CENFX: American Funds College Enrollment 529F1

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CENFX American Funds College Enrollment 529F1


Profile

CENFX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 4.7%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 1.3%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 0.8%
  • Net Assets $1.1 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 N/A

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$10.35
$9.87
$10.35

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.19%

SALES FEES

  • Front Load N/A
  • Deferred Load N/A

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 5.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

  • Standard (Taxable) $250
  • IRA $25

Fund Classification


Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 4.7%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 2.4%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 2.1%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 2.15%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    American Funds College Enrollment Fund
  • Fund Family Name
    American Funds
  • Inception Date
    Sep 14, 2012
  • Shares Outstanding
    N/A
  • Share Class
    Other
  • Currency
    USD
  • Domiciled Country
    United States
  • Manager
    Wesley Phoa

Fund Description

The adviser will attempt to achieve the fund's investment objective by investing in a mix of American Funds fixed income funds. The fund will principally invest in funds that seek current income through investments in bonds or in other fixed income instruments. It is designed for investors who are withdrawing (or who, in the near future, expect to withdraw) funds to meet higher education expenses.


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Categories

Performance

CENFX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period CENFX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 4.7% -36.4% 947.9% 7.71%
1 Yr 3.6% -35.3% 965.9% 30.74%
3 Yr 1.3%* -10.6% 120.3% 28.21%
5 Yr 0.8%* -5.1% 60.4% 28.34%
10 Yr N/A* -5.0% 3.6% N/A

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period CENFX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 1.6% -1.7% 18.3% 89.03%
2018 -0.6% -12.4% 0.8% 9.19%
2017 -0.4% -6.0% 20.3% 92.76%
2016 -0.5% -7.8% 8.6% 49.11%
2015 -0.2% -18.3% 3.0% 21.91%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period CENFX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 4.7% -36.4% 947.9% 7.71%
1 Yr 3.6% -35.3% 965.9% 30.74%
3 Yr 2.4%* -7.4% 120.3% 11.69%
5 Yr 2.1%* -5.1% 60.4% 10.64%
10 Yr N/A* -5.0% 6.9% N/A

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period CENFX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 1.6% -1.7% 18.3% 89.32%
2018 1.0% -11.7% 3.1% 2.20%
2017 1.2% -6.0% 27.0% 54.11%
2016 1.4% -7.8% 10.7% 23.51%
2015 1.1% -14.2% 4.2% 3.95%

NAV & Total Return History


Holdings

CENFX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

CENFX Category Low Category High CENFX % Rank
Net Assets 1.1 B 634 K 264 B 37.27%
Number of Holdings 4 1 17920 98.80%
Net Assets in Top 10 1.09 B -587 M 20.8 B 10.17%
Weighting of Top 10 N/A 2.3% 100.0% 0.79%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. American Funds Interm Bd Fd of Amer R6 35.11%
  2. American Funds ST Bd Fd of Amer R6 34.84%
  3. American Funds Mortgage R6 30.11%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High CENFX % Rank
Bonds
89.60% 71.08% 157.69% 90.53%
Cash
9.90% -57.68% 27.48% 7.28%
Convertible Bonds
0.49% 0.00% 6.53% 40.76%
Stocks
0.00% -0.38% 18.10% 84.14%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 9.11% 86.51%
Other
0.00% -27.60% 53.37% 80.50%

Bond Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High CENFX % Rank
Government
41.75% -2.21% 100.00% 11.55%
Securitized
36.81% 0.00% 98.72% 20.17%
Cash & Equivalents
11.27% -26.49% 24.02% 6.00%
Corporate
10.16% 0.00% 99.41% 49.06%
Municipal
0.01% 0.00% 100.11% 78.06%
Derivative
0.00% -0.83% 31.72% 85.94%

Bond Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High CENFX % Rank
US
83.47% 58.40% 150.78% 77.96%
Non US
6.13% -38.91% 29.50% 40.97%

Expenses

CENFX - Expenses

Operational Fees

CENFX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 0.19% 0.01% 34.57% 96.67%
Management Fee 0.00% 0.00% 1.25% 1.56%
12b-1 Fee 0.00% 0.00% 1.00% 14.24%
Administrative Fee N/A 0.00% 0.50% 25.42%

Sales Fees

CENFX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load N/A 0.50% 5.75% N/A
Deferred Load N/A 0.25% 5.50% N/A

Trading Fees

CENFX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Max Redemption Fee N/A 0.50% 2.00% 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.

