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 (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. It 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. The fund is non-diversified.


1 month-2.91% 3 years+16.37%
3 months-2.84% 5 years+13.64%
1 year+9.72% Since inception+8.57%
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Peer Comparisonvs. Communications

Performance 5-yr return+13.64%+14.52%
Expense ratio0.14%1.58%
Risk 5 year sharpe ratio1.080.94
Net assets$768.8M$475.3M
Average market cap$18.3B$78.1B
Average P/E14.112.7
Portfolio turnover19%19%

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Fund Management and Purchase Info

Fund familyVanguard
Fund manager & tenureRyan Ludt / 9 Years
Minimal initial investment$100,000.00
Minimum IRA investment--


U.S. stock98.52%
International stock1.23%
Fixed income0.19%
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 Verizon Communications Inc22.47%
T AT&T Inc22.46%
SBAC SBA Communications Corp4.44%
CTL CenturyLink Inc4.40%
LVLT Level 3 Communications Inc3.11%
WIN Windstream Holdings, Inc.3.04%
FTR Frontier Communications Corp Class B3.01%
TMUS T-Mobile US Inc2.87%
TWTC tw telecom inc2.83%
S Sprint Corp Series 11.99%

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