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RGACX American Funds Growth Fund of Amer R3

  • Fund
  • RGACX
  • Price as of: Apr 23, 2019
  • $49.42 + $0.49 + 1.00%
  • Category
  • Large Cap Growth Equities

RGACX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 17.9%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 6.8%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 3.0%
  • Net Assets $188 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 29.0%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$49.42
$39.27
$55.62

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.97%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 28.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

STANDARD (TAXABLE)

$250

IRA

N/A

Investment Themes

CATEGORY

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

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 17.9%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 6.8%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 3.0%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 0.17%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually

Fund Details

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

RGACX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period RGACX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 17.9% -5.4% 29.2% 75.55%
1 Yr -1.6% -60.4% 26.3% 65.56%
3 Yr 6.8%* -37.7% 21.1% 48.23%
5 Yr 3.0%* -30.5% 22.2% 47.63%
10 Yr 8.9%* -11.9% 17.8% 55.64%

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period RGACX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2018 -13.8% -65.5% 5.0% 53.28%
2017 17.7% -24.8% 41.0% 51.06%
2016 1.7% -56.6% 18.1% 36.34%
2015 -3.3% -38.0% 11.4% 47.48%
2014 -0.9% -52.4% 105.4% 63.84%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period RGACX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 17.9% 0.0% 29.2% 75.55%
1 Yr -1.6% -60.4% 43.4% 78.06%
3 Yr 6.8%* -37.7% 26.9% 81.71%
5 Yr 3.0%* -30.5% 31.0% 85.32%
10 Yr 8.9%* -11.9% 19.8% 85.92%

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period RGACX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2018 -13.8% -65.5% 16.5% 70.52%
2017 17.7% -24.8% 48.9% 82.66%
2016 1.7% -56.6% 26.8% 56.94%
2015 -3.3% -38.0% 17.3% 80.73%
2014 -0.9% -52.4% 120.7% 86.30%

NAV & Total Return History

RGACX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

RGACX Category Low Category High RGACX % Rank
Net Assets 188 B 898 K 188 B 0.09%
Number of Holdings 309 6 2051 7.34%
Net Assets in Top 10 54.6 B 519 K 54.6 B 0.09%
Weighting of Top 10 28.99% 12.8% 2580.2% 81.05%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Facebook Inc A 4.88%

  2. Microsoft Corp 4.32%

  3. Amazon.com Inc 4.06%

  4. Netflix Inc 3.84%

  5. Alphabet Inc Class C 2.59%

  6. UnitedHealth Group Inc 2.45%

  7. Broadcom Inc 2.03%

  8. Alphabet Inc A 1.85%

  9. AbbVie Inc 1.74%

  10. The Home Depot Inc 1.48%


Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High RGACX % Rank
Stocks
93.36% 18.46% 102.38% 86.38%
Cash
5.92% -2546.61% 57.26% 8.91%
Preferred Stocks
0.65% 0.00% 14.01% 5.85%
Other
0.06% -14.14% 43.05% 18.08%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 2.57% 25.41%
Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 2544.23% 27.07%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High RGACX % Rank
Technology
27.45% 0.00% 62.60% 60.96%
Consumer Cyclical
17.43% 0.00% 30.98% 33.36%
Healthcare
15.05% 0.00% 96.28% 47.60%
Financial Services
9.82% 0.00% 39.70% 70.48%
Industrials
8.83% 0.00% 25.15% 61.57%
Energy
5.59% 0.00% 14.90% 9.08%
Consumer Defense
3.67% 0.00% 16.35% 64.02%
Basic Materials
2.58% 0.00% 12.25% 34.32%
Communication Services
2.29% 0.00% 14.48% 40.35%
Real Estate
0.65% 0.00% 6.87% 49.17%
Utilities
0.00% 0.00% 15.89% 52.58%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High RGACX % Rank
US
81.96% 6.62% 101.44% 89.43%
Non US
11.40% 0.00% 92.29% 13.10%

RGACX - Expenses

Operational Fees

RGACX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 0.97% 0.00% 15.15% 58.25%
Management Fee 0.27% 0.00% 1.44% 5.59%
12b-1 Fee 0.50% 0.00% 1.00% 63.90%
Administrative Fee 0.05% 0.00% 1.02% 15.45%

Sales Fees

RGACX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load N/A 2.50% 8.50% N/A
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 5.50% N/A

Trading Fees

RGACX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Max Redemption Fee N/A 0.05% 5.00% 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.

RGACX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 28.00% 0.00% 650.00% 29.17%

RGACX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

RGACX Category Low Category High RGACX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.00% 0.00% 0.12% 32.31%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History


Net Income Ratio Analysis

RGACX Category Low Category High RGACX % Rank
Net Income Ratio 0.17% -14.30% 2.62% 40.70%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

RGACX - Managers

Tenure Analysis

Category Low

0.0

Category High

51.28

Category Average

8.62

Category Mode

7.92