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American Funds EuroPacific Growth Fund Class A (AEPGX)

Mutual Fund · Currency in USD · Last updated Jan 27, 2023

Fund Info

ISINUS2987061023
CUSIP298706102
IssuerAmerican Funds
Inception DateApr 16, 1984
RegionGlobal (Broad)
CategoryForeign Large Cap Equities
Expense Ratio0.80%
Minimum Investment$250
ETF Home Pagewww.capitalgroup.com
Asset ClassEquity

Asset Class Size

Large-Cap

Asset Class Style

Growth

Trading Data

Previous Close$53.95
Year Range$43.01 - $60.19
EMA (50)$50.41
EMA (200)$50.73

AEPGXShare Price Chart


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AEPGXPerformance

The chart shows the growth of $10,000 invested in American Funds EuroPacific Growth Fund Class A in Jan 2010 and compares it to the S&P 500 index or another benchmark. It would be worth nearly $19,599 for a total return of roughly 95.99%. All prices are adjusted for splits and dividends.


-15.00%-10.00%-5.00%0.00%5.00%SeptemberOctoberNovemberDecember2023
7.87%
-1.41%
AEPGX (American Funds EuroPacific Growth Fund Class A)
Benchmark (^GSPC)

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AEPGXReturns in periods

Returns over 1 year are annualized

PeriodReturnBenchmark
YTD10.03%5.75%
1M10.17%5.61%
6M9.98%0.92%
1Y-7.00%-6.79%
5Y1.59%7.18%
10Y5.57%10.46%

AEPGXMonthly Returns Heatmap


JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
2022-7.41%-4.35%-0.99%-7.55%1.20%-8.89%5.00%-4.63%-9.56%4.93%12.23%-3.49%
2021-1.56%2.18%-1.10%3.61%2.91%0.26%-1.53%3.36%-4.14%1.91%-5.10%2.15%
2020-3.05%-6.21%-14.78%9.02%6.57%5.57%5.71%5.49%-1.75%-0.98%13.42%6.72%
20198.16%2.48%2.04%2.98%-5.47%6.62%-0.87%-2.57%1.78%3.42%2.01%4.26%
20186.10%-4.09%-0.80%0.25%-0.77%-2.37%2.09%-2.40%-0.58%-9.22%1.41%-5.16%
20174.41%1.15%3.48%3.12%3.36%0.93%4.27%0.90%1.46%3.05%-0.00%1.08%
2016-6.08%-2.93%7.06%1.31%0.36%-2.04%5.53%1.27%1.19%-2.12%-2.59%0.44%
20151.02%4.62%0.20%2.74%0.18%-1.85%0.12%-6.72%-3.50%5.74%-0.37%-2.33%
2014-4.08%5.71%-0.78%-0.20%2.15%0.91%-2.07%0.68%-2.94%0.33%2.03%-3.98%
20133.74%-1.38%0.50%3.45%-1.05%-3.09%4.19%-1.71%6.88%3.67%1.95%1.85%
20126.06%5.90%-0.05%-0.43%-10.25%4.96%1.86%1.56%3.66%0.00%2.75%2.78%
20110.46%2.55%0.45%5.16%-2.53%-1.48%-1.87%-9.24%-11.17%9.85%-2.45%-2.43%
2010-7.79%-0.25%6.86%-1.48%-9.99%-0.82%9.18%-2.97%10.28%3.23%-4.05%6.72%

AEPGXSharpe Ratio Chart

The Sharpe ratio shows whether the portfolio's excess returns are due to smart investment decisions or a result of taking a higher risk. The higher a portfolio's Sharpe ratio, the better its risk-adjusted performance.

The current American Funds EuroPacific Growth Fund Class A Sharpe ratio is -0.30. A negative Sharpe ratio means that the risk-free rate is higher than the portfolio's return. This value does not convey any meaningful information.

The chart below displays rolling 12-month Sharpe Ratio.


-1.50-1.00-0.500.00SeptemberOctoberNovemberDecember2023
-0.30
-0.28
AEPGX (American Funds EuroPacific Growth Fund Class A)
Benchmark (^GSPC)

AEPGXDividend History

American Funds EuroPacific Growth Fund Class A granted a 1.57% dividend yield in the last twelve months. The annual payout for that period amounted to $0.85 per share.


PeriodTTM2022202120202019201820172016201520142013201220112010
Dividend$0.85$0.85$6.35$0.12$1.55$2.86$2.62$0.56$1.38$0.65$0.45$0.69$0.59$0.57

Dividend yield

1.57%1.72%9.97%0.19%3.12%7.28%5.66%1.58%3.93%1.83%1.23%2.28%2.32%1.93%

AEPGXMonthly Dividends

The table displays the monthly dividend distributions for American Funds EuroPacific Growth Fund Class A. The dividends shown in the table have been adjusted to account for any splits that may have occurred.


JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
2022$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.27$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.58
2021$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$3.05$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$3.31
2020$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.12
2019$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.04$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$1.52
2018$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$1.62$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$1.23
2017$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$1.09$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$1.53
2016$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.56
2015$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$1.38
2014$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.65
2013$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.45
2012$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.69
2011$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.59
2010$0.57

AEPGXDrawdowns Chart

The Drawdowns chart displays portfolio losses from any high point along the way.


-40.00%-30.00%-20.00%-10.00%0.00%FebruaryMarchAprilMayJuneJulyAugustSeptemberOctoberNovemberDecember2023
-21.64%
-15.35%
AEPGX (American Funds EuroPacific Growth Fund Class A)
Benchmark (^GSPC)

AEPGXWorst Drawdowns

The table below shows the maximum drawdowns of the American Funds EuroPacific Growth Fund Class A. A maximum drawdown is an indicator of risk. It shows a reduction in portfolio value from its maximum due to a series of losing trades.

The maximum drawdown since January 2010 for the American Funds EuroPacific Growth Fund Class A is 37.53%, recorded on Sep 27, 2022. The portfolio has not recovered from it yet.


Depth

Start

To Bottom

Bottom

To Recover

End

Total

-37.53%Sep 8, 2021266Sep 27, 2022
-32.62%Jan 21, 202044Mar 23, 202089Jul 29, 2020133
-26.24%May 3, 2011107Oct 3, 2011393Apr 30, 2013500
-24.02%Jan 29, 2018229Dec 24, 2018254Dec 27, 2019483
-22.71%May 22, 2015183Feb 11, 2016301Apr 24, 2017484
-16.85%Apr 15, 201030May 26, 201089Oct 1, 2010119
-11.71%Jan 12, 201019Feb 8, 201045Apr 14, 201064
-11.21%Jul 7, 201473Oct 16, 2014116Apr 6, 2015189
-10.22%May 21, 201324Jun 24, 201354Sep 10, 201378
-9.51%Feb 17, 202114Mar 8, 202168Jun 14, 202182

AEPGXVolatility Chart

Current American Funds EuroPacific Growth Fund Class A volatility is 8.21%. The chart below shows the rolling 10-day volatility. Volatility is a statistical measure showing how big price swings are in either direction. The higher asset volatility, the riskier it is, because the price movements are less predictable.


10.00%15.00%20.00%25.00%30.00%35.00%SeptemberOctoberNovemberDecember2023
8.21%
16.79%
AEPGX (American Funds EuroPacific Growth Fund Class A)
Benchmark (^GSPC)