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Prices and returns

Important:

Two funds in the Equity-Income/Balanced objectives, have been renamed, effective 1/1/18:

  • American Funds Balanced PortfolioSM to American Funds Moderate Growth and Income PortfolioSM
  • American Funds Income PortfolioSM to American Funds Conservative Growth and Income PortfolioSM

Growth
Share Prices and Year-to-Date Returns   Average Annual Total Returns Annual Expense Ratios
Daily as of
December 14, 2018
Month-End as of
November 30, 2018
Quarter-End as of
September 30, 2018
As of the Fund’s Prospectus
Price Price Change YTD Return   1 Yr 5 Yrs 10 Yrs 1 Yr 5 Yrs 10 Yrs Expenses
$31.00 -0.60 0.92% Without sales charge 7.57% 10.41% 15.17% 21.49% 13.60% 12.91% 0.68%
  With sales charge 1.39% 9.11% 14.49% 14.49% 12.26% 12.24%  
Price Price Change YTD Return   1 Yr 5 Yrs 10 Yrs 1 Yr 5 Yrs 10 Yrs Expenses
$15.54 -0.26 -7.06% Without sales charge -1.81% 6.31% 10.78% ¶¶ 10.51% 9.24% 12.44% ¶¶ 0.81% / 0.81%
  With sales charge -7.45% 5.05% 9.78% ¶¶ 4.15% 7.95% 11.40% ¶¶  
Price Price Change YTD Return   1 Yr 5 Yrs 10 Yrs 1 Yr 5 Yrs 10 Yrs Expenses
$17.34 -0.31 -4.09% Without sales charge 2.10% 8.31% 12.52% ¶¶ 14.82% 11.20% 14.16% ¶¶ 0.75% / 0.75%
  With sales charge -3.79% 7.03% 11.51% ¶¶ 8.19% 9.89% 13.11% ¶¶  
Price Price Change YTD Return   1 Yr 5 Yrs 10 Yrs 1 Yr 5 Yrs 10 Yrs Expenses
$46.96 -0.71 -14.04% Without sales charge -9.63% 2.96% 8.68% 1.15% 5.84% 6.50% 0.82%
  With sales charge -14.83% 1.75% 8.04% -4.66% 4.59% 5.87%  
Price Price Change YTD Return   1 Yr 5 Yrs 10 Yrs 1 Yr 5 Yrs 10 Yrs Expenses
$49.61 -0.96 0.14% Without sales charge 6.59% 11.28% 14.60% 22.34% 14.55% 12.37% 0.62%
  With sales charge 0.46% 9.97% 13.92% 15.30% 13.20% 11.71%  
Price Price Change YTD Return   1 Yr 5 Yrs 10 Yrs 1 Yr 5 Yrs 10 Yrs Expenses
$43.66 -0.80 -2.18% Without sales charge 2.59% 9.47% 15.92% 16.45% 12.98% 13.52% 0.78%
  With sales charge -3.30% 8.18% 15.24% 9.75% 11.65% 12.85%  
Price Price Change YTD Return   1 Yr 5 Yrs 10 Yrs 1 Yr 5 Yrs 10 Yrs Expenses
$41.48 -0.72 -3.89% Without sales charge 0.30% 7.79% 12.67% 13.48% 10.95% 10.54% 0.75%
  With sales charge -5.47% 6.53% 12.00% 6.95% 9.64% 9.89%  
Price Price Change YTD Return   1 Yr 5 Yrs 10 Yrs 1 Yr 5 Yrs 10 Yrs Expenses
$59.16 -0.81 -11.60% Without sales charge -7.05% 2.69% 9.32% 0.76% 4.38% 5.85% 1.04%
  With sales charge -12.39% 1.49% 8.67% -5.03% 3.15% 5.22%  
Price Price Change YTD Return   1 Yr 5 Yrs 10 Yrs 1 Yr 5 Yrs 10 Yrs Expenses
$51.64 -0.72 -7.46% Without sales charge -1.24% 6.84% 14.21% 13.13% 9.77% 11.01% 1.04%
  With sales charge -6.92% 5.58% 13.53% 6.62% 8.48% 10.35%  
Growth-and-Income
Share Prices and Year-to-Date Returns   Average Annual Total Returns Annual Expense Ratios
