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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
Below Average
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. 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-0.92% 3 years+10.64%
3 months+4.14% 5 years+10.26%
1 year-0.31% Since inception+7.83%
Data through --

Peer Comparisonvs. Communications

Performance 5-yr return+10.26%+7.20%
Expense ratio0.12%1.48%
Risk 5 year sharpe ratio0.860.69
Net assets$886.0M$427.4M
Average market cap$18.3B$86.9B
Average P/E21.928.5
Portfolio turnover18%18%

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Fund Management and Purchase Info

Fund familyVanguard
Fund manager & tenureRyan Ludt / 11 Years
Minimal initial investment$100,000.00
Minimum IRA investment--


U.S. stock99.78%
Fixed income0.16%
International stock0.00%
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 Verizon22.13%
T AT&T21.64%
CTL CenturyLink4.42%
LVLT Level 3 Communications Inc4.37%
SBAC SBA Communications Corp4.30%
TMUS T-Mobile US Inc3.66%
FTR Frontier Communications Corp2.35%
SHEN Shenandoah Telecommunications Co2.32%
S Sprint Corp2.09%
EGHT 8x8 Inc2.02%

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