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ABPRX AB Large Cap Growth R

  • Fund
  • ABPRX
  • Price as of: Nov 22, 2017
  • $47.37
  • - $0.00
  • - 0.00%
  • Category
  • Large Cap Growth Equities

ABPRX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 29.5%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 13.4%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 17.7%
  • Net Assets $5.56 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 43.7%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$47.37
$36.59
$47.37

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 1.42%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 60.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

STANDARD (TAXABLE)

$0

IRA

N/A

Investment Themes

CATEGORY

Large Cap Growth Equities
  • Fund Type Open End Mutual Fund
  • Investment Style Large Growth

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 29.5%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 13.4%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 17.7%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio -0.60%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield N/A
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually

Fund Details

  • Legal Name AB Large Cap Growth Fund
  • Fund Family Name AllianceBernstein
  • Inception Date Nov 03, 2003
  • Shares Outstanding N/A
  • Share Class Retirement
  • Currency USD
  • Domiciled Country United States
  • Manager Vincent C. Dupont

Fund Description

The fund invests primarily in equity securities of a limited number of large, carefully selected, high-quality U.S. companies. It invests primarily in the domestic equity securities of companies selected by the fund's Adviser for their growth potential within various market sectors. The fund emphasizes investments in large, seasoned companies. Under normal circumstances, the fund will invest at least 80% of its net assets in common stocks of large-capitalization companies.

ABPRX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period ABPRX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 29.5% -97.0% 36.5% 19.56% 1
1 Yr 27.7% -52.0% 75.7% 23.07% 2
3 Yr 13.4% * -15.1% 30.2% 8.08% 1
5 Yr 17.7% * -3.3% 20.4% 5.85% 1
10 Yr 10.1% * 0.6% 12.6% 2.29% 1

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period ABPRX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2016 -0.4% -56.6% 121.2% 43.82% 3
2015 0.7% -40.3% 11.4% 21.77% 2
2014 -2.4% -30.1% 42.9% 67.41% 4
2013 30.7% -11.8% 56.4% 30.70% 2
2012 18.4% -21.6% 29.1% 13.30% 1

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period ABPRX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 29.5% -97.0% 36.5% 19.76% 1
1 Yr 27.7% -71.3% 2606.2% 17.86% 1
3 Yr 13.4% * -21.9% 43.7% 7.31% 1
5 Yr 17.7% * -4.4% 20.4% 5.41% 1
10 Yr 10.1% * 0.0% 12.6% 2.21% 1

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period ABPRX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2016 -0.4% -56.6% 126.1% 47.31% 3
2015 11.3% -17.8% 28.8% 6.20% 1
2014 17.1% -10.0% 382.6% 15.77% 1
2013 58.5% -2.9% 615.0% 19.31% 1
2012 33.4% -100.0% 357.8% 21.04% 2

NAV & Total Return History

ABPRX - Holdings

Filings data as of: Sep 30, 2017

Concentration Analysis

ABPRX Category Low Category High ABPRX % Rank Quintile
Net Assets 5.56 B 373 K 169 B 5.21% 1
Number of Holdings 49 1 2176 11.25% 4
Net Assets in Top 10 2.33 B 0 42.4 B 4.24% 1
Weighting of Top 10 43.7% 0.0% 150.9% 9.13% 2

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Apple Inc 4.35%
  2. Visa Inc Class A 5.00%
  3. UnitedHealth Group Inc 3.84%
  4. Facebook Inc A 6.79%
  5. The Home Depot Inc 3.61%
  6. Alphabet Inc C 7.18%
  7. Edwards Lifesciences Corp 3.09%
  8. Intuitive Surgical Inc 3.25%
  9. Xilinx Inc 3.43%
  10. Zoetis Inc 3.14%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Category Low Category High ABPRX % Rank Quintile
Stocks
91.00% 0.00% 105.74% 24.16% 5
Cash
9.00% -5.74% 100.00% 1.54% 1
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 5.84% 4.63% 5
Other
0.00% -4.38% 24.55% 9.19% 5
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 2.68% 0.96% 5
Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 77.09% 4.05% 5

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High ABPRX % Rank Quintile
Technology
32.94% -1.29% 54.16% 8.93% 2
Healthcare
18.11% -1.03% 95.08% 7.01% 1
Consumer Cyclical
13.77% -2.22% 35.09% 19.99% 4
Consumer Defense
7.66% -1.43% 23.04% 9.83% 2
Financial Services
7.59% -2.38% 37.27% 27.63% 5
Industrials
7.56% -0.37% 26.97% 22.37% 4
Communication Services
1.83% 0.00% 14.37% 16.77% 4
Basic Materials
1.55% -1.18% 21.47% 17.74% 4
Utilities
0.00% -0.18% 10.82% 10.03% 5
Real Estate
0.00% -0.02% 11.06% 16.32% 5
Energy
0.00% -1.24% 16.17% 23.20% 5

