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AB Large Cap Growth Fund Class A (APGAX)
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Fund Info

ISINUS01877C1018
CUSIP01877C101
IssuerAllianceBernstein
Inception DateOct 1, 1996
RegionNorth America (U.S.)
CategoryLarge Cap Growth Equities
Min. Investment$2,500
Home Pagewww.alliancebernstein.com
Asset ClassEquity

Asset Class Size

Large-Cap

Asset Class Style

Growth

Expense Ratio

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


Expense ratio chart for APGAX: 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 Large Cap Growth Fund Class A

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Performance

Performance Chart

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


1,000.00%1,200.00%1,400.00%1,600.00%1,800.00%2,000.00%2024FebruaryMarchAprilMayJune
2,025.46%
1,163.43%
APGAX (AB Large Cap Growth Fund Class A)
Benchmark (^GSPC)

S&P 500

Returns By Period

AB Large Cap Growth Fund Class A had a return of 19.85% year-to-date (YTD) and 32.60% in the last 12 months. Over the past 10 years, AB Large Cap Growth Fund Class A had an annualized return of 16.16%, outperforming the S&P 500 benchmark which had an annualized return of 10.85%.


PeriodReturnBenchmark
Year-To-Date19.85%13.87%
1 month4.26%2.33%
6 months21.27%15.10%
1 year32.60%22.72%
5 years (annualized)17.57%13.49%
10 years (annualized)16.16%10.85%

Monthly Returns

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


JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecTotal
20243.72%7.14%1.99%-5.60%6.50%19.85%
20237.50%-2.71%6.75%1.77%2.55%5.14%2.36%-0.78%-4.94%-0.53%9.24%4.78%34.66%
2022-9.70%-4.76%1.57%-10.73%-1.68%-6.54%11.14%-6.38%-9.13%5.48%6.47%-6.61%-28.96%
2021-2.48%0.89%2.70%8.18%-0.21%5.45%4.34%2.82%-6.75%7.12%0.74%3.56%28.60%
20200.45%-4.57%-7.53%13.30%8.44%2.00%6.14%6.12%-3.50%-2.17%9.29%3.82%34.05%
20198.75%4.09%2.36%2.60%-5.11%6.98%1.62%-1.01%0.09%3.40%3.81%2.55%33.77%
20187.05%-2.40%-2.34%0.96%3.58%1.61%2.32%3.81%0.47%-6.82%2.49%-7.71%1.97%
20174.09%4.14%1.29%3.85%3.15%-0.79%1.99%2.00%1.13%3.16%4.09%-0.35%31.36%
2016-6.08%-0.56%5.69%-0.96%2.24%-1.69%5.22%0.23%0.46%-2.41%0.70%0.48%2.79%
2015-0.80%6.80%-0.10%-1.24%2.48%0.35%2.59%-5.41%-1.46%7.22%1.29%-0.87%10.65%
2014-3.21%5.11%-2.71%0.00%3.96%1.28%-0.40%3.98%-0.73%3.58%2.51%0.13%13.89%
20135.14%0.98%2.70%0.16%2.21%-1.08%6.15%-0.94%5.56%4.45%3.48%3.39%36.95%

Risk-Adjusted Performance

Risk-Adjusted Performance Rank

The current risk-adjusted rank of APGAX 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 APGAX is 8989
APGAX (AB Large Cap Growth Fund Class A)
The Sharpe Ratio Rank of APGAX is 9191Sharpe Ratio Rank
The Sortino Ratio Rank of APGAX is 8888Sortino Ratio Rank
The Omega Ratio Rank of APGAX is 8888Omega Ratio Rank
The Calmar Ratio Rank of APGAX is 8686Calmar Ratio Rank
The Martin Ratio Rank of APGAX is 9090Martin 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 Large Cap Growth Fund Class A (APGAX) and compare them to a chosen benchmark (^GSPC). These indicators evaluate an investment's returns against its associated risks.


APGAX
Sharpe ratio
The chart of Sharpe ratio for APGAX, currently valued at 2.40, compared to the broader market-1.000.001.002.003.004.002.40
Sortino ratio
The chart of Sortino ratio for APGAX, currently valued at 3.32, compared to the broader market0.005.0010.003.32
Omega ratio
The chart of Omega ratio for APGAX, currently valued at 1.42, compared to the broader market1.002.003.004.001.42
Calmar ratio
The chart of Calmar ratio for APGAX, currently valued at 1.79, compared to the broader market0.005.0010.0015.001.79
Martin ratio
The chart of Martin ratio for APGAX, currently valued at 11.25, compared to the broader market0.0020.0040.0060.0080.0011.25
^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 Large Cap Growth Fund Class A Sharpe ratio is 2.40. 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 Large Cap Growth Fund Class A 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 Ratio1.502.002.503.002024FebruaryMarchAprilMayJune
2.40
2.14
APGAX (AB Large Cap Growth Fund Class A)
Benchmark (^GSPC)

Dividends

Dividend History

AB Large Cap Growth Fund Class A granted a 1.46% dividend yield in the last twelve months. The annual payout for that period amounted to $1.44 per share.


PeriodTTM20232022202120202019201820172016201520142013
Dividend$1.44$1.44$0.60$7.10$2.15$2.10$4.43$1.95$1.04$3.49$5.73$1.61

Dividend yield

1.46%1.75%0.97%8.04%2.87%3.66%9.96%4.09%2.74%9.23%15.34%4.23%

Monthly Dividends

The table displays the monthly dividend distributions for AB Large Cap Growth Fund Class A. 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$1.44$1.44
2022$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.60$0.60
2021$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$4.71$0.00$2.39$7.10
2020$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$2.15$2.15
2019$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$2.10$2.10
2018$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$4.43$4.43
2017$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$1.95$1.95
2016$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$1.04$1.04
2015$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$3.49$3.49
2014$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$5.73$5.73
2013$1.61$1.61

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%
APGAX (AB Large Cap Growth Fund Class A)
Benchmark (^GSPC)

Worst Drawdowns

The table below displays the maximum drawdowns of the AB Large Cap Growth Fund Class A. 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 Large Cap Growth Fund Class A was 67.19%, occurring on Nov 20, 2008. Recovery took 1236 trading sessions.


Depth

Start

To Bottom

Bottom

To Recover

End

Total

-67.19%Jul 18, 20002094Nov 20, 20081236Oct 22, 20133330
-34.04%Dec 28, 2021202Oct 14, 2022326Feb 2, 2024528
-29.9%Jul 21, 199858Oct 8, 199854Dec 23, 1998112
-27.98%Feb 20, 202023Mar 23, 202045May 27, 202068
-17.62%Sep 28, 201860Dec 24, 201845Mar 1, 2019105

Volatility

Volatility Chart

The current AB Large Cap Growth Fund Class A volatility is 3.03%, 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%5.00%5.50%2024FebruaryMarchAprilMayJune
3.03%
2.26%
APGAX (AB Large Cap Growth Fund Class A)
Benchmark (^GSPC)