AGTHX is a mutual fund, whereas SPY is an ETF. AGTHX has a higher 5-year return than SPY (10.23% vs 9.98%). AGTHX has a higher expense ratio than SPY (0.62% vs 0.09%). Below is the comparison between AGTHX and SPY.

Security Type ETF Mutual fund
Segment Equity: U.S. - Large Cap U.S. Equity: Large Growth
Issuer State Street Global Advisors American Funds
Net Assets $256.72B $89.90B
Expense Ratio 0.09% 0.62%
Management Style passive (index-based) active
Dividend Yield 1.82% 0.60%
Minimum Investment N/A $1,000
YTD Return 18.10% 15.51%
1-Year Return 2.74% -1.54%
3-Year Return 12.56% 13.25%
5-Year Return 9.98% 10.23%
10-Year Return 13.31% 12.78%

AGTHX description

The Fund seeks to provide growth of capital. The Fund invests primarily in common stocks in companies that appear to offer superior opportunities for growth of capital. The Fund seeks to invest in attractively valued companies that, it the Adviser's opinion, represent good, long-term investment opportunities.

AGTHX returns

YTD Return 15.51%
1-Month Return -3.46%
3-Month Return 3.24%
1-Year Return -1.54%
3-Year Return 13.25%
5-Year Return 10.23%
10-Year Return 12.78%
AGTHX expense ratio is 0.62%.

AGTHX holdings

Top 10 Holdings (29.28% of Total Assets)

Name Symbol % Assets
Facebook Inc A FB 5.47%
Microsoft Corp MSFT 4.68% Inc AMZN 4.24%
Netflix Inc NFLX 4.22%
UnitedHealth Group Inc UNH 2.47%
Alphabet Inc Class C GOOG 2.04%
Broadcom Inc AVGO 1.91%
Mastercard Inc A MA 1.59%
The Home Depot Inc HD 1.35%
Abbott Laboratories ABT 1.31%

SPY description

The Trust seeks investment results that, before expenses, generally correspond to the price and yield performance of the component common stocks of the S&P 500 Index.

SPY returns

YTD Return 18.10%
1-Month Return -1.67%
3-Month Return 6.76%
1-Year Return 2.74%
3-Year Return 12.56%
5-Year Return 9.98%
10-Year Return 13.31%
SPY expense ratio is 0.09%.

SPY holdings

Top 10 Holdings (21.61% of Total Assets)

Name Symbol % Assets
Microsoft Corp MSFT 4.28%
Apple Inc AAPL 3.63% Inc AMZN 3.12%
Facebook Inc A FB 1.88%
Berkshire Hathaway Inc B BRK.B 1.6%
JPMorgan Chase & Co JPM 1.49%
Alphabet Inc Class C GOOG 1.49%
Alphabet Inc A GOOGL 1.46%
Johnson & Johnson JNJ 1.39%
Exxon Mobil Corp XOM 1.27%
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