VANGUARD Mutual Fund Quote


USD 92.87  0.96  1.02%   

Market Performance
0 of 100
Odds Of Distress
Less than 2
VANGUARD EXPLORER is trading at 92.87 as of the 10th of December 2022; that is -1.02 percent decrease since the beginning of the trading day. The fund's open price was 93.83. VANGUARD EXPLORER has a very small chance of experiencing financial distress in the next few years, but has generated negative returns over the last 90 days. Equity ratings for VANGUARD EXPLORER FUND are calculated daily based on our scoring framework. The performance scores are derived for the period starting the 18th of February 2021 and ending today, the 10th of December 2022. Click here to learn more.
The fund invests mainly in the stocks of small and mid-size companies. Vanguard Explorer is traded on NASDAQ Exchange in the United States. More on VANGUARD EXPLORER FUND

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VANGUARD EXPLORER Mutual Fund Highlights

Most reasonable investors view market volatility as an opportunity to invest at a favorable price or to sell short against a bearish trend. VANGUARD EXPLORER's investment highlights are automatically generated signals that are significant enough to either complement your investing judgment regarding VANGUARD EXPLORER or challenge it. These highlights can help you better understand the position you are entering and avoid costly mistakes.
VANGUARD EXPLORER generated a negative expected return over the last 90 days
VANGUARD EXPLORER is unlikely to experience financial distress in the next 2 years
The fund keeps 99.33% of its net assets in stocks
Macroaxis Advice
Unlike general analyst consensus, Macroaxis buy hold or sell recommendation is provided in the context of your current investment horizon and risk tolerance. The advice algorithm takes into account all of VANGUARD EXPLORER's available fundamental, technical, and predictive indicators. Your current horizon is 90 days - details
Beta In Three Year1.25
Startdate12th of August 2013
VANGUARD EXPLORER FUND [VEXRX] is traded in USA and was established 10th of December 2022. The fund is listed under Small Growth category and is part of Vanguard family. VANGUARD EXPLORER FUND at this time has accumulated 24.52 B in net assets with minimum initial investment of 50 K. , while the total return for the last 3 years was 11.27%.
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Sector Allocation (%)

Investors will always prefer to have their portfolios divercified against different sectors. The broad sector allocation increases the possibility of making a profit or at least avoiding a loss. However, this may also reduce the expected return on VANGUARD Mutual Fund. Generally, it depends on diversification level and type but usually, the broader the sector allocation, the less risk can be expected from holding VANGUARD Mutual Fund, and the less return is expected.
Institutional investors that are interested in enforcing a sector tilt in their portfolio can use exchange-traded funds, such as VANGUARD EXPLORER FUND Mutual Fund, as a low-cost alternative to building a custom portfolio. So, using sector ETFs to diversify your portfolio can be a profitable strategy. However, no matter what sectors are desirable at a given time, no single industry should ever make up more than 20 percent of your stock portfolio.

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VANGUARD EXPLORER Target Price Odds Analysis

Based on a normal probability distribution, the odds of VANGUARD EXPLORER jumping above the current price in 90 days from now is about 33.84%. The VANGUARD EXPLORER FUND probability density function shows the probability of VANGUARD EXPLORER mutual fund to fall within a particular range of prices over 90 days. Assuming the 90 days horizon the mutual fund has a beta coefficient of 1.2332. This entails as the benchmark fluctuates upward, the company is expected to outperform it on average. However, if the benchmark returns are projected to be negative, VANGUARD EXPLORER will likely underperform. Additionally, the company has a negative alpha, implying that the risk taken by holding this instrument is not justified. VANGUARD EXPLORER FUND is significantly underperforming NYSE Composite.
  Odds Below 92.87HorizonTargetOdds Above 92.87
65.89%90 days
Based on a normal probability distribution, the odds of VANGUARD EXPLORER to move above the current price in 90 days from now is about 33.84 (This VANGUARD EXPLORER FUND probability density function shows the probability of VANGUARD Mutual Fund to fall within a particular range of prices over 90 days) .


Investors will always prefer to have the highest possible return on investment while minimizing volatility. VANGUARD EXPLORER market risk premium is the additional return an investor will receive from holding VANGUARD EXPLORER long position in a well-diversified portfolio. The market premium is part of the Capital Asset Pricing Model (CAPM), which most analysts and investors use to calculate the acceptable rate of return on investment in VANGUARD EXPLORER. At the center of the CAPM is the concept of risk and reward, which is usually communicated by investors using alpha and beta measures. Although VANGUARD EXPLORER's alpha and beta are two of the key measurements used to evaluate VANGUARD EXPLORER's performance over the market, the standard measures of volatility play an important role as well.


Picking the right benchmark for VANGUARD EXPLORER mutual fund is fundamental to making educated investment choices. Many naive investors compare their positions with the S&P 500 or with the Nasdaq. But these benchmarks are not all-inclusive and generally should be used only for large-capitalization equities or stock offerings from large companies. When the price of a selected benchmark declines in a down market, there may be an uptick in VANGUARD EXPLORER mutual fund price where buyers come in believing the asset is cheap. The opposite is true when the market is bullish; so, accurately picking the benchmark for VANGUARD EXPLORER is critical whether you are bullish or bearish towards VANGUARD EXPLORER FUND at a given time.

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The danger of trading VANGUARD EXPLORER FUND is mainly related to its market volatility and Mutual Fund specific events. As an investor, you must understand the concept of risk-adjusted return before you start trading. The most common way to measure the risk of VANGUARD EXPLORER is by using the Sharpe ratio. The ratio expresses how much excess return you acquire for the extra volatility you endure for holding a more risker asset than VANGUARD EXPLORER. The Shape ratio is calculated by using standard deviation and excess return to determine reward per unit of risk. To understand how volatile VANGUARD EXPLORER FUND is, you must compare it to a benchmark. Traditionally, the risk-free rate of return is the rate of return on the shortest-dated U.S. Treasury, such as a 3-year bond.
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Please note, there is a significant difference between VANGUARD EXPLORER's value and its price as these two are different measures arrived at by different means. Investors typically determine VANGUARD EXPLORER value by looking at such factors as earnings, sales, fundamental and technical indicators, competition as well as analyst projections. However, VANGUARD EXPLORER's price is the amount at which it trades on the open market and represents the number that a seller and buyer find agreeable to each party.