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

Net Asset Value
1 Day
Overall Morningstar Rating
Intermediate core bond
Style or Category
Sales Expenses
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.


1 month+0.84% 3 years+2.18%
3 months+2.46% 5 years+2.29%
1 year+5.92% Since inception+7.39%
Data through --

Peer Comparisonvs. Intermediate core bond

Performance 5-yr return+2.29%+2.51%
Expense ratio0.60%0.66%
Risk 5 year sharpe ratio0.540.52
Net assets$42.5B$5.7B
Average market cap----
Average P/E----
Portfolio turnover121%121%

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Fund Management and Purchase Info

Fund familyAmerican Funds
Fund manager & tenureJohn Smet / 30 Years
Minimal initial investment$250.00
Minimum IRA investment$25.00


Fixed income92.44%
U.S. stock0.01%
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
-- 2.43%
-- 1.63%
-- 1.61%
-- 1.50%
-- 1.44%
-- 1.41%
-- 1.31%
-- 1.31%
-- 1.27%
-- 1.10%