AGFIX: AB Growth I

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AGFIX AB Growth I


Profile

AGFIX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 7.5%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 7.9%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 7.2%
  • Net Assets $1.13 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 39.5%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$95.59
$65.32
$95.59

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.83%

SALES FEES

  • Front Load N/A
  • Deferred Load N/A

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 49.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

  • Standard (Taxable) $2,000,000
  • IRA N/A

Fund Classification

  • Primary Caregory Uncategorized
  • Fund Type Open End Mutual Fund
  • Investment Style Large Growth

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 7.5%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 15.9%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 14.1%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio -0.20%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    AB Growth Fund
  • Fund Family Name
    AllianceBernstein
  • Inception Date
    Mar 01, 2005
  • Shares Outstanding
    N/A
  • Share Class
    Inst
  • Currency
    USD
  • Domiciled Country
    United States
  • Manager
    Frank Caruso

Fund Description

The fund invests primarily in a domestic equity securities of companies selected by the fund's Adviser for their growth potential with in various market sectors. When selecting securities, the Adviser looks for companies that have experienced management teams, strong market positions, and the potential to deliver greater-than-expected earnings growth rates. The fund has the flexibility to invest across the capitalization spectrum. It may enter into derivatives transactions, such as options, futures contracts, forwards and swaps.


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Performance

AGFIX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period AGFIX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 7.5% -79.9% 37.8% 25.26%
1 Yr 15.3% -80.4% 48.7% 38.26%
3 Yr 7.9%* -47.8% 30.3% 30.66%
5 Yr 7.2%* -36.3% 16.7% 22.04%
10 Yr 11.6%* -17.1% 16.7% 13.79%

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period AGFIX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 22.7% -67.9% 49.9% 57.20%
2018 -8.6% -65.5% 10.6% 30.29%
2017 23.7% -46.3% 52.2% 22.89%
2016 0.9% -43.3% 15.3% 39.94%
2015 0.1% -82.5% 11.4% 27.51%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period AGFIX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 7.5% -79.9% 37.8% 25.26%
1 Yr 15.3% -80.4% 48.7% 38.19%
3 Yr 15.9%* -47.8% 30.3% 10.22%
5 Yr 14.1%* -36.3% 21.4% 6.41%
10 Yr 15.6%* -17.1% 19.6% 6.07%

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period AGFIX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 22.7% -67.9% 49.9% 57.28%
2018 4.1% -65.5% 16.5% 3.92%
2017 34.4% -28.2% 52.2% 8.86%
2016 1.8% -43.3% 17.1% 52.62%
2015 9.3% -38.0% 17.3% 7.05%

NAV & Total Return History


Holdings

AGFIX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

AGFIX Category Low Category High AGFIX % Rank
Net Assets 1.13 B 858 K 188 B 46.20%
Number of Holdings 63 1 2163 49.06%
Net Assets in Top 10 393 M 399 K 54.7 B 48.98%
Weighting of Top 10 39.49% 11.6% 100.0% 70.88%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Alphabet Inc Class C 7.59%
  2. Facebook Inc A 5.17%
  3. Amazon.com Inc 4.25%
  4. Visa Inc Class A 3.80%
  5. Monster Beverage Corp 3.67%
  6. UnitedHealth Group Inc 3.54%
  7. Nike Inc B 2.99%
  8. Intuitive Surgical Inc 2.96%
  9. Electronic Arts Inc 2.81%
  10. PayPal Holdings Inc 2.71%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High AGFIX % Rank
Stocks
98.85% 80.85% 100.33% 39.73%
Cash
1.15% -1.02% 19.15% 56.96%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 2.51% 49.89%
Other
0.00% -9.83% 4.87% 52.29%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 0.20% 46.05%
Bonds
0.00% -0.42% 4.53% 48.31%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High AGFIX % Rank
Healthcare
24.66% 0.00% 47.20% 5.34%
Communication Services
18.97% 0.00% 29.93% 10.23%
Technology
18.80% 11.44% 54.73% 93.23%
Consumer Cyclical
17.04% 0.00% 29.26% 22.95%
Financial Services
7.19% 0.00% 33.35% 86.46%
Consumer Defense
5.83% 0.00% 18.88% 28.14%
Industrials
5.73% 0.00% 24.88% 63.88%
Basic Materials
1.77% 0.00% 10.55% 40.33%
Utilities
0.00% 0.00% 10.21% 64.41%
Real Estate
0.00% 0.00% 11.78% 88.94%
Energy
0.00% 0.00% 8.67% 70.35%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High AGFIX % Rank
US
98.01% 78.13% 100.21% 16.18%
Non US
0.84% 0.00% 19.16% 80.96%

