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VIFSX Vanguard 500 Index Signal

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  • VIFSX
  • Price as of: N/A
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  • Category
  • Large Cap Blend Equities

VIFSX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return N/A
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return N/A
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return N/A
  • Net Assets $183 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 17.6%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

N/A
N/A
N/A

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.05%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 3.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

Closed to new investors as of 2013-10-16

STANDARD (TAXABLE)

$0

IRA

N/A

Investment Themes

CATEGORY

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

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return N/A
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return N/A
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return N/A
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 2.07%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 2.9%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Quarterly

Fund Details

  • Legal Name Vanguard Five Hundred Index Fund
  • Fund Family Name Vanguard
  • Inception Date Sep 29, 2006
  • Shares Outstanding N/A
  • Share Class Other
  • Currency USD
  • Domiciled Country United States
  • Manager Michael H. Buek

Fund Description

The Vanguard 500 Index Fund Signal Class (VIFSX) is a passively managed fund that seeks to capture the returns of the large-cap U.S. equities market by tracking the benchmark S&P 500 Index. This measure is diversified across all market segments and sectors and holds some of the largest and well-known stocks in the U.S. The index is market-cap weighted.

Expenses for the fund are quite low and given its wide-reaching exposure to large-cap U.S. stocks, the fund makes a great core position. The fund is internally managed by Vanguard.

VIFSX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period VIFSX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD N/A -92.6% 20.5% N/A N/A
1 Yr 19.7% -51.7% 28.0% 2.93% 1
3 Yr N/A * -23.6% 16.5% N/A N/A
5 Yr N/A * -12.1% 15.4% N/A N/A
10 Yr N/A * 1.4% 18.8% N/A N/A

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period VIFSX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2018 N/A -68.6% 409.0% N/A N/A
2017 N/A -41.8% 41.6% N/A N/A
2016 N/A -51.7% 186.3% N/A N/A
2015 N/A -46.9% 42.8% N/A N/A
2014 N/A -31.3% 35.7% N/A N/A

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period VIFSX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD N/A -100.0% 20.5% N/A N/A
1 Yr 19.7% -52.5% 142.7% 2.93% 1
3 Yr N/A * -23.6% 57.6% N/A N/A
5 Yr N/A * -12.1% 15.4% N/A N/A
10 Yr N/A * 1.4% 18.8% N/A N/A

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period VIFSX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2018 N/A -68.6% 409.0% N/A N/A
2017 N/A -32.8% 42.3% N/A N/A
2016 N/A -27.9% 190.6% N/A N/A
2015 N/A -40.3% 1119.1% N/A N/A
2014 N/A -37.8% 115.3% N/A N/A

NAV & Total Return History

VIFSX - Holdings

Filings data as of: Sep 30, 2014

Concentration Analysis

VIFSX Category Low Category High VIFSX % Rank Quintile
Net Assets 183 B 150 672 B 0.36% 1
Number of Holdings 510 1 3780 4.68% 1
Net Assets in Top 10 32.2 B -639 M 117 B 0.50% 1
Weighting of Top 10 17.6% 2.2% 375.3% 33.50% 5

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Apple Inc 3.43%
  2. Exxon Mobil Corporation 2.28%
  3. Microsoft Corp 2.17%
  4. Johnson & Johnson 1.71%
  5. General Electric Co 1.46%
  6. Wells Fargo & Co 1.40%
  7. Berkshire Hathaway Inc Class B 1.31%
  8. Procter & Gamble Co 1.29%
  9. Chevron Corp 1.29%
  10. JPMorgan Chase & Co 1.29%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Category Low Category High VIFSX % Rank Quintile
Stocks
99.57% -9.22% 192.29% 3.73% 1
Cash
0.43% -172.04% 132.07% 22.98% 4
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 88.99% 3.60% 2
Other
0.00% -81.75% 100.00% 9.01% 2
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 4.63% 2.52% 1
Bonds
0.00% -94.35% 169.09% 7.54% 2

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High VIFSX % Rank Quintile
Technology
17.95% -10.25% 60.26% 18.41% 3
Financial Services
14.89% -5.32% 48.58% 19.64% 4
Healthcare
14.26% 0.00% 33.17% 15.31% 3
Industrials
10.97% 0.00% 48.40% 12.27% 2
Consumer Cyclical
10.18% -7.80% 52.21% 20.29% 4
Energy
9.66% -3.37% 100.00% 3.83% 1
Consumer Defense
9.47% 0.00% 59.58% 7.08% 1
Communication Services
4.02% -0.78% 17.25% 6.93% 2
Basic Materials
3.28% -1.28% 36.20% 10.11% 2
Utilities
2.99% -1.65% 32.10% 9.53% 2
Real Estate
1.91% -0.23% 17.83% 13.07% 3

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High VIFSX % Rank Quintile
US
99.28% -11.35% 127.80% 2.74% 1
Non US
0.29% -1.33% 93.70% 25.07% 5

VIFSX - Expenses

Operational Fees

VIFSX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
Expense Ratio 0.05% 0.00% 303.36% 22.38% 1
Management Fee 0.03% 0.00% 2.25% 7.47% 1
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% N/A N/A
Administrative Fee N/A 0.00% 0.85% N/A N/A

Sales Fees

VIFSX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High VIFSX Rank Quintile
Front Load N/A 0.00% 5.75% N/A N/A
Deferred Load N/A 0.00% 5.00% N/A N/A

Trading Fees

VIFSX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High VIFSX Rank Quintile
Max Redemption Fee N/A 0.15% 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.

VIFSX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High VIFSX Rank Quintile
Turnover 3.00% 0.00% 1754.00% 17.21% 1

VIFSX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

VIFSX Category Low Category High VIFSX % Rank Quintile
Dividend Yield 2.9% 0.00% 15.04% 1.45% 1

Dividend Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History


Net Income Ratio Analysis

VIFSX Category Low Category High VIFSX % Rank Quintile
Net Income Ratio 2.07% -1.94% 3.95% 3.39% 1

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

VIFSX Category Low Category High Capital Mode
Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Monthly Annually

VIFSX - Managers

Michael H. Buek

Manager

Start Date

Dec 31, 1991

Tenure

22.76

Tenure Rank

0.8%

Michael H. Buek, CFA, Principal of Vanguard. He has been with Vanguard since 1987;has managed investment portfolios since1991.Education:B.S.,University of Vermont;MBA, Villanova University.


Tenure Analysis

Category Low

0.0

Category High

83.2

Category Average

6.69

Category Mode

4.0