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VWELX Vanguard Wellington™ Inv

  • Fund
  • VWELX
  • Price as of: Apr 23, 2019
  • $40.86 + $0.17 + 0.42%
  • Category
  • Diversified Portfolio

VWELX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 10.1%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 2.4%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 1.0%
  • Net Assets $103 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 18.8%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$40.86
$35.77
$43.28

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.25%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 34.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

Closed to new investors as of Feb 28, 2013

STANDARD (TAXABLE)

$3,000

IRA

$3,000

Investment Themes

CATEGORY

Diversified Portfolio
  • Fund Type Open End Mutual Fund
  • Investment Style Allocation--50% to 70% Equity

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 10.1%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 2.4%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 1.0%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 2.58%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Quarterly

Fund Details

  • Legal Name Vanguard Wellington™ Fund
  • Fund Family Name Vanguard
  • Inception Date Jul 01, 1929
  • Shares Outstanding N/A
  • Share Class Inv
  • Currency USD
  • Domiciled Country United States

Fund Description

The Vanguard Wellington Fund Investor Shares (VWELX) is low-cost, actively managed moderate-allocation fund that seeks to grow invested capital while providing a reasonable amount of income. The fund holds 60-70% of its assets in stocks and 40-30% in bonds, depending on market conditions. VWELX primarily invests in large- and mid-cap stocks of domestic firms and intermediate-, short-, and long-term government and investment-grade corporate bonds. The fund uses risk management to create the best blend of these asset classes to provide steady growth of capital.

Offering a blend of both stocks and bonds, VWELX makes for a great core position for investors. The fund is managed by Wellington Management Company LLP.

VWELX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period VWELX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 10.1% -4.1% 26.1% 44.21%
1 Yr -0.4% -23.9% 12.4% 42.56%
3 Yr 2.4%* -9.1% 14.5% 34.47%
5 Yr 1.0%* -24.3% 9.4% 25.95%
10 Yr 5.6%* -13.5% 10.4% 28.91%

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period VWELX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2018 -11.7% -34.6% 1.6% 61.07%
2017 7.6% -12.4% 33.2% 44.22%
2016 6.2% -65.8% 23.3% 18.91%
2015 -6.0% -64.9% 4.8% 45.45%
2014 3.2% -59.3% 68.3% 17.26%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period VWELX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 10.1% -4.1% 26.1% 45.48%
1 Yr -0.4% -23.9% 13.7% 71.75%
3 Yr 2.4%* -9.1% 14.6% 77.32%
5 Yr 1.0%* -21.5% 13.5% 75.51%
10 Yr 5.6%* -12.5% 13.7% 75.85%

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period VWELX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2018 -11.7% -32.7% 1.6% 80.98%
2017 7.6% -8.4% 33.2% 72.37%
2016 6.2% -65.2% 23.3% 45.26%
2015 -6.0% -62.9% 9.2% 76.99%
2014 3.2% -28.5% 76.9% 61.36%

NAV & Total Return History

VWELX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

VWELX Category Low Category High VWELX % Rank
Net Assets 103 B 592 K 140 B 1.83%
Number of Holdings 1130 2 13341 12.97%
Net Assets in Top 10 18 B -637 M 26.4 B 1.90%
Weighting of Top 10 18.78% 0.0% 3327.1% 84.63%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Microsoft Corp 2.76%

  2. Verizon Communications Inc 2.53%

  3. JPMorgan Chase & Co 2.25%

  4. Bank of America Corporation 2.01%

  5. Alphabet Inc A 1.83%

  6. Chevron Corp 1.76%

  7. Comcast Corp Class A 1.55%

  8. Chubb Ltd 1.44%

  9. Bristol-Myers Squibb Company 1.34%

  10. AstraZeneca PLC ADR 1.31%


Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High VWELX % Rank
Stocks
65.23% -50.88% 102.14% 23.21%
Bonds
33.39% -367.37% 252.78% 58.57%
Cash
1.17% -229.53% 902.22% 83.87%
Other
0.13% -802.22% 51.84% 49.59%
Convertible Bonds
0.08% -0.09% 39.88% 64.58%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 65.70% 81.66%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High VWELX % Rank
Financial Services
14.24% -0.33% 47.66% 7.41%
Healthcare
10.21% -2.72% 24.64% 10.25%
Technology
9.27% -9.43% 31.89% 43.80%
Industrials
6.43% -1.20% 27.79% 33.23%
Energy
5.53% -2.23% 32.58% 13.35%
Communication Services
5.35% -0.92% 7.52% 0.82%
Consumer Defense
4.48% -1.70% 18.42% 32.09%
Consumer Cyclical
3.49% -9.87% 33.33% 70.89%
Utilities
3.27% -0.60% 23.37% 11.52%
Basic Materials
1.78% -1.52% 18.92% 54.49%
Real Estate
0.82% -6.85% 77.34% 77.66%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High VWELX % Rank
US
53.75% -42.66% 102.15% 21.25%
Non US
11.48% -8.63% 98.02% 48.96%

Bond Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High VWELX % Rank
Corporate
21.94% 0.00% 93.54% 28.97%
Government
7.42% -218.14% 252.78% 63.06%
Securitized
2.45% 0.00% 43.20% 71.22%
Municipal
1.74% 0.00% 99.97% 7.59%
Cash & Equivalents
1.00% -229.63% 902.21% 84.95%
Derivative
0.00% -196.76% 70.06% 46.81%

Bond Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High VWELX % Rank
US
27.02% -346.74% 207.15% 61.29%
Non US
6.37% -84.44% 152.24% 34.85%

VWELX - Expenses

Operational Fees

VWELX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 0.25% 0.00% 11.64% 92.35%
Management Fee 0.23% 0.00% 2.50% 41.49%
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% N/A
Administrative Fee N/A 0.00% 0.83% N/A

Sales Fees

VWELX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load N/A 0.14% 5.75% N/A
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 5.50% N/A

Trading Fees

VWELX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Max Redemption Fee N/A 0.11% 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.

VWELX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 34.00% 0.00% 6067.00% 46.62%

VWELX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

VWELX Category Low Category High VWELX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.02% 0.00% 0.11% 29.98%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

VWELX Category Low Category High Category Mode
Dividend Distribution Frequency Quarterly Annually Monthly Quarterly

Dividend Payout History


Net Income Ratio Analysis

VWELX Category Low Category High VWELX % Rank
Net Income Ratio 2.58% -4.09% 6.99% 16.38%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

VWELX - Managers

Tenure Analysis

Category Low

0.0

Category High

38.27

Category Average

6.51

Category Mode

6.87