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PGGAX - Snapshot

Vitals

  • YTD Return 21.3%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 12.2%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 12.8%
  • Net Assets $4.84 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 N/A

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$21.30
$12.37
$21.30

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.40%

SALES FEES

  • Front Load 5.75%
  • Deferred Load N/A

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 3.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

  • Standard (Taxable) $250
  • IRA $25

Fund Classification


Compare PGGAX to Popular International Large-Cap Equity Funds and ETFs

Overview

Income Profile

Income Risk

Returns Profile

Allocations

Expenses

About

$60.05

-0.03%

$122.08 B

0.79%

$0.48

27.06%

-

$57.67

+0.02%

$105.92 B

1.27%

$0.73

10.31%

-

$58.13

-0.10%

$29.29 B

0.26%

$0.15

27.14%

-

$90.14

+0.07%

$22.66 B

1.80%

$1.59

11.67%

-

$183.99

+0.19%

$22.66 B

1.77%

$3.25

11.31%

-

PGGAX - Profile

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 21.3%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 10.0%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 11.5%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 1.04%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    American Funds Global Growth Portfolio
  • Fund Family Name
    American Funds
  • Inception Date
    May 18, 2012
  • Shares Outstanding
    N/A
  • Share Class
    A
  • Currency
    USD
  • Domiciled Country
    United States
  • Manager
    Wesley Phoa

PGGAX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period PGGAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 21.3% -25.0% 942.2% 23.72%
1 Yr 24.2% -30.2% 91.7% 25.23%
3 Yr 12.2%* -9.8% 31.3% 27.50%
5 Yr 12.8%* -2.6% 28.0% 24.97%
10 Yr N/A* -8.3% 18.0% N/A

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period PGGAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 22.0% -38.3% 47.1% 49.38%
2018 -13.9% -54.2% 0.6% 42.03%
2017 21.1% -76.0% 54.1% 33.82%
2016 0.1% -14.4% 47.8% 70.51%
2015 -3.4% -36.4% 17.2% 46.60%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period PGGAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 21.3% -25.0% 942.2% 23.72%
1 Yr 17.0% -33.3% 91.7% 37.54%
3 Yr 10.0%* -9.8% 31.3% 39.17%
5 Yr 11.5%* -2.6% 28.0% 32.78%
10 Yr N/A* -8.3% 18.0% N/A

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period PGGAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 22.0% -33.1% 47.1% 49.75%
2018 -13.9% -44.4% 1.8% 61.98%
2017 21.1% -6.5% 54.1% 57.69%
2016 0.1% -14.4% 47.8% 82.05%
2015 -3.4% -36.4% 18.6% 67.89%

NAV & Total Return History


PGGAX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

PGGAX Category Low Category High PGGAX % Rank
Net Assets 4.84 B 165 K 108 B 11.55%
Number of Holdings 7 1 8833 98.56%
Net Assets in Top 10 4.35 B -8.29 M 32.5 B 7.33%
Weighting of Top 10 N/A 7.7% 100.0% 4.06%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. American Funds New Perspective R6 25.16%
  2. American Funds Capital World Gr&Inc R6 19.74%
  3. American Funds Growth Fund of Amer R6 15.19%
  4. American Funds New Economy R6 15.06%
  5. American Funds Europacific Growth R6 14.81%
  6. American Funds SMALLCAP World R6 10.08%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High PGGAX % Rank
Stocks
94.13% 49.51% 119.21% 86.02%
Cash
5.32% -210.51% 50.49% 14.76%
Preferred Stocks
0.32% 0.00% 3.77% 7.55%
Bonds
0.12% -0.01% 201.38% 8.99%
Other
0.08% -0.02% 20.35% 13.21%
Convertible Bonds
0.02% 0.00% 6.79% 5.44%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High PGGAX % Rank
Technology
20.95% 0.00% 51.57% 37.29%
Healthcare
17.13% 0.00% 38.35% 24.53%
Consumer Cyclical
14.33% 0.00% 44.58% 26.97%
Financial Services
12.50% 0.00% 31.98% 60.04%
Communication Services
12.38% 0.00% 34.24% 28.86%
Industrials
7.60% 0.00% 43.70% 71.70%
Consumer Defense
5.15% 0.00% 76.29% 76.25%
Basic Materials
3.40% 0.00% 41.33% 57.16%
Energy
2.52% 0.00% 15.53% 31.74%
Utilities
2.18% 0.00% 27.81% 53.50%
Real Estate
1.86% 0.00% 39.73% 44.84%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High PGGAX % Rank
US
50.43% 0.10% 101.88% 69.15%
Non US
43.70% 0.67% 99.19% 39.84%

Bond Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High PGGAX % Rank
Cash & Equivalents
92.06% 0.16% 100.00% 84.47%
Corporate
7.36% 0.00% 99.84% 11.96%
Government
0.58% 0.00% 88.97% 7.82%
Derivative
0.00% 0.00% 96.84% 95.87%
Securitized
0.00% 0.00% 30.19% 95.20%
Municipal
0.00% 0.00% 0.74% 95.20%

Bond Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High PGGAX % Rank
Non US
0.06% 0.00% 31.54% 5.22%
US
0.06% -0.01% 169.84% 8.88%

PGGAX - Expenses

Operational Fees

PGGAX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 0.40% 0.01% 44.27% 94.91%
Management Fee 0.00% 0.00% 1.82% 3.41%
12b-1 Fee 0.25% 0.00% 1.00% 58.19%
Administrative Fee N/A 0.01% 0.76% 31.17%

Sales Fees

PGGAX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load 5.75% 2.50% 5.75% 44.96%
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 5.00% N/A

Trading Fees

PGGAX 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.

