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American Funds American Mutual 529A (CMLAX) Fund Ranking and Research

Ranking, Research and Recommendation of American Funds American Mutual 529A (CMLAX) Fund

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Graph of American Funds American Mutual 529A Fund (CMLAX) ManagerFund Manager - Joyce E. Gordon

Fund Manager Information

Fund Manager Tenure: 12.6 years
Similar Funds: CMLBX  CMLCX  CMLEX  CMLFX 
Fund Family: American Funds
Fund Category: Large Value
Fund Performance: May 30, 2016
Fundmojo Fund Grade: A+ (Score: 0.81)     (What does this score mean?)
Gordon is a senior vice president and director with Capital Research Global Investors. She has been an investment professional since 1980, all with Capital Research and Management Company or an affiliate.  Get more insights on Joyce E. Gordon

 

Graph of American Funds American Mutual 529A Fund (CMLAX) ProfileAmerican Funds American Mutual 529A Fund (CMLAX) Profile

Fund Profile and Description

American Funds American Mutual 529A Fund seeks current income, growth of capital and conservation of principal. American Funds American Mutual 529A Fund invests primarily in common stocks of companies that are likely to participate in the growth of the American economy and whose dividends appear to be sustainable. It invests primarily in securities of issuers domiciled in the United States and Canada. American Funds American Mutual 529A Fund may also invest in debt securities.

 

American Funds American Mutual 529A (CMLAX) Fund Strength What we like about American Funds American Mutual 529A (CMLAX) Fund

Data for American Funds American Mutual 529A Fund (CMLAX) as of May 30, 2016

  • American Funds American Mutual 529A Fund (CMLAX) management has been with American Funds American Mutual 529A Fund for 12.6 years
  • American Funds American Mutual 529A Fund (CMLAX) has good short-term performance (1-year return 1.60% vs -2.36% Large Value category median performance)
  • American Funds American Mutual 529A Fund (CMLAX) has good mid-term performance (3-year return 9.36% vs 7.81% Large Value category median performance)
  • American Funds American Mutual 529A Fund (CMLAX) has good Long-term performance (5-year return 10.15% vs 9.15% Large Value category median performance)
  • American Funds American Mutual 529A Fund (CMLAX) ratio of up-years vs down years is greater than 2
  • American Funds American Mutual 529A Fund (CMLAX) has a Morningstar rating of 4 and above
  • Asset base in American Funds American Mutual 529A Fund (CMLAX) has been consistently increasing at a reasonable pace in the last 2 months. It shows investor confidence and market support
  • American Funds American Mutual 529A Fund (CMLAX) has an annual stock turnover rate of 27.00% vs Large Value average of 44.24%. It is good that American Funds American Mutual 529A management does not trade extensively for its return.
  • American Funds American Mutual 529A Fund (CMLAX) is less volatile than its peers as it has a 3-year Standard Deviation of 10.02, lower than category average of 11.7
  • American Funds American Mutual 529A Fund (CMLAX) has a lower expense ratio than its Large Value average: 0.68% vs 1.10%

American Funds American Mutual 529A Fund (CMLAX) Weakness What we are cautious about American Funds American Mutual 529A (CMLAX) Fund

Data for American Funds American Mutual 529A Fund (CMLAX) as of May 30, 2016

  • American Funds American Mutual 529A Fund (CMLAX) carries a 5.75% load
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Compare American Funds American Mutual 529A Fund (CMLAX)Compare with other top Large Value category mutual funds

Aadditional top Large Value mutual funds for your consideration

FundYear to Date1 Year3 year5 year
American Funds American Mutual 529A6.341.609.3610.15
Invesco Diversified Dividend A (LCEAX)6.815.3410.8311.26Compare
AB Growth and Income A (CABDX)2.632.169.1511.11Compare
American Century Equity Income A (TWEAX)9.869.189.609.79Compare

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Compare American Funds American Mutual 529A Fund (CMLAX)Compare with Large Value category ETFs

Some Large Value ETFs for your consideration

ETFYear to DateOne YearThree Year
Vanguard High Dividend Yield ETF (VYM)6.38%4.49%10.76%
WisdomTree Total Dividend ETF (DTD)6.26%3.08%10.25%
Schwab US Large-Cap Value ETF (SCHV)5.45%2.83%9.22%
iShares Morningstar Large-Cap Value (JKF)6.37%2.65%8.24%
WisdomTree Dividend ex-Financials ETF (DTN)8.12%2.21%9.53%

 

Graph of American Funds American Mutual 529A Fund (CMLAX) Net Asset TrackingAmerican Funds American Mutual 529A (CMLAX) Fund Net Asset

Track net asset change of American Funds American Mutual 529A fund (CMLAX)

DateNet Asset
05/2016$37.36B
03/2016$36.15B
02/2016$33.91B
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Graph of American Funds American Mutual 529A Fund (CMLAX) Portfolio TrackingAmerican Funds American Mutual 529A (CMLAX) Fund Portfolio Allocation

Track portfolio allocation change of American Funds American Mutual 529A fund (CMLAX)

DateCashStockBondOther
03/20165.2%90.87%0.67%2.88%
12/20155.42%91.73%0.86%1.59%
09/20154.46%91.21%0.76%3.15%
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graph of American Funds American Mutual 529A Fund (CMLAX) Top 10 Position TrackingTop 10 Holdings in American Funds American Mutual 529A (CMLAX) Fund

Discover what American Funds American Mutual 529A Fund (CMLAX) manager is buying

Mar 30, 2016
Verizon Communications Inc. Com [4.84%]
Amgen Inc. [3.12%]
Texas Instruments Incorporated [3.01%]
AbbVie Inc. Common Stock [2.75%]
Microsoft Corporation [2.46%]
AT&T Inc. [1.89%]
Coca-Cola Company (The) Common [1.88%]
Home Depot, Inc. (The) Common S [1.86%]
Procter & Gamble Company (The) [1.76%]
General Electric Company Common [1.73%]

Dec 30, 2015
Verizon Communications Inc. Com [4.41%]
Amgen Inc. [3.85%]
AbbVie Inc. Common Stock [3.13%]
Texas Instruments Incorporated [3.06%]
Microsoft Corporation [2.7%]
Home Depot, Inc. (The) Common S [2.17%]
Coca-Cola Company (The) Common [1.85%]
General Electric Company Common [1.81%]
Procter & Gamble Company (The) [1.81%]
AT&T Inc. [1.77%]

Sep 29, 2015
Verizon Communications Inc. Com [4.28%]
Amgen Inc. [3.39%]
AbbVie Inc. Common Stock [3.05%]
Texas Instruments Incorporated [2.86%]
Microsoft Corporation [2.22%]
Home Depot, Inc. (The) Common S [1.99%]
AT&T Inc. [1.73%]
Lockheed Martin Corporation Com [1.67%]
Sempra Energy Common Stock [1.65%]
General Electric Company Common [1.51%]
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