VPCCX: Vanguard PRIMECAP Core Inv

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VPCCX Vanguard PRIMECAP Core Inv

  • Fund
  • VPCCX
  • Price as of: Dec 06, 2019
  • $29.07
    + $0.26 + 0.90%

Profile

VPCCX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 24.2%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 15.0%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 11.0%
  • Net Assets $11.4 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 28.9%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$29.07
$21.97
$29.25

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.46%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 7.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

Closed to new investors as of Sep 22, 2014
  • Standard (Taxable) $3,000
  • IRA $3,000

Fund Classification


Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 24.2%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 15.0%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 11.0%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 1.48%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 1.1%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    Vanguard PrimeCap Core Fund
  • Fund Family Name
    Vanguard
  • Inception Date
    Dec 09, 2004
  • Shares Outstanding
    N/A
  • Share Class
    Inv
  • Currency
    USD
  • Domiciled Country
    United States
  • Manager
    Alfred W. Mordecai

Fund Description

The Vanguard PRIMECAP Core Fund Investor Shares (VPCCX) is an actively managed fund that seeks to aggressively grow investor capital over the long term. The fund accomplishes this by investing across all market capitalizations and investing styles. Managers are free to invest in any sector or stock as they see fit. VPCCX chooses it holdings based on fundamental criteria and looks to own companies with long-term potential overlooked by the market.

Given its riskier nature, VPCCX is best suited for investors as a satellite position. Expenses for the fund are relatively low-cost, and it is internally managed by PRIMECAP Management Company.


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Performance

VPCCX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period VPCCX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 24.2% -58.5% 67.7% 14.39%
1 Yr 12.3% -95.1% 59.2% 20.23%
3 Yr 15.0%* -62.6% 38.3% 5.63%
5 Yr 11.0%* -45.7% 28.8% 6.46%
10 Yr 14.1%* -12.9% 31.6% 8.49%

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period VPCCX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2018 -13.0% -100.0% 23.6% 52.59%
2017 21.3% -55.3% 69.8% 13.63%
2016 6.5% -56.6% 80.1% 48.78%
2015 -3.8% -50.8% 22.5% 34.34%
2014 11.3% -87.7% 249.9% 11.63%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period VPCCX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 24.2% -58.5% 67.7% 14.39%
1 Yr 12.3% -61.9% 59.2% 29.77%
3 Yr 15.0%* -34.2% 38.3% 6.10%
5 Yr 11.0%* -32.5% 28.8% 6.46%
10 Yr 14.1%* -12.9% 31.6% 9.02%

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period VPCCX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2018 -13.0% -100.0% 23.6% 65.93%
2017 21.3% -55.3% 69.8% 20.44%
2016 6.5% -56.6% 80.1% 57.47%
2015 -3.8% -50.8% 30.8% 53.96%
2014 11.3% -87.7% 249.9% 23.06%

NAV & Total Return History


Holdings

VPCCX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

VPCCX Category Low Category High VPCCX % Rank
Net Assets 11.4 B 462 K 106 B 10.66%
Number of Holdings 144 1 6176 31.09%
Net Assets in Top 10 3.1 B -642 M 25.8 B 11.20%
Weighting of Top 10 28.85% 0.0% 20474.3% 65.41%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Southwest Airlines Co 4.32%
  2. JPMorgan Chase & Co 3.72%
  3. Texas Instruments Inc 3.36%
  4. Eli Lilly and Co 3.24%
  5. Amgen Inc 2.99%
  6. AstraZeneca PLC ADR 2.84%
  7. Microsoft Corp 2.59%
  8. Siemens AG 2.06%
  9. Alphabet Inc A 1.87%
  10. Wells Fargo & Co 1.84%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High VPCCX % Rank
Stocks
94.67% -46.11% 101.23% 19.33%
Cash
5.33% -6.92% 7388.76% 70.17%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% -0.48% 19.87% 32.21%
Other
0.00% -7288.76% 31.15% 34.03%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% -0.02% 17.79% 23.25%
Bonds
0.00% -11.97% 45.27% 44.26%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High VPCCX % Rank
Technology
27.77% -90.00% 73.59% 7.41%
Healthcare
22.02% -5.40% 79.31% 3.28%
Industrials
18.63% -24.82% 58.12% 5.41%
Financial Services
11.66% -23.60% 71.54% 48.58%
Consumer Cyclical
10.73% -18.86% 290.60% 25.50%
Energy
1.25% -7.00% 96.18% 65.10%
Basic Materials
1.21% -35.69% 71.11% 62.96%
Communication Services
0.70% -92.49% 42.32% 67.66%
Consumer Defense
0.46% -66.89% 53.36% 74.07%
Utilities
0.00% -18.34% 75.11% 68.09%
Real Estate
0.00% -42.91% 51.03% 71.79%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High VPCCX % Rank
US
78.11% -24.97% 84.31% 19.19%
Non US
16.56% -48.75% 62.12% 23.67%

