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    Vanguard US Growth Inv (VWUSX)

    29.76 Up 0.28(0.95%) Jan 29

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    Vanguard US Growth Inv
    Vanguard World FundPo Box 2600 V26Valley Forge PA 19482
    Phone: 800-662-7447
    Fund Overview 
    Category:Large Growth
    Fund Family:Vanguard
    Net Assets:6.10B
    Year-to-Date Return:13.06%
    Morningstar Rating:3 stars
    Fund Inception Date:1959-01-06
    Morningstar Style Box 
    Large Growth
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    Management Information 
    Christopher M. Ericksen
    Lead Manager since Oct 7, 2010
    Prior to joining JSP, Christopher M. Ericksen, CFA, a Portfolio Manager and Equity Analyst at JSP, was a portfolio manager and equity analyst on Delaware Investments' Focus Growth Equity Team, which he joined in 2005. He was most recently a portfolio manager at Transamerica Investment Management, where he also managed institutional separate accounts. Before joining Transamerica in 2004, he was a vice president at Goldman Sachs. During his 10 years there, he worked in investment banking as well as investment management. Ericksen received his bachelor’s degree from Carnegie Mellon University, with majors in industrial management, economics, and political science.
    Investment Information 
    Min Initial Investment:3,000
    Min Initial Investment, IRA:N/A
    Min Initial Investment, AIP:N/A
    Min Subsequent Investment:N/A
    Min Subsequent Investment, IRA:N/A
    Min Subsequent Investment, AIP:N/A
    VWUSX can be purchased from 98 brokerages.

    Fund Summary 
    The investment seeks to provide long-term capital appreciation. The fund invests mainly in large-capitalization stocks of U.S. companies considered to have above-average earnings growth potential and reasonable stock prices in comparison with expected earnings. Under normal circumstances, at least 80% of its assets will be invested in securities issued by U.S. companies. The fund uses multiple investment advisors.

    Fund Operations 
    Last Dividend (Dec 16, 2014) : 0.19
    Last Cap Gain : 0.00
    Annual Holdings Turnover (Jan 26, 2015) : 36.00%
    Average for Category:57.31%
    Fees & Expenses 
    ExpenseVWUSXCategory Avg
    Annual Report Expense Ratio (net):0.44%1.20%
    Prospectus Net Expense Ratio:0.44%N/A
    Prospectus Gross Expense Ratio:0.44%N/A
    Max 12b1 Fee:N/AN/A
    Max Front End Sales Load:N/A5.44%
    Max Deferred Sales Load: N/A2.20%
    3 Yr Expense Projection*:141532
    5 Yr Expense Projection*:246841
    10 Yr Expense Projection*:5551,700
    * Per $10,000 invested