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RNPEX American Funds New Perspective R4

  • Fund
  • RNPEX
  • Price as of: Mar 22, 2019
  • $41.72
  • - $0.90
  • - 2.11%
  • Category
  • Global Equities

RNPEX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 12.4%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 14.6%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 8.1%
  • Net Assets $83.7 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 20.2%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$41.72
$35.09
$46.67

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.79%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 23.00%

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 Large Stock

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 12.4%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 14.6%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 8.1%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 0.80%
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 May 28, 2002
  • Shares Outstanding N/A
  • Share Class Retirement
  • Currency USD
  • Domiciled Country United States
  • Manager Jonathan Knowles

RNPEX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period RNPEX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 12.4% -61.8% 25.1% 27.71% 2
1 Yr 1.1% -56.3% 37.9% 41.26% 3
3 Yr 14.6% * -6.3% 25.3% 15.59% 1
5 Yr 8.1% * -7.8% 19.4% 17.35% 1
10 Yr 14.3% * 1.0% 25.8% 21.60% 2

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period RNPEX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2018 -12.8% -74.4% 47.4% 36.46% 3
2017 22.0% -27.5% 49.8% 24.06% 2
2016 -2.0% -73.5% 27.0% 68.99% 4
2015 -0.8% -27.7% 39.8% 24.48% 2
2014 -3.5% -40.2% 39.4% 59.28% 4

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period RNPEX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 12.4% -100.0% 25.1% 27.64% 2
1 Yr 1.1% -38.6% 185.9% 35.09% 2
3 Yr 14.6% * -6.3% 35.8% 14.52% 1
5 Yr 8.1% * -8.2% 19.4% 16.10% 1
10 Yr 14.3% * 1.0% 25.8% 20.32% 2

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period RNPEX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2018 -12.8% -74.4% 47.4% 37.07% 3
2017 22.0% -20.4% 49.8% 24.08% 2
2016 -2.0% -73.5% 47.6% 76.93% 5
2015 5.7% -25.3% 50.0% 14.55% 1
2014 3.7% -23.9% 69.6% 46.64% 3

NAV & Total Return History

RNPEX - Holdings

Filings data as of: Dec 31, 2018

Concentration Analysis

RNPEX Category Low Category High RNPEX % Rank Quintile
Net Assets 83.7 B 9.87 K 93.7 B 0.28% 1
Number of Holdings 346 1 8052 3.78% 1
Net Assets in Top 10 15 B 0 15 B 0.09% 1
Weighting of Top 10 20.2% 0.0% 423.3% 26.18% 4

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Amazon.com Inc 4.26%
  2. Microsoft Corp 2.10%
  3. Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd 2.15%
  4. Broadcom Inc 1.91%
  5. JPMorgan Chase & Co 1.68%
  6. Facebook Inc A 2.05%
  7. Mastercard Inc A 1.53%
  8. Visa Inc Class A 1.41%
  9. CME Group Inc Class A 1.63%
  10. Tesla Inc 1.45%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Category Low Category High RNPEX % Rank Quintile
Stocks
94.75% -0.01% 132.91% 19.57% 4
Cash
3.87% -35.60% 102.01% 9.17% 2
Bonds
1.34% 0.00% 99.49% 4.63% 1
Convertible Bonds
0.04% 0.00% 29.43% 1.80% 1
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 4.33% 5.67% 2
Other
0.00% -2.21% 40.46% 13.14% 3

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High RNPEX % Rank Quintile
Technology
23.78% 0.00% 79.52% 4.26% 1
Consumer Cyclical
16.43% 0.00% 55.16% 5.97% 1
Financial Services
14.50% 0.00% 48.19% 17.80% 3
Healthcare
10.36% 0.00% 48.64% 17.71% 3
Consumer Defense
8.42% -0.96% 44.27% 14.30% 3
Industrials
7.47% 0.00% 83.48% 25.00% 4
Basic Materials
5.97% 0.00% 29.27% 7.86% 2
Energy
4.19% 0.00% 48.35% 17.33% 3
Communication Services
1.85% -1.23% 41.86% 18.47% 4
Utilities
1.21% -0.31% 87.61% 16.19% 3
Real Estate
0.36% -0.32% 96.46% 20.55% 4

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High RNPEX % Rank Quintile
US
51.83% -0.01% 126.77% 14.27% 3
Non US
42.92% 0.00% 98.76% 20.13% 3

