Vanguard Value Index Fund (VVIAX) seeks to track the performance of a benchmark index that measures the investment return of large-capitalization value stocks. The fund employs an indexing investment approach designed to track the performance of the CRSP US Large Cap Value Index, a broadly diversified index predominantly made up of value stocks of large U.S. companies. This fund holds mature, value-oriented companies like Johnson & Johnson, Intel Corp and United Health Group. It has a super-low expense ratio of 0.05%, a trailing 10-year return of 11.22% and a relatively low holdings turnover ratio of 1.2%.

Top 10 Holdings (21.71% of Total Assets)

  • Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) 3.02%
  • Berkshire Hathaway Inc Class B (BRK.B) 2.94%
  • JPMorgan Chase & Co (JPM) 2.76%
  • Procter & Gamble Co (PG) 2.23%
  • UnitedHealth Group Inc (UNH) 2.22%
  • The Walt Disney Co (DIS) 2.14%
  • Bank of America Corp (BAC) 1.62%
  • Intel Corp (INTC) 1.60%
  • Comcast Corp Class A (CMCSA) 1.59%
  • Verizon Communications Inc (VZ) 1.59%

Sector Weightings (%)

  • Basic Materials 2.83%
  • Consumer Cyclical 3.96%
  • Financial Services 20.34%
  • Real Estate 2.67%
  • Consumer Defensive 11.40%
  • Healthcare 20.50%
  • Utilities 6.14%
  • Communication Services 8.17%
  • Energy 4.73%
  • Industrials 11.92%
  • Technology 7.33%

In conclusion, Vanguard Value Index Fund may appeal to investors with a buy-and-hold approach.


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