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VHCIX Vanguard Health Care Index Admiral

  • Fund
  • VHCIX
  • Price as of: May 14, 2019
  • $82.35 + $0.47 + 0.57%
  • Category
  • Health & Biotech Equities

VHCIX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 2.6%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 9.5%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 9.4%
  • Net Assets $10.3 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 44.4%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$82.35
$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 2.6%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 9.5%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 9.4%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 1.38%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • 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 (%)
YTD 2.6% -4.3% 27.1% 80.39%
1 Yr 5.0% -23.4% 7.2% 1.96%
3 Yr 9.5%* -16.9% 24.9% 17.65%
5 Yr 9.4%* -11.4% 18.4% 5.10%
10 Yr 14.1%* -1.8% 16.1% 7.41%

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period VHCIX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2018 4.2% -25.3% 7.7% 1.96%
2017 21.7% -10.8% 43.9% 34.31%
2016 -4.7% -29.8% 2.6% 13.73%
2015 5.9% -20.4% 13.8% 9.80%
2014 24.1% -5.8% 31.5% 17.35%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period VHCIX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 2.6% -4.3% 27.1% 80.39%
1 Yr 5.0% -23.4% 11.3% 8.82%
3 Yr 9.5%* -16.9% 28.1% 27.45%
5 Yr 9.4%* -11.4% 20.4% 19.39%
10 Yr 14.1%* -1.8% 18.6% 34.57%

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period VHCIX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2018 4.2% -25.3% 12.3% 3.92%
2017 21.7% -10.8% 45.8% 48.04%
2016 -4.7% -24.2% 8.7% 17.65%
2015 5.9% -16.6% 15.2% 49.02%
2014 24.1% -5.8% 36.7% 51.02%

NAV & Total Return History

VHCIX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

VHCIX Category Low Category High VHCIX % Rank
Net Assets 10.3 B 13.9 M 44.3 B 3.92%
Number of Holdings 362 28 362 0.98%
Net Assets in Top 10 4.76 B 7.98 M 18.8 B 3.92%
Weighting of Top 10 44.35% 24.7% 76.6% 41.18%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Johnson & Johnson 9.23%

  2. Pfizer Inc 5.95%

  3. UnitedHealth Group Inc 5.85%

  4. Merck & Co Inc 5.32%

  5. Abbott Laboratories 3.46%

  6. Medtronic PLC 3.01%

  7. AbbVie Inc 2.98%

  8. Amgen Inc 2.98%

  9. Eli Lilly and Co 2.85%

  10. Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc 2.71%


Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High VHCIX % Rank
Stocks
99.61% 92.71% 99.87% 4.90%
Cash
0.39% 0.00% 7.28% 90.20%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 2.00% 40.20%
Other
0.00% -1.35% 3.29% 54.90%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 0.12% 26.47%
Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 0.09% 34.31%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High VHCIX % Rank
Healthcare
98.02% 13.80% 99.84% 4.90%
Technology
1.49% 0.00% 61.10% 34.31%
Industrials
0.07% 0.00% 10.61% 36.27%
Financial Services
0.03% 0.00% 3.44% 23.53%
Utilities
0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 24.51%
Real Estate
0.00% 0.00% 2.13% 35.29%
Energy
0.00% 0.00% 0.08% 27.45%
Communication Services
0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 24.51%
Consumer Defense
0.00% 0.00% 0.40% 33.33%
Consumer Cyclical
0.00% 0.00% 7.87% 41.18%
Basic Materials
0.00% 0.00% 0.47% 35.29%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High VHCIX % Rank
US
99.20% 62.33% 99.20% 0.98%
Non US
0.41% 0.00% 37.50% 96.08%

VHCIX - Expenses

Operational Fees

VHCIX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 0.10% 0.10% 2.98% 100.00%
Management Fee 0.09% 0.09% 1.25% 0.98%
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% N/A
Administrative Fee N/A 0.01% 0.40% N/A

Sales Fees

VHCIX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load N/A 2.50% 5.75% N/A
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 5.00% N/A

Trading Fees

VHCIX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Max Redemption Fee N/A 0.75% 2.00% 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 Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 6.00% 0.00% 699.00% 3.92%

VHCIX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

VHCIX Category Low Category High VHCIX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.01% 0.00% 0.01% 3.92%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

VHCIX Category Low Category High Category Mode
Dividend Distribution Frequency Quarterly Annually Annually Annually

Dividend Payout History


Net Income Ratio Analysis

VHCIX Category Low Category High VHCIX % Rank
Net Income Ratio 1.38% -2.15% 1.48% 1.96%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

VHCIX Category Low Category High Capital Mode
Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Annually Annually

VHCIX - Managers

Walter Nejman

Manager

Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Dec 22, 2015

3.36

3.4%

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

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Nov 30, 2017

1.41

1.4%

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

0.09

Category High

21.64

Category Average

10.34

Category Mode

19.01