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Vanguard REIT Index Adm (VGSLX) Fund Ranking and Research

Ranking, Research and Recommendation of Vanguard REIT Index Adm (VGSLX) Fund

    Last Trade: $114.20 on 11/28/2014, Change: +0.29 (0.25%)

 

Graph of Vanguard REIT Index Adm Fund (VGSLX) ManagerFund Manager - Gerard C. OReilly

Fund Manager Information

Fund Manager Tenure: 18.6 years
Similar Funds: VGSIX  VGSNX 
Fund Family: Vanguard
Fund Category: Real Estate
Fund Performance: Oct 30, 2014
Fundmojo Fund Grade: B (Score: 0.68)     (What does this score mean?)

 

Graph of Vanguard REIT Index Adm Fund (VGSLX) ProfileVanguard REIT Index Adm Fund (VGSLX) Profile

Fund Profile and Description

Vanguard REIT Index Adm Fund seeks to provide a high level of income and moderate long-term capital appreciation. Vanguard REIT Index Adm 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 Adm 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 Adm (VGSLX) Fund Strength What we like about Vanguard REIT Index Adm (VGSLX) Fund

Data for Vanguard REIT Index Adm Fund (VGSLX) as of Oct 30, 2014

  • Vanguard REIT Index Adm Fund (VGSLX) management has been with Vanguard REIT Index Adm Fund for 18.6 years
  • Vanguard REIT Index Adm Fund (VGSLX) has good mid-term performance (3-year return 15.03% vs 14.23% Real Estate category median performance)
  • Vanguard REIT Index Adm Fund (VGSLX) has good Long-term performance (5-year return 19.26% vs 18.40% Real Estate category median performance)
  • Vanguard REIT Index Adm Fund (VGSLX) ratio of up-years vs down years is greater than 2
  • Vanguard REIT Index Adm Fund (VGSLX) has a Morningstar rating of 4 and above
  • Vanguard REIT Index Adm Fund (VGSLX) has an annual stock turnover rate of 11.00% vs Real Estate average of 48.77%. It is good that Vanguard REIT Index Adm management does not trade extensively for its return.
  • Vanguard REIT Index Adm Fund (VGSLX) has a lower expense ratio than its Real Estate average: 0.10% vs 1.34%
  • Vanguard REIT Index Adm Fund (VGSLX) is a true no-load fund as it has no load and no 12b1 promotion, distributions, marketing expenses

Vanguard REIT Index Adm Fund (VGSLX) Weakness What we are cautious about Vanguard REIT Index Adm (VGSLX) Fund

Data for Vanguard REIT Index Adm Fund (VGSLX) as of Oct 30, 2014

  • Vanguard REIT Index Adm Fund (VGSLX) has a less-than-ideal short-term performance (1-year return 19.14% vs 19.34% Real Estate category median performance)
  • Vanguard REIT Index Adm Fund (VGSLX) is more volatile than its peers as it has a 3-year Standard Deviation of 13.74 that is higher than category average of 12.93
  • As a Real Estate focused fund, Vanguard REIT Index Adm Fund (VGSLX) is less diversified and has inherited sector risks associated with the fund
See Vanguard REIT Index Adm Fund (VGSLX) performance details as of Oct 30, 2014

 

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Compare Vanguard REIT Index Adm Fund (VGSLX)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 Adm25.3719.1415.0319.26
Cohen & Steers Real Estate Securities I (CSDIX)26.3721.2715.9419.55Compare
Nuveen Real Estate Securities I (FARCX)26.6220.7615.2319.61Compare
Principal Real Estate Securities P (PIRPX)26.8421.7415.7019.00Compare

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Compare Vanguard REIT Index Adm Fund (VGSLX)Compare with Real Estate category ETFs

Some Real Estate ETFs for your consideration

ETFYear to DateOne YearThree Year
iShares Cohen & Steers Realty Majors (ICF)28.27%21.52%13.46%
Schwab US REIT ETF (SCHH)26.71%20.31%14.61%
SPDR Dow Jones REIT (RWR)26.66%20.22%14.51%
Wilshire US REIT ETF (WREI)25.98%19.30%14.30%
iShares FTSE NAREIT Resid Plus Cp Idx (REZ)30.19%19.16%13.26%

 

Graph of Vanguard REIT Index Adm Fund (VGSLX) Net Asset TrackingVanguard REIT Index Adm (VGSLX) Fund Net Asset

Track net asset change of Vanguard REIT Index Adm fund (VGSLX)

DateNet Asset
10/2014$48.21B
09/2014$44.33B
08/2014$46.21B
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Graph of Vanguard REIT Index Adm Fund (VGSLX) Portfolio TrackingVanguard REIT Index Adm (VGSLX) Fund Portfolio Allocation

Track portfolio allocation change of Vanguard REIT Index Adm fund (VGSLX)

DateCashStockBondOther
09/20140.01%99.99%0%0%
08/20140.05%99.78%0%0.17%
06/20140%99.83%0%0.17%
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graph of Vanguard REIT Index Adm Fund (VGSLX) Top 10 Position TrackingTop 10 Holdings in Vanguard REIT Index Adm (VGSLX) Fund

Discover what Vanguard REIT Index Adm Fund (VGSLX) manager is buying

Sep 29, 2014
Simon Property Group, Inc. Comm [8.69%]
Public Storage Common Stock [4.14%]
Equity Residential Common Share [3.59%]
Health Care REIT, Inc. Common S [3.44%]
ProLogis, Inc. Common Stock [3.2%]
AvalonBay Communities, Inc. Com [3.11%]
Ventas, Inc. Common Stock [3.1%]
HCP, Inc. Common Stock [3.09%]
Boston Properties, Inc. Common [3.01%]
Vornado Realty Trust Common Sto [2.87%]

Aug 30, 2014
Simon Property Group, Inc. Comm [8.43%]
Public Storage Common Stock [4.1%]
Equity Residential Common Share [3.64%]
Health Care REIT, Inc. Common S [3.31%]
ProLogis, Inc. Common Stock [3.26%]
AvalonBay Communities, Inc. Com [3.19%]
HCP, Inc. Common Stock [3.17%]
Ventas, Inc. Common Stock [3.09%]
Boston Properties, Inc. Common [2.96%]
Vornado Realty Trust Common Sto [2.85%]

Jun 29, 2014
Simon Property Group, Inc. Comm [8.63%]
Public Storage Common Stock [4.14%]
Equity Residential Common Share [3.57%]
ProLogis, Inc. Common Stock [3.39%]
Ventas, Inc. Common Stock [3.12%]
HCP, Inc. Common Stock [3.12%]
AvalonBay Communities, Inc. Com [3.04%]
Health Care REIT, Inc. Common S [3%]
Boston Properties, Inc. Common [2.99%]
Vornado Realty Trust Common Sto [2.97%]
Click here for Stock Holding Change Map in Vanguard REIT Index Adm Fund (VGSLX)

  

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