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

13.48
Net Asset Value
-0.15%
1 Day
-2.25%
Year-to-Date
Overall Morningstar Rating
Intermediate core bond
Style or Category
3.75
Sales Expenses
0.61%
Expense Ratio
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. 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-1.51% 3 years+5.98%
3 months-1.48% 5 years+4.13%
1 year+4.51% Since inception+7.43%
Data through --

Peer Comparisonvs. Intermediate core bond

 ABNDXCategory
Performance 5-yr return+4.13%+4.26%
Expense ratio0.61%0.64%
Risk 5 year sharpe ratio1.060.85
Net assets$71.4B$7.4B
Average market cap----
Average P/E----
Portfolio turnover286%286%

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Fund Management and Purchase Info

Fund familyAmerican Funds
Fund manager & tenureDavid Hoag / 11 Years
Minimal initial investment$250.00
Minimum IRA investment$25.00

Holdings

Fixed income92.91%
Cash5.26%
Other1.79%
U.S. stock0.04%
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
-- 4.07%
-- 3.01%
-- 2.90%
-- 2.80%
-- 2.48%
-- 1.93%
-- 1.59%
-- 1.56%
-- 1.47%
-- 1.43%