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American Funds Short-Term Bd Fd of America;A

Ranked 172 out of 215 in - US Dollar Short Term over 12 months
All calculations are in USD unless stated

Managed by

John Robert Queen III

John R. Queen is a fixed-income portfolio manager at Capital Group. He serves on the Capital Group Private Client Services Management Committee. He has 25 years of investment experience and has been with Capital Group for 13 years. Earlier in his career at Capital, John was a trader and dealer service representative. Prior to joining Capital, he was chief operating officer and chief compliance officer overseeing bond portfolios at Roxbury Capital Management, an affiliate of Wilmington Trust. Before that, he was managing director at Hotchkis and Wiley. John holds a bachelor’s degree in industrial management from Purdue University and attended the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, where he majored in mechanical engineering. He also holds the Chartered Financial Analyst® designation. John is based in Los Angeles.

Ritchie Tuazon

Objective

The Fund seeks to provide current income by maintaining a portfolio having a dollar-weighted average effective maturity no greater than three years and consisting primarily of debt securities with quality ratings of AA or Aa or better and unrated securities determined to be of equivalent quality.

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Performance

US Dollar Short Term over : 31/10/2017 - 31/10/2018

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 30/09/2018 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2018 -0.3% 0.3% 0.1%
2017 0.8% 0.5% 0.2% 0.4% -0.2%
2016 1.0% 0.9% 0.6% 0.0% -0.4%
2015 0.4% 0.5% 0.2% 0.0% -0.3%
2014 0.5% 0.2% 0.4% -0.2% 0.1%
2013 -0.3% 0.1% -0.7% 0.3% 0.1%
2012 0.8% 0.3% 0.3% 0.4% -0.1%
2011 1.1% 0.0% 0.7% 0.2% 0.1%
2010 2.1% 0.8% 0.9% 0.8% -0.5%
2009 3.5% 1.2% 0.7% 1.4% 0.1%
2008 1.2% 0.9% -0.1% -0.2% 0.6%
2007 5.0% 1.1% 0.7% 1.8% 1.3%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Registered For Sale In

  1. United States

Fund Info

  • Launch date02/10/2006
  • Share Class size3,012Mn
  • Base currencyUSD
  • ISIN US82524A1025

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment250
  • Min. regular additional investment50

Charges

  • Annual management0.28%
  • Initial investment0.00%

Performance is for the period shown (month end to month end, bid/bid, gross income reinvested, calculated in USD).