Investment Fund

Share Class
Purchase Restrictions: Class R-5 shares are available in certain employer-sponsored retirement plans. See the prospectus for details.

Summary

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A diversified approach to international growth. Invests in attractively valued companies in developed and emerging markets that are positioned to benefit from innovation, global economic growth, increasing consumer demand or a turnaround in business conditions.
Price at NAV $59.85 as of 5/24/2024 (updated daily)
Fund Assets (millions) $135,442.8
Portfolio Managers
13
Expense Ratio
(Gross/Net %)
0.52 / 0.52%

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Returns at NAV

Returns with Sales Charge

Asset Mix

U.S. Equities3.5%
Non-U.S. Equities93.9%
U.S. Bonds0.0%
Non-U.S. Bonds0.0%
Cash & Equivalents
2.6%
As of 4/30/2024 (updated monthly)

Growth of 10K

High & Low Prices

Market Capitalization

91.7%
Large
8.0%
Medium
0.3%
Small
$71,064.00 Million
Weighted Average


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

Morningstar Ownership ZoneTM

Foreign Large Growth
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 provide you with long-term growth of capital.
Distinguishing Characteristics
This international strategy seeks growth of capital by employing a flexible approach to investing in attractively valued companies in developed and emerging markets that are positioned to benefit from innovation, global economic growth, increasing consumer demand or a turnaround in business conditions.
Types of Investments
Invests primarily in common stocks (may also invest in preferred stocks), convertibles, American Depositary Receipts, European Depositary Receipts, bonds and cash.
Holdings Outside the U.S.
Holdings are primarily outside the U.S. except a nominal portion that may be held in U.S. dollars.
Portfolio Restrictions
Normally, at least 80% of assets must be invested in securities of issuers domiciled in Europe or the Pacific Basin.

Fund Facts

Fund Inception 4/16/1984
Fund Assets (millions)
As of 4/30/2024
$135,442.8
Companies/Issuers
Holdings are as of 4/30/2024 (updated monthly).
322+
Shareholder Accounts
Shareholder accounts are as of 4/30/2024
3,784
Regular Dividends Paid
Jun, Dec
Minimum Initial Investment $0
Capital Gains Paid
Jun, Dec
Portfolio Turnover (2024) 30%
Fiscal Year-End Mar
Prospectus Date 06/01/2023
CUSIP 298706 83 9
Fund Number 2516

Returns

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Month-End Returns as of 4/30/24

Quarter-End Returns as of 3/31/24

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Volatility & Return

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Equities

For Class R-5 Shares, this chart tracks the 10-year standard deviation
and 10-year annualized return of the equity funds
RERFX
MSCI All Country World Index (ACWI) ex USA
Other AF Funds
Standard Deviation as of 04/30/2024 (updated monthly) . Annualized return as of 04/30/2024 (updated monthly) .
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Yield

12-month
Distribution Rates
30-day SEC Yield
Fund at NAV 1.84% 1.48%
Fund at MOP N/A N/A
As of 4/30/2024 (updated monthly)

Valuation

Price/ Price/ Price/
Book Cash Flow Earnings
Fund 2.85 11.72 18.92
MSCI All Country World Index (ACWI) ex USA
1.70 8.20 14.00
Fund as of 3/31/24. Index as of 3/31/24.

Portfolio Management

Years of Experience with Fund
Years of Experience with Capital Group
Years of Experience with Investment Industry
Noriko Honda Chen 3 25 34
Nicholas J. Grace 21 30
Carl M. Kawaja 22 32 36
Jonathan Knowles 17 31
Lawrence Kymisis 9 21 28
Harold H. La 5 25
Sung Lee 21 29 30
Gerald Du Manoir 3 33
Samir Parekh 3 17 23
Lara Pellini 8 22
Andrew B. Suzman 16 30
Tomonori Tani 5 19 25
Christopher Thomsen 15 26 30
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(380)
3-yr. Morningstar RatingTM
(380 funds rated)
5-yr. Morningstar RatingTM
(327 funds rated)
10-yr. Morningstar RatingTM
(223 funds rated)
Overall Morningstar Risk Average
HIGH
LOW
Category Foreign Large Growth
Ratings are based on risk-adjusted returns as of 4/30/2024 (updated monthly).

Risk Measures

Fund
Standard Deviation
15.70
Sharpe Ratio
0.31
For the 10 Years ending 4/30/24 (updated monthly).
American Funds/
Morningstar Benchmark
MSCI ACWI Ex USA NR USD
R-squared 93
Beta 1.01
Capture Ratio (Downside/Upside) 98/104
American Funds and Morningstar Benchmark for the 10 Years ending 4/30/24 (updated monthly).
Active Share
64.0%
As of 3/31/24 (updated quarterly)

Holdings

Equities Breakdown

Equity Fund Holdings
Industrials 17.2%
Information technology 16.5%
Financials 13.3%
Consumer discretionary 12.1%
Health care 11.9%
Materials 8.7%
Energy 6.6%
Consumer staples 5.7%
Communication services 3.7%
Utilities 1.0%
Real estate 0.7%

% of net assets as of 4/30/2024 (updated monthly)

Top Equities

Novo Nordisk
5.1%
TSMC
3.8%
Airbus
2.5%
Safran
2.3%
Reliance Industries
2.1%
Canadian Natural Resources
1.9%
Daiichi Sankyo
1.8%
ASML
1.8%
SAP
1.7%
Glencore
1.6%

% of net assets as of 4/30/2024 (updated monthly)

Geographic Breakdown

Europe
49.9%
Asia & Pacific Basin
26.8%
Other (Including Canada & Latin America)
20.7%
Cash & equivalents
2.6%
% of net assets as of 4/30/2024 (updated monthly)

The New Geography of Investing ®

Regions Fund
MSCI All Country World Index (ACWI) ex USA
United States 3.5% 0.0%
Canada 7.4% 7.5%
Europe 51.5% 42.5%
Japan 11.7% 14.8%
Asia-Pacific ex. Japan 4.5% 6.9%
Emerging Markets 21.4% 28.3%

% of net assets as of 4/30/2024 (updated monthly)

Fund Breakdown by Domicile

Regions Fund
MSCI All Country World Index (ACWI) ex USA
United States 3.5% 0.0%
Canada 7.2% 7.5%
Europe 50.2% 42.5%
Japan 11.4% 14.8%
Asia-Pacific ex. Japan 4.4% 6.9%
Emerging Markets 20.8% 28.3%
Cash & Equivalents
2.6% 0.0%

% of net assets as of 4/30/2024 (updated monthly)

Prices & Distributions

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Historical Prices Month-End

Historical Prices Year-End

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Historical Distributions as of 01/25/24

2023
Record
Date
Calculated
Date
Pay Date
Income Dividend Regular
Income Dividend Special
Cap. Gains Long-Term
Cap. Gains Short-Term
Reinvest NAV
06/12/23 06/12/23 06/13/23 $0.199 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $54.54
12/14/23 12/14/23 12/15/23 $0.872 $0.00 $1.0584 $0.00 $53.69
2023 Year-to-Date: Dividends Subtotal: $1.071 Cap Gains Subtotal: $1.0584
Total Distributions: $2.1294

Fees & Expenses

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Fees

Annual Management Fees 0.42%
Other Expenses 0.10%
Service 12b-1 --
As of each fund's most recent prospectus.
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Expense Ratio

RERFX 0.52%
Lipper International Funds Average
--%
Fund as of most recent prospectus. Lipper Category as of -- (updated quarterly).

Resources

Prospectuses & Reports for RERFX