AllianceBernstein National Municipal Income Fund Releases Monthly Portfolio Update

NEW YORK, Sept. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- AllianceBernstein National Municipal Income Fund, Inc. [NYSE: AFB] (the "Fund") today released its monthly portfolio update as of August 31, 2013.

AllianceBernstein National Municipal Income Fund, Inc.



Top 10 Fixed-Income Holdings



Portfolio %

1) Texas Trnsp Comm 5.00%, 4/01/23

3.48%

2) Wayne State Univ MI Series 2009A 5.00%,

2.60%

     11/15/29


3) Washington Fed Hwy Grant Series 2012F

2.51%

     5.00%, 9/01/24


4) Metro Atlanta Rapid Tran Auth GA Series

2.14%

     2012A 5.00%, 7/01/27


5) Univ of Illinois   AGM 5.25%, 10/01/26

1.76%

6) Triborough Brdg & Tunl Auth NY Series 2011A

1.64%

     5.00%, 1/01/26


7) Los Angeles CA Dept W&P Pwr Series 2013B

1.59%

     5.00%, 7/01/30


8) Texas GO Series 2002A 5.50%, 8/01/41

1.44%

9) New York NY GO Series 2012I 5.00%, 8/01/28

1.41%

10) Coast CA CCD GO   AGM 5.00%, 8/01/24

1.38%



Sector/Industry Breakdown



Portfolio %

Revenue


     Water & Sewer

9.32%

     Revenue - Miscellaneous

8.51%

     Toll Roads/Transit

7.69%

     Higher Education - Public

4.83%

     Airport

4.73%

     Electric Utility

4.63%

     Health Care - Not-for-Profit

3.18%

     Higher Education - Private

2.03%

     Industrial Development - Utility

1.82%

     Primary/Secondary Ed. - Private

0.89%

     Prepay Energy

0.67%

     Senior Living

0.66%

     Primary/Secondary Ed. - Public

0.41%

SUBTOTAL

49.37%

Tax Supported


     Special Tax

14.41%

     Local G.O.

11.38%

     State G.O.

5.83%

     Assessment District

2.70%

     Tax-Supported Local Lease

2.01%

     State Lease

1.76%

     Tax-Supported State Lease

1.43%

SUBTOTAL

39.52%

Insured/Guaranteed


     Insured

2.69%

     Guaranteed

1.51%

SUBTOTAL

4.20%

Prerefunded/ETM

3.57%

Asset-Backed


     Housing - Multi-Family

1.78%

     Housing - Single Family

0.60%

SUBTOTAL

2.38%

Cash Equivalents


     Investment Companies

0.96%

SUBTOTAL

0.96%

Total

100.00%



State Breakdown



Portfolio %

Texas

18.93%

California

14.91%

New York

13.24%

Florida

6.81%

Illinois

5.50%

Michigan

5.09%

Washington

4.83%

Colorado

3.81%

Louisiana

3.23%

Georgia

2.36%

South Carolina

2.33%

Ohio

1.79%

New Jersey

1.76%

Oregon

1.58%

Hawaii

1.44%

Pennsylvania

1.42%

Alabama

1.22%

Puerto Rico

1.18%

Wisconsin

0.93%

Rhode Island

0.89%

Virginia

0.88%

Arizona

0.87%

Massachusetts

0.74%

Alaska

0.69%

North Carolina

0.63%

Mississippi

0.61%

Tennessee

0.39%

Indiana

0.34%

Missouri

0.33%

Minnesota

0.18%

New Hampshire

0.13%

Other

0.96%

Total Investments

100.00%



     Credit Quality Breakdown



Portfolio %

          AAA

21.20%

          AA

47.80%

          A

16.12%

          BBB

6.37%

          BB

0.28%

          B

0.46%

          Not Rated

3.24%

          Pre-refunded Bonds

3.57%

          Short Term Investments

0.96%

          Total Investments

100.00%



Bonds By Maturity



Portfolio %

Less than 1 year

2.49%

1 to 5 years

2.82%

5 to 10 years

14.93%

10 to 20 years

72.88%

20 to 30 years

6.88%

More than 30 years

0.00%

Other

0.00%

Total Investments

100.00%



Portfolio Statistics:


     AMT Percentage:

8.34%

     Average Coupon:

5.43%

     Percentage of Leverage:


          Bank Borrowing:

0.00%

          Investment Operations:

0.00%

          Preferred Stock:

38.84%

          Tender Option Bonds:

6.86%

          Term Asset-Backed Loans Facility (TALF):

0.00%

          Total Fund Leverage:

45.70%*

     Average Effective Maturity:

6.89 Years

     Effective Duration:

5.90 Years

     Total Net Assets:

$623.59 Million**

     Common Stock Net Asset Value:

$13.27

     Number of Holdings:

178

     Portfolio Turnover:

28%

* The total percentage of leverage constitutes 6.86% through the use of tender option bonds, 38.84% in issued and outstanding preferred stock and 0.00% in investment operations, which 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.

** Includes 242,225,000 of preferred stock at liquidation value. 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 National Municipal Income Fund, Inc.



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