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Vanguard Explorer Fund;Investor

Ranked 180 out of 864 in - US Small & Medium Companies over 12 months
All calculations are in USD unless stated

Objective

The Fund seeks long-term capital growth by investing mainly in stocks of small firms. These tend to be unseasoned firms, but are considered to have superior growth potential. These companies provide little or no dividend income.

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Performance

US Small & Medium Companies over : 31/01/2017 - 31/01/2018
  • Rank 180/864 Total Return
  • Rank 154/864 Standard Deviation
  • Rank 186/864 Max Drawdown

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 01/01/2018 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2017 23.0% 6.2% 4.6% 4.5% 6.0%
2016 12.3% -1.2% 2.6% 8.3% 2.3%
2015 -4.3% 6.3% 0.1% -12.9% 3.3%
2014 3.9% 0.8% 1.5% -4.7% 6.5%
2013 44.4% 12.6% 4.9% 11.7% 9.4%
2012 14.9% 14.1% -6.2% 4.5% 2.8%
2011 -1.9% 9.3% 0.3% -21.1% 13.4%
2010 27.4% 8.5% -9.9% 13.4% 14.9%
2009 36.2% -7.6% 19.8% 17.6% 4.6%
2008 -40.4% -12.3% 3.0% -10.6% -26.2%
2007 5.1% 3.8% 6.7% -1.1% -4.1%
2006 9.7% 11.5% -6.7% -1.6% 7.2%
2005 9.3% -3.2% 3.8% 5.4% 3.1%
2004 13.8% 5.0% 0.0% -5.2% 14.3%
2003 44.3% -4.4% 22.4% 9.0% 13.1%
2002 -24.6% 1.3% -14.1% -18.5% 6.2%
2001 0.6% -10.3% 14.4% -21.7% 25.2%
2000 9.2% 16.0% -1.1% 1.7% -6.4%
1999 37.3% -7.0% 18.2% -4.0% 30.0%
1998 3.5% 9.9% -6.3% -18.5% 23.3%
1997 14.6% -7.5% 14.3% 14.8% -5.6%
1996 14.0% 6.1% 5.7% 1.2% 0.5%
1995 26.6% 5.5% 6.7% 10.1% 2.2%
1994 0.5% -3.1% -4.1% 9.3% -1.1%
1993 15.4% -0.2% 1.3% 9.4% 4.3%
1992 13.0% 2.2% -7.6% 3.6% 15.5%
1991 55.9% 27.3% -0.2% 9.9% 11.6%
1990 -10.8% -3.8% 10.4% -23.9% 10.4%
1989 9.4% 4.2% 5.2% 4.4% -4.4%
1988 25.9% 19.5% 4.0% 0.8% 0.5%
1987 -6.9% 19.4% -0.1% 5.6% -26.1%
1986 -8.4% 7.4% 0.4% -16.5% 1.7%
1985 22.4% 16.0% -3.1% -2.0% 11.1%
1984 -19.5% -11.3% -4.6% 3.2% -7.8%
1983 20.5% 20.1% 14.5% -6.7% -6.1%
1982 41.4% -6.7% 0.6% 12.8% 33.5%
1981 1.9% 5.1% 10.9% -20.7% 10.2%
1980 55.4% -5.8% 14.3% 29.2% 11.7%
1979 33.8% 11.5% 3.9% 8.3% 6.6%
1978 20.6% 3.8% 13.0% 12.3% -8.4%
1977 28.1% 2.6% 5.1% 4.7% 13.4%
1976 16.8% 20.7% -2.8% -3.8% 3.5%
1975 22.8% 33.9% 11.3% -16.8% -1.0%
1974 -35.1% 1.2% -10.8% -27.3% -1.1%
1973 -26.1% -14.8% -12.0% 16.8% -15.6%
1972 21.1% 12.8% 3.7% 3.2% 0.3%
1971 24.8% 18.2% -1.5% 2.3% 4.8%
1970 -25.5% -9.0% -23.2% 7.5% -0.8%
1969 -11.7% -3.9% -11.5% -5.5% 9.9%
1968 16.7% -2.3% 13.4% 0.3% 5.0%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Registered For Sale In

  1. Peru
  2. United States

Fund Info

  • Launch date11/12/1967
  • Share Class size3,630Mn
  • Base currencyUSD
  • ISIN US9219261016

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment3,000
  • Min. regular additional investment100

Charges

  • Annual management0.20%

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Performance is for the period shown (month end to month end, bid/bid, gross income reinvested, calculated in the currency and currencies indicated).