Investment Fund

Share Class

Summary

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A disciplined approach to growth-and-income investing. Uses strict eligibility criteria to screen for companies across a broad array of industries with strong balance sheets and consistent dividends and seeks to be fully invested.
Price at NAV $60.83 as of 6/18/2024 (updated daily)
Fund Assets (millions) $178,914.7
Portfolio Managers
10
Expense Ratio
(Gross/Net %)
0.57 / 0.57%

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Returns at NAV

Returns at MOP

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16.94%
1-year return
11.99%
5-year return
10.31%
10-year return
1.46%
30-Day SEC Yield
Returns as of 5/31/24 (updated monthly). Yield as of 5/31/24 (updated monthly).

Asset Mix

U.S. Equities89.1%
Non-U.S. Equities6.7%
U.S. Bonds0.0%
Non-U.S. Bonds0.0%
Cash & Equivalents
4.2%
As of 5/31/2024 (updated monthly)
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Volatility & Return

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Equities

For Class A Shares, this chart tracks the 10-year standard deviation
and 10-year annualized return of the equity funds
AWSHX
S&P 500 Index
Other AF Funds
Standard Deviation as of 05/31/2024 (updated monthly) . Annualized return as of 05/31/2024 (updated monthly) .
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Market Capitalization

83.4%
Large
16.3%
Medium
0.3%
Small
$189,441.39 Million
Weighted Average


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

Morningstar Ownership ZoneTM

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

Description

Objective
The fund's investment objective is to produce income and to provide an opportunity for growth of principal consistent with sound common stock investing.
Distinguishing Characteristics
A disciplined approach to investing that uses strict eligibility criteria to screen for companies with strong balance sheets, consistent dividends, and the ability to pay a dividend. The fund seeks to be fully invested.
Types of Investments
Primarily invests in common stocks and securities convertible into common stocks.
Holdings Outside the U.S.
May invest up to 10% of its assets in companies domiciled outside the United States.

Fund Facts

Fund Inception 7/31/1952
Fund Assets (millions)
As of 5/31/2024
$178,914.7
Companies/Issuers
Holdings are as of 5/31/2024 (updated monthly).
183+
Shareholder Accounts
Shareholder accounts are as of 5/31/2024
1,864,662
Regular Dividends Paid
Mar, Jun, Sep, Dec
Minimum Initial Investment $250
Capital Gains Paid
Jun, Dec
Portfolio Turnover (2024) 31%
Fiscal Year-End Apr
Prospectus Date 07/01/2023
CUSIP 939330 10 6
Fund Number 1

Returns

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Month-End Returns as of 5/31/24

Quarter-End Returns as of 3/31/24

Growth of 10K

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For Class A 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.
AWSHX
S&P 500 Index

High & Low Prices

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Yield

12-month
Distribution Rates
30-day SEC Yield
Fund at NAV 1.49% N/A
Fund at MOP 1.41% 1.46%
As of 5/31/2024 (updated monthly)

Valuation

Price/ Price/ Price/
Book Cash Flow Earnings
Fund 3.58 14.26 19.14
S&P 500 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
Aline Avzaradel 2 19 22
Alan N. Berro 25 33 38
Mark L. Casey 7 23
Irfan M. Furniturewala 8 23
Emme Kozloff 7 18 25
Jeffrey T. Lager 19 27
Jin Lee 9 27 28
Eric H. Stern 9 32 34
Diana Wagner 9 23 29
Alan J. Wilson 10 33
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(1289)
3-yr. Morningstar RatingTM
(1289 funds rated)
5-yr. Morningstar RatingTM
(1189 funds rated)
10-yr. Morningstar RatingTM
(887 funds rated)
Overall Morningstar Risk Low
HIGH
LOW
Category Large Blend
Ratings are based on risk-adjusted returns as of 5/31/2024 (updated monthly).
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Lipper Leader Scorecard

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

(304)

(304)

(288)

(246)
Expense Within Category
Funds Rated

(81)

(81)

(81)

(78)
Preservation Within Category
Funds Rated

(12354)

(12354)

(11354)

(8230)
Tax Efficiency Within Category
Funds Rated

(304)

(304)

(288)

(246)
Total Return Within Category
Funds Rated

(304)

(304)

(288)

(246)
Category Large-Cap Value Funds
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HIGHEST LOWEST
As of 5/31/2024 (updated monthly)

Risk Measures

Fund
Standard Deviation
13.77
Sharpe Ratio
0.71
For the 10 Years ending 5/31/24 (updated monthly).
American Funds/
Morningstar Benchmark
S&P 500 TR USD
R-squared 94
Beta 0.87
Capture Ratio (Downside/Upside) 88/87
American Funds and Morningstar Benchmark for the 10 Years ending 5/31/24 (updated monthly).

Holdings

Equities Breakdown

Equity Fund Holdings
Information technology 20.9%
Financials 15.7%
Health care 15.2%
Industrials 11.3%
Consumer staples 7.9%
Consumer discretionary 6.3%
Communication services 5.3%
Energy 5.0%
Utilities 3.5%
Materials 2.7%
Real estate 2.0%

% of net assets as of 5/31/2024 (updated monthly)

Top Equities

Broadcom
6.7%
Microsoft
6.0%
UnitedHealth Group
2.9%
Eli Lilly
2.8%
Marsh & McLennan
2.3%
Alphabet
2.3%
Comcast
1.9%
Philip Morris International
1.9%
JPMorgan Chase
1.8%
Apple
1.6%

% of net assets as of 5/31/2024 (updated monthly)

The New Geography of Investing ®

Regions Fund
S&P 500 Index
United States 93.0% 100.0%
Canada 1.6% 0.0%
Europe 5.4% 0.0%

% of net assets as of 5/31/2024 (updated monthly)

Fund Breakdown by Domicile

Regions Fund
S&P 500 Index
United States 89.2% 100.0%
Canada 1.5% 0.0%
Europe 5.1% 0.0%
Cash & Equivalents
4.1% 0.0%

% of net assets as of 5/31/2024 (updated monthly)

Prices & Distributions

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Historical Prices Month-End

Historical Prices Year-End

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Historical Distributions as of 06/18/24

2024
Record
Date
Calculated
Date
Pay Date
Income Dividend Regular
Income Dividend Special
Cap. Gains Long-Term
Cap. Gains Short-Term
Reinvest NAV
03/13/24 03/13/24 03/14/24 $0.205 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $60.92
06/12/24 06/12/24 06/13/24 $0.205 $0.00 $2.774 $0.00 $59.82
2024 Year-to-Date: Dividends Subtotal: $0.41 Cap Gains Subtotal: $2.774
Total Distributions: $3.184

Fees & Expenses

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Fees

Annual Management Fees 0.23%
Other Expenses 0.10%
Service 12b-1 0.24%
As of each fund's most recent prospectus.
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Expense Ratio

AWSHX 0.57%
Lipper Growth & Income Funds Average
1.08%
Fund as of most recent prospectus. Lipper Category as of 3/31/24 (updated quarterly).