Both ABALX and VFIAX are mutual funds. ABALX has a lower 5-year return than VFIAX (7.17% vs 10.08%). ABALX has a higher expense ratio than VFIAX (0.57% vs 0.04%). Below is the comparison between ABALX and VFIAX.

Segment U.S. Balanced: Allocation--50% to 70% Equity U.S. Equity: Large Blend
Issuer American Funds Vanguard
Net Assets $71.59B $296.57B
Expense Ratio 0.57% 0.04%
Management Style active passive (index-based)
Dividend Yield 1.90% 1.94%
Minimum Investment $1,000 $10,000
YTD Return 11.55% 18.33%
1-Year Return 4.36% 2.92%
3-Year Return 8.40% 12.58%
5-Year Return 7.17% 10.08%
10-Year Return 10.13% 13.32%

ABALX description

The Fund seeks to provide conservation of capital, current income, and long-term growth of both capital and income. The Fund invests in a broad range of securities, including common stocks and investment-grade bonds. The Fund also invests in securities issued and guaranteed by the U.S. government.

ABALX returns

YTD Return 11.55%
1-Month Return -0.94%
3-Month Return 4.38%
1-Year Return 4.36%
3-Year Return 8.40%
5-Year Return 7.17%
10-Year Return 10.13%
ABALX expense ratio is 0.57%.

ABALX holdings

Top 10 Holdings (18.62% of Total Assets)

Name Symbol % Assets
Microsoft Corp MSFT 4.45%
UnitedHealth Group Inc UNH 2.87%
The Home Depot Inc HD 2.23%
Berkshire Hathaway Inc A BRK.A 1.86%
Broadcom Inc AVGO 1.34%
Philip Morris International Inc PM 1.29%
Intel Corp INTC 1.25%
United States Treasury Notes 2.25% N/A 1.18%
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd ADR TSM.TW 1.12%
Johnson & Johnson JNJ 1.03%

VFIAX description

The Fund seeks to track the performance of its benchmark index, the S&P 500. The Fund employs an indexing investment approach. The Fund attempts to replicate the target index by investing all of its assets in the stocks that make up the Index with the same approximate weightings as the Index.

VFIAX returns

YTD Return 18.33%
1-Month Return -2.65%
3-Month Return 5.47%
1-Year Return 2.92%
3-Year Return 12.58%
5-Year Return 10.08%
10-Year Return 13.32%
VFIAX expense ratio is 0.04%.

VFIAX holdings

Top 10 Holdings (21.39% of Total Assets)

Name Symbol % Assets
Microsoft Corp MSFT 4.18%
Apple Inc AAPL 3.52%
Amazon.com Inc AMZN 3.19%
Facebook Inc A FB 1.89%
Berkshire Hathaway Inc B BRK.B 1.63%
Johnson & Johnson JNJ 1.51%
JPMorgan Chase & Co JPM 1.48%
Alphabet Inc Class C GOOG 1.35%
Exxon Mobil Corp XOM 1.32%
Alphabet Inc A GOOGL 1.32%
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