Eight American Funds included in Morningstar's fund review
LOS ANGELES, March 19, 2020 -- Eight American Funds have been included in the Morningstar® Fund Spy "The Thrilling 34" list. Morningstar's review of more than 8,000 mutual funds identified 34 funds screened for criteria that include expenses, manager ownership, returns, parent rating and risk ratings.
The funds from American Funds that made Morningstar's Thrilling 34 list are:
AMCAP Fund® (AMCFX)
American Balanced Fund® (ABALX)
American Funds Global Balanced FundSM (GBLFX)
Capital Income Builder® (CAIFX)
Capital World Growth and Income Fund® (WGIFX)
The Growth Fund of America® (GFFFX)
The Income Fund of America® (AMEFX)
New Perspective Fund® (ANQFX)
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Morningstar, Fund Spy: The Thrilling 34, by Russell Kinnel, December 2019. Morningstar’s screening took into consideration expense ratios, manager ownership, returns over manager’s tenure, and Morningstar Risk, Analyst and Parent ratings. The universe was limited to share classes accessible to individual investors with a minimum investment no greater than $50,000 and did not include funds of funds. Class A shares were evaluated for American Funds.
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