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09/16 6:05pm ET

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

Data as of Sep 16
 -1.48 / -5.04%
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+2.68% 3 years-64.81%
3 months-7.18% 5 years-61.08%
1 year-49.39% Since inception-61.58%
Data through 09/16/2014

Quote Details

Previous close$29.36
Open day’s range27.80 – 29.69
Net asset value (NAV)29.41 (09/15/2014)
Daily volume38,031,807
Average volume (3 months)34,597,491
Data as of 4:00pm ET, 09/16/2014

Peer Comparisonvs. Volatility ETFs

Performance 5-yr return-61.08%-47.65%
Expense Gross exp ratio0.89%1.11%
Risk 5 year sharpe ratio-1.22-1.14
Net assets$1.0B$172.9M
Average market cap--$70.9B
Average P/E--18.1
Dividend / Share----


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


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Top 10 Holdings
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