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VFORX Vanguard Target Retirement 2040 Inv

  • Fund
  • VFORX
  • Price as of: Apr 23, 2019
  • $36.82 + $0.21 + 0.57%
  • Category
  • Target Retirement Date

VFORX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 14.0%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 7.9%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 5.0%
  • Net Assets $26.9 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 100.0%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$36.82
$31.75
$37.46

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.00%

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)

$1,000

IRA

$1,000

Investment Themes

CATEGORY

Target Retirement Date
  • Fund Type Open End Mutual Fund
  • Investment Style Target-Date 2040

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 14.0%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 7.9%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 5.0%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 2.17%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually

Fund Details

  • Legal Name Vanguard Target Retirement 2040 Fund
  • Fund Family Name Vanguard
  • Inception Date Jun 07, 2006
  • Shares Outstanding N/A
  • Share Class Inv
  • Currency USD
  • Domiciled Country United States

Fund Description

The Vanguard Target Retirement 2040 Fund Investor Shares (VFORX) is a target-date fund of funds. Using a specified glide path, VFORX invests in four other Vanguard index funds. The fund provides exposure to both domestics stocks of all market caps and international stocks. Additionally, both domestic and foreign investment-grade bonds are included in the fund’s holdings. As VFORX approaches 2040, it will reduce its exposure to equities and increase its holdings in fixed-income securities. The fund is managed by Vanguard.

Expenses for the fund are low. Given its all-encompassing approach to retirement investing, VFORX is perfect as a core option for investors.

VFORX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period VFORX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 14.0% -4.1% 16.6% 29.45%
1 Yr 3.4% -14.7% 5.3% 5.02%
3 Yr 7.9%* -18.4% 9.1% 3.11%
5 Yr 5.0%* -11.9% 8.5% 2.09%
10 Yr 9.5%* -6.2% 9.6% 0.28%

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period VFORX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2018 -9.7% -25.1% 0.0% 19.72%
2017 18.4% -36.9% 20.0% 6.93%
2016 6.2% -5.2% 8.1% 6.86%
2015 -4.4% -25.3% -0.8% 30.60%
2014 5.1% -49.7% 34.8% 4.69%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period VFORX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 14.0% -3.9% 16.6% 29.45%
1 Yr 3.4% -14.7% 7.4% 40.92%
3 Yr 7.9%* -18.4% 11.8% 32.30%
5 Yr 5.0%* -11.9% 8.7% 41.70%
10 Yr 9.5%* -4.3% 12.5% 33.85%

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period VFORX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2018 -9.7% -25.1% 0.0% 53.36%
2017 18.4% -36.9% 26.6% 36.75%
2016 6.2% -4.7% 12.3% 57.46%
2015 -4.4% -25.3% 3.9% 73.43%
2014 5.1% -47.6% 39.2% 40.38%

NAV & Total Return History

VFORX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

VFORX Category Low Category High VFORX % Rank
Net Assets 26.9 B 852 K 41.8 B 0.56%
Number of Holdings 5 2 137 95.55%
Net Assets in Top 10 26.9 B 857 K 41.8 B 0.35%
Weighting of Top 10 99.99% 17.1% 112.3% 10.94%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Vanguard Total Stock Mkt Idx Inv 50.64%

  2. Vanguard Total Intl Stock Index Inv 33.42%

  3. Vanguard Total Bond Market II Idx Inv 11.25%

  4. Vanguard Total Intl Bd Idx Investor 4.69%


Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High VFORX % Rank
Stocks
82.73% 0.07% 98.28% 27.38%
Bonds
15.66% -5.73% 135.02% 64.64%
Cash
1.54% -120.52% 40.20% 84.62%
Other
0.03% -3.50% 24.29% 81.72%
Convertible Bonds
0.03% 0.00% 5.29% 76.50%
Preferred Stocks
0.01% 0.00% 7.51% 57.23%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High VFORX % Rank
Financial Services
14.74% 0.96% 19.07% 15.18%
Technology
14.68% 0.35% 20.62% 25.14%
Healthcare
9.81% 0.45% 13.55% 33.33%
Consumer Cyclical
9.68% 0.45% 12.96% 28.95%
Industrials
9.48% 0.35% 12.68% 18.64%
Consumer Defense
6.47% 0.49% 16.41% 16.81%
Energy
4.80% 0.38% 6.45% 19.56%
Basic Materials
4.18% 0.18% 5.42% 14.55%
Real Estate
3.22% 0.04% 19.26% 40.40%
Communication Services
2.81% 0.27% 4.45% 11.94%
Utilities
2.63% 0.04% 4.97% 21.47%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High VFORX % Rank
US
50.09% 0.07% 64.52% 36.27%
Non US
32.64% 0.00% 47.99% 11.29%

Bond Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High VFORX % Rank
Government
9.01% -23.50% 135.02% 49.75%
Corporate
3.61% 0.00% 51.49% 76.92%
Securitized
3.01% 0.00% 61.92% 63.87%
Cash & Equivalents
1.53% -138.94% 40.20% 84.97%
Municipal
0.07% 0.00% 3.16% 50.32%
Derivative
0.00% -4.42% 1.78% 26.39%

Bond Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High VFORX % Rank
US
10.30% -9.85% 135.02% 68.60%
Non US
5.36% 0.00% 20.01% 27.81%

VFORX - Expenses

Operational Fees

VFORX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 0.00% 0.00% 6.01% 97.88%
Management Fee 0.00% 0.00% 0.95% 7.83%
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% N/A
Administrative Fee N/A 0.00% 0.40% N/A

Sales Fees

VFORX 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

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

VFORX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 8.00% 0.00% 106.00% 11.79%

VFORX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

VFORX Category Low Category High VFORX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.02% 0.00% 0.05% 39.52%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

VFORX Category Low Category High Category Mode
Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Quarterly Annually

Dividend Payout History


Net Income Ratio Analysis

VFORX Category Low Category High VFORX % Rank
Net Income Ratio 2.17% -0.99% 35.20% 19.28%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

VFORX - Managers

Tenure Analysis

Category Low

0.0

Category High

16.51

Category Average

6.05

Category Mode

7.25

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