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Vanguard - Historical Returns
Vanguard Variable Annuity - Diversified Value Portfolio

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Cumulative Total Returns(as of 03/31/2014)
 1 Year3 Year5 Year 10 YearSince Inception
02/08/1999
VVA-Diversified Value20.47%50.20%155.44% 112.46%171.04%
Russell 1000 Value Index*21.57%51.30%167.53% 107.71%

Year EndedVVA-Diversified ValueRussell 1000 Value Index
Total ReturnTotal Return
201329.02%32.53%
201216.16%17.51%
20113.61%0.39%
20109.01%15.51%
200926.55%19.69%
2008–36.33%–36.85%
20073.62%–0.17%
200618.52%22.25%
20057.29%7.05%
200420.10%16.49%
200330.73%30.03%
2002–14.52%–15.52%
20010.36%–5.59%
200025.59%7.01%
1999**–13.38%

Quarterly Investment Returns(as of 03/31/2014)
YearVVA-Diversified ValueRussell 1000 Value Index*
First QuarterSecond QuarterThird QuarterFourth QuarterYear-End Return Year-End Average
20142.92%
201310.23%3.81%3.35%9.09% 29.02%32.53%
201212.10%–1.74%5.02% 0.42%16.16%17.51%
20116.41%0.86%–14.30% 12.65%3.61%0.39%
20105.98%–14.03%9.83% 8.94%9.01%15.51%
2009–13.69%17.98%15.86% 7.26%26.55%19.69%
2008–12.45%–3.04% –5.80%–20.38%–36.33% –36.85%
20072.46%7.68%–0.07% –6.01%3.62%–0.17%
20062.55%1.75%6.73%6.43%18.52% 22.25%
20050.80%3.71%4.28%–1.58% 7.29%7.05%
20044.56%2.22%1.17%11.07% 20.10%16.49%

*Measures the performance of those Russell 1000 companies with lower price/book ratios and lower predicted and historical growth rates.

** Since inception on 02/08/1999

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