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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-3.35% 3 years+1.67%
3 months-6.83% 5 years+4.25%
1 year-6.40% Since inception+7.99%
Data through --

Peer Comparisonvs. High yield bond

Performance 5-yr return+4.25%+7.61%
Expense ratio0.66%1.10%
Risk 5 year sharpe ratio0.921.08
Net assets$17.9B$1.4B
Average market cap$4.5B$8.6B
Average P/E24.320.5
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$250.00


Fixed income93.09%
U.S. stock1.28%
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
-- 1.10%
-- 1.05%
-- 0.98%
-- 0.95%
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-- 0.87%
-- 0.85%
-- 0.84%
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