RBFHX: American Funds Bond Fund of Amer R5E

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RBFHX American Funds Bond Fund of Amer R5E


Profile

RBFHX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 0.7%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 1.0%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return N/A
  • Net Assets $50.1 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 14.6%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$13.18
$12.58
$13.43

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.40%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 121.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

  • Standard (Taxable) $250
  • IRA N/A

Fund Classification


Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 0.7%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 1.0%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return N/A
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency N/A
  • Net Income Ratio 2.63%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.6%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Monthly

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    American Funds The Bond Fund of America® Class R-5E
  • Fund Family Name
    American Funds
  • Inception Date
    Nov 20, 2015
  • Shares Outstanding
    N/A
  • Share Class
    Retirement
  • Currency
    USD
  • Domiciled Country
    United States
  • Manager
    David Hoag

Fund Description

The fund normally invests at least 80% of its assets in bonds and other debt securities. It invests a majority of its assets in debt securities rated A3 or better or A- or better. The fund invests in debt securities with a wide range of maturities. It may invest in debt securities and mortgage-backed securities issued by government-sponsored entities and federal agencies and instrumentalities that are not backed by the full faith and credit of the U.S. government.


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Performance

RBFHX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period RBFHX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 0.7% -0.6% 6.2% 70.36%
1 Yr 4.9% -0.7% 85.9% 56.71%
3 Yr 1.0%* -5.1% 23.0% 64.75%
5 Yr N/A* -5.8% 12.8% N/A
10 Yr N/A* -5.4% 8.3% N/A

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period RBFHX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 4.1% -1.2% 83.9% 47.02%
2018 -2.5% -12.4% 0.8% 49.85%
2017 1.3% -6.0% 17.1% 41.04%
2016 1.0% -58.1% 8.6% 18.64%
2015 N/A -18.3% 3.0% N/A

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period RBFHX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 0.7% -0.6% 6.2% 70.36%
1 Yr 4.9% -2.6% 85.9% 53.77%
3 Yr 1.0%* -5.1% 23.0% 69.10%
5 Yr N/A* -5.8% 12.8% N/A
10 Yr N/A* -5.3% 8.0% N/A

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period RBFHX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 4.1% -1.2% 83.9% 47.74%
2018 -2.5% -11.7% 6.5% 57.41%
2017 1.3% -6.0% 27.0% 49.79%
2016 1.0% -58.1% 10.4% 25.80%
2015 N/A -14.6% 4.2% N/A

NAV & Total Return History


Holdings

RBFHX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

RBFHX Category Low Category High RBFHX % Rank
Net Assets 50.1 B 688 K 249 B 0.90%
Number of Holdings 2029 1 17590 4.52%
Net Assets in Top 10 7.38 B -216 M 23.5 B 0.98%
Weighting of Top 10 14.64% 2.3% 144.8% 70.90%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. United States Treasury Notes 2.5% 2.49%
  2. United States Treasury Notes 2.75% 2.07%
  3. Federal National Mortgage Association 3% 1.77%
  4. United States Treasury Bonds 2.25% 1.75%
  5. United States Treasury Notes 2% 1.45%
  6. United States Treasury Notes 1.75% 1.14%
  7. United States Treasury Notes 2.12% 1.11%
  8. United States Treasury Notes 1.83% 1.02%
  9. United States Treasury Notes 2.12% 0.93%
  10. United States Treasury Notes 2.62% 0.90%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High RBFHX % Rank
Bonds
94.55% 80.34% 160.64% 71.88%
Cash
4.26% -60.64% 19.31% 28.67%
Convertible Bonds
1.17% 0.00% 6.13% 17.40%
Stocks
0.01% -17.64% 26.05% 6.25%
Preferred Stocks
0.01% 0.00% 7.32% 12.53%
Other
0.00% -8.60% 31.28% 17.75%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High RBFHX % Rank
Utilities
0.00% 0.00% 100.00% 19.06%
Technology
0.00% 0.00% 100.00% 15.97%
Real Estate
0.00% 0.00% 100.00% 15.44%
Industrials
0.00% 0.00% 100.00% 19.87%
Healthcare
0.00% 0.00% 39.26% 7.65%
Financial Services
0.00% 0.00% 100.00% 26.58%
Energy
0.00% 0.00% 100.00% 36.64%
Communication Services
0.00% 0.00% 100.00% 19.60%
Consumer Defense
0.00% 0.00% 13.39% 14.23%
Consumer Cyclical
0.00% 0.00% 100.00% 20.81%
Basic Materials
0.00% 0.00% 100.00% 16.24%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High RBFHX % Rank
US
0.01% -17.64% 16.43% 5.85%
Non US
0.00% -1.93% 9.62% 7.97%

