AMRMX: American Funds American Mutual A

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AMRMX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 13.2%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 5.3%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 3.6%
  • Net Assets $59.3 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 18.5%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$42.47
$35.65
$42.82

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.58%

SALES FEES

  • Front Load 5.75%
  • Deferred Load N/A

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 16.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

STANDARD (TAXABLE)

$250

IRA

$25

Fund Classification

PRIMARY CATEGORY

  • Fund Type Open End Mutual Fund
  • Investment Style Large Value

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 13.2%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 11.0%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 9.5%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 2.03%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.5%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Quarterly

Fund Details

  • Legal Name American Funds American Mutual Fund®
  • Fund Family Name American Funds
  • Inception Date Feb 21, 1950
  • Shares Outstanding N/A
  • Share Class A
  • Currency USD
  • Domiciled Country United States
  • Manager Joyce E. Gordon

Fund Description

The American Funds American Mutual Fund Class A (AMRMX) is a low-cost, actively managed fund that seeks to provide a high level of current income from dividends as well as moderate capital growth. AMRMX’s managers use various fundamental metrics to uncover large-cap value stocks in the U.S. that blend these attributes. The fund will not invest in alcohol or tobacco stocks. AMRMX primarily invests in common stocks of U.S. companies but can hold some foreign and government bonds in order to reach its goals of high income and capital appreciation.

Given its low costs and focus on dividends and income generation, AMRMX makes a fine core or subcore choice for investors. The fund is managed by Capital Research and Management Company.

AMRMX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period AMRMX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 13.2% -39.2% 47.9% 41.97%
1 Yr 2.1% -55.1% 55.3% 29.11%
3 Yr 5.3%* -34.0% 33.1% 34.89%
5 Yr 3.6%* -32.2% 26.9% 35.17%
10 Yr 6.6%* -13.2% 30.2% 43.37%

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period AMRMX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2018 -8.1% -100.0% 23.6% 29.76%
2017 10.8% -55.3% 69.8% 37.96%
2016 8.8% -56.6% 80.1% 32.52%
2015 -8.9% -50.8% 22.5% 57.31%
2014 6.7% -87.7% 249.9% 25.57%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period AMRMX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 13.2% -39.2% 47.9% 42.11%
1 Yr 7.3% -55.1% 55.3% 13.83%
3 Yr 11.0%* -34.0% 33.1% 14.86%
5 Yr 9.5%* -32.2% 26.9% 14.18%
10 Yr 11.1%* -13.2% 30.2% 23.48%

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period AMRMX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2018 -2.1% -100.0% 23.6% 17.22%
2017 17.7% -55.3% 69.8% 33.12%
2016 14.2% -56.6% 80.1% 27.13%
2015 -2.9% -50.8% 30.8% 46.68%
2014 12.8% -87.7% 249.9% 16.08%

NAV & Total Return History

AMRMX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

AMRMX Category Low Category High AMRMX % Rank
Net Assets 59.3 B 479 K 99.8 B 5.39%
Number of Holdings 170 1 6176 26.20%
Net Assets in Top 10 11 B -642 M 25.8 B 5.38%
Weighting of Top 10 18.52% 0.0% 20474.3% 85.55%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Microsoft Corp 2.82%

  2. Verizon Communications Inc 2.17%

  3. Amgen Inc 1.91%

  4. Abbott Laboratories 1.83%

  5. Procter & Gamble Co 1.77%

  6. Gilead Sciences Inc 1.68%

  7. JPMorgan Chase & Co 1.66%

  8. Coca-Cola Co 1.62%

  9. The Home Depot Inc 1.57%

  10. AbbVie Inc 1.49%


Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High AMRMX % Rank
Stocks
85.95% -45.78% 100.29% 30.45%
Cash
12.88% -6.52% 7388.76% 58.92%
Bonds
1.07% -106.39% 42.16% 25.64%
Preferred Stocks
0.09% -0.48% 19.87% 19.97%
Other
0.00% -7288.76% 38.16% 57.79%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% -0.23% 16.29% 52.12%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High AMRMX % Rank
Healthcare
13.98% -26.86% 79.31% 18.38%
Financial Services
12.44% -3.32% 71.54% 37.48%
Industrials
10.65% -21.11% 58.12% 25.18%
Technology
10.54% -54.35% 73.59% 55.43%
Consumer Defense
9.60% -78.39% 53.36% 16.64%
Energy
7.89% -7.00% 96.18% 19.83%
Utilities
5.66% -18.94% 75.11% 10.42%
Consumer Cyclical
5.54% -18.86% 241.63% 62.37%
Communication Services
4.00% -95.92% 42.32% 18.52%
Basic Materials
3.48% -78.19% 71.11% 31.26%
Real Estate
2.18% -31.66% 49.62% 36.18%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High AMRMX % Rank
US
74.57% -24.97% 79.96% 34.99%
Non US
11.38% -64.08% 100.29% 35.84%

