Vanguard Precious Metals And Mining Fund Investor Shares (VGPMX)

Net Asset Value
1 Day
Overall Morningstar Rating
Equity precious metals
Style or Category
No Load
Sales Expenses
Expense Ratio
Below Average
Morningstar Risk Rating™
Investment Objective The investment seeks long-term capital appreciation. The fund invests at least 80% of its assets in the stocks of foreign and U.S. companies principally engaged in the exploration- mining- development- fabrication- processing- marketing- or distribution of metals or minerals. The majority of these companies will be principally engaged in activities related to gold- silver- platinum- diamonds- or other precious and rare metals or minerals. Up to 100% of the fund's assets may be invested in foreign securities. It may also invest up to 20% of its assets directly in gold- silver- or other precious metal bullion and coins. The fund is non-diversified.


1 month-1.02% 3 years+3.46%
3 months+1.84% 5 years-1.17%
1 year-4.13% Since inception+4.20%
Data through --

Peer Comparisonvs. Equity precious metals

Performance 5-yr return-1.17%-8.06%
Expense ratio0.36%1.40%
Risk 5 year sharpe ratio0.020.07
Net assets$2.4B$587.2M
Average market cap$3.3B$3.8B
Average P/E17.420.0
Portfolio turnover35%35%

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Fund Management and Purchase Info

Fund familyVanguard
Fund manager & tenureJamie Horvat / 4 Years
Minimal initial investment$3,000.00
Minimum IRA investment--


International stock82.39%
U.S. stock11.72%
Fixed income0.00%
Top 5 Sectors
Portfolio weighting
Industrial materials 91.12%
Energy 5.26%
Consumer goods 3.63%
Business service 0.00%
Consumer service 0.00%
Top 10 Holdings
Portfolio weighting
-- 5.17%
NEM Newmont Mining Corp4.64%
-- 4.50%
-- 4.09%
GOLD Randgold Resources Ltd4.08%
-- 3.96%
-- 3.44%
-- 3.40%
-- 2.89%
-- 2.84%