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Fund Info

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

Asset Class Size

Large-Cap

Asset Class Style

Blend

Expense Ratio

AIVSX has a high expense ratio of 0.57%, indicating higher-than-average management fees.


Expense ratio chart for AIVSX: current value at 0.57% compared with the broader market ranging from 0.00% to 2.12%.0.50%1.00%1.50%2.00%0.57%

Share Price Chart


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American Funds Investment Company of America Class A

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Performance

Performance Chart

The chart shows the growth of an initial investment of $10,000 in American Funds Investment Company of America Class A, comparing it to the performance of the S&P 500 index or another benchmark. All prices have been adjusted for splits and dividends.


0.00%5.00%10.00%15.00%2024FebruaryMarchAprilMayJune
15.57%
15.10%
AIVSX (American Funds Investment Company of America Class A)
Benchmark (^GSPC)

S&P 500

Returns By Period

American Funds Investment Company of America Class A had a return of 13.72% year-to-date (YTD) and 26.77% in the last 12 months. Over the past 10 years, American Funds Investment Company of America Class A had an annualized return of 11.46%, outperforming the S&P 500 benchmark which had an annualized return of 10.85%.


PeriodReturnBenchmark
Year-To-Date13.72%13.87%
1 month1.03%2.33%
6 months15.57%15.10%
1 year26.77%22.72%
5 years (annualized)14.58%13.49%
10 years (annualized)11.46%10.85%

Monthly Returns

The table below presents the monthly returns of AIVSX, with color gradation from worst to best to easily spot seasonal factors. Returns are adjusted for dividends.


JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecTotal
20241.27%5.37%3.49%-3.37%3.79%13.72%
20235.60%-2.34%3.13%2.24%0.60%5.84%3.67%-1.65%-4.26%-1.34%9.18%5.60%28.56%
2022-4.83%-2.60%2.82%-8.62%1.47%-8.79%6.24%-2.79%-8.73%7.92%6.64%-3.36%-15.50%
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%25.10%
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%14.47%
20196.13%2.14%2.77%3.30%-6.77%6.08%0.81%-1.95%1.09%1.66%4.04%3.55%24.56%
20185.77%-3.60%-3.20%0.93%1.50%0.89%2.83%0.43%1.43%-6.96%1.79%-7.74%-6.64%
20172.73%2.34%0.52%0.76%1.14%0.46%1.72%-0.63%3.10%1.73%2.51%1.83%19.74%
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%14.56%
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%-1.21%
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%13.83%
20134.18%1.11%3.72%3.29%1.12%-1.44%5.29%-1.98%3.31%4.81%2.48%3.84%33.76%

Risk-Adjusted Performance

Risk-Adjusted Performance Rank

The current risk-adjusted rank of AIVSX is 91, placing it in the top 9% of mutual funds on our website in terms of risk-adjusted performance. This ranking is based on the combined values of the indicators listed below.


The Risk-Adjusted Performance Rank of AIVSX is 9191
AIVSX (American Funds Investment Company of America Class A)
The Sharpe Ratio Rank of AIVSX is 9292Sharpe Ratio Rank
The Sortino Ratio Rank of AIVSX is 9090Sortino Ratio Rank
The Omega Ratio Rank of AIVSX is 8989Omega Ratio Rank
The Calmar Ratio Rank of AIVSX is 9595Calmar Ratio Rank
The Martin Ratio Rank of AIVSX is 8989Martin Ratio Rank
The risk-adjusted ranks indicate the investment's position relative to the market. A rank closer to 100 signifies top-performing investments, while a rank closer to 0 might suggest underperformance, based on the selected ratio. The values are calculated based on the past 12 months of returns.

Risk-Adjusted Performance Indicators

The charts below present risk-adjusted performance metrics for American Funds Investment Company of America Class A (AIVSX) and compare them to a chosen benchmark (^GSPC). These indicators evaluate an investment's returns against its associated risks.


AIVSX
Sharpe ratio
The chart of Sharpe ratio for AIVSX, currently valued at 2.47, compared to the broader market-1.000.001.002.003.004.002.47
Sortino ratio
The chart of Sortino ratio for AIVSX, currently valued at 3.49, compared to the broader market0.005.0010.003.49
Omega ratio
The chart of Omega ratio for AIVSX, currently valued at 1.43, compared to the broader market1.002.003.004.001.43
Calmar ratio
The chart of Calmar ratio for AIVSX, currently valued at 3.17, compared to the broader market0.005.0010.0015.003.17
Martin ratio
The chart of Martin ratio for AIVSX, currently valued at 10.71, compared to the broader market0.0020.0040.0060.0080.0010.71
^GSPC
Sharpe ratio
The chart of Sharpe ratio for ^GSPC, currently valued at 2.14, compared to the broader market-1.000.001.002.003.004.002.14
Sortino ratio
The chart of Sortino ratio for ^GSPC, currently valued at 3.04, compared to the broader market0.005.0010.003.04
Omega ratio
The chart of Omega ratio for ^GSPC, currently valued at 1.38, compared to the broader market1.002.003.004.001.38
Calmar ratio
The chart of Calmar ratio for ^GSPC, currently valued at 1.71, compared to the broader market0.005.0010.0015.001.71
Martin ratio
The chart of Martin ratio for ^GSPC, currently valued at 8.02, compared to the broader market0.0020.0040.0060.0080.008.02

Sharpe Ratio

The current American Funds Investment Company of America Class A Sharpe ratio is 2.47. This value is calculated based on the past 1 year of trading data and takes into account price changes and dividends.

