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GROWTH FUNDS

SM

Share Class
Notice:The fund began investment operations on April 1, 2011, but was only available to a limited number of investors. Now available on the American Funds platform, the reorganized fund has adopted the results and financial history of the original fund.

Summary

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A prudent approach to global investing. Global strategy pursues prudent growth of capital and conservation of principal by investing in companies predominately based in developed markets. The strategy seeks to provide a smoother return profile over a full market cycle — less volatility and lower downside capture than the market.
Price at NAV $19.21 as of 5/27/2022 (updated daily)
Fund Assets (millions) $8,267.7
Portfolio Managers
5
Expense Ratio
0.85%

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Returns at NAV

Returns with Sales Charge

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-13.54%
1-year return
8.14%
5-year return
8.65%
10-year return
0.43%
30-Day SEC Yield
Returns as of 4/30/22 (updated monthly). Yield as of 4/30/22 (updated monthly).

Asset Mix

U.S. Equities51.1%
Non-U.S. Equities42.0%
U.S. Bonds0.0%
Non-U.S. Bonds0.0%
Cash & Equivalents
6.9%
U.S. Equities51.1%
Non-U.S. Equities42.0%
U.S. Bonds0.0%
Non-U.S. Bonds0.0%
Cash & Equivalents
6.9%
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.
AGVFX
MSCI World Index

High & Low Prices

Market Capitalization

83.5%
Large
15.6%
Medium
0.9%
Small
$96,344.09 Million
Weighted Average


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

Morningstar Ownership ZoneTM

Global Large-Stock Blend
Weighted average of holdings
75% of fund's stock holdings
Morningstar data as of 3/31/22 (updated quarterly)

Description

Fund Objective
The fund's investment objective is to provide prudent growth of capital and conservation of principal.
Distinguishing Characteristics
This global strategy pursues prudent growth of capital and conservation of principal by investing in companies that are predominately based in developed markets. The strategy seeks to provide a smoother return profile over the full market cycle – with less volatility and lower downside capture than the market – by focusing on companies with characteristics associated with long-term growth and resilience to market declines, including strong balance sheets and dividend payments.
Types of Investments
The fund invests primarily in common stocks, or securities convertible into common stocks.
Holdings Outside the U.S.
The fund will invest at least 40% of its net assets in issuers outside of the United States under normal market conditions.
Portfolio Restrictions
The fund may not invest more than 10% of its net assets in the securities of issuers based in emerging markets.

Fund Facts

Fund Inception 4/01/2011
Fund Assets (millions)
As of 4/30/2022
$8,267.7
Companies/Issuers
Holdings are as of 3/31/2022 (updated quarterly).
185+
Shareholder Accounts
Shareholder accounts are as of 4/30/2022
4,925
Regular Dividends Paid
Dec
Minimum Initial Investment $250
Capital Gains Paid
Dec
Portfolio Turnover (2021) 6%
Fiscal Year-End Oct
Prospectus Date 05/01/2022
CUSIP 14020E 10 6
Fund Number 30122

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
AGVFX
MSCI World Index
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 0.67% N/A
Fund at MOP 0.63% 0.43%
As of 4/30/2022 (updated monthly)

Valuation

Price/ Price/ Price/
Book Cash Flow Earnings
Fund 3.31 12.14 18.74
MSCI World Index
2.70 10.90 17.40
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
Gregory D. Fuss 9 15 37
Gerald Du Manoir 11 31 32
William L. Robbins 8 27 30
Steven T. Watson 5 32 34
Philip Winston 8 25 37
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(300)
3-yr. Morningstar RatingTM
(300 funds rated)
5-yr. Morningstar RatingTM
(271 funds rated)
10-yr. Morningstar RatingTM
(155 funds rated)
Overall Morningstar Risk Below Average
HIGH
LOW
Category Global Large-Stock Blend
Ratings are based on risk-adjusted returns as of 4/30/2022 (updated monthly).

Risk Measures

Fund
Standard Deviation
12.47
Sharpe Ratio
0.73
For the 10 Years ending 4/30/22 (updated monthly).
American Funds
Benchmark
Morningstar
Benchmark
MSCI World Index
MSCI ACWI NR USD
R-squared 95 96
Beta 0.90 0.90
Capture Ratio (Downside/Upside) 91/92 89/94
American Funds Benchmark for the 10 Years ending 3/31/22 (updated quarterly).
Morningstar Benchmark for the 10 Years ending 4/30/22 (updated monthly).
American Funds
Benchmark
MSCI World Index
Active Share
71.8%
As of 3/31/22 (updated quarterly)

Holdings

Equities Breakdown

Equity Fund Holdings
Information technology 21.5%
Health care 13.5%
Financials 13.4%
Industrials 10.6%
Consumer discretionary 10.6%
Consumer staples 7.5%
Communication services 7.0%
Energy 4.1%
Materials 3.0%
Utilities 2.5%
Real estate 1.3%

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

Top Equities

Broadcom
2.1%
Microsoft
2.1%
UnitedHealth Group
1.9%
Apple
1.9%
Novo Nordisk
1.9%
AstraZeneca
1.8%
ASML
1.8%
TSMC
1.7%
Visa
1.4%
AIA Group
1.3%

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

Geographic Breakdown

United States
52.8%
Europe
28.3%
Asia & Pacific Basin
11.1%
Other (Including Canada & Latin America)
2.8%
Cash & equivalents
5.0%
% of net assets as of 3/31/2022 (updated quarterly)

The New Geography of Investing ®

Regions Fund
MSCI World Index
United States 55.6% 69.0%
Canada 1.3% 3.6%
Europe 29.9% 17.8%
Japan 4.7% 6.1%
Asia-Pacific ex. Japan 2.9% 3.5%
Emerging Markets 5.6% 0.0%

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

Fund Breakdown by Domicile

Regions Fund
MSCI World Index
United States 52.8% 69.0%
Canada 1.3% 3.6%
Europe 28.4% 17.8%
Japan 4.5% 6.1%
Asia-Pacific ex. Japan 2.7% 3.5%
Emerging Markets 5.3% 0.0%
Cash & Equivalents
5.0% 0.0%

% 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
12/13/21 12/13/21 12/14/21 $0.1273 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $21.28
2021 Year-to-Date: Dividends Subtotal: $0.1273 Cap Gains Subtotal: $0.00
Total Distributions: $0.1273

Fees & Expenses

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Fees

Annual Management Fees 0.41%
Other Expenses 0.14%
Service 12b-1 0.30%
As of each fund's most recent prospectus.
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Expense Ratio

AGVFX 0.85%
Lipper Global Funds Average
1.16%
Fund as of most recent prospectus. Lipper Category as of 3/31/22 (updated quarterly).