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Vanguard Consumer Staples Fund

mutual fund
VCSAX
Dividend policy
Active
Price as of:
$81.61 -0.39 0%
primary theme
Consumer Staples Sector Equity
share class
VCSAX (Mutual Fund)

Vanguard Consumer Staples Fund

Dividend policy
Active
Price as of:
$81.61 -0.39 0%
primary theme
Consumer Staples Sector Equity
share class
VCSAX (Mutual Fund)
Vanguard Consumer Staples Fund
Dividend policy
Active
Price as of:
$81.61 -0.39 0%
primary theme
Consumer Staples Sector Equity
share class

VCSAX - Snapshot

Vitals

  • YTD Return -4.9%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 9.2%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 7.8%
  • Net Assets $6.04 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 63.2%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$82.00
$60.66
$86.23

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.10%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 3.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

  • Standard (Taxable) $100,000
  • IRA N/A

Fund Classification

  • Primary Theme Consumer Staples Sector Equity
  • Fund Type Open End Mutual Fund
  • Investment Style Consumer Defensive

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Overview

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About

Dividend.com Ratings*

$81.61

-0.48%

$6.04 B

2.62%

$2.15

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-4.91%

0.10%

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Overview

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Income Profile

Income Risk

Returns Profile

Allocations

Expenses

About

Dividend.com Ratings*

$63.53

-0.47%

$10.19 B

2.65%

$1.69

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-6.15%

0.13%

$166.32

-0.53%

$6.04 B

2.60%

$4.35

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-4.85%

0.10%

$38.85

-0.59%

$787.81 M

2.57%

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-4.92%

0.08%

$168.28

-1.65%

$732.23 M

1.44%

$2.46

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-4.62%

0.43%

$148.11

-0.03%

$448.36 M

2.18%

$3.23

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-2.66%

0.40%

VCSAX - Profile

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return -4.9%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 9.2%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 7.8%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 2.59%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Quarterly

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    Vanguard Consumer Staples Fund
  • Fund Family Name
    Vanguard
  • Inception Date
    Jan 30, 2004
  • Shares Outstanding
    N/A
  • Share Class
    Inst
  • Currency
    USD
  • Domiciled Country
    United States
  • Manager
    Michael Johnson

VCSAX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period VCSAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD -4.9% -6.2% 12.5% 88.00%
1 Yr 15.5% 10.6% 51.7% 68.00%
3 Yr 9.2%* 5.1% 14.7% 25.00%
5 Yr 7.8%* 4.6% 14.0% 23.81%
10 Yr 11.1%* 8.2% 14.2% 25.00%

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period VCSAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2020 8.0% -3.8% 30.2% 24.00%
2019 22.9% 13.6% 28.2% 56.00%
2018 -10.1% -56.6% 0.2% 17.39%
2017 8.9% 0.6% 21.4% 43.48%
2016 3.8% -5.6% 25.8% 30.00%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period VCSAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD -4.9% -6.2% 14.8% 92.00%
1 Yr 15.5% 9.3% 51.7% 56.00%
3 Yr 9.2%* 4.5% 14.7% 25.00%
5 Yr 7.8%* 4.6% 14.0% 23.81%
10 Yr 11.1%* 8.2% 14.2% 25.00%

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period VCSAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2020 8.0% -3.8% 30.2% 24.00%
2019 22.9% 13.6% 28.2% 56.00%
2018 -10.1% -20.9% 0.2% 17.39%
2017 8.9% 0.6% 21.4% 65.22%
2016 3.8% -5.6% 25.8% 30.00%

NAV & Total Return History


VCSAX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

VCSAX Category Low Category High VCSAX % Rank
Net Assets 6.04 B 4.85 M 10.2 B 12.00%
Number of Holdings 96 27 124 28.00%
Net Assets in Top 10 3.87 B 3.05 M 7.13 B 12.00%
Weighting of Top 10 63.18% 34.3% 70.8% 36.00%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Procter & Gamble Co 14.65%
  2. Walmart Inc 9.08%
  3. Coca-Cola Co 8.97%
  4. PepsiCo Inc 8.67%
  5. Philip Morris International Inc 4.75%
  6. Costco Wholesale Corp 4.26%
  7. Mondelez International Inc Class A 3.82%
  8. Altria Group Inc 3.40%
  9. Colgate-Palmolive Co 3.07%
  10. Kimberly-Clark Corp 2.54%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High VCSAX % Rank
Stocks
100.00% 98.68% 100.08% 36.00%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 96.00%
Other
0.00% -1.91% 0.00% 80.00%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 96.00%
Cash
0.00% -0.08% 2.41% 72.00%
Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 96.00%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High VCSAX % Rank
Consumer Defense
97.03% 28.94% 98.61% 60.00%
Healthcare
2.11% 0.00% 9.33% 20.00%
Consumer Cyclical
0.36% 0.00% 60.20% 80.00%
Basic Materials
0.32% 0.00% 11.07% 44.00%
Industrials
0.18% 0.00% 2.61% 72.00%
Utilities
0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 96.00%
Technology
0.00% 0.00% 3.03% 96.00%
Real Estate
0.00% 0.00% 1.64% 96.00%
Financial Services
0.00% 0.00% 1.76% 96.00%
Energy
0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 96.00%
Communication Services
0.00% 0.00% 5.83% 96.00%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High VCSAX % Rank
US
100.00% 52.79% 100.05% 12.00%
Non US
0.00% 0.00% 46.44% 96.00%

VCSAX - Expenses

Operational Fees

VCSAX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 0.10% 0.08% 2.47% 96.00%
Management Fee 0.09% 0.03% 0.85% 16.00%
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% N/A
Administrative Fee N/A 0.25% 0.25% N/A

Sales Fees

VCSAX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load N/A 3.50% 5.75% N/A
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 1.00% N/A

Trading Fees

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

VCSAX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 3.00% 3.00% 136.00% 8.00%

VCSAX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

VCSAX Category Low Category High VCSAX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.00% 0.00% 1.84% 100.00%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

VCSAX Category Low Category High Category Mod
Dividend Distribution Frequency Quarterly Annually Quarterly Quarterly

Net Income Ratio Analysis

VCSAX Category Low Category High VCSAX % Rank
Net Income Ratio 2.59% 0.05% 2.73% 12.00%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History

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VCSAX - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

Michael Johnson


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Dec 15, 2010

10.21

10.2%

Michael A. Johnson, Portfolio Manager at Vanguard. He has been with Vanguard since 1999; has worked in investment management since 2007; has managed investment portfolios since 2010; and has co-managed the Mid-Cap Index, Mid-Cap Value Index, and Mid-Cap Growth Index Funds since 2016. Education: B.S.B.A., Shippensburg University.

Awais Khan


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Nov 30, 2017

3.25

3.3%

Awais Khan, CFA, Portfolio Manager at Vanguard. He has been with Vanguard since 2010; has worked in investment management since 2012. Education: B.S./B.S.B.A., University of North Carolina.

Tenure Analysis

Category Low Category High Category Average Category Mode
0.08 22.67 7.28 4.44