VPMAX: Vanguard PRIMECAP Adm

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VPMAX Vanguard PRIMECAP Adm


Profile

VPMAX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 2.3%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 4.5%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 7.5%
  • Net Assets $66.4 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 37.8%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$147.51
$101.30
$154.29

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.31%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 5.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

Closed to new investors as of Sep 22, 2014
  • Standard (Taxable) $50,000
  • IRA N/A

Fund Classification


Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 2.3%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 4.5%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 7.5%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 1.39%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    Vanguard PrimeCap Fund
  • Fund Family Name
    Vanguard
  • Inception Date
    Nov 12, 2001
  • Shares Outstanding
    N/A
  • Share Class
    Inst
  • Currency
    USD
  • Domiciled Country
    United States
  • Manager
    Theo Kolokotrones

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Performance

VPMAX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period VPMAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 2.3% -91.6% 77.8% 88.33%
1 Yr 5.4% -92.0% 95.9% 85.88%
3 Yr 4.5%* -59.0% 37.2% 65.89%
5 Yr 7.5%* -41.4% 31.7% 43.44%
10 Yr 9.0%* -18.4% 17.5% 37.72%

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period VPMAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 19.2% -67.9% 49.9% 74.57%
2018 -9.5% -65.5% 10.6% 34.04%
2017 22.8% -46.3% 52.2% 28.60%
2016 5.4% -56.6% 15.3% 16.97%
2015 -3.1% -82.5% 11.4% 46.35%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period VPMAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 2.3% -91.6% 77.8% 88.33%
1 Yr 5.4% -92.0% 95.9% 85.88%
3 Yr 4.5%* -57.9% 37.2% 81.19%
5 Yr 7.5%* -38.8% 31.7% 72.90%
10 Yr 9.0%* -17.0% 21.2% 73.04%

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period VPMAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 19.2% -67.9% 49.9% 74.72%
2018 -9.5% -65.5% 16.5% 56.93%
2017 22.8% -28.2% 52.2% 66.02%
2016 5.4% -56.6% 17.1% 28.97%
2015 -3.1% -38.0% 17.3% 75.52%

NAV & Total Return History


Holdings

VPMAX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

VPMAX Category Low Category High VPMAX % Rank
Net Assets 66.4 B 818 K 235 B 3.79%
Number of Holdings 150 1 2263 16.21%
Net Assets in Top 10 23.2 B 399 K 71.6 B 2.65%
Weighting of Top 10 37.80% 13.5% 100.0% 79.70%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Eli Lilly and Co 5.81%
  2. Adobe Inc 5.50%
  3. Microsoft Corp 5.15%
  4. Amgen Inc 4.00%
  5. Biogen Inc 3.98%
  6. Texas Instruments Inc 3.52%
  7. Alibaba Group Holding Ltd ADR 2.80%
  8. Micron Technology Inc 2.50%
  9. AstraZeneca PLC ADR 2.42%
  10. Alphabet Inc A 2.13%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High VPMAX % Rank
Stocks
96.31% 60.93% 103.32% 83.33%
Cash
3.69% -3.33% 39.07% 13.18%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 2.55% 58.56%
Other
0.00% -1.64% 4.98% 60.98%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 6.70% 54.55%
Bonds
0.00% -0.48% 13.73% 57.20%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High VPMAX % Rank
Technology
32.51% 4.67% 54.73% 42.05%
Healthcare
28.87% 0.00% 60.93% 1.14%
Industrials
13.22% 0.00% 24.88% 5.15%
Consumer Cyclical
9.36% 0.00% 44.53% 92.80%
Financial Services
7.29% 0.00% 41.40% 81.44%
Communication Services
6.89% 0.00% 34.83% 89.85%
Energy
1.06% 0.00% 7.94% 19.55%
Basic Materials
0.76% 0.00% 13.33% 63.94%
Consumer Defense
0.03% 0.00% 19.15% 90.45%
Utilities
0.00% 0.00% 11.79% 69.85%
Real Estate
0.00% 0.00% 22.16% 90.53%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High VPMAX % Rank
US
80.01% 60.93% 100.05% 99.62%
Non US
16.30% 0.00% 18.83% 1.36%

Expenses

VPMAX - Expenses

Operational Fees

VPMAX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 0.31% 0.01% 24.73% 97.97%
Management Fee 0.31% 0.00% 1.40% 6.80%
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% N/A
Administrative Fee N/A 0.01% 1.02% N/A

Sales Fees

VPMAX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load N/A 0.50% 8.50% N/A
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 5.50% N/A

Trading Fees

VPMAX 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.

VPMAX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 5.00% 0.00% 464.00% 2.46%

Distributions

VPMAX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

VPMAX Category Low Category High VPMAX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.00% 0.00% 19.97% 55.01%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

VPMAX Category Low Category High Category Mod
Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Quarterly Annually

Net Income Ratio Analysis

VPMAX Category Low Category High VPMAX % Rank
Net Income Ratio 1.39% -8.87% 2.43% 1.63%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History

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Fund Manager Analysis

VPMAX - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

Theo Kolokotrones


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jun 01, 1985

35.27

35.3%

Theo A. Kolokotrones, Chairman of PRIMECAP Management Company. He has worked in investment management since 1970, has managed assets since 1979, has been with PRIMECAP since 1983. 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. Education: B.A., University of Chicago; M.B.A., Harvard Business School.

Joel Fried


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Dec 31, 1988

31.69

31.7%

Joel P. Fried, President of PRIMECAP Management Company. He has worked in investment management since 1985, has been with PRIMECAP since 1986, has co-managed the Master Fund since its inception in 2002 and has managed assets since 1987. Prior to joining PRIMECAP, he spent one year as a financial analyst with Hughes Investment Management Company, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Hughes Aircraft. Mr. Fried received his undergraduate degree in Economic Systems/Science from the University of California, Los Angeles and is a graduate of UCLA Anderson School of Management.

Alfred Mordecai


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Dec 31, 1999

20.68

20.7%

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.

M. Ansari


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Dec 31, 2007

12.68

12.7%

M. Mohsin Ansari, Executive Vice President of PRIMECAP Management Company. He has worked in investment management and has been with PRIMECAP since 2000, has managed assets since 2007. 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 Marchetti


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jan 27, 2015

5.6

5.6%

James Marchetti, Executive Vice President of PRIMECAP. He has worked in investment management and has been with PRIMECAP since 2005, has managed assets since 2014. 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
0.02 37.28 8.3 1.34