Vanguard Precious Metals And Mining Fund Investor Shares (VGPMX)

Net Asset Value
1 Day
Overall Morningstar Rating
Equity precious metals
Style or Category
No Load
Sales Expenses
Expense Ratio
Below Average
Morningstar Risk Rating™
Investment Objective The investment seeks long-term capital appreciation. The fund invests at least 80% of its assets in the stocks of foreign and U.S. companies principally engaged in the exploration- mining- development- fabrication- processing- marketing- or distribution of metals or minerals. The majority of these companies will be principally engaged in activities related to gold- silver- platinum- diamonds- or other precious and rare metals or minerals. Up to 100% of the fund's assets may be invested in foreign securities. It may also invest up to 20% of its assets directly in gold- silver- or other precious metal bullion and coins. The fund is non-diversified.


1 month+1.52% 3 years+3.16%
3 months-8.39% 5 years-3.36%
1 year+0.29% Since inception+4.17%
Data through --

Peer Comparisonvs. Equity precious metals

Performance 5-yr return-3.36%-8.06%
Expense ratio0.43%1.41%
Risk 5 year sharpe ratio-0.06-0.04
Net assets$2.3B$582.2M
Average market cap$3.3B$3.3B
Average P/E23.720.6
Portfolio turnover35%35%

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Fund Management and Purchase Info

Fund familyVanguard
Fund manager & tenureJamie Horvat / 4 Years
Minimal initial investment$3,000.00
Minimum IRA investment--


International stock80.85%
U.S. stock12.50%
Fixed income0.56%
Top 5 Sectors
Portfolio weighting
Industrial materials 91.12%
Energy 5.26%
Consumer goods 3.63%
Business service 0.00%
Consumer service 0.00%
Top 10 Holdings
Portfolio weighting
NEM Newmont Mining Corp6.11%
-- 5.05%
-- 4.55%
GOLD Randgold Resources Ltd4.32%
-- 4.13%
-- 3.35%
-- 3.35%
-- 3.29%
-- 3.25%
-- 2.66%