AB VPS Relative Value Portfolio
Objective And StrategyObjective
Seeks long term growth of capital.
The Portfolio invests primarily in the equity securities of U.S. companies that the Adviser believes are undervalued. The Adviser believes that, over time, a company?s stock price will come to reflect its intrinsic economic value. The Adviser uses a disciplined investment process to evaluate the companies in the Adviser?s extensive research universe. The Portfolio may invest in companies of any size and in any industry.
* This portfolio invests in securities of foreign issuers which involves risks not typically associated with domestic issuers, including currency fluctuations and the possibility of political and economic instability. Emerging markets involve risks in addition to those generally associated with foreign securities, because political and economic structures in many emerging markets may be undergoing significant evolution and rapid development.
* This portfolio can leverage or use leveraged instruments or derivatives. Portfolios that use leverage, that is, borrow money, are subject to the risk that the cost of borrowing money to leverage will exceed the returns for the securities purchased or that the securities purchased may actually go down in value. Thus the portfolio's net asset value can decrease more quickly than if the portfolio had not borrowed. Portfolios that use leveraged instruments or derivatives such as futures, options and swap agreements, may expose the portfolio to additional risks that it would not be subject to if it invested directly in the securities underlying those derivatives. The more a portfolio invests in leveraged instruments, the more the leverage will magnify any gains or losses on those investments.
Large Cap Value01/1991
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