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RITBX:NASDAQ

American Funds American High-Income Trust® Class R-2 – RITBX Fund Overview

Last PriceToday's Change52-Week RangeTrading Volume
11.23-0.02 (-0.18%)11.22 - 11.600.0

Market data as of 6:06PM 09/16/14. Quotes are delayed by at least 15 min.

Overview - RITBX

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 Return7.66%
Yield (Trailing 12 Mo.)5.21%
Expense Ratio1.51%
Front LoadNone
Deferred LoadNone
Minimum Investment$250.00
Management Tenure25 Years
Fund Inception06/18/2002

Trailing Total Returns - RITBX

as of 08/31/2014
TimeframeRITBXS&P 500High Yield Bond
1 Month0.96%4.00%1.27%
3 Month0.18%4.68%0.80%
Year-to-Date3.79%9.89%4.84%
1 Year7.47%25.25%9.30%
3 Year7.91%20.61%9.54%
5 Year9.68%16.88%10.93%
10 Year6.36%8.38%7.31%
Since Inception7.66%10.69%--

Sector Allocation - RITBX

as of 08/31/2014
Basic Materials
 
0.00%
Consumer Cyclical
 
43.50%
Financial Services
 
6.57%
Real Estate
 
16.68%
Consumer Defensive
 
0.00%
Healthcare
 
8.90%
Utilities
 
0.00%
Communication Services
 
0.00%
Energy
 
0.00%
Industrials
 
24.34%
Technology
 
0.00%

Asset Allocation - RITBX

as of 08/31/2014
By PercentShort0%LongNet
Stock--
 
 
1.451.45
Bond--
 
 
67.3667.36
Other--
 
 
2.992.99
Foreign Stock--
 
 
0.000.00
Foreign Bond--
 
 
19.7119.71
Total--91.5191.51
Cash--
 
 
6.796.79
Total Net Assets$20.76B
Total Stock Holdings11
Total Bond Holdings547

Bond Credit Quality - RITBX

as of 08/31/2014
AAA4.71%
AA0.00%
A0.20%
BBB2.56%
BB22.11%
B35.93%
Below B30.09%
Not Rated4.40%

Top Ten Holdings - RITBX

as of 08/31/2014
CompanyYTD Return% of Assets
First Data 11.75%--0.98%
Intelsat Jackson Hldgs 6.625%--0.96%
Inventiv Health 144A 9%--0.87%
Kinetic Concepts 10.5%--0.86%
Sprint Nextel 7%--0.85%
Forest Labs 144A 5%--0.85%
T Mobile Usa 6.25%--0.83%
Nii Intl Telecom Sca 144A 11.375%--0.82%
Associated Matls 9.125%--0.80%
Samson Invt 144A 9.75%--0.80%

Valuation & Growth - RITBX

as of 08/31/2014
ValuationRITBXCategory Range
Price/Earnings8.57
Price/Book2.09
Price/Sales0.57
Price/Cash Flow8.09
Dividend Yield0.72
LT Earnings8.83
Historical Earnings
Sales Growth9.99
Cash-Flow Growth34.63
Book-Value Growth19.67
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Morningstar Summary - RITBX, 3 Year

Rate Sensitivity
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Tax Analysis - RITBX, 3 Year Avg

Pretax Return7.91%
Tax-adjusted Return5.47%
Tax Cost Ratio2.26%
Potential Cap Gains0.52%

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