American Funds The Bond Fund of America® Class A (ABNDX)

12.58
Net Asset Value
0.00%
1 Day
-2.40%
Year-to-Date
Overall Morningstar Rating
Intermediate-term bond
Style or Category
3.75
Sales Expenses
0.61%
Expense Ratio
Above Average
Morningstar Risk Rating™
Investment Objective The investment seeks to provide as high a level of current income as is consistent with the preservation of capital. The fund normally invests at least 80% of its assets in bonds and other debt securities. It invests a majority of its assets in debt securities rated A3 or better or A- or better. The fund invests in debt securities with a wide range of maturities. It may invest in debt securities and mortgage-backed securities issued by government-sponsored entities and federal agencies and instrumentalities that are not backed by the full faith and credit of the U.S. government.

Performance

1 month+0.36% 3 years+1.54%
3 months+1.87% 5 years+2.37%
1 year-1.21% Since inception+7.41%
Data through --

Peer Comparisonvs. Intermediate-term bond

 ABNDXCategory
Performance 5-yr return+2.37%+2.20%
Expense ratio0.61%0.77%
Risk 5 year sharpe ratio0.570.65
Net assets$37.9B$4.3B
Average market cap--$6.3B
Average P/E----
Portfolio turnover379%379%

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Fund Management and Purchase Info

Fund familyAmerican Funds
Fund manager & tenureJohn Smet / 29 Years
Minimal initial investment$250.00
Minimum IRA investment$25.00

Holdings

Fixed income88.91%
Cash10.82%
Other0.26%
U.S. stock0.02%
International stock0.00%
Top 5 Sectors
Portfolio weighting
Consumer goods 100.00%
Business service 0.00%
Consumer service 0.00%
Energy 0.00%
Financial service 0.00%
Top 10 Holdings
Portfolio weighting
-- 2.32%
-- 1.72%
-- 1.55%
-- 1.45%
-- 1.45%
-- 1.36%
-- 1.32%
-- 1.18%
-- 1.04%
-- 1.00%