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Vanguard Consumer Staples Index Adm (VCSAX) Fund Ranking and Research

Ranking, Research and Recommendation of Vanguard Consumer Staples Index Adm (VCSAX) Fund

    Last Trade: $69.80 on 8/17/2017, Change: -0.66 (-0.94%)

 

Graph of Vanguard Consumer Staples Index Adm Fund (VCSAX) ManagerFund Manager - Michael A. Johnson

Fund Manager Information

Fund Manager Tenure: 6.7 years
Fund Family: Vanguard
Fund Category: Consumer Defensive
Fund Performance: May 30, 2016
Fundmojo Fund Grade: A+ (Score: 0.8)     (What does this score mean?)
Michael A. Johnson, Portfolio Manager. He has been with Vanguard since 1999; has worked in investment management since 2007; and has managed investment portfolios, including the Russell 1000 Value Index and the Russell 1000 Growth Index Funds. Education: B.S.B.A., Shippensburg University.  Get more insights on Michael A. Johnson

 

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Fund Profile and Description

Vanguard Consumer Staples Index Adm Fund seeks to track the performance of a benchmark index that measures the investment return of consumer staples stocks. Vanguard Consumer Staples Index Adm Fund employs a passive management investment approach designed to track the performance of the MSCI U.S. Investable Market Consumer Staples 25/50 index. This index consists of stocks of large, medium-size, and small U.S. companies within the consumer staples sector. It includes manufacturers and distributors of food, beverages, and tobacco, as well as producers of nondurable household goods and personal products. Vanguard Consumer Staples Index Adm Fund is non-diversified.

 

Vanguard Consumer Staples Index Adm (VCSAX) Fund Strength What we like about Vanguard Consumer Staples Index Adm (VCSAX) Fund

Data for Vanguard Consumer Staples Index Adm Fund (VCSAX) as of May 30, 2016

  • Vanguard Consumer Staples Index Adm Fund (VCSAX) management has been with Vanguard Consumer Staples Index Adm Fund for 6.7 years
  • Vanguard Consumer Staples Index Adm Fund (VCSAX) has good short-term performance (1-year return 9.67% vs 5.12% Consumer Defensive category median performance)
  • Vanguard Consumer Staples Index Adm Fund (VCSAX) has good mid-term performance (3-year return 12.49% vs 9.53% Consumer Defensive category median performance)
  • Vanguard Consumer Staples Index Adm Fund (VCSAX) has good Long-term performance (5-year return 13.34% vs 10.72% Consumer Defensive category median performance)
  • Vanguard Consumer Staples Index Adm Fund (VCSAX) ratio of up-years vs down years is greater than 2
  • Vanguard Consumer Staples Index Adm Fund (VCSAX) has a Morningstar rating of 4 and above
  • Asset base in Vanguard Consumer Staples Index Adm Fund (VCSAX) has been consistently increasing at a reasonable pace in the last 2 months. It shows investor confidence and market support
  • Vanguard Consumer Staples Index Adm Fund (VCSAX) has an annual stock turnover rate of 6.00% vs Consumer Defensive average of 33.41%. It is good that Vanguard Consumer Staples Index Adm management does not trade extensively for its return.
  • Vanguard Consumer Staples Index Adm Fund (VCSAX) is less volatile than its peers as it has a 3-year Standard Deviation of 10.54, lower than category average of 11.33
  • Vanguard Consumer Staples Index Adm Fund (VCSAX) has a lower expense ratio than its Consumer Defensive average: 0.10% vs 1.20%
  • Vanguard Consumer Staples Index Adm Fund (VCSAX) is a true no-load fund as it has no load and no 12b1 promotion, distributions, marketing expenses

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Data for Vanguard Consumer Staples Index Adm Fund (VCSAX) as of May 30, 2016

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Aadditional top Consumer Defensive mutual funds for your consideration

FundYear to Date1 Year3 year5 year
Vanguard Consumer Staples Index Adm5.089.6712.4913.34
Rydex Consumer Products Adv (RYCAX)5.959.4911.4612.04Compare

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Some Consumer Defensive ETFs for your consideration

ETFYear to DateOne YearThree Year
SPDR S&P Intl Cnsmr Stapl Sect ETF (IPS)4.71%5.93%6.55%
First Trust Cnsmr Staples AlphaDEX ETF (FXG)5.88%5.48%16.55%
Guggenheim S&P 500 Eq Wt Cons Stapl ETF (RHS)5.50%14.69%16.24%
Consumer Staples Select Sector SPDR ETF (XLP)4.83%10.70%12.40%
PowerShares Dynamic Food & Beverage ETF (PBJ)0.36%1.20%11.19%

 

Graph of Vanguard Consumer Staples Index Adm Fund (VCSAX) Net Asset TrackingVanguard Consumer Staples Index Adm (VCSAX) Fund Net Asset

Track net asset change of Vanguard Consumer Staples Index Adm fund (VCSAX)

DateNet Asset
05/2016$3.73B
03/2016$3.59B
02/2016$3.26B
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Graph of Vanguard Consumer Staples Index Adm Fund (VCSAX) Portfolio TrackingVanguard Consumer Staples Index Adm (VCSAX) Fund Portfolio Allocation

Track portfolio allocation change of Vanguard Consumer Staples Index Adm fund (VCSAX)

DateCashStockBondOther
04/20160.01%99.99%0%0%
03/20160%100%0%0%
01/20160%100%0%0%
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Apr 29, 2016
Procter & Gamble Company (The) [10.38%]
Coca-Cola Company (The) Common [8.71%]
Philip Morris International Inc [7.03%]
Pepsico, Inc. Common Stock [6.97%]
Altria Group, Inc. [5.6%]
CVS Health Corporation Common S [5%]
Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. Common St [4.42%]
Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. [3.52%]
Mondelez International, Inc. [3.51%]
Costco Wholesale Corporation [3.3%]

Mar 30, 2016
Procter & Gamble Company (The) [10.53%]
Coca-Cola Company (The) Common [8.9%]
Philip Morris International Inc [6.93%]
Pepsico, Inc. Common Stock [6.85%]
Altria Group, Inc. [5.52%]
CVS Health Corporation Common S [5.09%]
Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. Common St [4.47%]
Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. [3.69%]
Costco Wholesale Corporation [3.47%]
Mondelez International, Inc. [3.24%]

Jan 30, 2016
Procter & Gamble Company (The) [10.77%]
Coca-Cola Company (The) Common [8.53%]
Pepsico, Inc. Common Stock [6.91%]
Philip Morris International Inc [6.55%]
Altria Group, Inc. [5.53%]
CVS Health Corporation Common S [4.91%]
Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. Common St [4.83%]
Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. [3.63%]
Mondelez International, Inc. [3.62%]
Costco Wholesale Corporation [3.46%]
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