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  • ETF
  • VIG
    Pricing Data
    Change: $0.2 (0.0%)
    Time: 05/27/16
    Previous Close: $81.76
  • Category
  • Large Cap Value Equities
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Trading Data

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  • 52 Week Lo: $46.89
  • 52 Week Hi: $82.65
  • AUM: $20,912.6 M
  • Shares: 255.8 M

Investment Themes

Historical Trading Data

  • 1 Month Avg. Volume: 661,848
  • 3 Month Avg. Volume: 975,791

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Analyst Report

This ETF is linked to the Dividend Achievers Select Index, which offers exposure to dividend paying large-cap companies that exhibit value characteristics within the U.S. equity market. Investors with a longer-term horizon should consider the importance of large cap value stocks and the benefits they can add to any well-balanced portfolio including dividends and rock solid stability. Companies within this segment are often considered some of the safest firms in the world and tend to be in more stable industries as well, potentially skewing some portfolios that are heavy in value securities. VIG is linked to an index consisting of roughly 140 holdings and exposure is tilted most heavily towards consumer, health care, and industrials. Securities are chosen for inclusion in the fund based on their history of increasing dividends; only companies that have increased payouts for at least ten consecutive years are included in the fund. Thanks to this focus, SDY only invests in companies that are most likely to continue to pay out dividends in the future making it a solid pick for dividend focused investors even if the diversification is a little lacking. However, its more generous definition of a dividend aristocrat gives it a bigger selection than SDY but also a smaller yield as well.

Realtime Rating

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Realtime Rating Summary

The adjacent table gives investors an individual Realtime Rating for VIG 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 Large Cap Value 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.

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VIG Overall Realtime Rating:

A+ Overall Rated ETF:

Metric Metric Realtime Rating A+ Metric Rated ETF
Liquidity A DIA
Expenses A SCHV

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VIG In-Depth Analysis

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

VIG Holdings

Filings Data as of: May 03, 2016
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Concentration Analysis

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

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Asset Allocation

Asset Percentage
U.S. Stocks 98.55%
International Stocks 1.42%
U.S. Bonds 0.01%
International Bonds 0.0%
Preferred Stock 0.0%
Convertibles 0.0%
Cash 0.01%
Other 0.0%

Sector Breakdown

Sector Percentage
Consumer Defensive 23.9%
Industrials 21.53%
Health Care 15.44%
Consumer Cyclical 12.59%
Technology 9.33%
Financial Services 6.99%
Basic Materials 6.16%
Utilities 2.89%
Energy 1.03%
Communication Services 0.11%
Real Estate 0.0%

Market Cap Breakdown

Market Cap Percentage
Giant 35.18%
Large 47.06%
Medium 15.1%
Small 2.32%
Micro 0.33%

Region Breakdown

Region Percentage
U.S. 98.55%
Middle East 0.0%
Australia 0.0%
Japan 0.0%
Asia (Developed) 0.0%
Africa 0.0%
Europe 0.0%
Latin America 0.0%
Canada 0.0%
Asia (Emerging) 0.0%

Market Tier Breakdown

Region Percentage
Developed 99.98%
Emerging 0.0%

Country Breakdown

Country Percentage
United States 98.56%
Switzerland 1.42%
Other 0.02%

VIG Expenses & Fees

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

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Expenses Ratio Analysis

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Commission Free Trading

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

Category Commission Free Trading

There are 27 other ETFs in the Large Cap Value Equities ETFdb Category that are also eligible for commission free trading:

VIG Performance

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

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

VIG Valuation

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

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VIG Dividend

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

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VIG Technicals

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Volatility Analysis

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

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  • 20 Day MA: $81.36
  • 60 Day MA: $80.94
  • MACD 15 Period: 0.58
  • MACD 100 Period: 3.53
  • Williams % Range 10 Day: 6.60
  • Williams % Range 20 Day: 18.52
  • RSI 10 Day: 58
  • RSI 20 Day: 56
  • RSI 30 Day: 56
  • Ultimate Oscillator: 58

Bollinger Brands

  • Lower Bollinger (10 Day): $80.09
  • Upper Bollinger (10 Day): $82.29
  • Lower Bollinger (20 Day): $80.36
  • Upper Bollinger (20 Day): $82.31
  • Lower Bollinger (30 Day): $80.44
  • Upper Bollinger (30 Day): $82.53

Support & Resistance

  • Support Level 1: $81.80
  • Support Level 2: $81.65
  • Resistance Level 1: $82.05
  • Resistance Level 2: $82.15


  • Stochastic Oscillator %D (1 Day): 59.00
  • Stochastic Oscillator %D (5 Day): 80.63
  • Stochastic Oscillator %K (1 Day): 50.24
  • Stochastic Oscillator %K (5 Day): 64.08

Fact Sheet

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