Our Terms of Service and Privacy Policy have changed.

By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to the new Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.

Vanguard Wellington™ Fund Investor Shares (VWELX)

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 to provide long-term capital appreciation and moderate current income. The fund invests 60% to 70% of its assets in dividend-paying and, to a lesser extent, non-dividend-paying common stocks of established large companies. The remaining 30% to 40% of the fund's assets are invested mainly in fixed income securities that the advisor believes will generate a moderate level of current income. These securities include investment-grade corporate bonds, with some exposure to U.S. Treasury and government agency bonds, and mortgage-backed securities.


1 month+1.24% 3 years+7.12%
3 months+7.42% 5 years+8.37%
1 year+1.05% Since inception+8.19%
Data through --

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

Performance 5-yr return+8.37%+5.88%
Expense ratio0.26%1.20%
Risk 5 year sharpe ratio1.010.67
Net assets$89.2B$2.5B
Average market cap$101.0B$46.5B
Average P/E17.317.8
Portfolio turnover39%39%

There are thousands of mutual funds to choose from. Get Money Magazine’s picks in all major categories.

Fund Management and Purchase Info

Fund familyVanguard
Fund manager & tenureEdward Bousa / 13 Years
Minimal initial investment$3,000.00
Minimum IRA investment--


U.S. stock57.38%
Fixed income33.75%
International stock7.87%
Top 5 Sectors
Portfolio weighting
Financial service 17.63%
Healthcare 14.44%
Energy 13.83%
Industrial materials 13.39%
Consumer goods 8.60%
Top 10 Holdings
Portfolio weighting
WFC Wells Fargo2.55%
MSFT Microsoft2.33%
MRK Merck1.92%
JPM JPMorgan Chase1.67%
GOOGL Google1.67%
VZ Verizon1.64%
CMCSA Comcast1.62%
INTC Intel1.54%
CVX Chevron1.52%
CB Chubb Ltd1.46%

Partner Offers