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Vanguard High-Yield Corporate Adm VWEAX

Analyst rating as of
  • NAV / 1-Day Return 5.31  /  0.05 %
  • Total Assets 22.8 Bil
  • Adj. Expense Ratio
  • Expense Ratio 0.130%
  • Distribution Fee Level Low
  • Share Class Type Institutional
  • Category High Yield Bond
  • Credit Quality / Interest Rate Sensitivity Low / Limited
  • Min. Initial Investment 50,000
  • Status Open
  • TTM Yield 5.21%
  • Effective Duration 4.08 years

Morningstar’s Analysis VWEAX

Will VWEAX outperform in future?

Get our overall rating based on a fundamental assessment of the pillars below.

Most of the assets here remain in proven hands.

Senior Analyst



Wellington Management is no longer Vanguard High-Yield Corporate’s sole subadvisor, but it remains the anchor with two thirds of assets here, offsetting questions about the recent appointment of Vanguard’s unproven, in-house high-yield team. Add in rock-bottom fees and the strategy still merits a Morningstar Analyst Rating of Gold on both share classes.

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