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AllianceBern Cnsrv Wlth Strat B (ABPBX)

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AllianceBern Cnsrv Wlth Strat B
AllianceBernstein Portfolios1345 Avenue Of The AmericasNew York, NY 10105
Phone: 800-221-5672
Fund Overview 
Category:Conservative Allocation
Fund Family:AllianceBernstein
Net Assets:373.56M
Year-to-Date Return:2.62%
Morningstar Rating:2 stars
Fund Inception Date:Sep 2, 2003
Morningstar Style Box 
Conservative Allocation
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Management Information 
Patrick J. Rudden
Lead Manager since Mar 13, 2009
Patrick Rudden was appointed Head of Blend Strategies in 2009. Prior to this appointment, he was head of institutional investment solutions within the Blend team. Rudden served as a senior portfolio manager for value equities services for over eight years, having joined the firm in 2001. He has published numerous articles and research papers, including, “What It Means to Be a Value Investor”; “An Integrated Approach to Asset Allocation” (with Seth Masters); and “Taking the Risk Out of Defined Benefit Pension Plans: The Lure of LDI” (with Drew Demakis). Previously, Rudden was a managing director and head of global equity research at BARRA Rogerscasey, an investment consulting firm. He earned an MA from Oxford University and an MBA from Cornell University. Rudden is a CFA charterholder. Location: London.
Investment Information 
Min Initial Investment:2,500
Min Initial Investment, IRA:N/A
Min Initial Investment, AIP:0
Min Subsequent Investment:50
Min Subsequent Investment, IRA:N/A
Min Subsequent Investment, AIP:50
ABPBX can be purchased from 50 brokerages.

Fund Summary 
The investment seeks to achieve a high total return without, in the opinion of the Adviser, undue risk to principal. The Strategy targets a weighting of approximately 20% in underlying portfolios that invest primarily in traditional equity investments, approximately 52% in underlying portfolios that invest primarily in traditional debt securities and approximately 29% in underlying portfolios that invest primarily in diversification investments with a goal of providing reduced volatility and modest upside potential.

Fund Operations 
Last Dividend (Dec 12, 2013) : 0.16
Last Cap Gain : 0.00
Annual Holdings Turnover (Aug 18, 2014) : 4.00%
Average for Category:40.42%
Fees & Expenses 
ExpenseABPBXCategory Avg
Annual Report Expense Ratio (net):1.74%0.85%
Prospectus Net Expense Ratio:1.88%N/A
Prospectus Gross Expense Ratio:1.94%N/A
Max 12b1 Fee:1.00%N/A
Max Front End Sales Load:N/A4.91%
Max Deferred Sales Load: 4.00%2.39%
3 Yr Expense Projection*:803590
5 Yr Expense Projection*:1,041917
10 Yr Expense Projection*:2,0621,825
* Per $10,000 invested