Vanguard Total Stock Market Index ETF is one of the best core U.S. stock funds available. It effectively replicates the composition of the total U.S. stock market, which has been hard to beat over the long term. The fund’s low fee and broad diversification set it up for success. It earns a Morningstar Analyst Rating of Gold.
Will VTSAX 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 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.