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Vanguard REIT Index Fund Investor Shares (VGSIX)

Net Asset Value
1 Day
Overall Morningstar Rating
Real estate
Style or Category
No Load
Sales Expenses
Expense Ratio
Above Average
Morningstar Risk Rating™
Investment Objective The investment seeks to provide a high level of income and moderate long-term capital appreciation by tracking the performance of a benchmark index that measures the performance of publicly traded equity REITs. The fund employs an indexing investment approach designed to track the performance of the MSCI U.S. REIT Index. The index is composed of stocks of publicly traded equity real estate investment trusts (known as REITs). The fund attempts to replicate the index by investing all, or substantially all, of its assets in the stocks that make up the index, holding each stock in approximately the same proportion as its weighting in the index.


1 month-0.82% 3 years+12.01%
3 months+6.49% 5 years+12.30%
1 year+3.45% Since inception+10.79%
Data through --

Peer Comparisonvs. Real estate

Performance 5-yr return+12.30%+11.19%
Expense ratio0.26%1.29%
Risk 5 year sharpe ratio0.790.80
Net assets$51.5B$1.2B
Average market cap$10.0B$12.7B
Average P/E32.833.5
Portfolio turnover8%8%

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Fund Management and Purchase Info

Fund familyVanguard
Fund manager & tenureGerard O’Reilly / 19 Years
Minimal initial investment$3,000.00
Minimum IRA investment--


U.S. stock100.00%
International stock0.00%
Fixed income0.00%
Top 5 Sectors
Portfolio weighting
Financial service 99.87%
Industrial materials 0.13%
Business service 0.00%
Consumer goods 0.00%
Consumer service 0.00%
Top 10 Holdings
Portfolio weighting
SPG Simon Property Group Inc8.72%
PSA Public Storage4.69%
EQR Equity Residential3.91%
AVB AvalonBay Communities3.21%
HCN Welltower Inc3.16%
PLD Prologis Inc3.11%
BXP Boston Properties2.68%
VTR Ventas Inc2.47%
HCP HCP Inc2.39%
VNO Vornado Realty Trust2.37%