Vanguard FTSE Social Index Fund
Fund offered by:
Vanguard
Ticker: VFTAXsocially responsible
Weapon grade
A
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$0
in weapon investments
0
weapon stocks found
0%
of assets flagged
Data as of 9/30/20
This fund is clean for all five of our weapon categories!
For each weapons category, we show the fund's exposure.
  Click a category to see the breakdown of companies in the pie chart and list below.
Military weapons
Major military contractors
Major military contractors
Top 100 military contractors
0 direct stock holdings
Cluster munitions and landmines
Cluster munitions and landmines
Manufacturers of weapons banned in 100+ countries
0 direct stock holdings
Nuclear weapons
Nuclear weapons
Manufacturers/servicers of nuclear armaments
0 direct stock holdings
Civilian firearms
Gun manufacturers
Gun manufacturers
Manufacturers of civilian firearms
0 direct stock holdings
Gun retailers
Gun retailers
Largest public retailers of civilian firearms
0 direct stock holdings
Vanguard FTSE Social Index Fund $VFTAX has no weapon stock holdings!
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Financial performance
Performance data provided byMorningstarFind more financial data on VFTAX at Morningstar.com
Current fund
VFTAX
Vanguard FTSE Social Index Fund
Family
Vanguard
Category
Large Blend
vs.
Benchmark
IVV
iShares Core S&P 500 ETF
Family
iShares from BlackRock
Category
Large Blend
Fund comparison settings
Investment timeline
Performance as of: 10/31/20
1 year
3 years
5 years
10 years
Benchmark
Suggested: S&P 500
IVV - iShares Core S&P 500 ETF
Fund comparison results
Compared to the benchmark, this fund has:
Higher 10-yr returns 
1.25% more in annualized returns
Less invested in weapons overall 
3.21% less invested
Less invested in military weapons 
2.5% less invested
Less invested in civilian firearms 
0.71% less invested
Current fund
VFTAX
Vanguard FTSE Social Index Fund
Family
Vanguard
Category
Large Blend
vs.
Benchmark
IVV
iShares Core S&P 500 ETF
Family
iShares from BlackRock
Category
Large Blend
Fund comparison settings
Investment timeline
Performance as of: 10/31/20
1 year
3 years
5 years
10 years
Benchmark
Suggested: S&P 500
IVV - iShares Core S&P 500 ETF
Fund comparison results
Compared to the benchmark, this fund has:
Higher 10-yr returns 
1.25% more in annualized returns
Less invested in weapons overall 
3.21% less invested
Less invested in military weapons 
2.5% less invested
Less invested in civilian firearms 
0.71% less invested
Current fund
VFTAX
Vanguard FTSE Social Index Fund
Family
Vanguard
Category
Large Blend
vs.
Benchmark
IVV
iShares Core S&P 500 ETF
Family
iShares from BlackRock
Category
Large Blend
Fund comparison settings
Investment timeline
Performance as of: 10/31/20
1 year
3 years
5 years
10 years
Benchmark
Suggested: S&P 500
IVV - iShares Core S&P 500 ETF
Fund comparison results
Compared to the benchmark, this fund has:
Higher 10-yr returns 
1.25% more in annualized returns
Less invested in weapons overall 
3.21% less invested
Less invested in military weapons 
2.5% less invested
Less invested in civilian firearms 
0.71% less invested
Month-end trailing returns  
Annualized returns
Weapon analysis
1-yr
3-yr
5-yr
10-yr
Overall weapon weight
This fund
VFTAX - Vanguard FTSE Social Index Fund
14%
13%
13%
14%
0% 
Benchmark
IVV - iShares Core S&P 500 ETF
9.68%
10%
12%
13%
3.21% 
Fund compared to benchmark
 
4.43%
2.18%
1.46%
1.25%
3.21%  lower
Find more financial data on VFTAX at Morningstar.com
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