Vanguard Utilities ETF (VPU)

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121.20 +0.49  +0.41% NYSE Arca Dec 15, 20:00 Delayed 2m USD
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VPU Performance

  Total Return (Price) Total Return (NAV) Cat. Total Return (NAV) % Rank in Cat. (NAV)
1M -0.56% -0.50% -0.68% 58
3M 2.35% 2.43% 0.77% 16
6M 4.88% 4.96% 3.45% 30
YTD 17.81% 17.95% 14.93% 26
1Y 19.55% 19.61% 16.42% 31
3Y 11.37% 11.40% 9.11% 10
5Y 14.05% 14.08% 11.83% 15
10Y 7.06% 7.12% 5.78% 14
As of Dec. 15, 2017. Returns for periods of 1 year and above are annualized.

VPU Asset Allocation

Type % Net % Long % Short
Cash 0.04% 0.04% 0.00
Stock 99.96% 99.96% 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 Oct. 31, 2017

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 Oct. 31, 2017. Region breakdown data is calculated by using the long position holdings of the portfolio.

VPU Stock Sector Exposure

Basic Materials 0.60%
Communication Services 0.00
Consumer Cyclical 0.00
Consumer Defensive 0.00
Energy 0.52%
Financial Services 0.00
Healthcare 0.00
Industrials 0.00
Real Estate 0.00
Technology 0.00
Utilities 98.88%
As of Oct. 31, 2017

VPU Stock Market Capitalization

Giant 0.00
Large 56.26%
Medium 34.14%
Small 8.90%
Micro 0.70%
As of Oct. 31, 2017

VPU Stock Style Exposure

Large Cap Value 47.01%
Large Cap Blend 11.94%
Large Cap Growth 0.00
Mid Cap Value 28.48%
Mid Cap Blend 3.62%
Mid Cap Growth 0.00
Small Cap Value 5.69%
Small Cap Blend 2.44%
Small Cap Growth 0.83%
As of Oct. 31, 2017
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VPU Top 10 Holdings

Symbol Name % Weight Price % Chg
NEE NextEra Energy Inc 8.61% 158.43 +0.28%
DUK Duke Energy Corp 7.33% 87.84 +0.32%
SO Southern Co 6.15% 51.31 -0.41%
D Dominion Energy Inc 6.05% 84.91 +0.63%
EXC Exelon Corp 4.41% 40.74 -0.17%
AEP American Electric Power Co Inc 4.34% 76.54 +0.33%
PCG PG&E Corp 3.50% 53.05 +0.63%
SRE Sempra Energy 3.32% 116.53 +0.65%
ED Consolidated Edison Inc 3.12% 88.24 +0.74%
EIX Edison International 3.09% 69.71 +0.61%
As of Oct. 31, 2017
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VPU Basic Info

Style
Equity Style Mid Cap/Value
Broad Asset Class Sector Equity
Broad Category Equity
Category Name Utilities
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
Awais Khan 0.00 yrs
Michael Johnson 2.25 yrs

VPU Net Fund Flows

1M 76.20M
3M 73.99M
6M 181.93M
YTD 233.49M
1Y 386.46M
3Y 677.58M
5Y 1.103B
10Y 2.022B
As of Nov. 30, 2017

VPU Risk Info

Beta (5Y) 0.3266
Max Drawdown (All) 46.30%
Historical Sharpe (10Y) 0.5525
Historical Sortino (All) 0.9123
30-Day Rolling Volatility 10.50%
Daily Value at Risk (VaR) 1% (All) 3.07%
Monthly Value at Risk (VaR) 1% (All) 11.59%

VPU Fundamentals

Dividend Yield TTM (12-15-17) 3.83%
SEC Yield (12-15-17) 3.07%
Weighted Average PE Ratio 22.41
Weighted Average Price to Sales Ratio 2.126
Weighted Average Price to Book Ratio 2.101
Weighted Median ROE 7.38%
Weighted Median ROA 2.31%
Forecasted Dividend Yield 3.27%
Forecasted PE Ratio 18.79
Forecasted Price to Sales Ratio 2.230
Forecasted Price to Book Ratio 2.011
Number of Holdings 76
As of Oct. 31, 2017

VPU Growth Estimates

Forecasted 5 Yr Earnings Growth 5.65%
Forecasted Book Value Growth 1.27%
Forecasted Cash Flow Growth 2.87%
Forecasted Earnings Growth 2.03%
Forecasted Revenue Growth -3.25%
As of Oct. 31, 2017

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VPU Attributes

Key Dates
Inception Date 1/26/2004
Termination Date
Last Annual Report Date 8/31/2017
Last Prospectus Date 12/22/2016
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

VPU Excel Add-In Codes

  • Name: =YCI("VPU","name")
  • Broad Asset Class: =YCI("VPU", "broad_asset_class")
  • Broad Category: =YCI("VPU", "broad_category_group")
  • Prospectus Objective: =YCI("VPU", "prospectus_objective")

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