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VMVFX Vanguard Global Minimum Volatility Inv

  • Fund
  • VMVFX
  • Price as of: Dec 14, 2017
  • $13.76
  • - $0.05
  • - 0.36%
  • Category
  • Global Equities

VMVFX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 15.2%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 9.8%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return N/A
  • Net Assets $2.34 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 15.0%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$13.76
$11.93
$13.81

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.25%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 58.00%

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 15.2%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 9.8%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return N/A
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 2.63%
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 Anatoly Shtekhman

VMVFX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period VMVFX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 15.2% -31.9% 54.1% 56.95% 3
1 Yr 17.4% -56.3% 56.2% 69.82% 4
3 Yr 9.8% * -7.1% 23.7% 21.83% 2
5 Yr N/A * -4.5% 27.4% N/A N/A
10 Yr N/A * -4.9% 16.9% N/A N/A

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period VMVFX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2016 5.7% -73.5% 33.8% 23.42% 2
2015 2.4% -27.7% 17.2% 6.38% 1
2014 7.1% -40.2% 27.0% 6.90% 1
2013 N/A -23.4% 52.0% N/A N/A
2012 N/A -33.0% 30.2% N/A N/A

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period VMVFX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 15.2% -31.9% 54.1% 57.01% 3
1 Yr 17.4% -38.6% 185.9% 63.67% 4
3 Yr 9.8% * -8.2% 35.8% 19.03% 1
5 Yr N/A * -4.9% 27.4% N/A N/A
10 Yr N/A * -5.0% 16.9% N/A N/A

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period VMVFX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2016 5.7% -73.5% 33.8% 27.70% 2
2015 5.9% -25.3% 23.7% 7.12% 1
2014 15.3% -13.6% 47.6% 4.12% 1
2013 N/A -4.2% 170.1% N/A N/A
2012 N/A -23.9% 350.8% N/A N/A

NAV & Total Return History

VMVFX - Holdings

Filings data as of: Sep 30, 2017

Concentration Analysis

VMVFX Category Low Category High VMVFX % Rank Quintile
Net Assets 2.34 B 9.87 K 96.2 B 3.78% 1
Number of Holdings 338 1 7898 3.78% 1
Net Assets in Top 10 291 M -989 K 18.5 B 6.90% 2
Weighting of Top 10 15.0% 0.0% 192.1% 28.36% 5

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Jack Henry & Associates Inc 1.54%
  2. RenaissanceRe Holdings Ltd 1.35%
  3. Johnson & Johnson 1.48%
  4. Waste Management Inc 1.48%
  5. Expeditors International of Washington Inc 1.41%
  6. HDFC Bank Ltd ADR 1.74%
  7. Starwood Property Trust Inc 1.64%
  8. Church & Dwight Co Inc 1.38%
  9. Amdocs Ltd 1.52%
  10. Dollarama Inc 1.43%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Category Low Category High VMVFX % Rank Quintile
Stocks
97.29% 0.00% 132.91% 9.45% 2
Other
1.52% -39.54% 40.46% 8.51% 2
Cash
1.13% -35.60% 102.01% 21.74% 4
Bonds
0.05% -0.09% 108.06% 6.99% 2
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 8.79% 7.56% 2
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 29.43% 2.08% 1

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High VMVFX % Rank Quintile
Industrials
16.95% 0.00% 88.19% 4.64% 1
Consumer Defense
14.68% -0.70% 52.76% 4.82% 1
Financial Services
11.34% 0.00% 40.61% 22.80% 4
Healthcare
10.54% 0.00% 48.64% 14.29% 3
Real Estate
8.54% 0.00% 91.10% 1.51% 1
Technology
8.44% 0.00% 80.90% 25.45% 4
Consumer Cyclical
7.92% 0.00% 55.04% 23.56% 4
Utilities
7.76% 0.00% 86.36% 3.60% 1
Communication Services
6.63% -1.23% 76.60% 4.92% 1
Basic Materials
2.88% 0.00% 33.86% 19.11% 4
Energy
1.62% -0.61% 50.80% 22.42% 4

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High VMVFX % Rank Quintile
US
55.91% 0.00% 126.77% 7.18% 2
Non US
41.38% 0.00% 100.00% 21.93% 4

Bond Sector Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High VMVFX % Rank Quintile
Cash & Equivalents
1.13% -60.45% 102.01% 20.06% 4
Government
0.05% -1.52% 98.20% 5.20% 1
Derivative
0.00% -13.37% 47.30% 1.70% 1
Securitized
0.00% 0.00% 28.36% 1.80% 1
Corporate
0.00% 0.00% 81.57% 10.41% 3
Municipal
0.00% 0.00% 2.06% 0.95% 1

Bond Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High VMVFX % Rank Quintile
US
0.05% -0.09% 98.20% 6.90% 2
Non US
0.00% -2.53% 69.80% 3.31% 1

VMVFX - Expenses

Operational Fees

VMVFX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
Expense Ratio 0.25% 0.00% 323.68% 30.62% 1
Management Fee 0.21% 0.00% 1.95% 6.05% 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 58.00% 0.00% 2270.00% 9.39% 4

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 2.63% -1.92% 6.26% 5.77% 1

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

VMVFX - Managers

Anatoly Shtekhman

Manager

Start Date

Feb 25, 2016

Tenure

1.76

Tenure Rank

10.4%

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.


Fei Xu

Manager

Start Date

May 19, 2017

Tenure

0.53

Tenure Rank

11.6%

Fei Xu, CFA, Portfolio Manager at Vanguard. He has been with Vanguard since 2004. Education: B.S., Peking University; M.S., University of California, Los Angeles; M.B.A., Duke University.


Tenure Analysis

Category Low

0.0

Category High

35.2

Category Average

6.05

Category Mode

0.7