American Funds was No. 1 in sales among U.S. mutual funds for September, research from the firm Financial Research Corp. shows. For the industry overall, investors dumped more money into funds than they did in August.

American took in $6.1 billion in September, marking a slight downturn from the same month last year but an increase from the company’s August sales of $5.5 billion.

Subscribe Now

Access to premium content including in-depth coverage of mutual funds, hedge funds, 401(K)s, 529 plans, and more.

3-Week Free Trial

Insight and analysis into the management, marketing, operations and technology of the asset management industry.