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Trending ETFs

Name

Price

Aum/Mkt Cap

YIELD & DIV

Exp Ratio

Watchlist

$38.40

$111 B

1.61%

$0.62

0.57%

Vitals

YTD Return

-25.9%

1 yr return

-2.0%

3 Yr Avg Return

13.7%

5 Yr Avg Return

10.4%

Net Assets

$111 B

Holdings in Top 10

38.3%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$38.9
$38.40
$54.04

Expenses

OPERATING FEES

Expense Ratio 0.57%

SALES FEES

Front Load 5.75%

Deferred Load N/A

TRADING FEES

Turnover 22.00%

Redemption Fee N/A


Min Investment

Standard (Taxable)

$250

IRA

$25


Fund Classification

Fund Type

Open End Mutual Fund

Investment Style

Large Blend


Name

Price

Aum/Mkt Cap

YIELD & DIV

Exp Ratio

Watchlist

$38.40

$111 B

1.61%

$0.62

0.57%

AIVSX - Profile

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return -25.9%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 11.4%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 9.1%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 1.29%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 1.6%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Quarterly

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    American Funds The Investment Company of America®
  • Fund Family Name
    American Funds
  • Inception Date
    Jan 02, 1934
  • Shares Outstanding
    N/A
  • Share Class
    A
  • Currency
    USD
  • Domiciled Country
    United States
  • Manager
    James Lovelace

Fund Description

The fund invests primarily in common stocks, most of which have a history of paying dividends. It may invest up to 15% of its assets, at the time of purchase, in securities of issuers domiciled outside the United States. Although the fund focuses on investments in medium to larger capitalization companies, the fund's investments are not limited to a particular capitalization size.


AIVSX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period AIVSX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD -25.9% -53.4% 32.8% 76.13%
1 Yr -2.0% -38.2% 46.9% 48.46%
3 Yr 13.7%* -6.0% 26.9% 73.36%
5 Yr 10.4%* -2.5% 19.2% 80.81%
10 Yr 12.6%* 2.8% 16.6% 69.48%

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period AIVSX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2021 16.6% -87.2% 537.8% 49.15%
2020 12.3% -94.0% 2181.7% 43.93%
2019 16.7% -22.7% 40.4% 81.89%
2018 -16.0% -100.0% 4.6% 64.03%
2017 11.5% -100.0% 36.4% 64.42%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period AIVSX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD -25.9% -97.2% 32.8% 75.85%
1 Yr -7.6% -38.2% 67.6% 87.26%
3 Yr 11.4%* -7.1% 26.9% 88.03%
5 Yr 9.1%* -2.9% 19.2% 90.53%
10 Yr 12.0%* 2.8% 16.6% 81.10%

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period AIVSX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2021 16.6% -87.2% 537.8% 49.59%
2020 12.3% -94.0% 2181.7% 43.93%
2019 16.7% -21.6% 40.4% 81.95%
2018 -6.6% -100.0% 8.2% 34.13%
2017 19.8% -100.0% 35.2% 48.18%

NAV & Total Return History


AIVSX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

AIVSX Category Low Category High AIVSX % Rank
Net Assets 111 B 177 K 1.21 T 4.29%
Number of Holdings 200 2 4154 33.64%
Net Assets in Top 10 45.8 B 971 270 B 2.85%
Weighting of Top 10 38.28% 1.8% 100.0% 24.76%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Microsoft Corp 7.56%
  2. Capital Group Central Cash Fund 5.84%
  3. Capital Group Central Cash Fund 5.84%
  4. Capital Group Central Cash Fund 5.84%
  5. Capital Group Central Cash Fund 5.84%
  6. Capital Group Central Cash Fund 5.84%
  7. Capital Group Central Cash Fund 5.84%
  8. Capital Group Central Cash Fund 5.84%
  9. Capital Group Central Cash Fund 5.84%
  10. Capital Group Central Cash Fund 5.84%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High AIVSX % Rank
Stocks
93.74% 0.00% 130.24% 94.96%
Cash
5.71% -102.29% 100.00% 4.05%
Preferred Stocks
0.42% 0.00% 2.23% 3.65%
Convertible Bonds
0.13% 0.00% 5.54% 2.79%
Other
0.00% -13.91% 134.98% 63.24%
Bonds
0.00% -0.04% 95.81% 61.58%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High AIVSX % Rank
Technology
20.78% 0.00% 62.33% 69.96%
Communication Services
12.51% 0.00% 27.94% 7.53%
Industrials
11.83% 0.00% 38.63% 21.37%
Healthcare
11.66% 0.00% 60.70% 86.42%
Financial Services
10.87% 0.00% 55.59% 87.43%
Consumer Cyclical
9.35% 0.00% 50.47% 69.29%
Consumer Defense
6.91% 0.00% 49.14% 45.77%
Energy
6.37% 0.00% 41.64% 11.02%
Basic Materials
3.90% 0.00% 26.10% 22.45%
Utilities
3.81% 0.00% 25.44% 15.52%
Real Estate
2.01% 0.00% 37.52% 69.22%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High AIVSX % Rank
US
82.83% 0.00% 127.77% 90.44%
Non US
10.91% 0.00% 33.69% 10.55%

AIVSX - Expenses

Operational Fees

AIVSX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 0.57% 0.01% 3.53% 63.99%
Management Fee 0.23% 0.00% 2.00% 21.00%
12b-1 Fee 0.24% 0.00% 1.00% 30.98%
Administrative Fee 0.01% 0.00% 0.85% 1.53%

Sales Fees

AIVSX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load 5.75% 0.00% 5.75% 16.89%
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 5.00% N/A

Trading Fees

AIVSX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Max Redemption Fee N/A 0.25% 2.00% N/A

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.

