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Vanguard Diversified Equity Investor Fund VDEQX seeks growth of capital for the long run as well as dividend income. It is a "fund of funds" and maintains a diversified portfolio by investing in a variety of Vanguard equity mutual funds. These equity funds may invest in equity securities of domestic companies from different market-cap groups.

This Large Cap Blend 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 9.8% and 5 year 13.7%. To see how this fund performed compared in its category, and other #1 and #2 Ranked Mutual Funds, please click here .  

VDEQX's performance, as of the last filing, when compared to funds in its category was in the top 37% over the past 1 year, and in the top 33% over the past 3 years and in the top 31% over the past 5 years.   

The Vanguard Diversified Equity Investor fund, as of the last filing, allocates their fund in top two major groups; Large Value and Large Growth. Further, as of the last filing, Vanguard Growth & Income Fund, Vanguard US Growth and Vanguard Morgan Growth Fund were the top holdings for VDEQX.

This Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy) was incepted in June 2005 and is managed by Vanguard Group . VDEQX carries an expense ratio of 0.36% and requires a minimal initial investment of $3,000.

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This article appears in: Investing , Mutual Funds
Referenced Symbols: VDEQX


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