VB Small-Cap ETF

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Alternative ETFs in the Small Cap Blend Equities Category

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Type Ticker Expense Ratio Assets Avg. Daily Vol YTD Return
Cheapest
Largest (AUM)
Most Liquid (Volume)
Top YTD Performer

Description

The index represents the universe of small-capitalization companies in the U.S. equity market.

Realtime Rating

VB - Realtime Rating

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Realtime Rating Summary

VB is a passive ETF that seeks to replicate CRSP US Small Cap Index. The index represents the universe of small-capitalization companies in the U.S. equity market.

The adjacent table gives investors an individual Realtime Rating for VB 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 Small Cap Blend Equities 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.

VB Overall Realtime Rating:

A+ Overall Rated ETF:

Metric Metric Realtime Rating A+ Metric Rated ETF
Liquidity A IWM
Expenses A SCHA
Performance
Volatility
Dividend
Concentration

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VB In-Depth Analysis

The following tables and charts contain in-depth metrics for VB and compare it to similar peer ETFs within its ETFdb Category.

Holdings

VB - Holdings

Filings Data as of: Apr 05, 2015
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Concentration Analysis

This section compares how balanced and deep VB is relative to the peer group ETFdb Category.

Number of Holdings
VB Rank:
VB 1506
Category Low
Category High
% Assets in Top 10
VB Rank:
VB 2.86%
Category Low
Category High

VB Asset Allocation

Asset Percentage
U.S. Stocks 97.95%
International Stocks 1.58%
U.S. Bonds 0.0%
International Bonds 0.0%
Preferred Stock 0.0%
Convertibles 0.0%
Cash 0.44%
Other 0.03%

VB Sector Breakdown

Sector Percentage
Industrials 16.74%
Technology 15.71%
Consumer Cyclical 14.97%
Real Estate 12.28%
Financial Services 12.19%
Health Care 10.75%
Basic Materials 4.76%
Utilities 3.79%
Consumer Defensive 3.77%
Energy 3.72%
Communication Services 0.84%

VB Market Cap Breakdown

Market Cap Percentage
Giant 0.0%
Large 0.69%
Medium 41.45%
Small 47.89%
Micro 9.42%

VB Region Breakdown

Region Percentage
U.S. 97.94%
Europe 0.73%
Asia (Emerging) 0.39%
Latin America 0.25%
Canada 0.16%
Australia 0.05%
Asia (Developed) 0.0%
Africa 0.0%
Japan 0.0%
Middle East 0.0%

VB Market Tier Breakdown

Region Percentage
Developed 99.09%
Emerging 0.43%

VB Country Breakdown

Country Percentage
United States 97.95%
Luxembourg 0.02%
Ireland 0.59%
China 0.28%
Puerto Rico 0.22%
Canada 0.16%
United Kingdom 0.13%
India 0.11%
Australia 0.05%
Colombia 0.04%
Other 0.45%
Expense

VB - Expenses & Fees

This section compares the cost efficiency of VB to peers in the same ETFdb Category.

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Expenses Ratio Analysis

Expense Ratio
VB Rank:
VB 0.09%
Category Low
Category High

Commission Free Trading in VB

VB is currently available for commission free trading on the following platforms: (Vanguard, TD Ameritrade)

Category Commission Free Trading

There are 9 other ETFs in the Small Cap Blend Equities ETFdb Category that are also eligible for commission free trading:

Performance

VB - Performance

This section shows how VB has performed relative to its peer group ETFdb Category.

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1 Week Return
VB Rank:
VB 1.24%
Category Low
Category High
4 Week Return
VB Rank:
VB 2.22%
Category Low
Category High
13 Week Return
VB Rank:
VB 6.74%
Category Low
Category High
26 Week Return
VB Rank:
VB 12.60%
Category Low
Category High
Year to Date Return
VB Rank:
VB 6.03%
Category Low
Category High
1 Year Return
VB Rank:
VB 12.65%
Category Low
Category High
3 Year Return
VB Rank:
VB 70.87%
Category Low
Category High
5 Year Return
VB Rank:
VB 92.76%
Category Low
Category High
Charts

VB - 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 VB relative to other ETFs and benchmarks or to include indicators such as Bollinger Bands, relative strength, and moving averages.

Valuation

VB - Valuation

This section shows how the P/E multiple of VB compares to the peer group ETFdb Category.

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P/E Ratio
VB Rank:
VB 20.29
Category Low
Category High

As of Apr 24, 2015

Dividend

VB - Dividend

This section shows how the dividend yield of VB compares to the peer group ETFdb Category.

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Annual Dividend Yield
VB Rank:
VB 1.38%
Category Low
Category High

As of Apr 24, 2015

Technicals

VB - Technicals

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VB Volatility Analysis

This section shows how the volatility of VB compares to the peer group ETFdb Category.

5 Day Volatility
VB Rank:
VB 4.69%
Category Low
Category High
20 Day Volatility
VB Rank:
VB 9.35%
Category Low
Category High
50 Day Volatility
VB Rank:
VB 10.56%
Category Low
Category High
200 Day Volatility
VB Rank:
VB 13.96%
Category Low
Category High
Beta
VB Rank:
VB 0.97
Category Low
Category High
Standard Deviation
VB Rank:
VB 4.68%
Category Low
Category High

VB Technicals

  • 20 Day MA: $122.92
  • 60 Day MA: $120.81
  • MACD 15 Period: 0.44
  • MACD 100 Period: 5.20
  • Williams % Range 10 Day: 27.64
  • Williams % Range 20 Day: 16.78
  • RSI 10 Day: 57
  • RSI 20 Day: 57
  • RSI 30 Day: 57
  • Ultimate Oscillator: 53

VB Bollinger Bands

  • Lower Bollinger (10 Day): $122.34
  • Upper Bollinger (10 Day): $124.29
  • Lower Bollinger (20 Day): $121.33
  • Upper Bollinger (20 Day): $124.38
  • Lower Bollinger (30 Day): $120.26
  • Upper Bollinger (30 Day): $124.63

VB Support & Resistance

  • Support Level 1: n/a
  • Support Level 2: $123.12
  • Resistance Level 1: n/a
  • Resistance Level 2: $124.40

VB Stochastic

  • Stochastic Oscillator %D (1 Day): 50.16
  • Stochastic Oscillator %D (5 Day): 68.83
  • Stochastic Oscillator %K (1 Day): 53.98
  • Stochastic Oscillator %K (5 Day): 64.42
Fact Sheet

VB - Fact Sheet

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