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VBIAX Vanguard Balanced Index Adm

  • Fund
  • VBIAX
  • Price as of: Aug 08, 2016
  • $31.07
  • - $0.00
  • - 0.00%
  • Category
  • Diversified Portfolio

VBIAX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 6.3%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 8.1%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 9.4%
  • Net Assets $29.2 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 8.5%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$31.07
$27.48
$31.07

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.08%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 61.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

STANDARD (TAXABLE)

$10,000

IRA

N/A

Investment Themes

CATEGORY

Diversified Portfolio
  • Fund Type Open End Mutual Fund
  • Investment Style Allocation--50% to 70% Equity

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 6.3%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 8.1%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 9.4%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 2.06%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.6%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Quarterly

Fund Details

  • Legal Name Vanguard Balanced Index Fund
  • Fund Family Name Vanguard
  • Inception Date Nov 13, 2000
  • Shares Outstanding N/A
  • Share Class Other
  • Currency USD
  • Domiciled Country United States
  • Manager Joshua C. Barrickman

Fund Description

The Vanguard Balanced Index Fund Admiral Shares (VBIAX) is a traditional balanced fund. The fund owns U.S. stocks and bonds in a 60/40 split. VBIAX is passively managed and invests in two Vanguard index funds. The equity side tracks the CRSP U.S. Total Market Index, which holds large-, mid- and small-cap stocks. The fixed-income side tracks the Barclays U.S. Aggregate Float Adjusted Index, which holds investment-grade Treasury and corporate bonds.

Expenses for VBIAX are very low. Given its scope and broad holdings, the fund is suitable as a “one-stop-shop” holding for investors. The fund is internally managed by Vanguard.

VBIAX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period VBIAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 6.3% -65.8% 22.5% 16.08% 1
1 Yr 5.4% -30.1% 18.0% 9.47% 1
3 Yr 8.1% * -14.0% 12.6% 3.20% 1
5 Yr 9.4% * -13.4% 12.2% 3.98% 1
10 Yr 7.2% * -5.6% 9.0% 5.97% 1

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period VBIAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2015 -1.5% -61.2% 48.7% 8.10% 1
2014 N/A -11.0% 4.5% N/A N/A
2013 N/A -11.5% 25.9% N/A N/A
2012 N/A 5.1% 15.7% N/A N/A
2011 N/A -7.3% 5.7% N/A N/A

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period VBIAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 6.3% -65.8% 22.5% 16.23% 1
1 Yr 5.4% -30.1% 17.0% 6.59% 1
3 Yr 8.1% * -15.0% 12.6% 2.83% 1
5 Yr 9.4% * -13.7% 12.2% 3.54% 1
10 Yr 7.2% * -5.6% 9.0% 5.41% 1

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period VBIAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2015 -1.5% -61.2% 48.7% 8.00% 1
2014 N/A -11.0% 9.6% N/A N/A
2013 N/A -4.1% 29.6% N/A N/A
2012 N/A 7.8% 20.7% N/A N/A
2011 N/A -3.5% 11.7% N/A N/A

NAV & Total Return History

VBIAX - Holdings

Filings data as of: Jun 30, 2016

Concentration Analysis

VBIAX Category Low Category High VBIAX % Rank Quintile
Net Assets 29.2 B 81.4 K 99.6 B 0.27% 1
Number of Holdings 12089 1 12089 0.05% 1
Net Assets in Top 10 2.44 B -654 M 19.5 B 1.97% 1
Weighting of Top 10 8.5% 0.0% 246.1% 29.70% 5

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Apple Inc 1.32%
  2. Exxon Mobil Corp 1.03%
  3. Microsoft Corp 1.02%
  4. Johnson & Johnson 0.89%
  5. General Electric Co 0.78%
  6. Berkshire Hathaway Inc B 0.68%
  7. Facebook Inc A 0.67%
  8. AT&T Inc 0.71%
  9. Amazon.com Inc 0.76%
  10. Verizon Communications Inc 0.60%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Category Low Category High VBIAX % Rank Quintile
Stocks
58.37% -3.90% 139.24% 11.60% 2
Bonds
39.86% -0.39% 98.35% 10.87% 2
Cash
1.75% -80.76% 100.06% 25.58% 5
Other
0.01% -9.98% 131.62% 17.67% 5
Convertible Bonds
0.01% 0.00% 33.12% 6.82% 3
Preferred Stocks
0.00% -0.04% 36.35% 9.11% 4

