VPU - Utilities ETF
Description: 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 - Profile
VPU - Holdings
Top Ten Holdings
- Duke Energy Corporation DUK: 7.61%
- NextEra Energy Inc NEE: 6.42%
- Dominion Resources Inc D: 6.08%
- Southern Co SO: 5.89%
- Exelon Corp EXC: 4.79%
- American Electric Power Co Inc AEP: 3.94%
- Sempra Energy SRE: 3.54%
- PPL Corp PPL: 3.35%
- PG&E Corp PCG: 3.18%
- Public Service Enterprise Group Inc PEG: 2.99%
VPU Asset Allocation
VPU Sector Breakdown
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VPU - Fact Sheet
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VPU - Charts
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VPU - Fundamentals
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VPU - ETFdb Realtime Rating & Analyst Report
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.
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VPU Realtime Rating: By Metric
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The first adjacent table gives investors an individual Realtime Rating for VPU on several different metrics, including liquidity, expenses, performance, volatility, dividend, and concentration of holdings. The "A+ Metric Rated ETF" field, available to ETFdb Pro members, shows the ETF in the Utilities Equities ETFdb Category with the highest Metric Realtime Rating for each individual field.
VPU Realtime Rating: Overall
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ETFdb Analyst Report for VPU
This Vanguard ETF offers exposure to the domestic utilities sector, a corner of the U.S. market that has historically exhibited low volatility and often features an attractive distribution yield. As a sector-specific ETF, VPU is probably more appealing to investors looking to establish a shorter-...
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