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15 important things you should know about AllianceBernstein AGCCX mutual fund

Updated: September 18, 2020
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Bull Case
  • 10-year return above the benchmark
  • 15-year return above the benchmark
Bear Case
  • Low net assets
  • 3-year return below the benchmark
  • 5-year return below the benchmark
  • High expense ratio
  • Sales load and/or distribution fees

Before we start: if you’re looking for AGCCX “stock” price, you can quickly find it out by visiting Finny and typing "AGCCX quote". If you’re looking for a quick scoop on AGCCX "stock" (price chart, key stats, buy or sell analysis and holdings), go to Finny and look for "AGCCX". You’ll get all this info in one place.

Are you looking to buy or sell AGCCX? Or perhaps you’re looking for AGCCX fact sheet, and learn about its alternatives? If so, you came to the right place.

In this AGCCX mutual fund review, we’ll address key questions our readers have been asking us about this fund, above and beyond what you can find in its prospectus, and on Morningstar or Yahoo Finance.

Here is what you’ll be able to find in this review:

  • Fact Sheet: AGCCX performance, returns, expense ratio, holdings and dividend yield;
  • Analysis: AGCCX buy or sell; the pros and cons of investing in AGCCX mutual fund;
  • Alternatives: other ETFs and mutual funds you should consider as alternatives to AGCCX.

And here is the list of questions we’ll answer:

  1. Describe AB Unconstrained Bond Fund, Inc; Class C Shares (AGCCX).
  2. What are AGCCX holdings?
  3. What is AGCCX performance? What are AGCCX historical returns?
  4. How many up and down years did AGCCX have historically?
  5. What is AGCCX dividend yield?
  6. What is AGCCX minimum initial investment amount?
  7. What is AGCCX expense ratio?
  8. Does AGCCX have any sales loads or 12b-1 distribution expenses?
  9. What is AGCCX tax efficiency (tax-cost ratio)?
  10. What is AGCCX beta? How would you assess AGCCX risk?
  11. What is AGCCX Sharpe ratio?
  12. What is AGCCX Finny Score? AGCCX buy or sell?
  13. What are the pros of investing in AGCCX? What are AGCCX buy reasons?
  14. What are the cons of investing in AGCCX? What are AGCCX sell reasons?

So let’s start. Scroll down to the question that interests you the most.

Fact Sheet

1. Describe AB Unconstrained Bond Fund, Inc; Class C Shares (AGCCX).

The Fund seeks a high level of current income and capital appreciation. The Fund invests at least 80% of its net assets in fixed-income securities and derivatives. The Fund invests in fixed-income securities of U.S. and non-U.S. companies and U.S. and non-U.S. government securities and supranational entities.

2. What are AGCCX top holdings?

AGCCX has 17 stock holdings and 602 bond holdings.

The top 10 holdings represent 1674.25% of total assets. Here are the top holdings:

Name Symbol % Assets
Option on iShares $ Treasury Bd 20+y ETF USD Acc Jun20 N/A 499.01%
Spx 2020/06/19 2800 Call 0% 19/06/2020 N/A 284.07%
Option on iShares JP Morgan USD Em Mkts Bd ETF Jun20 N/A 210.99%
SPX 2020/06/19 2650 CALL 0% 19/06/2020 N/A 138.17%
Korea Cdsb 488166 1% 20/06/2024 N/A 100.17%
Chile Cdsb 488222 1% 20/06/2024 N/A 93.88%
Itraxx-Australias31v1-5y Cdsb 1% 20/06/2024 N/A 87.05%
Itraxx-Australias31v1-5y Cdss 1% 20/06/2024 N/A 87.05%
Cdx-Naigs32v1-5y Cdsb 510899 1% 20/06/2024 N/A 86.93%
Cdx-Naigs32v1-5y Cdss 488483 1% 20/06/2024 N/A 86.93%

3. What is AGCCX performance? What are AGCCX historical returns?

AGCCX has generated the following returns:

  • 1-month return is 0.30%;
  • 3-month return is -4.17%;
  • 1-year return is -2.13%;
  • 3-year return is -3.51%;
  • 5-year return is -0.88%;
  • 10-year return is 0.69%;
  • 15-year return is 1.34%.

4. How many up and down years did AGCCX have historically?

In the last 10 years, AGCCX had 6 up years and 4 down years. See Performances

5. What is AGCCX dividend yield?

AGCCX yield is 4.95%.

6. What is AGCCX minimum initial investment amount?

AGCCX minimum initial investment amount is N/A.

7. What is AGCCX expense ratio?

AGCCX expense ratio is 1.65%. The expense ratio of a fund is the total percentage of fund assets used for administrative, management, and all other expenses. See Expenses

8. Does AGCCX have any sales loads or 12b-1 distribution expenses?

AGCCX 12b-1 distribution fee is 1. AGCCX front-end sales load is 0. AGCCX back-end sales load is 1.

9. What is AGCCX tax efficiency (tax-cost ratio)?

  • 1-year ax cost ratio is 1.64%;
  • 3-year ax cost ratio is 0.9%.

See Taxes

10. What is AGCCX beta? How would you assess AGCCX risk?

  • 3-year beta is -0.70;
  • 5-year beta is -0.38;
  • 10-year beta is 0.06.

See Risks

11. What is AGCCX Sharpe ratio?

  • 3-year Sharpe ratio is -1.19;
  • 5-year Sharpe ratio is -0.46;
  • 10-year Sharpe ratio is 0.11.

See Risks

Analysis

12. What is Finny Score? buy or sell?

Finny Score is 29. Our quantitative analysis shows 2 reasons to buy and 5 reasons to sell it, resulting in the Finny Score of 29.

13. What are the pros of investing in AGCCX? What are AGCCX buy reasons?

The following are AGCCX strengths from our perspective:

  • <strong>AGCCX 10-year return</strong> is 0.69%, which is higher than the 10-year return of the benchmark index (ICE BofA US 3-Month Treasury Bill TR USD), 0.64%.
  • <strong>AGCCX 15-year return</strong> is 1.34%, which is higher than the 15-year return of the benchmark index (ICE BofA US 3-Month Treasury Bill TR USD), 1.3%.

14. What are the cons of investing in AGCCX? What are AGCCX negatives?

The following are AGCCX weaknesses from our perspective:

  • <strong>AGCCX net assets</strong> are $3.90 million. This fund is not a popular choice with retail investors.
  • <strong>AGCCX 3-year return</strong> is -3.51%, which is lower than the 3-year return of the benchmark index (ICE BofA US 3-Month Treasury Bill TR USD), 1.71%.
  • <strong>AGCCX 5-year return</strong> is -0.88%, which is lower than the 5-year return of the benchmark index (ICE BofA US 3-Month Treasury Bill TR USD), 1.2%.
  • <strong>AGCCX expense ratio</strong> is 1.65%, which is not negligible. Is the fund expensive to you, and does it align to your investment strategy?
  • Warning: this fund has a 12b1 and deferred sales fee. The maximum 12b1 fee is 1%, while the maximum deferred sales load is 1%. A 12b-1 fee is an annual marketing or distribution fee on a mutual fund. Deferred sales load is a back-end sales charge and is imposed when an investor redeems shares.
In the AGCCX review, we covered AGCCX key stats (return, performance, yield, expense ratio, and holdings), buy and sell analysis, and alternative investments. If this review was helpful to you, feel free to check out other mutual fund and ETF reviews.
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