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Vanguard Wellesley Income Admiral (VWIAX) Fund Ranking and Research

Ranking, Research and Recommendation of Vanguard Wellesley Income Admiral (VWIAX) Fund

    Last Trade: $62.94 on 8/22/2014, Change: -0.05 (-0.08%)

 

Graph of Vanguard Wellesley Income Admiral Fund (VWIAX) ManagerFund Manager - W. Michael Reckmeyer

Fund Manager Information

Fund Manager Tenure: 6.6 years
Similar Funds: VWINX 
Fund Family: Vanguard
Fund Category: Conservative Allocation
Fund Performance: Jul 30, 2014
Fundmojo Fund Grade: A+ (Score: 0.8)     (What does this score mean?)

 

Graph of Vanguard Wellesley Income Admiral Fund (VWIAX) ProfileVanguard Wellesley Income Admiral Fund (VWIAX) Profile

Fund Profile and Description

Vanguard Wellesley Income Admiral Fund seeks to provide long-term growth of income and a high and sustainable level of current income, along with moderate long-term capital appreciation. Vanguard Wellesley Income Admiral Fund invests approximately 60% to 65% of assets in investment-grade corporate, U.S. Treasury, and government agency bonds, as well as mortgage-backed securities. The remaining 35% to 40% of fund assets are invested in common stocks of companies that have a history of above-average dividends or expectations of increasing dividends.

 

Vanguard Wellesley Income Admiral (VWIAX) Fund Strength What we like about Vanguard Wellesley Income Admiral (VWIAX) Fund

Data for Vanguard Wellesley Income Admiral Fund (VWIAX) as of Jul 30, 2014

  • Vanguard Wellesley Income Admiral Fund (VWIAX) management has been with Vanguard Wellesley Income Admiral Fund for 6.6 years
  • Vanguard Wellesley Income Admiral Fund (VWIAX) has good short-term performance (1-year return 8.52% vs 7.48% Conservative Allocation category median performance)
  • Vanguard Wellesley Income Admiral Fund (VWIAX) has good mid-term performance (3-year return 9.59% vs 6.27% Conservative Allocation category median performance)
  • Vanguard Wellesley Income Admiral Fund (VWIAX) has good Long-term performance (5-year return 10.51% vs 8.33% Conservative Allocation category median performance)
  • Vanguard Wellesley Income Admiral Fund (VWIAX) ratio of up-years vs down years is greater than 2
  • Vanguard Wellesley Income Admiral Fund (VWIAX) has a Morningstar rating of 4 and above
  • Vanguard Wellesley Income Admiral Fund (VWIAX) has an annual stock turnover rate of 36.00% vs Conservative Allocation average of 44.65%. It is good that Vanguard Wellesley Income Admiral management does not trade extensively for its return.
  • Vanguard Wellesley Income Admiral Fund (VWIAX) is less volatile than its peers as it has a 3-year Standard Deviation of 4.6, lower than category average of 6.03
  • Vanguard Wellesley Income Admiral Fund (VWIAX) has a lower expense ratio than its Conservative Allocation average: 0.18% vs 0.84%
  • Vanguard Wellesley Income Admiral Fund (VWIAX) is a true no-load fund as it has no load and no 12b1 promotion, distributions, marketing expenses

Vanguard Wellesley Income Admiral Fund (VWIAX) Weakness What we are cautious about Vanguard Wellesley Income Admiral (VWIAX) Fund

Data for Vanguard Wellesley Income Admiral Fund (VWIAX) as of Jul 30, 2014

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FundYear to Date1 Year3 year5 year
Vanguard Wellesley Income Admiral4.898.529.5910.51
Hartford Balanced Income I (HBLIX)5.159.9211.2512.39Compare
Voya Strategic Allocation Conservative S (ISCVX)4.169.528.379.98Compare
James Balanced: Golden Rainbow Instl (GLRIX)4.7610.349.1910.18Compare

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Some Conservative Allocation ETFs for your consideration

ETFYear to DateOne YearThree Year
iShares S&P Moderate Allocation (AOM)3.09%8.09%6.83%
TDX Independence In-Target ETF (TDX)0.90%6.79%5.45%
iShares S&P Conservative Allocation (AOK)2.91%6.49%5.58%
iShares S&P Emerging Mkts Infrastructure (EMIF)5.54%14.84%4.78%
PowerShares CEF Income Composite (PCEF)6.66%10.29%7.98%

 

Graph of Vanguard Wellesley Income Admiral Fund (VWIAX) Net Asset TrackingVanguard Wellesley Income Admiral (VWIAX) Fund Net Asset

Track net asset change of Vanguard Wellesley Income Admiral fund (VWIAX)

DateNet Asset
07/2014$38.42B
06/2014$38.64B
03/2014$36.54B
More historic net asset information on Vanguard Wellesley Income Admiral Fund (VWIAX)

  

Graph of Vanguard Wellesley Income Admiral Fund (VWIAX) Portfolio TrackingVanguard Wellesley Income Admiral (VWIAX) Fund Portfolio Allocation

Track portfolio allocation change of Vanguard Wellesley Income Admiral fund (VWIAX)

DateCashStockBondOther
03/20143.99%37.32%58.69%0%
12/20131.24%38.08%59.92%0.76%
09/20132.14%37.48%60.38%0%
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Mar 30, 2014
FNMA [1.67%]
US Treasury Note 1.375% [1.63%]
Johnson & Johnson Common Stock [1.62%]
US Treasury Bond 2.875% [1.6%]
Wells Fargo & Company Common St [1.58%]
Merck & Company, Inc. Common St [1.53%]
Microsoft Corporation [1.51%]
Chevron Corporation Common Stoc [1.43%]
Exxon Mobil Corporation Common [1.36%]
JP Morgan Chase & Co. Common St [1.34%]

Dec 30, 2013
FHLMC 4.5% [2.92%]
US Treasury Note 1.375% [1.67%]
Johnson & Johnson Common Stock [1.57%]
Chevron Corporation Common Stoc [1.56%]
US Treasury Bond 2.875% [1.5%]
Exxon Mobil Corporation Common [1.47%]
Microsoft Corporation [1.44%]
Merck & Company, Inc. Common St [1.4%]
Wells Fargo & Company Common St [1.39%]
JP Morgan Chase & Co. Common St [1.23%]

Sep 29, 2013
Freddie Mac Gold Single Family TBA 4.5% 2043-10-01 [2.02%]
US Treasury Bond 2.875% [1.86%]
Chevron Corporation Common Stoc [1.62%]
Johnson & Johnson Common Stock [1.59%]
US Treasury Note 0.125% [1.5%]
Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc [1.49%]
Merck & Company, Inc. Common St [1.42%]
Microsoft Corporation [1.37%]
Wells Fargo & Co [1.23%]
Royal Dutch Shell PLC Class B [1.21%]
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