Bond Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High AMRMX % Rank
Cash & Equivalents
12.88% -6.32% 7388.76% 58.36%
Government
0.95% -74.99% 22.29% 12.46%
Corporate
0.22% -81.81% 50.05% 35.41%
Derivative
0.00% -12.74% 26.19% 42.35%
Securitized
0.00% 0.00% 43.20% 48.87%
Municipal
0.00% 0.00% 8.13% 47.03%

Bond Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High AMRMX % Rank
US
1.07% -94.46% 35.39% 24.50%
Non US
0.00% -11.93% 8.13% 51.13%

AMRMX - Expenses

Operational Fees

AMRMX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 0.58% 0.04% 27.58% 92.70%
Management Fee 0.24% 0.00% 2.94% 11.74%
12b-1 Fee 0.24% 0.00% 1.00% 24.67%
Administrative Fee 0.01% 0.01% 1.12% 2.84%

Sales Fees

AMRMX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load 5.75% 0.00% 5.75% 15.83%
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 5.50% N/A

Trading Fees

AMRMX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Max Redemption Fee N/A 0.50% 2.00% 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.

AMRMX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 16.00% 0.00% 5191.00% 18.90%

AMRMX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

AMRMX Category Low Category High AMRMX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.47% 0.00% 14.32% 28.15%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

AMRMX Category Low Category High Category Mode
Dividend Distribution Frequency Quarterly Annually Quarterly Annually

Dividend Payout History


Net Income Ratio Analysis

AMRMX Category Low Category High AMRMX % Rank
Net Income Ratio 2.03% -8.87% 4.47% 10.80%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

AMRMX - Managers

Joyce E. Gordon

Manager

Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jan 01, 2006

13.75

13.8%

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.


James B. Lovelace

Manager

Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jan 01, 2006

13.75

13.8%

James B. Lovelace 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, Jim covered beverages & tobacco, restaurants & lodging, household products and personal care companies. 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.


James Terrile

Manager

Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jan 01, 2006

13.75

13.8%

James Terrile is an equity portfolio manager at Capital Group. He has 24 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. 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 based in Los Angeles.


Dylan J. Yolles

Manager

Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jan 01, 2007

12.75

12.8%

Dylan Yolles is an equity portfolio manager at Capital Group. He has 21 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. and European software companies, as well as U.S. and Canadian railroads. Before joining Capital, Dylan was a select fund portfolio manager and an equity analyst covering software, chemicals, gaming and lodging at Fidelity in Boston. Dylan holds an MBA from Stanford Graduate School of Business and a bachelor’s degree from Stanford University. Dylan is based in Los Angeles.


William L. Robbins

Manager

Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jan 01, 2008

11.75

11.8%

William L. Robbins is a partner and an equity portfolio manager at Capital Group. He is chairman of Capital International Research, Inc. Earlier in his career, as an equity investment analyst at Capital, Will covered small-capitalization companies, REITS and U.S. banks. Prior to joining Capital, he was a part of the investment team at Tiger Management Corp. in New York and a financial analyst with Morgan Stanley. Will holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and a bachelor’s degree from Harvard College graduating magna cum laude. He is a member of the BancAnalysts Association of Boston. Will is based in San Francisco.


Cheryl E. Frank

Manager

Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jan 01, 2014

5.75

5.8%

Cheryl E. Frank is an equity portfolio manager at Capital Group. As an equity investment analyst, she covers the health care services sector and drug retail industry, as well as software companies in both the U.S. and Europe. She has 20 years of investment experience and has been with Capital Group for 17 years. Prior to joining Capital, she was a fixed income derivatives marketing associate at J.P. Morgan. She holds an MBA and a certificate in global management and public management from Stanford Graduate School of Business, and a bachelor’s degree in environmental science and public policy from Harvard College graduating cum laude. Cheryl is based in San Francisco.


Bradley J. Vogt

Manager

Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jan 01, 2015

4.75

4.8%

Bradley J. Vogt is an equity portfolio manager at Capital Group. He is chairman of Capital Research Company. and serves on the Capital Group Companies Management Committee. Brad 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 in international politics and economics from Wesleyan University. Brad is based in Washington, D.C.


Tenure Analysis

Category Low

0.0

Category High

40.77

Category Average

7.65

Category Mode

6.0