Both AIVSX and VTSAX are mutual funds. AIVSX has a lower 5-year return than VTSAX (7.53% vs 9.58%). AIVSX has a higher expense ratio than VTSAX (0.57% vs 0.04%). Below is the comparison between AIVSX and VTSAX.

Segment U.S. Equity: Large Blend U.S. Equity: Large Blend
Issuer American Funds Vanguard
Net Assets $61.04B $236.32B
Expense Ratio 0.57% 0.04%
Management Style active passive (index-based)
Dividend Yield 1.92% 1.80%
Minimum Investment $1,000 $10,000
YTD Return 12.49% 17.99%
1-Year Return -0.46% 1.41%
3-Year Return 9.16% 12.14%
5-Year Return 7.53% 9.58%
10-Year Return 11.22% 13.27%

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%
EOG Resources Inc EOG 1.59%
The Home Depot Inc HD 1.59%

VTSAX description

The Fund seeks to track the performance of a benchmark index that measures the investment return of the overall stock market. The Fund employs a "passive management" approach designed to track the performance of the CRSP US Total Market Index.

VTSAX returns

YTD Return 17.99%
1-Month Return -3.04%
3-Month Return 5.00%
1-Year Return 1.41%
3-Year Return 12.14%
5-Year Return 9.58%
10-Year Return 13.27%
VTSAX expense ratio is 0.04%.

VTSAX holdings

Top 10 Holdings (17.58% of Total Assets)

Name Symbol % Assets
Microsoft Corp MSFT 3.48%
Apple Inc AAPL 2.78% Inc AMZN 2.68%
Facebook Inc A FB 1.57%
Berkshire Hathaway Inc B BRK.B 1.37%
Johnson & Johnson JNJ 1.25%
JPMorgan Chase & Co JPM 1.17%
Exxon Mobil Corp XOM 1.1%
Alphabet Inc A GOOGL 1.09%
Alphabet Inc Class C GOOG 1.09%
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