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VFTSX Vanguard FTSE Social Index Inv

  • Fund
  • VFTSX
  • Price as of: Apr 24, 2017
  • $15.37
  • + $0.18
  • + 1.19%
  • Category
  • Large Cap Growth Equities

VFTSX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 7.5%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 10.4%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 14.4%
  • Net Assets $2.89 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 23.3%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$15.37
$12.54
$15.51

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.22%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 16.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

STANDARD (TAXABLE)

$3,000

IRA

$3,000

Investment Themes

CATEGORY

Large Cap Growth Equities
  • Fund Type Open End Mutual Fund
  • Investment Style Large Blend

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 7.5%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 10.4%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 14.4%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 1.87%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.1%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Quarterly

Fund Details

  • Legal Name Vanguard FTSE Social Index Fund
  • Fund Family Name Vanguard
  • Inception Date May 31, 2000
  • Shares Outstanding N/A
  • Share Class Inv
  • Currency USD
  • Domiciled Country United States
  • Manager Gerard C. O’Reilly

VFTSX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period VFTSX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 7.5% -97.0% 17.6% 66.23% 4
1 Yr 18.9% -52.0% 75.7% 11.20% 1
3 Yr 10.4% * -15.8% 30.2% 15.74% 1
5 Yr 14.4% * -6.8% 17.6% 2.81% 1
10 Yr 6.7% * 0.1% 12.6% 69.78% 4

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period VFTSX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2016 8.3% -56.6% 121.2% 4.10% 1
2015 -0.4% -40.3% 11.4% 26.40% 2
2014 14.3% -30.1% 42.9% 3.68% 1
2013 35.0% -11.8% 56.4% 11.33% 1
2012 15.9% -21.6% 29.1% 26.62% 2

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period VFTSX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 7.5% -97.0% 17.6% 66.23% 4
1 Yr 18.9% -71.3% 2606.2% 8.64% 1
3 Yr 10.4% * -21.9% 43.7% 14.64% 1
5 Yr 14.4% * 0.8% 20.3% 3.56% 1
10 Yr 6.7% * -0.5% 16.8% 68.74% 4

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period VFTSX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2016 9.7% -56.6% 126.1% 2.62% 1
2015 1.2% -17.8% 28.8% 65.82% 4
2014 16.5% -10.0% 382.6% 19.39% 1
2013 40.0% -2.9% 615.0% 68.54% 4
2012 20.1% -100.0% 357.8% 65.44% 4

NAV & Total Return History

VFTSX - Holdings

Filings data as of: Feb 28, 2017

Concentration Analysis

VFTSX Category Low Category High VFTSX % Rank Quintile
Net Assets 2.89 B 373 K 157 B 6.56% 2
Number of Holdings 447 1 2196 1.16% 1
Net Assets in Top 10 659 M 0 36.9 B 8.74% 2
Weighting of Top 10 23.3% 0.0% 150.9% 27.76% 5

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Johnson & Johnson 2.27%
  2. Wells Fargo & Co 1.97%
  3. Procter & Gamble Co 1.58%
  4. JPMorgan Chase & Co 2.22%
  5. Apple Inc 4.95%
  6. Microsoft Corp 3.28%
  7. Alphabet Inc A 1.69%
  8. Alphabet Inc C 1.62%
  9. Facebook Inc A 2.04%
  10. Bank of America Corporation 1.69%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Category Low Category High VFTSX % Rank Quintile
Stocks
99.85% 0.00% 110.95% 1.61% 1
Cash
0.15% -10.95% 100.00% 19.15% 4
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 7.68% 2.38% 1
Other
0.00% -1.57% 24.55% 6.49% 2
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 3.59% 0.71% 1
Bonds
0.00% -2.03% 77.67% 3.02% 1

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High VFTSX % Rank Quintile
Technology
25.17% -1.29% 52.93% 16.26% 3
Financial Services
21.36% -2.38% 37.53% 3.60% 1
Healthcare
18.45% -1.03% 96.31% 6.04% 1
Consumer Cyclical
11.07% -2.22% 45.66% 23.78% 5
Consumer Defense
6.72% -1.43% 25.32% 13.43% 3
Industrials
6.04% -0.37% 27.24% 22.81% 5
Energy
4.04% -1.24% 16.41% 10.86% 2
Real Estate
3.07% -0.04% 12.80% 4.18% 1
Basic Materials
2.72% -1.18% 12.25% 11.31% 3
Communication Services
0.95% 0.00% 12.93% 18.38% 4
Utilities
0.27% -1.48% 8.39% 7.01% 2

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High VFTSX % Rank Quintile
US
98.07% 0.00% 110.95% 4.05% 1
Non US
1.78% 0.00% 90.52% 20.18% 4

VFTSX - Expenses

Operational Fees

VFTSX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
Expense Ratio 0.22% 0.00% 24.91% 17.30% 1
Management Fee 0.19% 0.00% 1.50% 5.21% 1
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% N/A N/A
Administrative Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% N/A N/A

Sales Fees

VFTSX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High VFTSX Rank Quintile
Front Load N/A 1.50% 8.50% N/A N/A
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 5.50% N/A N/A

Trading Fees

VFTSX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High VFTSX Rank Quintile
Max Redemption Fee N/A 0.05% 5.00% 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.

VFTSX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High VFTSX Rank Quintile
Turnover 16.00% 0.00% 601.00% 12.67% 1

VFTSX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

VFTSX Category Low Category High VFTSX % Rank Quintile
Dividend Yield 0.1% 0.00% 2.85% 25.95% 2

Dividend Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History


Net Income Ratio Analysis

VFTSX Category Low Category High VFTSX % Rank Quintile
Net Income Ratio 1.87% -7.69% 3.70% 1.03% 1

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

VFTSX - Managers

Gerard C. O’Reilly

Manager

Start Date

Dec 22, 2015

Tenure

1.27

Tenure Rank

11.5%

Gerard C. O’Reilly, Principal of Vanguard Group, Inc. . O'Reilly has been with Vanguard since 1992, has managed investment portfolios since 1994, O'Reilly has managed stock index portfolios since 1994. Education: B.S., Villanova University.


William A. Coleman

Manager

Start Date

Dec 22, 2015

Tenure

1.27

Tenure Rank

11.5%

William Coleman, Portfolio Manager. He has worked in investment management since joining Vanguard in 2006. Education: B.S., King’s College; M.B.A., St. Joseph’s University.


Tenure Analysis

Category Low

0.0

Category High

49.3

Category Average

7.31

Category Mode

2.3