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    Vanguard Inflation-Protected Secs Inv (VIPSX)

    13.17 Down 0.05(0.38%) Jun 2

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    Vanguard Inflation-Protected Secs Inv
    Vanguard Fixed Income Securities FundsPO Box 2600 V26Valley Forge PA 19482
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    Phone: 800-662-7447
    Fund Overview 
    Category:Inflation-Protected Bond
    Fund Family:Vanguard
    Net Assets:25.63B
    Year-to-Date Return:1.92%
    Yield:2.05%
    Morningstar Rating:4 stars
    Fund Inception Date:Jun 29, 2000
    Morningstar Style Box 
    Inflation-Protected Bond
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    Management Information 
    Gemma Wright-Casparius
    Lead Manager since Aug 19, 2011
    Gemma Wright-Casparius, Principal of Vanguard. She has worked in investment management since 1980; has managed investment portfolios since 2008; and has co-managed the Fund since joining Vanguard in 2011. Education: B.B.A. and M.B.A., Bernard M. Baruch College of The City University of New York.
    Investment Information 
    Min Initial Investment:3,000
    Min Initial Investment, IRA:3,000
    Min Initial Investment, AIP:N/A
    Min Subsequent Investment:1
    Min Subsequent Investment, IRA:N/A
    Min Subsequent Investment, AIP:N/A
    VIPSX can be purchased from 109 brokerages.

    Fund Summary 
    The investment seeks to provide inflation protection and income consistent with investment in inflation-indexed securities. The fund invests at least 80% of its assets in inflation-indexed bonds issued by the U.S. government, its agencies and instrumentalities, and corporations. It may invest in bonds of any maturity; however, its dollar-weighted average maturity is expected to be in the range of 7 to 20 years. At a minimum, all bonds purchased by the fund will be rated investment-grade or, if unrated, will be considered by the advisor to be investment-grade.

    Fund Operations 
    Last Dividend (Mar 25, 2015) : 0.00
    Last Cap Gain : 0.00
    Annual Holdings Turnover (Jun 1, 2015) : 39.00%
    Average for Category:90.68%
    Fees & Expenses 
    ExpenseVIPSXCategory Avg
    Annual Report Expense Ratio (net):0.20%0.79%
    Prospectus Net Expense Ratio:0.20%N/A
    Prospectus Gross Expense Ratio:0.20%N/A
    Max 12b1 Fee:N/AN/A
    Max Front End Sales Load:N/A3.76%
    Max Deferred Sales Load: N/A1.99%
    3 Yr Expense Projection*:64353
    5 Yr Expense Projection*:113565
    10 Yr Expense Projection*:2551,168
    * Per $10,000 invested