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Class A shares

Growth Growth
Share prices and year-to-date returns   Average annual total returns Annual expense ratios
Daily as of
April 17, 2014
Month-end as of
March 31, 2014
Quarter-end as of
March 31, 2014
As of the fund’s prospectus
AMCAP Fund® — A

Ticker: AMCPX | Prospectus

Price Price change YTD return   1 yr 5 yrs 10 yrs 1 yr 5 yrs 10 yrs Expenses
$27.82 0.05 1.79% Without sales charge 27.67% 22.28% 8.02% 27.67% 22.28% 8.02% 0.74%
  With sales charge 20.33% 20.84% 7.39% 20.33% 20.84% 7.39%  
American Funds Global Growth PortfolioSM — A

Ticker: PGGAX | Prospectus

Price Price change YTD return   1 yr 5 yrs 10 yrs 1 yr 5 yrs 10 yrs Expenses
$14.32 0.03 0.07% Without sales charge 19.46% 23.26% ¶¶ N/A 19.46% 23.26% ¶¶ N/A 0.90% / 1.00%
  With sales charge 12.55% 19.41% ¶¶ N/A 12.55% 19.41% ¶¶ N/A  
American Funds Growth PortfolioSM — A

Ticker: GWPAX | Prospectus

Price Price change YTD return   1 yr 5 yrs 10 yrs 1 yr 5 yrs 10 yrs Expenses
$14.62 0.04 0.21% Without sales charge 22.22% 24.48% ¶¶ N/A 22.22% 24.48% ¶¶ N/A 0.79% / 0.89%
  With sales charge 15.23% 20.60% ¶¶ N/A 15.23% 20.60% ¶¶ N/A  
EuroPacific Growth Fund® — A

Ticker: AEPGX | Prospectus

Price Price change YTD return   1 yr 5 yrs 10 yrs 1 yr 5 yrs 10 yrs Expenses
$48.97 0.14 -0.20% Without sales charge 17.57% 15.54% 8.29% 17.57% 15.54% 8.29% 0.86%
  With sales charge 10.81% 14.18% 7.65% 10.81% 14.18% 7.65%  
The Growth Fund of America® — A

Ticker: AGTHX | Prospectus

Price Price change YTD return   1 yr 5 yrs 10 yrs 1 yr 5 yrs 10 yrs Expenses
$42.80 0.04 -0.46% Without sales charge 24.39% 19.48% 8.04% 24.39% 19.48% 8.04% 0.70%
  With sales charge 17.25% 18.07% 7.40% 17.25% 18.07% 7.40%  
The New Economy Fund® — A

Ticker: ANEFX | Prospectus

Price Price change YTD return   1 yr 5 yrs 10 yrs 1 yr 5 yrs 10 yrs Expenses
$38.02 0.09 -0.52% Without sales charge 30.88% 23.62% 9.68% 30.88% 23.62% 9.68% 0.83%
  With sales charge 23.36% 22.16% 9.03% 23.36% 22.16% 9.03%  
New Perspective Fund® — A

Ticker: ANWPX | Prospectus

Price Price change YTD return   1 yr 5 yrs 10 yrs 1 yr 5 yrs 10 yrs Expenses
$37.22 0.03 -0.91% Without sales charge 19.68% 18.81% 8.88% 19.68% 18.81% 8.88% 0.79%
  With sales charge 12.79% 17.41% 8.24% 12.79% 17.41% 8.24%  
New World Fund® — A

Ticker: NEWFX | Prospectus

Price Price change YTD return   1 yr 5 yrs 10 yrs 1 yr 5 yrs 10 yrs Expenses
$59.10 0.16 0.59% Without sales charge 8.99% 15.94% 10.36% 8.99% 15.94% 10.36% 1.06%
  With sales charge 2.72% 14.57% 9.71% 2.72% 14.57% 9.71%  
SMALLCAP World Fund® — A

