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Vanguard Health Care Index Fund

mutual fund
VHCIX
Dividend policy
Active
Price as of:
$128.2 +0.02 +0%
primary theme
Health Care Sector Equity
share class
VHCIX (Mutual Fund)

Vanguard Health Care Index Fund

Dividend policy
Active
Price as of:
$128.2 +0.02 +0%
primary theme
Health Care Sector Equity
share class
VHCIX (Mutual Fund)
Vanguard Health Care Index Fund
Dividend policy
Active
Price as of:
$128.2 +0.02 +0%
primary theme
Health Care Sector Equity
share class

VHCIX - Snapshot

Vitals

  • YTD Return 14.6%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 17.6%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 15.4%
  • Net Assets $17.9 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 39.9%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$128.18
$97.92
$128.20

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.10%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 7.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

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

Fund Classification

  • Primary Theme Health Care Sector Equity
  • Fund Type Open End Mutual Fund
  • Investment Style Health

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Overview

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Returns Profile

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About

Dividend.com Ratings*

$128.20

+0.02%

$17.94 B

1.11%

$1.43

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14.56%

0.10%

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Income Profile

Income Risk

Returns Profile

Allocations

Expenses

About

Dividend.com Ratings*

$134.17

+1.39%

$32.16 B

1.33%

$1.76

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17.77%

0.12%

$259.74

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$18.90 B

1.11%

$2.85

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15.83%

0.10%

$169.40

+2.14%

$10.94 B

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$0.28

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13.64%

0.46%

$63.82

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$8.16 B

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-80.61%

0.42%

$66.91

+1.12%

$2.84 B

1.20%

$0.79

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15.65%

0.08%

VHCIX - Profile

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 14.6%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 17.6%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 15.4%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 1.45%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 1.1%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Quarterly

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    Vanguard Health Care Index Fund
  • Fund Family Name
    Vanguard
  • Inception Date
    Feb 05, 2004
  • Shares Outstanding
    N/A
  • Share Class
    Inst
  • Currency
    USD
  • Domiciled Country
    United States
  • Manager
    Walter Nejman

VHCIX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period VHCIX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 14.6% -80.6% 33.2% 21.13%
1 Yr 29.9% -28.3% 121.6% 27.46%
3 Yr 17.6%* 6.8% 50.0% 23.65%
5 Yr 15.4%* 5.0% 42.5% 40.43%
10 Yr 16.2%* 9.3% 19.7% 39.02%

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period VHCIX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2020 16.6% -13.6% 178.2% 37.21%
2019 19.5% 3.8% 63.8% 61.38%
2018 4.2% -49.7% 21.5% 6.57%
2017 21.7% -59.8% 54.4% 33.33%
2016 -4.7% -36.6% 11.6% 12.50%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period VHCIX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 14.6% -80.5% 32.0% 20.66%
1 Yr 29.9% -30.3% 121.6% 22.22%
3 Yr 17.6%* -14.1% 50.0% 20.34%
5 Yr 15.4%* -3.7% 42.5% 33.53%
10 Yr 16.2%* 9.3% 19.7% 35.61%

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period VHCIX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2020 16.6% -13.6% 178.2% 37.21%
2019 19.5% 3.8% 63.8% 61.38%
2018 4.2% -25.3% 22.2% 8.76%
2017 21.7% -10.8% 54.4% 44.44%
2016 -4.7% -36.6% 11.6% 15.63%

NAV & Total Return History


VHCIX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

VHCIX Category Low Category High VHCIX % Rank
Net Assets 17.9 B 2.67 M 51.7 B 3.41%
Number of Holdings 506 11 506 0.43%
Net Assets in Top 10 7.17 B 2.19 K 19.3 B 1.72%
Weighting of Top 10 39.94% 7.2% 94.7% 44.83%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Johnson & Johnson 7.34%
  2. UnitedHealth Group Inc 6.44%
  3. Pfizer Inc 3.70%
  4. Abbott Laboratories 3.48%
  5. AbbVie Inc 3.37%
  6. Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc 3.37%
  7. Merck & Co Inc 3.33%
  8. Eli Lilly and Co 3.17%
  9. Danaher Corp 2.91%
  10. Medtronic PLC 2.83%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High VHCIX % Rank
Stocks
99.99% 85.95% 104.58% 26.72%
Cash
0.01% -0.13% 8.88% 65.52%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 5.23% 23.28%
Other
0.00% -26.05% 9.11% 33.19%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 0.03% 15.52%
Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 17.12% 18.53%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High VHCIX % Rank
Healthcare
99.57% 62.01% 100.00% 56.90%
Basic Materials
0.31% 0.00% 8.53% 21.98%
Technology
0.05% 0.00% 19.13% 8.19%
Industrials
0.05% 0.00% 7.02% 7.76%
Financial Services
0.02% 0.00% 2.61% 29.74%
Utilities
0.00% 0.00% 0.83% 15.52%
Real Estate
0.00% 0.00% 6.19% 20.26%
Energy
0.00% 0.00% 0.93% 15.52%
Communication Services
0.00% 0.00% 7.81% 18.10%
Consumer Defense
0.00% 0.00% 29.47% 21.55%
Consumer Cyclical
0.00% 0.00% 18.45% 22.84%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High VHCIX % Rank
US
99.54% 56.42% 104.03% 9.05%
Non US
0.45% 0.00% 40.85% 90.09%

VHCIX - Expenses

Operational Fees

VHCIX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 0.10% 0.08% 2.91% 99.12%
Management Fee 0.09% 0.00% 1.25% 2.27%
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% N/A
Administrative Fee N/A 0.03% 0.25% N/A

Sales Fees

VHCIX 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

VHCIX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Max Redemption Fee N/A 1.00% 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.

VHCIX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 7.00% 3.00% 256.00% 2.41%

VHCIX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

VHCIX Category Low Category High VHCIX % Rank
Dividend Yield 1.11% 0.00% 0.69% 23.28%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

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

Net Income Ratio Analysis

VHCIX Category Low Category High VHCIX % Rank
Net Income Ratio 1.45% -2.54% 1.92% 4.09%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History

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VHCIX - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

Walter Nejman


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Dec 22, 2015

5.53

5.5%

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.

Michelle Louie


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Nov 30, 2017

3.58

3.6%

Michelle Louie, CFA, Portfolio Manager at Vanguard. She has been with Vanguard since 2010, has worked in investment management since 2011. Education: B.S., The American University; M.B.A., Georgia Institute of Technology.

Tenure Analysis

Category Low Category High Category Average Category Mode
0.02 23.81 6.75 1.21