Vanguard Global Equity Fund

Class Inv (VHGEX)
Scorecard
3 / 5 Stars
Lipper
5 5 3 5 3
Zacks Investment Research
2 (Buy)
Standard & Poor's
4 / 5 Stars
TheStreet.com
C+ (Hold)

#29 in World Stock

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Performance

The fund has returned 24.69 percent over the past year, 11.67 percent over the past three years, 16.41 percent over the past five years, and 8.08 percent over the past decade.

Trailing Returns Updated 06.30.2014
Year to date 6.5%
1 Year 24.7%
3 Years (Annualized) 11.7%
5 Years (Annualized) 16.4%
10 Years (Annualized) 8.1%

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Summary

The investment seeks long-term capital appreciation. The fund invests primarily in U.S. and foreign equity securities chosen mainly on the basis of bottom-up stock analysis. It typically invests across a wide range of industries, and its holdings are expected to represent a mix of value and growth stocks, as well as a mix of developed and emerging markets stocks, across the capitalization spectrum. Under normal circumstances, at least 80% of the fund's assets will be invested in equity securities. The fund uses multiple investment advisors.

Fees

Fees are Average compared to funds in the same category.
Vanguard Global Equity Fund has an expense ratio of 0.61 percent.

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Risk

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

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