• American Funds Growth Fund of America

American Funds

  • US
  • Large-Cap
  • Growth

American Funds Growth Fund of America

AGTHX

Summary

The fund seeks capital appreciation by investing in large and-mid-size companies in the United States.

The investment process is using fundamental analysis to identify companies exhibiting superior capital growth opportunities.

The research team with the help of quantitative techniques looks for attractively valued companies.

The multi-manager fund has the flexibility to invest up to 25% of its net assets in securities of foreign issuers.

   

Price

Last Close

$54.08 ( -0.68 )

52 Week HL

$84.05 - $53.52

Net Assets

$289920 M

Expense Ratio

1.11 %

Sector Allocation

Jan 30, 2021

Top 10 Holdings

Jan 30, 2021

Company Name

  • Tesla Inc
  • Netflix Inc
  • Facebook Inc
  • Amazon Com
  • Microsoft Corporation

Holding

  • 7.3
  • 5.2
  • 5.0
  • 4.7
  • 4.6

Company Name

  • Alphabet Inc
  • UnitedHealth Group
  • Mastercard Incorporated
  • Broadcom Inc
  • ASML Holding
  • Total

Holding

  • 3.5
  • 2.1
  • 1.8
  • 1.7
  • 1.5
  • 37.4%

Manager

Name

Christopher D. Buchbinder

Leadership

Single Manager

Tenure

2003

Advisor

Documents

Prospectus

Annual Reports

2021
2020

Website

Link

Performance

YTD

-27.4 %

3 Year

10.72%

5 Year

36.36%

Best

46.04%
1999

Worst

-39.09%
2008

Returns +
Quarterly

2022 2021 2020 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012
Q1 -10.6% 2.5% -15.1% 13.8% 3% 8.1% -2.5% 3.4% 0.9% 8.6% -
Q2 -20.2% 8.3% 26% 2.2% 8.4% 3.9% 2.9% 1.4% 5% 3.7% -
Q3 - 5.3% 11% -3% 4.8% 5% 6.5% -6.7% 0.4% 8.5% -
Q4 - -1.6% 11.2% 3.8% -15.6% 6.7% 1.6% 7.8% 2.9% 9.5% -

Returns +
Monthly

J F M A M J J A S O N D
2022 -13.7% -0.2% 3.8% -12.7% -8.3% - - - - - - -
2021 - 1.6% 0.9% 5.5% -0.7% 3.4% 1% 3.6% 0.7% 2.1% -0.3% -6.9%

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Annual

    2022 2021 2020 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012
    -27%27%37%35%-3%28%5%4%11%31%13%

Alpha

2022 2021 2020 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012
AGTHX -27%11%32%20%-3%26%8%5%10%34%-
Russell 1000 -27%27%37%35%-3%28%5%4%11%31%13%
Alpha -0%-16%-5%-15%-0%-2%3%1%-2%3%-

AGTHX Russell 1000

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