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Quick Guide to American Funds Fundamental Investors A (ANCFX)

American Funds Fundamental Investors A (ANCFX) a Zacks Ranked #3 (Hold) seeks long-term growth of capital and income primarily through investments in common stocks. ANCFX’s holdings typically represent good value and possess above-average potential for growth in sales, earnings and dividends. ANCFX primarily invests in common stocks or securities convertible into common stocks, bonds, U.S. government securities and cash.

This Large Blend fund, as of the last filing, allocates their fund in three major groups; Large Value, Large Growth, Foreign Stock. Further, as of the last filing, MICROSOFT CORP, AMAZON.COM INC and PHILIP MORRIS INTERNATIONAL were the top holdings for ANCFX.

The American Funds Fundamental Investors A fund, managed by American Funds , carries an expense ratio of 0.60. Moreover, ANCFX requires a minimal initial investment of $250.

ANCFX has a history of strong positive total returns for over 10 years. Specifically, the fund’s returns over the 1, 3, 5 year benchmarks; 1 year 1.94%, 3 year 10.67%, and 5 year 9.70%. To see how this fund performed compared in its category, please click here.

ANCFX’s performance, as of the last filing, when compared to funds in its category was in the top 9% in 1 year, top 18% over the past 3 years, and in the 37% over the past 5 years.

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