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American Funds AMCAP A (AMCPX) Fund Ranking and Research

Ranking, Research and Recommendation of American Funds AMCAP A (AMCPX) Fund

    Last Trade: $31.47 on 10/18/2017, Change: +0.03 (0.1%)

 

Graph of American Funds AMCAP A Fund (AMCPX) ManagerFund Manager - Claudia S. Huntington

Fund Manager Information

Fund Manager Tenure: 21.5 years
Similar Funds: AMCFX 
Fund Family: American Funds
Fund Category: Large Growth
Fund Performance: May 30, 2016
Fundmojo Fund Grade: A (Score: 0.74)     (What does this score mean?)
Honorable Mentioning: Money Magazine (2011),

 

Graph of American Funds AMCAP A Fund (AMCPX) ProfileAmerican Funds AMCAP A Fund (AMCPX) Profile

Fund Profile and Description

American Funds AMCAP A Fund seeks long-term growth of capital. American Funds AMCAP A Fund invests primarily in common stocks of U.S. companies that have solid long-term growth records and the potential for good future growth. It may invest in common stocks and other securities of issuers domiciled outside the United States to a limited extent and may also hold cash or money market instruments.

 

American Funds AMCAP A (AMCPX) Fund Strength What we like about American Funds AMCAP A (AMCPX) Fund

Data for American Funds AMCAP A Fund (AMCPX) as of May 30, 2016

  • American Funds AMCAP A Fund (AMCPX) management has been with American Funds AMCAP A Fund for 21.5 years
  • American Funds AMCAP A Fund (AMCPX) has good short-term performance (1-year return -1.46% vs -1.74% Large Growth category median performance)
  • American Funds AMCAP A Fund (AMCPX) has good mid-term performance (3-year return 11.46% vs 10.74% Large Growth category median performance)
  • American Funds AMCAP A Fund (AMCPX) has good Long-term performance (5-year return 11.57% vs 10.14% Large Growth category median performance)
  • American Funds AMCAP A Fund (AMCPX) ratio of up-years vs down years is greater than 2
  • Asset base in American Funds AMCAP A Fund (AMCPX) has been consistently increasing at a reasonable pace in the last 2 months. It shows investor confidence and market support
  • American Funds AMCAP A Fund (AMCPX) has an annual stock turnover rate of 31.00% vs Large Growth average of 50.46%. It is good that American Funds AMCAP A management does not trade extensively for its return.
  • American Funds AMCAP A Fund (AMCPX) is less volatile than its peers as it has a 3-year Standard Deviation of 11.3, lower than category average of 12.75
  • American Funds AMCAP A Fund (AMCPX) has a lower expense ratio than its Large Growth average: 0.67% vs 1.17%

American Funds AMCAP A Fund (AMCPX) Weakness What we are cautious about American Funds AMCAP A (AMCPX) Fund

Data for American Funds AMCAP A Fund (AMCPX) as of May 30, 2016

  • American Funds AMCAP A Fund (AMCPX) has a Morningstar rating of 3 and below
  • American Funds AMCAP A Fund (AMCPX) carries a 5.75% load
See American Funds AMCAP A Fund (AMCPX) performance details as of May 30, 2016

 

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Compare American Funds AMCAP A Fund (AMCPX)Compare with other top Large Growth category mutual funds

Aadditional top Large Growth mutual funds for your consideration

FundYear to Date1 Year3 year5 year
American Funds AMCAP A3.47-1.4611.4611.57
AB Core Opportunities Advisor (ADGYX)1.543.3612.0412.15Compare
Eaton Vance Growth R (ELCRX)-0.280.1013.0010.73Compare
Voya Russell Large Cap Growth Idx Port A (IRLAX)1.262.9712.4812.12Compare

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Compare American Funds AMCAP A Fund (AMCPX)Compare with Large Growth category ETFs

Some Large Growth ETFs for your consideration

ETFYear to DateOne YearThree Year
PowerShares Dynamic Large Cap Growth ETF (PWB)-0.31%1.61%13.24%
iShares Russell 1000 Growth (IWF)1.70%1.47%12.29%
Vanguard Russell 1000 Growth ETF (VONG)1.69%1.42%12.36%
First Trust Large Cap Gr AlphaDEX ETF (FTC)2.10%1.03%12.67%
iShares Morningstar Large-Cap Growth (JKE)-0.23%0.51%13.52%

 

Graph of American Funds AMCAP A Fund (AMCPX) Net Asset TrackingAmerican Funds AMCAP A (AMCPX) Fund Net Asset

Track net asset change of American Funds AMCAP A fund (AMCPX)

DateNet Asset
05/2016$48.39B
03/2016$46.92B
02/2016$43.99B
More historic net asset information on American Funds AMCAP A Fund (AMCPX)

  

Graph of American Funds AMCAP A Fund (AMCPX) Portfolio TrackingAmerican Funds AMCAP A (AMCPX) Fund Portfolio Allocation

Track portfolio allocation change of American Funds AMCAP A fund (AMCPX)

DateCashStockBondOther
03/201613.03%86.02%0.84%0.11%
12/20159.76%87.54%0.2%2.5%
09/20159.4%87.98%0%2.62%
Click here to see more historic asset allocation information on American Funds AMCAP A Fund (AMCPX)

 

graph of American Funds AMCAP A Fund (AMCPX) Top 10 Position TrackingTop 10 Holdings in American Funds AMCAP A (AMCPX) Fund

Discover what American Funds AMCAP A Fund (AMCPX) manager is buying

Mar 30, 2016
Amgen Inc. [2.85%]
Oracle Corporation Common Stock [2.74%]
Netflix, Inc. [2.69%]
UnitedHealth Group Incorporated [2.29%]
Accenture plc Class A Ordinary [2.05%]
Broadcom Limited [2.01%]
Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. [1.86%]
Stryker Corporation Common Stoc [1.76%]
Monsanto Company Common Stock [1.41%]
Texas Instruments Incorporated [1.41%]

Dec 30, 2015
Amgen Inc. [3.02%]
Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. [2.49%]
Netflix, Inc. [2.41%]
Oracle Corporation Common Stock [2.36%]
UnitedHealth Group Incorporated [2.04%]
Alphabet Inc. [1.92%]
Accenture plc. Class A Ordinary [1.82%]
Amazon.com, Inc. [1.62%]
Progressive Corporation (The) C [1.6%]
Broadcom Limited [1.57%]

Sep 29, 2015
Amgen Inc. [2.76%]
Netflix, Inc. [2.33%]
Oracle Corporation Common Stock [2.24%]
Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. [2.17%]
UnitedHealth Group Incorporated [2.09%]
Precision Castparts Corporation [1.91%]
Accenture plc. Class A Ordinary [1.83%]
Alphabet Inc. [1.8%]
Amazon.com, Inc. [1.72%]
BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc. [1.71%]
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