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Vanguard PRIMECAP Inv (VPMCX)

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152.68-4.15 (-2.65%)
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  • G
    Glenn
    Any opinions on VPMAX being a strong fund for 2021 and beyond? I'm a little concerned about its Moringstar 2 star rating.
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    Anonymous
    If one has, say, 1 share at, say, $100, and then there's a distribution of either $50 per share OR 1 additional share, which causes the share price to drop to $50, it's all the same. One ends up with either 1 share at $50 plus $50 cash, or 2 shares at $50 each.
    I've had this holding for decades and it's performed wonderfully!
  • K
    Kouch
    Was today's downward move just a rebalancing of the fund? Finding it difficult to believe that ~10% "drop" would have occurred otherwise.
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    Anonymous
    Income distribution $1.71.
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    Anonymous
    Capital Gains distribution on 12/22 of $13.30. Don't know income distribution yet. Wow!
  • T
    Todd
    You now have more shares at lower price.
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    LEGEND-KILLER
    I don’t know why anyone could complain against this fund. I have made a lot of money trading this one.
  • R
    Roger
    VPMAX went down substantially on 12/17/2019 (Tue) as a diverse index fund. Anyone knows what happen on that date? Any news on the underlying stocks?
  • R
    Ramon
    I had my 401K 100% invested in VPMAX, sold it all 2 weeks ago. This mutual fund just isn’t actively managed as it should be or it would be performing much better. Doing 3x better trading stocks on my own. Good luck to you all.$$$$
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    LEGEND-KILLER
    I think I’m selling this one today. It’s been a nice ride but I’m taking my profits off the table. Good luck
  • M
    Michael
    Today the Dow is up 1.6%. The top 10 holdings of this fund are all up by similar percentages. But the fund is down by over 1%. This doesn't compute.
  • r
    richard
    Biotech heavy it’s worth 140.
    Just wait. Managers are rockstars on wall street. Look it up.
  • C
    Clueless
    graph shows gain...why ytd gain -1.92%
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    Anonymous
    So sell go to cash and earn .001%. Drop won’t last long as no other place to go for trillions of cash!
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    Ron
    How do you get a ytd return of .7% when I think it is down about 5%?
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    Ron
    I don't understand why so much money is invested in healthcare.
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    MARKYinJAPAN
    All Vanguard funds basically are passive. The actively managed funds stay fully invested and even hold stocks that go to zero often. They hire the least qualified managers and pay them accordingly. Yes, funds are cheap fees wise, but their returns are less than average.
  • N
    Nelson
    wow. this fund down a lot
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    John
    ytd is over 9% ????? more like 4%
  • Z
    Zeus
    Mutual funds are Institutional and Buy and Hold strategies which is most true investors like Warren Buffet. Key holding can sit idle before they break out. Anyone that invest in Direct Stock knows this.

    They are no day traders. There are incubation period where where a stock will hold steady then Break Out like INVIDIA.

    You can go to the fund website and you can access the section called investing. You'll find the Prospectus there.