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Price

Aum/Mkt Cap

YIELD

Exp Ratio

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Vanguard Star Fund

VGSTX | Fund

$26.06

$23.8 B

2.65%

$0.69

0.31%

Vitals

YTD Return

7.9%

1 yr return

-15.6%

3 Yr Avg Return

-2.4%

5 Yr Avg Return

-0.2%

Net Assets

$23.8 B

Holdings in Top 10

100.0%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$25.9
$23.92
$30.39

Expenses

OPERATING FEES

Expense Ratio 0.31%

SALES FEES

Front Load N/A

Deferred Load N/A

TRADING FEES

Turnover 9.00%

Redemption Fee N/A


Min Investment

Standard (Taxable)

$1,000

IRA

N/A


Fund Classification

Fund Type

Open End Mutual Fund


Name

Price

Aum/Mkt Cap

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Exp Ratio

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Vanguard Star Fund

VGSTX | Fund

$26.06

$23.8 B

2.65%

$0.69

0.31%

VGSTX - Profile

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 7.9%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return -2.4%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return -0.2%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 1.21%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 2.6%
  • 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 STAR Fund invests in a diversified portfolio of other Vanguard mutual funds, rather than in individual securities. The Fund 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 STAR Fund owns a diversified mix of stocks and bonds. The Fund’s stock holdings emphasize large-capitalization stocks of domestic companies and, to a lesser extent, a diversified group of stocks in companies located outside the United States. The Fund’s bond holdings focus predominantly on short- and long-term investment-grade corporate bonds and GNMA mortgage-backed securities.
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VGSTX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period VGSTX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 7.9% -24.7% 108.5% 2.99%
1 Yr -15.6% -28.1% 109.1% 83.93%
3 Yr -2.4%* -9.5% 25.6% 59.51%
5 Yr -0.2%* -8.8% 23.4% 47.84%
10 Yr 1.9%* -4.9% 8.6% 31.74%

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period VGSTX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2022 -24.4% -39.0% 92.4% 90.40%
2021 1.4% -6.1% 39.6% 65.92%
2020 4.4% -21.9% 14.5% 8.89%
2019 3.6% -15.9% 6.3% 32.40%
2018 -2.4% -12.6% 61.5% 54.00%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period VGSTX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 7.9% -24.7% 108.5% 3.13%
1 Yr -15.6% -28.1% 109.1% 84.34%
3 Yr -2.4%* -9.5% 25.6% 60.81%
5 Yr -0.2%* -8.8% 23.4% 61.29%
10 Yr 1.9%* -4.9% 11.0% 71.28%

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period VGSTX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2022 -24.4% -39.0% 92.4% 90.40%
2021 1.4% -6.1% 39.6% 65.92%
2020 4.4% -21.9% 14.5% 8.89%
2019 3.6% -11.5% 6.3% 33.14%
2018 -2.4% -12.6% 61.5% 81.00%

NAV & Total Return History


VGSTX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

VGSTX Category Low Category High VGSTX % Rank
Net Assets 23.8 B 658 K 207 B 5.99%
Number of Holdings 12 2 15351 87.18%
Net Assets in Top 10 25.8 B -6.38 M 48.5 B 2.79%
Weighting of Top 10 100.00% 8.4% 100.0% 1.07%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Vanguard Windsor™ II Inv 14.33%
  2. Vanguard Long-Term Investment-Grade Inv 12.41%
  3. Vanguard Short-Term Investment-Grade Inv 12.18%
  4. Vanguard GNMA Inv 12.14%
  5. Vanguard US Growth Investor 12.03%
  6. Vanguard International Value Inv 9.91%
  7. Vanguard International Growth Inv 9.18%
  8. Vanguard Windsor Investor Shares 7.89%
  9. Vanguard PRIMECAP Inv 6.22%
  10. Vanguard Explorer Inv 3.73%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High VGSTX % Rank
Stocks
61.15% 0.00% 99.40% 40.86%
Bonds
32.18% -82.31% 116.75% 59.01%
Cash
5.83% -16.75% 158.07% 26.78%
Convertible Bonds
0.78% 0.00% 23.84% 34.26%
Other
0.05% -6.69% 48.03% 44.42%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 27.92% 76.40%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High VGSTX % Rank
Technology
23.50% 0.00% 48.68% 18.19%
Consumer Cyclical
15.67% 0.00% 20.19% 1.91%
Healthcare
14.88% 0.00% 39.78% 27.86%
Financial Services
13.42% 0.00% 60.22% 67.68%
Industrials
10.13% 0.00% 33.21% 50.38%
Communication Services
7.95% 0.00% 100.00% 34.86%
Consumer Defense
4.97% 0.00% 22.62% 82.06%
Energy
3.31% 0.00% 85.65% 79.13%
Basic Materials
2.99% 0.00% 33.35% 74.17%
Utilities
1.65% 0.00% 99.55% 83.33%
Real Estate
1.52% 0.00% 65.01% 80.66%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High VGSTX % Rank
US
40.48% -1.65% 98.67% 65.61%
Non US
20.67% -0.44% 56.67% 9.39%

Bond Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High VGSTX % Rank
Corporate
48.24% 0.00% 98.21% 22.46%
Securitized
26.93% 0.00% 92.13% 21.57%
Cash & Equivalents
15.06% 0.14% 100.00% 37.94%
Government
6.82% 0.00% 97.26% 88.83%
Municipal
2.86% 0.00% 87.00% 6.22%
Derivative
0.09% 0.00% 31.93% 31.35%

Bond Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High VGSTX % Rank
US
28.74% -82.31% 80.50% 54.44%
Non US
3.44% 0.00% 84.73% 56.35%

VGSTX - Expenses

Operational Fees

VGSTX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 0.31% 0.06% 7.62% 96.63%
Management Fee 0.00% 0.00% 1.83% 2.06%
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 0.00% 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 9.00% 0.00% 343.00% 7.66%

VGSTX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

VGSTX Category Low Category High VGSTX % Rank
Dividend Yield 2.65% 0.00% 44.83% 53.12%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

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

Net Income Ratio Analysis

VGSTX Category Low Category High VGSTX % Rank
Net Income Ratio 1.21% -2.34% 19.41% 46.42%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

Distributions History

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VGSTX - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

William Coleman


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Feb 22, 2013

9.27

9.3%

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

9.27

9.3%

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 34.51 6.26 2.41