Vanguard Variable Annuity - Equity Index Portfolio
Performance

The performance data shown represent past performance, which is not a guarantee of future results. Investment returns and principal value will fluctuate, so that investors' shares, when sold, may be worth more or less than their original cost. Current performance may be lower or higher than the performance data cited. Expense ratio information can be found on the Overview page.

Average Annual Returns—Updated Monthly as of 11/30/2016 (fee-adjusted)
 1 Year3 Year5 Year10 YearSince Inception
04/29/1991
VVA-Equity Index7.61%8.61%13.96%6.46% 8.85%
S&P 500 Index*8.06%9.07%14.45%6.89% 9.41%

Recent Investment Returns
 Year-to-Date
as of 12/08/2016
Year-to-Date
as of 11/30/2016
Previous
Month—November
Three-Month Total
as of 11/30/2016
VVA-Equity Index11.76%9.39%3.68%1.73%
S&P 500 Index*9.79%3.70%1.83%

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*A widely used barometer of U.S. stock market performance; as a market-weighted index of leading companies in leading industries, it is dominated by large-capitalization companies.