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PORTFOLIO SERIES

SM

Share Class

Summary

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Built for long-term growth. Seeks to help investors pursue longer term goals through exposure to a diverse mix of stocks of companies with strong growth potential.
Price at NAV $20.50 as of 12/01/2022 (updated daily)
Fund Assets (millions) $12,425.9
Portfolio Solutions Committee Members
7
Expense Ratio
0.73%

Underlying Funds

Growth 79.7%
AMCAP Fund ® 19.9%
The Growth Fund of America ® 24.9%
The New Economy Fund ® 9.9%
New Perspective Fund ® 9.9%
SMALLCAP World Fund ® 15.1%
Growth-and-Income 20.4%
Fundamental Investors ® 20.4%
As of 10/31/2022 (updated monthly)

Asset Mix

U.S. Equities73.3%
Non-U.S. Equities18.8%
U.S. Bonds0.0%
Non-U.S. Bonds0.0%
Cash & Equivalents
7.9%
U.S. Equities73.3%
Non-U.S. Equities18.8%
U.S. Bonds0.0%
Non-U.S. Bonds0.0%
Cash & Equivalents
7.9%
As of 10/31/2022 (updated monthly)

Market Capitalization

67.2%
Large
24.0%
Medium
8.8%
Small
$60,900.15 Million
Weighted Average


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

Growth of 10K

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For Class A Shares, this chart tracks a hypothetical investment with dividends reinvested through 12/31/2021.
GWPAX
American Funds Growth Portfolio Index Blend

High & Low Prices

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Returns at NAV

Returns with Sales Charge

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-32.25%
1-year return
4.45%
5-year return
8.92%
10-year return
0.46%
30-Day SEC Yield
Returns as of 10/31/22 (updated monthly). Yield as of 10/31/22 (updated monthly).

Morningstar Ownership ZoneTM

Allocation--85%+ Equity
Weighted average of holdings
75% of fund's stock holdings
Morningstar data as of 9/30/22 (updated quarterly)

Description

Fund Objective
The fund's investment objective is to provide long-term growth of capital.
Distinguishing Characteristics
The fund will attempt to achieve its investment objectives by investing in a mix of American Funds in different combinations and weightings.
Types of Investments
The underlying American Funds will primarily consist of growth funds and growth-and-income funds, which principally invest in equity securities and which may have significant holdings of issuers domiciled outside the United States.

Fund Facts

Fund Inception 5/18/2012
Fund Assets (millions)
As of 10/31/2022
$12,425.9
Companies/Issuers
Holdings are as of 9/30/2022 (updated quarterly).
1329+
Shareholder Accounts
Shareholder accounts are as of 10/31/2022
397,946
Regular Dividends Paid
Dec
Minimum Initial Investment $250
Capital Gains Paid
Dec
Portfolio Turnover (2021) 5%
Fiscal Year-End Oct
Prospectus Date 01/01/2022
CUSIP 02630R 78 1
Fund Number 53

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 A Shares, this chart tracks the 10-year standard deviation
and 10-year annualized return of the equity funds
GWPAX
American Funds Growth Portfolio Index Blend
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 0.04% N/A
Fund at MOP 0.03% 0.46%
As of 10/31/2022 (updated monthly)

Valuation

Price/ Price/ Price/
Book Cash Flow Earnings
Fund 2.79 9.20 15.19
American Funds Growth Portfolio Index Blend
-- -- --
Fund as of 9/30/22. Index as of --.

Portfolio Solutions Committee

Years of Experience with Fund
Years of Experience with Capital Group
Years of Experience with Investment Industry
Alan N. Berro 10 31 36
Michelle J. Black 2 20 27
Samir Mathur 2 9 29
Wesley K. Phoa 10 23 28
John R. Queen 2 20 32
William L. Robbins 2 27 30
Andrew B. Suzman 10 28
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(180)
3-yr. Morningstar RatingTM
(180 funds rated)
5-yr. Morningstar RatingTM
(170 funds rated)
10-yr. Morningstar RatingTM
(123 funds rated)
Overall Morningstar Risk Above Average
HIGH
LOW
Category Allocation--85%+ Equity
Ratings are based on risk-adjusted returns as of 10/31/2022 (updated monthly).

Risk Measures

Fund
Standard Deviation
14.67
Sharpe Ratio
0.65
For the 10 Years ending 10/31/22 (updated monthly).
American Funds
Benchmark
Morningstar
Benchmark
American Funds Growth Portfolio Index Blend
Morningstar Mod Tgt Risk TR USD
R-squared 93 94
Beta 0.98 1.56
Capture Ratio (Downside/Upside) 105/93 153/160
American Funds Benchmark for the 10 Years ending 9/30/22 (updated quarterly).
Morningstar Benchmark for the 10 Years ending 10/31/22 (updated monthly).

Holdings

Equities Breakdown

Equity Fund Holdings
Information technology 20.8%
Health care 16.8%
Consumer discretionary 16.7%
Industrials 9.6%
Financials 8.6%
Communication services 7.2%
Consumer staples 3.9%
Energy 3.2%
Materials 2.8%
Utilities 1.1%
Real estate 0.8%

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

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Geographic Breakdown

United States
72.9%
Europe
8.8%
Asia & Pacific Basin
6.6%
Other (Including Canada & Latin America)
3.2%
Cash & equivalents
8.5%
% 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
12/29/21 12/29/21 12/30/21 $0.0073 $0.00 $0.8998 $0.00 $26.64
2021 Year-to-Date: Dividends Subtotal: $0.0073 Cap Gains Subtotal: $0.8998
Total Distributions: $0.9071

Fees & Expenses

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Fees

Annual Management Fees 0.00%
Other Expenses 0.10%
Acquired (Underlying) Fund Fees and Expenses 0.37%
Service 12b-1 0.26%
As of each fund's most recent prospectus.
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Expense Ratio

GWPAX 0.73%
Lipper Global Multi-Cap Growth Funds Average
0.78%
Fund as of most recent prospectus. Lipper Category as of 9/30/22 (updated quarterly).

Resources

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