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FINFX American Funds Fundamental Invs F2

  • Fund
  • FINFX
  • Price as of: Apr 23, 2019
  • $60.61 + $0.47 + 0.78%
  • Category
  • Large Cap Blend Equities

FINFX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 16.0%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 5.3%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 3.2%
  • Net Assets $98.6 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 24.5%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$60.61
$49.18
$65.69

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.41%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 34.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

STANDARD (TAXABLE)

$250

IRA

$25

Investment Themes

CATEGORY

Large Cap Blend Equities
  • Fund Type Open End Mutual Fund
  • Investment Style Large Blend

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 16.0%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 10.4%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 9.3%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Semi-Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 1.80%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Quarterly

Fund Details

  • Legal Name American Funds Fundamental Investors®
  • Fund Family Name American Funds
  • Inception Date Aug 01, 2008
  • Shares Outstanding N/A
  • Share Class Other
  • Currency USD
  • Domiciled Country United States

Fund Description

The American Funds Fundamental Investors Fund Class F2 (FINFX) is a low-cost, actively managed fund that seeks to slowly grow invested capital. The fund uses various metrics to find contrarian or out-of-favor stocks from around the globe. However, the primary focus remains on U.S. stocks. FINFX favors those firms that have growing earnings, sales and dividends.

As as a deep value fund, FINFX makes for a great subcore position in a portfolio. The fund is managed by Capital Research and Management Company.

FINFX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period FINFX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 16.0% -14.1% 34.2% 62.11%
1 Yr -1.5% -60.9% 39.1% 54.28%
3 Yr 5.3%* -32.4% 21.5% 39.47%
5 Yr 3.2%* -22.8% 12.9% 36.90%
10 Yr 9.1%* -5.6% 20.0% 39.43%

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period FINFX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2018 -16.0% -67.0% 16.7% 51.56%
2017 14.3% -32.8% 34.8% 37.25%
2016 7.4% -28.0% 20.8% 37.64%
2015 -2.6% -46.9% 5.7% 23.54%
2014 0.2% -31.3% 53.8% 72.59%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period FINFX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 16.0% -14.1% 34.2% 62.11%
1 Yr -0.1% -60.9% 40.0% 66.87%
3 Yr 10.4%* -29.7% 22.0% 38.76%
5 Yr 9.3%* -19.2% 14.3% 22.67%
10 Yr 13.6%* -4.0% 24.7% 21.88%

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period FINFX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2018 -14.5% -67.0% 17.4% 67.71%
2017 23.6% -22.1% 34.8% 6.98%
2016 12.8% -14.7% 21.8% 12.00%
2015 3.7% -40.3% 7.0% 4.09%
2014 9.7% -24.8% 56.3% 53.95%

NAV & Total Return History

FINFX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

FINFX Category Low Category High FINFX % Rank
Net Assets 98.6 B 2.15 M 773 B 2.00%
Number of Holdings 254 7 3615 29.50%
Net Assets in Top 10 24.2 B -57.2 M 135 B 3.40%
Weighting of Top 10 24.52% 2.4% 936.4% 65.70%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Microsoft Corp 4.77%

  2. Broadcom Inc 3.64%

  3. Intel Corp 2.40%

  4. Amazon.com Inc 2.37%

  5. Facebook Inc A 2.22%

  6. Berkshire Hathaway Inc A 2.15%

  7. Charter Communications Inc A 1.78%

  8. DowDuPont Inc 1.77%

  9. Alphabet Inc Class C 1.72%

  10. UnitedHealth Group Inc 1.69%


Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High FINFX % Rank
Stocks
94.28% -6.79% 687.17% 80.40%
Cash
5.72% -187.97% 74.45% 13.60%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% -0.37% 7.17% 90.70%
Other
0.00% -5.58% 56.83% 90.40%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 2.23% 90.70%
Bonds
0.00% -595.81% 186.14% 91.00%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High FINFX % Rank
Technology
25.24% -67.56% 52.42% 9.32%
Financial Services
12.20% 0.00% 187.22% 78.66%
Healthcare
11.71% 0.00% 47.60% 71.94%
Industrials
9.80% 0.00% 77.42% 57.72%
Consumer Cyclical
8.88% 0.00% 32.66% 77.05%
Energy
8.26% -1.23% 306.37% 11.62%
Consumer Defense
7.04% 0.00% 64.11% 52.30%
Basic Materials
5.47% 0.00% 90.41% 10.12%
Communication Services
3.44% -0.57% 14.81% 40.38%
Real Estate
1.74% -1.66% 13.40% 58.12%
Utilities
0.50% -1.17% 20.22% 74.45%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High FINFX % Rank
US
77.08% -6.79% 223.50% 81.80%
Non US
17.20% 0.00% 463.67% 13.60%

FINFX - Expenses

Operational Fees

FINFX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 0.41% 0.00% 153.75% 87.93%
Management Fee 0.24% 0.00% 1.50% 21.90%
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% N/A
Administrative Fee 0.05% 0.00% 0.85% 19.78%

Sales Fees

FINFX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load N/A 1.00% 5.75% N/A
Deferred Load N/A 0.95% 5.00% N/A

Trading Fees

FINFX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Max Redemption Fee N/A 0.15% 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.

FINFX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 34.00% 0.00% 836.00% 46.58%

FINFX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

FINFX Category Low Category High FINFX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.01% 0.00% 0.10% 60.00%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History


Net Income Ratio Analysis

FINFX Category Low Category High FINFX % Rank
Net Income Ratio 1.80% -1.49% 3.64% 10.36%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

FINFX - Managers

Tenure Analysis

Category Low

0.0

Category High

83.42

Category Average

7.0

Category Mode

3.54