Daily as of
December 14, 2018
Month-End as of
November 30, 2018
Quarter-End as of
September 30, 2018
As of the Fund’s Prospectus
Price Price Change YTD Return   1 Yr 5 Yrs 10 Yrs 1 Yr 5 Yrs 10 Yrs Expenses
$9.47 -0.12 -14.42% Without sales charge -9.26% 1.22% ¶¶ N/A -4.58% 1.75% ¶¶ N/A 1.30%
  With sales charge -14.50% -0.01% ¶¶ N/A -10.08% 0.47% ¶¶ N/A  
Price Price Change YTD Return   1 Yr 5 Yrs 10 Yrs 1 Yr 5 Yrs 10 Yrs Expenses
$14.37 -0.19 -4.03% Without sales charge 0.54% 6.64% 9.73% ¶¶ 9.04% 8.69% 10.84% ¶¶ 0.69% / 0.69%
  With sales charge -5.22% 5.38% 8.74% ¶¶ 2.79% 7.41% 9.81% ¶¶  
Price Price Change YTD Return   1 Yr 5 Yrs 10 Yrs 1 Yr 5 Yrs 10 Yrs Expenses
$40.52 -0.59 0.71% Without sales charge 6.39% 9.58% 12.81% 11.86% 11.20% 10.59% 0.60%
  With sales charge 0.28% 8.29% 12.15% 5.43% 9.88% 9.93%  
Price Price Change YTD Return   1 Yr 5 Yrs 10 Yrs 1 Yr 5 Yrs 10 Yrs Expenses
$46.02 -0.73 -8.65% Without sales charge -3.69% 5.51% 10.22% 6.76% 8.13% 8.06% 0.77%
  With sales charge -9.22% 4.27% 9.57% 0.63% 6.86% 7.42%  
Price Price Change YTD Return   1 Yr 5 Yrs 10 Yrs 1 Yr 5 Yrs 10 Yrs Expenses
$58.86 -1.05 -3.87% Without sales charge 2.78% 10.21% 13.98% 13.82% 12.90% 11.39% 0.60%
  With sales charge -3.13% 8.91% 13.30% 7.27% 11.57% 10.73%  
Price Price Change YTD Return   1 Yr 5 Yrs 10 Yrs 1 Yr 5 Yrs 10 Yrs Expenses
$29.66 -0.39 -13.28% Without sales charge -9.26% 0.92% 7.60% 0.43% 3.19% 6.84% 0.90%
  With sales charge -14.47% -0.26% 6.97% -5.33% 1.98% 6.20%  
Price Price Change YTD Return   1 Yr 5 Yrs 10 Yrs 1 Yr 5 Yrs 10 Yrs Expenses
$38.05 -0.67 -3.44% Without sales charge 3.04% 9.54% 12.74% 13.46% 12.33% 10.78% 0.58%
  With sales charge -2.89% 8.25% 12.07% 6.94% 11.01% 10.12%  
Price Price Change YTD Return   1 Yr 5 Yrs 10 Yrs 1 Yr 5 Yrs 10 Yrs Expenses
$43.57 -0.75 -0.15% Without sales charge 6.74% 10.22% 13.18% 13.94% 12.21% 10.72% 0.57%
  With sales charge 0.60% 8.92% 12.51% 7.38% 10.89% 10.07%  
Equity-Income
Share Prices and Year-to-Date Returns   Average Annual Total Returns Annual Expense Ratios
Daily as of
December 14, 2018
Month-End as of
November 30, 2018
Quarter-End as of
September 30, 2018
As of the Fund’s Prospectus
Price Price Change YTD Return   1 Yr 5 Yrs 10 Yrs 1 Yr 5 Yrs 10 Yrs Expenses
$12.15 -0.09 -2.24% Without sales charge 0.71% 5.15% 6.89% ¶¶ 3.96% 6.15% 7.34% ¶¶ 0.69% / 0.69%
  With sales charge -5.09% 3.91% 5.92% ¶¶ -2.04% 4.90% 6.35% ¶¶  
Price Price Change YTD Return   1 Yr 5 Yrs 10 Yrs 1 Yr 5 Yrs 10 Yrs Expenses
$57.80 -0.49 -5.70% Without sales charge -2.60% 4.39% 8.16% 0.91% 5.53% 6.34% 0.59%
  With sales charge -8.19% 3.16% 7.52% -4.90% 4.29% 5.71%  
Price Price Change YTD Return   1 Yr 5 Yrs 10 Yrs 1 Yr 5 Yrs 10 Yrs Expenses
