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CWBFX - Snapshot

Vitals

  • YTD Return -3.7%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 3.8%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 4.0%
  • Net Assets $14.9 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 17.9%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$20.81
$18.62
$21.88

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.93%

SALES FEES

  • Front Load 3.75%
  • Deferred Load N/A

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 143.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

  • Standard (Taxable) $250
  • IRA $25

Fund Classification


Compare CWBFX to Popular International Bond Funds and ETFs

Overview

Income Profile

Income Risk

Returns Profile

Allocations

Expenses

About

$20.75

-0.29%

$14.85 B

1.92%

$0.40

-3.71%

0.93%

$10.04

+0.10%

$6.74 B

-

-

-1.57%

-

$6.83

-0.29%

$5.45 B

3.22%

$0.22

-5.92%

0.96%

$10.68

0.00%

$4.33 B

0.82%

$0.09

0.00%

0.73%

$5.50

-0.72%

$2.65 B

2.52%

$0.14

-5.98%

1.04%

CWBFX - Profile

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return -3.7%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 2.5%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 3.2%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 1.62%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Quarterly

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    American Funds Capital World Bond Fund®
  • Fund Family Name
    American Funds
  • Inception Date
    Aug 04, 1987
  • Shares Outstanding
    N/A
  • Share Class
    A
  • Currency
    USD
  • Domiciled Country
    United States
  • Manager
    Thomas Høgh

CWBFX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period CWBFX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD -3.7% -7.5% 3.5% 64.59%
1 Yr 5.3% -1.7% 13.6% 60.95%
3 Yr 3.8%* -1.6% 6.8% 32.31%
5 Yr 4.0%* 0.7% 11.3% 55.26%
10 Yr 2.6%* -1.6% 4.6% 46.63%

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period CWBFX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2020 6.4% -10.9% 12.2% 43.90%
2019 5.2% -0.6% 14.8% 44.78%
2018 -3.6% -15.3% -0.2% 22.53%
2017 5.3% -44.4% 14.4% 61.27%
2016 0.3% -49.7% 14.0% 61.99%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period CWBFX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD -3.7% -7.5% 3.5% 64.59%
1 Yr 1.3% -3.6% 13.6% 86.67%
3 Yr 2.5%* -3.1% 6.8% 64.62%
5 Yr 3.2%* 0.4% 11.3% 71.58%
10 Yr 2.2%* -1.6% 4.6% 57.06%

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period CWBFX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2020 6.4% -10.9% 12.2% 43.90%
2019 5.2% -0.6% 14.8% 44.78%
2018 -2.3% -15.3% 3.8% 15.38%
2017 7.3% 0.0% 14.4% 47.40%
2016 2.3% -3.8% 14.0% 33.33%

NAV & Total Return History


CWBFX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

CWBFX Category Low Category High CWBFX % Rank
Net Assets 14.9 B 77.7 K 14.9 B 6.16%
Number of Holdings 1654 3 3495 11.37%
Net Assets in Top 10 2.66 B -347 M 2.66 B 5.21%
Weighting of Top 10 17.94% 4.2% 100.0% 77.88%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Capital Group Central Cash Fund 7.47%
  2. Capital Group Central Cash Fund 7.47%
  3. Capital Group Central Cash Fund 7.47%
  4. Capital Group Central Cash Fund 7.47%
  5. Capital Group Central Cash Fund 7.47%
  6. Capital Group Central Cash Fund 7.47%
  7. Capital Group Central Cash Fund 7.47%
  8. Capital Group Central Cash Fund 7.47%
  9. Capital Group Central Cash Fund 7.47%
  10. Capital Group Central Cash Fund 7.47%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High CWBFX % Rank
Bonds
89.18% 0.00% 281.24% 62.56%
Cash
9.03% -184.32% 58.18% 36.02%
Convertible Bonds
1.71% 0.00% 10.63% 44.08%
Stocks
0.08% 0.00% 6.76% 24.17%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 3.18% 99.53%
Other
0.00% -5.54% 100.00% 94.79%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High CWBFX % Rank
Energy
60.47% 0.00% 60.47% 16.09%
Healthcare
39.53% 0.00% 39.53% 16.09%
Utilities
0.00% 0.00% 78.26% 96.55%
Technology
0.00% 0.00% 23.72% 96.55%
Real Estate
0.00% 0.00% 5.23% 96.55%
Industrials
0.00% 0.00% 19.00% 96.55%
Financial Services
0.00% 0.00% 100.00% 96.55%
Communication Services
0.00% 0.00% 49.64% 96.55%
Consumer Defense
0.00% 0.00% 13.22% 96.55%
Consumer Cyclical
0.00% 0.00% 100.00% 96.55%
Basic Materials
0.00% 0.00% 100.00% 96.55%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High CWBFX % Rank
US
0.07% -0.05% 6.35% 16.59%
Non US
0.01% 0.00% 6.13% 17.54%

