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Vanguard Health Care Index Fund

mutual fund
VHCIX
Dividend policy
Active
Price as of:
$109.21 +0.62 +0%
primary theme
Health Care Sector Equity
share class
VHCIX (Mutual Fund)

Vanguard Health Care Index Fund

Dividend policy
Active
Price as of:
$109.21 +0.62 +0%
primary theme
Health Care Sector Equity
share class
VHCIX (Mutual Fund)
Vanguard Health Care Index Fund
Dividend policy
Active
Price as of:
$109.21 +0.62 +0%
primary theme
Health Care Sector Equity
share class

VHCIX - Snapshot

Vitals

  • YTD Return 13.8%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 13.3%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 12.0%
  • Net Assets $14.1 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 42.6%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$108.59
$70.27
$109.21

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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Dividend.com Ratings*

$109.21

+0.57%

$14.12 B

1.17%

$1.27

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13.82%

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Income Profile

Income Risk

Returns Profile

Allocations

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Dividend.com Ratings*

$111.49

+0.75%

$24.57 B

1.49%

$1.65

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9.32%

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$218.28

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$14.12 B

1.17%

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13.84%

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$144.99

-0.23%

$9.78 B

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21.52%

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$315.37

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$8.75 B

0.27%

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19.03%

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$132.82

-0.09%

$6.82 B

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40.60%

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VHCIX - Profile

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 13.8%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 13.3%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 12.0%
  • 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 13.8% -3.6% 157.0% 64.60%
1 Yr 17.3% 1.8% 148.1% 58.90%
3 Yr 13.3%* 2.7% 51.8% 53.15%
5 Yr 12.0%* -0.5% 34.2% 24.29%
10 Yr 16.6%* 9.6% 21.4% 51.22%

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period VHCIX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 19.5% 3.8% 63.8% 60.69%
2018 4.2% -49.7% 21.5% 6.57%
2017 21.7% -59.8% 54.4% 32.59%
2016 -4.7% -36.6% 11.6% 12.40%
2015 5.9% -62.4% 27.9% 15.57%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period VHCIX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 13.8% -3.6% 147.2% 64.60%
1 Yr 17.3% -3.5% 148.1% 55.83%
3 Yr 13.3%* 1.8% 51.8% 50.35%
5 Yr 12.0%* -0.5% 34.2% 21.43%
10 Yr 16.6%* 9.5% 21.4% 48.78%

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period VHCIX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 19.5% 3.8% 63.8% 60.69%
2018 4.2% -25.3% 22.2% 8.76%
2017 21.7% -10.8% 54.4% 43.70%
2016 -4.7% -36.6% 11.6% 15.50%
2015 5.9% -16.6% 27.9% 50.00%

NAV & Total Return History


VHCIX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

VHCIX Category Low Category High VHCIX % Rank
Net Assets 14.1 B 4.64 M 46 B 3.49%
Number of Holdings 426 24 426 0.58%
Net Assets in Top 10 5.41 B 1.01 M 19.6 B 2.91%
Weighting of Top 10 42.55% 15.4% 77.0% 37.79%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Johnson & Johnson 7.81%
  2. UnitedHealth Group Inc 6.26%
  3. Pfizer Inc 4.26%
  4. Merck & Co Inc 4.10%
  5. Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc 4.04%
  6. Abbott Laboratories 4.02%
  7. Danaher Corp 3.16%
  8. AbbVie Inc 3.13%
  9. Amgen Inc 3.13%
  10. Medtronic PLC 2.92%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High VHCIX % Rank
Stocks
100.00% 76.86% 100.05% 5.81%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 4.75% 37.79%
Other
0.00% -1.51% 10.43% 45.35%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 0.05% 25.00%
Cash
0.00% -0.28% 12.53% 86.63%
Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 16.11% 27.33%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High VHCIX % Rank
Healthcare
99.66% 61.64% 100.00% 51.16%
Basic Materials
0.23% 0.00% 3.14% 24.42%
Technology
0.05% 0.00% 15.86% 13.95%
Industrials
0.04% 0.00% 5.94% 8.72%
Financial Services
0.02% 0.00% 3.21% 31.40%
Utilities
0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 23.84%
Real Estate
0.00% 0.00% 6.03% 29.65%
Energy
0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 23.84%
Communication Services
0.00% 0.00% 4.69% 26.74%
Consumer Defense
0.00% 0.00% 33.59% 29.65%
Consumer Cyclical
0.00% 0.00% 1.21% 27.91%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High VHCIX % Rank
US
99.61% 56.70% 99.99% 7.56%
Non US
0.39% 0.00% 43.24% 86.63%

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% 98.80%
Management Fee 0.09% 0.00% 1.25% 2.33%
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% N/A
Administrative Fee N/A 0.03% 0.40% 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% 6.13%

VHCIX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

VHCIX Category Low Category High VHCIX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.00% 0.00% 3.15% 36.63%

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% 2.53% 4.19%

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

4.95

5.0%

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

3.0

3.0%

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
0.17 23.22 7.36 20.6

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