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Vanguard Telecommunication Services Index Fund Admiral Class (VTCAX)

Net Asset Value
1 Day
Overall Morningstar Rating
Style or Category
No Load
Sales Expenses
Expense Ratio
Morningstar Risk Rating™
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 (IMI)/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 investing 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-3.47% 3 years+3.58%
3 months-3.89% 5 years+8.99%
1 year-3.43% Since inception+7.46%
Data through --

Peer Comparisonvs. Communications

Performance 5-yr return+8.99%+8.98%
Expense ratio0.10%1.38%
Risk 5 year sharpe ratio0.730.82
Net assets$1.4B$630.4M
Average market cap$18.3B$103.1B
Average P/E18.219.4
Portfolio turnover18%18%

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Fund Management and Purchase Info

Fund familyVanguard
Fund manager & tenureWalter Nejman / 1 Years
Minimal initial investment$100,000.00
Minimum IRA investment--


U.S. stock95.21%
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 Verizon22.01%
T AT&T19.82%
-- 4.41%
TMUS T-Mobile US Inc4.20%
CTL CenturyLink3.29%
ZAYO Zayo Group Holdings Inc3.00%
CCOI Cogent Communications Holdings Inc2.54%
SHEN Shenandoah Telecommunications Co2.43%
S Sprint Corp2.38%
IRDM Iridium Communications Inc2.36%