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Dodge & Cox Balanced

DODBX - Snapshot

Vitals

  • YTD Return 2.8%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 3.2%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 6.4%
  • Net Assets $12.6 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 23.3%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$104.43
$71.31
$106.31

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.53%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 35.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

  • Standard (Taxable) $2,500
  • IRA $1,000

Fund Classification


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

Overview

Income Profile

Income Risk

Returns Profile

Allocations

Expenses

About

$30.45

+0.30%

$166.16 B

1.32%

$0.40

6.84%

-

$46.33

+0.33%

$104.44 B

2.17%

$1.00

6.80%

-

$43.84

+0.32%

$46.53 B

1.30%

$0.57

11.75%

-

$36.17

+0.06%

$40.35 B

1.33%

$0.48

15.86%

-

$27.73

+0.29%

$36.20 B

1.44%

$0.40

12.72%

-

DODBX - Profile

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 2.8%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 3.2%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 6.4%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 2.46%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Quarterly

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    Dodge & Cox Balanced Fund
  • Fund Family Name
    Dodge & Cox
  • Inception Date
    Jun 26, 1931
  • Shares Outstanding
    N/A
  • Share Class
    No Load
  • Currency
    USD
  • Domiciled Country
    United States
  • Manager
    Steven Voorhis

Fund Description

The fund invests in a diversified portfolio of equity securities and debt securities. Under normal circumstances no less than 25% and no more than 75% of the fund's total assets will be invested in equity securities. It may invest up to 20% of its total assets in U.S. dollar-denominated equity or debt securities of non-U.S. issuers traded in the United States that are not in the S&P 500 Index.


DODBX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period DODBX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 2.8% -40.7% 32.4% 84.45%
1 Yr -1.9% -21.7% 26.7% 88.50%
3 Yr 3.2%* -4.7% 12.9% 78.73%
5 Yr 6.4%* -0.8% 11.3% 50.48%
10 Yr 8.8%* 0.4% 11.8% 17.65%

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period DODBX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 8.9% -5.8% 25.7% 88.73%
2018 -12.8% -32.7% 0.0% 65.01%
2017 3.5% -6.5% 22.4% 90.12%
2016 9.5% -43.7% 23.3% 3.90%
2015 -7.9% -32.5% 2.6% 64.73%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period DODBX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 2.8% -40.7% 32.0% 84.45%
1 Yr -1.9% -21.7% 26.7% 84.05%
3 Yr 3.2%* -4.7% 12.9% 74.76%
5 Yr 6.4%* -0.8% 11.3% 46.15%
10 Yr 8.8%* 0.4% 11.8% 15.56%

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period DODBX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 8.9% -5.8% 25.7% 88.73%
2018 -4.7% -32.7% 0.8% 17.82%
2017 12.6% -3.7% 31.9% 54.17%
2016 16.6% -43.7% 23.3% 1.24%
2015 -2.9% -32.5% 5.6% 55.62%

NAV & Total Return History


DODBX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

DODBX Category Low Category High DODBX % Rank
Net Assets 12.6 B 716 K 166 B 6.31%
Number of Holdings 411 2 14317 35.83%
Net Assets in Top 10 3.02 B 654 K 30 B 14.54%
Weighting of Top 10 23.32% 9.3% 100.0% 72.71%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. FedEx Corp 2.91%
  2. Capital One Financial Corp 2.56%
  3. Comcast Corp Class A 2.50%
  4. Comcast Corp Class A 2.50%
  5. Comcast Corp Class A 2.50%
  6. Comcast Corp Class A 2.50%
  7. Comcast Corp Class A 2.50%
  8. Comcast Corp Class A 2.50%
  9. Comcast Corp Class A 2.50%
  10. Comcast Corp Class A 2.50%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High DODBX % Rank
Stocks
68.38% 0.00% 134.22% 6.89%
Bonds
28.77% -2.18% 97.64% 80.24%
Cash
2.17% -34.22% 89.35% 73.01%
Preferred Stocks
0.43% 0.00% 28.13% 22.94%
Convertible Bonds
0.26% 0.00% 26.75% 72.41%
Other
0.00% -3.55% 30.21% 55.47%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High DODBX % Rank
Financial Services
26.69% 0.00% 100.00% 1.50%
Technology
19.49% 0.00% 48.90% 50.37%
Healthcare
17.40% 0.00% 36.21% 9.60%
Communication Services
14.26% 0.00% 43.64% 4.35%
Industrials
10.43% 0.00% 35.09% 38.23%
Energy
6.76% 0.00% 90.89% 6.60%
Consumer Cyclical
2.46% 0.00% 24.29% 95.05%
Basic Materials
1.49% 0.00% 30.87% 88.46%
Consumer Defense
1.02% 0.00% 18.40% 97.15%
Utilities
0.00% 0.00% 100.00% 93.40%
Real Estate
0.00% 0.00% 100.00% 94.30%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High DODBX % Rank
US
62.85% 0.13% 131.11% 4.35%
Non US
5.53% 0.00% 33.15% 65.07%

Bond Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High DODBX % Rank
Corporate
46.84% 0.00% 99.06% 25.64%
Securitized
37.88% 0.00% 59.07% 6.45%
Cash & Equivalents
6.87% 0.08% 100.00% 72.11%
Government
5.96% 0.00% 99.53% 90.70%
Municipal
2.46% 0.00% 24.46% 14.84%
Derivative
0.00% 0.00% 32.58% 41.38%

Bond Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High DODBX % Rank
US
23.14% -6.66% 74.69% 81.56%
Non US
5.63% -7.18% 73.06% 24.74%

DODBX - Expenses

Operational Fees

DODBX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 0.53% 0.01% 4.93% 72.57%
Management Fee 0.50% 0.00% 1.75% 56.12%
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% N/A
Administrative Fee N/A 0.01% 0.83% 50.19%

Sales Fees

DODBX 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

DODBX 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.

