VHGEX: Vanguard Global Equity Inv

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VHGEX Vanguard Global Equity Inv


Profile

VHGEX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 3.4%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 3.2%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 7.5%
  • Net Assets $7.14 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 15.8%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$32.88
$21.88
$34.77

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.48%

SALES FEES

  • Front Load N/A
  • Deferred Load N/A

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 49.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

  • Standard (Taxable) $3,000
  • IRA N/A

Fund Classification

  • Primary Caregory
  • Fund Type Open End Mutual Fund
  • Investment Style World Large Stock

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 3.4%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 3.2%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 7.5%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 2.35%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    Vanguard Global Equity Fund
  • Fund Family Name
    Vanguard
  • Inception Date
    Aug 14, 1995
  • Shares Outstanding
    N/A
  • Share Class
    Inv
  • Currency
    USD
  • Domiciled Country
    United States
  • Manager
    Neil Ostrer

Fund Description

The fund invests primarily in U.S. and foreign equity securities chosen mainly on the basis of bottom-up stock analysis. It typically invests across a wide range of industries, and its holdings are expected to represent a mix of value and growth stocks, as well as a mix of developed and emerging markets stocks, across the capitalization spectrum. Under normal circumstances, at least 80% of the fund's assets will be invested in equity securities. The fund uses multiple investment advisors. Each advisor independently selects and maintains a portfolio of common stocks and other investments for the fund.


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VHGEX - Fund Company Quick Screens


Performance

VHGEX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period VHGEX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 3.4% -35.7% 66.5% 38.32%
1 Yr 6.8% -22.0% 98.7% 51.18%
3 Yr 3.2%* -42.7% 31.6% 39.26%
5 Yr 7.5%* -25.8% 27.9% 24.65%
10 Yr 7.0%* -9.6% 15.8% 29.26%

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period VHGEX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 21.2% -14.9% 45.5% 57.91%
2018 -16.2% -73.8% 5.4% 64.81%
2017 26.1% -76.0% 54.2% 16.14%
2016 5.0% -22.2% 28.3% 25.58%
2015 -1.9% -36.4% 17.2% 32.12%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period VHGEX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 3.4% -35.7% 66.5% 38.32%
1 Yr 6.8% -22.0% 98.7% 51.18%
3 Yr 3.2%* -32.6% 31.6% 52.42%
5 Yr 7.5%* -20.9% 27.9% 42.02%
10 Yr 7.0%* -9.6% 18.7% 57.04%

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period VHGEX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 21.2% -14.9% 45.5% 57.91%
2018 -16.2% -73.8% 5.4% 74.62%
2017 26.1% 1.4% 54.2% 28.93%
2016 5.0% -22.2% 29.2% 40.09%
2015 -1.9% -36.4% 18.6% 56.48%

NAV & Total Return History


Holdings

VHGEX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

VHGEX Category Low Category High VHGEX % Rank
Net Assets 7.14 B 174 K 117 B 16.17%
Number of Holdings 566 24 9700 13.88%
Net Assets in Top 10 1.01 B -252 M 25.1 B 19.51%
Weighting of Top 10 15.75% 9.8% 65.6% 95.24%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Amazon.com Inc 2.87%
  2. Alphabet Inc Class C 2.06%
  3. Naspers Ltd Class N 1.83%
  4. Facebook Inc A 1.62%
  5. Moody's Corporation 1.42%
  6. Anthem Inc 1.24%
  7. Microsoft Corp 1.24%
  8. Alibaba Group Holding Ltd ADR 1.16%
  9. Oracle Corp 1.16%
  10. Mastercard Inc A 1.16%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High VHGEX % Rank
Stocks
95.75% 2.12% 100.24% 68.54%
Cash
4.17% -5.94% 89.42% 22.32%
Bonds
0.05% -11.97% 19.00% 15.11%
Other
0.04% -0.30% 20.43% 17.22%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 6.74% 43.23%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 0.81% 34.27%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High VHGEX % Rank
Financial Services
19.80% -3.32% 32.66% 8.61%
Communication Services
15.20% -0.46% 31.40% 20.91%
Healthcare
13.02% -4.43% 26.41% 68.19%
Technology
12.81% 3.47% 44.50% 91.56%
Consumer Cyclical
12.75% 0.57% 39.63% 36.03%
Industrials
10.30% -5.03% 23.74% 31.99%
Consumer Defense
8.74% -1.09% 26.14% 36.73%
Basic Materials
4.78% -0.64% 10.19% 24.08%
Energy
1.52% 0.00% 11.01% 58.17%
Real Estate
1.02% -1.40% 8.72% 59.58%
Utilities
0.06% -0.68% 10.51% 65.73%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High VHGEX % Rank
US
50.76% -5.21% 79.29% 77.68%
Non US
44.99% -0.77% 86.53% 22.32%

