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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Global growth with a dividend focus. Invests primarily in seasoned companies, including those paying consistent dividends and those with attractive growth prospects, which may lead to low volatility and relative downside protection.
Price at NAV $65.87 as of 5/24/2024 (updated daily)
Fund Assets (millions) $120,588.9
Portfolio Managers
10
Expense Ratio
(Gross/Net %)
0.52 / 0.52%

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Returns at NAV

Returns at MOP

Asset Mix

U.S. Equities48.2%
Non-U.S. Equities47.4%
U.S. Bonds0.0%
Non-U.S. Bonds0.1%
Cash & Equivalents
4.4%
As of 4/30/2024 (updated monthly)
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Volatility & Return

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Equities

For Class F-2 Shares, this chart tracks the 10-year standard deviation
and 10-year annualized return of the equity funds
WGIFX
MSCI All Country World Index (ACWI)
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

88.1%
Large
11.6%
Medium
0.3%
Small
$132,867.90 Million
Weighted Average


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

Morningstar Ownership ZoneTM

Global Large-Stock 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 provide you with long-term growth of capital while providing current income.
Distinguishing Characteristics
This fund has the flexibility to seek growth and income opportunities around the world. It invests primarily in seasoned companies, including those paying regular dividends and those with attractive growth prospects. This diverse fund may have the potential to provide low volatility as well as downside protection.
Types of Investments
Primarily invests in common stocks, government and corporate bonds, and cash and equivalents.
Portfolio Restrictions
May invest up to 5% of assets in bonds rated below investment grade (BB/Ba and below, or unrated, but determined by the fund’s investment adviser to be of equivalent quality).

Fund Facts

Fund Inception 3/26/1993
Fund Assets (millions)
As of 4/30/2024
$120,588.9
Companies/Issuers
Holdings are as of 4/30/2024 (updated monthly).
314+
Shareholder Accounts
Shareholder accounts are as of 4/30/2024
464,947
Regular Dividends Paid
Mar, Jun, Sep, Dec
Minimum Initial Investment $250
Capital Gains Paid
Dec
Portfolio Turnover (2023) 27%
Fiscal Year-End Nov
Prospectus Date 02/01/2024
CUSIP 140543 82 8
Fund Number 633

Returns

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Month-End Returns as of 4/30/24

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.
WGIFX
MSCI All Country World Index (ACWI)

High & Low Prices

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Yield

12-month
Distribution Rates
30-day SEC Yield
Fund at NAV 1.96% 1.77%
Fund at MOP N/A N/A
As of 4/30/2024 (updated monthly)

Valuation

Price/ Price/ Price/
Book Cash Flow Earnings
Fund 3.27 12.39 18.53
MSCI All Country World Index (ACWI)
2.70 12.00 18.20
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
Alfonso Barroso 17 29 30
Jeremy Burge 4 22 42
Michael Cohen 12 24 32
Leo Hee 5 19 31
Sung Lee 18 29 30
Jin Lee 5 27 28
Reed Lowenstein 5 25
Lara Pellini 5 22
Renaud H. Samyn 4 22 27
Diana Wagner 2 23 29
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(338)
3-yr. Morningstar RatingTM
(338 funds rated)
5-yr. Morningstar RatingTM
(301 funds rated)
10-yr. Morningstar RatingTM
(203 funds rated)
Overall Morningstar Risk Below Average
HIGH
LOW
Category Global Large-Stock Blend
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

(101)

(101)

(73)

(48)
Expense Within Category
Funds Rated

(69)

(69)

(49)

(29)
Preservation Within Category
Funds Rated

(12141)

(12141)

(11119)

(8112)
Tax Efficiency Within Category
Funds Rated

(101)

(101)

(73)

(48)
Total Return Within Category
Funds Rated

(101)

(101)

(73)

(48)
Category Global Large-Cap Core
KEY
HIGHEST LOWEST
As of 4/30/2024 (updated monthly)

Risk Measures

Fund
Standard Deviation
14.30
Sharpe Ratio
0.49
For the 10 Years ending 4/30/24 (updated monthly).
American Funds/
Morningstar Benchmark
MSCI ACWI NR USD
R-squared 97
Beta 0.95
Capture Ratio (Downside/Upside) 96/96
American Funds and Morningstar Benchmark for the 10 Years ending 4/30/24 (updated monthly).

Holdings

Equities Breakdown

Equity Fund Holdings
Information technology 20.5%
Industrials 14.8%
Health care 13.5%
Financials 10.5%
Consumer discretionary 9.3%
Consumer staples 6.4%
Materials 6.3%
Communication services 6.3%
Energy 5.5%
Utilities 2.0%
Real estate 0.4%

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

Top Equities

Broadcom
4.4%
Microsoft
3.9%
TSMC
2.7%
Eli Lilly
1.9%
Alphabet
1.8%
ASML
1.7%
Novo Nordisk
1.6%
General Electric
1.6%
Philip Morris International
1.6%
UnitedHealth Group
1.5%

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

Geographic Breakdown

United States
48.2%
Europe
26.3%
Asia & Pacific Basin
14.6%
Other (Including Canada & Latin America)
6.6%
Cash & equivalents
4.4%
% of net assets as of 4/30/2024 (updated monthly)

The New Geography of Investing ®

Regions Fund
MSCI All Country World Index (ACWI)
United States 50.4% 63.3%
Canada 5.4% 2.8%
Europe 27.6% 15.6%
Japan 4.9% 5.4%
Asia-Pacific ex. Japan 2.3% 2.5%
Emerging Markets 9.4% 10.4%

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

Fund Breakdown by Domicile

Regions Fund
MSCI All Country World Index (ACWI)
United States 48.2% 63.3%
Canada 5.1% 2.8%
Europe 26.4% 15.6%
Japan 4.7% 5.4%
Asia-Pacific ex. Japan 2.2% 2.5%
Emerging Markets 9.0% 10.4%
Cash & Equivalents
4.4% 0.0%
Fixed Income 0.1% 0.0%

% 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 05/24/24

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 $0.2364 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $63.45
2024 Year-to-Date: Dividends Subtotal: $0.2364 Cap Gains Subtotal: $0.00
Total Distributions: $0.2364

Fees & Expenses

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Fees

Annual Management Fees 0.37%
Other Expenses 0.15%
Service 12b-1 --
As of each fund's most recent prospectus.
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Expense Ratio

WGIFX 0.52%
Lipper Global Funds Average
0.85%
Fund as of most recent prospectus. Lipper Category as of 3/31/24 (updated quarterly).