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Vanguard US Growth Inv

VWUSX - Snapshot

Vitals

  • YTD Return 0.7%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 25.3%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 24.5%
  • Net Assets $45.5 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 35.8%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$68.81
$33.43
$72.43

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.38%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 38.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

  • Standard (Taxable) $3,000
  • IRA N/A

Fund Classification


Compare VWUSX to Popular U.S. Large-Cap Growth Equity Funds and ETFs

Overview

Income Profile

Income Risk

Returns Profile

Allocations

Expenses

About

$68.55

-3.27%

$253.44 B

0.24%

$0.17

1.50%

0.64%

$324.13

+0.82%

$148.88 B

0.54%

$1.74

-0.29%

0.20%

$260.13

+0.66%

$143.37 B

0.49%

$1.28

-0.53%

0.04%

$129.75

-3.17%

$143.37 B

-

$0.00

-0.57%

0.17%

$16.45

-2.89%

$131.88 B

-

$0.00

-1.85%

0.86%

VWUSX - Profile

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 0.7%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 25.3%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 24.5%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 0.25%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    Vanguard US Growth Portfolio
  • Fund Family Name
    Vanguard
  • Inception Date
    Jan 06, 1959
  • Shares Outstanding
    N/A
  • Share Class
    Inv
  • Currency
    USD
  • Domiciled Country
    United States
  • Manager
    Daniel Prislin

Fund Description

The fund invests mainly in large-capitalization stocks of U.S. companies considered to have above-average earnings growth potential and reasonable stock prices in comparison with expected earnings. Under normal circumstances, at least 80% of its assets will be invested in securities issued by U.S. companies. The fund uses multiple investment advisors. It is non-diversified.


VWUSX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period VWUSX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 0.7% -5.3% 55.6% 65.96%
1 Yr 52.2% -9.0% 131.7% 8.02%
3 Yr 25.3%* -1.2% 45.9% 7.54%
5 Yr 24.5%* -2.1% 45.4% 10.61%
10 Yr 18.2%* 6.9% 23.9% 8.08%

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period VWUSX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2020 52.6% -67.0% 145.0% 6.53%
2019 28.2% -28.8% 76.0% 27.63%
2018 -8.1% -64.5% 19.1% 32.42%
2017 25.4% -68.7% 64.3% 16.59%
2016 -2.2% -56.6% 15.3% 63.66%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period VWUSX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 0.7% -2.8% 55.6% 68.89%
1 Yr 52.2% -9.0% 131.7% 7.85%
3 Yr 25.3%* -3.1% 45.9% 7.24%
5 Yr 24.5%* -3.3% 45.4% 10.54%
10 Yr 18.2%* 6.9% 23.9% 7.62%

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period VWUSX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2020 52.6% -67.0% 145.0% 6.53%
2019 28.2% -28.8% 76.0% 27.79%
2018 -8.1% -64.5% 29.5% 55.33%
2017 25.4% -24.8% 64.3% 53.50%
2016 -2.2% -56.6% 17.1% 80.38%

NAV & Total Return History


VWUSX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

VWUSX Category Low Category High VWUSX % Rank
Net Assets 45.5 B 10.3 K 253 B 4.68%
Number of Holdings 262 1 2486 8.68%
Net Assets in Top 10 16.3 B 213 K 96.2 B 5.67%
Weighting of Top 10 35.84% 10.4% 100.0% 80.15%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Amazon.com Inc 7.06%
  2. Microsoft Corp 5.33%
  3. Apple Inc 5.25%
  4. Tesla Inc 4.28%
  5. Vanguard Market Liquidity Inv 3.40%
  6. Vanguard Market Liquidity Inv 3.40%
  7. Vanguard Market Liquidity Inv 3.40%
  8. Vanguard Market Liquidity Inv 3.40%
  9. Vanguard Market Liquidity Inv 3.40%
  10. Vanguard Market Liquidity Inv 3.40%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High VWUSX % Rank
Stocks
97.01% 51.91% 142.50% 80.65%
Cash
2.99% -42.50% 48.09% 15.08%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 5.09% 96.10%
Other
0.00% -5.20% 21.26% 94.85%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 15.24% 95.81%
Bonds
0.00% -0.67% 31.29% 95.31%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High VWUSX % Rank
Technology
36.50% 0.00% 88.27% 32.08%
Consumer Cyclical
20.97% 0.00% 38.89% 11.41%
Communication Services
15.24% 0.00% 68.14% 30.83%
Financial Services
10.18% 0.00% 41.22% 46.50%
Healthcare
9.55% 0.00% 61.09% 87.20%
Industrials
3.80% 0.00% 30.46% 74.91%
Consumer Defense
2.45% 0.00% 19.50% 69.17%
Real Estate
1.10% 0.00% 22.68% 56.66%
Basic Materials
0.19% 0.00% 19.40% 71.82%
Utilities
0.02% 0.00% 10.98% 32.23%
Energy
0.00% 0.00% 14.46% 97.35%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High VWUSX % Rank
US
90.63% 11.18% 140.12% 67.62%
Non US
6.38% 0.00% 82.96% 39.15%

VWUSX - Expenses

Operational Fees

VWUSX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 0.38% 0.01% 23.28% 94.16%
Management Fee 0.37% 0.00% 1.50% 12.99%
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% N/A
Administrative Fee N/A 0.01% 1.02% N/A

Sales Fees

VWUSX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load N/A 2.25% 8.50% N/A
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 5.50% N/A

Trading Fees

VWUSX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Max Redemption Fee N/A 0.50% 5.00% 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.

