Vanguard Total Stock Market Index fund aims to replicate the composition of the US equity market, providing a broadly diversified and low-turnover portfolio for a cheap fee. All of its share classes earn Morningstar Analyst Ratings of Gold except for the Investor class, which receives a Silver rating due its higher fee.
Will VTSMX 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 VTSMX’s performance objective and investment process is for both security selection and portfolio construction.
The People Pillar is our evaluation of the VTSMX 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 VTSMX’s parent organization’s priorities and whether they’re in line with investors’ interests.