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    American Funds Invmt Co of Amer A (AIVSX)

    37.65 Up 0.17(0.45%) Dec 26

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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:77.46B
    Year-to-Date Return:14.40%
    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 and Management Company. 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 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 (Dec 22, 2014) : 0.30
    Last Cap Gain : 0.00
    Annual Holdings Turnover (Dec 23, 2014) : 24.00%
    Average for Category:44.34%
    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%5.27%
    Max Deferred Sales Load: N/A2.16%
    3 Yr Expense Projection*:759551
    5 Yr Expense Projection*:896881
    10 Yr Expense Projection*:1,2931,816
    * Per $10,000 invested