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PORTFOLIO SERIES

SM

Share Class

Summary

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Access to global opportunities. Designed to help investors pursue long-term goals by investing in funds with exposure to companies located around the world.
Price at NAV $18.93 as of 12/01/2022 (updated daily)
Fund Assets (millions) $4,516.0
Portfolio Solutions Committee Members
7
Expense Ratio
0.79%

Asset Mix

U.S. Equities51.3%
Non-U.S. Equities39.8%
U.S. Bonds0.0%
Non-U.S. Bonds0.1%
Cash & Equivalents
8.8%
U.S. Equities51.3%
Non-U.S. Equities39.8%
U.S. Bonds0.0%
Non-U.S. Bonds0.1%
Cash & Equivalents
8.8%
As of 10/31/2022 (updated monthly)

Market Capitalization

72.6%
Large
20.0%
Medium
7.4%
Small
$52,267.20 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.
PGGAX
MSCI All Country World Index (ACWI)

High & Low Prices

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Returns at NAV

Returns with Sales Charge

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-33.24%
1-year return
3.02%
5-year return
7.40%
10-year return
0.34%
30-Day SEC Yield
Returns as of 10/31/22 (updated monthly). Yield as of 10/31/22 (updated monthly).

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 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.
Holdings Outside the U.S.
Will invest at least 25% of its assets in underlying funds that invest significantly (under normal market conditions, at least 40%) in issuers outside the United States.

Fund Facts

Fund Inception 5/18/2012
Fund Assets (millions)
As of 10/31/2022
$4,516.0
Companies/Issuers
Holdings are as of 9/30/2022 (updated quarterly).
1451+
Shareholder Accounts
Shareholder accounts are as of 10/31/2022
138,482
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 61 7
Fund Number 55

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
PGGAX
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 0.57% N/A
Fund at MOP 0.54% 0.34%
As of 10/31/2022 (updated monthly)

Valuation

Price/ Price/ Price/
Book Cash Flow Earnings
Fund 2.45 8.37 14.08
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 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(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 Below 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
14.59
Sharpe Ratio
0.55
For the 10 Years ending 10/31/22 (updated monthly).
American Funds/
Morningstar Benchmark
MSCI ACWI NR USD
R-squared 96
Beta 1.02
Capture Ratio (Downside/Upside) 100/100
American Funds and Morningstar Benchmark for the 10 Years ending 10/31/22 (updated monthly).

Holdings

Equities Breakdown

Equity Fund Holdings
Information technology 18.4%
Health care 15.6%
Consumer discretionary 14.1%
Industrials 10.6%
Financials 10.1%
Communication services 5.7%
Consumer staples 4.7%
Energy 4.5%
Materials 4.3%
Utilities 1.5%
Real estate 0.7%

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

Geographic Breakdown

United States
50.9%
Europe
18.4%
Asia & Pacific Basin
15.8%
Other (Including Canada & Latin America)
5.3%
Cash & equivalents
9.7%
% 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 $0.1029 $0.00 $0.7073 $0.00 $24.26
2021 Year-to-Date: Dividends Subtotal: $0.1029 Cap Gains Subtotal: $0.7073
Total Distributions: $0.8102

Fees & Expenses

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Fees

Annual Management Fees 0.00%
Other Expenses 0.10%
Acquired (Underlying) Fund Fees and Expenses 0.43%
Service 12b-1 0.26%
As of each fund's most recent prospectus.
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Expense Ratio

PGGAX 0.79%
Lipper Global Large-Cap Growth Funds Average
0.79%
Fund as of most recent prospectus. Lipper Category as of 9/30/22 (updated quarterly).

Resources

Prospectuses & Reports for PGGAX