CFAMX: American Funds ST Bd Fd of Amer 529F1

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Profile

CFAMX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 0.2%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 0.1%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 0.0%
  • Net Assets $7.38 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 30.7%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$9.97
$9.85
$9.99

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.49%

SALES FEES

  • Front Load N/A
  • Deferred Load N/A

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 153.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

  • Standard (Taxable) $250
  • IRA $25

Fund Classification


Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 0.2%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 0.1%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 0.0%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 2.03%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.3%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Monthly

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    American Funds Short-Term Bond Fund of America®
  • Fund Family Name
    American Funds
  • Inception Date
    Nov 16, 2006
  • Shares Outstanding
    N/A
  • Share Class
    Other
  • Currency
    USD
  • Domiciled Country
    United States
  • Manager
    John Queen

Fund Description

The fund will invest at least 80% of its assets in bonds (bonds include any debt instrument and cash equivalents). It maintains a portfolio of bonds, other debt securities and money market instruments having a dollar-weighted average effective maturity no greater than three years and consisting primarily of debt securities rated AA- or Aa3 or better. The fund primarily invests in debt securities denominated in U.S. dollars. It may invest up to 10% of its assets in debt securities in the A rating category.


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Performance

CFAMX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period CFAMX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 0.2% -1.4% 6.6% 94.19%
1 Yr 1.1% -1.4% 86.3% 93.77%
3 Yr 0.1%* -2.6% 23.0% 91.60%
5 Yr 0.0%* -14.5% 12.5% 71.10%
10 Yr -0.1%* -8.5% 6.7% 87.78%

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period CFAMX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 1.1% -1.7% 83.9% 93.65%
2018 -0.6% -11.7% 4.6% 8.56%
2017 -0.2% -4.4% 8.3% 86.87%
2016 0.0% -58.1% 7.7% 40.38%
2015 -0.6% -18.3% 3.0% 37.63%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period CFAMX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 0.2% -1.4% 6.6% 94.19%
1 Yr 1.1% -1.4% 86.3% 93.92%
3 Yr 0.1%* -2.6% 23.0% 93.30%
5 Yr 0.0%* -14.5% 12.5% 74.01%
10 Yr -0.1%* -8.5% 7.1% 91.85%

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period CFAMX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 1.1% -1.7% 83.9% 94.31%
2018 -0.6% -11.7% 6.5% 14.80%
2017 -0.2% -4.4% 10.4% 88.79%
2016 0.0% -58.1% 10.7% 44.73%
2015 -0.3% -14.6% 4.2% 35.09%

NAV & Total Return History


Holdings

CFAMX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

CFAMX Category Low Category High CFAMX % Rank
Net Assets 7.38 B 690 K 259 B 9.14%
Number of Holdings 489 1 17590 32.62%
Net Assets in Top 10 2.24 B -216 M 23.5 B 5.16%
Weighting of Top 10 30.67% 2.3% 144.8% 28.92%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. United States Treasury Notes 1.5% 5.40%
  2. United States Treasury Notes 2.25% 4.22%
  3. United States Treasury Notes 2.12% 3.33%
  4. United States Treasury Notes 1.5% 3.28%
  5. United States Treasury Notes 1.5% 3.19%
  6. United States Treasury Notes 0.12% 2.85%
  7. United States Treasury Notes 2.62% 2.65%
  8. United States Treasury Notes 1.5% 2.05%
  9. United States Treasury Notes 1.62% 1.92%
  10. United States Treasury Notes 2.12% 1.78%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High CFAMX % Rank
Bonds
94.32% 80.02% 160.64% 76.49%
Cash
5.39% -60.64% 19.63% 17.74%
Convertible Bonds
0.30% 0.00% 6.13% 37.74%
Stocks
0.00% -0.98% 26.05% 46.20%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 7.43% 51.36%
Other
0.00% -8.60% 31.85% 49.00%

Bond Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High CFAMX % Rank
Government
56.20% -2.21% 122.41% 6.77%
Securitized
28.54% 0.00% 98.40% 29.28%
Corporate
9.67% 0.00% 99.29% 48.75%
Cash & Equivalents
5.39% -29.57% 21.18% 20.61%
Municipal
0.20% 0.00% 100.11% 70.57%
Derivative
0.00% -0.83% 20.88% 48.96%

Bond Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High CFAMX % Rank
US
86.21% 58.28% 160.64% 73.51%
Non US
8.11% -12.34% 26.76% 31.00%

Expenses

CFAMX - Expenses

Operational Fees

CFAMX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 0.49% 0.01% 4.78% 81.91%
Management Fee 0.27% 0.00% 1.10% 16.77%
12b-1 Fee 0.00% 0.00% 1.00% 7.16%
Administrative Fee 0.05% 0.00% 0.50% 18.93%

Sales Fees

CFAMX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load N/A 0.50% 5.75% N/A
Deferred Load N/A 0.25% 5.50% N/A

Trading Fees

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

CFAMX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 153.00% 0.00% 1434.00% 85.07%

Distributions

CFAMX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

CFAMX Category Low Category High CFAMX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.32% 0.00% 3.49% 69.09%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

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

Net Income Ratio Analysis

CFAMX Category Low Category High CFAMX % Rank
Net Income Ratio 2.03% 0.00% 6.30% 78.64%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

CFAMX Category Low Category High Capital Mode
Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Annually Annually

Dividend Payout History

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Fund Manager Analysis

CFAMX - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

John Queen


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jul 01, 2011

8.59

8.6%

John R. Queen is president at Capital Research and Management Company. Prior to that, Queen is a portfolio manager with Mercury Advisors, his employer since 1997. Prior to joining the firm, he was associated with The Capital Group.

Ritchie Tuazon


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Nov 01, 2013

6.25

6.3%

Ritchie Tuazon is a fixed-income portfolio manager at Capital Group with research responsibility for U.S. Treasuries and TIPS. He has 12 years of investment experience and has been with Capital Group for two years. Prior to joining Capital, Ritchie was an interest-rate trader at Goldman Sachs & Co. and an investment banking analyst at J.P. Morgan. He holds a master’s degree in business administration from MIT Sloan School of Management, a master’s degree in public administration from The Harvard Kennedy School and a bachelor’s degree from the University of California, Berkeley. Ritchie is based in Los Angeles.

Vincent Gonzales


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Nov 01, 2016

3.25

3.3%

Tenure Analysis

Category Low Category High Category Average Category Mode
0.02 33.19 7.45 0.08