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VHCIX Vanguard Health Care Index Adm

  • Fund
  • VHCIX
  • Price as of: Dec 02, 2016
  • $62.96
  • + $0.24
  • + 0.38%
  • Category
  • Health & Biotech Equities

VHCIX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return -5.3%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 10.1%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 17.3%
  • Net Assets $5.9 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 46.2%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$62.96
$57.27
$69.19

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.10%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 7.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

STANDARD (TAXABLE)

$100,000

IRA

N/A

Investment Themes

CATEGORY

Health & Biotech Equities
  • Fund Type Open End Mutual Fund
  • Investment Style Health

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return -4.3%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 10.1%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 17.3%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 1.40%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.6%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Quarterly

Fund Details

  • Legal Name Vanguard Health Care Index Fund
  • Fund Family Name Vanguard
  • Inception Date Feb 05, 2004
  • Shares Outstanding N/A
  • Share Class Inst
  • Currency USD
  • Domiciled Country United States
  • Manager Walter Nejman

VHCIX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period VHCIX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD -5.3% -30.9% 7.4% 19.64% 2
1 Yr -4.4% -29.1% 18.4% 10.81% 1
3 Yr 10.1% * -12.1% 17.2% 28.70% 2
5 Yr 17.3% * -3.0% 21.9% 44.66% 3
10 Yr 9.8% * 0.0% 14.3% 51.52% 3

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period VHCIX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2015 5.9% -20.4% 13.8% 9.09% 1
2014 24.1% -5.9% 31.5% 15.45% 1
2013 41.1% 0.0% 65.2% 45.87% 3
2012 17.2% -5.3% 36.5% 39.81% 2
2011 8.7% -15.5% 18.8% 20.59% 1

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period VHCIX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD -4.3% -23.3% 7.4% 17.12% 1
1 Yr -4.4% -27.5% 16.2% 8.18% 1
3 Yr 10.1% * -14.2% 17.0% 23.15% 2
5 Yr 17.3% * 9.0% 54.0% 41.75% 3
10 Yr 9.8% * 5.3% 26.8% 51.52% 3

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period VHCIX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2015 7.4% -16.6% 20.7% 54.13% 3
2014 26.5% -5.8% 55.3% 75.23% 4
2013 46.1% 0.0% 398.7% 95.37% 5
2012 21.4% -5.1% 475.8% 88.00% 5
2011 12.2% -10.2% 2296.2% 57.73% 3

NAV & Total Return History

VHCIX - Holdings

Filings data as of: Oct 31, 2016

Concentration Analysis

VHCIX Category Low Category High VHCIX % Rank Quintile
Net Assets 5.9 B 20.5 M 43.6 B 4.46% 1
Number of Holdings 345 31 345 0.89% 1
Net Assets in Top 10 2.74 B 9.55 M 20.9 B 4.46% 1
Weighting of Top 10 46.2% 21.8% 71.5% 9.82% 1

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Johnson & Johnson 10.64%
  2. Pfizer Inc 6.41%
  3. Merck & Co Inc 5.42%
  4. Gilead Sciences Inc 3.27%
  5. Amgen Inc 3.54%
  6. Bristol-Myers Squibb Company 2.83%
  7. UnitedHealth Group Inc 4.48%
  8. Medtronic PLC 3.83%
  9. Allergan PLC 2.76%
  10. AbbVie Inc 3.01%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Category Low Category High VHCIX % Rank Quintile
Stocks
99.55% 82.12% 103.35% 5.36% 1
Cash
0.45% 0.00% 16.35% 24.11% 5
Other
0.01% -3.35% 10.27% 16.07% 3
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 0.38% 3.57% 1
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 0.96% 4.46% 1
Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 1.91% 5.36% 1

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High VHCIX % Rank Quintile
Healthcare
96.43% 13.15% 99.87% 7.14% 1
Industrials
1.82% 0.00% 13.35% 3.57% 1
Technology
1.27% 0.00% 64.83% 14.29% 3
Financial Services
0.03% 0.00% 1.00% 5.36% 1
Utilities
0.00% 0.00% 1.10% 1.79% 1
Real Estate
0.00% 0.00% 1.97% 2.68% 1
Energy
0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.89% 1
Communication Services
0.00% 0.00% 1.73% 1.79% 1
Consumer Defense
0.00% 0.00% 2.38% 12.50% 3
Consumer Cyclical
0.00% 0.00% 3.21% 7.14% 2
Basic Materials
0.00% 0.00% 4.92% 4.46% 1

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High VHCIX % Rank Quintile
US
99.45% 60.81% 99.87% 1.79% 1
Non US
0.10% 0.00% 41.10% 32.14% 5

VHCIX - Expenses

Operational Fees

VHCIX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
Expense Ratio 0.10% 0.10% 4.31% 71.43% 1
Management Fee 0.08% 0.08% 1.25% 20.54% 1
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% N/A N/A
Administrative Fee N/A 0.01% 0.40% N/A N/A

Sales Fees

VHCIX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High VHCIX 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

VHCIX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High VHCIX 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.

VHCIX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High VHCIX Rank Quintile
Turnover 7.00% 7.00% 249.00% 28.57% 1

VHCIX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

VHCIX Category Low Category High VHCIX % Rank Quintile
Dividend Yield 0.6% 0.01% 0.94% 8.51% 1

Dividend Distribution Analysis

VHCIX Category Low Category High Category Mode
Dividend Distribution Frequency Quarterly Annually Quarterly Annually

Dividend Payout History


Net Income Ratio Analysis

VHCIX Category Low Category High VHCIX % Rank Quintile
Net Income Ratio 1.40% -2.22% 1.40% 0.89% 1

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

VHCIX Category Low Category High Capital Mode
Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Semi-Annually Annually

VHCIX - Managers

Walter Nejman

Manager

Start Date

Dec 22, 2015

Tenure

0.86

Tenure Rank

20.1%

Walter Nejman, Portfolio Manager at Vanguard. He has been with Vanguard since 2005, has worked in investment management since 2008Education: B.A., Arcadia University; M.B.A., Villanova University.


Scott E. Geiger

Manager

Start Date

Dec 22, 2015

Tenure

0.86

Tenure Rank

20.1%

Scott E. Geiger, Portfolio Manager at Vanguard. He has been with Vanguard since 2006; has worked in investment management since 2008; has managed investment portfolios since 2013. Education: B.S., Millersville University.


Tenure Analysis

Category Low

0.0

Category High

19.1

Category Average

8.78

Category Mode

4.8