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Vanguard Health Care Index Fund

mutual fund
VHCIX
Dividend policy
Active
Price as of:
$117.17 -1.36 0%
primary theme
Health Care Sector Equity
share class
VHCIX (Mutual Fund)

Vanguard Health Care Index Fund

Dividend policy
Active
Price as of:
$117.17 -1.36 0%
primary theme
Health Care Sector Equity
share class
VHCIX (Mutual Fund)
Vanguard Health Care Index Fund
Dividend policy
Active
Price as of:
$117.17 -1.36 0%
primary theme
Health Care Sector Equity
share class

VHCIX - Snapshot

Vitals

  • YTD Return 4.7%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 17.3%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 15.1%
  • Net Assets $17 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 41.3%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$118.53
$92.55
$121.07

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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Income Profile

Income Risk

Returns Profile

Allocations

Expenses

About

Dividend.com Ratings*

$117.17

-1.15%

$17.05 B

1.23%

$1.45

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4.70%

0.10%

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Overview

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Income Profile

Income Risk

Returns Profile

Allocations

Expenses

About

Dividend.com Ratings*

$121.73

-0.94%

$25.62 B

1.39%

$1.70

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8.28%

0.13%

$234.35

-1.17%

$17.05 B

1.22%

$2.90

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5.48%

0.10%

$146.13

-0.16%

$10.29 B

0.26%

$0.39

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-1.19%

0.46%

$336.70

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$8.93 B

0.24%

$0.81

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3.91%

0.42%

$124.12

-0.78%

$7.54 B

0.26%

$0.32

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-13.00%

0.35%

VHCIX - Profile

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 4.7%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 17.3%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 15.1%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 1.45%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • 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 4.7% -21.0% 13.4% 16.28%
1 Yr 28.1% 8.3% 127.5% 53.57%
3 Yr 17.3%* 5.9% 54.9% 43.24%
5 Yr 15.1%* 3.8% 40.4% 40.29%
10 Yr 15.7%* 8.5% 19.1% 41.46%

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period VHCIX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2020 16.6% -13.6% 178.2% 36.65%
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 4.7% -19.6% 12.9% 14.53%
1 Yr 28.1% 5.9% 127.5% 48.81%
3 Yr 17.3%* 5.9% 54.9% 37.84%
5 Yr 15.1%* 3.8% 40.4% 38.85%
10 Yr 15.7%* 8.4% 19.1% 39.84%

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period VHCIX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2020 16.6% -13.6% 178.2% 36.65%
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 B 6.56 M 48.8 B 3.47%
Number of Holdings 450 26 450 0.58%
Net Assets in Top 10 6.69 B 1.63 M 19.3 B 2.31%
Weighting of Top 10 41.30% 8.6% 78.1% 35.26%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Johnson & Johnson 8.01%
  2. UnitedHealth Group Inc 6.54%
  3. Abbott Laboratories 3.93%
  4. Pfizer Inc 3.73%
  5. Merck & Co Inc 3.61%
  6. AbbVie Inc 3.54%
  7. Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc 3.35%
  8. Eli Lilly and Co 2.98%
  9. Medtronic PLC 2.94%
  10. Bristol-Myers Squibb Company 2.78%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High VHCIX % Rank
Stocks
100.23% 82.66% 105.23% 4.05%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 5.58% 50.29%
Other
0.00% -26.63% 10.48% 54.91%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 0.02% 45.09%
Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 18.37% 47.98%
Cash
-0.23% -0.23% 17.34% 99.42%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High VHCIX % Rank
Healthcare
99.61% 63.71% 100.00% 45.66%
Basic Materials
0.28% 0.00% 3.41% 27.17%
Technology
0.05% 0.00% 19.82% 15.03%
Industrials
0.05% 0.00% 6.41% 10.40%
Financial Services
0.02% 0.00% 3.73% 40.46%
Utilities
0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 44.51%
Real Estate
0.00% 0.00% 6.18% 49.71%
Energy
0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 44.51%
Communication Services
0.00% 0.00% 8.10% 47.98%
Consumer Defense
0.00% 0.00% 30.57% 46.82%
Consumer Cyclical
0.00% 0.00% 13.89% 49.71%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High VHCIX % Rank
US
99.91% 58.55% 101.51% 5.78%
Non US
0.32% 0.00% 39.60% 90.17%

VHCIX - Expenses

Operational Fees

VHCIX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 0.10% 0.08% 25.14% 98.82%
Management Fee 0.09% 0.00% 1.25% 2.31%
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 3.50% 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% 0.70% 252.00% 4.94%

VHCIX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

VHCIX Category Low Category High VHCIX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.00% 0.00% 0.98% 53.18%

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% -2.53% 1.74% 4.12%

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

5.36

5.4%

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.

Michelle Louie


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Nov 30, 2017

3.42

3.4%

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
0.16 23.64 7.44 21.01