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American Funds Invmt Co of Amer A (AIVSX)

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American Funds Invmt Co of Amer A
THE INVESTMENT COMPANY OF AMERICA333 South Hope StreetLos Angeles, CA 90071-1406
Phone: 800-421-4225
Fund Overview 
Category:Large Blend
Fund Family:American Funds
Net Assets:72.94B
Year-to-Date Return:6.74%
Morningstar Rating:3 stars
Fund Inception Date:1934-01-02
Morningstar Style Box 
Large Blend
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Management Information 
James B. Lovelace
Lead Manager since Mar 1, 1992
Lovelace is a senior vice president and portfolio manager with Capital Research Global Investors.Lovelace holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.
Investment Information 
Min Initial Investment:250
Min Initial Investment, IRA:250
Min Initial Investment, AIP:0
Min Subsequent Investment:50
Min Subsequent Investment, IRA:50
Min Subsequent Investment, AIP:50
AIVSX can be purchased from 89 brokerages.

Fund Summary 
The investment seeks long-term growth of capital and income. The fund invests primarily in common stocks, most of which have a history of paying dividends. It may invest up to 15% of assets, at the time of purchase, in securities of issuers domiciled outside the United States. Although the fund focuses on investments in medium to larger capitalization companies, the fund's investments are not limited to a particular capitalization size.

Fund Operations 
Last Dividend (Jun 12, 2014) : 0.14
Last Cap Gain : 0.00
Annual Holdings Turnover (Aug 20, 2014) : 24.00%
Average for Category:41.86%
Fees & Expenses 
ExpenseAIVSXCategory Avg
Annual Report Expense Ratio (net):0.61%1.08%
Prospectus Net Expense Ratio:0.61%N/A
Prospectus Gross Expense Ratio:0.61%N/A
Max 12b1 Fee:0.23%N/A
Max Front End Sales Load:5.75%5.27%
Max Deferred Sales Load: N/A2.19%
3 Yr Expense Projection*:759577
5 Yr Expense Projection*:896922
10 Yr Expense Projection*:1,2931,884
* Per $10,000 invested