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American Funds Bond Fund of Amer A (ABNDX)

12.68 Up 0.03(0.24%) Sep 19
Prev Close:12.65
YTD Return*:4.91%
Net Assets*:27.39B

* As of 31-Aug-14

Quotes delayed, except where indicated otherwise. Currency in USD.

Top Holdings

Symbol% AssetsYTD Return %
US Treasury Note 0.875%1.26N/A
US Treasury Note1.23N/A
US Treasury Note 1.5%1.01N/A

Fund Basics

Morningstar Overall Rating:
Total Assets:27.39B
Category:Intermediate-Term Bond
Annual Report Expense Ratio (net):0.61%

Performance & Risk

YTD Return:4.91%
5y Avg Return:5.08%
Rank in Category (ytd):46
% Rank in Category (ytd):4.3%
Beta (3y):1.00
Morningstar Risk Rating:4

Fund Summary

The investment seeks to provide as high a level of current income as is consistent with the preservation of capital. The fund normally invests at least 80% of its assets in bonds and other debt securities. It invests a majority of its assets in debt securities with quality ratings of A3 or better or A- or better. The fund may also invest in debt securities and mortgage-backed securities issued by government-sponsored entities and federal agencies and instrumentalities that are not backed by the full faith and credit of the U.S. government. It invests in debt securities with a wide range of maturities. View More
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