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ANABX AB Global Bond B

  • Fund
  • ANABX
  • Price as of: Jul 15, 2019
  • $8.55 + $0.01 + 0.12%
  • Category
  • Global Bonds

ANABX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 4.5%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return -0.1%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 0.1%
  • Net Assets $7.12 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 68.2%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$8.55
$8.13
$8.59

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 1.62%

SALES FEES

  • Front Load N/A
  • Deferred Load 3.00%

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 369.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

Closed to new investors as of Feb 02, 2009

STANDARD (TAXABLE)

$2,500

IRA

$2,500

Investment Themes

CATEGORY

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

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 4.5%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 0.3%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 1.1%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Daily
  • Net Income Ratio 1.28%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Monthly

Fund Details

  • Legal Name AB Global Bond Fund
  • Fund Family Name AllianceBernstein
  • Inception Date Mar 27, 1992
  • Shares Outstanding N/A
  • Share Class B
  • Currency USD
  • Domiciled Country United States
  • Manager Douglas J. Peebles

Fund Description

The fund invests at least 80% of its net assets in fixed-income securities. It invests significantly in fixed-income securities of non-U.S. companies. The fund normally invests in the fixed-income securities of companies located in at least three countries. It may invest in a broad range of fixed-income securities in both developed and emerging markets. The fund may invest across all fixed-income sectors, including U.S. and non-U.S. government and corporate debt securities.

ANABX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period ANABX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 4.5% -0.7% 8.7% 30.40%
1 Yr 3.5% -5.0% 6.8% 14.10%
3 Yr -0.1%* -2.9% 4.3% 65.20%
5 Yr 0.1%* -3.6% 2.7% 11.50%
10 Yr 1.5%* -1.8% 2.1% 22.05%

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period ANABX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2018 -2.7% -10.1% 0.0% 13.66%
2017 0.6% -5.2% 12.8% 89.87%
2016 2.5% -2.7% 9.6% 40.53%
2015 -3.2% -12.4% -0.2% 7.49%
2014 2.3% -8.4% 7.1% 13.12%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period ANABX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 4.5% -0.7% 8.7% 32.60%
1 Yr 3.9% -4.1% 9.9% 27.75%
3 Yr 0.3%* -2.3% 6.2% 64.76%
5 Yr 1.1%* -3.6% 5.4% 24.78%
10 Yr 2.1%* -1.0% 7.1% 29.92%

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period ANABX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2018 -2.3% -10.1% 3.7% 24.23%
2017 0.6% -0.9% 13.1% 93.83%
2016 3.3% -1.9% 10.8% 41.41%
2015 -1.6% -12.4% 1.4% 14.10%
2014 4.5% -8.4% 12.8% 13.12%

NAV & Total Return History

ANABX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

ANABX Category Low Category High ANABX % Rank
Net Assets 7.12 B 3.39 M 125 B 13.16%
Number of Holdings 1190 6 5787 14.47%
Net Assets in Top 10 1.92 B -295 M 10.1 B 16.67%
Weighting of Top 10 68.21% 4.8% 625.8% 15.79%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. US 2 Year Note (CBT) Sept19 14.41%

  2. Irs #510253 Rec Fixed 1.1125 1.113% 01/03/2021 11.53%

  3. Irs #509555 Rec Fixed 2.8240 2.824% 10/09/2020 10.18%

  4. Euro BOBL Future Sept19 6.44%

  5. US 10 Year Ultra Future Sept19 5.84%

  6. Irs #509558 Rec Fixed 2.8830 2.883% 10/09/2023 4.36%

  7. Euro BUXL 30Y Bond June19 4.20%

  8. Irs #510607 Pay Fixed 2.2875 2.288% 24/05/2021 3.83%

  9. Canada (Government of) 2.25% 3.75%

  10. Irs #510085 Rec Fixed 0.2010 .201% 15/01/2024 3.68%


Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High ANABX % Rank
Bonds
122.24% 0.00% 222.09% 4.82%
Convertible Bonds
2.65% 0.00% 9.63% 24.12%
Preferred Stocks
0.14% 0.00% 1.03% 17.54%
Stocks
0.03% -0.61% 96.46% 27.19%
Other
0.00% -0.31% 13.60% 46.05%
Cash
-25.07% -133.70% 41.16% 92.54%

