Weitz Balanced Fund - Investor Class (WBALX)

Net Asset Value
1 Day
Overall Morningstar Rating
Allocation--30% to 50% equity
Style or Category
No Load
Sales Expenses
Expense Ratio
Morningstar Risk Rating™
Investment Objective The investment seeks long-term capital appreciation, capital preservation and current income. The fund invests primarily in a portfolio of equity and debt securities. It normally invests at least 25% of its total assets in equity securities, such as 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-0.79% 3 years+6.70%
3 months+4.50% 5 years+7.37%
1 year+6.52% Since inception+5.80%
Data through --

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

Performance 5-yr return+7.37%+3.96%
Expense ratio1.14%1.06%
Risk 5 year sharpe ratio0.880.62
Net assets$188.4M$1.9B
Average market cap$84.4B$102.0B
Average P/E27.423.8
Portfolio turnover32%32%

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Fund Management and Purchase Info

Fund familyWeitz
Fund manager & tenureBradley Hinton / 16 Years
Minimal initial investment$2,500.00
Minimum IRA investment--


Fixed income49.06%
U.S. stock37.99%
International stock2.53%
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
TMO Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc2.29%
MSFT Microsoft2.25%
BRKB Berkshire Hathaway2.03%
GOOG Google1.97%
-- 1.93%
V Visa1.83%
AON Aon PLC1.83%
MA MasterCard1.73%
DHR Danaher Corp1.68%
VMC Vulcan Materials Co1.65%