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 Index that measures the performance of publicly traded equity REITs and other real estate-related investments. The advisor attempts to track 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+5.13% 3 years+5.62%
3 months+5.51% 5 years+7.94%
1 year+13.92% Since inception+10.23%
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Peer Comparisonvs. Real estate

Performance 5-yr return+7.94%+7.23%
Expense ratio0.26%1.20%
Risk 5 year sharpe ratio0.530.54
Net assets$65.5B$1.6B
Average market cap$15.2B$18.2B
Average P/E29.528.9
Portfolio turnover24%24%

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Fund Management and Purchase Info

Fund familyVanguard
Fund manager & tenureGerard O’Reilly / 23 Years
Minimal initial investment$3,000.00
Minimum IRA investment--


U.S. stock98.65%
International stock0.04%
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 Fund11.04%
AMT American Tower6.87%
CCI Crown Castle International Corp4.08%
PLD Prologis Inc3.74%
SPG Simon Property Group Inc3.69%
EQIX Equinix Inc2.98%
PSA Public Storage2.81%
WELL Welltower Inc2.36%
EQR Equity Residential2.15%
AVB AvalonBay Communities2.13%