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AB High Income Fund (AGDAX)
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Risk-Adjusted Performance
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Fund Info

ISINUS01859M1018
CUSIP01859M101
IssuerAllianceBernstein
Inception DateFeb 25, 1994
CategoryHigh Yield Bonds
Min. Investment$2,500
Asset ClassBond

Expense Ratio

AGDAX has a high expense ratio of 0.84%, indicating higher-than-average management fees.


Expense ratio chart for AGDAX: current value at 0.84% compared with the broader market ranging from 0.00% to 2.12%.0.50%1.00%1.50%2.00%0.84%

Share Price Chart


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AB High Income Fund

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Performance

Performance Chart

The chart shows the growth of an initial investment of $10,000 in AB High Income Fund, comparing it to the performance of the S&P 500 index or another benchmark. All prices have been adjusted for splits and dividends.


560.00%580.00%600.00%620.00%640.00%660.00%680.00%December2024FebruaryMarchAprilMay
607.37%
670.02%
AGDAX (AB High Income Fund)
Benchmark (^GSPC)

S&P 500

Returns By Period

AB High Income Fund had a return of 1.72% year-to-date (YTD) and 13.71% in the last 12 months. Over the past 10 years, AB High Income Fund had an annualized return of 3.39%, while the S&P 500 had an annualized return of 10.70%, indicating that AB High Income Fund did not perform as well as the benchmark.


PeriodReturnBenchmark
Year-To-Date1.72%11.24%
1 month1.37%4.04%
6 months6.84%16.49%
1 year13.71%26.17%
5 years (annualized)3.48%13.76%
10 years (annualized)3.39%10.70%

Monthly Returns

The table below presents the monthly returns of AGDAX, with color gradation from worst to best to easily spot seasonal factors. Returns are adjusted for dividends.


JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecTotal
20240.17%0.31%1.19%-0.68%1.72%
20234.45%-1.34%-0.04%0.88%-0.61%1.74%1.98%0.39%-1.03%-1.06%4.50%3.93%14.40%
2022-2.04%-1.75%-0.66%-3.38%-0.88%-6.80%5.29%-1.59%-4.76%1.90%3.26%-0.46%-11.79%
20210.29%0.13%-0.37%1.80%0.59%1.28%0.39%0.67%-0.30%-0.06%-1.02%1.49%4.96%
20200.54%-1.71%-17.74%3.19%5.61%2.55%3.85%1.69%-0.79%0.31%5.14%2.58%2.96%
20194.28%1.24%0.33%1.39%-0.55%2.12%0.80%-0.15%0.49%0.50%0.50%2.05%13.71%
20180.97%-1.62%-0.11%-0.18%-0.89%-0.29%1.38%-0.74%0.71%-1.88%-1.28%-1.90%-5.76%
20171.62%1.54%0.39%1.26%0.66%-0.10%1.10%0.49%0.50%0.03%-0.29%0.49%7.94%
2016-1.33%-0.20%5.08%3.25%-0.02%1.48%2.40%1.30%0.66%0.29%-0.70%2.21%15.22%
20150.57%1.55%-0.52%0.93%0.34%-1.43%-0.17%-1.47%-2.28%2.20%-1.63%-2.00%-3.95%
20140.49%1.95%0.70%0.74%1.07%0.65%-0.57%1.19%-1.86%0.50%-0.30%-1.33%3.22%
20131.51%0.51%1.18%2.09%-0.18%-3.26%1.63%-0.92%1.07%2.27%0.30%-0.31%5.91%

Risk-Adjusted Performance

Risk-Adjusted Performance Rank

The current risk-adjusted rank of AGDAX is 90, placing it in the top 10% of mutual funds on our website in terms of risk-adjusted performance. This ranking is based on the combined values of the indicators listed below.


The Risk-Adjusted Performance Rank of AGDAX is 9090
AGDAX (AB High Income Fund)
The Sharpe Ratio Rank of AGDAX is 9595Sharpe Ratio Rank
The Sortino Ratio Rank of AGDAX is 9696Sortino Ratio Rank
The Omega Ratio Rank of AGDAX is 9696Omega Ratio Rank
The Calmar Ratio Rank of AGDAX is 7171Calmar Ratio Rank
The Martin Ratio Rank of AGDAX is 9494Martin Ratio Rank
The risk-adjusted ranks indicate the investment's position relative to the market. A rank closer to 100 signifies top-performing investments, while a rank closer to 0 might suggest underperformance, based on the selected ratio. The values are calculated based on the past 12 months of returns.

Risk-Adjusted Performance Indicators

The charts below present risk-adjusted performance metrics for AB High Income Fund (AGDAX) and compare them to a chosen benchmark (^GSPC). These indicators evaluate an investment's returns against its associated risks.