AIVSX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 22.00% 0.00% 496.00% 43.27%

AIVSX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

AIVSX Category Low Category High AIVSX % Rank
Dividend Yield 1.61% 0.00% 14.76% 26.82%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

AIVSX Category Low Category High Category Mod
Dividend Distribution Frequency Quarterly Annually Quarterly Quarterly

Net Income Ratio Analysis

AIVSX Category Low Category High AIVSX % Rank
Net Income Ratio 1.29% -54.00% 6.06% 14.85%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

AIVSX Category Low Category High Capital Mode
Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Semi-Annually Annually

Dividend Payout History

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AIVSX - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

James Lovelace


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Mar 01, 1992

30.27

30.3%

James B. Lovelace is an equity portfolio manager at Capital Group. He has 40 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.

Donald O'Neal


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Mar 01, 1992

30.27

30.3%

Donald D. O’Neal is an equity portfolio manager at Capital Group. He has 36 years of investment experience, all with Capital Group. Earlier in his career, as an equity investment analyst at Capital, he covered chemical, environmental service and aerospace & defense companies. Don holds an MBA from Stanford Graduate School of Business and a bachelor’s degree in nuclear engineering from University of California, Los Angeles graduating summa cum laude. He also holds the Chartered Financial Analyst® designation. Don is based in San Francisco.

Christopher Buchbinder


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Mar 01, 2007

15.26

15.3%

Christopher D. Buchbinder is an equity portfolio manager at Capital Group. He has 26 years of investment experience, all with Capital Group. Earlier in his career at Capital, as an equity investment analyst, he covered U.S. telecommunication services, autos, and auto parts & equipment companies. He began his career as a participant in The Associates Program, a two-year series of work assignments in various areas of the Capital organization. He holds a bachelor’s degree in economics and international relations from Brown University graduating cum laude. Chris is based in San Francisco.

Grant Cambridge


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Mar 01, 2014

8.25

8.3%

Grant L. Cambridge is a portfolio manager at Capital Group. He has 29 years of investment experience and has been with Capital Group for 25 years. Earlier in his career, as an equity investment analyst at Capital, he covered insurance, airlines, air freight, home builders, asset managers and software companies, as well as small- and mid-cap companies. Prior to joining Capital, he worked for BTM Capital, a subsidiary of the Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi in Boston.

Martin Romo


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jul 02, 2018

3.92

3.9%

Martin Romo is an equity portfolio manager at Capital Group. He is president of Capital Research Company, Inc. and serves on the Capital Group Management Committee. Martin has 30 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 the global chemicals industry, mortgage and consumer financials, and select conglomerate companies. He holds an MBA from Stanford Graduate School of Business and a bachelor’s degree in architecture from the University of California, Berkeley.

Aline Avzaradel


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Mar 01, 2019

3.25

3.3%

Aline Avzaradel is an equity portfolio manager at Capital Group. As an equity analyst, she covers U.S. insurance companies. She has 19 years of investment experience and has been with Capital Group for 17 years. Earlier in her career at Capital, her coverage included the apparel industry, nonalcoholic beverages and packaged food companies. Prior to joining Capital, Aline was an investment banking analyst with Morgan Stanley in New York. She holds an MBA from Stanford Graduate School of Business and a bachelor’s degree in economics and mathematics from Barnard College graduating summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa. Aline is based in San Francisco.

Martin Jacobs


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Dec 31, 2019

2.42

2.4%

Martin Jacobs is an equity portfolio manager at Capital Group. He has 33 years of investment experience and has been with Capital Group for 21 years. Earlier in his career at Capital, as an equity investment analyst, he covered U.S. industrials, machinery and electrical equipment companies. Before joining Capital, Martin was an executive director and senior investment analyst at Brinson Partners, Inc. in Chicago and an industry analyst at Security Pacific Merchant Bank in New York. He was also a research analyst at the Wharton Center for Applied Research, Inc.

James Terrile


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Mar 01, 2020

2.25

2.3%

James Terrile is an equity portfolio manager at Capital Group. He has 27 years of investment experience and has been with Capital Group for 25 years. Earlier in his career, as an equity investment analyst at Capital, he covered U.S. health care supplies & equipment, pharmaceutical and biotech companies. Prior to joining Capital, James was an equity research analyst for Gabelli Asset Management Company in New York.

Jessica Spaly


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Mar 01, 2021

1.25

1.3%

Jessica C. Spaly is an equity portfolio manager at Capital Group. As an equity investment analyst, she covers U.S. retailing and e-commerce companies. She has 24 years of investment experience and has been with Capital Group for 18 years. Prior to joining Capital, Jessica was a private equity analyst for Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. and an analyst in mergers and acquisitions for Morgan Stanley. She holds an MBA from Harvard Business School, graduating with high distinction as a Baker Scholar, and a bachelor’s degree in economics from Harvard College graduating magna cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa. Jessica is based in San Francisco.

Tenure Analysis

Category Low Category High Category Average Category Mode
0.04 39.02 7.16 2.42