AIZCX: AB International C

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AIZCX AB International C


Profile

AIZCX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return -4.8%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return -3.0%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 2.5%
  • Net Assets $871 M
  • Holdings in Top 10 16.5%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$16.28
$11.21
$17.36

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 2.07%

SALES FEES

  • Front Load N/A
  • Deferred Load 1.00%

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 47.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

  • Standard (Taxable) $10,000
  • IRA $10,000

Fund Classification


Distributions

  • YTD Total Return -4.8%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return -1.5%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 3.7%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 0.80%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    AB International Portfolio
  • Fund Family Name
    AllianceBernstein
  • Inception Date
    Jan 30, 2004
  • Shares Outstanding
    N/A
  • Share Class
    C
  • Currency
    USD
  • Domiciled Country
    United States
  • Manager
    Kent Hargis

Fund Description

The fund invests primarily in equity securities of issuers in countries that make up the Morgan Stanley Capital International ("MSCI") EAFE Index (Europe, Australasia and the Far East) and Canada. The Manager diversifies the Portfolio among many foreign countries, but not necessarily in the same proportion that the countries are represented in the MSCI EAFE Index. The Manager invests in companies located in at least three countries other than the United States. The fund also invests in less developed or emerging equity markets.


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Performance

AIZCX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period AIZCX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD -4.8% -51.9% 847.5% 44.17%
1 Yr 1.6% -48.5% 889.0% 35.59%
3 Yr -3.0%* -21.5% 111.7% 58.23%
5 Yr 2.5%* -11.2% 64.2% 47.70%
10 Yr 1.0%* -5.9% 6.7% 68.99%

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period AIZCX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 19.9% -19.9% 38.8% 39.64%
2018 -22.2% -50.2% 0.0% 78.77%
2017 25.5% -2.4% 38.4% 25.38%
2016 -3.1% -23.2% 14.4% 76.20%
2015 1.7% -47.4% 6.8% 5.60%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period AIZCX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD -4.8% -51.9% 847.5% 44.17%
1 Yr 1.6% -48.5% 889.0% 35.59%
3 Yr -1.5%* -21.5% 111.7% 48.06%
5 Yr 3.7%* -11.2% 64.2% 42.15%
10 Yr 2.1%* -5.9% 7.0% 73.33%

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period AIZCX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 19.9% -19.9% 38.8% 39.64%
2018 -18.5% -50.2% 0.0% 66.51%
2017 25.5% -0.1% 38.4% 39.26%
2016 -2.2% -10.2% 14.4% 80.07%
2015 2.3% -28.8% 7.7% 6.25%

NAV & Total Return History


Holdings

AIZCX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

AIZCX Category Low Category High AIZCX % Rank
Net Assets 871 M 155 K 428 B 41.75%
Number of Holdings 195 1 9941 41.76%
Net Assets in Top 10 191 M 0 46.1 B 39.97%
Weighting of Top 10 16.52% 5.1% 100.0% 72.71%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. AB Government Money Market AB 3.03%
  2. Roche Holding AG Dividend Right Cert. 2.89%
  3. Partners Group Holding AG 1.58%
  4. GlaxoSmithKline PLC 1.39%
  5. EDP - Energias de Portugal SA 1.34%
  6. Koninklijke Ahold Delhaize NV 1.33%
  7. Enel SpA 1.32%
  8. Nestle SA 1.31%
  9. Samsung Electronics Co Ltd 1.27%
  10. Novo Nordisk A/S B 1.08%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High AIZCX % Rank
Stocks
96.97% 0.00% 110.70% 69.09%
Cash
3.03% -124.99% 100.00% 28.43%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% -0.01% 2.04% 47.94%
Other
0.00% -8.26% 88.39% 63.87%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 4.00% 42.86%
Bonds
0.00% -0.18% 32.43% 50.96%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High AIZCX % Rank
Technology
17.47% 0.00% 40.02% 10.39%
Financial Services
13.99% 0.00% 28.75% 70.08%
Consumer Defense
13.31% 2.10% 27.50% 17.59%
Industrials
13.24% 3.48% 36.86% 55.54%
Healthcare
12.26% 0.00% 29.35% 57.89%
Consumer Cyclical
8.49% 2.25% 31.79% 71.75%
Communication Services
7.53% 0.00% 31.27% 57.48%
Basic Materials
5.02% 0.00% 17.66% 86.70%
Utilities
3.45% 0.00% 13.18% 46.81%
Energy
2.85% 0.00% 15.90% 54.99%
Real Estate
2.39% 0.00% 10.33% 47.37%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High AIZCX % Rank
Non US
93.07% 0.00% 125.78% 72.53%
US
3.90% -30.21% 19.04% 22.12%

Expenses

AIZCX - Expenses

Operational Fees

AIZCX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 2.07% 0.02% 19.39% 11.91%
Management Fee 0.75% 0.00% 1.35% 64.01%
12b-1 Fee 1.00% 0.00% 1.00% 90.14%
Administrative Fee N/A 0.01% 1.00% N/A

Sales Fees

AIZCX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load N/A 2.50% 5.75% N/A
Deferred Load 1.00% 1.00% 5.50% 55.26%

Trading Fees

AIZCX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Max Redemption Fee N/A 1.00% 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.

