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 21 May 2019
Asset Under Management 8976.68 Million (USD)
1 Month Total Return 3.53 %
Year To Date Return 4.88 %
1 Year Total Return 7.58 %
3 Year Annualized Total Return 11.40 %
NAV 167.3
Share Outstanding 53,656,200
Top 10 Holdings (30 April 2019)
Constituent Name Constituent Ticker Constituent Type Weighting
JOHNSON & JOHNSON JNJ EQUI 0.0959123187
PFIZER INC PFE EQUI 0.0585568224
UNITEDHEALTH GROUP INC UNH EQUI 0.0567993901
MERCK & CO. INC. MRK EQUI 0.0518401181
ABBOTT LABORATORIES ABT EQUI 0.0353839728
ABBVIE INC ABBV EQUI 0.0302471179
MEDTRONIC PLC MDT EQUI 0.0302058582
AMGEN INC AMGN EQUI 0.0289430592
THERMO FISHER SCIENTIFIC INC TMO EQUI 0.0282821002
ELI LILLY & CO LLY EQUI 0.0264879637