Vanguard Utilities ETF (VPU)

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91.57 +1.32  +1.46% NYSE Arca Jul 2, 8:00PM Delayed 2m USD
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VPU Description

Vanguard Utilities ETF is a long only equity fund managed by Vanguard that tracks the MSCI US IMI/Utilities 25-50 GR USD index and has 1.705B USD assets under management. It has an forecasted dividend yield of 3.60%, a forecasted PE ratio of 17.48, and a forecasted price to book value of 1.696. The fund has a net expense ratio of 0.12%, turns over its positions 7.00% per year, and is traded on the New York Stock Exchange Arca.

VPU Key Info

Expense Ratio (12-23-14) 0.12%
Assets Under Management (7-2-15) 1.705B
30-Day Average Volume (7-2-15) 103367.3
Net Asset Value (7-2-15) 91.58
Discount or Premium to NAV (7-2-15) -0.01%
Turnover Ratio (8-31-14) 7.00%

VPU Asset Allocation

Type % Net % Long % Short
Cash 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%
Stock 100.0% 100.0% 0.00%
Bond 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%
Convertible 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%
Preferred 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%
Other 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%
As of May 31, 2015

VPU Region Exposure

Americas 100.0%
North America 100.0%
Latin America 0.00%
Greater Europe 0.00%
United Kingdom 0.00%
Europe Developed 0.00%
Europe Emerging 0.00%
Africa/Middle East 0.00%
Greater Asia 0.00%
Japan 0.00%
Australasia 0.00%
Asia Developed 0.00%
Asia Emerging 0.00%
Market Classification
% Developed Markets 100.0%
% Emerging Markets 0.00%
As of May 31, 2015
Region breakdown data is calculated by using the long position holdings of the portfolio.

VPU Stock Sector Exposure

Basic Materials 0.56%
Communication Services 0.00%
Consumer Cyclical 0.00%
Consumer Defensive 0.00%
Energy 0.66%
Financial Services 0.00%
Healthcare 0.00%
Industrials 0.00%
Real Estate 0.00%
Technology 0.04%
Utilities 98.74%
As of May 31, 2015

VPU Stock Market Capitalization

Giant 0.00%
Large 55.69%
Medium 35.28%
Small 8.06%
Micro 0.97%
As of May 31, 2015
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VPU Top 10 Holdings

Name % Weight Price % Chg
Duke Energy Corporation 7.70% 72.53 +2.04%
NextEra Energy Inc 6.52% 100.22 +1.82%
Dominion Resources Inc 5.96% 67.90 +1.24%
Southern Co 5.71% 42.89 +1.68%
Exelon Corp 4.18% 32.05 +1.01%
American Electric Power Co Inc 3.96% 54.23 +1.76%
PG&E Corp 3.66% 49.79 +0.83%
Sempra Energy 3.63% 100.38 +1.56%
PPL Corp 3.33% 29.80 +0.85%
Public Service Enterprise Group Inc 3.10% 39.94 +1.24%
As of May 31, 2015
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VPU Basic Info

Style
Equity Style Mid Cap/Value
Broad Asset Class Sector Equity
Broad Category Equity
Prospectus Objective Specialty - Utility
Fund Owner Firm Name Vanguard
Benchmark Index
MSCI US IMI/Utilities 25-50 GR USD 100.0%

VPU Manager Info

Name Tenure
Michael Eyre 4.38 yrs

VPU Risk Info

Beta 0.2813
Max Drawdown (All) 48.41%
Historical Sharpe (10y) 0.5912
Historical Sortino (All) 1.480
30-Day Rolling Volatility 11.97%
Daily Value at Risk (VaR) 1% (All) 3.15%
Monthly Value at Risk (VaR) 1% (All) 13.40%

VPU Fundamentals

Dividend Yield TTM (7-2-15) 3.58%
Weighted Average PE Ratio 17.83
Weighted Average Price to Sales Ratio 1.641
Weighted Average Price to Book Ratio 1.742
Weighted Median ROE 10.46%
Weighted Median ROA 2.87%
Forecasted Dividend Yield 3.60%
Forecasted PE Ratio 17.48
Forecasted Price to Sales Ratio 1.552
Forecasted Price to Book Ratio 1.696
Number of Holdings 82
As of May 31, 2015

VPU Growth Estimates

Forecasted 5 Yr Earnings Growth 5.36%
Forecasted Book Value Growth 3.34%
Forecasted Cash Flow Growth -0.31%
Forecasted Earnings Growth 6.12%
Forecasted Revenue Growth 3.07%
As of May 31, 2015

VPU Performance

  Returns Total Returns
1M -4.05% -3.17%
3M -5.78% -4.91%
6M -11.03% -9.45%
1Y -2.56% 0.83%
3Y 15.56% 28.82%
5Y 53.59% 84.71%
As of July 2, 2015

VPU Net Flows

1M -2.232M
3M -28.92M
6M -157.42M
YTD -157.42M
1Y 4.731M
3Y 365.45M
5Y 818.95M
As of June 30, 2015

VPU Attributes

Key Dates
Inception Date 1/26/2004
Last Annual Report Date 8/31/2014
Last Prospectus Date 12/23/2014
Attributes
Exchange Traded Share Yes
Exchange Traded Note No
Enhanced Index Fund No
Index Fund Yes
Inverse Fund No
Leveraged Fund No
Fund of Funds No
Currency Hedged Fund No
Synthetic Replication Fund No
Has Dividend Investment Plan No
General Availability
Available for Insurance Product No
Available for Retirement Plan No
Available for RRSP No
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