Vanguard Real Estate 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 the MSCI US Investable Market Real Estate 25/50 Transition Index that measures the performance of publicly traded equity REITs and other real estate-related investments. The advisor attempts to replicate the index by investing all- or substantially all- of its assets-either directly or indirectly through a wholly owned subsidiary- which is itself a registered investment company-in the stocks that make up the index- holding each stock in approximately the same proportion as its weighting in the index. The fund is non-diversified.


1 month+1.60% 3 years+1.40%
3 months-8.65% 5 years+5.90%
1 year-2.81% Since inception+9.66%
Data through --

Peer Comparisonvs. Real estate

Performance 5-yr return+5.90%+8.68%
Expense ratio0.26%1.20%
Risk 5 year sharpe ratio0.420.45
Net assets$54.6B$1.2B
Average market cap$9.8B$13.0B
Average P/E28.233.1
Portfolio turnover7%7%

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Fund Management and Purchase Info

Fund familyVanguard
Fund manager & tenureGerard O’Reilly / 21 Years
Minimal initial investment$3,000.00
Minimum IRA investment--


U.S. stock99.67%
International stock0.02%
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
VRTPX Vanguard Real Estate II Index Fund10.35%
SPG Simon Property Group Inc5.39%
PLD Prologis Inc3.64%
EQIX Equinix Inc3.45%
PSA Public Storage3.44%
AVB AvalonBay Communities2.43%
EQR Equity Residential2.33%
DLR Digital Realty Trust Inc2.33%
-- 2.19%
BXP Boston Properties2.07%