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American Funds ST Bd Fd of Amer R5 RAMFX

Analyst rating as of
NAV / 1-Day Return
9.44  /  0.01 %
Total Assets
11.8 Bil
Adj. Expense Ratio
0.350%
Expense Ratio
0.340%
Distribution Fee Level
Below Average
Share Class Type
Retirement, Large
Category
Short-Term Bond
Credit Quality / Interest Rate Sensitivity
High / Limited
Min. Initial Investment
250
Status
Open
TTM Yield
1.31%
Effective Duration
1.69 years

Morningstar’s Analysis RAMFX

Will RAMFX outperform in future?

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A safety-first approach to short-term bonds.

Summary

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American Funds Short-Term Bond Fund of America’s management team has seen changes recently and its conservative approach could limit its range relative to short-term bond Morningstar Category peers, along with its ability to outperform over the long term. Its cheapest share classes earn a Morningstar Analyst Rating of Neutral, while its pricier share classes are rated Negative.

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