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

Wednesday’s Trading Day
16.16 -0.33 / -2.00%
As of Jul 29
Day’s Change
Thursday’s Pre-Market   Switch to standard view »
16.03 -0.13 / -0.80%
Volume: 12.3K

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-21.24% 3 years-57.27%
3 months-25.16% 5 years-59.42%
1 year-44.42% Since inception-60.23%
Data through 07/30/2015

Quote Details

Previous close$16.49
Open day’s range-- – --
Net asset value (NAV)16.04 (07/29/2015)
Daily volume58,266,715
Average volume (3 months)49,371,840
Data as of 07/29/2015

Peer Comparisonvs. Volatility ETFs

Performance 5-yr return-59.42%-43.47%
Expense Gross exp ratio0.89%1.08%
Risk 5 year sharpe ratio-1.18--
Net assets$1.3B$170.4M
Average market cap--$35.0B
Average P/E--16.9
Dividend / Share--0.01%


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


Top 5 Sectors
Portfolio weighting
Business service --
Consumer goods --
Consumer service --
Energy --
Financial service --
Top 10 Holdings
Portfolio weighting
Holdings not available.