank Quintile
Net Income Ratio 0.60% -2.05% 6.75% 22.97% 3

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

RNPCX - Managers

Jonathan Knowles

Manager

Start Date

Dec 01, 2004

Tenure

12.25

Tenure Rank

1.4%

Mr. Knowles is vice president and porfolio manager of Capital Research and Management Company. He has joined in Capital Research and Management Company or affiliate since 1991.


Brady L. Enright

Manager

Start Date

Dec 01, 2005

Tenure

11.25

Tenure Rank

1.7%

Brady L. Enright is an equity portfolio manager at Capital Group. He has 24 years of investment experience and has been with Capital Group for 19 years. Earlier in his career, as an equity investment analyst at Capital, he covered U.S. small-cap companies, as well as commercial services and supplies companies. Prior to joining Capital, Brady was an equity research analyst and portfolio manager for Provident Investment Counsel. He holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and a bachelor’s degree in biology from Stanford University. He also holds the Chartered Financial Analyst® designation. Brady is based in San Francisco.


Noriko H. Chen

Manager

Start Date

Apr 30, 2012

Tenure

4.84

Tenure Rank

5.8%

Noriko Honda Chen is an equity portfolio manager at Capital Group. Earlier in her career, as an equity investment analyst at Capital, Noriko covered Asian infrastructure, building materials and construction companies, as well as oil, gas & refining companies. She was also a research director for one of the global groups. Before joining Capital, she worked in the research department of Worldsec International Limited in Hong Kong (a subsidiary of Mitsubishi Bank) and was a manager in corporate finance. Noriko holds a bachelor’s degree in economics from Williams College and a degree in the Japanese Language Bekka Program at Keio University, Tokyo. Noriko is based in San Francisco.


Joanna F. Jonsson

Manager

Start Date

Dec 01, 2005

Tenure

11.25

Tenure Rank

1.7%

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.


Isabelle de Wismes

Manager

Start Date

Dec 01, 2007

Tenure

9.25

Tenure Rank

2.4%

Isabelle de Wismes is a vice president and portfolio manager of Capital Research and Management Company. She has joined in Capital Research and Management Company or affiliate since 1993 and has been with the investment industry since 1983.


Robert W. Lovelace

Manager

Start Date

Dec 01, 2000

Tenure

16.25

Tenure Rank

0.7%

Robert W. Lovelace is chairman, principal executive officer and a director of Capital Research Company and a member of The Capital Group Companies Management Committee. He is also a senior vice president for Capital Research and Management Company. He joined Capital Research in 1985 as a mining analyst. Mr. Lovelace received an AB (summa cum laude) from Princeton University and is a member of Phi Beta Kappa. He holds the Chartered Financial Analyst® designation and is based in Los Angeles.


Steven T. Watson

Manager

Start Date

Dec 01, 2005

Tenure

11.25

Tenure Rank

1.7%

Watson is senior vice president, director and portfolio manager with Capital Research and Management Company or affiliate.


Tenure Analysis

Category Low

0.0

Category High

34.5

Category Average

5.79

Category Mode

2.2