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RNPGX American Funds New Perspective R6

  • Fund
  • RNPGX
  • Price as of: Dec 02, 2016
  • $36.20
  • - $0.01
  • - 0.03%
  • Category
  • Global Equities

RNPGX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 0.5%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 5.3%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 10.8%
  • Net Assets $59.6 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 21.5%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$36.20
$31.17
$38.97

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.45%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 27.00%

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 0.5%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 5.3%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 10.8%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 1.15%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.4%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually

Fund Details

  • Legal Name American Funds New Perspective Fund®
  • Fund Family Name American Funds
  • Inception Date May 01, 2009
  • Shares Outstanding N/A
  • Share Class Retirement
  • Currency USD
  • Domiciled Country United States
  • Manager Jonathan Knowles

RNPGX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period RNPGX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 0.5% -30.4% 31.6% 60.27% 4
1 Yr 0.9% -32.1% 37.9% 51.29% 3
3 Yr 5.3% * -11.9% 22.1% 15.55% 1
5 Yr 10.8% * -5.7% 21.1% 12.86% 1
10 Yr 6.5% * -2.8% 14.9% 4.80% 1

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period RNPGX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2015 -0.7% -27.7% 17.2% 18.86% 2
2014 -3.4% -40.2% 18.4% 52.38% 3
2013 20.2% -23.4% 52.0% 56.17% 3
2012 19.5% -2.5% 30.2% 15.63% 1
2011 -8.7% -33.0% 11.1% 42.72% 3

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period RNPGX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 0.5% -30.4% 31.6% 64.75% 4
1 Yr 0.9% -38.6% 185.9% 41.07% 3
3 Yr 5.3% * -12.9% 35.8% 12.86% 1
5 Yr 10.8% * -6.1% 21.1% 11.20% 1
10 Yr 6.5% * -2.9% 14.9% 4.59% 1

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period RNPGX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2015 6.1% -26.4% 23.7% 6.31% 1
2014 4.2% -13.6% 35.6% 35.14% 2
2013 35.2% -3.8% 170.1% 26.67% 2
2012 29.8% -4.2% 350.8% 13.31% 1
2011 -10.1% -80.4% 24.9% 54.40% 3

NAV & Total Return History

RNPGX - Holdings

Filings data as of: Sep 30, 2016

Concentration Analysis

RNPGX Category Low Category High RNPGX % Rank Quintile
Net Assets 59.6 B 949 K 81.6 B 0.28% 1
Number of Holdings 319 1 7588 3.40% 1
Net Assets in Top 10 12.7 B 0 17 B 0.28% 1
Weighting of Top 10 21.5% 0.0% 104.7% 21.74% 4

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Novo Nordisk A/S B 3.75%
  2. Amazon.com Inc 4.54%
  3. Microsoft Corp 1.80%
  4. Naspers Ltd Class N 1.87%
  5. Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc 1.69%
  6. Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd 1.87%
  7. AIA Group Ltd 1.51%
  8. The Priceline Group Inc 1.64%
  9. British American Tobacco PLC 1.44%
  10. Broadcom Ltd 1.40%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Category Low Category High RNPGX % Rank Quintile
Stocks
91.99% 0.00% 132.91% 21.55% 4
Other
3.67% -5.37% 40.46% 3.02% 1
Cash
1.86% -35.60% 102.01% 16.45% 3
Bonds
1.85% 0.00% 96.20% 3.78% 1
Preferred Stocks
0.60% 0.00% 10.39% 2.17% 1
Convertible Bonds
0.03% 0.00% 29.24% 1.32% 1

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High RNPGX % Rank Quintile
Technology
21.25% 0.00% 74.20% 4.54% 1
Consumer Cyclical
15.89% 0.00% 46.58% 7.19% 2
Healthcare
12.77% 0.00% 48.64% 10.88% 3
Consumer Defense
11.12% 0.00% 56.28% 9.37% 2
Financial Services
10.47% 0.00% 40.61% 19.96% 4
Industrials
8.58% 0.00% 72.23% 21.38% 4
Energy
4.88% 0.00% 53.37% 14.38% 3
Basic Materials
4.21% 0.00% 33.69% 11.45% 2
Communication Services
2.23% -1.23% 82.03% 19.49% 4
Utilities
0.59% 0.00% 81.98% 16.18% 3
Real Estate
0.00% 0.00% 95.26% 20.34% 4

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High RNPGX % Rank Quintile
US
47.54% 0.00% 126.77% 17.86% 3
Non US
44.45% 0.00% 97.75% 15.88% 3

Bond Sector Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High RNPGX % Rank Quintile
Cash & Equivalents
2.36% -35.60% 102.01% 15.14% 3
Government
1.35% 0.00% 62.59% 2.55% 1
Corporate
0.64% 0.00% 80.53% 4.64% 1
Securitized
0.00% 0.00% 15.81% 1.51% 2
Municipal
0.00% 0.00% 1.38% 1.14% 2
Derivative
0.00% -30.89% 18.26% 1.70% 2

Bond Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High RNPGX % Rank Quintile
US
1.85% -22.48% 59.83% 2.84% 1
Non US
0.00% 0.00% 118.68% 3.31% 2

RNPGX - Expenses

Operational Fees

RNPGX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
Expense Ratio 0.45% 0.00% 323.68% 28.73% 1
Management Fee 0.38% 0.00% 1.95% 5.49% 1
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% N/A N/A
Administrative Fee 0.05% 0.01% 0.45% 4.78% 2

Sales Fees

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

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

RNPGX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High RNPGX Rank Quintile
Turnover 27.00% 0.00% 2311.00% 13.38% 2

RNPGX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

RNPGX Category Low Category High RNPGX % Rank Quintile
Dividend Yield 0.4% 0.00% 2.38% 15.33% 1

Dividend Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History


Net Income Ratio Analysis

RNPGX Category Low Category High RNPGX % Rank Quintile
Net Income Ratio 1.15% -2.05% 6.75% 17.86% 2

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

RNPGX - Managers

Jonathan Knowles

Manager

Start Date

Dec 01, 2004

Tenure

11.92

Tenure Rank

1.4%

Knowles is vice president and porfolio manager of Capital Research and Management Company.


Brady L. Enright

Manager

Start Date

Dec 01, 2005

Tenure

10.92

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

4.51

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

10.92

Tenure Rank

1.7%

Ms. Jonsson is a portfolio manager and an investment analyst. Her research responsibilities include the insurance and cruise line industries. From 1998 to 2002, she was a research director with responsibility for hiring, training and overseeing other analysts. Ms. Jonsson is a Senior Vice President of Capital Research Company, an officer of two mutual funds managed by Capital Research and Management Company, a member of the management committee of CIF and the Capital Group Companies board.


Isabelle de Wismes

Manager

Start Date

Dec 01, 2007

Tenure

8.92

Tenure Rank

2.5%

She is a portfolio manager of Capital Research and Management Company.Investment professional for 30 years in total; 21 years with Capital Research and Management Company or affiliate


Robert W. Lovelace

Manager

Start Date

Dec 01, 2000

Tenure

15.93

Tenure Rank

0.6%

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

10.92

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

34.2

Category Average

5.61

Category Mode

4.8