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-6.57% 3 years-20.76%
3 months-16.18% 5 years-9.70%
1 year-7.96% Since inception+4.68%
Data through --

Peer Comparisonvs. Equity precious metals

Performance 5-yr return-9.70%-10.39%
Expense ratio0.25%1.44%
Risk 5 year sharpe ratio-0.18-0.19
Net assets$2.2B$668.6M
Average market cap$4.4B$3.5B
Average P/E22.2--
Portfolio turnover34%34%

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Fund Management and Purchase Info

Fund familyVanguard
Fund manager & tenureRandeep Somel / 1 Years
Minimal initial investment$3,000.00
Minimum IRA investment--


International stock85.14%
U.S. stock10.07%
Fixed income0.23%
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
-- Umicore7.64%
-- Dominion Diamond Corp6.10%
-- Johnson Matthey PLC5.92%
-- Nevsun Resources Ltd5.42%
-- BHP Billiton PLC5.34%
-- Potash Corp of Saskatchewan Inc5.08%
-- Agnico Eagle Mines Ltd4.61%
-- Kinross Gold Corp4.43%
-- Oz Minerals Ltd4.42%
-- Hochschild Mining PLC4.01%

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