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Key Stats

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Expense Ratio Total Assets Under Management Dividend Yield Turnover Ratio
0.82% 79.27B 1.14% 535.0%
1 Year Fund Level Flows 1 Year Total Returns (Daily) Annualized All Time Total Returns (Daily) Max Drawdown (All)
10.72B -0.18% Upgrade Upgrade

Basic Info

Investment Strategy
The investment seeks to provide as high a level of current income as is consistent with the preservation of capital. The fund invests at least 80% of its assets in bonds and other debt securities, which may be represented by other investment instruments, including derivatives. It invests at least 60% of its assets in debt securities rated A3 or better or A- or better by Nationally Recognized Statistical Ratings Organizations designated by the fund’s investment adviser, or in debt securities that are unrated but determined to be of equivalent quality by the fund’s investment adviser, including U.S. government securities, money market instruments or cash.
General
Security Type Mutual Fund
Oldest Share Symbol ABNDX
Equity Style --
Fixed Income Style Medium Quality/Moderate Sensitivity
Broad Asset Class Taxable Bond
Broad Category Fixed Income
Category Name Intermediate Core Bond
Category Index Bloomberg US Agg Bond TR USD
Prospectus Objective Income
Fund Owner Firm Name American Funds
Prospectus Benchmark Index
Bloomberg US Agg Bond TR USD 100.0%
Broad Asset Class Benchmark Index
^BBUSATR 100.0%
Manager Tenure
David Hoag 12.68 yrs
Fergus MacDonald 6.09 yrs
Pramod Atluri 5.84 yrs
David Betanzos 5.34 yrs

Net Fund Flows Versus Category

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1 Year
% Rank: 5
10.72B
-1.020B Category Low
50.51B Category High
3 Months
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As of November 30, 2021

Performance Versus Category

 
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As of December 03, 2021. Returns for periods of 1 year and above are annualized.

Annual Total Returns Versus Peers

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Name
2014
2015
2016
2017
2018
2019
2020
YTD
5.21%
-0.07%
2.45%
2.93%
-0.40%
7.75%
10.46%
-0.59%
5.97%
0.55%
2.65%
3.54%
0.01%
8.72%
7.51%
-0.97%
8.63%
1.03%
3.03%
4.45%
0.16%
8.55%
7.16%
-0.58%
5.20%
-1.17%
4.69%
3.91%
-1.21%
9.19%
8.01%
-0.99%
5.96%
0.16%
2.51%
3.24%
-0.53%
8.20%
8.40%
-1.41%
5.91%
0.86%
3.30%
4.13%
0.11%
9.12%
8.70%
-0.39%
As of December 03, 2021.

Fundamentals

General
Distribution Yield Upgrade
Dividend Yield TTM (12-3-21) 1.14%
30-Day SEC Yield (10-31-21) Upgrade
7-Day SEC Yield (8-31-17) Upgrade
Number of Holdings Upgrade
Bond
Current Yield 2.19%
Yield to Maturity Upgrade
Effective Duration Upgrade
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Average Price Upgrade
As of September 30, 2021

Asset Allocation

As of September 30, 2021.
Type % Net % Long % Short
Cash 4.80% Upgrade Upgrade
Stock 0.21% Upgrade Upgrade
Bond 93.24% Upgrade Upgrade
Convertible 1.74% Upgrade Upgrade
Preferred 0.01% Upgrade Upgrade
Other 0.00% Upgrade Upgrade

Top 10 Holdings

Name % Weight Price % Change
Federal National Mortgage Association 2.5%
3.02% -- --
United States Treasury Notes 0.125%
2.69% -- --
United States Treasury Notes 0.375%
2.56% -- --
United States Treasury Notes 0.13%
1.85% -- --
Federal National Mortgage Association 2%
1.79% -- --
United States Treasury Notes 2.75%
1.41% -- --
United States Treasury Bonds 2.375%
1.35% -- --
United States Treasury Notes 0.125%
1.18% -- --
Federal National Mortgage Association 3%
1.15% -- --
United States Treasury Notes 2.5%
1.06% -- --

Fees & Availability

Fees
Actual 12B-1 Fee Upgrade
Actual Management Fee Upgrade
Administration Fee Upgrade
Performance Fee --
Switching Fee --
Transaction Fee --
Maximum Front Load --
Maximum Deferred Load --
Maximum Redemption Fee --
General Availability
Available for Insurance Product No
Available for Retirement Plan No
Available for RRSP No
Purchase Details
Open to New Investors Yes
Open to Existing Investors Yes
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Basic Info

Investment Strategy
The investment seeks to provide as high a level of current income as is consistent with the preservation of capital. The fund invests at least 80% of its assets in bonds and other debt securities, which may be represented by other investment instruments, including derivatives. It invests at least 60% of its assets in debt securities rated A3 or better or A- or better by Nationally Recognized Statistical Ratings Organizations designated by the fund’s investment adviser, or in debt securities that are unrated but determined to be of equivalent quality by the fund’s investment adviser, including U.S. government securities, money market instruments or cash.
General
Security Type Mutual Fund
Oldest Share Symbol ABNDX
Equity Style --
Fixed Income Style Medium Quality/Moderate Sensitivity
Broad Asset Class Taxable Bond
Broad Category Fixed Income
Category Name Intermediate Core Bond
Category Index Bloomberg US Agg Bond TR USD
Prospectus Objective Income
Fund Owner Firm Name American Funds
Prospectus Benchmark Index
Bloomberg US Agg Bond TR USD 100.0%
Broad Asset Class Benchmark Index
^BBUSATR 100.0%
Manager Tenure
David Hoag 12.68 yrs
Fergus MacDonald 6.09 yrs
Pramod Atluri 5.84 yrs
David Betanzos 5.34 yrs

Fundamentals

General
Distribution Yield Upgrade
Dividend Yield TTM (12-3-21) 1.14%
30-Day SEC Yield (10-31-21) Upgrade
7-Day SEC Yield (8-31-17) Upgrade
Number of Holdings Upgrade
Bond
Current Yield 2.19%
Yield to Maturity Upgrade
Effective Duration Upgrade
Average Coupon Upgrade
Average Credit Score Upgrade
Average Price Upgrade
As of September 30, 2021

Fund Details

Key Dates
Inception Date 3/7/2002
Last Annual Report Date 12/31/2020
Last Prospectus Date 3/1/2021
Share Classes
ABNDX A
ABNFX Other
BFACX C
BFAFX Other
BFFAX Inst
CFAAX A
CFACX C
CFAFX Other
FBOFX Other
FFBOX Other
RBEBX Retirement
RBFAX Retirement
RBFBX Retirement
RBFCX Retirement
RBFEX Retirement
RBFFX Retirement
RBFGX Retirement
RBFHX Retirement
Attributes
Enhanced Index Fund No
Index Fund No
Inverse Fund No
Leveraged Fund No
Fund of Funds No
Currency Hedged Fund No
Synthetic Replication Fund No
Has Dividend Investment Plan No
Socially Responsible Fund No