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Vanguard High-Yield Corporate Fund Investor Shares (VWEHX)

Net Asset Value
1 Day
Overall Morningstar Rating
High yield bond
Style or Category
No Load
Sales Expenses
Expense Ratio
Morningstar Risk Rating™
Investment Objective The investment seeks to provide a high level of current income. The fund invests primarily in a diversified group of high-yielding, higher-risk corporate bonds-commonly known as "junk bonds"-with medium- and lower-range credit-quality ratings. It invests at least 80% of its assets in corporate bonds that are rated below Baa by Moody's Investors Service, Inc. (Moody's); have an equivalent rating by any other independent bond-rating agency; or, if unrated, are determined to be of comparable quality by the fund's advisor. The fund's high-yield bonds and loans mostly have short- and intermediate-term maturities.


1 month-2.79% 3 years+1.43%
3 months-5.90% 5 years+4.51%
1 year-5.89% Since inception+8.36%
Data through --

Peer Comparisonvs. High yield bond

Performance 5-yr return+4.51%+4.11%
Expense ratio0.23%1.11%
Risk 5 year sharpe ratio0.920.59
Net assets$16.8B$1.2B
Average market cap--$9.6B
Average P/E--22.6
Portfolio turnover35%35%

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Fund Management and Purchase Info

Fund familyVanguard
Fund manager & tenureMichael Hong / 7 Years
Minimal initial investment$3,000.00
Minimum IRA investment$3,000.00


Fixed income95.25%
U.S. stock0.70%
International stock0.00%
Top 5 Sectors
Portfolio weighting
Financial service 100.00%
Business service 0.00%
Consumer goods 0.00%
Consumer service 0.00%
Energy 0.00%
Top 10 Holdings
Portfolio weighting
-- 1.35%
-- 0.99%
-- 0.90%
-- 0.89%
-- 0.89%
-- 0.86%
-- 0.82%
-- 0.81%
-- 0.79%
-- 0.76%

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