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Key Stats

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Expense Ratio Total Assets Under Management Dividend Yield Turnover Ratio
0.23% 30.67B 1.30% 452.0%
1 Year Fund Level Flows 1 Year Total Returns (Daily) Annualized All Time Total Returns (Daily) Max Drawdown (All)
7.950B 2.47% Upgrade Upgrade

Basic Info

Investment Strategy
The investment seeks current income consistent with the maturity and quality standards and preservation of capital. The fund maintains a portfolio of bonds, other debt securities and money market instruments having a dollar-weighted average effective maturity of no less than three years and no greater than five years under normal market conditions. It invests primarily in bonds and other debt securities with quality ratings of A- or better or A3 or better or unrated but determined to be of equivalent quality by the fund's investment adviser. The fund primarily invests in debt securities denominated in U.S. dollars.
General
Security Type Mutual Fund
Oldest Share Symbol AIBAX
Equity Style --
Fixed Income Style Medium Quality/Limited Sensitivity
Broad Asset Class Taxable Bond
Broad Category Fixed Income
Category Name Short-Term Bond
Category Index BBgBarc US Govt/Credit 1-3 Yr TR USD
Prospectus Objective Income
Fund Owner Firm Name American Funds
Prospectus Benchmark Index
BBgBarc US Gov/Credit 1-7 Ex Baa TR USD 100.0%
Broad Asset Class Benchmark Index
^BBUSATR 100.0%
Manager Tenure
Fergus MacDonald 7.42 yrs
David Betanzos 2.42 yrs
Karen Choi 1.42 yrs
John Queen 0.75 yrs
Vincent Gonzales 0.75 yrs

Net Fund Flows Versus Category

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1M
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YTD
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1 Year
% Rank: 4
7.950B
-2.002B Category Low
15.23B Category High
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As of March 31, 2021

Performance Versus Category

 
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As of April 09, 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
2.28%
1.25%
1.47%
1.32%
1.26%
4.93%
7.77%
-0.88%
5.97%
0.55%
2.65%
3.54%
0.01%
8.72%
7.51%
-2.90%
0.60%
0.71%
1.18%
1.25%
1.44%
3.33%
3.92%
-0.19%
1.78%
-0.41%
2.70%
1.81%
0.82%
5.20%
4.90%
-0.34%
0.87%
0.22%
1.40%
1.47%
0.49%
4.34%
2.95%
0.12%
1.13%
-2.45%
10.72%
4.22%
0.92%
6.10%
5.18%
0.21%
As of April 09, 2021.

Fundamentals

General
Distribution Yield Upgrade
Dividend Yield TTM (4-9-21) 1.30%
30-Day SEC Yield (3-31-21) Upgrade
7-Day SEC Yield (8-31-17) Upgrade
Number of Holdings Upgrade
Bond
Current Yield 1.74%
Yield to Maturity Upgrade
Effective Duration Upgrade
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As of December 31, 2020

Asset Allocation

As of December 31, 2020.
Type % Net % Long % Short
Cash 13.49% Upgrade Upgrade
Stock 0.00% Upgrade Upgrade
Bond 85.72% Upgrade Upgrade
Convertible 0.78% Upgrade Upgrade
Preferred 0.01% Upgrade Upgrade
Other 0.00% Upgrade Upgrade

Top 10 Holdings

Name % Weight Price % Change
United States Treasury Bills 0%
3.74% -- --
United States Treasury Bills 0%
3.06% -- --
Federal National Mortgage Association 1.5%
2.90% -- --
United States Treasury Bills 0%
2.72% -- --
United States Treasury Notes 0.12%
2.62% -- --
United States Treasury Notes 0.5%
2.04% -- --
Federal National Mortgage Association 2%
2.03% -- --
United States Treasury Bills 0%
1.70% -- --
Federal National Mortgage Association 1.5%
1.65% -- --
Federal National Mortgage Association 0.62%
1.26% -- --

Fees & Availability

Fees
Actual 12B-1 Fee --
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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 current income consistent with the maturity and quality standards and preservation of capital. The fund maintains a portfolio of bonds, other debt securities and money market instruments having a dollar-weighted average effective maturity of no less than three years and no greater than five years under normal market conditions. It invests primarily in bonds and other debt securities with quality ratings of A- or better or A3 or better or unrated but determined to be of equivalent quality by the fund's investment adviser. The fund primarily invests in debt securities denominated in U.S. dollars.
General
Security Type Mutual Fund
Oldest Share Symbol AIBAX
Equity Style --
Fixed Income Style Medium Quality/Limited Sensitivity
Broad Asset Class Taxable Bond
Broad Category Fixed Income
Category Name Short-Term Bond
Category Index BBgBarc US Govt/Credit 1-3 Yr TR USD
Prospectus Objective Income
Fund Owner Firm Name American Funds
Prospectus Benchmark Index
BBgBarc US Gov/Credit 1-7 Ex Baa TR USD 100.0%
Broad Asset Class Benchmark Index
^BBUSATR 100.0%
Manager Tenure
Fergus MacDonald 7.42 yrs
David Betanzos 2.42 yrs
Karen Choi 1.42 yrs
John Queen 0.75 yrs
Vincent Gonzales 0.75 yrs

Fundamentals

General
Distribution Yield Upgrade
Dividend Yield TTM (4-9-21) 1.30%
30-Day SEC Yield (3-31-21) Upgrade
7-Day SEC Yield (8-31-17) Upgrade
Number of Holdings Upgrade
Bond
Current Yield 1.74%
Yield to Maturity Upgrade
Effective Duration Upgrade
Average Coupon Upgrade
Average Credit Score Upgrade
Average Price Upgrade
As of December 31, 2020

Fund Details

Key Dates
Inception Date 5/1/2009
Last Annual Report Date 8/31/2020
Last Prospectus Date 10/30/2020
Share Classes
AIBAX A
CBOAX A
CBOCX C
CBOEX Other
CBOFX Other
FFOOX Other
FIFBX Other
IBAFX Other
IBFCX C
IBFFX Other
IFBFX Inst
RBOAX Retirement
RBOBX Retirement
RBOCX Retirement
RBOEX Retirement
RBOFX Retirement
RBOHX Retirement
REBBX 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