Vanguard Growth ETF (VUG)

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Vanguard Growth ETF (VUG) is an index stock ETF (Exchange Traded Fund). This Vanguard ETF invests in US stocks of large cap companies.

This ETF's objective is to provide investment results that, before expenses, correspond the performance of the CRSP US Large Cap Growth Index.. This index fund provides a convenient way to match the performance of many of the nation’s largest growth stocks. Please check with your brokerage for additional commission.

VUG Fund Details

    Vanguard Growth ETF (VUG)
  • Fund Inception Date: May 04, 1995
  • Ticker Symbol: VUG
  • CUSIP: 922908736
  • Rank in category (YTD): 56%
  • Category: Large Growth
  • Yield: 1.30%
  • Capital Gains: -
  • Expense Ratio: 0.06%
  • Total Assets: $ 28.61 billion
  • Annual Turnover Rate: 21%
  • Weighted Average Market Cap ($M): $84.8 billion
updated on June 16, 2017

The current dividend yield is 1.30%. This index ETF has total assets of $28.61 billion. With low expense fee of 0.06%, the current share price is $127.69. This large growth fund price has 52 week range between $101 and $130.

You can buy this ETF through your brokerage for your retirement account or regular investment account. For 401k, please check with your administrator. Invest in popular ETF can be done with as little as 1 share (i.e. $127.71 / share).
Vanguard Growth ETF Performance

Morningstar has ranked this U.S. stock ETF with 4 stars rating. In 2017, the year-to-date return is 15.11%. The 1 year annualized return is 21.20%. This popular ETF has returned 10.93 percent over the past 3 years, and 15.30 percent over the past 5 years.
YearReturn
201332.48%
201413.61%
20153.25%
20166.28%
201715.11%(YTD)
As of June 2017, top 5 stocks are Apple Inc, Alphabet Inc, Amazon.com In, Facebook Inc, and Comcast Corp. Top 5 sectors are technology, consumer services, health care, financials, and industrials..

Pros:
  • Vanguard Growth ETF (VUG) has a low expense fee of 0.06%.
  • This stock fund has a decent yield for income.
  • You can diversify your investment portfolio using this ETF.
Cons:
  • Don’t expect super return or lousy return.

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