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Trending ETFs

Name

Price

Aum/Mkt Cap

YIELD & DIV

Exp Ratio

Watchlist

$13.93

$23.4 B

2.54%

$0.35

0.62%

Vitals

YTD Return

-1.3%

1 yr return

-0.8%

3 Yr Avg Return

4.5%

5 Yr Avg Return

3.1%

Net Assets

$23.4 B

Holdings in Top 10

30.8%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$13.9
$13.88
$14.31

Expenses

OPERATING FEES

Expense Ratio 0.62%

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

$13.93

$23.4 B

2.54%

$0.35

0.62%

AMUSX - Profile

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return -1.3%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 3.2%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 2.3%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 0.61%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 2.5%
  • 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 -1.3% -24.0% -0.5% 35.36%
1 Yr -0.8% -4.6% 3.0% 23.76%
3 Yr 4.5%* 1.4% 6.7% 5.00%
5 Yr 3.1%* 0.8% 4.9% 5.40%
10 Yr 2.1%* 0.1% 3.8% 29.06%

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period AMUSX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2021 -1.9% -28.0% 16.6% 13.00%
2020 4.3% -19.3% 8.8% 29.26%
2019 2.1% -48.1% 7.1% 74.53%
2018 -1.1% -20.9% 0.2% 8.17%
2017 0.2% -21.9% 0.7% 14.41%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period AMUSX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD -1.3% -24.0% 0.0% 38.93%
1 Yr -4.6% -8.2% 1.7% 85.11%
3 Yr 3.2%* 0.4% 6.7% 39.64%
5 Yr 2.3%* 0.4% 4.9% 41.01%
10 Yr 1.7%* 0.1% 3.7% 56.02%

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period AMUSX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2021 -1.9% -28.0% 16.6% 13.36%
2020 4.3% -19.3% 8.8% 29.63%
2019 2.1% -22.8% 7.1% 75.66%
2018 -1.1% -20.9% 2.0% 23.35%
2017 0.2% -21.9% 4.6% 31.78%

NAV & Total Return History


AMUSX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

AMUSX Category Low Category High AMUSX % Rank
Net Assets 23.4 B 7.32 M 25.6 B 4.05%
Number of Holdings 580 2 14757 28.17%
Net Assets in Top 10 7.2 B -25.8 M 10.5 B 4.76%
Weighting of Top 10 30.78% 9.0% 100.0% 74.15%

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. United States Treasury Notes 0.875% 6.07%
  5. Government National Mortgage Association 2.5% 5.95%
  6. Federal National Mortgage Association 1.5% 5.36%
  7. United States Treasury Notes 0.13% 4.32%
  8. Federal National Mortgage Association 2.5% 3.87%
  9. United States Treasury Notes 0.13% 3.80%
  10. Federal National Mortgage Association 2% 3.63%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High AMUSX % Rank
Bonds
93.09% 0.00% 166.27% 61.51%
Cash
6.91% -66.27% 30.39% 36.90%
Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 100.00% 44.05%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 0.33% 44.05%
Other
0.00% -2.77% 33.80% 46.03%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 0.48% 44.05%

Bond Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High AMUSX % Rank
Government
81.53% 0.00% 100.00% 15.14%
Securitized
10.98% 0.00% 100.00% 82.47%
Cash & Equivalents
7.41% 0.00% 45.34% 45.02%
Corporate
0.08% 0.00% 57.23% 21.51%
Derivative
0.00% 0.00% 20.78% 48.61%
Municipal
0.00% 0.00% 12.02% 55.78%

Bond Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High AMUSX % Rank
US
93.09% 0.00% 161.91% 59.13%
Non US
0.00% -0.03% 100.00% 59.13%

AMUSX - Expenses

Operational Fees

AMUSX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 0.62% 0.03% 2.02% 45.77%
Management Fee 0.18% 0.00% 1.00% 17.00%
12b-1 Fee 0.29% 0.00% 1.00% 56.56%
Administrative Fee 0.05% 0.01% 0.45% 21.30%

Sales Fees

AMUSX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load 3.75% 1.00% 4.50% 36.36%
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 3.00% 498.00% 89.19%

AMUSX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

AMUSX Category Low Category High AMUSX % Rank
Dividend Yield 2.54% 0.00% 12.72% 51.41%

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 0.61% -1.28% 2.96% 66.67%

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

12.17

12.2%

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

6.93

6.9%

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

6.93

6.9%

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
0.04 31.22 8.43 6.93