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AB Tax Managed International B (ABXBX) Fund Ranking and Research

Ranking, Research and Recommendation of AB Tax Managed International B (ABXBX) Fund

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Graph of AB Tax Managed International B Fund (ABXBX) ManagerFund Manager - Karen E. Sesin

Fund Manager Information

Fund Manager Tenure: 8.1 years
Similar Funds: ABXAX  ABXCX 
Fund Family: AllianceBernstein
Fund Category: Foreign Large Blend
Fund Performance: May 30, 2016
Fundmojo Fund Grade: B (Score: 0.64)     (What does this score mean?)
Karen Sesin was appointed Senior Portfolio Manager within the Blend Strategies team in January 2006. She joined Alliance Capital in 1999 as a member of the US Large Cap Growth portfolio management team after serving as CIO for Waycrosse, Inc., an investment company affiliated with Cargill, for over seven years. Prior to Waycrosse, Sesin worked for Pillsbury, where she had investment responsibilities for pension and savings plan assets for three years. Previously, she worked for Northern Trust in investment consulting and banking positions for five years. Sesin holds a BS in business administration from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, and an MBA from Northwestern University. Location: Chicago.  Get more insights on Karen E. Sesin

 

Graph of AB Tax Managed International B Fund (ABXBX) ProfileAB Tax Managed International B Fund (ABXBX) Profile

Fund Profile and Description

AB Tax Managed International B Fund seeks long-term capital growth and maximum impact of taxes on the returns. AB Tax Managed International B Fund primarily invests in equity securities of issuers in countries that make up the MSCI EAFE index and Canada. It invests in companies in at least three countries other than the United States. AB Tax Managed International B Fund approximately invests 50% of assets in international value stocks and 50% of assets in international growth stocks.

 

AB Tax Managed International B (ABXBX) Fund Strength What we like about AB Tax Managed International B (ABXBX) Fund

Data for AB Tax Managed International B Fund (ABXBX) as of May 30, 2016

  • AB Tax Managed International B Fund (ABXBX) management has been with AB Tax Managed International B Fund for 8.1 years
  • AB Tax Managed International B Fund (ABXBX) has good short-term performance (1-year return -6.50% vs -10.09% Foreign Large Blend category median performance)
  • AB Tax Managed International B Fund (ABXBX) has good mid-term performance (3-year return 2.16% vs 1.82% Foreign Large Blend category median performance)
  • AB Tax Managed International B Fund (ABXBX) ratio of up-years vs down years is greater than 2
  • AB Tax Managed International B Fund (ABXBX) is less volatile than its peers as it has a 3-year Standard Deviation of 12.38, lower than category average of 12.81

AB Tax Managed International B Fund (ABXBX) Weakness What we are cautious about AB Tax Managed International B (ABXBX) Fund

Data for AB Tax Managed International B Fund (ABXBX) as of May 30, 2016

  • AB Tax Managed International B Fund (ABXBX) has a less-than-ideal Long-term performance (5-year return -0.39% vs 1.53% Foreign Large Blend category median performance)
  • AB Tax Managed International B Fund (ABXBX) has a Morningstar rating of 3 and below
  • AB Tax Managed International B Fund (ABXBX) has an annual stock turnover rate of 76.00% that is higher than the Foreign Large Blend average of 43.89%. This could mean AB Tax Managed International B is more nimble, but also signal potential high tax impact and high trading fees
  • AB Tax Managed International B Fund (ABXBX) has a higher expense ratio of 1.85% than its Foreign Large Blend average of 1.14%
  • AB Tax Managed International B Fund (ABXBX) carries a 4% load
See AB Tax Managed International B Fund (ABXBX) performance details as of May 30, 2016

 

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Compare AB Tax Managed International B Fund (ABXBX)Compare with other top Foreign Large Blend category mutual funds

Aadditional top Foreign Large Blend mutual funds for your consideration

FundYear to Date1 Year3 year5 year
AB Tax Managed International B-0.26-6.502.16-0.39
Parametric International Equity Investor (EAISX)1.60-4.953.802.79Compare
INTECH International Mgd Volatility T (JRMTX)1.29-2.474.563.43Compare
Artisan International Value Investor (ARTKX)2.65-4.906.066.97Compare

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Compare AB Tax Managed International B Fund (ABXBX)Compare with Foreign Large Blend category ETFs

Some Foreign Large Blend ETFs for your consideration

ETFYear to DateOne YearThree Year
AdvisorShares Madrona International ETF (FWDI)000
Vanguard Total International Stock ETF (VXUS)000
iShares MSCI EAFE Minimum Volatility (EFAV)000
Schwab International Equity ETF (SCHF)000
PowerShares Intl Div Achiev ETF (PID)000

 

Graph of AB Tax Managed International B Fund (ABXBX) Net Asset TrackingAB Tax Managed International B (ABXBX) Fund Net Asset

Track net asset change of AB Tax Managed International B fund (ABXBX)

DateNet Asset
05/2016$3.27B
03/2016$3.30B
02/2016$3.13B
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Graph of AB Tax Managed International B Fund (ABXBX) Portfolio TrackingAB Tax Managed International B (ABXBX) Fund Portfolio Allocation

Track portfolio allocation change of AB Tax Managed International B fund (ABXBX)

DateCashStockBondOther
04/20161.59%98.41%0%0%
02/20161.63%98.37%0%0%
12/20151.37%98.62%0%0.01%
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Discover what AB Tax Managed International B Fund (ABXBX) manager is buying

Apr 29, 2016
British American Tobacco PLC [3.15%]
NIPPON TEL & TEL CP [2.56%]
ROCHE HLDG AG DIV RT [2.42%]
Royal Dutch Shell PLC Class A [1.94%]
MITSUBISHI UFJ FINAN [1.85%]
Total SA [1.77%]
BT Group PLC [1.63%]
ETSB DELHAIZE FRERES [1.45%]
NN GROUP N V [1.29%]
Constellation Software Inc [1.26%]

Feb 28, 2016
British American Tobacco PLC [3.09%]
NIPPON TEL & TEL CP [2.48%]
ROCHE HLDG AG DIV RT [2.3%]
MITSUBISHI UFJ FINAN [1.97%]
Royal Dutch Shell PLC Class A [1.69%]
BT Group PLC [1.66%]
DANSKE BK A/S BEARER [1.53%]
ETSB DELHAIZE FRERES [1.47%]
Constellation Software Inc [1.42%]
ING GROEP NV CERT [1.29%]

Dec 30, 2015
British American Tobacco PLC [2.71%]
ROCHE HLDG AG DIV RT [2.3%]
NIPPON TEL & TEL CP [1.99%]
NN GROUP N V [1.77%]
MITSUBISHI UFJ FINAN [1.71%]
DANSKE BK A/S BEARER [1.27%]
ETSB DELHAIZE FRERES [1.21%]
BT Group PLC [1.21%]
Total SA [1.19%]
EDP ENERGIAS DE PORT [1.18%]
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