Best Vanguard ETFs 2014

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Find best Vanguard ETFs 2014. Top Vanguard funds are Vanguard Industrials ETF, Vanguard European Stock Index ETF, etc.

Vanguard Funds

If you are value investors, you should always consider Vanguard funds for your first choice in investment funds. Vanguard Group Inc provides index funds such as index mutual funds or index ETFs (exchange traded funds). Even Warren Buffet, Chairman of Berkshire Hathaway, has recommend index funds such as Vanguard funds for long term investment.

Vanguard ETFs, which are traded like stocks, are cheaper than other ETFs. Some of these Vanguard ETFs have very low expense ratio fee. With Vanguard ETFs, you can build core investment which involves U.S. stocks, bonds, foreign stocks, etc.

Top ETFs

These best ETFs are sorted based on its performance for the past 1 year. You can find various Vanguard funds to invest in such as bond mutual fund, and stock mutual fund.  Please check the fund prospectus for investment risk, fund details, etc.

Best Vanguard ETFs 2014 are:
    Best Vanguard ETFs 2014
  1. Vanguard Industrials ETF
  2. Vanguard Information Technology ETF
  3. Vanguard Health Care ETF
  4. Vanguard European Stock Index ETF
  5. Vanguard Materials ETF
  6. Vanguard Mid-Cap Value ETF
  7. Vanguard Small Cap Value ETF
  8. Vanguard Mega Cap Growth Index ETF
  9. Vanguard Growth ETF
  10. Vanguard S&P Small-Cap 600 Value Idx ETF
  11. Vanguard Russell 1000 Growth Index ETF
  12. Vanguard Extended Market Index ETF
  13. Vanguard S&P 500 Growth Index ETF
  14. Vanguard S&P Small-Cap 600 Index ETF
  15. Vanguard S&P Mid-Cap 400 Value Index ETF
  16. Vanguard Mid-Cap ETF
  17. Vanguard Russell 1000 Index ETF
  18. Vanguard Small Cap ETF
  19. Vanguard Total Stock Market ETF
  20. Vanguard Large Cap ETF
Updated on 6/18/2014

Vanguard Industrials ETF (VIS)

Vanguard Industrials ETF invests mainly in stocks of industrials sector companies. This index sector fund has a low expense ratio of 0.14%. With total net assets of $1.72 billion, this exchange traded fund has a yield of 1.04%. The current share price is $102.36.

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Morningstar has ranked this top Vanguard ETF with 3 star rating. In 2014, it has year-to-date return of 2.33%. For the past 1 year, it has returned 24.24%. This exchange traded fund has 5 year annualized return of 22.49%.

Top 5 stocks in its assets are General Electric Co (GE), United Technologies Corp (UTX), Boeing Co (BA), 3M Co (MMM), and Union Pacific Corp (UNP). Top 2 sectors are industrials, and consumer cyclical.

Vanguard FTSE Europe ETF (VGK)

Vanguard FTSE Europe ETF (VGK)If you are interested in best international stock ETF by Vanguard, you should consider Vanguard European Stock Index ETF. Ranked with 3 stars rating by Morningstar, this ETF invests mainly in companies stocks located in Europe such as Germany, Italy, Austria, Greece, Netherland, the United Kingdom, Spain, etc. This top fund also has a low expense ratio fee of 0.12%.

For the past 1 year, it has a total return of 21.15%. This best Vanguard ETF has returned 9.71% over the past 3 year, and 13.19% over the past 5 year. Top 3 stocks in its portfolio are Nestle SA, Roche Holding AG, and Novartis AG.

Vanguard Mid-Cap Value ETF (VOE)

Vanguard Mid-Cap Value ETF uses its assets to purchase a diversified group of midsize value companies. This exchange traded fund has a 12 month dividend yield of 1.47%. This fund has total assets pf $2.74 billion. The expense ratio is only 0.09%.

