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DWGAX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 14.7%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 6.6%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return -0.2%
  • Net Assets $2.86 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 23.7%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$10.76
$9.17
$10.91

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 1.25%

SALES FEES

  • Front Load 5.75%
  • Deferred Load N/A

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 31.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

STANDARD (TAXABLE)

$250

IRA

$25

Fund Classification

PRIMARY CATEGORY

  • Fund Type Open End Mutual Fund
  • Investment Style Diversified Emerging Mkts

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 14.7%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 8.1%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 1.4%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency N/A
  • Net Income Ratio 2.05%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.4%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Quarterly

Fund Details

  • Legal Name American Funds Developing World Growth and Income Fund
  • Fund Family Name American Funds
  • Inception Date Feb 03, 2014
  • Shares Outstanding N/A
  • Share Class A
  • Currency USD
  • Domiciled Country United States
  • Manager Noriko H. Chen

Fund Description

Under normal market conditions, the fund will invest at least 80% of its assets in securities that are (1) issued by companies in developing countries; (2) principally traded in the securities markets of developing countries; (3) denominated in developing country currencies; or (4) issued by companies deemed to be suitable for investment by the fund because they have significant economic exposure to developing countries.

DWGAX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period DWGAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 14.7% -8.8% 34.6% 41.66%
1 Yr 12.7% -18.3% 33.7% 40.29%
3 Yr 6.6%* -12.4% 15.5% 56.23%
5 Yr -0.2%* -19.0% 25.9% 79.30%
10 Yr N/A* -10.4% 10.8% N/A

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period DWGAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2018 -16.7% -41.9% 1.7% 30.10%
2017 25.0% 0.0% 50.3% 81.08%
2016 7.0% -10.1% 241.4% 48.98%
2015 -19.0% -33.9% -1.5% 81.64%
2014 N/A -46.3% 32.9% N/A

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period DWGAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 14.7% -8.8% 34.6% 41.79%
1 Yr 12.7% -18.3% 33.7% 40.29%
3 Yr 8.1%* -12.4% 16.0% 44.98%
5 Yr 1.4%* -19.0% 29.6% 64.84%
10 Yr N/A* -10.4% 15.5% N/A

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period DWGAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2018 -15.2% -41.9% 1.7% 21.97%
2017 27.7% 0.0% 50.4% 83.08%
2016 9.2% -10.0% 249.7% 37.88%
2015 -17.5% -33.9% -1.5% 79.88%
2014 N/A -46.2% 32.9% N/A

NAV & Total Return History

DWGAX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

DWGAX Category Low Category High DWGAX % Rank
Net Assets 2.86 B 1 M 86.8 B 16.77%
Number of Holdings 144 2 4971 30.58%
Net Assets in Top 10 653 M 127 K 17 B 21.94%
Weighting of Top 10 23.68% 4.1% 98.8% 78.45%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd 3.77%

