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We build individual strategies for distinct investment objectives, forming a spectrum that aligns to a range of investor goals.

We give fund managers the flexibility, subject to fund guidelines, to move across geography, industry and market cap in pursuit of their objective.

We combine individual strategies to design targeted solutions so they work together to pursue the desired portfolio outcome.

While style-based allocations may provide some level of diversification, as seen in

the clustering of MSCI indexes below, our objective-based funds have allowed for a greater

range of risk and return.Read important investment disclosure.

Average return and volatility based on rolling 10-year monthly periods for the 40 years ended December 31, 2017.

Source: Capital Group. American Funds sample includes U.S.-focused funds with at least four decades of history. For categories with multiple funds, average annualized return is a simple arithmetic average of rolling 10-year monthly average annual total returns (annualized), while annualized standard deviation of returns measures the standard deviation of monthly returns (also annualized). For more information and current results, click on the above fund name.Click here for index descriptions.

While style-based allocations may provide some level of diversification, as seen in

the clustering of MSCI indexes below, our objective-based funds allowed for a greater

Average return and volatility based on rolling 10-year monthly periods for the 40 years ended December 31, 2017.

Source: Capital Group. American Funds sample includes U.S.-focused funds with at least four decades of history. For categories with multiple funds, average annualized return is a simple arithmetic average of rolling 10-year monthly average annual total returns (annualized), while annualized standard deviation of returns measures the standard deviation of monthly returns (also annualized). For more information and current results, click on the above fund name.Click here for index descriptions.

While style-based allocations may provide some level of diversification, as seen in the clustering of MSCI indexes below, our objective-based funds allowed for a greater range of risk and return.Read important investment disclosure.

Average return and volatility based on rolling 10-year monthly periods for the 40 years ended December 31, 2017.

Source: Capital Group. American Funds sample includes U.S.-focused funds with at least four decades of history. For categories with multiple funds, average annualized return is a simple arithmetic average of rolling 10-year monthly average annual total returns (annualized), while annualized standard deviation of returns measures the standard deviation of monthly returns (also annualized). For more information and current results, click on the above fund name.Click here for index descriptions.

Bloomberg Barclays U.S. Aggregate Index represents the U.S. investment-grade fixed-rate bond market and consists of U.S. Treasury and government related bonds, corporate securities and asset-backed securities.

MSCI USA Index is a free float-adjusted, market capitalization-weighted index that is designed to measure the U.S. portion of the world market. This index is unmanaged and includes reinvested dividends and/or distributions, but does not reflect sales charges, commissions, expenses or taxes.

MSCI USA Growth Index captures large- and mid-cap securities exhibiting overall growth style characteristics in the U.S. The growth investment style characteristics for index construction are defined using five variables: long-term forward EPS growth rate, short-term forward EPS growth rate, current internal growth rate, long-term historical EPS growth trend and long-term historical sales per share growth trend.

MSCI USA Value Index captures large- and mid-cap U.S. securities exhibiting overall value style characteristics. The value investment style characteristics for index construction are defined using three variables: book value to price, 12-month forward earnings to price and dividend yield.

Standard & Poors 500 Index is a market capitalization-weighted index based on the average weighted results of approximately 500 widely held common stocks.

Bloomberg® is a trademark of Bloomberg Finance L.P. (collectively with its affiliates, Bloomberg). Barclays® is a trademark of Barclays Bank Plc (collectively with its affiliates, Barclays), used under license. Neither Bloomberg nor Barclays approves or endorses this material, guarantees the accuracy or completeness of any information herein and, to the maximum extent allowed by law, neither shall have any liability or responsibility for injury or damages arising in connection therewith.

MSCI has not approved, reviewed or produced this report, makes no express or implied warranties or representations and is not liable whatsoever for any data in the report. You may not redistribute the MSCI data or use it as a basis for other indices or investment products.

The S&P 500 is a product of S&P Dow Jones Indices LLC and/or its affiliates and has been licensed for use by Capital Group. Copyright © 2018 S&P Dow Jones Indices LLC, a division of S&P Global, and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Redistribution or reproduction in whole or in part is prohibited without written permission of S&P Dow Jones Indices LLC.

The indexes are unmanaged and, therefore, have no expenses. Investors cannot invest directly in an index.

Flexible fund mandates provide our portfolio managers a broad opportunity set to help improve investor outcomes. See how geographic flexibility impacts a funds return compared to its benchmark below.

Relative results vs. fund benchmark, 2004-2017

These equity-focused American Funds have prospectuses that allow portfolio managers to take security positions outside the funds primary benchmark weightings.

