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03/28 5:16pm ET

Vanguard Utilities Index Fund ETF Shares (VPU)

Delayed Data
As of Mar 28
 +0.11 / +0.10%
Today’s Change
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VPU Regular Dividend: VPU began trading ex-dividend on 03/24/17. A $0.933 dividend will be paid to shareholders of record as of 03/28/17.

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)/Utilities 25/50, an index made up of stocks of large, mid-size, and small U.S. companies within the utilities 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 Utilities Index Fund ETF Shares.


1 month+1.35% 3 years+11.93%
3 months+6.54% 5 years+12.56%
1 year+10.54% Since inception+10.16%
Data through 03/28/2017

Quote Details

Previous close$113.26
Open day’s range112.79 – 113.44
Net asset value (NAV)113.24 (03/27/2017)
Daily volume73,462
Average volume (3 months)187,484
Data as of 7:59pm ET, 03/28/2017

Peer Comparisonvs. Utilities ETFs

Performance 5-yr return+12.56%+8.78%
Expense Gross exp ratio0.10%1.23%
Risk 5 year sharpe ratio0.970.85
Net assets$3.0B$1.4B
Average market cap$19.2B$21.9B
Average P/E22.222.7
Dividend / Share--0.17%


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Top 5 Sectors
Portfolio weighting
Utilities 96.74%
Energy 2.50%
Industrial materials 0.76%
Business service 0.00%
Consumer goods 0.00%
Top 10 Holdings
Portfolio weighting
NEE NextEra Energy7.61%
DUK Duke Energy7.09%
SO Southern Co6.20%
D Dominion Resources Inc6.08%
XEL Xcel Energy Inc5.54%
EXC Exelon4.22%
PCG PG&E4.19%
AEP American Electric Power Company Inc4.11%
SRE Sempra Energy3.26%
EIX Edison International3.24%