Ticker: SMCWX | Prospectus

Price Price change YTD return   1 yr 5 yrs 10 yrs 1 yr 5 yrs 10 yrs Expenses
$48.43 0.19 -1.46% Without sales charge 19.99% 22.79% 9.35% 19.99% 22.79% 9.35% 1.13%
  With sales charge 13.08% 21.34% 8.70% 13.08% 21.34% 8.70%  
Growth-and-income Growth-and-income
Share prices and year-to-date returns   Average annual total returns Annual expense ratios
Daily as of
April 17, 2014
Month-end as of
March 31, 2014
Quarter-end as of
March 31, 2014
As of the fund’s prospectus
American Funds Developing World Growth and Income FundSM — A

Ticker: DWGAX | Prospectus

Price Price change YTD return   1 yr 5 yrs 10 yrs 1 yr 5 yrs 10 yrs Expenses
$11.02 0.07 N/A Without sales charge 8.30% ¶¶ N/A N/A 8.30% ¶¶ N/A N/A 1.43%
  With sales charge 2.07% ¶¶ N/A N/A 2.07% ¶¶ N/A N/A  
American Funds Growth and Income PortfolioSM — A

Ticker: GAIOX | Prospectus

Price Price change YTD return   1 yr 5 yrs 10 yrs 1 yr 5 yrs 10 yrs Expenses
$13.17 0.01 1.74% Without sales charge 16.40% 18.86% ¶¶ N/A 16.40% 18.86% ¶¶ N/A 0.70% / 0.80%
  With sales charge 9.68% 15.15% ¶¶ N/A 9.68% 15.15% ¶¶ N/A  
American Mutual Fund® — A

Ticker: AMRMX | Prospectus

Price Price change YTD return   1 yr 5 yrs 10 yrs 1 yr 5 yrs 10 yrs Expenses
$35.15 0.10 1.47% Without sales charge 17.92% 18.74% 7.59% 17.92% 18.74% 7.59% 0.61%
  With sales charge 11.15% 17.34% 6.96% 11.15% 17.34% 6.96%  
Capital World Growth and Income Fund® — A

Ticker: CWGIX | Prospectus

Price Price change YTD return   1 yr 5 yrs 10 yrs 1 yr 5 yrs 10 yrs Expenses
$45.71 0.10 1.24% Without sales charge 19.23% 17.33% 8.79% 19.23% 17.33% 8.79% 0.80%
  With sales charge 12.38% 15.95% 8.15% 12.38% 15.95% 8.15%  
Fundamental InvestorsSM — A

Ticker: ANCFX | Prospectus

Price Price change YTD return   1 yr 5 yrs 10 yrs 1 yr 5 yrs 10 yrs Expenses
$51.21 0.12 -0.24% Without sales charge 21.41% 19.87% 8.95% 21.41% 19.87% 8.95% 0.63%
  With sales charge 14.43% 18.46% 8.31% 14.43% 18.46% 8.31%  
International Growth and Income FundSM — A

Ticker: IGAAX | Prospectus

Price Price change YTD return   1 yr 5 yrs 10 yrs 1 yr 5 yrs 10 yrs Expenses
$35.10 0.10 1.49% Without sales charge 17.17% 15.85% 11.10% 17.17% 15.85% 11.10% 0.93%
  With sales charge 10.44% 14.48% 9.90% 10.44% 14.48% 9.90%  
The Investment Company of America® — A

Ticker: AIVSX | Prospectus

Price Price change YTD return   1 yr 5 yrs 10 yrs 1 yr 5 yrs 10 yrs Expenses
$37.23 0.05 1.83% Without sales charge 23.96% 18.81% 7.23% 23.96% 18.81% 7.23% 0.61%
  With sales charge 16.84% 17.41% 6.60% 16.84% 17.41% 6.60%  
Washington Mutual Investors FundSM — A

Ticker: AWSHX | Prospectus

Price Price change YTD return   1 yr 5 yrs 10 yrs 1 yr 5 yrs 10 yrs Expenses
$39.94 0.10 1.75% Without sales charge 22.61% 20.26% 7.21% 22.61% 20.26% 7.21% 0.62%
  With sales charge 15.55% 18.85% 6.58% 15.55% 18.85% 6.58%  
Equity-income Equity-income
Share prices and year-to-date returns   Average annual total returns Annual expense ratios
Daily as of
April 17, 2014
Month-end as of
March 31, 2014
Quarter-end as of
March 31, 2014
As of the fund’s prospectus
American Funds Income PortfolioSM — A

