WVALX: Weitz Value Investor

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WVALX Weitz Value Investor


Profile

WVALX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 3.7%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 4.4%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 3.4%
  • Net Assets $832 M
  • Holdings in Top 10 49.7%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$48.60
$33.50
$51.26

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 1.24%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 16.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

  • Standard (Taxable) $2,500
  • IRA N/A

Fund Classification


Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 3.7%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 4.4%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 3.4%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio -0.33%
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
    Inv
  • Currency
    USD
  • Domiciled Country
    United States
  • Manager
    Bradley 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.


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Performance

WVALX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period WVALX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 3.7% -91.6% 86.2% 86.29%
1 Yr 8.4% -92.0% 115.1% 83.78%
3 Yr 4.4%* -59.0% 39.7% 67.63%
5 Yr 3.4%* -41.4% 33.3% 72.19%
10 Yr 6.5%* -18.4% 17.5% 64.60%

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period WVALX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 27.8% -67.9% 49.9% 28.02%
2018 -14.0% -65.5% 10.6% 59.52%
2017 7.6% -46.3% 52.2% 90.87%
2016 2.9% -56.6% 15.3% 29.66%
2015 -14.9% -82.5% 11.4% 93.83%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period WVALX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 3.7% -91.6% 86.2% 86.29%
1 Yr 8.4% -92.0% 115.1% 83.78%
3 Yr 4.4%* -57.9% 39.7% 82.20%
5 Yr 3.4%* -38.8% 33.3% 88.10%
10 Yr 6.5%* -17.0% 21.6% 86.81%

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period WVALX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 27.8% -67.9% 49.9% 28.02%
2018 -14.0% -65.5% 16.5% 74.06%
2017 7.6% -28.2% 52.2% 96.24%
2016 2.9% -56.6% 17.1% 45.62%
2015 -14.9% -38.0% 17.3% 98.08%

NAV & Total Return History


Holdings

WVALX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

WVALX Category Low Category High WVALX % Rank
Net Assets 832 M 818 K 235 B 59.63%
Number of Holdings 29 2 2263 94.59%
Net Assets in Top 10 380 M 399 K 71.6 B 57.46%
Weighting of Top 10 49.70% 13.5% 100.0% 24.44%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Alphabet Inc Class C 7.40%
  2. Berkshire Hathaway Inc Class B 6.19%
  3. Liberty Broadband Corp C 5.92%
  4. Facebook Inc A 4.76%
  5. Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc 4.74%
  6. Visa Inc Class A 4.30%
  7. Danaher Corp 4.28%
  8. Mastercard Inc A 4.06%
  9. Aon PLC 4.03%
  10. Analog Devices Inc 4.01%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High WVALX % Rank
Stocks
95.36% 60.93% 103.32% 87.01%
Cash
4.63% -5.73% 39.07% 10.83%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 2.55% 88.09%
Other
0.00% -1.64% 18.70% 86.70%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 6.70% 86.85%
Bonds
0.00% -0.48% 13.73% 86.70%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High WVALX % Rank
Financial Services
29.12% 0.00% 41.40% 1.16%
Communication Services
24.67% 0.00% 34.83% 2.17%
Technology
14.59% 4.67% 54.73% 97.99%
Healthcare
12.88% 0.00% 60.93% 77.49%
Basic Materials
6.73% 0.00% 13.33% 2.78%
Consumer Cyclical
6.30% 0.00% 44.53% 97.14%
Real Estate
3.41% 0.00% 22.16% 20.19%
Consumer Defense
2.31% 0.00% 19.15% 72.47%
Utilities
0.00% 0.00% 11.79% 91.03%
Industrials
0.00% 0.00% 24.88% 99.46%
Energy
0.00% 0.00% 7.94% 92.19%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High WVALX % Rank
US
90.39% 60.93% 100.05% 68.83%
Non US
4.97% 0.00% 18.83% 43.31%

Expenses

WVALX - Expenses

Operational Fees

WVALX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 1.24% 0.01% 24.73% 36.89%
Management Fee 0.75% 0.00% 1.40% 84.30%
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% N/A
Administrative Fee 0.24% 0.01% 1.02% 90.05%

Sales Fees

WVALX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load N/A 0.50% 8.50% 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% 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.

WVALX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 16.00% 0.00% 464.00% 12.49%

Distributions

WVALX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

WVALX Category Low Category High WVALX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.00% 0.00% 19.69% 86.99%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

WVALX Category Low Category High Category Mod
Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Quarterly Semi-Annually

Net Income Ratio Analysis

WVALX Category Low Category High WVALX % Rank
Net Income Ratio -0.33% -8.87% 2.43% 73.70%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History

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Fund Manager Analysis

WVALX - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

Bradley Hinton


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Aug 01, 2006

14.09

14.1%

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 Category High Category Average Category Mode
0.02 37.28 8.34 1.34