VSCGX: Vanguard LifeStrategy Cnsrv Gr Inv

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VSCGX Vanguard LifeStrategy Cnsrv Gr Inv

  • Fund
  • VSCGX
  • Price as of: Dec 06, 2019
  • $21.00
    + $0.05 + 0.24%

Profile

VSCGX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 12.5%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 4.1%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 2.1%
  • Net Assets $10.6 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 100.0%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$21.00
$18.59
$21.05

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.00%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 11.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

  • Standard (Taxable) $3,000
  • IRA $3,000

Fund Classification

  • Primary Caregory
  • Fund Type Open End Mutual Fund
  • Investment Style Allocation--30% to 50% Equity

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 12.5%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 4.1%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 2.1%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 2.34%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.4%
  • 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 Vanguard LifeStrategy Conservative Growth Fund Investor Shares (VSCGX) is a conservative fund of funds, holding both bonds and stocks in a 60/40 split. As a fund of funds, VSCGX invests in four other Vanguard index funds: the Total Stock Market Index Fund, the Total Bond Market II Index Fund, the Total International Stock Index Fund and the Total International Bond Index Fund. VSCGX’s objective is to produce current income as well as provide some growth.

Given its wide span of holdings and low costs, VSCGX is a perfect all-in-one option for conservative investors. The fund is internally managed by Vanguard.


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Performance

VSCGX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period VSCGX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 12.5% 5.3% 24.2% 87.24%
1 Yr 9.0% -6.1% 15.0% 54.32%
3 Yr 4.1%* -1.7% 11.7% 58.04%
5 Yr 2.1%* -4.3% 7.8% 53.02%
10 Yr 3.3%* 0.9% 9.7% 91.91%

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period VSCGX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2018 -6.5% -25.7% -4.4% 0.84%
2017 8.2% 3.7% 18.6% 79.26%
2016 3.4% -7.8% 13.9% 53.49%
2015 -3.3% -15.1% 0.0% 16.18%
2014 2.2% -8.8% 53.8% 40.51%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period VSCGX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 12.5% 5.3% 24.2% 87.24%
1 Yr 9.0% -6.1% 20.1% 65.84%
3 Yr 4.1%* -1.7% 11.7% 78.13%
5 Yr 2.1%* -4.3% 10.7% 79.07%
10 Yr 3.3%* 0.9% 10.0% 95.59%

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period VSCGX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2018 -6.5% -25.7% -2.8% 28.27%
2017 8.2% 3.7% 22.8% 88.94%
2016 3.4% -7.8% 19.9% 79.53%
2015 -3.3% -14.9% 7.6% 65.69%
2014 2.2% -8.0% 56.3% 76.92%

NAV & Total Return History


Holdings

VSCGX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

VSCGX Category Low Category High VSCGX % Rank
Net Assets 10.6 B 8.44 M 22.7 B 1.65%
Number of Holdings 5 4 1755 98.35%
Net Assets in Top 10 10.5 B 4.74 M 21.9 B 1.65%
Weighting of Top 10 99.96% 23.8% 100.0% 20.58%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Vanguard Total Bond Market II Idx Inv 42.02%
  2. Vanguard Total Stock Mkt Idx Inv 24.13%
  3. Vanguard Total Intl Bd Idx Investor 17.58%
  4. Vanguard Total Intl Stock Index Inv 16.23%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High VSCGX % Rank
Bonds
58.30% 5.78% 77.70% 4.53%
Stocks
39.70% 20.19% 89.29% 90.53%
Cash
1.71% -12.98% 13.49% 69.14%
Convertible Bonds
0.25% 0.00% 1.16% 45.27%
Other
0.03% -2.33% 5.01% 70.37%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 5.27% 72.43%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High VSCGX % Rank
Financial Services
6.94% 0.00% 17.37% 86.83%
Technology
5.82% 0.00% 19.09% 89.71%
Healthcare
4.63% 0.00% 12.46% 94.65%
Industrials
4.58% 2.20% 12.30% 94.24%
Consumer Cyclical
4.10% 0.63% 12.31% 88.89%
Communication Services
3.41% 0.65% 8.44% 50.21%
Consumer Defense
3.22% 0.00% 9.09% 91.36%
Energy
2.04% 0.47% 14.89% 80.66%
Basic Materials
1.79% 0.00% 5.22% 86.83%
Real Estate
1.74% 0.88% 35.01% 89.30%
Utilities
1.37% 0.69% 16.57% 84.36%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High VSCGX % Rank
US
23.90% 12.07% 67.59% 97.12%
Non US
15.80% 8.12% 39.88% 79.84%

Bond Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High VSCGX % Rank
Government
33.60% 0.00% 44.76% 0.82%
Corporate
13.82% 0.84% 36.34% 29.22%
Securitized
10.87% 0.00% 27.69% 28.40%
Cash & Equivalents
1.71% -12.72% 13.49% 69.96%
Municipal
0.27% 0.00% 3.43% 36.63%
Derivative
0.00% -7.47% 17.50% 26.34%

Bond Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High VSCGX % Rank
US
38.45% 5.62% 55.66% 14.40%
Non US
19.85% 0.16% 26.41% 0.82%

Expenses

VSCGX - Expenses

Operational Fees

VSCGX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 0.00% 0.00% 3.26% 97.53%
Management Fee 0.00% 0.00% 1.25% 4.53%
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% N/A
Administrative Fee N/A 0.00% 0.47% N/A

Sales Fees

VSCGX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load N/A 1.50% 5.75% N/A
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 5.00% N/A

Trading Fees

VSCGX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Max Redemption Fee N/A 2.00% 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 11.00% 0.00% 224.00% 19.92%

Distributions

VSCGX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

VSCGX Category Low Category High VSCGX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.43% 0.00% 1.99% 46.91%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

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

Net Income Ratio Analysis

VSCGX Category Low Category High VSCGX % Rank
Net Income Ratio 2.34% -0.15% 4.11% 9.88%

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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Fund Manager Analysis

VSCGX - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

Management Team


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Sep 30, 1994

25.18

25.2%

Team Managed

Tenure Analysis

Category Low Category High Category Average Category Mode
0.17 25.18 6.52 7.54