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VGSIX Vanguard REIT Index Inv

  • Fund
  • VGSIX
  • Price as of: Dec 09, 2016
  • $27.62
  • - $0.04
  • - 0.15%
  • Category
  • Real Estate

VGSIX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 4.3%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 11.3%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 11.6%
  • Net Assets $58.6 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 34.4%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$27.62
$23.76
$30.79

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.26%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 11.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

STANDARD (TAXABLE)

$3,000

IRA

$3,000

Investment Themes

CATEGORY

Real Estate
  • Fund Type Open End Mutual Fund
  • Investment Style Real Estate

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 7.3%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 11.3%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 11.6%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 2.66%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.9%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Quarterly

Fund Details

  • Legal Name Vanguard REIT Index Fund
  • Fund Family Name Vanguard
  • Inception Date May 13, 1996
  • Shares Outstanding N/A
  • Share Class Inv
  • Currency USD
  • Domiciled Country United States
  • Manager Gerard C. O’Reilly

Fund Description

The Vanguard REIT Index Fund Investor Shares (VGSIX) provides low-cost exposure to the real estate sector in the U.S. via ownership of real estate investment trusts (REITs). The fund is a passively managed index fund that tracks the MSCI U.S. REIT Index. The underlying index only includes equity REITs or those that own physical properties, such as apartments, shopping plazas, offices and industrial spaces. The index covers two-thirds of the United States REIT industry and includes large- and mid-cap stocks.

As an index fund covering the majority of the U.S. real estate space, VGSIX is perfect as a core holding in any portfolio. The index fund is internally managed by Vanguard.

VGSIX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period VGSIX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 4.3% -17.6% 9.7% 19.76% 1
1 Yr 5.4% -40.6% 34.3% 17.27% 1
3 Yr 11.3% * -8.0% 14.3% 29.68% 2
5 Yr 11.6% * 7.9% 15.2% 23.41% 2
10 Yr 4.4% * 0.1% 7.7% 29.05% 2

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period VGSIX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2015 -1.6% -23.9% 2.4% 23.53% 2
2014 25.4% -3.3% 31.5% 24.78% 2
2013 -1.7% -23.2% 27.2% 37.38% 3
2012 13.5% 0.0% 40.4% 51.30% 3
2011 4.7% -12.6% 10.2% 61.08% 4

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period VGSIX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 7.3% -15.0% 10.1% 12.92% 1
1 Yr 5.4% -19.9% 90.7% 13.65% 1
3 Yr 11.3% * 1.2% 14.3% 25.57% 2
5 Yr 11.6% * 7.3% 15.2% 20.98% 2
10 Yr 4.4% * 0.1% 7.7% 26.82% 2

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period VGSIX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2015 2.2% -13.5% 12.2% 62.82% 4
2014 34.0% 0.0% 82.5% 52.25% 3
2013 2.8% -28.3% 28.4% 32.67% 2
2012 22.4% 0.0% 117.5% 57.67% 3
2011 11.4% -17.1% 11881.8% 46.30% 3

NAV & Total Return History

VGSIX - Holdings

Filings data as of: Oct 31, 2016

Concentration Analysis

VGSIX Category Low Category High VGSIX % Rank Quintile
Net Assets 58.6 B 3.39 M 58.6 B 0.40% 1
Number of Holdings 152 5 546 3.95% 1
Net Assets in Top 10 20.7 B 711 K 20.7 B 0.40% 1
Weighting of Top 10 34.4% 3.7% 172.8% 29.25% 5

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Simon Property Group Inc 7.36%
  2. Public Storage 4.03%
  3. Equity Residential 2.89%
  4. Welltower Inc 3.13%
  5. Prologis Inc 3.51%
  6. AvalonBay Communities Inc 3.00%
  7. Ventas Inc 2.93%
  8. Boston Properties Inc 2.37%
  9. Equinix Inc 3.17%
  10. HCP Inc 2.05%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Category Low Category High VGSIX % Rank Quintile
Stocks
99.38% 1.09% 100.05% 5.53% 1
Other
0.50% 0.00% 108.20% 12.25% 2
Cash
0.12% -109.96% 74.22% 26.88% 5
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 5.31% 3.16% 1
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 43.13% 5.93% 1
Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 103.96% 5.14% 1

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High VGSIX % Rank Quintile
Real Estate
98.16% 0.00% 100.00% 5.53% 1
Industrials
1.08% -0.77% 11.94% 1.58% 1
Consumer Cyclical
0.15% 0.00% 25.74% 19.76% 4
Financial Services
0.00% 0.00% 17.94% 4.35% 1
Healthcare
0.00% 0.00% 4.20% 6.32% 1
Technology
0.00% 0.00% 5.45% 4.74% 1
Energy
0.00% 0.00% 38.67% 2.37% 1
Communication Services
0.00% 0.00% 9.98% 14.23% 3
Consumer Defense
0.00% 0.00% 0.89% 1.98% 1
Utilities
0.00% 0.00% 16.80% 1.98% 1
Basic Materials
0.00% 0.00% 33.61% 10.28% 2

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High VGSIX % Rank Quintile
US
99.38% 1.00% 100.05% 5.14% 1
Non US
0.00% 0.00% 51.51% 9.49% 2

VGSIX - Expenses

Operational Fees

VGSIX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
Expense Ratio 0.26% 0.10% 11.43% 57.71% 1
Management Fee 0.23% 0.07% 1.31% 13.83% 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

VGSIX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High VGSIX 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

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

VGSIX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High VGSIX Rank Quintile
Turnover 11.00% 2.28% 880.00% 24.11% 1

VGSIX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

VGSIX Category Low Category High VGSIX % Rank Quintile
Dividend Yield 0.9% 0.00% 3.78% 2.51% 1

Dividend Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History


Net Income Ratio Analysis

VGSIX Category Low Category High VGSIX % Rank Quintile
Net Income Ratio 2.66% -1.42% 10.00% 8.30% 1

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

VGSIX - Managers

Gerard C. O’Reilly

Manager

Start Date

May 13, 1996

Tenure

20.56

Tenure Rank

0.8%

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.


Walter Nejman

Manager

Start Date

May 25, 2016

Tenure

0.52

Tenure Rank

21.8%

Walter Nejman, Portfolio Manager at Vanguard. He has been with Vanguard since 2005, has worked in investment management since 2008Education: B.A., Arcadia University; M.B.A., Villanova University.


Tenure Analysis

Category Low

0.2

Category High

22.9

Category Average

7.27

Category Mode

1.9