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VCSAX Vanguard Consumer Staples Index Admiral

  • Fund
  • VCSAX
  • Price as of: Nov 16, 2018
  • $71.31
  • + $0.18
  • + 0.25%
  • Category
  • Consumer Staples Equities

VCSAX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return -0.9%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 6.2%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 8.3%
  • Net Assets $4.86 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 63.2%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$71.31
$62.81
$74.41

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 -0.9%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 6.2%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 8.3%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 2.63%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 1.6%
  • 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 -0.9% -12.6% 0.0% 21.43% 1
1 Yr 7.1% -5.0% 7.1% 7.14% 1
3 Yr 6.2% * 2.3% 6.2% 8.33% 1
5 Yr 8.3% * 3.9% 8.3% 8.33% 1
10 Yr 11.9% * 9.5% 11.9% 8.33% 1

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period VCSAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2017 8.9% -0.7% 8.9% 7.69% 1
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

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period VCSAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD -0.9% -12.6% 0.0% 21.43% 1
1 Yr 7.1% -7.6% 7.1% 7.14% 1
3 Yr 6.2% * 1.1% 6.2% 8.33% 1
5 Yr 8.3% * 3.5% 8.3% 8.33% 1
10 Yr 11.9% * 9.5% 11.9% 8.33% 1

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period VCSAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2017 8.9% -0.7% 8.9% 7.69% 1
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

NAV & Total Return History

VCSAX - Holdings

Filings data as of: Sep 30, 2018

Concentration Analysis

VCSAX Category Low Category High VCSAX % Rank Quintile
Net Assets 4.86 B 7.15 M 4.86 B 7.14% 1
Number of Holdings 95 23 95 7.14% 1
Net Assets in Top 10 2.98 B 4.95 M 2.98 B 7.14% 1
Weighting of Top 10 63.2% 37.0% 70.6% 21.43% 2

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Procter & Gamble Co 11.24%
  2. Coca-Cola Co 9.99%
  3. PepsiCo Inc 8.44%
  4. Philip Morris International Inc 6.68%
  5. Walmart Inc 7.34%
  6. Altria Group Inc 4.61%
  7. Costco Wholesale Corp 4.60%
  8. Mondelez International Inc Class A 3.67%
  9. Colgate-Palmolive Co 3.12%
  10. Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc 3.52%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Category Low Category High VCSAX % Rank Quintile
Stocks
99.97% 91.93% 100.00% 14.29% 2
Cash
0.04% 0.00% 8.07% 35.71% 3
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 7.14% 1
Other
0.00% -1.96% 0.00% 7.14% 1
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 7.14% 1
Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 0.18% 14.29% 2

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High VCSAX % Rank Quintile
Consumer Defense
98.52% 82.85% 98.52% 7.14% 1
Consumer Cyclical
0.68% 0.00% 4.19% 28.57% 4
Technology
0.28% 0.00% 0.68% 14.29% 2
Industrials
0.26% 0.00% 0.67% 21.43% 4
Basic Materials
0.22% 0.00% 0.22% 7.14% 1
Utilities
0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 7.14% 1
Real Estate
0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 7.14% 1
Healthcare
0.00% 0.00% 9.90% 35.71% 4
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
99.45% 80.54% 99.45% 7.14% 1
Non US
0.52% 0.00% 17.56% 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% 35.71% 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 1.6% 0.01% 1.62% 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

7.88

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

0.92

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

0.9

Category High

20.3

Category Average

8.13

Category Mode

0.5