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Vanguard Variable Annuity - Equity Index Portfolio
AUV as of 11/25/2015$82.030663
Change–$0.000651 0.00%
SEC Yield1.66% B,N
Expense ratio as of 12/31/20140.45%
Inception date04/29/1991
Portfolio number0068


Vanguard Variable Annuity Equity Index Portfolio seeks to track the performance of a benchmark index that measures the investment return of large-capitalization stocks.

Learn more about this portfolio's investment strategy and policy.

TypeDomestic Stock - General
CategoryLarge Blend


Knowing a fund's investment style can help you understand how it might fit in your portfolio. This information can also help you build a portfolio that's broadly diversified across markets and less susceptible to sharp swings in any one market area.

Stock style
Vanguard uses a 9-box grid called a "style box" to show how a domestic stock fund's holdings are distributed by primary investment style (growth, value, or blend) and market capitalization category (large-, mid-, and small-cap companies).

Value Blend Growth    
Market Cap.

Average Annual Returns—Updated Quarterly as of 09/30/2015 (fee-adjusted)

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. See performance data current to the most recent month-end. Expense ratio information can be found on the Overview page.

Important annuity performance information

Display data in bar chart

 1 Year3 Year5 Year10 YearSince Inception
VVA-Equity Index–1.02%11.91% 12.83%6.38%8.59%
S&P 500 Index*–0.61%12.40% 13.34%6.80%9.16%
*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.