Bond Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High VHGEX % Rank
Cash & Equivalents
98.85% 0.48% 100.00% 62.08%
Government
1.10% 0.00% 69.46% 11.82%
Corporate
0.05% 0.00% 98.66% 32.80%
Derivative
0.00% -12.74% 95.59% 39.15%
Securitized
0.00% 0.00% 19.64% 32.63%
Municipal
0.00% 0.00% 9.87% 30.34%

Bond Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High VHGEX % Rank
US
0.05% -11.97% 16.15% 14.24%
Non US
0.00% 0.00% 23.42% 34.97%

Expenses

VHGEX - Expenses

Operational Fees

VHGEX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 0.48% 0.08% 44.68% 95.89%
Management Fee 0.44% 0.00% 1.75% 18.10%
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% N/A
Administrative Fee N/A 0.01% 0.76% N/A

Sales Fees

VHGEX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load N/A 0.10% 5.75% N/A
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 5.00% N/A

Trading Fees

VHGEX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Max Redemption Fee N/A 0.10% 2.00% N/A

Related Fees

Turnover provides investors a proxy for the trading fees incurred by mutual fund managers who frequently adjust position allocations. Higher turnover means higher trading fees.

VHGEX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 49.00% 0.00% 995.00% 67.93%

Distributions

VHGEX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

VHGEX Category Low Category High VHGEX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.00% 0.00% 7.81% 31.28%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

VHGEX Category Low Category High Category Mod
Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Quarterly Annually

Net Income Ratio Analysis

VHGEX Category Low Category High VHGEX % Rank
Net Income Ratio 2.35% -2.05% 6.21% 3.93%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

VHGEX Category Low Category High Capital Mode
Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Semi-Annually Semi-Annually

Dividend Payout History

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Fund Manager Analysis

VHGEX - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

Neil Ostrer


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Aug 14, 1995

25.07

25.1%

Neil Ostrer is a co-founder of Marathon Asset Management LLP and has been a Portfolio Manager of Marathon’s European assets since inception of the firm in 1986. Neil is also a member of the firm’s decision making body, the Executive Committee. He has worked in the investment management industry since 1981 and holds an M.A. from Cambridge University.

William Arah


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Aug 14, 1995

25.07

25.1%

William Arah is a co-founder of Marathon Asset Management LLP and has been a Portfolio Manager for Japanese assets since 1987. William is also a member of the firm’s decision making body, the Executive Committee. He has worked in the investment management industry since 1982 and holds an M.A. from Oxford University.

Spencer Adair


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Apr 11, 2008

12.4

12.4%

Spencer is a portfolio manager. Spencer graduated BSc in Medicine from the University of St Andrews in 1997, followed by two years of clinical training in Edinburgh. He joined Baillie Gifford in 2000 and spent time working in the Fixed Income, Japanese, European and UK teams, before becoming an Investment Manager for the Global Alpha portfolio. He became a Partner in 2013.

Malcolm MacColl


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Apr 11, 2008

12.4

12.4%

Malcolm graduated MA in Economics and History in 1998 and MLitt in Economics, Politics and Management in 1999 both from the University of St Andrews. He joined Baillie Gifford in 1999 and has spent time working in the UK Small Cap Team and North American Team. He has been a Global Alpha Investment Manager since the product’s inception and became a Partner in 2011. Malcolm is a member of the UK Society of Investment Professionals (UKSIP).

Charles Plowden


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Apr 11, 2008

12.4

12.4%

Charles graduated BA in Modern History from Oxford University in 1983 and joined Baillie Gifford the same year, becoming a Partner in 1988. He was an Investment Manager in the UK equity team for over 20 years notably developing Baillie Gifford’s specialist UK capabilities, and was latterly head of the team. Since its inception in 2005, Charles has headed up the Global Alpha strategy which is currently his sole portfolio management role. He became Joint Senior Partner with overall responsibility for the investment departments in 2006.

Tenure Analysis

Category Low Category High Category Average Category Mode
0.04 52.7 7.45 14.76