The investment seeks to provide long-term capital appreciation.
The fund invests mainly in the stocks of small and mid-size U.S. companies, choosing stocks considered by an advisor to be undervalued. Undervalued stocks are generally those that are out of favor with investors and are trading at prices that an advisor feels are below average in relation to measures such as cash flow and book value. These stocks may have above-average dividend yields. The manager uses multiple investment advisors.
The average market capitalization across the Vanguard Explorer Value Inv MF is 4.76B. The market cap for tickers in the group ranges from 2.35B to 11.96B. GLPI holds the highest valuation in this group at 11.96B. The lowest valued company is SPB at 2.35B.
The average weekly volume growth across all stocks in the Vanguard Explorer Value Inv MF was 11%. For the same stocks of the MF, the average monthly volume growth was -23% and the average quarterly volume growth was -32%
Fundamental Analysis Ratings
The average fundamental analysis ratings, where 1 is best and 100 is worst, are as follows
Valuation Rating: 54
P/E Growth Rating: 38
Price Growth Rating: 52
SMR Rating: 61
Profit Risk Rating: 65
Seasonality Score: 7 (-100 ... +100)