VGT

Vanguard Info Tech ETF

Vanguard Information Technology Index ETF seeks to track the performance of the MSCI US Investable Market Information Technology Index. The Fund invests all of its assets in the stocks that ma


5.6%

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Percentile: 44th

NEUTRAL

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Fund Basics
Fund sponsorVanguard Group Inc/The
CategoryUS Equities
Asset classEquity
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Inception dateJan 30, 2004
Assets (mns)$19,799
Expense ratio10 bp
CurrencyUSD
Constituent Breakdown
No. of constituents319
Herfindahl-Hirschman Index 577
Wgt avg mkt cap (mns)$353,240
Large cap (>$10bn)89.3%
Mid cap ($2-10bn)9.0%
Small cap (<$2bn)1.8%
Developed mkts.100.0%
Emerging mkts.0.0%
Fund Structure
RegulationOpen-Ended Fund
DistributionsQuarterly
Taxation1099
Stock selectionMarket Cap
WeightingMarket Cap
Smart-betaNo
Derivatives-basedNo
Options availableYes
Currency hedgedNo
Fund of fundsNo
Top 10 Holdings
MICROSOFT CORP 15.8 %
APPLE INC 15.0 %
VISA INC-CLASS A SHARES 4.5 %
CISCO SYSTEMS INC 4.0 %
MASTERCARD INC-CLASS A 3.9 %
INTEL CORP 3.4 %
ORACLE CORP 2.3 %
ADOBE SYSTEMS INC 2.2 %
PAYPAL HOLDINGS INC 2.1 %
INTL BUSINESS MACHINES CORP 2.0 %
Sector Breakdown
Country Exposure
UNITED STATES 95.7 %
IRELAND 2.1 %
SWITZERLAND 0.5 %
BERMUDA 0.2 %
SINGAPORE 0.1 %
Historical Performance


Standardized Annual Returns (as of 05/31/2019)
YTD1 YR2 YR3 YR5 YR10 YRIncep.
16.9% 7.6% 17.2% 22.4% 17.2% 18.1% 10.4%
Market Correlations
versus...BetaR-squared
S&P 5001.1371%
MSCI EAFE1.0250%
MSCI Emg Mkts0.6835%
Liquidity Measures
Avg. volume (000)733
Turnover0.8%
Avg. Bid/Ask (% of price)0.03%
ADV of underlying (mns)$48,651
Technical Indicators
Recent close$205.80
30d moving avg.$202.63
Annualized volatility15.8%
Relative strength (RSI)44
Short interest (ETF)0.1%
Short interest (underlying)2.5%
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Alternative ETFs
Ticker Fund Name Overlap
vs. VGT
Expenses
vs. VGT
ALTAR Score™
vs. VGT
FTEC Fidelity MSCI Info Technology 98.1% -2 bp 0.0%
XLK Technology Select Sector SPDR 84.2% +3 bp +0.1%
IXN iShares S&P Global Technology 76.9% +37 bp +0.2%
IYW iShares US Technology 73.7% +33 bp -0.2%
IGM iShares S&P N. American Technology 70.9% +37 bp -1.0%
IETC iShares Evolved U.S. Technology 67.7% +8 bp -0.8%
JHMT John Hancock Multifactor Technology 55.8% +30 bp +0.6%
TDIV First Trust NASDAQ Technology Dividend 44.3% +40 bp +1.7%
QYLD Global X NASDAQ 100 Covered Call ETF 44.0% +50 bp -0.6%
QQQ Invesco QQQ 43.8% +10 bp -0.3%
RYT Invesco S&P Equal Weight Technology 42.8% +30 bp +0.8%
SPHQ Invesco S&P High Quality Portfolio 38.7% +5 bp -0.6%
KOIN Innovation Shares NextGen Protocol 35.8% +85 bp -0.6%
XNTK SPDR NYSE Technology 35.7% +25 bp +0.1%
MGK Vanguard Mega Cap 300 Growth 34.7% -3 bp -0.4%
IWY iShares Russell Top 200 Growth 34.4% +10 bp -0.2%
VUG Vanguard Growth ETF 33.6% -6 bp -0.5%
MTUM iShares MSCI USA Momentum Factor 33.6% +5 bp -1.3%
IWF iShares Russell 1000 Growth 33.1% +10 bp -0.2%
VONG Vanguard Russell 1000 Growth 33.1% +2 bp -0.2%

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ETF Research Center Fund Rating

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ALTAR Score™

VGT

5.6%

Cat. Avg

5.9%

Fund Category: US Equities

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Recommendation

NEUTRAL

Average appreciation potential. A rating of NEUTRAL is assigned to ETFs with ALTAR Scores in the middle quintile (ranking between 40%-60%) of their category. This indicates that valuations adequately reflect the fundamentals of stocks in these funds.

Category Overview
There are 681 funds in the US Equities category, with an average ALTAR Score™ of 5.9% and a standard deviation of 2.3%. VGT's ALTAR Score™ is approximately 0.1 standard deviations below the category average. This places VGT in the 44th percentile among funds in the category.
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$4.95 500
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