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Summary

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A diversified approach to international growth. Invests in attractively valued companies in developed and emerging markets that are positioned to benefit from innovation, global economic growth, increasing consumer demand or a turnaround in business conditions.
Price at NAV $51.28 as of 5/20/2022 (updated daily)
Fund Assets (millions) $150,279.4
Portfolio Managers
10
Expense Ratio
0.82%

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Returns at NAV

Returns with Sales Charge

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-24.02%
1-year return
4.07%
5-year return
5.53%
10-year return
0.27%
30-Day SEC Yield
Returns as of 4/30/22 (updated monthly). Yield as of 4/30/22 (updated monthly).

Asset Mix

U.S. Equities3.4%
Non-U.S. Equities84.4%
U.S. Bonds0.0%
Non-U.S. Bonds0.0%
Cash & Equivalents
12.2%
U.S. Equities3.4%
Non-U.S. Equities84.4%
U.S. Bonds0.0%
Non-U.S. Bonds0.0%
Cash & Equivalents
12.2%
As of 4/30/2022 (updated monthly)

Growth of 10K

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For Class A Shares, this chart tracks a hypothetical investment with dividends reinvested through 12/31/2021.
AEPGX
MSCI All Country World Index (ACWI) ex USA

High & Low Prices

Market Capitalization

87.4%
Large
12.5%
Medium
0.1%
Small
$56,762.44 Million
Weighted Average


As of 3/31/2022 (updated quarterly). Morningstar data as of 3/31/2022 (updated quarterly).

Morningstar Ownership ZoneTM

Foreign Large Growth
Weighted average of holdings
75% of fund's stock holdings
Morningstar data as of 3/31/22 (updated quarterly)

Description

Fund Objective
The fund's investment objective is to provide you with long-term growth of capital.
Distinguishing Characteristics
This international strategy seeks growth of capital by employing a flexible approach to investing in attractively valued companies in developed and emerging markets that are positioned to benefit from innovation, global economic growth, increasing consumer demand or a turnaround in business conditions.
Types of Investments
Invests primarily in common stocks (may also invest in preferred stocks), convertibles, American Depositary Receipts, European Depositary Receipts, bonds and cash.
Holdings Outside the U.S.
Holdings are primarily outside the U.S. except a nominal portion that may be held in U.S. dollars.
Portfolio Restrictions
Normally, at least 80% of assets must be invested in securities of issuers domiciled in Europe or the Pacific Basin.

Fund Facts

Fund Inception 4/16/1984
Fund Assets (millions)
As of 4/30/2022
$150,279.4
Companies/Issuers
Holdings are as of 3/31/2022 (updated quarterly).
371+
Shareholder Accounts
Shareholder accounts are as of 4/30/2022
1,098,924
Regular Dividends Paid
Jun, Dec
Minimum Initial Investment $250
Capital Gains Paid
Jun, Dec
Portfolio Turnover (2021) 32%
Fiscal Year-End Mar
Prospectus Date 06/01/2021
CUSIP 298706 10 2
Fund Number 16

Returns

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Month-End Returns as of 4/30/22

Quarter-End Returns as of 3/31/22

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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
AEPGX
MSCI All Country World Index (ACWI) ex USA
Other AF Funds
Standard Deviation as of 04/30/2022 (updated monthly) . Annualized return as of 04/30/2022 (updated monthly) .
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Yield

12-month
Distribution Rates
30-day SEC Yield
Fund at NAV 1.62% N/A
Fund at MOP 1.54% 0.27%
As of 4/30/2022 (updated monthly)

Valuation

Price/ Price/ Price/
Book Cash Flow Earnings
Fund 2.32 8.55 17.07
MSCI All Country World Index (ACWI) ex USA
1.60 6.90 12.70
Fund as of 3/31/22. Index as of 3/31/22.

