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AIVSX - Snapshot

Vitals

  • YTD Return 9.6%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 6.7%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 9.2%
  • Net Assets $95.8 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 39.1%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$43.51
$28.07
$43.51

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.59%

SALES FEES

  • Front Load 5.75%
  • Deferred Load N/A

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 31.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

  • Standard (Taxable) $250
  • IRA $25

Fund Classification


Compare AIVSX to Popular U.S. Large-Cap Blend Equity Funds and ETFs

Overview

Income Profile

Income Risk

Returns Profile

Allocations

Expenses

About

$187.52

-0.04%

$921.44 B

1.17%

$2.20

14.61%

-

$91.20

-0.07%

$921.44 B

-

$0.00

14.49%

-

$333.19

-0.17%

$557.01 B

1.60%

$5.35

12.64%

-

$335.73

-0.16%

$557.01 B

-

$0.00

12.60%

-

$362.66

-0.15%

$277.59 B

1.56%

$5.68

12.68%

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AIVSX - Profile

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 9.6%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 4.6%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 8.0%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 1.86%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • 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 9.6% -70.4% 2183.1% 60.07%
1 Yr 7.7% -21.4% 36.7% 48.58%
3 Yr 6.7%* -18.8% 14.0% 70.68%
5 Yr 9.2%* -6.8% 15.3% 64.37%
10 Yr 10.8%* -1.0% 16.4% 71.44%

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period AIVSX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 16.7% -22.7% 41.1% 80.76%
2018 -16.0% -100.0% 1.4% 64.40%
2017 11.5% -100.0% 33.2% 64.27%
2016 8.6% -44.8% 25.0% 32.07%
2015 -10.0% -51.1% 20.5% 78.40%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period AIVSX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 9.6% -70.4% 2183.1% 60.07%
1 Yr 1.5% -21.4% 36.7% 75.73%
3 Yr 4.6%* -18.8% 14.0% 85.89%
5 Yr 8.0%* -6.8% 15.3% 79.45%
10 Yr 10.1%* -1.0% 16.4% 81.77%

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period AIVSX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 16.7% -21.6% 41.1% 80.76%
2018 -6.6% -100.0% 1.4% 32.52%
2017 19.8% -100.0% 33.2% 46.15%
2016 14.6% -16.4% 26.8% 8.33%
2015 -1.5% -26.4% 106.5% 48.29%

NAV & Total Return History


AIVSX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

AIVSX Category Low Category High AIVSX % Rank
Net Assets 95.8 B 153 K 921 B 3.70%
Number of Holdings 203 1 3591 34.37%
Net Assets in Top 10 38.7 B -95.2 M 210 B 1.48%
Weighting of Top 10 39.12% 2.3% 100.0% 23.73%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Microsoft Corp 7.07%
  2. Broadcom Inc 5.29%
  3. Capital Group Central Cash Fund 4.97%
  4. Capital Group Central Cash Fund 4.97%
  5. Capital Group Central Cash Fund 4.97%
  6. Capital Group Central Cash Fund 4.97%
  7. Capital Group Central Cash Fund 4.97%
  8. Capital Group Central Cash Fund 4.97%
  9. Capital Group Central Cash Fund 4.97%
  10. Capital Group Central Cash Fund 4.97%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High AIVSX % Rank
Stocks
94.17% 0.00% 148.88% 92.32%
Cash
5.07% -110.24% 100.00% 6.74%
Preferred Stocks
0.49% 0.00% 14.67% 3.64%
Convertible Bonds
0.14% 0.00% 27.81% 2.63%
Bonds
0.13% 0.00% 85.20% 7.01%
Other
0.00% -7.86% 100.00% 64.62%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High AIVSX % Rank
Technology
20.88% 0.00% 52.52% 68.89%
Healthcare
16.76% 0.00% 53.39% 20.46%
Communication Services
14.27% 0.00% 34.05% 8.46%
Consumer Cyclical
10.47% 0.00% 53.63% 67.94%
Consumer Defense
8.63% 0.00% 46.61% 30.70%
Industrials
8.18% 0.00% 29.63% 79.67%
Financial Services
6.66% 0.00% 44.52% 93.93%
Basic Materials
4.39% 0.00% 34.89% 15.14%
Energy
3.55% 0.00% 13.74% 11.19%
Real Estate
3.12% 0.00% 18.16% 30.29%
Utilities
3.09% 0.00% 18.14% 32.95%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High AIVSX % Rank
US
83.05% 0.00% 147.48% 88.01%
Non US
11.12% 0.00% 62.26% 11.99%

