The Capital Group companies manage equity assets through three investment groups. These groups make investment and proxy voting decisions independently. Fixed income investment professionals provide fixed income research and investment management across the Capital organization; however, for securities with equity characteristics, they act solely on behalf of one of the three equity investment groups.
All data as of December 31, 2017, unless otherwise specified.
Fund inception: May 31, 1986.
Returns are in USD. Periods greater than one year are annualized. Class F-3 shares were first offered on September 1, 2017. Class F-3 share results prior to September 1, 2017 are hypothetical based on the results of the original share class of the fund, adjusted for the difference in the share class expense ratio in the amount of +0.05% for Class F3. Please see the fund’s prospectus for more information about the expenses for each share class.
Gross of operating expenses reflects the investment returns of the Emerging Markets Growth Fund after adding back fund operating expenses, such as custodial and investment management fees. These returns are shown solely for comparison purposes to other investment alternatives that are shown gross of expenses. Please see the fund’s net returns for results experienced by fund investors.
Net of operating expenses total return percentages are calculated from net asset value assuming all distributions are reinvested.
Fund composition includes 6.9% in companies with substantial business assets in emerging markets but that are domiciled in developed markets, and 0.01% in a Capital International private equity fund.
One-year turnover as of most recent fiscal year ended June 30, 2017.
The fund’s expense ratio as reflected in the prospectus dated September 1, 2017 includes fees and expenses incurred indirectly by the fund as a result of its investments in pooled investment vehicles (“acquired funds”).
Fund risk characteristics are net of operating expenses. The analysis is based on monthly data, and periods greater than one year are annualized.
Emerging Markets Growth Fund, a registered investment company, is a U.S.-domiciled open-end mutual fund.
MSCI Emerging Markets IMI reflects the S&P/IFC Global Composite Index with gross dividends reinvested from May 31, 1986 to December 31, 1987, MSCI Emerging Markets Index with gross dividends reinvested to December 31, 2000, MSCI Emerging Markets Index with net dividends reinvested to November 30, 2007 and MSCI Emerging Markets Investable Market Index with net dividends reinvested thereafter.
Emerging Markets Index – Standard reflects the S&P/IFC Global Composite Index with gross dividends reinvested from May 31, 1986 to December 31, 1987, MSCI Emerging Markets Index with gross dividends reinvested to December 31, 2000 and MSCI Emerging Markets Index with net dividends reinvested thereafter.
Sources: The S&P/IFC Global Composite Index (“Index”) is a product of S&P Dow Jones Indices LLC and/or its affiliates and has been licensed for use by Capital Group. Copyright © 2018 S&P Dow Jones Indices LLC, a division of S&P Global, and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Redistribution or reproduction in whole or in part are prohibited without written permission of S&P Dow Jones Indices LLC. MSCI has not approved, reviewed or produced this report, makes no express or implied warranties or representations and is not liable whatsoever for any data in the report. You may not redistribute the MSCI data or use it as a basis for other indices or investment products.
Each index is unmanaged.
Totals may not reconcile due to rounding.
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