VHT Health Care ETF

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Alternative ETFs in the Health & Biotech 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 stocks of large, medium, and small U.S. companies in the health care sector. This sector is made up of two main industry groups. The first group includes companies that manufacture health care equipment and supplies or provide health care related services (such as distributors of health care products, providers of basic healthcare services, and owners and operators of health care facilities and organizations). The second group includes companies primarily involved in the research, development, production, and marketing of pharmaceuticals and biotechnology products.

Realtime Rating

VHT - Realtime Rating

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Realtime Rating Summary

VHT is a passive ETF that seeks to replicate MSCI US Investable Market Health Care 25/50 Index. The index consists of stocks of large, medium, and small U.S. companies in the health care sector. This sector is made up of two main industry groups. The first group includes companies that manufacture health care equipment and supplies or provide health care related services (such as distributors of health care products, providers of basic healthcare services, and owners and operators of health care facilities and organizations). The second group includes companies primarily involved in the research, development, production, and marketing of pharmaceuticals and biotechnology products.

The adjacent table gives investors an individual Realtime Rating for VHT 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 Health & Biotech 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.

VHT Overall Realtime Rating:

A+ Overall Rated ETF:

Metric Metric Realtime Rating A+ Metric Rated ETF
Liquidity A XLV
Expenses A FHLC
Performance
Volatility
Dividend
Concentration

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VHT In-Depth Analysis

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

Holdings

VHT - Holdings

Filings Data as of: Mar 03, 2015
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Concentration Analysis

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

Number of Holdings
VHT Rank:
VHT 324
Category Low
Category High
% Assets in Top 10
VHT Rank:
VHT 44.74%
Category Low
Category High

VHT Asset Allocation

Asset Percentage
U.S. Stocks 97.32%
International Stocks 2.62%
U.S. Bonds 0.0%
International Bonds 0.0%
Preferred Stock 0.0%
Convertibles 0.0%
Cash 0.05%
Other 0.0%

VHT Sector Breakdown

Sector Percentage
Health Care 98.43%
Technology 1.2%
Industrials 0.22%
Financial Services 0.07%
Consumer Defensive 0.02%
Basic Materials 0.0%
Consumer Cyclical 0.0%
Real Estate 0.0%
Energy 0.0%
Communication Services 0.0%
Utilities 0.0%

VHT Market Cap Breakdown

Market Cap Percentage
Giant 54.23%
Large 25.18%
Medium 13.72%
Small 4.65%
Micro 2.16%

VHT Region Breakdown

Region Percentage
U.S. 97.32%
Europe 2.56%
Australia 0.04%
Latin America 0.02%
Middle East 0.0%
Africa 0.0%
Japan 0.0%
Asia (Developed) 0.0%
Canada 0.0%
Asia (Emerging) 0.0%

VHT Market Tier Breakdown

Region Percentage
Developed 99.94%
Emerging 0.0%

VHT Country Breakdown

Country Percentage
United States 97.32%
Ireland 2.56%
Australia 0.04%
Puerto Rico 0.02%
Other 0.06%
Expense

VHT - Expenses & Fees

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

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Expenses Ratio Analysis

Expense Ratio
VHT Rank:
VHT 0.12%
Category Low
Category High

Commission Free Trading in VHT

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

Category Commission Free Trading

There are 2 other ETFs in the Health & Biotech Equities ETFdb Category that are also eligible for commission free trading:

Performance

VHT - Performance

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

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1 Week Return
VHT Rank:
VHT -2.60%
Category Low
Category High
4 Week Return
VHT Rank:
VHT 1.60%
Category Low
Category High
13 Week Return
VHT Rank:
VHT 7.00%
Category Low
Category High
26 Week Return
VHT Rank:
VHT 16.27%
Category Low
Category High
Year to Date Return
VHT Rank:
VHT 8.10%
Category Low
Category High
1 Year Return
VHT Rank:
VHT 29.51%
Category Low
Category High
3 Year Return
VHT Rank:
VHT 110.11%
Category Low
Category High
5 Year Return
VHT Rank:
VHT 158.91%
Category Low
Category High
Charts

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

Valuation

VHT - Valuation

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

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P/E Ratio
VHT Rank:
VHT 20.72
Category Low
Category High

As of Mar 27, 2015

Dividend

VHT - Dividend

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

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Annual Dividend Yield
VHT Rank:
VHT 0.96%
Category Low
Category High

As of Mar 27, 2015

Technicals

VHT - Technicals

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VHT Volatility Analysis

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

5 Day Volatility
VHT Rank:
VHT 16.70%
Category Low
Category High
20 Day Volatility
VHT Rank:
VHT 15.87%
Category Low
Category High
50 Day Volatility
VHT Rank:
VHT 14.99%
Category Low
Category High
200 Day Volatility
VHT Rank:
VHT 15.18%
Category Low
Category High
Beta
VHT Rank:
VHT 1.23
Category Low
Category High
Standard Deviation
VHT Rank:
VHT 10.22%
Category Low
Category High

VHT Technicals

  • 20 Day MA: $135.25
  • 60 Day MA: $131.47
  • MACD 15 Period: 0.12
  • MACD 100 Period: 6.78
  • Williams % Range 10 Day: 64.92
  • Williams % Range 20 Day: 52.34
  • RSI 10 Day: 52
  • RSI 20 Day: 56
  • RSI 30 Day: 57
  • Ultimate Oscillator: 45

VHT Bollinger Bands

  • Lower Bollinger (10 Day): $133.80
  • Upper Bollinger (10 Day): $140.15
  • Lower Bollinger (20 Day): $130.83
  • Upper Bollinger (20 Day): $139.57
  • Lower Bollinger (30 Day): $129.76
  • Upper Bollinger (30 Day): $138.92

VHT Support & Resistance

  • Support Level 1: $134.92
  • Support Level 2: $134.07
  • Resistance Level 1: $136.38
  • Resistance Level 2: $136.99

VHT Stochastic

  • Stochastic Oscillator %D (1 Day): 48.70
  • Stochastic Oscillator %D (5 Day): 38.25
  • Stochastic Oscillator %K (1 Day): 46.01
  • Stochastic Oscillator %K (5 Day): 50.51
Fact Sheet

VHT - Fact Sheet

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