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VUVLX Vanguard US Value Inv

  • Fund
  • VUVLX
  • Price as of: Sep 22, 2017
  • $19.43
  • + $0.06
  • + 0.31%
  • Category
  • Large Cap Value Equities

VUVLX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 6.1%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 6.9%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 13.8%
  • Net Assets $1.62 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 23.2%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$19.43
$16.59
$19.43

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.23%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 76.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

STANDARD (TAXABLE)

$3,000

IRA

$3,000

Investment Themes

CATEGORY

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

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 6.1%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 6.9%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 13.8%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 2.63%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.3%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually

Fund Details

  • Legal Name Vanguard U.S. Value Fund
  • Fund Family Name Vanguard
  • Inception Date Jun 29, 2000
  • Shares Outstanding N/A
  • Share Class Inv
  • Currency USD
  • Domiciled Country United States
  • Manager James P. Stetler

Fund Description

The Vanguard U.S. Value Fund Investor Shares (VUVLX) aims to grow investor capital and provide income by investing in value stocks. The fund uses quantitative screening to find firms that are trading at discounts to their intrinsic values. VUVLX invests in domestic stocks of any market capitalization that it believes exhibit value qualities.

With its low costs and focus on the entire market-cap spectrum, VUVLX make an ideal subcore position in a portfolio to overweight value. The fund is managed by Vanguard.

VUVLX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period VUVLX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 6.1% -83.3% 33.6% 66.79% 4
1 Yr 14.0% -47.2% 35.5% 38.16% 2
3 Yr 6.9% * -15.3% 14.3% 27.75% 2
5 Yr 13.8% * -0.1% 16.0% 11.75% 1
10 Yr 6.4% * -0.5% 9.4% 25.63% 2

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period VUVLX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2016 12.4% -40.1% 180.5% 23.74% 2
2015 -7.3% -47.3% 9.6% 29.81% 2
2014 12.8% -46.4% 35.3% 2.84% 1
2013 31.5% -13.6% 45.0% 22.28% 2
2012 16.3% -22.7% 35.8% 15.00% 1

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period VUVLX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 6.1% -83.3% 33.6% 66.83% 4
1 Yr 14.0% -51.7% 110.4% 30.33% 2
3 Yr 6.9% * -11.2% 19.9% 24.52% 2
5 Yr 13.8% * -0.1% 16.0% 10.24% 1
10 Yr 6.4% * 0.3% 9.4% 22.85% 2

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period VUVLX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2016 12.4% -23.8% 187.5% 35.31% 2
2015 -1.7% -26.0% 39.5% 20.67% 2
2014 16.0% -14.3% 57.4% 8.32% 1
2013 39.1% 0.0% 289.2% 52.64% 3
2012 23.4% -21.5% 528.1% 32.64% 2

NAV & Total Return History

VUVLX - Holdings

Filings data as of: Jun 30, 2017

Concentration Analysis

VUVLX Category Low Category High VUVLX % Rank Quintile
Net Assets 1.62 B 273 K 93.5 B 9.13% 2
Number of Holdings 224 1 920 3.04% 1
Net Assets in Top 10 375 M 0 26.6 B 9.90% 2
Weighting of Top 10 23.2% 0.0% 100.1% 23.79% 4

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Exxon Mobil Corp 2.85%
  2. Johnson & Johnson 2.84%
  3. Berkshire Hathaway Inc B 2.03%
  4. JPMorgan Chase & Co 3.06%
  5. Bank of America Corporation 2.44%
  6. Merck & Co Inc 1.82%
  7. Procter & Gamble Co 2.17%
  8. Chevron Corp 2.02%
  9. Pfizer Inc 2.00%
  10. Citigroup Inc 2.00%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Category Low Category High VUVLX % Rank Quintile
Stocks
98.93% 0.00% 135.80% 6.18% 2
Cash
1.07% -35.79% 100.00% 18.17% 4
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 33.29% 4.28% 1
Other
0.00% -4.39% 31.14% 10.09% 3
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 74.22% 1.14% 1
Bonds
0.00% -0.13% 71.67% 4.57% 1

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High VUVLX % Rank Quintile
Financial Services
25.35% 0.00% 42.29% 10.96% 3
Healthcare
13.49% 0.00% 29.91% 12.96% 3
Energy
10.57% 0.00% 18.81% 9.91% 2
Consumer Defense
9.40% 0.00% 35.07% 8.96% 2
Industrials
8.92% 0.00% 36.04% 18.30% 3
Technology
7.16% 0.00% 29.75% 25.17% 5
Consumer Cyclical
6.30% 0.00% 39.15% 20.11% 4
Real Estate
5.31% -0.40% 21.79% 2.76% 1
Utilities
5.04% -0.24% 80.76% 8.87% 2
Basic Materials
3.89% 0.00% 17.72% 9.82% 2
Communication Services
3.48% 0.00% 13.84% 12.96% 3

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High VUVLX % Rank Quintile
US
98.76% 0.00% 134.44% 3.43% 1
Non US
0.17% 0.00% 97.64% 27.97% 5

VUVLX - Expenses

Operational Fees

VUVLX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
Expense Ratio 0.23% 0.05% 21.67% 22.93% 1
Management Fee 0.21% 0.00% 1.20% 6.66% 1
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% N/A N/A
Administrative Fee N/A 0.00% 0.50% N/A N/A

Sales Fees

VUVLX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High VUVLX Rank Quintile
Front Load N/A 1.00% 5.75% N/A N/A
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 5.50% N/A N/A

Trading Fees

VUVLX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High VUVLX Rank Quintile
Max Redemption Fee N/A 0.50% 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.

VUVLX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High VUVLX Rank Quintile
Turnover 76.00% 0.00% 229.00% 4.66% 4

VUVLX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

VUVLX Category Low Category High VUVLX % Rank Quintile
Dividend Yield 0.3% 0.00% 3.76% 26.14% 2

Dividend Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History


Net Income Ratio Analysis

VUVLX Category Low Category High VUVLX % Rank Quintile
Net Income Ratio 2.63% -2.34% 4.47% 2.85% 1

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

VUVLX - Managers

James P. Stetler

Manager

Start Date

Feb 26, 2008

Tenure

9.52

Tenure Rank

5.2%

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


Binbin Guo

Manager

Start Date

Jan 27, 2016

Tenure

1.59

Tenure Rank

13.1%

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

0.1

Category High

39.0

Category Average

7.12

Category Mode

2.7