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CWGFX - Snapshot

Vitals

  • YTD Return 7.8%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 12.0%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 13.1%
  • Net Assets $124 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 21.0%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$64.72
$47.90
$65.42

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.81%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 36.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

  • Standard (Taxable) $250
  • IRA $25

Fund Classification

  • Primary Theme N/A
  • Fund Type Open End Mutual Fund
  • Investment Style World Large-Stock Blend

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Overview

Income Profile

Income Risk

Returns Profile

Allocations

Expenses

About

$105.39

-1.29%

$1.22 T

-

$0.00

11.28%

0.14%

$216.75

-1.24%

$1.22 T

0.98%

$2.15

11.36%

0.03%

$382.82

-1.33%

$739.47 B

1.39%

$5.39

11.39%

0.03%

$385.71

-1.31%

$739.47 B

-

$0.00

11.28%

0.14%

$65.49

-1.59%

$405.62 B

2.00%

$1.34

8.86%

0.08%

CWGFX - Profile

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 7.8%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 12.0%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 13.1%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 1.78%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Quarterly

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    American Funds Capital World Growth and Income Fund®
  • Fund Family Name
    American Funds
  • Inception Date
    Mar 15, 2001
  • Shares Outstanding
    N/A
  • Share Class
    Other
  • Currency
    USD
  • Domiciled Country
    United States
  • Manager
    Sung Lee

Fund Description

The fund invests primarily in common stocks of well-established companies located around the world, many of which have the potential to pay dividends. It invests, on a global basis, in common stocks that are denominated in U.S. dollars or other currencies. Under normal market circumstances, the fund will invest a significant portion of its assets in securities of issuers domiciled outside the United States, including those based in developing countries.


CWGFX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period CWGFX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 7.8% -35.6% 29.2% 61.41%
1 Yr 39.0% 17.3% 252.4% 62.61%
3 Yr 12.0%* -3.5% 34.6% 60.71%
5 Yr 13.1%* 0.1% 32.7% 54.90%
10 Yr 9.4%* -6.9% 18.3% 54.36%

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period CWGFX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2020 13.6% -24.3% 957.1% 47.52%
2019 22.1% -38.3% 47.1% 45.01%
2018 -16.3% -54.2% 0.6% 61.64%
2017 16.6% -76.0% 54.1% 58.86%
2016 1.1% -26.1% 47.8% 59.65%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period CWGFX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 7.8% -35.6% 29.2% 61.86%
1 Yr 39.0% 11.4% 252.4% 58.30%
3 Yr 12.0%* -3.5% 34.6% 58.64%
5 Yr 13.1%* 0.1% 32.7% 53.29%
10 Yr 9.4%* -6.9% 18.3% 53.25%

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period CWGFX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2020 13.6% -24.3% 957.1% 47.52%
2019 22.1% -33.1% 47.1% 45.39%
2018 -15.1% -44.4% 1.8% 66.08%
2017 24.6% -6.5% 54.1% 34.99%
2016 6.5% -14.4% 47.8% 26.95%

NAV & Total Return History


CWGFX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

CWGFX Category Low Category High CWGFX % Rank
Net Assets 124 B 199 K 133 B 2.30%
Number of Holdings 330 1 9075 10.35%
Net Assets in Top 10 23.9 B -18 M 37.6 B 2.31%
Weighting of Top 10 20.95% 9.1% 100.0% 78.38%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Broadcom Inc 3.49%
  2. Microsoft Corp 3.42%
  3. Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd 3.18%
  4. Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd 3.18%
  5. Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd 3.18%
  6. Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd 3.18%
  7. Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd 3.18%
  8. Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd 3.18%
  9. Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd 3.18%
  10. Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd 3.18%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High CWGFX % Rank
Stocks
94.51% 61.84% 125.47% 85.35%
Cash
4.61% -174.70% 23.12% 13.22%
Bonds
0.43% -1.50% 161.67% 3.19%
Preferred Stocks
0.26% -0.01% 5.28% 8.70%
Convertible Bonds
0.18% 0.00% 4.46% 1.10%
Other
0.00% -13.98% 19.14% 37.22%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High CWGFX % Rank
Technology
18.03% 0.00% 49.87% 63.77%
Financial Services
16.87% 0.00% 38.42% 30.40%
Consumer Cyclical
12.73% 0.00% 40.94% 38.66%
Healthcare
12.01% 0.00% 35.42% 57.05%
Communication Services
10.96% 0.00% 57.66% 31.94%
Industrials
7.93% 0.00% 44.06% 72.80%
Consumer Defense
7.22% 0.00% 73.28% 47.14%
Basic Materials
4.87% 0.00% 38.60% 31.06%
Utilities
3.76% 0.00% 29.12% 21.81%
Energy
3.11% 0.00% 21.15% 28.08%
Real Estate
2.52% 0.00% 39.48% 31.28%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High CWGFX % Rank
Non US
50.37% 0.58% 99.46% 14.87%
US
44.14% 0.13% 103.82% 86.89%

Bond Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High CWGFX % Rank
Cash & Equivalents
83.94% 0.00% 100.00% 83.33%
Corporate
14.73% 0.00% 99.70% 8.28%
Government
1.33% 0.00% 100.00% 4.14%
Derivative
0.00% 0.00% 100.00% 24.83%
Securitized
0.00% 0.00% 24.65% 14.43%
Municipal
0.00% 0.00% 0.70% 14.43%

