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+0.80% 3 years+4.27%
3 months-1.08% 5 years+4.46%
1 year+3.56% Since inception+8.35%
Data through --

Peer Comparisonvs. High yield bond

Performance 5-yr return+4.46%+3.82%
Expense ratio0.23%1.05%
Risk 5 year sharpe ratio0.920.79
Net assets$23.9B$1.3B
Average market cap--$6.2B
Average P/E----
Portfolio turnover27%27%

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Fund Management and Purchase Info

Fund familyVanguard
Fund manager & tenureMichael Hong / 10 Years
Minimal initial investment$3,000.00
Minimum IRA investment--


Fixed income94.79%
U.S. stock0.00%
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
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