AllianceBernstein Funds (6)

Integrated Research

AllianceBernstein High Income Fund

US> Science/Technology >

Aug 03, 2012

Despite their appeal to conservative investors, many fixed income securities are just as fragile as any other security types available in the market. With the rapidly changing global and domestic economic scenarios, the perceived value of bonds is invariably reflected in swiftly changing prices. Gershon Distenfeld explains how the research-driven team at the AllianceBernstein High Income Fund is prepared to take contrarian positions in search of investment opportunities that offer better risk-reward potential.

Quality Earnings with Moats

W.P. Stewart & Co. Growth Fund

US> Health/Biotechnology >

Apr 09, 2010

In the long run, companies with sustainable above average earnings growth will outperform the indexes. W.P. Stewart & Co. Growth Fund looks for companies with competitive advantages and high barriers to entry. The concentrated fund invests in twenty high-quality companies that also offer downside protection.

Sustainable Global Growth Themes

AB Sustainable Global Thematic Fund

US> Mid-Cap > Growth

Oct 18, 2017

For investors with a long-term horizon, growth can come with the added benefit of sustainability, as a growing number of governments and corporations are committing to developing technology and infrastructure in a socially acceptable and environmentally friendlier way. Daniel Roarty, portfolio manager of the AB Sustainable Global Thematic Fund, and his team of analysts rely on field research to find these investment opportunities around the globe. 

A Deeper Dive in Deeper Value Stocks

AB Discovery Value Fund

US> Small-Cap > Core

May 17, 2017

A chronically underfollowed segment of the market, the small-cap arena has become even more complex for investors with its increasingly global nature in recent years. James MacGregor explains how the AB Discovery Value Fund benefits from a rigorous approach to active management and a steady flow of insights from the firm’s global analysts. 

Tactical and Dynamic

AB High Income Fund

GL> Natural Resources/Materials >

Feb 03, 2017

There are two prominent styles of investing when it comes to high-yield bonds. One involves seeking higher returns through riskier bonds, and the other relies on investing in higher-quality bonds and avoiding defaults. Gershon Distenfeld, portfolio manager of the AB High Income Fund, takes a flexible approach to investing, often with a contrarian view of the market.

Exploiting Systemic Mispricing

AB Intermediate Bond Fund

US> Large-Cap > Growth

Mar 03, 2016

Differing investor objectives, behavioral elements and the overall market complexity tend to result in long-term mispricings in the fixed-income market. Greg Wilensky explains how the managers of AB Intermediate Bond Portfolio use a disciplined approach to identifying systemic opportunities with the help of a global team of researchers.