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VGELX Vanguard Energy Adm

  • Fund
  • VGELX
  • Price as of: Sep 22, 2017
  • $96.26
  • + $0.40
  • + 0.42%
  • Category
  • Energy Equities

VGELX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return -4.4%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return -10.1%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return -0.7%
  • Net Assets $8.84 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 40.9%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$96.26
$88.04
$105.42

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.33%

SALES FEES

  • Front Load N/A
  • Deferred Load N/A

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 29.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

STANDARD (TAXABLE)

$50,000

IRA

N/A

Investment Themes

CATEGORY

Energy Equities
  • Fund Type Open End Mutual Fund
  • Investment Style Equity Energy

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return -4.4%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return -10.1%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return -0.7%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency None
  • Net Income Ratio 2.05%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 2.2%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency None

Fund Details

  • Legal Name Vanguard Energy Fund
  • Fund Family Name Vanguard
  • Inception Date Nov 12, 2001
  • Shares Outstanding N/A
  • Share Class Other
  • Currency USD
  • Domiciled Country United States
  • Manager James P. Stetler

Fund Description

The Vanguard Energy Fund Admiral Shares (VGELX) is a low-cost way to gain exposure to the U.S. and non-U.S. energy sector. The fund is actively managed and holds a wide variety of energy stocks across up-, mid- and downstream subsectors. The fund is free to own other energy sources as well, including coal and solar power. VGELX employs a multi-manger approach in which each manager follows a slightly different style of investing to build their portfolio of assets.

Even with its low costs, VGELX should only be used as an accompanying position in a broader portfolio. The fund is managed by Vanguard and Wellington Management Company.

VGELX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period VGELX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD -4.4% -41.4% 23.6% 10.47% 1
1 Yr -3.0% -21.8% 21.9% 18.60% 1
3 Yr -10.1% * -35.7% 8.5% 11.63% 1
5 Yr -0.7% * -21.8% 14.0% 10.96% 1
10 Yr 0.1% * -13.8% 5.9% 8.33% 1

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period VGELX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2016 30.7% -17.2% 51.1% 34.88% 2
2015 -23.5% -61.4% 0.0% 36.05% 2
2014 -20.3% -45.9% 0.0% 54.43% 3
2013 13.7% -3.0% 93.7% 90.14% 5
2012 -1.3% -23.6% 13.1% 73.85% 4

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period VGELX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD -4.4% -41.4% 23.6% 9.41% 1
1 Yr -3.0% -25.7% 21.9% 16.47% 1
3 Yr -10.1% * -36.5% 8.5% 9.41% 1
5 Yr -0.7% * -22.1% 14.0% 10.96% 1
10 Yr 0.1% * -13.8% 5.9% 8.33% 1

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period VGELX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2016 30.7% -17.2% 51.1% 40.00% 2
2015 -21.8% -60.1% -2.7% 23.53% 2
2014 -15.3% -43.7% 2.4% 48.72% 3
2013 20.8% 7.0% 93.7% 67.14% 4
2012 3.3% -23.6% 18.9% 25.00% 2

NAV & Total Return History

VGELX - Holdings

Filings data as of: Jun 30, 2017

Concentration Analysis

VGELX Category Low Category High VGELX % Rank Quintile
Net Assets 8.84 B 5.41 M 8.84 B 1.16% 1
Number of Holdings 144 27 178 2.33% 1
Net Assets in Top 10 3.75 B 2.66 M 3.75 B 1.16% 1
Weighting of Top 10 40.9% 10.7% 65.2% 26.74% 4

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Exxon Mobil Corp 9.21%
  2. Chevron Corp 6.06%
  3. Royal Dutch Shell PLC ADR Class A 3.86%
  4. Schlumberger Ltd 3.03%
  5. Pioneer Natural Resources Co 4.82%
  6. EOG Resources Inc 3.07%
  7. Total SA ADR 3.50%
  8. Baker Hughes Inc 2.17%
  9. Valero Energy Corp 2.37%
  10. BP PLC ADR 2.79%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Category Low Category High VGELX % Rank Quintile
Stocks
94.37% 89.29% 100.06% 24.42% 5
Cash
3.31% -0.13% 5.55% 4.65% 1
Other
2.29% 0.00% 6.78% 3.49% 1
Preferred Stocks
0.03% 0.00% 3.49% 2.33% 1
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 0.55% 2.33% 1
Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 6.46% 6.98% 2

