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VHCIX Vanguard Health Care Index Admiral

  • Fund
  • VHCIX
  • Price as of: Mar 25, 2019
  • $85.18
  • - $0.06
  • - 0.07%
  • Category
  • Health & Biotech Equities

VHCIX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 6.1%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 14.6%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 11.0%
  • Net Assets $10.8 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 43.9%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$85.18
$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 6.1%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 14.6%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 11.0%
  • 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 6.1% -14.9% 32.1% 83.93% 5
1 Yr 11.1% -14.8% 24.1% 36.94% 2
3 Yr 14.6% * -7.5% 29.6% 36.11% 2
5 Yr 11.0% * 3.3% 18.7% 20.56% 1
10 Yr 17.6% * 6.1% 22.3% 41.75% 3

* 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 6.1% -14.9% 32.1% 84.68% 5
1 Yr 11.1% -18.3% 23.8% 25.45% 2
3 Yr 14.6% * -14.2% 29.6% 32.41% 2
5 Yr 11.0% * 2.1% 18.5% 18.69% 1
10 Yr 17.6% * 6.1% 22.3% 40.78% 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: Feb 28, 2019

Concentration Analysis

VHCIX Category Low Category High VHCIX % Rank Quintile
Net Assets 10.8 B 15.5 M 47.6 B 2.68% 1
Number of Holdings 368 28 368 0.89% 1
Net Assets in Top 10 4.75 B 9.61 M 18.5 B 1.79% 1
Weighting of Top 10 43.9% 23.3% 76.6% 16.96% 3

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Johnson & Johnson 9.02%
  2. Pfizer Inc 6.16%
  3. Merck & Co Inc 5.20%
  4. Amgen Inc 2.98%
  5. UnitedHealth Group Inc 5.73%
  6. Medtronic PLC 2.99%
  7. AbbVie Inc 2.93%
  8. Abbott Laboratories 3.35%
  9. Eli Lilly and Co 2.96%
  10. Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc 2.57%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Category Low Category High VHCIX % Rank Quintile
Stocks
99.31% 94.90% 99.99% 8.04% 2
Cash
0.69% 0.00% 5.09% 25.89% 4
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 2.19% 9.82% 2
Other
0.00% -4.63% 2.65% 10.71% 2
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 0.28% 2.68% 1
Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 4.69% 3.57% 1

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High VHCIX % Rank Quintile
Healthcare
97.69% 14.35% 99.99% 8.04% 1
Technology
1.50% 0.00% 62.70% 14.29% 3
Industrials
0.08% 0.00% 10.23% 9.82% 2
Financial Services
0.03% 0.00% 3.45% 8.93% 2
Utilities
0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.89% 1
Real Estate
0.00% 0.00% 2.22% 3.57% 1
Energy
0.00% 0.00% 0.08% 1.79% 1
Communication Services
0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.89% 1
Consumer Defense
0.00% 0.00% 1.31% 8.93% 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
98.91% 63.03% 99.54% 1.79% 1
Non US
0.40% 0.00% 36.96% 36.61% 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% 73.21% 1
Management Fee 0.09% 0.09% 1.25% 21.43% 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% 29.46% 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

3.19

Tenure Rank

18.1%

Walter Nejman, Portfolio Manager at Vanguard. He has been with Vanguard since 2005; has worked in investment management since 2008; and has co-managed the Communication Services Index, Health Care Index, Industrials Index, and Information Technology Index Funds since 2015. Education: B.A., Arcadia University; M.B.A., Villanova University.


Michelle Louie

Manager

Start Date

Nov 30, 2017

Tenure

1.25

Tenure Rank

25.4%

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

0.1

Category High

21.5

Category Average

9.75

Category Mode

4.2