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How is Vanguard Strategic Small-Cap Equity Investor Fund (VSTCX) Performing?

Vanguard Strategic Small-Cap Equity Inv ( VSTCX ) a Zacks Ranked #2 (Buy) seeks long-term capital appreciation. VSTCX invests in small-capitalization domestic equity securities based on the advisor's assessment of the relative return potential of the securities. The advisor selects securities that it believes offer a good balance between strong growth prospects and reasonable valuations relative to their industry peers.

This Small Blend fund, as of the last filing, allocates their fund in three major groups; Small Growth, Small Value, Large Growth. Further, as of the last filing, SPIRIT AEROSYSTEMS, SKECHERS and MANHATTAN ASSOCIATES INC were the top holdings for VSTCX.

The Vanguard Strategic Small-Cap Equity Inv fund, managed by Vanguard Group , carries an expense ratio of 0.37. Moreover, VSTCX requires a minimal initial investment of $3,000.

VSTCX has a history of strong positive total returns for over 10 years. Specifically, the fund's returns over the 3, 5 year benchmarks; 3 year 16.68%, and 5 year 18.11%. To see how this fund performed compared in its category, please click here .

VSTCX's performance, as of the last filing, when compared to funds in its category was in the top 59% in 1 year, top 12% over the past 3 years, and in the 9% over the past 5 years.

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