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Vanguard Health Care Index Admiral

VHCIX - Snapshot

Vitals

  • YTD Return 10.9%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 11.2%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 10.3%
  • Net Assets $12.7 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 42.6%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$106.28
$70.27
$109.12

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.10%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 7.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

  • Standard (Taxable) $100,000
  • IRA N/A

Fund Classification


Compare VHCIX to Popular Health Care Sector Equity Funds and ETFs

Overview

Income Profile

Income Risk

Returns Profile

Allocations

Expenses

About

$220.98

+0.32%

$46.04 B

1.10%

$2.43

6.13%

-

$108.84

+0.30%

$22.44 B

1.52%

$1.65

6.46%

-

$98.60

-0.33%

$15.09 B

0.05%

$0.05

21.09%

-

$106.39

+0.10%

$12.74 B

1.20%

$1.27

10.88%

-

$212.57

+0.10%

$12.74 B

1.20%

$2.55

10.63%

-

VHCIX - Profile

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 10.9%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 11.2%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 10.3%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 1.45%
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 10.9% -6.0% 122.9% 64.60%
1 Yr 14.4% -1.4% 132.6% 66.88%
3 Yr 11.2%* 0.8% 40.7% 48.25%
5 Yr 10.3%* -0.7% 29.6% 31.43%
10 Yr 15.4%* 8.1% 19.7% 52.85%

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period VHCIX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 19.5% 3.8% 63.8% 60.69%
2018 4.2% -49.7% 21.5% 6.57%
2017 21.7% -59.8% 54.4% 32.59%
2016 -4.7% -36.6% 11.6% 12.40%
2015 5.9% -62.4% 27.9% 15.57%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period VHCIX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 10.9% -6.0% 129.9% 64.60%
1 Yr 14.4% -6.5% 132.6% 63.13%
3 Yr 11.2%* -0.3% 40.7% 44.76%
5 Yr 10.3%* -0.7% 29.6% 30.00%
10 Yr 15.4%* 8.1% 19.7% 50.41%

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period VHCIX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 19.5% 3.8% 63.8% 60.69%
2018 4.2% -25.3% 22.2% 8.76%
2017 21.7% -10.8% 54.4% 43.70%
2016 -4.7% -36.6% 11.6% 15.50%
2015 5.9% -16.6% 27.9% 50.00%

NAV & Total Return History


VHCIX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

VHCIX Category Low Category High VHCIX % Rank
Net Assets 12.7 B 3.74 M 46 B 3.49%
Number of Holdings 426 24 426 0.58%
Net Assets in Top 10 5.41 B 952 K 19.6 B 2.91%
Weighting of Top 10 42.55% 14.0% 75.7% 39.53%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Johnson & Johnson 7.81%
  2. UnitedHealth Group Inc 6.26%
  3. Pfizer Inc 4.26%
  4. Merck & Co Inc 4.10%
  5. Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc 4.04%
  6. Abbott Laboratories 4.02%
  7. Danaher Corp 3.16%
  8. AbbVie Inc 3.13%
  9. Amgen Inc 3.13%
  10. Medtronic PLC 2.92%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High VHCIX % Rank
Stocks
100.00% 61.47% 102.50% 4.07%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 6.63% 33.72%
Other
0.00% -2.50% 6.07% 41.86%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 0.06% 22.67%
Cash
0.00% -0.01% 32.46% 88.37%
Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 16.11% 25.00%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High VHCIX % Rank
Healthcare
99.66% 61.81% 100.00% 49.42%
Basic Materials
0.23% 0.00% 2.60% 23.84%
Technology
0.05% 0.00% 15.86% 12.79%
Industrials
0.04% 0.00% 5.94% 8.14%
Financial Services
0.02% 0.00% 3.31% 35.47%
Utilities
0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 21.51%
Real Estate
0.00% 0.00% 6.03% 27.33%
Energy
0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 21.51%
Communication Services
0.00% 0.00% 4.69% 25.00%
Consumer Defense
0.00% 0.00% 34.31% 27.33%
Consumer Cyclical
0.00% 0.00% 1.09% 28.49%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High VHCIX % Rank
US
99.61% 47.91% 99.98% 5.23%
Non US
0.39% 0.00% 43.79% 90.12%

VHCIX - Expenses

Operational Fees

VHCIX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 0.10% 0.08% 25.14% 98.80%
Management Fee 0.09% 0.00% 1.25% 2.33%
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% N/A
Administrative Fee N/A 0.03% 0.40% N/A

Sales Fees

VHCIX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load N/A 3.50% 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 1.00% 2.00% N/A

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 7.00% 0.70% 252.00% 5.52%

VHCIX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

VHCIX Category Low Category High VHCIX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.00% 0.00% 3.15% 36.63%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

VHCIX Category Low Category High Category Mod
Dividend Distribution Frequency Quarterly Annually Semi-Annually Annually

Net Income Ratio Analysis

VHCIX Category Low Category High VHCIX % Rank
Net Income Ratio 1.45% -2.53% 2.53% 3.59%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History

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VHCIX - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

Walter Nejman


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Dec 22, 2015

4.86

4.9%

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


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Nov 30, 2017

2.92

2.9%

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 Category High Category Average Category Mode
0.09 23.14 7.28 20.52