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NEWFX - Snapshot

Vitals

  • YTD Return 3.5%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 13.4%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 14.7%
  • Net Assets $58.7 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 17.2%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$89.52
$61.65
$96.46

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 1.00%

SALES FEES

  • Front Load 5.75%
  • Deferred Load N/A

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 40.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

  • Standard (Taxable) $250
  • IRA $25

Fund Classification


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Overview

Income Profile

Income Risk

Returns Profile

Allocations

Expenses

About

$32.72

+1.46%

$111.98 B

-

$0.00

3.06%

0.29%

$51.80

+1.65%

$111.98 B

1.89%

$0.96

3.43%

0.10%

$64.20

+1.63%

$80.31 B

1.84%

$1.16

3.34%

0.14%

$91.00

+1.65%

$58.69 B

0.09%

$0.09

3.47%

1.00%

$55.91

+1.77%

$51.87 B

-

$0.00

2.95%

1.22%

NEWFX - Profile

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 3.5%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 11.2%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 13.4%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 0.40%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    American Funds New World Fund®
  • Fund Family Name
    American Funds
  • Inception Date
    Jun 17, 1999
  • Shares Outstanding
    N/A
  • Share Class
    A
  • Currency
    USD
  • Domiciled Country
    United States
  • Manager
    Nicholas Grace

Fund Description

The fund invests primarily in common stocks of companies with significant exposure to countries with developing economies and/or markets. Under normal market conditions, the fund invests at least 35% of its assets in equity and debt securities of issuers primarily based in qualified countries that have developing economies and/or markets.


NEWFX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period NEWFX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 3.5% -11.1% 16.6% 41.77%
1 Yr 53.6% 7.5% 95.8% 42.82%
3 Yr 13.4%* -6.4% 31.8% 11.99%
5 Yr 14.7%* -1.9% 26.1% 22.13%
10 Yr 7.0%* -1.6% 9.6% 4.05%

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period NEWFX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2020 24.7% -22.1% 480.0% 23.49%
2019 23.0% -26.9% 42.0% 22.00%
2018 -14.3% -58.5% 34.6% 12.61%
2017 30.1% -33.4% 66.6% 67.31%
2016 2.9% -11.5% 241.3% 74.96%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period NEWFX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 3.5% -11.1% 16.6% 42.38%
1 Yr 44.8% 7.5% 95.8% 74.42%
3 Yr 11.2%* -6.4% 31.8% 21.58%
5 Yr 13.4%* -1.9% 26.1% 33.58%
10 Yr 6.4%* -1.6% 9.6% 9.81%

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period NEWFX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2020 24.7% -22.1% 480.0% 23.49%
2019 23.0% -14.7% 42.0% 22.00%
2018 -14.3% -31.2% 36.2% 16.72%
2017 32.6% -24.0% 66.6% 67.15%
2016 3.9% -10.0% 249.6% 75.49%

