VWNAX: Vanguard Windsor™ II Admiral™

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VWNAX Vanguard Windsor™ II Admiral™

  • Fund
  • VWNAX
  • Price as of: Dec 06, 2019
  • $68.74
    + $0.69 + 1.01%

Profile

VWNAX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 24.5%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 0.8%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return -0.9%
  • Net Assets $47.5 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 24.0%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$68.74
$52.20
$68.90

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.25%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 29.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

  • Standard (Taxable) $50,000
  • IRA $50,000

Fund Classification


Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 24.5%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 0.8%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return -0.9%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 2.12%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Semi-Annually

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    Vanguard Windsor™ II Fund
  • Fund Family Name
    Vanguard
  • Inception Date
    May 14, 2001
  • Shares Outstanding
    N/A
  • Share Class
    Inst
  • Currency
    USD
  • Domiciled Country
    United States
  • Manager
    George H. Davis

Fund Description

The Vanguard Windsor II Fund Admiral Shares (VWNAX) is a low-cost, actively managed fund that bets on value equities. With a focus on stock selection and risk control, managers of the fund use fundamental and quantitative approaches to select large- and mid-cap stocks that exhibit value tendencies. VWNAX hopes to exploit these factors in order to create income and grow an investor’s portfolio.

VWNAX’s low costs and value pull make it a great core fund for investors. The fund is comanaged by Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss, Vanguard Equity Investment Group, Hotchkiss and Wiley Capital Management, Lazard Asset Management and Sanders Capital.


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VWNAX - Fund Company Quick Screens


Performance

VWNAX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period VWNAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 24.5% -31.3% 47.6% 14.21%
1 Yr 7.3% -49.5% 21.6% 50.80%
3 Yr 0.8%* -21.5% 16.2% 67.17%
5 Yr -0.9%* -16.8% 14.1% 71.14%
10 Yr 5.1%* -4.6% 13.1% 70.24%

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period VWNAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2018 -17.8% -62.4% 16.7% 55.75%
2017 7.7% -16.5% 22.0% 58.97%
2016 4.9% -27.9% 31.0% 88.79%
2015 -10.2% -43.1% 1.3% 59.72%
2014 1.5% -46.4% 75.9% 67.98%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period VWNAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 24.5% -31.3% 47.6% 14.21%
1 Yr 7.3% -22.0% 24.3% 66.93%
3 Yr 0.8%* -13.0% 16.2% 90.24%
5 Yr -0.9%* -16.8% 14.1% 92.75%
10 Yr 5.1%* -4.6% 13.1% 92.01%

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period VWNAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2018 -17.8% -37.1% 17.4% 75.67%
2017 7.7% -16.5% 24.7% 88.84%
2016 4.9% -27.9% 32.2% 96.80%
2015 -10.2% -28.9% 3.9% 82.83%
2014 1.5% -45.2% 78.4% 88.20%

NAV & Total Return History


Holdings

VWNAX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

VWNAX Category Low Category High VWNAX % Rank
Net Assets 47.5 B 1.12 M 89 B 1.67%
Number of Holdings 285 18 1201 7.18%
Net Assets in Top 10 10.9 B -6.31 M 22.5 B 1.67%
Weighting of Top 10 24.03% 6.1% 422.4% 70.70%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Microsoft Corp 4.42%
  2. Medtronic PLC 3.29%
  3. Wells Fargo & Co 2.56%
  4. Bank of America Corp 2.30%
  5. American International Group Inc 2.13%
  6. Lowe's Companies Inc 2.05%
  7. Oracle Corp 1.84%
  8. Anthem Inc 1.83%
  9. Apple Inc 1.81%
  10. Comcast Corp Class A 1.79%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High VWNAX % Rank
Stocks
95.87% 85.66% 135.68% 85.84%
Cash
4.13% -36.11% 13.68% 10.82%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% -0.29% 6.74% 26.16%
Other
0.00% -3.87% 21.14% 25.07%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 6.74% 23.60%
Bonds
0.00% -13.40% 35.68% 27.63%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High VWNAX % Rank
Financial Services
19.66% 0.00% 55.05% 74.11%
Technology
18.24% 0.00% 28.84% 8.76%
Healthcare
13.67% 0.00% 30.31% 37.30%
Industrials
11.95% 0.00% 37.00% 21.65%
Energy
9.02% 0.00% 20.60% 29.82%
Consumer Cyclical
8.54% 0.00% 36.78% 31.99%
Consumer Defense
5.60% 0.00% 42.20% 78.15%
Basic Materials
3.60% 0.00% 25.67% 39.27%
Communication Services
2.69% 0.00% 23.34% 87.80%
Utilities
2.34% -0.31% 74.30% 77.56%
Real Estate
0.56% -0.21% 18.40% 77.26%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High VWNAX % Rank
US
89.72% 80.15% 133.82% 74.93%
Non US
6.15% 0.00% 16.12% 36.77%

Expenses

VWNAX - Expenses

Operational Fees

VWNAX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 0.25% 0.00% 27.58% 97.70%
Management Fee 0.24% 0.00% 1.50% 3.74%
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% N/A
Administrative Fee N/A 0.00% 0.50% N/A

Sales Fees

VWNAX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load N/A 1.00% 5.75% N/A
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 5.50% N/A

Trading Fees

VWNAX 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.

