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Vanguard LifeStrategy Cnsrv Gr Inv

VSCGX - Snapshot

Vitals

  • YTD Return 3.9%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 6.4%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 7.0%
  • Net Assets $10.9 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 100.0%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$21.97
$18.12
$22.25

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio N/A

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 9.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

  • Standard (Taxable) $3,000
  • IRA N/A

Fund Classification


Compare VSCGX to Popular U.S. Conservative/Balanced Allocation Funds and ETFs

Overview

Income Profile

Income Risk

Returns Profile

Allocations

Expenses

About

$2.11

-0.94%

$63.69 B

5.63%

$0.12

-10.21%

0.62%

$27.63

-0.54%

$60.30 B

2.86%

$0.79

1.13%

0.23%

$10.66

-0.56%

$16.42 B

5.06%

$0.54

-2.91%

0.68%

$15.02

-0.66%

$13.71 B

2.66%

$0.40

-0.60%

0.66%

$10.45

-0.67%

$12.24 B

4.17%

$0.44

-3.86%

0.80%

VSCGX - Profile

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 3.9%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 6.4%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 7.0%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 2.61%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Quarterly

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    Vanguard LifeStrategy Conservative Growth Fund
  • Fund Family Name
    Vanguard
  • Inception Date
    Sep 30, 1994
  • Shares Outstanding
    N/A
  • Share Class
    Inv
  • Currency
    USD
  • Domiciled Country
    United States
  • Manager
    Management Team

Fund Description

The fund invests in other Vanguard mutual funds according to a fixed formula that reflects an allocation of approximately 60% of the fund's assets to bonds and 40% to common stocks. Its indirect bond holdings are a diversified mix of short-, intermediate-, and long-term U.S. government, U.S. agency, and investment-grade U.S. corporate bonds; mortgage-backed and asset-backed securities; and government, agency, corporate, and securitized investment-grade foreign bonds issued in currencies other than the U.S. dollar (but hedged by Vanguard to minimize foreign currency exposure).


VSCGX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period VSCGX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 3.9% -16.6% 27.8% 26.85%
1 Yr 8.1% -13.0% 38.9% 21.07%
3 Yr 6.4%* -4.4% 19.1% 11.39%
5 Yr 7.0%* -2.9% 17.5% 20.41%
10 Yr 6.4%* 2.7% 9.1% 26.42%

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period VSCGX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 12.6% -9.5% 22.1% 22.89%
2018 -6.5% -21.7% -3.5% 12.01%
2017 8.2% -7.3% 13.7% 19.34%
2016 3.4% -9.0% 12.8% 46.40%
2015 -3.3% -28.9% 0.3% 9.71%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period VSCGX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 3.9% -16.6% 27.8% 26.85%
1 Yr 8.1% -13.7% 38.9% 17.43%
3 Yr 6.4%* -4.4% 19.1% 10.41%
5 Yr 7.0%* -2.9% 17.5% 18.14%
10 Yr 6.4%* 2.7% 9.1% 25.28%

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period VSCGX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 12.6% -9.5% 22.1% 23.69%
2018 -6.5% -21.7% -2.0% 54.04%
2017 8.2% -5.9% 16.6% 67.03%
2016 3.4% -5.0% 19.1% 81.21%
2015 -3.3% -15.0% 2.3% 53.81%

NAV & Total Return History


VSCGX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

VSCGX Category Low Category High VSCGX % Rank
Net Assets 10.9 B 2.25 M 63.7 B 4.80%
Number of Holdings 5 3 19902 99.44%
Net Assets in Top 10 10.9 B 2.29 M 11 B 1.32%
Weighting of Top 10 100.00% 8.3% 100.0% 1.02%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Vanguard Total Bond Market II Idx Inv 41.74%
  2. Vanguard Total Stock Mkt Idx Inv 23.23%
  3. Vanguard Total Intl Bd Idx Investor 17.77%
  4. Vanguard Total Intl Stock Index Inv 15.87%
  5. Cmt Market Liquidity Rate 1.39%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High VSCGX % Rank
Bonds
58.56% 0.00% 192.49% 27.26%
Stocks
39.11% 0.00% 98.16% 50.75%
Cash
1.83% -135.61% 38.75% 72.74%
Convertible Bonds
0.47% 0.00% 50.49% 69.92%
Other
0.01% -3.76% 37.19% 60.53%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 39.07% 85.53%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High VSCGX % Rank
Technology
19.12% 0.00% 40.26% 41.92%
Financial Services
14.08% 0.54% 31.60% 34.59%
Healthcare
12.95% 0.00% 22.82% 66.35%
Consumer Cyclical
12.15% 0.00% 22.43% 24.81%
Industrials
10.60% 0.00% 20.62% 37.97%
Communication Services
9.23% 0.00% 18.06% 34.59%
Consumer Defense
7.78% 0.00% 21.15% 46.43%
Basic Materials
4.67% 0.00% 20.47% 21.43%
Real Estate
3.61% 0.00% 94.42% 60.15%
Utilities
3.02% 0.00% 35.78% 59.77%
Energy
2.80% 0.00% 22.32% 59.21%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High VSCGX % Rank
US
23.13% 0.00% 85.51% 73.68%
Non US
15.98% 0.00% 29.43% 15.04%

Bond Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High VSCGX % Rank
Government
53.71% 0.00% 97.22% 5.45%
Corporate
24.55% 0.00% 100.00% 75.00%
Securitized
18.10% 0.00% 48.42% 57.52%
Cash & Equivalents
3.12% 0.00% 100.00% 85.53%
Municipal
0.53% 0.00% 100.00% 38.35%
Derivative
0.00% 0.00% 32.70% 65.41%

Bond Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High VSCGX % Rank
US
38.57% 0.00% 76.30% 68.80%
Non US
19.99% -10.28% 120.76% 9.02%

VSCGX - Expenses

Operational Fees

VSCGX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio N/A 0.02% 6.89% 99.17%
Management Fee 0.00% 0.00% 1.39% 4.97%
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% N/A
Administrative Fee N/A 0.01% 0.70% N/A

Sales Fees

VSCGX 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 1.00% 5.50% N/A

Trading Fees

VSCGX 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.

VSCGX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 9.00% 0.00% 369.00% 8.62%

VSCGX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

VSCGX Category Low Category High VSCGX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.00% 0.00% 4.65% 32.78%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

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

Net Income Ratio Analysis

VSCGX Category Low Category High VSCGX % Rank
Net Income Ratio 2.61% -2.60% 6.30% 37.64%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History

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VSCGX - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

Management Team


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Sep 30, 1994

26.02

26.0%

Team Managed

Tenure Analysis

Category Low Category High Category Average Category Mode
0.08 27.06 6.04 0.75