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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+1.27% 3 years+5.23%
3 months+1.55% 5 years+6.53%
1 year+10.46% Since inception+5.58%
Data through --

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

Performance 5-yr return+6.53%+5.30%
Expense ratio1.01%1.16%
Risk 5 year sharpe ratio1.331.12
Net assets$123.2M$2.1B
Average market cap$51.5B$56.1B
Average P/E25.720.5
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--


Fixed income45.22%
U.S. stock43.23%
International stock4.90%
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 Hathaway3.40%
LH Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings3.30%
V Visa3.30%
MA MasterCard2.33%
PX Praxair Inc2.30%
ORCL Oracle2.19%
LBRDK Liberty Broadband Corp1.96%
AGN Allergan1.94%
TMO Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc1.87%
GOOG Google1.82%