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VWENX Vanguard Wellington™ Admiral™

  • Fund
  • VWENX
  • Price as of: May 14, 2019
  • $69.48 + $0.32 + 0.46%
  • Category
  • Diversified Portfolio

VWENX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 8.4%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 2.3%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 0.6%
  • Net Assets $105 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 19.0%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$69.48
$61.77
$74.74

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.17%

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)

$50,000

IRA

N/A

Investment Themes

CATEGORY

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

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 8.4%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 2.3%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 0.6%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 2.66%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Quarterly

Fund Details

  • Legal Name Vanguard Wellington™ Fund
  • Fund Family Name Vanguard
  • Inception Date May 14, 2001
  • Shares Outstanding N/A
  • Share Class Inst
  • Currency USD
  • Domiciled Country United States
  • Manager Edward P. Bousa

Fund Description

The Vanguard Wellington Fund Admiral Shares (VWENX) is low-cost, actively managed moderate-allocation fund that seeks to grow invested capital while providing a reasonable amount of income. The fund holds approximately 60-70% of its assets in stocks and 30-40% in bonds, depending on market conditions. VWENX 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, VWENX makes for a great core position for investors. The fund is managed by Wellington Management Company LLP.

VWENX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period VWENX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 8.4% -3.6% 18.6% 34.41%
1 Yr -3.2% -27.6% 10.7% 45.03%
3 Yr 2.3%* -9.2% 14.1% 30.75%
5 Yr 0.6%* -24.5% 8.6% 24.39%
10 Yr 5.1%* -14.3% 9.7% 30.11%

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period VWENX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2018 -11.7% -34.6% 1.6% 61.13%
2017 7.6% -12.4% 33.2% 44.16%
2016 6.2% -65.8% 23.3% 19.17%
2015 -6.0% -64.9% 4.8% 45.26%
2014 3.2% -59.3% 68.3% 17.33%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period VWENX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 8.4% -3.6% 18.6% 34.91%
1 Yr -3.2% -25.5% 11.4% 70.42%
3 Yr 2.3%* -9.2% 14.1% 76.17%
5 Yr 0.6%* -21.8% 47.6% 76.00%
10 Yr 5.1%* -12.6% 13.3% 77.53%

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period VWENX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2018 -11.7% -32.7% 1.6% 81.04%
2017 7.6% -8.4% 33.2% 72.30%
2016 6.2% -65.2% 23.3% 45.71%
2015 -6.0% -62.9% 9.2% 76.92%
2014 3.2% -28.5% 76.9% 61.63%

NAV & Total Return History

VWENX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

VWENX Category Low Category High VWENX % Rank
Net Assets 105 B 608 K 144 B 1.90%
Number of Holdings 1134 2 13342 13.16%
Net Assets in Top 10 19.7 B -752 M 26.4 B 1.96%
Weighting of Top 10 19.01% 0.0% 3196.0% 85.45%

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 VWENX % Rank
Stocks
65.52% -18.54% 99.89% 21.32%
Bonds
31.85% -342.57% 261.66% 65.09%
Cash
2.46% -285.07% 453.71% 67.49%
Convertible Bonds
0.17% -0.09% 39.88% 50.22%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 65.70% 83.62%
Other
0.00% -253.31% 51.84% 83.81%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High VWENX % Rank
Financial Services
13.80% -0.38% 47.66% 8.35%
Technology
10.12% -9.43% 28.91% 37.97%
Healthcare
9.07% -2.72% 24.64% 18.61%
Industrials
7.13% -0.28% 27.79% 24.37%
Energy
5.71% -2.23% 32.61% 12.59%
Communication Services
5.51% -0.92% 7.52% 0.89%
Consumer Defense
4.38% -1.62% 18.58% 35.19%
Consumer Cyclical
3.98% -10.37% 33.33% 65.89%
Utilities
3.14% -0.60% 23.50% 12.41%
Basic Materials
1.48% -1.52% 21.64% 61.77%
Real Estate
0.82% -3.85% 73.69% 78.23%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High VWENX % Rank
US
53.85% -20.21% 124.70% 19.10%
Non US
11.67% -91.46% 98.02% 48.13%

Bond Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High VWENX % Rank
Corporate
20.89% 0.00% 93.54% 32.19%
Government
6.25% -203.24% 254.66% 70.97%
Securitized
3.21% 0.00% 43.20% 68.94%
Cash & Equivalents
2.46% -278.69% 455.04% 62.56%
Municipal
1.67% 0.00% 99.76% 8.10%
Derivative
0.00% -190.53% 70.06% 54.46%

Bond Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High VWENX % Rank
US
26.23% -337.34% 210.96% 65.78%
Non US
5.62% -84.44% 144.19% 38.14%

VWENX - Expenses

Operational Fees

VWENX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 0.17% 0.00% 11.64% 96.08%
Management Fee 0.17% 0.00% 2.50% 34.41%
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% N/A
Administrative Fee N/A 0.00% 0.83% N/A

Sales Fees

VWENX 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

VWENX 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.

VWENX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 34.00% 0.00% 6067.00% 46.68%

VWENX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

VWENX Category Low Category High VWENX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.02% 0.00% 0.31% 27.32%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History


Net Income Ratio Analysis

VWENX Category Low Category High VWENX % Rank
Net Income Ratio 2.66% -4.09% 6.99% 15.05%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

VWENX - Managers

Edward P. Bousa

Manager

Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Dec 31, 2002

16.34

16.3%

Mr. Bousa is Senior Managing Director and Equity Portfolio Manager with Wellington Management, his employer since 2000. Prior to joining Wellington, he was a vice president and senior portfolio manager with Putnam Investments from 1992-2000. Previously, Mr. Bousa was employed by Fidelity Management Trust Company from 1984 to 1992 and Louis Dreyfus Corporation from 1980-1982. Edward received his MBA from Harvard Business School (1984) and his BA from Williams College (1980). Bousa is a Chartered Financial Analyst.


John C. Keogh

Manager

Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Mar 23, 2006

13.11

13.1%

John C. Keogh is Senior Vice President, Partner, and Fixed Income Portfolio Manager. As a fixed income portfolio manager, John is responsible for the management of investment grade fixed income portfolios, primarily for mutual fund and insurance clients. He is chair of the Fixed Income Review Group, which reviews the firm's fixed income portfolios to ensure that they meet client objectives and expectations. In addition, John serves on the CBO (Collateralized Bond Obligation) Investment Review Group. Prior to joining Wellington Management in 1983, John worked at Connecticut National Bank in the Portfolio Management, Economics, Funding, and Capital Markets Groups (1979 —1983). John received his BA in economics from Tufts University (1979).


Loren L. Moran

Manager

Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jan 27, 2017

2.25

2.3%

Loren L. Moran, CFA, Managing Director and Fixed Income Portfolio Manager of Wellington Management. She has worked in investment management since 2001, has been with Wellington Management since 2014. Education: B.S., Georgetown University.


Michael E. Stack

Manager

Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jan 27, 2017

2.25

2.3%

Michael E. Stack is Senior Managing Director and Fixed Income Portfolio Manager of Wellington Management. Mr. Stack joined Wellington Management as an investment professional in 2000.


Daniel J. Pozen

Manager

Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Mar 28, 2019

0.09

0.1%

Daniel J. Pozen, Senior Managing Director and Equity Portfolio Manager of Wellington Management. He has worked in investment management since 1999, has been with Wellington Management since 2006. Education: B.A., Williams College; M.B.A., Dartmouth College (Tuck).


Tenure Analysis

Category Low

0.0

Category High

38.35

Category Average

6.56

Category Mode

6.95