Vanguard Telecommunication Services Index Fund Admiral Class (VTCAX)

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Investment Objective The investment seeks to track the performance of a benchmark index. The fund employs an indexing investment approach designed to track the performance of the MSCI US Investable Market Index /Telecommunication Services 25/50- an index made up of stocks of large- mid-size- and small U.S. companies within the telecommunication services sector- as classified under the Global Industry Classification Standard. The Advisor attempts to replicate the target index by seeking to invest all- or substantially all- of its assets in the stocks that make up the index- holding each stock in approximately the same proportion as its weighting in the index. It is non-diversified.


1 month-0.13% 3 years+3.87%
3 months-1.39% 5 years+6.25%
1 year-6.56% Since inception+6.83%
Data through --

Peer Comparisonvs. Communications

Performance 5-yr return+6.25%+7.84%
Expense ratio0.10%1.38%
Risk 5 year sharpe ratio0.520.66
Net assets$1.0B$678.2M
Average market cap$21.7B$47.9B
Average P/E8.317.8
Portfolio turnover18%18%

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Fund Management and Purchase Info

Fund familyVanguard
Fund manager & tenureWalter Nejman / 2 Years
Minimal initial investment$100,000.00
Minimum IRA investment--


U.S. stock95.93%
International stock0.00%
Fixed income0.00%
Top 5 Sectors
Portfolio weighting
Telecommunication 100.00%
Business service 0.00%
Consumer goods 0.00%
Consumer service 0.00%
Energy 0.00%
Top 10 Holdings
Portfolio weighting
VZ Verizon24.69%
T AT&T22.01%
TMUS T-Mobile US Inc4.64%
CTL CenturyLink4.16%
ZAYO Zayo Group Holdings Inc3.25%
VG Vonage Holdings Corp3.17%
TDS Telephone and Data Systems Inc2.71%
SHEN Shenandoah Telecommunications Co2.67%
S Sprint Corp2.56%
IRDM Iridium Communications Inc2.53%