Vanguard Utilities ETF (VPU)

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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 1.813B USD assets under management. It has an expected distribution yield of 3.12%, a Forecasted PE Ratio of 17.44, and a Forecasted Price to Book Value of 1.646. 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 (8-31-14) 0.12%
Assets Under Management (11-18-14) 1.813B
30-Day Average Volume (11-19-14) 169790.7
Net Asset Value (11-18-14) 99.14
Discount or Premium to NAV (11-18-14) 0.00%
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 Sept. 30, 2014

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 Sept. 30, 2014
Region breakdown data is calculated by using the long position holdings of the portfolio.

VPU Stock Sector Exposure

Basic Materials 0.00%
Communication Services 0.00%
Consumer Cyclical 0.00%
Consumer Defensive 0.00%
Energy 0.77%
Financial Services 0.00%
Healthcare 0.00%
Industrials 0.00%
Real Estate 0.00%
Technology 0.00%
Utilities 99.23%
As of Sept. 30, 2014

VPU Stock Market Capitalization

Giant 0.00%
Large 53.34%
Medium 38.15%
Small 7.51%
Micro 1.00%
As of Sept. 30, 2014
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VPU Top 10 Holdings

Name % Weight Price Chg %
Duke Energy Corporation 8.14% 80.17 -0.26%
NextEra Energy Inc 6.30% 103.04 -0.65%
Dominion Resources Inc 6.18% 72.68 +0.30%
Southern Co 5.98% 47.11 -0.34%
Exelon Corp 4.50% 35.94 -0.31%
American Electric Power Co Inc 3.92% 57.23 -0.02%
Sempra Energy 3.78% 110.23 +0.11%
PG&E Corp 3.22% 50.20 +0.06%
PPL Corp 3.19% 35.25 -0.40%
Public Service Enterprise Group Inc 2.90% 40.62 +0.17%
As of Sept. 30, 2014
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VPU Basic Info

Style
Asset Class Sector Equity
Prospectus Objective Specialty - Utility
Fund Owner Firm Name Vanguard
Benchmark Index
MSCI US IMI/Utilities 25-50 GR USD 100.0%
Key Dates
Inception Date 1/26/2004
Last Annual Report Date 8/31/2014
Last Prospectus Date 12/23/2013
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 RRSP No

VPU Manager Info

Name Tenure
Michael Eyre 3.80 yrs

VPU Risk Info

Beta 0.4238
30 Day Average Volatility 15.77%

VPU Fundamentals

Dividend Yield TTM (11-20-14) 3.12%
Weighted Average PE Ratio 18.88
Weighted Average Price to Sales Ratio 1.555
Weighted Average Price to Book Ratio 1.701
Weighted Median ROE 9.57%
Weighted Median ROA 2.67%
Forecasted Dividend Yield 3.68%
Forecasted PE Ratio 17.44
Forecasted Price to Sales Ratio 1.630
Forecasted Price to Book Ratio 1.646
Number of Holdings 78.00
As of Sept. 30, 2014

VPU Growth Estimates

Forecasted 5 Yr Earnings Growth 5.29%
Forecasted Book Value Growth 3.89%
Forecasted Cash Flow Growth 0.54%
Forecasted Earnings Growth -3.08%
Forecasted Revenue Growth -0.48%
As of Sept. 30, 2014

VPU Performance

  Returns Total Returns
1M 5.99% 5.99%
3M 6.70% 7.62%
6M 9.17% 10.96%
1Y 16.10% 20.18%
3Y 33.80% 49.52%
5Y 61.73% 95.19%
As of Nov. 18, 2014

VPU Flows

1M 48.67M
3M -100.99M
6M 135.07M
YTD 208.98M
1Y 159.47M
3Y 479.01M
5Y 917.93M
As of Oct. 31, 2014
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