American Funds The Fund Manager Performance Evaluation

FFAFX Fund  USD 70.98  0.46  0.64%   
The fund shows a Beta (market volatility) of 1.22, which signifies a somewhat significant risk relative to the market. As the market goes up, the company is expected to outperform it. However, if the market returns are negative, American Funds will likely underperform.

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Compared to the overall equity markets, risk-adjusted returns on investments in American Funds The are ranked lower than 5 (%) of all funds and portfolios of funds over the last 90 days. In spite of fairly strong technical and fundamental indicators, American Funds is not utilizing all of its potentials. The current stock price disturbance, may contribute to short-term losses for the investors.
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American Funds Relative Risk vs. Return Landscape

If you would invest  6,823  in American Funds The on February 24, 2024 and sell it today you would earn a total of  275.00  from holding American Funds The or generate 4.03% return on investment over 90 days. American Funds The is currently producing 0.0665% returns and takes up 0.8764% volatility of returns over 90 trading days. Put another way, 7% of traded mutual funds are less volatile than American, and 99% of all traded equity instruments are likely to generate higher returns over the next 90 trading days.
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Assuming the 90 days horizon American Funds is expected to generate 1.48 times more return on investment than the market. However, the company is 1.48 times more volatile than its market benchmark. It trades about 0.08 of its potential returns per unit of risk. The NYSE Composite is currently generating roughly 0.07 per unit of risk.

American Funds Current Valuation

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Please note that American Funds' price fluctuation is very steady at this time. At this time, the entity appears to be fairly valued. American Funds shows a prevailing Real Value of $70.56 per share. The current price of the fund is $70.98. We determine the value of American Funds from analyzing fund fundamentals and technical indicators as well as its Probability Of Bankruptcy. In general, we favor acquiring undervalued mutual funds and dropping overvalued mutual funds since, at some point, mutual fund prices and their ongoing real values will blend.
Our valuation method for American Funds The is useful when determining the fair value of the American mutual fund, which is usually determined by what a typical buyer is willing to pay for full or partial control of American Funds. Since American Funds is currently traded on the exchange, buyers and sellers on that exchange determine the market value of American Mutual Fund. However, American Funds' intrinsic value may or may not be the same as its current market price, in which case there is an opportunity to profit from the mispricing, assuming the market price will eventually merge with its intrinsic value.
Historical Market  70.98 Real  70.56 Hype  70.98 Naive  70.68
The real value of American Mutual Fund, also known as its intrinsic value, is the underlying worth of American Funds Mutual Fund, which is reflected in its stock price. It is based on American Funds' financial performance, assets, liabilities, growth prospects, management team, or industry conditions. The intrinsic value of American Funds' stock can be calculated using various methods such as discounted cash flow analysis, price-to-earnings ratio, or price-to-book ratio. That value may differ from its current market price, which is determined by supply and demand factors such as investor sentiment, market trends, news, and other external factors that may influence American Funds' stock price. It is important to note that the real value of any stock may change over time based on changes in the company's performance.
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Estimating the potential upside or downside of American Funds The helps investors to forecast how American mutual fund's addition to their portfolios will impact the overall performance. We also use other valuation drivers to help us estimate the true value of American Funds more accurately as focusing exclusively on American Funds' fundamentals will not take into account other important factors:
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American Funds Market Risk Analysis

Today, many novice investors tend to focus exclusively on investment returns with little concern for American Funds' investment risk. Standard deviation is the most common way to measure market volatility of mutual funds, such as American Funds The, and traders can use it to determine the average amount a American Funds' price has deviated from the expected return over a period of time. It is calculated by determining the expected price for the established period and then subtracting this figure from each price point. The differences are then squared, summed, and averaged to produce the variance.

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Estimated Market Risk

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Based on monthly moving average American Funds is performing at about 5% of its full potential. If added to a well diversified portfolio the total return can be enhanced and market risk can be reduced. You can increase risk-adjusted return of American Funds by adding it to a well-diversified portfolio.

