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VCLAX Vanguard CA Long-Term Tax-Exempt Adm

  • Fund
  • VCLAX
  • Price as of: Aug 22, 2017
  • $12.21
  • + $0.01
  • + 0.08%
  • Category
  • Single State Municipal Bonds

VCLAX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 3.3%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 4.2%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 4.3%
  • Net Assets $3.77 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 6.7%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$12.21
$11.60
$12.60

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.09%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 18.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

STANDARD (TAXABLE)

$50,000

IRA

N/A

Investment Themes

CATEGORY

Single State Municipal Bonds
  • Fund Type Open End Mutual Fund
  • Investment Style Muni California Long

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 3.3%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 4.2%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 4.3%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 3.41%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.4%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Monthly

Fund Details

  • Legal Name Vanguard California Long Term Tax Exempt Fund
  • Fund Family Name Vanguard
  • Inception Date Nov 12, 2001
  • Shares Outstanding N/A
  • Share Class Other
  • Currency USD
  • Domiciled Country United States
  • Manager James M. D'Arcy

VCLAX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period VCLAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 3.3% -22.9% 5.2% 2.63% 1
1 Yr -1.1% -3.5% 11.9% 51.80% 3
3 Yr 4.2% * -0.7% 8.2% 6.40% 1
5 Yr 4.3% * 0.0% 7.1% 3.89% 1
10 Yr 4.7% * -0.2% 5.5% 4.22% 1

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period VCLAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2016 -3.2% -4.9% 0.6% 53.59% 4
2015 0.7% -7.9% 7.9% 4.22% 1
2014 7.7% -7.6% 15.6% 10.17% 1
2013 -6.3% -20.2% 6.4% 25.32% 2
2012 4.8% -0.9% 13.5% 16.53% 2

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period VCLAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 3.3% -22.9% 5.2% 2.63% 1
1 Yr -1.1% -8.1% 8.6% 32.59% 2
3 Yr 4.2% * -0.5% 8.2% 4.57% 1
5 Yr 4.3% * -0.2% 7.1% 3.07% 1
10 Yr 4.7% * -0.2% 5.5% 3.38% 1

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period VCLAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2016 -3.2% -4.9% 0.7% 54.89% 4
2015 0.7% -7.9% 7.6% 8.02% 1
2014 7.7% -7.6% 17.8% 12.21% 1
2013 -6.3% -20.2% 6.4% 27.99% 2
2012 4.8% -0.6% 13.5% 19.98% 2

NAV & Total Return History

VCLAX - Holdings

Filings data as of: Mar 31, 2017

Concentration Analysis

VCLAX Category Low Category High VCLAX % Rank Quintile
Net Assets 3.77 B 2.11 M 15.8 B 0.68% 1
Number of Holdings 812 18 3619 0.48% 1
Net Assets in Top 10 244 M -24.5 M 2.58 B 2.62% 1
Weighting of Top 10 6.7% 3.5% 73.5% 34.50% 5

Top 10 Holdings

  1. California St Go Bds 6.5% 1.01%
  2. California Health Facs Fing Au Rev Bd 5% 0.80%
  3. Bay Area Toll Auth 5% 0.77%
  4. California Health Facs Fing Au Rev Bd 5% 0.67%
  5. California St Go Bds 6% 0.64%
  6. Univ Calif Regts Med Ctr Poole Med Ct 5% 0.62%
  7. Bay Area Toll Auth 5% 0.62%
  8. San Francisco Calif City & Cnt Rev Bd 5% 0.62%
  9. Los Angeles Calif Dept Arpts A Sr Rev 5% 0.50%
  10. California Pollutn Ctl Fing Au Rev 0.55% 0.49%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Category Low Category High VCLAX % Rank Quintile
Bonds
99.74% 0.00% 103.11% 3.97% 2
Cash
0.26% -3.11% 99.63% 18.70% 4
Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 0.72% 0.87% 1
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.10% 1
Other
0.00% -0.39% 23.51% 5.81% 1
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.10% 1

Bond Sector Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High VCLAX % Rank Quintile
Municipal
99.74% 0.00% 118.72% 3.97% 2
Cash & Equivalents
0.26% -3.11% 99.63% 18.60% 4
Derivative
0.00% -3.14% 0.00% 0.10% 1
Securitized
0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.10% 1
Corporate
0.00% 0.00% 5.14% 1.74% 1
Government
0.00% -24.35% 6.53% 6.40% 2

Bond Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High VCLAX % Rank Quintile
US
99.74% 0.00% 103.11% 3.97% 2
Non US
0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.10% 1

VCLAX - Expenses

Operational Fees

VCLAX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
Expense Ratio 0.09% 0.09% 5.19% 17.83% 1
Management Fee 0.08% 0.00% 0.80% 4.26% 1
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% N/A N/A
Administrative Fee N/A 0.00% 0.33% N/A N/A

Sales Fees

VCLAX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High VCLAX Rank Quintile
Front Load N/A 1.00% 5.75% N/A N/A
Deferred Load N/A 0.50% 5.50% N/A N/A

Trading Fees

VCLAX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High VCLAX Rank Quintile
Max Redemption Fee N/A 0.50% 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.

VCLAX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High VCLAX Rank Quintile
Turnover 18.00% 0.00% 219.00% 5.59% 4

VCLAX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

VCLAX Category Low Category High VCLAX % Rank Quintile
Dividend Yield 0.4% 0.00% 0.99% 8.94% 1

Dividend Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History


Net Income Ratio Analysis

VCLAX Category Low Category High VCLAX % Rank Quintile
Net Income Ratio 3.41% 0.00% 6.13% 9.11% 2

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

VCLAX - Managers

James M. D'Arcy

Manager

Start Date

Jul 22, 2011

Tenure

5.95

Tenure Rank

8.2%

James M. D’Arcy, Portfolio Manager, and has been with Vanguard since 2011. Prior to this ,James D'Arcy is a director and senior portfolio manager for Columbia Management focusing on tax-exempt and crossover short duration accounts. In addition, he manages two short-term funds and various short-term separate accounts and is responsible for developing tax-exempt strategies for Columbia Management’s tax-exempt liquidity strategies group. Mr. D'Arcy joined Columbia Management in 1999 and has been a member of the investment community since 1996. Prior to joining Columbia Management, Mr. D'Arcy worked on the fixed-income trading desk at Wells Capital Management. Mr. D'Arcy received his B.A. in economics from the University of Colorado at Boulder. He holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation. In addition, he is a member of the CFA North Carolina Society and the National Federation of Municipal Analysts.


Tenure Analysis

Category Low

0.0

Category High

37.8

Category Average

9.5

Category Mode

2.5