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Time to Buy Vanguard Growth & Income Fund Investor (VQNPX)

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Vanguard Growth & Income Fund Investor (VQNPX) seeks long-term growth of capital and income from dividends. The fund invests in a diversified group of stocks chosen with the help of sophisticated computer models. The fund seeks stocks that appear to be undervalued by the market and that, as a group, appear likely to provide higher returns than the unmanaged Standard & Poor's 500 Composite Stock Price Index while having similar risk characteristics.

This Large Blend product has a history of positive total returns for over 10 years. Specifically, the fund’s returns over the 3, 5 year benchmarks; 3 year 10% and 5 year 15.5%. To see how this fund performed compared in its category, and other #1 and #2 Ranked Mutual Funds, please click here .

VQNPX’s performance, as of the last filing, when compared to funds in its category was in the top 33% over the past 1 year, and in the top 5% over the past 3 years and in the top 6% over the past 5 years.

Vanguard Growth & Income Fund Investor, as of the last filing, allocates its fund in three markets: Large Value, Large Growth and Intermediate Bond. Further, as of the last filing, Apple Inc, Microsoft Corp and Johnson & Johnson were the top holdings for VQNPX.

This Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy) was incepted in August 1995 and is managed by Vanguard Group . VQNPX carries an expense ratio of 0.34% and requires a minimal initial investment of $3,000.

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