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
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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+0.34% 3 years+2.01%
3 months+0.72% 5 years+1.89%
1 year+8.02% Since inception+5.12%
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Peer Comparisonvs. Inflation-protected bond

Performance 5-yr return+1.89%+1.86%
Expense ratio0.20%0.75%
Risk 5 year sharpe ratio0.370.23
Net assets$28.3B$2.4B
Average market cap--$19.4B
Average P/E--23.3
Portfolio turnover27%27%

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Fund Management and Purchase Info

Fund familyVanguard
Fund manager & tenureGemma Wright-Casparius / 8 Years
Minimal initial investment$3,000.00
Minimum IRA investment--


Fixed income98.65%
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
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