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American Funds AMCAP A (AMCPX)

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American Funds AMCAP A
Amcap Fund Inc333 South Hope Street
Phone: 800-421-4225
Fund Overview 
Category:Large Growth
Fund Family:American Funds
Net Assets:41.48B
Year-to-Date Return:8.77%
Morningstar Rating:3 stars
Fund Inception Date:1967-05-01
Morningstar Style Box 
Large Growth
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Management Information 
Claudia S. Huntington
Lead Manager since May 1, 1996
Huntington is a senior vice president of Capital Research. She has been employed in the investment management area of Capital Research or its affiliates for the past 33 years, 14 of which she has been a portfolio counselor.
Investment Information 
Min Initial Investment:250
Min Initial Investment, IRA:250
Min Initial Investment, AIP:250
Min Subsequent Investment:50
Min Subsequent Investment, IRA:50
Min Subsequent Investment, AIP:50
AMCPX can be purchased from 89 brokerages.

Fund Summary 
The investment seeks long-term growth of capital. The fund invests primarily in common stocks of U.S. companies that have solid long-term growth records and the potential for good future growth. The basic investment philosophy of the investment adviser is to seek to invest in attractively valued companies that, in its opinion, represent good, long-term investment opportunities.

Fund Operations 
Last Dividend (Jun 12, 2014) : 0.01
Last Cap Gain : 0.00
Annual Holdings Turnover (Jul 27, 2014) : 29.00%
Average for Category:50.19%
Fees & Expenses 
ExpenseAMCPXCategory Avg
Annual Report Expense Ratio (net):0.70%1.21%
Prospectus Net Expense Ratio:0.70%N/A
Prospectus Gross Expense Ratio:0.70%N/A
Max 12b1 Fee:0.23%N/A
Max Front End Sales Load:5.75%5.45%
Max Deferred Sales Load: N/A2.30%
3 Yr Expense Projection*:786546
5 Yr Expense Projection*:942866
10 Yr Expense Projection*:1,3951,745
* Per $10,000 invested