American Funds American High-Income Trust® Class A (AHITX)

Net Asset Value
1 Day
Overall Morningstar Rating
High yield bond
Style or Category
Sales Expenses
Expense Ratio
Morningstar Risk Rating™
Investment Objective The investment seeks to provide a high level of current income; the secondary investment objective is capital appreciation. The fund invests primarily in higher yielding and generally lower quality debt securities (rated Ba1 or below or BB+ or below by a nationally recognized statistical rating organization or unrated but determined by the fund's investment adviser to be of equivalent quality), including corporate loan obligations. It may also invest a portion of its assets in securities of issuers domiciled outside the United States.


1 month-1.17% 3 years+5.39%
3 months-0.96% 5 years+7.04%
1 year-2.50% Since inception+8.26%
Data through --

Peer Comparisonvs. High yield bond

Performance 5-yr return+7.04%+7.61%
Expense ratio0.66%1.11%
Risk 5 year sharpe ratio1.241.26
Net assets$19.4B$1.5B
Average market cap$4.6B$13.2B
Average P/E28.322.5
Portfolio turnover62%62%

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Fund Management and Purchase Info

Fund familyAmerican Funds
Fund manager & tenureDavid Barclay / 25 Years
Minimal initial investment$250.00
Minimum IRA investment$25.00


Fixed income90.00%
U.S. stock1.01%
International stock0.00%
Top 5 Sectors
Portfolio weighting
Industrial materials 33.23%
Consumer goods 18.86%
Financial service 17.14%
Telecommunication 17.03%
Business service 8.51%
Top 10 Holdings
Portfolio weighting
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-- 1.00%
-- 0.95%
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-- 0.92%
-- 0.92%
-- 0.86%
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-- 0.82%

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