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VLCAX Vanguard Large Cap Index Admiral

  • Fund
  • VLCAX
  • Price as of: May 28, 2019
  • $65.04 - $0.54 - 0.82%
  • Category
  • Large Cap Blend Equities

VLCAX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 12.2%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 10.2%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 7.8%
  • Net Assets $22.6 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 20.9%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$65.04
$54.31
$68.21

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.05%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 4.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

STANDARD (TAXABLE)

$3,000

IRA

N/A

Investment Themes

CATEGORY

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

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 12.2%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 10.2%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 7.8%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 2.03%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Quarterly

Fund Details

  • Legal Name Vanguard Large Cap Index Fund
  • Fund Family Name Vanguard
  • Inception Date Feb 02, 2004
  • Shares Outstanding N/A
  • Share Class Inst
  • Currency USD
  • Domiciled Country United States
  • Manager Michael A. Johnson

Fund Description

The fund employs an indexing investment approach designed to track the performance of the CRSP US Large Cap Index, a broadly diversified index of large U.S. companies representing approximately the top 85% of the U.S. market capitalization. The advisor attempts to replicate the target index by investing all, or substantially all, of its assets in the stocks that make up the index, holding each stock in approximately the same proportion as its weighting in the index.

VLCAX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period VLCAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 12.2% -15.6% 28.5% 63.83%
1 Yr 4.1% -60.5% 30.1% 7.01%
3 Yr 10.2%* -32.6% 21.1% 6.87%
5 Yr 7.8%* -23.4% 11.5% 4.24%
10 Yr 11.9%* -6.4% 18.9% 5.50%

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period VLCAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2018 -6.3% -67.0% 16.7% 7.32%
2017 19.8% -32.8% 34.8% 9.29%
2016 9.4% -28.0% 20.8% 18.05%
2015 -0.9% -46.9% 5.7% 12.80%
2014 11.3% -24.8% 53.8% 15.85%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period VLCAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 12.2% -16.6% 28.5% 63.42%
1 Yr 4.1% -60.7% 30.9% 18.38%
3 Yr 10.2%* -32.6% 22.0% 30.36%
5 Yr 7.8%* -21.1% 13.9% 21.61%
10 Yr 11.9%* -4.0% 23.6% 30.61%

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period VLCAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2018 -6.3% -67.0% 17.4% 22.58%
2017 19.8% -22.1% 34.8% 42.24%
2016 9.4% -14.7% 21.8% 44.82%
2015 -0.9% -23.7% 7.0% 34.06%
2014 11.3% -24.8% 56.3% 39.02%

NAV & Total Return History

VLCAX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

VLCAX Category Low Category High VLCAX % Rank
Net Assets 22.6 B 1.76 M 804 B 4.54%
Number of Holdings 612 7 3609 7.66%
Net Assets in Top 10 4.74 B 426 K 145 B 4.84%
Weighting of Top 10 20.92% 2.4% 620.5% 82.66%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Microsoft Corp 3.92%

  2. Apple Inc 3.33%

  3. Amazon.com Inc 3.14%

  4. Facebook Inc A 1.80%

  5. Berkshire Hathaway Inc B 1.65%

  6. JPMorgan Chase & Co 1.51%

  7. Johnson & Johnson 1.47%

  8. Alphabet Inc A 1.40%

  9. Alphabet Inc Class C 1.38%

  10. Exxon Mobil Corp 1.33%


Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High VLCAX % Rank
Stocks
99.34% -1.61% 124.73% 26.31%
Cash
0.66% -187.97% 79.90% 70.16%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% -0.37% 6.76% 84.78%
Other
0.00% -7.21% 22.51% 83.67%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 2.23% 83.37%
Bonds
0.00% -0.43% 186.14% 86.19%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High VLCAX % Rank
Technology
23.62% 0.00% 52.42% 23.84%
Financial Services
15.77% 0.00% 54.06% 50.81%
Healthcare
13.28% 0.00% 26.42% 49.29%
Consumer Cyclical
12.33% -14.17% 33.07% 31.82%
Industrials
10.09% 0.00% 36.25% 49.90%
Consumer Defense
7.42% 0.00% 64.11% 45.76%
Energy
5.08% 0.00% 98.96% 50.20%
Communication Services
3.50% 0.00% 14.58% 32.73%
Utilities
3.17% 0.00% 19.90% 35.56%
Real Estate
2.62% -0.03% 95.70% 36.67%
Basic Materials
2.45% 0.00% 25.02% 49.70%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High VLCAX % Rank
US
98.39% -1.61% 122.31% 19.66%
Non US
0.95% -38.73% 92.97% 69.86%

VLCAX - Expenses

Operational Fees

VLCAX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 0.05% 0.00% 153.75% 98.48%
Management Fee 0.04% 0.00% 1.50% 6.25%
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% N/A
Administrative Fee N/A 0.00% 0.85% N/A

Sales Fees

VLCAX 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

VLCAX 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.

VLCAX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 4.00% 0.00% 836.00% 7.10%

VLCAX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

VLCAX Category Low Category High VLCAX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.02% 0.00% 0.10% 8.06%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History


Net Income Ratio Analysis

VLCAX Category Low Category High VLCAX % Rank
Net Income Ratio 2.03% -1.49% 3.64% 4.16%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

VLCAX - Managers

Michael A. Johnson

Manager

Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Apr 27, 2016

3.09

3.1%

Michael A. Johnson, Portfolio Manager. He has been with Vanguard since 1999; has worked in investment management since 2007; and has managed investment portfolios since 2010. Education: B.S.B.A., Shippensburg University.


Walter Nejman

Manager

Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Apr 27, 2016

3.09

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

0.01

Category High

83.59

Category Average

7.05

Category Mode

3.71