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APGAX AB Large Cap Growth A

  • Fund
  • APGAX
  • Price as of: Jun 21, 2018
  • $52.77
  • - $0.27
  • - 0.51%
  • Category
  • Large Cap Growth Equities

APGAX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 10.4%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 14.1%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 17.3%
  • Net Assets $6.86 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 46.0%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$52.77
$43.81
$53.20

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 1.04%

SALES FEES

  • Front Load 4.25%
  • Deferred Load N/A

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 60.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

STANDARD (TAXABLE)

$2,500

IRA

$2,500

Investment Themes

CATEGORY

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

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 10.4%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 12.5%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 16.3%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio -0.22%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield N/A
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually

Fund Details

  • Legal Name AB Large Cap Growth Fund
  • Fund Family Name AllianceBernstein
  • Inception Date Sep 28, 1992
  • Shares Outstanding N/A
  • Share Class A
  • Currency USD
  • Domiciled Country United States
  • Manager Frank V. Caruso

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.

APGAX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period APGAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 10.4% -100.0% 568.9% 32.53% 2
1 Yr 19.2% -52.0% 75.7% 45.53% 3
3 Yr 14.1% * -15.1% 30.2% 12.78% 1
5 Yr 17.3% * -2.6% 21.2% 5.32% 1
10 Yr 12.5% * 1.7% 14.2% 2.50% 1

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period APGAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2017 26.2% -52.0% 104.4% 8.60% 1
2016 0.1% -56.6% 121.2% 40.00% 3
2015 1.3% -41.2% 42.9% 21.82% 2
2014 -1.8% -30.1% 45.5% 69.11% 4
2013 31.2% -13.0% 56.4% 28.63% 2

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period APGAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 10.4% -100.0% 568.9% 32.37% 2
1 Yr 14.1% -71.3% 2606.2% 62.77% 4
3 Yr 12.5% * -21.9% 43.7% 26.72% 2
5 Yr 16.3% * -3.8% 21.2% 11.00% 1
10 Yr 12.0% * 1.1% 14.2% 3.83% 1

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period APGAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2017 26.2% -43.6% 104.4% 8.61% 1
2016 0.1% -56.6% 126.1% 48.45% 3
2015 11.7% -41.2% 382.6% 11.23% 1
2014 17.5% -10.0% 615.0% 18.53% 1
2013 58.6% -100.0% 357.8% 16.90% 1

NAV & Total Return History

APGAX - Holdings

Filings data as of: Apr 30, 2018

Concentration Analysis

APGAX Category Low Category High APGAX % Rank Quintile
Net Assets 6.86 B 373 K 188 B 3.53% 1
Number of Holdings 46 1 2038 11.31% 4
Net Assets in Top 10 3 B 0 47.4 B 3.28% 1
Weighting of Top 10 46.0% 0.0% 150.9% 6.30% 1

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Apple Inc 3.45%
  2. Visa Inc Class A 5.27%
  3. UnitedHealth Group Inc 4.34%
  4. Facebook Inc A 7.00%
  5. The Home Depot Inc 4.05%
  6. Alphabet Inc C 7.56%
  7. Biogen Inc 4.06%
  8. Costco Wholesale Corp 3.81%
  9. Constellation Brands Inc A 3.47%
  10. Zoetis Inc Class A 3.03%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Category Low Category High APGAX % Rank Quintile
Stocks
91.58% 0.00% 105.74% 22.37% 5
Cash
8.42% -5.74% 100.00% 2.44% 1
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 9.84% 3.86% 5
Other
0.00% -2.76% 24.55% 5.72% 5
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 3.20% 1.16% 5
Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 69.83% 3.60% 5

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High APGAX % Rank Quintile
Technology
29.04% -1.29% 55.68% 14.46% 3
Healthcare
18.25% -1.03% 96.96% 5.33% 1
Consumer Cyclical
15.41% -2.22% 37.23% 16.71% 3
Consumer Defense
11.19% -1.43% 21.04% 1.99% 1
Financial Services
9.81% -2.38% 40.03% 20.89% 4
Industrials
5.43% -0.37% 25.87% 26.03% 5
Basic Materials
1.85% -1.18% 16.24% 15.49% 4
Communication Services
0.60% 0.00% 12.93% 17.87% 4
Utilities
0.00% -0.18% 10.33% 9.32% 5
Real Estate
0.00% -0.04% 11.06% 15.62% 5
Energy
0.00% -1.24% 16.17% 22.24% 5

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High APGAX % Rank Quintile
US
91.58% 0.00% 103.99% 17.29% 3
Non US
0.00% -0.63% 91.90% 28.34% 5

APGAX - Expenses

Operational Fees

APGAX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
Expense Ratio 1.04% 0.00% 37.77% 12.68% 3
Management Fee 0.59% 0.00% 1.44% 3.15% 2
12b-1 Fee 0.25% 0.00% 1.00% 1.23% 3
Administrative Fee N/A 0.00% 1.01% N/A N/A

Sales Fees

APGAX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High APGAX Rank Quintile
Front Load 4.25% 1.50% 8.50% 3.56% 1
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 5.50% N/A N/A

Trading Fees

APGAX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High APGAX 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.

APGAX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High APGAX Rank Quintile
Turnover 60.00% 0.00% 610.00% 7.27% 4

APGAX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

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

Dividend Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History


Net Income Ratio Analysis

APGAX Category Low Category High APGAX % Rank Quintile
Net Income Ratio -0.22% -13.37% 3.70% 12.16% 4

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

APGAX - Managers

Frank V. Caruso

Manager

Start Date

Feb 16, 2012

Tenure

6.29

Tenure Rank

8.2%

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

6.29

Tenure Rank

8.2%

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


Vinay Thapar

Manager

Start Date

Apr 11, 2018

Tenure

0.14

Tenure Rank

14.5%

於2011年9月加入聯博,目前擔任副總裁暨研究分析師,負責全球成長型醫療類股。在此之前,Vinay曾於American Century Investments 擔任資深投資分析師,負責兩檔國內基金之全球醫療類股研究工作,時間長達三年半。在此之前,Vinay曾於貝爾斯登旗下之生技股票研究團隊,擔任副總監一職。Vinay擁有美國紐約大學之生物學學士學位,以及特許財務分析師資格。任職地點:紐約。


Tenure Analysis

Category Low

0.0

Category High

50.4

Category Average

7.61

Category Mode

0.1