Bond Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High AIVSX % Rank
Cash & Equivalents
87.03% 0.00% 100.00% 86.75%
Corporate
11.67% 0.00% 100.00% 8.76%
Government
1.30% 0.00% 100.00% 7.32%
Derivative
0.00% 0.00% 34.88% 63.63%
Securitized
0.00% 0.00% 54.88% 62.59%
Municipal
0.00% 0.00% 4.31% 62.39%

Bond Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High AIVSX % Rank
US
0.13% 0.00% 66.03% 6.87%
Non US
0.00% 0.00% 28.48% 62.26%

AIVSX - Expenses

Operational Fees

AIVSX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 0.59% 0.01% 20.53% 71.42%
Management Fee 0.23% 0.00% 2.00% 18.76%
12b-1 Fee 0.24% 0.00% 1.00% 28.88%
Administrative Fee 0.01% 0.00% 0.95% 1.56%

Sales Fees

AIVSX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load 5.75% 1.00% 5.75% 27.84%
Deferred Load N/A 0.95% 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 31.00% 0.00% 451.00% 47.21%

AIVSX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

AIVSX Category Low Category High AIVSX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.00% 0.00% 17.65% 67.41%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

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

Net Income Ratio Analysis

AIVSX Category Low Category High AIVSX % Rank
Net Income Ratio 1.86% -3.04% 3.34% 15.16%

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

28.69

28.7%

James B. Lovelace is an equity portfolio manager at Capital Group. He also serves on the Portfolio Oversight Committee. He has 37 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.

Donald O'Neal


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Mar 01, 1992

28.69

28.7%

Donald D. O’Neal is an equity portfolio manager at Capital Group. He has 33 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.

Joyce Gordon


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jan 01, 2001

19.84

19.8%

Joyce E. Gordon is an equity portfolio manager at Capital Group. She has 38 years of investment experience and has been with Capital Group for 43 years. Earlier in her career, as an equity investment analyst at Capital, she covered thrifts, banking, and paper & forest products companies. She holds an MBA and a bachelor’s degree in business finance from the University of Southern California. Joyce is based in Los Angeles.

Christopher Buchbinder


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Mar 01, 2007

13.68

13.7%

Christopher D. Buchbinder is an equity portfolio manager at Capital Group. He has 23 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.

Barry Crosthwaite


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jan 01, 2013

7.84

7.8%

Barry S. Crosthwaite is an equity portfolio manager at Capital Group. He has 22 years of investment experience, all with Capital Group. Earlier in his career at Capital, as an equity investment analyst, he covered U.S. electrical equipment/appliances, global energy equipment, and oil field services & drilling companies, as well as North American communications & networking equipment companies. Barry holds an MBA from Stanford Graduate School of Business and a bachelor’s degree in chemistry from Occidental College graduating magna cum laude. Barry is based in San Francisco.

Grant Cambridge


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Mar 01, 2014

6.67

6.7%

Grant L. Cambridge is a portfolio manager at Capital Group. He has 25 years of investment experience and has been with Capital Group for 21 years. Prior to joining Capital, he worked for BTM Capital, a subsidiary of the Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi in Boston. He holds an MBA from Harvard Business School, a master’s degree from Suffolk University and a bachelor’s degree from Bentley College. Grant is based in Los Angeles.

Martin Romo


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jul 02, 2018

2.33

2.3%

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 27 years of investment experience and has been with Capital Group for 26 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. Martin is based in San Francisco.

James Terrile


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Mar 01, 2020

0.67

0.7%

James Terrile is an equity portfolio manager at Capital Group. He has 25 years of investment experience and has been with Capital Group for 23 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. He holds an MBA from Columbia Business School with Beta Gamma Sigma distinction and a bachelor’s degree in music from William Paterson University graduating magna cum laude. James is

Tenure Analysis

Category Low Category High Category Average Category Mode
0.01 41.86 6.27 0.67
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