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Vanguard LifeStrategy Moderate Gr Inv

VSMGX - Snapshot

Vitals

  • YTD Return 4.5%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 6.9%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 8.3%
  • Net Assets $17.9 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 100.0%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$30.13
$22.96
$30.57

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 VSMGX to Popular U.S. Balanced Allocation Funds and ETFs

Overview

Income Profile

Income Risk

Returns Profile

Allocations

Expenses

About

$29.25

+0.21%

$169.03 B

1.37%

$0.40

2.63%

0.58%

$44.43

+0.29%

$107.30 B

2.48%

$1.10

2.42%

0.25%

$41.95

+0.31%

$47.20 B

1.90%

$0.79

6.93%

0.18%

$34.48

+1.11%

$40.15 B

1.41%

$0.48

10.44%

0.70%

$26.31

+0.34%

$36.92 B

1.59%

$0.42

6.95%

0.53%

VSMGX - Profile

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 4.5%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 6.9%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 8.3%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 2.50%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Semi-Annually

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    Vanguard LifeStrategy Moderate 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 common stocks and 40% to bonds. 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.


VSMGX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period VSMGX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 4.5% -42.1% 23.5% 37.28%
1 Yr 9.1% -21.9% 29.9% 37.00%
3 Yr 6.9%* -5.3% 14.1% 34.76%
5 Yr 8.3%* 0.1% 12.6% 35.39%
10 Yr 7.8%* 1.0% 12.1% 46.62%

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period VSMGX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 16.4% -5.8% 25.7% 20.00%
2018 -8.6% -32.7% 0.0% 18.73%
2017 12.4% -6.5% 22.4% 15.11%
2016 4.7% -43.7% 23.3% 38.67%
2015 -4.2% -32.5% 2.6% 23.23%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period VSMGX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 4.5% -42.1% 23.9% 37.28%
1 Yr 9.1% -21.9% 29.9% 31.20%
3 Yr 6.9%* -5.3% 14.1% 31.70%
5 Yr 8.3%* 0.1% 12.6% 32.30%
10 Yr 7.8%* 1.0% 12.1% 43.98%

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period VSMGX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 16.4% -5.8% 25.7% 23.05%
2018 -8.6% -32.7% 0.8% 53.10%
2017 12.4% -3.7% 31.9% 54.19%
2016 4.7% -43.7% 23.3% 71.55%
2015 -4.2% -32.5% 5.6% 66.36%

NAV & Total Return History


VSMGX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

VSMGX Category Low Category High VSMGX % Rank
Net Assets 17.9 B 725 K 169 B 5.53%
Number of Holdings 5 2 19905 98.10%
Net Assets in Top 10 17.8 B 669 K 30 B 3.06%
Weighting of Top 10 100.00% 10.2% 100.0% 4.28%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Vanguard Total Stock Mkt Idx Inv 35.90%
  2. Vanguard Total Bond Market II Idx Inv 28.07%
  3. Vanguard Total Intl Stock Index Inv 24.23%
  4. Vanguard Total Intl Bd Idx Investor 11.80%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High VSMGX % Rank
Stocks
60.00% 0.00% 136.23% 52.11%
Bonds
39.52% -2.07% 97.64% 18.92%
Convertible Bonds
0.32% 0.00% 27.55% 66.91%
Cash
0.14% -36.23% 89.35% 94.17%
Other
0.01% -2.41% 30.21% 51.75%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 30.12% 99.85%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High VSMGX % Rank
Technology
18.79% 0.00% 48.90% 52.92%
Financial Services
14.43% 0.00% 100.00% 34.69%
Healthcare
12.72% 0.00% 38.87% 79.45%
Consumer Cyclical
12.13% 0.00% 23.61% 27.70%
Industrials
10.47% 0.00% 36.81% 33.38%
Communication Services
9.44% 0.00% 43.64% 43.88%
Consumer Defense
7.72% 0.00% 17.85% 45.77%
Basic Materials
4.64% 0.00% 29.84% 23.03%
Real Estate
3.59% 0.00% 100.00% 44.90%
Energy
3.13% 0.00% 90.89% 33.53%
Utilities
2.95% 0.00% 100.00% 47.96%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High VSMGX % Rank
US
35.66% 0.13% 133.30% 86.15%
Non US
24.34% 0.00% 43.57% 5.69%

Bond Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High VSMGX % Rank
Government
55.04% 0.00% 99.35% 2.62%
Corporate
25.38% 0.00% 98.96% 75.95%
Securitized
18.62% 0.00% 60.86% 59.33%
Municipal
0.54% 0.00% 24.46% 42.71%
Cash & Equivalents
0.42% 0.12% 100.00% 98.98%
Derivative
0.00% 0.00% 34.99% 98.54%

Bond Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High VSMGX % Rank
US
25.96% -4.58% 72.81% 69.10%
Non US
13.56% -6.12% 73.06% 1.75%

VSMGX - Expenses

Operational Fees

VSMGX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio N/A 0.01% 4.93% 99.45%
Management Fee 0.00% 0.00% 1.75% 18.45%
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% N/A
Administrative Fee N/A 0.01% 0.83% N/A

Sales Fees

VSMGX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load N/A 2.00% 5.75% N/A
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 5.00% N/A

Trading Fees

VSMGX 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.

VSMGX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 9.00% 0.00% 484.00% 15.95%

VSMGX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

VSMGX Category Low Category High VSMGX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.00% 0.00% 9.57% 97.61%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

VSMGX Category Low Category High Category Mod
Dividend Distribution Frequency Semi-Annually Annually Quarterly Quarterly

Net Income Ratio Analysis

VSMGX Category Low Category High VSMGX % Rank
Net Income Ratio 2.50% -4.40% 11.02% 13.20%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History

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VSMGX - 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
0.04 36.78 6.27 0.75