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WVALX Weitz Value Investor

  • Fund
  • WVALX
  • Price as of: Oct 11, 2019
  • $44.80 + $0.48 + 1.08%

WVALX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 22.1%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 11.8%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 7.1%
  • Net Assets $818 M
  • Holdings in Top 10 49.1%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$44.80
$36.02
$45.81

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 1.23%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 32.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

STANDARD (TAXABLE)

$2,500

IRA

$2,500

Fund Classification

PRIMARY CATEGORY

  • Fund Type Open End Mutual Fund
  • Investment Style Large Growth

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 22.1%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 11.8%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 7.1%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 0.46%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually

Fund Details

  • Legal Name Weitz Value Fund
  • Fund Family Name Weitz
  • Inception Date May 09, 1986
  • Shares Outstanding N/A
  • Share Class No Load
  • Currency USD
  • Domiciled Country United States
  • Manager Bradley P. Hinton

Fund Description

The fund invests the majority of its assets in common stock of larger companies. The adviser considers larger-cap companies to be issuers with a market capitalization equal to or greater than the median capitalization of companies in the Russell 1000 Index at the time of purchase.

WVALX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period WVALX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 22.1% -34.6% 51.6% 42.19%
1 Yr 9.8% -68.7% 18.3% 8.13%
3 Yr 11.8%* -37.1% 25.4% 32.17%
5 Yr 7.1%* -24.7% 15.4% 41.32%
10 Yr 11.3%* -12.7% 16.7% 29.38%

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period WVALX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2018 -14.0% -65.5% 13.4% 58.94%
2017 7.6% -46.3% 37.5% 90.89%
2016 2.9% -43.3% 13.0% 29.06%
2015 -14.9% -38.0% 11.4% 93.98%
2014 1.0% -52.4% 105.4% 50.46%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period WVALX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 22.1% -34.6% 51.6% 42.19%
1 Yr 9.8% -68.7% 25.1% 19.49%
3 Yr 11.8%* -27.9% 25.6% 58.43%
5 Yr 7.1%* -23.7% 17.7% 74.11%
10 Yr 11.3%* -8.9% 16.7% 57.35%

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period WVALX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2018 -14.0% -65.5% 16.5% 74.12%
2017 7.6% -28.2% 51.5% 96.23%
2016 2.9% -43.3% 15.6% 45.37%
2015 -14.9% -38.0% 17.3% 98.12%
2014 1.0% -52.4% 120.7% 81.29%

NAV & Total Return History

WVALX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

WVALX Category Low Category High WVALX % Rank
Net Assets 818 M 1.15 M 186 B 53.49%
Number of Holdings 29 7 2101 95.04%
Net Assets in Top 10 403 M 409 K 56.6 B 50.08%
Weighting of Top 10 49.09% 12.2% 100.0% 11.78%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Berkshire Hathaway Inc B 7.15%

  2. Liberty Broadband Corp C 6.99%

  3. Alphabet Inc Class C 6.00%

  4. Laboratory Corp of America Holdings 4.64%

  5. Mastercard Inc A 4.35%

  6. Facebook Inc A 4.24%

  7. Visa Inc Class A 4.23%

  8. Booking Holdings Inc 4.12%

  9. CarMax Inc 3.71%

  10. Linde PLC 3.67%


Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High WVALX % Rank
Stocks
95.47% 81.21% 102.01% 86.05%
Cash
4.53% -2.02% 17.64% 13.33%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 5.34% 70.16%
Other
0.00% -2.29% 3.74% 68.91%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 0.10% 66.05%
Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 3.50% 66.82%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High WVALX % Rank
Financial Services
24.56% 0.00% 34.35% 2.25%
Technology
18.98% 4.65% 61.68% 95.04%
Communication Services
12.84% 0.00% 13.96% 0.78%
Consumer Cyclical
12.79% 0.00% 34.54% 80.78%
Healthcare
11.44% 0.15% 38.98% 73.95%
Basic Materials
6.60% 0.00% 11.38% 3.95%
Consumer Defense
5.30% 0.00% 18.48% 41.71%
Industrials
2.95% 0.00% 27.83% 91.86%
Utilities
0.00% -0.50% 7.63% 75.81%
Real Estate
0.00% 0.00% 10.67% 91.55%
Energy
0.00% -0.01% 11.07% 84.81%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High WVALX % Rank
US
86.47% 79.62% 100.44% 86.20%
Non US
9.00% -0.08% 17.37% 20.78%

WVALX - Expenses

Operational Fees

WVALX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 1.23% 0.00% 218.39% 38.39%
Management Fee 0.90% 0.00% 1.40% 92.24%
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% N/A
Administrative Fee 0.24% 0.00% 1.02% 88.50%

Sales Fees

WVALX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load N/A 2.50% 25.00% N/A
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 5.50% N/A

Trading Fees

WVALX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Max Redemption Fee N/A 0.50% 5.00% 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.

WVALX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 32.00% 0.00% 536.00% 34.74%

WVALX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

WVALX Category Low Category High WVALX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.00% 0.00% 15.83% 77.98%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History


Net Income Ratio Analysis

WVALX Category Low Category High WVALX % Rank
Net Income Ratio 0.46% -7.55% 1.83% 21.17%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

WVALX - Managers

Bradley P. Hinton

Manager

Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Aug 01, 2006

13.17

13.2%

Brad Hinton joined Weitz Investments in 2001 as a research analyst. In 2004, he was promoted to director of research and was appointed co-CIO in 2017. Prior to joining the firm, Brad was a trading associate and debt manager for ConAgra Foods. Previously, he was a fixed income investment manager for Principal Financial Group and a staff analyst for the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City. Brad has a bachelor’s in finance from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and an MBA from Dartmouth.


Tenure Analysis

Category Low

0.0

Category High

51.78

Category Average

8.14

Category Mode

0.42