Vanguard PrimeCap Fund

Scorecard
5 / 5 Stars
Lipper
5 5 5 5 3
Zacks Investment Research
2 (Buy)
Standard & Poor's
5 / 5 Stars
TheStreet.com
A+ (Buy)

U.S. News evaluated 464 Large Growth Funds. Our list highlights the top-rated funds for long-term investors based on the ratings of leading fund industry researchers.

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Performance

The fund has returned 30.47 percent over the past year, 18.20 percent over the past three years, 19.67 percent over the past five years, and 10.29 percent over the past decade.

Trailing Returns Updated 06.30.2014
Year to date 9.9%
1 Year 30.5%
3 Years (Annualized) 18.2%
5 Years (Annualized) 19.7%
10 Years (Annualized) 10.3%

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Summary

The investment seeks long-term capital appreciation. The fund invests in stocks considered to have above-average earnings growth potential that is not reflected in their current market prices. Its portfolio consists predominantly of large- and mid-capitalization stocks.

Fees

Fees are Average compared to funds in the same category.
Vanguard PrimeCap Fund has an expense ratio of 0.36 percent.

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Risk

Risk is Below Average compared to funds in the same category according to Morningstar.

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Fund Opinions

The fund's Value Line Overall Rank, a measure of risk-adjusted performance and relative growth in fund returns, is 2 on a scale of 1 to 5, with 1 being the best and 5 the worst.

Value Line 2014-06-11

The fund's Value Line Growth Persistence rank, which awards funds that consistently outperform their broad universes, is 2 for one year, 3 for five years, and 2 for 10 years. Scores are on a 1 to 5 scale, with 1 being the best and 5 the worst.

Value Line 2014-06-11

The fund's Value Line Risk Rank, a measure of volatility, is 3 on a scale of 1 to 5, with 1 being the least volatile and 5 the most.

Value Line 2014-06-11