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04/28 5:16pm ET

Vanguard Materials Index Fund ETF Shares (VAW)

Delayed Data
As of Apr 28
 -0.91 / -0.75%
Today’s Change
Today|||52-Week Range

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.


1 month+1.39% 3 years+6.86%
3 months+1.03% 5 years+10.08%
1 year+17.69% Since inception+9.02%
Data through 04/29/2017

Quote Details

Previous close$121.15
Open day’s range120.13 – 121.25
Net asset value (NAV)120.20 (04/28/2017)
Daily volume63,729
Average volume (3 months)134,347
Data as of 7:59pm ET, 04/28/2017

Peer Comparisonvs. Natural resources ETFs

Performance 5-yr return+10.08%-0.79%
Expense Gross exp ratio0.10%1.40%
Risk 5 year sharpe ratio0.680.07
Net assets$2.3B$726.3M
Average market cap$16.3B$15.9B
Average P/E23.123.8
Dividend / Share--0.23%


FMAT Fidelity® MSCI Materials Index ETF
XLB Materials Select Sector SPDR® Fund
RTM Guggenheim S&P 500® Equal Weight Materi...


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 Chemical8.57%
DD E I du Pont de Nemours and Co8.40%
MON Monsanto5.97%
PX Praxair Inc4.07%
ECL Ecolab Inc3.96%
LYB LyondellBasell Industries NV3.80%
APD Air Products and Chemicals Inc3.35%
PPG PPG Industries3.34%
SHW Sherwin-Williams Co2.95%
IP International Paper Co2.39%