Ticker: INPAX | Prospectus

Price Price change YTD return   1 yr 5 yrs 10 yrs 1 yr 5 yrs 10 yrs Expenses
$11.68 0.00 2.36% Without sales charge 9.53% 12.30% ¶¶ N/A 9.53% 12.30% ¶¶ N/A 0.68% / 0.78%
  With sales charge 3.24% 8.79% ¶¶ N/A 3.24% 8.79% ¶¶ N/A  
Capital Income Builder® — A

Ticker: CAIBX | Prospectus

Price Price change YTD return   1 yr 5 yrs 10 yrs 1 yr 5 yrs 10 yrs Expenses
$59.07 0.04 2.46% Without sales charge 11.13% 14.06% 7.19% 11.13% 14.06% 7.19% 0.61%
  With sales charge 4.76% 12.71% 6.56% 4.76% 12.71% 6.56%  
The Income Fund of America® — A

Ticker: AMECX | Prospectus

Price Price change YTD return   1 yr 5 yrs 10 yrs 1 yr 5 yrs 10 yrs Expenses
$21.06 0.04 2.80% Without sales charge 13.85% 16.82% 7.36% 13.85% 16.82% 7.36% 0.58%
  With sales charge 7.34% 15.44% 6.72% 7.34% 15.44% 6.72%  
Balanced Balanced
Share prices and year-to-date returns   Average annual total returns Annual expense ratios
Daily as of
April 17, 2014
Month-end as of
March 31, 2014
Quarter-end as of
March 31, 2014
As of the fund’s prospectus
American Balanced Fund® — A

Ticker: ABALX | Prospectus

Price Price change YTD return   1 yr 5 yrs 10 yrs 1 yr 5 yrs 10 yrs Expenses
$24.56 0.01 1.08% Without sales charge 15.64% 16.59% 6.88% 15.64% 16.59% 6.88% 0.61%
  With sales charge 9.01% 15.21% 6.24% 9.01% 15.21% 6.24%  
American Funds Balanced PortfolioSM — A

Ticker: BLPAX | Prospectus

Price Price change YTD return   1 yr 5 yrs 10 yrs 1 yr 5 yrs 10 yrs Expenses
$12.82 0.00 1.21% Without sales charge 13.94% 16.53% ¶¶ N/A 13.94% 16.53% ¶¶ N/A 0.69% / 0.79%
  With sales charge 7.40% 12.89% ¶¶ N/A 7.40% 12.89% ¶¶ N/A  
American Funds Global Balanced FundSM — A

Ticker: GBLAX | Prospectus

Price Price change YTD return   1 yr 5 yrs 10 yrs 1 yr 5 yrs 10 yrs Expenses
$30.83 0.02 2.21% Without sales charge 14.91% 9.33% N/A 14.91% 9.33% N/A 0.93%
  With sales charge 8.29% 7.29% N/A 8.29% 7.29% N/A  
Bond Bond
Share prices and year-to-date returns   Average annual total returns Annual expense ratios
Daily as of
April 17, 2014
Month-end as of
March 31, 2014
Quarter-end as of
March 31, 2014
As of the fund’s prospectus
American Funds Mortgage Fund® — A

Ticker: MFAAX | Prospectus

Price Price change YTD return   1 yr 5 yrs 10 yrs 1 yr 5 yrs 10 yrs Expenses
$10.01 -0.04 1.97% Without sales charge -0.23% 2.06% ## N/A -0.23% 2.06% ## N/A 0.64%
  With sales charge -3.93% 0.92% ## N/A -3.93% 0.92% ## N/A  
American Funds Preservation PortfolioSM — A

Ticker: PPVAX | Prospectus

Price Price change YTD return   1 yr 5 yrs 10 yrs 1 yr 5 yrs 10 yrs Expenses
$9.91 -0.01 1.00% Without sales charge -0.26% 0.52% ¶¶ N/A -0.26% 0.52% ¶¶ N/A 0.71% / 0.83%
  With sales charge -2.78% -0.85% ¶¶ N/A -2.78% -0.85% ¶¶ N/A  
American High-Income Trust® — A