Expenses

AGFIX - Expenses

Operational Fees

AGFIX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 0.83% 0.01% 24.73% 70.43%
Management Fee 0.75% 0.00% 1.40% 79.89%
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% N/A
Administrative Fee N/A 0.01% 1.02% N/A

Sales Fees

AGFIX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load N/A 2.50% 8.50% N/A
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 5.50% N/A

Trading Fees

AGFIX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Max Redemption Fee N/A 0.50% 2.00% N/A

Related Fees

Turnover provides investors a proxy for the trading fees incurred by mutual fund managers who frequently adjust position allocations. Higher turnover means higher trading fees.

AGFIX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 49.00% 0.00% 464.00% 60.56%

Distributions

AGFIX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

AGFIX Category Low Category High AGFIX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.00% 0.00% 22.40% 47.17%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

AGFIX Category Low Category High Category Mod
Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Annually Annually

Net Income Ratio Analysis

AGFIX Category Low Category High AGFIX % Rank
Net Income Ratio -0.20% -2.06% 2.43% 66.08%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

AGFIX Category Low Category High Capital Mode
Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Annually Annually

Dividend Payout History

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Fund Manager Analysis

AGFIX - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

Frank Caruso


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Aug 13, 2008

11.72

11.7%

Frank Caruso is a Senior Vice President and Chief Investment Officer of US Growth Equities since 2012. He joined the firm in 1993, when it acquired Shields Asset Management, where he had been director of Equities. Previously, he was a managing director and senior member of the Investment Policy Committee at Shearson Lehman Advisors.He holds a BA in business economics from the State University of New York, Oneonta, and is a member of the New York Society of Security Analysts and the CFA Institute. He is a CFA charterholder. Location: New York

Bruce Aronow


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Mar 13, 2013

7.14

7.1%

Bruce K. Aronow is Chief Investment Officer for US Small/SMID Cap Growth products, a role he has held since 2000. He is also responsible for the US Small/SMID Cap Growth consumer/commercial services sector. Prior to joining the firm in 1999, Aronow was responsible for research and portfolio management for the small-cap consumer and autos/transportation sectors at Invesco (NY) (formerly Chancellor Capital Management). He joined Chancellor in 1994 as a small-cap analyst, primarily focusing on autos/transportation, specialty finance and consumer-related companies. Previously, Aronow was a senior associate with Kidder, Peabody & Co. for five years. He holds a BA with a concentration in philosophy and a minor in economics from Colgate University and served as a recent graduate member on the Board of Trustees of Colgate University from 1990 to 1993. Aronow is a member of both the New York Society of Security Analysts and the Association for Investment Management & Research (AIMR), and is a CFA charterholder. Location: New York

John Fogarty


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Mar 13, 2013

7.14

7.1%

John H. Fogarty is a Senior Vice President and Portfolio Manager for US Growth Equities, a position he has held since 2009. He rejoined the firm in 2006 as a fundamental research analyst covering consumer-discretionary stocks in the US, having previously spent nearly three years as a hedge fund manager at Dialectic Capital Management and Vardon Partners. Fogarty began his career at AB in 1988, performing quantitative research, and joined the US Large Cap Growth team as a generalist and quantitative analyst in 1995. He became a portfolio manager in 1997. Fogarty holds a BA in history from Columbia University and is a CFA charterholder. Location: New York

Tenure Analysis

Category Low Category High Category Average Category Mode
0.03 52.36 8.17 1.0