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American Funds New World Fund® Class A (NEWFX)

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Diversified emerging mkts
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Investment Objective The investment seeks long-term capital appreciation. The fund invests primarily in common stocks of companies with significant exposure to countries with developing economies and/or markets. It normally invests at least 35% of its assets in equity and debt securities of issuers primarily based in qualified countries that have developing economies and/or markets. The fund may also invest in equity securities of any company, regardless of where it is based, if the fund's investment adviser determines that a significant portion of the company's assets or revenues (generally 20% or more) is attributable to developing countries.


1 month-0.04% 3 years+1.82%
3 months+2.89% 5 years+1.85%
1 year-8.37% Since inception+7.56%
Data through --

Peer Comparisonvs. Diversified emerging mkts

Performance 5-yr return+1.85%-3.43%
Expense ratio1.03%1.54%
Risk 5 year sharpe ratio0.15-0.08
Net assets$22.5B$1.1B
Average market cap$19.5B$17.8B
Average P/E16.911.2
Portfolio turnover32%32%

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Fund Management and Purchase Info

Fund familyAmerican Funds
Fund manager & tenureMark Denning / 16 Years
Minimal initial investment$250.00
Minimum IRA investment--


International stock66.19%
Fixed income15.90%
U.S. stock11.75%
Top 5 Sectors
Portfolio weighting
Financial service 18.37%
Industrial materials 18.15%
Consumer goods 17.33%
Telecommunication 13.76%
Healthcare 9.57%
Top 10 Holdings
Portfolio weighting
-- 1.76%
BIDU Baidu1.60%
-- 1.52%
-- 1.48%
-- 1.29%
-- 1.22%
-- 1.22%
-- 1.21%
-- 1.03%
ALXN Alexion Pharmaceuticals Inc0.97%