Vanguard Health Care Fund

Vanguard Health Care Fund

Vanguard Health Care Fund
Last update 2020-04-30 89 Stocks (6 new)
Value $39.63 Bil Turnover 5 %
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Vanguard Health Care Fund Profile

Edward Owens has worked in investment management for over 30 years. He has managed the Vanguard Health Care Fund (VGHCX) since its inception in May 1984. Owens received a B.A. from the University of Virginia, and an M.B.A from Harvard Business School.

Vanguard Health Care Fund Investing Philosophy

Mr. Owens invests primarily in health care companies. His strategy is characterized by a long-term focus and careful attention to valuations.
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Performance of Vanguard Healthcare Fund

Year Return % S&P500 % Excess Gain %
2019 22.93 30.58 -7.6
2018 1.15 -4.57 5.7
2017 19.61 21.7 -2.1
3-Year Cumulative (2017-2019) 48.73 (14.15/Year) 51.65 (14.89/Year) -2.92 (-0.74/Year)
2016 -8.99 12 -21
2015 12.65 1.24 11.4
5-Year Cumulative (2015-2019) 52.48 (8.80/Year) 71.96 (11.45/Year) -19.46 (-2.63/Year)
2014 28.52 13.46 15.1
2013 43.19 32.31 10.9
2012 15.11 15.99 -0.9
2011 11.45 1.9 9.5
2010 6.16 15.05 -8.9
10-Year Cumulative (2010-2019) 282.16 (14.35/Year) 251.03 (13.38/Year) 31.13 (0.97/Year)
2009 20.96 26.35 -5.4
2008 -18.45 -36.79 18.3
2007 4.42 5.15 -0.7
2006 10.87 15.84 -5
2005 15.41 4.83 10.6
15-Year Cumulative (2005-2019) 403.68 (11.38/Year) 257.98 (8.87/Year) 145.70 (2.51/Year)
2004 9.51 10.7 -1.2
2003 26.58 28.18 -1.6
2002 -11.36 -21.58 10.2
2001 -6.87 -11.76 4.9
2000 60.53 -9.75 70.3
20-Year Cumulative (2000-2019) 825.23 (11.77/Year) 217.22 (5.94/Year) 608.01 (5.83/Year)
1999 7.05 20.38 -13.3
1998 40.8 28.69 12.1
1997 28.57 33.49 -4.9
1996 21.36 22.5 -1.1
1995 45.17 38.06 7.1
25-Year Cumulative (1995-2019) 3058.87 (14.81/Year) 1009.46 (10.10/Year) 2049.41 (4.71/Year)
1994 9.54 0.38 9.2
1993 11.81 10.08 1.7
1992 -1.57 7.62 -9.2
1991 46.32 30.47 15.9
1990 16.79 -3.1 19.9
30-Year Cumulative (1990-2019) 6407.62 (14.93/Year) 1568.00 (9.83/Year) 4839.62 (5.10/Year)
1989 32.95 31.69 1.3
1988 28.41 16.61 11.8
1987 -0.5 5.1 -5.6
1986 21.42 18.6 2.8
1985 45.76 31.6 14.2

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