AllianceBernstein Income Fund Releases Monthly Portfolio Update

Jan 29, 2013, 16:06 ET from AllianceBernstein Income Fund, Inc.

NEW YORK, Jan. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- AllianceBernstein Income Fund, Inc. (NYSE: ACG) (the "Fund") today released its monthly portfolio update as of December 31, 2012.

 

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Top 10 Fixed Income Holdings



Portfolio %

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

15.33%

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

10.37%

    3) U.S. Treasury Bonds 8.75%, 8/15/20            

8.82%

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

5.75%

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

4.15%

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

3.59%

    7) U.S. Treasury Notes 1.625%, 8/15/22              

2.95%

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

2.86%

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

2.25%

  10) Federal National Mortgage Association 5.375%,     

2.16%

        6/12/17




Fixed Income Holdings by Security Type



Portfolio %

     Governments - Treasuries


       Treasuries                   

60.97%

     SUBTOTAL                     

60.97%

     Corporates - Non-Investment Grades


       Industrial


         Communications - Media             

1.50%

         Capital Goods                            

1.35%

         Consumer Non-Cyclical                

1.30%

         Energy                                       

0.99%

         Basic                                          

0.97%

         Consumer Cyclical - Other               

0.61%

         Consumer Cyclical - Retailers          

0.57%

         Technology                                   

0.52%

         Consumer Cyclical - Automotive               

0.37%

         Communications - Telecommunications      

0.34%

         Services                              

0.24%

         Transportation - Airlines             

0.12%

         Consumer Cyclical - Restaurants          

0.07%

         Other Industrial                      

0.07%







         Consumer Cyclical - Entertainment          

0.03%

     SUBTOTAL                                       

9.05%

       Utility


         Electric                                        

0.92%

         Natural Gas                                     

0.18%

     SUBTOTAL                                       

1.10%

    Financial Institutions


         Banking                                        

0.31%

         Other Finance                                 

0.27%

         Finance                                         

0.13%

         Brokerage                                   

0.09%

         REITS                                          

0.09%

     SUBTOTAL                                       

0.89%

  SUBTOTAL                                         

11.04%

 Corporates - Investment Grades


     Industrial


         Communications - Telecommunications      

1.18%

         Energy                                     

0.80%

         Capital Goods                              

0.58%

         Consumer Non-Cyclical                 

0.37%

         Communications - Media                   

0.31%

         Basic                                     

0.29%

         Technology                               

0.24%

         Consumer Cyclical - Retailers          

0.18%

         Consumer Cyclical - Entertainment         

0.11%

         Consumer Cyclical - Automotive             

0.10%

         Consumer Cyclical - Other                    

0.07%

         Transportation - Airlines                        

0.05%

         Transportation - Services                      

0.03%

      SUBTOTAL                                            

4.31%

     Financial Institutions


         Banking                                   

1.75%

         Insurance                                  

1.42%

         REITS                                       

0.41%

         Finance                                       

0.23%

         Brokerage                                     

0.15%

         Other Finance                                

0.01%

     SUBTOTAL                                       

3.97%

    Non Corporate Sectors


         Agencies - Not Government Guaranteed       

1.07%

     SUBTOTAL                                        

1.07%

    Utility


         Electric                                      

0.36%

         Natural Gas                                   

0.08%

     SUBTOTAL                                          

0.44%

  SUBTOTAL                                              

9.79%

 Agencies


     Agency Debentures                                  

2.33%

     Agency Subordinated                                

2.16%

  SUBTOTAL                                               

4.49%

  Quasi-Sovereigns








   Quasi-Sovereign Bonds                             

2.84%

  SUBTOTAL                                                

2.84%

 Mortgage Pass-Throughs


    Agency Fixed Rate 30-Year                          

2.24%

    Agency ARMs                                         

0.43%

  SUBTOTAL                                             

2.67%

 Emerging Markets - Corporate Bonds


    Industrial


         Consumer Cyclical - Other                   

0.34%

         Communications - Telecommunications          

0.29%

         Basic                                          

0.26%

         Communications - Media                     

0.19%

         Energy                                         

0.15%

         Consumer Non-Cyclical                       

0.13%

         Other Industrial                              

0.11%

         Capital Goods                                 

0.03%

     SUBTOTAL                                       

1.50%

   Non Corporate Sectors


         Sovereign                                 

0.14%

     SUBTOTAL                                    

0.14%

   Financial Institutions


         Other Finance                                  

0.01%

   SUBTOTAL                                         

0.01%

 SUBTOTAL                                            

1.65%

 Bank Loans


     Industrial


         Consumer Non-Cyclical                        

0.33%

         Consumer Cyclical - Automotive                

0.18%

         Consumer Cyclical - Other                        

0.13%

         Consumer Cyclical - Retailers                

0.13%

         Capital Goods                                   

0.11%

         Communications - Media                       

0.10%

