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 1.847B USD assets under management. It has an expected distribution yield of 3.23%, a Forecasted PE Ratio of 17.11, and a Forecasted Price to Book Value of 1.711. 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 (4-24-15) 1.847B
30-Day Average Volume (4-24-15) 133587.4
Net Asset Value (4-24-15) 98.38
Discount or Premium to NAV (4-24-15) 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 March 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 March 31, 2015
Region breakdown data is calculated by using the long position holdings of the portfolio.

VPU Stock Sector Exposure

Basic Materials 0.57%
Communication Services 0.00%
Consumer Cyclical 0.00%
Consumer Defensive 0.00%
Energy 0.62%
Financial Services 0.00%
Healthcare 0.00%
Industrials 0.00%
Real Estate 0.00%
Technology 0.00%
Utilities 98.81%
As of March 31, 2015

VPU Stock Market Capitalization

Giant 0.00%
Large 55.60%
Medium 35.42%
Small 8.16%
Micro 0.83%
As of March 31, 2015
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VPU Top 10 Holdings

Name % Weight Price Chg %
Duke Energy Corporation 7.81% 79.41 +0.70%
NextEra Energy Inc 6.53% 105.05 +0.74%
Dominion Resources Inc 5.95% 73.54 +0.46%
Southern Co 5.73% 44.87 +0.40%
Exelon Corp 4.16% 34.06 +2.93%
American Electric Power Co Inc 3.96% 57.88 +1.72%
Sempra Energy 3.67% 109.51 +0.88%
PG&E Corp 3.63% 52.74 +1.05%
PPL Corp 3.22% 34.58 +0.99%
Public Service Enterprise Group Inc 3.05% 42.29 +0.79%
As of March 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 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 RRSP No

VPU Manager Info

Name Tenure
Michael Eyre 4.30 yrs

VPU Risk Info

Beta 0.3306
30 Day Average Volatility 15.34%

VPU Fundamentals

Dividend Yield TTM (4-24-15) 3.23%
Weighted Average PE Ratio 18.78
Weighted Average Price to Sales Ratio 1.608
Weighted Average Price to Book Ratio 1.774
Weighted Median ROE 10.13%
Weighted Median ROA 2.81%
Forecasted Dividend Yield 3.57%
Forecasted PE Ratio 17.11
Forecasted Price to Sales Ratio 1.548
Forecasted Price to Book Ratio 1.711
Number of Holdings 79
As of March 31, 2015

VPU Growth Estimates

Forecasted 5 Yr Earnings Growth 5.33%
Forecasted Book Value Growth 3.34%
Forecasted Cash Flow Growth -0.56%
Forecasted Earnings Growth 6.03%
Forecasted Revenue Growth 3.02%
As of March 31, 2015

VPU Performance

  Returns Total Returns
1M 1.59% 1.59%
3M -7.67% -6.89%
6M 1.77% 3.48%
1Y 6.01% 9.56%
3Y 31.54% 46.69%
5Y 51.07% 82.00%
As of April 24, 2015

VPU Flows

1M -42.01M
3M -128.51M
6M 146.20M
YTD -128.51M
1Y 151.02M
3Y 464.33M
5Y 848.08M
As of March 31, 2015
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