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Vanguard Materials Index Adm (VMIAX) Fund Ranking and Research

Ranking, Research and Recommendation of Vanguard Materials Index Adm (VMIAX) Fund

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Graph of Vanguard Materials Index Adm Fund (VMIAX) ManagerFund Manager - William A. Coleman

Fund Manager Information

Fund Manager Tenure: 4.9 years
Fund Family: Vanguard
Fund Category: Natural Resources
Fund Performance: May 30, 2016
Fundmojo Fund Grade: B (Score: 0.68)     (What does this score mean?)

 

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Fund Profile and Description

Vanguard Materials Index Adm Fund seeks to track the performance of a benchmark index that measures the investment return of materials stocks. Vanguard Materials Index Adm Fund employs a passive management investment approach designed to track the performance of the MSCI U.S. Investable Market Materials 25/50 index. This index consists of all capitalization of stocks within the materials sector. The sector includes companies that manufacture chemicals, construction materials, glass, paper, forest products, and related packaging products, as well as metals, minerals, and mining companies. It is non-diversified.

 

Vanguard Materials Index Adm (VMIAX) Fund Strength What we like about Vanguard Materials Index Adm (VMIAX) Fund

Data for Vanguard Materials Index Adm Fund (VMIAX) as of May 30, 2016

  • Vanguard Materials Index Adm Fund (VMIAX) management has been with Vanguard Materials Index Adm Fund for 4.9 years
  • Vanguard Materials Index Adm Fund (VMIAX) has good short-term performance (1-year return -5.02% vs -16.02% Natural Resources category median performance)
  • Vanguard Materials Index Adm Fund (VMIAX) has good mid-term performance (3-year return 6.69% vs -7.51% Natural Resources category median performance)
  • Vanguard Materials Index Adm Fund (VMIAX) has good Long-term performance (5-year return 5.60% vs -7.88% Natural Resources category median performance)
  • Vanguard Materials Index Adm Fund (VMIAX) ratio of up-years vs down years is greater than 2
  • Vanguard Materials Index Adm Fund (VMIAX) has a Morningstar rating of 4 and above
  • Asset base in Vanguard Materials Index Adm Fund (VMIAX) has been consistently increasing at a reasonable pace in the last 2 months. It shows investor confidence and market support
  • Vanguard Materials Index Adm Fund (VMIAX) has an annual stock turnover rate of 4.00% vs Natural Resources average of 73.81%. It is good that Vanguard Materials Index Adm management does not trade extensively for its return.
  • Vanguard Materials Index Adm Fund (VMIAX) is less volatile than its peers as it has a 3-year Standard Deviation of 17.35, lower than category average of 19.38
  • Vanguard Materials Index Adm Fund (VMIAX) has a lower expense ratio than its Natural Resources average: 0.10% vs 1.40%
  • Vanguard Materials Index Adm Fund (VMIAX) is a true no-load fund as it has no load and no 12b1 promotion, distributions, marketing expenses

Vanguard Materials Index Adm Fund (VMIAX) Weakness What we are cautious about Vanguard Materials Index Adm (VMIAX) Fund

Data for Vanguard Materials Index Adm Fund (VMIAX) as of May 30, 2016

  • As a Natural Resources focused fund, Vanguard Materials Index Adm Fund (VMIAX) is less diversified and has inherited sector risks associated with the fund
See Vanguard Materials Index Adm Fund (VMIAX) performance details as of May 30, 2016

 

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Compare Vanguard Materials Index Adm Fund (VMIAX)Compare with other top Natural Resources category mutual funds

Aadditional top Natural Resources mutual funds for your consideration

FundYear to Date1 Year3 year5 year
Vanguard Materials Index Adm9.90-5.026.695.60
Dreyfus Natural Resources A (DNLAX)8.25-17.37-3.83-3.00Compare
Fidelity Select Chemicals Portfolio (FSCHX)7.92-1.888.369.76Compare
T. Rowe Price Real Assets (PRAFX)12.60-5.090.14-2.42Compare

See top fund managers for Natural Resources Category Funds

 

Compare Vanguard Materials Index Adm Fund (VMIAX)Compare with Natural Resources category ETFs

Some Natural Resources ETFs for your consideration

ETFYear to DateOne YearThree Year
First Trust Materials AlphaDEX ETF (FXZ)000
Vanguard Materials ETF (VAW)000
SPDR S&P International Matls Sect ETF (IRV)000
Materials Select Sector SPDR ETF (XLB)000
PowerShares S&P SmallCap Materials ETF (PSCM)000

 

Graph of Vanguard Materials Index Adm Fund (VMIAX) Net Asset TrackingVanguard Materials Index Adm (VMIAX) Fund Net Asset

Track net asset change of Vanguard Materials Index Adm fund (VMIAX)

DateNet Asset
05/2016$1.47B
03/2016$1.30B
02/2016$1.13B
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Graph of Vanguard Materials Index Adm Fund (VMIAX) Portfolio TrackingVanguard Materials Index Adm (VMIAX) Fund Portfolio Allocation

Track portfolio allocation change of Vanguard Materials Index Adm fund (VMIAX)

DateCashStockBondOther
04/20160.22%99.78%0%0%
03/20160%100%0%0%
01/20160%100%0%0%
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Discover what Vanguard Materials Index Adm Fund (VMIAX) manager is buying

Apr 29, 2016
Dow Chemical Company (The) Comm [8.04%]
E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Com [7.85%]
Monsanto Company Common Stock [5.6%]
Praxair, Inc. Common Stock [4.55%]
LyondellBasell Industries NV Or [4.29%]
Ecolab Inc. Common Stock [4.15%]
Air Products and Chemicals, Inc [4.06%]
PPG Industries, Inc. Common Sto [4.04%]
Sherwin-Williams Company (The) [3.09%]
Newmont Mining Corporation [2.51%]

Mar 30, 2016
Dow Chemical Company (The) Comm [8.2%]
E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Com [7.96%]
Monsanto Company Common Stock [5.53%]
LyondellBasell Industries NV Or [4.69%]
Praxair, Inc. Common Stock [4.67%]
PPG Industries, Inc. Common Sto [4.3%]
Ecolab Inc. Common Stock [4.25%]
Air Products and Chemicals, Inc [4.23%]
Sherwin-Williams Company (The) [3.23%]
International Paper Company Com [2.32%]

Jan 30, 2016
E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Com [7.84%]
Dow Chemical Company (The) Comm [7.75%]
Monsanto Company Common Stock [6.96%]
LyondellBasell Industries NV Or [5.07%]
Ecolab Inc. Common Stock [4.7%]
Praxair, Inc. Common Stock [4.7%]
Air Products and Chemicals, Inc [4.25%]
PPG Industries, Inc. Common Sto [4.23%]
Sherwin-Williams Company (The) [3.32%]
International Paper Company Com [2.23%]
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