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American Funds Corporate Bond Fund;A

Ranked 88 out of 140 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.


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.


US Dollar Corporates over : 30/06/2016 - 30/06/2017
  • Rank 88/140 Total Return
  • Rank 88/140 Standard Deviation
  • Rank 96/140 Max Drawdown
Fund Name Currency Risk
86 Russell Investments US Credit B USD Acc USD


87 Deka-CorporateBd Gl.Hedge.Euro

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged



88 American Funds Corporate Bond Fund;A USD


89 Calvert Income Fund;A USD


90 Amundi Fds Bond US Corporate - AU (C) USD


90 Eastspring Investments-US Corporate Bond D USD


Fund Name Currency Loss
94 RidgeWorth Seix Corporate Bond Fund;I USD


95 Deka-CorporateBd Gl.Hedge.Euro

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged



96 American Funds Corporate Bond Fund;A USD


97 Hartford Schroders Tax-Aware Bond Fund;I USD


98 Eastspring Investments-US Invest Grade Bond D USD


Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 30/06/2017 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2017 1.4% 2.3%
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 size234Mn
  • Base currencyUSD
  • ISIN US02629H1095

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment250
  • Min. regular additional investment50


  • 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).