VPU Utilities ETF
- Utilities Equities
VPU - Profile
- Issuer: Vanguard
- Structure: ETF
- Expense Ratio: 0.12%
- ETF Home Page: VPU
- Inception: Jan 26, 2004
- Tax Form: 1099
- VPU Tracks This Index: MSCI US Investable Market Utilities 25/50 Index
- 52 Week Lo: $85.40
- 52 Week Hi: $106.89
- AUM: $1,807.1 M
- Shares: 18.6 M
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The index consists of large, medium-size, and small U.S. companies in the utilities sector. This sector is made up of those companies considered electric, gas, or water utilities, or companies that operate as independent producers and/or distributors of power. The sector includes both nuclear and nonnuclear facilities.
VPU - Realtime Rating
Realtime Rating Summary
VPU is a passive ETF that seeks to replicate MSCI US Investable Market Utilities 25/50 Index. The index consists of large, medium-size, and small U.S. companies in the utilities sector. This sector is made up of those companies considered electric, gas, or water utilities, or companies that operate as independent producers and/or distributors of power. The sector includes both nuclear and nonnuclear facilities.
The adjacent table gives investors an individual Realtime Rating for VPU 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 Utilities 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.
VPU In-Depth Analysis
The following tables and charts contain in-depth metrics for VPU and compare it to similar peer ETFs within its ETFdb Category.
VPU - HoldingsFilings Data as of: May 04, 2015
Top Ten Holdings
This section compares how balanced and deep VPU is relative to the peer group ETFdb Category.
VPU Asset Allocation
VPU Sector Breakdown
VPU Market Cap Breakdown
VPU Region Breakdown
VPU Market Tier Breakdown
VPU Country Breakdown
VPU - Expenses & Fees
This section compares the cost efficiency of VPU to peers in the same ETFdb Category.
Expenses Ratio Analysis
Commission Free Trading in VPU
VPU is currently available for commission free trading on the following platforms: (Vanguard)
Category Commission Free Trading
There are 5 other ETFs in the Utilities Equities ETFdb Category that are also eligible for commission free trading:
VPU - Performance
This section shows how VPU has performed relative to its peer group ETFdb Category.
VPU - 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 VPU relative to other ETFs and benchmarks or to include indicators such as Bollinger Bands, relative strength, and moving averages.
VPU - Technicals
VPU Volatility Analysis
This section shows how the volatility of VPU compares to the peer group ETFdb Category.
- 20 Day MA: $96.13
- 60 Day MA: $96.25
- MACD 15 Period: 0.94
- MACD 100 Period: -1.78
- Williams % Range 10 Day: 21.50
- Williams % Range 20 Day: 40.70
- RSI 10 Day: 55
- RSI 20 Day: 51
- RSI 30 Day: 50
- Ultimate Oscillator: 62
VPU Bollinger Bands
- Lower Bollinger (10 Day): $94.00
- Upper Bollinger (10 Day): $97.78
- Lower Bollinger (20 Day): $94.13
- Upper Bollinger (20 Day): $98.15
- Lower Bollinger (30 Day): $94.49
- Upper Bollinger (30 Day): $98.38
VPU Support & Resistance
- Support Level 1: $96.30
- Support Level 2: $95.85
- Resistance Level 1: $97.06
- Resistance Level 2: $97.37
- Stochastic Oscillator %D (1 Day): 61.86
- Stochastic Oscillator %D (5 Day): 68.10
- Stochastic Oscillator %K (1 Day): 60.41
- Stochastic Oscillator %K (5 Day): 68.37
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