Investment Fund

Share Class

Summary

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A flexible approach to growth-and-income investing. With an emphasis on growth over income, the strategy seeks undervalued and overlooked opportunities, investing in companies with high-quality products and leading market shares with the underappreciated potential for growth in sales, earnings and dividends.
Price at NAV $76.25 as of 4/18/2024 (updated daily)
Fund Assets (millions) $131,962.7
Portfolio Managers
8
Expense Ratio
(Gross/Net %)
0.60 / 0.60%

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Returns at NAV

Returns with Sales Charge

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24.83%
1-year return
12.07%
5-year return
11.16%
10-year return
0.92%
30-Day SEC Yield
Returns as of 3/31/24 (updated monthly). Yield as of 3/31/24 (updated monthly).

Asset Mix

U.S. Equities80.1%
Non-U.S. Equities17.4%
U.S. Bonds0.0%
Non-U.S. Bonds0.0%
Cash & Equivalents
2.5%
As of 3/31/2024 (updated monthly)

Growth of 10K

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For Class A Shares, this chart tracks a hypothetical investment with dividends reinvested, over the last 20 years, or since inception date if the fund has been in existence under 20 years, through 12/31/2023.
ANCFX
S&P 500 Index

High & Low Prices

Market Capitalization

77.7%
Large
20.8%
Medium
1.5%
Small
$159,334.79 Million
Weighted Average


As of 12/31/2023 (updated quarterly). Morningstar data as of 3/31/2024 (updated quarterly).

Morningstar Ownership ZoneTM

Large Blend
Weighted average of holdings
75% of fund's stock holdings
Morningstar data as of 3/31/24 (updated quarterly)

Description

Fund Objective
The fund's investment objective is to achieve long-term growth of capital and income.
Distinguishing Characteristics
With an emphasis on growth over income, the strategy seeks undervalued and overlooked opportunities. It invests in companies with high-quality products and leading market shares with the underappreciated potential for growth in sales, earnings and dividends. It has the flexibility to invest a sizeable portion of its assets outside of the U.S.
Types of Investments
The fund primarily invests in common stocks or securities convertible into common stocks, bonds, U.S. government securities and cash.
Holdings Outside the U.S.
May invest up to 35% of its assets in securities of issuers that are domiciled outside the United States.
Portfolio Restrictions
The fund may invest up to 5% of assets in debt securities rated Ba and BB or below (or unrated, but determined by the fund’s investment adviser to be of equivalent quality).

Fund Facts

Fund Inception 8/01/1978
Fund Assets (millions)
As of 2/29/2024
$131,962.7
Companies/Issuers
Holdings are as of 3/31/2024 (updated monthly).
239+
Shareholder Accounts
Shareholder accounts are as of 3/31/2024
1,854,219
Regular Dividends Paid
Mar, Jun, Sep, Dec
Minimum Initial Investment $250
Capital Gains Paid
Jun, Dec
Portfolio Turnover (2023) 28%
Fiscal Year-End Dec
Prospectus Date 03/01/2024
CUSIP 360802 10 2
Fund Number 10

Returns

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Month-End Returns as of 3/31/24

Quarter-End Returns as of 3/31/24

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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
ANCFX
S&P 500 Index
Other AF Funds
Standard Deviation as of 03/31/2024 (updated monthly) . Annualized return as of 03/31/2024 (updated monthly) .
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Yield

12-month
Distribution Rates
30-day SEC Yield
Fund at NAV 1.01% N/A
Fund at MOP 0.96% 0.92%
As of 3/31/2024 (updated monthly)

Valuation

Price/ Price/ Price/
Book Cash Flow Earnings
Fund 3.82 14.17 20.58
S&P 500 Index
3.80 13.90 19.90
Fund as of 3/31/24. Index as of 12/31/23.

