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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 6/10

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industry
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history
Cash-to-Debt N/A
AB's Cash-to-Debt is ranked higher than
53% of the 1516 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. AB: N/A )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
AB' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.4  Med: N/A Max: No Debt
Current: N/A
Interest Coverage No Debt
AB's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
99% of the 1341 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1018.62 vs. AB: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
AB' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: No Debt  Med: No Debt Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 3/10

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industry
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history
ROE % 14.24
AB's ROE % is ranked higher than
76% of the 1518 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 5.44 vs. AB: 14.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
AB' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -5.47  Med: 11 Max: 24.06
Current: 14.24
-5.47
24.06
ROA % 14.22
AB's ROA % is ranked higher than
85% of the 1548 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 2.89 vs. AB: 14.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
AB' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -5.46  Med: 10.99 Max: 23.93
Current: 14.22
-5.46
23.93
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate 9.30
AB's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked higher than
59% of the 766 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 3.80 vs. AB: 9.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
AB' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -34.3  Med: 9.3 Max: 58.2
Current: 9.3
-34.3
58.2
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» AB's 10-Y Financials

Financials (Next Earnings Date: 2017-05-14 Est.)


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Guru Trades

Q1 2016

AB Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Jim Simons 151,100 sh (+1138.52%)
Ronald Muhlenkamp 11,550 sh (unchged)
Mario Gabelli 262,146 sh (-0.40%)
Chuck Royce 1,059,600 sh (-4.68%)
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Q2 2016

AB Guru Trades in Q2 2016

Ronald Muhlenkamp 11,550 sh (unchged)
Chuck Royce 1,059,600 sh (unchged)
Mario Gabelli 247,046 sh (-5.76%)
Jim Simons 22,500 sh (-85.11%)
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Q3 2016

AB Guru Trades in Q3 2016

Jim Simons 122,400 sh (+444.00%)
Ronald Muhlenkamp 11,550 sh (unchged)
Mario Gabelli 244,898 sh (-0.87%)
Chuck Royce 444,600 sh (-58.04%)
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Q4 2016

AB Guru Trades in Q4 2016

David Dreman 19,982 sh (New)
Ronald Muhlenkamp 12,050 sh (+4.33%)
Chuck Royce 428,900 sh (-3.53%)
Mario Gabelli 228,248 sh (-6.80%)
Jim Simons 25,700 sh (-79.00%)
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Business Description

Industry: Asset Management » Asset Management    NAICS: 523930    SIC: 6282
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Traded in other countries:W4M.Germany,
Headquarter Location:USA
AllianceBernstein Holding LP provides research and investment management services and related services to its clients through institutions, retail and private client, and its sell-side business, Bernstein Research Services.

AllianceBernstein Holding LP provides investment management services to institutional (50% of total assets under management), retail (33%), and private (17%) clients through a collection of products that includes mutual funds, hedge funds, and separately managed accounts. At the end of September 2016, the firm had $480 billion in managed assets, composed primarily of fixed-income (57% of total AUM) and equity (33%) strategies. A general partnership wholly owned by French insurer AXA controls AB.

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Ratios

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industry
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history
PE Ratio 10.10
AB's PE Ratio is ranked higher than
60% of the 1112 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 12.73 vs. AB: 10.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
AB' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 13.71 Max: 23.96
Current: 10.1
0
23.96
Forward PE Ratio 12.45
AB's Forward PE Ratio is ranked higher than
62% of the 208 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 13.14 vs. AB: 12.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
PE Ratio without NRI 10.10
AB's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked higher than
61% of the 1121 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 12.98 vs. AB: 10.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
AB' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 13.71 Max: 23.96
Current: 10.1
0
23.96
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 14.38
AB's Price-to-Owner-Earnings is ranked lower than
59% of the 333 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 12.44 vs. AB: 14.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Owner-Earnings only.
AB' s Price-to-Owner-Earnings Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: 15.83
Current: 14.38
0
15.83
PB Ratio 1.41
AB's PB Ratio is ranked lower than
75% of the 1500 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. AB: 1.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
AB' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.59  Med: 1.43 Max: 5.21
Current: 1.41
0.59
5.21
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 13.16
AB's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
56% of the 362 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 15.43 vs. AB: 13.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
AB' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 16.69 Max: 60.15
Current: 13.16
0
60.15
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 13.16
AB's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
58% of the 772 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 16.86 vs. AB: 13.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
AB' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.14  Med: 15.59 Max: 23.31
Current: 13.16
3.14
23.31
Shiller PE Ratio 11.89
AB's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked higher than
84% of the 389 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 19.75 vs. AB: 11.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
AB' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.61  Med: 8.38 Max: 36.62
Current: 11.89
3.61
36.62

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield % 6.68
AB's Dividend Yield % is ranked higher than
89% of the 1488 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 4.04 vs. AB: 6.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield % only.
AB' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.89  Med: 6.13 Max: 32.09
Current: 6.68
3.89
32.09
Dividend Payout Ratio 0.61
AB's Dividend Payout Ratio is ranked lower than
54% of the 900 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 0.55 vs. AB: 0.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout Ratio only.
AB' s Dividend Payout Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.61  Med: 1.04 Max: 1.86
Current: 0.61
0.61
1.86
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate -5.30
AB's 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate is ranked lower than
71% of the 651 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 2.60 vs. AB: -5.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate only.
AB' s 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -31.8  Med: 9.5 Max: 58.6
Current: -5.3
-31.8
58.6
Forward Dividend Yield % 11.75
AB's Forward Dividend Yield % is ranked higher than
94% of the 1408 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 4.36 vs. AB: 11.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield % only.
N/A
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 8.86
AB's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked higher than
88% of the 1743 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 6.87 vs. AB: 8.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
AB' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.16  Med: 8.13 Max: 42.54
Current: 8.86
5.16
42.54
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -0.20
AB's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
61% of the 868 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: -1.30 vs. AB: -0.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
AB' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -29.4  Med: -2.2 Max: 24.5
Current: -0.2
-29.4
24.5

Valuation & Return

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Price-to-Tangible-Book 1.43
AB's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked lower than
74% of the 1434 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1.01 vs. AB: 1.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
AB' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.85  Med: 2.77 Max: 16.29
Current: 1.43
0.85
16.29
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 0.81
AB's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked higher than
72% of the 434 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1.07 vs. AB: 0.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
AB' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.57  Med: 1.36 Max: 4.42
Current: 0.81
0.57
4.42
Price-to-Graham-Number 0.80
AB's Price-to-Graham-Number is ranked higher than
51% of the 947 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 0.82 vs. AB: 0.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Graham-Number only.
AB' s Price-to-Graham-Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.61  Med: 1.68 Max: 3.67
Current: 0.8
0.61
3.67
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % -8.78
AB's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 495 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 5.09 vs. AB: -8.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % only.
AB' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -11.29  Med: -1.4 Max: 19.6
Current: -8.78
-11.29
19.6

More Statistics

EPS (TTM) $ 2.25
Beta1.49
Short Percentage of Float0.46%
52-Week Range $20.75 - 25.13
Shares Outstanding (Mil)96.55

Analyst Estimate

Dec17 Dec18
Revenue (Mil $) 2,903 2,892
EPS ($) 1.83 1.95
EPS without NRI ($) 1.83 1.95
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
7.43%
Dividends per Share ($) 1.82 1.93
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