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Vanguard Variable Annuity - Capital Growth Portfolio
AUV as of 11/27/2015$40.192751
SEC Yield0.96% B,N
Expense ratio as of 12/31/20140.69%
Inception date05/01/2003
Portfolio number0603


Vanguard Variable Annuity Capital Growth Portfolio seeks to provide long-term capital appreciation.

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

TypeDomestic Stock - More Aggressive
CategoryLarge Growth


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

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 1 Year3 Year5 Year10 YearSince Inception
VVA-Capital Growth–0.61%16.53% 14.18%9.11%11.06%
S&P 500 Index*–0.61%12.40% 13.34%6.80%8.33%
*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.