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AB Equity Income Fund (AUIAX)

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

The fund invests primarily in a diversified portfolio of equity securities of U.S. companies. Under normal circumstances, it invests at least 80% of its net assets in equity securities. The fund invests primarily in income-producing securities, targeting an investment in such securities of at least 65% of its total assets. It seeks current income and capital growth from investments in a wide range of industries.

Fund Info

ISINUS0187911039
CUSIP018791103
IssuerAllianceBernstein
Inception DateOct 18, 1993
CategoryLarge Cap Value Equities
Expense Ratio0.97%
Minimum Investment$2,500
Asset ClassEquity

Asset Class Size

Large-Cap

Asset Class Style

Value

Trading Data

Previous Close$27.08
Year Range$23.01 - $28.64
EMA (50)$26.02
EMA (200)$26.10

AUIAXShare Price Chart


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AUIAXPerformance

The chart shows the growth of $10,000 invested in AB Equity Income Fund in Jan 2010 and compares it to the S&P 500 index or another benchmark. It would be worth nearly $35,092 for a total return of roughly 250.92%. All prices are adjusted for splits and dividends.


-10.00%-5.00%0.00%5.00%SeptemberOctoberNovemberDecember2023
2.58%
-1.17%
AUIAX (AB Equity Income Fund)
Benchmark (^GSPC)

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AB Equity Income Fund

AUIAXReturns in periods

Returns over 1 year are annualized

PeriodReturnBenchmark
YTD6.28%6.02%
1M6.24%6.30%
6M3.57%-0.05%
1Y0.06%-6.42%
5Y6.31%7.22%
10Y9.30%10.51%

AUIAXMonthly Returns Heatmap


JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
2022-2.10%-1.81%2.73%-5.38%0.91%-8.04%7.37%-3.65%-9.67%9.11%6.55%-4.75%
2021-1.68%4.13%5.37%4.46%2.49%-0.01%1.71%2.82%-5.02%6.07%-2.50%5.57%
2020-1.53%-9.62%-14.26%10.65%3.25%0.36%4.39%5.22%-3.13%-3.29%11.23%4.04%
20197.09%3.35%1.34%1.90%-5.50%5.85%0.85%-1.61%4.11%0.32%2.33%2.75%
20184.76%-4.15%-1.71%-0.67%0.81%0.01%4.24%1.73%0.98%-4.31%0.87%-8.78%
20171.10%4.25%-0.28%0.33%1.34%-0.21%2.16%-0.78%2.62%1.95%2.43%1.16%
2016-4.36%1.63%5.67%-0.40%1.74%1.00%2.38%0.23%-0.29%-2.22%3.95%1.79%
2015-2.32%4.99%-1.63%0.26%0.71%-2.28%0.80%-6.36%-2.12%7.35%0.04%-2.74%
2014-4.21%4.63%1.75%0.92%1.64%2.62%-1.92%4.82%-3.27%1.83%2.08%-0.69%
20134.63%0.37%4.12%3.03%1.34%-0.39%4.54%-3.14%2.57%4.50%1.94%1.51%
20123.92%3.91%2.94%-0.68%-6.26%4.85%0.96%1.86%1.93%-1.42%0.30%1.08%
20112.58%4.34%0.47%3.46%-0.89%-1.64%-3.35%-5.31%-5.93%9.30%-0.47%1.89%
2010-5.53%0.11%2.95%3.57%-6.84%-0.06%6.80%0.38%6.21%3.78%-0.64%6.22%

AUIAXSharpe 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 Equity Income Fund Sharpe ratio is 0.00. A Sharpe ratio between 0 and 1.0 is considered sub-optimal.

The chart below displays rolling 12-month Sharpe Ratio.


-0.80-0.60-0.40-0.200.000.20SeptemberOctoberNovemberDecember2023
0.00
-0.27
AUIAX (AB Equity Income Fund)
Benchmark (^GSPC)

AUIAXDividend History

AB Equity Income Fund granted a 7.27% dividend yield in the last twelve months. The annual payout for that period amounted to $1.97 per share.


