Vanguard Explorer Inv (VEXPX)

108.85 +0.75  +0.69% Feb 19 USD
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Key Stats

Net Asset Value 108.85
Turnover Ratio 41.00%
1 Year Fund Level Flows -350.55M

Performance & Returns

  Total Return Cat. Total Return (NAV) % Rank in Cat. (NAV)
1M 1.06% 0.96% 62
3M 8.13% 9.44% 69
6M 14.11% 13.25% 35
YTD 4.15% 4.74% 66
1Y 16.82% 14.19% 37
3Y 15.59% 13.58% 38
5Y 11.16% 10.32% 38
10Y 14.17% 13.22% 37
15Y 9.57% 9.32% 51
20Y 7.99% 7.19% 43
As of Feb. 19, 2020. Returns for periods of 1 year and above are annualized.

Asset Allocation

Type % Net % Long % Short
Cash 3.92% 3.92% 0.00%
Stock 96.08% 96.08% 0.00%
Bond 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%
Convertible 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%
Preferred 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%
Other 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%
As of Dec. 31, 2019

Region Exposure

Americas 97.94%
North America 97.21%
Latin America 0.73%
Greater Europe 2.04%
United Kingdom 0.25%
Europe Developed 0.93%
Europe Emerging 0.00%
Africa/Middle East 0.87%
Greater Asia 0.02%
Japan 0.00%
Australasia 0.00%
Asia Developed 0.00%
Asia Emerging 0.02%
Market Classification
% Developed Markets 99.26%
% Emerging Markets 0.74%
As of Dec. 31, 2019. Region breakdown data is calculated by using the long position holdings of the portfolio.

Stock Sector Exposure

Basic Materials 1.67%
Communication Services 3.72%
Consumer Cyclical 14.37%
Consumer Defensive 3.52%
Energy 1.34%
Financial Services 6.67%
Healthcare 20.09%
Industrials 19.96%
Real Estate 4.37%
Technology 24.19%
Utilities 0.11%
As of Dec. 31, 2019

Stock Market Capitalization

Giant 0.25%
Large 4.39%
Medium 56.10%
Small 37.25%
Micro 2.01%
As of Dec. 31, 2019

Stock Style Exposure

Large Cap Value 0.00%
Large Cap Blend 1.24%
Large Cap Growth 3.59%
Mid Cap Value 8.31%
Mid Cap Blend 15.73%
Mid Cap Growth 32.72%
Small Cap Value 7.96%
Small Cap Blend 10.63%
Small Cap Growth 19.82%
As of Dec. 31, 2019
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Top 10 Holdings

Symbol Name % Weight Price % Chg
ICLR Icon PLC 1.22% 177.22 +2.03%
VB Vanguard Small-Cap ETF 0.87% 169.99 +0.44%
BURL Burlington Stores Inc 0.83% 248.09 +0.45%
FIVN Five9 Inc 0.82% 78.75 +2.35%
TNET Trinet Group Inc 0.76% 62.00 +5.91%
FTNT Fortinet Inc 0.75% 119.20 -0.21%
CATM Cardtronics PLC 0.75% 42.69 +2.89%
CLH Clean Harbors Inc 0.72% 87.72 +1.21%
SKX Skechers USA Inc 0.71% 38.11 +1.17%
CSOD Cornerstone OnDemand Inc 0.71% 58.59 -1.11%
As of Dec. 31, 2019
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Basic Info

Investment Strategy
The investment seeks to provide long-term capital appreciation. The fund invests mainly in the stocks of small and mid-size companies. These companies tend to be unseasoned but are considered by the fund's advisors to have superior growth potential. Also, these companies often provide little or no dividend income. It uses multiple investment advisors.
General
Security Type Mutual Fund
Oldest Share Symbol VEXPX
Equity Style Mid Cap/Growth
Fixed Income Style --
Broad Asset Class US Equity
Broad Category Equity
Category Name Small Growth
Prospectus Objective Growth
Fund Owner Firm Name Vanguard
Benchmark Index
Russell 2500 Growth TR USD 100.0%
Reports
One Page Report Download

Manager Info

Name Tenure
Aram Green 2.78 yrs
Binbin Guo 3.85 yrs
Brian Angerame 2.78 yrs
Brian Schaub 5.55 yrs
Chad Meade 5.55 yrs
Daniel Fitzpatrick 5.85 yrs
Derek Deutsch 2.78 yrs
James Stetler 7.87 yrs
Jeffrey Russell 2.78 yrs
Ryan Crane 6.39 yrs

Share Classes

Symbol Share Class
VEXRX Inst

Net Fund Flows

1M -94.93M
3M -232.60M
6M -504.95M
YTD -94.93M
1Y -350.55M
3Y -396.56M
5Y -2.021B
10Y -6.069B
As of Jan. 31, 2020

Risk Info

Beta (5Y) 1.179
Historical Sharpe Ratio (10Y) 0.9215
Historical Sortino (All) 0.6406
Daily Value at Risk (VaR) 1% (All) 3.06%
Monthly Value at Risk (VaR) 1% (All) 16.39%

Fundamentals

Dividend Yield TTM (2-19-20) 0.27%
30-Day SEC Yield (2-14-20) 0.29%
7-Day SEC Yield --
Weighted Average PE Ratio 23.84
Weighted Average Price to Sales Ratio 1.698
Weighted Average Price to Book Ratio 3.500
Weighted Median ROE 12.04%
Weighted Median ROA 3.78%
Forecasted Dividend Yield 0.77%
Forecasted PE Ratio 20.61
Forecasted Price to Sales Ratio 1.383
Forecasted Price to Book Ratio 3.098
Number of Holdings 569
As of Dec. 31, 2019

Growth Estimates

Forecasted 5 Yr Earnings Growth 11.59%
Forecasted Book Value Growth 8.90%
Forecasted Cash Flow Growth 8.50%
Forecasted Earnings Growth 14.50%
Forecasted Revenue Growth 9.34%
As of Dec. 31, 2019

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Attributes

Purchase Details
Open to New Investors Yes
Open to Existing Investors Yes
Minimum Initial Investment 3000.00 USD
Minimum Subsequent Investment 1.00 USD
Fees
Actual 12B-1 Fee --
Actual Management Fee 0.42%
Administration Fee --
Performance Fee --
Switching Fee --
Transaction Fee --
Maximum Front Load --
Maximum Deferred Load --
Maximum Redemption Fee --
Key Dates
Inception Date 12/11/1967
Termination Date
Last Annual Report Date 10/31/2019
Last Prospectus Date 2/26/2019
Attributes
Exchange Traded Share No
Exchange Traded Note No
Enhanced Index Fund No
Fixed Distribution Fund No
High-Net Worth Individual 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
General Availability
Available for Insurance Product No
Available for Retirement Plan No
Available for RRSP No
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