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Vanguard Utilities Index Fund Admiral Shares (VUIAX)

Net Asset Value
1 Day
Overall Morningstar Rating
Style or Category
No Load
Sales Expenses
Expense Ratio
Above 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)/Utilities 25/50, an index made up of stocks of large, mid-size, and small U.S. companies within the utilities sector, as classified under the Global Industry Classification Standard (GICS). 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-3.23% 3 years+11.48%
3 months+0.53% 5 years+11.02%
1 year-3.01% Since inception+9.49%
Data through --

Peer Comparisonvs. Utilities

Performance 5-yr return+11.02%+8.91%
Expense ratio0.12%1.25%
Risk 5 year sharpe ratio0.950.84
Net assets$2.2B$1.1B
Average market cap$14.6B$18.2B
Average P/E17.317.8
Portfolio turnover7%7%

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Fund Management and Purchase Info

Fund familyVanguard
Fund manager & tenureMichael Johnson / 0 Years
Minimal initial investment$100,000.00
Minimum IRA investment--


U.S. stock100.00%
International stock0.00%
Fixed income0.00%
Top 5 Sectors
Portfolio weighting
Utilities 96.74%
Energy 2.50%
Industrial materials 0.76%
Business service 0.00%
Consumer goods 0.00%
Top 10 Holdings
Portfolio weighting
DUK Duke Energy7.30%
NEE NextEra Energy6.74%
D Dominion Resources Inc6.26%
SO Southern Co6.05%
AEP American Electric Power Company Inc4.10%
PCG PG&E3.79%
SRE Sempra Energy3.56%
EXC Exelon3.55%
PPL PPL3.39%
PEG Public Service Enterprise Group Inc3.09%