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Key Stats

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Expense Ratio Total Assets Under Management Dividend Yield Turnover Ratio
1.09% 80.19B 0.00% 38.00%
1 Year Fund Level Flows 1 Year Total Returns (Daily) Annualized All Time Total Returns (Daily) Max Drawdown (All)
8.288B 13.97% Upgrade Upgrade

Basic Info

Investment Strategy
The investment seeks long-term growth of capital. Normally the fund invests at least 80% of its net assets in growth-oriented common stocks and other equity-type securities (such as preferred stocks, convertible preferred stocks and convertible bonds) of companies with small market capitalizations. Under normal circumstances, the fund will invest a significant portion of its assets outside the United States, including in emerging markets.
General
Security Type Mutual Fund
Oldest Share Symbol SMCWX
Equity Style Mid Cap/Growth
Fixed Income Style --
Broad Asset Class International Equity
Broad Category Equity
Category Name World Small/Mid Stock
Category Index MSCI ACWI SMID NR USD
Prospectus Objective Small Company
Fund Owner Firm Name American Funds
Prospectus Benchmark Index
MSCI ACWI Small NR USD 100.0%
Broad Asset Class Benchmark Index
^MSACXUSNTR 100.0%
Manager Tenure
Jonathan Knowles 21.93 yrs
Brady Enright 16.93 yrs
Bradford Freer 13.93 yrs
Gregory Wendt 13.93 yrs
Andraz Razen 11.84 yrs
Julian Abdey 9.93 yrs
Aidan O'Connell 8.92 yrs
Harold La 8.92 yrs
Leo Hee 8.92 yrs
Peter Eliot 8.92 yrs
Roz Hongsaranagon 7.92 yrs
Samir Parekh 6.34 yrs
Dimitrije Mitrinovic 5.92 yrs
Arun Swaminathan 2.92 yrs
Renaud Samyn 2.34 yrs
Michael Beckwith 1.92 yrs

Net Fund Flows Versus Category

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1M
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6M
YTD
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3Y
5Y
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1 Year
% Rank: 7
8.288B
-320.69M Category Low
8.288B Category High
3 Months
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3 Years
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5 Years
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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
1.73%
2.52%
5.67%
26.76%
-9.75%
30.70%
37.38%
6.06%
-3.87%
-5.66%
4.50%
27.19%
-14.20%
21.51%
10.65%
4.25%
4.79%
-7.06%
7.95%
23.19%
-9.27%
28.44%
14.29%
10.28%
-3.46%
13.93%
10.70%
52.52%
-18.09%
27.78%
39.59%
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38.59%
-13.01%
34.77%
45.95%
13.03%
-1.61%
2.15%
1.32%
26.86%
-16.75%
22.57%
29.27%
6.76%
As of December 03, 2021.

Fundamentals

General
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Dividend Yield TTM (12-3-21) 0.00%
30-Day SEC Yield (10-31-21) Upgrade
7-Day SEC Yield (8-31-17) Upgrade
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Stock
Weighted Average PE Ratio 27.71
Weighted Average Price to Sales Ratio Upgrade
Weighted Average Price to Book Ratio Upgrade
Weighted Median ROE Upgrade
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Forecasted Dividend Yield Upgrade
Forecasted PE Ratio Upgrade
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As of September 30, 2021

Growth Estimates

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As of September 30, 2021

Asset Allocation

As of September 30, 2021.
Type % Net % Long % Short
Cash 4.80% Upgrade Upgrade
Stock 93.87% Upgrade Upgrade
Bond 0.00% Upgrade Upgrade
Convertible 0.00% Upgrade Upgrade
Preferred 1.06% Upgrade Upgrade
Other 0.26% Upgrade Upgrade

Top 10 Holdings

Name % Weight Price % Change
Evolution AB
1.48% -- --
MongoDB Inc Class A 1.11% 450.16 -6.53%
Insulet Corp 1.01% 263.17 -8.38%
RingCentral Inc Class A 0.95% 193.65 -2.53%
IMCD NV
0.82% -- --
Molina Healthcare Inc 0.80% 285.95 -0.72%
BayCurrent Consulting Inc
0.77% -- --
YETI Holdings Inc 0.64% 85.59 -3.76%
NIBE Industrier AB Class B
0.63% -- --
Floor & Decor Holdings Inc Class A 0.61% 127.72 -2.82%

Fees & Availability

Fees
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Actual Management Fee Upgrade
Administration Fee Upgrade
Performance Fee --
Switching Fee --
Transaction Fee --
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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 long-term growth of capital. Normally the fund invests at least 80% of its net assets in growth-oriented common stocks and other equity-type securities (such as preferred stocks, convertible preferred stocks and convertible bonds) of companies with small market capitalizations. Under normal circumstances, the fund will invest a significant portion of its assets outside the United States, including in emerging markets.
General
Security Type Mutual Fund
Oldest Share Symbol SMCWX
Equity Style Mid Cap/Growth
Fixed Income Style --
Broad Asset Class International Equity
Broad Category Equity
Category Name World Small/Mid Stock
Category Index MSCI ACWI SMID NR USD
Prospectus Objective Small Company
Fund Owner Firm Name American Funds
Prospectus Benchmark Index
MSCI ACWI Small NR USD 100.0%
Broad Asset Class Benchmark Index
^MSACXUSNTR 100.0%
Manager Tenure
Jonathan Knowles 21.93 yrs
Brady Enright 16.93 yrs
Bradford Freer 13.93 yrs
Gregory Wendt 13.93 yrs
Andraz Razen 11.84 yrs
Julian Abdey 9.93 yrs
Aidan O'Connell 8.92 yrs
Harold La 8.92 yrs
Leo Hee 8.92 yrs
Peter Eliot 8.92 yrs
Roz Hongsaranagon 7.92 yrs
Samir Parekh 6.34 yrs
Dimitrije Mitrinovic 5.92 yrs
Arun Swaminathan 2.92 yrs
Renaud Samyn 2.34 yrs
Michael Beckwith 1.92 yrs

Fundamentals

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Distribution Yield Upgrade
Dividend Yield TTM (12-3-21) 0.00%
30-Day SEC Yield (10-31-21) Upgrade
7-Day SEC Yield (8-31-17) Upgrade
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Weighted Average PE Ratio 27.71
Weighted Average Price to Sales Ratio Upgrade
Weighted Average Price to Book Ratio Upgrade
Weighted Median ROE Upgrade
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Forecasted Dividend Yield Upgrade
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As of September 30, 2021

Growth Estimates

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As of September 30, 2021

Fund Details

Key Dates
Inception Date 2/19/2002
Last Annual Report Date 9/30/2020
Last Prospectus Date 12/1/2020
Share Classes
CSPCX C
CSPEX Other
CSPFX Other
FSFWX Other
FSWFX Other
RLLGX Retirement
RSEBX Retirement
RSLAX Retirement
RSLBX Retirement
RSLCX Retirement
RSLDX Retirement
RSLEX Retirement
RSLFX Retirement
SCWCX C
SCWFX Other
SFCWX Inst
SMCFX Other
SMCWX A
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