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VFICX Vanguard Interm-Term Invmt-Grade Inv

  • Fund
  • VFICX
  • Price as of: Dec 02, 2016
  • $9.74
  • + $0.03
  • + 0.31%
  • Category
  • Corporate Bonds

VFICX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 1.0%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 4.4%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 4.3%
  • Net Assets $28.3 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 6.2%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$9.74
$9.62
$10.15

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.20%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 70.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

STANDARD (TAXABLE)

$3,000

IRA

$3,000

Investment Themes

CATEGORY

Corporate Bonds
  • Fund Type Open End Mutual Fund
  • Investment Style Corporate Bond

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 1.0%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 4.4%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 4.3%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency None
  • Net Income Ratio 2.94%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.3%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Monthly

Fund Details

  • Legal Name Vanguard Intermediate-Term Investment Grade Fund
  • Fund Family Name Vanguard
  • Inception Date Nov 01, 1993
  • Shares Outstanding N/A
  • Share Class Inv
  • Currency USD
  • Domiciled Country United States
  • Manager Gregory S. Nassour

Fund Description

The Vanguard Intermediate-Term Investment-Grade Fund Investor Shares (VFICX) is a low-cost, passively managed index fund that tracks intermediate investment-grade bonds in the U.S. VFICX tracks the Barclays U.S. 5–10 Year Government/Credit Float Adjusted Index and includes exposure to Treasury, agency and investment-grade corporate bonds. The fund uses an index sampling style to provide exposure that closely resembles the underlying index.

As an index covering intermediate investment-grade bonds, VFICX makes an ideal core position and can form the backbone of any portfolio. The fund is internally managed by Vanguard.

VFICX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period VFICX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 1.0% -70.8% 361.8% 55.51% 4
1 Yr 5.8% -4.1% 15.5% 58.24% 3
3 Yr 4.4% * -4.1% 9.2% 34.54% 2
5 Yr 4.3% * 0.1% 8.4% 55.30% 3
10 Yr 5.6% * 2.4% 8.9% 40.35% 2

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period VFICX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2015 -1.9% -18.3% 0.0% 9.20% 1
2014 1.7% -10.0% 12.3% 31.87% 3
2013 -6.3% -24.8% 5.0% 60.18% 5
2012 3.3% -5.4% 10.0% 55.21% 4
2011 0.7% -7.1% 11.6% 24.04% 2

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period VFICX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 1.0% -70.8% 395.2% 64.64% 5
1 Yr 5.8% -5.7% 17.6% 43.68% 3
3 Yr 4.4% * -4.1% 9.2% 29.72% 2
5 Yr 4.3% * 0.1% 8.4% 50.69% 3
10 Yr 5.6% * 2.2% 8.9% 38.01% 2

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period VFICX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2015 -1.5% -12.2% 4.0% 19.85% 2
2014 2.6% -8.0% 27.7% 37.45% 3
2013 -4.6% -11.2% 9.2% 61.09% 5
2012 5.6% -5.4% 37.6% 62.50% 4
2011 3.1% -5.0% 57.1% 31.15% 2

NAV & Total Return History

VFICX - Holdings

Filings data as of: Sep 30, 2016

Concentration Analysis

VFICX Category Low Category High VFICX % Rank Quintile
Net Assets 28.3 B 6.64 M 28.3 B 0.38% 1
Number of Holdings 2199 4 2199 0.38% 1
Net Assets in Top 10 1.72 B -2.9 M 3.33 B 0.76% 1
Weighting of Top 10 6.2% 3.1% 324.1% 34.98% 5

Top 10 Holdings

  1. US Treasury Note 1.41%
  2. US Treasury Note 1.625% 0.59%
  3. US Treasury Note 1.625% 0.58%
  4. US Treasury Note 0.75% 0.52%
  5. US Treasury Note 1.5% 0.50%
  6. US Treasury Note 0.75% 0.46%
  7. Medtronic 3.5% 0.46%
  8. Anheuser Busch Inbev Fin 3.65% 0.53%
  9. Visa 3.15% 0.60%
  10. Berkshire Hathaway Inc Del 2.75% 0.50%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Category Low Category High VFICX % Rank Quintile
Bonds
98.89% 44.25% 158.08% 5.70% 1
Cash
0.85% -59.36% 54.96% 28.52% 4
Convertible Bonds
0.12% 0.00% 29.21% 14.07% 3
Other
0.08% -26.34% 26.68% 14.83% 3
Preferred Stocks
0.06% 0.00% 34.98% 16.73% 3
Stocks
0.00% -4.31% 17.48% 9.51% 2

Bond Sector Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High VFICX % Rank Quintile
Corporate
74.83% 4.19% 101.76% 22.81% 4
Securitized
14.59% 0.00% 111.07% 6.08% 1
Government
9.05% -13.09% 43.38% 9.13% 2
Cash & Equivalents
0.85% -60.18% 54.96% 28.14% 4
Municipal
0.23% 0.00% 14.53% 12.17% 2
Derivative
0.00% -22.49% 2.28% 2.28% 1

Bond Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High VFICX % Rank Quintile
US
77.06% 0.00% 144.58% 18.25% 3
Non US
21.83% -40.06% 69.37% 8.75% 2

VFICX - Expenses

Operational Fees

VFICX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
Expense Ratio 0.20% 0.00% 4.40% 49.05% 1
Management Fee 0.17% 0.00% 1.70% 12.17% 1
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% N/A N/A
Administrative Fee N/A 0.01% 0.40% N/A N/A

Sales Fees

VFICX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High VFICX Rank Quintile
Front Load N/A 0.00% 5.75% N/A N/A
Deferred Load N/A 0.00% 5.50% N/A N/A

Trading Fees

VFICX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High VFICX Rank Quintile
Max Redemption Fee N/A 1.00% 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.

VFICX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High VFICX Rank Quintile
Turnover 70.00% 0.00% 1789.00% 16.35% 3

VFICX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

VFICX Category Low Category High VFICX % Rank Quintile
Dividend Yield 0.3% 0.05% 2.25% 46.83% 3

Dividend Distribution Analysis

VFICX Category Low Category High Category Mode
Dividend Distribution Frequency Monthly Annually Monthly Annually

Dividend Payout History


Net Income Ratio Analysis

VFICX Category Low Category High VFICX % Rank Quintile
Net Income Ratio 2.94% 0.08% 5.89% 39.92% 3

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

VFICX Category Low Category High Capital Mode
Capital Gain Distribution Frequency None Annually Monthly Annually

VFICX - Managers

Gregory S. Nassour

Manager

Start Date

May 29, 2008

Tenure

8.43

Tenure Rank

4.9%

Nassour, CFA, is a principal of Vanguard. He has been with Vanguard since 1992 and has worked in investment management since 1994, has managed investment portfolios since 2001, Nassour holds the Charted Financial Analyst designation. Education: B.S., West Chester University; M.B.A., Saint Joseph’s University.


Tenure Analysis

Category Low

0.0

Category High

24.7

Category Average

5.31

Category Mode

4.8