Capital Research Company

CRD#110684
Investment Advisor Firm

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  • Overview

    Capital Research Company operates as an advisory company located in Los Angeles, California. The company has an average-sized group of 85 employees, sixty-seven of whom are financial advisors. Capital Research Company is not a registered broker-dealer, meaning the company is not able to buy and sell securities for its own accounts as well as its customers' and instead is required to go through a broker-dealer company to do so. Securities are defined as tradable financial assets like options, bonds and stocks.

    The firm's main office is at 333 South Hope St, Los Angeles, California 90071-1447.

    Editorial note: In certain cases, firms can register as exempt reporting advisors with the SEC, meaning they file an abridged version of the Form ADV. As a result, this is all of the publicly available information for Capital Research Company. Please visit the SEC website for more information at https://www.sec.gov

    Number of Advisors

    67

    Disclosures

    No

    Office Location

    333 South Hope St
    Los Angeles, CA 90071-1447

    Capital Research Company by the Numbers

    Total Number of Employees

    85

    National Average: 29

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    Fee Structure

    Financial advisory fees depend on which services the firm provides the client. Fee types charged by the firm typically consist of non-traditional fee structures. The firm does not participate in a wrap fee program, in which the company offers a service bundle for a single fee.

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      Other

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      Firms can sometimes charge customers using non-traditional fee structures. See this firm's Form ADV for more details.

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      Percentage of Assets

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      This fee, which is the most common fee type charged by advisors for portfolio management, is based on the amount of assets you have under management. Also referred to as an asset-based fee, this fee typically ranges from 0.50%-2.00% of AUM annually. You'll typically pay a lower rate the more assets you have under management.

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      Hourly

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      Like a lawyer, a financial advisor may charge you by the hour. This can be helpful if you are only looking for short-term or one-time advice. Rates typically range from $100-$300 per hour, depending on the complexity and level of services needed.

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      Commissions

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      Occasionally, advisors earn commissions from selling financial products, such as securities or insurance policies, or making certain referrals or transactions. Advisors who earn commissions may be incentivized to make certain recommendations to clients in order to make a commission. Fee-only advisors do not earn commissions, while fee-based advisors may.

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      Performance-based

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      Advisors only earn performance-based fees if a portfolio outperforms a defined benchmark. This fee may be calculated in a number of ways but most commonly is charged as a percentage of investment profits. Performance-based fees may incentivize advisors to make riskier decisions in order to generate higher returns.

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      Subscription

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      Firms generally charge this fee for educational materials provided, such as a monthly magazine. This can be useful if you want to learn about investing or financial management on your own.

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      Fixed

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      Fixed fees are a one-time, lump sum charged for a specific service, like the creation of a financial plan without subsequent implementation. This can be useful if you only need advice for one specific purpose, rather than a long-term advisor. Fixed fees usually range from $1,000 to $3,000.

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    Disclosures

    Capital Research Company does not have any disclosures.

    Please visit its Form ADV for more details.

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