NAV & Total Return History


NEWFX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

NEWFX Category Low Category High NEWFX % Rank
Net Assets 58.7 B 901 K 112 B 2.15%
Number of Holdings 553 5 5667 10.11%
Net Assets in Top 10 9.77 B 628 K 26.5 B 3.01%
Weighting of Top 10 17.19% 2.7% 67.1% 93.45%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Reliance Industries Ltd 2.52%
  2. Reliance Industries Ltd 2.52%
  3. Reliance Industries Ltd 2.52%
  4. Reliance Industries Ltd 2.52%
  5. Reliance Industries Ltd 2.52%
  6. Reliance Industries Ltd 2.52%
  7. Reliance Industries Ltd 2.52%
  8. Reliance Industries Ltd 2.52%
  9. Reliance Industries Ltd 2.52%
  10. Reliance Industries Ltd 2.52%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High NEWFX % Rank
Stocks
88.99% 47.78% 100.80% 96.40%
Cash
8.27% -2.51% 29.89% 3.73%
Bonds
2.60% -16.58% 50.84% 3.48%
Preferred Stocks
0.12% 0.00% 1.67% 7.46%
Other
0.00% -2.51% 4.25% 85.56%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 10.23% 85.56%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High NEWFX % Rank
Technology
18.24% 0.00% 40.63% 75.70%
Financial Services
16.81% 0.00% 48.61% 64.33%
Healthcare
13.55% 0.00% 97.92% 3.87%
Consumer Cyclical
13.45% 0.00% 43.94% 65.66%
Communication Services
10.82% 0.00% 45.73% 68.80%
Basic Materials
7.38% 0.00% 29.38% 45.83%
Industrials
6.41% 0.00% 41.99% 29.87%
Consumer Defense
5.47% 0.00% 28.92% 65.05%
Energy
3.40% 0.00% 21.51% 54.17%
Real Estate
2.48% 0.00% 16.77% 36.40%
Utilities
1.99% 0.00% 37.87% 28.30%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High NEWFX % Rank
Non US
67.61% 47.78% 100.80% 97.95%
US
21.38% -0.04% 31.25% 1.81%

NEWFX - Expenses

Operational Fees

NEWFX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 1.00% 0.04% 40.36% 77.90%
Management Fee 0.52% 0.00% 2.00% 11.12%
12b-1 Fee 0.25% 0.00% 1.00% 54.86%
Administrative Fee 0.05% 0.01% 1.25% 28.98%

Sales Fees

NEWFX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load 5.75% 0.40% 5.75% 33.94%
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 5.00% N/A

Trading Fees

NEWFX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Max Redemption Fee N/A 0.40% 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.

NEWFX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 40.00% 0.00% 420.00% 40.25%

NEWFX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

NEWFX Category Low Category High NEWFX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.00% 0.00% 3.09% 85.80%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

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

Net Income Ratio Analysis

NEWFX Category Low Category High NEWFX % Rank
Net Income Ratio 0.40% -1.97% 6.00% 66.63%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

NEWFX Category Low Category High Capital Mode
Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Annually Annually

Dividend Payout History

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NEWFX - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

Nicholas Grace


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jan 01, 2008

13.34

13.3%

Nicholas J. Grace is an equity portfolio manager at Capital Group. Earlier in his career, as an equity investment analyst at Capital, he covered global mining companies. Prior to joining Capital, he was manager of metals research for J.P. Morgan Investment Management in Australia. Nick holds an MBA from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and a bachelor’s degree in finance and economics from the University of Waikato, New Zealand, graduating with honors. He also holds the Chartered Financial Analyst® designation. Nick is based in London.

Christopher Thomsen


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jan 01, 2009

12.33

12.3%

Christopher Thomsen is an equity portfolio manager at Capital Group. He has 21 years of investment experience, all with Capital Group. Earlier in his career at Capital, as an equity investment analyst, he covered European and Asian media companies, Hong Kong-based utilities, property companies, conglomerates, and small-cap companies along with generalist coverage of other companies domiciled in Hong Kong and the Philippines. Prior to joining Capital, Chris worked as a corporate finance analyst for Citibank NA. He holds an MBA from Columbia Business School and a bachelor’s degree in international economics from the School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University. Chris is based in London.

Winnie Kwan


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jan 01, 2009

12.33

12.3%

Winnie Kwan is an equity portfolio manager at Capital Group. She has 21 years of investment experience and has been with Capital Group for 18 years. Prior to joining Capital, Winnie worked with Morgan Stanley in London, Hong Kong and Singapore. She holds both master’s and bachelor’s degrees in economics from Trinity College at the University of Cambridge. She also holds the Chartered Financial Analyst® designation. Winnie is based in Hong Kong.

