VHT

Fund Description
Seeks to track the performance of a benchmark index that measures the investment return of stocks in the health care sector. Passively managed using a full-replication strategy when possible and a sampling strategy if regulatory constraints dictate. Includes stocks of companies involved in providing medical or health care products services technology or equipment.
Fund Profile
Fund Name Vanguard Health Care ETF
Fund Exchange Ticker VHT
Fund Sponsor Vanguard
Fund ISIN US92204A5048
Net Expense Ratio 0.10 %
Fund Inception Date 26 January 2004
Fund Legal Structure ETF (Open end fund)
Exchange NYSE Arca
Listing Country Code US
Fund Investment Objective
ETF Type Specific US Equities - Industry Sector
Asset Class Equities (Stocks)
Index Linked Passive
Index Name MSCI US Investable Market Healthcare 25/50 Index
Index Provider MSCI
Currency Hedged No
Inverse / Leveraged Not Applicable
Developed / Emerging Developed Market Funds
Market Capitalization Range Broad Market / Multi-Cap
Growth Value Core / Blend
Continent North America
Key Statistics
Return As of Date 18 January 2019
Asset Under Management 8862.76 Million (USD)
1 Month Total Return 5.35 %
Year To Date Return 5.14 %
1 Year Total Return 4.49 %
3 Year Annualized Total Return 13.18 %
NAV 168.91
Share Outstanding 52,470,300
Top 10 Holdings (31 December 2018)
Constituent Name Constituent Ticker Constituent Type Weighting
JOHNSON & JOHNSON JNJ EQUI 0.0915490827
PFIZER INC PFE EQUI 0.0676249622
UNITEDHEALTH GROUP INC UNH EQUI 0.0633647963
MERCK & CO. INC. MRK EQUI 0.0537118957
ABBVIE INC ABBV EQUI 0.0369229508
ABBOTT LABORATORIES ABT EQUI 0.0335143523
AMGEN INC AMGN EQUI 0.0333239209
MEDTRONIC PLC MDT EQUI 0.0324302392
ELI LILLY & CO LLY EQUI 0.0295719927
THERMO FISHER TMO EQUI 0.0237845307