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Key Stats

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Expense Ratio Total Assets Under Management Dividend Yield Turnover Ratio
1.52% 1.096B 0.00% 22.00%
1 Year Fund Level Flows 1 Year Total Returns (Daily) Annualized All Time Total Returns (Daily) Max Drawdown (All)
-208.85M 11.61% Upgrade Upgrade

Basic Info

Investment Strategy
The investment seeks maximum long-term capital growth through capital appreciation. Under normal circumstances, the fund will invest at least 80% of its assets, plus the amount of any borrowings for investment purposes, in the equity securities of healthcare companies, meaning companies that develop, produce, or distribute products or services related to the healthcare or medical industries and derive a substantial portion, that is, more than 50%, of their sales from products and services in the healthcare industry (80% policy). It is non-diversified.
General
Security Type Mutual Fund
Oldest Share Symbol DLHIX
Equity Style Large Cap/Blend
Fixed Income Style --
Broad Asset Class Sector Equity
Broad Category Equity
Category Name Health
Category Index S&P 1500 Health Care TR
Prospectus Objective Specialty - Health
Fund Owner Firm Name Delaware Funds by Macquarie
Prospectus Benchmark Index
Russell 3000 Ind/HC TR USD 100.0%
Broad Asset Class Benchmark Index
^MSWNTR 100.0%
Manager Tenure
Liu-Er Chen 13.94 yrs

Net Fund Flows Versus Category

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1 Year
% Rank: 91
-208.85M
-4.532B Category Low
6.619B Category High
3 Months
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As of August 31, 2021

Performance Versus Category

 
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As of September 24, 2021. Returns for periods of 1 year and above are annualized.

Annual Total Returns Versus Peers

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Name
2014
2015
2016
2017
2018
2019
2020
YTD
16.74%
11.16%
-4.57%
31.65%
-1.11%
31.18%
10.90%
1.56%
4.94%
-0.87%
7.51%
22.40%
-8.71%
27.67%
15.90%
16.60%
27.15%
7.28%
-11.90%
14.95%
-0.86%
29.92%
15.64%
13.42%
27.10%
8.06%
-15.12%
15.94%
5.81%
25.64%
12.73%
13.87%
26.94%
13.10%
-8.17%
22.04%
-2.65%
33.74%
23.02%
9.84%
28.48%
10.68%
-6.37%
24.41%
7.63%
24.88%
19.06%
8.13%
As of September 24, 2021.

Fundamentals

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Dividend Yield TTM (9-24-21) 0.00%
30-Day SEC Yield (8-31-21) Upgrade
7-Day SEC Yield --
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Weighted Average PE Ratio 20.94
Weighted Average Price to Sales Ratio Upgrade
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As of July 31, 2021

Growth Estimates

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As of July 31, 2021

Asset Allocation

As of July 31, 2021.
Type % Net % Long % Short
Cash 1.36% Upgrade Upgrade
Stock 98.57% Upgrade Upgrade
Bond 0.00% Upgrade Upgrade
Convertible 0.00% Upgrade Upgrade
Preferred 0.00% Upgrade Upgrade
Other 0.06% Upgrade Upgrade

Top 10 Holdings

Name % Weight Price % Change
Amgen Inc 5.35% 213.61 -0.67%
Roche Holding AG
5.19% -- --
Sanofi SA ADR 5.08% 47.94 -1.60%
Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc 4.63% 638.90 -1.18%
UnitedHealth Group Inc 4.43% 407.08 -0.23%
Eli Lilly and Co 3.71% 231.68 -0.22%
Illumina Inc 3.55% 432.82 -0.09%
Micron Technology Inc 3.55% 74.05 0.01%
Anthem Inc 3.01% 381.33 0.27%
Arena Pharmaceuticals Inc 2.91% 60.08 -1.64%

Fees & Availability

Fees
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Administration Fee --
Performance Fee --
Switching Fee --
Transaction Fee --
Maximum Front Load --
Maximum Deferred Load --
Maximum Redemption Fee --
General Availability
Available for Insurance Product No
Available for Retirement Plan No
Available for RRSP No
Purchase Details
Open to New Investors Yes
Open to Existing Investors Yes
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Basic Info

Investment Strategy
The investment seeks maximum long-term capital growth through capital appreciation. Under normal circumstances, the fund will invest at least 80% of its assets, plus the amount of any borrowings for investment purposes, in the equity securities of healthcare companies, meaning companies that develop, produce, or distribute products or services related to the healthcare or medical industries and derive a substantial portion, that is, more than 50%, of their sales from products and services in the healthcare industry (80% policy). It is non-diversified.
General
Security Type Mutual Fund
Oldest Share Symbol DLHIX
Equity Style Large Cap/Blend
Fixed Income Style --
Broad Asset Class Sector Equity
Broad Category Equity
Category Name Health
Category Index S&P 1500 Health Care TR
Prospectus Objective Specialty - Health
Fund Owner Firm Name Delaware Funds by Macquarie
Prospectus Benchmark Index
Russell 3000 Ind/HC TR USD 100.0%
Broad Asset Class Benchmark Index
^MSWNTR 100.0%
Manager Tenure
Liu-Er Chen 13.94 yrs

Fundamentals

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Dividend Yield TTM (9-24-21) 0.00%
30-Day SEC Yield (8-31-21) Upgrade
7-Day SEC Yield --
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Weighted Average PE Ratio 20.94
Weighted Average Price to Sales Ratio Upgrade
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As of July 31, 2021

Growth Estimates

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As of July 31, 2021

Fund Details

Key Dates
Inception Date 1/28/2010
Last Annual Report Date 3/31/2021
Last Prospectus Date 7/29/2021
Share Classes
DLHAX A
DLHCX C
DLHIX Inst
Attributes
Enhanced Index Fund No
Index Fund No
Inverse Fund No
Leveraged Fund No
Fund of Funds No
Currency Hedged Fund No
Synthetic Replication Fund No
Has Dividend Investment Plan No
Socially Responsible Fund No