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Fund Code: ALVUC
AB - Low Volatility Equity Portfolio Class AD USD Cash       
Risk Level: 4
Offering Document: 
 
Investment Objective
The Portfolio's investment objective is long term capital growth.In seeking to achieve the Portfolio's objective the Investment Manager seeks to identify equity securities that it believes have fundamentally lower volatility and less downside risks in the future. The Investment Manager uses its proprietary risk and return models as well as its judgment and experience in managing investment portfolios to construct a portfolio that seeks to minimize volatility while maximizing quality exposure. The Portfolio will predominantly invest in equity securities of companies in developed markets, however the Portfolio is not restricted from purchasing equity securities in any country, including emerging markets.
Investment Strategy
HSBC investment category:
Global Equity
Investment type:
Equity
Investment style:
Equity
Interest rate sensitivity:
-
Investment instrument:
Stock
Investment style is only applicable for funds that invest in equities. Interest rate sensitivity is only applicable for funds that invest in fixed income product.
Fund Portfolio
(as of 30-06-2020)
Asset allocation
Stock
Bond
Cash
Other
100.00%
0.00%
0.00%
0.00%
Total number of equity holdings: 86
Total number of bond holdings : 0
Equity holdings geographical allocation
Equity holdings sector allocation
Top 10 holdings
Holding % of net asset
Microsoft Corp 4.23
Top 10 underlying holdings
% of asset in Top 10 holdings -
Roche Holding AG Dividend Right Cert. 2.59
Top 10 underlying holdings
% of asset in Top 10 holdings -
Apple Inc 2.56
Top 10 underlying holdings
% of asset in Top 10 holdings -
Walmart Inc 2.28
Top 10 underlying holdings
% of asset in Top 10 holdings -
RELX PLC 2.19
Top 10 underlying holdings
% of asset in Top 10 holdings -
Oracle Corp 2.13
Top 10 underlying holdings
% of asset in Top 10 holdings -
Koninklijke Ahold Delhaize NV 1.91
Top 10 underlying holdings
% of asset in Top 10 holdings -
Citrix Systems Inc 1.82
Top 10 underlying holdings
% of asset in Top 10 holdings -
Automatic Data Processing Inc 1.82
Top 10 underlying holdings
% of asset in Top 10 holdings -
Procter & Gamble Co 1.81
Top 10 underlying holdings
% of asset in Top 10 holdings -
% of asset in Top 10 holdings 23.34
Fund Performance
(as of 31-07-2020)
Fund: AB - Low Volatility Equity Portfolio Class AD USD Cash
Index:
Fund indexed performance (initial value =100%). Performance statistics are based on offer-bid prices of the fund with dividend reinvested, in fund class currency
  • 2015
  • 2016
  • 2017
  • 2018
  • 2019
  • YTD
  • 5.06
  • 3.32
  • 18.83
  • -9.40
  • 18.45
  • -9.78
  • -
  • -
  • -
  • -
  • -
  • -
Fund Price Information
(as of 11-08-2020)
Fund price movement is calculated on Offer to Bid basis in fund class currency (USD).
Indicative fund price:
  • NAV:
USD 19.91
  • Bid:
-
  • Offer:
-
Change vs previous trading day:
-0.30%
52 week low-high:
USD 14.75 - USD 21.86
Fund price information is provided based on the latest fund trading date.
Dividend Information
(as of 31-07-2020)
Target distribution frequency:
Monthly
Dividend yield:
4.85%
Last dividend paid (per unit):
USD 0.08
Last ex-dividend date:
31-07-2020
Dividend yield is the dividend amount declared over the past twelve months as a percentage of the last month-end fund unit price, show in 2 decimal places. The amount of dividend may not be guaranteed by Fund House.
Fund Statistic
(as of 31-07-2020)
Annualised return:
4.69%
Standard deviation:
12.61%
Sharpe ratio:
0.42
Alpha:
0.53
Beta:
0.77
Fund statistics are calculated by using 3 years historical data, and are not calculated for fund which is less than 3 years old.
Sharpe ratio: Morningstar Asia Limited used the USD as the risk free factor for calculation
Alpha & Beta: Morningstar Asia Limited Used USD as the benchmark index for calculation
Fees and Charges
Initial charge:
0.05
Annual management fee (maximum):
0.015
Distribution fee:
-
Redemption fee:
0
Performance fee:
-
Highest contingent deferred sales charge:
-
Switching Fee:
-
The listed information may not cover all the fees and charges imposed on a fund. Please refer to the respective offering documents of the fund for details of relevant fees and charges.
Other Fund Information
Fund class currency:
USD
Fund class inception date:
15-10-2013
Fund share class size (Million):
USD 1,189.08
(as of 31-07-2020)
Fund manager
(Start date):
KentW. Hargis (11-12-2012)
Sammy Suzuki (01-01-2015)
Fund house:
AllianceBernstein (Luxembourg) S.à r.l.
Morningstar Rating:

(as of 31-07-2020)
ISIN:
LU0965508806
Initial Investment Amount:
1000
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