Vanguard Consumer Staples ETF (VDC)

Data as of Apr 17
 +0.12 / +0.11%
Today’s Change
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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)/Consumer Staples 25/50, an index made up of stocks of large, mid-size, and small U.S. companies within the consumer staples 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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1 month+2.31% 3 years+15.76%
3 months+4.35% 5 years+18.50%
1 year+12.39% Since inception+10.29%
Data through 04/18/2014

Quote Details

Previous close$112.07
Open day’s range111.58 – 112.22
Net asset value (NAV)112.20 (04/17/2014)
Daily volume32,438
Average volume (3 months)82,343
Data as of 3:56pm ET, 04/17/2014

Peer Comparisonvs. Consumer defensive ETFs

Performance 5-yr return+18.50%+20.53%
Expense Gross exp ratio0.14%0.44%
Risk 5 year sharpe ratio1.781.68
Net assets$1.9B$809.4M
Average market cap$53.0B$65.8B
Average P/E19.819.2
Dividend / Share--0.29%


IYK iShares U.S. Consumer Goods ETF
RHS Guggenheim S&P 500® Equal Weight Consum...
PSCC PowerShares S&P SmallCap Consumer Staple...


Top 5 Sectors
Portfolio weighting
Consumer goods 77.17%
Consumer service 22.48%
Business service 0.14%
Healthcare 0.10%
Industrial materials 0.10%
Top 10 Holdings
Portfolio weighting
PG Procter & Gamble Co12.05%
KO Coca-Cola Co8.27%
PM Philip Morris International, Inc.7.02%
PEP PepsiCo Inc6.81%
WMT Wal-Mart Stores Inc6.63%
CVS CVS Caremark Corp4.61%
MO Altria Group Inc.4.28%
CL Colgate-Palmolive Company3.47%
WAG Walgreen Company3.41%
MDLZ Mondelez International Inc3.29%

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