Vanguard Growth ETF (VUG)

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Vanguard Growth ETF (VUG) is a popular stock exchange trade fund. This equity ETF invests in large-capitalization growth stocks. This fund is tracking the performance of the CRSP US Large Cap Growth Index.

This Vanguard fund has a low expense fee of 0.09%. With assets of $18.96 billion, it has a dividend yield of 1.21%. This investment fund also has a low annual holdings turnover rate of 9%. This index fund is passively managed by Vanguard Equity Investment Group.

VUG Fund Profile

    Vanguard Growth ETF (VUG)
  • Fund Inception Date: 01/26/2004
  • Ticker Symbol: VUG
  • CUSIP: 922908736
  • Rank in category (YTD): 70%
  • Category: Large Growth
  • Yield: 1.21%
  • Capital Gains: -
  • Expense Ratio: 0.09%
  • Total Assets: $ 18.96 Billion
  • Average Volume: 682k
  • Annual Turnover Rate: 9%

Vanguard Growth ETF Return

Morningstar has ranked this ETF with 4 star rating. In 2015, the year to date return is 4.87%. It has a 3 year annualized return of 20.43%. This Vanguard ETF has returned 12.74% over the past 1 year, and 18.03% over the past 5 year. The past performance:
  • Year 2015: 4.87% (YTD)
  • Year 2014: 13.61%
  • Year 2013: 32.48%
  • Year 2012: 17.02%
The top 5 stocks are Apple Inc, Facebook Inc Class A, Walt Disney Co, Coca-Cola Co, and Google Inc Class A. Top 3 sectors are technology, consumer cyclical, and healthcare.

Pros:
  • This Vanguard Growth ETF is an index fund. It has low expense fee.
  • The fund has been performing well for the past 5 year.
Cons:
  • None

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