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-1.04% 3 years+3.47%
3 months+5.34% 5 years+8.10%
1 year-5.19% Since inception+7.64%
Data through --

Peer Comparisonvs. Communications

Performance 5-yr return+8.10%+9.65%
Expense ratio0.10%1.38%
Risk 5 year sharpe ratio0.740.82
Net assets$1.2B$658.8M
Average market cap$23.0B$45.0B
Average P/E19.029.0
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. stock95.28%
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 Verizon23.58%
T AT&T22.06%
CTL CenturyLink5.28%
TMUS T-Mobile US Inc4.33%
ZAYO Zayo Group Holdings Inc3.10%
VG Vonage Holdings Corp2.98%
IRDM Iridium Communications Inc2.55%
S Sprint Corp2.25%
GNCMA General Communication Inc2.23%