Vanguard Total Stock Market Index provides a diversified and low-turnover portfolio spanning the entirety of the investable U.S. equity market for a rock-bottom fee. These characteristics make it tough to beat and earn all of its share classes a Morningstar Analyst Rating of Gold, save for its Investor class, which receives a Silver rating owing to its relatively higher fee.
Will VTSAX outperform in future?
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The Process Pillar is our assessment of how sensible, clearly defined, and repeatable VTSAX’s performance objective and investment process is for both security selection and portfolio construction.
The People Pillar is our evaluation of the VTSAX management team’s experience and ability. We find that high-quality management teams deliver superior performance relative to their benchmarks and/or peers.
The Parent Pillar is our rating of VTSAX’s parent organization’s priorities and whether they’re in line with investors’ interests.