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VMVFX Vanguard Global Minimum Volatility Inv

  • Fund
  • VMVFX
  • Price as of: Jan 18, 2019
  • $12.96
  • + $0.11
  • + 0.86%
  • Category
  • Global Equities

VMVFX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 4.5%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 7.3%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 8.3%
  • Net Assets $3.1 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 11.6%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$12.96
$11.99
$14.52

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.23%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 24.00%

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 Small/Mid Stock

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 4.5%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 7.3%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 8.3%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 2.66%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.3%
  • 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 Antonio Picca

VMVFX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period VMVFX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 4.5% -53.1% 25.1% 65.58% 4
1 Yr -1.8% -56.3% 37.9% 20.73% 2
3 Yr 7.3% * -6.3% 25.3% 21.40% 2
5 Yr 8.3% * -9.2% 19.3% 7.37% 1
10 Yr N/A * 0.4% 22.7% N/A N/A

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period VMVFX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2018 -8.4% -74.4% 47.4% 20.98% 2
2017 13.3% -27.5% 49.8% 59.31% 4
2016 5.7% -73.5% 27.0% 22.33% 2
2015 2.4% -27.7% 39.8% 12.08% 1
2014 7.1% -40.2% 39.4% 14.27% 1

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period VMVFX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 4.5% -100.0% 25.1% 65.55% 4
1 Yr -1.8% -38.6% 185.9% 19.41% 1
3 Yr 7.3% * -6.3% 35.8% 18.82% 1
5 Yr 8.3% * -9.7% 19.1% 6.80% 1
10 Yr N/A * 0.3% 22.7% N/A N/A

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period VMVFX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2018 -8.4% -74.4% 47.4% 21.38% 2
2017 13.3% -20.4% 49.8% 59.79% 4
2016 5.7% -73.5% 47.6% 26.46% 2
2015 5.9% -25.3% 50.0% 13.90% 1
2014 15.3% -23.9% 69.6% 11.25% 1

NAV & Total Return History

VMVFX - Holdings

Filings data as of: Sep 30, 2018

Concentration Analysis

VMVFX Category Low Category High VMVFX % Rank Quintile
Net Assets 3.1 B 9.87 K 92 B 2.84% 1
Number of Holdings 616 1 8060 1.89% 1
Net Assets in Top 10 372 M -826 K 15.8 B 6.43% 2
Weighting of Top 10 11.6% 0.0% 410.6% 32.04% 5

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Jack Henry & Associates Inc 1.50%
  2. Expeditors International of Washington Inc 0.98%
  3. HDFC Bank Ltd ADR 0.97%
  4. Starwood Property Trust Inc 1.42%
  5. Amdocs Ltd 1.30%
  6. Broadridge Financial Solutions Inc 1.28%
  7. Quest Diagnostics Inc 0.98%
  8. Blackstone Mortgage Trust Inc A 1.20%
  9. Fidelity National Information Services Inc 0.93%
  10. China Mobile Ltd ADR 1.02%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Category Low Category High VMVFX % Rank Quintile
Stocks
96.32% -0.01% 132.91% 14.27% 3
Cash
2.02% -35.60% 102.01% 15.97% 3
Other
1.65% -3.80% 40.46% 6.05% 1
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 4.33% 5.48% 2
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 29.43% 2.17% 1
Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 98.49% 6.71% 2

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High VMVFX % Rank Quintile
Industrials
14.16% 0.00% 85.98% 8.23% 2
Consumer Cyclical
12.40% 0.00% 54.45% 14.29% 3
Consumer Defense
12.28% -0.96% 44.27% 7.00% 1
Real Estate
12.08% -0.32% 96.46% 1.32% 1
Healthcare
10.49% 0.00% 48.64% 16.84% 3
Financial Services
9.49% 0.00% 47.04% 25.73% 4
Technology
8.34% 0.00% 81.45% 25.83% 4
Utilities
6.79% -0.31% 90.80% 4.07% 1
Communication Services
6.43% -1.23% 77.90% 5.30% 1
Basic Materials
2.57% 0.00% 29.27% 18.26% 4
Energy
1.26% 0.00% 51.20% 24.41% 4

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High VMVFX % Rank Quintile
US
52.90% -0.01% 128.53% 12.95% 2
Non US
43.42% 0.00% 100.00% 18.90% 3

VMVFX - Expenses

Operational Fees

VMVFX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
Expense Ratio 0.23% 0.01% 323.68% 29.68% 1
Management Fee 0.20% 0.00% 1.96% 6.81% 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 24.00% 0.00% 1856.00% 14.52% 2

VMVFX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

VMVFX Category Low Category High VMVFX % Rank Quintile
Dividend Yield 0.3% 0.00% 2.97% 21.41% 2

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 2.66% -23.00% 6.88% 5.95% 1

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

VMVFX - Managers

Antonio Picca

Manager

Start Date

Nov 14, 2018

Tenure

0.13

Tenure Rank

12.7%

Antonio Picca, Portfolio Manager at Vanguard. He has worked in investment management since 2015, has been with Vanguard since 2017, and has co-managed the Funds since their inception in February 2018. Prior to joining Vanguard, he was a research associate on the strategy research team of Dimensional Fund Advisors. Education: B.S., Bocconi University; M.S., London School of Economics; M.B.A. and joint Ph.D., University of Chicago Booth School of Business and Department of Economics.


Tenure Analysis

Category Low

0.0

Category High

36.3

Category Average

6.22

Category Mode

4.0