RFEBX: American Funds Fundamental Invs R2E

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RFEBX American Funds Fundamental Invs R2E


Profile

RFEBX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return -5.0%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return -0.6%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 1.9%
  • Net Assets $98.5 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 26.8%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$58.59
$42.39
$64.67

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 1.09%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 40.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

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

Fund Classification


Distributions

  • YTD Total Return -5.0%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return -0.6%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 1.9%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Semi-Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 1.17%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Quarterly

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    American Funds Fundamental Investors®
  • Fund Family Name
    American Funds
  • Inception Date
    Aug 29, 2014
  • Shares Outstanding
    N/A
  • Share Class
    Retirement
  • Currency
    USD
  • Domiciled Country
    United States
  • Manager
    Dina Perry

Fund Description

The fund invests primarily in common stocks of companies that appear to offer superior opportunities for capital growth and most of which have a history of paying dividends. It may invest significantly in securities of issuers domiciled outside the United States. The investment adviser uses a system of multiple portfolio managers in managing the fund's assets.


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Categories

Performance

RFEBX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period RFEBX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD -5.0% -59.8% 72.2% 41.12%
1 Yr -2.8% -74.1% 74.5% 35.39%
3 Yr -0.6%* -44.7% 43.6% 41.54%
5 Yr 1.9%* -39.4% 37.3% 22.61%
10 Yr N/A* -38.9% 34.7% 15.32%

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period RFEBX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 18.6% -58.1% 80.6% 32.54%
2018 -16.0% -64.5% 23.6% 70.43%
2017 14.2% -55.3% 69.8% 28.75%
2016 7.3% -34.8% 68.2% 40.80%
2015 -2.8% -50.8% 22.5% 26.24%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period RFEBX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD -5.0% -59.8% 72.2% 41.12%
1 Yr -2.8% -74.1% 74.5% 35.27%
3 Yr -0.6%* -44.7% 43.6% 51.69%
5 Yr 1.9%* -39.4% 37.3% 41.91%
10 Yr N/A* -38.9% 34.7% 15.05%

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period RFEBX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 18.6% -58.1% 80.6% 32.67%
2018 -16.0% -64.5% 23.6% 80.16%
2017 14.2% -55.3% 69.8% 44.33%
2016 7.3% -34.8% 70.7% 48.22%
2015 -2.8% -50.8% 30.8% 47.53%

NAV & Total Return History


Holdings

RFEBX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

RFEBX Category Low Category High RFEBX % Rank
Net Assets 98.5 B 92.3 K 98.5 B 0.71%
Number of Holdings 287 1 2004 12.78%
Net Assets in Top 10 22.6 B -2.14 B 26.6 B 2.72%
Weighting of Top 10 26.75% 0.0% 100.0% 66.88%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Microsoft Corp 5.63%
  2. Amazon.com Inc 3.20%
  3. UnitedHealth Group Inc 3.08%
  4. Broadcom Inc 3.02%
  5. Facebook Inc A 2.60%
  6. Berkshire Hathaway Inc A 2.40%
  7. JPMorgan Chase & Co 2.25%
  8. Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd 1.53%
  9. Netflix Inc 1.52%
  10. Alphabet Inc Class C 1.51%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High RFEBX % Rank
Stocks
93.34% -46.11% 100.41% 13.25%
Cash
6.51% -0.92% 1041.68% 75.86%
Preferred Stocks
0.16% -0.02% 19.36% 16.45%
Other
0.00% -895.56% 38.46% 57.28%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 33.69% 50.18%
Bonds
0.00% -696.69% 45.33% 59.05%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High RFEBX % Rank
Technology
23.31% 0.00% 99.85% 21.92%
Healthcare
15.67% 0.00% 100.00% 38.85%
Financial Services
14.27% 0.00% 100.00% 39.48%
Communication Services
11.46% 0.00% 100.00% 24.53%
Industrials
9.58% 0.00% 70.69% 47.82%
Consumer Defense
8.77% 0.00% 69.13% 28.27%
Consumer Cyclical
7.68% 0.00% 59.77% 63.01%
Basic Materials
3.09% 0.00% 63.34% 40.10%
Energy
2.76% 0.00% 100.00% 54.17%
Real Estate
2.04% 0.00% 100.00% 58.78%
Utilities
1.38% 0.00% 99.08% 56.79%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High RFEBX % Rank
US
75.90% -29.34% 83.25% 24.62%
Non US
17.44% -48.75% 62.54% 14.91%

Expenses

RFEBX - Expenses

Operational Fees

RFEBX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 1.09% 0.03% 12.16% 78.80%
Management Fee 0.24% 0.00% 2.94% 8.63%
12b-1 Fee 0.60% 0.00% 1.00% 69.62%
Administrative Fee 0.05% 0.01% 1.12% 13.43%

Sales Fees

RFEBX 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 1.00% 5.00% N/A

Trading Fees

RFEBX 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.

