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CBLAX Columbia Balanced A

  • Fund
  • CBLAX
  • Price as of: Aug 08, 2016
  • $37.56
  • - $0.02
  • - 0.05%
  • Category
  • Diversified Portfolio

CBLAX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 5.6%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 8.2%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 9.8%
  • Net Assets $5.44 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 17.0%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$37.56
$33.48
$37.58

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 1.06%

SALES FEES

  • Front Load 5.75%
  • Deferred Load N/A

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 102.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

STANDARD (TAXABLE)

$2,000

IRA

$1,000

Investment Themes

CATEGORY

Diversified Portfolio
  • Fund Type Open End Mutual Fund
  • Investment Style Allocation--50% to 70% Equity

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 5.6%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 6.0%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 8.5%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 2.03%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.3%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Quarterly

Fund Details

  • Legal Name Columbia Balanced Fund
  • Fund Family Name Columbia
  • Inception Date Nov 01, 2002
  • Shares Outstanding N/A
  • Share Class A
  • Currency USD
  • Domiciled Country United States
  • Manager Brian J. Lavin

CBLAX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period CBLAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 5.6% -65.8% 22.5% 25.49% 2
1 Yr 4.5% -30.1% 18.0% 13.31% 1
3 Yr 8.2% * -14.0% 12.6% 2.99% 1
5 Yr 9.8% * -13.4% 12.2% 2.65% 1
10 Yr 8.2% * -5.6% 9.0% 1.04% 1

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period CBLAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2015 -2.1% -61.2% 48.7% 9.43% 1
2014 N/A -11.0% 4.5% N/A N/A
2013 N/A -11.5% 25.9% N/A N/A
2012 N/A 5.1% 15.7% N/A N/A
2011 N/A -7.3% 5.7% N/A N/A

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period CBLAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 5.6% -65.8% 22.5% 25.80% 2
1 Yr -1.5% -30.1% 17.0% 64.18% 4
3 Yr 6.0% * -15.0% 12.6% 19.21% 1
5 Yr 8.5% * -13.7% 12.2% 9.22% 1
10 Yr 7.6% * -5.6% 9.0% 2.39% 1

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period CBLAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2015 -2.1% -61.2% 48.7% 9.33% 1
2014 N/A -11.0% 9.6% N/A N/A
2013 N/A -4.1% 29.6% N/A N/A
2012 N/A 7.8% 20.7% N/A N/A
2011 N/A -3.5% 11.7% N/A N/A

NAV & Total Return History

CBLAX - Holdings

Filings data as of: Jun 30, 2016

Concentration Analysis

CBLAX Category Low Category High CBLAX % Rank Quintile
Net Assets 5.44 B 81.4 K 99.6 B 1.83% 1
Number of Holdings 954 1 12089 3.34% 1
Net Assets in Top 10 879 M -654 M 19.5 B 4.53% 2
Weighting of Top 10 17.0% 0.0% 246.1% 26.36% 5

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Apple Inc 1.77%
  2. US Treasury Bond 3.875% 1.60%
  3. Verizon Communications Inc 1.97%
  4. Berkshire Hathaway Inc B 1.78%
  5. Citigroup Inc 1.63%
  6. Johnson & Johnson 1.77%
  7. Alphabet Inc C 1.72%
  8. JPMorgan Chase & Co 1.57%
  9. Pfizer Inc 1.55%
  10. Microsoft Corp 1.58%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Category Low Category High CBLAX % Rank Quintile
Stocks
58.48% -3.90% 139.24% 11.47% 2
Bonds
32.55% -0.39% 98.35% 15.85% 3
Cash
7.60% -80.76% 100.06% 15.06% 3
Other
1.36% -9.98% 131.62% 12.40% 3
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 33.12% 6.86% 5
Preferred Stocks
0.00% -0.04% 36.35% 9.11% 5

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High CBLAX % Rank Quintile
Healthcare
11.54% -0.78% 26.13% 2.69% 1
Technology
10.26% -11.24% 86.30% 6.55% 1
Financial Services
9.97% -5.44% 81.82% 7.57% 2
Consumer Cyclical
6.18% -6.71% 67.05% 11.98% 3
Industrials
5.63% -4.76% 59.46% 13.09% 3
Communication Services
4.75% -2.19% 32.13% 1.35% 1
Energy
4.64% -3.72% 31.87% 6.64% 2
Consumer Defense
3.99% -6.80% 33.05% 12.07% 3
Utilities
0.89% -6.48% 56.47% 11.65% 4
Basic Materials
0.38% -3.08% 25.70% 16.16% 5
Real Estate
0.24% -2.11% 51.75% 18.48% 5

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High CBLAX % Rank Quintile
US
54.92% -123.16% 136.63% 6.54% 1
Non US
3.56% -2.43% 163.55% 21.65% 4

