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RBOBX - Snapshot

Vitals

  • YTD Return -0.6%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 3.5%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 1.5%
  • Net Assets $30.9 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 18.2%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$13.87
$13.78
$14.26

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 1.32%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 452.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

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

Fund Classification


Compare RBOBX to Popular U.S. Short-Term Bond Duration Funds and ETFs

Overview

Income Profile

Income Risk

Returns Profile

Allocations

Expenses

About

$10.99

+0.09%

$78.83 B

1.83%

$0.20

-0.36%

0.20%

$82.39

+0.05%

$67.71 B

1.42%

$1.17

-0.63%

0.05%

$10.80

+0.09%

$67.71 B

-

$0.00

-0.64%

0.15%

$4.20

0.00%

$60.52 B

2.30%

$0.10

-0.24%

0.59%

$82.87

+0.04%

$47.88 B

1.83%

$1.51

-0.52%

0.05%

RBOBX - Profile

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return -0.6%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 3.5%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 1.5%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 0.73%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.2%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Monthly

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    American Funds Intermediate Bond Fund of America®
  • Fund Family Name
    American Funds
  • Inception Date
    May 31, 2002
  • Shares Outstanding
    N/A
  • Share Class
    Retirement
  • Currency
    USD
  • Domiciled Country
    United States
  • Manager
    Fergus MacDonald

Fund Description

The fund maintains a portfolio of bonds, other debt securities and money market instruments having a dollar-weighted average effective maturity of no less than three years and no greater than five years under normal market conditions. It invests primarily in bonds and other debt securities with quality ratings of A- or better or A3 or better or unrated but determined to be of equivalent quality by the fund's investment adviser. The fund primarily invests in debt securities denominated in U.S. dollars.


RBOBX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period RBOBX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD -0.6% -18.6% 98.5% 81.69%
1 Yr -0.1% -1.6% 22.7% 94.15%
3 Yr 3.5%* 1.0% 7.2% 40.75%
5 Yr 1.5%* 0.2% 6.0% 88.47%
10 Yr 1.2%* 0.2% 4.4% 85.34%

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period RBOBX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2020 3.9% -23.0% 206.3% 8.07%
2019 1.8% -2.4% 6.6% 55.64%
2018 -0.8% -50.6% 1.0% 31.18%
2017 -0.1% -2.6% 3.0% 44.11%
2016 -0.7% -65.8% 10.9% 93.65%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period RBOBX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD -0.6% -18.6% 98.6% 81.69%
1 Yr -0.1% -6.5% 22.7% 84.45%
3 Yr 3.5%* -0.5% 7.2% 35.41%
5 Yr 1.5%* -0.6% 6.0% 84.12%
10 Yr 1.2%* 0.1% 4.4% 84.38%

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period RBOBX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2020 3.9% -23.0% 206.3% 8.07%
2019 1.8% -2.3% 7.2% 58.18%
2018 -0.8% -4.2% 6.5% 39.02%
2017 -0.1% -2.6% 5.9% 52.25%
2016 -0.7% -65.2% 10.9% 95.46%

NAV & Total Return History


RBOBX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

RBOBX Category Low Category High RBOBX % Rank
Net Assets 30.9 B 6.87 M 78.8 B 5.92%
Number of Holdings 1413 3 4831 9.80%
Net Assets in Top 10 5.6 B -154 M 9.61 B 6.70%
Weighting of Top 10 18.15% 2.1% 100.0% 69.53%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Federal National Mortgage Association 1.5% 7.36%
  2. Federal National Mortgage Association 2% 7.16%
  3. Federal National Mortgage Association 3.5% 5.90%
  4. Federal National Mortgage Association 2% 5.28%
  5. Government National Mortgage Association 2% 3.77%
  6. United States Treasury Bills 0% 3.58%
  7. United States Treasury Bills 0% 2.93%
  8. United States Treasury Notes 0.13% 2.91%
  9. Federal National Mortgage Association 1.5% 2.90%
  10. United States Treasury Bills 0% 2.72%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High RBOBX % Rank
Bonds
88.52% 38.97% 128.29% 78.10%
Cash
10.46% -41.77% 60.56% 16.83%
Convertible Bonds
1.01% 0.00% 37.57% 78.43%
Preferred Stocks
0.01% 0.00% 26.78% 21.73%
Stocks
0.00% -0.04% 8.15% 85.46%
Other
0.00% -4.43% 19.42% 81.21%

