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RGVGX - Snapshot

Vitals

  • YTD Return -2.3%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 5.2%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 3.0%
  • Net Assets $22.2 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 26.2%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$14.09
$13.94
$15.07

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.23%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover N/A

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

  • Standard (Taxable) $250
  • IRA N/A

Fund Classification


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Overview

Income Profile

Income Risk

Returns Profile

Allocations

Expenses

About

$10.62

-0.28%

$26.54 B

1.18%

$0.13

-1.12%

0.21%

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$25.69 B

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$2.04

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$22.18 B

0.63%

$0.09

-2.29%

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$53.27

+0.11%

$16.58 B

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$0.66

-1.48%

0.05%

$21.27

-0.38%

$16.58 B

1.21%

$0.26

-1.62%

0.07%

RGVGX - Profile

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return -2.3%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 5.2%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 3.0%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 1.36%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Monthly

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    American Funds U.S. Government Securities Fund®
  • Fund Family Name
    American Funds
  • Inception Date
    May 01, 2009
  • Shares Outstanding
    N/A
  • Share Class
    Retirement
  • Currency
    USD
  • Domiciled Country
    United States
  • Manager
    Fergus MacDonald

Fund Description

The fund invests at least 80% of its assets in securities that are guaranteed or sponsored by the U.S. government, its agencies and instrumentalities, including bonds and other debt securities denominated in U.S. dollars, which may be represented by other investment instruments, including derivatives. It may also invest in mortgage-backed securities issued by federal agencies and instrumentalities that are not backed by the full faith and credit of the U.S. government.


RGVGX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period RGVGX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD -2.3% -4.5% 11.5% 54.62%
1 Yr -0.7% -5.0% 2.8% 41.74%
3 Yr 5.2%* 1.8% 7.0% 2.09%
5 Yr 3.0%* 0.3% 3.7% 1.26%
10 Yr 2.9%* 0.4% 5.6% 4.74%

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period RGVGX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2020 4.3% -1.3% 8.8% 34.48%
2019 2.1% -48.1% 7.1% 88.21%
2018 -1.1% -5.4% 0.2% 8.76%
2017 0.2% -2.4% 0.7% 16.58%
2016 -1.6% -9.3% 0.0% 73.16%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period RGVGX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD -2.3% -4.5% 11.5% 53.78%
1 Yr -0.7% -8.1% 2.8% 33.47%
3 Yr 5.2%* 1.2% 7.0% 2.09%
5 Yr 3.0%* 0.2% 3.7% 1.26%
10 Yr 2.9%* 0.4% 5.6% 4.74%

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period RGVGX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2020 4.3% -1.3% 8.8% 34.48%
2019 2.1% 0.3% 7.1% 89.08%
2018 -1.1% -3.4% 2.0% 26.73%
2017 0.2% -2.4% 4.6% 37.19%
2016 -1.6% -9.3% 1.5% 82.11%

NAV & Total Return History


RGVGX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

RGVGX Category Low Category High RGVGX % Rank
Net Assets 22.2 B 6.86 M 26.5 B 3.69%
Number of Holdings 611 8 14971 26.34%
Net Assets in Top 10 5.65 B 4.59 M 9.12 B 4.94%
Weighting of Top 10 26.24% 8.7% 100.0% 77.73%

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. Federal National Mortgage Association 3.5% 4.31%
  7. Federal National Mortgage Association 2% 3.63%
  8. United States Treasury Notes 0.38% 3.34%
  9. Federal National Mortgage Association 2% 3.11%
  10. United States Treasury Notes 0.13% 3.08%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High RGVGX % Rank
Bonds
81.35% 68.67% 135.72% 80.66%
Cash
18.65% -35.75% 25.39% 16.87%
Stocks
0.00% -0.01% 0.00% 34.16%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 34.57%
Other
0.00% -4.29% 23.34% 39.09%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 25.33% 35.39%

Bond Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High RGVGX % Rank
Government
54.47% 0.00% 100.00% 22.22%
Cash & Equivalents
26.12% 0.00% 42.64% 13.99%
Securitized
19.32% 0.00% 99.97% 81.89%
Corporate
0.09% 0.00% 23.10% 28.81%
Derivative
0.00% 0.00% 22.03% 39.92%
Municipal
0.00% 0.00% 13.53% 51.44%

Bond Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High RGVGX % Rank
US
81.31% 65.96% 135.72% 80.66%
Non US
0.04% 0.00% 6.24% 32.51%

RGVGX - Expenses

Operational Fees

RGVGX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 0.23% 0.03% 2.63% 90.00%
Management Fee 0.19% 0.00% 1.00% 15.98%
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% N/A
Administrative Fee 0.05% 0.01% 0.45% 22.33%

Sales Fees

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

Trading Fees

RGVGX 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.

RGVGX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover N/A 1.38% 419.00% 91.35%

RGVGX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

RGVGX Category Low Category High RGVGX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.00% 0.00% 2.31% 38.11%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

RGVGX Category Low Category High Category Mod
Dividend Distribution Frequency Monthly Monthly Monthly Monthly

Net Income Ratio Analysis

RGVGX Category Low Category High RGVGX % Rank
Net Income Ratio 1.36% -0.46% 3.38% 46.41%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History

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RGVGX - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

Fergus MacDonald


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Nov 01, 2009

11.59

11.6%

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

6.35

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

6.35

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
0.01 30.64 8.23 6.35