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Vanguard High Dividend Yield Index Fund Investor Shares (VHDYX)

Net Asset Value
1 Day
Overall Morningstar Rating
Large value
Style or Category
No Load
Sales Expenses
Expense Ratio
Below Average
Morningstar Risk Rating™
Investment Objective The investment seeks to track the performance of a benchmark index that measures the investment return of common stocks of companies that are characterized by high dividend yield. The fund employs an indexing investment approach designed to track the performance of the FTSE High Dividend Yield Index, which consists of common stocks of companies that pay dividends that generally are higher than average. 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.


1 month+5.63% 3 years+12.50%
3 months-0.88% 5 years+13.99%
1 year+4.57% Since inception+5.54%
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Peer Comparisonvs. Large value

Performance 5-yr return+13.99%+10.79%
Expense ratio0.18%1.12%
Risk 5 year sharpe ratio1.280.91
Net assets$14.3B$2.2B
Average market cap$69.8B$76.1B
Average P/E17.215.7
Portfolio turnover12%12%

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Fund Management and Purchase Info

Fund familyVanguard
Fund manager & tenureMichael Perre / 8 Years
Minimal initial investment$3,000.00
Minimum IRA investment$3,000.00


U.S. stock98.94%
International stock0.87%
Fixed income0.00%
Top 5 Sectors
Portfolio weighting
Consumer goods 17.75%
Industrial materials 16.74%
Energy 13.22%
Healthcare 12.75%
Utilities 7.92%
Top 10 Holdings
Portfolio weighting
XOM Exxon Mobil4.00%
MSFT Microsoft3.97%
WFC Wells Fargo3.50%
JNJ Johnson & Johnson3.27%
GE General Electric3.16%
JPM JPMorgan Chase3.02%
T AT&T2.60%
PFE Pfizer2.51%
PG Procter & Gamble2.44%
VZ Verizon2.38%

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