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
Above Average
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+1.52% 3 years+8.38%
3 months+3.15% 5 years+5.56%
1 year+13.80% Since inception+5.73%
Data through --

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

Performance 5-yr return+5.56%+4.18%
Expense ratio1.30%1.11%
Risk 5 year sharpe ratio0.770.58
Net assets$139.0M$2.0B
Average market cap$73.6B$78.5B
Average P/E24.718.8
Portfolio turnover33%33%

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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 income48.06%
U.S. stock36.74%
International stock3.24%
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 Hathaway2.51%
TMO Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc2.07%
GOOG Google1.91%
LH Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings1.86%
V Visa1.83%
LIN Linde PLC1.79%
MA MasterCard1.78%
-- 1.77%
CHTR Charter Communications Inc1.76%
MSFT Microsoft1.73%