Are you getting the best rate from your broker?
Compare your broker's rates now to find out if you can save money

Choose your broker below
Welcome to MutualFunds.com. Please help us personalize your experience.

Select the one that best describes you
Mutualfunds logo

CBLAX Columbia Balanced A

  • Fund
  • CBLAX
  • Price as of: Jul 19, 2018
  • $41.61
  • - $0.11
  • - 0.26%
  • Category
  • Diversified Portfolio

CBLAX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 0.5%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 6.1%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 8.3%
  • Net Assets $7.12 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 19.8%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$41.61
$39.84
$43.24

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.97%

SALES FEES

  • Front Load 5.75%
  • Deferred Load N/A

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 63.00%

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 0.5%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 4.0%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 7.0%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 1.10%
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 Gregory S. Liechty

CBLAX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period CBLAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 0.5% -100.0% 18.5% 38.99% 3
1 Yr 5.0% -26.7% 45.9% 50.32% 3
3 Yr 6.1% * -16.6% 15.3% 25.65% 2
5 Yr 8.3% * -9.6% 13.9% 15.50% 1
10 Yr 8.0% * -8.8% 9.8% 4.50% 1

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period CBLAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2017 11.1% -17.9% 390.9% 13.95% 1
2016 4.7% -65.8% 23.3% 23.19% 2
2015 -2.1% -49.9% 48.7% 11.98% 1
2014 5.2% -59.3% 36.4% 9.88% 1
2013 20.1% -17.5% 27.4% 4.79% 1

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period CBLAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 0.5% -100.0% 14.8% 38.49% 3
1 Yr -1.0% -29.6% 73.2% 81.41% 5
3 Yr 4.0% * -17.7% 28.2% 51.41% 3
5 Yr 7.0% * -9.6% 13.9% 30.60% 2
10 Yr 7.4% * -8.8% 9.8% 10.61% 1

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period CBLAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2017 11.1% -16.6% 390.9% 13.94% 1
2016 5.5% -65.6% 32.0% 30.51% 2
2015 1.7% -54.8% 50.4% 9.32% 1
2014 10.9% -21.5% 56.6% 10.46% 1
2013 23.8% -16.7% 57.2% 19.96% 1

NAV & Total Return History

CBLAX - Holdings

Filings data as of: Jun 30, 2018

Concentration Analysis

CBLAX Category Low Category High CBLAX % Rank Quintile
Net Assets 7.12 B 81.4 K 129 B 1.96% 1
Number of Holdings 846 1 13352 4.30% 1
Net Assets in Top 10 1.41 B -654 M 23.5 B 4.12% 1
Weighting of Top 10 19.8% 0.0% 531.5% 27.72% 5

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Apple Inc 2.91%
  2. JPMorgan Chase & Co 2.00%
  3. Microsoft Corp 2.61%
  4. Alphabet Inc C 2.06%
  5. Amazon.com Inc 2.05%
  6. Facebook Inc A 1.92%
  7. Medtronic PLC 1.71%
  8. Mastercard Inc A 1.56%
  9. Berkshire Hathaway Inc B 1.49%
  10. Johnson & Johnson 1.46%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Category Low Category High CBLAX % Rank Quintile
Stocks
63.55% -28.43% 151.66% 11.06% 2
Bonds
33.24% -102.45% 227.88% 17.63% 3
Cash
3.21% -223.16% 211.80% 21.32% 4
Preferred Stocks
0.00% -0.50% 64.21% 9.19% 5
Other
0.00% -14.17% 98.84% 17.98% 5
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 69.15% 8.74% 5

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High CBLAX % Rank Quintile
Technology
14.57% -6.57% 70.04% 3.74% 1
Financial Services
11.56% -8.51% 69.58% 8.68% 2
Healthcare
9.67% -0.79% 31.05% 4.71% 1
Consumer Cyclical
6.86% -9.92% 54.37% 12.28% 3
Industrials
4.84% -2.74% 48.84% 15.56% 3
Consumer Defense
4.47% -3.24% 27.69% 9.19% 2
Energy
4.16% -4.89% 31.88% 9.05% 2
Communication Services
3.89% -1.63% 27.16% 1.66% 1
Basic Materials
2.56% -2.54% 22.96% 9.65% 2
Utilities
0.51% -0.60% 47.20% 13.34% 4
Real Estate
0.45% -4.58% 73.13% 18.24% 5

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High CBLAX % Rank Quintile
US
60.17% -97.12% 150.00% 4.80% 1
Non US
3.38% -2.06% 150.26% 25.53% 4

Bond Sector Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High CBLAX % Rank Quintile
Securitized
16.48% -0.01% 57.02% 4.76% 1
Corporate
10.64% -0.50% 204.61% 20.95% 4
Government
6.12% -413.66% 159.46% 20.13% 4
Cash & Equivalents
3.21% -228.15% 211.86% 20.36% 4
Derivative
0.00% -105.94% 73.40% 4.30% 4
Municipal
0.00% 0.00% 217.57% 7.78% 5

Bond Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High CBLAX % Rank Quintile
US
31.01% -206.10% 151.84% 14.23% 3
Non US
2.23% -61.75% 230.04% 19.81% 4

CBLAX - Expenses

Operational Fees

CBLAX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
Expense Ratio 0.97% 0.00% 165.34% 15.19% 3
Management Fee 0.58% 0.00% 2.55% 3.20% 4
12b-1 Fee 0.25% 0.00% 1.00% 1.39% 3
Administrative Fee 0.06% 0.00% 0.83% 2.59% 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 63.00% 0.00% 5910.00% 8.66% 4

CBLAX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

CBLAX Category Low Category High CBLAX % Rank Quintile
Dividend Yield 0.3% 0.00% 11.33% 17.99% 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 1.10% -3.77% 11.42% 13.86% 4

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

CBLAX - Managers

Gregory S. Liechty

Manager

Start Date

Feb 02, 2011

Tenure

7.41

Tenure Rank

3.4%

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 one of the Columbia Management legacy firms or acquired business lines in 2005. 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

13.29

Tenure Rank

1.4%

Stahl, a director and senior portfolio manager, 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

26.68

Tenure Rank

0.2%

Aplet, Managing Director and Senior Portfolio Manager and Head of Short Duration and Stable Value , 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

20.51

Tenure Rank

0.5%

Guy Pope is a senior portfolio manager for Columbia Threadneedle Investments. Mr. Pope joined one of the Columbia Threadneedle Investments legacy firms in 1993. He has been in his current position since 2004. He has been a member of the investment community since 1993. Mr. Pope received a B.A. in political economics from Colorado College and an MBA from Northwestern University. In addition, he is a member of the CFA Institute and the Security Analysts of Portland. He holds the Chartered Financial Analyst® designation.


Jason J. Callan

Manager

Start Date

May 01, 2018

Tenure

0.16

Tenure Rank

8.3%

Mr. Callan is a senior portfolio manager and head of structured assets. He joined Columbia Mgmt Investment Advisers, LLC in 2007. Mr. Callan was previously employed first as an Analyst and then as a Trader for GMAC. Mr. Callan began his investment career in 2004 and earned a B.S. in Economics from the University of Minnesota and an M.B.A. from the University of Minnesota.


Tenure Analysis

Category Low

0.0

Category High

37.5

Category Average

5.77

Category Mode

3.5