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VHCIX Vanguard Health Care Index Admiral

  • Fund
  • VHCIX
  • Price as of: Jan 18, 2019
  • $84.49
  • + $0.96
  • + 1.15%
  • Category
  • Health & Biotech Equities

VHCIX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 5.2%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 8.0%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 11.1%
  • Net Assets $9.51 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 46.5%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$84.49
$74.79
$90.45

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.10%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 6.00%

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 5.2%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 8.0%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 11.1%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 1.38%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 1.2%
  • 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 5.2% -14.9% 22.3% 78.57% 4
1 Yr 5.6% -15.7% 24.1% 21.62% 2
3 Yr 8.0% * -7.5% 17.2% 15.74% 1
5 Yr 11.1% * 3.2% 18.7% 18.69% 1
10 Yr 15.2% * 6.1% 19.4% 37.86% 2

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period VHCIX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2018 4.2% -91.9% 19.2% 3.64% 1
2017 21.7% -15.0% 43.9% 31.82% 2
2016 -4.7% -29.8% 33.7% 17.27% 1
2015 5.9% -20.4% 48.1% 10.91% 1
2014 24.1% -5.8% 31.5% 17.27% 1

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period VHCIX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 5.2% -14.9% 22.3% 79.28% 4
1 Yr 5.6% -20.4% 19.6% 14.55% 1
3 Yr 8.0% * -14.2% 16.9% 12.04% 1
5 Yr 11.1% * 2.1% 18.5% 17.76% 1
10 Yr 15.2% * 6.1% 19.4% 36.89% 2

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period VHCIX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2018 4.2% -91.9% 19.2% 4.59% 1
2017 21.7% -15.0% 43.9% 33.94% 2
2016 -3.8% -25.1% 100.0% 16.51% 1
2015 7.4% -16.6% 79.8% 56.88% 3
2014 26.5% -5.8% 61.4% 75.23% 4

NAV & Total Return History

VHCIX - Holdings

Filings data as of: Dec 31, 2018

Concentration Analysis

VHCIX Category Low Category High VHCIX % Rank Quintile
Net Assets 9.51 B 14.8 M 43.9 B 2.68% 1
Number of Holdings 362 28 362 0.89% 1
Net Assets in Top 10 4.44 B 10.3 M 20.9 B 2.68% 1
Weighting of Top 10 46.5% 25.1% 76.2% 15.18% 2

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Johnson & Johnson 9.14%
  2. Pfizer Inc 6.75%
  3. Merck & Co Inc 5.36%
  4. Amgen Inc 3.33%
  5. UnitedHealth Group Inc 6.32%
  6. Medtronic PLC 3.24%
  7. AbbVie Inc 3.69%
  8. Abbott Laboratories 3.34%
  9. Eli Lilly and Co 2.95%
  10. Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc 2.37%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Category Low Category High VHCIX % Rank Quintile
Stocks
99.77% 93.79% 99.98% 3.57% 1
Cash
0.21% -0.02% 5.38% 31.25% 5
Bonds
0.02% 0.00% 4.69% 3.57% 1
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 2.19% 11.61% 2
Other
0.00% -1.77% 2.69% 9.82% 2
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 0.27% 3.57% 1

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High VHCIX % Rank Quintile
Healthcare
98.22% 14.35% 99.80% 4.46% 1
Technology
1.46% 0.00% 62.70% 16.07% 3
Industrials
0.07% 0.00% 10.23% 10.71% 3
Financial Services
0.03% 0.00% 6.21% 8.04% 1
Utilities
0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.89% 1
Real Estate
0.00% 0.00% 1.31% 2.68% 1
Energy
0.00% 0.00% 0.10% 1.79% 1
Communication Services
0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.89% 1
Consumer Defense
0.00% 0.00% 1.31% 9.82% 2
Consumer Cyclical
0.00% 0.00% 7.34% 8.93% 2
Basic Materials
0.00% 0.00% 0.53% 2.68% 1

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High VHCIX % Rank Quintile
US
99.71% 64.02% 99.80% 1.79% 1
Non US
0.06% 0.00% 35.10% 34.82% 5

Bond Sector Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High VHCIX % Rank Quintile
Cash & Equivalents
0.21% -0.02% 5.36% 31.25% 5
Government
0.02% 0.00% 4.69% 1.79% 1
Derivative
0.00% -0.10% 0.30% 4.46% 1
Securitized
0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.89% 1
Corporate
0.00% 0.00% 3.54% 15.18% 2
Municipal
0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.89% 1

Bond Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High VHCIX % Rank Quintile
US
0.02% 0.00% 4.69% 3.57% 1
Non US
0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.89% 1

VHCIX - Expenses

Operational Fees

VHCIX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
Expense Ratio 0.10% 0.10% 4.31% 70.54% 1
Management Fee 0.09% 0.09% 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 2.50% 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 6.00% 0.00% 699.00% 30.36% 1

VHCIX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

VHCIX Category Low Category High VHCIX % Rank Quintile
Dividend Yield 1.2% 0.00% 1.15% 1.45% 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 1.38% -2.15% 1.44% 1.79% 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

3.03

Tenure Rank

20.3%

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.


Michelle Louie

Manager

Start Date

Nov 30, 2017

Tenure

1.08

Tenure Rank

27.6%

Michelle Louie, CFA, Portfolio Manager at Vanguard. She has been with Vanguard since 2010, has worked in investment management since 2011. Education: B.S., The American University; M.B.A., Georgia Institute of Technology.


Tenure Analysis

Category Low

0.3

Category High

21.3

Category Average

9.79

Category Mode

4.0