CBALX: Columbia Balanced Inst

Welcome to MutualFunds.com. Please help us personalize your experience.

Select the one that best describes you

Thank you!

Check your email and confirm your subscription to complete your personalized experience.

Thank you for your submission, we hope you enjoy your experience

CBALX Columbia Balanced Inst

  • Fund
  • CBALX
  • Price as of: Oct 15, 2019
  • $42.51 + $0.24 + 0.57%

CBALX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 15.2%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 4.8%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 3.9%
  • Net Assets $6.83 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 23.8%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$42.51
$35.58
$42.73

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.70%

SALES FEES

  • Front Load N/A
  • Deferred Load N/A

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 76.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

STANDARD (TAXABLE)

$2,000

IRA

$1,000

Fund Classification

PRIMARY CATEGORY

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

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 15.2%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 6.4%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 6.6%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 1.42%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.3%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Quarterly

Fund Details

  • Legal Name Columbia Balanced Fund
  • Fund Family Name Columbia
  • Inception Date Oct 01, 1991
  • Shares Outstanding N/A
  • Share Class Inst
  • Currency USD
  • Domiciled Country United States
  • Manager Guy W. Pope

Fund Description

Under normal circumstances, the fund invests in a mix of equity and debt securities. Its assets are allocated among equity and debt securities (which include cash and cash equivalents) based on an assessment of the relative risks and returns of each asset class. The fund generally will invest between 35% and 65% of its net assets in each asset class, and in any event will invest at least 25% and no more than 75% of its net assets in each asset class under normal circumstances.

CBALX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period CBALX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 15.2% -39.8% 28.6% 8.23%
1 Yr 2.6% -95.5% 33.0% 42.43%
3 Yr 4.8%* -62.9% 25.3% 24.53%
5 Yr 3.9%* -45.4% 14.3% 27.08%
10 Yr 6.0%* -37.9% 15.6% 31.84%

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period CBALX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2018 -10.7% -93.5% 19.0% 54.55%
2017 11.1% -44.7% 46.3% 10.06%
2016 4.7% -84.5% 146.1% 36.39%
2015 -2.1% -40.7% 14.6% 8.41%
2014 5.1% -35.0% 306.6% 11.99%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period CBALX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 15.2% -39.8% 28.6% 8.33%
1 Yr 2.6% -24.5% 33.0% 52.39%
3 Yr 6.4%* -49.9% 25.3% 29.37%
5 Yr 6.6%* -40.3% 14.3% 14.83%
10 Yr 8.6%* -37.9% 15.4% 16.10%

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period CBALX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2018 -9.8% -27.2% 19.0% 71.69%
2017 14.3% -44.7% 46.3% 16.69%
2016 6.4% -84.5% 146.1% 39.71%
2015 1.9% -36.9% 14.6% 3.44%
2014 10.2% -35.0% 306.6% 9.43%

NAV & Total Return History

CBALX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

CBALX Category Low Category High CBALX % Rank
Net Assets 6.83 B 595 K 150 B 8.92%
Number of Holdings 861 2 13525 12.11%
Net Assets in Top 10 1.72 B -32.5 M 27.3 B 11.52%
Weighting of Top 10 23.79% 9.0% 808.8% 69.49%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Microsoft Corp 3.29%

  2. Us 2yr Note Dec 19 3.06%

  3. US 10 Year Note (CBT) Dec19 2.50%

  4. Us 5yr Note Dec 19 2.49%

  5. Federal National Mortgage Association 4% 2.31%

  6. Berkshire Hathaway Inc B 2.26%

  7. Apple Inc 2.21%

  8. Federal National Mortgage Association 3.5% 2.03%

  9. Amazon.com Inc 1.88%

  10. United States Treasury Bonds 2.5% 1.77%


Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High CBALX % Rank
Stocks
57.01% -41.01% 85.51% 31.50%
Bonds
45.52% -35.77% 80.79% 43.70%
Convertible Bonds
0.13% 0.00% 88.42% 68.11%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 49.94% 85.93%
Other
0.00% -36.58% 100.69% 80.71%
Cash
-2.67% -46.53% 72.58% 93.21%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High CBALX % Rank
Technology
15.35% -18.03% 25.15% 6.19%
Financial Services
9.58% -7.21% 29.64% 25.27%
Healthcare
7.64% -6.04% 21.65% 26.47%
Consumer Cyclical
5.68% -10.48% 41.19% 35.36%
Industrials
5.08% -2.39% 24.83% 39.56%
Communication Services
4.74% -6.69% 6.14% 1.70%
Consumer Defense
3.46% -4.20% 11.56% 48.55%
Basic Materials
2.47% -1.69% 15.06% 16.68%
Energy
2.36% -2.02% 67.98% 52.75%
Utilities
0.62% -2.30% 56.62% 74.03%
Real Estate
0.04% -8.18% 50.68% 84.92%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High CBALX % Rank
US
54.80% -41.02% 95.72% 19.78%
Non US
2.21% -71.32% 29.49% 73.23%

Bond Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High CBALX % Rank
Securitized
26.27% 0.00% 45.59% 5.31%
Government
10.81% -149.28% 80.79% 54.23%
Corporate
8.57% -8.79% 89.23% 84.84%
Derivative
0.00% -84.86% 22.55% 60.93%
Municipal
0.00% 0.00% 58.02% 81.20%
Cash & Equivalents
-2.67% -46.36% 335.52% 94.29%

Bond Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High CBALX % Rank
US
43.01% -36.43% 358.36% 40.85%
Non US
2.51% -302.38% 18.65% 64.27%

CBALX - Expenses

Operational Fees

CBALX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 0.70% 0.00% 18.45% 71.97%
Management Fee 0.57% 0.00% 2.00% 55.27%
12b-1 Fee 0.00% 0.00% 1.00% 14.67%
Administrative Fee 0.06% 0.00% 0.83% 34.57%

Sales Fees

CBALX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load N/A 1.00% 5.75% N/A
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 5.50% N/A

Trading Fees

CBALX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Max Redemption Fee N/A 0.75% 2.00% 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.

CBALX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 76.00% 0.00% 1373.00% 70.78%

CBALX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

CBALX Category Low Category High CBALX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.32% 0.00% 11.89% 68.80%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

CBALX Category Low Category High Category Mode
Dividend Distribution Frequency Quarterly Annually Quarterly Annually

Dividend Payout History


Net Income Ratio Analysis

CBALX Category Low Category High CBALX % Rank
Net Income Ratio 1.42% -4.09% 6.65% 60.76%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

CBALX Category Low Category High Capital Mode
Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Annually Annually

CBALX - Managers

Guy W. Pope

Manager

Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Dec 31, 1997

21.76

21.8%

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.


Ronald Stahl

Manager

Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Mar 18, 2005

14.55

14.6%

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.


Gregory S. Liechty

Manager

Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Feb 02, 2011

8.66

8.7%

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.


Jason J. Callan

Manager

Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

May 01, 2018

1.42

1.4%

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

35.77

Category Average

6.86

Category Mode

7.37