VAW Materials ETF
VAW - Profile
- Issuer: Vanguard
- Structure: ETF
- Expense Ratio: 0.12%
- ETF Home Page: VAW
- Inception: Jan 26, 2004
- Tax Form: 1099
- VAW Tracks This Index: MSCI US Investable Market Materials 25/50 Index
- 52 Week Lo: $96.05
- 52 Week Hi: $114.13
- AUM: $1,285.5 M
- Shares: 11.6 M
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The index consists of stocks of large, medium, and small U.S. companies in the materials sector. This sector is made up of companies in a wide range of commodity-related manufacturing industries. Included within this sector are companies that manufacture chemicals, construction materials, glass, paper, forest products, and related packaging products, as well as metals, minerals, and mining companies, including producers of steel.
VAW - Realtime Rating
Realtime Rating Summary
VAW is a passive ETF that seeks to replicate MSCI US Investable Market Materials 25/50 Index. The index consists of stocks of large, medium, and small U.S. companies in the materials sector. This sector is made up of companies in a wide range of commodity-related manufacturing industries. Included within this sector are companies that manufacture chemicals, construction materials, glass, paper, forest products, and related packaging products, as well as metals, minerals, and mining companies, including producers of steel.
The adjacent table gives investors an individual Realtime Rating for VAW on several different metrics, including liquidity, expenses, performance, volatility, dividend, concentration of holdings in addition to an overall rating. The "A+ Metric Rated ETF" field, available to ETFdb Pro members, shows the ETF in the Materials with the highest Metric Realtime Rating for each individual field. To view all of this data, sign up for a free 14-day trial for ETFdb Pro. To view information on how the ETFdb Realtime Ratings work, click here.
VAW In-Depth Analysis
The following tables and charts contain in-depth metrics for VAW and compare it to similar peer ETFs within its ETFdb Category.
VAW - HoldingsFilings Data as of: Apr 05, 2015
Top Ten Holdings
DD 8.40%E I du Pont de Nemours & Company
MON 6.95%Monsanto Co
DOW 6.91%Dow Chemical Co
PX 4.44%Praxair Inc
LYB 4.36%LyondellBasell Industries NV
APD 3.98%Air Products & Chemicals Inc
PPG 3.85%PPG Industries Inc
ECL 3.72%Ecolab Inc
SHW 2.77%Sherwin-Williams Co
IP 2.70%International Paper Co
This section compares how balanced and deep VAW is relative to the peer group ETFdb Category.
VAW Asset Allocation
VAW Sector Breakdown
VAW Market Cap Breakdown
VAW Region Breakdown
VAW Market Tier Breakdown
VAW Country Breakdown
VAW - Expenses & Fees
This section compares the cost efficiency of VAW to peers in the same ETFdb Category.
Expenses Ratio Analysis
Commission Free Trading in VAW
VAW is currently available for commission free trading on the following platforms: (Vanguard)
Category Commission Free Trading
There are 3 other ETFs in the Materials ETFdb Category that are also eligible for commission free trading:
VAW - Performance
This section shows how VAW has performed relative to its peer group ETFdb Category.
VAW - Charts
The following charts can be customized to display historical performance in a number of different formats, including line charts, bar charts, and candlesticks. Time periods can be adjusted to increase or decrease the period shown, ranging from five minutes to several months.
The following chart also includes the option to compare the performance of VAW relative to other ETFs and benchmarks or to include indicators such as Bollinger Bands, relative strength, and moving averages.
VAW - Technicals
VAW Volatility Analysis
This section shows how the volatility of VAW compares to the peer group ETFdb Category.
- 20 Day MA: $109.81
- 60 Day MA: $110.05
- MACD 15 Period: 1.01
- MACD 100 Period: 2.74
- Williams % Range 10 Day: 15.45
- Williams % Range 20 Day: 8.33
- RSI 10 Day: 61
- RSI 20 Day: 56
- RSI 30 Day: 54
- Ultimate Oscillator: 55
VAW Bollinger Bands
- Lower Bollinger (10 Day): $109.54
- Upper Bollinger (10 Day): $111.35
- Lower Bollinger (20 Day): $107.91
- Upper Bollinger (20 Day): $111.60
- Lower Bollinger (30 Day): $107.44
- Upper Bollinger (30 Day): $111.31
VAW Support & Resistance
- Support Level 1: $110.89
- Support Level 2: $110.55
- Resistance Level 1: $111.44
- Resistance Level 2: $111.65
- Stochastic Oscillator %D (1 Day): 69.66
- Stochastic Oscillator %D (5 Day): 67.44
- Stochastic Oscillator %K (1 Day): 60.59
- Stochastic Oscillator %K (5 Day): 57.35
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