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VCSAX Vanguard Consumer Staples Index Admiral

  • Fund
  • VCSAX
  • Price as of: Dec 15, 2017
  • $71.86
  • + $0.81
  • + 1.14%
  • Category
  • Consumer Staples Equities

VCSAX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 8.8%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 7.1%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 12.4%
  • Net Assets $4.59 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 61.4%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$71.86
$65.66
$72.52

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.10%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 5.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

STANDARD (TAXABLE)

$100,000

IRA

N/A

Investment Themes

CATEGORY

Consumer Staples Equities
  • Fund Type Open End Mutual Fund
  • Investment Style Consumer Defensive

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 8.8%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 7.1%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 12.4%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 2.63%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 1.2%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Quarterly

Fund Details

  • Legal Name Vanguard Consumer Staples Fund
  • Fund Family Name Vanguard
  • Inception Date Jan 30, 2004
  • Shares Outstanding N/A
  • Share Class Inst
  • Currency USD
  • Domiciled Country United States
  • Manager Michael A. Johnson

VCSAX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period VCSAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 8.8% -0.7% 10.8% 21.43% 1
1 Yr 13.2% -5.0% 13.2% 7.14% 1
3 Yr 7.1% * 3.0% 7.3% 16.67% 1
5 Yr 12.4% * 8.4% 12.4% 8.33% 1
10 Yr 9.8% * 7.0% 9.8% 8.33% 1

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period VCSAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2016 3.8% -7.4% 4.3% 30.77% 2
2015 3.2% -18.4% 4.3% 30.77% 2
2014 13.6% -15.7% 13.6% 7.69% 1
2013 25.2% 0.0% 25.2% 7.69% 1
2012 7.9% 0.0% 12.0% 92.31% 5

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period VCSAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 8.8% -0.7% 10.8% 21.43% 1
1 Yr 13.2% -3.2% 13.2% 7.14% 1
3 Yr 7.1% * 1.7% 7.3% 16.67% 1
5 Yr 12.4% * 7.9% 12.4% 8.33% 1
10 Yr 9.8% * 6.4% 9.8% 8.33% 1

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period VCSAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2016 5.7% -7.4% 5.7% 7.69% 1
2015 6.1% 0.0% 7.6% 46.15% 2
2014 17.0% 0.0% 30.8% 38.46% 2
2013 31.7% 0.0% 64.3% 38.46% 2
2012 13.2% 0.0% 43.2% 61.54% 3

NAV & Total Return History

VCSAX - Holdings

Filings data as of: Oct 31, 2017

Concentration Analysis

VCSAX Category Low Category High VCSAX % Rank Quintile
Net Assets 4.59 B 11.7 M 4.59 B 7.14% 1
Number of Holdings 103 23 103 7.14% 1
Net Assets in Top 10 2.71 B 7.05 M 2.71 B 7.14% 1
Weighting of Top 10 61.4% 34.9% 66.5% 21.43% 3

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Procter & Gamble Co 11.15%
  2. Coca-Cola Co 9.33%
  3. PepsiCo Inc 7.82%
  4. Philip Morris International Inc 8.10%
  5. Wal-Mart Stores Inc 5.05%
  6. Altria Group Inc 6.06%
  7. CVS Health Corp 3.64%
  8. Costco Wholesale Corp 3.71%
  9. Mondelez International Inc Class A 3.43%
  10. Colgate-Palmolive Co 3.17%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Category Low Category High VCSAX % Rank Quintile
Stocks
99.49% 91.93% 99.96% 14.29% 2
Cash
0.51% 0.51% 8.07% 42.86% 5
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 7.14% 1
Other
0.00% -3.05% 0.00% 7.14% 1
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 7.14% 1
Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 7.14% 1

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High VCSAX % Rank Quintile
Consumer Defense
95.02% 82.85% 97.73% 14.29% 2
Healthcare
3.64% 0.00% 9.90% 35.71% 4
Consumer Cyclical
0.25% 0.00% 1.67% 21.43% 2
Industrials
0.24% 0.00% 0.57% 14.29% 2
Technology
0.20% 0.00% 1.05% 21.43% 3
Basic Materials
0.14% 0.00% 0.44% 14.29% 2
Utilities
0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 7.14% 1
Real Estate
0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 7.14% 1
Financial Services
0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 7.14% 1
Energy
0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 7.14% 1
Communication Services
0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 7.14% 1

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High VCSAX % Rank Quintile
US
99.41% 76.34% 99.41% 7.14% 1
Non US
0.08% 0.00% 22.48% 35.71% 5

VCSAX - Expenses

Operational Fees

VCSAX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
Expense Ratio 0.10% 0.10% 2.76% 100.00% 1
Management Fee 0.08% 0.08% 1.00% 28.57% 1
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% N/A N/A
Administrative Fee N/A 0.05% 0.25% N/A N/A

Sales Fees

VCSAX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High VCSAX Rank Quintile
Front Load N/A 3.50% 5.75% N/A N/A
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 5.00% N/A N/A

Trading Fees

VCSAX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High VCSAX Rank Quintile
Max Redemption Fee N/A 0.75% 0.75% 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.

VCSAX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High VCSAX Rank Quintile
Turnover 5.00% 5.00% 118.00% 42.86% 1

VCSAX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

VCSAX Category Low Category High VCSAX % Rank Quintile
Dividend Yield 1.2% 0.02% 1.20% 7.14% 1

Dividend Distribution Analysis

VCSAX Category Low Category High Category Mode
Dividend Distribution Frequency Quarterly Semi-Annually Quarterly Annually

Dividend Payout History


Net Income Ratio Analysis

VCSAX Category Low Category High VCSAX % Rank Quintile
Net Income Ratio 2.63% -0.20% 2.63% 7.14% 1

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

VCSAX Category Low Category High Capital Mode
Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Semi-Annually Annually

VCSAX - Managers

Michael A. Johnson

Manager

Start Date

Dec 15, 2010

Tenure

6.96

Tenure Rank

21.1%

Michael A. Johnson, Portfolio Manager. He has been with Vanguard since 1999; has worked in investment management since 2007; and has managed investment portfolios since 2010. Education: B.S.B.A., Shippensburg University.


Awais Khan

Manager

Start Date

Nov 30, 2017

Tenure

0.0

Tenure Rank

42.1%

Awais Khan, CFA, Portfolio Manager at Vanguard. He has been with Vanguard since 2010; has worked in investment management since 2012. Education: B.S./B.S.B.A., University of North Carolina.


Tenure Analysis

Category Low

0.0

Category High

19.4

Category Average

7.31

Category Mode

2.9