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American Funds Inc Fund of Amer A (AMECX)

21.89 Up 0.02(0.09%) Jul 24

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American Funds Inc Fund of Amer A
The Income Fund of America, Inc.One Market, Steuart Tower, Suite 1800San Francisco, CA 94105-1409
Phone: 800-421-4225
Fund Overview 
Category:Moderate Allocation
Fund Family:American Funds
Net Assets:95.10B
Year-to-Date Return:6.88%
Morningstar Rating:4 stars
Fund Inception Date:Nov 30, 1973
Morningstar Style Box 
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Management Information 
Dina N. Perry
Lead Manager since Jan 1, 1992
Dina Perry is a senior vice president of Capital Research and Management Company serving as a portfolio manager for several mutual funds. Prior to joining Capital Research in 1991, she was a senior portfolio manager with Neuberger & Berman, where she managed equity portfolios for pension funds and individuals. Before that, she was a vice president, portfolio manager, and chief economist at Chase Investors Management Corporation. Ms. Perry received both a BA and MA in economics from Queens College in New York City. She is based in Washington, D.C.
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
AMECX can be purchased from 87 brokerages.

Fund Summary 
The investment seeks to provide investors with current income while secondarily striving for capital growth. Normally the fund invests primarily in income-producing securities. These include equity securities, such as dividend-paying common stocks, and debt securities, such as interest-paying bonds. Generally at least 60% of the fund's assets will be invested in common stocks and other equity-type securities. The fund may also invest up to 25% of its assets in equity securities of issuers domiciled outside the United States, including issuers in developing countries.

Fund Operations 
Last Dividend (Jun 12, 2014) : 0.17
Last Cap Gain : 0.00
Annual Holdings Turnover (Jul 23, 2014) : 47.00%
Average for Category:49.99%
Fees & Expenses 
ExpenseAMECXCategory Avg
Annual Report Expense Ratio (net):0.58%0.93%
Prospectus Net Expense Ratio:0.58%N/A
Prospectus Gross Expense Ratio:0.58%N/A
Max 12b1 Fee:0.24%N/A
Max Front End Sales Load:5.75%5.27%
Max Deferred Sales Load: N/A2.51%
3 Yr Expense Projection*:750573
5 Yr Expense Projection*:880886
10 Yr Expense Projection*:1,2591,762
* Per $10,000 invested