Vanguard Energy Fund Investor Shares (VGENX)

Net Asset Value
1 Day
Overall Morningstar Rating
Equity energy
Style or Category
No Load
Sales Expenses
Expense Ratio
Below Average
Morningstar Risk Rating™
Investment Objective The investment seeks to provide long-term capital appreciation. Under normal circumstances, the fund invests at least 80% of its assets in the common stocks of companies principally engaged in activities in the energy industry, such as the exploration, production, and transmission of energy or energy fuels; the making and servicing of component products for such activities; energy research; and energy conservation. It may invest up to 100% of its assets in foreign stocks. The fund uses multiple investment advisors.


1 month+1.63% 3 years-1.83%
3 months-9.08% 5 years+3.92%
1 year-13.52% Since inception+11.36%
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Peer Comparisonvs. Equity energy

Performance 5-yr return+3.92%+1.51%
Expense ratio0.38%1.55%
Risk 5 year sharpe ratio0.250.18
Net assets$9.9B$674.3M
Average market cap$38.7B$29.5B
Average P/E13.012.5
Portfolio turnover17%17%

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Fund Management and Purchase Info

Fund familyVanguard
Fund manager & tenureKarl Bandtel / 12 Years
Minimal initial investment$3,000.00
Minimum IRA investment$3,000.00


U.S. stock63.16%
International stock32.38%
Fixed income0.01%
Top 5 Sectors
Portfolio weighting
Energy 97.71%
Industrial materials 1.86%
Utilities 0.43%
Business service 0.00%
Consumer goods 0.00%
Top 10 Holdings
Portfolio weighting
XOM Exxon Mobil9.57%
CVX Chevron5.53%
RDSA Royal Dutch Shell4.94%
PXD Pioneer Natural Resources Co4.22%
SLB Schlumberger3.43%
EOG EOG Resources Inc3.27%
TOT Total2.63%
APC Anadarko Petroleum Corp2.34%
BHI Baker Hughes Inc2.24%
HAL Halliburton2.11%

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