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Vanguard Strategic Small-Cap Equity Inv

VSTCX - Snapshot

Vitals

  • YTD Return 2.0%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return -1.7%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 3.7%
  • Net Assets $1.01 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 9.0%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$33.83
$18.36
$34.00

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.26%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 67.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

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

Fund Classification


Compare VSTCX to Popular U.S. Small-Cap Blend Equity Funds and ETFs

Overview

Income Profile

Income Risk

Returns Profile

Allocations

Expenses

About

$184.78

+1.55%

$91.06 B

0.92%

$1.68

11.10%

-

$88.49

+1.53%

$91.06 B

-

$0.00

11.52%

-

$87.93

+2.45%

$41.70 B

1.38%

$1.19

4.04%

-

$184.22

+1.88%

$40.71 B

1.13%

$2.05

10.82%

-

$36.84

+2.36%

$13.21 B

0.90%

$0.32

5.17%

-

VSTCX - Profile

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 2.0%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return -1.7%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 3.7%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 1.22%
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 Stetler

VSTCX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period VSTCX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 2.0% -54.6% 109.8% 66.37%
1 Yr -7.0% -62.6% 18.9% 56.55%
3 Yr -1.7%* -24.8% 9.5% 69.92%
5 Yr 3.7%* -10.7% 12.3% 76.52%
10 Yr 9.3%* -0.7% 12.2% 32.28%

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period VSTCX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 17.3% -54.6% 48.3% 73.32%
2018 -21.0% -67.3% 0.0% 53.15%
2017 3.3% -62.9% 36.3% 60.21%
2016 19.0% -3.5% 34.1% 40.00%
2015 -5.3% -36.2% 0.4% 17.51%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period VSTCX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 2.0% -54.6% 109.8% 66.67%
1 Yr -7.0% -64.4% 18.9% 52.88%
3 Yr -1.7%* -25.6% 9.5% 67.17%
5 Yr 3.7%* -11.1% 12.3% 73.76%
10 Yr 9.3%* -0.7% 12.2% 30.16%

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period VSTCX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 17.3% -54.6% 48.3% 73.32%
2018 -21.0% -67.1% 0.0% 70.50%
2017 3.3% -17.6% 52.6% 86.79%
2016 19.0% -3.5% 34.1% 58.43%
2015 -5.3% -36.2% 5.3% 49.02%

NAV & Total Return History


VSTCX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

VSTCX Category Low Category High VSTCX % Rank
Net Assets 1.01 B 150 K 91.1 B 21.63%
Number of Holdings 508 1 2521 23.42%
Net Assets in Top 10 93.8 M 47.5 K 3.41 B 37.50%
Weighting of Top 10 8.95% 2.6% 100.0% 76.72%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Vanguard Market Liquidity Inv 2.02%
  2. Generac Holdings Inc 0.88%
  3. Synnex Corp 0.87%
  4. Meritage Homes Corp 0.82%
  5. CACI International Inc Class A 0.80%
  6. LPL Financial Holdings Inc 0.79%
  7. Manhattan Associates Inc 0.78%
  8. Primerica Inc 0.78%
  9. Five9 Inc 0.77%
  10. Frontdoor Inc 0.77%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High VSTCX % Rank
Stocks
97.91% 0.38% 103.77% 59.91%
Cash
2.09% -107.25% 51.09% 39.37%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 9.83% 52.30%
Other
0.00% -0.49% 61.23% 52.44%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 8.73% 50.29%
Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 63.85% 53.02%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High VSTCX % Rank
Industrials
17.09% 3.43% 45.50% 58.55%
Technology
16.83% 0.00% 43.25% 24.64%
Healthcare
16.67% 0.00% 53.90% 46.96%
Financial Services
13.70% 0.00% 39.58% 64.78%
Consumer Cyclical
11.44% 1.14% 34.13% 68.41%
Real Estate
7.87% 0.00% 26.04% 28.12%
Consumer Defense
4.68% 0.00% 15.18% 46.52%
Basic Materials
3.97% 0.00% 18.52% 53.04%
Communication Services
2.73% 0.00% 21.56% 35.36%
Utilities
2.66% 0.00% 22.99% 43.04%
Energy
2.36% 0.00% 21.41% 27.10%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High VSTCX % Rank
US
97.00% 0.38% 102.17% 48.56%
Non US
0.91% 0.00% 31.89% 61.64%

VSTCX - Expenses

Operational Fees

VSTCX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 0.26% 0.01% 11.80% 93.29%
Management Fee 0.24% 0.00% 2.18% 11.35%
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% N/A
Administrative Fee N/A 0.01% 0.47% N/A

Sales Fees

VSTCX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load N/A 2.50% 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

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 67.00% 0.02% 454.00% 69.47%

VSTCX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

VSTCX Category Low Category High VSTCX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.00% 0.00% 41.18% 53.58%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

VSTCX Category Low Category High Category Mod
Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Annually Annually

Net Income Ratio Analysis

VSTCX Category Low Category High VSTCX % Rank
Net Income Ratio 1.22% -2.00% 2.80% 13.22%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History

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VSTCX - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

James Stetler


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Apr 24, 2006

14.53

14.5%

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


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jan 28, 2016

4.76

4.8%

Binbin Guo, Ph.D., Principal of Vanguard 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 and has co-managed a portion of the Fund since 2016. Education: B.S. and M.S., Tsinghua University, China; Ph.D. and M.Phil., Yale University.

Tenure Analysis

Category Low Category High Category Average Category Mode
0.01 48.03 6.4 1.0