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GROWTH & INCOME FUNDS

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Share Class

Summary

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Eight decades of consistency. Invests primarily in larger, well-established companies that represent a wide cross section of the U.S. economy. It seeks to provide long-term growth of capital and income, with a focus on future income over high current yield.
Price at NAV $43.43 as of 5/20/2022 (updated daily)
Fund Assets (millions) $109,174.1
Portfolio Managers
9
Expense Ratio
0.57%

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Returns at NAV

Returns with Sales Charge

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-7.80%
1-year return
9.00%
5-year return
11.10%
10-year return
0.89%
30-Day SEC Yield
Returns as of 4/30/22 (updated monthly). Yield as of 4/30/22 (updated monthly).

Asset Mix

U.S. Equities84.8%
Non-U.S. Equities9.0%
U.S. Bonds0.2%
Non-U.S. Bonds0.0%
Cash & Equivalents
6.0%
U.S. Equities84.8%
Non-U.S. Equities9.0%
U.S. Bonds0.2%
Non-U.S. Bonds0.0%
Cash & Equivalents
6.0%
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.
AIVSX
S&P 500 Index

High & Low Prices

Market Capitalization

86.4%
Large
13.6%
Medium
0.0%
Small
$205,150.02 Million
Weighted Average


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

Morningstar Ownership ZoneTM

Large 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 objectives are to achieve long-term growth of capital and income.
Distinguishing Characteristics
With an 80-plus-year track record, this strategy invests primarily in larger, well-established companies that represent a wide cross section of the U.S. economy. It seeks to provide long-term growth of capital and income with a focus on future income.
Types of Investments
Principally invests in common stocks; may also hold securities convertible into common stocks, as well as bonds (generally rated Baa or BBB or better, or unrated, but determined by the fund’s investment adviser to be of equivalent quality), U.S. government securities, nonconvertible preferred stocks, and cash and equivalents.
Holdings Outside the U.S.
The fund may invest up to 15% of its assets, in securities of issuers domiciled outside the United States

Fund Facts

Fund Inception 1/01/1934
Fund Assets (millions)
As of 4/30/2022
$109,174.1
Companies/Issuers
Holdings are as of 3/31/2022 (updated quarterly).
185+
Shareholder Accounts
Shareholder accounts are as of 4/30/2022
2,032,766
Regular Dividends Paid
Mar, Jun, Sep, Dec
Minimum Initial Investment $250
Capital Gains Paid
Jun, Dec
Portfolio Turnover (2021) 22%
Fiscal Year-End Dec
Prospectus Date 03/01/2022
CUSIP 461308 10 8
Fund Number 4

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
AIVSX
S&P 500 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 1.29% N/A
Fund at MOP 1.22% 0.89%
As of 4/30/2022 (updated monthly)

Valuation

Price/ Price/ Price/
Book Cash Flow Earnings
Fund 3.42 11.86 18.30
S&P 500 Index
3.80 13.10 20.00
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
Aline Avzaradel 3 18 19
Christopher D. Buchbinder 15 26
Grant L. Cambridge 8 25 29
Martin Jacobs 3 21 33
James B. Lovelace 30 40
Donald D. O'Neal 30 37
Martin Romo 4 29 30
Jessica C. Spaly 1 19 25
James Terrile 2 26 27
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(1212)
3-yr. Morningstar RatingTM
(1212 funds rated)
5-yr. Morningstar RatingTM
(1104 funds rated)
10-yr. Morningstar RatingTM
(808 funds rated)
Overall Morningstar Risk Low
HIGH
LOW
Category Large Blend
Ratings are based on risk-adjusted returns as of 4/30/2022 (updated monthly).

Risk Measures

Fund
Standard Deviation
12.84
Sharpe Ratio
0.88
For the 10 Years ending 4/30/22 (updated monthly).
American Funds/
Morningstar Benchmark
S&P 500 TR USD
R-squared 96
Beta 0.93
Capture Ratio (Downside/Upside) 99/93
American Funds and Morningstar Benchmark for the 10 Years ending 4/30/22 (updated monthly).
Active Share
55.4%
As of 3/31/22 (updated quarterly)

Holdings

Equities Breakdown

Equity Fund Holdings
Information technology 21.2%
Communication services 11.6%
Industrials 11.1%
Health care 11.0%
Consumer discretionary 9.1%
Financials 8.8%
Consumer staples 6.4%
Energy 6.0%
Materials 3.6%
Utilities 3.6%
Real estate 1.8%

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

Top Equities

Microsoft
7.5%
Broadcom
4.0%
Amazon
3.9%
Meta Platforms
3.6%
Philip Morris International
3.1%
Alphabet
3.1%
Apple
2.6%
UnitedHealth Group
2.5%
Comcast
2.5%
Abbott Laboratories
2.4%

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

Geographic Breakdown

United States
85.5%
Europe
4.7%
Asia & Pacific Basin
1.1%
Other (Including Canada & Latin America)
3.1%
Cash & equivalents
5.7%
% of net assets as of 3/31/2022 (updated quarterly)

The New Geography of Investing ®

Regions Fund
S&P 500 Index
United States 90.7% 100.0%
Canada 2.4% 0.0%
Europe 5.5% 0.0%
Japan 0.2% 0.0%
Asia-Pacific ex. Japan 0.7% 0.0%
Emerging Markets 0.5% 0.0%

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

Fund Breakdown by Domicile

Regions Fund
S&P 500 Index
United States 85.5% 100.0%
Canada 2.3% 0.0%
Europe 5.2% 0.0%
Japan 0.1% 0.0%
Asia-Pacific ex. Japan 0.7% 0.0%
Emerging Markets 0.4% 0.0%
Cash & Equivalents
5.7% --

% 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 05/20/22

2022
Record
Date
Calculated
Date
Pay Date
Income Dividend Regular
Income Dividend Special
Cap. Gains Long-Term
Cap. Gains Short-Term
Reinvest NAV
03/16/22 03/16/22 03/17/22 $0.155 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $47.56
2022 Year-to-Date: Dividends Subtotal: $0.155 Cap Gains Subtotal: $0.00
Total Distributions: $0.155

Fees & Expenses

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Fees

Annual Management Fees 0.23%
Other Expenses 0.10%
Service 12b-1 0.24%
As of each fund's most recent prospectus.
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Expense Ratio

AIVSX 0.57%
Lipper Growth & Income Funds Average
1.01%
Fund as of most recent prospectus. Lipper Category as of 3/31/22 (updated quarterly).

Resources

Prospectuses & Reports for AIVSX