RFEBX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 40.00% 0.00% 496.00% 42.02%

Distributions

RFEBX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

RFEBX Category Low Category High RFEBX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.00% 0.00% 11.31% 41.25%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

RFEBX Category Low Category High Category Mod
Dividend Distribution Frequency Quarterly Annually Quarterly Annually

Net Income Ratio Analysis

RFEBX Category Low Category High RFEBX % Rank
Net Income Ratio 1.17% -4.31% 4.44% 26.07%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History

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Fund Manager Analysis

RFEBX - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

Dina Perry


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Mar 01, 1993

27.35

27.4%

Dina Perry is a senior vice president of Capital Research and Management Company serving as a portfolio manager for several mutual funds. Prior to joining Capital Research in 1991, she was a senior portfolio manager with Neuberger & Berman, where she managed equity portfolios for pension funds and individuals. Before that, she was a vice president, portfolio manager, and chief economist at Chase Investors Management Corporation. Ms. Perry received both a BA and MA in economics from Queens College in New York City. She is based in Washington, D.C.

Michael Kerr


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jan 01, 1999

21.51

21.5%

Michael T. Kerr is an equity portfolio manager at Capital Group. He has 35 years of investment experience and has been with Capital Group for 33 years. Earlier in his career, as an equity investment analyst at Capital, he covered global oil & gas companies and U.S. multi-utilities. Prior to joining Capital, Mike was an exploration geophysicist with Cities Service Company. He holds an MBA from Harvard Business School, where he was awarded first-year honors, and a bachelor’s degree in geological sciences from Harvard University graduating cum laude. Mike is based in Los Angeles.

Brady Enright


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Mar 01, 2006

14.34

14.3%

Brady L. Enright is an equity portfolio manager at Capital Group. He has 25 years of investment experience and has been with Capital Group for 20 years. Earlier in his career, as an equity investment analyst at Capital, he covered U.S. small-cap companies, as well as commercial services and supplies companies. Prior to joining Capital, Brady was an equity research analyst and portfolio manager for Provident Investment Counsel. He holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and a bachelor’s degree in biology from Stanford University. He also holds the Chartered Financial Analyst® designation. Brady is based in San Francisco.

Mark Casey


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Mar 01, 2011

9.34

9.3%

Mark L. Casey is an equity portfolio manager at Capital Group. He has 18 years of investment experience, all with Capital Group. Earlier in his career at Capital, Mark was an equity investment analyst and covered U.S. media, entertainment, newspapers, infrastructure software, internet and document imaging. Prior to joining Capital, he was a director and product manager for Siebel Systems. He holds an MBA with distinction from Harvard Business School and a bachelor’s degree in history from Yale University graduating magna cum laude. Mark is based in San Francisco.

Gregory Johnson


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Mar 01, 2013

7.34

7.3%

Gregory D. Johnson is an equity portfolio manager at Capital Group. He has many years of investment experience, all with Capital Group. Earlier in his career, as an equity investment analyst at Capital, he covered U.S. merchandising, retail, restaurant and footwear companies. He holds an MBA from Columbia Business School and a bachelor’s degree in political science from the University of California, Los Angeles. Greg is based in Los Angeles.

Paul Benjamin


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Mar 01, 2017

3.33

3.3%

Paul R. Benjamin is a Partner of Capital World Investors. Mr. Benjamin has been employed in the investment management are of Capital Research or its affiliates since 2005. Mr. Benjamin has been an equity portfolio manager and previously served as an investment analyst since 2008.

Julian Abdey


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Mar 01, 2018

2.33

2.3%

Julian N. Abdey is an equity portfolio manager at Capital Group. Julian has 23 years of investment experience and has been with Capital Group for 16 years. Earlier in his career at Capital, he was an equity investment analyst and covered U.S. and European small-cap financial companies such as banks and savings & loans. Before joining Capital, he was a portfolio manager and equity research analyst with HSBC Asset Management, where he covered U.S. financial companies and managed various growth-oriented funds. He holds an MBA from Stanford Graduate School of Business and an undergraduate degree in economics from Cambridge University. He also holds the Chartered Financial Analyst® designation. Julian is based in San Francisco.

Tenure Analysis

Category Low Category High Category Average Category Mode
0.03 41.52 8.33 6.75