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American Funds Inflation Linked Bd A BFIAX

Analyst rating as of
NAV / 1-Day Return
9.52  /  1.75 %
Total Assets
13.7 Bil
Adj. Expense Ratio
0.670%
Expense Ratio
0.670%
Fee Level
Below Average
Longest Manager Tenure
9.79 years
Category
Inflation-Protected Bond
Credit Quality / Interest Rate Sensitivity
High / Limited
Min. Initial Investment
250
Status
Open
TTM Yield
3.58%
Effective Duration
4.49 years

Morningstar’s Fund Analysis BFIAX

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A flexible, macro-driven approach to inflation-linked bonds.

Summary

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American Funds Inflation Linked Bond boasts a strong team of rates specialists and wider resources, but its emphasis on macro decisions, including bold rates calls and short credit positioning, could result in higher volatility relative to more straightforward inflation bond offerings. It earns a Morningstar Analyst Rating of Neutral for its cheapest share classes and a Negative for its priciest shares.

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