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Vanguard Inflation-Protected Securities Fund;Investor

NAS: VIPSX

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$

13.29

Change

+0.01 +0.08%

Sep 19, 2019

YTD return

6.94%

5 yr avg return

2.24%

Total net assets

3.51B

52 week low

52 week high

$12.42

$13.55

Yield

2.34%

Fees & Expenses

Front load

0.00%

Deferred load

0.00%

Max. redemption fee

0.00%

Total expense ratio

0.20%

12 b-1

0.02%

Turnover

27.00%

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Distributions

Income dividend

0.05

Dividend freq.

Quarterly

Capital gain (2018)

n/a

Capital gain (YTD)

n/a

Risk Measures

Alpha

0.21

Beta

0.00

Standard deviation

0.91

R. squared

0.00

Min. Investment

Standard (taxable)

3000

IRA

n/a

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MarketWatch News on VIPSX

  1. Meet the Rodney Dangerfield of retirement investing

    12:53 p.m. Jan. 21, 2018

    - Mark Hulbert

  2. This is the Rodney Dangerfield of retirement investing

    3:15 p.m. Dec. 29, 2017

    - Mark Hulbert

  3. Investors Pumped to Guard Against Inflation

    6:32 p.m. Oct. 20, 2017

    - Barrons Blogs

  4. An easy strategy to get you to your retirement goals

    12:19 p.m. Sept. 8, 2017

    - Andrea Coombes

  5. How sports stars can avoid getting conned like Tim Duncan did

    9:47 a.m. April 5, 2017

    - Brett Arends

  6. How to Fed-proof your bondholdings now

    5:32 a.m. May 25, 2016

    - Michael A. Pollock

  7. How—and Why—to Hedge Inflation Now

    1:59 a.m. March 5, 2016

    - Barron's Online

  8. BlackRock Favors TIPS Over Treasuries

    3:08 p.m. Nov. 30, 2015

    - Barrons Blogs

  9. Be like Calpers: Dump your hedge funds

    6:00 a.m. Sept. 18, 2014

    - Brett Arends

  10. It’s hedge funds that should ‘get no respect’

    5:00 a.m. June 2, 2014

    - George Sisti

  11. Why you should rebalance every quarter

    8:35 a.m. Feb. 19, 2014

    - Brett Arends

  12. Eyewitness to a Wall Street mugging

    7:15 a.m. Dec. 12, 2013

    - George Sisti

  13. Two questions every investor should ask

    6:15 a.m. Oct. 3, 2013

    - George Sisti

  14. Lazy Portfolio creators remain stock bulls

    10:29 a.m. June 24, 2013

    - Paul B. Farrell

  15. The 3 most overvalued assets today

    12:01 a.m. Sept. 28, 2012

    - Howard Gold

  16. Inflation fears boost TIPS funds

    12:01 a.m. July 27, 2012

    - Deborah Levine

  17. Winning the inflation battle but losing the war

    1:01 a.m. Jan. 3, 2012

    - Mark Hulbert

  18. Help! Advice to a young naval officer

    12:00 a.m. Oct. 5, 2011

    - Brett Arends

  19. 5 funds that give you better yield, little risk

    12:01 a.m. Aug. 1, 2011

    - Mark Hulbert

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Lipper Leader

Total Return: 4 Consistent Return: 4 Preservation: 2 Tax Efficiency: 1 Expense: 5

YTD Lipper Ranking: Quintile 2 (36th percentile)

Lipper Ranking & Performance

Fund return Category Index
(Barclay US Agg)
% rank in category Quintile rank
YTD 6.94% 6.11% 9.10% 36% 2
1yr 6.44% 5.08% 10.17% 22% 2
3yr 2.19% 2.10% 3.09% 42% 3
5yr 2.24% 1.66% 3.35% 19% 1
10yr 3.32% 2.79% 3.91% 20% 1

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Fund Details

Category

Inflation Protected Bond Funds

Fund family

VANGUARD FDS

Fund status

Open

Fund inception

June 29, 2000

Manager

Gemma Wright-Casparius

Investment Policy

The Fund seeks to provide investors inflation protection and income, consistent with investment in inflation-indexed securities. The Fund invests at least 80% of its assets in inflation-indexed bonds issued by the U.S. government, its agencies and instrumentalities, and corporations.

Top Holdings

Company Symbol % of total net assets
Treasury Notes/Bonds n/a 97.14
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Other News on VIPSX

  1. 7 Low-Risk Mutual Funds to Buy Now

    7:01 a.m. Sept. 10, 2019

    - InvestorPlace.com

  2. Is VIPSX a Strong Bond Fund Right Now?

    7:00 a.m. July 3, 2019

    - Zacks.com

  3. 7 Best Vanguard Funds for 2019

    9:45 a.m. June 3, 2019

    - InvestorPlace.com

  4. 7 Best Vanguard Funds for 2019

    1:20 p.m. March 7, 2019

    - InvestorPlace.com

  5. Is VIPSX a Strong Bond Fund Right Now?

    8:00 a.m. Jan. 3, 2019

    - Zacks.com

  6. 7 Best Vanguard Funds for 2019

    1:20 p.m. Dec. 31, 2018

    - InvestorPlace.com

  7. The 7 Best Funds to Beat Inflation

    3:04 p.m. Aug. 23, 2018

    - InvestorPlace.com

  8. Is VIPSX a Strong Bond Fund Right Now?

    6:51 a.m. July 5, 2018

    - Zacks.com

  9. 3 Bond Funds for Rising Interest Rates

    4:49 p.m. May 29, 2018

    - InvestorPlace.com

  10. Survive The Rocky Market With These ETFs/Funds

    10:52 a.m. May 7, 2018

    - Seeking Alpha

  11. The 7 Best Vanguard Funds for 2018

    10:28 a.m. Jan. 19, 2018

    - InvestorPlace.com

  12. The 7 Best Vanguard Funds for 2018

    3:41 p.m. Dec. 14, 2017

    - InvestorPlace.com

  13. Battle Of Passive Investing

    5:00 a.m. Oct. 12, 2017

    - Seeking Alpha

  14. What Is Killing Inflation?

    11:35 a.m. Sept. 22, 2017

    - Seeking Alpha

  15. Why Would Anyone Buy Inflation-Protected Investments?

    7:21 a.m. Aug. 7, 2017

    - Seeking Alpha

  16. Bull? Bear? The U.S. Stock Market Is More Like The Honey Badger

    3:28 p.m. April 19, 2017

    - Seeking Alpha

  17. The Best Mutual Funds to Buy in 2017

    5:31 p.m. Jan. 19, 2017

    - Motley Fool

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