Use the chart below to compare the Sharpe ratio of American Funds Investment Company of America Class A with the selected benchmark, providing insights into the investment's historical performance in terms of risk-adjusted returns. Go to the Sharpe ratio tool for more fine-grained control over the calculation options.


Rolling 12-month Sharpe Ratio1.502.002.503.003.502024FebruaryMarchAprilMayJune
2.47
2.14
AIVSX (American Funds Investment Company of America Class A)
Benchmark (^GSPC)

Dividends

Dividend History

American Funds Investment Company of America Class A granted a 4.81% dividend yield in the last twelve months. The annual payout for that period amounted to $2.73 per share.


PeriodTTM20232022202120202019201820172016201520142013
Dividend$2.73$2.50$2.52$3.60$0.73$2.57$3.94$2.93$1.97$3.25$4.32$3.32

Dividend yield

4.81%4.96%6.12%6.94%1.65%6.51%11.61%7.25%5.45%9.75%11.66%9.04%

Monthly Dividends

The table displays the monthly dividend distributions for American Funds Investment Company of America Class A. The dividends shown in the table have been adjusted to account for any splits that may have occurred.


JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecTotal
2024$0.00$0.00$0.16$0.00$0.00$0.39$0.54
2023$0.00$0.00$0.16$0.00$0.00$0.16$0.00$0.00$0.16$0.00$0.00$2.04$2.50
2022$0.00$0.00$0.16$0.00$0.00$0.73$0.00$0.00$0.16$0.00$0.00$1.49$2.52
2021$0.00$0.00$0.16$0.00$0.00$0.57$0.00$0.00$0.16$0.00$0.00$2.72$3.60
2020$0.00$0.00$0.16$0.00$0.00$0.27$0.00$0.00$0.16$0.00$0.00$0.16$0.73
2019$0.00$0.00$0.16$0.00$0.00$0.28$0.00$0.00$0.16$0.00$0.00$1.99$2.57
2018$0.00$0.00$0.15$0.00$0.00$0.71$0.00$0.00$0.15$0.00$0.00$2.92$3.94
2017$0.00$0.00$0.15$0.00$0.00$0.15$0.00$0.00$0.15$0.00$0.00$2.48$2.93
2016$0.00$0.00$0.14$0.00$0.00$0.14$0.00$0.00$0.14$0.00$0.00$1.54$1.97
2015$0.00$0.00$0.55$0.00$0.00$0.14$0.00$0.00$0.14$0.00$0.00$2.42$3.25
2014$0.00$0.00$0.14$0.00$0.00$0.14$0.00$0.00$0.14$0.00$0.00$3.90$4.32
2013$0.13$0.00$0.00$0.14$0.00$0.00$0.14$0.00$0.00$2.92$3.32

Drawdowns

Drawdowns Chart

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


-5.00%-4.00%-3.00%-2.00%-1.00%0.00%2024FebruaryMarchAprilMayJune
-0.02%
-0.04%
AIVSX (American Funds Investment Company of America Class A)
Benchmark (^GSPC)

Worst Drawdowns

The table below displays the maximum drawdowns of the American Funds Investment Company of America Class A. A maximum drawdown is a measure of risk, indicating the largest reduction in portfolio value due to a series of losing trades.

The maximum drawdown for the American Funds Investment Company of America Class A was 50.56%, occurring on Mar 9, 2009. Recovery took 889 trading sessions.

The current American Funds Investment Company of America Class A drawdown is 0.02%.


Depth

Start

To Bottom

Bottom

To Recover

End

Total

-50.56%Oct 10, 2007354Mar 9, 2009889Sep 17, 20121243
-31.81%Aug 26, 198773Dec 4, 1987477Oct 3, 1989550
-31.09%Feb 13, 202027Mar 23, 2020103Aug 18, 2020130
-30.28%May 22, 2001346Oct 9, 2002306Dec 29, 2003652
-24.31%Jan 5, 2022186Sep 30, 2022198Jul 18, 2023384

Volatility

Volatility Chart

The current American Funds Investment Company of America Class A volatility is 2.49%, representing the average percentage change in the investments's value, either up or down over the past month. The chart below shows the rolling one-month volatility.


2.00%2.50%3.00%3.50%4.00%2024FebruaryMarchAprilMayJune
2.49%
2.26%
AIVSX (American Funds Investment Company of America Class A)
Benchmark (^GSPC)