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Vanguard High-Yield Corporate Inv (VWEHX) Fund Ranking and Research

Ranking, Research and Recommendation of Vanguard High-Yield Corporate Inv (VWEHX) Fund

    Last Trade: $5.95 on 5/23/2017, Change: +0.01 (0.17%)

 

Graph of Vanguard High-Yield Corporate Inv Fund (VWEHX) ManagerFund Manager - Michael L. Hong

Fund Manager Information

Fund Manager Tenure: 9.3 years
Similar Funds: VWEAX 
Fund Family: Vanguard
Fund Category: High Yield Bond
Fund Performance: May 30, 2016
Fundmojo Fund Grade: A (Score: 0.72)     (What does this score mean?)

 

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Fund Profile and Description

Vanguard High-Yield Corporate Inv Fund seeks a high level of current income. Vanguard High-Yield Corporate Inv Fund invests mainly in a diversified group of high-yielding, higher-risk corporate bonds with medium- and lower-range credit-quality ratings. It invests at least 80% of assets in corporate bonds that are rated below Baa by Moody's and have an equivalent rating by any other independent bond-rating agency; or, if unrated, are determined to be of comparable quality by the advisor. Vanguard High-Yield Corporate Inv Fund may not invest more than 20% of assets in bonds with credit ratings lower than B or the equivalent, convertible securities, and preferred stocks.

 

Vanguard High-Yield Corporate Inv (VWEHX) Fund Strength What we like about Vanguard High-Yield Corporate Inv (VWEHX) Fund

Data for Vanguard High-Yield Corporate Inv Fund (VWEHX) as of May 30, 2016

  • Vanguard High-Yield Corporate Inv Fund (VWEHX) management has been with Vanguard High-Yield Corporate Inv Fund for 9.3 years
  • Vanguard High-Yield Corporate Inv Fund (VWEHX) has good short-term performance (1-year return 0.16% vs -2.18% High Yield Bond category median performance)
  • Vanguard High-Yield Corporate Inv Fund (VWEHX) has good mid-term performance (3-year return 3.30% vs 2.05% High Yield Bond category median performance)
  • Vanguard High-Yield Corporate Inv Fund (VWEHX) has good Long-term performance (5-year return 5.53% vs 4.38% High Yield Bond category median performance)
  • Vanguard High-Yield Corporate Inv Fund (VWEHX) ratio of up-years vs down years is greater than 2
  • Vanguard High-Yield Corporate Inv Fund (VWEHX) has a Morningstar rating of 4 and above
  • Asset base in Vanguard High-Yield Corporate Inv Fund (VWEHX) has been consistently increasing at a reasonable pace in the last 2 months. It shows investor confidence and market support
  • Vanguard High-Yield Corporate Inv Fund (VWEHX) has an annual stock turnover rate of 34.00% vs High Yield Bond average of 63.72%. It is good that Vanguard High-Yield Corporate Inv management does not trade extensively for its return.
  • Vanguard High-Yield Corporate Inv Fund (VWEHX) is less volatile than its peers as it has a 3-year Standard Deviation of 5.14, lower than category average of 5.76
  • Vanguard High-Yield Corporate Inv Fund (VWEHX) has a lower expense ratio than its High Yield Bond average: 0.23% vs 1.07%
  • Vanguard High-Yield Corporate Inv Fund (VWEHX) is a true no-load fund as it has no load and no 12b1 promotion, distributions, marketing expenses

Vanguard High-Yield Corporate Inv Fund (VWEHX) Weakness What we are cautious about Vanguard High-Yield Corporate Inv (VWEHX) Fund

Data for Vanguard High-Yield Corporate Inv Fund (VWEHX) as of May 30, 2016

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Vanguard High-Yield Corporate Inv4.910.163.305.53
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Some High Yield Bond ETFs for your consideration

ETFYear to DateOne YearThree Year
PIMCO 0-5 Year High Yield Corp Bd ETF (HYS)000
SPDR Barclays High Yield Bond ETF (JNK)6.14%-4.91%1.23%
iShares iBoxx $ High Yield Corporate Bd (HYG)5.79%-2.67%2.13%

 

Graph of Vanguard High-Yield Corporate Inv Fund (VWEHX) Net Asset TrackingVanguard High-Yield Corporate Inv (VWEHX) Fund Net Asset

Track net asset change of Vanguard High-Yield Corporate Inv fund (VWEHX)

DateNet Asset
05/2016$18.52B
03/2016$17.76B
02/2016$16.92B
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Track portfolio allocation change of Vanguard High-Yield Corporate Inv fund (VWEHX)

DateCashStockBondOther
03/20168.39%0.75%87.85%1.5%
12/20156.03%0.73%89.71%1.55%
09/20152.13%0.7%92.04%3.21%
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graph of Vanguard High-Yield Corporate Inv Fund (VWEHX) Top 10 Position TrackingTop 10 Holdings in Vanguard High-Yield Corporate Inv (VWEHX) Fund

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Mar 30, 2016
First Data 144A 7% [0.96%]
Softbank Grp 144A 4.5% [0.92%]
Dish Dbs 6.75% [0.9%]
Chs / Cmnty Health Sys 6.875% [0.86%]
Bldg Matls Corp Amer 144A 6% [0.84%]
Hca 6.5% [0.79%]
Sprint Nextel 144A 7% [0.77%]
Vwr Funding Inc 144a [0.75%]
Nielsen Fin Llc/ Nielsen Fin 144A 5% [0.74%]
Liberty Media 8.25% [0.74%]

Dec 30, 2015
Softbank Grp 144A 4.5% [0.94%]
First Data 144A 7% [0.94%]
Dish Dbs 6.75% [0.93%]
Bldg Matls Corp Amer 144A 6% [0.86%]
Chs / Cmnty Health Sys 6.875% [0.84%]
Hca 6.5% [0.83%]
Sprint Nextel 144A 7% [0.81%]
Liberty Media 8.25% [0.76%]
Nielsen Fin Llc/ Nielsen Fin 144A 5% [0.75%]
Cdw Llc / Cdw Fin 6% [0.75%]

Sep 29, 2015
Vrx Escrow 144A 6.125% [1.35%]
US Treasury Note 0.875% [0.99%]
Softbank Grp 144A 4.5% [0.9%]
Chs / Cmnty Health Sys 6.875% [0.89%]
Intelsat Jackson Hldgs 7.25% [0.89%]
Dish Dbs 6.75% [0.86%]
Bldg Matls Corp Amer 144A 6% [0.82%]
Hca 6.5% [0.81%]
Sprint Nextel 144A 7% [0.79%]
Liberty Media 8.25% [0.76%]
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