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07/31 6:01pm ET

Vanguard Utilities Index Fund ETF Shares (VPU)

Delayed Data
As of Jul 31
 +0.85 / +0.90%
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)/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). It 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+5.60% 3 years+9.48%
3 months-0.48% 5 years+12.17%
1 year+9.09% Since inception+9.44%
Data through 08/01/2015

Quote Details

Previous close$93.99
Open day’s range94.45 – 95.67
Net asset value (NAV)94.88 (07/31/2015)
Daily volume155,790
Average volume (3 months)111,329
Data as of 3:59pm ET, 07/31/2015

Peer Comparisonvs. Utilities ETFs

Performance 5-yr return+12.17%+10.00%
Expense Gross exp ratio0.12%0.40%
Risk 5 year sharpe ratio1.060.85
Net assets$2.1B$698.3M
Average market cap$14.8B$18.6B
Average P/E16.718.5
Dividend / Share--0.41%


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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
DUK Duke Energy7.61%
NEE NextEra Energy6.62%
D Dominion Resources Inc5.99%
SO Southern Co5.81%
EXC Exelon4.11%
AEP American Electric Power Company Inc3.95%
PCG PG&E3.56%
SRE Sempra Energy3.54%
PEG Public Service Enterprise Group Inc3.03%
PPL PPL2.99%