Bond Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High CWBFX % Rank
Government
61.23% 0.00% 99.93% 25.48%
Corporate
25.59% 0.00% 98.81% 36.54%
Cash & Equivalents
9.04% 0.00% 30.03% 30.29%
Securitized
4.02% 0.00% 42.30% 59.13%
Municipal
0.12% 0.00% 7.17% 26.44%
Derivative
0.00% 0.00% 56.47% 98.56%

Bond Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High CWBFX % Rank
Non US
61.65% 0.00% 162.54% 47.39%
US
27.53% -7.72% 118.70% 57.35%

CWBFX - Expenses

Operational Fees

CWBFX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 0.93% 0.11% 10.32% 59.52%
Management Fee 0.43% 0.00% 2.08% 18.87%
12b-1 Fee 0.25% 0.00% 1.00% 47.17%
Administrative Fee 0.01% 0.01% 0.45% 1.64%

Sales Fees

CWBFX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load 3.75% 1.00% 4.75% 75.86%
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 5.00% N/A

Trading Fees

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

CWBFX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 143.00% 5.00% 440.00% 59.41%

CWBFX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

CWBFX Category Low Category High CWBFX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.00% 0.00% 6.55% 62.26%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

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

Net Income Ratio Analysis

CWBFX Category Low Category High CWBFX % Rank
Net Income Ratio 1.62% -0.57% 9.96% 56.67%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History

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CWBFX - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

Thomas Høgh


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Dec 01, 1995

25.26

25.3%

Thomas H. Høgh is a fixed income portfolio manager at Capital Group. Earlier in his career, as a fixed income investment analyst at Capital, Thomas covered Yankee bonds, as well as various non-U.S. bond markets. Prior to joining Capital, Thomas held a number of positions at Privatbanken (now Nordea). He holds an MBA in finance, international business and management from Columbia Business School. He also holds a master's degree in international economics and a bachelor's degree in economics, both from the University of Copenhagen, Denmark. Thomas is based in London.

Andrew Cormack


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Mar 01, 2019

2.0

2.0%

Andrew A. Cormack is a fixed income portfolio manager at Capital Group. He has 16 years of investment industry experience and has been with Capital Group for one year. Prior to joining Capital, Andrew worked as a portfolio manager at Western Asset Management. He holds a first-class honours degree in actuarial science from the London School of Economics and Political Science. He also holds the Investment Management Certificate. Andrew is based in London.

Philip Chitty


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Dec 31, 2019

1.16

1.2%

Philip Chitty is a fixed income portfolio manager at Capital Group. As a fixed income investment analyst, he covers Western Europe and the U.K. He has 25 years of investment experience and has been with Capital Group for 15 years. Earlier in his career at Capital, Philip had macroeconomic responsibility for Europe and Japan. Prior to joining Capital, Philip was a senior European economist with ABN AMRO. Before that, he was an economist with HM Treasury. He holds a master’s degree in economics from Birkbeck College, University of London. Philip is based in London.

Tenure Analysis

Category Low Category High Category Average Category Mode
0.02 27.22 6.35 2.0