Mutual Funds - Profile

Vanguard Health Care Fund

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Rank

Universe Rank
34 23

Summary

The fund seeks capital appreciation in the long term by investing in companies outside the United States.

The investment process starts with a list of companies in the benchmark index and the research team utilizes quantitative techniques and fundamental analysis to identify investment opportunities.

Next, the research team invests in 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.

The team may More

Price

  • Last Close
  • $233.21
    -2.81
  • 52 Week HL
  • $246.56 - $193.18
  • Net Assets
  • $51700 M
  • Expense Ratio

Portfolio

  • Holdings
  • -
  • Turnover Ratio
  • -

Sector Allocation
Nov 30, -0001

Top 10 Holdings
Mar 05, 2021

Company Holding
UnitedHealth Group
Pfizer Inc
Astrazeneca PLC
Eli Lilly
Novartis AG
Company Holding
Bristol-Myers Squibb
Boston Scientific
Thermo Fisher
Abbott Laboratories
Anthem Inc.
Total 0%

Manager

  • Name
  • Jean M. Hynes
  • Leadership
  • Single Manager
  • Tenure
  • 2003
  • Advisor
  • Wellington Management Company LLP

Documents

  • Prospectus
  • Fact Sheet
  • Annual Reports

Performance
6.8 % YTD

  • 3 Year
  • 11.25%
  • 5 Year
  • 42.27%
  • Best
  • 60.49%
    2000
  • Worst
  • -18.12%
    2008

Returns +
A

2021 2020 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011
VGHCX 0%16%29%-6%19%8%-1%14%29%13%0%
S&P 500 21%16%29%-6%19%10%-1%11%0%13%0%

Returns +
Q

2021 2020 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011
Q1 -1.8% -13.5% 3.3% 0.2% 10.6% -8.9% 9.6% 8.8% 14.5% 7.9% -
Q2 10.7% 16.2% -1.2% 3.1% 6.5% 5.4% 3.8% 5.2% 5.1% 0.9% -
Q3 -1.3% 4.1% -2.1% 13.1% 1% 0.7% -8.9% 3.9% 6.7% 5.1% -
Q4 -1.3% -1% 8.6% -11.4% -0.5% -5.9% 8.7% 8.1% 10.8% -0.6% -

Returns +
M

J F M A M J J A S O N D
2021 1.3% -3.1% - 3.4% 2.5% 4.4% 0.7% 3.1% -4.9% -0.5% - -
2020 -1.8% -5.4% -6.9% 11.4% 4.4% -0.1% 3.7% 1.9% -1.5% -4.8% 7.3% -3.1%

Annual Return

Index Comparison

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