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VGSNX Vanguard REIT Index I

  • Fund
  • VGSNX
  • Price as of: Aug 08, 2016
  • $19.85
  • + $0.03
  • + 0.15%
  • Category
  • Real Estate

VGSNX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 13.5%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 14.7%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 13.0%
  • Net Assets $67.3 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 35.3%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$19.85
$15.69
$20.33

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.10%

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)

$5,000,000

IRA

N/A

Investment Themes

CATEGORY

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

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 13.5%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 14.7%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 13.0%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 2.82%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.6%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Quarterly

Fund Details

  • Legal Name Vanguard REIT Index Fund
  • Fund Family Name Vanguard
  • Inception Date Dec 02, 2003
  • Shares Outstanding N/A
  • Share Class Inst
  • Currency USD
  • Domiciled Country United States
  • Manager Gerard C. O’Reilly

Fund Description

The Vanguard REIT Index Fund Institutional Shares (VGSNX) 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. These include apartments, shopping plazas, offices and industrial spaces. The index covers two-thirds of the United States REIT sector and includes large- and mid-cap stocks.

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

VGSNX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period VGSNX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 13.5% -8.5% 15.8% 9.76% 1
1 Yr 22.3% -14.6% 34.3% 4.74% 1
3 Yr 14.7% * 5.6% 17.0% 19.53% 1
5 Yr 13.0% * 6.1% 14.1% 9.18% 1
10 Yr 7.7% * 2.7% 10.5% 12.15% 1

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period VGSNX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2015 -1.6% -23.9% 92.3% 29.82% 2
2014 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
2013 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
2012 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
2011 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period VGSNX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 13.5% -8.5% 15.8% 10.17% 1
1 Yr 22.3% -19.4% 29.3% 3.95% 1
3 Yr 14.7% * 5.6% 17.0% 17.21% 1
5 Yr 13.0% * 6.1% 14.1% 8.16% 1
10 Yr 7.7% * 2.7% 10.5% 11.05% 1

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period VGSNX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2015 -1.6% -23.9% 92.3% 29.82% 2
2014 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
2013 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
2012 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
2011 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A

NAV & Total Return History

VGSNX - Holdings

Filings data as of: Jun 30, 2016

Concentration Analysis

VGSNX Category Low Category High VGSNX % Rank Quintile
Net Assets 67.3 B 3.39 M 67.3 B 0.40% 1
Number of Holdings 153 5 530 3.56% 1
Net Assets in Top 10 22.5 B 711 K 22.5 B 0.40% 1
Weighting of Top 10 35.3% 3.7% 179.8% 28.46% 5

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Simon Property Group Inc 7.99%
  2. Public Storage 4.48%
  3. Equity Residential 2.99%
  4. Welltower Inc 3.22%
  5. Prologis Inc 3.06%
  6. AvalonBay Communities Inc 2.94%
  7. Ventas Inc 2.91%
  8. Boston Properties Inc 2.41%
  9. Equinix Inc 3.19%
  10. Realty Income Corp 2.07%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Category Low Category High VGSNX % Rank Quintile
Stocks
99.30% 1.09% 108.08% 5.53% 1
Other
0.46% -8.28% 108.20% 9.88% 2
Cash
0.23% -121.66% 74.22% 24.11% 4
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 4.96% 3.16% 1
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 41.93% 5.93% 1
Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 118.13% 4.35% 1

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High VGSNX % Rank Quintile
Real Estate
97.97% 0.00% 100.26% 7.11% 2
Industrials
1.20% -0.72% 11.94% 1.98% 1
Consumer Cyclical
0.14% 0.00% 31.19% 18.58% 4
Financial Services
0.00% 0.00% 13.39% 4.74% 1
Healthcare
0.00% 0.00% 3.63% 5.53% 1
Technology
0.00% 0.00% 5.40% 3.56% 1
Energy
0.00% 0.00% 38.67% 2.37% 1
Communication Services
0.00% 0.00% 9.58% 12.65% 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% -0.07% 10.11% 10.67% 2

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High VGSNX % Rank Quintile
US
99.30% 1.00% 107.43% 4.74% 1
Non US
0.00% 0.00% 43.95% 7.91% 2

VGSNX - Expenses

Operational Fees

VGSNX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
Expense Ratio 0.10% 0.10% 11.43% 58.89% 1
Management Fee 0.09% 0.07% 1.31% 15.42% 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

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

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

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

VGSNX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

VGSNX Category Low Category High VGSNX % Rank Quintile
Dividend Yield 0.6% 0.00% 3.78% 5.44% 1

Dividend Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History


Net Income Ratio Analysis

VGSNX Category Low Category High VGSNX % Rank Quintile
Net Income Ratio 2.82% -1.42% 10.00% 5.53% 1

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

VGSNX - Managers

Gerard C. O’Reilly

Manager

Start Date

May 13, 1996

Tenure

20.23

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

0.18

Tenure Rank

20.9%

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

0.1

Category High

22.6

Category Average

7.02

Category Mode

1.6