American Funds Fundamentals Growth

American Mutual Fund prices reflect investors' perceptions of the future prospects and financial health of American Funds, and American Funds fundamentals are critical determinants of its market performance. Overall, investors pay close attention to revenue and earnings growth, profit margins, and debt levels. These fundamentals can have a significant impact on American Mutual Fund performance.
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About American Funds Performance

To evaluate American Funds Mutual Fund as a possible investment, you need to clearly understand its upside potential, downside risk, and overall future performance outlook. You may be satisfied when American Funds generates a 15% return over the last few months, but what if the market is generating 25% over the same period? In this case, it makes sense to compare American Mutual Fund's performance with different market indexes, such as the Dow or NASDAQ Composite. These indexes can act as benchmarks that will help you to understand American Funds market performance in a much more refined way. The Macroaxis performance score is an integer between 0 and 100 that represents American's market performance from a risk-adjusted return perspective. Generally speaking, the higher the score, the better is overall performance as compared to other investors. The score is normalized against the average investing universe (the best we can interpret from the data available). Within this methodology, scores of individual equity instruments will always be inferior to the scores of portfolios of equities as portfolios typically diversify a lot of unsystematic risks away. The formula to derive the Macroaxis score bases on multiple unequally-weighted factors. For more information, refer to our portfolio performance evaluation section.
Please also refer to our technical analysis and fundamental analysis pages.
The fund invests primarily in common stocks and seeks to invest in companies that appear to offer superior opportunities for growth of capital. It may invest up to 25 percent of its assets in securities of issuers domiciled outside the United States. The investment adviser uses a system of multiple portfolio managers in managing the funds assets. Under this approach, the portfolio of the fund is divided into segments managed by individual managers.

Things to note about American Funds performance evaluation

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The fund retains about 6.77% of its assets under management (AUM) in cash
Evaluating American Funds' performance can involve analyzing a variety of financial metrics and factors. Some of the key considerations to evaluate American Funds' mutual fund performance include:
  • Analyzing American Funds' financial statements, including its income statement, balance sheet, and cash flow statement, helps in understanding its overall financial health and growth potential.
  • Getting a closer look at valuation ratios like price-to-earnings (P/E) ratio, price-to-sales (P/S) ratio, and price-to-book (P/B) ratio help in understanding whether American Funds' stock is overvalued or undervalued compared to its peers.
  • Examining American Funds' industry or sector and how it is performing can give you an idea of its growth potential and how it is positioned relative to its competitors.
  • Evaluating American Funds' management team can have a significant impact on its success or failure. Reviewing the track record and experience of American Funds' management team can help you assess the Mutual Fund's leadership.
  • Pay attention to analyst opinions and ratings of American Funds' mutual fund. These opinions can provide insight into American Funds' potential for growth and whether the stock is currently undervalued or overvalued.
It's essential to remember that evaluating American Funds' mutual fund performance is not an exact science, and many factors can impact American Funds' mutual fund market price. Therefore, it's also important to diversify your portfolio and not rely solely on one company or stock for your investments.
Check out Investing Opportunities to better understand how to build diversified portfolios, which includes a position in American Funds The. Also, note that the market value of any mutual fund could be tightly coupled with the direction of predictive economic indicators such as signals in census.
Note that the American Funds information on this page should be used as a complementary analysis to other American Funds' statistical models used to find the right mix of equity instruments to add to your existing portfolios or create a brand new portfolio. You can also try the Economic Indicators module to top statistical indicators that provide insights into how an economy is performing.
Please note, there is a significant difference between American Funds' value and its price as these two are different measures arrived at by different means. Investors typically determine if American Funds is a good investment by looking at such factors as earnings, sales, fundamental and technical indicators, competition as well as analyst projections. However, American Funds' price is the amount at which it trades on the open market and represents the number that a seller and buyer find agreeable to each party.