VANGUARD Price to Earning

VFINX
 Fund
  

USD 377.57  0.69  0.18%   

VANGUARD 500 INDEX fundamentals help investors to digest information that contributes to VANGUARD 500's financial success or failures. It also enables traders to predict the movement of VANGUARD Mutual Fund. The fundamental analysis module provides a way to measure VANGUARD 500's intrinsic value by examining its available economic and financial indicators, including the cash flow records, the balance sheet account changes, the income statement patterns, and various microeconomic indicators and financial ratios related to VANGUARD 500 mutual fund.
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VANGUARD Price to Earning Analysis

VANGUARD 500's Price to Earnings ratio is typically used for current valuation of a company and is one of the most popular ratios that investors monitor daily. Holding a low PE stock is less risky because when a company's profitability falls, it is likely that earnings will also go down as well. In other words, if you start from a lower position, your downside risk is limited. There are also some investors who believe that low Price to Earnings ratio reflects the low pricing because a given company is in trouble. On the other hand, a higher PE ratio means that investors are paying more for each unit of profit.
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Current VANGUARD 500 Price to Earning

    
  4.33 X  
Most of VANGUARD 500's fundamental indicators, such as Price to Earning, are part of a valuation analysis module that helps investors searching for stocks that are currently trading at higher or lower prices than their real value. If the real value is higher than the market price, VANGUARD 500 INDEX is considered to be undervalued, and we provide a buy recommendation. Otherwise, we render a sell signal.
Generally speaking, the Price to Earnings ratio gives investors an idea of what the market is willing to pay for the company's current earnings.
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VANGUARD 500 Price to Earning Component Assessment

Based on the latest financial disclosure, the price to earning indicator of VANGUARD 500 INDEX is roughly 4.33 times. This is 54.56% lower than that of the Vanguard family and 32.89% lower than that of the Large Blend category. The price to earning for all United States funds is 33.69% higher than that of the company.

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Fund Asset Allocation for VANGUARD 500

The fund invests 99.33% of asset under management in tradable equity instruments, with the rest of investments concentrated in cash (0.67%) .
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VANGUARD Fundamentals

About VANGUARD 500 Fundamental Analysis

The Macroaxis Fundamental Analysis modules help investors analyze VANGUARD 500 INDEX's financials across various querterly and yearly statements, indicators and fundamental ratios. We help investors to determine the real value of VANGUARD 500 using virtually all public information available. We use both quantitative as well as qualitative analysis to arrive at the intrinsic value of VANGUARD 500 INDEX based on its fundamental data. In general, a quantitative approach, as applied to this mutual fund, focuses on analyzing financial statements comparatively, whereas a qaualitative method uses data that is important to a company's growth but cannot be measured and presented in a numerical way.
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The fund employs an indexing investment approach designed to track the performance of the Standard Poors 500 Index, a widely recognized benchmark of U.S. stock market performance that is dominated by the stocks of large U.S. companies. Vanguard Index is traded on NASDAQ Exchange in the United States.
Some investors attempt to determine whether the market's mood is bullish or bearish by monitoring changes in market sentiment. Unlike more traditional methods such as technical analysis, investor sentiment usually refers to the aggregate attitude towards VANGUARD 500 in the overall investment community. So, suppose investors can accurately measure the market's sentiment. In that case, they can use it for their benefit. For example, some tools to gauge market sentiment could be utilized using contrarian indexes, VANGUARD 500's short interest history, or implied volatility extrapolated from VANGUARD 500 options trading.

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Please note, there is a significant difference between VANGUARD 500's value and its price as these two are different measures arrived at by different means. Investors typically determine VANGUARD 500 value by looking at such factors as earnings, sales, fundamental and technical indicators, competition as well as analyst projections. However, VANGUARD 500's price is the amount at which it trades on the open market and represents the number that a seller and buyer find agreeable to each party.