AIZCX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 47.00% 0.00% 426.00% 59.47%

Distributions

AIZCX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

AIZCX Category Low Category High AIZCX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.00% 0.00% 5.70% 44.75%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

AIZCX Category Low Category High Category Mod
Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Quarterly Annually

Net Income Ratio Analysis

AIZCX Category Low Category High AIZCX % Rank
Net Income Ratio 0.80% -1.71% 11.59% 92.69%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History

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Fund Manager Analysis

AIZCX - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

Kent Hargis


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jan 31, 2013

7.59

7.6%

Kent Hargis was promoted to Co-Chief Investment Officer of Strategic Core Equities in 2018. He has been managing the Global, International and US portfolios since their inception in September 2011, and the Emerging Markets Strategic Core portfolio since January 2015. Hargis was named Head of Quantitative Research for Equities in 2009, with responsibility for overseeing the research and application of risk and return models across the firm’s equity portfolios. He joined the firm in October 2003 as a senior quantitative strategist.

Avi Lavi


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jun 30, 2016

4.17

4.2%

Avi Lavi, an AllianceBernstein Partner, was appointed Chief Investment Officer of Global and International Value Equities in March 2016 and has also been Portfolio Manager for Global Research Insights since May 2016. Mr. Lavi has been a member of the Cross Border team since early 2012. Previously, Mr. Lavi served as co-CIO of Global Value Equities and global director of Value Research. From 2006 to 2012, he was CIO of UK and European Value Equities, and director of research for UK and European Value Equities from 2000 to 2006. Lavi holds a BA from Bar-Ilan University and an MBA from NYU.

Nelson Yu


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jan 27, 2017

3.59

3.6%

Senior Vice President and Portfolio Manager of AllianceBernstein L.P. since prior to 2014. Head—Blend Strategies since 2017 and Head of Quantitative Research—Equities since prior to 2014. Nelson Yu was appointed Head of Blend Strategies in early 2017. He is also a Portfolio Manager and Head of Quantitative Research for Equities, with responsibility for overseeing the research and application of risk and return models across the firm’s equity portfolios. In addition, Yu manages the currency overlay strategy across equity portfolios and is an advisory member of the Global Value, Emerging Markets Value and Strategic Core portfolios. He joined the firm in 1997 as a programmer and analyst, and served as deputy head of Value Equities Quantitative Research from 2009 until 2014. Yu was previously a supervising consultant at Grant Thornton. He holds a BSE in systems engineering and a BS in economics from the University of Pennsylvania, and is a CFA charterholder. Location: New York

Mark Phelps


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Apr 26, 2017

3.35

3.4%

Mark Phelps is Chief Investment Officer of Concentrated Global Growth. Prior to joining AB in December 2013, he was president and managing director of Global Investments at W.P. Stewart & Co. From September 2008 to June 2013, Phelps also served as W.P. Stewart’s chief executive officer. He originally joined W.P. Stewart & Co. (Europe) in February 2005 as a global portfolio manager. Prior to that, Phelps held senior positions with the Kleinwort Benson/Dresdner Bank organization in London and San Francisco, most recently serving as CIO for Global Equities at Dresdner RCM in San Francisco.

Daniel Roarty


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Apr 26, 2017

3.35

3.4%

Daniel C. Roarty was appointed Senior Vice President of the Manager, with which he has been associated in a similar capacity since prior to 2015, and Chief Investment Officer of AB’s Thematic & Sustainable Equities team in 2013. He joined the firm in May 2011 as global technology sector head on the Global/International Research Growth team, and was named team leader for that team in early 2012. Roarty previously spent nine years at Nuveen Investments, where he co-managed both a large-cap and a multi-cap growth strategy. His research experience includes coverage of technology, industrials and financials stocks at Morgan Stanley and Goldman Sachs. Roarty holds a BS in finance from Fairfield University and an MBA from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. He is a CFA charterholder. Location: New York

Tenure Analysis

Category Low Category High Category Average Category Mode
0.12 28.6 5.56 1.34