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AllianceBernstein Income Fund Releases Monthly Portfolio Update

NEW YORK, March 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- AllianceBernstein Income Fund, Inc. (NYSE: ACG) (the "Fund") today released its monthly portfolio update as of February 29, 2012.

AllianceBernstein Income Fund, Inc.

 

 

 

Top 10 Fixed Income Holdings

 

 

Portfolio %

1) U.S. Treasury Notes 2.625%, 8/15/20 - 11/15/20     

14.40%

2) U.S. Treasury Notes 1.375%, 9/30/18                    

10.96%

3) U.S. Treasury Notes 2.75%, 2/15/19       

9.54%

4) U.S. Treasury STRIPS   Zero Coupon, 5/15/17

5.70%

5) U.S. Treasury Bonds 7.625%, 2/15/25            

4.17%

6) Federal National Mortgage Association 3.50%,        

3.68%

    2/01/41 - 12/01/41

 

7) Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corp. 2.375%,   

3.00%

    1/13/22

 

8) U.S. Treasury Bonds 8.00%, 11/15/21          

2.91%

9) U.S. Treasury Notes 1.50%, 8/31/18           

2.90%

10) Federal National Mortgage Association 5.375%,   

2.21%

    6/12/17

 

 

 

Fixed Income Holdings by Security Type

 

 

Portfolio %

Governments - Treasuries

 

Treasuries                      

54.98%

SUBTOTAL                                

54.98%

Corporates - Investment Grades

 

Financial Institutions

 

Banking                                 

2.47%

Insurance                             

1.23%

Finance                                

0.41%

REITS                                     

0.28%

Brokerage                             

0.14%

Other Finance                       

0.14%

SUBTOTAL                             

4.67%

Industrial

 

Communications - Telecommunications          

1.14%

Basic                                      

0.85%

Technology                           

0.64%

Capital Goods                                     

0.46%

Energy                                   

0.41%

Consumer Non-Cyclical             

0.33%

Communications - Media          

0.23%

Consumer Cyclical - Retailers       

0.17%

Consumer Cyclical - Entertainment    

0.10%

Other Industrial                   

0.09%

Consumer Cyclical - Other           

0.07%

Transportation - Airlines         

0.05%

Transportation - Services       

0.03%

SUBTOTAL                                  

4.57%

Non Corporate Sectors

 

Agencies - Not Government Guaranteed           

1.34%

SUBTOTAL                             

1.34%

Utility

 

Electric                            

0.35%

Natural Gas                 

0.07%

SUBTOTAL                  

0.42%

SUBTOTAL                    

11.00%

Corporates - Non-Investment Grades

 

Industrial

 

Communications - Media         

1.21%

Capital Goods                  

1.20%

Consumer Non-Cyclical            

1.10%

Energy                           

0.74%

Consumer Cyclical - Automotive           

0.58%

Communications - Telecommunications      

0.53%

Basic                                     

0.52%

Consumer Cyclical - Other         

0.46%

Consumer Cyclical - Retailers       

0.41%

Technology                     

0.40%

Services                             

0.17%

Transportation - Airlines        

0.12%

Consumer Cyclical - Restaurants       

0.07%

Other Industrial            

0.05%

Consumer Cyclical - Entertainment        

0.03%

SUBTOTAL                        

7.59%

Utility

 

Electric                             

0.96%

Natural Gas                        

0.11%

SUBTOTAL                        

1.07%

Financial Institutions

 

Banking                           

0.20%

REITS                        

0.20%

Finance               

0.17%

Other Finance       

0.15%

Brokerage              

0.03%

SUBTOTAL            

0.75%

SUBTOTAL            

9.41%

Agencies

 

Agency Debentures   

6.80%

SUBTOTAL             

6.80%

Mortgage Pass-Throughs

 

Agency Fixed Rate 30-Year                   

5.36%

Agency ARMs                           

1.29%

SUBTOTAL                            

6.65%

Quasi-Sovereigns

 

Quasi-Sovereign Bonds           

2.57%

SUBTOTAL                             

2.57%

Commercial Mortgage-Backed Securities

 

Non-Agency Fixed Rate CMBS                   

2.21%

Non-Agency Floating Rate CMBS          

0.16%

SUBTOTAL                       

2.37%

Emerging Markets - Corporate Bonds

 

Industrial

 

Basic                           

0.45%

Communications - Telecommunications     

0.26%

Communications - Media            

0.18%

Consumer Cyclical - Other        

0.16%

Other Industrial                 

0.12%

Consumer Non-Cyclical    

0.08%

SUBTOTAL                 

1.25%

Utility

 

Electric                  

0.16%

SUBTOTAL              

0.16%

Financial Institutions

 

Banking                        

0.07%

Other Finance          

0.01%

SUBTOTAL          

0.08%

SUBTOTAL           

1.49%

Bank Loans

 

Industrial

 

