Vanguard Dividend Growth Fund Investor Shares

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Trailing returns

1 day
1 week   +1.66%
4 week   +4.00%
3 month   +0.50%
YTD   +7.95%
1 year   +7.47%
3 years*   +8.22%
5 years*   +13.03%
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 assets30.72B 
Front load-  
Deferred load-  
Expense ratio0.33%  
Management fee-  
Fund familyVanguard 

Asset allocation


Purchase information

Dec 8, 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* -0.96 -0.38 0.18 2.00
Beta* 0.74 0.87 0.86 0.80
Mean annual return 0.44 0.64 1.02 0.70
R-squared* 86.00 91.28 91.70 94.64
Standard deviation 8.39 9.83 9.26 12.60
Sharpe ratio 0.59 0.77 1.31 0.61
* Against standard index

Top 10 holdings

Security Net Assets  
Microsoft Corp (MSFT) 3.59%  
Nike Inc B (NKE) 3.23%  
Costco Wholesale Corp (COST) 3.00%  
United Parcel Service Inc Class B (UPS) 2.99%  
Medtronic PLC (MDT) 2.98%  
Honeywell International Inc (HON) 2.80%  
Colgate-Palmolive Co (CL) 2.80%  
Chubb Ltd (CB) 2.78%  
Accenture PLC A (ACN) 2.73%  
Union Pacific Corp (UNP) 2.57%