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Price

Aum/Mkt Cap

YIELD & DIV

Exp Ratio

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Vanguard Star Fund

VGSTX | Fund

$33.68

$28.2 B

0.84%

$0.28

0.31%

Vitals

YTD Return

8.4%

1 yr return

20.3%

3 Yr Avg Return

13.0%

5 Yr Avg Return

12.1%

Net Assets

$28.2 B

Holdings in Top 10

100.0%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$33.3
$29.01
$34.28

Expenses

OPERATING FEES

Expense Ratio 0.31%

SALES FEES

Front Load N/A

Deferred Load N/A

TRADING FEES

Turnover 26.00%

Redemption Fee N/A


Min Investment

Standard (Taxable)

$1,000

IRA

N/A


Fund Classification

Fund Type

Open End Mutual Fund

Investment Style

Allocation--50% to 70% Equity


Name

Price

Aum/Mkt Cap

YIELD & DIV

Exp Ratio

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Vanguard Star Fund

VGSTX | Fund

$33.68

$28.2 B

0.84%

$0.28

0.31%

VGSTX - Profile

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 8.4%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 13.0%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 12.1%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 1.87%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.8%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Semi-Annually

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    Vanguard Star Fund
  • Fund Family Name
    Vanguard
  • Inception Date
    Mar 29, 1985
  • Shares Outstanding
    N/A
  • Share Class
    Inv
  • Currency
    USD
  • Domiciled Country
    United States
  • Manager
    William Coleman

Fund Description

As a "fund of funds," the fund invests in a diversified portfolio of other Vanguard mutual funds, rather than in individual securities. It follows a balanced investment approach by investing 60% to 70% of its assets in common stocks through eight stock funds; 20% to 30% of its assets in bonds through two bond funds; and 10% to 20% of its assets in short-term investments through a short-term bond fund. Through the underlying funds, the fund owns a diversified mix of stocks and bonds.


VGSTX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period VGSTX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 8.4% -3.7% 108.5% 74.52%
1 Yr 20.3% -5.2% 66.4% 30.92%
3 Yr 13.0%* -3.2% 18.7% 5.11%
5 Yr 12.1%* 0.6% 16.2% 7.85%
10 Yr 11.2%* 2.6% 14.3% 14.23%

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period VGSTX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2020 13.7% -39.0% 28.7% 7.50%
2019 15.2% -13.1% 26.1% 35.91%
2018 -11.4% -32.7% 0.0% 46.95%
2017 13.2% -6.5% 22.4% 7.41%
2016 1.7% -43.7% 18.6% 78.57%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period VGSTX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 8.4% -3.7% 108.5% 74.52%
1 Yr 20.3% -5.2% 66.4% 29.10%
3 Yr 13.0%* -3.2% 18.7% 5.34%
5 Yr 12.1%* -0.5% 16.2% 6.99%
10 Yr 11.2%* 1.9% 14.3% 12.23%

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period VGSTX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2020 13.7% -39.0% 28.7% 7.50%
2019 15.2% -13.1% 26.1% 35.91%
2018 -11.4% -32.7% 0.8% 75.43%
2017 13.2% -3.7% 31.9% 47.64%
2016 1.7% -43.7% 19.8% 92.51%

NAV & Total Return History


VGSTX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

VGSTX Category Low Category High VGSTX % Rank
Net Assets 28.2 B 50 209 B 4.45%
Number of Holdings 11 1 15392 90.78%
Net Assets in Top 10 29.1 B -197 M 47.4 B 2.60%
Weighting of Top 10 100.00% 8.5% 100.0% 0.63%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Vanguard Windsor™ II Inv 14.27%
  2. Vanguard Long-Term Investment-Grade Inv 12.61%
  3. Vanguard US Growth Investor 12.32%
  4. Vanguard Short-Term Investment-Grade Inv 12.07%
  5. Vanguard GNMA Inv 12.06%
  6. Vanguard International Value Inv 9.51%
  7. Vanguard International Growth Inv 9.22%
  8. Vanguard Windsor Investor Shares 7.76%
  9. Vanguard PRIMECAP Inv 6.32%
  10. Vanguard Explorer Inv 3.85%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High VGSTX % Rank
Stocks
63.08% 0.00% 135.66% 44.04%
Bonds
34.82% 0.00% 118.02% 32.11%
Cash
1.48% -54.99% 100.00% 71.04%
Convertible Bonds
0.59% 0.00% 26.51% 41.37%
Other
0.03% -6.69% 67.29% 42.67%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 21.17% 76.60%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High VGSTX % Rank
Technology
21.31% 0.00% 55.61% 25.50%
Consumer Cyclical
16.32% 0.00% 39.16% 2.02%
Healthcare
14.55% 0.00% 52.26% 20.40%
Financial Services
14.39% 0.00% 56.11% 60.50%
Industrials
10.21% 0.00% 33.21% 52.43%
Communication Services
8.63% 0.00% 28.34% 47.57%
Consumer Defense
5.14% 0.00% 27.35% 75.44%
Energy
3.24% 0.00% 59.30% 46.98%
Basic Materials
2.95% 0.00% 34.29% 72.12%
Real Estate
1.76% 0.00% 99.15% 78.77%
Utilities
1.51% 0.00% 99.35% 85.29%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High VGSTX % Rank
US
41.78% 0.00% 134.30% 72.81%
Non US
21.30% 0.00% 36.57% 11.11%

Bond Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High VGSTX % Rank
Corporate
49.23% 0.00% 99.51% 26.60%
Securitized
36.74% 0.00% 90.03% 5.08%
Government
6.99% 0.00% 100.00% 87.12%
Cash & Equivalents
4.08% 0.00% 100.00% 82.62%
Municipal
2.97% 0.00% 98.19% 9.57%
Derivative
0.00% 0.00% 32.65% 59.46%

Bond Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High VGSTX % Rank
US
31.50% 0.00% 65.18% 25.77%
Non US
3.32% -17.26% 95.28% 59.34%

VGSTX - Expenses

Operational Fees

VGSTX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 0.31% 0.06% 5.49% 96.61%
Management Fee 0.00% 0.00% 2.00% 8.14%
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% N/A
Administrative Fee N/A 0.01% 0.83% N/A

Sales Fees

VGSTX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load N/A 0.00% 5.75% N/A
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 5.00% N/A

Trading Fees

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

VGSTX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 26.00% 0.00% 435.00% 26.75%

VGSTX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

VGSTX Category Low Category High VGSTX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.84% 0.00% 2.99% 35.66%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

VGSTX Category Low Category High Category Mod
Dividend Distribution Frequency Semi-Annually Monthly Monthly Monthly

Net Income Ratio Analysis

VGSTX Category Low Category High VGSTX % Rank
Net Income Ratio 1.87% -2.06% 11.02% 21.68%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

VGSTX Category Low Category High Capital Mode
Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually

Dividend Payout History

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VGSTX - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

William Coleman


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Feb 22, 2013

8.61

8.6%

William A. Coleman, CFA, Portfolio Manager at Vanguard. He has worked in investment management since joining Vanguard in 2006 and has co-managed the Conservative Allocation and Moderate Allocation Portfolios since 2013. Education: B.S., King’s College; M.S., Saint Joseph’s University.

Walter Nejman


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Feb 22, 2013

8.61

8.6%

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
0.01 37.78 6.29 1.75