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High VBIAX % Rank Quintile
Technology
9.95% -11.24% 86.30% 7.20% 2
Healthcare
8.48% -0.78% 26.13% 7.52% 2
Financial Services
8.01% -5.44% 81.82% 11.37% 2
Industrials
6.73% -4.76% 59.46% 10.03% 2
Consumer Cyclical
6.72% -6.71% 67.05% 10.82% 2
Consumer Defense
5.53% -6.80% 33.05% 7.43% 2
Energy
3.98% -3.72% 31.87% 8.68% 2
Real Estate
2.51% -2.11% 51.75% 10.49% 2
Communication Services
2.48% -2.19% 32.13% 6.87% 2
Utilities
2.15% -6.48% 56.47% 6.64% 2
Basic Materials
1.83% -3.08% 25.70% 10.86% 3

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High VBIAX % Rank Quintile
US
58.02% -123.16% 136.63% 4.81% 1
Non US
0.35% -2.43% 163.55% 26.54% 5

Bond Sector Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High VBIAX % Rank Quintile
Government
17.87% -160.96% 76.37% 6.32% 1
Corporate
11.44% 0.00% 93.84% 17.94% 4
Securitized
10.18% -0.01% 42.26% 8.51% 2
Cash & Equivalents
1.74% -80.82% 157.26% 25.31% 5
Municipal
0.33% 0.00% 137.36% 6.13% 2
Derivative
0.00% -84.53% 22.60% 2.97% 2

Bond Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High VBIAX % Rank Quintile
US
36.04% -31.85% 93.68% 8.92% 2
Non US
3.82% -57.44% 70.46% 15.33% 3

VBIAX - Expenses

Operational Fees

VBIAX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
Expense Ratio 0.08% 0.00% 165.34% 18.73% 1
Management Fee 0.06% 0.00% 2.55% 5.32% 1
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% N/A N/A
Administrative Fee N/A 0.00% 0.83% N/A N/A

Sales Fees

VBIAX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High VBIAX Rank Quintile
Front Load N/A 0.14% 5.75% N/A N/A
Deferred Load N/A 0.75% 5.50% N/A N/A

Trading Fees

VBIAX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High VBIAX Rank Quintile
Max Redemption Fee N/A 0.11% 2.00% N/A 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.

VBIAX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High VBIAX Rank Quintile
Turnover 61.00% 0.00% 5473.00% 9.83% 3

VBIAX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

VBIAX Category Low Category High VBIAX % Rank Quintile
Dividend Yield 0.6% 0.00% 11.33% 5.37% 1

Dividend Distribution Analysis

VBIAX Category Low Category High Category Mode
Dividend Distribution Frequency Quarterly Annually Monthly Annually

Dividend Payout History


Net Income Ratio Analysis

VBIAX Category Low Category High VBIAX % Rank Quintile
Net Income Ratio 2.06% -2.96% 9.94% 10.03% 2

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

VBIAX Category Low Category High Capital Mode
Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Daily Annually

VBIAX - Managers

Joshua C. Barrickman

Manager

Start Date

Feb 22, 2013

Tenure

3.44

Tenure Rank

4.5%

Barrickman is a portfolio manager of Vanguard. He has worked in investment management with Vanguard since 1999, managed investment portfolios since 2005 and co-managed the intermediate-term bond index fund since 2008. Barrickman holds the Charted Financial Analyst designation. Education: B.S., Ohio Northern University; M.B.A., Lehigh University.


Christopher E. Wrazen

Manager

Start Date

Jul 07, 2015

Tenure

1.07

Tenure Rank

6.3%

Christopher E. Wrazen, CFP, Portfolio Manager at Vanguard. He has been with Vanguard since 2004, has worked in investment management since 2008, has managed investment portfolios since 2015, and has co-managed the Long-Term Bond Index Fund since July 2015. Education: B.S., West Chester University; M.B.A., Drexel University’s LeBow College of Business.


William A. Coleman

Manager

Start Date

Apr 26, 2016

Tenure

0.26

Tenure Rank

6.9%

William Coleman, Portfolio Manager. He has worked in investment management since joining Vanguard in 2006. Education: B.S., King’s College; M.B.A., St. Joseph’s University.


Gerard C. O’Reilly

Manager

Start Date

Apr 26, 2016

Tenure

0.26

Tenure Rank

6.9%

Gerard C. O’Reilly, Principal of Vanguard Group, Inc. . O'Reilly has been with Vanguard since 1992, has managed investment portfolios since 1994, O'Reilly has managed stock index portfolios since 1994. Education: B.S., Villanova University.


Tenure Analysis

Category Low

0.0

Category High

35.5

Category Average

5.28

Category Mode

1.6