RCWBX: American Funds Capital World Bond R2

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RCWBX American Funds Capital World Bond R2

RCWBX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 5.7%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 0.3%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return -0.4%
  • Net Assets $13.9 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 17.7%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$20.13
$18.67
$20.32

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 1.64%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 99.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

STANDARD (TAXABLE)

$250

IRA

N/A

Fund Classification

PRIMARY CATEGORY

  • Fund Type Open End Mutual Fund
  • Investment Style World Bond

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 5.7%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 0.3%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return -0.4%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 1.55%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.6%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Quarterly

Fund Details

  • Legal Name American Funds Capital World Bond Fund®
  • Fund Family Name American Funds
  • Inception Date Jul 09, 2002
  • Shares Outstanding N/A
  • Share Class Retirement
  • Currency USD
  • Domiciled Country United States
  • Manager Thomas H. Høgh

Fund Description

The fund will invest at least 80% of its assets in bonds and other debt securities. It invests primarily in debt securities, including asset-backed and mortgage-backed securities and securities of governmental, supranational and corporate issuers denominated in various currencies, including U.S. dollars. The fund may invest substantially in securities of issuers domiciled outside the United States, including issuers domiciled in developing countries. Normally, it will invest substantially in investment-grade bonds. The fund is non-diversified.

RCWBX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period RCWBX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 5.7% -9.8% 72.6% 59.90%
1 Yr 7.0% -13.3% 17.8% 32.05%
3 Yr 0.3%* -8.6% 9.2% 53.26%
5 Yr -0.4%* -9.1% 23.0% 56.83%
10 Yr -0.1%* -5.9% 11.4% 64.98%

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period RCWBX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2018 -3.6% -53.1% 2.2% 13.18%
2017 5.3% -12.4% 15.4% 48.08%
2016 0.2% -12.3% 219.0% 79.22%
2015 -5.0% -29.9% 14.0% 22.51%
2014 -1.3% -22.4% 200.4% 45.55%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period RCWBX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 5.7% -9.8% 72.6% 59.90%
1 Yr 7.0% -14.7% 17.8% 37.36%
3 Yr 0.3%* -5.6% 14.3% 68.20%
5 Yr -0.4%* -6.6% 33.1% 74.45%
10 Yr -0.1%* -5.9% 13.9% 76.50%

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period RCWBX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2018 -3.6% -53.1% 3.3% 20.03%
2017 5.3% -6.6% 21.6% 65.00%
2016 0.2% -12.3% 242.1% 85.50%
2015 -5.0% -29.9% 22.6% 41.76%
2014 -1.3% -22.2% 203.8% 60.31%

NAV & Total Return History

RCWBX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

RCWBX Category Low Category High RCWBX % Rank
Net Assets 13.9 B 1.06 M 13.9 B 0.32%
Number of Holdings 1194 5 3538 5.05%
Net Assets in Top 10 2.46 B -144 M 12.5 B 1.74%
Weighting of Top 10 17.69% 5.6% 1055.7% 79.50%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. United States Treasury Notes 0.88% 3.74%

  2. Italy (Republic Of) 2.8% 2.99%

  3. Japan (Government Of) 0.1% 2.09%

  4. Japan (Government Of) 0.1% 1.59%

  5. United States Treasury Bonds 1% 1.51%

  6. Mexico (United Mexican States) 7.5% 1.48%

  7. France (Republic Of) 0.5% 1.13%

  8. Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation 4% 1.07%

  9. Federal National Mortgage Association 3.5% 1.05%

  10. United States Treasury Notes 2.75% 1.05%


Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High RCWBX % Rank
Bonds
92.87% 80.12% 1025.08% 65.14%
Cash
6.53% -1000.79% 20.55% 24.13%
Convertible Bonds
0.57% -0.84% 14.31% 32.65%
Preferred Stocks
0.02% 0.00% 10.60% 16.09%
Stocks
0.01% -61.27% 103.48% 44.32%
Other
0.00% -44.02% 58.27% 53.94%

Bond Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High RCWBX % Rank
Government
65.66% -12.72% 1025.08% 46.69%
Corporate
21.75% 0.00% 268.29% 51.26%
Cash & Equivalents
6.53% -999.86% 49.97% 22.87%
Securitized
6.05% 0.00% 114.32% 30.13%
Derivative
0.00% -199.83% 100.80% 37.38%
Municipal
0.00% 0.00% 94.52% 47.16%

Bond Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High RCWBX % Rank
Non US
60.40% -95.83% 179.69% 51.42%
US
32.47% -51.83% 1120.91% 54.26%

RCWBX - Expenses

Operational Fees

RCWBX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 1.64% 0.17% 290.47% 36.01%
Management Fee 0.44% 0.00% 2.50% 13.63%
12b-1 Fee 0.75% 0.00% 1.00% 75.35%
Administrative Fee 0.05% 0.00% 0.50% 26.67%

Sales Fees

RCWBX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load N/A 0.15% 5.75% N/A
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 5.00% N/A

Trading Fees

RCWBX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Max Redemption Fee N/A 0.15% 2.00% N/A

Turnover 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.

RCWBX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 99.00% 0.00% 963.00% 55.79%

RCWBX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

RCWBX Category Low Category High RCWBX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.56% 0.00% 13.16% 80.13%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

RCWBX Category Low Category High Category Mode
Dividend Distribution Frequency Quarterly Annually Monthly Annually

Dividend Payout History


Net Income Ratio Analysis

RCWBX Category Low Category High RCWBX % Rank
Net Income Ratio 1.55% -1.65% 11.37% 72.51%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

RCWBX - Managers

Thomas H. Høgh

Manager

Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Dec 01, 1995

23.85

23.9%

Thomas H. Høgh is a fixed income portfolio manager at Capital Group. Earlier in his career, as a fixed income investment analyst at Capital, Thomas covered Yankee bonds, as well as various non-U.S. bond markets. Prior to joining Capital, Thomas held a number of positions at Privatbanken (now Nordea). He holds an MBA in finance, international business and management from Columbia Business School. He also holds a master's degree in international economics and a bachelor's degree in economics, both from the University of Copenhagen, Denmark. Thomas is based in London.


Robert H. Neithart

Manager

Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Dec 01, 1999

19.84

19.8%

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.


David A. Daigle

Manager

Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Dec 01, 2014

4.83

4.8%

David A. Daigle is a fixed-income portfolio manager at Capital Group. As a fixed-income investment analyst, he covers wireless communications and building products companies. Earlier in his career at Capital, David covered multiple industries including health care, technology and directories. 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 Vermont. David is based in New York.


Andrew A. Cormack

Manager

Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Mar 01, 2019

0.58

0.6%

Andrew A. Cormack is a fixed income portfolio manager at Capital Group. Prior to joining Capital, Andrew worked as a portfolio manager at Western Asset Management. He holds a first-class honours degree in actuarial science from the London School of Economics and Political Science. He also holds the Investment Management Certificate. Andrew is based in London.


Tenure Analysis

Category Low

0.0

Category High

28.76

Category Average

5.66

Category Mode

10.09