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American Funds Europacific Growth A (AEPGX) Fund Ranking and Research

Ranking, Research and Recommendation of American Funds Europacific Growth A (AEPGX) Fund

    Last Trade: $49.26 on 3/24/2017, Change: +0.11 (0.22%)

 

Graph of American Funds Europacific Growth A Fund (AEPGX) ManagerFund Manager - Carl Kawaja

Fund Manager Information

Fund Manager Tenure: 15.8 years
Similar Funds: AEPCX  AEPFX 
Fund Family: American Funds
Fund Category: Foreign Large Growth
Fund Performance: May 30, 2016
Fundmojo Fund Grade: B (Score: 0.62)     (What does this score mean?)
Honorable Mentioning: Money Magazine (2011),

 

Graph of American Funds Europacific Growth A Fund (AEPGX) ProfileAmerican Funds Europacific Growth A Fund (AEPGX) Profile

Fund Profile and Description

American Funds Europacific Growth A Fund seeks to provide you with long-term growth of capital. American Funds Europacific Growth A Fund invests primarily in common stocks of issuers in Europe and the Pacific Basin that the investment adviser believes have the potential for growth. It normally invests at least 80% of net assets in securities of issuers in Europe and the Pacific Basin. American Funds Europacific Growth A Fund may invest a portion of its assets in common stocks and other securities of companies in countries with developing economies and/or markets and may also hold cash, money market instruments and fixed-income securities.

 

American Funds Europacific Growth A (AEPGX) Fund Strength What we like about American Funds Europacific Growth A (AEPGX) Fund

Data for American Funds Europacific Growth A Fund (AEPGX) as of May 30, 2016

  • American Funds Europacific Growth A Fund (AEPGX) management has been with American Funds Europacific Growth A Fund for 15.8 years
  • American Funds Europacific Growth A Fund (AEPGX) has good mid-term performance (3-year return 3.04% vs 2.71% Foreign Large Growth category median performance)
  • American Funds Europacific Growth A Fund (AEPGX) ratio of up-years vs down years is greater than 2
  • Asset base in American Funds Europacific Growth A Fund (AEPGX) has been consistently increasing at a reasonable pace in the last 2 months. It shows investor confidence and market support
  • American Funds Europacific Growth A Fund (AEPGX) has an annual stock turnover rate of 30.00% vs Foreign Large Growth average of 52.29%. It is good that American Funds Europacific Growth A management does not trade extensively for its return.
  • American Funds Europacific Growth A Fund (AEPGX) is less volatile than its peers as it has a 3-year Standard Deviation of 11.86, lower than category average of 12.66
  • American Funds Europacific Growth A Fund (AEPGX) has a lower expense ratio than its Foreign Large Growth average: 0.83% vs 1.30%

American Funds Europacific Growth A Fund (AEPGX) Weakness What we are cautious about American Funds Europacific Growth A (AEPGX) Fund

Data for American Funds Europacific Growth A Fund (AEPGX) as of May 30, 2016

  • American Funds Europacific Growth A Fund (AEPGX) has a less-than-ideal short-term performance (1-year return -9.71% vs -7.92% Foreign Large Growth category median performance)
  • American Funds Europacific Growth A Fund (AEPGX) has a less-than-ideal Long-term performance (5-year return 2.26% vs 2.51% Foreign Large Growth category median performance)
  • American Funds Europacific Growth A Fund (AEPGX) has a Morningstar rating of 3 and below
  • American Funds Europacific Growth A Fund (AEPGX) carries a 5.75% load
See American Funds Europacific Growth A Fund (AEPGX) performance details as of May 30, 2016

 

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American Funds Europacific Growth A-0.77-9.713.042.26
Fidelity Series International Growth F (FFIGX)0.51-4.945.284.99Compare
JOHCM International Select II (JOHAX)2.19-15.166.895.85Compare
Invesco International Growth R5 (AIEVX)1.69-6.914.253.48Compare

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Graph of American Funds Europacific Growth A Fund (AEPGX) Net Asset TrackingAmerican Funds Europacific Growth A (AEPGX) Fund Net Asset

Track net asset change of American Funds Europacific Growth A fund (AEPGX)

DateNet Asset
05/2016$123.03B
03/2016$121.57B
02/2016$113.15B
More historic net asset information on American Funds Europacific Growth A Fund (AEPGX)

  

Graph of American Funds Europacific Growth A Fund (AEPGX) Portfolio TrackingAmerican Funds Europacific Growth A (AEPGX) Fund Portfolio Allocation

Track portfolio allocation change of American Funds Europacific Growth A fund (AEPGX)

DateCashStockBondOther
03/20167.96%86.09%0.56%5.24%
12/20157%89.09%0.66%3.09%
09/20158.11%88.1%0.27%3.52%
Click here to see more historic asset allocation information on American Funds Europacific Growth A Fund (AEPGX)

 

graph of American Funds Europacific Growth A Fund (AEPGX) Top 10 Position TrackingTop 10 Holdings in American Funds Europacific Growth A (AEPGX) Fund

Discover what American Funds Europacific Growth A Fund (AEPGX) manager is buying

Mar 30, 2016
NOVO NORDISK A/S B [4.55%]
NOVARTIS AG BASL [2.07%]
Prudential PLC [1.73%]
Associated British Foods PLC [1.68%]
Baidu, Inc. [1.68%]
AIA Group Ltd [1.67%]
HDFC Bank Ltd [1.62%]
Alibaba Group Holding Limited A [1.61%]
British American Tobacco PLC [1.48%]

Dec 30, 2015
NOVO NORDISK A/S B [4.87%]
NOVARTIS AG BASL [2.28%]
SOFTBANK CORP ORD [2.05%]
Prudential PLC [2.02%]
Baidu, Inc. [1.93%]
Barclays PLC [1.84%]
AIA Group Ltd [1.73%]
Associated British Foods PLC [1.72%]
HDFC Bank Ltd [1.7%]
Bayer AG [1.62%]

Sep 29, 2015
NOVO NORDISK A/S B [4.66%]
NOVARTIS AG BASL [2.46%]
Barclays PLC [2.3%]
SOFTBANK CORP ORD [2.1%]
Associated British Foods PLC [1.8%]
Prudential PLC [1.78%]
Bayer AG [1.71%]
HDFC Bank Ltd [1.7%]
NINTENDO CO LTD-ORD- [1.69%]
Baidu, Inc. [1.4%]
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