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VBINX Vanguard Balanced Index Inv

  • Fund
  • VBINX
  • Price as of: Dec 05, 2016
  • $30.99
  • + $0.14
  • + 0.45%
  • Category
  • Diversified Portfolio

VBINX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 6.1%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 6.2%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 9.0%
  • Net Assets $29.2 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 8.8%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$30.99
$27.47
$31.27

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.22%

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)

$3,000

IRA

$3,000

Investment Themes

CATEGORY

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

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 7.6%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 6.2%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 9.0%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 1.92%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.5%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Quarterly

Fund Details

  • Legal Name Vanguard Balanced Index Fund
  • Fund Family Name Vanguard
  • Inception Date Nov 09, 1992
  • Shares Outstanding N/A
  • Share Class Inv
  • Currency USD
  • Domiciled Country United States
  • Manager Joshua C. Barrickman

Fund Description

The Vanguard Balanced Index Fund Investor Shares (VBINX) is a traditional balanced fund. The fund owns both U.S. stocks and bonds in a 60/40 split. VBINX 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 VBINX 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.

VBINX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period VBINX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 6.1% -66.0% 21.5% 17.76% 1
1 Yr 4.4% -35.0% 45.9% 18.70% 1
3 Yr 6.2% * -13.6% 11.8% 4.38% 1
5 Yr 9.0% * -11.6% 13.2% 9.40% 1
10 Yr 6.2% * -5.0% 8.2% 7.15% 1

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period VBINX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2015 -1.5% -37.7% 48.7% 5.22% 1
2014 7.8% -59.3% 14.8% 3.18% 1
2013 15.9% -17.5% 36.4% 16.90% 1
2012 9.1% -16.2% 18.4% 36.84% 3
2011 1.9% -30.5% 7.4% 4.90% 1

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period VBINX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 7.6% -65.8% 30.1% 17.22% 1
1 Yr 4.4% -38.3% 73.2% 14.04% 1
3 Yr 6.2% * -14.6% 28.2% 4.12% 1
5 Yr 9.0% * -11.9% 13.2% 8.34% 1
10 Yr 6.2% * -5.0% 8.2% 6.52% 1

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period VBINX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2015 0.4% -29.3% 50.4% 9.91% 1
2014 10.3% -54.8% 25.4% 8.80% 1
2013 19.5% -16.7% 57.2% 34.59% 2
2012 12.7% -16.2% 74.5% 57.87% 3
2011 4.8% -25.3% 15.8% 11.09% 1

NAV & Total Return History

VBINX - Holdings

Filings data as of: Oct 31, 2016

Concentration Analysis

VBINX Category Low Category High VBINX % Rank Quintile
Net Assets 29.2 B 81.4 K 99.4 B 0.27% 1
Number of Holdings 12494 1 12494 0.05% 1
Net Assets in Top 10 2.6 B -654 M 20.2 B 1.92% 1
Weighting of Top 10 8.8% 0.2% 272.7% 30.02% 5

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Apple Inc 1.54%
  2. Exxon Mobil Corp 0.91%
  3. Microsoft Corp 1.17%
  4. Johnson & Johnson 0.84%
  5. General Electric Co 0.69%
  6. Berkshire Hathaway Inc B 0.67%
  7. Facebook Inc A 0.81%
  8. Amazon.com Inc 0.84%
  9. JPMorgan Chase & Co 0.66%
  10. Alphabet Inc A 0.63%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Category Low Category High VBINX % Rank Quintile
Stocks
58.62% -49.32% 147.79% 12.06% 2
Bonds
39.37% -41.48% 107.98% 12.01% 2
Cash
1.99% -55.49% 139.25% 23.43% 5
Other
0.01% -18.85% 98.84% 17.71% 5
Convertible Bonds
0.01% 0.00% 33.12% 7.19% 3
Preferred Stocks
0.00% -1.01% 35.22% 8.83% 4

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High VBINX % Rank Quintile
Technology
11.01% -8.03% 70.04% 6.04% 1
Financial Services
8.63% -5.07% 69.58% 10.72% 2
Healthcare
7.93% -1.46% 29.90% 8.36% 2
Consumer Cyclical
6.72% -6.02% 54.37% 10.21% 2
Industrials
6.68% -4.92% 48.84% 9.66% 2
Consumer Defense
5.30% -4.74% 27.69% 7.75% 2
Energy
3.91% -2.68% 33.46% 9.33% 2
Real Estate
2.34% -8.01% 48.98% 11.00% 2
Communication Services
2.30% -2.53% 27.16% 7.38% 2
Utilities
1.96% -7.18% 47.20% 6.96% 2
Basic Materials
1.86% -2.13% 21.85% 10.82% 3

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High VBINX % Rank Quintile
US
58.39% -97.12% 142.85% 5.26% 1
Non US
0.23% -2.98% 150.26% 26.18% 5

Bond Sector Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High VBINX % Rank Quintile
Government
18.09% -91.64% 76.37% 6.59% 2
Corporate
11.33% -20.43% 93.55% 18.49% 4
Securitized
9.63% -0.01% 40.54% 9.06% 2
Cash & Equivalents
1.99% -54.77% 138.37% 23.02% 4
Municipal
0.32% 0.00% 91.28% 6.18% 2
Derivative
0.00% -84.53% 36.75% 2.84% 2

Bond Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High VBINX % Rank Quintile
US
35.30% -154.38% 94.16% 9.84% 2
Non US
4.07% -57.44% 198.64% 15.51% 3

VBINX - Expenses

Operational Fees

VBINX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
Expense Ratio 0.22% 0.00% 165.34% 18.04% 1
Management Fee 0.19% 0.00% 2.55% 4.81% 2
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

VBINX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High VBINX 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

VBINX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High VBINX 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.

VBINX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High VBINX Rank Quintile
Turnover 61.00% 0.00% 5609.00% 9.74% 3

VBINX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

VBINX Category Low Category High VBINX % Rank Quintile
Dividend Yield 0.5% 0.00% 11.33% 6.40% 1

Dividend Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History


Net Income Ratio Analysis

VBINX Category Low Category High VBINX % Rank Quintile
Net Income Ratio 1.92% -2.96% 9.94% 10.94% 2

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

VBINX - Managers

Joshua C. Barrickman

Manager

Start Date

Feb 22, 2013

Tenure

3.69

Tenure Rank

4.6%

Mr. Barrickman is a principal, senior portfolio manager, and head of fixed income indexing Americas. He and his team manage bond index fund portfolios invested in U.S. and international bond markets (including government, mortgage-backed, and corporate securities). The team also manages several bond index ETFs. Mr. Barrickman, who joined Vanguard in 1998, has more than ten years of fixed income experience. He holds the Chartered Financial Analyst® certification and earned a B.S. from Ohio Northern University and an M.B.A. from Lehigh University.


Christopher E. Wrazen

Manager

Start Date

Jul 07, 2015

Tenure

1.32

Tenure Rank

6.4%

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

0.52

Tenure Rank

7.0%

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

0.52

Tenure Rank

7.0%

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

35.9

Category Average

5.42

Category Mode

4.8