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Investment Strategy

The Conservative Income Portfolio maintains a target asset allocation of 20% equity, 80% fixed income. This target asset allocation is comprised of the following sub-asset classes and Funds:

  • 12% Domestic Equity, managed by The Vanguard Group, Inc.
  • 8% International Equity, managed by The Vanguard Group, Inc.
  • 56% Market Fixed Income, managed by The Vanguard Group, Inc.
  • 24% International Fixed Income, managed by The Vanguard Group, Inc.

A full description of each underlying Fundvs investment strategy can be found in the Invest529 Program Description.

  Market values as of 9/12/2019   Total Returns as of 08/31/2019    
Investment Portfolio Unit Value Daily Change YTD Return as of 9/12/2019 1 Month 3 Month 1 Year 3 Year 5 Year 10 Year Since Inception Inception Date Expense Ratio
Conservative Income Market values as of 9/12/2019 $21.48 -0.04% 10.07% Total Returns as of 08/31/2019 1.63% 4.51% 8.56% 4.66% 4.26% 5.22% 4.47% General Information Jan 2002 0.14%
Conservative Income Portfolio Benchmark   1.54% 4.53% 8.58% 4.78% 3.90% 4.96% 4.48%    

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How to Interpret the Charts

The performance charts display historical performance for Invest529 portfolios. Two values are represented on each chart. The first value is the daily NAV (net asset value) and is represented by the blue line on the chart. The second value is the percent change of the NAV based on a selected timeframe and is represented by the purple line. A date selector can be found underneath the chart that allows for custom date ranges to be chosen. These charts also feature the ability to zoom into pre-determined time periods (Note: Selecting a zoom period will not change the previously selected date range).

Key Terms:

Benchmark

An unmanaged group of securities whose overall performance is used as a standard to measure investment performance.

The market value of a mutual fund's total assets, minus liabilities, divided by the number of shares outstanding. The value of a single share is called its share value or share price.

Average Annual Returns

Updated Monthly as of 08/31/2019
1 Year 3 Year 5 Year Since Inception Jan 2002
Conservative Income Portfolio 8.56% 4.66% 4.26% 4.47%
Conservative Income Portfolio Benchmark 8.58% 4.78% 3.90% 4.48%

Returns are net of fees.

Benchmark

The Conservative Income Portfolio’s Benchmark is a blended composite benchmark reflecting the asset strategic benchmark index components for each underlying investment manager, and an adjustment reflecting the administrative fee for the Portfolio:


Portfolio Fees as of 08/31/2019

Fee Type Percent
Asset Management Fees 0.04%
Administrative Fee 0.10%
Expense Ratio (Asset Management + Administrative Fee) 0.14%

Historical Prices

Date Price
9/12/2019 $21.48
9/11/2019 $21.49
9/10/2019 $21.45
9/9/2019 $21.53
9/6/2019 $21.60

Overview

Unit Price Percent
As of 9/12/2019 $21.48
Change $-0.01 -0.04%

Investment Objective

The Conservative Income Portfolio seeks to provide current income and some capital appreciation.

Investment Risks

A complete description of each of the risks associated with the underlying Funds of the Conservative Income Portfolio can be found in the Invest529 Program Description. Information on obtaining prospectuses for the respective Funds is also contained in the Invest529 Program Description.

Current Target Asset Allocation

% Sub-asset Class Investment Manager
12.00 Domestic Equity The Vanguard Group, Inc.
8.00 International Equity The Vanguard Group, Inc.
56.00 Market Fixed Income The Vanguard Group, Inc.
24.00 International Fixed Income The Vanguard Group, Inc.

Notes:

  1. All investment return information is calculated by BNY Mellon Asset Servicing. Returns are presented net of management fees and Invest529 administrative fees. Returns for periods greater than one year are annualized.
  2. Past performance is no guarantee of future results. Please refer to the Invest529 Program Description and the underlying Vanguard Fund prospectus before making any investment decision.