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Share Class
Purchase Information: Class F-1 shares are primarily available through certain financial services platforms that support self-directed investors. See the prospectus for details.

Summary

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A dynamic approach to growth investing. Seeks growth by investing in companies that can benefit from innovation, exploit new technologies or provide products and services that meet the demands of an evolving global economy.
Price at NAV $44.89 as of 11/25/2022 (updated daily)
Fund Assets (millions) $24,365.5
Portfolio Managers
8
Expense Ratio
0.79%

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Returns at NAV

Returns with Sales Charge

Asset Mix

U.S. Equities70.7%
Non-U.S. Equities15.6%
U.S. Bonds0.0%
Non-U.S. Bonds0.0%
Cash & Equivalents
13.7%
U.S. Equities70.7%
Non-U.S. Equities15.6%
U.S. Bonds0.0%
Non-U.S. Bonds0.0%
Cash & Equivalents
13.7%
As of 10/31/2022 (updated monthly)

Growth of 10K

High & Low Prices

Market Capitalization

72.0%
Large
24.6%
Medium
3.4%
Small
$72,047.10 Million
Weighted Average


As of 9/30/2022 (updated quarterly). Morningstar data as of 9/30/2022 (updated quarterly).

Morningstar Ownership ZoneTM

Global Large-Stock Growth
Weighted average of holdings
75% of fund's stock holdings
Morningstar data as of 9/30/22 (updated quarterly)

Description

Fund Objective
The investment objective of the fund is long-term growth of capital.
Distinguishing Characteristics
This strategy seeks growth by investing in companies that can benefit from innovation, exploit new technologies or provide products and services that meet the demands of an evolving global economy. While a majority of assets are invested in U.S.-domiciled companies, the strategy has notable flexibility to pursue growth opportunities globally.
Types of Investments
Invests primarily in common and preferred stocks, securities convertible into common stocks, and cash and equivalents.
Holdings Outside the U.S.
May invest up to 50% of assets in securities of companies domiciled outside the U.S.

Fund Facts

Fund Inception 12/01/1983
Fund Assets (millions)
As of 10/31/2022
$24,365.5
Companies/Issuers
Holdings are as of 9/30/2022 (updated quarterly).
246+
Shareholder Accounts
Shareholder accounts are as of 10/31/2022
15,606
Regular Dividends Paid
Dec
Minimum Initial Investment $250
Capital Gains Paid
Dec
Portfolio Turnover (2021) 28%
Fiscal Year-End Nov
Prospectus Date 02/01/2022
CUSIP 643822 40 6
Fund Number 414

Returns

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Month-End Returns as of 10/31/22

Quarter-End Returns as of 9/30/22

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Volatility & Return

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Equities

For Class F-1 Shares, this chart tracks the 10-year standard deviation
and 10-year annualized return of the equity funds
ANFFX
MSCI All Country World Index (ACWI)
Other AF Funds
Standard Deviation as of 10/31/2022 (updated monthly) . Annualized return as of 10/31/2022 (updated monthly) .
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Yield

12-month
Distribution Rates
30-day SEC Yield
Fund at NAV 0.00% -0.13%
Fund at MOP N/A N/A
As of 10/31/2022 (updated monthly)

Valuation

Price/ Price/ Price/
Book Cash Flow Earnings
Fund 3.20 10.23 18.30
MSCI All Country World Index (ACWI)
2.10 7.60 13.00
Fund as of 9/30/22. Index as of 9/30/22.

Portfolio Management

Years of Experience with Fund
Years of Experience with Capital Group
Years of Experience with Investment Industry
Timothy D. Armour 31 39
Mathews Cherian 4 18 25
Tomoko Fortune 2 3 26
Caroline Jones 5 18 23
Harold H. La 16 23 24
Reed Lowenstein 3 24
Lara Pellini 1 20
Richmond Wolf 4 16 25
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(305)
3-yr. Morningstar RatingTM
(305 funds rated)
5-yr. Morningstar RatingTM
(266 funds rated)
10-yr. Morningstar RatingTM
(177 funds rated)
Overall Morningstar Risk Average
HIGH
LOW
Category Global Large-Stock Growth
Ratings are based on risk-adjusted returns as of 10/31/2022 (updated monthly).

Risk Measures

Fund
Standard Deviation
15.27
Sharpe Ratio
0.70
For the 10 Years ending 10/31/22 (updated monthly).
American Funds/
Morningstar Benchmark
MSCI ACWI NR USD
R-squared 85
Beta 1.00
Capture Ratio (Downside/Upside) 91/105
American Funds and Morningstar Benchmark for the 10 Years ending 10/31/22 (updated monthly).
Active Share
71.4%
As of 6/30/22 (updated quarterly)

Holdings

Equities Breakdown

Equity Fund Holdings
Information technology 26.9%
Health care 19.8%
Consumer discretionary 10.9%
Financials 9.5%
Communication services 7.5%
Industrials 6.7%
Utilities 1.6%
Energy 1.4%
Materials 1.1%
Consumer staples 1.0%
Real estate 0.5%

% of net assets as of 9/30/2022 (updated quarterly)

Top Equities

Microsoft
3.9%
Broadcom
3.3%
UnitedHealth Group
2.9%
Thermo Fisher Scientific
2.2%
Alphabet
2.1%
Kotak Mahindra Bank
2.0%
Micron Technology
2.0%
Amazon
1.8%
Ceridian
1.7%
Applied Materials
1.3%

% of net assets as of 10/31/2022 (updated monthly)

Geographic Breakdown

United States
70.8%
Europe
5.0%
Asia & Pacific Basin
10.3%
Other (Including Canada & Latin America)
0.9%
Cash & equivalents
13.1%
% of net assets as of 9/30/2022 (updated quarterly)

The New Geography of Investing ®

Regions Fund
MSCI All Country World Index (ACWI)
United States 81.4% 62.0%
Canada 0.7% 3.1%
Europe 5.8% 15.3%
Japan 1.9% 5.4%
Asia-Pacific ex. Japan 1.4% 3.0%
Emerging Markets 8.8% 11.1%

% of net assets as of 9/30/2022 (updated quarterly)

Fund Breakdown by Domicile

Regions Fund
MSCI All Country World Index (ACWI)
United States 70.7% 62.0%
Canada 0.6% 3.1%
Europe 5.0% 15.3%
Japan 1.6% 5.4%
Asia-Pacific ex. Japan 1.2% 3.0%
Emerging Markets 7.7% 11.1%
Cash & Equivalents
13.1% 0.0%

% of net assets as of 9/30/2022 (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
12/15/21 12/15/21 12/16/21 $0.00 $0.00 $4.672 $0.00 $61.01
2021 Year-to-Date: Dividends Subtotal: $0.00 Cap Gains Subtotal: $4.672
Total Distributions: $4.672

Fees & Expenses

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Fees

Annual Management Fees 0.37%
Other Expenses 0.17%
Service 12b-1 0.25%
As of each fund's most recent prospectus.
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Expense Ratio

ANFFX 0.79%
Lipper Global Funds Average
1.17%
Fund as of most recent prospectus. Lipper Category as of 9/30/22 (updated quarterly).

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