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VFICX Vanguard Interm-Term Invmt-Grade Inv

  • Fund
  • VFICX
  • Price as of: Sep 16, 2019
  • $9.98 + $0.02 + 0.20%

VFICX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 6.3%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return -0.3%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 0.3%
  • Net Assets $31.7 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 7.8%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$9.98
$9.26
$10.17

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.20%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 73.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

STANDARD (TAXABLE)

$3,000

IRA

$3,000

Fund Classification

PRIMARY CATEGORY

  • Fund Type Open End Mutual Fund
  • Investment Style Corporate Bond

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 6.3%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return -0.3%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 0.3%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency None
  • Net Income Ratio 3.20%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 1.6%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Monthly

Fund Details

  • Legal Name Vanguard Intermediate-Term Investment Grade Fund
  • Fund Family Name Vanguard
  • Inception Date Nov 01, 1993
  • Shares Outstanding N/A
  • Share Class Inv
  • Currency USD
  • Domiciled Country United States
  • Manager Daniel Shaykevich

Fund Description

The Vanguard Intermediate-Term Investment-Grade Fund Investor Shares (VFICX) is a low-cost, passively managed index fund that tracks intermediate investment-grade bonds in the U.S. VFICX tracks the Barclays U.S. 5–10 Year Government/Credit Float Adjusted Index and includes exposure to Treasury, agency and investment-grade corporate bonds. The fund uses an index sampling style to provide exposure that closely resembles the underlying index.

As an index covering intermediate investment-grade bonds, VFICX makes an ideal core position and can form the backbone of any portfolio. The fund is internally managed by Vanguard.

VFICX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period VFICX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 6.3% -1.5% 10.3% 81.82%
1 Yr 6.3% -10.4% 7.7% 37.04%
3 Yr -0.3%* -3.6% 2.1% 85.42%
5 Yr 0.3%* -1.2% 2.7% 30.77%
10 Yr 0.4%* -0.9% 2.7% 67.65%

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period VFICX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2018 -3.7% -14.6% 0.3% 20.00%
2017 1.1% -3.5% 3.8% 73.47%
2016 0.0% -0.3% 35.8% 93.48%
2015 -1.9% -11.2% 1.3% 7.50%
2014 1.7% -3.5% 5.1% 61.54%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period VFICX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 6.3% -1.5% 10.3% 81.82%
1 Yr 6.3% -10.4% 7.9% 51.85%
3 Yr -0.3%* -3.6% 4.3% 87.50%
5 Yr 0.3%* -0.7% 5.3% 58.97%
10 Yr 0.4%* -0.3% 5.7% 79.41%

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period VFICX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2018 -3.7% -14.6% 0.3% 38.00%
2017 1.1% -3.5% 7.2% 79.59%
2016 0.0% -0.3% 35.8% 95.65%
2015 -1.9% -11.2% 3.1% 20.00%
2014 1.7% -0.8% 8.1% 82.05%

NAV & Total Return History

VFICX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

VFICX Category Low Category High VFICX % Rank
Net Assets 31.7 B 2.34 M 31.7 B 1.82%
Number of Holdings 1906 26 1931 12.96%
Net Assets in Top 10 2.39 B 1.71 M 7.54 B 12.96%
Weighting of Top 10 7.79% 6.2% 57.6% 96.30%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. United States Treasury Notes 0.12% 2.03%

  2. United States Treasury Notes 2.88% 1.38%

  3. United States Treasury Notes 2.62% 0.89%

  4. United States Treasury Notes 2.88% 0.70%

  5. Medtronic, Inc. 3.5% 0.58%

  6. Petroleos Mexicanos 5.5% 0.50%

  7. United States Treasury Notes 2.88% 0.47%

  8. Saudi Arabia (Kingdom Of) 2.38% 0.43%

  9. Visa Inc 3.15% 0.41%

  10. SunTrust Bank 3.2% 0.41%


Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High VFICX % Rank
Bonds
94.75% 27.84% 150.04% 42.59%
Cash
2.69% -55.85% 18.48% 46.30%
Convertible Bonds
2.56% 0.00% 66.58% 42.59%
Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 5.53% 55.56%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 17.01% 72.22%
Other
0.00% -0.84% 1.82% 18.52%

Bond Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High VFICX % Rank
Corporate
64.55% 53.97% 94.58% 92.59%
Securitized
20.94% 0.00% 67.67% 3.70%
Government
11.62% 0.00% 41.71% 29.63%
Cash & Equivalents
1.06% -55.80% 18.48% 77.78%
Municipal
0.18% 0.00% 5.04% 40.74%
Derivative
0.00% -0.14% 41.62% 16.67%

Bond Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High VFICX % Rank
US
75.81% 27.84% 126.42% 40.74%
Non US
18.94% 0.00% 32.21% 57.41%

VFICX - Expenses

Operational Fees

VFICX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 0.20% 0.00% 13.94% 92.59%
Management Fee 0.18% 0.00% 1.44% 10.53%
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% N/A
Administrative Fee N/A 0.00% 0.45% N/A

Sales Fees

VFICX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load N/A 1.00% 4.75% N/A
Deferred Load N/A 0.85% 5.50% N/A

Trading Fees

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

VFICX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 73.00% 0.00% 184.00% 43.64%

VFICX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

VFICX Category Low Category High VFICX % Rank
Dividend Yield 1.59% 0.00% 11.51% 68.42%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

VFICX Category Low Category High Category Mode
Dividend Distribution Frequency Monthly Quarterly Monthly Monthly

Dividend Payout History


Net Income Ratio Analysis

VFICX Category Low Category High VFICX % Rank
Net Income Ratio 3.20% 1.26% 5.72% 64.81%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

VFICX Category Low Category High Capital Mode
Capital Gain Distribution Frequency None Annually Semi-Annually Annually

VFICX - Managers

Daniel Shaykevich

Manager

Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Apr 13, 2018

1.38

1.4%

Daniel Shaykevich, Principal of Vanguard. He has worked in investment management since 2001, has managed investment portfolios since 2004, has been with Vanguard since 2013. Prior to Vanguard, he was a portfolio manager for BlackRock from 2001 to 2013. He holds a B.S. from Carnegie Mellon University.


Samuel C. Martinez

Manager

Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Apr 13, 2018

1.38

1.4%

Samuel C. Martinez, CFA, Assistant Portfolio Manager at Vanguard. He has been with Vanguard since 2007, has worked in investment management since 2010, has managed investment portfolios since 2014. He holds a B.S. from Southern Utah University and M.B.A from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.


Tenure Analysis

Category Low

0.15

Category High

22.01

Category Average

7.8

Category Mode

0.92