Portfolio Management

Years of Experience with Fund
Years of Experience with Capital Group
Years of Experience with Investment Industry
Nicholas J. Grace 19 28 31
Noriko Honda Chen 1 23 31
Carl M. Kawaja 20 30 34
Jonathan Knowles 15 29
Lawrence Kymisis 7 18 26
Sung Lee 19 27
Gerald Du Manoir 1 30 31
Lara Pellini 6 20
Andrew B. Suzman 14 28
Christopher Thomsen 13 24
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(392)
3-yr. Morningstar RatingTM
(392 funds rated)
5-yr. Morningstar RatingTM
(349 funds rated)
10-yr. Morningstar RatingTM
(223 funds rated)
Overall Morningstar Risk Average
HIGH
LOW
Category Foreign Large Growth
Ratings are based on risk-adjusted returns as of 4/30/2022 (updated monthly).

Risk Measures

Fund
Standard Deviation
14.31
Sharpe Ratio
0.45
For the 10 Years ending 4/30/22 (updated monthly).
American Funds/
Morningstar Benchmark
MSCI ACWI Ex USA NR USD
R-squared 93
Beta 0.98
Capture Ratio (Downside/Upside) 94/100
American Funds and Morningstar Benchmark for the 10 Years ending 4/30/22 (updated monthly).
Active Share
68.0%
As of 3/31/22 (updated quarterly)

Holdings

Equities Breakdown

Equity Fund Holdings
Information technology 17.6%
Financials 14.5%
Industrials 11.5%
Consumer discretionary 11.0%
Health care 10.3%
Materials 9.1%
Energy 7.0%
Consumer staples 5.1%
Communication services 2.7%
Utilities 0.9%
Real estate 0.5%

% of net assets as of 3/31/2022 (updated quarterly)

Top Equities

Reliance Industries
3.3%
TSMC
3.0%
ASML
3.0%
LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton
2.2%
Canadian Natural Resources
2.1%
Vale
2.0%
Airbus
1.7%
AIA Group
1.6%
Daiichi Sankyo
1.5%
Sika
1.4%

% of net assets as of 4/30/2022 (updated monthly)

Geographic Breakdown

Europe
41.8%
Asia & Pacific Basin
25.1%
Other (Including Canada & Latin America)
23.4%
Cash & equivalents
9.8%
% of net assets as of 3/31/2022 (updated quarterly)

The New Geography of Investing ®

Regions Fund
MSCI All Country World Index (ACWI) ex USA
United States 4.0% 0.0%
Canada 6.7% 8.3%
Europe 47.0% 41.0%
Japan 10.1% 14.1%
Asia-Pacific ex. Japan 6.2% 8.0%
Emerging Markets 26.0% 28.6%

% of net assets as of 3/31/2022 (updated quarterly)

Fund Breakdown by Domicile

Regions Fund
MSCI All Country World Index (ACWI) ex USA
United States 3.6% 0.0%
Canada 6.0% 8.3%
Europe 42.4% 41.0%
Japan 9.1% 14.1%
Asia-Pacific ex. Japan 5.6% 8.0%
Emerging Markets 23.5% 28.6%
Cash & Equivalents
9.8% --

% of net assets as of 3/31/2022 (updated quarterly)

Prices & Distributions

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Historical Prices Month-End

Historical Prices Year-End

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Historical Distributions as of 01/26/22

2021
Record
Date
Calculated
Date
Pay Date
Income Dividend Regular
Income Dividend Special
Cap. Gains Long-Term
Cap. Gains Short-Term
Reinvest NAV
06/14/21 06/14/21 06/15/21 $0.0292 $0.00 $3.0167 $0.00 $71.82
12/16/21 12/16/21 12/17/21 $0.9106 $0.00 $2.3945 $0.00 $63.08
2021 Year-to-Date: Dividends Subtotal: $0.9398 Cap Gains Subtotal: $5.4112
Total Distributions: $6.351

Fees & Expenses

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Fees

Annual Management Fees 0.41%
Other Expenses 0.17%
Service 12b-1 0.24%
As of each fund's most recent prospectus.
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Expense Ratio

AEPGX 0.82%
Lipper International Funds Average
1.22%
Fund as of most recent prospectus. Lipper Category as of 3/31/22 (updated quarterly).

Resources

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