Vanguard Utilities ETF (VPU)

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91.56 -0.29  -0.32% NYSE Arca Sep 23, 2:23PM BATS Real time Currency in 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 1.678B USD assets under management. It has an expected distribution yield of 3.38%, a Prospective PE Ratio of 17.92, and a Prospective Price to Book Value of 1.696. The fund has a net expense ratio of 0.14%, turns over its positions 7.00% per year, and is traded on the New York Stock Exchange Arca.

Benchmark Index: MSCI US IMI/Utilities 25-50 GR USD

VPU Key Info

Expense Ratio (12-23-13) 0.14%
Assets Under Management (9-19-14) 1.678B
30-Day Average Volume (9-22-14) 101425.1
Net Asset Value (9-19-14) 93.33
Discount or Premium to NAV (9-19-14) 0.02%
Turnover Ratio (8-31-13) 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 Aug. 31, 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 Aug. 31, 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 0.81%
Financial Services 0.00%
Healthcare 0.00%
Industrials 0.00%
Real Estate 0.00%
Technology 0.00%
Utilities 99.19%
As of Aug. 31, 2014

VPU Stock Market Capitalization

Giant 0.00%
Large 52.70%
Medium 38.72%
Small 7.91%
Micro 0.67%
As of Aug. 31, 2014
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VPU Top 10 Holdings

Name % Weight Price Chg %
Duke Energy Corporation 7.81% 73.87 +0.00%
NextEra Energy Inc 6.41% 94.79 +0.18%
Dominion Resources Inc 6.10% 68.15 -0.22%
Southern Co 5.91% 43.46 -0.02%
Exelon Corp 4.29% 34.06 -0.66%
American Electric Power Co Inc 3.91% 52.59 -0.72%
Sempra Energy 3.69% 104.14 -1.12%
PPL Corp 3.27% 33.18 -0.42%
PG&E Corp 3.23% 45.35 +0.35%
Public Service Enterprise Group Inc 2.82% 37.67 -0.89%
As of Aug. 31, 2014
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VPU Risk Info

Beta 0.4169
Max Drawdown (1-26-04 to 9-22-14) 48.41%
30 Day Average Volatility 12.76%

VPU Fundamentals

Dividend Yield TTM (9-23-14) 3.38%
Dividend Yield (Prospective) 3.57%
PE Ratio (Prospective) 17.92
PS Ratio (Prospective) 1.679
Price to Book Value (Prospective) 1.696
ROE 9.58%
ROA 2.67%
Number of Holdings 78.00
As of Aug. 31, 2014

VPU Growth Estimates

Forecasted 5 Yr Earnings Growth 5.22%
Forecasted Book Value Growth 3.89%
Forecasted Cash Flow Growth 0.54%
Forecasted Earnings Growth -3.08%
Forecasted Revenue Growth -0.48%
As of Aug. 31, 2014

VPU Performance

  Returns Total Returns
1M -1.36% -1.36%
3M -4.21% -3.46%
6M 2.51% 4.16%
1Y 10.81% 14.84%
3Y 28.99% 44.32%
5Y 46.15% 76.61%
As of Sept. 19, 2014

VPU Flows

1M -103.74M
3M 95.00M
6M 104.21M
YTD 206.23M
1Y 141.32M
3Y 541.01M
5Y 908.75M
As of Aug. 31, 2014
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