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Trending ETFs

Name

Price

Aum/Mkt Cap

YIELD & DIV

Exp Ratio

Watchlist

$28.58

$1.5 B

29.34%

$8.39

0.20%

Vitals

YTD Return

4.2%

1 yr return

35.2%

3 Yr Avg Return

N/A

5 Yr Avg Return

N/A

Net Assets

$1.5 B

Holdings in Top 10

39.8%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$28.5
$26.34
$37.70

Expenses

OPERATING FEES

Expense Ratio 0.20%

SALES FEES

Front Load N/A

Deferred Load N/A

TRADING FEES

Turnover 15.00%

Redemption Fee N/A


Min Investment

Standard (Taxable)

$50,000

IRA

N/A


Fund Classification

Fund Type

Open End Mutual Fund

Investment Style

Commodities Broad Basket


Name

Price

Aum/Mkt Cap

YIELD & DIV

Exp Ratio

Watchlist

$28.58

$1.5 B

29.34%

$8.39

0.20%

VCMDX - Profile

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 4.2%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return N/A
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return N/A
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency N/A
  • Net Income Ratio 2.79%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 29.3%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    Vanguard Commodity Strategy Fund
  • Fund Family Name
    Vanguard
  • Inception Date
    Jun 25, 2019
  • Shares Outstanding
    N/A
  • Share Class
    Inst
  • Currency
    USD
  • Domiciled Country
    United States
  • Manager
    Joshua Barrickman

Fund Description

The fund's advisor employs an active investment management approach to invest the fund's assets in commodity-linked investments, which are backed by a portfolio of inflation-linked investments and other fixed income securities. It invests in instruments that create long and short exposure to commodities, including commodity-linked total return swaps, commodity futures contracts and options on commodity futures contracts, commodity-linked structured notes, exchange-traded commodity pools or funds, and other commodity-linked derivative instruments. It is non-diversified.


VCMDX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period VCMDX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 4.2% -21.4% 55.2% 55.41%
1 Yr 35.2% -88.7% 150.6% 26.22%
3 Yr N/A* -47.9% 49.1% N/A
5 Yr N/A* -39.9% 69.1% N/A
10 Yr N/A* -29.8% 25.1% N/A

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period VCMDX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2021 2.6% -84.3% 1912.1% 61.61%
2020 4.5% -87.8% 612.3% 42.99%
2019 N/A -88.2% 438.4% N/A
2018 N/A -81.2% 323.8% N/A
2017 N/A -37.6% 55.7% N/A

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period VCMDX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 4.2% -1.3% 55.2% 30.74%
1 Yr 35.2% -88.7% 150.6% 25.78%
3 Yr N/A* -47.9% 49.1% N/A
5 Yr N/A* -39.9% 69.1% N/A
10 Yr N/A* -29.8% 25.1% N/A

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period VCMDX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2021 2.6% -84.3% 1912.1% 61.61%
2020 4.5% -87.8% 295.5% 41.63%
2019 N/A -88.2% 438.4% N/A
2018 N/A -81.2% 208.1% N/A
2017 N/A -37.6% 55.7% N/A

NAV & Total Return History


VCMDX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

VCMDX Category Low Category High VCMDX % Rank
Net Assets 1.5 B 249 K 57.1 B 16.31%
Number of Holdings 23 1 779 56.77%
Net Assets in Top 10 617 M 0 57.1 B 37.42%
Weighting of Top 10 39.84% 20.1% 100.0% 92.00%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Vanguard Market Liquidity Inv 14.29%
  2. Vanguard Market Liquidity Inv 14.29%
  3. Vanguard Market Liquidity Inv 14.29%
  4. Vanguard Market Liquidity Inv 14.29%
  5. Vanguard Market Liquidity Inv 14.29%
  6. Vanguard Market Liquidity Inv 14.29%
  7. Vanguard Market Liquidity Inv 14.29%
  8. Vanguard Market Liquidity Inv 14.29%
  9. Vanguard Market Liquidity Inv 14.29%
  10. Vanguard Market Liquidity Inv 14.29%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High VCMDX % Rank
Bonds
66.37% 0.00% 103.05% 27.10%
Cash
33.63% -276.85% 104.40% 43.42%
Stocks
0.00% -1.74% 90.19% 87.10%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 87.50%
Other
0.00% -4.40% 269.12% 99.34%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 5.30% 90.79%

Bond Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High VCMDX % Rank
Government
66.32% 0.00% 98.25% 15.56%
Cash & Equivalents
33.68% 1.75% 100.00% 69.63%
Derivative
0.00% 0.00% 24.88% 86.67%
Securitized
0.00% 0.00% 32.55% 90.37%
Corporate
0.00% 0.00% 60.65% 91.85%
Municipal
0.00% 0.00% 2.04% 86.67%

Bond Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High VCMDX % Rank
US
66.37% 0.00% 106.36% 17.11%
Non US
0.00% -4.49% 28.68% 87.50%

VCMDX - Expenses

Operational Fees

VCMDX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 0.20% 0.15% 3.08% 97.81%
Management Fee 0.15% 0.00% 1.75% 4.27%
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% N/A
Administrative Fee N/A 0.02% 0.45% N/A

Sales Fees

VCMDX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load N/A 2.50% 5.75% N/A
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 4.00% N/A

Trading Fees

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

VCMDX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 15.00% 0.00% 460.74% 52.08%

VCMDX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

VCMDX Category Low Category High VCMDX % Rank
Dividend Yield 29.34% 0.00% 25.19% 91.03%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

VCMDX Category Low Category High Category Mod
Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Monthly Annually

Net Income Ratio Analysis

VCMDX Category Low Category High VCMDX % Rank
Net Income Ratio 2.79% -55.71% 60.36% 4.14%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

VCMDX Category Low Category High Capital Mode
Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Annually

Dividend Payout History

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VCMDX - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

Joshua Barrickman


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jun 25, 2019

2.52

2.5%

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. He has managed the Vanguard Variable Insurance Funds Global Bond Index Portfolio since its inception in 2017. Education: B.S., Ohio Northern University; M.B.A., Lehigh University.

Fei Xu


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jun 25, 2019

2.52

2.5%

Fei Xu, CFA, Portfolio Manager at Vanguard. He has been with Vanguard since 2004. Education: B.S., Peking University; M.S., University of California, Los Angeles; M.B.A., Duke University.

Tenure Analysis

Category Low Category High Category Average Category Mode
0.05 17.13 6.57 3.96