Guide to Vanguard Growth Index Investor Fund (VIGRX)

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Vanguard Growth Index Investor ( VIGRX ) a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy) attempts to match the performance of the index, and remains fully invested in stocks at all times. VIGRX holds all of the stocks in the unmanaged Standard and Poor's Growth Index in approximately the same proportions as those stocks represent in the index. These stocks typically share certain characteristics, including having prices that are above-average in comparison to their net worth, or book value. These stocks also are expected to grow at an above-average pace. VIGRX was incepted in November 1992 and is managed by the Vanguard Group. The objective of VIGRX is to seek long-term growth of capital.

VIGRX has a history of positive total returns for over 10 years. Specifically, the fund's returns over the 1, 3, 5 year benchmarks; 1 year 5.99%, 3 year 7.45% and 5 year 13.89%. To see how this fund performed compared in its category and other #1 and #2 Ranked Mutual Funds, please click here .

VIGRX's performance, as of the last filing, when compared to funds in its category was in the top 62% in 1 year, top 24% over the past 3 years, and in the 29% over the past 5 years.

Vanguard Growth Index Investor, managed by Vanguard Group , carries an expense ratio of 0.21%. Moreover, VIGRX requires a minimal initial investment of $3,000.

This fund, as of the last filing, allocates their fund in three major groups; Large Growth, Foreign Bond and Small Value. Further, as of the last filing, Apple, Alphabet and Amazon were the top holdings for VIGRX.

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