Bond Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High RBOBX % Rank
Government
40.60% 0.00% 79.60% 20.59%
Securitized
24.42% 0.00% 95.79% 51.63%
Corporate
20.25% 0.00% 100.00% 80.72%
Cash & Equivalents
14.62% 0.00% 60.56% 16.18%
Municipal
0.11% 0.00% 19.99% 43.79%
Derivative
0.00% 0.00% 25.31% 87.42%

Bond Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High RBOBX % Rank
US
79.46% -8.03% 123.04% 43.46%
Non US
9.06% 0.00% 76.49% 70.10%

RBOBX - Expenses

Operational Fees

RBOBX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 1.32% 0.01% 2.47% 12.94%
Management Fee 0.19% 0.00% 1.19% 17.11%
12b-1 Fee 0.75% 0.00% 1.00% 80.31%
Administrative Fee 0.05% 0.01% 0.50% 33.61%

Sales Fees

RBOBX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load N/A 0.00% 5.75% N/A
Deferred Load N/A 0.50% 5.00% N/A

Trading Fees

RBOBX 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.

RBOBX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 452.00% 0.00% 496.37% 96.62%

RBOBX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

RBOBX Category Low Category High RBOBX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.17% 0.00% 1.40% 85.15%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

RBOBX Category Low Category High Category Mod
Dividend Distribution Frequency Monthly Quarterly Monthly Monthly

Net Income Ratio Analysis

RBOBX Category Low Category High RBOBX % Rank
Net Income Ratio 0.73% -9.96% 65.00% 92.66%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History

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RBOBX - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

Fergus MacDonald


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Nov 01, 2013

7.67

7.7%

Fergus N. MacDonald is a fixed income portfolio manager at Capital Group. Earlier in his career at Capital, he was a fixed income investment analyst covering mortgage-backed securities. Prior to joining Capital, he was a vice president at Goldman Sachs & Co. and an associate in the derivative products group at Morgan Stanley. Before that, Fergus was a consultant and actuary at Hewitt Bacon & Woodrow in London. 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 Colle

David Betanzos


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Nov 01, 2018

2.66

2.7%

David J. Betanzos is a fixed income portfolio manager at Capital Group. Earlier in his career at Capital he was a fixed income investment analyst and covered mortgage-backed securities. He joined the investment industry in 2000 and has been with Capital Group since 2002. Prior to joining Capital, he was a portfolio strategist with Payden & Rygel Investment Management. He holds an MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business and a bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of Washington. He also holds the Chartered Financial Analyst® designation. David is based in Los Angeles.

Karen Choi


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Nov 01, 2019

1.66

1.7%

Karen Choi is a fixed income portfolio manager at Capital Group. As a fixed income investment analyst, she covers utilities. She has 20 years of investment experience and has been with Capital Group for 11 years. Prior to joining Capital, she was a fixed income analyst with AllianceBernstein and before that with Prudential Financial. She holds a bachelor’s degree in international relations from Wellesley College. She also holds the Chartered Financial Analyst® designation. Karen is based in New York.

John Queen


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jun 30, 2020

1.0

1.0%

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.

Vincent Gonzales


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jun 30, 2020

1.0

1.0%

Vincent J. Gonzales is a fixed income portfolio manager at Capital Group. As a fixed income investment analyst, he covers commercial mortgage-backed securities and asset-backed securities. He has 12 years of investment experience and has been with Capital Group for seven years. Prior to joining Capital, he was an associate at Newstone Capital Partners. Before that, he was an investment banking analyst at Goldman Sachs & Co. He holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and a bachelor’s degree in management science & engineering from Stanford University. Vince is based in Los Angeles.

Tenure Analysis

Category Low Category High Category Average Category Mode
0.07 28.42 5.79 1.5