AllianceBernstein Global High Income:AWF

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    Overview

    As of 4/12/2021

     Share
    Price
    NAVPremium/
    Discount
    Current$11.97$12.85-6.85%
    52 Wk Avg$10.88$12.28-11.43%
    52 Wk High$11.98$13.05-6.85%
    52 Wk Low$9.23$10.75-15.28%
    Regular Distribution TypeIncome Only
    Distribution Rate6.57%
    Distribution Amount$0.0655
    Distribution FrequencyMonthly
    Past performance is no guarantee of future results.

    Basic Information

    Investment Objective

    The Funds primary objective is to seek high current income and its secondary objective is to achieve capital appreciation. To achieve this objective it invests primarily in high yielding, high risk sovereign and US corporate fixed income obligations that are expected to benefit from improving economic and credit fundamentals.

    Capital Structure

    As of 4/12/2021

    Total Investment Exposure:$1,108.562M
    Total Common Assets:$1,108.051M
    Common Shares Outstanding:86,229,677
    Leverage

    As of 4/12/2021

    Preferred Share Assets:
    Total Debt (USD): $0.511M
    Regulatory Leverage (USD):
    Effective Leverage (USD): $0.511M
    Effective Leverage (%): 0.05%
    Annual Expense Ratios

    As of 3/31/2021

      Per Common Share
    Management Fees0.91%
    Other Expenses:0.09%
    Baseline Expense: N/A
    Interest Expense:0.01%
    Total: 1.00%
    Fund Management

    Fund Sponsor
    AllianceBernstein L.P.

    Portfolio Managers
    Douglas J. Peebles, Paul J. DeNoon

    Basics
    Category: Fixed Income - Taxable-High Yield
    Ticker: AWF
    NAV Ticker: XAWFX
    Average Daily Volume (shares): 210,824
    Average Daily Volume (USD): $2.282M
    Inception Date: 7/28/1993
    Inception Share Price: $15.00
    Inception NAV: $13.93
    Tender Offer: No
    Term: No
    Fiscal Year End: March 31
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    Distributions

    As of 4/12/2021

    Past performance is no guarantee of future results.
    Distribution History

    Enter declared start and end dates to display distribution history below. Income, Long Gain, Short Gain and ROC breakdowns will only be shown for the past year.

    Declared Date Payable Date Ex Date Distrib Amount Income Long Gain Short Gain ROC

    *Indicates a Special Distribution: A distribution disbursed in addition to the normal distributions paid out by the company.

    Key Information Regarding Distributions
    Avg. Earnings Per Share:
    As of 9/30/2020
    $0.3001
    Annualized Distribution Rate on NAV:
    As of 4/12/2021
    6.12%
    Total Return on NAV (12 months):
    As of 4/12/2021
    26.99%
    Avg. Portfolio Coupon:
    As of 4/12/2021
    6.21%
    Total % Portfolio Effectively Leveraged:
    As of 4/12/2021
    0.05%

    Pricing Information

    Premium/Discount Information
    Past performance is no guarantee of future results.
    Premium/Discount Information

    As of 4/12/2021

    PeriodAvg Discount
    6 Month-10.18%
    1 Year-11.43%
    3 Year-11.26%
    5 Year-10.05%
    Z-Score

    As of 4/12/2021

    PeriodZStat
    3 Month1.68
    6 Month1.40
    1 Year2.08
    Pricing History
    Date NAV Premium / Discount

    Performance

    Calendar Year Total Returns

    As of 3/31/2021
    Category: Morningstar US CEF High Yield

    Past 20 Years

    Return YearPriceNAVCategory - PriceCategory - NAV
    YTD2.37%-0.11%6.00%2.01%
    20204.40%3.56%1.13%3.11%
    201923.39%14.98%21.79%13.91%
    2018-11.36%-5.36%-5.54%-2.01%
    20177.77%9.27%9.77%9.23%
    201626.43%18.01%19.94%16.22%
    2015-4.70%-4.32%-4.93%-4.43%
    2014-3.01%3.73%2.04%2.36%
    20131.29%7.50%2.61%9.80%
    201220.99%20.97%16.41%20.47%
    201110.91%1.81%11.14%4.54%
    201017.16%19.17%19.84%18.51%
    200994.90%62.19%72.15%54.64%
    2008-30.47%-24.77%  
    20071.95%4.16%  
    200618.84%11.04%  
    20058.65%11.08%  
    20042.45%11.02%  
    200346.35%39.10%  
    200212.57%18.76%  
    200128.08%7.23%  
    Past performance is no guarantee of future results.
    Annualized Total Returns

    Returns for periods less than one year are cumulative rather than annualized

    As of 3/31/2021
    Category: Morningstar US CEF High Yield

    Past performance is no guarantee of future results.

