VFQY

Vanguard U.S. Quality Factor ETF

The Fund seeks to provide long-term capital appreciation by investing in stocks with strong fundamentals as determined by the advisor.


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MANAGEMENT MATRIX

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QUALITY
Fund Basics
Fund sponsorVanguard
CategoryUS Equities
Asset classEquity
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Inception dateFeb 13, 2018
Assets (mns)$336
Expense ratio13 bp
CurrencyUSD
Sector Breakdown
Fund Structure
RegulationOpen-Ended Fund
DistributionsQuarterly
Taxation1099
Stock selectionProprietary
WeightingProprietary
Holdings TransparencyDelayed
Derivatives-basedNo
Options availableYes
Currency hedgedNo
Fund of fundsNo
Top 10 Holdings
QUALCOMM INC 1.7 %
WAL-MART STORES INC 1.6 %
LULULEMON ATHLETICA INC 1.6 %
AUTODESK INC 1.6 %
KLA-TENCOR CORPORATION 1.6 %
APPLE INC 1.5 %
ABBVIE INC 1.4 %
LAM RESEARCH CORP 1.4 %
TARGET CORP 1.4 %
BRISTOL-MYERS SQUIBB CO 1.3 %
Constituent Breakdown
Number of holdings394
Herfindahl-Hirschman Index 63
Wgt avg mkt cap (mns)$157,035
Large cap (>$10bn)65.1%
Mid cap ($2-10bn)23.7%
Small cap (<$2bn)11.3%
Developed mkts.99.6%
Emerging mkts.0.4%
Country Exposure
UNITED STATES 96.1 %
PUERTO RICO 1.2 %
IRELAND 0.8 %
Historical Performance


Standardized Annual Returns (as of 04/30/2024)
YTD1 YR2 YR3 YR5 YR10 YRIncep.
2.7% 22.6% 11.7% 5.4% 11.1% -- 10.4%
Market Correlations
versus...BetaR-squared
S&P 5001.0190%
MSCI EAFE0.9675%
MSCI Emg Mkts0.6536%
Liquidity Measures
Avg. volume (000)11
Turnover0.4%
Avg. Bid/Ask (% of price)0.15%
ADV of underlying (mns)$135,467
Technical Indicators
Recent close$135.41
30d moving avg.$117.55
Annualized volatility18.9%
Relative strength (RSI)78
Short interest (ETF)0.0%
Short interest (underlying)4.3%
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Results & Estimates
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Valuation Metrics
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ETF Research Center Fund Rating

Our measure of an ETF's overall investment merit

ALTAR Score™

VFQY

7.0%

Cat. Avg

5.7%

Fund Category: US Equities

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Equals: ALTAR Score™7.0%
Recommendation

OVERWEIGHT

Above average appreciation potential. A rating of OVERWEIGHT is assigned to ETFs with ALTAR Scores in the 4th quintile (ranking higher than 60%-80%) of their category. Typically, funds in this category consist of stocks trading at attractive valuations and/or having above-average fundamentals.

Category Overview
There are 891 funds in the US Equities category, with an average ALTAR Score™ of 5.7% and a standard deviation of 2.6%. VFQY's ALTAR Score™ is approximately 0.5 standard deviations above the category average. This places VFQY in the 70th percentile among funds in the category.
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Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) Comparison
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VFQY 13.0 14.9 27.9
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