Vanguard Wellesley® Income Fund Admiral™ Shares (VWIAX)

Net Asset Value
1 Day
Overall Morningstar Rating
Conservative allocation
Style or Category
No Load
Sales Expenses
Expense Ratio
Below Average
Morningstar Risk Rating™
Investment Objective The investment seeks to provide long-term growth of income and a high and sustainable level of current income, along with moderate long-term capital appreciation. The fund invests approximately 60% to 65% of its assets in investment-grade corporate, U.S. Treasury, and government agency bonds, as well as mortgage-backed securities. The remaining 35% to 40% of fund assets are invested in common stocks of companies that have a history of above-average dividends or expectations of increasing dividends.


1 month-1.27% 3 years+7.12%
3 months-1.60% 5 years+9.24%
1 year+1.98% Since inception+7.16%
Data through --

Peer Comparisonvs. Conservative allocation

Performance 5-yr return+9.24%+6.53%
Expense ratio0.18%1.23%
Risk 5 year sharpe ratio2.111.23
Net assets$41.9B$1.6B
Average market cap$91.8B$40.6B
Average P/E17.618.9
Portfolio turnover109%109%

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Fund Management and Purchase Info

Fund familyVanguard
Fund manager & tenureW. Michael Reckmeyer / 8 Years
Minimal initial investment$50,000.00
Minimum IRA investment--


Fixed income62.24%
U.S. stock29.97%
International stock6.17%
Top 5 Sectors
Portfolio weighting
Industrial materials 18.95%
Consumer goods 15.07%
Energy 13.72%
Healthcare 12.24%
Financial service 11.48%
Top 10 Holdings
Portfolio weighting
-- 1.61%
WFC Wells Fargo1.58%
-- 1.48%
MSFT Microsoft1.44%
-- 1.44%
-- 1.43%
-- 1.43%
-- 1.42%
MRK Merck1.41%
JNJ Johnson & Johnson1.26%

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