    Portfolio Characteristics

    Portfolio Characteristics
    Average Coupon:
    As of 4/12/2021
    6.21%
    Average Maturity:
    As of 2/28/2021
    5.45 yrs
    Number of Holdings:
    As of 2/28/2021
    1471
    Annual Portfolio Turnover:
    As of 3/31/2021
    32.00%
    Average Bond Price:
    As of 2/28/2021
    $105.50
    Asset Allocation

    As of 2/28/2021 reported by Fund Sponsor

    Top Sectors

    As of 2/28/2021 reported by Fund Sponsor

    Sector%Portfolio
    Corporate (Super Sector)65.41%
    Corporate Bond57.27%
    Government (Super Sector)30.27%
    Swap23.83%
    Derivative (Super Sector)23.48%
    Government17.30%
    Securitized (Super Sector)13.45%
    Government Related12.97%
    Agency Mortgage Backed6.94%
    Convertible3.95%
    State Allocation

    As of 2/28/2021 reported by Fund Sponsor

    State% Portfolio
    Illinois0.22%
    California0.12%
    Top Holdings

    As of 2/28/2021 reported by Fund Sponsor

    HoldingValue% Portfolio
    CDX-NAHYS35V1-5Y CDSS 571780 5% 20/12/2025$169.24M15.57%
    10 Year Treasury Note Future June 21$78.33M7.21%
    ITRAXX-XOVERS34V1-5Y CDSS 5675 5% 20/12/2025$60.64M5.58%
    CDX-NAHYS34V7-5Y CDSS 560743 5% 20/06/2025$49.16M4.52%
    CDX-NAHYS29V1-5Y CDSS 434455 5% 20/12/2022$37.76M3.48%
    IRS #514374 REC FIXED 5.2450 5.245% 02/01/2023 Receive$30.72M2.83%
    United States Treasury Notes 2.25%$20.36M1.87%
    5 Year Treasury Note Future June 21$-24.07M-2.22%
    CDX-NAHYS29V1-5Y CDSB 451500 5% 20/12/2022$-37.76M-3.48%
    ITRAXX-XOVERS27V1-5Y CDSB 4491 5% 20/06/2022$-106.41M-9.79%
    Maturity Breakdown

    As of 2/28/2021 reported by Fund Sponsor

    Country Allocation

    As of 2/28/2021 reported by Fund Sponsor

    Country% Portfolio
    United States - Fixed Income97.96%
    Brazil - Fixed Income5.60%
    Mexico - Fixed Income2.10%
    Canada - Fixed Income1.88%
    United Kingdom - Fixed Income1.56%
    United States - Equity1.44%
    Colombia - Fixed Income0.88%
    Argentina - Fixed Income0.85%
    Sweden - Fixed Income0.72%
    Russia - Fixed Income0.69%
    France - Fixed Income0.62%
    Italy - Fixed Income0.57%
    Switzerland - Fixed Income0.49%
    South Africa - Fixed Income0.47%
    Germany - Fixed Income0.44%
    Ireland - Fixed Income0.44%
    Netherlands - Fixed Income0.42%
    Peru - Fixed Income0.31%
    Indonesia - Fixed Income0.29%
    Turkey - Fixed Income0.28%
    Israel - Fixed Income0.23%
    India - Fixed Income0.22%
    United Kingdom - Equity0.17%
    Chile - Fixed Income0.16%
    Denmark - Fixed Income0.15%
    China - Fixed Income0.14%
    Australia - Fixed Income0.13%
    Japan - Fixed Income0.11%
    Finland - Fixed Income0.08%
    Venezuela - Fixed Income0.07%
    Pakistan - Fixed Income0.02%
    Belgium - Fixed Income0.02%
    Philippines - Fixed Income0.02%
    Norway - Equity0.01%
    Malaysia - Fixed Income0.01%
    Hungary - Fixed Income0.01%
    Poland - Fixed Income0.00%
    Vietnam - Fixed Income0.00%

    Closed-end fund historical distribution sources have included net investment income, realized gains, and return of capital. For more detailed information on the distributions of a specific fund, please visit the sponsor's website.

    NOTES:

    Distribution type sourced from Morningstar. For specific information about a fund's distribution sources, visit the fund sponsor's website.

    The following information applies to closed-end funds in general: Fund shares are not guaranteed or endorsed by any bank or other insured depository institution, and are not federally insured by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation. Shares of closed-end funds are subject to investment risks, including the possible loss of principal invested. There can be no assurance that fund objectives will be achieved. Closed-end funds frequently trade at a discount to their net asset value. NAV returns are net of fund expenses, and assume reinvestment of distributions.

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