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American Funds Strategic Bond Fund (ANBAX)
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Risk-Adjusted Performance
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Fund Info

ISINUS02631E1029
CUSIP02631E102
IssuerAmerican Funds
Inception DateMar 18, 2016
CategoryIntermediate Core-Plus Bond
Min. Investment$250
Asset ClassBond

Expense Ratio

ANBAX has a high expense ratio of 0.71%, indicating higher-than-average management fees.


Expense ratio chart for ANBAX: current value at 0.71% compared with the broader market ranging from 0.00% to 2.12%.0.50%1.00%1.50%2.00%0.71%

Share Price Chart


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American Funds Strategic Bond Fund

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Performance

Performance Chart

The chart shows the growth of an initial investment of $10,000 in American Funds Strategic Bond Fund, 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%50.00%100.00%150.00%December2024FebruaryMarchAprilMay
13.48%
156.73%
ANBAX (American Funds Strategic Bond Fund)
Benchmark (^GSPC)

S&P 500

Returns By Period

American Funds Strategic Bond Fund had a return of -2.48% year-to-date (YTD) and -2.33% in the last 12 months.


PeriodReturnBenchmark
Year-To-Date-2.48%11.56%
1 month1.58%7.13%
6 months1.48%17.26%
1 year-2.33%26.92%
5 years (annualized)0.78%13.56%
10 years (annualized)N/A10.87%

Monthly Returns

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


JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecTotal
20240.00%-2.37%0.22%-2.33%-2.48%
20232.65%-2.38%3.18%0.10%-2.06%-1.90%0.11%-0.76%-2.68%-1.80%4.36%3.03%1.52%
2022-1.06%-0.44%-1.92%-3.76%-0.10%-2.06%3.14%-2.66%-6.32%-1.26%3.50%-0.20%-12.73%
2021-0.77%-1.64%-1.53%0.98%0.27%0.88%1.23%0.17%0.30%-1.56%0.79%-0.20%-1.13%
20201.95%3.05%2.51%3.26%1.58%1.38%1.97%-0.67%0.17%-0.34%1.53%0.45%18.10%
20191.73%0.00%1.45%0.79%1.66%1.01%-0.10%0.38%-0.10%0.38%-0.29%0.66%7.83%
2018-1.28%-0.10%0.00%-0.60%0.91%-0.31%0.10%0.80%-0.90%-0.10%0.71%1.07%0.26%
20170.90%0.79%-0.30%0.69%0.59%-0.20%0.68%0.39%-0.20%0.19%-0.48%0.10%3.18%
20160.89%-0.20%1.52%0.39%-0.19%0.29%0.10%-2.03%0.10%0.83%

Risk-Adjusted Performance

Risk-Adjusted Performance Rank

The current rank of ANBAX is 1, indicating that it is in the bottom 1% 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 ANBAX is 11
ANBAX (American Funds Strategic Bond Fund)
The Sharpe Ratio Rank of ANBAX is 11Sharpe Ratio Rank
The Sortino Ratio Rank of ANBAX is 11Sortino Ratio Rank
The Omega Ratio Rank of ANBAX is 11Omega Ratio Rank
The Calmar Ratio Rank of ANBAX is 11Calmar Ratio Rank
The Martin Ratio Rank of ANBAX is 11Martin 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 Strategic Bond Fund (ANBAX) and compare them to a chosen benchmark (^GSPC). These indicators evaluate an investment's returns against its associated risks.