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High ABPRX % Rank Quintile
US
90.59% 0.00% 101.47% 20.31% 4
Non US
0.41% 0.00% 90.05% 29.31% 5

ABPRX - Expenses

Operational Fees

ABPRX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
Expense Ratio 1.42% 0.00% 24.91% 10.10% 4
Management Fee 0.59% 0.00% 1.50% 3.28% 2
12b-1 Fee 0.50% 0.00% 1.00% 0.67% 4
Administrative Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% N/A N/A

Sales Fees

ABPRX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High ABPRX Rank Quintile
Front Load N/A 1.50% 8.50% N/A N/A
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 5.50% N/A N/A

Trading Fees

ABPRX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High ABPRX Rank Quintile
Max Redemption Fee N/A 0.05% 5.00% N/A N/A

Turnover 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.

ABPRX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High ABPRX Rank Quintile
Turnover 60.00% 0.00% 601.00% 7.27% 4

ABPRX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

ABPRX Category Low Category High ABPRX % Rank Quintile
Dividend Yield N/A 0.00% 2.83% N/A N/A

Dividend Distribution Analysis

ABPRX Category Low Category High Category Mode
Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Monthly Annually

Net Income Ratio Analysis

ABPRX Category Low Category High ABPRX % Rank Quintile
Net Income Ratio -0.60% -13.37% 3.70% 14.86% 5

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

ABPRX Category Low Category High Capital Mode
Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Daily Annually

ABPRX - Managers

Vincent C. Dupont

Manager

Start Date

Feb 16, 2012

Tenure

5.71

Tenure Rank

9.4%

Vincent Dupont joined the firm in 1999 and has served since 2009 as a Senior Vice President and Portfolio Manager for the US Growth and US Growth & Income services. In early 2012, he also became a Portfolio Manager for US Large Cap Growth. Before joining the US Growth team, Dupont spent 10 years as a fundamental research analyst covering semiconductors and semiconductor capital equipment. He previously researched the Russian economy at the Council on Foreign Relations for a year and worked at the US State Department as an arms control official for six years. Dupont holds a BA in political science from Northwestern University and a PhD in international affairs/Russian studies from Columbia University. He is a CFA charterholder. Location: New York


Frank V. Caruso

Manager

Start Date

Feb 16, 2012

Tenure

5.71

Tenure Rank

9.4%

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


John H. Fogarty

Manager

Start Date

Feb 16, 2012

Tenure

5.71

Tenure Rank

9.4%

John H. Fogarty is a Senior Vice President and Portfolio Manager for the US Mid Cap Fundamental Growth, US Growth Equities, US Growth & Income and US Large Cap Growth portfolios. He joined the US Growth Equities team in early 2009 as a Portfolio Manager for US Growth and US Growth & Income; he was named Portfolio Manager for US Large Cap Growth in early 2012. Fogarty began his career at the firm in 1988 in order to perform quantitative research, and joined the US Large Cap Growth team as a generalist and quantitative analyst in 1995 before being named a US Large Cap Growth portfolio manager in 1997. He rejoined the firm in 2007 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 holds a BA in history from Columbia University and is a CFA charterholder. Location: New York


Karen A. Sesin

Manager

Start Date

Nov 01, 2016

Tenure

1.0

Tenure Rank

14.4%

Karen Sesin Portfolio Manager—US Growth Equities Karen Sesin is a Senior Vice President and Portfolio Manager for the US Large Cap Growth portfolios. Before rejoining the US Growth Equities team in October 2016, she spent 11 years as a senior portfolio manager on the Blend Equities team, and was head of Blend Equities from 2014 to 2016. Previously, Sesin was a portfolio manager on the US Large Cap Growth team from 1999 to 2005, and also worked with the Select US Equity team. Prior to joining AB, she served from 1992-1999 as chief investment officer for Waycrosse, a provate investment company affiliated with Cargill. Earlier in her career, Sesin worked for the The Pillsbury Company as an investment manager, with responsibility for pension and savings plan assets, and the Northern Trust Company. She holds a BS in business administration form the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, and a MBA from Northwestern University. Location: Chicago


Tenure Analysis

Category Low

0.0

Category High

49.8

Category Average

7.53

Category Mode

2.8