Ticker: AHITX | Prospectus

Price Price change YTD return   1 yr 5 yrs 10 yrs 1 yr 5 yrs 10 yrs Expenses
$11.47 0.00 2.73% Without sales charge 6.44% 16.26% 7.21% 6.44% 16.26% 7.21% 0.66%
  With sales charge 2.42% 15.38% 6.80% 2.42% 15.38% 6.80%  
The Bond Fund of America® — A

Ticker: ABNDX | Prospectus

Price Price change YTD return   1 yr 5 yrs 10 yrs 1 yr 5 yrs 10 yrs Expenses
$12.61 -0.04 2.42% Without sales charge 0.05% 6.88% 3.45% 0.05% 6.88% 3.45% 0.61%
  With sales charge -3.69% 6.07% 3.06% -3.69% 6.07% 3.06%  
Capital World Bond Fund® — A

Ticker: CWBFX | Prospectus

Price Price change YTD return   1 yr 5 yrs 10 yrs 1 yr 5 yrs 10 yrs Expenses
$20.75 -0.03 3.58% Without sales charge 1.46% 6.23% 4.85% 1.46% 6.23% 4.85% 0.91%
  With sales charge -2.35% 5.42% 4.45% -2.35% 5.42% 4.45%  
Intermediate Bond Fund of America® — A

Ticker: AIBAX | Prospectus

Price Price change YTD return   1 yr 5 yrs 10 yrs 1 yr 5 yrs 10 yrs Expenses
$13.49 -0.03 0.93% Without sales charge -0.37% 3.16% 2.66% -0.37% 3.16% 2.66% 0.60%
  With sales charge -2.85% 2.63% 2.40% -2.85% 2.63% 2.40%  
Short-Term Bond Fund of America® — A

Ticker: ASBAX | Prospectus

Price Price change YTD return   1 yr 5 yrs 10 yrs 1 yr 5 yrs 10 yrs Expenses
$10.00 0.00 0.31% Without sales charge -0.17% 1.21% 1.92% -0.17% 1.21% 1.92% 0.60%
  With sales charge -2.69% 0.70% 1.58% -2.69% 0.70% 1.58%  
U.S. Government Securities Fund® — A

Ticker: AMUSX | Prospectus

Price Price change YTD return   1 yr 5 yrs 10 yrs 1 yr 5 yrs 10 yrs Expenses
$13.76 -0.04 2.12% Without sales charge -1.08% 3.00% 3.66% -1.08% 3.00% 3.66% 0.61%
  With sales charge -4.78% 2.22% 3.26% -4.78% 2.22% 3.26%  
Cash-equivalent Cash-equivalent
Share prices and year-to-date returns   Average annual total returns Annual expense ratios
Daily as of
April 17, 2014 (except 7-day yield)
Month-end as of
March 31, 2014
Quarter-end as of
March 31, 2014
As of the fund’s prospectus
American Funds Money Market Fund® — A

Ticker: AFAXX | Prospectus

Price 7-day yields YTD return 1 yr 5 yrs 10 yrs 1 yr 5 yrs 10 yrs Expenses
$1.00 0.00% / -0.32% 0.00% No sales charge 0.00% 0.00% †† N/A 0.00% 0.00% †† N/A 0.39%
   
Retirement target date Retirement target date
Share prices and year-to-date returns   Average annual total returns Annual expense ratios
Daily as of
April 17, 2014
Month-end as of
March 31, 2014
Quarter-end as of
March 31, 2014
As of the fund’s prospectus
American Funds 2055 Target Date Retirement Fund® — A

Ticker: AAMTX | Prospectus

Price Price change YTD return   1 yr 5 yrs 10 yrs 1 yr 5 yrs 10 yrs Expenses
$15.19 0.03 0.80% Without sales charge 19.27% 13.25% ‡‡ N/A 19.27% 13.25% ‡‡ N/A 0.79% / 0.89%
  With sales charge 12.40% 11.64% ‡‡ N/A 12.40% 11.64% ‡‡ N/A  
American Funds 2050 Target Date Retirement Fund® — A

Ticker: AALTX | Prospectus

Price Price change YTD return   1 yr 5 yrs 10 yrs 1 yr 5 yrs 10 yrs Expenses
$12.42 0.02 0.81% Without sales charge 19.32% 18.26% 5.93% § 19.32% 18.26% 5.93% § 0.77% / 0.87%
  With sales charge 12.48% 16.88% 5.06% § 12.48% 16.88% 5.06% §  
American Funds 2045 Target Date Retirement Fund® — A