Attribution results are for each funds primary benchmark: Standard & Poors 500 Composite Index (Fundamental Investors, The Growth Fund of America, The New Economy

Fund), MSCI All Country World Index (Capital World Growth and Income Fund, New Perspective Fund), MSCI All Country World Small Cap Index (SMALLCAP World Fund), MSCI

ACWI (New World Fund) and MSCI ACWI ex USA (EuroPacific Growth Fund). Geographic allocation within each fund fluctuated throughout the time period shown.

1Data was collected beginning in January 2004 and ending in December 2017. The chart shows the longest available time period.

2The net excess return is the sum of the above benchmark results minus the below benchmark results.

1Other factors include cash which is a negative drag on a 100% invested portfolio in up markets; and residual to which undisclosed securities, differences in valuation of certain of international securities and intraday transactions contribute.

Relative results vs. fund benchmark, 2004-2017

These equity-focused American Funds have prospectuses that allow portfolio managers to take security positions outside the funds primary benchmark weightings.

Attribution results are for each funds primary benchmark: Standard & Poors 500 Composite Index (Fundamental Investors, The Growth Fund

of America, The New Economy Fund), MSCI All Country World Index (Capital World Growth and Income Fund, New Perspective Fund), MSCI All Country World Small Cap Index (SMALLCAP World Fund), MSCI ACWI (New World Fund) and MSCI ACWI ex USA (EuroPacific Growth Fund). Geographic allocation within each fund fluctuated throughout the time period shown.

1Data was collected beginning in January 2004 and ending in December 2017. The chart shows the longest available time period.

2The net excess return is the sum of the above benchmark results minus the below benchmark results.

3Other factors include cash which is a negative drag on a 100% invested portfolio in up markets; and residual to which undisclosed securities, differences in valuation of certain of international securities and intraday transactions contribute.

When a funds variation from its indexs geographic allocation was a headwind, the fund managers ability to select

from a broad universe of securities both inside and outside the U.S. helped the fund outpace its index.

Relative results vs. fund benchmark, 2004-2017

These equity-focused American Funds have prospectuses that allow portfolio managers to take security positions outside the funds primary benchmark weightings.

Attribution results are for each funds primary benchmark: Standard & Poors 500 Composite Index (Fundamental Investors, The Growth Fund of America, The New Economy

Fund), MSCI All Country World Index (Capital World Growth and Income Fund, New Perspective Fund), MSCI All Country World Small Cap Index (SMALLCAP World Fund), MSCI

ACWI (New World Fund) and MSCI ACWI ex USA (EuroPacific Growth Fund). Geographic allocation within each fund fluctuated throughout the time period shown.

1Data was collected beginning in January 2004 and ending in December 2017. The chart shows the longest available time period.

2The net excess return is the sum of the above benchmark results minus the below benchmark results.

1Other factors include cash which is a negative drag on a 100% invested portfolio in up markets; and residual to which undisclosed securities, differences in valuation of certain of international securities and intraday transactions contribute.

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Figures shown are past results and are not predictive of results in future periods. Current and future results may be lower or higher than those shown. Share prices and returns will vary, so investors may lose money. Investing for short periods makes losses more likely. View returns for the

American Funds Conservative Growth and Income Model Portfolio.

Investments are not FDIC-insured, nor are they deposits of or guaranteed by a bank or any other entity, so they may lose value.

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

Statements attributed to an individual represent the opinions of that individual as of the date published and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of Capital Group or its affiliates. This information is intended to highlight issues and should not be considered advice, an endorsement or a recommendation.

Cash & equivalents includes short-term securities, accrued income and other assets less liabilities.

Content contained herein is not intended to serve as impartial investment or fiduciary advice. The content has been developed by Capital Group, which receives fees for managing, distributing and/or servicing its investments.

Investing outside the United States involves risks such as currency fluctuations, periods of illiquidity and price volatility, as more fully described in the prospectus. These risks may be heightened in connection with investments in developing countries. Small-company stocks entail additional risks, and they can fluctuate in price more than larger company stocks.

The return of principal for bond funds and for funds with significant underlying bond holdings is not guaranteed. Fund shares are subject to the same interest rate, inflation and credit risks associated with the underlying bond holdings.

Lower rated bonds are subject to greater fluctuations in value and risk of loss of income and principal than higher rated bonds.

Fund shares of U.S. Government Securities Fund are not guaranteed by the U.S. government.

For more information about the risks associated with each fund or underlying fund, go to its detailed fund information page or read the prospectus.

Investment results assume all distributions are reinvested and reflect applicable fees and expenses. When applicable, investment results reflect expense reimbursements, without which results would have been lower. Please seefor more information. Expense ratios are as of fund prospectuses available at the time of publication. Class F-2 share results prior to the date of first sale are hypothetical based on Class A share results without a sales charge, adjusted for estimated annual expenses. Results for certain funds with an inception date after August 1, 2008, also include hypothetical returns because those funds Class F-2 shares sold after the funds date of first offering. Please seefor more information on specific expense adjustments and the actual dates of first sale.

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