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Vanguard REIT Index Inv (VGSIX) Fund Ranking and Research

Ranking, Research and Recommendation of Vanguard REIT Index Inv (VGSIX) Fund

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Graph of Vanguard REIT Index Inv Fund (VGSIX) ManagerFund Manager - Gerard O’Reilly

Fund Manager Information

Fund Manager Tenure: 21.6 years
Similar Funds: VGSLX  VGSNX 
Fund Family: Vanguard
Fund Category: Real Estate
Fund Performance: May 30, 2016
Fundmojo Fund Grade: B (Score: 0.69)     (What does this score mean?)
Honorable Mentioning: Money Magazine (2011),

 

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Fund Profile and Description

Vanguard REIT Index Inv Fund seeks to provide a high level of income and moderate long-term capital appreciation. Vanguard REIT Index Inv Fund employs a “passive management”—or indexing—investment approach designed to track the performance of the MSCI® US REIT Index. The index is composed of stocks of publicly traded equity real estate investment trusts (known as REITs). Vanguard REIT Index Inv Fund attempts to replicate the index by investing all, or substantially all, of its assets in the stocks that make up the index, holding each stock in approximately the same proportion as its weighting in the index.

 

Vanguard REIT Index Inv (VGSIX) Fund Strength What we like about Vanguard REIT Index Inv (VGSIX) Fund

Data for Vanguard REIT Index Inv Fund (VGSIX) as of May 30, 2016

  • Vanguard REIT Index Inv Fund (VGSIX) management has been with Vanguard REIT Index Inv Fund for 21.6 years
  • Vanguard REIT Index Inv Fund (VGSIX) has good short-term performance (1-year return 10.46% vs 9.01% Real Estate category median performance)
  • Vanguard REIT Index Inv Fund (VGSIX) has good mid-term performance (3-year return 10.04% vs 9.69% Real Estate category median performance)
  • Vanguard REIT Index Inv Fund (VGSIX) has good Long-term performance (5-year return 10.05% vs 9.40% Real Estate category median performance)
  • Vanguard REIT Index Inv Fund (VGSIX) ratio of up-years vs down years is greater than 2
  • Asset base in Vanguard REIT Index Inv Fund (VGSIX) has been consistently increasing at a reasonable pace in the last 2 months. It shows investor confidence and market support
  • Vanguard REIT Index Inv Fund (VGSIX) has an annual stock turnover rate of 11.00% vs Real Estate average of 61.66%. It is good that Vanguard REIT Index Inv management does not trade extensively for its return.
  • Vanguard REIT Index Inv Fund (VGSIX) has a lower expense ratio than its Real Estate average: 0.26% vs 1.28%
  • Vanguard REIT Index Inv Fund (VGSIX) is a true no-load fund as it has no load and no 12b1 promotion, distributions, marketing expenses

Vanguard REIT Index Inv Fund (VGSIX) Weakness What we are cautious about Vanguard REIT Index Inv (VGSIX) Fund

Data for Vanguard REIT Index Inv Fund (VGSIX) as of May 30, 2016

  • Vanguard REIT Index Inv Fund (VGSIX) has a Morningstar rating of 3 and below
  • Vanguard REIT Index Inv Fund (VGSIX) is more volatile than its peers as it has a 3-year Standard Deviation of 15.01 that is higher than category average of 14.6
  • As a Real Estate focused fund, Vanguard REIT Index Inv Fund (VGSIX) is less diversified and has inherited sector risks associated with the fund
See Vanguard REIT Index Inv Fund (VGSIX) performance details as of May 30, 2016

 

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Compare Vanguard REIT Index Inv Fund (VGSIX)Compare with other top Real Estate category mutual funds

Aadditional top Real Estate mutual funds for your consideration

FundYear to Date1 Year3 year5 year
Vanguard REIT Index Inv6.1210.4610.0410.05
Cohen & Steers Real Estate Securities A (CSEIX)4.9712.0412.7011.08Compare
Fidelity Real Estate Investment Port (FRESX)5.4713.1611.0110.65Compare
Goldman Sachs Real Estate Securities Ins (GREIX)4.4810.0510.3410.22Compare

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Compare Vanguard REIT Index Inv Fund (VGSIX)Compare with Real Estate category ETFs

Some Real Estate ETFs for your consideration

ETFYear to DateOne YearThree Year
SPDR Dow Jones REIT ETF (RWR)3.89%9.97%10.25%
iShares US Real Estate (IYR)5.47%8.55%8.64%
Wilshire US REIT ETF (WREI)4.51%11.20%10.78%
iShares Real Estate 50 (FTY)4.72%10.99%9.37%
Schwab US REIT ETF (SCHH)4.03%10.20%10.44%

 

Graph of Vanguard REIT Index Inv Fund (VGSIX) Net Asset TrackingVanguard REIT Index Inv (VGSIX) Fund Net Asset

Track net asset change of Vanguard REIT Index Inv fund (VGSIX)

DateNet Asset
05/2016$58.50B
03/2016$57.31B
02/2016$51.18B
More historic net asset information on Vanguard REIT Index Inv Fund (VGSIX)

  

Graph of Vanguard REIT Index Inv Fund (VGSIX) Portfolio TrackingVanguard REIT Index Inv (VGSIX) Fund Portfolio Allocation

Track portfolio allocation change of Vanguard REIT Index Inv fund (VGSIX)

DateCashStockBondOther
04/20160.16%99.38%0%0.46%
03/20160.08%99.46%0%0.46%
01/20160.12%99.45%0%0.43%
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graph of Vanguard REIT Index Inv Fund (VGSIX) Top 10 Position TrackingTop 10 Holdings in Vanguard REIT Index Inv (VGSIX) Fund

Discover what Vanguard REIT Index Inv Fund (VGSIX) manager is buying

Apr 29, 2016
Simon Property Group, Inc. Comm [8.13%]
Public Storage Common Stock [4.71%]
Equity Residential Common Share [3.24%]
Welltower Inc. Common Stock [3.21%]
AvalonBay Communities, Inc. Com [3.16%]
ProLogis, Inc. Common Stock [3.11%]
Equinix, Inc. [2.88%]
Ventas, Inc. Common Stock [2.7%]
Boston Properties, Inc. Common [2.58%]
Vornado Realty Trust Common Sto [2.12%]

Mar 30, 2016
Simon Property Group, Inc. Comm [8.25%]
Public Storage Common Stock [5.21%]
Equity Residential Common Share [3.51%]
AvalonBay Communities, Inc. Com [3.34%]
Welltower Inc. Common Stock [3.15%]
ProLogis, Inc. Common Stock [2.97%]
Equinix, Inc. [2.83%]
Ventas, Inc. Common Stock [2.69%]
Boston Properties, Inc. Common [2.51%]
General Growth Properties, Inc. [2.19%]

Jan 30, 2016
Simon Property Group, Inc. Comm [8.15%]
Public Storage Common Stock [5.27%]
Equity Residential Common Share [3.97%]
AvalonBay Communities, Inc. Com [3.22%]
Welltower Inc. Common Stock [3.1%]
Equinix, Inc. [2.93%]
ProLogis, Inc. Common Stock [2.93%]
Ventas, Inc. Common Stock [2.59%]
Boston Properties, Inc. Common [2.52%]
HCP, Inc. Common Stock [2.35%]
Click here for Stock Holding Change Map in Vanguard REIT Index Inv Fund (VGSIX)

  

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