VTCAX: Vanguard Communication Svcs Idx Admiral

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VTCAX Vanguard Communication Svcs Idx Admiral


Profile

VTCAX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return -2.0%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return -0.5%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 1.0%
  • Net Assets $2.03 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 70.5%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$46.94
$35.29
$51.25

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.10%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 33.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

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

Fund Classification


Distributions

  • YTD Total Return -2.0%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return -0.5%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 1.0%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 1.09%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Quarterly

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    Vanguard Communication Services Index Fund
  • Fund Family Name
    Vanguard
  • Inception Date
    Mar 11, 2005
  • Shares Outstanding
    N/A
  • Share Class
    Inst
  • Currency
    USD
  • Domiciled Country
    United States
  • Manager
    Walter Nejman

Fund Description

The fund employs an indexing investment approach designed to track the performance of the MSCI US Investable Market Index (IMI)/Communication Services 25/50, an index made up of stocks of large, mid-size, and small U.S. companies within the communication services sector, as classified under the GICS. The Advisor attempts to replicate the target index by seeking to invest all, or substantially all, of its assets in the stocks that make up the index, in order to hold each stock in approximately the same proportion as its weighting in the index. It is non-diversified.


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Performance

VTCAX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period VTCAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD -2.0% -25.2% 13.2% 64.29%
1 Yr 7.2% -20.8% 24.1% 25.00%
3 Yr -0.5%* -7.8% 15.9% 22.73%
5 Yr 1.0%* -7.1% 14.7% 15.00%
10 Yr 5.6%* -8.9% 13.2% 30.00%

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period VTCAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 26.8% -4.8% 36.4% 14.29%
2018 -18.5% -25.2% -3.0% 81.82%
2017 -9.0% -15.7% 29.9% 77.27%
2016 19.1% -4.2% 19.1% 5.00%
2015 -0.9% -11.6% 8.5% 50.00%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period VTCAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD -2.0% -25.2% 13.2% 64.29%
1 Yr 7.2% -20.8% 24.1% 25.00%
3 Yr -0.5%* -6.8% 15.9% 54.55%
5 Yr 1.0%* -2.2% 14.7% 50.00%
10 Yr 5.6%* -8.9% 13.2% 60.00%

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period VTCAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 26.8% -4.8% 36.4% 14.29%
2018 -18.5% -24.1% -3.0% 95.45%
2017 -9.0% -9.0% 29.9% 100.00%
2016 19.1% 1.8% 22.8% 30.00%
2015 -0.9% -11.6% 8.5% 50.00%

NAV & Total Return History


Holdings

VTCAX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

VTCAX Category Low Category High VTCAX % Rank
Net Assets 2.03 B 3.67 M 7.08 B 10.71%
Number of Holdings 113 35 146 17.86%
Net Assets in Top 10 1.45 B 2.27 M 3.66 B 10.71%
Weighting of Top 10 70.54% 38.3% 76.0% 25.00%

Top 10 Holdings

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High VTCAX % Rank
Stocks
98.52% 90.01% 99.39% 42.86%
Cash
1.48% 0.61% 4.66% 75.00%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 1.88% 75.00%
Other
0.00% -1.60% 0.00% 60.71%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 2.65% 78.57%
Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 2.69% 78.57%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High VTCAX % Rank
Communication Services
99.47% 40.18% 99.47% 3.57%
Consumer Cyclical
0.27% 0.00% 26.52% 42.86%
Technology
0.26% 0.26% 41.26% 100.00%
Utilities
0.00% 0.00% 0.02% 85.71%
Real Estate
0.00% 0.00% 18.18% 92.86%
Industrials
0.00% 0.00% 1.03% 96.43%
Healthcare
0.00% 0.00% 0.80% 85.71%
Financial Services
0.00% 0.00% 5.34% 89.29%
Energy
0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 75.00%
Consumer Defense
0.00% 0.00% 0.70% 89.29%
Basic Materials
0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 75.00%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High VTCAX % Rank
US
97.71% 58.65% 97.71% 3.57%
Non US
0.81% 0.81% 40.17% 100.00%

Expenses

VTCAX - Expenses

Operational Fees

VTCAX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 0.10% 0.10% 4.12% 100.00%
Management Fee 0.09% 0.09% 1.00% 3.57%
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.23% 1.00% N/A
Administrative Fee N/A 0.10% 0.25% N/A

Sales Fees

VTCAX 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% 1.00% N/A

Trading Fees

VTCAX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Max Redemption Fee N/A 2.00% 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.

VTCAX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 33.00% 6.40% 78.00% 45.83%

Distributions

VTCAX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

VTCAX Category Low Category High VTCAX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 75.00%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

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

Net Income Ratio Analysis

VTCAX Category Low Category High VTCAX % Rank
Net Income Ratio 1.09% -1.26% 2.73% 39.29%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History

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Fund Manager Analysis

VTCAX - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

Walter Nejman


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Dec 22, 2015

4.36

4.4%

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.

Awais Khan


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Nov 30, 2017

2.42

2.4%

Awais Khan, CFA, Portfolio Manager at Vanguard. He has been with Vanguard since 2010; has worked in investment management since 2012. Education: B.S./B.S.B.A., University of North Carolina.

Tenure Analysis

Category Low Category High Category Average Category Mode
0.48 22.1 8.65 1.41