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VIGAX Vanguard Growth Index Admiral

  • Fund
  • VIGAX
  • Price as of: Apr 28, 2017
  • $64.06
  • + $0.03
  • + 0.05%
  • Category
  • Large Cap Growth Equities

VIGAX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 11.8%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 10.6%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 12.9%
  • Net Assets $60.2 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 27.2%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$64.06
$52.68
$64.06

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.06%

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)

$10,000

IRA

N/A

Investment Themes

CATEGORY

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

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 11.8%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 10.6%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 12.9%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 1.43%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.6%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Quarterly

Fund Details

  • Legal Name Vanguard Growth Index Fund
  • Fund Family Name Vanguard
  • Inception Date Nov 13, 2000
  • Shares Outstanding N/A
  • Share Class Other
  • Currency USD
  • Domiciled Country United States
  • Manager Gerard C. O’Reilly

Fund Description

The Vanguard Growth Index Fund Admiral Shares (VIGAX) is a low-cost, passively managed fund that bets on large-cap growth stocks in the United States. VIGAX is an index fund that uses a full-replication strategy to track the CRSP U.S. Large Cap Growth Index. The index looks at firms that grow earnings faster than the broad market average, in this case the CRSP U.S. Large Cap Index. The fund covers a wide range of sectors and stocks.

Given its low expenses, VIGAX makes an ideal core offering for portfolios. The fund is internally managed by Vanguard.

VIGAX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period VIGAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 11.8% -97.0% 20.7% 34.88% 2
1 Yr 15.9% -52.0% 75.7% 32.25% 2
3 Yr 10.6% * -15.1% 30.2% 13.07% 1
5 Yr 12.9% * -0.8% 17.3% 19.01% 1
10 Yr 9.0% * 0.1% 12.7% 13.19% 1

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period VIGAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2016 4.6% -56.6% 121.2% 17.47% 1
2015 2.0% -40.3% 11.4% 15.66% 1
2014 12.2% -30.1% 42.9% 6.13% 1
2013 30.6% -11.8% 56.4% 31.09% 2
2012 15.3% -21.6% 29.1% 35.36% 2

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period VIGAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 11.8% -97.0% 20.7% 34.75% 2
1 Yr 15.9% -71.3% 2606.2% 25.39% 2
3 Yr 10.6% * -21.9% 43.7% 12.24% 1
5 Yr 12.9% * 0.8% 17.9% 18.20% 1
10 Yr 9.0% * -0.5% 13.5% 12.33% 1

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period VIGAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2016 5.7% -56.6% 126.1% 15.01% 1
2015 3.4% -17.8% 28.8% 49.54% 3
2014 14.1% -10.0% 382.6% 33.65% 2
2013 34.5% -2.9% 615.0% 83.08% 5
2012 18.8% -100.0% 357.8% 71.54% 4

NAV & Total Return History

VIGAX - Holdings

Filings data as of: Feb 28, 2017

Concentration Analysis

VIGAX Category Low Category High VIGAX % Rank Quintile
Net Assets 60.2 B 373 K 157 B 0.26% 1
Number of Holdings 325 1 2188 2.19% 1
Net Assets in Top 10 16.1 B 0 38.7 B 0.32% 1
Weighting of Top 10 27.2% 0.0% 150.9% 24.81% 5

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Apple Inc 6.99%
  2. Coca-Cola Co 1.64%
  3. Alphabet Inc A 2.52%
  4. Alphabet Inc C 2.43%
  5. Facebook Inc A 3.20%
  6. The Home Depot Inc 1.78%
  7. Amazon.com Inc 3.44%
  8. Comcast Corp Class A 1.80%
  9. Visa Inc Class A 1.65%
  10. Philip Morris International Inc 1.71%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Category Low Category High VIGAX % Rank Quintile
Stocks
99.43% 0.00% 111.97% 3.47% 2
Cash
0.57% -11.97% 100.00% 16.97% 4
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 7.68% 2.38% 1
Other
0.00% -1.57% 24.55% 6.49% 2
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 3.59% 0.71% 1
Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 77.31% 3.02% 1

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High VIGAX % Rank Quintile
Technology
27.01% -1.29% 52.68% 13.43% 3
Consumer Cyclical
18.14% -2.22% 45.66% 10.67% 2
Healthcare
14.66% -1.03% 90.19% 14.91% 3
Consumer Defense
9.61% -1.43% 25.32% 6.75% 2
Industrials
8.85% -0.37% 27.24% 17.29% 4
Financial Services
6.94% -2.38% 37.53% 24.04% 5
Real Estate
4.35% -0.04% 14.69% 1.74% 1
Communication Services
3.99% 0.00% 12.93% 7.46% 2
Energy
3.46% -1.24% 16.19% 11.57% 2
Basic Materials
2.41% -1.18% 12.48% 12.53% 3
Utilities
0.00% -1.48% 8.22% 8.23% 2

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High VIGAX % Rank Quintile
US
98.63% 0.00% 111.97% 2.70% 1
Non US
0.80% 0.00% 90.52% 22.94% 5

VIGAX - Expenses

Operational Fees

VIGAX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
Expense Ratio 0.06% 0.00% 24.91% 17.94% 1
Management Fee 0.07% 0.00% 1.50% 5.66% 1
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% N/A N/A
Administrative Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% N/A N/A

Sales Fees

VIGAX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High VIGAX Rank Quintile
Front Load N/A 1.50% 8.50% N/A N/A
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 5.50% N/A N/A

Trading Fees

VIGAX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High VIGAX Rank Quintile
Max Redemption Fee N/A 0.05% 5.00% 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.

VIGAX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High VIGAX Rank Quintile
Turnover 11.00% 0.00% 601.00% 13.38% 1

VIGAX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

VIGAX Category Low Category High VIGAX % Rank Quintile
Dividend Yield 0.6% 0.00% 2.85% 2.61% 1

Dividend Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History


Net Income Ratio Analysis

VIGAX Category Low Category High VIGAX % Rank Quintile
Net Income Ratio 1.43% -7.69% 3.70% 2.32% 1

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

VIGAX - Managers

Gerard C. O’Reilly

Manager

Start Date

Dec 31, 1994

Tenure

22.26

Tenure Rank

0.5%

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

Apr 27, 2016

Tenure

0.93

Tenure Rank

11.8%

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

0.0

Category High

49.3

Category Average

7.33

Category Mode

2.3