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VIFSX Vanguard 500 Index Signal

  • Fund
  • VIFSX
  • Price as of: N/A
  • N/A
  • N/A
  • N/A
  • 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 -82.7% 187.8% N/A N/A
1 Yr 19.7% -51.7% 28.0% 0.44% 1
3 Yr N/A * -14.4% 16.8% N/A N/A
5 Yr N/A * -1.0% 19.1% N/A N/A
10 Yr N/A * -0.2% 10.6% N/A N/A

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period VIFSX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2015 N/A -46.9% 5.7% N/A N/A
2014 N/A -51.7% 19.5% N/A N/A
2013 N/A -88.0% 41.8% N/A N/A
2012 N/A -100.0% 42.8% N/A N/A
2011 N/A -27.1% 13.3% N/A N/A

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period VIFSX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD N/A -82.7% 192.1% N/A N/A
1 Yr 19.7% -52.5% 142.7% 0.81% 1
3 Yr N/A * -5.3% 57.6% N/A N/A
5 Yr N/A * -1.0% 19.1% N/A N/A
10 Yr N/A * -0.2% 10.6% N/A N/A

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period VIFSX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2015 N/A -40.3% 13.0% N/A N/A
2014 N/A -24.8% 54.2% N/A N/A
2013 N/A -93.4% 1119.1% N/A N/A
2012 N/A -100.0% 282.8% N/A N/A
2011 N/A -43.5% 45.5% 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 9.87 K 482 B 0.36% 1
Number of Holdings 510 1 3780 4.17% 1
Net Assets in Top 10 32.2 B 13.1 K 69.4 B 0.36% 1
Weighting of Top 10 17.6% 2.2% 297.1% 29.42% 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% 0.00% 118.62% 3.16% 1
Cash
0.43% -113.00% 132.07% 23.02% 4
Other
0.00% -81.75% 100.00% 10.14% 3
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 83.08% 1.73% 1
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 90.60% 3.60% 2
Bonds
0.00% -13.88% 111.67% 7.54% 2

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High VIFSX % Rank Quintile
Technology
17.95% 0.00% 63.16% 14.56% 3
Financial Services
14.89% 0.00% 46.84% 13.84% 2
Healthcare
14.26% 0.00% 30.94% 11.68% 3
Industrials
10.97% 0.00% 48.43% 13.34% 2
Consumer Cyclical
10.18% 0.00% 47.61% 18.82% 4
Energy
9.66% -3.67% 22.58% 4.90% 1
Consumer Defense
9.47% 0.00% 48.03% 11.61% 3
Communication Services
4.02% -3.08% 17.25% 8.51% 2
Basic Materials
3.28% 0.00% 23.55% 10.09% 2
Utilities
2.99% -3.74% 25.88% 8.80% 2
Real Estate
1.91% -0.11% 12.73% 12.83% 3

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High VIFSX % Rank Quintile
US
99.28% 0.00% 118.15% 2.59% 1
Non US
0.29% -0.64% 94.30% 22.81% 5

VIFSX - Expenses

Operational Fees

VIFSX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
Expense Ratio 0.05% 0.02% 303.36% 22.22% 1
Management Fee 0.03% 0.00% 2.25% 7.04% 1
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% N/A N/A
Administrative Fee N/A 0.00% 0.45% 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% 16.62% 1

VIFSX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

VIFSX Category Low Category High VIFSX % Rank Quintile
Dividend Yield 2.9% 0.00% 11.20% 1.59% 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% -2.05% 3.95% 3.46% 1

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

VIFSX - Managers

Michael H. Buek

Manager

Start Date

Dec 31, 1991

Tenure

22.76

Tenure Rank

0.6%

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

81.1

Category Average

6.08

Category Mode

1.9