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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 current income, capital preservation and long-term capital appreciation. 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, asset-backed securities, preferred stock and taxable municipal bonds.


1 month-0.45% 3 years+3.73%
3 months+4.71% 5 years+5.98%
1 year-0.97% Since inception+5.33%
Data through --

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

Performance 5-yr return+5.98%+3.99%
Expense ratio1.09%1.22%
Risk 5 year sharpe ratio0.840.68
Net assets$112.4M$1.7B
Average market cap$28.6B$44.7B
Average P/E20.917.6
Portfolio turnover35%35%

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Fund Management and Purchase Info

Fund familyWeitz
Fund manager & tenureBradley Hinton / 12 Years
Minimal initial investment$2,500.00
Minimum IRA investment$2,500.00


U.S. stock41.87%
Fixed income27.52%
International stock5.25%
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
BRKB Berkshire Hathaway3.25%
-- 2.69%
LH Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings2.63%
FOXA Twenty-First Century Fox2.63%
RWT Redwood Trust Inc2.06%
QVCA Liberty Interactive Corp2.04%
LBTYK Liberty Global PLC2.02%
AGN Allergan1.93%
AON Aon PLC1.88%
-- 1.86%

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