Vanguard Dividend Growth Fund Investor Shares

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Trailing returns

1 day
1 week   +0.90%
4 week   +3.78%
3 month   +6.84%
YTD   +5.51%
1 year   +15.30%
3 years*   +9.66%
5 years*   +12.64%
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 Below Average Low
10 years High Low
Overall Above Average Low
Morningstar style  Learn more
Value Blend Growth  

Key statistics

Total assets30.63B 
Front load-  
Deferred load-  
Expense ratio0.33%  
Management fee-  
Fund familyVanguard 

Asset allocation


Purchase information

Feb 21, 7:00PM 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* -4.18 0.02 -0.02 1.83
Beta* 0.85 0.85 0.86 0.80
Mean annual return 0.97 0.78 0.99 0.70
R-squared* 84.91 90.93 92.19 94.69
Standard deviation 7.34 9.37 9.22 12.58
Sharpe ratio 1.54 0.98 1.28 0.61
* Against standard index

Top 10 holdings

Security Net Assets  
Nike Inc B (NKE) 3.73%  
Costco Wholesale Corp (COST) 3.72%  
Microsoft Corp (MSFT) 3.62%  
United Parcel Service Inc Class B (UPS) 2.94%  
Chubb Ltd (CB) 2.79%  
Automatic Data Processing Inc (ADP) 2.68%  
Cardinal Health Inc (CAH) 2.61%  
Coca-Cola Co (KO) 2.55%  
Visa Inc Class A (V) 2.52%  
Colgate-Palmolive Co (CL) 2.51%