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Weitz Balanced Fund (WBALX)

Net Asset Value
1 Day
Overall Morningstar Rating
Allocation--30% to 50% equity
Style or Category
No Load
Sales Expenses
Expense Ratio
Above Average
Morningstar Risk Rating™
Investment Objective The investment seeks long-term capital appreciation and capital preservation; current income is the secondary consideration. The fund invests primarily in a portfolio of equity and debt securities. It normally invests at least 25% of its total assets in common stocks and a variety of securities convertible into common stock such as rights- warrants and convertible preferred stock. The fund will invest at least 25% of its total assets in investment-grade debt securities such as U.S. government securities- corporate debt securities- other mortgage-backed securities and asset-backed securities.


1 month+0.49% 3 years+5.60%
3 months+1.79% 5 years+6.68%
1 year+10.45% Since inception+5.55%
Data through --

Peer Comparisonvs. Allocation--30% to 50% equity

Performance 5-yr return+6.68%+5.30%
Expense ratio1.01%1.18%
Risk 5 year sharpe ratio1.291.05
Net assets$121.8M$2.1B
Average market cap$51.4B$52.3B
Average P/E23.020.0
Portfolio turnover26%26%

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Fund Management and Purchase Info

Fund familyWeitz
Fund manager & tenureBradley Hinton / 14 Years
Minimal initial investment$2,500.00
Minimum IRA investment--


U.S. stock41.77%
Fixed income39.69%
International stock4.61%
Top 5 Sectors
Portfolio weighting
Industrial materials 19.97%
Business service 15.59%
Financial service 14.56%
Healthcare 10.32%
Media 8.49%
Top 10 Holdings
Portfolio weighting
LH Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings3.61%
BRKB Berkshire Hathaway3.19%
V Visa2.98%
-- 2.51%
AGN Allergan2.44%
ORCL Oracle2.31%
PX Praxair Inc2.22%
MA MasterCard2.03%
LBRDK Liberty Broadband Corp2.03%
MON Monsanto1.98%