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Vanguard PRIMECAP Inv
Vanguard Chester FundsPo Box 2600 Vm #v34Valley Forge, PA 19482
Phone: 800-662-7447
Fund Overview 
Category:Large Growth
Fund Family:Vanguard
Net Assets:43.24B
Year-to-Date Return:-6.57%
Morningstar Rating:5 stars
Fund Inception Date:Nov 1, 1984
Morningstar Style Box 
Large Growth
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Management Information 
Joel P. Fried
Lead Manager since Dec 31, 1988
Mr. Fried joined PRIMECAP Management Company in June 1986, he is the lead manager of Vanguard PRIMECAP Core fund. Upon graduation from the Anderson Graduate School of Management at UCLA, he spent one year as a financial analyst with Hughes Investment Management Company, a wholly owned subsidiary of Hughes Aircraft. Mr. Fried received his undergraduate degree in Economic System/Science from the University of California, Los Angeles.
Investment Information 
Min Initial Investment:3,000
Min Initial Investment, IRA:N/A
Min Initial Investment, AIP:3,000
Min Subsequent Investment:100
Min Subsequent Investment, IRA:N/A
Min Subsequent Investment, AIP:N/A
VPMCX can be purchased from 70 brokerages.

Fund Summary 
The investment seeks long-term capital appreciation. The fund invests in stocks considered to have above-average earnings growth potential that is not reflected in their current market prices. Its portfolio consists predominantly of large- and mid-capitalization stocks.

Fund Operations 
Last Dividend (Dec 15, 2015) : 0.00
Last Cap Gain : 0.00
Annual Holdings Turnover (Feb 7, 2016) : 9.00%
Average for Category:50.73%
Fees & Expenses 
ExpenseVPMCXCategory Avg
Annual Report Expense Ratio (net):0.40%1.18%
Prospectus Net Expense Ratio:0.40%N/A
Prospectus Gross Expense Ratio:0.40%N/A
Max 12b1 Fee:N/AN/A
Max Front End Sales Load:N/A5.45%
Max Deferred Sales Load: N/A2.11%
3 Yr Expense Projection*:128503
5 Yr Expense Projection*:224791
10 Yr Expense Projection*:5051,612
* Per $10,000 invested