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Vanguard Utilities Index Fund ETF Shares (VPU)

116.13
BATS BZX Real-Time Price
As of 1:44pm ET
 -0.184 / -0.16%
Today’s Change
99.85
Today|||52-Week Range
119.90
+8.52%
Year-to-Date
VPU Regular Dividend: VPU will begin trading ex-dividend today with a $0.876 dividend payable to shareholders of record as of 06/30/17.

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)/Utilities 25/50, an index made up of stocks of large, mid-size, and small U.S. companies within the utilities 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.

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Performance

1 month+1.29% 3 years+10.85%
3 months+4.29% 5 years+12.73%
1 year+10.60% Since inception+10.34%
Data through 06/27/2017

Quote Details

Previous close$116.31
Open day’s range116.09 – 116.57
Net asset value (NAV)118.55 (06/26/2017)
Daily volume1,224
Average volume (3 months)137,888
Data as of 1:44pm ET, 06/28/2017

Peer Comparisonvs. Utilities ETFs

 VPUCategory
Performance 5-yr return+12.73%+9.82%
Expense Gross exp ratio0.10%1.21%
Risk 5 year sharpe ratio0.990.94
Net assets$3.3B$1.4B
Average market cap$20.0B$23.4B
Average P/E21.221.4
Dividend / Share--0.17%

Competitors

PSCU PowerShares S&P SmallCap Utilities Portf...
RYU Guggenheim S&P 500® Equal Weight Utilit...
FUTY Fidelity® MSCI Utilities Index ETF

Holdings

Top 5 Sectors
Portfolio weighting
Utilities 96.74%
Energy 2.50%
Industrial materials 0.76%
Business service 0.00%
Consumer goods 0.00%
Top 10 Holdings
Portfolio weighting
NEE NextEra Energy7.89%
DUK Duke Energy7.15%
D Dominion Energy Inc6.04%
SO Southern Co5.98%
XEL Xcel Energy Inc5.80%
AEP American Electric Power Company Inc4.21%
PCG PG&E4.14%
EXC Exelon4.01%
SRE Sempra Energy3.30%
PPL PPL3.24%