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Study of Vanguard US Growth Investor Fund (VWUSX)

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Vanguard US Growth Investor Fund (VWUSX - Free Report) seeks long-term growth of capital. VWUSX invests mainly in large-capitalization stocks of seasoned U.S. companies with records of superior growth. VWUSX chooses companies with strong positions in their markets and reasonable financial strength. The management seeks to identify and invest in the stocks of large capitalization companies that offer the best available combination of relative earnings growth and attractive valuation.

This Large Cap Growth product has a history of positive total returns for over 10 years.  Specifically, the fund’s returns over the 3, 5 year benchmarks; 3 year 11.2% and 5 year 15.7%. To see how this fund performed compared in its category, and other #1 and #2 Ranked Mutual Funds, please click here.  

VWUSX’s performance, as of the last filing, when compared to funds in its category was in the top 18% over the past 1 year, and in the top 7% over the past 3 years and in the top 6% over the past 5 years.

The Vanguard US Growth Investor fund, as of the last filing, allocates their fund in top two major groups; Large Growth and Emerging Market. Further, as of the last filing, Facebook Inc, Alphabet Inc and Microsoft Corp were the top holdings for VWUSX.

This Zacks Rank #2 (Buy) was incepted in January 1959 and is managed by Vanguard Group. VWUSX carries an expense ratio of 0.46% and requires a minimal initial investment of $3,000.

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