Vanguard Health Care Fund Admiral Shares

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Performance

Trailing returns

1 day   +1.03%
   
1 week   +1.18%
   
4 week
   
-2.69%  
3 month   +3.00%
   
YTD   +17.25%
   
1 year   +14.67%
   
3 years*   +6.74%
   
5 years*   +17.76%
   
*annualized
Best 3 month return+16.91%  
Worst 3 month return-22.18%  

Morningstar statistics

Morningstar category: Health
  Return Risk Rating
3 years Average Low
5 years Average Below Average
10 years Average Low
Overall Average Low
Morningstar style  Learn more
      Large
      Mid
      Small
Value Blend Growth  

Key statistics

Total assets46.96B 
Front load-  
Deferred load-  
Expense ratio0.32%  
Management fee-  
Fund familyVanguard 

Asset allocation

Cash2.47%  
Stocks96.58%  
Bonds0.00%  
Other0.95%  

Purchase information

Initial$50,000  
Additional$1  
88.88+0.91(1.03%)
Nov 20, 7:00PM EST Overall Morningstar RatingTM

Description

The investment seeks long-term capital appreciation. The fund invests at least 80% of its assets in the stocks of companies principally engaged in the development, production, or distribution of products and services related to the health care industry. These companies include, among others, pharmaceutical firms, medical supply companies, and businesses that operate hospitals and other health care facilities. It may also consider companies engaged in medical, diagnostic, biochemical, and other research and development activities. The fund may invest up to 50% of its assets in foreign stocks.
Fund filings (PDF) »
Asset manager:
Jean Hynes (Started: May 29, 2008)
Advisor Company:
Wellington Management Company LLP
Fund family reports on Morningstar »
Vanguard, 100 Vanguard Boulevard, Malvern, PA 19355, USA

Risk

  1 year 3 years 5 years 10 years  
Alpha* 2.20 1.18 8.17 8.41
Beta* 0.74 0.80 0.80 0.61
Mean annual return 1.49 0.65 1.40 0.97
R-squared* 8.28 45.34 43.93 57.07
Standard deviation 7.79 12.55 11.91 13.67
Sharpe ratio 2.18 0.59 1.39 0.82
* Against standard index

Top 10 holdings

Security Net Assets  
Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (BMY) 6.71%  
UnitedHealth Group Inc (UNH) 5.53%  
Eli Lilly and Co (LLY) 5.00%  
AstraZeneca PLC (AZNCF) 4.99%  
Allergan PLC (AGN) 4.83%  
Merck & Co Inc (MRK) 3.89%  
Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc (VRTX) 3.05%  
Medtronic PLC (MDT) 2.67%  
Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc (REGN) 2.66%  
McKesson Corp (MCK) 2.55%