Capital Group Funds (Canada)

U.S. Equity — Series
Portfolio data as of August 31, 2017 (updated monthly)
Investment Objective
Long-term growth of capital and income through investments primarily in common stocks of U.S. issuers.
Fund Description
A focus on U.S. companies with growing dividends.
Emphasis on well-established blue chip companies representing a wide cross section of the U.S. economy.
Returns
Growth of $10,000 Since Inception (Series )
Returns include reinvestment of all distributions and do not reflect the effect of a sales charge. Past returns are not predictive of future returns.
Returns (%)
1 month
YTD
1 year*
3 years*
Lifetime*
Lifetime (cumulative)
2016
2015
*Annualized compound returns
~While the fund has been in existence for a longer period, returns are calculated as of January 31, 2014, the fund's merger date which was a material change to the fund.
Portfolio Information
Fund assets ($mil) combined series $127.8
Dividend yield 2.4%
Companies / issuers   71
Income distributions paid   December
Capital gains paid   December
Portfolio turnover (2016)   41%
Trading expense ratio1   0.09%
Weighted average market cap ($bil):
Portfolio $132.5
Benchmark2 $166.2
Top 10 holdings as a % of:
Portfolio 35.2%
Benchmark2 10.7%
Sector Diversification
Information technology 16.8%
Health care 15.7%
Financials 15.4%
Consumer discretionary 9.5%
Consumer staples 8.4%
Energy 8.4%
Telecommunication services 7.8%
Industrials 7.1%
Materials 4.0%
Utilities 0.7%
Real estate 0.0%
Fixed income 0.0%
Cash and cash equivalents
  & other assets less liabilities
6.2%
Total portfolio 100.0%
Portfolio Characteristics
 
FundSERV
MER3
Fund inception
Minimum initial investment
Management Team
Years with Capital / Years in profession
Christopher D. Buchbinder 21 / 21
Barry S. Crosthwaite 20 / 20
Mark Hickey 15 / 16
Top 10 Holdings
AbbVie 5.8%
Verizon Communications 5.4%
Amgen 4.1%
Berkshire Hathaway 3.4%
American International Group 3.1%
Canadian Natural Resources 3.0%
CSX 2.7%
Microsoft 2.7%
Wells Fargo 2.6%
Alphabet 2.4%
Total top 10 holdings 35.2%
1 As of June 30, 2017.
2 S&P 500 Index.
3
Capital Group, at its discretion, currently waives some of its management fees or absorbs some expenses of certain Capital Group funds. Such waivers and absorptions may be terminated at any time, but can be expected to continue for certain portfolios until such time as such funds are of sufficient size to reasonably absorb all management fees and expenses incurred in their operations.
The management expense ratios for the portfolios are based on unaudited total expenses for the six months ended June 30, 2017 and are expressed as an annualized percentage of daily average net assets during the period. Actual MERs may vary. The following lists the management expense ratios for Capital Group U.S. Equity Fund (Canada) before waivers or absorptions for the six months ended June 30, 2017: Series A, 2.03%; Series B, 2.25%, Series D, 1.78%; Series E, 2.04%; Series F, 0.92%; Series H, 0.89%; Series I, 0.15%.
Updated on a monthly basis.
Commissions, trailing commissions, management fees and expenses all may be associated with mutual fund investments. Please read the prospectus before investing. The indicated rates of return are the historical annual compounded total returns including changes in unit value and reinvestment of all dividends and do not take into account sales, redemption, distribution or optional charges or income taxes payable by any unitholder that would have reduced returns. Mutual funds are not guaranteed, their value changes frequently and past performance may not be repeated.
Christopher D. Buchbinder
Years at Capital: 21
Years in profession: 21
Based in San Francisco
Christopher D. Buchbinder is an equity portfolio manager at Capital Group and is one of the portfolio managers of Capital Group U.S. Equity Fund (Canada). He is also an equity investment analyst covering U.S. telecommunication services companies. Chris's previous coverage as an equity investment analyst at Capital included autos and auto parts & equipment companies. He began his career as a participant in The Associates Program, a two-year series of work assignments in various areas of the Capital organization. He holds a bachelor's degree in economics and international relations from Brown University graduating cum laude. Chris is based in San Francisco.
Barry S. Crosthwaite
Years at Capital: 20
Years in profession: 20
Based in San Francisco
Barry S. Crosthwaite is an equity portfolio manager at Capital Group and is one of the portfolio managers of Capital Group U.S. Equity Fund (Canada). Earlier in his career at Capital, as an equity investment analyst, he covered U.S. electrical equipment/appliances, global energy equipment, and oil field services & drilling companies, as well as North American communications & networking equipment companies. Barry holds an MBA from Stanford Graduate School of Business and a bachelor's degree in chemistry from Occidental College graduating magna cum laude. Barry is based in San Francisco.
Mark Hickey
Years at Capital: 15
Years in profession: 16
Based in Los Angeles
Mark Hickey is an equity portfolio manager at Capital Group and is one of the portfolio managers of Capital Group U.S. Equity Fund (Canada). He is also an equity investment analyst covering U.S. food producers & manufacturers. Earlier in his career, as an equity investment analyst at Capital, Mark covered leisure products & facilities, cruise lines, toys, semiconductor equipment, homebuilding and building material companies. Prior to joining Capital, Mark was a research associate at Morgan Stanley Dean Witter and a research analyst summer intern with Oppenheimer Funds. He holds an MBA from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and a bachelor's degree in chemical engineering from the University of California, Santa Barbara. Mark is based in Los Angeles.
Capital Group funds and Capital International Asset Management (Canada), Inc., are part of Capital Group, a global investment management firm originating in Los Angeles, California in 1931. Capital Group manages equity assets through three investment groups. These groups make investment and proxy voting decisions independently. Fixed-income investment professionals provide fixed-income research and investment management across the Capital organization; however, for securities with equity characteristics, they act solely on behalf of one of the three equity investment groups.
Commissions, trailing commissions, management fees and expenses all may be associated with mutual fund investments. Please read the prospectus before investing. Mutual funds are not guaranteed, their values change frequently and past performance may not be repeated.
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The fund was subject to a merger, which was a material change to the fund, as of January 31, 2014.
Commissions, trailing commissions, management fees and expenses all may be associated with mutual fund investments. Mutual funds are not guaranteed, their values change frequently and past performance may not be repeated. Please read the prospectus before investing.