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Morningstar has ranked this top ETF with 5 stars rating. Top 2 stocks are Delphi Automotive Plc, and Western Digital Corp. The fund’s performance for the past 5 year is as follows:
  • Year 2014: 4.27% (YTD)
  • Year 2013: 37.76%
  • Year 2012: 16.02%
  • Year 2011: -0.40%
  • Year 2010: 21.77%

Vanguard Mega Cap Growth Index ETF (MGK)

Vanguard Mega Cap Growth Index ETF is another top rated U.S. stock ETF. This stock ETF invests mainly in the largest growth stocks in the U.S. market. This ETF has total net assets of $1.32 billion. With expense fee of 0.11% per year, this fund has 3 year average return of 16.49%.

Ranked with 4 stars rating, the top 5 stocks in its holdings are Apple Inc (AAPL), Google Inc (GOOG), International Business Machines Corp (IBM), Coca-Cola Co (KO), and Oracle Corporation (ORCL). Top 3 sectors are technology, consumer cyclical, and healthcare.

Vanguard Short-Term Corporate Bond Index ETF (VCSH)

Vanguard Short-Term Corporate Bond Index ETF (VCSH)Ranked with 4 stars rating, Vanguard Short-Term Corporate Bond Index ETF utilizes its assets to purchase high-quality or investment-grade corporate bonds with maturity of 1 to 3 years. This best exchange traded fund has total net assets of $7.98 billion. It has a yield of 1.64%. The current share price is $80.50.

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In 2014, it has YTD return of 1.51%. This top bond ETF has 3 year average return of 3.11%. This Vanguard fund has an average effective duration of 2.89 years. Top 2 bonds in its holdings are Verizon Communications, and Merrill Lynch Co Inc Mtn Be.

Vanguard Fund ETF Return

  1. Vanguard Industrials ETF (VIS) – 19.31%
  2. Vanguard Information Technology ETF (VGT) – 18.86%
  3. Vanguard Health Care ETF (VHT) – 18.81%
  4. Vanguard European Stock Index ETF (VGK) – 18.74%
  5. Vanguard Materials ETF (VAW) – 18.64%
  6. Vanguard Mid-Cap Value ETF (VOE)
  7. Vanguard Small Cap Value ETF (VBR)
  8. Vanguard Mega Cap Growth Index ETF (MGK)
  9. Vanguard Growth ETF (VUG)
  10. Vanguard S&P Small-Cap 600 Value Idx ETF (VIOV)
  11. Vanguard Russell 1000 Growth Index ETF (VONG)
  12. Vanguard Extended Market Index ETF (VXF)
  13. Vanguard S&P 500 Growth Index ETF (VOOG)
  14. Vanguard S&P Small-Cap 600 Index ETF (VIOO)
  15. Vanguard S&P Mid-Cap 400 Value Index ETF (IVOV)
  16. Vanguard Mid-Cap ETF (VO)
  17. Vanguard Russell 1000 Index ETF (VONE)
  18. Vanguard Small Cap ETF (VB)
  19. Vanguard Total Stock Market ETF (VTI)
  20. Vanguard Large Cap ETF (VV)
  21. Vanguard Russell 3000 Index ETF (VTHR)
  22. Vanguard S&P Small-Cap 600 Gr Idx ETF (VIOG)
  23. Vanguard Mega Cap ETF (MGC)
  24. Vanguard Energy ETF (VDE)
  25. Vanguard S&P 500 ETF (VOO)
  26. Vanguard Russell 1000 Value Index ETF (VONV)
  27. Vanguard Consumer Discretionary ETF (VCR)
  28. Vanguard Russell 2000 Growth Index ETF (VTWG)
  29. Vanguard S&P Mid-Cap 400 Index ETF (IVOO)
  30. Vanguard Value ETF (VTV)
  31. Vanguard Russell 2000 Index ETF (VTWO)
  32. Vanguard Mid-Cap Growth ETF (VOT)
  33. Vanguard Mega Cap Value Index ETF (MGV)
  34. Vanguard FTSE All-Wld ex-US SmCp Index ETF (VSS)
  35. Vanguard Small Cap Growth ETF (VBK)

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