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

21.95
Net Asset Value
+0.14%
1 Day
+6.30%
Year-to-Date
Overall Morningstar Rating
Moderate allocation
Style or Category
5.75
Sales Expenses
0.58%
Expense Ratio
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+0.50% 3 years+14.77%
3 months+2.73% 5 years+13.01%
1 year+16.79% Since inception+11.41%
Data through --

Peer Comparisonvs. Moderate allocation

 AMECXCategory
Performance 5-yr return+13.01%+12.57%
Expense ratio0.58%1.30%
Risk 5 year sharpe ratio1.481.18
Net assets$93.8B$2.6B
Average market cap$61.8B$46.5B
Average P/E19.517.8
Portfolio turnover47%47%

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Fund Management and Purchase Info

Fund familyAmerican Funds
Fund manager & tenureDina Perry / 22 Years
Minimal initial investment$250.00
Minimum IRA investment$250.00

Holdings

U.S. stock52.97%
International stock19.79%
Fixed income19.70%
Cash6.56%
Other0.98%
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
MRK Merck & Co Inc3.15%
MSFT Microsoft Corp2.78%
GE General Electric Co2.12%
VZ Verizon Communications Inc1.87%
PFE Pfizer Inc1.80%
BMY Bristol-Myers Squibb Company1.75%
-- AstraZeneca PLC1.53%
DD E I du Pont de Nemours & Company1.52%
CSCO Cisco Systems Inc1.42%
PEP PepsiCo Inc1.38%

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