American Funds Global Growth Portfolio - A | American Funds

Select your location

Who are you ?

Select another location

Wer bist du ?

Wählen Sie einen anderen Ort

Qui êtes vous ?

Sélectionnez un autre emplacement

Qui êtes vous ?

Sélectionnez un autre emplacement

Qui êtes vous ?

Sélectionnez un autre emplacement

Wer bist du ?

Wählen Sie einen anderen Ort

Wer bist du ?

Wählen Sie einen anderen Ort

Qui êtes vous ?

Sélectionnez un autre emplacement

Wer bist du ?

Wählen Sie einen anderen Ort

Qui êtes vous ?

Sélectionnez un autre emplacement

Who are you ?

Select another location

Who are you ?

RETIREMENT PLAN INVESTOR

Use your plan ID (available on your account statement) to determine which employer-sponsored retirement plan website to use:

IF YOUR PLAN ID BEGINS WITH IRK, BRK, 1, 2 OR 754

Visit americanfunds.com/retire

IF YOUR PLAN ID BEGINS WITH 34 OR 135

Visit myretirement.americanfunds.com

Portfolio Series

SM

Vehicle: Mutual Fund Share Class

Overview

Internal Prompt
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 $19.62 as of 8/12/2022 (updated daily)
Fund Assets (millions) $4,953.2
Portfolio Solutions Committee Members
7
Expense Ratio
0.79%

Underlying Funds

Capital Appreciation 80.1%
EuroPacific Growth Fund ® 14.9%
The Growth Fund of America ® 15.1%
The New Economy Fund ® 15%
New Perspective Fund ® 20.1%
SMALLCAP World Fund ® 15%
Dividend Income and Appreciation 19.9%
Capital World Growth and Income Fund ® 19.9%
As of 7/31/2022 (updated monthly)

Asset Mix

U.S. Equities50.3%
Non-U.S. Equities40.3%
U.S. Bonds0.0%
Non-U.S. Bonds0.1%
Cash & Equivalents
9.3%
U.S. Equities50.3%
Non-U.S. Equities40.3%
U.S. Bonds0.0%
Non-U.S. Bonds0.1%
Cash & Equivalents
9.3%
As of 7/31/2022 (updated monthly)

Market Capitalization

71.9%
Large
20.2%
Medium
7.8%
Small
$55,009.22 Million
Weighted Average


As of 6/30/2022 (updated quarterly). Morningstar data as of 6/30/2022 (updated quarterly).
Internal Prompt

Volatility & Return

Read important investment disclosures

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 07/31/2022 (updated monthly) . Annualized return as of 07/31/2022 (updated monthly) .
VIEW LARGER CHART
Internal Prompt

Returns at NAV

Returns at MOP

Read important investment disclosures
-24.59%
1-year return
5.74%
5-year return
8.77%
10-year return
0.31%
30-Day SEC Yield
Returns as of 7/31/22 (updated monthly). Yield as of 7/31/22 (updated monthly).

Morningstar Ownership ZoneTM

Global Large-Stock Growth
Weighted average of holdings
75% of fund's stock holdings
Morningstar data as of 6/30/22 (updated quarterly)

Description

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 7/31/2022
$4,953.2
Companies/Issuers
Holdings are as of 6/30/2022 (updated quarterly).
1480+
Shareholder Accounts
Shareholder accounts are as of 7/31/2022
138,753
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

Internal Prompt

Month-End Returns as of 7/31/22

Quarter-End Returns as of 6/30/22

Growth of 10K

Read important investment disclosures
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

Internal Prompt

Yield

12-month
Distribution Rates
30-day SEC Yield
Fund at NAV 0.53% N/A
Fund at MOP 0.50% 0.31%
As of 7/31/2022 (updated monthly)

Valuation

Price/ Price/ Price/
Book Cash Flow Earnings
Fund 2.53 8.67 15.13
MSCI All Country World Index (ACWI)
2.10 7.80 13.90
Fund as of 6/30/22. Index as of 6/30/22.

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.

Portfolio Composition

Morningstar Rating TM


Overall Morningstar RatingTM
Funds rated(305)
3-yr. Morningstar RatingTM
(305 funds rated)
5-yr. Morningstar RatingTM
(268 funds rated)
10-yr. Morningstar RatingTM
(176 funds rated)
Overall Morningstar Risk Average
HIGH
LOW
Category Global Large-Stock Growth
Ratings are based on risk-adjusted returns as of 7/31/2022 (updated monthly).
Internal Prompt

Lipper Leader Scorecard

Over-all 3 yr. 5 yr. 10 yr.
Consistent Return Within Category
Funds Rated

(189)

(189)

(173)

(116)
Expense Within Category
Funds Rated

(47)

(47)

(44)

(35)
Preservation Within Category
Funds Rated

(12360)

(12360)

(11138)

(7719)
Tax Efficiency Within Category
Funds Rated

(190)

(190)

(174)

(116)
Total Return Within Category
Funds Rated

(190)

(190)

(174)

(116)
Category Global Large-Cap Growth
KEY
HIGHEST LOWEST
As of 7/31/2022 (updated monthly)

Risk Measures

Fund
Standard Deviation
14.16
Sharpe Ratio
0.66
For the 10 Years ending 7/31/22 (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 7/31/22 (updated monthly).

Holdings

Equities Breakdown

Equity Fund Holdings
Information technology 19.2%
Health care 14.7%
Consumer discretionary 13.3%
Financials 10.6%
Industrials 10.5%
Communication services 6.1%
Consumer staples 4.8%
Energy 4.6%
Materials 4.4%
Utilities 1.4%
Real estate 0.9%

% of net assets as of 6/30/2022 (updated quarterly)

Go to the underlying fund pages to see detailed holdings information.

Geographic Breakdown

United States
49.3%
Europe
19.9%
Asia & Pacific Basin
16.1%
Other (Including Canada & Latin America)
5.3%
Cash & equivalents
9.4%
% of net assets as of 6/30/2022 (updated quarterly)

Prices & Distributions

Internal Prompt

Historical Prices Month-End

Historical Prices Year-End

Internal Prompt

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

Internal Prompt

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.
Internal Prompt

Expense Ratio

PGGAX 0.79%
Lipper Global Large-Cap Growth Funds Average
0.79%
Fund as of most recent prospectus. Lipper Category as of 6/30/22 (updated quarterly).

Resources

Literature