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ANAYX AB Global Bond Advisor

  • Fund
  • ANAYX
  • Price as of: Dec 02, 2016
  • $8.35
  • + $0.01
  • + 0.12%
  • Category
  • Global Bonds

ANAYX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 2.5%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 4.6%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 4.1%
  • Net Assets $5.96 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 18.1%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$8.35
$8.14
$8.64

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.60%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 167.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

STANDARD (TAXABLE)

$0

IRA

N/A

Investment Themes

CATEGORY

Global Bonds
  • Fund Type Open End Mutual Fund
  • Investment Style World Bond

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 2.5%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 4.6%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 4.1%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Daily
  • Net Income Ratio 2.39%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.2%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Monthly

Fund Details

  • Legal Name AB Global Bond Fund
  • Fund Family Name AllianceBernstein
  • Inception Date Nov 05, 2007
  • Shares Outstanding N/A
  • Share Class Adv
  • Currency USD
  • Domiciled Country United States
  • Manager Scott A. DiMaggio

Fund Description

The AllianceBernstein Global Bond Fund Advisor Class (ANAYX) is an actively managed fund designed to provide high current income. The fund invests in a variety of debt securities with no restrictions on type, credit quality or location. Therefore, the fund can invest in the U.S., developed markets and emerging markets. ANAYX aims to create an attractive risk/return profile by managing currency exposure and using rigorous global credit research to pick the best bonds from the wide pool of choices.

Given the fund’s wide bond mandate, ANAYX makes for a great core bond choice or as a subcore fund if investors have an index fund as their rock. The fund is managed by AllianceBernstein.

ANAYX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period ANAYX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 2.5% -6.2% 211.3% 19.23% 2
1 Yr 6.1% -14.6% 10.6% 31.75% 2
3 Yr 4.6% * -2.8% 6.9% 6.76% 1
5 Yr 4.1% * -1.9% 7.2% 14.34% 1
10 Yr 5.7% * 1.8% 6.7% 11.83% 1

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period ANAYX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2015 -3.2% -12.4% 1.2% 9.09% 1
2014 2.3% -8.4% 10.8% 6.69% 1
2013 -4.4% -11.4% 0.9% 25.10% 2
2012 3.2% -1.3% 11.2% 45.74% 3
2011 -0.4% -8.8% 4.6% 26.47% 3

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period ANAYX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 2.5% -6.2% 211.3% 31.73% 3
1 Yr 6.1% -18.0% 10.6% 24.44% 2
3 Yr 4.6% * -3.4% 6.9% 6.05% 1
5 Yr 4.1% * -2.2% 7.2% 12.70% 1
10 Yr 5.7% * 1.8% 6.7% 10.65% 1

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period ANAYX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2015 -1.6% -12.4% 1.5% 16.16% 1
2014 4.6% -8.4% 19.6% 12.68% 1
2013 -4.6% -11.4% 4.5% 51.35% 3
2012 4.5% 0.0% 31.9% 68.61% 4
2011 -0.4% -7.4% 11.4% 57.84% 4

NAV & Total Return History

ANAYX - Holdings

Filings data as of: Sep 30, 2016

Concentration Analysis

ANAYX Category Low Category High ANAYX % Rank Quintile
Net Assets 5.96 B 4.39 M 64.5 B 2.52% 1
Number of Holdings 888 1 4132 4.73% 2
Net Assets in Top 10 1.09 B -831 M 13.7 B 3.47% 1
Weighting of Top 10 18.1% 4.6% 325.9% 23.66% 5

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Italy(Rep Of) 5.5% 3.09%
  2. Canada Hsg Tr No 1 3.8% 2.61%
  3. United Kingdom (Government Of) 1.75% 2.13%
  4. France(Govt Of) 0.5% 1.87%
  5. Netherlands (Kingdom of) 0.25% 1.67%
  6. Italy(Rep Of) 1.35% 1.45%
  7. US Treasury Note 1.37%
  8. United Kingdom (Government Of) 4.25% 1.32%
  9. Germany (Federal Republic Of) 2.5% 1.29%
  10. Brazil Federative Rep 10% 1.24%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Category Low Category High ANAYX % Rank Quintile
Bonds
93.73% -2.09% 137.05% 12.62% 3
Cash
4.02% -44.65% 100.87% 14.51% 3
Other
1.88% -1.72% 19.21% 9.78% 2
Convertible Bonds
0.19% 0.00% 8.26% 7.57% 2
Stocks
0.17% -2.34% 53.26% 5.99% 2
Preferred Stocks
0.01% 0.00% 3.07% 6.94% 2

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High ANAYX % Rank Quintile
Financial Services
0.23% 0.00% 5.02% 4.27% 1
Utilities
0.00% 0.00% 1.82% 7.32% 5
Real Estate
0.00% 0.00% 5.89% 1.83% 5
Industrials
0.00% 0.00% 3.54% 3.66% 5
Healthcare
0.00% 0.00% 3.69% 2.44% 5
Technology
0.00% 0.00% 4.01% 3.66% 5
Energy
0.00% 0.00% 2.51% 6.71% 5
Communication Services
0.00% 0.00% 1.37% 3.66% 5
Consumer Defense
0.00% 0.00% 2.92% 3.66% 5
Consumer Cyclical
0.00% 0.00% 3.41% 3.05% 5
Basic Materials
0.00% 0.00% 1.63% 2.44% 5

