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Vanguard Inflation-Protected Securities Fund Investor Shares (VIPSX)

13.20
Net Asset Value
+0.15%
1 Day
+1.69%
Year-to-Date
Overall Morningstar Rating
Inflation-protected bond
Style or Category
No Load
Sales Expenses
0.20%
Expense Ratio
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.

Performance

1 month+0.53% 3 years+1.53%
3 months+0.13% 5 years-0.20%
1 year+2.77% Since inception+5.27%
Data through --

Peer Comparisonvs. Inflation-protected bond

 VIPSXCategory
Performance 5-yr return-0.20%-0.31%
Expense ratio0.20%0.70%
Risk 5 year sharpe ratio-0.11-0.15
Net assets$27.4B$1.9B
Average market cap--$11.7B
Average P/E--23.6
Portfolio turnover27%27%

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Fund Management and Purchase Info

Fund familyVanguard
Fund manager & tenureGemma Wright-Casparius / 6 Years
Minimal initial investment$3,000.00
Minimum IRA investment--

Holdings

Fixed income99.83%
Cash0.17%
U.S. stock0.00%
International stock0.00%
Other0.00%
Top 5 Sectors
Portfolio weighting
Business service --
Consumer goods --
Consumer service --
Energy --
Financial service --
Top 10 Holdings
Portfolio weighting
-- 4.59%
-- 4.29%
-- 4.26%
-- 4.03%
-- 3.90%
-- 3.89%
-- 3.87%
-- 3.81%
-- 3.79%
-- 3.75%