Vanguard Dividend Growth Fund Investor Shares

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Trailing returns

1 day   +0.25%
1 week   +0.68%
4 week   +1.63%
3 month   +2.39%
YTD   +2.47%
1 year   +15.31%
3 years*   +16.57%
5 years*   +15.39%
Best 3 month return+19.77%  
Worst 3 month return-22.58%  

Morningstar statistics

Morningstar category: Large Blend
  Return Risk Rating
3 years Average Low
5 years Average Low
10 years High Low
Overall Above Average Low
Morningstar style  Learn more
Value Blend Growth  

Key statistics

Total assets23.07B 
Front load-  
Deferred load-  
Expense ratio0.31%  
Management fee-  
Fund familyVanguard 

Asset allocation


Purchase information

IRA Initial$3,000  
AIP Initial$0  
Feb 26, 4:00PM EST Overall Morningstar RatingTM


The investment seeks to provide, primarily, a growing stream of income over time and, secondarily, long-term capital appreciation and current income. The fund invests primarily in stocks that tend to offer current dividends. It focuses on high-quality companies that have prospects for long-term total returns as a result of their ability to grow earnings and their willingness to increase dividends over time. These stocks typically-but not always-will be large-cap, will be undervalued relative to the market, and will show potential for increasing dividends. The fund seeks to be diversified across industry sectors.
Fund filings (PDF) »
Asset manager:
Donald Kilbride (Started: Feb 1, 2006)
Advisor Company:
Wellington Management Company LLP
Fund family reports on Morningstar »
Vanguard, 100 Vanguard Boulevard, Malvern, PA 19355, USA


  1 year 3 years 5 years 10 years  
Alpha* 0.61 0.13 1.83 2.40
Beta* 0.92 0.89 0.81 0.80
Mean annual return 1.10 1.24 1.19 0.79
R-squared* 92.40 93.56 94.17 94.87
Standard deviation 7.66 8.53 10.80 12.02
Sharpe ratio 1.72 1.74 1.32 0.66
* Against standard index

Top 10 holdings

Security Net Assets  
United Parcel Service Inc (UPS) Class B (UPS) 3.08%  
TJX Companies (TJX) 2.88%  
UnitedHealth Group Inc (UNH) 2.82%  
Lockheed Martin Corp (LMT) 2.55%  
ACE Ltd (ACE) 2.54%  
Wal-Mart Stores Inc (WMT) 2.53%  
Cardinal Health Inc (CAH) 2.53%  
Praxair Inc (PX) 2.52%  
Accenture PLC Class A (ACN) 2.48%  
Nike Inc Class B (NKE) 2.46%