Bond Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High ANABX % Rank
Government
78.44% -3.23% 91.90% 8.33%
Corporate
27.37% -0.82% 210.41% 42.98%
Securitized
20.16% 0.00% 61.34% 37.72%
Municipal
0.22% 0.00% 44.18% 7.89%
Derivative
-0.50% -147.32% 69.74% 71.05%
Cash & Equivalents
-25.73% -72.24% 46.97% 93.86%

Bond Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High ANABX % Rank
Non US
64.25% -33.44% 146.82% 22.37%
US
57.99% -19.52% 133.82% 9.21%

ANABX - Expenses

Operational Fees

ANABX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 1.62% 0.07% 3.65% 24.23%
Management Fee 0.45% 0.00% 1.15% 14.47%
12b-1 Fee 1.00% 0.00% 1.00% 83.87%
Administrative Fee N/A 0.01% 0.45% N/A

Sales Fees

ANABX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load N/A 2.50% 5.75% N/A
Deferred Load 3.00% 1.00% 5.00% 13.33%

Trading Fees

ANABX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Max Redemption Fee N/A 1.00% 2.00% 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.

ANABX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 369.00% 0.00% 451.00% 91.63%

ANABX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

ANABX Category Low Category High ANABX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.01% 0.00% 2.40% 88.60%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

ANABX Category Low Category High Category Mode
Dividend Distribution Frequency Monthly Quarterly Monthly Monthly

Dividend Payout History


Net Income Ratio Analysis

ANABX Category Low Category High ANABX % Rank
Net Income Ratio 1.28% -1.10% 5.99% 87.22%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

ANABX - Managers

Douglas J. Peebles

Manager

Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Mar 27, 1992

27.28

27.3%

Douglas J. Peebles is the Chief Investment Officer of AB Fixed Income and a Partner of the firm. As CIO, he is also Co-Chairman of the Interest Rates and Currencies Research Review team. Since joining AB in 1987, Peebles has held several leadership positions, including director of Global Fixed Income (1997–2004), co-head of AB Fixed Income (2004–2008) and Head of Fixed Income (2008–2016). He holds a BA from Muhlenberg College and an MBA from Rutgers University. Location: New York


Paul J. DeNoon

Manager

Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Aug 05, 2002

16.91

16.9%

Paul DeNoon is Director of AB’s Global High Income and Emerging Market Debt strategies and a Partner of the firm. He leads the management of AB’s large global high-yield franchise, co-managing the firm’s award-winning High Income Fund, named “Best Fund over 10 Years” by Lipper from 2012 through 2015. DeNoon is also a Director, with Shamaila Khan, of AB’s Emerging Market Debt Portfolios, overseeing the management of emerging-market sovereign, quasi-sovereign and corporate debt strategies in both hard and local currencies. He is a member of the firm’s Emerging Market Multi-Asset Strategy Committee, Dynamic Asset Allocation Committee and the Municipal Impact Investment Policy Group. DeNoon is also the Partner overseeing the firm’s corporate responsibility, which includes responsible investment (environmental, social and corporate governance) and diversity and inclusion. He joined AB in 1992, and was instrumental in introducing some of the firm’s flagship emerging-market debt and global high-yield funds. Previously, DeNoon 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. He began his career as a research analyst at Lehman Brothers. DeNoon holds a BA in economics from Union College and an MBA in finance from New York University. Location: New York


Scott A. DiMaggio

Manager

Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Aug 31, 2005

13.84

13.8%

Scott DiMaggio is Senior Vice President and Director of both Global Fixed Income and Canada Fixed Income at AB. Before joining 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 and Andersen Consulting. DiMaggio holds a BS in business administration from the State University of New York, Albany, and an MS in finance from Baruch College. He is a member of the Global Association of Risk Professionals and a CFA charterholder. Location: New York


Matthew S. Sheridan

Manager

Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jan 31, 2007

12.42

12.4%

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


John Taylor

Manager

Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Feb 01, 2019

0.41

0.4%

John Taylor Portfolio Manager—Global Multi-Sector John Taylor is a Senior Vice President and Portfolio Manager at AB, and a member of the Global Fixed Income, Absolute Return, UK Fixed Income, and Euro Fixed Income portfolio-management teams. As a member of the Absolute Return portfolio-management team, he is also the Lead Portfolio Manager for the Diversified Yield Plus Strategy. Taylor holds a BSc (Hons) in economics from the University of Kent. Location: London


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