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Time to Buy Vanguard Explorer Value Inv Fund (VEVFX)

Vanguard Explorer Value Inv Fund VEVFXseeks to provide growth of capital in the long run. VEVFX mainly invests in stocks of small- and mid-cap domestic companies which are considered undervalued. These stocks might provide above-average dividend yields.

This Small Cap Blendproducthas a history of positive total returns for over 10 years.  Specifically, the fund’s returns over the 3, 5 year benchmarks; 3 year 10.7% and 5 year almost 13.7%. To see how this fund performed compared in its category, and other #1 and #2 Ranked Mutual Funds, please click here.

VEVFX’s performance, as of the last filing, when compared to funds in its category was in the top 46% over the past 1 year, and in the top 20% over the past 3 years and in the top 30% over the past 5 years.

The Vanguard Explorer Value Inv Fund, as of the last filing, allocates their fund in top two major groups; Small Value and Large Value. Further, as of the last filing, PacWest Bancorp, IAC/InterActiveCorp and KAR Auction Services Inc were the top holdings for VEVFX.

This Zacks Rank #3 (Hold) was incepted in March 2010 and is managed by Vanguard Group. VEVFX carries an expense ratio of 0.63% and requires a minimal initial investment of $3,000.

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