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CBALX - Snapshot

Vitals

  • YTD Return 7.6%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 13.2%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 11.3%
  • Net Assets $8.44 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 31.8%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$52.20
$39.90
$52.24

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.70%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 140.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

  • Standard (Taxable) $2,000
  • IRA N/A

Fund Classification


Compare CBALX to Popular U.S. Balanced Allocation Funds and ETFs

Overview

Income Profile

Income Risk

Returns Profile

Allocations

Expenses

About

$32.18

+0.22%

$191.95 B

1.25%

$0.40

6.56%

0.58%

$47.32

+0.13%

$113.94 B

1.86%

$0.88

6.67%

0.24%

$46.61

+0.11%

$53.94 B

1.05%

$0.49

5.12%

0.18%

$36.95

+0.24%

$46.92 B

1.09%

$0.40

8.33%

0.70%

$30.62

+0.13%

$43.54 B

1.04%

$0.32

8.27%

0.52%

CBALX - Profile

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 7.6%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 13.2%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 11.3%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 1.48%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Quarterly

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    Columbia Balanced Fund
  • Fund Family Name
    Columbia Threadneedle
  • Inception Date
    Oct 01, 1991
  • Shares Outstanding
    N/A
  • Share Class
    Inst
  • Currency
    USD
  • Domiciled Country
    United States
  • Manager
    Guy 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 includes 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 7.6% -6.3% 77.7% 21.75%
1 Yr 39.1% -5.2% 150.3% 25.41%
3 Yr 13.2%* -1.3% 30.7% 5.30%
5 Yr 11.3%* 0.6% 26.0% 12.56%
10 Yr 10.2%* 1.3% 16.5% 6.03%

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period CBALX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2020 11.7% -39.0% 56.4% 15.12%
2019 17.9% -5.8% 25.7% 11.29%
2018 -10.7% -52.1% 0.0% 40.74%
2017 11.1% -6.5% 32.7% 26.03%
2016 4.7% -43.7% 17.8% 35.83%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period CBALX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 7.6% -6.3% 77.7% 21.75%
1 Yr 39.1% -5.2% 150.3% 22.14%
3 Yr 13.2%* -1.3% 30.7% 4.54%
5 Yr 11.3%* 0.6% 26.0% 11.46%
10 Yr 10.2%* 1.3% 16.5% 5.46%

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period CBALX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2020 11.7% -39.0% 56.4% 15.12%
2019 17.9% -5.8% 25.7% 11.44%
2018 -9.8% -47.9% 0.8% 63.61%
2017 14.3% -3.7% 56.2% 35.27%
2016 6.4% -43.7% 19.8% 44.92%

NAV & Total Return History


CBALX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

CBALX Category Low Category High CBALX % Rank
Net Assets 8.44 B 539 K 192 B 12.97%
Number of Holdings 1073 2 14931 13.54%
Net Assets in Top 10 2.62 B -9.34 M 32.5 B 16.86%
Weighting of Top 10 31.82% 8.0% 100.0% 58.45%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Columbia Short-Term Cash 4.80%
  2. 5 Year Treasury Note Future June 21 4.45%
  3. 5 Year Treasury Note Future June 21 4.45%
  4. 5 Year Treasury Note Future June 21 4.45%
  5. 5 Year Treasury Note Future June 21 4.45%
  6. 5 Year Treasury Note Future June 21 4.45%
  7. 5 Year Treasury Note Future June 21 4.45%
  8. 5 Year Treasury Note Future June 21 4.45%
  9. 5 Year Treasury Note Future June 21 4.45%
  10. 5 Year Treasury Note Future June 21 4.45%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High CBALX % Rank
Stocks
64.16% 0.00% 138.94% 37.46%
Bonds
46.29% -0.38% 121.14% 2.45%
Convertible Bonds
0.03% 0.00% 27.83% 89.34%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% -0.01% 24.34% 84.01%
Other
0.00% -4.86% 62.34% 76.37%
Cash
-10.49% -69.19% 81.05% 99.57%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High CBALX % Rank
Technology
26.23% 0.00% 53.70% 8.65%
Financial Services
17.65% 0.00% 100.00% 16.86%
Communication Services
12.82% 0.00% 30.83% 7.35%
Consumer Cyclical
10.90% 0.00% 24.11% 57.78%
Healthcare
10.64% 0.00% 33.78% 86.17%
Industrials
7.75% 0.00% 31.04% 91.64%
Basic Materials
4.41% 0.00% 27.35% 40.92%
Consumer Defense
4.16% 0.00% 18.66% 87.75%
Energy
2.91% 0.00% 90.89% 45.39%
Utilities
1.62% 0.00% 100.00% 83.14%
Real Estate
0.91% 0.00% 99.68% 88.33%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High CBALX % Rank
US
61.38% 0.00% 137.67% 15.42%
Non US
2.78% 0.00% 69.93% 81.27%