VWUSX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 38.00% 0.00% 358.00% 44.39%

VWUSX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

VWUSX Category Low Category High VWUSX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.00% 0.00% 5.98% 96.58%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

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

Net Income Ratio Analysis

VWUSX Category Low Category High VWUSX % Rank
Net Income Ratio 0.25% -56.00% 1.99% 30.87%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History

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VWUSX - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

Daniel Prislin


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Oct 07, 2010

10.33

10.3%

Daniel J. Prislin, portfolio manager and analyst, joined Jackson Square Partners in April 2014. Previously, he was a vice president, senior portfolio manager and analyst at Delaware, and was a senior portfolio manager on its Focus Growth Equity team (2005 to 2014). Prior to that, he was a principal and portfolio manager at Transamerica Investment Management (1998 to 2005).

Andrew Shilling


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Oct 07, 2010

10.33

10.3%

Andrew J. Shilling, CFA, Senior Vice President and Equity Portfolio Manager of Wellington Management. He has worked in investment management for Wellington Management since 1994, has managed investment portfolios since 2000. Education: B.A., Amherst College; M.B.A., Tuck School of Business, Dartmouth College.

Christopher Ericksen


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Oct 07, 2010

10.33

10.3%

Christopher M. Ericksen, portfolio manager and analyst, joined Jackson Square Partners in April 2014. Previously, he was a vice president, portfolio manager and analyst at Delaware, and was a portfolio manager on its Focus Growth Equity team (2005 to 2014). Prior to that, he was a portfolio manager at Transamerica Investment Management. Before joining Transamerica in 2004, he was a vice president at Goldman Sachs in investment banking and investment management (1994 to 2004).

Jeffrey Van Harte


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Oct 07, 2010

10.33

10.3%

Jeffrey S. Van Harte, chairman and the chief investment officer, joined Jackson Square Partners in April 2014. Previously, he was a senior vice president and the chief investment officer at Delaware, and was the chief investment officer for its Focus Growth Equity team (2005 to 2014). Prior to that, he was a principal and executive vice president at Transamerica Investment Management (1980 to 2005).

Blair Boyer


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Feb 21, 2014

6.95

7.0%

Blair A. Boyer is a managing director Co-Head of Large Cap Growth Equity and a large cap growth equity portfolio manager. He joined Jennison Associates in March 1993. Prior to joining the Growth Equity team in 2003, Blair co-managed international equity portfolios for 10 years. During his tenure as an international equity portfolio manager, he managed the Jennison International Growth Fund from its inception in March 2000. Blair managed international equity portfolios at Bleichroeder from 1989 to 1993. Prior to that, he was a research analyst and then a senior portfolio manager in the Verus Capital division at Bleichroeder beginning in 1983. He received a BA in economics from Bucknell University and an MBA in finance from New York University.

Kathleen McCarragher


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Feb 21, 2014

6.95

7.0%

Kathleen A. McCarragher is a managing director, the head of growth equity, and a large cap growth equity portfolio manager. She joined Jennison Associates in May 1998. Prior to Jennison, Kathleen spent six years with Weiss, Peck & Greer, where she was a managing director and the director of large cap growth equities. In addition, Kathleen spent 10 years with State Street Research & Management, initially as a research analyst responsible for health care, transports, and financials and then as a portfolio manager and member of the investment committee. She received a BBA from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, summa cum laude, and an MBA from Harvard Business School. Ms. McCarragher began her investment career in 1982.

Gary Robinson


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

May 05, 2015

5.75

5.8%

Gary Robinson, CFA, Partner, Investment Manager, U.S. Equities Team at Baillie Gifford. He graduated MBiochem in Biochemistry from the University of Oxford in 2003 and joined Baillie Gifford the same year. He spent time working on our Japanese, UK and European equity teams before moving to the US Equities Team in 2008. Gary is a generalist investor but retains a special interest in the healthcare sector dating back to his undergraduate degree. Gary is a portfolio manager for our Global Select strategy.

Tom Slater


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Nov 30, 2015

5.18

5.2%

Tom graduated BSc in Computer Science with Mathematics from the University of Edinburgh in 2000. He joined Baillie Gifford the same year and worked in the Developed Asia and UK Equity Teams before joining the Long Term Global Growth Team at the start of 2009. Tom became a Partner in the firm in 2012. Tom was appointed Joint Manager of Scottish Mortgage Investment Trust in January 2015 having served as Deputy Manager for the previous five years. In 2015 Tom was appointed Head of the North American Equities Team and is a decision maker on Long Term Global Growth portfolios. Tom’s investment interest is focused on high growth companies both in listed equity markets and as an investor in private companies.

Binbin Guo


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Apr 08, 2019

1.82

1.8%

Binbin Guo, Ph.D., Principal of Vanguard 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 and has co-managed a portion of the Fund since 2016. Education: B.S. and M.S., Tsinghua University, China; Ph.D. and M.Phil., Yale University.

Billy Montana


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Dec 22, 2020

0.11

0.1%

Billy Montana, Portfolio Manager at Jackson Square. He has worked in investment management since 2009, has managed investment portfolios since 2019, has been with Jackson Square since 2014, and has co-managed a portion of the Portfolio since December 2020. Education: B.A., Georgetown University.

Tenure Analysis

Category Low Category High Category Average Category Mode
0.07 53.12 7.71 1.08