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AB Growth Fund (AGRFX)
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Fund Info

ISINUS01877F4019
CUSIP01877F401
IssuerAllianceBernstein
Inception DateSep 4, 1990
CategoryLarge Cap Growth Equities
Min. Investment$2,500
Asset ClassEquity

Asset Class Size

Large-Cap

Asset Class Style

Growth

Expense Ratio

AGRFX has a high expense ratio of 1.12%, indicating higher-than-average management fees.


Expense ratio chart for AGRFX: current value at 1.12% compared with the broader market ranging from 0.00% to 2.12%.0.50%1.00%1.50%2.00%1.12%

Share Price Chart


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AB Growth Fund

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Performance

Performance Chart

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


1,200.00%1,400.00%1,600.00%1,800.00%2,000.00%2,200.00%2,400.00%2,600.00%2024FebruaryMarchAprilMayJune
2,585.40%
1,513.81%
AGRFX (AB Growth Fund)
Benchmark (^GSPC)

S&P 500

Returns By Period

AB Growth Fund had a return of 20.46% year-to-date (YTD) and 34.01% in the last 12 months. Over the past 10 years, AB Growth Fund had an annualized return of 15.70%, outperforming the S&P 500 benchmark which had an annualized return of 10.85%.


PeriodReturnBenchmark
Year-To-Date20.46%13.87%
1 month3.82%2.33%
6 months22.04%15.10%
1 year34.01%22.72%
5 years (annualized)16.21%13.49%
10 years (annualized)15.70%10.85%

Monthly Returns

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


JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecTotal
20243.97%8.19%2.17%-6.19%6.41%20.46%
20238.60%-2.43%6.15%1.71%3.47%5.12%2.65%-0.84%-5.32%-1.02%10.08%5.24%37.51%
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%-29.65%
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%21.40%
20200.75%-5.93%-10.53%15.19%9.93%2.00%6.54%6.11%-3.38%-1.15%10.34%4.21%35.97%
20199.71%5.16%1.50%2.94%-5.23%6.83%1.78%-0.79%-1.11%1.91%3.28%2.21%31.11%
20186.95%-1.58%-1.33%0.59%3.97%1.87%2.49%4.45%0.20%-7.90%3.79%-8.54%3.75%
20174.61%4.34%1.19%4.11%3.02%-0.35%1.60%2.13%1.34%3.43%4.55%-0.24%33.88%
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%1.45%
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%8.97%
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%13.01%
20134.68%0.66%2.47%0.27%2.25%-1.32%6.23%-1.05%4.93%4.04%3.03%3.31%33.41%

Risk-Adjusted Performance

Risk-Adjusted Performance Rank

The current risk-adjusted rank of AGRFX is 89, placing it in the top 11% 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 AGRFX is 8989
AGRFX (AB Growth Fund)
The Sharpe Ratio Rank of AGRFX is 9191Sharpe Ratio Rank
The Sortino Ratio Rank of AGRFX is 8989Sortino Ratio Rank
The Omega Ratio Rank of AGRFX is 8888Omega Ratio Rank
The Calmar Ratio Rank of AGRFX is 8787Calmar Ratio Rank
The Martin Ratio Rank of AGRFX is 8989Martin 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 Growth Fund (AGRFX) and compare them to a chosen benchmark (^GSPC). These indicators evaluate an investment's returns against its associated risks.


AGRFX
Sharpe ratio
The chart of Sharpe ratio for AGRFX, currently valued at 2.42, compared to the broader market-1.000.001.002.003.004.002.42
Sortino ratio
The chart of Sortino ratio for AGRFX, currently valued at 3.37, compared to the broader market0.005.0010.003.37
Omega ratio
The chart of Omega ratio for AGRFX, currently valued at 1.42, compared to the broader market1.002.003.004.001.42
Calmar ratio
The chart of Calmar ratio for AGRFX, currently valued at 1.85, compared to the broader market0.005.0010.0015.001.85
Martin ratio
The chart of Martin ratio for AGRFX, currently valued at 10.89, compared to the broader market0.0020.0040.0060.0080.0010.89
^GSPC
Sharpe ratio
The chart of Sharpe ratio for ^GSPC, currently valued at 2.14, compared to the broader market-1.000.001.002.003.004.002.14
Sortino ratio
The chart of Sortino ratio for ^GSPC, currently valued at 3.04, compared to the broader market0.005.0010.003.04
Omega ratio
The chart of Omega ratio for ^GSPC, currently valued at 1.38, compared to the broader market1.002.003.004.001.38
Calmar ratio
The chart of Calmar ratio for ^GSPC, currently valued at 1.71, compared to the broader market0.005.0010.0015.001.71
Martin ratio
The chart of Martin ratio for ^GSPC, currently valued at 8.02, compared to the broader market0.0020.0040.0060.0080.008.02

Sharpe Ratio

The current AB Growth Fund Sharpe ratio is 2.42. 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 Growth 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 Ratio1.502.002.503.003.502024FebruaryMarchAprilMayJune
2.42
2.14
AGRFX (AB Growth Fund)
Benchmark (^GSPC)

Dividends

Dividend History

AB Growth Fund granted a 5.72% dividend yield in the last twelve months. The annual payout for that period amounted to $6.93 per share.


PeriodTTM2023202220212020201920182017201620152014
Dividend$6.93$6.93$1.32$11.09$5.95$6.25$10.57$6.84$0.62$5.82$2.94

Dividend yield

5.72%6.89%1.69%9.79%5.79%7.80%16.01%9.33%1.03%9.76%4.89%

Monthly 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.


JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecTotal
2024$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
2023$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$6.93$6.93
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$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$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$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$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$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$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$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$5.82
2014$2.94$2.94

Drawdowns

Drawdowns Chart

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


-8.00%-6.00%-4.00%-2.00%0.00%2024FebruaryMarchAprilMayJune0
-0.04%
AGRFX (AB Growth Fund)
Benchmark (^GSPC)

Worst Drawdowns

The table below displays the maximum drawdowns of the AB Growth 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 Growth Fund was 61.88%, occurring on Mar 9, 2009. Recovery took 1162 trading sessions.


Depth

Start

To Bottom

Bottom

To Recover

End

Total

-61.88%Mar 27, 20002243Mar 9, 20091162Oct 18, 20133405
-35.21%Dec 28, 2021202Oct 14, 2022322Jan 29, 2024524
-31.16%Jul 21, 199858Oct 8, 199853Dec 22, 1998111
-31%Feb 20, 202023Mar 23, 202047May 29, 202070
-29.79%Jul 17, 199066Oct 16, 1990103Mar 8, 1991169

Volatility

Volatility Chart

The current AB Growth Fund volatility is 3.21%, 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.


2.00%3.00%4.00%5.00%6.00%2024FebruaryMarchAprilMayJune
3.21%
2.26%
AGRFX (AB Growth Fund)
Benchmark (^GSPC)