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    American Funds Global Balanced A (GBLAX)

    30.35 Down 0.04(0.13%) Feb 24

    Performance Overview as of Jan 30, 2017Get Performance Overview for:
    Performance Overview 
    Morningstar Return Rating:4.00
    Year-to-Date Return:1.70%
    5-Year Average Return:6.80%
    Number of Years Up:4
    Number of Years Down:1
    Best 1 Yr Total Return (2013-12-31):17.16%
    Worst 1 Yr Total Return (2015-12-31):-3.47%
    Best 3-Yr Total Return (N/A):11.07%
    Worst 3-Yr Total Return (N/A):2.13%
    Load Adjusted Returns 
    1-Year:4.39%
    3-Year:1.30%
    5-Year:5.54%
    10-Year:N/A
    Trailing Returns (%) vs. Benchmarks 
    ReturnGBLAXCategoryDiffIndex*Diff
    Year To Date1.70N/AN/AN/AN/A
    1-Month1.70N/AN/AN/AN/A
    3-Month1.52N/AN/AN/AN/A
    1-Year10.76N/AN/AN/AN/A
    3-Year3.32N/AN/AN/AN/A
    5-Year6.80N/AN/AN/AN/A
    Last Bull Market (Sep 29, 2011 to Apr 29, 2012)13.42N/AN/AN/AN/A
    Last Bear Market (Apr 29, 2011 to Sep 29, 2011)-12.22N/AN/AN/AN/A
    Annual Total Return (%) History () 
    YearGBLAXCategoryDiff
    2016
     
    6.44N/AN/A
    2015
     
    -3.47N/AN/A
    2014
     
    3.69N/AN/A
    2013
     
    17.16N/AN/A
    2012
     
    12.78N/AN/A
    2011N/AN/AN/A
    Past Quarterly Returns (%) for GBLAX 
    Q1Q2Q3Q4
    20163.272.962.22-2.06
    20150.60-0.43-5.121.58
    20142.273.70-1.62-0.62
    20134.280.255.875.87
    20127.36-1.894.752.22
    20111.98-10.375.48N/A
    Rank in Category (by total return) 
    PeriodRankFunds in Category% Rank
    Year To Date53N/A
    1-Month53N/A
    3-Month80N/A
    6-Month79N/A
    1-Year47N/A
    3-Year35N/A
    5-Year19N/A