Both AIVSX and VFIAX are mutual funds. AIVSX has a lower 5-year return than VFIAX (7.53% vs 10.08%). AIVSX has a higher expense ratio than VFIAX (0.57% vs 0.04%). Below is the comparison between AIVSX and VFIAX.

Segment U.S. Equity: Large Blend U.S. Equity: Large Blend
Issuer American Funds Vanguard
Net Assets $61.04B $296.57B
Expense Ratio 0.57% 0.04%
Management Style active passive (index-based)
Dividend Yield 1.92% 1.94%
Minimum Investment $1,000 $10,000
YTD Return 12.49% 18.33%
1-Year Return -0.46% 2.92%
3-Year Return 9.16% 12.58%
5-Year Return 7.53% 10.08%
10-Year Return 11.22% 13.32%

AIVSX description

The Fund seeks long-term growth of capital and income. The Fund invests primarily in common stocks, most of which have a history of paying dividends. Although the Fund focuses on investments in medium to larger capitalization companies, its investments are not limited to a particular capitalization size.

AIVSX returns

YTD Return 12.49%
1-Month Return -2.98%
3-Month Return 3.65%
1-Year Return -0.46%
3-Year Return 9.16%
5-Year Return 7.53%
10-Year Return 11.22%
AIVSX expense ratio is 0.57%.

AIVSX holdings

Top 10 Holdings (27.15% of Total Assets)

Name Symbol % Assets
Facebook Inc A FB 4.99%
Microsoft Corp MSFT 4.62%
Abbott Laboratories ABT 3.15%
Broadcom Inc AVGO 2.59%
AbbVie Inc ABBV 2.52% Inc AMZN 2.33%
Exxon Mobil Corp XOM 2.16%
Amgen Inc AMGN 1.61%
The Home Depot Inc HD 1.59%
EOG Resources Inc EOG 1.59%

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% 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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