American Funds The Growth Fund of America

Scorecard
3 / 5 Stars
Lipper
2 3 5 5 3
Zacks Investment Research
3 (Hold)
Standard & Poor's
3 / 5 Stars
TheStreet.com
B+ (Buy)

Fund Holdings

The fund seeks to invest in a diversified portfolio of primarily common stocks in order to achieve long-term growth of capital. According to Value Line, “The managers pursue a broad range of investments for the fund, including growth stocks, cyclical companies, and depressed industries, as well as turnaround and value situations, with the ultimate goal being a diversified portfolio with above-average growth prospects.”

Asset Allocation

% Long % Net
Cash 7.23 7.23
Stocks 77.77 77.77
Bonds 0.14 0.14
Other 1.94 1.94
Foreign Bonds 0.0 0.0
Foreign Stocks 12.91 12.91
Convertible 0.0 0.0
Preferred 0.0 0.0

Updated 12.31.2013

Top 10 Holdings

Performance as of 02.28.2014

Portfolio as of 12.31.2013

Ticker YTD Return % % Net Assets
Amazon.com Inc AMZN -9.78 4.67
Google, Inc. Class A GOOG 7.32 4.2
Gilead Sciences Inc GILD 8.46 3.69
Home Depot, Inc. HD -0.41 2.3
EOG Resources EOG 12.89 1.76
UnitedHealth Group Inc UNH 2.39 1.56
Comcast Corp Class A CMCSA -1.86 1.51
Philip Morris International, Inc. PM -7.67 1.48
Nike, Inc. Class B NKE -1.28 1.41
Oracle Corporation ORCL 0.97 1.3