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09/01 6:05pm ET

iPath® S&P 500 VIX Short-Term Futures™ ETN (VXX)

Data as of Aug 29
 -0.16 / -0.57%
Today’s Change
Today|||52-Week Range

Investment Objective

The iPath ® S&P 500 VIX Short-Term Futures™ ETN is designed to provide investors with exposure to the S&P 500 VIX Short-Term Futures™ Index Total Return. The S&P 500 VIX Short-Term Futures™ Index Total Return (the "Index") is designed to provide access to equity market volatility through CBOE Volatility Index ® futures. The Index offers exposure to a daily rolling long position in the first and second month VIX futures contracts and reflects the implied volatility of the S&P 500 ® at various points along the volatility forward curve.


1 month-1.98% 3 years-64.24%
3 months-15.60% 5 years-62.33%
1 year-57.86% Since inception-62.15%
Data through 08/30/2014

Quote Details

Previous close$28.27
Open day’s range27.90 – 28.42
Net asset value (NAV)28.29 (08/29/2014)
Daily volume23,052,146
Average volume (3 months)33,729,189
Data as of 7:59pm ET, 08/29/2014

Peer Comparisonvs. Volatility ETFs

Performance 5-yr return-62.33%-47.65%
Expense Gross exp ratio0.89%1.11%
Risk 5 year sharpe ratio-1.20-1.10
Net assets$1.2B$171.7M
Average market cap--$67.5B
Average P/E--17.7
Dividend / Share----


VIXY ProShares VIX Short-Term Futures ETF
VIIX VelocityShares Long VIX Short Term ETN
VIXM ProShares VIX Mid-Term Futures ETF


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Top 10 Holdings
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