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

12.96
Net Asset Value
+0.23%
1 Day
+1.89%
Year-to-Date
Overall Morningstar Rating
Intermediate-term bond
Style or Category
3.75
Sales Expenses
0.61%
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.

Performance

1 month-0.23% 3 years+2.25%
3 months+1.14% 5 years+2.02%
1 year+0.39% Since inception+7.63%
Data through --

Peer Comparisonvs. Intermediate-term bond

 ABNDXCategory
Performance 5-yr return+2.02%+2.45%
Expense ratio0.61%0.78%
Risk 5 year sharpe ratio0.710.79
Net assets$34.6B$4.1B
Average market cap--$43.9B
Average P/E--15.6
Portfolio turnover363%363%

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Fund Management and Purchase Info

Fund familyAmerican Funds
Fund manager & tenureJohn Smet / 28 Years
Minimal initial investment$250.00
Minimum IRA investment$25.00

Holdings

Fixed income89.66%
Cash10.32%
U.S. stock0.01%
Other0.01%
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
-- 2.02%
-- 2.00%
-- 1.89%
-- 1.69%
-- 1.43%
-- 1.29%
-- 1.08%
-- 1.01%
-- 1.01%
-- 0.89%