Tomonori Tani


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Oct 01, 2013

7.58

7.6%

Tomonori Tani is a portfolio manager at Capital Group and is one of the managers of Capital Group Global Balanced Fund (Canada). As an equity investment analyst he covers Asian (excluding Australia and India) banks and financials. Prior to joining Capital, he was an analyst and team leader for the Japanese financial sector with Fidelity Investments Japan and a portfolio manager of Fidelity Select Financial Service Fund. Before that, he was engaged in macroeconomic research with Merrill Lynch Investment Managers Japan and the Profit Research Center Ltd.

Jonathan Knowles


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jan 01, 2016

5.33

5.3%

Jonathan Knowles is an equity portfolio manager at Capital Group. Earlier in his career, as an equity investment analyst at Capital, Jonathan covered pharmaceuticals, chemicals, support services and small-cap companies. He holds an MBA from INSEAD, France, and a PhD in immunovirology and bachelor’s degree in veterinary science from the University of Liverpool, U.K., where he was a Wellcome Foundation Research Scholar. Jonathan is based in Singapore.

Bradford Freer


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jan 01, 2017

4.33

4.3%

Bradford F. Freer is an equity portfolio manager at Capital Group. Earlier in his career at Capital, he was an equity investment analyst covering multiple sectors as a generalist in both Australia and India. Before that he was an equities trader in both Singapore and Hong Kong. Brad was also a participant in The Associates Program, a two-year series of work assignments in various areas of the Capital organization. Prior to joining Capital, he was an associate at Gamble, Jones, Holbrook & Bent in Pasadena, California. He holds a bachelor’s degree in international relations from Connecticut College, as well as the Chartered Financial Analyst® designation. Brad is based in Los Angeles.

Lisa Thompson


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Oct 01, 2019

1.58

1.6%

Lisa Thompson is an equity portfolio manager at Capital Group. She has been with the investment industry since 1988 and has been with Capital Group since 1994. Earlier in her career, as an equity investment analyst at Capital, Lisa covered companies in Latin America, emerging Europe, West Asia and Africa. Before joining Capital, Lisa was a securities analyst at Goldman, Sachs & Co. She was also a securities analyst and quantitative analyst at the Nomura Research Institute in New York. She holds a bachelor’s degree in mathematics from the University of Pennsylvania and the Chartered Financial Analyst® designation. Lisa is based in New York. Investment professional for 32 years in total; 25 years with Capital Research and Management Company or affiliate

Kirstie Spence


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Dec 01, 2019

1.41

1.4%

Kirstie Spence is a fixed income portfolio manager at Capital Group. She also serves on the Fixed Income Management Committee. She has 23 years of investment experience, all with Capital Group. Earlier in her career at Capital, Kirstie was a fixed income investment analyst and her coverage included sovereign debt in emerging markets with a focus on Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Latin America, as well as European telecommunications as a credit analyst. Kirstie began her career at Capital as a participant in The Associates Program, a two-year series of work assignments in various areas of

Piyada Phanaphat


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jan 01, 2021

0.33

0.3%

Akira Shiraishi


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jan 01, 2021

0.33

0.3%

Akira Shiraishi is an equity portfolio manager at Capital Group. As an equity investment analyst he covers Japanese small- and mid-cap companies as a generalist. His investment experience began in 1998 and has been with Capital Group since 2004. Earlier in his career at Capital, his coverage included Asian health care companies, Japanese real estate, J-REITs, construction, home building and building materials, imaging, semiconductor & semiconductor equipment companies; Korean small-caps and U.S. semiconductor equipment companies. Prior to joining Capital, Akira was a portfolio manager and research analyst covering Japanese equities at Goldman Sachs Asset Management. Before that, he was an interest rates derivatives trader at UBS Securities. He holds a bachelor’s degree in economics from Lake Forest College as a Grew Scholar, graduating magna cum laude. He also holds the Chartered Financial Analyst® designation. Akira is based in Los Angeles.

Tenure Analysis

Category Low Category High Category Average Category Mode
0.01 34.19 5.71 1.41