Bond Sector Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High RNPEX % Rank Quintile
Cash & Equivalents
3.80% -35.60% 102.01% 9.65% 2
Government
1.07% -1.52% 99.49% 3.22% 1
Corporate
0.04% 0.00% 63.57% 9.27% 2
Derivative
0.00% -27.99% 28.64% 1.42% 2
Securitized
0.00% 0.00% 29.60% 1.99% 2
Municipal
0.00% 0.00% 2.19% 0.66% 1

Bond Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High RNPEX % Rank Quintile
US
1.34% 0.00% 99.49% 4.16% 1
Non US
0.00% 0.00% 59.92% 3.69% 2

RNPEX - Expenses

Operational Fees

RNPEX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
Expense Ratio 0.79% 0.01% 323.68% 25.05% 1
Management Fee 0.38% 0.00% 1.96% 5.95% 1
12b-1 Fee 0.25% 0.00% 1.00% 1.57% 2
Administrative Fee 0.05% 0.01% 0.47% 5.10% 2

Sales Fees

RNPEX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High RNPEX 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

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

RNPEX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High RNPEX Rank Quintile
Turnover 23.00% 0.00% 1856.00% 14.52% 1

RNPEX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

RNPEX Category Low Category High RNPEX % Rank Quintile
Dividend Yield 0.2% 0.00% 4.01% 37.72% 3

Dividend Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History


Net Income Ratio Analysis

RNPEX Category Low Category High RNPEX % Rank Quintile
Net Income Ratio 0.80% -1.98% 6.88% 20.60% 3

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

RNPEX - Managers

Jonathan Knowles

Manager

Start Date

Dec 01, 2004

Tenure

14.25

Tenure Rank

1.3%

Jonathan Knowles is an equity portfolio manager at Capital Group. He has 27 years of investment experience, all with Capital Group. Earlier in his career, as an equity investment analyst at Capital, Jonathan covered pharmaceuticals, chemicals, support services and small-cap companies. He holds an MBA from INSEAD, France, and a PhD in immunovirology and bachelor’s degree in veterinary science from the University of Liverpool, U.K., where he was a Wellcome Foundation Research Scholar. Jonathan is based in Singapore.


Brady L. Enright

Manager

Start Date

Dec 01, 2005

Tenure

13.25

Tenure Rank

1.7%

Brady L. Enright is an equity portfolio manager at Capital Group. He has 27 years of investment experience and has been with Capital Group for 22 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

6.84

Tenure Rank

5.2%

Noriko Honda Chen is an equity portfolio manager at Capital Group. She also serves on the Capital Group Management Committee. She has 28 years of investment experience and has been with Capital Group for 20 years. 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.


Robert W. Lovelace

Manager

Start Date

Dec 01, 2000

Tenure

18.25

Tenure Rank

0.7%

Robert W. Lovelace is vice chairman of the Capital Group Companies, president of Capital Research and Management Company, Inc., part of Capital Group, and serves on the Capital Group Management Committee. He is also an equity portfolio manager. Rob has 31 years of investment experience, all with Capital Group. Earlier in his career, Rob was an equity investment analyst at Capital covering global mining & metals companies and companies domiciled in Mexico and the Philippines.


Steven T. Watson

Manager

Start Date

Dec 01, 2005

Tenure

13.25

Tenure Rank

1.7%

Steven T. Watson is an equity portfolio manager at Capital Group. He has 31 years of investment experience and has been with Capital Group for 29 years. Earlier in his career, as an equity investment analyst at Capital, he covered Asian property and transportation, as well as European transportation and utilities companies. Before joining Capital, Steven was a buy-side research analyst for Sanford C. Bernstein & Co. in New York. He holds an MBA in finance from New York University Graduate School of Business Administration. Steven is based in Hong Kong.


Jody F. Jonsson

Manager

Start Date

Dec 01, 2005

Tenure

13.25

Tenure Rank

1.7%

Joanna F. Jonsson is an equity portfolio manager at Capital Group. She has 30 years of investment experience and has been with Capital Group for 28 years. 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.


Andraz Razen

Manager

Start Date

Jul 02, 2015

Tenure

3.66

Tenure Rank

9.1%

Andraz Razen is an equity portfolio manager at Capital Group. As an equity investment analyst at Capital, Andraz is a generalist covering small-cap companies. He has 20 years of investment experience and has been with Capital Group for 13 years. Earlier in his career, as an equity investment analyst at Capital, he also covered U.S. health care and supplies companies. Prior to joining Capital, he was an analyst and portfolio manager at Fidelity Investments in Boston. He holds a bachelor’s degree in quantitative economics from Tufts University graduating summa cum laude. Andraz is based in London.


Tenure Analysis

Category Low

0.0

Category High

36.5

Category Average

6.17

Category Mode

4.2