American Funds The Bond Fund of America® Class A (ABNDX)

Net Asset Value
1 Day
Overall Morningstar Rating
Intermediate-term bond
Style or Category
Sales Expenses
Expense Ratio
Above Average
Morningstar Risk Rating™
Investment Objective The investment seeks to provide as high a level of current income as is consistent with the preservation of capital. The fund normally invests at least 80% of its assets in bonds and other debt securities. It invests a majority of its assets in debt securities rated A3 or better or A- or better. The fund invests in debt securities with a wide range of maturities. It may invest in debt securities and mortgage-backed securities issued by government-sponsored entities and federal agencies and instrumentalities that are not backed by the full faith and credit of the U.S. government.


1 month-1.39% 3 years+1.09%
3 months-2.23% 5 years+1.54%
1 year+0.13% Since inception+7.51%
Data through --

Peer Comparisonvs. Intermediate-term bond

Performance 5-yr return+1.54%+2.05%
Expense ratio0.62%0.77%
Risk 5 year sharpe ratio0.500.58
Net assets$37.9B$4.5B
Average market cap--$10.9B
Average P/E--21.2
Portfolio turnover363%363%

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Fund Management and Purchase Info

Fund familyAmerican Funds
Fund manager & tenureJohn Smet / 29 Years
Minimal initial investment$250.00
Minimum IRA investment$25.00


Fixed income89.40%
U.S. stock0.01%
International stock0.00%
Top 5 Sectors
Portfolio weighting
Consumer goods 100.00%
Business service 0.00%
Consumer service 0.00%
Energy 0.00%
Financial service 0.00%
Top 10 Holdings
Portfolio weighting
-- 2.15%
-- 2.02%
-- 1.74%
-- 1.57%
-- 1.28%
-- 1.25%
-- 1.19%
-- 1.15%
-- 1.07%
-- 1.02%