Fact sheet: Vanguard LifeStrategy40%Equi

Fund information

Fund name
Vanguard LifeStrategy 40% Equity A Acc
Fund company manager
Vanguard Investments UK Ltd
Fund type
OEIC
Fund manager
Europe Equity Index Team
since 23/06/2011
Fund objective
The fund seeks to achieve income and/or capital returns through exposure to a diversified notional portfolio comprised of approximately 40% equity securities and 60% fixed income securities.
Benchmark
Vanguard LifeStrategy 40% Equity Composite
Investment style
Active,Balanced
Investment method
None

Performance snapshot

Quick stats

1 Year return

4.42 %

1 Year rank in sector

153/198

Sector

UT Mixed Investment 20-60% Shares

Yield

1.43

Fund size

£ 2.1 b

FE Risk score

46

NAV
-
Discount/Premium
-
Gearing
-

Top in sector

Holdings snapshot

  • USA
    34.71%
  • UK
    30.66%
  • Japan
    8.12%
  • France
    4.05%
  • Germany
    3.64%
  • Government Bonds
    21.9%
  • Fixed Interest
    19.2%
  • Corporate Bonds
    13.1%
  • Financials
    7.83%
  • Information Technology
    5.87%
  • Global Fixed Interest
    19.22%
  • North American Equities
    17.52%
  • UK Equities
    10.1%
  • UK Gilts
    9.1%
  • UK Corporate Fixed Interest
    5.5%

Performance vs. Sector

Cumulative performance

1m6m1y3y5y
Fund-0.97 %1.31 %4.42 %24 %43.12 %
Sector-0.55 %1.43 %6.47 %18.14 %35.71 %
Rank within sector159 / 20595 / 200153 / 19831 / 17345 / 147
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Calendar performance

YTD-20172016201520142013
Fund3.4 %14.35 %1.85 %9.64 %6.62 %
Sector4.48 %10.25 %1.21 %4.98 %9 %
Rank within sector140 / 19926 / 18983 / 1763 / 162126 / 151
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Risk statistics

Alpha2.9
Beta0.84
Sharpe0.85
Volatility5.34
Tracking error3.11
Information ratio0.61
R-Squared0.68

Price movement

52 week high161.7423
52 week low149.57
Current bid price0
Current offer price0
Current mid price158.545

Holdings by region

  • 34.71% USA
  • 30.66% UK
  • 8.12% Japan
  • 4.05% France
  • 3.64% Germany
  • 2.3% Italy
  • 1.72% Spain
  • 1.43% Canada
  • 1.22% Australia
  • 1.2% Switzerland

Holdings by sector

  • 21.9% Government Bonds
  • 19.2% Fixed Interest
  • 13.1% Corporate Bonds
  • 7.83% Financials
  • 5.87% Information Technology
  • 5.5% UK Index-Linked Gilts
  • 4.69% Consumer Discretionary
  • 4.37% Industrials
  • 4.33% Health Care
  • 4.08% Consumer Staples

Holdings by asset type

  • 19.22% Global Fixed Interest
  • 17.52% North American Equities
  • 10.1% UK Equities
  • 9.1% UK Gilts
  • 5.5% UK Corporate Fixed Interest
  • 5.5% UK Index-Linked
  • 5.2% US Corporate Fixed Interest
  • 5.08% Europe ex UK Equities
  • 5% European Government Fixed Interest
  • 4.7% US Government Fixed Interest

Individual holdings

  • 19.4% VANGUARD FTSE DEVELOPED WORLD EX UK EQUITY INDEX A
  • 19.2% VANGUARD GLOBAL BOND INDEX HEDGED ACC GBP
  • 10.1% VANGUARD FTSE U.K. ALL SHARE INDEX A ACC GBP
  • 9% VANGUARD UK GOVERNMENT BOND INDEX INC GBP
  • 5.5% VANGUARD UK INFLATION LINKED GILT INDEX A GROSS ACC GBP
  • 5.5% VANGUARD UK INVESTMENT GRADE BOND INDEX ACC GBP
  • 5.2% VANGUARD US INVESTMENT GRADE CREDIT INDEX STERLING HEDGED ACC
  • 5% VANGUARD EURO GOVERNMENT BOND INDEX STERLING HEDGED ACC
  • 5% VANGUARD US EQUITY INDEX A
  • 4.7% VANGUARD US GOVERNMENT BOND INDEX STERLING HEDGED ACC