Bond Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High CBALX % Rank
Securitized
57.35% 0.00% 85.21% 1.15%
Government
19.36% 0.00% 96.20% 65.13%
Corporate
13.69% 0.00% 99.08% 94.38%
Cash & Equivalents
9.60% 0.04% 100.00% 61.96%
Derivative
0.00% 0.00% 33.65% 71.18%
Municipal
0.00% 0.00% 24.11% 85.16%

Bond Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High CBALX % Rank
US
42.33% -0.38% 66.47% 2.74%
Non US
3.96% -9.41% 97.27% 43.23%

CBALX - Expenses

Operational Fees

CBALX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 0.70% 0.01% 14.81% 60.57%
Management Fee 0.58% 0.00% 1.75% 69.38%
12b-1 Fee 0.00% 0.00% 1.00% 6.70%
Administrative Fee N/A 0.01% 0.83% 34.42%

Sales Fees

CBALX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load N/A 2.00% 5.75% N/A
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 5.00% N/A

Trading Fees

CBALX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Max Redemption Fee N/A 1.00% 2.00% N/A

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 140.00% 0.00% 484.00% 90.27%

CBALX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

CBALX Category Low Category High CBALX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.00% 0.00% 8.05% 53.51%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

CBALX Category Low Category High Category Mod
Dividend Distribution Frequency Quarterly Annually Monthly Quarterly

Net Income Ratio Analysis

CBALX Category Low Category High CBALX % Rank
Net Income Ratio 1.48% -1.95% 11.02% 50.60%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History

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CBALX - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

Guy Pope


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Dec 31, 1997

23.26

23.3%

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


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Mar 18, 2005

16.05

16.1%

Ronald Stahl is a senior portfolio manager and head of the Short Duration and Stable Value Team for Columbia Threadneedle Investments. He is also a portfolio manager on a number of mutual funds and separate accounts. Previously, Mr. Stahl specialized in research, trading and active portfolio management in the corporate, government and money market sectors. He joined one of the Columbia Threadneedle legacy firms in 1998 and has been a member of the investment community since then. Mr. Stahl received a B.S. in business administration with a minor in economics from Oregon State University and an MBA from Portland State University. He is a member of the Portland Society of Financial Analysts and holds the Chartered Financial Analyst® designation.

Gregory Liechty


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Feb 02, 2011

10.16

10.2%

Gregory Liechty is a senior portfolio manager for Columbia Threadneedle Investments. Mr. Liechty is the securitized sector team leader for the Short Duration & Stable Value Team and is responsible for portfolio management, security analysis and quantitative research for structured products. He is also a portfolio manager on a number of mutual funds and separate accounts. Mr. Liechty joined one of the Columbia Threadneedle Investments legacy firms in 2005 as senior portfolio manager and has been in his current position since 2008. Previously, Mr. Liechty was a senior portfolio manager at Evergreen Investment Management, where he spent more than 10 years managing institutional fixed income portfolios. He has been a member of the investment community since 1992. Mr. Liechty received both a B.A. and an MBA from the University of North Florida. He is a member of the CFA Institute and Portland Society of Financial Analysts.

Jason Callan


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

May 01, 2018

2.92

2.9%

Jason Callan is Head of Structured Assets, Head of Core and Core Plus and a Senior Portfolio Manager for multi-sector fixed income at Columbia Threadneedle Investments. He joined Columbia Threadneedle Investments in 2007 as a senior quantitative analyst covering Non-Agency RMBS, was promoted to portfolio manager in 2008, and head of structured assets in 2009 . Mr. Callan assumed multi-sector portfolio management responsibilities in 2016 and became lead portfolio manager on Core and Core Plus strategies in 2017. Mr. Callan is also a co-portfolio manager on the Strategic Income portfolio and a member of the Global Fixed Income Asset Allocation Committee. Previously, Mr. Callan worked at GMAC in their Principal Investments unit as a portfolio manager and an analyst. He has been a member of the investment community, specializing in structured assets, since 2003. Mr. Callan received a B.S. in Economics from the University of Minnesota and an MBA from University of Minnesota’s Carlson School of Management

Tenure Analysis

Category Low Category High Category Average Category Mode
0.07 37.27 6.04 1.25