Vanguard Dividend Growth Fund Investor Shares

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Trailing returns

1 day   +1.45%
1 week
4 week
3 month
YTD   +2.65%
1 year   +9.35%
3 years*   +16.85%
5 years*   +13.52%
Best 3 month return+19.77%  
Worst 3 month return-22.58%  

Morningstar statistics

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

Key statistics

Total assets21.88B 
Front load-  
Deferred load-  
Expense ratio0.31%  
Management fee-  
Fund familyVanguard 

Asset allocation


Purchase information

AIP Initial$0  
AIP Additional$100  
Oct 17, 4:00PM EDT 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* -2.92 0.90 2.13 2.29
Beta* 0.97 0.83 0.81 0.80
Mean annual return 1.25 1.56 1.23 0.81
R-squared* 93.03 92.43 93.70 94.88
Standard deviation 8.93 9.11 11.03 12.02
Sharpe ratio 1.68 2.04 1.33 0.68
* Against standard index

Top 10 holdings

Security Net Assets  
United Parcel Service Inc (UPS) Class B (UPS) 3.02%  
UnitedHealth Group Inc (UNH) 2.85%  
BG Group PLC (BRGXF) 2.75%  
Wal-Mart Stores Inc (WMT) 2.71%  
Lockheed Martin Corp (LMT) 2.66%  
TJX Companies (TJX) 2.64%  
Medtronic Inc (MDT) 2.56%  
Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) 2.55%  
Chevron Corp (CVX) 2.52%  
Praxair Inc (PX) 2.52%