$22.09 -0.18 -3.43% Without sales charge 0.92% 6.22% 10.35% 4.96% 7.55% 8.39% 0.55%
  With sales charge -4.87% 4.97% 9.70% -1.09% 6.29% 7.75%  
Balanced
Share Prices and Year-to-Date Returns   Average Annual Total Returns Annual Expense Ratios
Daily as of
December 14, 2018
Month-End as of
November 30, 2018
Quarter-End as of
September 30, 2018
As of the Fund’s Prospectus
Price Price Change YTD Return   1 Yr 5 Yrs 10 Yrs 1 Yr 5 Yrs 10 Yrs Expenses
$26.53 -0.29 -1.04% Without sales charge 3.22% 7.52% 11.03% 8.88% 9.21% 9.35% 0.57%
  With sales charge -2.72% 6.25% 10.38% 2.61% 7.93% 8.70%  
Price Price Change YTD Return   1 Yr 5 Yrs 10 Yrs 1 Yr 5 Yrs 10 Yrs Expenses
$30.23 -0.32 -5.46% Without sales charge -2.63% 3.50% 5.47% 2.63% 5.16% 6.10% 0.86%
  With sales charge -8.22% 2.28% 4.67% -3.27% 3.93% 5.28%  
Price Price Change YTD Return   1 Yr 5 Yrs 10 Yrs 1 Yr 5 Yrs 10 Yrs Expenses
$14.14 -0.16 -3.48% Without sales charge 0.05% 5.85% 8.65% ¶¶ 6.32% 7.61% 9.51% ¶¶ 0.75% / 0.75%
  With sales charge -5.72% 4.61% 7.67% ¶¶ 0.24% 6.33% 8.49% ¶¶  
Bond
Share Prices and Year-to-Date Returns   Average Annual Total Returns Annual Expense Ratios
Daily as of
December 14, 2018
Month-End as of
November 30, 2018
Quarter-End as of
September 30, 2018
As of the Fund’s Prospectus
Price Price Change YTD Return   1 Yr 5 Yrs 10 Yrs 1 Yr 5 Yrs 10 Yrs Expenses
$9.85 0.01 -2.83% Without sales charge -3.09% 3.38% 2.67% §§ -1.67% 3.99% 3.03% §§ 1.02%
  With sales charge -6.69% 2.58% 2.02% §§ -5.39% 3.20% 2.35% §§  
Price Price Change YTD Return   1 Yr 5 Yrs 10 Yrs 1 Yr 5 Yrs 10 Yrs Expenses
$9.27 -0.02 -5.36% Without sales charge -4.34% 3.21% N/A -4.63% 3.48% N/A 1.25%
  With sales charge -7.90% 1.71% N/A -8.22% 1.87% N/A  
Price Price Change YTD Return   1 Yr 5 Yrs 10 Yrs 1 Yr 5 Yrs 10 Yrs Expenses
$9.51 0.02 -1.76% Without sales charge -0.86% 1.53% 0.06% §§ -0.35% 1.47% 0.10% §§ 0.73%
  With sales charge -3.33% 1.02% -0.37% §§ -2.84% 0.95% -0.35% §§  
Price Price Change YTD Return   1 Yr 5 Yrs 10 Yrs 1 Yr 5 Yrs 10 Yrs Expenses
$9.81 0.00 -0.54% Without sales charge -0.99% 1.65% 1.78% ## -2.17% 1.53% 1.75% ## 0.67%
  With sales charge -4.69% 0.87% 1.30% ## -5.88% 0.76% 1.26% ##  
Price Price Change YTD Return   1 Yr 5 Yrs 10 Yrs 1 Yr 5 Yrs 10 Yrs Expenses
$9.74 0.01 0.29% Without sales charge -0.08% 0.82% 0.73% ¶¶ -0.88% 0.82% 0.69% ¶¶ 0.72% / 0.72%
  With sales charge -2.55% 0.32% 0.33% ¶¶ -3.31% 0.32% 0.28% ¶¶  
Price Price Change YTD Return   1 Yr 5 Yrs 10 Yrs 1 Yr 5 Yrs 10 Yrs Expenses
$9.98 0.02 -0.58% Without sales charge -0.65% 1.58% N/A -1.54% 1.44% N/A 1.09%
  With sales charge -4.37% 0.15% N/A -5.21% -0.07% N/A  
Price Price Change YTD Return   1 Yr 5 Yrs 10 Yrs 1 Yr 5 Yrs 10 Yrs Expenses
