VIG
Vanguard Dividend Appreciation ETF

Price: $160.18
Change: $1.04 (0.01%)
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Vitals

Analyst Report

This ETF tracks the performance of the NASDAQ US Dividend Achievers Select Index, which offers exposure to dividend paying large-cap companies that exhibit growth characteristics within the U.S. equity market. Investors with a longer-term horizon should consider the importance of large cap growth stocks and the benefits they can add to any well-balanced portfolio, including dividends. VIG is linked to an index consisting of roughly 180 holdings and exposure is tilted most heavily towards consumer staples, 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, VIG 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.

ETF Database Themes

FactSet Classifications

  • Segment Equity: U.S. - Total Market
  • Category Size and Style
  • Focus Total Market
  • Niche Broad-based
  • Strategy Dividends
  • Weighting Scheme Market Cap

Trading Data

Open - Volume -
Day Lo - Day Hi -
  • Open
  • Volume
  • Day Lo
  • Day Hi
  • 52 Week Lo $122.39
  • 52 Week Hi $163.25
  • AUM $63,108.2 M
  • Shares 393.5 M

Historical Trading Data

  • 1 Month Avg. Volume 1,142,200
  • 3 Month Avg. Volume 1,188,680

Alternative ETFs in the ETF Database Large Cap Growth Equities Category

Type Symbol Expense Ratio Assets Avg. Daily Vol YTD Return
Cheapest SFY 0.00% $315.3 M 90,083 21.29%
Largest (AUM) SPY 0.09% $404.3 B 62 M 20.58%
Most Liquid (Volume) SPY 0.09% $404.3 B 62 M 20.58%
Top YTD Performer ALTL 0.60% $171.1 M 45,457 35.41%

Alternative ETFs in the FactSet Equity: U.S. - Total Market Segment

Type Symbol Expense Ratio Assets Avg. Daily Vol YTD Return
Cheapest BBUS 0.02% $716.9 M 45,755 20.08%
Largest (AUM) VTI 0.03% $274.3 B 3 M 19.49%
Most Liquid (Volume) VTI 0.03% $274.3 B 3 M 19.49%
Top YTD Performer SFYF 0.29% $25.6 M 15,451 42.93%

Top 15 Holdings

Concentration Analysis

This section compares how balanced and deep this ETF is relative to its peers.

Holdings Comparison

VIG ETF Database Category Average FactSet Segment Average
Number of Holdings 249 399 427
% of Assets in Top 10 31.48% 36.79% 29.03%
% of Assets in Top 15 40.51% 44.35% 37.07%
% of Assets in Top 50 74.69% 71.92% 66.84%

Size Comparison

VIG ETF Database Category Average FactSet Segment Average
Large (>12.9B) 95.02% 90.38% 70.77%
Mid (>2.7B) 4.55% 6.30% 15.79%
Small (>600M) 0.42% 0.81% 4.46%
Micro (<600M) 0.01% 0.09% 0.71%

VIG Valuation

This section compares the P/E ratio of this ETF to its peers.

VIG
P/E Ratio
25.50
ETF Database Category Average
P/E Ratio
28.42
FactSet Segment Average
P/E Ratio
22.94

VIG Dividend

This section compares the dividend yield of this ETF to its peers.

VIG ETF Database Category Average FactSet Segment Average
Dividend $ 0.68 $ 0.29 $ 0.17
Dividend Date 2021-06-21 N/A N/A
Annual Dividend Rate $ 2.41 $ 0.86 $ 0.68
Annual Dividend Yield 1.51% 1.15% 1.12%

VIG Fund Flows

View charts featuring ETF fund flow data.

5 Day Net Flows: 85.83 M 1 Month Net Flows: 364.65 M 3 Month Net Flows: 1.26 B 6 Month Net Flows: 2.65 B 1 Year Net Flows: 4.19 B 3 Year Net Flows: 14.4 B 5 Year Net Flows: 15.39 B 10 Year Net Flows: 23.33 B

Realtime Rating

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 Growth 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.

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

A+ Overall Rated ETF:

VIG Expenses & Fees

This section compares the cost efficiency of this ETF to its peers.

