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Profile

RERCX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return -22.7%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return -4.5%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return -3.0%
  • Net Assets $155 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 19.8%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$42.09
$37.43
$55.59

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 1.14%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 35.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

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

Fund Classification


Distributions

  • YTD Total Return -22.7%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return -4.5%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return -3.0%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Semi-Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 1.08%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Semi-Annually

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    American Funds EuroPacific Growth Fund®
  • Fund Family Name
    American Funds
  • Inception Date
    May 21, 2002
  • Shares Outstanding
    N/A
  • Share Class
    Retirement
  • Currency
    USD
  • Domiciled Country
    United States
  • Manager
    Carl Kawaja

Fund Description

The fund invests primarily in common stocks of issuers in Europe and the Pacific Basin that the investment adviser believes have the potential for growth. Growth stocks are stocks that the investment adviser believes have the potential for above-average capital appreciation. It normally will invest at least 80% of its net assets in securities of issuers in Europe and the Pacific Basin. The fund may invest a portion of its assets in common stocks and other securities of companies in emerging markets.


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Performance

RERCX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period RERCX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD -22.7% -44.2% 3.3% 93.28%
1 Yr -15.6% -42.5% 29.0% 89.28%
3 Yr -4.5%* -14.3% 23.4% 90.86%
5 Yr -3.0%* -9.3% 13.6% 83.38%
10 Yr 1.0%* -2.6% 8.5% 74.48%

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period RERCX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 23.4% -4.0% 45.1% 67.32%
2018 -19.9% -32.2% 68.4% 67.28%
2017 24.5% 0.0% 50.9% 78.28%
2016 -0.6% -12.2% 5.7% 27.35%
2015 -3.8% -16.3% 8.1% 87.15%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period RERCX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD -22.7% -44.2% 3.3% 93.28%
1 Yr -15.6% -42.5% 29.0% 89.50%
3 Yr -4.5%* -13.4% 23.4% 95.31%
5 Yr -3.0%* -8.5% 13.6% 92.62%
10 Yr 1.0%* -0.2% 10.3% 92.05%

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period RERCX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 23.4% -4.0% 45.1% 67.54%
2018 -19.9% -32.2% 68.4% 74.88%
2017 24.5% 0.0% 53.4% 90.15%
2016 -0.6% -12.2% 8.0% 32.87%
2015 -3.8% -15.1% 11.4% 92.16%

NAV & Total Return History


Holdings

RERCX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

RERCX Category Low Category High RERCX % Rank
Net Assets 155 B 10 155 B 2.01%
Number of Holdings 326 6 1229 5.05%
Net Assets in Top 10 33.9 B 123 K 33.9 B 2.02%
Weighting of Top 10 19.75% 7.0% 99.6% 82.42%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Reliance Industries Ltd 2.72%
  2. Airbus SE 2.66%
  3. HDFC Bank Ltd 2.20%
  4. AIA Group Ltd 2.19%
  5. Nintendo Co Ltd 2.16%
  6. ASML Holding NV 2.16%
  7. Daiichi Sankyo Co Ltd 1.51%
  8. Recruit Holdings Co Ltd 1.39%
  9. Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd 1.39%
  10. Keyence Corp 1.38%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High RERCX % Rank
Stocks
91.90% 7.92% 100.61% 93.16%
Cash
7.87% -0.79% 92.08% 7.47%
Bonds
0.13% 0.00% 0.80% 4.63%
Other
0.10% -0.26% 4.39% 17.37%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 0.57% 88.48%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 2.59% 86.87%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High RERCX % Rank
Financial Services
17.21% 0.00% 34.92% 30.91%
Consumer Cyclical
14.65% 1.92% 50.63% 26.67%
Technology
14.09% 0.15% 36.44% 63.84%
Healthcare
12.38% 0.00% 36.90% 63.84%
Industrials
11.85% 0.00% 30.24% 81.62%
Basic Materials
7.74% 0.00% 15.07% 15.35%
Energy
6.24% 0.00% 8.16% 4.04%
Communication Services
6.18% 0.00% 31.08% 48.69%
Consumer Defense
5.13% 1.43% 47.23% 94.34%
Utilities
3.19% 0.00% 15.34% 15.35%
Real Estate
1.33% 0.00% 15.73% 27.68%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High RERCX % Rank
Non US
90.97% 7.92% 99.85% 52.32%
US
0.93% 0.00% 22.76% 85.05%

