American Funds selected for Morningstar’s “The Terrific 28” list

Six American Funds have been included in the Morningstar® FundInvestor℠ “The Terrific 28” list. Morningstar’s review of 8,000 mutual funds identified 28 funds screened for criteria that include expenses, manager ownership, returns, parent rating and risk ratings.

The American Funds that made Morningstar’s list are:


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Source: Morningstar, "FundInvestor: The Terrific 28," by Russel Kinnel, May 2019. Morningstar's criteria for the "Terrific" list include: expense ratio in the cheapest quintile, manager investment of more than $1 million in the fund, Morningstar Risk rating below the High level, Morningstar Analyst Rating of Bronze or higher, Parent rating of Positive, returns above the fund's benchmark over the manager's tenure for a minimum of five years, must be a share class accessible to individual investors, and no funds of funds. Each fund's results were evaluated based on share classes that were accessible to individual investors. Morningstar evaluated American Funds' Class A shares because they are most widely held by individual investors. The list's criteria have changed over the years.

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