• Vanguard Consumer Discretionary Index Fund

Vanguard

  • US
  • Consumer Goods/Services

Vanguard Consumer Discretionary Index Fund

VCDAX

Summary

The fund seeks to track the total return performance of a benchmark index before fees and expenses by investing in companies across any size in the United States.

The investment process starts with a list of companies in the benchmark index and the research team utilizes quantitative techniques and fundamental analysis to identify investment opportunities.

The process employs an indexing investment approach to track the performance of the MSCI US Investable Market Index (IMI)/Consumer Discretionary 25/50 Index.

Then the research team focuses on the consumer discretionary sector, which includes stocks of companies that More

Price

Last Close

$128.21 ( -3.45 )

52 Week HL

$184.04 - $123.05

Net Assets

$692 M

Expense Ratio

Manager

Name

Michael A. Johnson

Leadership

Single Manager

Tenure

2003

Advisor

Documents

Prospectus

Summary

Annual Reports

Website

Link

Performance

YTD

-25.8 %

3 Year

25.58%

5 Year

73.86%

Best

46.46%
2009

Worst

-38.01%
2008

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Quarterly

2022 2021 2020 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012
Q1 -10.5% 7.3% -23.2% 14.5% 2% 8% 1.6% 4.8% -2.1% 11.7% -
Q2 -21.9% 6.3% 37.4% 2.9% 10.3% 2.9% -1.4% 1.5% 3.2% 8.1% -
Q3 - 2.2% 17.4% -0.4% 6.7% 1.4% 3.5% -4.3% -0.7% 7.7% -
Q4 - 9.1% 17.2% 5.3% -16.1% 8.8% 2.8% 4.4% 9.1% 10.4% -

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Monthly

J F M A M J J A S O N D
2022 -13% -0.4% 3.4% -5.1% -17.7% - - - - - - -
2021 2.9% 0.3% 4% 6.3% -2.9% 3% 0.4% 1.9% -0.1% 4.1% 2.2% -0.1%

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Annual

    2022 2021 2020 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012
    0%29%16%29%-6%19%8%-1%14%29%0%

Alpha

2022 2021 2020 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012
VCDAX -26%24%45%26%-2%23%7%6%9%44%25%
S&P 500 -29%16%29%-6%19%8%-1%14%29%-
Alpha -26%-5%29%-3%4%4%-2%7%-4%15%25%

VCDAX S&P 500

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