Vanguard Star Fund Investor Shares (VGSTX)

Net Asset Value
1 Day
Overall Morningstar Rating
Moderate allocation
Style or Category
No Load
Sales Expenses
Expense Ratio
Morningstar Risk Rating™
Investment Objective The investment seeks long-term capital appreciation and income. As a "fund of funds," the STAR Fund invests in a diversified group of other Vanguard mutual funds, rather than in individual securities. It follows a balanced investment approach by placing 60% to 70% of its assets in common stocks through eight stock funds; 20% to 30% of its assets in bonds through two bond funds; and 10% to 20% of its assets in short-term investments through a short-term bond fund. Through the underlying funds, the STAR Fund owns a diversified mix of stocks and bonds.


1 month-3.54% 3 years+12.01%
3 months-2.88% 5 years+9.47%
1 year+6.08% Since inception+9.77%
Data through --

Peer Comparisonvs. Moderate allocation

Performance 5-yr return+9.47%+9.75%
Expense ratio0.34%1.30%
Risk 5 year sharpe ratio1.121.06
Net assets$18.5B$2.6B
Average market cap$37.8B$46.7B
Average P/E17.618.1
Portfolio turnover9%9%

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Fund Management and Purchase Info

Fund familyVanguard
Fund manager & tenureMichael Buek / 1 Years
Minimal initial investment$1,000.00
Minimum IRA investment$1,000.00


U.S. stock37.94%
Fixed income35.07%
International stock22.02%
Top 5 Sectors
Portfolio weighting
Financial service 16.03%
Industrial materials 15.40%
Healthcare 11.62%
Consumer goods 9.68%
Energy 9.54%
Top 10 Holdings
Portfolio weighting
VWNFX Vanguard Windsor™ II Inv14.16%
VWESX Vanguard Long-Term Investment-Grade Inv12.82%
VFSTX Vanguard Short-Term Investment-Grade Inv12.50%
VFIIX Vanguard GNMA Inv12.49%
VTRIX Vanguard International Value Inv9.30%
VWIGX Vanguard International Growth Inv9.29%
VWNDX Vanguard Windsor™ Inv7.67%
VPMCX Vanguard PRIMECAP Inv6.13%
VWUSX Vanguard US Growth Inv6.06%
VMRGX Vanguard Morgan™ Growth Inv6.04%

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