$9.83 -0.02 0.28% Without sales charge 0.83% 3.23% 9.93% 3.59% 4.16% 7.43% 0.68%
  With sales charge -2.99% 2.45% 9.51% -0.31% 3.36% 7.02%  
Price Price Change YTD Return   1 Yr 5 Yrs 10 Yrs 1 Yr 5 Yrs 10 Yrs Expenses
$12.47 0.02 -1.05% Without sales charge -1.50% 1.83% 4.46% -1.78% 1.96% 3.67% 0.61%
  With sales charge -5.18% 1.05% 4.07% -5.49% 1.18% 3.28%  
Price Price Change YTD Return   1 Yr 5 Yrs 10 Yrs 1 Yr 5 Yrs 10 Yrs Expenses
$19.08 0.00 -3.14% Without sales charge -3.30% 0.56% 3.47% -2.24% 0.85% 3.05% 0.97%
  With sales charge -6.93% -0.20% 3.07% -5.91% 0.08% 2.65%  
Price Price Change YTD Return   1 Yr 5 Yrs 10 Yrs 1 Yr 5 Yrs 10 Yrs Expenses
$13.12 0.01 0.07% Without sales charge -0.28% 0.82% 2.25% -1.10% 0.82% 2.06% 0.60%
  With sales charge -2.76% 0.31% 1.99% -3.54% 0.31% 1.80%  
Price Price Change YTD Return   1 Yr 5 Yrs 10 Yrs 1 Yr 5 Yrs 10 Yrs Expenses
$9.79 0.00 0.50% Without sales charge 0.41% 0.58% 1.12% -0.18% 0.56% 1.04% 0.69%
  With sales charge -2.06% 0.07% 0.87% -2.72% 0.04% 0.78%  
Price Price Change YTD Return   1 Yr 5 Yrs 10 Yrs 1 Yr 5 Yrs 10 Yrs Expenses
$13.36 0.02 -0.57% Without sales charge -1.15% 1.27% 2.44% -2.34% 1.13% 2.62% 0.65%
  With sales charge -4.85% 0.50% 2.04% -6.02% 0.36% 2.23%  
Cash-Equivalent
Share Prices and Year-to-Date Returns   Average Annual Total Returns Annual Expense Ratios
Daily as of
December 14, 2018 (except 7-day yield)
Month-End as of
November 30, 2018
Quarter-End as of
September 30, 2018
As of the Fund’s Prospectus
Price 7-Day Yields YTD Return 1 Yr 5 Yrs 10 Yrs 1 Yr 5 Yrs 10 Yrs Expenses
$1.00 1.88% / 1.88% 1.39% No sales charge 1.38% 0.37% 0.19% †† 1.19% 0.30% 0.16% †† 0.38%
     
Retirement Income Portfolio Series
Share Prices and Year-to-Date Returns   Average Annual Total Returns Annual Expense Ratios
Daily as of
December 14, 2018
Month-End as of
November 30, 2018
Quarter-End as of
September 30, 2018
As of the Fund’s Prospectus
Price Price Change YTD Return   1 Yr 5 Yrs 10 Yrs 1 Yr 5 Yrs 10 Yrs Expenses
$11.13 -0.10 -3.56% Without sales charge 0.03% 6.73% ¶¶ N/A 4.27% 7.86% ¶¶ N/A 0.71% / 0.72%
  With sales charge -5.75% 4.81% ¶¶ N/A -1.71% 5.81% ¶¶ N/A  
Price Price Change YTD Return   1 Yr 5 Yrs 10 Yrs 1 Yr 5 Yrs 10 Yrs Expenses
$10.86 -0.08 -2.95% Without sales charge -0.09% 5.57% ¶¶ N/A 2.99% 6.44% ¶¶ N/A 0.69% / 0.70%
  With sales charge -5.80% 3.67% ¶¶ N/A -2.90% 4.42% ¶¶ N/A  
Price Price Change YTD Return   1 Yr 5 Yrs 10 Yrs 1 Yr 5 Yrs 10 Yrs Expenses
$10.61 -0.05 -2.38% Without sales charge -0.46% 4.34% ¶¶ N/A 1.66% 4.96% ¶¶ N/A 0.68% / 0.71%
  With sales charge -6.15% 2.46% ¶¶ N/A -4.20% 2.97% ¶¶ N/A  
Retirement Target Date
Share Prices and Year-to-Date Returns   Average Annual Total Returns Annual Expense Ratios
