Vanguard Mid Cap Growth Index Fund expenses

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Vanguard Mid Cap Growth Index Fund expenses examines the history of the fund's measurable expenses: the management fees[note 1] and the commission ratio, which measures the cost of fund brokerage commission expense.

Expense Ratios and Turnover [1]
Year Investor ER Admiral ER
[note 2]
ETF ER Turnover Fund CR%
[note 3][note 4]
Benchmark tracker
[note 5]
2016 0.19% 0.07% 0.07% 21% xxxx CRSP Indexes logo.png
2015 0.20% 0.08% 0.08% 23% 0.002 CRSP Indexes logo.png
2014 0.23% 0.09% 0.09% 17% 0.001 CRSP Indexes logo.png
2013 0.24% 0.09% 0.09% 64% 0.006 Transition
2012 0.24% 0.10% 0.10% 38% 0.003 MSCI logo.jpg
2011 0.24% 0.10% 0.10% 41% 0.005 MSCI logo.jpg
2010 0.26% 0.12% 38% 0.008 MSCI logo.jpg
2009 0.30% 0.14% 43% 0.011 MSCI logo.jpg
2008 0.25% 0.12% 54% 0.013 MSCI logo.jpg
2007 0.24% 0.13% 56% 0.020 MSCI logo.jpg
2006 0.26% 0.13% 20% 0.014 MSCI logo.jpg

Notes

  1. Chart:Expense ratio

    google drive spreadsheet
  2. On October 6, 2010 Vanguard reduced the minimum requirements for Admiral Shares to $10,000. Vanguard lowers the cost of investing again
  3. The Fund CR (Commission Ratio) is derived by dividing the brokerage commissions paid by the fund into a fund's average net assets. Brokerage commission expense is the only transaction expense that can be quantified. Additional transaction costs, such as spread costs and market impact costs, must be estimated. See table for data, derived from annual reports and EDGAR NSAR filings:
    Passive table

    (View Google Spreadsheet in browser, then File --> Download as to download the file.)
  4. From the 2013 SAI: Portfolio rebalancing in response to the benchmark index change for the Fund resulted in an increase in brokerage commissions for the Fund during the fiscal year ended December 31, 2013.
  5. The fund has tracked two indexes two in its history:
    • MSCI US Mid Cap Growth Index from August 8, 2006 through April 16, 2013.
    • CRSP US Mid Cap Growth Index thereafter.

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