AGDAX
Sharpe ratio
The chart of Sharpe ratio for AGDAX, currently valued at 3.01, compared to the broader market-1.000.001.002.003.004.003.01
Sortino ratio
The chart of Sortino ratio for AGDAX, currently valued at 5.17, compared to the broader market-2.000.002.004.006.008.0010.0012.005.17
Omega ratio
The chart of Omega ratio for AGDAX, currently valued at 1.73, compared to the broader market1.002.003.004.001.73
Calmar ratio
The chart of Calmar ratio for AGDAX, currently valued at 1.41, compared to the broader market0.005.0010.0015.001.41
Martin ratio
The chart of Martin ratio for AGDAX, currently valued at 15.08, compared to the broader market0.0020.0040.0060.0080.0015.08
^GSPC
Sharpe ratio
The chart of Sharpe ratio for ^GSPC, currently valued at 2.43, compared to the broader market-1.000.001.002.003.004.002.43
Sortino ratio
The chart of Sortino ratio for ^GSPC, currently valued at 3.44, compared to the broader market-2.000.002.004.006.008.0010.0012.003.44
Omega ratio
The chart of Omega ratio for ^GSPC, currently valued at 1.43, compared to the broader market1.002.003.004.001.43
Calmar ratio
The chart of Calmar ratio for ^GSPC, currently valued at 1.96, compared to the broader market0.005.0010.0015.001.96
Martin ratio
The chart of Martin ratio for ^GSPC, currently valued at 9.23, compared to the broader market0.0020.0040.0060.0080.009.23

Sharpe Ratio

The current AB High Income Fund Sharpe ratio is 3.01. This value is calculated based on the past 1 year of trading data and takes into account price changes and dividends.

Use the chart below to compare the Sharpe ratio of AB High Income Fund with the selected benchmark, providing insights into the investment's historical performance in terms of risk-adjusted returns. Go to the Sharpe ratio tool for more fine-grained control over the calculation options.


Rolling 12-month Sharpe Ratio1.001.502.002.503.00December2024FebruaryMarchAprilMay
3.01
2.43
AGDAX (AB High Income Fund)
Benchmark (^GSPC)

Dividends

Dividend History

AB High Income Fund granted a 7.27% dividend yield in the last twelve months. The annual payout for that period amounted to $0.50 per share.


PeriodTTM20232022202120202019201820172016201520142013
Dividend$0.50$0.50$0.49$0.48$0.47$0.52$0.54$0.51$0.54$0.60$0.73$0.67

Dividend yield

7.27%7.17%7.52%5.99%5.91%6.27%6.95%5.84%6.25%7.43%8.21%7.10%

Monthly Dividends

The table displays the monthly dividend distributions for AB High Income Fund. The dividends shown in the table have been adjusted to account for any splits that may have occurred.


JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecTotal
2024$0.04$0.04$0.04$0.04$0.00$0.17
2023$0.04$0.04$0.05$0.04$0.04$0.04$0.04$0.05$0.04$0.04$0.04$0.04$0.50
2022$0.04$0.03$0.04$0.04$0.04$0.04$0.04$0.03$0.05$0.05$0.04$0.06$0.49
2021$0.04$0.04$0.04$0.04$0.04$0.04$0.04$0.04$0.04$0.03$0.04$0.04$0.48
2020$0.04$0.04$0.05$0.04$0.03$0.03$0.04$0.04$0.04$0.04$0.04$0.04$0.47
2019$0.04$0.04$0.05$0.04$0.05$0.04$0.05$0.05$0.04$0.04$0.04$0.05$0.52
2018$0.05$0.05$0.05$0.04$0.04$0.05$0.05$0.05$0.04$0.04$0.05$0.05$0.54
2017$0.04$0.04$0.04$0.04$0.04$0.04$0.04$0.04$0.04$0.04$0.04$0.06$0.51
2016$0.05$0.04$0.05$0.05$0.04$0.04$0.04$0.04$0.04$0.04$0.04$0.08$0.54
2015$0.04$0.04$0.04$0.04$0.04$0.04$0.05$0.04$0.04$0.04$0.04$0.13$0.60
2014$0.05$0.04$0.05$0.04$0.04$0.04$0.05$0.04$0.04$0.05$0.04$0.26$0.73
2013$0.05$0.05$0.05$0.05$0.05$0.05$0.05$0.05$0.05$0.05$0.05$0.10$0.67

Drawdowns

Drawdowns Chart

The Drawdowns chart displays portfolio losses from any high point along the way.


-5.00%-4.00%-3.00%-2.00%-1.00%0.00%December2024FebruaryMarchAprilMay
-0.43%
-0.29%
AGDAX (AB High Income Fund)
Benchmark (^GSPC)

Worst Drawdowns

The table below displays the maximum drawdowns of the AB High Income Fund. A maximum drawdown is a measure of risk, indicating the largest reduction in portfolio value due to a series of losing trades.

The maximum drawdown for the AB High Income Fund was 52.86%, occurring on Sep 11, 1998. Recovery took 872 trading sessions.

The current AB High Income Fund drawdown is 0.43%.


Depth

Start

To Bottom

Bottom

To Recover

End

Total

-52.86%Oct 8, 1997243Sep 11, 1998872Feb 20, 20021115
-33.1%May 21, 2008129Nov 21, 2008173Aug 3, 2009302
-25.82%Feb 21, 202022Mar 23, 2020180Dec 7, 2020202
-16.57%Nov 10, 2021223Sep 29, 2022312Dec 27, 2023535
-15.05%Apr 22, 200269Jul 30, 200280Nov 20, 2002149

Volatility

Volatility Chart

The current AB High Income Fund volatility is 0.85%, representing the average percentage change in the investments's value, either up or down over the past month. The chart below shows the rolling one-month volatility.


1.00%2.00%3.00%4.00%December2024FebruaryMarchAprilMay
0.85%
3.00%
AGDAX (AB High Income Fund)
Benchmark (^GSPC)