         Technology                                      

0.09%

         Other Industrial                                 

0.07%

         Basic                                          

0.06%

         Services                                        

0.02%

         Energy                                         

0.01%

      SUBTOTAL                                          

1.23%

     Financial Institutions


         REITS                                          

0.10%

      SUBTOTAL                                        

0.10%

     Utility


         Other Utility                                    

0.05%

     SUBTOTAL                                          

0.05%

 SUBTOTAL                                              

1.38%

 Collateralized Mortgage Obligations


     Non-Agency Fixed Rate                               

0.75%

     Non-Agency Floating Rate                            

0.39%

  SUBTOTAL                                                 

1.14%

  Emerging Markets - Sovereigns                          

0.97%

  Local Governments - Municipal Bonds                    

0.77%







  Governments - Sovereign Bonds                    

0.56%

  Preferred Stocks


     Financial Institutions                             

0.46%

     Non Corporate Sectors                             

0.01%

   SUBTOTAL                                                

0.47%

  Agency Debentures                                      

0.36%

  Commercial Mortgage-Backed Securities


      Non-Agency Fixed Rate CMBS                       

0.30%

    SUBTOTAL                                               

0.30%

  Governments - Sovereign Agencies                   

0.23%

  Common Stocks                                      

0.03%

  Short-Term Investments


      Investment Companies                                

0.34%

  Total Fixed Income                                   

100.00%



Country Breakdown



Portfolio %

United States                                          

87.11%

Russia                                                 

2.25%

Brazil                                                     

2.08%

Kazakhstan                                             

0.80%

United Kingdom                                        

0.69%

Mexico                                                  

0.68%

Canada                                                   

0.60%

Argentina                                               

0.48%

India                                                    

0.35%

Netherlands                                           

0.34%

Luxembourg                                             

0.34%

Turkey                                                    

0.34%

Germany                                               

0.33%

Indonesia                                              

0.33%

Croatia                                                  

0.30%

Peru                                                     

0.30%

United Arab Emirates                                 

0.27%

Switzerland                                             

0.23%

El Salvador                                            

0.22%

France                                                  

0.22%

Colombia                                              

0.21%

Venezuela                                             

0.20%

Romania                                                

0.20%

Hungary                                               

0.17%

Spain                                                  

0.16%

Nigeria                                                 

0.14%

Barbados                                              

0.13%

Norway                                                 

0.12%

Belarus                                               

0.12%

Portugal                                               

0.12%

Australia                                             

0.09%

China                                               

0.08%

Total Investments                                

100.00%







Net Currency Exposure Breakdown



Portfolio %

     United States Dollar                           

101.25%

     Mexican Peso                                  

2.15%

     South Korean Won                            

0.54%

     Russian Rubles                                 

0.42%

     Nigerian Naira                                    

0.21%

     Brazilian Real                                    

0.04%

     Great British Pound                            

0.04%

     New Turkish Lira                                 

-0.02%

     Canadian Dollar                                  

-1.05%

     Euro                                                 

-1.53%

     Japanese Yen                                   

-2.05%

     Total Investments                              

100.00%



         Credit Quality Breakdown



Portfolio %

               AAA                            

68.02%

               AA                               

0.52%

               A                                 

3.35%

               BBB                          

12.00%

               BB                                

9.23%

               B                                   

4.87%

               CCC                               

1.29%

               CC                                  

0.05%

               D                                    

0.09%

               Not Rated                           

0.24%

               Short Term Investments         

0.34%

               Total Investments                 

100.00%



       Portfolio Statistics:


            Average Coupon:                      

7.03%

            Average Bond Price :                   

                   N/A

            Percentage of Leverage:


                 Bank Borrowing:                            

0.00%

                 Investment Operations:                  

           45.53%*

                 Preferred Stock:                            

0.00%

                 Tender Option Bonds:                       

0.00%

                 Term Asset-Backed Loans Facility (TALF):      

0.00%

                 Total Fund Leverage:                        

45.53%

            Average Maturity:                        

         11.73 Years

            Effective Duration:                        

        7.19 Years

            Total Net Assets:                        

   $2,159.42 Million

            Net Asset Value:                             

$8.89

            Number of Holdings:                         

399

            Portfolio Turnover:                             

67%

* 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.