  2. Longfor Group Holdings Ltd 3.03%

  3. Ping An Insurance (Group) Co. of China Ltd Class H 2.60%

  4. Samsung Electronics Co Ltd 2.35%

  5. China Overseas Land & Investment Ltd 2.28%

  6. China Resources Land Ltd 2.28%

  7. Sberbank of Russia PJSC ADR 2.06%

  8. MediaTek Inc 1.88%

  9. Carlsberg A/S B 1.80%

  10. PT Bank Central Asia Tbk 1.64%


Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High DWGAX % Rank
Stocks
94.02% 80.73% 103.63% 86.06%
Cash
5.48% -8.91% 19.28% 12.52%
Bonds
0.50% -0.23% 4.42% 5.94%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 1.62% 67.61%
Other
0.00% -2.11% 14.02% 70.19%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 1.92% 63.87%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High DWGAX % Rank
Financial Services
24.83% 1.61% 50.21% 40.26%
Technology
14.61% 0.00% 46.63% 81.29%
Consumer Cyclical
13.04% 0.53% 34.83% 46.84%
Consumer Defense
8.30% 0.00% 48.50% 46.45%
Real Estate
7.73% 0.00% 11.58% 4.65%
Healthcare
6.07% 0.00% 25.50% 18.71%
Industrials
5.65% 0.00% 20.96% 45.68%
Communication Services
5.58% 0.00% 20.22% 21.94%
Energy
3.96% 0.00% 24.90% 66.84%
Basic Materials
3.32% 0.00% 16.73% 70.71%
Utilities
0.92% 0.00% 13.37% 59.10%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High DWGAX % Rank
Non US
92.50% 66.83% 102.21% 82.71%
US
1.52% -0.52% 18.99% 27.10%

DWGAX - Expenses

Operational Fees

DWGAX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 1.25% 0.04% 124.05% 71.62%
Management Fee 0.73% 0.00% 2.00% 15.46%
12b-1 Fee 0.24% 0.00% 1.00% 22.50%
Administrative Fee 0.01% 0.00% 0.85% 3.51%

Sales Fees

DWGAX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load 5.75% 0.20% 5.75% 20.15%
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 5.00% N/A

Trading Fees

DWGAX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Max Redemption Fee N/A 0.25% 2.00% N/A

Turnover 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.

DWGAX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 31.00% 2.00% 254.00% 30.76%

DWGAX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

DWGAX Category Low Category High DWGAX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.41% 0.00% 21.97% 60.95%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

DWGAX Category Low Category High Category Mode
Dividend Distribution Frequency Quarterly Annually Semi-Annually Annually

Dividend Payout History


Net Income Ratio Analysis

DWGAX Category Low Category High DWGAX % Rank
Net Income Ratio 2.05% -1.69% 5.73% 15.11%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

DWGAX - Managers

Noriko H. Chen

Manager

Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Feb 03, 2014

5.74

5.7%

Noriko Honda Chen is an equity portfolio manager at Capital Group. She also serves on the Capital Group Management Committee. She has 26 years of investment experience and has been with Capital Group for 18 years. Earlier in her career, as an equity investment analyst at Capital, Noriko covered Asian infrastructure, building materials and construction companies, as well as oil, gas & refining companies. She was also a research director for one of the global groups. Before joining Capital, she worked in the research department of Worldsec International Limited in Hong Kong (a subsidiary of Mitsubishi Bank) and was a manager in corporate finance. Noriko holds a bachelor’s degree in economics from Williams College and a degree in the Japanese Language Bekka Program at Keio University, Tokyo. Noriko is based in San Francisco.


F. Chapman Taylor

Manager

Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Feb 03, 2014

5.74

5.7%

F. Chapman Taylor is an equity portfolio manager at Capital Group. As an equity investment analyst at Capital, he covers Asian telecom companies excluding Japan, as well as companies domiciled in Indonesia, the Philippines and New Zealand. He has 28 years of investment experience and has been with Capital Group for 25 years. Before joining Capital, he worked as a consultant with SRI International and Strategic Planning Associates, advising ASEAN, U.S. and U.K. companies on business strategy. He holds an MBA in finance and strategic planning from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, and a bachelor’s degree in physics and theology from Tulane University. Chapman is based in Washington, D.C.


Victor D. Kohn

Manager

Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jun 01, 2019

0.42

0.4%

Victor is an equity portfolio manager at Capital Group. He is president of Capital International, Inc. He has more than 28 years of investment experience and has been with Capital Group for more than 27 years. Earlier in his career, as an equity investment analyst at Capital, Victor covered Chile, Argentina and Brazil. Prior to joining Capital, Victor was an analyst in the venture capital group at Montgomery Securities. He holds a master’s degree from Stanford Graduate School and both master’s and bachelor’s equivalent degrees from the Universidad de Chile. He also holds the CFA charter.


Tenure Analysis

Category Low

0.0

Category High

32.7

Category Average

5.7

Category Mode

10.84