Vanguard funds that outperformed their peer-group averages

(Periods ended June 30, 2017)

 

1 year

3 years

5 years

10 years

All Vanguard funds:

54% (203 of 374 Vanguard funds outperformed their peers; 21,082 funds in peer category for this period)

92% (310 of 336 Vanguard funds outperformed their peers; 17,616 funds in peer category for this period)

86% (272 of 317 Vanguard funds outperformed their peers; 14,822 funds in peer category for this period)

95% (215 of 226 Vanguard funds outperformed their peers; 9,656 funds in peer category for this period)

Money market funds:

100% (9 of 9 Vanguard funds; 556 funds in peer category)

100% (9 of 9 Vanguard funds; 486 funds in peer category)

100% (9 of 9 Vanguard funds; 481 funds in peer category)

100% (9 of 9 Vanguard funds; 431 funds in peer category)

Stock funds:

60% (129 of 215 Vanguard funds; 12,297 funds in peer category)

90% (181 of 201 Vanguard funds; 10,503 funds in peer category)

87% (169 of 195 Vanguard funds; 9,011 funds in peer category)

94% (128 of 136 Vanguard funds; 6,090 funds in peer category)

Bond funds:

36% (40 of 111 Vanguard funds; 4,274 funds in peer category)

94% (94 of 100 Vanguard funds; 3,665 funds in peer category)

82% (71 of 87 Vanguard funds; 2,917 funds in peer category)

95% (55 of 58 Vanguard funds; 1,705 funds in peer category)

Balanced funds:

64% (25 of 39 Vanguard funds; 3,955 funds in peer category)

100% (26 of 26 Vanguard funds; 2,962 funds in peer category)

88% (23 of 26 Vanguard funds; 2,413 funds in peer category)

100% (23 of 23 Vanguard funds; 1,430 funds in peer category)

Results will vary for other time periods. Only funds with a minimum 1-, 3-, 5-, or 10-year history, respectively, were included in the comparison. (Source: Lipper, a Thomson Reuters Company.) Note that the competitive performance data shown represent past performance, which is not a guarantee of future results, and that all investments are subject to risks. Investment returns and principal value will fluctuate, so investors’ shares, when sold, may be worth more or less than their original cost. Current performance may be lower or higher than the performance data cited. For the most recent performance, visit our website at vanguard.com/performance.

Notes

All investing is subject to risk, including the possible loss of the money you invest.

Market data sources: Vanguard, based on market benchmarks. U.S. stocks represented by the Dow Jones U.S. Total Stock Market Float Adjusted Index. International stocks represented by the FTSE Global All Cap ex US Index. Bonds represented by the Barclays U.S. Aggregate Bond Index.