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Vanguard Inflation-Protected Securities Fund Investor Shares (VIPSX)

Net Asset Value
1 Day
Overall Morningstar Rating
Inflation-protected bond
Style or Category
No Load
Sales Expenses
Expense Ratio
Above Average
Morningstar Risk Rating™
Investment Objective The investment seeks to provide 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. It may invest in bonds of any maturity; however, its dollar-weighted average maturity is expected to be in the range of 7 to 20 years. At a minimum, all bonds purchased by the fund will be rated investment-grade or, if unrated, will be considered by the advisor to be investment-grade.


1 month+0.46% 3 years-1.88%
3 months+0.08% 5 years+2.11%
1 year-1.55% Since inception+5.66%
Data through --

Peer Comparisonvs. Inflation-protected bond

Performance 5-yr return+2.11%+1.53%
Expense ratio0.20%0.79%
Risk 5 year sharpe ratio0.460.33
Net assets$23.8B$1.5B
Average market cap----
Average P/E----
Portfolio turnover39%39%

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Fund Management and Purchase Info

Fund familyVanguard
Fund manager & tenureGemma Wright-Casparius / 4 Years
Minimal initial investment$3,000.00
Minimum IRA investment$3,000.00


Fixed income96.90%
U.S. stock0.00%
International stock0.00%
Top 5 Sectors
Portfolio weighting
Business service --
Consumer goods --
Consumer service --
Energy --
Financial service --
Top 10 Holdings
Portfolio weighting
-- 5.65%
-- 5.60%
-- 5.13%
-- 4.42%
-- 4.33%
-- 4.30%
-- 4.27%
-- 4.21%
-- 4.19%
-- 4.19%

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