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

Net Asset Value
1 Day
Overall Morningstar Rating
Moderate allocation
Style or Category
Sales Expenses
Expense Ratio
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.


1 month-0.52% 3 years+9.03%
3 months+7.62% 5 years+9.24%
1 year-1.14% Since inception+11.12%
Data through --

Peer Comparisonvs. Moderate allocation

Performance 5-yr return+9.24%+7.33%
Expense ratio0.55%1.25%
Risk 5 year sharpe ratio1.100.94
Net assets$95.8B$2.7B
Average market cap$58.7B$45.3B
Average P/E18.418.0
Portfolio turnover45%45%

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Fund Management and Purchase Info

Fund familyAmerican Funds
Fund manager & tenureDina Perry / 23 Years
Minimal initial investment$250.00
Minimum IRA investment--


U.S. stock53.15%
Fixed income22.59%
International stock15.60%
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 Microsoft3.19%
MRK Merck2.77%
GE General Electric2.28%
PFE Pfizer2.26%
LMT Lockheed Martin1.80%
VZ Verizon1.56%
BMY Bristol-Myers Squibb1.47%
INTC Intel1.46%
PG Procter & Gamble1.43%
WFC Wells Fargo1.39%