Investment Fund

Share Class
Purchase Restrictions: Class F-2 shares are available through certain registered investment advisor and fee-based programs, but are not available for purchase in most employer-sponsored retirement plans. See the prospectus for details.

Summary

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A durable multi-asset approach to income. The focus on dividend-paying stocks and fixed income may lead to low volatility and attractive downside resilience. This flexible equity-income fund uses a mix of stocks and bonds, including high-yield debt.
Price at NAV $24.42 as of 5/20/2024 (updated daily)
Fund Assets (millions) $119,467.6
Portfolio Managers
10
Expense Ratio
(Gross/Net %)
0.37 / 0.37%

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Returns at NAV

Returns at MOP

Asset Mix

U.S. Equities47.4%
Non-U.S. Equities22.5%
U.S. Bonds20.8%
Non-U.S. Bonds3.1%
Cash & Equivalents
6.2%
As of 4/30/2024 (updated monthly)
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Volatility & Return

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For Class F-2 Shares, this chart tracks the 10-year standard deviation
and 10-year annualized return of the equity funds
AMEFX
65%/35% S&P 500 Index/Bloomberg U.S. Aggregate Index
Other AF Funds
Standard Deviation as of 04/30/2024 (updated monthly) . Annualized return as of 04/30/2024 (updated monthly) .
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Market Capitalization

77.0%
Large
21.6%
Medium
1.4%
Small
$87,185.02 Million
Weighted Average


As of 3/31/2024 (updated quarterly). Morningstar data as of 3/31/2024 (updated quarterly).

Morningstar Ownership ZoneTM

Moderately Aggressive Allocation
Weighted average of holdings
75% of fund's stock holdings
Morningstar data as of 3/31/24 (updated quarterly)

Fund Statistics

5 years
Effective Duration
7%
Average Yield
to Worst
5.3%
Average Coupon
% of net assets as of 4/30/2024 (updated monthly)

Morningstar Style BoxTM— Fixed-Income

Medium Quality
Moderate Interest-Rate Sensitivity
Morningstar data as of 3/31/24 (updated quarterly)

Description

Objective
The fund's investment objectives are to provide you with current income while secondarily striving for capital growth.
Distinguishing Characteristics
This income fund focuses on dividend-paying stocks and fixed income, which may lead to low volatility and attractive downside resilience. The fund uses a mix of stocks and bonds, including high-yield debt, and may invest in equities outside of the U.S.
Types of Investments
Invests primarily in common or preferred stocks, convertible securities, bonds, U.S. and other government securities, cash and cash equivalents.
Holdings Outside the U.S.
The fund may invest up to 30% of assets in equities of companies outside the U.S. and up to 10% of assets in fixed-income securities outside the U.S. that are denominated in U.S. dollars.
Portfolio Restrictions
The fund may invest up to 20% of its assets in lower quality, higher yielding nonconvertible debt securities (rated Ba1 and BB+ or below, or unrated, but determined by the fund's investment adviser to be of equivalent quality).

Fund Facts

Fund Inception 12/01/1973
Fund Assets (millions)
As of 4/30/2024
$119,467.6
Companies/Issuers
Holdings are as of 4/30/2024 (updated monthly).
1004+
Shareholder Accounts
Shareholder accounts are as of 4/30/2024
348,629
Regular Dividends Paid
Mar, Jun, Sep, Dec
Minimum Initial Investment $250
Capital Gains Paid
Dec
Portfolio Turnover (2023) 95%
Fiscal Year-End Jul
Prospectus Date 10/01/2023
CUSIP 453320 82 2
Fund Number 606

Returns

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Month-End Returns as of 4/30/24

AMEFX
65%/35% S&P 500 Index/Bloomberg U.S. Aggregate Index

Quarter-End Returns as of 3/31/24

Growth of 10K

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For Class F-2 Shares, this chart tracks a hypothetical investment with dividends reinvested, over the last 20 years, or since inception date if the fund has been in existence under 20 years, through 12/31/2023.
AMEFX
65%/35% S&P 500 Index/Bloomberg U.S. Aggregate Index

High & Low Prices

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Yield

12-month
Distribution Rates
30-day SEC Yield
Fund at NAV 3.83% 3.94%
Fund at MOP N/A N/A
As of 4/30/2024 (updated monthly)

Valuation

Price/ Price/ Price/
Book Cash Flow Earnings
Fund 2.50 9.96 15.12
65%/35% S&P 500 Index/Bloomberg U.S. Aggregate Index
4.10 15.00 21.80
Fund as of 3/31/24. Index as of 3/31/24.
Years of Experience with Fund
Years of Experience with Capital Group
Years of Experience with Investment Industry
Hilda L. Applbaum 26 29 40
Pramod Atluri 6 8 20
David A. Daigle 17 29
Dimitrije M. Mitrinovic 5 16 22
John R. Queen 3 22 34
Caroline Randall 3 18 26
Anirudh Samsi 8 19 23
Andrew B. Suzman 24 30
Justin Toner 5 22 31
Shannon Ward 6 7 31
A boldface number indicates that years of experience with Capital Group is equal to years of experience with investment industry.

