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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: $60.41 on 8/27/2015, Change: +0.54 (0.9%)

 

Graph of Vanguard Wellesley Income Admiral Fund (VWIAX) ManagerFund Manager - John C. Keogh

Fund Manager Information

Fund Manager Tenure: 7.5 years
Similar Funds: VWINX 
Fund Family: Vanguard
Fund Category: Conservative Allocation
Fund Performance: Jul 30, 2015
Fundmojo Fund Grade: A (Score: 0.77)     (What does this score mean?)
Keogh is a senior vice president and partner of Wellington Management Company, his employer since 1983. He is responsible for all activities related to investing in money-market securities, including selection strategy and investment process. Previously, he spent five years with Connecticut National Bank.  Get more insights on John C. Keogh

 

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, 2015

  • Vanguard Wellesley Income Admiral Fund (VWIAX) management has been with Vanguard Wellesley Income Admiral Fund for 7.5 years
  • Vanguard Wellesley Income Admiral Fund (VWIAX) has good short-term performance (1-year return 3.96% vs 2.10% Conservative Allocation category median performance)
  • Vanguard Wellesley Income Admiral Fund (VWIAX) has good mid-term performance (3-year return 6.77% vs 5.83% Conservative Allocation category median performance)
  • Vanguard Wellesley Income Admiral Fund (VWIAX) has good Long-term performance (5-year return 8.64% vs 6.49% 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) is less volatile than its peers as it has a 3-year Standard Deviation of 3.9, lower than category average of 4.31
  • Vanguard Wellesley Income Admiral Fund (VWIAX) has a lower expense ratio than its Conservative Allocation average: 0.18% vs 0.80%
  • 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, 2015

  • Vanguard Wellesley Income Admiral Fund (VWIAX) has an annual stock turnover rate of 109.00% that is higher than the Conservative Allocation average of 37.48%. This could mean Vanguard Wellesley Income Admiral is more nimble, but also signal potential high tax impact and high trading fees
  • Asset base in Vanguard Wellesley Income Admiral Fund (VWIAX) has been consistently decreasing in the last 2 months. It shows lacks of investor confidence and market support
See Vanguard Wellesley Income Admiral Fund (VWIAX) performance details as of Jul 30, 2015

 

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ETFYear to DateOne YearThree Year
iShares Core Moderate Allocation (AOM)1.37%2.91%6.63%
iShares Core Conservative Allocation (AOK)0.97%2.02%4.74%
PowerShares CEF Income Composite ETF (PCEF)0.50%-1.31%4.37%
iShares Morningstar Multi-Asset Income (IYLD)-1.58%-0.75%3.48%

 

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
07/2015$40.87B
05/2015$41.90B
04/2015$42.01B
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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
03/20151.62%35.81%62.19%0.29%
12/20142.91%37.26%59.6%0.23%
09/20142.01%37.59%60.22%0.18%
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graph of Vanguard Wellesley Income Admiral Fund (VWIAX) Top 10 Position TrackingTop 10 Holdings in Vanguard Wellesley Income Admiral (VWIAX) Fund

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Mar 30, 2015
US Treasury Note 1.75% [1.61%]
Wells Fargo & Company Common St [1.58%]
US Treasury Note 1.375% [1.48%]
US Treasury Note 1% [1.44%]
Microsoft Corporation [1.44%]
FNMA [1.43%]
Kraft Foods Group, Inc. [1.43%]
US Treasury Bond 2.875% [1.42%]
Merck & Company, Inc. Common St [1.41%]
Johnson & Johnson Common Stock [1.26%]

Dec 30, 2014
Wells Fargo & Company Common St [1.65%]
US Treasury Note 1.75% [1.65%]
Microsoft Corporation [1.62%]
US Treasury Note 1.375% [1.52%]
US Treasury Note 1% [1.49%]
Merck & Company, Inc. Common St [1.45%]
US Treasury Bond 2.875% [1.44%]
Johnson & Johnson Common Stock [1.44%]
JP Morgan Chase & Co. Common St [1.35%]
Kraft Foods Group, Inc. [1.26%]

Sep 29, 2014
Microsoft Corporation [1.67%]
Wells Fargo & Company Common St [1.62%]
US Treasury Note 1.375% [1.57%]
Johnson & Johnson Common Stock [1.56%]
Merck & Company, Inc. Common St [1.56%]
Chevron Corporation Common Stoc [1.47%]
US Treasury Bond 2.875% [1.37%]
Verizon Communications Inc. Com [1.37%]
JP Morgan Chase & Co. Common St [1.3%]
Exxon Mobil Corporation Common [1.28%]
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