VGT Information Tech ETF

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VGT - Profile

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Alternative ETFs in the Technology 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 consists of large, medium, and small U.S. companies in the information technology sector. This sector is made up of companies in the following three general areas: technology software and services including companies that primarily develop software in various fields (such as the Internet, applications, systems, databases, management, and/or home entertainment), and companies that provide information technology consulting and services, data processing, and outsourced services; technology hardware and equipment, including manufacturers and distributors of communications equipment, computers and peripherals, electronic equipment, and related instruments; and semiconductors and semiconductor equipment manufacturers.

Realtime Rating

VGT - Realtime Rating

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Realtime Rating Summary

VGT is a passive ETF that seeks to replicate MSCI US Investable Market Information Technology 25/50 Index. The index consists of large, medium, and small U.S. companies in the information technology sector. This sector is made up of companies in the following three general areas: technology software and services including companies that primarily develop software in various fields (such as the Internet, applications, systems, databases, management, and/or home entertainment), and companies that provide information technology consulting and services, data processing, and outsourced services; technology hardware and equipment, including manufacturers and distributors of communications equipment, computers and peripherals, electronic equipment, and related instruments; and semiconductors and semiconductor equipment manufacturers.

The adjacent table gives investors an individual Realtime Rating for VGT 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 Technology 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.

VGT Overall Realtime Rating:

A+ Overall Rated ETF:

Metric Metric Realtime Rating A+ Metric Rated ETF
Liquidity A n/a
Expenses A n/a
Performance
Volatility
Dividend
Concentration

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VGT In-Depth Analysis

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

Holdings

VGT - Holdings

Filings Data as of: Aug 04, 2015
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Concentration Analysis

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

Number of Holdings
VGT Rank:
VGT 393
Category Low
Category High
% Assets in Top 10
VGT Rank:
VGT 52.50%
Category Low
Category High

VGT Asset Allocation

Asset Percentage
U.S. Stocks 98.51%
International Stocks 1.49%
U.S. Bonds 0.0%
International Bonds 0.0%
Preferred Stock 0.0%
Convertibles 0.0%
Cash 0.0%
Other 0.0%

VGT Sector Breakdown

Sector Percentage
Technology 87.77%
Financial Services 5.68%
Industrials 4.28%
Consumer Cyclical 1.86%
Real Estate 0.25%
Communication Services 0.16%
Consumer Defensive 0.0%
Basic Materials 0.0%
Energy 0.0%
Health Care 0.0%
Utilities 0.0%

VGT Market Cap Breakdown

Market Cap Percentage
Giant 55.9%
Large 18.66%
Medium 14.88%
Small 5.14%
Micro 1.73%

VGT Region Breakdown

Region Percentage
U.S. 98.51%
Asia (Emerging) 0.96%
Asia (Developed) 0.36%
Latin America 0.14%
Africa 0.02%
Canada 0.01%
Australia 0.0%
Europe 0.0%
Japan 0.0%
Middle East 0.0%

VGT Market Tier Breakdown

Region Percentage
Developed 98.92%
Emerging 1.08%

VGT Country Breakdown

Country Percentage
United States 98.51%
China 0.96%
Singapore 0.36%
Brazil 0.11%
Puerto Rico 0.03%
South Africa 0.02%
Canada 0.01%
Luxembourg 0.0%
Other 0.0%
Expense

VGT - Expenses & Fees

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

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Expenses Ratio Analysis

Expense Ratio
VGT Rank:
VGT 0.14%
Category Low
Category High

Commission Free Trading in VGT

VGT is currently available for commission free trading on the following platforms: (Vanguard)

Category Commission Free Trading

There are 6 other ETFs in the Technology Equities ETFdb Category that are also eligible for commission free trading:

Performance

VGT - Performance

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

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1 Week Return
VGT Rank:
VGT -1.36%
Category Low
Category High
4 Week Return
VGT Rank:
VGT -5.65%
Category Low
Category High
13 Week Return
VGT Rank:
VGT -7.53%
Category Low
Category High
26 Week Return
VGT Rank:
VGT -6.22%
Category Low
Category High
Year to Date Return
VGT Rank:
VGT -1.45%
Category Low
Category High
1 Year Return
VGT Rank:
VGT 3.07%
Category Low
Category High
3 Year Return
VGT Rank:
VGT 46.33%
Category Low
Category High
5 Year Return
VGT Rank:
VGT 117.47%
Category Low
Category High
Charts

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

Valuation

VGT - Valuation

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

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P/E Ratio
VGT Rank:
VGT 19.57
Category Low
Category High

As of Aug 27, 2015

Dividend

VGT - Dividend

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

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Annual Dividend Yield
VGT Rank:
VGT 1.16%
Category Low
Category High

As of Aug 27, 2015

Technicals

VGT - Technicals

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VGT Volatility Analysis

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

5 Day Volatility
VGT Rank:
VGT 8.22%
Category Low
Category High
20 Day Volatility
VGT Rank:
VGT 30.53%
Category Low
Category High
50 Day Volatility
VGT Rank:
VGT 22.43%
Category Low
Category High
200 Day Volatility
VGT Rank:
VGT 18.35%
Category Low
Category High
Beta
VGT Rank:
VGT 1.16
Category Low
Category High
Standard Deviation
VGT Rank:
VGT 4.46%
Category Low
Category High

VGT Technicals

  • 20 Day MA: $105.55
  • 60 Day MA: $107.56
  • MACD 15 Period: -1.80
  • MACD 100 Period: -5.25
  • Williams % Range 10 Day: 18.20
  • Williams % Range 20 Day: 19.89
  • RSI 10 Day: 46
  • RSI 20 Day: 44
  • RSI 30 Day: 44
  • Ultimate Oscillator: 61

VGT Bollinger Bands

  • Lower Bollinger (10 Day): $92.35
  • Upper Bollinger (10 Day): $113.38
  • Lower Bollinger (20 Day): $96.36
  • Upper Bollinger (20 Day): $114.35
  • Lower Bollinger (30 Day): $98.32
  • Upper Bollinger (30 Day): $115.00

VGT Support & Resistance

  • Support Level 1: $101.47
  • Support Level 2: $99.97
  • Resistance Level 1: $103.71
  • Resistance Level 2: $104.45

VGT Stochastic

  • Stochastic Oscillator %D (1 Day): 67.26
  • Stochastic Oscillator %D (5 Day): 69.90
  • Stochastic Oscillator %K (1 Day): 50.28
  • Stochastic Oscillator %K (5 Day): 55.12
Fact Sheet

VGT - Fact Sheet

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