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Vanguard Inflation-Protected Securities Fund Investor Shares (VIPSX)

Net Asset Value
1 Day
Overall Morningstar Rating
Inflation-protected bond
Style or Category
No Load
Sales Expenses
Expense Ratio
Above 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.


1 month-0.46% 3 years-2.06%
3 months-0.46% 5 years+2.31%
1 year-1.71% Since inception+5.64%
Data through --

Peer Comparisonvs. Inflation-protected bond

Performance 5-yr return+2.31%+1.53%
Expense ratio0.20%0.79%
Risk 5 year sharpe ratio0.380.26
Net assets$23.6B$1.5B
Average market cap--$37.4B
Average P/E--21.2
Portfolio turnover39%39%

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Fund Management and Purchase Info

Fund familyVanguard
Fund manager & tenureGemma Wright-Casparius / 4 Years
Minimal initial investment$3,000.00
Minimum IRA investment$3,000.00


Fixed income98.85%
U.S. stock0.00%
International stock0.00%
Top 5 Sectors
Portfolio weighting
Business service --
Consumer goods --
Consumer service --
Energy --
Financial service --
Top 10 Holdings
Portfolio weighting
-- 5.18%
-- 5.15%
-- 4.48%
-- 4.30%
-- 4.25%
-- 4.24%
-- 4.20%
-- 4.08%
-- 4.02%
-- 4.01%