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Vanguard Materials Index Fund ETF Shares (VAW)

124.59
Delayed Data
As of Jul 27
 -0.58 / -0.46%
Today’s Change
101.87
Today|||52-Week Range
126.31
+10.81%
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 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.

Performance

1 month+3.26% 3 years+5.87%
3 months+3.30% 5 years+12.24%
1 year+16.89% Since inception+9.17%
Data through 07/28/2017

Quote Details

Previous close$125.17
Open day’s range124.00 – 125.42
Net asset value (NAV)124.56 (07/27/2017)
Daily volume54,952
Average volume (3 months)93,198
Data as of 07/27/2017

Peer Comparisonvs. Natural resources ETFs

 VAWCategory
Performance 5-yr return+12.24%+0.40%
Expense Gross exp ratio0.10%1.44%
Risk 5 year sharpe ratio0.820.14
Net assets$2.2B$668.2M
Average market cap$17.3B$14.7B
Average P/E23.022.9
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
DOW Dow Chemical9.02%
DD E I du Pont de Nemours and Co8.22%
MON Monsanto6.12%
PX Praxair Inc4.46%
ECL Ecolab Inc4.11%
APD Air Products and Chemicals Inc3.67%
SHW Sherwin-Williams Co3.47%
LYB LyondellBasell Industries NV3.40%
PPG PPG Industries3.33%
IP International Paper Co2.61%