Bond Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High RERCX % Rank
Cash & Equivalents
98.45% 0.00% 100.00% 72.97%
Government
1.54% 0.00% 6.57% 3.25%
Corporate
0.01% 0.00% 44.85% 20.12%
Derivative
0.00% 0.00% 100.00% 87.80%
Securitized
0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 86.79%
Municipal
0.00% 0.00% 1.78% 86.79%

Bond Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High RERCX % Rank
Non US
0.07% 0.00% 0.21% 2.63%
US
0.06% 0.00% 0.80% 5.66%

Expenses

RERCX - Expenses

Operational Fees

RERCX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 1.14% 0.01% 55.61% 54.12%
Management Fee 0.41% 0.00% 1.50% 9.05%
12b-1 Fee 0.50% 0.00% 1.00% 71.04%
Administrative Fee 0.05% 0.01% 0.40% 25.34%

Sales Fees

RERCX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load N/A 0.21% 5.75% N/A
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 5.00% N/A

Trading Fees

RERCX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Max Redemption Fee N/A 0.10% 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.

RERCX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 35.00% 4.00% 151.99% 52.23%

Distributions

RERCX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

RERCX Category Low Category High RERCX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.00% 0.00% 8.62% 87.32%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

RERCX Category Low Category High Category Mod
Dividend Distribution Frequency Semi-Annually Annually Semi-Annually Semi-Annually

Net Income Ratio Analysis

RERCX Category Low Category High RERCX % Rank
Net Income Ratio 1.08% -1.17% 3.11% 42.86%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History

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Fund Manager Analysis

RERCX - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

Carl Kawaja


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jun 01, 2001

18.59

18.6%

Carl M. Kawaja is an equity portfolio manager at Capital Group. Earlier in his career, as an equity investment analyst at Capital, he covered global household products and U.S. personal care companies, along with Canadian companies. Before joining Capital, Carl was a security analyst for Gabelli & Company in New York, as well as an equity analyst for Lévesque Beaubien in Montreal. He holds an MBA in finance from Columbia Business School and a bachelor’s degree in history from Brown University graduating magna cum laude.

Sung Lee


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jun 01, 2002

17.59

17.6%

Sung Lee is an equity portfolio manager at Capital Group. He has 24 years of investment experience, all with Capital Group. Earlier in his career, as an equity investment analyst at Capital, he covered consumer & industrial electronics, telecom equipment, IT consulting & services, and Asian electronic components companies. He holds an MBA from Columbia Business School and a bachelor’s degree in marketing from Pennsylvania State University. He also studied abroad at Kansai Gaikokugo University in Osaka, Japan. Sung is based in Singapore.

Nicholas Grace


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jun 01, 2002

17.59

17.6%

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.

Jesper Lyckeus


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jun 01, 2004

15.59

15.6%

Jesper Lyckeus is an equity portfolio manager at Capital Group. He has 22 years of investment experience and has been with Capital Group for 21 years. Earlier in his career at Capital, as an equity investment analyst, he covered U.S. and global telecom equipment, European capital goods, electronics and semiconductor companies, along with Scandinavian companies. Prior to joining Capital, Jesper was a senior consultant for Bossard Consultants in Sweden. He holds an MBA from INSEAD, France, and a bachelor’s degree in economics and business administration from the Stockholm School of Economics, Sweden. Jesper is based in London.

Jonathan Knowles


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jun 01, 2006

13.59

13.6%

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.

Andrew Suzman


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jun 01, 2007

12.59

12.6%

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.

Christopher Thomsen


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jun 01, 2008

11.59

11.6%

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.

Lawrence Kymisis


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jun 01, 2014

5.59

5.6%

Lawrence Kymisis is an equity portfolio manager at Capital Group. As an equity investment analyst at Capital, he covers small- and mid-cap companies across Europe as a generalist, as well as the gaming and service industries. Prior to joining Capital, Lawrence was a portfolio manager and analyst at Mercury Asset Management/Merrill Lynch Investment Managers. He holds a master’s degree in economics (international relations) from the London School of Economics and a bachelor’s degree in economics and politics from the University of Bristol. Lawrence is based in London.

Lara Pellini


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Oct 01, 2014

5.25

5.3%

Tenure Analysis

Category Low Category High Category Average Category Mode
0.08 25.43 7.18 17.59