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FMACX - Snapshot

Vitals

  • YTD Return 5.5%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 12.8%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 13.7%
  • Net Assets $72.3 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 27.9%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$35.08
$24.53
$37.82

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.35%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 27.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

  • Standard (Taxable) $1,000,000
  • IRA N/A

Fund Classification


Compare FMACX to Popular U.S. Large-Cap Growth Equity Funds and ETFs

Overview

Income Profile

Income Risk

Returns Profile

Allocations

Expenses

About

$60.46

+1.17%

$225.37 B

0.62%

$0.38

18.25%

0.63%

$276.39

+1.75%

$134.60 B

0.56%

$1.58

26.70%

0.20%

$16.54

+1.29%

$130.71 B

0.00%

$0.00

20.64%

0.85%

$225.51

+1.28%

$130.28 B

0.75%

$1.74

21.19%

0.04%

$116.27

+1.47%

$130.28 B

0.46%

$0.55

23.86%

0.17%

FMACX - Profile

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 5.5%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 12.8%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 13.7%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Semi-Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 1.01%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Quarterly

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    American Funds AMCAP Fund®
  • Fund Family Name
    American Funds
  • Inception Date
    Jan 27, 2017
  • Shares Outstanding
    N/A
  • Share Class
    Inst
  • Currency
    USD
  • Domiciled Country
    United States
  • Manager
    Barry Crosthwaite

Fund Description

The fund invests primarily in common stocks of U.S. companies that have solid long-term growth records and the potential for good future growth. The basic investment philosophy of the investment adviser is to seek to invest in attractively valued companies that, in its opinion, represent good, long-term investment opportunities.


FMACX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period FMACX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 5.5% -70.5% 100.7% 87.91%
1 Yr 20.6% -9.0% 155.9% 77.22%
3 Yr 12.8%* -5.1% 45.9% 83.41%
5 Yr 13.7%* -9.5% 35.0% 82.22%
10 Yr 13.7%* 5.5% 23.4% 75.41%

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period FMACX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 20.4% -28.8% 76.0% 69.21%
2018 -11.4% -64.5% 10.6% 45.64%
2017 N/A -68.7% 64.3% N/A
2016 N/A -56.6% 15.3% N/A
2015 N/A -82.5% 11.4% N/A

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period FMACX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 5.5% -70.9% 100.7% 88.06%
1 Yr 20.6% -10.5% 153.3% 75.42%
3 Yr 12.8%* -7.0% 45.9% 82.07%
5 Yr 13.7%* -10.5% 35.0% 81.09%
10 Yr 13.7%* 5.5% 23.4% 74.66%

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period FMACX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 20.4% -28.8% 76.0% 69.36%
2018 -9.1% -64.5% 16.5% 57.55%
2017 N/A -24.8% 64.3% N/A
2016 N/A -56.6% 17.1% N/A
2015 N/A -38.0% 17.3% N/A

NAV & Total Return History


FMACX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

FMACX Category Low Category High FMACX % Rank
Net Assets 72.3 B 10.3 K 225 B 2.67%
Number of Holdings 201 1 2370 11.76%
Net Assets in Top 10 20.1 B 425 K 89.8 B 3.56%
Weighting of Top 10 27.87% 10.7% 100.0% 94.11%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Netflix Inc 4.26%
  2. Netflix Inc 4.26%
  3. Netflix Inc 4.26%
  4. Netflix Inc 4.26%
  5. Netflix Inc 4.26%
  6. Netflix Inc 4.26%
  7. Netflix Inc 4.26%
  8. Netflix Inc 4.16%
  9. Microsoft Corp 4.14%
  10. Facebook Inc A 3.24%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High FMACX % Rank
Stocks
93.61% 56.28% 112.08% 92.19%
Cash
6.38% -12.08% 36.33% 7.04%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 2.39% 70.68%
Other
0.00% -7.45% 18.94% 73.88%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 6.89% 67.13%
Bonds
0.00% -0.47% 13.73% 67.73%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High FMACX % Rank
Healthcare
23.92% 0.00% 69.42% 4.64%
Technology
19.68% 0.00% 54.96% 91.73%
Communication Services
16.34% 0.00% 67.67% 22.86%
Consumer Cyclical
10.83% 0.00% 44.53% 85.41%
Industrials
9.43% 0.00% 27.72% 13.28%
Financial Services
8.45% 0.00% 41.61% 68.21%
Consumer Defense
5.05% 0.00% 18.61% 27.94%
Energy
2.89% 0.00% 19.81% 2.83%
Real Estate
1.88% 0.00% 23.28% 43.83%
Basic Materials
0.80% 0.00% 13.33% 60.01%
Utilities
0.74% 0.00% 11.79% 21.41%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High FMACX % Rank
US
87.04% 54.86% 106.92% 80.77%
Non US
6.57% 0.00% 36.31% 35.49%

FMACX - Expenses

Operational Fees

FMACX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 0.35% 0.01% 23.28% 95.20%
Management Fee 0.30% 0.00% 1.50% 9.20%
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% N/A
Administrative Fee 0.05% 0.01% 1.02% 24.00%

Sales Fees

FMACX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load N/A 0.50% 8.50% N/A
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 5.50% N/A

Trading Fees

FMACX 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.

