Vanguard Global Wellington Fund Admiral Shares (VGWAX) ( seeks to provide long-term capital appreciation and moderate current income. The fund invests 60% to 70% of its assets in dividend-paying and, to a lesser extent, non-dividend-paying equity securities of established large and mid-size U.S. and foreign companies. In choosing these companies, the advisor seeks those that appear to be undervalued but have prospects for improvement. These stocks are commonly referred to as value stocks. The remaining 30% to 40% of the fund’s assets are invested mainly in U.S. and foreign fixed income securities that the advisor believes will generate a moderate level of current income.

Trailing Returns

  • YTD 8.87%
  • 1-Month 1.83%
  • 3-Month 7.43%
  • 1-Year 28.39%
  • 3-Year 10.90%

Fund Overview

  • Net Assets 1.68 Billions
  • YTD Return 8.87%
  • Yield 1.56%

Annual Report Expense Ratio (net) 0.34%

Overall Portfolio Composition (%)

  • Cash 0.96%
  • Stocks 66.42%
  • Bonds 30.86%
  • Others 0.00%
  • Preferred 0.00%
  • Convertable 1.71%

Top 10 Holdings (15.53% of Total Assets)

NameSymbol% Assets
Bank of America CorpBAC1.83%
Johnson & JohnsonJNJ1.81%
Microsoft CorpMSFT1.81%
Cisco Systems IncCSCO1.71%
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd2330.TW1.52%
United Parcel Service Inc Class BUPS1.48%
Novartis AGNOVN1.45%
AstraZeneca PLC ADRAZN.L1.42%
Chubb LtdCB1.28%
Northrop Grumman CorpNOC1.22%

The Vanguard Global Wellington Fund is best for investors that want to own world wide stocks in their fund with low expense ratio fee.

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