Long Term Performance of the Vanguard Specialized Health Care Mutual Fund
A 6 page paper evaluating the long-term performance of this mutual fund. Investing in major drug firms, health service organizations (i.e., HMOs) and medical equipment
manufacturers and distributors, this fund shows promise for continued growth regardless of whatever level of volatility exists in the stock market at any given time. This fund
consistently has been rated in the top ten performing mutual funds since 1986, not only overall but in all categories of one, three, five and ten years, averaging more than 26 percent return annually for five years. The paper concludes that this fund is a wise choice if the investor is seeking a proven fund with the objective of long-term growth. Bibliography lists 7 sources.