CENFX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 5.00% 0.00% 489.00% 3.64%

Distributions

CENFX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

CENFX Category Low Category High CENFX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.00% 0.00% 6.09% 86.58%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

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

Net Income Ratio Analysis

CENFX Category Low Category High CENFX % Rank
Net Income Ratio 2.15% -0.71% 6.53% 72.62%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

CENFX Category Low Category High Capital Mode
Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Semi-Annually Annually

Dividend Payout History

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Fund Manager Analysis

CENFX - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

Wesley Phoa


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Sep 14, 2012

7.63

7.6%

Wesley K. Phoa is a solutions portfolio manager at Capital Group. His focus is on fund-of-funds and multi-asset solutions. He has 25 years of investment experience and has been with Capital Group for 20 years. Earlier in his career at Capital, Wesley served as a fixed income portfolio manager with a focus on rates-driven and long duration strategies. His areas of research responsibility included interest rates, monetary policy and financial economics. He has also been involved in the development of several fund-of-funds strategies and custom solutions for institutional clients. Prior to joining Capital, he was director of research with Capital Management Sciences and a quantitative analyst with Deutsche Bank in Australia. He holds a PhD in pure mathematics from Trinity College at the University of Cambridge and a bachelor’s degree with honors from the Australian National University. He is an elected member of the Conference of Business Economists and the International Conference of Commercial Bank Economists. He sits on the editorial board of The Journal of Portfolio Management. Wesley is based in Los Angeles.

James Lovelace


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Sep 14, 2012

7.63

7.6%

James B. Lovelace is an equity portfolio manager at Capital Group. He also serves on the Portfolio Oversight Committee. He has 37 years of investment experience, all with Capital Group. Earlier in his career, as an equity investment analyst at Capital, Jim covered beverages & tobacco, restaurants & lodging, household products and personal care companies. Jim began his career at Capital as a participant in The Associates Program, a two-year series of work assignments in various areas of the organization. He holds a bachelor’s degree with honors in philosophy from Swarthmore College. He also holds the Chartered Financial Analyst® designation and is a member of the Los Angeles Society of Financial Analysts. Jim is based in Los Angeles.

Bradley Vogt


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Sep 14, 2012

7.63

7.6%

Bradley J. Vogt is an equity portfolio manager at Capital Group. He is chairman of Capital Research Company. and serves on the Capital Group Companies Management Committee. Brad began his career at Capital as a participant in The Associates Program, a two-year series of work assignments in various areas of the organization. He holds a bachelor’s degree in international politics and economics from Wesleyan University. Brad is based in Washington, D.C.

Jody Jonsson


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jan 01, 2015

5.33

5.3%

Joanna F. Jonsson is an equity portfolio manager at Capital Group. She has 30 years of investment experience and has been with Capital Group for 28 years. As an equity analyst at Capital, her coverage included insurance, U.S. household & personal care, restaurants & lodging and cruise lines companies. Jody holds an MBA from Stanford Graduate School of Business and a bachelor’s degree in economics from Princeton University graduating cum laude. She holds the Chartered Financial Analyst® designation and is a member of the CFA Institute. Jody is based in Los Angeles.

Michelle Black


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jan 01, 2020

0.33

0.3%

Michelle J. Black is a solutions portfolio manager at Capital Group. Her focus is on fund-of-funds and multi-asset solutions. Michelle serves on the Target Date Solutions Committee and the Portfolio Solutions Committee. She has 25 years of investment industry experience and has been with Capital Group for 18 years. During her tenure at Capital, Michelle led the development of asset allocation design for private high-net-worth clients. She has been deeply involved in glide path development for our target date series, and also worked as an asset allocation investment specialist out of our London office, where she helped construct multi-asset solutions for global institutions. Prior to joining Capital, Michelle was manager of the Los Angeles office and an investment planning analyst at Sanford C. Bernstein & Co. She holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of Southern California. She also holds the Certified Investment Management Analyst® and Certified Private Wealth Advisor® designations, is a member of the Investments & Wealth Institute and serves on the CIMA commission. Michelle is based in Los Angeles.

David Hoag


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jan 01, 2020

0.33

0.3%

David A. Hoag is a fixed income portfolio manager at Capital Group. He also serves on the Fixed Income Management Committee and the Target Date Solutions Committee. He has 32 years of investment experience and has been with Capital Group for 28 years. Earlier in his career, as a fixed income investment analyst at Capital, he covered municipal bonds. Prior to joining Capital, David worked as a municipal bond analyst for Van Kampen Merritt Investment Advisory Corp. in Lisle, Illinois. He holds an MBA in finance from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.

Samir Mathur


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jan 01, 2020

0.33

0.3%

Samir Mathur is a solutions portfolio manager at Capital Group. His focus is on fund-of-funds and multi-asset solutions. Samir serves on the Target Date Solutions Committee and the Portfolio Solutions Committee. He has 27 years of investment industry experience and has been with Capital Group for seven years. During his tenure at Capital, Samir has led the development of fund-of-funds solutions and several model portfolios, including tax-aware portfolio models, portfolio sleeves and model portfolios for our insurance series of funds. Prior to joining Capital, Samir was a managing director for the multi-asset trading and solutions group at Citigroup. Before that, he worked at Hewlett-Packard. He holds an MBA from University of California, Berkeley, a master’s degree in computer science from University of Southern California and a bachelor’s of technology degree from the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi. Samir is based in New York.

Tenure Analysis

Category Low Category High Category Average Category Mode
0.08 33.44 7.44 0.33