VDC Consumer Staples ETF
- Consumer Staples Equities
VDC - Profile
- Issuer: Vanguard
- Structure: ETF
- Expense Ratio: 0.12%
- ETF Home Page: VDC
- Inception: Jan 26, 2004
- Tax Form: 1099
- VDC Tracks This Index: MSCI US Investable Market Consumer Staples 25/50 Index
- 52 Week Lo: $107.65
- 52 Week Hi: $129.02
- AUM: $2,485.6 M
- Shares: 19.4 M
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The index consists of stocks of large, medium, and small U.S. companies in the consumer staples sector. This sector is made up of companies whose businesses are less sensitive to economic cycles. It includes manufacturers and distributors of food, beverages, and tobacco, as well as producers of nondurable household goods and personal products. It also includes food and drug retailing companies as well as hypermarkets and consumer supercenters.
VDC - Realtime Rating
Realtime Rating Summary
VDC is a passive ETF that seeks to replicate MSCI US Investable Market Consumer Staples 25/50 Index. The index consists of stocks of large, medium, and small U.S. companies in the consumer staples sector. This sector is made up of companies whose businesses are less sensitive to economic cycles. It includes manufacturers and distributors of food, beverages, and tobacco, as well as producers of nondurable household goods and personal products. It also includes food and drug retailing companies as well as hypermarkets and consumer supercenters.
The adjacent table gives investors an individual Realtime Rating for VDC 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 Consumer Staples 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.
VDC In-Depth Analysis
The following tables and charts contain in-depth metrics for VDC and compare it to similar peer ETFs within its ETFdb Category.
VDC - HoldingsFilings Data as of: Mar 03, 2015
Top Ten Holdings
This section compares how balanced and deep VDC is relative to the peer group ETFdb Category.
VDC Asset Allocation
VDC Sector Breakdown
VDC Market Cap Breakdown
VDC Region Breakdown
VDC Market Tier Breakdown
VDC Country Breakdown
VDC - Expenses & Fees
This section compares the cost efficiency of VDC to peers in the same ETFdb Category.
Expenses Ratio Analysis
Commission Free Trading in VDC
VDC is currently available for commission free trading on the following platforms: (Vanguard)
Category Commission Free Trading
There are 3 other ETFs in the Consumer Staples Equities ETFdb Category that are also eligible for commission free trading:
VDC - Performance
This section shows how VDC has performed relative to its peer group ETFdb Category.
VDC - 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 VDC relative to other ETFs and benchmarks or to include indicators such as Bollinger Bands, relative strength, and moving averages.
VDC - Technicals
VDC Volatility Analysis
This section shows how the volatility of VDC compares to the peer group ETFdb Category.
- 20 Day MA: $126.14
- 60 Day MA: $126.56
- MACD 15 Period: 0.94
- MACD 100 Period: 1.47
- Williams % Range 10 Day: 36.15
- Williams % Range 20 Day: 35.39
- RSI 10 Day: 53
- RSI 20 Day: 52
- RSI 30 Day: 52
- Ultimate Oscillator: 50
VDC Bollinger Bands
- Lower Bollinger (10 Day): $125.11
- Upper Bollinger (10 Day): $128.07
- Lower Bollinger (20 Day): $123.86
- Upper Bollinger (20 Day): $128.40
- Lower Bollinger (30 Day): $124.10
- Upper Bollinger (30 Day): $129.50
VDC Support & Resistance
- Support Level 1: $125.07
- Support Level 2: $123.16
- Resistance Level 1: $128.95
- Resistance Level 2: $130.92
- Stochastic Oscillator %D (1 Day): 61.44
- Stochastic Oscillator %D (5 Day): 57.46
- Stochastic Oscillator %K (1 Day): 55.56
- Stochastic Oscillator %K (5 Day): 58.37
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