VGSNX: Vanguard Real Estate Index Institutional

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VGSNX Vanguard Real Estate Index Institutional

  • Fund
  • VGSNX
  • Price as of: Dec 06, 2019
  • $20.38
    + $0.04 + 0.20%

Profile

VGSNX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 24.6%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 3.7%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 2.8%
  • Net Assets $69.9 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 41.2%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$20.38
$15.72
$20.90

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.09%

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) $5,000,000
  • IRA N/A

Fund Classification

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

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 24.6%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 3.7%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 2.8%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 3.18%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 1.7%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Quarterly

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    Vanguard Real Estate Index Fund
  • Fund Family Name
    Vanguard
  • Inception Date
    Dec 02, 2003
  • 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 Institutional Shares (VGSNX) 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. These include apartments, shopping plazas, offices and industrial spaces. The index covers two-thirds of the United States REIT sector and includes large- and mid-cap stocks.

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


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Performance

VGSNX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period VGSNX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 24.6% 0.0% 42.4% 48.69%
1 Yr 13.2% -21.6% 25.3% 42.26%
3 Yr 3.7%* -17.6% 13.1% 38.46%
5 Yr 2.8%* -13.3% 10.0% 32.35%
10 Yr 8.0%* -1.6% 16.0% 45.86%

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period VGSNX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2018 -10.1% -44.0% 2.2% 46.64%
2017 0.6% -16.4% 25.4% 49.14%
2016 3.4% -28.0% 12.5% 15.53%
2015 -1.6% -19.4% 2.4% 22.39%
2014 25.3% -3.3% 31.5% 34.86%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period VGSNX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 24.6% 0.0% 42.4% 48.69%
1 Yr 13.2% -21.6% 25.3% 53.96%
3 Yr 3.7%* -16.9% 13.1% 79.49%
5 Yr 2.8%* -12.8% 10.0% 76.47%
10 Yr 8.0%* -1.6% 16.0% 83.46%

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period VGSNX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2018 -10.1% -43.3% 3.3% 69.57%
2017 0.6% -13.6% 31.4% 84.48%
2016 3.4% -12.3% 12.5% 65.75%
2015 -1.6% -15.2% 7.7% 59.70%
2014 25.3% -3.3% 32.5% 72.00%

NAV & Total Return History


Holdings

VGSNX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

VGSNX Category Low Category High VGSNX % Rank
Net Assets 69.9 B 1.73 M 69.9 B 0.79%
Number of Holdings 186 19 757 7.64%
Net Assets in Top 10 29.3 B 942 K 29.3 B 0.73%
Weighting of Top 10 41.22% 11.1% 159.1% 77.09%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Vanguard Real Estate II Index 10.96%
  2. American Tower Corp 6.65%
  3. Crown Castle International Corp 3.98%
  4. Prologis Inc 3.82%
  5. Equinix Inc 3.29%
  6. Simon Property Group Inc 3.21%
  7. Welltower Inc 2.53%
  8. Public Storage 2.42%
  9. Equity Residential 2.27%
  10. AvalonBay Communities Inc 2.09%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High VGSNX % Rank
Stocks
98.84% 6.49% 114.83% 41.45%
Cash
1.15% -94.28% 19.21% 46.91%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 50.29% 36.73%
Other
0.00% -0.98% 89.86% 41.09%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 6.17% 27.27%
Bonds
0.00% -0.79% 86.73% 34.55%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High VGSNX % Rank
Real Estate
98.81% 2.00% 100.00% 10.49%
Industrials
0.03% -0.01% 9.29% 8.24%
Financial Services
0.01% 0.00% 6.36% 13.48%
Utilities
0.00% 0.00% 14.22% 25.47%
Technology
0.00% 0.00% 14.07% 55.81%
Healthcare
0.00% 0.00% 4.40% 26.22%
Energy
0.00% 0.00% 8.32% 25.09%
Communication Services
0.00% 0.00% 1.88% 25.84%
Consumer Defense
0.00% 0.00% 1.05% 24.72%
Consumer Cyclical
0.00% -1.13% 31.52% 50.19%
Basic Materials
0.00% -0.04% 13.17% 33.33%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High VGSNX % Rank
US
98.80% 6.49% 114.83% 34.91%
Non US
0.04% 0.00% 33.24% 21.45%

Expenses

VGSNX - Expenses

Operational Fees

VGSNX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 0.09% 0.00% 135.20% 98.44%
Management Fee 0.09% 0.00% 1.50% 2.55%
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% N/A
Administrative Fee N/A 0.00% 0.47% N/A

Sales Fees

VGSNX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load N/A 1.50% 6.50% N/A
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 5.00% N/A

Trading Fees

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

VGSNX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 24.00% 3.00% 877.00% 25.47%

Distributions

VGSNX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

VGSNX Category Low Category High VGSNX % Rank
Dividend Yield 1.69% 0.00% 3.90% 12.00%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

VGSNX Category Low Category High Category Mod
Dividend Distribution Frequency Quarterly Annually Monthly Quarterly

Net Income Ratio Analysis

VGSNX Category Low Category High VGSNX % Rank
Net Income Ratio 3.18% -0.10% 5.67% 9.77%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History

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Fund Manager Analysis

VGSNX - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

Gerard C. O’Reilly


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

May 13, 1996

23.56

23.6%

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


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

May 25, 2016

3.52

3.5%

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 Category High Category Average Category Mode
0.03 25.92 7.72 0.03