Overview

The Fund seeks to provide relative stability of principal and a moderate rate of after-tax return and income.

About this Fund

  • A short-duration, actively managed municipal bond ETF that possesses enhanced flexibility to seek asset stability with attractive after-tax returns
  • Manages interest-rate exposure, with the ability to invest in lower-rated munis and corporate bonds
  • Leverages the strength of AB’s award-winning, fixed-income platform

Investment Approach

  • Will have a minimum of 80% in municipal bonds and a maximum of 20% in taxable bonds
  • Invests selectively in municipal credit
  • Targets a duration between 1-3 years

We seek to focus on the output—to understand what clients want their portfolio to do for them, and then build the best portfolio.

Terrance T. Hults—Portfolio Manager—Tax-Exempt Fixed-Income Investment Policy Group

 
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Strategic Approach

Invest for Tax-Advantaged Income

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Risks To Consider

  • Below Investment Grade Securities Risk: Investments in fixed-income securities with lower ratings (a/k/a junk bonds) are subject to a higher probability that an issuer will default or fail to meet its payment obligations. These securities may be subject to greater price volatility due to such factors as specific municipal or corporate developments and negative performance of the junk bond market generally and may be more difficult to trade than other types of securities.

  • Derivatives Risk: Derivatives may be more sensitive to changes in market conditions and may amplify risks.

  • The Fund is distributed by Foreside Fund Services, LLC.

  • Investing in ETFs involves risk and there is no guarantee of principal.

    Investors should consider the investment objectives, risks, charges and expenses of the Fund/Portfolio carefully before investing. For copies of our prospectus or summary prospectus, which contain this and other information, visit our Literature Center or contact your AB representative. Please read the prospectus and/or summary prospectus carefully before investing.

    Shares of the ETF may be bought or sold throughout the day at their market price on the exchange on which they are listed. The market price of an ETF's shares may be at, above or below the ETF’s net asset value ("NAV") and will fluctuate with changes in the NAV as well as supply and demand in the market for the shares. Shares of the ETF may only be redeemed directly with the ETF at NAV by Authorized Participants, in very large creation units. There can be no guarantee that an active trading market for the Fund’s shares will develop or be maintained, or that their listing will continue or remain unchanged. Buying or selling the Fund’s shares on an exchange may require the payment of brokerage commissions and frequent trading may incur brokerage costs that detract significantly from investment returns.

  • AB funds may be offered only to persons in the United States and by way of a prospectus. This website should not be considered a solicitation or offering of any investment products or services to investors residing outside of the United States.

    Investment Products Offered:

    Are not FDIC Insured | May Lose Value | Are Not Bank Guaranteed

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  • Municipal Market Risk: Economic conditions, political or legislative changes, public health crises, uncertainties related to the tax status of municipal securities, or the rights of investors in these securities may negatively impact the yield or value of a municipal security.

  • Tax Risk: The U.S. Government and the U.S. Congress may periodically consider changes in federal tax law that could limit or eliminate the federal tax exemption for municipal bond income, which would in effect reduce the income received by shareholders from the Fund by increasing taxes on that income.

  • New Fund Risk: The Fund is a recently organized, giving prospective investors a limited track record on which to base their investment decision.

  • Bloomberg Municipal Bond Index represents the performance of the long-term tax-exempt bond market consisting of investment-grade bonds.


 

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