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Vanguard Consumer Staples ETF

VDC - Snapshot

Vitals

  • YTD Return -0.8%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 8.9%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 8.9%
  • Net Assets $6.57 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 65.2%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$169.06
$122.65
$175.00

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.10%

SALES FEES

  • Front Load N/A
  • Deferred Load N/A

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 3.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

  • Standard (Taxable) N/A
  • IRA N/A

Fund Classification


Compare VDC to Popular Consumer Staples Sector Equity Funds and ETFs

Overview

Income Profile

Income Risk

Returns Profile

Allocations

Expenses

About

$65.72

+1.00%

$13.31 B

2.60%

$1.69

-1.69%

0.13%

$170.88

+1.08%

$6.57 B

2.57%

$4.35

-0.76%

0.10%

$84.28

+1.07%

$6.57 B

2.57%

$2.15

-1.79%

0.10%

$93.24

+1.06%

$1.48 B

1.82%

$1.68

-1.98%

0.75%

$39.96

+1.11%

$908.81 M

2.54%

$1.00

-0.76%

0.08%

VDC - Profile

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return -1.7%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 8.9%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 8.9%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 2.58%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 1.6%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Quarterly

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    Vanguard Consumer Staples Fund
  • Fund Family Name
    Vanguard
  • Inception Date
    Jan 26, 2004
  • Shares Outstanding
    32970437
  • Share Class
    N/A
  • Currency
    USD
  • Domiciled Country
    United States
  • Manager
    Michael Johnson

Fund Description

The fund employs an indexing investment approach designed to track the performance of the MSCI US Investable Market Index/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. The Advisor attempts to replicate the target index by seeking to invest all, or substantially all, of its assets in the stocks that make up the index, in order to hold each stock in approximately the same proportion as its weighting in the index. The fund is non-diversified.


VDC - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period VDC Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD -0.8% -2.0% 14.3% 40.00%
1 Yr 10.9% 4.8% 32.6% 48.00%
3 Yr 8.9%* 3.3% 14.9% 25.00%
5 Yr 8.9%* 3.5% 12.4% 28.57%
10 Yr 11.8%* 8.3% 13.0% 30.00%

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period VDC Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2020 7.9% -3.8% 30.2% 32.00%
2019 22.9% 13.6% 28.2% 52.00%
2018 -10.2% -56.6% 0.2% 21.74%
2017 9.0% 0.6% 21.4% 39.13%
2016 3.8% -5.6% 25.8% 35.00%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period VDC Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD -1.7% -2.6% 10.3% 56.00%
1 Yr 10.9% 2.9% 32.6% 40.00%
3 Yr 8.9%* 3.3% 14.9% 25.00%
5 Yr 8.9%* 3.5% 12.4% 28.57%
10 Yr 11.8%* 8.3% 13.0% 30.00%

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period VDC Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2020 7.9% -3.8% 30.2% 32.00%
2019 22.9% 13.6% 28.2% 52.00%
2018 -10.2% -20.9% 0.2% 21.74%
2017 9.0% 0.6% 21.4% 60.87%
2016 3.8% -5.6% 25.8% 35.00%

VDC - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

VDC Category Low Category High VDC % Rank
Net Assets 6.57 B 2.33 M 13.3 B 8.00%
Number of Holdings 96 26 124 24.00%
Net Assets in Top 10 4.27 B 1.42 M 9.49 B 8.00%
Weighting of Top 10 65.21% 32.3% 71.7% 32.00%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Procter & Gamble Co 15.26%
  2. Coca-Cola Co 9.80%
  3. PepsiCo Inc 9.03%
  4. Walmart Inc 8.94%
  5. Philip Morris International Inc 4.73%
  6. Costco Wholesale Corp 4.37%
  7. Mondelez International Inc Class A 3.86%
  8. Altria Group Inc 3.25%
  9. Colgate-Palmolive Co 3.23%
  10. The Estee Lauder Companies Inc Class A 2.74%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High VDC % Rank
Stocks
100.00% 98.95% 100.07% 8.00%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 12.00%
Other
0.00% -2.29% 0.00% 12.00%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 12.00%
Cash
0.00% -0.07% 2.60% 68.00%
Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 12.00%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High VDC % Rank
Consumer Defense
97.70% 28.94% 99.38% 28.00%
Healthcare
1.58% 0.00% 10.48% 24.00%
Consumer Cyclical
0.29% 0.00% 60.20% 60.00%
Basic Materials
0.27% 0.00% 11.54% 36.00%
Industrials
0.16% 0.00% 2.46% 72.00%
Utilities
0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 12.00%
Technology
0.00% 0.00% 3.03% 20.00%
Real Estate
0.00% 0.00% 1.71% 16.00%
Financial Services
0.00% 0.00% 0.16% 16.00%
Energy
0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 12.00%
Communication Services
0.00% 0.00% 5.83% 44.00%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High VDC % Rank
US
100.00% 53.17% 100.07% 8.00%
Non US
0.00% 0.00% 46.24% 68.00%

VDC - Expenses

Operational Fees

VDC Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 0.10% 0.08% 2.47% 92.00%
Management Fee 0.09% 0.03% 0.85% 12.00%
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% N/A
Administrative Fee N/A 0.25% 0.25% N/A

Sales Fees

VDC Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load N/A 3.50% 5.75% N/A
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 1.00% N/A

Trading Fees

VDC Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Max Redemption Fee N/A N/A N/A N/A

Related Fees

Turnover provides investors a proxy for the trading fees incurred by mutual fund managers who frequently adjust position allocations. Higher turnover means higher trading fees.

VDC Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 3.00% 3.00% 136.00% 4.00%

VDC - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

VDC Category Low Category High VDC % Rank
Dividend Yield 1.63% 0.00% 1.79% 12.00%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

VDC Category Low Category High Category Mod
Dividend Distribution Frequency Quarterly Annually Quarterly Quarterly

Net Income Ratio Analysis

VDC Category Low Category High VDC % Rank
Net Income Ratio 2.58% 0.16% 2.73% 16.00%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

VDC Category Low Category High Capital Mode
Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Semi-Annually Annually

Dividend Payout History

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VDC - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

Michael Johnson


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Dec 15, 2010

10.05

10.1%

Michael A. Johnson, Portfolio Manager at Vanguard. He has been with Vanguard since 1999; has worked in investment management since 2007; has managed investment portfolios since 2010; and has co-managed the Mid-Cap Index, Mid-Cap Value Index, and Mid-Cap Growth Index Funds since 2016. Education: B.S.B.A., Shippensburg University.

Awais Khan


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Nov 30, 2017

3.09

3.1%

Awais Khan, CFA, Portfolio Manager at Vanguard. He has been with Vanguard since 2010; has worked in investment management since 2012. Education: B.S./B.S.B.A., University of North Carolina.

Tenure Analysis

Category Low Category High Category Average Category Mode
0.34 22.5 7.18 1.0