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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:74.13B
Year-to-Date Return:9.27%
Morningstar Rating:3 stars
Fund Inception Date:1934-01-02
Morningstar Style Box 
Large Blend
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Management Information 
Donald D. O'Neal
Lead Manager since Mar 1, 1992
O'Neal is a Senior Vice President of Capital Research. O'Neal has been an investment professional for more than 23 years.
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 91 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 its 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 (Sep 18, 2014) : 0.14
Last Cap Gain : 0.00
Annual Holdings Turnover (Oct 19, 2014) : 24.00%
Average for Category:40.63%
Fees & Expenses 
ExpenseAIVSXCategory Avg
Annual Report Expense Ratio (net):0.61%1.09%
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%5.28%
Max Deferred Sales Load: N/A2.18%
3 Yr Expense Projection*:759572
5 Yr Expense Projection*:896911
10 Yr Expense Projection*:1,2931,862
* Per $10,000 invested