Portfolio Management

Years of Experience with Fund
Years of Experience with Capital Group
Years of Experience with Investment Industry
Julian N. Abdey 6 21 28
Paul Benjamin 7 18
Mark L. Casey 13 23
Mathews Cherian 8 20 27
Brady L. Enright 18 27 35
Irfan M. Furniturewala 6 23 22
Dimitrije M. Mitrinovic 4 16 22
Diana Wagner 6 23 29
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(1293)
3-yr. Morningstar RatingTM
(1293 funds rated)
5-yr. Morningstar RatingTM
(1179 funds rated)
10-yr. Morningstar RatingTM
(888 funds rated)
Overall Morningstar Risk Average
HIGH
LOW
Category Large Blend
Ratings are based on risk-adjusted returns as of 3/31/2024 (updated monthly).

Risk Measures

Fund
Standard Deviation
15.03
Sharpe Ratio
0.72
For the 10 Years ending 3/31/24 (updated monthly).
American Funds/
Morningstar Benchmark
S&P 500 TR USD
R-squared 97
Beta 0.97
Capture Ratio (Downside/Upside) 101/97
American Funds and Morningstar Benchmark for the 10 Years ending 3/31/24 (updated monthly).
Active Share
58.6%
As of 12/31/23 (updated quarterly)

Holdings

Equities Breakdown

Equity Fund Holdings
Information technology 25.7%
Industrials 13.6%
Health care 12.7%
Financials 11.5%
Consumer discretionary 8.2%
Communication services 7.4%
Consumer staples 7.3%
Energy 4.1%
Materials 3.3%
Utilities 2.5%
Real estate 1.2%

% of net assets as of 3/31/2024 (updated monthly)

Top Equities

Broadcom
6.4%
Microsoft
6.3%
Alphabet
2.8%
Meta Platforms
2.6%
TransDigm Group
2.3%
Philip Morris International
2.2%
Amazon.com
2.0%
TSMC
1.8%
Novo Nordisk
1.8%
UnitedHealth Group
1.7%

% of net assets as of 3/31/2024 (updated monthly)

Geographic Breakdown

United States
80.1%
Europe
9.2%
Asia & Pacific Basin
3.6%
Other (Including Canada & Latin America)
4.6%
Cash & equivalents
2.5%
% of net assets as of 3/31/2024 (updated monthly)

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Regions Fund
S&P 500 Index
United States 82.1% 100.0%
Canada 4.0% 0.0%
Europe 9.5% 0.0%
Japan 0.1% 0.0%
Asia-Pacific ex. Japan 0.1% 0.0%
Emerging Markets 4.2% 0.0%

% of net assets as of 3/31/2024 (updated monthly)

Fund Breakdown by Domicile

Regions Fund
S&P 500 Index
United States 80.1% 100.0%
Canada 3.9% 0.0%
Europe 9.2% 0.0%
Japan 0.1% 0.0%
Asia-Pacific ex. Japan 0.1% 0.0%
Emerging Markets 4.1% 0.0%
Cash & Equivalents
2.5% 0.0%

% of net assets as of 3/31/2024 (updated monthly)

Prices & Distributions

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Historical Prices Month-End

Historical Prices Year-End

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Historical Distributions as of 04/18/24

2024
Record
Date
Calculated
Date
Pay Date
Income Dividend Regular
Income Dividend Special
Cap. Gains Long-Term
Cap. Gains Short-Term
Reinvest NAV
03/13/24 03/13/24 03/14/24 $0.17 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $77.91
2024 Year-to-Date: Dividends Subtotal: $0.17 Cap Gains Subtotal: $0.00
Total Distributions: $0.17

Fees & Expenses

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Fees

Annual Management Fees 0.24%
Other Expenses 0.12%
Service 12b-1 0.24%
As of each fund's most recent prospectus.
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Expense Ratio

ANCFX 0.60%
Lipper Growth & Income Funds Average
1.08%
Fund as of most recent prospectus. Lipper Category as of 3/31/24 (updated quarterly).

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