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RERGX American Funds Europacific Growth R6

  • Fund
  • RERGX
  • Price as of: Apr 23, 2019
  • $52.54 + $0.16 + 0.31%
  • Category
  • Foreign Large Cap Blend Equities

RERGX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 16.8%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 5.0%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 1.3%
  • Net Assets $157 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 21.0%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$52.54
$43.42
$58.02

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.49%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 29.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

STANDARD (TAXABLE)

$250

IRA

$250

Investment Themes

CATEGORY

Foreign Large Cap Blend Equities
  • Fund Type Open End Mutual Fund
  • Investment Style Foreign Large Growth

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 16.8%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 5.0%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 1.3%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Semi-Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 1.18%
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 01, 2009
  • Shares Outstanding N/A
  • Share Class Retirement
  • Currency USD
  • Domiciled Country United States

Fund Description

The American Funds Europacific Growth Fund Class R-6 (RERGX) is an actively managed fund that focuses on international stocks. RERGX has a wide mandate, allowing it to bet on any market capitalization as well as developed and emerging markets. The fund only owns stocks domiciled in Asia or Europe. At least 80% of RERGX is invested in shares of local currency stocks while 20% can be invested in ADRs based in U.S. dollars.

RERGX is a low-cost fund that makes an ideal subcore holding due to its active management and wide shifting style. The fund is managed by Capital Research and Management Company.

RERGX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period RERGX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 16.8% 3.6% 21.2% 9.27%
1 Yr -7.1% -43.9% 7.7% 45.65%
3 Yr 5.0%* -14.9% 33.6% 21.02%
5 Yr 1.3%* -12.1% 18.6% 17.80%
10 Yr N/A* -0.5% 13.5% N/A

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period RERGX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2018 -19.9% -50.1% 68.4% 61.90%
2017 24.6% -2.4% 37.4% 39.33%
2016 -0.6% -13.9% 18.8% 40.08%
2015 -3.8% -27.8% 7.2% 64.64%
2014 -4.0% -27.8% 75.2% 10.61%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period RERGX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 16.8% 3.6% 21.2% 9.27%
1 Yr -7.1% -43.8% 7.7% 58.22%
3 Yr 5.0%* -12.3% 33.6% 51.47%
5 Yr 1.3%* -10.5% 18.7% 55.40%
10 Yr N/A* 0.0% 13.5% N/A

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period RERGX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2018 -19.9% -50.0% 68.4% 73.50%
2017 24.6% 8.9% 37.4% 61.25%
2016 -0.6% -8.0% 18.8% 55.21%
2015 -3.8% -26.3% 8.4% 76.03%
2014 -4.0% -27.8% 96.0% 23.88%

NAV & Total Return History

RERGX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

RERGX Category Low Category High RERGX % Rank
Net Assets 157 B 1.58 M 370 B 1.93%
Number of Holdings 342 5 9146 24.32%
Net Assets in Top 10 32.8 B -104 M 32.8 B 1.16%
Weighting of Top 10 20.95% 4.0% 551.0% 51.35%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. AIA Group Ltd 2.88%

  2. Airbus SE 2.72%

  3. Alibaba Group Holding Ltd ADR 2.49%

  4. Reliance Industries Ltd 2.47%

  5. HDFC Bank Ltd 2.40%

  6. Samsung Electronics Co Ltd 1.99%

  7. Nintendo Co Ltd 1.65%

  8. Vale SA ADR 1.49%

  9. Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd 1.47%

  10. Tencent Holdings Ltd 1.46%


Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High RERGX % Rank
Stocks
93.55% 28.05% 118.82% 88.42%
Cash
6.14% -133.56% 26.07% 7.53%
Bonds
0.22% 0.00% 115.03% 7.72%
Other
0.06% -2.90% 20.28% 33.40%
Convertible Bonds
0.03% 0.00% 4.50% 6.37%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 3.91% 51.16%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High RERGX % Rank
Technology
17.91% 0.01% 26.73% 5.21%
Financial Services
17.46% 0.00% 28.89% 71.43%
Consumer Cyclical
12.14% 0.01% 27.86% 30.69%
Industrials
10.32% 0.00% 29.52% 71.43%
Healthcare
8.78% 0.00% 26.39% 65.64%
Basic Materials
8.01% 0.00% 25.82% 37.84%
Energy
6.46% 0.00% 23.70% 38.80%
Consumer Defense
6.09% 0.01% 31.60% 84.17%
Utilities
2.85% 0.00% 12.81% 39.00%
Communication Services
1.76% 0.00% 14.37% 70.66%
Real Estate
1.68% 0.00% 10.73% 61.58%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High RERGX % Rank
Non US
92.22% 0.00% 127.68% 59.27%
US
1.33% -8.86% 99.97% 78.19%

Bond Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High RERGX % Rank
Cash & Equivalents
6.14% -132.72% 26.07% 7.53%
Government
0.21% -17.68% 49.93% 5.98%
Corporate
0.05% 0.00% 20.74% 16.41%
Derivative
0.00% -24.84% 25.54% 41.12%
Securitized
0.00% 0.00% 61.73% 44.40%
Municipal
0.00% 0.00% 0.66% 44.40%

Bond Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High RERGX % Rank
Non US
0.16% 0.00% 42.73% 5.21%
US
0.06% 0.00% 99.66% 6.76%

RERGX - Expenses

Operational Fees

RERGX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 0.49% 0.00% 4.65% 90.14%
Management Fee 0.41% 0.00% 1.36% 17.95%
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% N/A
Administrative Fee 0.05% 0.01% 0.50% 22.15%

Sales Fees

RERGX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load N/A 2.50% 5.75% N/A
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 5.50% N/A

Trading Fees

RERGX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Max Redemption Fee N/A 0.75% 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.

RERGX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 29.00% 0.04% 156.00% 35.14%

RERGX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

RERGX Category Low Category High RERGX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.01% 0.00% 0.25% 57.53%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

RERGX Category Low Category High Category Mode
Dividend Distribution Frequency Semi-Annually Annually Semi-Annually Annually

Dividend Payout History


Net Income Ratio Analysis

RERGX Category Low Category High RERGX % Rank
Net Income Ratio 1.18% -0.52% 3.47% 65.96%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

RERGX - Managers

Tenure Analysis

Category Low

0.0

Category High

27.27

Category Average

7.14

Category Mode

4.83

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