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Name

Price

Aum/Mkt Cap

YIELD & DIV

Exp Ratio

Watchlist

$14.24

-

0.87%

$0.25

0.66%

Vitals

YTD Return

-1.0%

1 yr return

-0.4%

3 Yr Avg Return

5.1%

5 Yr Avg Return

2.8%

Net Assets

$22.8 B

Holdings in Top 10

29.6%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$14.24
$13.94
$14.98

Expenses

OPERATING FEES

Expense Ratio 0.66%

SALES FEES

Front Load 3.75%

Deferred Load N/A

TRADING FEES

Turnover N/A

Redemption Fee N/A


Min Investment

Standard (Taxable)

$250

IRA

$25


Fund Classification

Fund Type

Open End Mutual Fund

Investment Style

Intermediate Government


Name

Price

Aum/Mkt Cap

YIELD & DIV

Exp Ratio

Watchlist

$14.24

-

0.87%

$0.25

0.66%

AMUSX - Profile

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return -1.0%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 3.8%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 2.0%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 0.87%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.9%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Monthly

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    American Funds U.S. Government Securities Fund®
  • Fund Family Name
    American Funds
  • Inception Date
    Oct 17, 1985
  • Shares Outstanding
    N/A
  • Share Class
    A
  • Currency
    USD
  • Domiciled Country
    United States
  • Manager
    Fergus MacDonald

AMUSX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period AMUSX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD -1.0% -24.0% 14.6% 12.55%
1 Yr -0.4% -3.6% 3.0% 43.84%
3 Yr 5.1%* 2.2% 7.0% 6.96%
5 Yr 2.8%* 0.5% 3.2% 8.09%
10 Yr 2.4%* 0.3% 4.3% 26.25%

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period AMUSX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2020 4.3% -28.0% 8.8% 29.81%
2019 2.1% -48.1% 7.1% 77.10%
2018 -1.1% -22.8% 0.2% 7.94%
2017 0.2% -20.9% 0.7% 14.53%
2016 -1.6% -21.9% 0.0% 63.68%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period AMUSX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD -1.0% -24.0% 14.6% 12.55%
1 Yr -4.1% -7.2% 2.7% 85.51%
3 Yr 3.8%* 1.1% 7.0% 40.66%
5 Yr 2.0%* 0.1% 3.2% 48.16%
10 Yr 2.0%* 0.3% 4.3% 53.85%

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period AMUSX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2020 4.3% -28.0% 8.8% 29.81%
2019 2.1% -19.3% 7.1% 77.86%
2018 -1.1% -22.8% 2.0% 23.41%
2017 0.2% -20.9% 4.6% 32.05%
2016 -0.3% -21.9% 1.5% 24.66%

NAV & Total Return History


AMUSX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

AMUSX Category Low Category High AMUSX % Rank
Net Assets 22.8 B 7.62 M 24.9 B 4.15%
Number of Holdings 590 2 14757 22.76%
Net Assets in Top 10 6.64 B -5.34 M 9.83 B 4.07%
Weighting of Top 10 29.64% 8.7% 100.0% 73.13%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Federal National Mortgage Association 1.5% 10.63%
  2. Federal National Mortgage Association 2% 9.97%
  3. Government National Mortgage Association 2% 6.36%
  4. Government National Mortgage Association 2.5% 5.95%
  5. Federal National Mortgage Association 1.5% 5.36%
  6. United States Treasury Notes 0.13% 4.73%
  7. United States Treasury Notes 0.13% 4.32%
  8. Federal National Mortgage Association 2% 3.63%
  9. United States Treasury Notes 0.38% 3.23%
  10. Federal National Mortgage Association 2% 3.11%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High AMUSX % Rank
Bonds
90.28% 0.00% 136.90% 67.48%
Cash
9.72% -43.40% 75.75% 28.46%
Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 100.00% 38.62%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 0.33% 34.96%
Other
0.00% -4.98% 28.56% 38.62%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 0.45% 34.96%

Bond Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High AMUSX % Rank
Government
67.68% 0.00% 100.00% 21.22%
Cash & Equivalents
16.36% 0.00% 76.88% 29.80%
Securitized
15.88% 0.00% 100.00% 81.22%
Corporate
0.08% 0.00% 57.23% 28.98%
Derivative
0.00% 0.00% 18.36% 40.82%
Municipal
0.00% 0.00% 12.88% 46.94%

Bond Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High AMUSX % Rank
US
90.28% 0.00% 136.90% 67.07%
Non US
0.00% 0.00% 100.00% 52.03%

AMUSX - Expenses

Operational Fees

AMUSX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 0.66% 0.03% 2.02% 43.31%
Management Fee 0.19% 0.00% 1.00% 16.60%
12b-1 Fee 0.30% 0.00% 1.00% 57.14%
Administrative Fee 0.01% 0.01% 0.45% 0.98%

Sales Fees

AMUSX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load 3.75% 1.00% 4.50% 33.85%
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 5.50% N/A

Trading Fees

AMUSX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Max Redemption Fee N/A 1.00% 1.00% 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.

AMUSX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover N/A 1.38% 419.00% 89.19%

AMUSX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

AMUSX Category Low Category High AMUSX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.87% 0.00% 12.72% 44.96%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

AMUSX Category Low Category High Category Mod
Dividend Distribution Frequency Monthly Monthly Monthly Monthly

Net Income Ratio Analysis

AMUSX Category Low Category High AMUSX % Rank
Net Income Ratio 0.87% -1.28% 3.38% 69.49%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

AMUSX Category Low Category High Capital Mode
Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually Monthly Monthly Monthly

Dividend Payout History

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AMUSX - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

Fergus MacDonald


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Nov 01, 2009

11.84

11.8%

Fergus N. MacDonald is a fixed income portfolio manager at Capital Group. Earlier in his career at Capital, he was a fixed income investment analyst covering mortgage-backed securities. Prior to joining Capital, he was a vice president at Goldman Sachs & Co. and an associate in the derivative products group at Morgan Stanley. Before that, Fergus was a consultant and actuary at Hewitt Bacon & Woodrow in London. He holds a graduate degree in applied mathematics and theoretical physics from Cambridge University and a bachelor’s degree with first-class honors in mathematics from the Imperial Colle

David Betanzos


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jan 26, 2015

6.6

6.6%

David J. Betanzos is a fixed income portfolio manager at Capital Group. Earlier in his career at Capital he was a fixed income investment analyst and covered mortgage-backed securities. He joined the investment industry in 2000 and has been with Capital Group since 2002. Prior to joining Capital, he was a portfolio strategist with Payden & Rygel Investment Management. He holds an MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business and a bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of Washington. He also holds the Chartered Financial Analyst® designation. David is based in Los Angeles.

Ritchie Tuazon


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jan 26, 2015

6.6

6.6%

Ritchie Tuazon is a fixed income portfolio manager at Capital Group. He has 20 years of investment experience and has been with Capital Group for 10 years. Earlier in his career at Capital, as a fixed income investment analyst, he had analytical responsibilities for Treasuries and TIPS. Prior to joining Capital, Ritchie was a trader at Goldman Sachs with experience trading TIPS, Treasuries, and Interest Rate Swaps. He holds an MBA from MIT Sloan School of Management, a master’s degree in public administration from Harvard's Kennedy School of Government and a bachelor’s degree from the University of California, Berkeley. Ritchie is based in Los Angeles.

Tenure Analysis

Category Low Category High Category Average Category Mode
0.1 30.89 8.17 6.6