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VCSAX Vanguard Consumer Staples Index Admiral

  • Fund
  • VCSAX
  • Price as of: Jan 18, 2019
  • $67.10
  • + $0.79
  • + 1.19%
  • Category
  • Consumer Staples Equities

VCSAX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 3.7%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 3.1%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 6.1%
  • Net Assets $4.57 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 65.1%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$67.10
$62.02
$74.41

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.10%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 8.00%

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 3.7%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 3.1%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 6.1%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 2.60%
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 3.7% -0.7% 6.0% 71.43% 4
1 Yr -7.7% -16.7% 6.1% 21.43% 1
3 Yr 3.1% * -1.9% 3.1% 8.33% 1
5 Yr 6.1% * 1.6% 6.1% 8.33% 1
10 Yr 11.3% * 8.1% 11.3% 8.33% 1

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period VCSAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2018 -10.1% -25.8% 0.0% 15.38% 1
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

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period VCSAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 3.7% -0.7% 6.0% 71.43% 4
1 Yr -7.7% -20.9% 5.4% 21.43% 1
3 Yr 3.1% * -3.1% 3.1% 8.33% 1
5 Yr 6.1% * 1.1% 6.1% 8.33% 1
10 Yr 11.3% * 8.1% 11.3% 8.33% 1

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period VCSAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2018 -10.1% -25.8% 0.0% 15.38% 1
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

NAV & Total Return History

VCSAX - Holdings

Filings data as of: Dec 31, 2018

Concentration Analysis

VCSAX Category Low Category High VCSAX % Rank Quintile
Net Assets 4.57 B 8.63 M 4.57 B 7.14% 1
Number of Holdings 94 23 94 7.14% 1
Net Assets in Top 10 2.98 B 4.43 M 2.98 B 7.14% 1
Weighting of Top 10 65.1% 40.5% 66.0% 14.29% 1

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Procter & Gamble Co 13.02%
  2. Coca-Cola Co 10.82%
  3. PepsiCo Inc 8.75%
  4. Philip Morris International Inc 5.73%
  5. Walmart Inc 7.63%
  6. Altria Group Inc 4.49%
  7. Costco Wholesale Corp 4.49%
  8. Mondelez International Inc Class A 3.66%
  9. Colgate-Palmolive Co 2.97%
  10. Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc 3.54%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Category Low Category High VCSAX % Rank Quintile
Stocks
99.90% 76.76% 99.90% 7.14% 1
Cash
0.05% 0.05% 23.25% 42.86% 5
Bonds
0.05% 0.00% 0.05% 7.14% 1
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 7.14% 1
Other
0.00% -4.03% 0.00% 7.14% 1
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 7.14% 1

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High VCSAX % Rank Quintile
Consumer Defense
98.66% 69.27% 98.66% 7.14% 1
Consumer Cyclical
0.48% 0.00% 3.25% 28.57% 3
Industrials
0.28% 0.00% 0.80% 21.43% 4
Basic Materials
0.25% 0.00% 0.25% 7.14% 1
Technology
0.23% 0.00% 0.55% 14.29% 2
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% 1.73% 14.29% 1
Communication Services
0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 7.14% 1

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High VCSAX % Rank Quintile
US
99.34% 72.32% 99.34% 7.14% 1
Non US
0.56% 0.00% 17.56% 35.71% 5

Bond Sector Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High VCSAX % Rank Quintile
Cash & Equivalents
0.05% 0.05% 23.25% 42.86% 5
Government
0.05% 0.00% 0.05% 7.14% 1
Derivative
0.00% -0.04% 0.00% 7.14% 1
Securitized
0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 7.14% 1
Corporate
0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 7.14% 1
Municipal
0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 7.14% 1

Bond Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High VCSAX % Rank Quintile
US
0.05% 0.00% 0.05% 7.14% 1
Non US
0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 7.14% 1

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 8.00% 8.00% 76.00% 42.86% 1

VCSAX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

VCSAX Category Low Category High VCSAX % Rank Quintile
Dividend Yield 1.6% 0.01% 4.21% 42.86% 2

Dividend Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History


Net Income Ratio Analysis

VCSAX Category Low Category High VCSAX % Rank Quintile
Net Income Ratio 2.60% -0.20% 2.60% 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

8.05

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

1.08

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

1.1

Category High

20.5

Category Average

8.28

Category Mode

4.0