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Vanguard Materials Index Fund ETF Shares (VAW)

141.50
Delayed Data
As of Jan 16
 -1.78 / -1.24%
Today’s Change
114.21
Today|||52-Week Range
143.71
+3.51%
Year-to-Date

Investment Objective

The investment seeks to track the performance of a benchmark index. The fund employs an indexing investment approach designed to track the performance of the MSCI US Investable Market Index (IMI)/Materials 25/50- an index made up of stocks of large- mid-size- and small U.S. companies within the materials sector- as classified under the Global Industry Classification Standard (GICS). The Advisor attempts to replicate the target index by seeking to invest all- or substantially all- of its assets in the stocks that make up the index- in order to hold each stock in approximately the same proportion as its weighting in the index. The fund is non-diversified.

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Performance

1 month+6.29% 3 years+12.61%
3 months+7.58% 5 years+12.33%
1 year+24.85% Since inception+9.91%
Data through 01/17/2018

Quote Details

Previous close$143.28
Open day’s range140.70 – 143.70
Net asset value (NAV)141.46 (01/16/2018)
Daily volume314,983
Average volume (3 months)90,107
Data as of 8:00pm ET, 01/16/2018

Peer Comparisonvs. Natural resources ETFs

 VAWCategory
Performance 5-yr return+12.33%+2.65%
Expense Gross exp ratio0.10%1.44%
Risk 5 year sharpe ratio0.860.27
Net assets$2.7B$703.1M
Average market cap$21.8B$4.6B
Average P/E26.212.2
Dividend / Share--0.23%

Competitors

FMAT Fidelity® MSCI Materials Index ETF
CUT Guggenheim MSCI Global Timber ETF
XLB Materials Select Sector SPDR® Fund

Holdings

Top 5 Sectors
Portfolio weighting
Industrial materials 83.98%
Consumer goods 11.49%
Business service 1.96%
Consumer service 1.35%
Energy 1.13%
Top 10 Holdings
Portfolio weighting
DWDP DowDuPont Inc17.49%
MON Monsanto5.40%
PX Praxair Inc4.66%
LYB LyondellBasell Industries NV3.91%
APD Air Products and Chemicals Inc3.76%
ECL Ecolab Inc3.68%
SHW Sherwin-Williams Co3.63%
PPG PPG Industries3.15%
FCX Freeport-McMoRan Inc2.74%
IP International Paper Co2.39%