FMACX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 27.00% 0.00% 464.00% 31.12%

FMACX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

FMACX Category Low Category High FMACX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.00% 0.00% 19.68% 68.25%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

FMACX Category Low Category High Category Mod
Dividend Distribution Frequency Quarterly Annually Semi-Annually Annually

Net Income Ratio Analysis

FMACX Category Low Category High FMACX % Rank
Net Income Ratio 1.01% -8.87% 2.43% 7.24%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History

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FMACX - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

Barry Crosthwaite


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

May 01, 2006

14.43

14.4%

Barry S. Crosthwaite is an equity portfolio manager at Capital Group. He has 22 years of investment experience, all with Capital Group. Earlier in his career at Capital, as an equity investment analyst, he covered U.S. electrical equipment/appliances, global energy equipment, and oil field services & drilling companies, as well as North American communications & networking equipment companies. Barry holds an MBA from Stanford Graduate School of Business and a bachelor’s degree in chemistry from Occidental College graduating magna cum laude. Barry is based in San Francisco.

James Terrile


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

May 01, 2011

9.42

9.4%

James Terrile is an equity portfolio manager at Capital Group. He has 25 years of investment experience and has been with Capital Group for 23 years. Earlier in his career, as an equity investment analyst at Capital, he covered U.S. health care supplies & equipment, pharmaceutical and biotech companies. Prior to joining Capital, James was an equity research analyst for Gabelli Asset Management Company in New York. He holds an MBA from Columbia Business School with Beta Gamma Sigma distinction and a bachelor’s degree in music from William Paterson University graduating magna cum laude. James is

Lawrence Solomon


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

May 01, 2011

9.42

9.4%

Lawrence R. Solomon is an equity portfolio manager at Capital Group. He has 35 years of investment experience and has been with Capital Group for 34 years. Earlier in his career at Capital, Larry was an equity investment analyst covering computer hardware, software, communications equipment, computer services and imaging. Prior to joining Capital, he was an economic consultant and research analyst for Data Resources, Inc. in Los Angeles. Larry holds a bachelor’s degree in economics from Occidental College, graduating cum laude, and the Chartered Financial Analyst® designation. Larry is based in San Francisco.

Aidan O'Connell


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jul 02, 2015

5.25

5.3%

Aidan O’Connell is an equity portfolio manager at Capital Group. He is also a research director and an equity investment analyst and has research responsibility as a U.S. small- and mid-cap generalist. He has 21 years of investment experience and has been with Capital Group for 15 years. Prior to joining Capital, he was an investment analyst and portfolio manager at Franklin Templeton Investments. Before that, Aidan was a research associate and corporate finance associate at Hambrecht & Quist. He holds an MBA from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, a master’s degree in international studies from Johns Hopkins University’s School of Advanced International Studies, and a bachelor’s degree in French and English from Dartmouth College. He also holds the Chartered Financial Analyst® designation. Aidan is based in San Francisco.

Jessica Spaly


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Oct 01, 2017

3.0

3.0%

Cheryl Frank


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Oct 01, 2018

2.0

2.0%

Cheryl E. Frank is an equity portfolio manager at Capital Group. As an equity investment analyst, she covers the health care services sector and drug retail industry, as well as software companies in both the U.S. and Europe. She has 20 years of investment experience and has been with Capital Group for 17 years. Prior to joining Capital, she was a fixed income derivatives marketing associate at J.P. Morgan. She holds an MBA and a certificate in global management and public management from Stanford Graduate School of Business, and a bachelor’s degree in environmental science and public policy from Harvard College graduating cum laude. Cheryl is based in San Francisco.

Gregory Wendt


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

May 01, 2019

1.42

1.4%

Gregory W. Wendt is an equity portfolio manager at Capital Group. As an equity investment analyst, he continues to cover U.S. casinos & gaming, restaurants and small-cap companies. Greg has 32 years of investment experience, all with Capital Group. Earlier in his career at Capital, he also covered merchandising and leisure facilities. He holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and a bachelor’s degree in economics from the University of Chicago. Greg is based in San Francisco.

Eric Stern


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Nov 22, 2019

0.86

0.9%

Eric H. Stern is a portfolio manager at Capital Group. He has 26 years of investment experience and has been with Capital Group for 24 years. As an equity investment analyst at Capital, he covered U.S. health care, insurance, autos and life science companies. Before joining Capital, he served as an analyst in the mergers and acquisitions department of Morgan Stanley & Company. He holds an MBA from Stanford Graduate School of Business and a bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of California, Berkeley graduating Phi Beta Kappa. Eric is based in Los Angeles.

Tenure Analysis

Category Low Category High Category Average Category Mode
0.06 52.78 7.76 0.75