Mutual Funds - Profile

American Funds Growth Fund of America

US > Large-Cap > Growth

Rank

Universe Rank

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
  • $68.59
    -0.39
  • 52 Week HL
  • $71.2 - $51.34
  • Net Assets
  • $279344 M
  • Expense Ratio

Portfolio

  • Holdings
  • -
  • Turnover Ratio
  • -

Sector Allocation
Jan 30, 2021

Top 10 Holdings
Jan 30, 2021

Company Holding
Tesla Inc 7.3
Netflix Inc 5.2
Facebook Inc 5.0
Amazon Com 4.7
Microsoft Corporation 4.6
Company Holding
Alphabet Inc 3.5
UnitedHealth Group 2.1
Mastercard Incorporated 1.8
Broadcom Inc 1.7
ASML Holding 1.5
Total 37.4%

Manager

  • Name
  • Christopher D. Buchbinder
  • Leadership
  • Single Manager
  • Tenure
  • 2003
  • Advisor

Documents

  • Prospectus
  • Fact Sheet
  • Annual Reports

Performance
14.9 % YTD

  • 3 Year
  • 78.77%
  • 5 Year
  • 121.76%
  • Best
  • 33.51%
    2009
  • Worst
  • -39.56%
    2008

Returns +
A

2021 2020 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011
GFACX 20%37%35%-3%28%5%4%11%31%13%1%
S&P 500 20%16%29%-6%19%10%-1%11%30%13%0%

Returns +
Q

2021 2020 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011
Q1 2.3% -15.3% 13.6% 2.7% 7.9% -2.8% 3.2% 0.7% 8.3% 14.3% -
Q2 8.1% 25.8% 2% 8.2% 3.7% 2.7% 1.2% 4.8% 3.5% -5.1% -
Q3 5.2% 10.8% -3.2% 4.6% 4.8% 6.3% -6.9% 0.2% 8.3% 6.8% -
Q4 1.6% 10.8% 3.7% -15.7% 6.5% 1.4% 7.6% 2.7% 9.3% 1.8% -

Returns +
M

J F M A M J J A S O N D
2021 -0.1% 1.5% 0.8% 5.4% -0.7% 3.3% 0.9% 3.5% 0.6% -1.1% - -
2020 0.8% -5.3% -11.3% 14.2% 5.2% 4.6% 6.1% 8.7% -3.9% -2.6% 12.2% 1.4%

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