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VMVFX Vanguard Global Minimum Volatility Inv

  • Fund
  • VMVFX
  • Price as of: Dec 13, 2018
  • $13.81
  • + $0.01
  • + 0.07%
  • Category
  • Global Equities

VMVFX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 2.1%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 8.9%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return N/A
  • Net Assets $3.23 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 11.6%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$13.81
$12.93
$14.52

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.25%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 37.00%

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 2.1%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 8.9%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return N/A
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 2.54%
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 2.1% -53.1% 25.1% 9.88% 1
1 Yr 4.5% -56.3% 37.9% 17.29% 1
3 Yr 8.9% * -6.3% 25.3% 24.19% 2
5 Yr N/A * -7.5% 19.3% N/A N/A
10 Yr N/A * 1.0% 24.1% N/A N/A

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period VMVFX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2017 13.3% -39.6% 49.8% 61.20% 4
2016 5.7% -73.5% 33.8% 22.91% 2
2015 2.4% -27.7% 27.0% 7.41% 1
2014 7.1% -40.2% 39.8% 11.31% 1
2013 N/A -33.0% 52.0% N/A N/A

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period VMVFX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 2.1% -100.0% 25.1% 9.50% 1
1 Yr 4.5% -38.6% 185.9% 15.20% 1
3 Yr 8.9% * -6.3% 35.8% 21.72% 2
5 Yr N/A * -7.9% 19.2% N/A N/A
10 Yr N/A * 0.9% 24.1% N/A N/A

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period VMVFX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2017 13.3% -26.4% 49.8% 61.30% 4
2016 5.7% -73.5% 33.8% 27.33% 2
2015 5.9% -25.3% 47.6% 8.47% 1
2014 15.3% -13.6% 50.0% 8.58% 1
2013 N/A -23.9% 170.1% N/A N/A

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 3.23 B 9.87 K 92 B 3.12% 1
Number of Holdings 616 1 8073 1.89% 1
Net Assets in Top 10 372 M -826 K 17.5 B 6.43% 2
Weighting of Top 10 11.6% 0.0% 410.6% 32.51% 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% 0.00% 132.91% 13.61% 3
Cash
2.02% -35.60% 102.01% 16.35% 3
Other
1.65% -8.11% 40.46% 6.14% 1
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 4.33% 5.67% 2
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 29.43% 2.27% 1
Bonds
0.00% -0.01% 103.95% 6.81% 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% 13.81% 3
Consumer Defense
12.28% -1.09% 44.27% 6.81% 1
Real Estate
12.08% -0.56% 84.93% 1.32% 1
Healthcare
10.49% 0.00% 48.64% 17.12% 3
Financial Services
9.49% 0.00% 47.04% 25.92% 4
Technology
8.34% 0.00% 81.45% 26.30% 4
Utilities
6.79% -0.45% 90.80% 3.88% 1
Communication Services
6.43% -1.23% 77.90% 5.11% 1
Basic Materials
2.57% 0.00% 29.27% 19.02% 4
Energy
1.26% 0.00% 51.20% 25.73% 4

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High VMVFX % Rank Quintile
US
52.90% 0.00% 128.53% 12.57% 2
Non US
43.42% 0.00% 100.00% 19.09% 3

VMVFX - Expenses

Operational Fees

VMVFX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
Expense Ratio 0.25% 0.01% 323.68% 30.43% 1
Management Fee 0.20% 0.00% 1.96% 6.52% 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 37.00% 0.00% 1856.00% 11.95% 2

VMVFX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

VMVFX Category Low Category High VMVFX % Rank Quintile
Dividend Yield 0.3% 0.00% 2.97% 20.58% 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 2.54% -23.00% 7.02% 6.62% 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

0.04

Tenure Rank

12.9%

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

3.9