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AHTCX:NASDAQ

American Funds American High-Income Trust® Class C – AHTCX Fund Overview

Last PriceToday's Change52-Week RangeTrading Volume
10.730.02 (+0.19%)10.50 - 11.600.0

Market data as of 6:05PM 12/19/14. Quotes are delayed by at least 15 min.

Overview - AHTCX

The investment seeks to provide a high level of current income; the secondary investment objective is capital appreciation. The fund invests primarily in higher yielding and generally lower quality debt securities (rated Ba1 or below or BB+ or below by a nationally recognized statistical rating organization or unrated but determined by the fund's investment adviser to be of equivalent quality), including corporate loan obligations. It may also invest a portion of its assets in securities of issuers domiciled outside the United States.

Growth of $10,000 (10 Years)

Total Return6.33%
Yield (Trailing 12 Mo.)5.40%
Expense Ratio1.46%
Front LoadNone
Deferred Load1.00%
Minimum Investment$250.00
Management Tenure25 Years
Fund Inception03/15/2001

Trailing Total Returns - AHTCX

as of 11/30/2014
TimeframeAHTCXS&P 500High Yield Bond
1 Month-0.39%2.69%-0.66%
3 Month-2.19%3.72%-1.90%
Year-to-Date1.54%13.98%2.83%
1 Year2.25%16.86%3.39%
3 Year7.47%20.93%8.82%
5 Year7.64%15.96%8.85%
10 Year5.69%8.06%6.64%
Since Inception6.33%10.71%--

Sector Allocation - AHTCX

as of 11/30/2014
Basic Materials
 
7.48%
Consumer Cyclical
 
43.85%
Financial Services
 
4.18%
Real Estate
 
19.82%
Consumer Defensive
 
0.00%
Healthcare
 
8.51%
Utilities
 
11.45%
Communication Services
 
0.00%
Energy
 
0.00%
Industrials
 
4.70%
Technology
 
0.00%

Asset Allocation - AHTCX

as of 11/30/2014
By PercentShort0%LongNet
Stock--
 
 
1.281.28
Bond--
 
 
69.2169.21
Other--
 
 
5.005.00
Foreign Stock--
 
 
0.000.00
Foreign Bond--
 
 
19.8819.88
Total--95.3795.37
Cash--
 
 
2.822.82
Total Net Assets$19.97B
Total Stock Holdings13
Total Bond Holdings527

Bond Credit Quality - AHTCX

as of 11/30/2014
AAA4.18%
AA0.00%
A0.10%
BBB2.45%
BB20.00%
B38.78%
Below B31.84%
Not Rated2.65%

Top Ten Holdings - AHTCX

as of 11/30/2014
CompanyYTD Return% of Assets
Samson Invt 9.75%--0.99%
Reynolds Grp Issuer 5.75%--0.95%
Intelsat Jackson Hldgs 6.625%--0.93%
Sprint Nextel 7%--0.92%
Inventiv Health 144A 9%--0.91%
Kinetic Concepts 10.5%--0.89%
Kinetic Concepts 12.5%--0.85%
T Mobile Usa 6.25%--0.84%
Associated Matls 9.125%--0.83%
First Data 11.75%--0.73%

Valuation & Growth - AHTCX

as of 11/30/2014
ValuationAHTCXCategory Range
Price/Earnings19.61
Price/Book1.95
Price/Sales0.50
Price/Cash Flow6.30
Dividend Yield0.69
LT Earnings13.18
Historical Earnings
Sales Growth11.13
Cash-Flow Growth28.22
Book-Value Growth12.65
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Morningstar Summary - AHTCX, 3 Year

Rate Sensitivity
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Tax Analysis - AHTCX, 3 Year Avg

Pretax Return7.47%
Tax-adjusted Return5.03%
Tax Cost Ratio2.27%
Potential Cap Gains-3.26%

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