Vanguard Dividend Growth Fund Investor Shares

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Trailing returns

1 day   +0.24%
1 week
4 week   +1.71%
3 month   +3.79%
YTD   +9.59%
1 year   +11.74%
3 years*   +8.85%
5 years*   +13.55%
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 assets31.91B 
Front load-  
Deferred load-  
Expense ratio0.30%  
Management fee-  
Fund familyVanguard 

Asset allocation


Purchase information

Jun 22, 8:00PM 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* -3.56 0.38 0.28 1.97
Beta* 0.97 0.86 0.88 0.80
Mean annual return 1.03 0.77 1.12 0.70
R-squared* 78.45 91.03 91.70 94.63
Standard deviation 6.74 9.36 8.89 12.53
Sharpe ratio 1.76 0.96 1.49 0.63
* Against standard index

Top 10 holdings

Security Net Assets  
Nike Inc B (NKE) 3.73%  
Microsoft Corp (MSFT) 3.61%  
Costco Wholesale Corp (COST) 3.52%  
TJX Companies Inc (TJX) 2.83%  
United Parcel Service Inc Class B (UPS) 2.81%  
Chubb Ltd (CB) 2.75%  
Canadian National Railway Co (CNI) 2.59%  
Cardinal Health Inc (CAH) 2.52%  
Visa Inc Class A (V) 2.51%  
Colgate-Palmolive Co (CL) 2.50%