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VMVFX Vanguard Global Minimum Volatility Inv

  • Fund
  • VMVFX
  • Price as of: Dec 09, 2016
  • $12.28
  • + $0.05
  • + 0.41%
  • Category
  • Global Equities

VMVFX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 8.7%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return N/A
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return N/A
  • Net Assets $1.57 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 14.5%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$12.28
$10.53
$12.35

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.27%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 57.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

STANDARD (TAXABLE)

$3,000

IRA

$3,000

Investment Themes

CATEGORY

Global Equities
  • Fund Type Open End Mutual Fund
  • Investment Style World Stock

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 8.7%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return N/A
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return N/A
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 2.52%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield N/A
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually

Fund Details

  • Legal Name Vanguard Global Minimum Volatility Fund
  • Fund Family Name Vanguard
  • Inception Date Dec 12, 2013
  • Shares Outstanding N/A
  • Share Class Inv
  • Currency USD
  • Domiciled Country United States
  • Manager Michael R. Roach

VMVFX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period VMVFX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 8.7% -33.9% 35.6% 17.55% 1
1 Yr 5.1% -32.1% 37.9% 16.05% 1
3 Yr N/A * -9.6% 19.9% N/A N/A
5 Yr N/A * -4.3% 21.3% N/A N/A
10 Yr N/A * -2.8% 14.1% N/A N/A

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period VMVFX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2015 2.4% -27.7% 17.2% 6.62% 1
2014 7.1% -40.2% 18.4% 5.75% 1
2013 N/A -23.4% 52.0% N/A N/A
2012 N/A -2.5% 30.2% N/A N/A
2011 N/A -33.0% 11.1% N/A N/A

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period VMVFX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 8.7% -30.4% 35.6% 20.37% 2
1 Yr 5.1% -38.6% 185.9% 13.75% 1
3 Yr N/A * -10.7% 35.8% N/A N/A
5 Yr N/A * -4.8% 21.3% N/A N/A
10 Yr N/A * -2.9% 14.1% N/A N/A

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period VMVFX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2015 5.9% -26.4% 23.7% 6.82% 1
2014 15.3% -13.6% 35.6% 3.31% 1
2013 N/A -3.8% 170.1% N/A N/A
2012 N/A -4.2% 350.8% N/A N/A
2011 N/A -80.4% 24.9% N/A N/A

NAV & Total Return History

VMVFX - Holdings

Filings data as of: Sep 30, 2016

Concentration Analysis

VMVFX Category Low Category High VMVFX % Rank Quintile
Net Assets 1.57 B 9.87 K 81.6 B 3.69% 1
Number of Holdings 376 1 7588 2.74% 1
Net Assets in Top 10 233 M 0 17 B 6.81% 2
Weighting of Top 10 14.5% 0.0% 100.0% 27.13% 5

Top 10 Holdings

  1. CLP Holdings Ltd 1.48%
  2. Church & Dwight Co Inc 1.39%
  3. Jack Henry & Associates Inc 1.46%
  4. RenaissanceRe Holdings Ltd 1.46%
  5. BCE Inc 1.44%
  6. Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd ADR 1.49%
  7. Johnson & Johnson 1.47%
  8. Spectrum Brands Holdings Inc 1.39%
  9. United Parcel Service Inc Class B 1.48%
  10. Waste Management Inc 1.46%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Category Low Category High VMVFX % Rank Quintile
Stocks
96.65% 0.00% 132.91% 11.81% 3
Other
1.75% -5.37% 40.46% 6.99% 2
Cash
1.60% -35.60% 102.01% 17.67% 3
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 30.95% 1.61% 1
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 10.39% 4.35% 2
Bonds
0.00% -0.13% 90.19% 6.99% 2

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High VMVFX % Rank Quintile
Consumer Defense
14.75% 0.00% 56.28% 5.01% 1
Industrials
14.69% 0.00% 72.23% 7.66% 2
Healthcare
13.05% 0.00% 48.64% 9.93% 2
Financial Services
9.36% 0.00% 40.61% 21.76% 4
Consumer Cyclical
9.28% 0.00% 46.58% 21.00% 4
Communication Services
7.79% -1.23% 82.03% 4.92% 1
Utilities
7.55% 0.00% 81.98% 3.50% 1
Real Estate
7.23% 0.00% 95.26% 2.46% 1
Technology
7.05% 0.00% 74.20% 24.60% 5
Basic Materials
3.90% 0.00% 33.69% 12.49% 3
Energy
2.01% 0.00% 53.37% 21.76% 4

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High VMVFX % Rank Quintile
US
55.68% 0.00% 126.77% 9.07% 2
Non US
40.97% 0.00% 97.75% 19.94% 4

VMVFX - Expenses

Operational Fees

VMVFX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
Expense Ratio 0.27% 0.00% 323.68% 29.49% 1
Management Fee 0.22% 0.00% 1.95% 6.16% 1
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% N/A N/A
Administrative Fee N/A 0.01% 0.45% N/A N/A

Sales Fees

VMVFX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High VMVFX Rank Quintile
Front Load N/A 0.00% 5.75% N/A N/A
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 5.00% N/A N/A

Trading Fees

VMVFX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High VMVFX Rank Quintile
Max Redemption Fee N/A 0.08% 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.

VMVFX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High VMVFX Rank Quintile
Turnover 57.00% 0.00% 2311.00% 9.39% 3

VMVFX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

VMVFX Category Low Category High VMVFX % Rank Quintile
Dividend Yield N/A 0.00% 2.38% N/A N/A

Dividend Distribution Analysis

VMVFX Category Low Category High Category Mode
Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Monthly Annually

Dividend Payout History


Net Income Ratio Analysis

VMVFX Category Low Category High VMVFX % Rank Quintile
Net Income Ratio 2.52% -2.05% 6.75% 6.24% 1

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

VMVFX Category Low Category High Capital Mode
Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Daily Annually

VMVFX - Managers

Michael R. Roach

Manager

Start Date

Dec 12, 2013

Tenure

2.97

Tenure Rank

7.8%

Michael R. Roach, CFA, Portfolio Manager. He has been with the Vanguard Group, Inc. since 1998; has worked in investment management since 2001. Education: B.S., Bloomsburg University; M.S., Drexel University.


Anatoly Shtekhman

Manager

Start Date

Feb 25, 2016

Tenure

0.76

Tenure Rank

10.1%

Anatoly Shtekhman, CFA, Portfolio Manager at Vanguard. He has been with Vanguard since 2007 and has managed investment portfolios and has co-managed a portion of the Fund since 2016. Education: B.S., University of Scranton; M.S., Boston College; M.B.A., The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.


Binbin Guo

Manager

Start Date

Feb 25, 2016

Tenure

0.76

Tenure Rank

10.1%

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

0.0

Category High

34.3

Category Average

5.69

Category Mode

1.9