Bond Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High RBFHX % Rank
Government
44.08% 0.00% 100.00% 13.00%
Corporate
25.39% 0.00% 99.29% 31.34%
Securitized
23.11% 0.00% 97.31% 34.25%
Cash & Equivalents
5.81% -26.49% 20.89% 19.05%
Municipal
1.60% 0.00% 100.00% 53.85%
Derivative
0.00% 0.00% 22.94% 18.03%

Bond Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High RBFHX % Rank
US
84.25% 61.83% 160.64% 78.87%
Non US
10.30% -27.08% 26.76% 21.88%

Expenses

RBFHX - Expenses

Operational Fees

RBFHX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 0.40% 0.00% 209.96% 88.26%
Management Fee 0.19% 0.00% 1.25% 7.46%
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% N/A
Administrative Fee 0.05% 0.00% 0.50% 5.59%

Sales Fees

RBFHX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load N/A 0.50% 5.75% N/A
Deferred Load N/A 0.25% 5.50% N/A

Trading Fees

RBFHX 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.

RBFHX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 121.00% 0.00% 2053.00% 79.16%

Distributions

RBFHX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

RBFHX Category Low Category High RBFHX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.62% 0.00% 5.21% 51.71%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

RBFHX Category Low Category High Category Mod
Dividend Distribution Frequency Monthly Monthly Monthly Monthly

Net Income Ratio Analysis

RBFHX Category Low Category High RBFHX % Rank
Net Income Ratio 2.63% 0.00% 6.30% 48.67%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History

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Fund Manager Analysis

RBFHX - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

David Hoag


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Mar 01, 2009

10.84

10.8%

David A. Hoag is a fixed income portfolio manager at Capital Group. He also serves on the Fixed Income Management Committee and the Target Date Solutions Committee. He has 32 years of investment experience and has been with Capital Group for 28 years. Earlier in his career, as a fixed income investment analyst at Capital, he covered municipal bonds. Prior to joining Capital, David worked as a municipal bond analyst for Van Kampen Merritt Investment Advisory Corp. in Lisle, Illinois. He holds an MBA in finance from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.

Robert Neithart


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Mar 01, 2009

10.84

10.8%

Robert H. Neithart is a fixed-income portfolio manager at Capital Group. He is chairman of the Fixed Income Management Committee and of Capital Strategy Research, Inc. Rob’s investment responsibilities are focused on global multi-currency fixed income, emerging market debt and global high income portfolios. Rob began his career at Capital as a participant in The Associates Program, a two-year series of work assignments in various areas of the organization. He holds a bachelor’s degree in economics from Occidental College.

Fergus MacDonald


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Oct 01, 2015

4.25

4.3%

Fergus N. MacDonald is a fixed income portfolio manager at Capital Group. He also serves on the Fixed Income Management Committee. He has 25 years of investment experience and has been with Capital Group for 14 years. He holds a graduate degree in applied mathematics and theoretical physics from Cambridge University and a bachelor’s degree with first-class honors in mathematics from the Imperial College of Science Technology and Medicine. Fergus is based in Los Angeles.

David Lee


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Nov 21, 2015

4.11

4.1%

David S. Lee is a fixed income portfolio manager at Capital Group. David has 19 years of investment experience and has been with Capital Group for 17 yrs. Earlier in his career, as a fixed income investment analyst at Capital, he covered brokerage, media, paper and leisure companies. Before joining Capital, he was at Pacific Investment Management Company. He holds an MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business and both a master’s degree and bachelor’s degree in engineering from Stanford University. He also holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation. David is based in LA.

Pramod Atluri


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jan 01, 2016

4.0

4.0%

Pramod Atluri is a fixed income portfolio manager at Capital Group. He has 19 years of investment industry experience and has been with Capital Group for two years. Prior to joining Capital, Pramod was a fixed income portfolio manager at Fidelity Investments where he also worked as a fixed income strategist and corporate bond analyst. Before that he was a management consultant at McKinsey & Company. He holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and a bachelor’s degree in biological chemistry from the University of Chicago where he also completed the requirements for bachelor’s degrees in economics and chemistry. He holds the Chartered Financial Analyst® designation. Pramod is based in Los Angeles.

David Betanzos


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jul 01, 2016

3.5

3.5%

David J. Betanzos, Senior Vice President for Capital Fixed Income Investors. Mr. Betanzos has been wirth Capital Research and Management Company or affiliate since 2002.

Tenure Analysis

Category Low Category High Category Average Category Mode
0.01 33.1 7.71 0.67