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Name

As of 04/19/2024

Price

Aum/Mkt Cap

YIELD

Annualized forward dividend yield. Multiplies the most recent dividend payout amount by its frequency and divides by the previous close price.

Exp Ratio

Expense ratio is the fund’s total annual operating expenses, including management fees, distribution fees, and other expenses, expressed as a percentage of average net assets.

Watchlist

$64.92

$4.37 B

0.90%

$0.59

0.10%

Vitals

YTD Return

8.5%

1 yr return

34.4%

3 Yr Avg Return

-0.9%

5 Yr Avg Return

8.8%

Net Assets

$4.37 B

Holdings in Top 10

71.0%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$65.8
N/A
N/A

Expenses

OPERATING FEES

Expense Ratio 0.10%

SALES FEES

Front Load N/A

Deferred Load N/A

TRADING FEES

Turnover 15.00%

Redemption Fee N/A


Min Investment

Standard (Taxable)

$100,000

IRA

N/A


Fund Classification

Fund Type

Open End Mutual Fund


Name

As of 04/19/2024

Price

Aum/Mkt Cap

YIELD

Annualized forward dividend yield. Multiplies the most recent dividend payout amount by its frequency and divides by the previous close price.

Exp Ratio

Expense ratio is the fund’s total annual operating expenses, including management fees, distribution fees, and other expenses, expressed as a percentage of average net assets.

Watchlist

$64.92

$4.37 B

0.90%

$0.59

0.10%

VTCAX - Profile

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 8.5%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return -0.9%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 8.8%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 0.79%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.9%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Quarterly

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    Vanguard Communication Services Index Fund
  • Fund Family Name
    The Vanguard Group, Inc.
  • Inception Date
    Sep 29, 2004
  • Shares Outstanding
    N/A
  • Share Class
    Admiral
  • Currency
    USD
  • Domiciled Country
    US
  • Manager
    Walter Nejman

Fund Description

The Fund employs an indexing investment approach designed to track the performance of the MSCI US Investable Market Index (IMI)/Communication Services 25/50, an index made up of stocks of large, mid-size, and small U.S. companies within the communication services sector, as classified under the Global Industry Classification Standard (GICS). The GICS communication services sector is made up of companies that facilitate communication and offer related content and information through various mediums. It includes telecommunication companies and media and entertainment companies, including producers of interactive gaming products and companies engaged in content and information creation or distribution through proprietary platforms.The Fund attempts to replicate the target index by seeking to invest all, or substantially all, of its assets in the stocks that make up the Index, in order to hold each stock in approximately the same proportion as its weighting in the Index.
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VTCAX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period VTCAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 8.5% -14.9% 11.1% 28.13%
1 Yr 34.4% -8.1% 45.5% 25.00%
3 Yr -0.9%* -12.3% 3.1% 31.25%
5 Yr 8.8%* -5.3% 13.2% 34.38%
10 Yr 6.3%* -1.1% 13.4% 22.73%

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period VTCAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2023 43.0% -2.0% 57.1% 31.25%
2022 -39.3% -49.3% -19.8% 87.50%
2021 12.7% -15.7% 24.1% 18.75%
2020 27.8% -0.5% 46.0% 34.38%
2019 26.8% -4.8% 36.4% 16.13%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period VTCAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 8.5% -14.9% 11.1% 28.13%
1 Yr 34.4% -8.1% 45.5% 25.00%
3 Yr -0.9%* -12.3% 3.1% 31.25%
5 Yr 8.8%* -5.3% 13.2% 34.38%
10 Yr 6.3%* -1.1% 13.4% 22.73%

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period VTCAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2023 44.7% -1.2% 57.1% 28.13%
2022 -38.8% -40.6% -16.8% 84.38%
2021 13.8% -3.8% 25.7% 37.50%
2020 29.0% 0.3% 53.8% 37.50%
2019 28.0% 12.3% 40.1% 38.71%

NAV & Total Return History


VTCAX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

VTCAX Category Low Category High VTCAX % Rank
Net Assets 4.37 B 1.87 M 18.1 B 14.71%
Number of Holdings 120 23 120 5.88%
Net Assets in Top 10 2.51 B 1.1 M 12.7 B 14.71%
Weighting of Top 10 71.04% 38.1% 85.3% 50.00%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. META PLATFORMS-A 21.28%
  2. ALPHABET INC-A 12.42%
  3. ALPHABET INC-C 10.23%
  4. NETFLIX INC 5.08%
  5. VERIZON COMMUNIC 4.88%
  6. WALT DISNEY CO/T 4.72%
  7. COMCAST CORP-A 4.00%
  8. ATT INC 3.69%
  9. T-MOBILE US INC 3.09%
  10. CHARTER COMMUN-A 1.64%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High VTCAX % Rank
Stocks
99.80% 93.49% 99.93% 23.53%
Cash
0.43% 0.00% 10.18% 79.41%
Other
0.01% 0.00% 1.01% 17.65%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 2.36% 88.24%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 1.39% 85.29%
Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 4.06% 85.29%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High VTCAX % Rank
Communication Services
98.40% 21.07% 100.00% 11.76%
Technology
1.18% 0.00% 68.78% 94.12%
Consumer Cyclical
0.37% 0.00% 14.61% 52.94%
Industrials
0.04% 0.00% 2.78% 32.35%
Utilities
0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 85.29%
Real Estate
0.00% 0.00% 12.57% 91.18%
Healthcare
0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 85.29%
Financial Services
0.00% 0.00% 6.60% 85.29%
Energy
0.00% 0.00% 2.38% 85.29%
Consumer Defense
0.00% 0.00% 0.72% 85.29%
Basic Materials
0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 85.29%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High VTCAX % Rank
US
99.80% 71.30% 99.93% 20.59%
Non US
0.00% 0.00% 27.91% 94.12%

VTCAX - Expenses

Operational Fees

VTCAX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 0.10% 0.08% 5.28% 94.12%
Management Fee 0.09% 0.03% 1.00% 11.76%
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% N/A
Administrative Fee N/A 0.10% 0.25% N/A

Sales Fees

VTCAX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load N/A 3.50% 5.75% N/A
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 1.00% N/A

Trading Fees

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

VTCAX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 15.00% 13.00% 75.00% 13.79%

VTCAX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

VTCAX Category Low Category High VTCAX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.90% 0.00% 7.05% 52.94%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

VTCAX Category Low Category High Category Mod
Dividend Distribution Frequency Quarterly

Net Income Ratio Analysis

VTCAX Category Low Category High VTCAX % Rank
Net Income Ratio 0.79% -1.39% 2.76% 52.94%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

Distributions History

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VTCAX - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

Walter Nejman


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Dec 22, 2015

6.44

6.4%

Walter Nejman, Portfolio Manager at Vanguard. He has been with Vanguard since 2005; has worked in investment management since 2008; and has co-managed the Communication Services Index, Health Care Index, Industrials Index, and Information Technology Index Funds since 2015. Education: B.A., Arcadia University; M.B.A., Villanova University.

Awais Khan


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Nov 30, 2017

4.5

4.5%

Awais Khan, CFA, Portfolio Manager at Vanguard. He has been with Vanguard since 2010; has worked in investment management since 2012. Education: B.S./B.S.B.A., University of North Carolina.

Tenure Analysis

Category Low Category High Category Average Category Mode
1.79 24.18 9.88 3.5