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VCSAX Vanguard Consumer Staples Index Admiral

  • Fund
  • VCSAX
  • Price as of: May 14, 2019
  • $72.47 + $0.29 + 0.40%
  • Category
  • Consumer Staples Equities

VCSAX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 12.0%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 2.6%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 5.4%
  • Net Assets $5.55 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 65.3%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$72.47
$62.02
$73.44

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.10%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 8.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

STANDARD (TAXABLE)

$100,000

IRA

N/A

Investment Themes

CATEGORY

Consumer Staples Equities
  • Fund Type Open End Mutual Fund
  • Investment Style Consumer Defensive

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 12.0%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 2.6%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 5.4%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 2.60%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Quarterly

Fund Details

  • Legal Name Vanguard Consumer Staples Fund
  • Fund Family Name Vanguard
  • Inception Date Jan 30, 2004
  • Shares Outstanding N/A
  • Share Class Inst
  • Currency USD
  • Domiciled Country United States
  • Manager Michael A. Johnson

VCSAX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period VCSAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 12.0% 11.3% 19.6% 83.33%
1 Yr 14.3% 1.9% 14.3% 8.33%
3 Yr 2.6%* -5.5% 2.6% 8.33%
5 Yr 5.4%* -9.9% 5.4% 8.33%
10 Yr 10.2%* 1.0% 10.2% 9.09%

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period VCSAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2018 -10.1% -25.8% -10.1% 8.33%
2017 8.9% -0.7% 8.9% 8.33%
2016 3.8% -7.4% 4.3% 33.33%
2015 3.2% -18.4% 4.3% 33.33%
2014 13.6% -15.7% 13.6% 8.33%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period VCSAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 12.0% 11.3% 19.6% 83.33%
1 Yr 14.3% 1.9% 14.3% 8.33%
3 Yr 2.6%* -4.1% 2.6% 16.67%
5 Yr 5.4%* 0.8% 6.2% 25.00%
10 Yr 10.2%* 5.8% 11.4% 54.55%

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period VCSAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2018 -10.1% -20.9% -10.1% 8.33%
2017 8.9% 0.6% 12.2% 66.67%
2016 3.8% 2.0% 5.7% 50.00%
2015 3.2% 0.9% 5.6% 50.00%
2014 13.6% 10.2% 15.8% 66.67%

NAV & Total Return History

VCSAX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

VCSAX Category Low Category High VCSAX % Rank
Net Assets 5.55 B 6.56 M 5.55 B 8.33%
Number of Holdings 94 26 94 8.33%
Net Assets in Top 10 3.43 B 4.56 M 3.43 B 8.33%
Weighting of Top 10 65.28% 40.9% 67.3% 25.00%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Procter & Gamble Co 13.29%

  2. Coca-Cola Co 9.38%

  3. PepsiCo Inc 8.66%

  4. Walmart Inc 7.02%

  5. Philip Morris International Inc 6.74%

  6. Altria Group Inc 5.13%

  7. Costco Wholesale Corp 4.87%

  8. Mondelez International Inc Class A 4.13%

  9. Colgate-Palmolive Co 3.09%

  10. Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc 2.96%


Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High VCSAX % Rank
Stocks
99.60% 92.70% 99.78% 50.00%
Cash
0.40% 0.22% 7.30% 58.33%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 83.33%
Other
0.00% 0.00% 0.50% 100.00%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 83.33%
Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 83.33%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High VCSAX % Rank
Consumer Defense
98.35% 86.75% 98.35% 8.33%
Consumer Cyclical
0.55% 0.55% 4.25% 100.00%
Industrials
0.28% 0.00% 0.59% 50.00%
Technology
0.21% 0.00% 0.69% 83.33%
Basic Materials
0.21% 0.00% 0.21% 8.33%
Utilities
0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 83.33%
Real Estate
0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 83.33%
Healthcare
0.00% 0.00% 1.82% 83.33%
Financial Services
0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 83.33%
Energy
0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 83.33%
Communication Services
0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 83.33%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High VCSAX % Rank
US
99.09% 87.09% 99.09% 8.33%
Non US
0.51% 0.51% 12.41% 100.00%

VCSAX - Expenses

Operational Fees

VCSAX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 0.10% 0.10% 2.36% 100.00%
Management Fee 0.08% 0.08% 1.00% 8.33%
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% N/A
Administrative Fee N/A 0.05% 0.25% N/A

Sales Fees

VCSAX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load N/A 3.50% 5.75% N/A
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 1.00% N/A

Trading Fees

VCSAX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Max Redemption Fee N/A 0.75% 0.75% 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.

VCSAX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 8.00% 8.00% 75.00% 8.33%

VCSAX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

VCSAX Category Low Category High VCSAX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.02% 0.00% 0.02% 8.33%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

VCSAX Category Low Category High Category Mode
Dividend Distribution Frequency Quarterly Annually Quarterly Semi-Annually

Dividend Payout History


Net Income Ratio Analysis

VCSAX Category Low Category High VCSAX % Rank
Net Income Ratio 2.60% -0.20% 2.94% 33.33%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

VCSAX - Managers

Michael A. Johnson

Manager

Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Dec 15, 2010

8.38

8.4%

Michael A. Johnson, Portfolio Manager. He has been with Vanguard since 1999; has worked in investment management since 2007; and has managed investment portfolios since 2010. Education: B.S.B.A., Shippensburg University.


Awais Khan

Manager

Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Nov 30, 2017

1.41

1.4%

Awais Khan, CFA, Portfolio Manager at Vanguard. He has been with Vanguard since 2010; has worked in investment management since 2012. Education: B.S./B.S.B.A., University of North Carolina.


Tenure Analysis

Category Low

1.41

Category High

20.83

Category Average

8.79

Category Mode

1.45