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 19 March 2019
Asset Under Management 9444.70 Million (USD)
1 Month Total Return 0.44 %
Year To Date Return 9.20 %
1 Year Total Return 10.08 %
3 Year Annualized Total Return 14.65 %
NAV 175.38
Share Outstanding 53,852,800
Top 10 Holdings (28 February 2019)
Constituent Name Constituent Ticker Constituent Type Weighting
JOHNSON & JOHNSON JNJ EQUI 0.0901574008
PFIZER INC PFE EQUI 0.0616485939
UNITEDHEALTH GROUP INC UNH EQUI 0.0573276153
MERCK & CO. INC. MRK EQUI 0.0520038366
ABBOTT LABORATORIES ABT EQUI 0.0335382797
MEDTRONIC PLC MDT EQUI 0.0299027296
AMGEN INC AMGN EQUI 0.0297997400
ELI LILLY & CO LLY EQUI 0.0296207521
ABBVIE INC ABBV EQUI 0.0293245934
THERMO FISHER SCIENTIFIC INC TMO EQUI 0.0257083878