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Vanguard LifeStrategy Growth Inv  VASGX
Release date as of 2019-10-31. Data on page is subject to change.
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  Morningstar Report
Overall Morningstar
What is this?
As of 2019-10-31
Out of 307
Allocation--70% to 85% Equity Funds
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What is this?
As of 2019-09-30
As of 2019-08-31
Total Fund Assets ($ Mil)
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  Investment Objective & Strategy  
The investment seeks capital appreciation and some current income.
The fund invests in other Vanguard mutual funds according to a fixed formula that reflects an allocation of approximately 80% of the fund's assets to common stocks and 20% to bonds. Its indirect bond holdings are a diversified mix of short-, intermediate-, and long-term U.S. government, U.S. agency, and investment-grade U.S. corporate bonds; mortgage-backed and asset-backed securities; and government, agency, corporate, and securitized investment-grade foreign bonds issued in currencies other than the U.S. dollar (but hedged by Vanguard to minimize foreign currency exposure).
  Morningstar Category: Allocation--70% to 85% Equity
Funds in allocation categories seek to provide both income and capital appreciation by investing in multiple asset classes, including stocks, bonds, and cash. These portfolios are dominated by domestic holdings and have equity exposures between 70% and 85%. 
Growth of $10,000
(from 2009-01-01 to 2019-10-31)
Investment: Vanguard LifeStrategy Growth Inv
Benchmark 1: Morningstar Mod Tgt Risk TR USD
Benchmark 2: Morningstar Mod Agg Tgt Risk TR USD
Category: Allocation--70% to 85% Equity
This graph presents historical performance for the investment as well as an index and/or peer group. If the investment, index and/or peer group have performed similarly, the line representing the fund will overlay the index and/or peer group. Therefore, the line(s) representing the index and/or peer group history may be hidden.
Total Annualized Returns %
YTD 1 Year 3 Year 5 Year 10 Year Since Inception
Investment 17.38 12.34 10.17 7.01 9.48 8.03
Morningstar Mod Tgt Risk TR USD 14.99 12.45 8.55 6.02 7.81 ---
Morningstar Mod Agg Tgt Risk TR USD 17.46 13.03 10.33 6.97 9.21 ---
Category 16.00 9.88 8.78 5.66 8.64 7.00
Morningstar Rating --- --- ---
# of compared Allocation--70% to 85% Equity funds covered (3 yrs : out of 307 funds) (5 yrs : out of 274 funds) (10 yrs : out of 194 funds)
Ratings reflect risk-adjusted performance and are derived from a weighted average of the performance figures associated with its three, five and ten-year (if applicable) time periods.
Investment results shown represent historical performance and do not guarantee future results. Investment returns and principal values fluctuate with changes in interest rates and other market conditions so the value, when redeemed may be worth more or less than original costs. Current performance may be lower or higher than the performance data shown.
Fees and Expenses
Total Annual Operating Expense 0.14%
Prospectus Net Expense Ratio 0.14%
Maximum Sales Charge ---
The total annual operating expense shown is before management fee waivers or expense caps. For more information on waivers/reimbursements, please see the prospectus. The total annual operating expense is also referred to as the prospectus gross expense ratio.
Waiver Data
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  Portfolio Profile
Asset Allocation
% of Net Assets
Bullet U.S. Stocks U.S. Stocks 47.7
Bullet Non-U.S. Stocks Non-U.S. Stocks 31.1
Bullet Bonds Bonds 19.6
Bullet Cash Cash 1.4
Bullet Other Other 0.2
Asset Allocation Rescaled Graph
Data through 2019-09-30
Morningstar Equity Sectors
% of Stocks
Cyclical 38.24
Basic Materials 4.83
Consumer Cyclical 11.98
Financial Services 17.02
Real Estate 4.41
Sensitive 38.27
Communication Services 3.35
Energy 5.01
Industrials 11.23
Technology 18.68
Defensive 23.49
Consumer Defensive 8.42
Healthcare 11.68
Utilities 3.39
Data through 2019-09-30
Morningstar Fixed-Income Sectors
% Fund
Government 53.37
Corporate 22.29
Securitized 17.27
Municipal 0.44
Cash & Equivalents 6.63
Other 0.00
Data through 2019-09-30
Credit Analysis
% Bonds
AAA 52.79
AA 10.50
A 16.32
BBB 20.38
BB 0.00
B 0.00
Below B 0.00
Not Rated 0.00
Data through 2019-08-31
Credit Analysis Graph
Holding Status
Total Number of Stock Holdings 0
Total Number of Bond Holdings 0
% of Net Assets in Top 10 Holdings 100.01
Turnover % (as of 2018-10-31) 10.00
30 Day SEC Yield % 2.15
Top Holdings
Sector Country Maturity Date Market Value ($000) % of Net Assets
Vanguard Total Stock Mkt Idx Inv --- USA --- 7,519,268 48.18
Vanguard Total Intl Stock Index Inv --- USA --- 4,970,079 31.85
Vanguard Total Bond Market II Idx Inv --- USA --- 2,171,405 13.91
Vanguard Total Intl Bd Idx Investor --- USA --- 938,864 6.02
Cmt Market Liquidity Rate --- --- --- 7,067 0.05
Data through 2019-09-30
  Principal Risks   
Hedging Strategies, Credit and Counterparty, Prepayment (Call), Currency, Loss of Money, Not FDIC Insured, Country or Region, Income, Interest Rate, Market/Market Volatility, Equity Securities, Underlying Fund/Fund of Funds, Fixed-Income Securities, Management
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  Other Information
Inception Date: 1994-09-30
Portfolio Manager(s)
Management Team   (1994-09-30)
Team Managed
Investment Advisor(s)
Vanguard Group Inc
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