QUACX: AB Small Cap Growth C

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QUACX AB Small Cap Growth C


Profile

QUACX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 18.6%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return -0.5%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 0.8%
  • Net Assets $3.41 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 15.8%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$34.71
$20.04
$36.47

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 1.91%

SALES FEES

  • Front Load N/A
  • Deferred Load 1.00%

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 70.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

  • Standard (Taxable) $2,500
  • IRA $2,500

Fund Classification


Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 18.6%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return -0.5%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 0.8%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio -1.40%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    AB Small Cap Growth Portfolio
  • Fund Family Name
    AllianceBernstein
  • Inception Date
    May 03, 1993
  • Shares Outstanding
    N/A
  • Share Class
    C
  • Currency
    USD
  • Domiciled Country
    United States
  • Manager
    Bruce Aronow

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Categories

Performance

QUACX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period QUACX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 18.6% -36.4% 256.3% 18.18%
1 Yr 8.3% -44.5% 205.2% 42.81%
3 Yr -0.5%* -53.1% 33.8% 63.46%
5 Yr 0.8%* -38.3% 18.0% 61.89%
10 Yr 4.7%* -17.7% 15.0% 54.88%

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period QUACX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 15.1% -49.8% 42.9% 79.83%
2018 -25.3% -54.2% 13.6% 73.62%
2017 16.9% -73.6% 36.1% 38.02%
2016 2.2% -49.0% 133.1% 79.03%
2015 -13.1% -70.7% 8.6% 66.02%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period QUACX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 18.6% -36.4% 256.3% 18.18%
1 Yr 8.3% -44.5% 205.2% 42.65%
3 Yr -0.5%* -23.1% 33.8% 73.08%
5 Yr 0.8%* -17.0% 23.8% 80.94%
10 Yr 4.7%* -8.1% 25.6% 84.45%

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period QUACX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 15.1% -49.8% 42.9% 79.83%
2018 -25.3% -54.2% 14.5% 78.97%
2017 16.9% -8.4% 42.0% 66.35%
2016 2.2% -16.4% 133.1% 87.10%
2015 -13.1% -59.6% 19.3% 83.87%

NAV & Total Return History


Holdings

QUACX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

QUACX Category Low Category High QUACX % Rank
Net Assets 3.41 B 5.05 M 27.9 B 12.54%
Number of Holdings 118 1 2017 37.14%
Net Assets in Top 10 498 M 753 K 2.93 B 19.37%
Weighting of Top 10 15.83% 5.5% 100.0% 74.60%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Lattice Semiconductor Corp 1.76%
  2. LHC Group Inc 1.74%
  3. SiteOne Landscape Supply Inc 1.69%
  4. Trupanion Inc 1.63%
  5. Freshpet Inc 1.60%
  6. Silicon Laboratories Inc 1.53%
  7. BlackLine Inc 1.48%
  8. Tetra Tech Inc 1.47%
  9. II-VI Inc 1.47%
  10. Fox Factory Holding Corp 1.46%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High QUACX % Rank
Stocks
99.13% 84.02% 100.51% 26.51%
Cash
0.84% -4.85% 14.30% 72.54%
Other
0.03% -11.65% 4.75% 18.25%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 4.09% 81.43%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 0.16% 80.16%
Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 3.66% 80.32%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High QUACX % Rank
Healthcare
30.76% 0.08% 52.56% 35.08%
Technology
25.53% 2.71% 81.98% 47.30%
Industrials
16.74% 0.00% 33.14% 43.65%
Consumer Cyclical
12.04% 0.00% 32.01% 39.37%
Financial Services
6.77% 0.00% 22.83% 39.52%
Consumer Defense
6.60% 0.00% 18.15% 24.13%
Real Estate
1.49% 0.00% 10.86% 64.92%
Communication Services
0.03% 0.00% 10.38% 82.38%
Basic Materials
0.03% 0.00% 11.33% 81.90%
Utilities
0.02% 0.00% 5.90% 34.44%
Energy
0.00% 0.00% 5.19% 89.68%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High QUACX % Rank
US
96.71% 80.02% 100.51% 30.16%
Non US
2.42% 0.00% 12.15% 54.29%

