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American Funds Corporate Bond Fund;A

Ranked 72 out of 138 in - US Dollar Corporates over 12 months
All calculations are in USD unless stated

Managed by

David S. Lee

David S. Lee is a fixed income portfolio manager at Capital Group. David has 17 years of investment experience and has been with Capital Group for 15 years. Earlier in his career, as a fixed income investment analyst at Capital, he covered brokerage, media, paper and leisure companies. Before joining Capital, he was at Pacific Investment Management Company. He holds an MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business and both a master’s degree and bachelor’s degree in engineering from Stanford University. He also holds the Chartered Financial Analyst® designation. David is based in Los Angeles.

Objective

The Fund seeks to provide maximum total return consistent with capital preservation and prudent risk management. The Fund would invest at least 80% of its assets in corporate debt securities. The Fund will also normally invest all of its assets in debt securities with quality ratings of Baa3 or better or BBB- or better.

Performance

US Dollar Corporates over : 30/04/2016 - 30/04/2017
  • Rank 72/138 Total Return
  • Rank 95/138 Standard Deviation
  • Rank 95/138 Max Drawdown
Fund Name Currency Loss
93 RidgeWorth Seix Corporate Bond Fund;I USD

-3.6%

94 Deka-CorporateBd Gl.Hedge.Euro

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

EUR

-3.7%

95 American Funds Corporate Bond Fund;A USD

-3.7%

96 Hartford Schroders Tax-Aware Bond Fund;I USD

-3.8%

97 Eastspring Investments-US Invest Grade Bond D USD

-3.8%

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 31/03/2017 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2017 1.4%
2016 6.8% 4.8% 4.0% 1.3% -3.2%
2015 1.0% 2.8% -2.5% 0.5% 0.2%
2014 7.8% 3.1% 3.0% -0.2% 1.8%
2013 -1.3% -0.4% -3.5% 1.6% 1.1%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Registered For Sale In

  1. United States

Fund Info

  • Launch date14/12/2012
  • Share Class size183Mn
  • Base currencyUSD
  • ISIN US02629H1095

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment250
  • Min. regular additional investment50

Charges

  • Initial investment0

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Performance is for the period shown (month end to month end, bid/bid, gross income reinvested, calculated in the currency and currencies indicated).