American Funds AMCAP A

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  • Macroeconomic Analysis

    How Energy Dragged Down the American Funds AMCAP Fund

    The American Funds AMCAP Fund Class A rose by 7.0% in October 2015 over the previous month. But the energy sector made this fund a bottom performer.

    By David Ashworth
  • Company & Industry Overviews

    Behind the American Funds AMCAP Fund’s Performance so Far in 2016

    The American Funds AMCAP Fund Class A (AMCPX) comes in second place among the 12 funds in this review for the YTD period.

    By David Ashworth
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    Fund Managers

    Inside the American Funds AMCAP Fund Portfolio

    AMCPX’s core sectors are information technology, healthcare, consumer discretionary, and industrials, which form about one-tenth of the portfolio apiece.

    By David Ashworth
  • Basic Materials

    Which Stock Picks Have Worked for the American Funds AMCAP Fund so far in 2016?

    The American Funds AMCAP Fund Class A (AMCPX) has risen by 5.3% YTD (year-to-date) in 2016—the highest among the 12 funds we’ve selected for this review.

    By David Ashworth
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    Fund Managers

    Inside the Portfolio Changes in the American Funds AMCAP Fund so Far in 2016

    AMCPX’s assets were invested across 268 holdings as of June 2016, and the fund was managing assets worth $47.6 billion as of the end of June.

    By David Ashworth
  • Company & Industry Overviews

    Information Technology, Energy Helped AMCPX Have a Superb 1Q16

    The American Funds AMCAP Fund Class A (AMCPX) rose 0.4% in 1Q16. In the past year, the fund rose 1.2%, again the highest among its peers.

    By David Ashworth
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    Fund Managers

    A Look at AMCPX’s Portfolio Moves until 1Q16

    AMCPX “invests primarily in U.S. companies of any size with solid long-term growth records and the potential for good future growth.”

    By David Ashworth
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Should You Consider US Large-Cap Mutual Funds in 2016?

    As investors, we look for strength in numbers. That was why we chose the 12 largest US large-cap mutual funds for this review.

    By David Ashworth
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Analyzing 2015 Portfolio Holdings of the American Funds AMCAP Fund

    The American Funds AMCAP Fund – Class A (AMCPX) “invests primarily in U.S. companies of any size with solid long-term growth records and the potential for good future growth.”

    By David Ashworth
  • Macroeconomic Analysis

    Energy Exposure Hit the American Funds AMCAP Fund (AMCPX) in 2015

    Launched in May 1967, AMCPX has the second-longest track record among the 11 funds chosen for this review.

    By David Ashworth
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    The December 2015 Rate Hike and US Large Cap Equity Mutual Funds

    In this series, we will take a look at how 11 funds from the US large cap equity mutual funds (VIGRX) universe fared through November 2015.

    By David Ashworth
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    November Rundown of the American Funds AMCAP Fund Class A

    The American Funds AMCAP Fund Class A invests in “US companies of any size with solid long-term growth records and the potential for good future growth.”

    By David Ashworth
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