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Name

Price

Aum/Mkt Cap

YIELD & DIV

Exp Ratio

Watchlist

$20.11

$704 M

2.05%

$0.41

1.40%

Vitals

YTD Return

-29.5%

1 yr return

-18.1%

3 Yr Avg Return

9.7%

5 Yr Avg Return

8.5%

Net Assets

$704 M

Holdings in Top 10

100.0%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$20.1
$19.91
$31.79

Expenses

OPERATING FEES

Expense Ratio 1.40%

SALES FEES

Front Load 5.75%

Deferred Load N/A

TRADING FEES

Turnover 7.00%

Redemption Fee N/A


Min Investment

Standard (Taxable)

$1,500

IRA

$1,500


Fund Classification

Fund Type

Open End Mutual Fund

Investment Style

Small Growth


Name

Price

Aum/Mkt Cap

YIELD & DIV

Exp Ratio

Watchlist

$20.11

$704 M

2.05%

$0.41

1.40%

ALFAX - Profile

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return -29.5%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 7.5%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 7.3%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio -0.06%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 2.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    Lord Abbett Alpha Strategy Fund
  • Fund Family Name
    Lord Abbett
  • Inception Date
    Mar 18, 1998
  • Shares Outstanding
    N/A
  • Share Class
    A
  • Currency
    USD
  • Domiciled Country
    United States
  • Manager
    Giulio Martini

Fund Description

The fund is a "fund of funds" that invests in affiliated mutual funds (the "underlying funds") managed by Lord, Abbett & Co. LLC ("Lord Abbett"). Under normal conditions, through the underlying funds, it indirectly invests in the equity securities of U.S. and foreign micro-cap, small, and mid-sized companies. The fund uses a "blend" strategy to gain investment exposure to both growth and value stocks, or to stocks with characteristics of both.


ALFAX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period ALFAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD -29.5% -58.9% 515.4% 40.84%
1 Yr -18.1% -63.8% 60.0% 31.74%
3 Yr 9.7%* -20.6% 40.7% 35.60%
5 Yr 8.5%* -14.3% 30.8% 69.11%
10 Yr 10.9%* -7.0% 20.0% 68.73%

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period ALFAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2021 8.9% -98.2% 781.7% 11.73%
2020 16.7% -63.0% 340.3% 86.95%
2019 8.9% -9.1% 48.3% 93.57%
2018 -22.6% -76.3% 13.6% 70.40%
2017 7.6% -34.7% 37.0% 79.21%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period ALFAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD -29.5% -67.4% 515.4% 40.03%
1 Yr -22.8% -64.1% 60.0% 51.12%
3 Yr 7.5%* -22.2% 40.7% 62.02%
5 Yr 7.3%* -15.3% 30.8% 79.32%
10 Yr 10.2%* -7.6% 20.0% 78.99%

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period ALFAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2021 8.9% -98.2% 781.7% 11.73%
2020 16.7% -63.0% 340.3% 86.95%
2019 8.9% -9.1% 48.3% 93.57%
2018 -9.7% -76.3% 14.5% 39.89%
2017 20.6% -8.4% 42.0% 54.46%

NAV & Total Return History


ALFAX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

ALFAX Category Low Category High ALFAX % Rank
Net Assets 704 M 183 K 28 B 42.45%
Number of Holdings 6 6 1336 98.58%
Net Assets in Top 10 707 M 59 K 2.7 B 15.88%
Weighting of Top 10 100.00% 4.7% 100.0% 0.16%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Lord Abbett Value Opportunities I 20.71%
  2. Lord Abbett Small Cap Value I 20.70%
  3. Lord Abbett International Opp I 20.28%
  4. Lord Abbett Developing Growth I 18.82%
  5. Lord Abbett Focused Small Cap Value I 10.70%
  6. Lord Abbett Micro Cap Growth I 8.80%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High ALFAX % Rank
Stocks
99.90% 77.52% 101.30% 8.18%
Other
0.10% -1.57% 20.21% 19.34%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 3.43% 19.65%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 1.57% 17.61%
Cash
0.00% -1.30% 22.49% 91.51%
Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 3.19% 16.98%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High ALFAX % Rank
Industrials
18.94% 0.00% 36.64% 28.77%
Technology
16.95% 0.00% 75.51% 86.48%
Financial Services
14.99% 0.00% 100.00% 13.05%
Healthcare
13.81% 0.00% 58.05% 86.79%
Consumer Cyclical
9.07% 0.00% 40.68% 82.39%
Real Estate
6.07% 0.00% 27.01% 13.36%
Energy
5.73% 0.00% 55.49% 11.16%
Basic Materials
4.97% 0.00% 11.17% 13.05%
Consumer Defense
4.82% 0.00% 30.87% 30.35%
Communication Services
2.91% 0.00% 15.31% 34.28%
Utilities
1.74% 0.00% 10.26% 9.12%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High ALFAX % Rank
US
74.18% 32.04% 99.56% 97.48%
Non US
25.72% 0.00% 46.32% 0.63%

ALFAX - Expenses

Operational Fees

ALFAX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 1.40% 0.03% 6.02% 24.17%
Management Fee 0.10% 0.05% 4.05% 1.26%
12b-1 Fee 0.25% 0.00% 1.00% 35.10%
Administrative Fee 0.04% 0.01% 0.40% 13.06%

Sales Fees

ALFAX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load 5.75% 3.50% 5.75% 8.75%
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 5.50% N/A

Trading Fees

ALFAX 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.

ALFAX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 7.00% 0.00% 461.00% 2.01%

ALFAX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

ALFAX Category Low Category High ALFAX % Rank
Dividend Yield 2.05% 0.00% 25.84% 19.94%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

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

Net Income Ratio Analysis

ALFAX Category Low Category High ALFAX % Rank
Net Income Ratio -0.06% -5.42% 1.10% 10.22%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History

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ALFAX - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

Giulio Martini


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Nov 02, 2015

6.58

6.6%

Martini is chief investment officer-currency & quantitative strategies of AllianceBernstein with which he has been associated since prior to 2001. Previously, he was named chief international economist and portfolio manager on the international and global value equities team in 1992. He also served as a senior economist since joining Bernstein in 1985. Prior to AllianceBernstein, he conducted economic research and taught at the Institute of Employment Policy at Boston University for three years.

Jeffrey Herzog


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Mar 01, 2018

4.25

4.3%

Jeffrey O. Herzog joined Lord Abbett in 2013. Mr. Herzog was formerly Senior Economist at Oxford Economics from 2012 to 2013 and Senior Economist at BBVA Compass from 2009 to 2012.

Matthew DeCicco


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Mar 01, 2022

0.25

0.3%

Mr. DeCicco is a holder of a Chartered Financial Analyst designation and joined Lord Abbett in 1999. He has been a member of the team since 2002 and assumed Portfolio Manager in 2015.

Tenure Analysis

Category Low Category High Category Average Category Mode
0.08 30.44 8.81 0.33