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SMCWX American Funds SMALLCAP World A

  • Fund
  • SMCWX
  • Price as of: Apr 24, 2019
  • $55.37 - $0.09 - 0.16%
  • Category
  • Global Equities

SMCWX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 18.1%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 8.5%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 2.8%
  • Net Assets $42.7 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 9.4%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$55.37
$44.50
$61.14

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 1.04%

SALES FEES

  • Front Load 5.75%
  • Deferred Load N/A

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 35.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

STANDARD (TAXABLE)

$250

IRA

$25

Investment Themes

CATEGORY

Global Equities
  • Fund Type Open End Mutual Fund
  • Investment Style World Small/Mid Stock

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 18.1%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 8.5%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 2.8%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 0.06%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually

Fund Details

  • Legal Name American Funds SMALLCAP World Fund®
  • Fund Family Name American Funds
  • Inception Date Apr 30, 1990
  • Shares Outstanding N/A
  • Share Class A
  • Currency USD
  • Domiciled Country United States

Fund Description

The American Funds SMALLCAP World Fund Class A (SMCWX) is a low-cost, actively managed fund that focuses exclusively on small-caps. SMCWX uses bottom-up analysis to comb both domestic and foreign markets to find opportunities in stocks with market capitalizations below $4 billion. The fund primarily invests in growth stocks. There is no limit on the domestic versus foreign holdings that SMCWX can own.

As one of a few global small-cap funds available, SMCWX makes an ideal core position for investor portfolios. The fund is managed by Capital Research and Management Company.

SMCWX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period SMCWX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 18.1% -24.9% 32.0% 23.07%
1 Yr -1.8% -70.1% 19.0% 47.80%
3 Yr 8.5%* -31.3% 24.4% 15.22%
5 Yr 2.8%* -21.4% 14.6% 39.24%
10 Yr 9.7%* -9.4% 15.2% 24.83%

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period SMCWX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2018 -15.9% -73.8% -0.3% 47.42%
2017 21.4% -19.8% 49.8% 33.46%
2016 5.4% -73.5% 24.7% 30.31%
2015 -3.7% -27.7% 17.2% 47.11%
2014 -7.8% -40.2% 18.4% 78.81%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period SMCWX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 18.1% -24.9% 32.0% 23.07%
1 Yr -1.8% -70.1% 20.9% 59.17%
3 Yr 8.5%* -31.3% 24.4% 39.90%
5 Yr 2.8%* -21.4% 18.2% 66.89%
10 Yr 9.7%* -9.4% 16.8% 51.74%

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period SMCWX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2018 -15.9% -73.8% 1.8% 62.27%
2017 21.4% -10.3% 53.2% 56.42%
2016 5.4% -21.0% 26.9% 45.93%
2015 -3.7% -26.7% 18.6% 66.54%
2014 -7.8% -23.9% 18.4% 91.41%

NAV & Total Return History

SMCWX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

SMCWX Category Low Category High SMCWX % Rank
Net Assets 42.7 B 4.68 M 95.4 B 4.38%
Number of Holdings 774 2 8051 2.84%
Net Assets in Top 10 4 B 595 K 17.1 B 6.44%
Weighting of Top 10 9.38% 6.7% 298.5% 98.32%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. RingCentral Inc Class A 1.20%

  2. Molina Healthcare Inc 1.13%

  3. MongoDB Inc Class A 1.11%

  4. Paycom Software Inc 1.08%

  5. Insulet Corp 1.06%

  6. GW Pharmaceuticals PLC ADR 0.95%

  7. Kotak Mahindra Bank Ltd 0.83%

  8. bluebird bio Inc 0.73%

  9. Alteryx Inc Class A 0.67%

  10. Emmi AG 0.64%


Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High SMCWX % Rank
Stocks
90.80% -0.01% 107.48% 90.08%
Cash
8.65% -2.07% 49.39% 7.22%
Preferred Stocks
0.31% 0.00% 9.00% 9.02%
Other
0.22% -2.48% 25.01% 23.32%
Convertible Bonds
0.02% 0.00% 27.19% 9.28%
Bonds
0.00% -13.96% 99.49% 46.52%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High SMCWX % Rank
Technology
22.48% 0.00% 74.09% 21.71%
Healthcare
15.85% 0.00% 27.75% 17.18%
Consumer Cyclical
13.51% 0.00% 55.16% 29.07%
Industrials
12.16% 0.00% 83.48% 36.18%
Financial Services
9.77% 0.00% 48.19% 73.64%
Consumer Defense
6.27% -0.72% 39.78% 63.18%
Basic Materials
5.38% 0.00% 33.77% 31.27%
Energy
2.60% 0.00% 48.35% 65.50%
Real Estate
1.64% -0.30% 97.30% 46.77%
Communication Services
0.92% 0.00% 41.86% 72.09%
Utilities
0.17% 0.00% 87.61% 61.11%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High SMCWX % Rank
US
46.88% -0.01% 96.55% 61.98%
Non US
43.92% 0.00% 99.72% 51.03%

SMCWX - Expenses

Operational Fees

SMCWX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 1.04% 0.01% 164.00% 72.04%
Management Fee 0.62% 0.00% 1.96% 25.23%
12b-1 Fee 0.24% 0.00% 1.00% 17.88%
Administrative Fee 0.01% 0.01% 0.47% 4.36%

Sales Fees

SMCWX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load 5.75% 0.08% 5.75% 21.57%
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 5.00% N/A

Trading Fees

SMCWX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Max Redemption Fee N/A 0.08% 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.

SMCWX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 35.00% 0.00% 1856.00% 41.60%

SMCWX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

SMCWX Category Low Category High SMCWX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.00% 0.00% 0.73% 80.44%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

SMCWX Category Low Category High Category Mode
Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Quarterly Annually

Dividend Payout History


Net Income Ratio Analysis

SMCWX Category Low Category High SMCWX % Rank
Net Income Ratio 0.06% -1.98% 6.88% 76.29%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

SMCWX - Managers

Tenure Analysis

Category Low

0.0

Category High

36.6

Category Average

6.65

Category Mode

6.87