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Vanguard Star Fund Investor Shares (VGSTX)

Net Asset Value
1 Day
Overall Morningstar Rating
Allocation--50% to 70% equity
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 fund invests in a diversified portfolio 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 fund owns a diversified mix of stocks and bonds.


1 month+1.84% 3 years+7.84%
3 months+4.19% 5 years+9.69%
1 year+16.78% Since inception+9.59%
Data through --

Peer Comparisonvs. Allocation--50% to 70% equity

Performance 5-yr return+9.69%+7.51%
Expense ratio0.32%1.16%
Risk 5 year sharpe ratio1.421.19
Net assets$21.5B$3.0B
Average market cap$49.5B$60.3B
Average P/E21.320.9
Portfolio turnover12%12%

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Fund Management and Purchase Info

Fund familyVanguard
Fund manager & tenureWilliam Coleman / 4 Years
Minimal initial investment$1,000.00
Minimum IRA investment--


U.S. stock40.41%
Fixed income35.72%
International stock20.21%
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 Fund Investor Share13.91%
VWESX Vanguard Long-Term Investment-Grade Fund Investor Shares12.37%
VFSTX Vanguard Short-Term Investment-Grade Fund Investor Shares12.27%
VFIIX Vanguard GNMA Fund Investor Shares12.24%
VTRIX Vanguard International Value Fund Investor Shares9.52%
VWIGX Vanguard International Growth Fund Investor Shares9.46%
VWNDX Vanguard Windsor™ Fund Investor Share7.62%
VPMCX Vanguard PRIMECAP Fund Investor Shares6.27%
VMRGX Vanguard Morgan™ Growth Fund Investor Shares6.25%
VWUSX Vanguard U.S. Growth Portfolio Fund Investor Shares6.25%