Ticker: AAHTX | Prospectus

Price Price change YTD return   1 yr 5 yrs 10 yrs 1 yr 5 yrs 10 yrs Expenses
$12.66 0.02 0.80% Without sales charge 19.31% 18.27% 5.94% § 19.31% 18.27% 5.94% § 0.76% / 0.86%
  With sales charge 12.49% 16.86% 5.06% § 12.49% 16.86% 5.06% §  
American Funds 2040 Target Date Retirement Fund® — A

Ticker: AAGTX | Prospectus

Price Price change YTD return   1 yr 5 yrs 10 yrs 1 yr 5 yrs 10 yrs Expenses
$12.66 0.03 0.88% Without sales charge 19.24% 18.29% 5.94% § 19.24% 18.29% 5.94% § 0.76% / 0.86%
  With sales charge 12.34% 16.91% 5.07% § 12.34% 16.91% 5.07% §  
American Funds 2035 Target Date Retirement Fund® — A

Ticker: AAFTX | Prospectus

Price Price change YTD return   1 yr 5 yrs 10 yrs 1 yr 5 yrs 10 yrs Expenses
$12.49 0.02 0.89% Without sales charge 18.84% 18.12% 5.87% § 18.84% 18.12% 5.87% § 0.76% / 0.86%
  With sales charge 11.99% 16.74% 5.00% § 11.99% 16.74% 5.00% §  
American Funds 2030 Target Date Retirement Fund® — A

Ticker: AAETX | Prospectus

Price Price change YTD return   1 yr 5 yrs 10 yrs 1 yr 5 yrs 10 yrs Expenses
$12.49 0.02 0.89% Without sales charge 18.65% 18.05% 5.87% § 18.65% 18.05% 5.87% § 0.75% / 0.85%
  With sales charge 11.83% 16.64% 5.00% § 11.83% 16.64% 5.00% §  
American Funds 2025 Target Date Retirement Fund® — A

Ticker: AADTX | Prospectus

Price Price change YTD return   1 yr 5 yrs 10 yrs 1 yr 5 yrs 10 yrs Expenses
$12.04 0.01 1.01% Without sales charge 17.35% 17.28% 5.50% § 17.35% 17.28% 5.50% § 0.74% / 0.84%
  With sales charge 10.62% 15.89% 4.63% § 10.62% 15.89% 4.63% §  
American Funds 2020 Target Date Retirement Fund® — A

Ticker: AACTX | Prospectus

Price Price change YTD return   1 yr 5 yrs 10 yrs 1 yr 5 yrs 10 yrs Expenses
$11.38 0.00 1.43% Without sales charge 13.93% 15.47% 4.86% § 13.93% 15.47% 4.86% § 0.73% / 0.83%
  With sales charge 7.33% 14.11% 4.00% § 7.33% 14.11% 4.00% §  
American Funds 2015 Target Date Retirement Fund® — A

Ticker: AABTX | Prospectus

Price Price change YTD return   1 yr 5 yrs 10 yrs 1 yr 5 yrs 10 yrs Expenses
$10.92 0.00 1.49% Without sales charge 11.97% 14.18% 4.71% § 11.97% 14.18% 4.71% § 0.70% / 0.80%
  With sales charge 5.50% 12.83% 3.85% § 5.50% 12.83% 3.85% §  
American Funds 2010 Target Date Retirement Fund® — A

Ticker: AAATX | Prospectus

Price Price change YTD return   1 yr 5 yrs 10 yrs 1 yr 5 yrs 10 yrs Expenses
$10.33 -0.01 1.87% Without sales charge 9.78% 13.32% 4.44% § 9.78% 13.32% 4.44% § 0.71% / 0.81%
  With sales charge 3.51% 11.99% 3.58% § 3.51% 11.99% 3.58% §  

Definitions and other information

Investors should carefully consider investment objectives, risks, charges and expenses. This and other important information is contained in the fund prospectuses and summary prospectuses, which can be obtained from a financial professional or downloaded and should be read carefully before investing.