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VSTCX Vanguard Strategic Small-Cap Equity Inv

  • Fund
  • VSTCX
  • Price as of: Dec 01, 2016
  • $33.68
  • - $0.16
  • - 0.47%
  • Category
  • Small Cap Blend Equities

VSTCX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 16.2%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 5.7%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 12.8%
  • Net Assets $1.3 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 7.1%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$33.68
$24.99
$34.29

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.29%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 89.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

STANDARD (TAXABLE)

$3,000

IRA

$3,000

Investment Themes

CATEGORY

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

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 16.2%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 5.7%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 12.8%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 1.78%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.2%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually

Fund Details

  • Legal Name Vanguard Strategic Small Cap Equity Fund
  • Fund Family Name Vanguard
  • Inception Date Apr 24, 2006
  • Shares Outstanding N/A
  • Share Class Inv
  • Currency USD
  • Domiciled Country United States
  • Manager Michael R. Roach

VSTCX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period VSTCX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 16.2% -72.0% 130.6% 39.38% 2
1 Yr 1.1% -34.4% 44.4% 66.35% 4
3 Yr 5.7% * -16.2% 9.2% 13.52% 1
5 Yr 12.8% * 0.5% 15.7% 19.48% 1
10 Yr 6.4% * 2.1% 10.1% 32.58% 2

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period VSTCX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2015 -5.3% -59.6% 6.9% 17.03% 1
2014 1.0% -36.1% 14.0% 21.19% 2
2013 39.6% -8.1% 59.7% 9.80% 1
2012 15.4% -3.7% 30.8% 21.66% 2
2011 -0.3% -25.9% 10.8% 12.64% 1

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period VSTCX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 16.2% -72.0% 130.6% 42.02% 3
1 Yr 1.1% -34.0% 191.4% 56.37% 3
3 Yr 5.7% * -17.9% 9.2% 11.80% 1
5 Yr 12.8% * 0.5% 15.7% 18.08% 1
10 Yr 6.4% * 2.1% 10.1% 30.59% 2

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period VSTCX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2015 -3.2% -49.6% 6.9% 29.18% 2
2014 11.0% -16.1% 15.8% 5.10% 1
2013 51.0% -0.9% 156.4% 44.33% 3
2012 22.3% -3.7% 161.3% 54.03% 3
2011 1.0% -36.1% 16.4% 13.58% 1

NAV & Total Return History

VSTCX - Holdings

Filings data as of: Sep 30, 2016

Concentration Analysis

VSTCX Category Low Category High VSTCX % Rank Quintile
Net Assets 1.3 B 2.07 M 61.2 B 6.32% 1
Number of Holdings 293 2 3599 11.69% 2
Net Assets in Top 10 97 M 324 K 2.57 B 11.11% 2
Weighting of Top 10 7.1% 2.3% 451.3% 29.12% 5

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Hospitality Properties Trust 0.68%
  2. Computer Sciences Corp 0.83%
  3. WellCare Health Plans Inc 0.73%
  4. Advanced Micro Devices Inc 0.78%
  5. Synnex Corp 0.71%
  6. Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corp 0.68%
  7. Cirrus Logic Inc 0.68%
  8. NCR Corp 0.68%
  9. Synovus Financial Corp 0.68%
  10. Popular Inc 0.67%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Category Low Category High VSTCX % Rank Quintile
Stocks
98.80% 48.10% 101.14% 6.51% 2
Cash
1.20% -190.32% 51.78% 25.67% 4
Other
0.00% -1.30% 8.74% 10.34% 3
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 0.63% 0.77% 1
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 3.40% 2.49% 1
Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 189.27% 4.60% 1

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High VSTCX % Rank Quintile
Financial Services
16.30% 0.00% 29.17% 14.37% 2
Industrials
14.34% 0.16% 50.02% 22.99% 4
Technology
14.01% 0.00% 63.24% 23.18% 4
Consumer Cyclical
12.30% 0.00% 36.92% 22.61% 4
Healthcare
11.97% 0.00% 24.11% 12.45% 2
Real Estate
9.81% 0.00% 38.12% 4.02% 1
Basic Materials
6.87% 0.00% 17.26% 9.58% 2
Energy
4.66% 0.00% 12.59% 7.47% 1
Consumer Defense
3.77% 0.00% 22.01% 14.94% 3
Utilities
3.30% 0.00% 22.37% 9.77% 2
Communication Services
1.47% 0.00% 6.25% 7.09% 1

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High VSTCX % Rank Quintile
US
97.08% 0.77% 101.16% 9.20% 2
Non US
1.72% -0.02% 95.37% 14.56% 2

VSTCX - Expenses

Operational Fees

VSTCX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
Expense Ratio 0.29% 0.05% 15.38% 38.89% 1
Management Fee 0.31% 0.01% 2.00% 10.54% 1
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% N/A N/A
Administrative Fee N/A 0.00% 0.40% N/A N/A

Sales Fees

VSTCX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High VSTCX Rank Quintile
Front Load N/A 0.00% 5.75% N/A N/A
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 5.00% N/A N/A

Trading Fees

VSTCX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High VSTCX Rank Quintile
Max Redemption Fee N/A 1.00% 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.

VSTCX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High VSTCX Rank Quintile
Turnover 89.00% 2.00% 639.00% 8.25% 4

VSTCX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

VSTCX Category Low Category High VSTCX % Rank Quintile
Dividend Yield 0.2% 0.00% 2.78% 10.93% 1

Dividend Distribution Analysis

VSTCX Category Low Category High Category Mode
Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Monthly Annually

Dividend Payout History


Net Income Ratio Analysis

VSTCX Category Low Category High VSTCX % Rank Quintile
Net Income Ratio 1.78% -2.42% 2.26% 1.34% 1

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

VSTCX - Managers

Michael R. Roach

Manager

Start Date

Jan 26, 2012

Tenure

4.77

Tenure Rank

9.7%

Michael R. Roach, CFA, Portfolio Manager. He has been with the Vanguard Group, Inc. since 1998; has worked in investment management since 2001. Education: B.S., Bloomsburg University; M.S., Drexel University.


James P. Stetler

Manager

Start Date

Apr 24, 2006

Tenure

10.53

Tenure Rank

3.7%

Stetler is a Principal of Vanguard. He has been with Vanguard since 1982; worked in investment management since 1996; He has managed a portion of the Fund since 2003. and has co-managed a portion of the Fund since 2012. Education: B.S., Susquehanna University; M.B.A., Saint Joseph’s University.


Binbin Guo

Manager

Start Date

Jan 28, 2016

Tenure

0.76

Tenure Rank

16.9%

Binbin Guo, Ph.D., Principal of Vanguard and head of Equity Research and Portfolio Strategies of Vanguard’s Quantitative Equity Group. He has oversight responsibility for the quantitative research team and develops portfolio strategies for equity and alternative asset classes. He has been with Vanguard since 2007 and has co-managed a portion of the Fund since 2016. Education: B.S. and M.S., Tsinghua University, China; Ph.D. and M.Phil., Yale University.


Tenure Analysis

Category Low

0.0

Category High

32.5

Category Average

5.77

Category Mode

4.8