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 1.871B USD assets under management. It has an expected distribution yield of 3.20%, a Forecasted PE Ratio of 18.14, and a Forecasted Price to Book Value of 1.838. 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 (2-2-15) 0.12%
Assets Under Management (3-3-15) 1.871B
30-Day Average Volume (3-4-15) 272689.0
Net Asset Value (3-3-15) 97.13
Discount or Premium to NAV (3-3-15) -0.01%
Turnover Ratio (8-31-14) 7.00%

VPU Asset Allocation

Type % Net % Long % Short
Cash 0.10% 0.10% 0.00%
Stock 99.90% 99.90% 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 Jan. 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 Jan. 31, 2015
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 0.61%
Financial Services 0.00%
Healthcare 0.00%
Industrials 0.00%
Real Estate 0.00%
Technology 0.00%
Utilities 99.39%
As of Jan. 31, 2015

VPU Stock Market Capitalization

Giant 0.00%
Large 60.68%
Medium 30.93%
Small 7.83%
Micro 0.46%
As of Jan. 31, 2015
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VPU Top 10 Holdings

Name % Weight Price Chg %
Duke Energy Corporation 8.22% 77.08 -0.55%
NextEra Energy Inc 6.36% 101.39 -0.54%
Southern Co 6.06% 44.83 -0.71%
Dominion Resources Inc 5.97% 70.61 -0.51%
Exelon Corp 4.13% 32.62 -1.21%
American Electric Power Co Inc 4.09% 56.58 -0.26%
PG&E Corp 3.70% 53.63 -0.15%
Sempra Energy 3.49% 107.91 -0.70%
PPL Corp 3.14% 33.25 -0.75%
Public Service Enterprise Group Inc 2.88% 41.33 -1.43%
As of Jan. 31, 2015
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VPU Basic Info

Style
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%
Key Dates
Inception Date 1/26/2004
Last Annual Report Date 8/31/2014
Last Prospectus Date 2/2/2015
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 4.05 yrs

VPU Risk Info

Beta 0.3694
30 Day Average Volatility 21.22%

VPU Fundamentals

Dividend Yield TTM (3-4-15) 3.20%
Weighted Average PE Ratio 20.25
Weighted Average Price to Sales Ratio 1.761
Weighted Average Price to Book Ratio 1.905
Weighted Median ROE 9.90%
Weighted Median ROA 2.77%
Forecasted Dividend Yield 3.21%
Forecasted PE Ratio 18.14
Forecasted Price to Sales Ratio 1.699
Forecasted Price to Book Ratio 1.838
Number of Holdings 78.00
As of Jan. 31, 2015

VPU Growth Estimates

Forecasted 5 Yr Earnings Growth 5.24%
Forecasted Book Value Growth 3.53%
Forecasted Cash Flow Growth 2.18%
Forecasted Earnings Growth -2.83%
Forecasted Revenue Growth 2.94%
As of Jan. 31, 2015

VPU Performance

  Returns Total Returns
1M -7.47% -7.47%
3M -3.78% -2.98%
6M 2.45% 4.18%
1Y 9.25% 12.89%
3Y 29.17% 44.21%
5Y 53.76% 85.37%
As of March 3, 2015

VPU Flows

1M -202.30M
3M 80.14M
6M 142.29M
YTD -86.50M
1Y 246.50M
3Y 506.33M
5Y 927.61M
As of Feb. 28, 2015
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