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Weitz Balanced Fund (WBALX)

Net Asset Value
1 Day
Overall Morningstar Rating
Conservative allocation
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+0.75% 3 years+7.06%
3 months+5.32% 5 years+7.19%
1 year+0.59% Since inception+5.44%
Data through --

Peer Comparisonvs. Conservative allocation

Performance 5-yr return+7.19%+4.85%
Expense ratio1.09%1.21%
Risk 5 year sharpe ratio1.080.90
Net assets$111.0M$1.4B
Average market cap$22.6B$41.7B
Average P/E17.918.2
Portfolio turnover37%37%

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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. stock47.20%
Fixed income30.05%
International stock5.40%
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 Hathaway3.05%
-- 2.80%
PCP Precision Castparts Corp2.58%
LBTYK Liberty Global PLC2.30%
FOXA Twenty-First Century Fox2.27%
QVCA Liberty Interactive Corp2.21%
DISCA Discovery Communications Inc2.19%
BRO Brown & Brown Inc2.17%
-- 2.17%
LH Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings2.03%