VAW - Materials ETF
Description: 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 - Profile
VAW - Holdings
Top Ten Holdings
- Monsanto Company MON: 7.55%
- E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company DD: 7.49%
- Dow Chemical Co DOW: 7.32%
- Praxair, Inc. PX: 4.89%
- Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold FCX: 4.47%
- LyondellBasell Industries NV LYB: 4.45%
- Ecolab, Inc. ECL: 3.62%
- PPG Industries, Inc. PPG: 3.46%
- Air Products & Chemicals Inc APD: 2.93%
- International Paper Co. IP: 2.69%
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VAW - Fact Sheet
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VAW - Charts
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VAW - ETFdb Realtime Rating & Analyst Report
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.
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VAW Realtime Rating: By Metric
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VAW Realtime Rating: Overall
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ETFdb Analyst Report for VAW
This ETF is one of several funds offering exposure to the U.S. materials sector, a corner of the market that may be appealing for investors looking to gain indirect exposure to commodity prices through the stocks of companies engaged in the extraction or production of natural resources. Because t...
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