The American Funds Target Date Retirement series has struck the right balance between top-down and bottom-up decision making, earning its cheapest share classes a Morningstar Analyst Rating upgrade to Gold from Silver, with the remaining shares landing between Silver and Neutral depending on fees.
Will AACTX outperform in future?
Get our overall rating based on a fundamental assessment of the pillars below.
The Process Pillar is our assessment of how sensible, clearly defined, and repeatable AACTX’s performance objective and investment process is for both security selection and portfolio construction.
The People Pillar is our evaluation of the AACTX management team’s experience and ability. We find that high-quality management teams deliver superior performance relative to their benchmarks and/or peers.
The Parent Pillar is our rating of AACTX’s parent organization’s priorities and whether they’re in line with investors’ interests.