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High VGELX % Rank Quintile
Energy
89.08% 0.00% 99.58% 17.44% 3
Utilities
4.49% 0.00% 29.09% 6.98% 1
Basic Materials
0.68% 0.00% 50.70% 25.58% 4
Industrials
0.13% 0.00% 51.71% 23.26% 4
Technology
0.00% 0.00% 45.89% 13.95% 2
Real Estate
0.00% 0.00% 1.07% 3.49% 1
Healthcare
0.00% 0.00% 5.51% 3.49% 1
Financial Services
0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 1.16% 1
Communication Services
0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 1.16% 1
Consumer Defense
0.00% 0.00% 4.68% 4.65% 1
Consumer Cyclical
0.00% 0.00% 14.00% 8.14% 2

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High VGELX % Rank Quintile
US
64.56% 21.08% 98.55% 26.74% 4
Non US
29.81% 0.00% 77.47% 10.47% 2

VGELX - Expenses

Operational Fees

VGELX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
Expense Ratio 0.33% 0.10% 7.28% 82.56% 1
Management Fee 0.30% 0.08% 1.53% 16.28% 1
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% N/A N/A
Administrative Fee N/A 0.00% 0.45% N/A N/A

Sales Fees

VGELX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High VGELX Rank Quintile
Front Load N/A 3.50% 5.75% N/A N/A
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 5.00% N/A N/A

Trading Fees

VGELX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High VGELX Rank Quintile
Max Redemption Fee N/A 0.75% 2.00% N/A N/A

Turnover Related Fees

Turnover provides investors a proxy for the trading fees incurred by mutual fund managers who frequently adjust position allocations. Higher turnover means higher trading fees.

VGELX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High VGELX Rank Quintile
Turnover 29.00% 7.00% 1830.00% 27.91% 1

VGELX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

VGELX Category Low Category High VGELX % Rank Quintile
Dividend Yield 2.2% 0.00% 2.21% 2.00% 1

Dividend Distribution Analysis

VGELX Category Low Category High Category Mode
Dividend Distribution Frequency None Annually Quarterly Annually

Dividend Payout History


Net Income Ratio Analysis

VGELX Category Low Category High VGELX % Rank Quintile
Net Income Ratio 2.05% -2.37% 2.86% 3.49% 1

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

VGELX Category Low Category High Capital Mode
Capital Gain Distribution Frequency None Annually Semi-Annually Annually

VGELX - Managers

James P. Stetler

Manager

Start Date

May 29, 2012

Tenure

5.26

Tenure Rank

8.1%

James P. Stetler, Principal of Vanguard. He has been with Vanguard since 1982, has worked in investment management since 1996, has managed investment portfolios since 2003, and has co-managed the Fund since 2012. Education: B.S., Susquehanna University; M.B.A., Saint Joseph’s University.


Gregory J. LeBlanc

Manager

Start Date

Nov 12, 2015

Tenure

1.8

Tenure Rank

15.2%

Greg manages energy and commodities portfolios for institutional investors worldwide. He is portfolio manager for institutional accounts in commodities and the energy sector, responsible for managing energy subportfolios in the firm’s research-based investment accounts. Additionally, he is co-portfolio manager of an energy hedge fund. Prior to his current role, Greg was a global industry analyst on the energy team, covering the natural resources sector. As a member of Wellington Management's Global Industry Research Group, he was responsible for following the oil exploration and production industries around the globe. Greg conducts fundamental analysis on the companies within these industries and makes buy/sell recommendations to portfolio managers based on his findings and market conditions. Before joining the Global Industry Research Group, Greg was an equity team analyst, working on the long-only and hedge fund accounts dedicated to the energy sector, where he gained expertise in oil and gas investing (1998). He joined Wellington Management in 1995 as a trade administrator on the US Equity Trading Desk. Prior to joining the firm, he worked at State Street Bank & Trust as a manager of Custody and Accounting Operations (1992 – 1995). Greg received his BA in economics from Bates College (1992). He also holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.


Binbin Guo

Manager

Start Date

May 25, 2016

Tenure

1.27

Tenure Rank

16.7%

Binbin Guo, Ph.D., Principal of Vanguard and head of Equity Research and Portfolio Strategies of Vanguard’s Quantitative Equity Group. He has oversight responsibility for the quantitative research team and develops portfolio strategies for equity and alternative asset classes. He has been with Vanguard since 2007 and has co-managed a portion of the Fund since 2016. Education: B.S. and M.S., Tsinghua University, China; Ph.D. and M.Phil., Yale University.


Tenure Analysis

Category Low

0.4

Category High

19.4

Category Average

4.72

Category Mode

2.7