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Friday, June 21, 2013

Morningstar Opines on PMs' Experience At American Funds

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Capital Group's[profile]American Funds Fundamental Investors fund's senior manager, James Drasdo, will retire at the end of the month, but don't count on major change for this gold-rated fund, Morningstar writes. Drasdo has run part of the fund for 30 years but other PMs have considerable experience at the fund. Dina Perry has been a manager at the fund since 1993 and Michael Kerr has been at the fund since 1999. The remaining managers together average twice the experience of the category's average.

Morningstar writes that the fund's reputation for good stock-picking, low expenses and diversified portfolio should continue after his departure:
Despite an impending manager departure, the fund's remaining managers remain seasoned, their bottom-up approaches are sound, the portfolio is still diversified, and its expenses are low. Stick with it.
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Edited by: Casey Quinlan

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