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5 / 5 Stars
#9 in Aggressive Allocation
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The fund has returned 21.16 percent over the past year, 12.10 percent over the past three years, 14.50 percent over the past five years, and 7.04 percent over the past decade.
|Trailing Returns||Updated 11.30.2013|
|Year to date||19.2%|
|3 Years (Annualized)||12.1%|
|5 Years (Annualized)||14.5%|
|10 Years (Annualized)||7.0%|
The investment seeks capital appreciation and some current income. The fund invests in other Vanguard mutual funds according to a fixed formula that reflects an allocation of approximately 80% of the fund's assets to common stocks and 20% to bonds. Its indirect bond holdings are a diversified mix of short-, intermediate-, and long-term U.S. government, U.S. agency, and investment-grade U.S. corporate bonds; mortgage-backed and asset-backed securities; and government, agency, corporate, and securitized investment-grade foreign bonds issued in currencies other than the U.S. dollar (but hedged by Vanguard to minimize foreign currency exposure).
The fund's Value Line Overall Rank, a measure of risk-adjusted performance and relative growth in fund returns, is 3 on a scale of 1 to 5, with 1 being the best and 5 the worst.Value Line 2013-12-10
The fund's Value Line Growth Persistence rank, which awards funds that consistently outperform their broad universes, is 4 for one year, 3 for five years, and 3 for 10 years. Scores are on a 1 to 5 scale, with 1 being the best and 5 the worst.Value Line 2013-12-10
The fund's Value Line Risk Rank, a measure of volatility, is 2 on a scale of 1 to 5, with 1 being the least volatile and 5 the most.Value Line 2013-12-10