VFINX: Vanguard 500 Index Investor

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VFINX Vanguard 500 Index Investor


Profile

VFINX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return -8.2%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 7.0%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 6.8%
  • Net Assets $496 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 26.0%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$273.62
$206.44
$313.25

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.14%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 4.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

Closed to new investors as of Nov 19, 2018
  • Standard (Taxable) $3,000
  • IRA N/A

Fund Classification


Distributions

  • YTD Total Return -8.2%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 7.0%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 6.8%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 1.82%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Quarterly

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    Vanguard 500 Index Fund
  • Fund Family Name
    Vanguard
  • Inception Date
    Aug 31, 1976
  • Shares Outstanding
    N/A
  • Share Class
    Inv
  • Currency
    USD
  • Domiciled Country
    United States
  • Manager
    Donald Butler

Fund Description

The fund employs an indexing investment approach designed to track the performance of the Standard & Poor‘s 500 Index, a widely recognized benchmark of U.S. stock market performance that is dominated by the stocks of large U.S. companies. The advisor attempts to replicate the target index by investing all, or substantially all, of its assets in the stocks that make up the index, holding each stock in approximately the same proportion as its weighting in the index.


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Performance

VFINX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period VFINX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD -8.2% -36.9% 1744.6% 37.47%
1 Yr 4.6% -73.2% 1983.1% 11.02%
3 Yr 7.0%* -33.7% 183.0% 5.71%
5 Yr 6.8%* -21.2% 90.9% 4.49%
10 Yr 10.7%* -7.3% 38.1% 6.20%

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period VFINX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 28.8% -72.6% 39.5% 10.52%
2018 -6.2% -67.0% 10.0% 5.82%
2017 19.5% -32.8% 33.2% 12.98%
2016 9.6% -18.6% 19.7% 23.35%
2015 -0.7% -35.5% 7.8% 12.32%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period VFINX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD -8.2% -36.9% 1744.6% 37.47%
1 Yr 4.6% -73.2% 1983.1% 10.94%
3 Yr 7.0%* -33.7% 183.0% 15.07%
5 Yr 6.8%* -17.4% 90.9% 18.27%
10 Yr 10.7%* -5.0% 38.1% 28.62%

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period VFINX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 28.8% -72.6% 39.5% 10.52%
2018 -6.2% -67.0% 10.0% 30.73%
2017 19.5% -22.1% 33.2% 50.54%
2016 9.6% -16.4% 26.8% 50.89%
2015 -0.7% -26.4% 106.5% 40.99%

NAV & Total Return History


Holdings

VFINX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

VFINX Category Low Category High VFINX % Rank
Net Assets 496 B 1.14 K 822 B 0.67%
Number of Holdings 516 1 3520 9.31%
Net Assets in Top 10 128 B 48.8 K 180 B 0.67%
Weighting of Top 10 26.00% 2.2% 100.0% 69.75%

Top 10 Holdings

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High VFINX % Rank
Stocks
99.95% 80.67% 167.47% 14.75%
Cash
0.04% -86.70% 11.89% 82.21%
Bonds
0.01% -0.59% 78.72% 12.99%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 18.97% 65.86%
Other
0.00% -13.45% 24.57% 65.10%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 10.65% 65.02%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High VFINX % Rank
Technology
22.39% 0.00% 39.23% 32.46%
Healthcare
15.51% 0.00% 31.87% 56.95%
Financial Services
13.43% 0.00% 49.17% 68.56%
Communication Services
10.85% 0.00% 29.84% 34.07%
Consumer Cyclical
10.27% 0.00% 45.17% 41.27%
Industrials
8.42% 0.00% 27.85% 57.12%
Consumer Defense
7.76% 0.00% 29.02% 54.15%
Utilities
3.27% 0.00% 19.31% 44.32%
Energy
3.05% -1.47% 13.88% 34.58%
Real Estate
2.91% 0.00% 54.83% 53.47%
Basic Materials
2.14% -0.14% 11.19% 50.00%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High VFINX % Rank
US
98.77% 80.14% 157.79% 17.45%
Non US
1.18% -1.85% 20.17% 68.12%

Bond Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High VFINX % Rank
Cash & Equivalents
77.92% 0.00% 100.00% 88.03%
Government
22.08% 0.00% 100.00% 4.19%
Derivative
0.00% 0.00% 58.33% 65.98%
Securitized
0.00% 0.00% 24.10% 64.79%
Corporate
0.00% 0.00% 100.00% 66.84%
Municipal
0.00% 0.00% 0.25% 64.53%

Bond Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High VFINX % Rank
US
0.01% -0.59% 40.66% 12.58%
Non US
0.00% 0.00% 39.85% 65.35%

Expenses

VFINX - Expenses

Operational Fees

VFINX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 0.14% 0.01% 49.73% 95.14%
Management Fee 0.12% 0.00% 2.00% 11.03%
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% N/A
Administrative Fee N/A 0.00% 0.95% N/A

Sales Fees

VFINX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load N/A 1.50% 5.75% N/A
Deferred Load N/A 0.95% 5.00% N/A

Trading Fees

VFINX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Max Redemption Fee N/A 0.25% 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.

VFINX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 4.00% 0.00% 412.00% 9.42%

Distributions

VFINX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

VFINX Category Low Category High VFINX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.00% 0.00% 17.56% 66.81%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

VFINX Category Low Category High Category Mod
Dividend Distribution Frequency Quarterly Annually Quarterly Quarterly

Net Income Ratio Analysis

VFINX Category Low Category High VFINX % Rank
Net Income Ratio 1.82% -3.93% 3.34% 15.85%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History

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Fund Manager Analysis

VFINX - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

Donald Butler


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Apr 27, 2016

4.01

4.0%

Donald M. Butler, CFA, Principal of Vanguard. He has been with Vanguard since 1992; has managed investment portfolios since 1997. Education: B.S.B.A., Shippensburg University.

Michelle Louie


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Nov 30, 2017

2.42

2.4%

Michelle Louie, CFA, Portfolio Manager at Vanguard. She has been with Vanguard since 2010, has worked in investment management since 2011. Education: B.S., The American University; M.B.A., Georgia Institute of Technology.

Tenure Analysis

Category Low Category High Category Average Category Mode
0.01 34.18 6.19 0.33