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How to buy AllianceBernstein Holding L-P stock | $45.03

Learn how to easily invest in AllianceBernstein Holding L-P stock.

AllianceBernstein Holding L.P
NYSE: AB - USD
ASSET MANAGEMENT
$50.23
+$1.03 (+2.09%)

AllianceBernstein Holding L.P is an asset management business based in the US. AllianceBernstein Holding L-P shares (AB) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. AllianceBernstein Holding L-P employs 3,929 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.

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AllianceBernstein Holding L-P stock price (NYSE: AB)

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AllianceBernstein Holding L-P shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-07-30.
Latest market close$45.03
52-week range$24.63 - $48.28
50-day moving average $45.77
200-day moving average $41.58
Wall St. target price$46.14
PE ratio 15.7245
Dividend yield $3.08 (6.63%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $3.06

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AllianceBernstein Holding L-P price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $45.03 from 2021-05-28

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1 month (2021-07-02) -4.01%
3 months (2021-05-03) 1.01%
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Is AllianceBernstein Holding L-P under- or over-valued?

Valuing AllianceBernstein Holding L-P stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of AllianceBernstein Holding L-P's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

AllianceBernstein Holding L-P's P/E ratio

AllianceBernstein Holding L-P's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 16x. In other words, AllianceBernstein Holding L-P shares trade at around 16x recent earnings.

That's relatively low compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The low P/E ratio could mean that investors are pessimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're under-valued.

AllianceBernstein Holding L-P's PEG ratio

AllianceBernstein Holding L-P's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 2.3877. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.

The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into AllianceBernstein Holding L-P's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

AllianceBernstein Holding L-P financials

Revenue TTM $327.4 million
Operating margin TTM 100%
Gross profit TTM $308.4 million
Return on assets TTM 12.99%
Return on equity TTM 18.98%
Profit margin 91.09%
Book value $16.17
Market capitalisation $4.8 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting AllianceBernstein Holding L-P shares

There are currently 1.3 million AllianceBernstein Holding L-P shares held short by investors – that's known as AllianceBernstein Holding L-P's "short interest". This figure is 0.7% down from 1.3 million last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting AllianceBernstein Holding L-P shares can be evaluated.

AllianceBernstein Holding L-P's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

AllianceBernstein Holding L-P's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of AllianceBernstein Holding L-P shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of AllianceBernstein Holding L-P shares traded daily (recently around 214629.31323283). AllianceBernstein Holding L-P's SIR currently stands at 5.97. In other words for every 100,000 AllianceBernstein Holding L-P shares traded daily on the market, roughly 5970 shares are currently held short.

However AllianceBernstein Holding L-P's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of AllianceBernstein Holding L-P shares, or, against the total number of tradable AllianceBernstein Holding L-P shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case AllianceBernstein Holding L-P's short interest could be expressed as 0.01% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 AllianceBernstein Holding L-P shares in existence, roughly 10 shares are currently held short) or 0.0134% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable AllianceBernstein Holding L-P shares, roughly 13 shares are currently held short).

A SIR below 10% would generally be considered to indicate a fairly optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against AllianceBernstein Holding L-P.

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AllianceBernstein Holding L-P share dividends

1%

Dividend payout ratio: 1.25% of net profits

Recently AllianceBernstein Holding L-P has paid out, on average, around 1.25% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 6.63% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), AllianceBernstein Holding L-P shareholders could enjoy a 6.63% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In AllianceBernstein Holding L-P's case, that would currently equate to about $3.08 per share.

While AllianceBernstein Holding L-P's payout ratio might seem low, this can signify that AllianceBernstein Holding L-P is investing more in its future growth.

AllianceBernstein Holding L-P's most recent dividend payout was on 26 May 2021. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 6 May 2021 (the "ex-dividend date").

Have AllianceBernstein Holding L-P's shares ever split?

AllianceBernstein Holding L-P's shares were split on a 2:1 basis on 2 April 1998. So if you had owned 1 share the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 2 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your AllianceBernstein Holding L-P shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 50% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for AllianceBernstein Holding L-P shares which in turn could have impacted AllianceBernstein Holding L-P's share price.

AllianceBernstein Holding L-P share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, AllianceBernstein Holding L-P's shares have ranged in value from as little as $24.6252 up to $48.28. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

AB.US volatility(beta: 1.42)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while AllianceBernstein Holding L-P's is 1.4168. This would suggest that AllianceBernstein Holding L-P's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

AllianceBernstein Holding L-P overview

AllianceBernstein Holding L. P. is publicly owned investment manager. The firm also provides research services to its clients. It provides its services to investment companies, pension and profit sharing plans, banks and thrift institutions, trusts, estates, government agencies, charitable organizations, individuals, corporations, and other business entities. The firm invests in public equity, fixed income, and alternative investment markets across the globe. It employs long/short strategy to make its investments.

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of AllianceBernstein Holding L-P is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 4.936% of AllianceBernstein Holding L-P shares are held by insiders and 15.85% by institutions.
How many people work for AllianceBernstein Holding L-P?
Latest data suggests 3,929 work at AllianceBernstein Holding L-P.
When does the fiscal year end for AllianceBernstein Holding L-P?
AllianceBernstein Holding L-P's fiscal year ends in December.
Where is AllianceBernstein Holding L-P based?
AllianceBernstein Holding L-P's address is: 1345 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY, United States, 10105
What is AllianceBernstein Holding L-P's ISIN number?
AllianceBernstein Holding L-P's international securities identification number is: US01881G1067
What is AllianceBernstein Holding L-P's CUSIP number?
AllianceBernstein Holding L-P's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 018548107

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