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High ANAYX % Rank Quintile
US
0.10% -2.34% 37.68% 5.05% 2
Non US
0.07% 0.00% 15.58% 3.15% 1

Bond Sector Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High ANAYX % Rank Quintile
Government
53.46% -17.01% 126.24% 13.56% 3
Corporate
25.48% 0.00% 81.66% 11.99% 3
Securitized
12.31% 0.00% 59.48% 9.46% 2
Cash & Equivalents
4.02% -26.68% 353.01% 15.14% 3
Municipal
0.37% 0.00% 42.81% 8.83% 2
Derivative
0.00% -321.39% 24.14% 5.05% 4

Bond Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High ANAYX % Rank Quintile
Non US
52.63% -0.31% 347.04% 18.93% 4
US
41.10% -309.96% 87.90% 7.57% 2

ANAYX - Expenses

Operational Fees

ANAYX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
Expense Ratio 0.60% 0.09% 7.16% 47.00% 1
Management Fee 0.48% 0.00% 1.28% 8.52% 1
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% N/A N/A
Administrative Fee N/A 0.00% 0.45% N/A N/A

Sales Fees

ANAYX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High ANAYX Rank Quintile
Front Load N/A 2.50% 5.75% N/A N/A
Deferred Load N/A 0.75% 5.50% N/A N/A

Trading Fees

ANAYX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High ANAYX Rank Quintile
Max Redemption Fee N/A 1.00% 2.00% 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.

ANAYX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High ANAYX Rank Quintile
Turnover 167.00% 0.00% 477.00% 7.57% 4

ANAYX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

ANAYX Category Low Category High ANAYX % Rank Quintile
Dividend Yield 0.2% 0.00% 1.16% 42.16% 3

Dividend Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History


Net Income Ratio Analysis

ANAYX Category Low Category High ANAYX % Rank Quintile
Net Income Ratio 2.39% -0.85% 6.81% 32.81% 3

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

ANAYX - Managers

Scott A. DiMaggio

Manager

Start Date

Aug 31, 2005

Tenure

11.18

Tenure Rank

1.8%

Scott DiMaggio serves as Director of Canada Fixed Income and is also a member of the Global Fixed Income team. Prior to joining the Canada Fixed Income team, he performed quantitative investment analysis at the firm, including asset-liability, asset-allocation, return attribution and risk analysis. Before he joined the firm in 1999, DiMaggio was a risk-management market analyst at Santander Investment Securities. He also held positions as a senior consultant at Ernst & Young Consulting and at Andersen Consulting.


Matthew S. Sheridan

Manager

Start Date

Jan 31, 2007

Tenure

9.76

Tenure Rank

2.5%

Matthew Sheridan is a Senior Vice President and Portfolio Manager at AB, primarily focusing on the Global Multi-Sector Strategy portfolios. He is a member of the Global Fixed Income, Global High Income and Emerging Market Debt portfolio-management teams. Additionally, Sheridan is a member of the Rates and Currency Research Review team and the Emerging Market Debt Research Review team. He joined AB in 1998 and previously worked in the firm’s Structured Asset Securities Group. Sheridan holds a BS in finance from Syracuse University. He is a CFA charterholder. Location: New York


Douglas J. Peebles

Manager

Start Date

Mar 27, 1992

Tenure

24.61

Tenure Rank

0.2%

Douglas J. Peebles joined the firm in 1987 and is the Chief Investment Officer of AllianceBernstein Fixed Income. In this role, he supervises all of the Fixed Income portfolio-management and research teams globally. In addition, Peebles is Chairman of the Interest Rates and Currencies Research Review team, which is responsible for setting interest-rate and currency policy for all fixed-income portfolios. He has held several leadership positions within the fixed-income division, having served as director of Global Fixed Income from 1997 to 2004 and then co-head of AllianceBernstein Fixed Income


Paul J. DeNoon

Manager

Start Date

Aug 05, 2002

Tenure

14.25

Tenure Rank

1.5%

Paul DeNoon directs all of AB’s investment activities in emerging-market (EM) fixed income and is a senior member of the Global Fixed Income and Absolute Return teams. He oversees a variety of global fixed-income assets and has overall responsibility for all of the firm’s Multi-Sector teams. DeNoon is also Portfolio Manager for the Next 50 Emerging Markets Fund and a member of the EM Multi-Asset Strategy Committee, the Dynamic Asset Allocation Committee and a number of other management committees. Prior to joining the firm in 1992, he was a vice president in the Investment Portfolio Group at Manufacturers Hanover Trust and an economist in the bank’s Financial Markets Research Group, where he was primarily responsible for the analysis of monetary and fiscal policy. DeNoon began his career as a research analyst at Lehman Brothers. He holds a BA in economics from Union College and an MBA in finance from New York University. Location: New York


Tenure Analysis

Category Low

0.1

Category High

24.9

Category Average

5.87

Category Mode

4.8