PGGAX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 3.00% 0.94% 395.00% 3.38%

PGGAX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

PGGAX Category Low Category High PGGAX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.00% 0.00% 6.97% 95.71%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

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

Net Income Ratio Analysis

PGGAX Category Low Category High PGGAX % Rank
Net Income Ratio 1.04% -1.52% 12.65% 53.48%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History

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PGGAX - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

Wesley Phoa


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

May 18, 2012

8.46

8.5%

Wesley K. Phoa is a solutions portfolio manager at Capital Group. His focus is on fund-of-funds and multi-asset solutions. He has 25 years of investment experience and has been with Capital Group for 20 years. Earlier in his career at Capital, Wesley served as a fixed income portfolio manager with a focus on rates-driven and long duration strategies. His areas of research responsibility included interest rates, monetary policy and financial economics. He has also been involved in the development of several fund-of-funds strategies and custom solutions for institutional clients. Prior to joining Capital, he was director of research with Capital Management Sciences and a quantitative analyst with Deutsche Bank in Australia. He holds a PhD in pure mathematics from Trinity College at the University of Cambridge and a bachelor’s degree with honors from the Australian National University. He is an elected member of the Conference of Business Economists and the International Conference of Commercial Bank Economists. He sits on the editorial board of The Journal of Portfolio Management. Wesley is based in Los Angeles.

Alan Berro


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

May 18, 2012

8.46

8.5%

Alan N. Berro is an equity portfolio manager at Capital Group. He also serves on the Portfolio Oversight Committee. He has 33 years of investment experience and has been with Capital Group for 28 years. Earlier in his career, as an equity investment analyst at Capital, he covered U.S. utilities, capital goods and machinery companies. Before joining Capital, he was a portfolio manager and utilities analyst for Fidelity Management and Research Company in Boston. He also worked as an auditor for Price Waterhouse in Los Angeles. He holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and a bachelor’s degree in economics from the University of California, Los Angeles graduating magna cum laude. He also holds the certified public accountant and Chartered Financial Analyst® designations and is a member of the Los Angeles Society of Financial Analysts. Alan is based in Los Angeles.

Andrew Suzman


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

May 18, 2012

8.46

8.5%

Andrew B. Suzman is an equity portfolio manager at Capital Group. He also serves on the Portfolio Oversight Committee. He has 25 years of investment experience, all with Capital Group. Earlier in his career, as an equity investment analyst at Capital, Andrew covered global real-estate companies, U.S. merchandising, and Australian industrials and banks. He holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and a bachelor’s degree in political economy from Tulane University. Andrew is based in New York.

William Robbins


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jan 01, 2020

0.83

0.8%

William L. Robbins is an equity portfolio manager at Capital Group. He also serves on the Capital Group Private Client Services Management Committee and the Portfolio Solutions Committee. He has over 20 years of investment experience and joined Capital Group since 2005. Prior to joining Capital, he was a part of the investment team at Tiger Management Corp. in New York and a financial analyst with Morgan Stanley. Will holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and a bachelor’s degree from Harvard College graduating magna cum laude. Will is based in San Francisco.

John Queen


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jan 01, 2020

0.83

0.8%

John R. Queen is president at Capital Research and Management Company. Prior to that, Queen is a portfolio manager with Mercury Advisors, his employer since 1997. Prior to joining the firm, he was associated with The Capital Group.

Michelle Black


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jan 01, 2020

0.83

0.8%

Michelle J. Black is a solutions portfolio manager at Capital Group. Her focus is on fund-of-funds and multi-asset solutions. Michelle serves on the Target Date Solutions Committee and the Portfolio Solutions Committee. She has 25 years of investment industry experience and has been with Capital Group for 18 years. During her tenure at Capital, Michelle led the development of asset allocation design for private high-net-worth clients. She has been deeply involved in glide path development for our target date series, and also worked as an asset allocation investment specialist out of our London office, where she helped construct multi-asset solutions for global institutions. Prior to joining Capital, Michelle was manager of the Los Angeles office and an investment planning analyst at Sanford C. Bernstein & Co. She holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of Southern California. She also holds the Certified Investment Management Analyst® and Certified Private Wealth Advisor® designations, is a member of the Investments & Wealth Institute and serves on the CIMA commission. Michelle is based in Los Angeles.

Samir Mathur


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jan 01, 2020

0.83

0.8%

Samir Mathur is a solutions portfolio manager at Capital Group. His focus is on fund-of-funds and multi-asset solutions. Samir serves on the Target Date Solutions Committee and the Portfolio Solutions Committee. He has 27 years of investment industry experience and has been with Capital Group for seven years. During his tenure at Capital, Samir has led the development of fund-of-funds solutions and several model portfolios, including tax-aware portfolio models, portfolio sleeves and model portfolios for our insurance series of funds. Prior to joining Capital, Samir was a managing director for the multi-asset trading and solutions group at Citigroup. Before that, he worked at Hewlett-Packard. He holds an MBA from University of California, Berkeley, a master’s degree in computer science from University of Southern California and a bachelor’s of technology degree from the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi. Samir is based in New York.

Tenure Analysis

Category Low Category High Category Average Category Mode
0.01 35.41 6.01 0.83
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