Vanguard Z Score

VSPVX -  USA Fund  

USD 318.06  7.82  2.40%

Altman Z Score is one of the simplest fundamental models to determine how likely your company is to fail. The module uses available fundamental data of a given equity to approximate the Altman Z score. Altman Z Score is determined by evaluating five fundamental price points available from the company's current public disclosure documents. Also, please take a look at Vanguard Piotroski F Score and Portfolio Optimization analysis.

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Vanguard Z Score Analysis

Vanguard's Z-Score is a simple linear, multi-factor model that measures the financial health and economic stability of a company. The score is used to predict the probability of a firm going into bankruptcy within next 24 months or two fiscal years from the day stated on the accounting statements used to calculate it. The model uses five fundamental business ratios that are weighted according to algorithm of Professor Edward Altman who developed it in the late 1960s at New York University..
Z Score 
 = 
Sum Of  
 
5 Factors 
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First Factor
 = 
1.2 * (
Working Capital
/
Total Assets )
Second Factor
 = 
1.4 * (
Retained Earnings
/
Total Assets )
Thrid Factor
 = 
3.3 * (
EBITAD
/
Total Assets )
Fouth Factor
 = 
0.6 * (
Market Value of Equity
/
Total Liabilities )
Fifth Factor
 = 
0.99 * (
Revenue
/
Total Assets )
To calculate Z-Score one would need to know current working capital of the company, its total assets, and liabilities, amount of latest retained earnings as well as earnings before interest and tax. Z-Score can be used to compare the odds of bankruptcy of companies in a similar line of business or firms operating in the same industry. Companies with Z-Scores above 3.1 are generally considered to be stable and healthy with a low probability of bankruptcy. Scores that fall between 1.8 and 3.1 lie in a so-called 'grey area' with scores of less than 1, indicating the high probability of distress. Z Score is used widely by financial auditors, accountants, money managers, loan processers, wealth advisers, as well as day traders. In the last 25 years, many financial models that utilize z score has been proved to be successful as a predictor of corporate bankruptcy.
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Vanguard Z Score Component Assessment

As per the company's disclosures, Vanguard SP 500 has a Z Score of 0.0. This indicator is about the same for the Vanguard average (which is currently at 0.0) family and about the same as Large Value (which currently averages 0.0) category. This indicator is about the same for all United States funds average (which is currently at 0.0).

Vanguard Z Score Peer Comparison

Stock peer comparison is one of the most widely used and accepted methods of equity analyses. It analyses Vanguard's direct or indirect competition against its Z Score to detect undervalued stocks with similar characteristics or determine the mutual funds which would be a good addition to a portfolio. Peer analysis of Vanguard could also be used in its relative valuation, which is a method of valuing Vanguard by comparing valuation metrics of similar companies.
Vanguard is currently under evaluation in z score among similar funds.

Fund Asset Allocation for Vanguard

The fund invests 99.9% of asset under management in tradable equity instruments, with the rest of investments concentrated in cash (0.1%) .
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Vanguard Fundamentals

About Vanguard Fundamental Analysis

The Macroaxis Fundamental Analysis modules help investors analyze Vanguard SP 500's financials across various querterly and yearly statements, indicators and fundamental ratios. We help investors to determine the real value of Vanguard using virtually all public information available. We use both quantitative as well as qualitative analysis to arrive at the intrinsic value of Vanguard SP 500 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.
Please read more on our fundamental analysis page.
The investment seeks to track the performance of a benchmark index that measures the investment return of large-capitalization value stocks in the United States. Vanguard is traded on NASDAQ Exchange in the United States.

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Also, please take a look at Vanguard Piotroski F Score and Portfolio Optimization analysis. Note that the Vanguard SP 500 information on this page should be used as a complementary analysis to other Vanguard's statistical models used to find the right mix of equity instruments to add to your existing portfolios or create a brand new portfolio. You can also try Transaction History module to view history of all your transactions and understand their impact on performance.

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Please note, there is a significant difference between Vanguard's value and its price as these two are different measures arrived at by different means. Investors typically determine Vanguard value by looking at such factors as earnings, sales, fundamental and technical indicators, competition as well as analyst projections. However, Vanguard'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.