Vanguard Consumer Staples Index Fund Class Admiral Shares (VCSAX)

Net Asset Value
1 Day
Overall Morningstar Rating
Consumer defensive
Style or Category
No Load
Sales Expenses
Expense Ratio
Morningstar Risk Rating™
Investment Objective The investment seeks to track the performance of a benchmark index. The fund employs an indexing investment approach designed to track the performance of the MSCI US Investable Market Index/Consumer Staples 25/50- an index made up of stocks of large- mid-size- and small U.S. companies within the consumer staples sector- as classified under the Global Industry Classification Standard. The Advisor attempts to replicate the target index by seeking to invest all- or substantially all- of its assets in the stocks that make up the index- in order to hold each stock in approximately the same proportion as its weighting in the index. The fund is non-diversified.


1 month-3.40% 3 years+3.58%
3 months-11.58% 5 years+7.45%
1 year-5.29% Since inception+9.58%
Data through --

Peer Comparisonvs. Consumer defensive

Performance 5-yr return+7.45%+9.03%
Expense ratio0.10%1.21%
Risk 5 year sharpe ratio0.830.84
Net assets$4.4B$499.1M
Average market cap$62.5B$6.7B
Average P/E20.521.1
Portfolio turnover5%5%

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Fund Management and Purchase Info

Fund familyVanguard
Fund manager & tenureMichael Johnson / 7 Years
Minimal initial investment$100,000.00
Minimum IRA investment--


U.S. stock99.76%
International stock0.10%
Fixed income0.00%
Top 5 Sectors
Portfolio weighting
Consumer goods 77.17%
Consumer service 22.48%
Business service 0.14%
Healthcare 0.10%
Industrial materials 0.10%
Top 10 Holdings
Portfolio weighting
PG Procter & Gamble10.34%
KO Coca-Cola8.91%
PEP Pepsi7.83%
PM Philip Morris7.78%
WMT Wal-Mart6.64%
MO Altria Group4.51%
COST Costco4.39%
MDLZ Mondelez International Inc3.47%
CVS CVS Caremark3.34%
CL Colgate-Palmolive3.26%