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06/24 6:45pm ET

Vanguard Utilities Index Fund ETF Shares (VPU)

109.87
Delayed Data
As of Jun 24
 -0.05 / -0.05%
Today’s Change
87.84
Today|||52-Week Range
111.20
+16.97%
Year-to-Date
VPU Regular Dividend: VPU began trading ex-dividend on 06/21/16. A $0.834 dividend will be paid to shareholders of record as of 06/23/16.

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.

Performance

1 month+4.99% 3 years+15.24%
3 months+4.64% 5 years+13.29%
1 year+25.08% Since inception+10.33%
Data through 06/25/2016

Quote Details

Previous close$109.92
Open day’s range108.49 – 110.92
Net asset value (NAV)109.97 (06/24/2016)
Daily volume284,052
Average volume (3 months)269,462
Data as of 3:59pm ET, 06/24/2016

Peer Comparisonvs. Utilities ETFs

 VPUCategory
Performance 5-yr return+13.29%+9.30%
Expense Gross exp ratio0.10%0.43%
Risk 5 year sharpe ratio0.980.71
Net assets$2.9B$1.0B
Average market cap$16.9B$19.8B
Average P/E21.120.4
Dividend / Share--0.41%

Competitors

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IPU SPDR® S&P International Utilities Secto...
PSCU PowerShares S&P SmallCap Utilities Portf...

Holdings

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 Energy7.31%
DUK Duke Energy7.11%
SO Southern Co5.96%
D Dominion Resources Inc5.69%
AEP American Electric Power Company Inc4.20%
EXC Exelon4.16%
PCG PG&E3.91%
PPL PPL3.43%
SRE Sempra Energy3.35%
EIX Edison International3.08%