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VHCIX Vanguard Health Care Index Admiral

  • Fund
  • VHCIX
  • Price as of: Dec 13, 2017
  • $77.80
  • + $0.03
  • + 0.04%
  • Category
  • Health & Biotech Equities

VHCIX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 22.8%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 8.5%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 18.1%
  • Net Assets $8.28 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 44.9%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$77.80
$63.35
$77.96

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.10%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 4.00%

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 22.8%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 8.5%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 18.1%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 1.46%
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 22.8% -14.9% 40.4% 31.25% 2
1 Yr 24.7% -14.8% 55.1% 32.43% 2
3 Yr 8.5% * -7.5% 17.2% 29.63% 2
5 Yr 18.1% * 9.3% 22.3% 40.78% 2
10 Yr 11.3% * 6.1% 17.4% 47.57% 3

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period VHCIX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2016 -4.7% -29.8% 2.6% 13.64% 1
2015 5.9% -20.4% 14.5% 10.00% 1
2014 24.1% -5.8% 33.7% 16.36% 1
2013 41.1% -2.6% 65.2% 45.87% 3
2012 17.2% -5.3% 36.5% 39.81% 2

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period VHCIX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 22.8% -14.9% 40.4% 31.53% 2
1 Yr 24.7% -18.3% 52.9% 25.45% 2
3 Yr 8.5% * -14.2% 16.4% 26.85% 2
5 Yr 18.1% * 9.1% 22.3% 37.86% 2
10 Yr 11.3% * 6.1% 17.4% 46.60% 3

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period VHCIX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2016 -3.8% -25.1% 6.3% 14.68% 1
2015 7.4% -16.6% 39.1% 55.96% 3
2014 26.5% -5.8% 100.0% 74.31% 4
2013 46.1% -5.1% 398.7% 95.37% 5
2012 21.4% -2.6% 475.8% 88.00% 5

NAV & Total Return History

VHCIX - Holdings

Filings data as of: Oct 31, 2017

Concentration Analysis

VHCIX Category Low Category High VHCIX % Rank Quintile
Net Assets 8.28 B 18.6 M 47 B 3.57% 1
Number of Holdings 356 31 356 0.89% 1
Net Assets in Top 10 3.61 B 11 M 20.2 B 1.79% 1
Weighting of Top 10 44.9% 20.0% 74.0% 13.39% 2

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Johnson & Johnson 10.45%
  2. Pfizer Inc 5.82%
  3. Merck & Co Inc 4.19%
  4. Amgen Inc 3.58%
  5. UnitedHealth Group Inc 5.64%
  6. Medtronic PLC 3.07%
  7. AbbVie Inc 4.00%
  8. Bristol-Myers Squibb Company 2.83%
  9. Gilead Sciences Inc 2.72%
  10. Abbott Laboratories 2.62%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Category Low Category High VHCIX % Rank Quintile
Stocks
99.82% 92.56% 99.95% 1.79% 1
Cash
0.18% 0.00% 6.94% 27.68% 4
Other
0.01% 0.00% 3.82% 15.18% 3
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 2.89% 13.39% 3
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 0.46% 3.57% 1
Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 4.69% 6.25% 1

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High VHCIX % Rank Quintile
Healthcare
98.28% 11.15% 99.58% 2.68% 1
Technology
1.44% 0.00% 65.49% 16.07% 3
Industrials
0.06% 0.00% 8.26% 5.36% 1
Financial Services
0.03% 0.00% 2.90% 3.57% 1
Utilities
0.00% 0.00% 0.95% 1.79% 1
Real Estate
0.00% 0.00% 1.52% 1.79% 1
Energy
0.00% 0.00% 0.09% 1.79% 1
Communication Services
0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.89% 1
Consumer Defense
0.00% 0.00% 1.65% 11.61% 2
Consumer Cyclical
0.00% 0.00% 7.41% 8.04% 2
Basic Materials
0.00% 0.00% 2.52% 6.25% 1

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High VHCIX % Rank Quintile
US
99.70% 59.21% 99.70% 0.89% 1
Non US
0.12% 0.00% 38.71% 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% 66.96% 1
Management Fee 0.09% 0.09% 1.25% 17.86% 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 4.00% 0.00% 699.00% 28.57% 1

VHCIX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

VHCIX Category Low Category High VHCIX % Rank Quintile
Dividend Yield 0.6% 0.01% 0.94% 8.33% 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 1.46% -2.22% 1.46% 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

1.94

Tenure Rank

21.4%

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

0.0

Tenure Rank

27.2%

Michelle Louie, CFA, Portfolio Manager at Vanguard. She has been with Vanguard since 2010, has worked in investment management since 2012. Education: B.S., The American University; M.B.A., Georgia Institute of Technology.


Tenure Analysis

Category Low

0.3

Category High

20.1

Category Average

9.08

Category Mode

0.7