Vanguard Real Estate Index accurately represents the broad U.S. real estate market. Its market-cap-weighted portfolio and ultralow cost should make it difficult to beat over the long term. The admiral, institutional, and exchange-traded fund share classes earn a Morningstar Analyst Rating of Gold, while the pricier investor shares receive a Silver rating.
Will VNQ outperform in future?
Get our overall rating based on a fundamental assessment of the pillars below.
The Process Pillar is our assessment of how sensible, clearly defined, and repeatable VNQ’s performance objective and investment process is for both security selection and portfolio construction.
The People Pillar is our evaluation of the VNQ 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 VNQ’s parent organization’s priorities and whether they’re in line with investors’ interests.