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AMUSX - Snapshot

Vitals

  • YTD Return -1.0%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 4.9%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 2.4%
  • Net Assets $22.4 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 29.6%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$14.24
$13.94
$15.07

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.66%

SALES FEES

  • Front Load 3.75%
  • Deferred Load N/A

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover N/A

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

  • Standard (Taxable) $250
  • IRA $25

Fund Classification

  • Primary Theme Intermediate-Term U.S. Treasury Bond
  • Fund Type Open End Mutual Fund
  • Investment Style Intermediate Government

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$24.86 B

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$108.67

-0.04%

$25.69 B

1.78%

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AMUSX - Profile

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return -1.0%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 3.6%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 1.6%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 0.87%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.7%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Monthly

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    American Funds U.S. Government Securities Fund®
  • Fund Family Name
    American Funds
  • Inception Date
    Oct 17, 1985
  • Shares Outstanding
    N/A
  • Share Class
    A
  • Currency
    USD
  • Domiciled Country
    United States
  • Manager
    Fergus MacDonald

AMUSX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period AMUSX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD -1.0% -24.0% 14.1% 16.24%
1 Yr -0.9% -7.0% 2.7% 52.90%
3 Yr 4.9%* 1.9% 6.8% 6.99%
5 Yr 2.4%* 0.3% 3.0% 16.91%
10 Yr 2.6%* 0.5% 5.8% 29.30%

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period AMUSX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2020 4.3% -28.0% 8.8% 30.19%
2019 2.1% -48.1% 7.1% 77.48%
2018 -1.1% -22.8% 0.2% 8.33%
2017 0.2% -20.9% 0.7% 14.96%
2016 -1.6% -21.9% 0.0% 64.13%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period AMUSX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD -1.0% -24.0% 14.1% 16.24%
1 Yr -4.6% -11.6% 2.7% 85.87%
3 Yr 3.6%* 1.1% 6.8% 45.59%
5 Yr 1.6%* -0.1% 3.0% 59.93%
10 Yr 2.2%* 0.5% 5.8% 52.34%

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period AMUSX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2020 4.3% -28.0% 8.8% 30.19%
2019 2.1% -19.3% 7.1% 78.24%
2018 -1.1% -22.8% 2.0% 23.81%
2017 0.2% -20.9% 4.6% 32.48%
2016 -0.3% -21.9% 1.5% 25.11%

NAV & Total Return History


AMUSX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

AMUSX Category Low Category High AMUSX % Rank
Net Assets 22.4 B 6.97 M 25.7 B 5.83%
Number of Holdings 590 2 14971 26.64%
Net Assets in Top 10 6.64 B 9.58 K 9.35 B 5.74%
Weighting of Top 10 29.64% 8.7% 100.0% 73.45%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Federal National Mortgage Association 1.5% 10.63%
  2. Federal National Mortgage Association 2% 9.97%
  3. Government National Mortgage Association 2% 6.36%
  4. Government National Mortgage Association 2.5% 5.95%
  5. Federal National Mortgage Association 1.5% 5.36%
  6. United States Treasury Notes 0.13% 4.73%
  7. United States Treasury Notes 0.13% 4.32%
  8. Federal National Mortgage Association 2% 3.63%
  9. United States Treasury Notes 0.38% 3.23%
  10. Federal National Mortgage Association 2% 3.11%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High AMUSX % Rank
Bonds
90.28% 0.00% 137.84% 68.03%
Cash
9.72% -37.88% 24.16% 30.74%
Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 100.00% 47.54%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 0.33% 46.72%
Other
0.00% -4.11% 23.38% 49.18%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 0.01% 46.72%

Bond Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High AMUSX % Rank
Government
67.68% 0.00% 100.00% 21.81%
Cash & Equivalents
16.36% 0.00% 38.47% 25.93%
Securitized
15.88% 0.00% 100.00% 83.13%
Corporate
0.08% 0.00% 57.23% 30.45%
Derivative
0.00% 0.00% 22.03% 50.62%
Municipal
0.00% 0.00% 12.88% 56.38%

Bond Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High AMUSX % Rank
US
90.28% 0.00% 137.84% 65.57%
Non US
0.00% 0.00% 100.00% 61.07%

AMUSX - Expenses

Operational Fees

AMUSX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 0.66% 0.03% 2.02% 44.09%
Management Fee 0.19% 0.00% 1.00% 17.43%
12b-1 Fee 0.30% 0.00% 1.00% 57.50%
Administrative Fee 0.01% 0.01% 0.45% 0.99%

Sales Fees

AMUSX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load 3.75% 1.00% 4.50% 33.85%
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 5.50% N/A

Trading Fees

AMUSX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Max Redemption Fee N/A 1.00% 1.00% N/A

Related Fees

Turnover provides investors a proxy for the trading fees incurred by mutual fund managers who frequently adjust position allocations. Higher turnover means higher trading fees.

AMUSX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover N/A 1.38% 419.00% 89.19%

AMUSX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

AMUSX Category Low Category High AMUSX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.68% 0.00% 12.42% 56.12%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

AMUSX Category Low Category High Category Mod
Dividend Distribution Frequency Monthly Annually Monthly Monthly

Net Income Ratio Analysis

AMUSX Category Low Category High AMUSX % Rank
Net Income Ratio 0.87% -0.46% 3.38% 71.49%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

AMUSX Category Low Category High Capital Mode
Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Annually Annually

Dividend Payout History

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AMUSX - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

Fergus MacDonald


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Nov 01, 2009

11.67

11.7%

Fergus N. MacDonald is a fixed income portfolio manager at Capital Group. Earlier in his career at Capital, he was a fixed income investment analyst covering mortgage-backed securities. Prior to joining Capital, he was a vice president at Goldman Sachs & Co. and an associate in the derivative products group at Morgan Stanley. Before that, Fergus was a consultant and actuary at Hewitt Bacon & Woodrow in London. He holds a graduate degree in applied mathematics and theoretical physics from Cambridge University and a bachelor’s degree with first-class honors in mathematics from the Imperial Colle

David Betanzos


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jan 26, 2015

6.43

6.4%

David J. Betanzos is a fixed income portfolio manager at Capital Group. Earlier in his career at Capital he was a fixed income investment analyst and covered mortgage-backed securities. He joined the investment industry in 2000 and has been with Capital Group since 2002. Prior to joining Capital, he was a portfolio strategist with Payden & Rygel Investment Management. He holds an MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business and a bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of Washington. He also holds the Chartered Financial Analyst® designation. David is based in Los Angeles.

Ritchie Tuazon


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jan 26, 2015

6.43

6.4%

Ritchie Tuazon is a fixed income portfolio manager at Capital Group. He has 20 years of investment experience and has been with Capital Group for 10 years. Earlier in his career at Capital, as a fixed income investment analyst, he had analytical responsibilities for Treasuries and TIPS. Prior to joining Capital, Ritchie was a trader at Goldman Sachs with experience trading TIPS, Treasuries, and Interest Rate Swaps. He holds an MBA from MIT Sloan School of Management, a master’s degree in public administration from Harvard's Kennedy School of Government and a bachelor’s degree from the University of California, Berkeley. Ritchie is based in Los Angeles.

Tenure Analysis

Category Low Category High Category Average Category Mode
0.02 30.72 8.12 6.43