ANBAX
Sharpe ratio
The chart of Sharpe ratio for ANBAX, currently valued at -0.33, compared to the broader market-1.000.001.002.003.004.00-0.33
Sortino ratio
The chart of Sortino ratio for ANBAX, currently valued at -0.42, compared to the broader market-2.000.002.004.006.008.0010.0012.00-0.42
Omega ratio
The chart of Omega ratio for ANBAX, currently valued at 0.95, compared to the broader market1.002.003.000.95
Calmar ratio
The chart of Calmar ratio for ANBAX, currently valued at -0.13, compared to the broader market0.002.004.006.008.0010.0012.00-0.13
Martin ratio
The chart of Martin ratio for ANBAX, currently valued at -0.71, compared to the broader market0.0020.0040.0060.0080.00-0.71
^GSPC
Sharpe ratio
The chart of Sharpe ratio for ^GSPC, currently valued at 2.34, compared to the broader market-1.000.001.002.003.004.002.34
Sortino ratio
The chart of Sortino ratio for ^GSPC, currently valued at 3.31, compared to the broader market-2.000.002.004.006.008.0010.0012.003.31
Omega ratio
The chart of Omega ratio for ^GSPC, currently valued at 1.41, compared to the broader market1.002.003.001.41
Calmar ratio
The chart of Calmar ratio for ^GSPC, currently valued at 1.90, compared to the broader market0.002.004.006.008.0010.0012.001.90
Martin ratio
The chart of Martin ratio for ^GSPC, currently valued at 8.93, compared to the broader market0.0020.0040.0060.0080.008.93

Sharpe Ratio

The current American Funds Strategic Bond Fund Sharpe ratio is -0.33. 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 Strategic Bond Fund 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 Ratio-1.000.001.002.003.00December2024FebruaryMarchAprilMay
-0.33
2.34
ANBAX (American Funds Strategic Bond Fund)
Benchmark (^GSPC)

Dividends

Dividend History

American Funds Strategic Bond Fund granted a 3.11% dividend yield in the last twelve months. The annual payout for that period amounted to $0.28 per share.


PeriodTTM20232022202120202019201820172016
Dividend$0.28$0.27$0.50$0.20$0.45$0.32$0.34$0.21$0.14

Dividend yield

3.11%2.91%5.31%1.74%3.87%3.09%3.49%2.06%1.42%

Monthly Dividends

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


JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecTotal
2024$0.00$0.00$0.07$0.00$0.00$0.07
2023$0.00$0.00$0.06$0.00$0.00$0.06$0.00$0.00$0.08$0.00$0.00$0.08$0.27
2022$0.00$0.00$0.07$0.00$0.00$0.07$0.00$0.00$0.06$0.00$0.00$0.32$0.50
2021$0.00$0.00$0.04$0.00$0.00$0.05$0.00$0.00$0.06$0.00$0.00$0.06$0.20
2020$0.00$0.00$0.03$0.00$0.00$0.05$0.00$0.00$0.04$0.00$0.00$0.33$0.45
2019$0.00$0.00$0.02$0.00$0.00$0.05$0.00$0.00$0.01$0.00$0.00$0.25$0.32
2018$0.00$0.00$0.02$0.00$0.00$0.04$0.00$0.00$0.05$0.00$0.00$0.24$0.34
2017$0.00$0.00$0.02$0.00$0.00$0.02$0.00$0.00$0.02$0.00$0.00$0.15$0.21
2016$0.01$0.00$0.00$0.02$0.00$0.00$0.11$0.14

Drawdowns

Drawdowns Chart

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


-15.00%-10.00%-5.00%0.00%December2024FebruaryMarchAprilMay
-14.82%
0
ANBAX (American Funds Strategic Bond Fund)
Benchmark (^GSPC)

Worst Drawdowns

The table below displays the maximum drawdowns of the American Funds Strategic Bond Fund. 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 Strategic Bond Fund was 19.33%, occurring on Oct 19, 2023. The portfolio has not yet recovered.

The current American Funds Strategic Bond Fund drawdown is 14.82%.


Depth

Start

To Bottom

Bottom

To Recover

End

Total

-19.33%Sep 23, 2021522Oct 19, 2023
-5.3%Mar 6, 202010Mar 19, 202011Apr 3, 202021
-4.45%Jan 4, 202152Mar 18, 2021124Sep 14, 2021176
-3.66%Oct 26, 201636Dec 15, 201683Apr 18, 2017119
-3.42%Sep 6, 2017175May 16, 2018159Jan 3, 2019334

Volatility

Volatility Chart

The current American Funds Strategic Bond Fund volatility is 1.46%, 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.


1.50%2.00%2.50%3.00%3.50%4.00%December2024FebruaryMarchAprilMay
1.46%
3.10%
ANBAX (American Funds Strategic Bond Fund)
Benchmark (^GSPC)