American Funds American Balanced Fund

Scorecard
4 / 5 Stars
Lipper
5 5 4 5 3
Zacks Investment Research
3 (Hold)
Standard & Poor's
5 / 5 Stars
TheStreet.com
B- (Buy)

Fund Performance

The fund's Value Line Growth Persistence rank, which awards funds that consistently outperform their broad universes, is 3 for one year, 3 for five years, and 3 for 10 years. Scores are on a 1 to 5 scale, with 1 being the best and 5 the worst.

Value Line 2014-03-12

Hypothetical Growth of $10,000

Updated 02.28.2014

Trailing Total Returns

Updated 02.28.2014

Total Return % + / - Morningstar Moderate Target Risk + / - Morningstar Moderately Aggr Target Risk % Rank
Year-to-date 0.70 -0.96 -0.79 90
1-Month 3.10 -0.07 -0.95 65
3-Month 2.31 -0.35 -0.67 77
6-Month 11.62 2.09 -0.24 16
1-Year 17.51 5.00 0.76 14
3-Year (Annualized) 11.67 3.45 2.22 3
5-Year (Annualized) 17.87 2.86 -0.64 15
10-Year (Annualized) 6.70 -0.35 -1.00 20