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AB Growth Fund (AGRFX)

Mutual Fund · Currency in USD · Last updated Jan 28, 2023

The investment seeks long-term growth of capital. The fund invests primarily in a domestic equity securities of companies selected by the fund's Adviser for their growth potential with in various market sectors. When selecting securities, the Adviser looks for companies that have experienced management teams, strong market positions, and the potential to deliver greater-than-expected earnings growth rates. The fund has the flexibility to invest across the capitalization spectrum. It may enter into derivatives transactions, such as options, futures contracts, forwards and swaps.

Fund Info

ISINUS01877F4019
CUSIP01877F401
IssuerAllianceBernstein
Inception DateSep 4, 1990
CategoryLarge Cap Growth Equities
Expense Ratio1.12%
Minimum Investment$2,500
Asset ClassEquity

Asset Class Size

Large-Cap

Asset Class Style

Growth

Trading Data

Previous Close$85.08
Year Range$73.00 - $102.37
EMA (50)$80.93
EMA (200)$84.28

AGRFXShare Price Chart


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AGRFXPerformance

The chart shows the growth of $10,000 invested in AB Growth Fund in Jan 2010 and compares it to the S&P 500 index or another benchmark. It would be worth nearly $49,600 for a total return of roughly 396.00%. All prices are adjusted for splits and dividends.


-15.00%-10.00%-5.00%0.00%5.00%SeptemberOctoberNovemberDecember2023
-2.13%
-1.17%
AGRFX (AB Growth Fund)
Benchmark (^GSPC)

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AB Growth Fund

AGRFXReturns in periods

Returns over 1 year are annualized

PeriodReturnBenchmark
YTD8.51%6.02%
1M9.16%6.30%
6M-1.36%-0.05%
1Y-10.21%-6.42%
5Y9.58%7.22%
10Y13.82%10.51%

AGRFXMonthly Returns Heatmap


JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
2022-9.94%-4.31%1.41%-11.22%-2.54%-6.88%10.91%-6.14%-9.01%5.55%7.35%-6.92%
2021-2.61%0.96%1.28%7.43%-0.99%4.90%4.28%2.32%-7.04%6.43%-0.08%3.58%
20200.75%-5.93%-10.53%15.19%9.93%2.00%6.54%6.11%-3.38%-1.15%10.34%4.21%
20199.71%5.16%1.50%2.94%-5.23%6.83%1.78%-0.79%-1.11%1.91%3.28%2.21%
20186.95%-1.58%-1.33%0.59%3.97%1.87%2.49%4.45%0.20%-7.90%3.79%-8.54%
20174.61%4.34%1.19%4.11%3.02%-0.35%1.60%2.13%1.34%3.43%4.55%-0.24%
2016-5.87%-0.43%5.52%-1.14%1.95%-1.50%5.46%-0.18%-0.15%-2.40%1.00%-0.30%
2015-1.60%7.42%-0.46%-0.92%1.91%0.14%3.42%-5.61%-2.13%7.48%0.76%-1.03%
2014-2.56%5.49%-3.27%-0.67%3.17%2.04%-1.19%4.06%-0.32%3.58%3.05%-0.64%
20134.68%0.66%2.47%0.27%2.25%-1.32%6.23%-1.05%4.93%4.04%3.03%3.31%
20125.82%5.19%3.74%-0.80%-7.63%2.43%0.52%3.48%2.52%-3.81%2.63%-0.66%
20113.01%3.82%0.36%1.91%-0.92%-1.77%-0.72%-6.75%-7.96%11.87%0.35%-0.78%
2010-6.19%3.56%5.96%1.26%-7.72%-5.47%6.88%-5.38%11.14%4.51%0.64%5.36%

AGRFXSharpe Ratio Chart

The Sharpe ratio shows whether the portfolio's excess returns are due to smart investment decisions or a result of taking a higher risk. The higher a portfolio's Sharpe ratio, the better its risk-adjusted performance.

The current AB Growth Fund Sharpe ratio is -0.34. A negative Sharpe ratio means that the risk-free rate is higher than the portfolio's return. This value does not convey any meaningful information.

The chart below displays rolling 12-month Sharpe Ratio.


-1.20-1.00-0.80-0.60-0.40-0.20SeptemberOctoberNovemberDecember2023
-0.34
-0.27
AGRFX (AB Growth Fund)
Benchmark (^GSPC)

AGRFXDividend History

AB Growth Fund granted a 1.56% dividend yield in the last twelve months. The annual payout for that period amounted to $1.32 per share.


PeriodTTM202220212020201920182017201620152014
Dividend$1.32$1.32$11.09$5.95$6.25$10.57$6.84$0.62$5.82$2.94

Dividend yield

1.56%1.69%9.95%6.48%9.25%20.52%13.79%1.67%15.93%8.76%

AGRFXMonthly Dividends

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


JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
2022$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$1.32
2021$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$11.09
2020$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$5.95
2019$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$6.25
2018$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$10.57
2017$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$6.84
2016$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.62
2015$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$5.82
2014$2.94

AGRFXDrawdowns Chart

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


-40.00%-30.00%-20.00%-10.00%0.00%FebruaryMarchAprilMayJuneJulyAugustSeptemberOctoberNovemberDecember2023
-24.48%
-15.14%
AGRFX (AB Growth Fund)
Benchmark (^GSPC)

AGRFXWorst Drawdowns

The table below shows the maximum drawdowns of the AB Growth Fund. A maximum drawdown is an indicator of risk. It shows a reduction in portfolio value from its maximum due to a series of losing trades.

The maximum drawdown since January 2010 for the AB Growth Fund is 35.21%, recorded on Oct 14, 2022. The portfolio has not recovered from it yet.


Depth

Start

To Bottom

Bottom

To Recover

End

Total

-35.21%Dec 28, 2021202Oct 14, 2022
-31%Feb 20, 202023Mar 23, 202047May 29, 202070
-19.98%Jul 25, 201150Oct 3, 201187Feb 7, 2012137
-18.48%Aug 30, 201880Dec 24, 201836Feb 15, 2019116
-15.66%Apr 26, 201049Jul 2, 201085Nov 2, 2010134
-15.11%Jul 21, 2015140Feb 8, 2016113Jul 20, 2016253
-11.66%Apr 3, 201242Jun 1, 201271Sep 13, 2012113
-10.26%Feb 16, 202115Mar 8, 202123Apr 9, 202138
-9.83%Sep 3, 202014Sep 23, 202031Nov 5, 202045
-9.75%Jan 29, 20189Feb 8, 201820Mar 9, 201829

AGRFXVolatility Chart

Current AB Growth Fund volatility is 20.02%. The chart below shows the rolling 10-day volatility. Volatility is a statistical measure showing how big price swings are in either direction. The higher asset volatility, the riskier it is, because the price movements are less predictable.


10.00%20.00%30.00%40.00%50.00%SeptemberOctoberNovemberDecember2023
20.02%
16.76%
AGRFX (AB Growth Fund)
Benchmark (^GSPC)