Bond Sector Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High CBLAX % Rank Quintile
Corporate
19.18% 0.00% 93.84% 10.66% 2
Securitized
16.72% -0.01% 42.26% 3.52% 1
Government
3.85% -160.96% 76.37% 20.46% 4
Cash & Equivalents
0.28% -80.82% 157.26% 27.64% 5
Municipal
0.14% 0.00% 137.36% 6.96% 3
Derivative
0.00% -84.53% 22.60% 2.97% 4

Bond Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High CBLAX % Rank Quintile
US
30.36% -31.85% 93.68% 12.95% 3
Non US
2.19% -57.44% 70.46% 18.95% 4

CBLAX - Expenses

Operational Fees

CBLAX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
Expense Ratio 1.06% 0.00% 165.34% 14.24% 3
Management Fee 0.62% 0.00% 2.55% 3.07% 4
12b-1 Fee 0.25% 0.00% 1.00% 0.95% 3
Administrative Fee 0.06% 0.00% 0.83% 2.45% 2

Sales Fees

CBLAX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High CBLAX Rank Quintile
Front Load 5.75% 0.14% 5.75% 0.23% 5
Deferred Load N/A 0.75% 5.50% N/A N/A

Trading Fees

CBLAX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High CBLAX Rank Quintile
Max Redemption Fee N/A 0.11% 2.00% N/A N/A

Turnover Related Fees

Turnover provides investors a proxy for the trading fees incurred by mutual fund managers who frequently adjust position allocations. Higher turnover means higher trading fees.

CBLAX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High CBLAX Rank Quintile
Turnover 102.00% 0.00% 5473.00% 7.29% 4

CBLAX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

CBLAX Category Low Category High CBLAX % Rank Quintile
Dividend Yield 0.3% 0.00% 11.33% 18.11% 2

Dividend Distribution Analysis

CBLAX Category Low Category High Category Mode
Dividend Distribution Frequency Quarterly Annually Monthly Annually

Dividend Payout History


Net Income Ratio Analysis

CBLAX Category Low Category High CBLAX % Rank Quintile
Net Income Ratio 2.03% -2.96% 9.94% 10.16% 2

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

CBLAX Category Low Category High Capital Mode
Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Daily Annually

CBLAX - Managers

Brian J. Lavin

Manager

Start Date

May 13, 2010

Tenure

6.22

Tenure Rank

3.0%

Brian Lavin is a senior portfolio manager for High Yield Fixed Income at Columbia Management Investment Advisers, LLC. He joined the firm in April 1994 as a credit analyst covering high yield bonds, was promoted to associate portfolio manager in 1999 and to portfolio manager in 2000. He has been in the investment industry since 1986. Before joining the firm, Mr. Lavin was a high yield analyst at Van Kampen Merrit. He has experience in both non-investment grade and investment grade issuers and has covered a variety of industries. Mr. Lavin received a B.A. in business administration from the University of St. Thomas and an M.B.A. from the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee. Mr. Lavin also holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.


Gregory S. Liechty

Manager

Start Date

Feb 02, 2011

Tenure

5.5

Tenure Rank

3.3%

Gregory Liechty is a director and senior portfolio manager for government reserves funds. He is responsible for managing institutional client portfolios focusing on total return and yield enhancement objectives. Mr. Liechty joined Columbia Management in 2005 and has been a member of the investment community since 1995.Mr. Liechty began his investment career in 1995 and earned a B.A. and an M.B.A. from the University of North Florida.


Ronald Stahl

Manager

Start Date

Mar 18, 2005

Tenure

11.38

Tenure Rank

1.3%

Stahl, a director of Columbia Management Advisors, LLC, has been associated with U.S. Trust since July 2007 and has been associated with Columbia Management Advisors, LLC or its affiliates since 1998.Mr. Stahl began his investment career in 1998 and earned a B.S. from Oregon State University and an M.B.A. from Portland State University. Stahl holds the Charted Financial Analyst designation.


Leonard A. Aplet

Lead Manager

Start Date

Oct 31, 1991

Tenure

24.77

Tenure Rank

0.1%

Aplet, a managing director of Columbia Management Advisors, LLC, has been associated with Columbia Management Advisors, LLC or its affiliates since 1987. Prior to joining the firm, he was a portfolio manager at the Farmer's Home Administration in Seattle. Mr. Aplet began his investment career in 1978 and earned a B.S. from Oregon State University and an M.B.A. in finance from the University of California at Berkeley. Aplet holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.


Guy W. Pope

Lead Manager

Start Date

Dec 31, 1997

Tenure

18.59

Tenure Rank

0.5%

Guy Pope is a senior vice president and senior portfolio manager for Columbia Management. Mr. Pope joined Columbia Management in 1993 and has been a member of the investment community since 1993. Mr. Pope earned a B.A. in political economics from Colorado College and an M.B.A. from Northwestern University. In addition, he holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation and is a member of the CFA Institute and the Security Analysts of Portland.


Tenure Analysis

Category Low

0.0

Category High

35.5

Category Average

5.28

Category Mode

1.6