Ivy Balanced Fund

4 / 5 Stars
4 4 3 4 5
Zacks Investment Research
3 (Hold)
Standard & Poor's
3 / 5 Stars
C+ (Hold)

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The fund has returned 18.62 percent over the past year, 11.06 percent over the past three years, 13.68 percent over the past five years, and 7.51 percent over the past decade.

Trailing Returns Updated 06.30.2014
Year to date 5.0%
1 Year 18.6%
3 Years (Annualized) 11.1%
5 Years (Annualized) 13.7%
10 Years (Annualized) 7.5%

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The investment seeks to provide total return through a combination of capital appreciation and current income. The fund invests primarily in a mix of stocks, debt securities and short-term instruments, depending on market conditions. It invests primarily in medium to large, well-established companies that usually issue dividend-paying securities. The fund invests a portion of its total assets in common stocks in seeking to provide possible appreciation of capital and some dividend income.


Fees are Low compared to funds in the same category.
Ivy Balanced Fund has an expense ratio of 1.84 percent.

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Risk is Below Average compared to funds in the same category according to Morningstar.

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