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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-0.42% 3 years+4.76%
3 months-2.34% 5 years+7.21%
1 year+0.04% Since inception+8.61%
Data through --

Peer Comparisonvs. High yield bond

Performance 5-yr return+7.21%+7.61%
Expense ratio0.23%1.10%
Risk 5 year sharpe ratio1.381.15
Net assets$18.1B$1.4B
Average market cap--$10.0B
Average P/E--23.9
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 income94.34%
U.S. stock0.68%
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
-- 1.11%
-- 0.95%
-- 0.91%
-- 0.90%
-- 0.89%
-- 0.88%
-- 0.83%
-- 0.79%
-- 0.72%
-- 0.70%

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