Ensures each investment meets stringent financial requirements and has a consistent record of earnings and dividends.
A refined investment process
The strategy’s seven-decade history has its roots in a Washington, D.C., court case following the Great Depression, which established a list of high-quality stocks appropriate for investors. Rigorous screening criteria are used to establish a list of eligible stocks that meet stringent financial requirements and have a consistent record of earnings and dividends.
The first and most well known is Washington Mutual Investors Fund, which is offered in various share classes designed for retirement plans, nonprofits, and other institutional and individual investors.
Investments are not FDIC-insured, nor are they deposits of or guaranteed by a bank or any other entity, so they may lose value.
Investors should carefully consider investment objectives, risks, charges and expenses.
This and other important information is contained in the fund prospectuses and summary prospectuses, which can be obtained from a financial professional and should be read carefully before investing.
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