Vanguard FTSE Social Index Fund

Scorecard
3 / 5 Stars
Lipper
4 4 4 5 5
Zacks Investment Research
2 (Buy)
Standard & Poor's
5 / 5 Stars
TheStreet.com
A+ (Buy)

#44 in Large Growth

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Performance

The fund has returned 29.43 percent over the past year, 15.71 percent over the past three years, 25.49 percent over the past five years, and 5.83 percent over the past decade.

Trailing Returns Updated 02.28.2014
Year to date 2.1%
1 Year 29.4%
3 Years (Annualized) 15.7%
5 Years (Annualized) 25.5%
10 Years (Annualized) 5.8%

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Summary

The investment seeks to track the performance of a benchmark index that measures the investment return of large- and mid-capitalization stocks. The fund employs an indexing investment approach designed to track the performance of the FTSE4Good US Select Index. The index is composed of the stocks of companies that have been screened for certain social and environmental criteria by the index sponsor, which is independent of Vanguard. It attempts to replicate the index by investing all, or substantially all, of its assets in the stocks that make up the index.

Fees

Fees are Average compared to funds in the same category.
Vanguard FTSE Social Index Fund has an expense ratio of 0.28 percent.

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Risk

Risk is Average compared to funds in the same category according to Morningstar.

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