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05/25 10:56am ET

Vanguard Materials Index Fund ETF Shares (VAW)

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As of 10:40am ET
 +1.25 / +1.21%
Today’s Change
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Investment Objective

The investment seeks to track the performance of a benchmark index. The fund employs an indexing investment approach designed to track the performance of the MSCI US Investable Market Index (IMI)/Materials 25/50, an index made up of stocks of large, mid-size, and small U.S. companies within the materials sector, as classified under the Global Industry Classification Standard (GICS). The Advisor attempts to replicate the target index by investing all, or substantially all, of its assets in the stocks that make up the index, holding each stock in approximately the same proportion as its weighting in the index. The fund is non-diversified.

No recent news for Vanguard Materials Index Fund ETF Shares.


1 month-0.83% 3 years+6.50%
3 months+17.05% 5 years+6.40%
1 year-6.14% Since inception+8.20%
Data through 05/25/2016

Quote Details

Previous close$103.01
Open day’s range103.49 – 104.41
Net asset value (NAV)102.99 (05/24/2016)
Daily volume18,644
Average volume (3 months)96,910
Data as of 10:40am ET, 05/25/2016

Peer Comparisonvs. Natural resources ETFs

Performance 5-yr return+6.40%-5.78%
Expense Gross exp ratio0.10%0.49%
Risk 5 year sharpe ratio0.35-0.06
Net assets$1.5B$416.8M
Average market cap$15.0B$15.4B
Average P/E19.321.7
Dividend / Share--0.28%


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Top 5 Sectors
Portfolio weighting
Industrial materials 83.98%
Consumer goods 11.49%
Business service 1.96%
Consumer service 1.35%
Energy 1.13%
Top 10 Holdings
Portfolio weighting
DOW Dow Chemical8.04%
DD E I du Pont de Nemours and Co7.85%
MON Monsanto5.60%
PX Praxair Inc4.55%
LYB LyondellBasell Industries NV4.29%
ECL Ecolab Inc4.15%
APD Air Products and Chemicals Inc4.06%
PPG PPG Industries4.04%
SHW Sherwin-Williams Co3.09%
NEM Newmont Mining Corp2.51%