Vanguard Russell 2000 Index Fund

Scorecard
3 / 5 Stars
Lipper
4 4 3 5 4
Zacks Investment Research
3 (Hold)
Standard & Poor's
3 / 5 Stars
TheStreet.com
A- (Buy)

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Performance

The fund has returned 31.64 percent over the past year, and 14.43 percent over the past three years.

Trailing Returns Updated 02.28.2014
Year to date 1.8%
1 Year 31.6%
3 Years (Annualized) 14.4%
5 Years (Annualized) N/A
10 Years (Annualized) N/A

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Summary

The investment seeks to track the performance of a benchmark index that measures the investment return of small-capitalization stocks in the United States. The fund employs an indexing investment approach designed to track the performance of the Russell 2000® Index. The index is designed to measure the performance of small-capitalization stocks in the United States. It attempts to replicate the target index by investing all, or substantially all, of its assets in the stocks that make up the index, holding each stock in approximately the same proportion as its weighting in the index.

Fees

Fees are Average compared to funds in the same category.
Vanguard Russell 2000 Index Fund has an expense ratio of 0.08 percent.

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Risk

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

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