DODBX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 35.00% 0.00% 484.00% 43.69%

DODBX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

DODBX Category Low Category High DODBX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.00% 0.00% 8.77% 5.83%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

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

Net Income Ratio Analysis

DODBX Category Low Category High DODBX % Rank
Net Income Ratio 2.46% -0.99% 11.02% 11.40%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History

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DODBX - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

Steven Voorhis


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

May 01, 2006

14.51

14.5%

Mr. Voorhis received his B.A. and M.A. degrees from Stanford University in 1992 and his M.B.A from the Harvard Business School in 1996. Prior to graduate school, he worked at Goldman Sachs as a financial analyst. He joined Dodge & Cox in 1996. Mr. Voorhis is a shareholder of the firm and a CFA charterholder.

Anthony Brekke


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

May 01, 2008

12.51

12.5%

Mr. Brekke received his B.A. degree from the University of Iowa in 1997 and his M.B.A. degree from the Haas School of Business at the University of California, Berkeley in 2003. Prior to entering the Haas School, he worked for four years as an auditor with the National Futures Association. He joined Dodge & Cox in 2003. Mr. Brekke is a shareholder of the firm and a CFA charterholder.

Adam Rubinson


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Feb 15, 2010

10.72

10.7%

Mr. Rubinson received his B.A. degree (summa cum laude) from Columbia College in 1988 and his J.D. degree from the Stanford Law School in 1991. From 1991 to 1997 he practiced corporate law at Sullivan & Cromwell. Prior to joining Dodge & Cox in 2002, he worked in the fixed income and investment banking divisions of Goldman Sachs. Mr. Rubinson is a shareholder of the firm and a CFA charterholder.

Lucy Johns


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Mar 30, 2012

8.59

8.6%

Vice President and Associate Director of Fixed Income. Ms. Johns received her B.A. degree (magna cum laude) from Williams College in 1996 and her M.B.A. degree from the University of California, Los Angeles Anderson School of Management in 2004. Prior to graduate school, she worked for approximately two years each at Merrill Lynch as a financial analyst, Dodge & Cox as a research assistant, and NBC Internet as a Senior Product Manager. Ms. Johns rejoined Dodge & Cox in 2004. She is a shareholder of the firm and a CFA charterholder.

Philippe Barret


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Feb 28, 2013

7.68

7.7%

Philippe Barret, Jr., Vice President — Mr. Barret received his B.A. degree (magna cum laude) from Washington and Lee University in 1998 and his M.B.A. degree from the Stanford Graduate School of Business in 2004. Between degrees, he worked as financial analyst at JP Morgan and American Securities Capital Partners, LLC. Mr. Barret joined Dodge & Cox in 2004. He is a shareholder of the firm and holds the CFA® designation.

Kathleen McCarthy


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jan 31, 2016

4.75

4.8%

Ms. McCarthy received her B.A. degree in Economics from Stanford University in 2001 and her M.B.A. degree from the Stanford Graduate School of Business in 2007. Prior to graduate school, she worked at Merrill Lynch and Palladium Equity Partners. Ms. McCarthy joined Dodge & Cox in 2007 and is a shareholder of the firm and a CFA charterholder.

Karol Marcin


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jan 31, 2018

2.75

2.8%

Mr. Marcin received his B.A. (summa cum laude) from Whitman College in 1995 and his M.B.A. from the Stanford Graduate School of Business in 2000. Prior to entering graduate school, he worked for three years as a financial analyst with Salomon Brothers. Mr. Marcin joined Dodge & Cox in 2000. Mr. Marcin is a shareholder of the firm and a CFA charterholder.

Michael Kiedel


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jan 31, 2018

2.75

2.8%

Mr. Kiedel received his B.A. degree (cum laude) from Harvard College in Economics in 1998 and his M.B.A. from the Stanford Graduate School of Business in 2008. Prior to entering graduate school, Mr. Kiedel worked in Deutsche Bank’s technology investment banking group and then as a specialty finance entrepreneur. He joined Dodge & Cox in 2008. Mr. Kiedel is a shareholder of the firm and a CFA charterholder.

Nils Reuter


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jan 31, 2018

2.75

2.8%

Mr. Reuter received B.A. degrees from Brown University in Biology and Sociology in 2001 and his M.B.A. (with honors) from the Haas School of Business at the University of California, Berkeley in 2016. He joined Dodge & Cox in 2003. Mr. Reuter is a shareholder of the firm and CFA charterholder.

Benjamin Garosi


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jan 31, 2019

1.75

1.8%

Benjamin V. Garosi, is Vice President of Dodge & Cox; Research Analyst and member of USEIC (since January 2019). Mr. Garosi received his B.A. degree (Phi Beta Kappa) in Economics from the University of California, Berkeley in 2002 and his M.B.A. degree from the Harvard Business School in 2009. Prior to graduate school, he worked at Blum Capital Partners and Goldman Sachs. Mr. Garosi joined Dodge & Cox in 2009. He is a shareholder of the firm and a CFA charterholder.

Tenure Analysis

Category Low Category High Category Average Category Mode
0.03 36.86 6.09 0.83
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