Intro Guide to the Vanguard US Growth Investor Fund (VWUSX)

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Vanguard US Growth Investor ( VWUSX ) a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy) 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. VWUSX was incepted in January 1959 and is managed by the Alliance Capital Management. The objective of VWUSX is to seek long-term growth of capital.

Vanguard US Growth Investor, managed by Vanguard Group , carries an expense ratio of 0.46%. Moreover, VWUSX 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 Growth. Further, as of the last filing, Alphabet, Facebook and Amazon were the top holdings for VWUSX.

VWUSX has a history of positive total returns for over 10 years. Specifically, the fund's returns over the 3, 5 year benchmarks; 3 year 6.77% and 5 year 14.32%. 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 90% in 1 year, top 35% over the past 3 years, and in the 20% over the past 5 years.

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