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VGSLX Vanguard REIT Index Admiral

  • Fund
  • VGSLX
  • Price as of: Nov 22, 2017
  • $120.19
  • - $0.29
  • - 0.24%
  • Category
  • Real Estate

VGSLX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 2.8%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 5.8%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 9.4%
  • Net Assets $63 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 39.0%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$120.19
$112.24
$121.72

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.12%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 7.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

STANDARD (TAXABLE)

$10,000

IRA

N/A

Investment Themes

CATEGORY

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

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 2.8%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 5.8%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 9.4%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Quarterly
  • Net Income Ratio 2.74%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 3.8%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Quarterly

Fund Details

  • Legal Name Vanguard REIT Index Fund
  • Fund Family Name Vanguard
  • Inception Date Nov 12, 2001
  • Shares Outstanding N/A
  • Share Class Other
  • Currency USD
  • Domiciled Country United States
  • Manager Gerard C. O’Reilly

Fund Description

The Vanguard REIT Index Fund Admiral Shares (VGSLX) 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, VGSLX is perfect as a core holding in any portfolio. The index fund is internally managed by Vanguard.

VGSLX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period VGSLX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 2.8% -15.4% 28.0% 69.35% 4
1 Yr 5.4% -40.6% 34.3% 36.14% 2
3 Yr 5.8% * -8.0% 14.3% 48.93% 3
5 Yr 9.4% * 4.5% 13.1% 18.75% 1
10 Yr 5.8% * 1.8% 8.5% 22.10% 2

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period VGSLX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2016 3.4% -23.9% 8.6% 11.76% 1
2015 -1.6% -21.2% 21.0% 26.38% 2
2014 25.4% -7.8% 31.5% 24.66% 2
2013 -1.8% -23.2% 27.2% 37.62% 3
2012 13.5% 0.0% 40.4% 51.81% 3

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period VGSLX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 2.8% -7.5% 28.0% 71.25% 4
1 Yr 5.4% -19.9% 90.7% 27.31% 2
3 Yr 5.8% * 0.1% 14.3% 44.64% 3
5 Yr 9.4% * 4.5% 13.1% 17.31% 1
10 Yr 5.8% * 1.8% 8.5% 20.44% 1

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period VGSLX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2016 6.5% -16.3% 9.4% 9.40% 1
2015 2.4% -13.5% 40.1% 61.90% 4
2014 34.3% -1.7% 82.5% 48.86% 3
2013 3.0% -28.3% 28.4% 28.79% 2
2012 22.8% 0.0% 117.5% 55.03% 3

NAV & Total Return History

VGSLX - Holdings

Filings data as of: Oct 31, 2017

Concentration Analysis

VGSLX Category Low Category High VGSLX % Rank Quintile
Net Assets 63 B 3.39 M 63 B 0.40% 1
Number of Holdings 161 5 578 3.16% 1
Net Assets in Top 10 24.6 B 711 K 24.6 B 0.40% 1
Weighting of Top 10 39.0% 3.7% 151.2% 28.85% 4

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Simon Property Group Inc 5.19%
  2. Public Storage 3.47%
  3. Equity Residential 2.64%
  4. Welltower Inc 2.62%
  5. Prologis Inc 3.66%
  6. AvalonBay Communities Inc 2.67%
  7. Ventas Inc 2.38%
  8. Equinix Inc 3.86%
  9. Digital Realty Trust Inc 2.60%
  10. Vanguard REIT II Index 9.88%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Category Low Category High VGSLX % Rank Quintile
Stocks
99.53% 1.09% 101.63% 5.14% 2
Cash
0.46% -109.96% 74.22% 25.30% 4
Other
0.01% -0.71% 108.20% 10.67% 2
Preferred Stocks
0.00% -0.01% 47.26% 5.93% 1
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 5.89% 2.37% 1
Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 100.66% 5.53% 2

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High VGSLX % Rank Quintile
Real Estate
97.82% 0.00% 100.00% 5.14% 1
Industrials
1.19% -0.09% 11.94% 1.98% 1
Consumer Cyclical
0.51% 0.00% 42.68% 24.11% 4
Utilities
0.00% 0.00% 16.80% 1.58% 1
Technology
0.00% -0.04% 7.70% 5.53% 1
Healthcare
0.00% 0.00% 4.21% 5.14% 1
Financial Services
0.00% 0.00% 21.08% 4.74% 1
Energy
0.00% 0.00% 38.67% 1.98% 1
Communication Services
0.00% 0.00% 13.84% 21.74% 4
Consumer Defense
0.00% -0.28% 0.89% 1.58% 1
Basic Materials
0.00% 0.00% 20.64% 11.46% 2

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High VGSLX % Rank Quintile
US
99.53% 1.00% 101.63% 5.14% 1
Non US
0.00% 0.00% 46.48% 12.25% 2

VGSLX - Expenses

Operational Fees

VGSLX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
Expense Ratio 0.12% 0.07% 11.43% 60.87% 1
Management Fee 0.11% 0.00% 1.20% 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

VGSLX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High VGSLX Rank Quintile
Front Load N/A 2.50% 5.75% N/A N/A
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 5.00% N/A N/A

Trading Fees

VGSLX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High VGSLX 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.

VGSLX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High VGSLX Rank Quintile
Turnover 7.00% 3.00% 1060.00% 27.67% 1

VGSLX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

VGSLX Category Low Category High VGSLX % Rank Quintile
Dividend Yield 3.8% 0.00% 3.78% 0.42% 1

Dividend Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History


Net Income Ratio Analysis

VGSLX Category Low Category High VGSLX % Rank Quintile
Net Income Ratio 2.74% -0.81% 5.13% 5.53% 1

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

VGSLX Category Low Category High Capital Mode
Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Quarterly Annually Quarterly Annually

VGSLX - Managers

Gerard C. O’Reilly

Manager

Start Date

May 13, 1996

Tenure

21.48

Tenure Rank

1.0%

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

1.44

Tenure Rank

24.1%

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

23.8

Category Average

7.65

Category Mode

0.7