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Vanguard Balanced Index Inv

VBINX - Snapshot

Vitals

  • YTD Return 11.8%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 8.4%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 8.7%
  • Net Assets $46.5 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 13.6%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$43.70
$31.49
$43.84

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.18%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 37.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

Closed to new investors as of Nov 19, 2018
  • Standard (Taxable) $3,000
  • IRA N/A

Fund Classification


Compare VBINX to Popular U.S. Balanced Allocation Funds and ETFs

Overview

Income Profile

Income Risk

Returns Profile

Allocations

Expenses

About

$30.45

+0.30%

$166.16 B

1.32%

$0.40

6.84%

-

$46.33

+0.33%

$104.44 B

2.17%

$1.00

6.80%

-

$43.84

+0.32%

$46.53 B

1.30%

$0.57

11.75%

-

$36.17

+0.06%

$40.35 B

1.33%

$0.48

15.86%

-

$27.73

+0.29%

$36.20 B

1.44%

$0.40

12.72%

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VBINX - Profile

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 11.8%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 8.4%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 8.7%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 2.11%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Quarterly

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    Vanguard Balanced Index Fund
  • Fund Family Name
    Vanguard
  • Inception Date
    Nov 09, 1992
  • Shares Outstanding
    N/A
  • Share Class
    Inv
  • Currency
    USD
  • Domiciled Country
    United States
  • Manager
    Joshua Barrickman

Fund Description

The fund employs an indexing investment approach designed to track the performance of two benchmark indexes. With approximately 60% of its assets, the fund seeks to track the investment performance of the CRSP US Total Market Index. With approximately 40% of its assets, the fund seeks to track the investment performance of the Bloomberg Barclays U.S. Aggregate Float Adjusted Index.


VBINX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period VBINX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 11.8% -40.7% 32.4% 20.68%
1 Yr 9.3% -21.7% 26.7% 14.11%
3 Yr 8.4%* -4.7% 12.9% 10.00%
5 Yr 8.7%* -0.8% 11.3% 8.17%
10 Yr 9.1%* 0.4% 11.8% 12.90%

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period VBINX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 18.9% -5.8% 25.7% 6.51%
2018 -5.0% -32.7% 0.0% 3.37%
2017 11.6% -6.5% 22.4% 20.61%
2016 6.5% -43.7% 23.3% 17.38%
2015 -1.5% -32.5% 2.6% 3.88%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period VBINX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 11.8% -40.7% 32.0% 20.68%
1 Yr 9.3% -21.7% 26.7% 12.27%
3 Yr 8.4%* -4.7% 12.9% 8.89%
5 Yr 8.7%* -0.8% 11.3% 7.37%
10 Yr 9.1%* 0.4% 11.8% 11.39%

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period VBINX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 18.9% -5.8% 25.7% 6.51%
2018 -5.0% -32.7% 0.8% 21.03%
2017 11.6% -3.7% 31.9% 62.35%
2016 6.5% -43.7% 23.3% 44.33%
2015 -1.5% -32.5% 5.6% 36.43%

NAV & Total Return History


VBINX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

VBINX Category Low Category High VBINX % Rank
Net Assets 46.5 B 716 K 166 B 3.23%
Number of Holdings 14317 2 14317 0.45%
Net Assets in Top 10 6.19 B 654 K 30 B 7.50%
Weighting of Top 10 13.61% 9.3% 100.0% 99.35%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Apple Inc 3.06%
  2. Microsoft Corp 2.80%
  3. Amazon.com Inc 2.36%
  4. Facebook Inc A 1.16%
  5. Alphabet Inc Class C 0.87%
  6. Alphabet Inc A 0.86%
  7. Tesla Inc 0.66%
  8. Johnson & Johnson 0.66%
  9. Berkshire Hathaway Inc Class B 0.66%
  10. Procter & Gamble Co 0.62%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High VBINX % Rank
Stocks
59.46% 0.00% 134.22% 55.24%
Bonds
40.11% -2.18% 97.64% 13.77%
Convertible Bonds
0.39% 0.00% 26.75% 52.77%
Cash
0.03% -34.22% 89.35% 93.85%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 28.13% 98.65%
Other
0.00% -3.55% 30.21% 90.25%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High VBINX % Rank
Technology
23.43% 0.00% 48.90% 22.34%
Healthcare
14.54% 0.00% 36.21% 42.28%
Financial Services
12.56% 0.00% 100.00% 71.36%
Consumer Cyclical
12.05% 0.00% 24.29% 39.28%
Communication Services
10.52% 0.00% 43.64% 18.44%
Industrials
9.21% 0.00% 35.09% 60.87%
Consumer Defense
6.80% 0.00% 18.40% 72.41%
Real Estate
3.55% 0.00% 100.00% 42.28%
Utilities
3.02% 0.00% 100.00% 44.68%
Basic Materials
2.42% 0.00% 30.87% 79.16%
Energy
1.90% 0.00% 90.89% 69.42%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High VBINX % Rank
US
58.92% 0.13% 131.11% 15.44%
Non US
0.54% 0.00% 33.15% 92.80%

Bond Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High VBINX % Rank
Government
43.97% 0.00% 99.53% 8.10%
Corporate
28.33% 0.00% 99.06% 70.16%
Securitized
26.88% 0.00% 59.07% 29.99%
Municipal
0.73% 0.00% 24.46% 37.63%
Cash & Equivalents
0.08% 0.08% 100.00% 100.00%
Derivative
0.00% 0.00% 32.58% 90.55%

Bond Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High VBINX % Rank
US
36.83% -6.66% 74.69% 14.84%
Non US
3.28% -7.18% 73.06% 56.22%

VBINX - Expenses

Operational Fees

VBINX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 0.18% 0.01% 4.93% 92.63%
Management Fee 0.17% 0.00% 1.75% 32.07%
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% N/A
Administrative Fee N/A 0.01% 0.83% N/A

Sales Fees

VBINX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load N/A 2.00% 5.75% N/A
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 5.00% N/A

Trading Fees

VBINX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Max Redemption Fee N/A 1.00% 2.00% N/A

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.

VBINX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 37.00% 0.00% 484.00% 45.08%

VBINX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

VBINX Category Low Category High VBINX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.00% 0.00% 8.77% 84.55%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

VBINX Category Low Category High Category Mod
Dividend Distribution Frequency Quarterly Annually Monthly Quarterly

Net Income Ratio Analysis

VBINX Category Low Category High VBINX % Rank
Net Income Ratio 2.11% -0.99% 11.02% 24.96%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

VBINX Category Low Category High Capital Mode
Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Semi-Annually Annually

Dividend Payout History

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VBINX - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

Joshua Barrickman


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Feb 22, 2013

7.69

7.7%

Joshua C. Barrickman, CFA, Principal of Vanguard and head of Vanguard’s Fixed Income Indexing Americas. He has been with Vanguard since 1998, has worked in investment management since 1999, has managed investment portfolios since 2005, and has co-managed the Fund since 2013. Education: B.S., Ohio Northern University; M.B.A., Lehigh University.

William Coleman


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Apr 26, 2016

4.52

4.5%

William Coleman, Portfolio Manager. He has worked in investment management since joining Vanguard in 2006. Education: B.S., King’s College; M.S., Saint Joseph’s University.

Gerard O’Reilly


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Apr 26, 2016

4.52

4.5%

Gerard C. O’Reilly, Principal of Vanguard Group, Inc. Gerard 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.

Tenure Analysis

Category Low Category High Category Average Category Mode
0.03 36.86 6.09 0.83
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