Expenses

VPCCX - Expenses

Operational Fees

VPCCX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 0.46% 0.04% 11.84% 94.96%
Management Fee 0.44% 0.00% 2.94% 16.36%
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% N/A
Administrative Fee N/A 0.01% 1.12% N/A

Sales Fees

VPCCX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load N/A 0.00% 5.75% N/A
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 5.00% N/A

Trading Fees

VPCCX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Max Redemption Fee N/A 0.50% 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.

VPCCX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 7.00% 0.00% 5067.00% 9.14%

Distributions

VPCCX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

VPCCX Category Low Category High VPCCX % Rank
Dividend Yield 1.11% 0.00% 14.21% 9.93%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

VPCCX Category Low Category High Category Mod
Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Monthly Quarterly

Net Income Ratio Analysis

VPCCX Category Low Category High VPCCX % Rank
Net Income Ratio 1.48% -8.87% 4.47% 18.71%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History

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Fund Manager Analysis

VPCCX - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

Alfred W. Mordecai


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Dec 09, 2004

14.98

15.0%

Alfred W. Mordecai, Vice Chairman of PRIMECAP Management Company. Mr. Mordecai joined PRIMECAP Management Company in August 1997. In 1996, he was an associate at McKinsey and Company. From 1990 to 1995, he worked as a nuclear engineer and program manager for the Naval Nuclear Propulsion Directorate, a joint U.S. Navy and Department of Energy organization. Mr. Mordecai graduated with a degree in Mechanical Engineering from Duke University. He has a master’s degree in Systems Engineering from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University and is a graduate of the Harvard Graduate School of Business Administration.

Joel P. Fried


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Dec 09, 2004

14.98

15.0%

Joel P. Fried, President of PRIMECAP. He has worked in investment management since 1985, has been with PRIMECAP since 1986, has managed assets since 1987. Education: B.S., University of California, Los Angeles; M.B.A., Anderson Graduate School of Business, University of California, Los Angeles.

Theo A. Kolokotrones


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Dec 09, 2004

14.98

15.0%

Kolokotrones is President and Co-Founder of PRIMECAP Management Company. He co-founded PRIMECAP Management Company in September 1983. He is the lead manager of Vanguard Capital Opportunity and Odyssey Aggressive Growth fund. Previously, Kolokotrones spent six years at Capital Research Company, most recently as Senior Vice President. He has held portfolio management responsibilities since 1979. From 1970 to 1977, Kolokotrones was Vice President and Senior Financial Analyst at Smith Barney, Harris Upham and Company in New York.

M. Mohsin Ansari


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Dec 31, 2007

11.92

11.9%

Mr. Ansari joined PRIMECAP Management Company in July 2000. From 1994 to 1998, he worked at Weyerhaeuser Company on various assignments ranging from managing capital projects to coordinating production at mills. In 1999, he was an Associate at Andersen Consulting. Mr. Ansari graduated from Colgate University with a bachelor’s degree in Physics and from Washington University with a bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering. He also has an M.B.A. from the Harvard Graduate School of Business Administration.

James M. Marchetti


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jan 27, 2015

4.84

4.8%

James Marchetti, Senior Vice President, Portfolio Manager, and Principal of PRIMECAP. Mr. Marchetti joined PRIMECAP Management Company in September 2005. In 2004, he worked as a product analyst in Fidelity's Strategic Investments group. From 1996 to 2003, he ran the software division of IntelliSense, a start-up acquired by Corning Inc. in 2001. Mr. Marchetti holds an MBA degree from MIT-Sloan and a bachelor's degree in Chemical Engineering, also from MIT, where he completed a thesis focused on recombinant protein recovery and purification techniques.

Tenure Analysis

Category Low Category High Category Average Category Mode
0.0 40.94 7.94 6.17