Daily as of
December 14, 2018
Month-End as of
November 30, 2018
Quarter-End as of
September 30, 2018
As of the Fund’s Prospectus
Price Price Change YTD Return   1 Yr 5 Yrs 10 Yrs 1 Yr 5 Yrs 10 Yrs Expenses
$11.88 -0.18 -3.96% Without sales charge 1.31% 7.31% ¶¶ N/A 10.90% 9.32% ¶¶ N/A 0.80% / 0.84%
  With sales charge -4.54% 5.59% ¶¶ N/A 4.52% 7.49% ¶¶ N/A  
Price Price Change YTD Return   1 Yr 5 Yrs 10 Yrs 1 Yr 5 Yrs 10 Yrs Expenses
$18.06 -0.28 -3.94% Without sales charge 1.26% 7.59% 10.09% ‡‡ 11.00% 9.99% 10.99% ‡‡ 0.79% / 0.79%
  With sales charge -4.58% 6.33% 9.35% ‡‡ 4.59% 8.70% 10.23% ‡‡  
Price Price Change YTD Return   1 Yr 5 Yrs 10 Yrs 1 Yr 5 Yrs 10 Yrs Expenses
$14.51 -0.22 -3.91% Without sales charge 1.22% 7.60% 11.97% 10.98% 9.98% 9.78% 0.77% / 0.77%
  With sales charge -4.59% 6.34% 11.30% 4.58% 8.69% 9.13%  
Price Price Change YTD Return   1 Yr 5 Yrs 10 Yrs 1 Yr 5 Yrs 10 Yrs Expenses
$14.82 -0.22 -3.95% Without sales charge 1.14% 7.54% 11.93% 10.76% 9.92% 9.75% 0.76% / 0.76%
  With sales charge -4.66% 6.26% 11.27% 4.38% 8.63% 9.10%  
Price Price Change YTD Return   1 Yr 5 Yrs 10 Yrs 1 Yr 5 Yrs 10 Yrs Expenses
$14.60 -0.21 -3.95% Without sales charge 1.09% 7.40% 11.86% 10.35% 9.74% 9.67% 0.77% / 0.77%
  With sales charge -4.74% 6.13% 11.19% 3.97% 8.45% 9.02%  
Price Price Change YTD Return   1 Yr 5 Yrs 10 Yrs 1 Yr 5 Yrs 10 Yrs Expenses
$14.29 -0.19 -3.71% Without sales charge 1.01% 7.20% 11.69% 9.71% 9.43% 9.48% 0.76% / 0.76%
  With sales charge -4.82% 5.93% 11.03% 3.37% 8.13% 8.82%  
Price Price Change YTD Return   1 Yr 5 Yrs 10 Yrs 1 Yr 5 Yrs 10 Yrs Expenses
$13.96 -0.16 -3.19% Without sales charge 0.85% 6.62% 11.36% 7.87% 8.62% 9.08% 0.74% / 0.74%
  With sales charge -4.94% 5.36% 10.70% 1.65% 7.34% 8.43%  
Price Price Change YTD Return   1 Yr 5 Yrs 10 Yrs 1 Yr 5 Yrs 10 Yrs Expenses
$13.07 -0.13 -2.75% Without sales charge 0.65% 5.78% 10.59% 6.22% 7.52% 8.28% 0.73% / 0.73%
  With sales charge -5.13% 4.54% 9.94% 0.13% 6.26% 7.64%  
Price Price Change YTD Return   1 Yr 5 Yrs 10 Yrs 1 Yr 5 Yrs 10 Yrs Expenses
$12.29 -0.09 -2.15% Without sales charge 0.59% 5.20% 9.49% 4.81% 6.60% 7.33% 0.71% / 0.71%
  With sales charge -5.20% 3.96% 8.83% -1.26% 5.35% 6.70%  
Price Price Change YTD Return   1 Yr 5 Yrs 10 Yrs 1 Yr 5 Yrs 10 Yrs Expenses
$11.33 -0.07 -2.24% Without sales charge 0.27% 4.70% 8.69% 3.68% 5.88% 6.73% 0.70% / 0.70%
  With sales charge -5.49% 3.47% 8.05% -2.29% 4.63% 6.10%  
Price Price Change YTD Return   1 Yr 5 Yrs 10 Yrs 1 Yr 5 Yrs 10 Yrs Expenses
$10.67 -0.06 -2.20% Without sales charge 0.11% 4.43% 8.18% 3.17% 5.44% 6.36% 0.69% / 0.69%
  With sales charge -5.67% 3.20% 7.54% -2.78% 4.19% 5.73%  
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