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AB Sustainable Global Thematic Fund (ALTFX)
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Risk-Adjusted Performance
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Fund Info

ISINUS0187801065
CUSIP018780106
IssuerAllianceBernstein
Inception DateFeb 28, 1982
CategoryGlobal Equities
Min. Investment$2,500
Asset ClassEquity

Asset Class Size

Large-Cap

Asset Class Style

Growth

Expense Ratio

ALTFX has a high expense ratio of 1.02%, indicating higher-than-average management fees.


Expense ratio chart for ALTFX: current value at 1.02% compared with the broader market ranging from 0.00% to 2.12%.0.50%1.00%1.50%2.00%1.02%

Share Price Chart


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AB Sustainable Global Thematic Fund

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Performance

Performance Chart

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


1,800.00%1,900.00%2,000.00%2,100.00%2,200.00%2,300.00%2,400.00%2,500.00%December2024FebruaryMarchAprilMay
2,468.26%
2,169.94%
ALTFX (AB Sustainable Global Thematic Fund)
Benchmark (^GSPC)

S&P 500

Returns By Period

AB Sustainable Global Thematic Fund had a return of 5.65% year-to-date (YTD) and 16.23% in the last 12 months. Over the past 10 years, AB Sustainable Global Thematic Fund had an annualized return of 10.12%, while the S&P 500 had an annualized return of 10.87%, indicating that AB Sustainable Global Thematic Fund did not perform as well as the benchmark.


PeriodReturnBenchmark
Year-To-Date5.65%11.56%
1 month8.05%7.13%
6 months12.52%17.26%
1 year16.23%26.92%
5 years (annualized)11.73%13.56%
10 years (annualized)10.12%10.87%

Monthly Returns

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


JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecTotal
2024-0.75%4.63%1.39%-5.60%5.65%
20236.38%-3.19%2.56%-1.82%0.34%7.50%1.89%-3.71%-4.99%-4.14%9.76%5.72%15.97%
2022-12.03%-2.40%-0.59%-10.00%1.38%-9.92%12.18%-6.50%-10.37%5.01%9.90%-4.34%-27.19%
20210.04%1.71%1.09%4.52%0.27%2.06%2.66%5.27%-5.36%6.91%-0.49%2.44%22.64%
20201.02%-4.83%-12.47%13.51%7.57%4.18%8.31%4.66%1.02%-0.13%8.45%5.00%39.40%
20197.62%3.43%2.47%3.90%-4.56%6.82%0.03%-1.35%-0.43%1.12%4.87%2.83%29.46%
20184.55%-3.26%-1.47%-0.54%2.11%-1.34%2.45%2.03%-1.40%-9.30%3.05%-6.29%-9.86%
20176.06%2.85%3.30%3.16%3.56%0.80%3.52%1.13%0.82%3.01%3.26%0.67%37.16%
2016-8.32%-2.01%8.54%-0.80%1.55%2.84%4.45%1.64%1.97%-3.74%-1.73%-0.78%2.63%
2015-0.43%5.99%-0.21%1.78%1.57%-0.88%0.73%-8.74%-3.18%7.70%1.71%-2.63%2.46%
2014-3.30%8.02%-2.60%-1.54%3.17%4.03%-3.84%3.86%-3.52%2.84%0.67%-2.57%4.49%
20133.62%-1.83%0.95%1.90%0.59%-2.85%4.75%-0.25%7.25%2.51%1.44%2.88%22.62%

Risk-Adjusted Performance

Risk-Adjusted Performance Rank

The current rank of ALTFX is 36, suggesting that the investment has average results relative to other mutual funds in terms of risk-adjusted performance. This ranking is determined by the cumulative values of the indicators listed below.


The Risk-Adjusted Performance Rank of ALTFX is 3636
ALTFX (AB Sustainable Global Thematic Fund)
The Sharpe Ratio Rank of ALTFX is 3939Sharpe Ratio Rank
The Sortino Ratio Rank of ALTFX is 4040Sortino Ratio Rank
The Omega Ratio Rank of ALTFX is 3333Omega Ratio Rank
The Calmar Ratio Rank of ALTFX is 3232Calmar Ratio Rank
The Martin Ratio Rank of ALTFX is 3434Martin 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 Sustainable Global Thematic Fund (ALTFX) and compare them to a chosen benchmark (^GSPC). These indicators evaluate an investment's returns against its associated risks.


