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VBINX Vanguard Balanced Index Inv

  • Fund
  • VBINX
  • Price as of: Apr 24, 2019
  • $36.62 - $0.00 - 0.00%
  • Category
  • Diversified Portfolio

VBINX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 11.0%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 7.0%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 5.6%
  • Net Assets $39.8 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 10.4%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$36.62
$31.71
$36.62

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.18%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 44.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

Closed to new investors as of Nov 19, 2018

STANDARD (TAXABLE)

$3,000

IRA

$3,000

Investment Themes

CATEGORY

Diversified Portfolio
  • Fund Type Open End Mutual Fund
  • Investment Style Allocation--50% to 70% Equity

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 11.0%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 7.0%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 5.6%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 2.15%
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

Fund Description

The Vanguard Balanced Index Fund Investor Shares (VBINX) is a traditional balanced fund. The fund owns both U.S. stocks and bonds in a 60/40 split. VBINX is passively managed and invests in two Vanguard index funds. The equity side tracks the CRSP U.S. Total Market Index, which holds large-, mid- and small-cap stocks. The fixed-income side tracks the Barclays U.S. Aggregate Float Adjusted Index, which holds investment-grade Treasury and corporate bonds.

Expenses for VBINX are very low. Given its scope and broad holdings, the fund is suitable as a “one-stop-shop” holding for investors. The fund is internally managed by Vanguard.

VBINX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period VBINX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 11.0% -4.3% 25.5% 30.49%
1 Yr 7.4% -23.9% 12.5% 1.20%
3 Yr 7.0%* -9.0% 14.6% 1.99%
5 Yr 5.6%* -24.3% 9.3% 0.46%
10 Yr 8.4%* -13.5% 10.4% 2.38%

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period VBINX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2018 -5.0% -34.6% 1.6% 6.79%
2017 11.6% -12.4% 33.2% 16.40%
2016 6.5% -65.8% 23.3% 16.09%
2015 -1.5% -64.9% 4.8% 4.55%
2014 7.8% -59.3% 68.3% 3.37%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period VBINX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 11.0% -4.3% 25.5% 31.06%
1 Yr 7.4% -23.9% 13.9% 5.76%
3 Yr 7.0%* -9.0% 14.8% 23.89%
5 Yr 5.6%* -21.5% 13.4% 16.19%
10 Yr 8.4%* -12.5% 13.7% 39.57%

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period VBINX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2018 -5.0% -32.7% 1.6% 25.62%
2017 11.6% -8.4% 33.2% 42.95%
2016 6.5% -65.2% 23.3% 40.13%
2015 -1.5% -62.9% 9.2% 32.24%
2014 7.8% -28.5% 76.9% 15.10%

NAV & Total Return History

VBINX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

VBINX Category Low Category High VBINX % Rank
Net Assets 39.8 B 592 K 140 B 2.21%
Number of Holdings 13341 2 13341 0.19%
Net Assets in Top 10 4.17 B -637 M 26.4 B 7.91%
Weighting of Top 10 10.39% 0.0% 3327.1% 98.48%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Microsoft Corp 1.89%

  2. Apple Inc 1.69%

  3. Amazon.com Inc 1.56%

  4. Facebook Inc A 0.83%

  5. Johnson & Johnson 0.78%

  6. Berkshire Hathaway Inc B 0.76%

  7. Alphabet Inc A 0.75%

  8. Exxon Mobil Corp 0.72%

  9. Alphabet Inc Class C 0.72%

  10. JPMorgan Chase & Co 0.70%


Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High VBINX % Rank
Stocks
59.31% -50.88% 102.14% 39.47%
Bonds
39.26% -367.37% 252.78% 43.64%
Cash
1.29% -229.53% 902.22% 83.36%
Convertible Bonds
0.11% -0.09% 39.88% 57.87%
Other
0.03% -802.22% 51.84% 65.97%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 65.70% 99.24%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High VBINX % Rank
Technology
13.28% -9.43% 31.89% 18.48%
Financial Services
8.98% -0.33% 47.66% 39.75%
Healthcare
8.38% -2.72% 24.64% 26.58%
Consumer Cyclical
7.20% -9.87% 33.33% 30.25%
Industrials
6.44% -1.20% 27.79% 33.04%
Consumer Defense
4.17% -1.70% 18.42% 39.87%
Energy
3.03% -2.23% 32.58% 51.33%
Real Estate
2.33% -6.85% 77.34% 38.61%
Communication Services
1.93% -0.92% 7.52% 36.58%
Utilities
1.92% -0.60% 23.37% 37.66%
Basic Materials
1.65% -1.52% 18.92% 58.86%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High VBINX % Rank
US
58.76% -42.66% 124.70% 10.06%
Non US
0.55% -91.46% 98.02% 90.39%

Bond Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High VBINX % Rank
Government
18.87% -218.14% 252.78% 22.20%
Corporate
10.49% 0.00% 93.54% 68.18%
Securitized
9.72% -15.87% 43.20% 41.81%
Cash & Equivalents
1.31% -229.63% 902.21% 81.53%
Municipal
0.27% 0.00% 99.97% 24.73%
Derivative
0.00% -196.76% 70.06% 77.04%

Bond Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High VBINX % Rank
US
36.19% -346.74% 207.15% 37.51%
Non US
3.07% -84.44% 152.24% 59.39%

VBINX - Expenses

Operational Fees

VBINX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 0.18% 0.00% 11.64% 95.83%
Management Fee 0.16% 0.00% 2.50% 34.35%
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% N/A
Administrative Fee N/A 0.00% 0.83% N/A

Sales Fees

VBINX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load N/A 0.14% 5.75% N/A
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 5.50% N/A

Trading Fees

VBINX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Max Redemption Fee N/A 0.11% 2.00% 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.

VBINX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 44.00% 0.00% 6067.00% 53.57%

VBINX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

VBINX Category Low Category High VBINX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.02% 0.00% 0.11% 28.21%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History


Net Income Ratio Analysis

VBINX Category Low Category High VBINX % Rank
Net Income Ratio 2.15% -4.09% 6.99% 28.46%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

VBINX - Managers

Tenure Analysis

Category Low

0.0

Category High

38.27

Category Average

6.51

Category Mode

6.87