Ratings & Risk

Morningstar Rating TM


Overall Morningstar RatingTM
Funds rated(302)
3-yr. Morningstar RatingTM
(302 funds rated)
5-yr. Morningstar RatingTM
(274 funds rated)
10-yr. Morningstar RatingTM
(227 funds rated)
Overall Morningstar Risk Low
HIGH
LOW
Category Moderately Aggressive Allocation
Ratings are based on risk-adjusted returns as of 4/30/2024 (updated monthly).
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Lipper Leader Scorecard

Over-all 3 yr. 5 yr. 10 yr.
Consistent Return Within Category
Funds Rated

(534)

(534)

(501)

(397)
Expense Within Category
Funds Rated

(310)

(310)

(291)

(210)
Preservation Within Category
Funds Rated

(4513)

(4513)

(3978)

(2627)
Tax Efficiency Within Category
Funds Rated

(533)

(533)

(501)

(397)
Total Return Within Category
Funds Rated

(534)

(534)

(501)

(397)
Category Mixed-Asset Target Allocation Moderate
KEY
HIGHEST LOWEST
As of 4/30/2024 (updated monthly)

Risk Measures

Fund
Standard Deviation
10.10
Sharpe Ratio
0.51
For the 10 Years ending 4/30/24 (updated monthly).
American Funds
Benchmark
Morningstar
Benchmark
65%/35% S&P 500 Index/Bloomberg U.S. Aggregate Index
Morningstar Mod Tgt Risk TR USD
R-squared 86 91
Beta 0.88 0.97
Capture Ratio (Downside/Upside) 97/87 98/104
American Funds Benchmark for the 10 Years ending 4/30/24 (updated monthly).
Morningstar Benchmark for the 10 Years ending 4/30/24 (updated monthly).
U.S. Treasuries/Agencies
8.1%
AAA/Aaa
20.4%
AA/Aa
2.2%
A
10.8%
BBB/Baa
14.5%
BB/Ba
25.7%
B
13.0%
CCC & Below
4.0%
Unrated
1.2%
% of net assets as of 4/30/2024 (updated monthly)

Average Life Breakdown

0-4.9 Years
12.5%
5-9.9 Years
9.7%
10-19.9 Years
0.8%
20-29.9 Years
0.9%
30+ Years
0.1%
% of net assets as of 3/31/2024 (updated monthly)

Holdings

Equities Breakdown

Equity Fund Holdings
Financials 13.6%
Consumer staples 9.0%
Health care 7.5%
Information technology 7.4%
Energy 7.2%
Industrials 6.4%
Utilities 4.8%
Consumer discretionary 4.5%
Communication services 3.6%
Materials 3.2%
Real estate 2.8%

% of net assets as of 4/30/2024 (updated monthly)

Bonds Breakdown

Top Equities

Broadcom
3.0%
Philip Morris International
2.3%
JPMorgan Chase
2.2%
Gilead Sciences
1.8%
EOG Resources
1.7%
BAE Systems
1.6%
Microsoft
1.6%
CVS
1.4%
TSMC
1.3%
Comcast
1.3%

% of net assets as of 4/30/2024 (updated monthly)

Geographic Breakdown

United States
68.2%
Europe
14.6%
Asia & Pacific Basin
3.4%
Other (Including Canada & Latin America)
7.5%
Cash & equivalents
6.2%
% of net assets as of 4/30/2024 (updated monthly)

The New Geography of Investing ®

Regions Fund
65%/35% S&P 500 Index/Bloomberg U.S. Aggregate Index
United States 67.8% --
Canada 7.8% --
Europe 18.6% --
Japan 1.2% --
Asia-Pacific ex. Japan 0.4% --
Emerging Markets 4.1% --

% of net assets as of 4/30/2024 (updated monthly)

Fund Breakdown by Domicile

Regions Fund
65%/35% S&P 500 Index/Bloomberg U.S. Aggregate Index
United States 47.5% --
Canada 5.4% --
Europe 13.0% --
Japan 0.9% --
Asia-Pacific ex. Japan 0.3% --
Emerging Markets 2.9% --
Cash & Equivalents
6.2% --
Fixed Income 23.8% --

% of net assets as of 4/30/2024 (updated monthly)

Prices & Distributions

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Historical Prices Month-End

Historical Prices Year-End

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Historical Distributions as of 05/20/24

2024
Record
Date
Calculated
Date
Pay Date
Income Dividend Regular
Income Dividend Special
Cap. Gains Long-Term
Cap. Gains Short-Term
Reinvest NAV
03/11/24 03/11/24 03/12/24 $0.1821 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $23.85
2024 Year-to-Date: Dividends Subtotal: $0.1821 Cap Gains Subtotal: $0.00
Total Distributions: $0.1821

Fees & Expenses

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Fees

Annual Management Fees 0.23%
Other Expenses 0.14%
Service 12b-1 --
As of each fund's most recent prospectus.
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Expense Ratio

AMEFX 0.37%
Lipper Growth & Income Funds Average
0.66%
Fund as of most recent prospectus. Lipper Category as of 3/31/24 (updated quarterly).