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Key Stats

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Expense Ratio Total Assets Under Management Dividend Yield Turnover Ratio
1.65% 14.45B 1.20% 163.0%
1 Year Fund Level Flows 1 Year Total Returns (Daily) Annualized All Time Total Returns (Daily) Max Drawdown (All)
-857.36M 8.83% Upgrade Upgrade

Basic Info

Investment Strategy
The investment seeks to provide a high level of total return. The fund will invest at least 80% of its assets in bonds and other debt securities. It invests primarily in debt securities, including asset-backed and mortgage-backed securities and securities of governmental, supranational and corporate issuers denominated in various currencies, including U.S. dollars. The fund is non-diversified.
General
Security Type Mutual Fund
Oldest Share Symbol CWBFX
Equity Style --
Fixed Income Style Medium Quality/Extensive Sensitivity
Broad Asset Class Taxable Bond
Broad Category Fixed Income
Category Name World Bond
Category Index BBgBarc Global Aggregate TR USD
Prospectus Objective Worldwide Bond
Fund Owner Firm Name American Funds
Prospectus Benchmark Index
BBgBarc Global Aggregate TR USD 100.0%
Broad Asset Class Benchmark Index
^BBUSATR 100.0%
Manager Tenure
Thomas Høgh 24.94 yrs
Robert Neithart 20.93 yrs
Andrew Cormack 1.67 yrs

Net Fund Flows Versus Category

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1 Year
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1.632B Category High
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As of November 30, 2020

Performance Versus Category

 
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As of December 02, 2020. Returns for periods of 1 year and above are annualized.

Annual Total Returns Versus Peers

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Name
2013
2014
2015
2016
2017
2018
2019
YTD
-3.67%
0.86%
-4.86%
1.49%
6.49%
-2.26%
6.92%
7.58%
-2.02%
5.97%
0.55%
2.65%
3.54%
0.01%
8.72%
6.89%
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7.85%
8.75%
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5.33%
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-4.25%
2.59%
7.88%
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8.43%
9.35%
As of December 02, 2020.

Fundamentals

General
Distribution Yield Upgrade
Dividend Yield TTM (12-2-20) 1.20%
30-Day SEC Yield (10-31-20) Upgrade
7-Day SEC Yield (8-31-17) Upgrade
Number of Holdings Upgrade
Bond
Current Yield 2.94%
Yield to Maturity Upgrade
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Average Price --
As of September 30, 2020

Asset Allocation

As of September 30, 2020.
Type % Net % Long % Short
Cash 5.47% Upgrade Upgrade
Stock 0.05% Upgrade Upgrade
Bond 92.91% Upgrade Upgrade
Convertible 1.56% Upgrade Upgrade
Preferred 0.00% Upgrade Upgrade
Other 0.00% Upgrade Upgrade

Top 10 Holdings

Name % Weight Price % Change
Capital Group Central Cash Fund
6.09% -- --
China (People's Republic Of) 3.86%
1.60% -- --
Japan (Government Of) 0.1%
1.58% -- --
United States Treasury Notes 0.62%
1.24% -- --
Japan (Government Of) 1.2%
1.14% -- --
Japan (Government Of) 0.1%
1.09% -- --
Mexico (United Mexican States) 7.5%
1.08% -- --
Greece (Republic Of) 1.5%
0.94% -- --
Canada (Government of) 2.25%
0.87% -- --
Nykredit Realkredit A/S 0.5%
0.85% -- --

Fees & Availability

Fees
Actual 12B-1 Fee Upgrade
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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 to provide a high level of total return. The fund will invest at least 80% of its assets in bonds and other debt securities. It invests primarily in debt securities, including asset-backed and mortgage-backed securities and securities of governmental, supranational and corporate issuers denominated in various currencies, including U.S. dollars. The fund is non-diversified.
General
Security Type Mutual Fund
Oldest Share Symbol CWBFX
Equity Style --
Fixed Income Style Medium Quality/Extensive Sensitivity
Broad Asset Class Taxable Bond
Broad Category Fixed Income
Category Name World Bond
Category Index BBgBarc Global Aggregate TR USD
Prospectus Objective Worldwide Bond
Fund Owner Firm Name American Funds
Prospectus Benchmark Index
BBgBarc Global Aggregate TR USD 100.0%
Broad Asset Class Benchmark Index
^BBUSATR 100.0%
Manager Tenure
Thomas Høgh 24.94 yrs
Robert Neithart 20.93 yrs
Andrew Cormack 1.67 yrs

Fundamentals

General
Distribution Yield Upgrade
Dividend Yield TTM (12-2-20) 1.20%
30-Day SEC Yield (10-31-20) Upgrade
7-Day SEC Yield (8-31-17) Upgrade
Number of Holdings Upgrade
Bond
Current Yield 2.94%
Yield to Maturity Upgrade
Effective Duration Upgrade
Average Coupon Upgrade
Average Credit Score Upgrade
Average Price --
As of September 30, 2020

Fund Details

Key Dates
Inception Date 6/28/2002
Last Annual Report Date 12/31/2019
Last Prospectus Date 10/30/2020
Share Classes
BFWFX Other
CCWAX A
CCWCX C
CCWEX Other
CCWFX Other
CWBCX C
CWBFX A
FCWBX Other
FWBCX Other
RCEBX Retirement
RCWBX Retirement
RCWCX Retirement
RCWEX Retirement
RCWFX Retirement
RCWGX Retirement
RCWHX Retirement
WBFFX Other
WFBFX Inst
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