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VGSLX Vanguard Real Estate Index Admiral

  • Fund
  • VGSLX
  • Price as of: Jul 19, 2019
  • $123.86 - $2.09 - 1.66%
  • Category
  • Real Estate

VGSLX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 17.2%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return -1.3%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 2.8%
  • Net Assets $64.2 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 41.8%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$123.86
$101.55
$129.71

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.11%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 24.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

STANDARD (TAXABLE)

$3,000

IRA

N/A

Investment Themes

CATEGORY

Real Estate
  • Fund Type Open End Mutual Fund
  • Investment Style Real Estate

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 17.2%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return -1.3%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 2.8%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Quarterly
  • Net Income Ratio 3.16%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Quarterly

Fund Details

  • Legal Name Vanguard Real Estate Index Fund
  • Fund Family Name Vanguard
  • Inception Date Nov 12, 2001
  • Shares Outstanding N/A
  • Share Class Inst
  • Currency USD
  • Domiciled Country United States
  • Manager Gerard C. O’Reilly

Fund Description

The Vanguard REIT Index Fund Admiral Shares (VGSLX) provides low-cost exposure to the real estate sector in the U.S. via ownership of real estate investment trusts (REITs). The fund is a passively managed index fund that tracks the MSCI U.S. REIT Index. The underlying index only includes equity REITs or those that own physical properties, such as apartments, shopping plazas, offices and industrial spaces. The index covers two-thirds of the United States REIT industry and includes large- and mid-cap stocks.

As an index fund covering the majority of the U.S. real estate space, VGSLX is perfect as a core holding in any portfolio. The index fund is internally managed by Vanguard.

VGSLX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period VGSLX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 17.2% 0.0% 25.5% 53.44%
1 Yr 7.8% -31.5% 16.0% 35.98%
3 Yr -1.3%* -18.0% 5.3% 31.02%
5 Yr 2.8%* -10.8% 20.9% 21.14%
10 Yr 10.7%* 2.9% 17.6% 30.65%

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period VGSLX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2018 -10.1% -44.0% -3.2% 44.39%
2017 0.6% -16.4% 25.4% 47.06%
2016 3.4% -17.0% 8.6% 12.30%
2015 -1.6% -18.1% 2.4% 23.66%
2014 25.4% -3.3% 115.9% 31.58%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period VGSLX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 17.2% 0.0% 25.5% 76.19%
1 Yr 7.8% -30.5% 16.9% 70.37%
3 Yr -1.3%* -17.5% 8.4% 81.82%
5 Yr 2.8%* -10.4% 20.9% 79.43%
10 Yr 10.7%* 2.9% 17.6% 81.45%

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period VGSLX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2018 -10.1% -43.3% -1.9% 73.80%
2017 0.6% -13.6% 32.7% 88.24%
2016 3.4% -12.3% 10.2% 65.78%
2015 -1.6% -15.2% 7.6% 63.44%
2014 25.4% -3.3% 115.9% 71.93%

NAV & Total Return History

VGSLX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

VGSLX Category Low Category High VGSLX % Rank
Net Assets 64.2 B 10.8 M 64.2 B 0.53%
Number of Holdings 191 21 684 5.82%
Net Assets in Top 10 27 B 3.47 M 27 B 0.53%
Weighting of Top 10 41.79% 11.4% 153.5% 68.78%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Vanguard Real Estate II Index 11.10%

  2. American Tower Corp 6.75%

  3. Crown Castle International Corp 4.06%

  4. Prologis Inc 3.78%

  5. Simon Property Group Inc 3.69%

  6. Equinix Inc 3.05%

  7. Public Storage 2.80%

  8. Welltower Inc 2.36%

  9. AvalonBay Communities Inc 2.10%

  10. Equity Residential 2.10%


Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High VGSLX % Rank
Stocks
98.54% 15.22% 100.19% 59.79%
Cash
1.46% -108.27% 18.56% 34.92%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 53.32% 41.80%
Other
0.00% -0.61% 1.05% 50.79%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 6.10% 42.86%
Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 108.20% 44.44%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High VGSLX % Rank
Real Estate
90.54% 13.33% 100.00% 72.49%
Communication Services
7.63% 0.00% 10.54% 10.05%
Basic Materials
0.33% -0.10% 11.72% 14.81%
Industrials
0.04% -0.04% 7.88% 11.11%
Utilities
0.00% 0.00% 0.01% 39.15%
Technology
0.00% 0.00% 9.65% 56.08%
Healthcare
0.00% 0.00% 4.37% 41.27%
Financial Services
0.00% 0.00% 13.79% 46.03%
Energy
0.00% 0.00% 5.47% 39.68%
Consumer Defense
0.00% 0.00% 0.23% 39.68%
Consumer Cyclical
0.00% -0.45% 30.36% 66.14%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High VGSLX % Rank
US
98.50% 15.22% 100.00% 56.61%
Non US
0.04% 0.00% 46.93% 24.34%

VGSLX - Expenses

Operational Fees

VGSLX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 0.11% 0.00% 29.08% 98.41%
Management Fee 0.11% 0.00% 1.20% 2.65%
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% N/A
Administrative Fee N/A 0.01% 0.47% N/A

Sales Fees

VGSLX 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% 5.00% N/A

Trading Fees

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

VGSLX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 24.00% 3.00% 877.00% 22.22%

VGSLX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

VGSLX Category Low Category High VGSLX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.03% 0.00% 0.05% 5.29%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History


Net Income Ratio Analysis

VGSLX Category Low Category High VGSLX % Rank
Net Income Ratio 3.16% -0.10% 5.36% 5.29%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

VGSLX Category Low Category High Capital Mode
Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Quarterly Annually Annually Annually

VGSLX - Managers

Gerard C. O’Reilly

Manager

Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

May 13, 1996

23.15

23.2%

Gerard C. O’Reilly, Principal of Vanguard Group, Inc. . O'Reilly has been with Vanguard since 1992, has managed investment portfolios since 1994, O'Reilly has managed stock index portfolios since 1994. Education: B.S., Villanova University.


Walter Nejman

Manager

Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

May 25, 2016

3.1

3.1%

Walter Nejman, Portfolio Manager at Vanguard. He has been with Vanguard since 2005; has worked in investment management since 2008; and has co-managed the Communication Services Index, Health Care Index, Industrials Index, and Information Technology Index Funds since 2015. Education: B.A., Arcadia University; M.B.A., Villanova University.


Tenure Analysis

Category Low

0.0

Category High

25.5

Category Average

8.65

Category Mode

13.5