Bond Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High CWGFX % Rank
Non US
0.23% -11.21% 30.87% 0.55%
US
0.20% -0.01% 130.80% 4.07%

CWGFX - Expenses

Operational Fees

CWGFX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 0.81% 0.01% 44.27% 78.91%
Management Fee 0.37% 0.00% 1.82% 10.83%
12b-1 Fee 0.25% 0.00% 1.00% 21.06%
Administrative Fee 0.05% 0.01% 0.76% 21.50%

Sales Fees

CWGFX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load N/A 2.50% 5.75% N/A
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 5.00% N/A

Trading Fees

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

CWGFX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 36.00% 0.00% 395.00% 42.43%

CWGFX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

CWGFX Category Low Category High CWGFX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.00% 0.00% 3.26% 18.82%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

CWGFX Category Low Category High Category Mod
Dividend Distribution Frequency Quarterly Annually Annually Annually

Net Income Ratio Analysis

CWGFX Category Low Category High CWGFX % Rank
Net Income Ratio 1.78% -4.27% 12.65% 20.00%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History

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CWGFX - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

Sung Lee


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Feb 01, 2006

15.34

15.3%

Sung Lee is an equity portfolio manager at Capital Group. He has 24 years of investment experience, all with Capital Group. Earlier in his career, as an equity investment analyst at Capital, he covered consumer & industrial electronics, telecom equipment, IT consulting & services, and Asian electronic components companies. He holds an MBA from Columbia Business School and a bachelor’s degree in marketing from Pennsylvania State University. He also studied abroad at Kansai Gaikokugo University in Osaka, Japan. Sung is based in Singapore.

David Riley


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Feb 01, 2007

14.34

14.3%

David M. Riley is an equity portfolio manager at Capital Group. He has 24 years of investment experience, all with Capital Group. Earlier in his career, as an equity investment analyst at Capital, David covered European and Latin American telecommunication companies and European media companies. David holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and a bachelor’s degree in electronics from the University of Southampton in England. He is also a Licentiate of London and Guildhall Schools of Music. David is based in London.

L. Barroso


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Feb 01, 2007

14.34

14.3%

L. Alfonso Barroso joined Capital Research Global Investors, one of Capital Research and Management Company's equity investment divisions, since 1994, all with Capital Research and Management Company or affiliate. Investment professional for 25 years, all with Capital Research and Management Company or affiliate

Michael Cohen


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Nov 15, 2014

6.55

6.6%

Michael Cohen is an equity portfolio manager at Capital Group. He has more than 29 years of investment experience and has been with Capital Group for more than 20 years. Earlier in his career, as an equity investment analyst at Capital, Michael covered European utilities companies, as well as companies domiciled in Israel. Before joining Capital, he was a research analyst with both Schroders and Salomon Brothers in London. He holds an MBA from the London Business School and a bachelor’s degree in accounting and economics from Tel Aviv University. Michael is based in London.

Jin Lee


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Feb 01, 2019

2.33

2.3%

Jin Lee is an equity portfolio manager at Capital Group. He has 23 years of investment experience and has been with Capital Group for 22 years. Earlier in his career at Capital, as an equity investment analyst, he covered U.S. telecommunication services, U.S. building products companies and paper & forest products and restaurants. Prior to joining Capital, he was a senior business planner for the Walt Disney Company and a consultant with L/E/K Partnership. He holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and a bachelor’s degree in economics from the University of Pennsylvania graduating with honors. Jin is based in Los Angeles.

Leo Hee


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Oct 01, 2019

1.67

1.7%

Leo Hee is an equity portfolio manager at Capital Group. As an equity investment analyst, he has research responsibility for Asian (excluding Australia and India) insurance. He has 25 years of investment experience and has been with Capital Group for 14 years. Prior to joining Capital, he was a research director and portfolio manager for Schroder Investment Management. He holds a bachelor’s degree in economics from the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology. Leo is based in Hong Kong.

Jeremy Burge


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jan 01, 2020

1.41

1.4%

Jeremy Burge is an equity portfolio manager at Capital Group. He is chairman of Capital International Asset Management (Canada). As an equity investment analyst, he covers North American & European asset management and exchanges, North American e-brokers and thrifts, and is a Canada generalist. He has more than 38 years of investment experience and has been with Capital Group for more than 18 years. Earlier in his career, as an equity investment analyst at Capital, he also covered Canadian equities as a generalist. Before joining Capital, he worked at the Toronto-Dominion Bank.

Lara Pellini


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Feb 01, 2021

0.33

0.3%

Lara Pellini is an equity portfolio manager at Capital Group. As an equity investment analyst, she covers European, Eurasian and Latin American retail and luxury goods. She has 18 years of investment experience, all with Capital Group. Lara began her career at Capital as a participant in The Associates Program, a two-year series of work assignments in various areas of the organization. Prior to joining Capital, she was a research fellow for the International Labor Organisation in Geneva, and a research assistant to the economics chair of the IULM University in Milan. She holds a master’s degree in economics of labor and industrial relations from the London School of Economics and a laurea in public relations and economics of information from the IULM University, Milan. Lara is based in London.

Tenure Analysis

Category Low Category High Category Average Category Mode
0.01 35.82 6.24 1.25