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American Funds Short-Term Bond Fund of America┬« Class C – ASBCX Fund Overview

Last PriceToday's Change52-Week RangeTrading Volume
9.840.00 (0.00%)9.82 - 9.950.0

Market data as of 6:05PM 02/12/16. Quotes are delayed by at least 15 min.

Overview - ASBCX

The investment seeks current income, consistent with the maturity and quality standards described in the prospectus, and preservation of capital. The fund will invest at least 80% of its assets in bonds (bonds include any debt instrument and cash equivalents). It maintains a portfolio having a dollar-weighted average effective maturity no greater than three years and consisting primarily of debt securities rated AA- or Aa3 or better. The fund primarily invests in debt securities denominated in U.S. dollars. It may invest up to 10% of its assets in debt securities in the A rating category.

Growth of $10,000 (10 Years)

Total Return0.81%
Yield (Trailing 12 Mo.)0.15%
Expense Ratio1.44%
Front LoadNone
Deferred Load1.00%
Minimum Investment$250.00
Management Tenure5 Years
Fund Inception11/06/2006

Trailing Total Returns - ASBCX

as of 01/31/2016
TimeframeASBCXS&P 500Short-Term Bond
1 Month0.41%-4.96%0.19%
3 Month-0.11%-6.18%-0.37%
1 Year-0.56%-0.67%-0.18%
3 Year-0.48%11.30%0.59%
5 Year-0.29%10.91%1.44%
10 Year--6.48%2.84%
Since Inception0.81%10.33%--

Sector Allocation - ASBCX

as of 01/31/2016
Basic Materials--
Consumer Cyclical--
Financial Services--
Real Estate--
Consumer Defensive--
Communication Services--

Asset Allocation - ASBCX

as of 01/31/2016
By PercentShort0%LongNet
Foreign Stock--
Foreign Bond--
Total Net Assets$5.06B
Total Stock Holdings0
Total Bond Holdings335

Bond Credit Quality - ASBCX

as of 01/31/2016
Below B0.00%
Not Rated0.10%

Top Ten Holdings - ASBCX

as of 01/31/2016
CompanyYTD Return% of Assets
US Treasury Note 1.25%--5.06%
US Treasury Note--4.13%
US Treasury Note 1.125%--4.05%
US Treasury Note--3.86%
US Treasury TIP--2.76%
US Treasury Note 1.375%--2.37%
US Treasury Note 1.25%--2.02%
US Treasury Note 1%--1.30%
Hertz Vehicle Fin 2013-1 1.83%--1.02%
US Treasury Note 1.625%--1.01%

Valuation & Growth - ASBCX

as of 01/31/2016
ValuationASBCXCategory Range
Price/Cash Flow--
Dividend Yield
LT Earnings
Historical Earnings
Sales Growth
Cash-Flow Growth
Book-Value Growth
Key:  Lo 

Morningstar Summary - ASBCX, 3 Year

Rate Sensitivity
Ratingvs Category
Key:  Lo 

Tax Analysis - ASBCX, 3 Year Avg

Pretax Return-0.48%
Tax-adjusted Return-0.54%
Tax Cost Ratio0.06%
Potential Cap Gains-0.16%

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