ALTFX
Sharpe ratio
The chart of Sharpe ratio for ALTFX, currently valued at 1.31, compared to the broader market-1.000.001.002.003.004.001.31
Sortino ratio
The chart of Sortino ratio for ALTFX, currently valued at 1.94, compared to the broader market-2.000.002.004.006.008.0010.0012.001.94
Omega ratio
The chart of Omega ratio for ALTFX, currently valued at 1.22, compared to the broader market1.002.003.001.22
Calmar ratio
The chart of Calmar ratio for ALTFX, currently valued at 0.57, compared to the broader market0.002.004.006.008.0010.0012.0014.000.57
Martin ratio
The chart of Martin ratio for ALTFX, currently valued at 3.40, compared to the broader market0.0020.0040.0060.0080.003.40
^GSPC
Sharpe ratio
The chart of Sharpe ratio for ^GSPC, currently valued at 2.34, compared to the broader market-1.000.001.002.003.004.002.34
Sortino ratio
The chart of Sortino ratio for ^GSPC, currently valued at 3.31, compared to the broader market-2.000.002.004.006.008.0010.0012.003.31
Omega ratio
The chart of Omega ratio for ^GSPC, currently valued at 1.41, compared to the broader market1.002.003.001.41
Calmar ratio
The chart of Calmar ratio for ^GSPC, currently valued at 1.90, compared to the broader market0.002.004.006.008.0010.0012.0014.001.90
Martin ratio
The chart of Martin ratio for ^GSPC, currently valued at 8.93, compared to the broader market0.0020.0040.0060.0080.008.93

Sharpe Ratio

The current AB Sustainable Global Thematic Fund Sharpe ratio is 1.31. 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 Sustainable Global Thematic 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 Ratio0.501.001.502.002.503.00December2024FebruaryMarchAprilMay
1.31
2.34
ALTFX (AB Sustainable Global Thematic Fund)
Benchmark (^GSPC)

Dividends

Dividend History

AB Sustainable Global Thematic Fund granted a 0.03% dividend yield in the last twelve months. The annual payout for that period amounted to $0.05 per share.


PeriodTTM20232022202120202019201820172016
Dividend$0.05$0.05$3.28$17.69$11.52$3.69$8.18$0.00$3.47

Dividend yield

0.03%0.03%2.61%9.99%7.23%3.01%8.36%0.00%4.05%

Monthly Dividends

The table displays the monthly dividend distributions for AB Sustainable Global Thematic 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
2023$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.05$0.05
2022$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$3.28$3.28
2021$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$17.69$17.69
2020$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$11.52$11.52
2019$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$3.69$3.69
2018$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$8.18$8.18
2017$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
2016$3.47$3.47

Drawdowns

Drawdowns Chart

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


-20.00%-15.00%-10.00%-5.00%0.00%December2024FebruaryMarchAprilMay
-12.09%
0
ALTFX (AB Sustainable Global Thematic Fund)
Benchmark (^GSPC)

Worst Drawdowns

The table below displays the maximum drawdowns of the AB Sustainable Global Thematic 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 Sustainable Global Thematic Fund was 80.01%, occurring on Oct 9, 2002. Recovery took 4459 trading sessions.

The current AB Sustainable Global Thematic Fund drawdown is 12.09%.


Depth

Start

To Bottom

Bottom

To Recover

End

Total

-80.01%Mar 28, 2000633Oct 9, 20024459Jul 6, 20205092
-49.18%Oct 6, 198715Oct 26, 19871055Nov 11, 19911070
-35.87%Nov 18, 2021228Oct 14, 2022
-31.56%Jul 21, 199858Oct 8, 199841Dec 4, 199899
-29.47%Feb 13, 1992104Jul 7, 1992131Jan 6, 1993235

Volatility

Volatility Chart

The current AB Sustainable Global Thematic Fund volatility is 3.58%, 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%2.50%3.00%3.50%4.00%4.50%December2024FebruaryMarchAprilMay
3.58%
3.10%
ALTFX (AB Sustainable Global Thematic Fund)
Benchmark (^GSPC)