Vanguard Materials Index Fund ETF Shares (VAW)

107.51
Data as of 9:38am ET
 -0.0965 / -0.09%
Today’s Change
93.08
Today|||52-Week Range
114.25
+4.13%
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). It attempts to replicate the target index by investing all, or substantially all, of its assets in the stocks that make up the index, holding 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-5.19% 3 years+20.97%
3 months-4.07% 5 years+14.09%
1 year+14.48% Since inception+9.51%
Data through 10/02/2014

Quote Details

Previous close$107.61
Open day’s range107.13 – 107.55
Net asset value (NAV)107.61 (10/01/2014)
Daily volume22,255
Average volume (3 months)90,489
Data as of 9:38am ET, 10/02/2014

Peer Comparisonvs. Natural resources ETFs

 VAWCategory
Performance 5-yr return+14.09%+12.91%
Expense Gross exp ratio0.14%0.52%
Risk 5 year sharpe ratio0.830.57
Net assets$1.5B$593.8M
Average market cap$16.7B$21.4B
Average P/E20.218.9
Dividend / Share--0.27%

Competitors

RTM Guggenheim S&P 500® Equal Weight Materi...
XLB Materials Select Sector SPDR® Fund
HAP Market Vectors® Natural Resources ETF

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
DOW Dow Chemical Co7.54%
DD E I du Pont de Nemours & Company7.10%
MON Monsanto Co7.08%
LYB LyondellBasell Industries NV5.99%
PX Praxair Inc4.50%
FCX Freeport-McMoRan Inc4.41%
ECL Ecolab Inc3.63%
PPG PPG Industries Inc3.33%
APD Air Products & Chemicals Inc3.30%
IP International Paper Co2.33%

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