PeriodTTM2022202120202019201820172016201520142013201220112010
Dividend$1.97$1.97$5.02$0.76$1.58$3.23$1.77$0.75$1.31$2.80$2.86$1.01$0.64$0.59

Dividend yield

7.27%7.73%17.68%3.34%7.27%18.50%9.45%4.69%9.12%18.72%21.09%9.50%6.88%6.56%

AUIAXMonthly Dividends

The table displays the monthly dividend distributions for AB Equity Income 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$0.05$0.00$0.00$0.13$0.00$0.00$0.11$0.00$0.00$1.68
2021$0.00$0.00$0.07$0.00$0.00$0.16$0.00$0.00$0.08$0.00$0.00$4.71
2020$0.00$0.00$0.12$0.00$0.00$0.16$0.00$0.00$0.08$0.00$0.00$0.39
2019$0.00$0.00$0.10$0.00$0.00$0.24$0.00$0.00$0.13$0.00$0.00$1.11
2018$0.00$0.00$0.12$0.00$0.00$0.23$0.00$0.00$0.15$0.00$0.00$2.73
2017$0.00$0.00$0.13$0.00$0.00$0.18$0.00$0.00$0.16$0.00$0.00$1.29
2016$0.00$0.00$0.20$0.00$0.00$0.13$0.00$0.00$0.17$0.00$0.00$0.26
2015$0.00$0.00$0.17$0.00$0.00$0.18$0.00$0.00$0.12$0.00$0.00$0.83
2014$0.00$0.00$0.15$0.00$0.00$0.52$0.00$0.00$0.11$0.00$0.00$2.03
2013$0.00$0.00$0.14$0.00$0.00$0.16$0.00$0.00$0.12$0.00$0.00$2.45
2012$0.00$0.00$0.15$0.00$0.00$0.13$0.00$0.00$0.14$0.00$0.00$0.59
2011$0.00$0.00$0.07$0.00$0.00$0.07$0.00$0.00$0.11$0.00$0.00$0.39
2010$0.10$0.00$0.00$0.20$0.00$0.00$0.20$0.00$0.00$0.10

AUIAXDrawdowns Chart

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


-25.00%-20.00%-15.00%-10.00%-5.00%0.00%FebruaryMarchAprilMayJuneJulyAugustSeptemberOctoberNovemberDecember2023
-5.83%
-15.14%
AUIAX (AB Equity Income Fund)
Benchmark (^GSPC)

AUIAXWorst Drawdowns

The table below shows the maximum drawdowns of the AB Equity Income 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 Equity Income Fund is 35.81%, recorded on Mar 23, 2020. It took 179 trading sessions for the portfolio to recover.


Depth

Start

To Bottom

Bottom

To Recover

End

Total

-35.81%Feb 13, 202027Mar 23, 2020179Dec 4, 2020206
-19.98%Jan 5, 2022186Sep 30, 2022
-18.59%May 2, 201169Aug 8, 2011133Feb 16, 2012202
-17.38%Sep 24, 201864Dec 24, 2018122Jun 20, 2019186
-15.44%Feb 25, 2015228Jan 20, 2016122Jul 14, 2016350
-10.21%May 4, 201023Jun 4, 201040Aug 2, 201063
-9.95%Apr 3, 201243Jun 4, 201247Aug 10, 201290
-9.69%Jan 29, 20189Feb 8, 2018155Sep 20, 2018164
-9.07%Sep 3, 201431Oct 15, 201424Nov 18, 201455
-8.34%Jan 12, 201019Feb 8, 201039Apr 6, 201058

AUIAXVolatility Chart

Current AB Equity Income Fund volatility is 15.67%. 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%60.00%SeptemberOctoberNovemberDecember2023
15.67%
16.76%
AUIAX (AB Equity Income Fund)
Benchmark (^GSPC)