Vanguard Lifetime Income Program - Health Care Fund [QF]
Fund Overview
Expense ratio as of 05/01/20120.87%
Inception date10/10/2003
Portfolio number1254
3.5% Assumed Investment Return
AnnUV as of 01/22/2019$28.216841
Change–$0.265061 –0.93%
5% Assumed Investment Return
AnnUV as of 01/22/2019$22.625587


Health Care Fund seeks long-term growth of capital. Dividend income is incidental.

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Fund Style
TypeDomestic Stock - Sector-Specific


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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 12/31/2018

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 Vanguard Lifetime Income Program performance information

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 1 Year3 Year5 Year10 YearSince Inception
VLIP-Health Care Fund0.62%2.73%9.21% 13.57%10.38%
Spliced Health Care Index*1.71%4.42%7.41% 12.13%8.02%
*S&P 500 Index through December 31, 2001; S&P Health Care Index through May 31, 2010; MSCI All Country World Health Care Index thereafter.