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 22 October 2019
Asset Under Management 8761.46 Million (USD)
1 Month Total Return -0.23 %
Year To Date Return 8.14 %
1 Year Total Return 1.36 %
3 Year Annualized Total Return 11.75 %
NAV 170.83
Share Outstanding 51,287,600
Top 10 Holdings (30 September 2019)
Constituent Name Constituent Ticker Constituent Type Weighting
JOHNSON & JOHNSON JNJ EQUI 0.0862617131
MERCK & CO. INC. MRK EQUI 0.0544249201
UNITEDHEALTH GROUP INC UNH EQUI 0.0518628773
PFIZER INC PFE EQUI 0.0492739634
ABBOTT LABORATORIES ABT EQUI 0.0370667978
MEDTRONIC PLC MDT EQUI 0.0365691388
AMGEN INC AMGN EQUI 0.0296393125
THERMO FISHER SCIENTIFIC INC TMO EQUI 0.0292587925
ABBVIE INC ABBV EQUI 0.0281106190
ELI LILLY & CO LLY EQUI 0.0245374204