VWNAX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 29.00% 0.00% 1011.00% 33.43%

Distributions

VWNAX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

VWNAX Category Low Category High VWNAX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.00% 0.00% 4.52% 86.23%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

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

Net Income Ratio Analysis

VWNAX Category Low Category High VWNAX % Rank
Net Income Ratio 2.12% -2.06% 3.68% 19.10%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History

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Fund Manager Analysis

VWNAX - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

George H. Davis


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Dec 11, 2003

15.98

16.0%

In his role as portfolio manager, Mr. Davis plays an integral part in the investment research review and decision-making process. He coordinates the day-to-day management of Large Cap Fundamental Value, Large Cap Diversified Value, Mid-Cap Value and Value Opportunities portfolios, represents these strategies to current and prospective clients, as well as provides expertise and insight into the capital goods and financials sectors. Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Davis was an assistant to the senior partner of RCM Capital Management. He began his career in equity research with internships at Cramer, Rosenthal & McGlynn and Fidelity Management & Research. Mr. Davis received his BA in Economics and History and MBA from Stanford University.

Andrew D. Lacey


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jan 08, 2007

12.9

12.9%

Andrew Lacey is a Managing Director and a Portfolio Manager/Analyst on various US equity strategies as well as Global Equity Select. He began working in the investment field upon joining the firm in 1995 as a Research Analyst covering the technology sector. Andrew has an MBA from Columbia University and a BA (Hons) from the College of Social Studies, Wesleyan University. Prior to joining Lazard, Andrew was a teacher at the Pingry School and Buckingham Browne & Nichols for five years. He continues to be involved in education as a board member for KIPP New Jersey and Link Education Partners.

Lewis A. Sanders


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jan 13, 2010

9.88

9.9%

Lewis A. Sanders, Chief Executive Officer and Co-Chief Investment Officer of Sanders Capital, LLC. He has worked in investment management since 1968; has managed investment portfolios since 1981; has been with Sanders since 2009; and has co-managed a portion of the Fund since 2010. Education: B.S., Columbia University

John P. Mahedy


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jan 13, 2010

9.88

9.9%

Mahedy was named Co-CIO -- US Value equities in 2003. He continues to serve as director of research -- US Value Equities, a position he has held since 2001. Previously, he was a senior research analyst in Bernsteins institutional research and brokerage unit, covering the domestic and international energy industry from 1995 to 2001. He has been with Sanders since 2009; and has co-managed a portion of the Fund since 2010. Mahedy holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation. Education: B.S. and M.B.A., New York University.

James P. Stetler


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Feb 27, 2012

7.76

7.8%

James P. Stetler, Principal of Vanguard. He has been with Vanguard since 1982, has worked in investment management since 1996, has managed investment portfolios since 2003, and has co-managed the Fund since 2012. Education: B.S., Susquehanna University; M.B.A., Saint Joseph’s University.

David W. Ganucheau


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Feb 27, 2013

6.76

6.8%

Mr. Ganucheau joined BHMS as an equity analyst in 2004 from Clover Partners, LP, where he served on the management team for several funds, including a financial sector fund. Prior to his tenure at Clover Partners, Mr. Ganucheau served as securities analyst at GSB Investment Management, where he began his 21-year career in the investment management industry. Mr. Ganucheau graduated from Southern Methodist University with a BBA in Accounting and is a member of the CFA Society of Dallas-Fort Worth.

Binbin Guo


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Feb 25, 2016

3.76

3.8%

Binbin Guo, Ph.D., Principal of The Vanguard Group, Inc. and head of the Alpha Equity Investment team within Vanguard’s Quantitative Equity Group. He oversees the active quantitative equity funds and separately managed equity accounts. He has been with Vanguard since 2007. Education: B.S. and M.S., Tsinghua University, China; Ph.D. and M.Phil., Yale University.

Ronald Temple


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jul 20, 2018

1.36

1.4%

Ronald Temple is a Managing Director and Co-Head of Multi-Asset and Head of US Equity. In this role, Ron is responsible for overseeing the firm's multi-asset and US equity strategies as well as several global equity strategies. He is also a Portfolio Manager/Analyst on various US and global equity teams. He joined Lazard in 2001 with ten years of global experience including fixed-income derivative trading, risk management, corporate finance and corporate strategy. Ron has an MPP from Harvard University and graduated magna cum laude with a BA in Economics & Public Policy from Duke University.

Scott McBride


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jan 07, 2019

0.9

0.9%

In his role as portfolio manager, Mr. McBride plays an integral part in the investment research review and decision-making process as well as coordinates the day-to-day management of Large Cap Fundamental Value, Large Cap Diversified Value and Global Value portfolios. He also provides expertise and insight into the consumer, financials, healthcare and technology sectors. Prior to joining the firm, Mr. McBride was an associate consultant with Deloitte Consulting and worked as an investment marketing analyst with Fidelity Investments. Mr. McBride, a CFA charterholder, received his BA in Economics from Georgetown University and MBA from Columbia University.

Mark Giambrone


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Sep 25, 2019

0.18

0.2%

Mark joined BHMS in 1999. Prior to joining BHMS, Mark served as a portfolio consultant at HOLT Value Associates. During his 23-year career, he has also served as a senior auditor/ tax specialist for KMPG Peat Mearwick and Ernst & Young Kenneth Leventhal. Mark graduated summa cum laude from Indiana University with a BS in Business and received an MBA from the University of Chicago.

Tenure Analysis

Category Low Category High Category Average Category Mode
0.0 84.09 7.05 0.81