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VUVLX Vanguard US Value Inv

  • Fund
  • VUVLX
  • Price as of: Dec 09, 2016
  • $19.19
  • + $0.06
  • + 0.31%
  • Category
  • Large Cap Value Equities

VUVLX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 17.7%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 9.3%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 15.7%
  • Net Assets $1.46 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 21.5%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$19.19
$14.25
$19.19

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 17.7%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 9.3%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 15.7%
  • 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 17.7% -75.5% 192.5% 16.27% 1
1 Yr 10.4% -47.2% 27.7% 28.19% 2
3 Yr 9.3% * -15.3% 14.2% 4.62% 1
5 Yr 15.7% * -0.1% 17.6% 2.96% 1
10 Yr 6.2% * -0.9% 8.9% 26.14% 2

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period VUVLX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2015 -7.3% -47.3% 0.6% 29.09% 2
2014 12.8% -46.4% 14.8% 1.78% 1
2013 31.5% -13.6% 45.0% 22.35% 2
2012 16.3% -22.7% 35.8% 14.89% 1
2011 1.0% -34.9% 13.0% 18.25% 1

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period VUVLX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 17.7% -75.5% 199.7% 20.25% 2
1 Yr 10.4% -51.7% 110.4% 22.84% 2
3 Yr 9.3% * -11.2% 19.9% 4.42% 1
5 Yr 15.7% * -0.1% 17.6% 2.63% 1
10 Yr 6.2% * -0.9% 8.9% 24.41% 2

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period VUVLX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2015 -1.7% -26.0% 5.6% 19.64% 2
2014 16.0% -14.3% 39.5% 7.77% 1
2013 39.1% 0.0% 289.2% 52.74% 3
2012 23.4% 0.0% 528.1% 32.40% 2
2011 4.0% -84.2% 231.9% 21.96% 2

NAV & Total Return History

VUVLX - Holdings

Filings data as of: Sep 30, 2016

Concentration Analysis

VUVLX Category Low Category High VUVLX % Rank Quintile
Net Assets 1.46 B 273 K 84.6 B 9.04% 2
Number of Holdings 243 1 999 2.66% 1
Net Assets in Top 10 300 M 0 24.7 B 10.28% 2
Weighting of Top 10 21.5% 0.0% 100.1% 26.17% 5

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Exxon Mobil Corp 3.31%
  2. Johnson & Johnson 2.85%
  3. General Electric Co 2.39%
  4. Berkshire Hathaway Inc B 1.88%
  5. JPMorgan Chase & Co 2.64%
  6. Procter & Gamble Co 1.57%
  7. Bank of America Corporation 1.93%
  8. Citigroup Inc 1.75%
  9. AT&T Inc 1.68%
  10. Merck & Co Inc 1.52%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Category Low Category High VUVLX % Rank Quintile
Stocks
98.31% 0.00% 132.93% 8.85% 2
Cash
1.69% -32.93% 100.00% 15.60% 3
Other
0.00% -2.64% 25.55% 7.52% 3
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 6.90% 1.14% 1
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 18.87% 3.33% 1
Bonds
0.00% -0.12% 75.03% 4.57% 2

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High VUVLX % Rank Quintile
Financial Services
23.50% 0.00% 38.34% 10.96% 2
Energy
11.89% 0.00% 29.15% 9.72% 2
Healthcare
10.86% 0.00% 29.91% 19.54% 4
Industrials
10.77% 0.00% 31.48% 12.77% 3
Technology
8.94% 0.00% 29.49% 22.12% 5
Consumer Defense
8.42% -1.44% 25.28% 12.01% 2
Utilities
5.60% -0.70% 78.64% 7.34% 2
Real Estate
5.43% 0.00% 19.44% 2.29% 1
Consumer Cyclical
4.53% 0.00% 34.71% 24.12% 5
Basic Materials
4.52% 0.00% 14.96% 6.39% 1
Communication Services
3.85% -0.70% 10.47% 10.87% 3

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High VUVLX % Rank Quintile
US
97.22% 0.00% 132.93% 5.23% 1
Non US
1.09% 0.00% 98.98% 22.93% 4

VUVLX - Expenses

Operational Fees

VUVLX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
Expense Ratio 0.23% 0.05% 21.67% 23.22% 1
Management Fee 0.24% 0.00% 1.20% 6.18% 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% 221.00% 4.95% 4

VUVLX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

VUVLX Category Low Category High VUVLX % Rank Quintile
Dividend Yield 0.3% 0.00% 3.58% 26.17% 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% -1.41% 3.83% 3.14% 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

8.77

Tenure Rank

5.2%

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.


Anatoly Shtekhman

Manager

Start Date

Jan 27, 2016

Tenure

0.84

Tenure Rank

13.0%

Anatoly Shtekhman, CFA, Portfolio Manager at Vanguard. He has been with Vanguard since 2007 and has managed investment portfolios and has co-managed a portion of the Fund since 2016. Education: B.S., University of Scranton; M.S., Boston College; M.B.A., The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.


Binbin Guo

Manager

Start Date

Jan 27, 2016

Tenure

0.84

Tenure Rank

13.0%

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

38.3

Category Average

7

Category Mode

1.9