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American Funds Investment Company of America Class A (AIVSX)

Mutual Fund · Currency in USD · Last updated Nov 28, 2022

Fund Info

ISINUS4613081086
CUSIP461308108
IssuerAmerican Funds
Inception DateJan 1, 1934
RegionNorth America (U.S.)
CategoryLarge Cap Blend Equities
Expense Ratio0.57%
ETF Home Pagewww.capitalgroup.com
Asset ClassEquity

Asset Class Size

Large-Cap

Asset Class Style

Blend

Trading Data

Previous Close$43.55
Year Range$38.40 - $50.73
EMA (50)$41.61
EMA (200)$43.73

AIVSXShare Price Chart


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AIVSXPerformance

The chart shows the growth of $10,000 invested in American Funds Investment Company of America Class A in Jan 2010 and compares it to the S&P 500 index or another benchmark. It would be worth nearly $37,079 for a total return of roughly 270.79%. All prices are adjusted for splits and dividends.


-15.00%-10.00%-5.00%0.00%5.00%JuneJulyAugustSeptemberOctoberNovember
-2.43%
-2.57%
AIVSX (American Funds Investment Company of America Class A)
Benchmark (^GSPC)

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AIVSXReturns in periods

Returns over 1 year are annualized

PeriodReturnBenchmark
1M5.39%4.33%
6M-0.86%-0.78%
YTD-13.76%-15.53%
1Y-12.23%-14.36%
5Y8.27%9.13%
10Y11.81%11.10%

AIVSXMonthly Returns Heatmap


JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
2022-4.83%-2.60%2.82%-8.62%1.47%-8.79%6.24%-2.79%-8.73%7.92%5.16%
2021-0.79%3.22%4.45%4.05%1.28%1.20%1.50%2.86%-3.70%6.01%-2.07%5.06%
2020-1.26%-7.70%-11.22%11.93%4.54%1.87%4.06%6.12%-3.41%-2.85%10.89%3.28%
20196.13%2.14%2.77%3.30%-6.77%6.08%0.81%-1.95%1.09%1.66%4.04%3.55%
20185.77%-3.61%-3.20%0.93%1.50%0.89%2.83%0.43%1.43%-6.96%1.79%-7.74%
20172.73%2.34%0.52%0.76%1.15%0.46%1.72%-0.63%3.10%1.73%2.51%1.83%
2016-3.57%-0.03%6.91%2.25%0.54%1.10%3.30%-0.08%0.54%-2.05%3.85%1.32%
2015-1.97%4.84%-1.76%2.20%0.56%-2.45%1.90%-6.15%-3.46%8.71%-0.41%-2.35%
2014-2.78%4.57%0.59%1.07%2.91%1.76%-1.39%3.88%-1.46%2.62%2.01%-0.48%
20134.18%1.11%3.72%3.29%1.12%-1.44%5.29%-1.98%3.31%4.81%2.48%3.84%
20124.32%4.25%2.13%-0.20%-6.05%4.06%1.68%2.20%1.77%-0.85%0.79%2.02%
20112.13%2.47%-0.35%3.01%-1.69%-1.65%-2.24%-5.89%-6.98%10.33%-0.59%0.73%
2010-5.46%2.29%5.06%1.05%-8.61%-4.26%7.29%-4.65%9.17%3.68%-1.78%6.73%

AIVSXSharpe 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 Investment Company of America Class A Sharpe ratio is -0.55. 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.


-1.00-0.80-0.60-0.40-0.200.00JuneJulyAugustSeptemberOctoberNovember
-0.55
-0.60
AIVSX (American Funds Investment Company of America Class A)
Benchmark (^GSPC)

AIVSXDividend History

American Funds Investment Company of America Class A granted a 8.62% dividend yield in the last twelve months. The annual payout for that period amounted to $3.75 per share.


PeriodTTM202120202019201820172016201520142013201220112010
Dividend$3.75$3.60$0.73$2.57$3.94$2.93$1.97$3.25$4.32$3.32$1.45$0.57$0.55

Dividend yield

8.62%7.12%1.82%7.30%13.89%9.65%7.79%14.70%19.30%16.87%9.86%4.50%4.26%

AIVSXDrawdowns Chart

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


-25.00%-20.00%-15.00%-10.00%-5.00%0.00%December2022FebruaryMarchAprilMayJuneJulyAugustSeptemberOctoberNovember
-14.10%
-16.06%
AIVSX (American Funds Investment Company of America Class A)
Benchmark (^GSPC)

AIVSXWorst Drawdowns

The table below shows the maximum drawdowns of the American Funds Investment Company of America 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 Investment Company of America Class A is 31.09%, recorded on Mar 23, 2020. It took 103 trading sessions for the portfolio to recover.


Depth

Start

To Bottom

Bottom

To Recover

End

Total

-31.09%Feb 13, 202027Mar 23, 2020103Aug 18, 2020130
-24.31%Dec 30, 2021190Sep 30, 2022
-19.33%May 2, 2011108Oct 3, 2011103Mar 1, 2012211
-18.23%Jan 29, 2018229Dec 24, 2018136Jul 11, 2019365
-14.69%Apr 16, 201055Jul 2, 201086Nov 3, 2010141
-14.04%May 22, 2015183Feb 11, 201652Apr 27, 2016235
-9.55%Nov 28, 201418Dec 23, 20142Dec 26, 201420
-9%Apr 3, 201242Jun 1, 201245Aug 7, 201287
-8.27%Jan 20, 201014Feb 8, 201026Mar 17, 201040
-8.25%Sep 3, 202014Sep 23, 202035Nov 11, 202049

AIVSXVolatility Chart

Current American Funds Investment Company of America Class A volatility is 11.57%. 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%JuneJulyAugustSeptemberOctoberNovember
11.57%
12.31%
AIVSX (American Funds Investment Company of America Class A)
Benchmark (^GSPC)