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VIFSX Vanguard 500 Index Signal

  • Fund
  • VIFSX
  • Price as of: N/A
  • N/A N/A N/A
  • Category
  • Large Cap Blend Equities
  • Fund Company
  • N/A

VIFSX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return N/A
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 22.9%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 15.7%
  • Net Assets $183 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 17.6%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

N/A
N/A
N/A

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.05%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 3.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

Closed to new investors as of Oct 16, 2013

STANDARD (TAXABLE)

$0

IRA

N/A

Investment Themes

CATEGORY

Large Cap Blend Equities
  • Fund Type Open End Mutual Fund
  • Investment Style Large Blend

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return N/A
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 22.9%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 15.7%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 2.07%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Quarterly

Fund Details

  • Legal Name Vanguard Five Hundred Index Fund
  • Fund Family Name N/A
  • Inception Date Sep 29, 2006
  • Shares Outstanding N/A
  • Share Class Other
  • Currency USD
  • Domiciled Country United States
  • Manager Michael H. Buek

Fund Description

The Vanguard 500 Index Fund Signal Class (VIFSX) is a passively managed fund that seeks to capture the returns of the large-cap U.S. equities market by tracking the benchmark S&P 500 Index. This measure is diversified across all market segments and sectors and holds some of the largest and well-known stocks in the U.S. The index is market-cap weighted.

Expenses for the fund are quite low and given its wide-reaching exposure to large-cap U.S. stocks, the fund makes a great core position. The fund is internally managed by Vanguard.

VIFSX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period VIFSX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD N/A -12.2% 38.3% N/A
1 Yr 19.7% -59.9% 37.0% N/A
3 Yr 22.9%* -32.1% 22.7% N/A
5 Yr 15.7%* -22.8% 13.1% N/A
10 Yr 8.1%* -6.4% 14.4% N/A

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period VIFSX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2018 N/A -67.0% 16.7% N/A
2017 N/A -32.8% 34.8% N/A
2016 N/A -28.0% 20.8% N/A
2015 N/A -46.9% 5.7% N/A
2014 N/A -24.8% 53.8% N/A

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period VIFSX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD N/A -12.2% 38.3% N/A
1 Yr 19.7% -59.9% 37.8% N/A
3 Yr 22.9%* -32.1% 23.2% N/A
5 Yr 15.7%* -21.3% 14.1% N/A
10 Yr 8.1%* -3.0% 18.7% N/A

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period VIFSX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2018 N/A -67.0% 17.4% N/A
2017 N/A -22.1% 34.8% N/A
2016 N/A -14.7% 21.8% N/A
2015 N/A -23.7% 7.0% N/A
2014 N/A -24.8% 56.3% N/A

NAV & Total Return History

VIFSX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

VIFSX Category Low Category High VIFSX % Rank
Net Assets 183 B 1.75 M 814 B N/A
Number of Holdings 510 10 3601 N/A
Net Assets in Top 10 32.2 B -972 M 134 B N/A
Weighting of Top 10 17.63% 2.4% 441.5% N/A

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Apple Inc 3.43%

  2. Exxon Mobil Corporation 2.28%

  3. Microsoft Corp 2.17%

  4. Johnson & Johnson 1.71%

  5. General Electric Co 1.46%

  6. Wells Fargo & Co 1.40%

  7. Berkshire Hathaway Inc Class B 1.31%

  8. Procter & Gamble Co 1.29%

  9. Chevron Corp 1.29%

  10. JPMorgan Chase & Co 1.29%


Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High VIFSX % Rank
Stocks
99.57% -1.61% 163.34% N/A
Cash
0.43% -113.33% 79.66% N/A
Preferred Stocks
0.00% -0.31% 6.86% N/A
Other
0.00% -21.65% 22.51% N/A
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 3.11% N/A
Bonds
0.00% -49.90% 111.17% N/A

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High VIFSX % Rank
Technology
17.95% 0.00% 62.21% N/A
Financial Services
14.89% 0.00% 54.06% N/A
Healthcare
14.26% 0.00% 27.42% N/A
Industrials
10.97% 0.00% 36.25% N/A
Consumer Cyclical
10.18% -14.17% 32.44% N/A
Energy
9.66% 0.00% 98.96% N/A
Consumer Defense
9.47% 0.00% 64.11% N/A
Communication Services
4.02% 0.00% 14.58% N/A
Basic Materials
3.28% 0.00% 25.02% N/A
Utilities
2.99% 0.00% 21.16% N/A
Real Estate
1.91% -0.05% 95.70% N/A

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High VIFSX % Rank
US
99.28% -1.61% 160.73% N/A
Non US
0.29% 0.00% 92.97% N/A

VIFSX - Expenses

Operational Fees

VIFSX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 0.05% 0.00% 39.68% N/A
Management Fee 0.03% 0.00% 1.50% N/A
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% N/A
Administrative Fee N/A 0.00% 0.85% N/A

Sales Fees

VIFSX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load N/A 1.00% 5.75% N/A
Deferred Load N/A 0.95% 5.00% N/A

Trading Fees

VIFSX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Max Redemption Fee N/A 0.15% 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.

VIFSX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 3.00% 0.00% 836.00% N/A

VIFSX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

VIFSX Category Low Category High VIFSX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.00% 0.00% 0.09% N/A

Dividend Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History


Net Income Ratio Analysis

VIFSX Category Low Category High VIFSX % Rank
Net Income Ratio 2.07% -1.49% 3.90% N/A

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

VIFSX - Managers

Michael H. Buek

Manager

Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Dec 31, 1991

22.76

22.8%

Michael H. Buek, CFA, Principal of Vanguard. He has been with Vanguard since 1987;has managed investment portfolios since1991.Education:B.S.,University of Vermont;MBA, Villanova University.


Tenure Analysis

Category Low

0.0

Category High

83.67

Category Average

6.97

Category Mode

3.79