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American Funds The Income Fund of America® Class A (AMECX)

21.67
Net Asset Value
-0.23%
1 Day
+7.12%
Year-to-Date
Overall Morningstar Rating
Allocation--70% to 85% equity
Style or Category
5.75
Sales Expenses
0.55%
Expense Ratio
Below Average
Morningstar Risk Rating™
Investment Objective The investment seeks to provide investors with current income while secondarily striving for capital growth. Normally the fund invests primarily in income-producing securities. These include equity securities, such as dividend-paying common stocks, and debt securities, such as interest-paying bonds. Generally at least 60% of the fund's assets will be invested in common stocks and other equity-type securities. The fund may also invest up to 25% of its assets in equity securities of issuers domiciled outside the United States, including issuers in developing countries.

Performance

1 month+0.09% 3 years+8.35%
3 months+4.20% 5 years+9.99%
1 year+11.81% Since inception+11.11%
Data through --

Peer Comparisonvs. Allocation--70% to 85% equity

 AMECXCategory
Performance 5-yr return+9.99%+6.14%
Expense ratio0.55%1.31%
Risk 5 year sharpe ratio1.110.71
Net assets$101.6B$1.8B
Average market cap$68.9B$37.8B
Average P/E20.918.6
Portfolio turnover45%45%

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Fund Management and Purchase Info

Fund familyAmerican Funds
Fund manager & tenureDina Perry / 24 Years
Minimal initial investment$250.00
Minimum IRA investment$25.00

Holdings

U.S. stock53.05%
Fixed income25.35%
International stock15.58%
Cash4.68%
Other1.33%
Top 5 Sectors
Portfolio weighting
Industrial materials 18.84%
Consumer goods 12.21%
Energy 11.81%
Financial service 11.62%
Healthcare 10.77%
Top 10 Holdings
Portfolio weighting
MSFT Microsoft2.76%
MRK Merck2.76%
GE General Electric2.32%
LMT Lockheed Martin2.13%
MCD McDonald's2.07%
VZ Verizon2.05%
INTC Intel1.85%
PFE Pfizer1.60%
PG Procter & Gamble1.55%
-- 1.46%