AGTHX - American Funds The Growth Fund of America Class A

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Performance Overview

Morningstar Return Rating★★★
Year-to-Date Return10.03%
5-Year Average Return11.74%
Number of Years Up38
Number of Years Down8
Best 1 Yr Total Return (Feb 3, 2019)34.48%
Worst 1 Yr Total Return (Feb 3, 2019)-39.07%
Best 3-Yr Total Return34.48%
Worst 3-Yr Total Return-9.14%

Trailing Returns (%) Vs. Benchmarks

ReturnAGTHXCategory
YTD0.90%1.79%
1-Month0.90%1.79%
3-Month8.73%8.92%
1-Year18.19%23.05%
3-Year14.85%17.42%
5-Year12.87%12.92%
10-Year13.55%14.15%
Last Bull Market24.16%25.71%
Last Bear Market-19.01%-17.30%

Annual Total Return (%) History

Year
AGTHXCategory
2019
28.12%31.90%
2018
-2.88%-2.09%
2017
26.14%27.67%
2016
8.46%3.23%
2015
5.36%3.60%
2014
9.30%10.00%
2013
33.79%33.92%
2012
20.54%15.34%
2011
-4.89%-2.46%
2010
12.28%15.53%
2009
34.48%35.68%
2008
-39.07%-40.67%
2007
10.95%13.35%
2006
10.94%7.05%
2005
14.23%6.71%
2004
11.95%7.81%
2003
32.90%28.66%
2002
-22.02%-27.64%
2001
-12.28%-22.30%
2000
7.49%-13.05%
1999
45.70%38.87%
1998
31.78%34.55%
1997
26.86%26.36%
1996
14.84%19.76%
1995
29.75%32.65%
1994
0.06%-2.45%
1993
14.49%8.69%
1992
7.40%5.92%
1991
35.79%40.07%
1990
-4.17%-3.78%
1989
30.01%27.76%
1988
18.52%12.55%
1987
8.00%1.56%
1986
16.15%14.05%
1985
27.05%28.64%
1984
-5.51%-3.94%
1983
26.76%18.56%
1982
25.69%32.75%
1981
0.44%-2.13%
1980
39.66%40.60%
1979
45.72%32.37%
1978
26.62%15.06%
1977
19.72%2.56%
1976
18.70%22.23%
1975
34.78%35.35%
1974
-21.86%-31.34%

Past Quarterly Returns (%)

YearQ1Q2Q3Q4
201913.77%3.47%-2.17%11.24%
20182.95%5.90%4.96%-15.13%
20178.11%3.92%5.02%6.91%
2016-2.54%2.88%6.47%1.59%
20153.37%1.38%-6.71%7.76%
20140.93%4.95%0.44%2.73%
20138.56%3.14%9.23%9.40%
201214.58%-4.19%7.36%2.28%
20115.29%-0.69%-16.21%8.55%
20104.17%-11.70%10.70%10.26%
2009-4.00%16.73%13.38%5.85%
2008-7.88%1.24%-15.04%-23.11%
20071.40%7.71%4.43%-2.72%
20064.37%-1.58%1.45%6.46%
2005-1.83%3.57%6.93%5.06%
20043.46%1.06%-2.34%9.63%
2003-2.49%17.21%3.65%12.19%
2002-1.27%-14.48%-13.64%6.93%
2001-14.11%9.54%-20.60%17.43%
200017.64%-1.34%1.89%-9.11%
19996.03%12.29%-2.17%25.09%
199811.77%2.43%-9.49%27.17%
19970.54%11.88%14.00%-1.08%
19963.34%2.12%0.96%7.78%
19958.93%12.58%5.94%-0.13%
1994-2.50%-2.57%5.86%-0.50%
19930.90%2.97%7.63%2.38%
1992-1.44%-2.88%2.05%9.94%
199119.37%-3.16%7.11%9.68%
1990-1.39%6.28%-17.64%11.01%
19899.70%10.67%10.01%-2.66%
198810.67%7.26%-1.57%1.44%
198721.83%2.97%5.96%-18.75%
198615.29%6.21%-9.90%5.28%
19859.66%5.87%-5.27%15.52%
1984-8.25%-2.41%3.78%1.67%
198311.92%13.99%-0.28%-0.36%
1982-4.01%1.39%10.99%16.36%
19812.00%0.00%-8.17%7.24%
1980-10.25%13.58%23.45%10.98%
197911.33%5.92%12.16%10.17%
19782.74%16.32%16.09%-8.73%
1977-5.77%9.28%4.05%11.74%
197619.28%3.91%-10.50%7.01%
197525.93%15.44%-12.10%5.48%
19744.14%-9.27%-17.52%0.26%

Rank In Category (By Total Return)

YTD70
1-Month70
3-Month53
1-Year86
3-Year76
5-Year54

Load Adjusted Returns

1-Year11.40%
3-Year12.60%
5-Year11.54%
10-Year12.88%