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Vanguard - Sector-specific stock funds

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Vanguard stock funds—sector-specific

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Vanguard® Energy Fund

  • Seeks to provide long-term capital appreciation.
  • Invests in common stocks of U.S. and foreign companies engaged in the production, transmission, control, or research of energy sources such as oil, natural gas, and coal, as well as newer sources such as geothermal, nuclear, and solar.

Admiral™ Shares available

 



 
Investor Shares expense ratio as of 05/28/20130.31%
Avg. Equity Energy Fund expense ratio1.55%
 
Minimum initial investment$3,000
IRAs$3,000
UGMA/UTMAs$3,000
 

Vanguard® Health Care Fund

  • Seeks to provide long-term capital appreciation.
  • Invests in U.S. and foreign companies that develop, produce, or distribute products and services related to health care, including pharmaceutical firms, medical supply companies, companies that operate health care facilities, and companies engaged in research.

Admiral™ Shares available

 



 
Investor Shares expense ratio as of 05/28/20130.35%
Avg. Health Fund expense ratio1.44%
 
Minimum initial investment$3,000
IRAs$3,000
UGMA/UTMAs$3,000
 

Vanguard® Precious Metals and Mining Fund  

  • Seeks to provide long-term capital appreciation.
  • Invests in the stocks of foreign and U.S. companies engaged in the exploration, mining, development, fabrication, processing, marketing, or distribution of gold, silver, platinum, diamonds, and other precious metals and minerals.
  • May invest up to 20% of its assets directly in precious metal bullion and coins.

 



 
Investor Shares expense ratio as of 05/28/20130.26%
Avg. Equity Precious Metals Fund expense ratio1.41%
 
Minimum initial investment$3,000
IRAs$3,000
UGMA/UTMAs$3,000
 

Vanguard® REIT Index Fund

  • Seeks to provide a high level of income and moderate long-term capital appreciation by tracking the performance of a benchmark index that measures the performance of publicly traded equity REITs.
  • Holds REITs that own commercial real estate, including shopping centers, offices, apartment buildings, and warehouses.
  • Follows a passively managed, full replication approach.

Admiral™ Shares available

 



 
Investor Shares expense ratio as of 05/28/20130.24%
Avg. Real Estate Fund expense ratio1.32%
 
Minimum initial investment$3,000
IRAs$3,000
UGMA/UTMAs$3,000
 

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