Consumer Non-Cyclical        

0.20%

Capital Goods                    

0.18%

Communications - Media    

0.14%

Services                       

0.14%

Technology                   

0.13%

Basic                           

0.11%

Consumer Cyclical - Automotive           

0.06%

Communications - Telecommunications    

0.04%

Consumer Cyclical - Other             

0.04%

Consumer Cyclical - Entertainment     

0.03%

Consumer Cyclical - Retailers      

0.03%

Energy                              

0.02%

Other Industrial                  

0.01%

Transportation - Services   

0.01%

SUBTOTAL                

1.14%

Utility

 

Electric                     

0.08%

SUBTOTAL             

0.08%

Financial Institutions

 

Finance                     

0.04%

Other Finance          

0.02%

SUBTOTAL           

0.06%

SUBTOTAL            

1.28%

Emerging Markets - Sovereigns      

0.88%

Governments - Sovereign Bonds    

0.47%

Local Governments - Municipal Bonds    

0.36%

Preferred Stocks

 

Financial Institutions                   

0.22%

Non Corporate Sectors               

0.01%

SUBTOTAL                         

0.23%

Governments - Sovereign Agencies          

0.11%

Emerging Markets - Treasuries        

0.09%

Asset-Backed Securities

 

Autos - Floating Rate                

0.04%

SUBTOTAL                           

0.04%

Common Stocks                                           

0.03%

Collateralized Mortgage Obligations

 

Non-Agency Fixed Rate                    

0.01%

SUBTOTAL                                     

0.01%

Short-Term Investments

 

Investment Companies               

1.23%

Total Fixed Income                 

100.00%

 

 

Country Breakdown

 

 

Portfolio %

United States                    

86.99%

Russia                          

2.56%

Brazil                            

1.84%

United Kingdom                

0.90%

Kazakhstan                    

0.80%

Canada                        

0.67%

Argentina                     

0.52%

Mexico                       

0.48%

Netherlands               

0.45%

India                            

0.37%

South Africa              

0.34%

Luxembourg              

0.33%

Indonesia                   

0.31%

Germany                 

0.30%

Croatia                   

0.25%

Australia                

0.22%

Lithuania                

0.21%

El Salvador              

0.20%

France                            

0.20%

Peru                         

0.20%

United Arab Emirates                 

0.19%

Venezuela                          

0.18%

New Zealand                     

0.17%

Spain                               

0.16%

Switzerland                        

0.15%

Barbados                   

0.13%

Norway               

0.11%

Belarus                    

0.11%

Portugal         

0.10%

Ukraine            

0.10%

Turkey            

0.09%

Hong Kong        

0.09%

Ireland              

0.09%

China              

0.08%

Colombia         

0.06%

Japan               

0.05%

Total Investments     

100.00%

 

 

Net Currency Exposure Breakdown

 

 

Portfolio %

United States Dollar               

96.59%

Australian Dollar               

1.56%

Chinese Yuan Renminbi     

1.26%

Norwegian Krone                  

1.05%

Swedish Krona                    

1.01%

Mexican Peso                   

0.99%

New Turkish Lira                  

0.98%

South African Rand             

0.51%

Malaysian Ringgit               

0.51%

Singapore Dollar                

0.51%

South Korean Won          

0.50%

Indian Rupee                  

0.50%

Russian Rubles             

0.43%

Brazilian Real             

0.03%

Canadian Dollar          

-1.06%

Japanese Yen             

-2.31%

Euro Dollar             

-3.06%

Total Investments     

100.00%

 

 

Credit Quality Breakdown

 

 

Portfolio %

AAA                    

69.55%

AA                    

1.03%

A                        

4.65%

BBB                   

10.99%

BB                     

7.79%

B                    

4.01%

CCC               

0.50%

CC                     

0.01%

D                      

0.03%

Not Rated           

0.21%

Short Term Investments      

1.23%

Total Investments                   

100.00%

 

 

Portfolio Statistics:

 

Average Coupon:           

6.38

Average Bond Price :     

115.34

Percentage of Leverage:

 

Bank Borrowing:           

0.00%

Investment Operations:   

44.97%*

Preferred Stock:              

0.00%

Tender Option Bonds:       

0.00%

Term Asset-Backed Loans Facility (TALF):   

0.00%

Total Fund Leverage:                  

44.97%

Average Maturity:                 

12.33 Years

Effective Duration:              

7.53 Years

Total Net Assets:            

$2,226.79 Million

Net Asset Value:                     

$9.17

Number of Holdings:              

388

* Investment Operations may include the use of certain portfolio management techniques such as credit default swaps, dollar rolls, negative cash, reverse repurchase agreements and when-issued securities.

The foregoing portfolio characteristics are as of the date indicated and can be expected to change. The Fund is a closed-end U.S.-registered management investment company advised by AllianceBernstein L. P.

SOURCE AllianceBernstein Income Fund, Inc.

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