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Virtus Balanced Fd Cl A: (MF: PHBLX)

(MF) As of Sep 30, 2014 06:05 PM ET

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$15.17 USD

-0.03 (-0.20%)

Zacks MF Rank : 1 - Strong Buy [?] 1        

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General Information as of Aug 31, 2014

% Yield 1.66
% SEC Yield NA
% YTD Return (as of Aug 31, 2014) 6.64
Objective Allocation Balanced
Peer BA LV

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1 Strong Buy
2 Buy
3 Hold
4 Sell
5 Strong Sell

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Zacks MF Rank [?] Rank Change Trend Strong Buy 1
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Portfolio Statistics

%Unrealized Gain YTD 17.60
Net Assets (Mil $) 8/31/2014 570.78
%Turnover 8/31/2014 57.00

Allocation

% of Portfolio
Large Growth 7.36
Large Value 32.46
Small Growth 0.00
Small Value 0.00
Foreign Stock 18.52
Emerging Market 2.20
Precious Metal 0.64
Intermediate Bond 6.82
Foreign Bond 14.32
High Yield Bond 12.68

Sector / Country Weightings

As of 8/31/2014 % of Portfolio
Other 43.21
Finance 12.39
Technology 11.57
Industrial Cyclical 11.17
Energy 7.06
Consumer Durables 4.88
Non-Durable 4.08
Health 2.79
Retail Trade 1.96
Services 0.46
Utilities 0.43

Portfolio Holdings

Top Equity Holdings
(As of 6/30/2014)
% of Portfolio Value (Mil$)
TRINITY INDUSTRIES INC 0.99 6.12
COMCAST CORP 0.96 5.96
BIOGEN IDEC INC 0.96 5.93
APPLE INC 0.96 5.92
HELMERICH & PAYNE INC 0.96 5.92
LEAR CORP 0.95 5.90
FREEPORT MCMORAN COPPER & 0.95 5.88
JABIL CIRCUIT INC 0.95 5.87
CONTINENTAL RESOURCES INC 0.94 5.85

Stock Holding % of Net Assets

As Of 6/30/2014
Total Issues 97
Avg. P/E 30.03
Avg. P/Book 3.75
Avg. EPS Growth 10.68
Avg. Market Value (Mil $) 79,900

Risk

3 Year 5 Year 10 Year
Beta 0.80 0.72 0.70
Alpha -4.08 -1.09 -0.35
R Squared 0.89 0.91 0.92
Std. Dev. 9.78 10.04 10.79
Sharpe 1.22 1.13 3.00