Expenses

QUACX - Expenses

Operational Fees

QUACX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 1.91% 0.05% 36.03% 18.27%
Management Fee 0.75% 0.05% 1.50% 38.79%
12b-1 Fee 1.00% 0.00% 1.00% 96.35%
Administrative Fee N/A 0.01% 0.40% N/A

Sales Fees

QUACX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load N/A 2.50% 5.75% N/A
Deferred Load 1.00% 1.00% 5.00% 83.56%

Trading Fees

QUACX 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.

QUACX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 70.00% 9.00% 474.00% 61.61%

Distributions

QUACX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

QUACX Category Low Category High QUACX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.00% 0.00% 27.38% 81.11%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

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

Net Income Ratio Analysis

QUACX Category Low Category High QUACX % Rank
Net Income Ratio -1.40% -2.35% 1.11% 91.42%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History

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Fund Manager Analysis

QUACX - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

Bruce Aronow


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Dec 31, 2000

19.68

19.7%

Bruce K. Aronow is Chief Investment Officer for US Small/SMID Cap Growth products, a role he has held since 2000. He is also responsible for the US Small/SMID Cap Growth consumer/commercial services sector. Prior to joining the firm in 1999, Aronow was responsible for research and portfolio management for the small-cap consumer and autos/transportation sectors at Invesco (NY) (formerly Chancellor Capital Management). He joined Chancellor in 1994 as a small-cap analyst, primarily focusing on autos/transportation, specialty finance and consumer-related companies. Previously, Aronow was a senior associate with Kidder, Peabody & Co. for five years. He holds a BA with a concentration in philosophy and a minor in economics from Colgate University and served as a recent graduate member on the Board of Trustees of Colgate University from 1990 to 1993. Aronow is a member of both the New York Society of Security Analysts and the Association for Investment Management & Research (AIMR), and is a CFA charterholder. Location: New York

Samantha Lau


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Dec 31, 2004

15.68

15.7%

n/a

Wen-Tse Tseng


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Mar 31, 2006

14.43

14.4%

n/a

Esteban Gomez


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Oct 31, 2019

0.84

0.8%

Esteban Gomez joined AB in 2016, and is responsible for research and portfolio management for the industrials sector of Small and SMID Cap Growth Equities. Previously, he spent three years at J.P. Morgan as an equity research analyst on a team that was top-ranked by Institutional Investor in the Retailing/Department Stores & Specialty Softlines sector. Before that, Gomez was a research associate and controller for Newbrook Capital for a year and a half, where he performed macro and equity research in the consumer and tech sectors. He also spent four years at Ramius, where he was responsible for accounting, valuation and financial reporting for the firm’s flagship multistrategy hedge fund. Gomez holds a BBA in accounting from Baruch College of the City University of New York and an MBA from the Leonard N. Stern School of Business at New York University. He is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and a CFA charterholder. Location: New York

Heather Pavlak


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Oct 31, 2019

0.84

0.8%

Heather Pavlak joined AB in 2018 as a Research Analyst for the Small and SMID Cap Growth Equities team. Before that, she spent four years at Schroders Investment Management, where she covered materials, utilities and transports as an equity research analyst. Previously, Pavlak was a senior relationship associate for three years at Brown Brothers Harriman, where she managed investments for high-net-worth clients. She also spent two years at Oppenheimer Funds as a fund analyst and bilingual service associate. Pavlak holds a BA in business and Spanish from the University of Colorado Boulder and an MS in finance from the University of Colorado Denver. She is a CFA charterholder. Location: New York

Tenure Analysis

Category Low Category High Category Average Category Mode
0.09 29.09 8.32 3.5