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VSTCX Vanguard Strategic Small-Cap Equity Inv

  • Fund
  • VSTCX
  • Price as of: May 14, 2019
  • $31.59 + $0.40 + 1.28%
  • Category
  • Small Cap Blend Equities

VSTCX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 12.2%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 3.3%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 1.0%
  • Net Assets $1.64 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 7.7%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$31.59
$26.30
$41.10

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.29%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 88.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

STANDARD (TAXABLE)

$3,000

IRA

$3,000

Investment Themes

CATEGORY

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

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 12.2%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 3.3%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 1.0%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 0.99%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually

Fund Details

  • Legal Name Vanguard Strategic Small Cap Equity Fund
  • Fund Family Name Vanguard
  • Inception Date Apr 24, 2006
  • Shares Outstanding N/A
  • Share Class Inv
  • Currency USD
  • Domiciled Country United States
  • Manager James P. Stetler

VSTCX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period VSTCX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 12.2% -6.9% 21.7% 68.00%
1 Yr -15.0% -63.8% 7.3% 53.60%
3 Yr 3.3%* -39.2% 22.7% 44.81%
5 Yr 1.0%* -35.7% 9.7% 30.36%
10 Yr 10.7%* -14.3% 17.4% 17.12%

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period VSTCX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2018 -21.0% -67.3% 0.4% 42.93%
2017 3.3% -26.8% 36.3% 61.83%
2016 19.0% -36.7% 34.1% 31.15%
2015 -5.3% -59.6% 10.0% 19.13%
2014 1.0% -35.4% 76.2% 27.38%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period VSTCX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 12.2% -6.9% 21.7% 68.27%
1 Yr -15.0% -40.0% 8.0% 68.53%
3 Yr 3.3%* -23.3% 22.7% 75.41%
5 Yr 1.0%* -24.4% 13.6% 69.36%
10 Yr 10.7%* -8.0% 19.8% 55.86%

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period VSTCX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2018 -21.0% -47.8% 1.5% 63.47%
2017 3.3% -26.8% 52.6% 87.10%
2016 19.0% -24.6% 34.1% 48.91%
2015 -5.3% -59.6% 21.1% 44.26%
2014 1.0% -27.6% 76.2% 60.52%

NAV & Total Return History

VSTCX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

VSTCX Category Low Category High VSTCX % Rank
Net Assets 1.64 B 2.8 M 93.7 B 15.51%
Number of Holdings 323 12 4284 34.40%
Net Assets in Top 10 126 M 560 K 3.41 B 30.40%
Weighting of Top 10 7.73% 2.5% 469.5% 83.20%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Charles River Laboratories International Inc 0.88%

  2. Abercrombie & Fitch Co Class A 0.80%

  3. Assured Guaranty Ltd 0.78%

  4. CACI International Inc Class A 0.77%

  5. W&T Offshore Inc 0.76%

  6. Bruker Corp 0.76%

  7. LPL Financial Holdings Inc 0.75%

  8. Deckers Outdoor Corp 0.75%

  9. Medical Properties Trust Inc 0.74%

  10. Life Storage Inc 0.73%


Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High VSTCX % Rank
Stocks
97.79% 0.00% 100.73% 53.60%
Cash
2.21% -131.83% 45.56% 44.53%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 4.53% 41.07%
Other
0.00% -39.74% 14.19% 48.80%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 2.04% 42.13%
Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 130.33% 48.27%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High VSTCX % Rank
Financial Services
16.15% 0.00% 33.55% 43.32%
Technology
14.78% 0.14% 40.64% 68.72%
Consumer Cyclical
14.26% 0.11% 32.67% 33.42%
Industrials
13.87% 0.13% 53.81% 67.91%
Healthcare
12.79% 0.00% 25.11% 37.97%
Real Estate
8.25% 0.00% 38.19% 29.95%
Basic Materials
6.72% 0.00% 33.77% 21.93%
Energy
4.24% 0.00% 22.42% 19.52%
Utilities
3.29% 0.00% 8.05% 33.42%
Consumer Defense
2.82% 0.00% 12.69% 62.30%
Communication Services
0.52% -0.34% 10.11% 59.63%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High VSTCX % Rank
US
95.32% 0.00% 100.10% 58.67%
Non US
2.47% 0.00% 93.97% 31.47%

VSTCX - Expenses

Operational Fees

VSTCX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 0.29% 0.00% 3.96% 94.12%
Management Fee 0.26% 0.00% 1.50% 12.53%
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% N/A
Administrative Fee N/A 0.00% 0.47% N/A

Sales Fees

VSTCX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load N/A 0.00% 5.75% N/A
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 5.00% N/A

Trading Fees

VSTCX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Max Redemption Fee N/A 1.00% 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.

VSTCX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 88.00% 3.00% 794.40% 77.27%

VSTCX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

VSTCX Category Low Category High VSTCX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.01% 0.00% 0.04% 8.00%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History


Net Income Ratio Analysis

VSTCX Category Low Category High VSTCX % Rank
Net Income Ratio 0.99% -2.53% 2.32% 12.57%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

VSTCX - Managers

James P. Stetler

Manager

Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Apr 24, 2006

13.02

13.0%

James P. Stetler, Principal of Vanguard. He has been with Vanguard since 1982, has worked in investment management since 1996, has managed investment portfolios since 2003, and has co-managed the Fund since 2012. Education: B.S., Susquehanna University; M.B.A., Saint Joseph’s University.


Binbin Guo

Manager

Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jan 28, 2016

3.25

3.3%

Binbin Guo, Ph.D., Principal of The Vanguard Group, Inc. and head of the Alpha Equity Investment team within Vanguard’s Quantitative Equity Group. He oversees the active quantitative equity funds and separately managed equity accounts. He has been with Vanguard since 2007. Education: B.S. and M.S., Tsinghua University, China; Ph.D. and M.Phil., Yale University.


Tenure Analysis

Category Low

0.0

Category High

27.75

Category Average

6.7

Category Mode

5.96