Expenses Ratio Analysis

VIG
Expense Ratio
0.06%
ETF Database Category Average
Expense Ratio
0.37%
FactSet Segment Average
Expense Ratio
0.43%

Tax Analysis

Max ST Capital Gains Rate 39.60%
Max LT Capital Gains Rate 20.00%
Tax On Distributions Qualified dividends
Distributes K1 No
ESG Themes and Scores
6.35/10
ESG Score
53.3%
Global Percentile
23.05%
Peer Percentile
    • Revenue Exposure to Environmental Impact (%)
      Higher is better, no ESG score impact
    • Severe Environment Controversies (%)
      Lower improves ESG score
    • Sustainable Impact Solutions (%)
      2.75%
      Higher is better, no ESG score impact
    • Weighted Average Carbon Intensity (Tons of CO2e / $M Sales)
      129.03
      Higher is worse, no ESG score impact
    • Fossil Fuel Reserves (%)
      Higher is worse, no ESG score impact
    • High Impact Fossil Fuel Reserves (%)
      Higher is worse, no ESG score impact
    • Water Stress High Risk Business Segment (%)
      Lower improves ESG score
    • Water Stress High Risk Geography (%)
      Lower improves ESG score
    • Water Stress Exposure Moderate (%)
      Lower improves ESG score
    • Water Stress Exposure High (%)
      Lower improves ESG score
    • Water Stress Exposure Low (%)
      Higher improves ESG score
    • Revenue Exposure to Energy Efficiency (%)
      Higher is better, no ESG score impact
    • Revenue Exposure to Alternative Energy (%)
      Higher is better, no ESG score impact
    • Revenue Exposure to Green Building (%)
      Higher is better, no ESG score impact
    • Revenue Exposure to Pollution Prevention (%)
      Higher is better, no ESG score impact
    • Revenue Exposure to Water Sustainability (%)
      Higher is better, no ESG score impact
    • Revenue Exposure to Social Impact (%)
      Higher is better, no ESG score impact
    • Sustainable Impact Solutions (%)
      2.75%
      Higher is better, no ESG score impact
    • SRI Exclusion Criteria (%)
      5.42%
      Higher is worse, no ESG score impact
    • Revenue Exposure to Affordable Real Estate (%)
      Higher is better, no ESG score impact
    • Revenue Exposure to Education (%)
      Higher is better, no ESG score impact
    • Revenue Exposure to Major Disease Treatment (%)
      Higher is better, no ESG score impact
    • Revenue Exposure to Nutrition (%)
      Higher is better, no ESG score impact
    • Revenue Exposure to Sanitation (%)
      Higher is better, no ESG score impact
    • Revenue Exposure to SME Finance (%)
      Higher is better, no ESG score impact
    • Human Rights Norms Violation (%)
      Higher is worse, no ESG score impact
    • Human Rights Norms Violation OR Watch List (%)
      Higher is worse, no ESG score impact
    • Severe Human Rights Controversies (%)
      Lower improves ESG score
    • Labor Norms Violation (%)
      Higher is worse, no ESG score impact
    • Labor Norms Violation OR Watch List (%)
      Higher is worse, no ESG score impact
    • Severe Labor Controversies (%)
      Lower improves ESG score
    • Severe Customer Controversies (%)
      Lower improves ESG score
    • Global Compact Compliance Violation (%)
      Higher is worse, no ESG score impact
    • Global Compact Compliance Violation OR Watch List (%)
      Higher is worse, no ESG score impact
    • Catholic Values Fail (%)
      Higher is worse, no ESG score impact
    • Islamic Non-Compliant (%)
      Higher is worse, no ESG score impact
    • Adult Entertainment Involvement (%)
      Higher is worse, no ESG score impact
    • Alcohol Involvement (%)
      Higher is worse, no ESG score impact
    • Gambling Involvement (%)
      Higher is worse, no ESG score impact
    • Nuclear Power Involvement (%)
      Higher is worse, no ESG score impact
    • Tobacco Involvement (%)
      Higher is worse, no ESG score impact
    • Weapons Involvement (%)
      Higher is worse, no ESG score impact
    • Controversies Weapons Involvement (%)
      Higher is worse, no ESG score impact
    • Civilian Firearms Involvement (%)
      Higher is worse, no ESG score impact
    • Civilian Firearms Retailer (%)
      Higher is worse, no ESG score impact
    • Civilian Firearms Producer (%)
      Higher is worse, no ESG score impact
    • Direct Predatory Lending Involvement (%)
      Higher is worse, no ESG score impact
    • Genetic Engineering Involvement (%)
      Higher is worse, no ESG score impact
    • Severe Governance Controversies (%)
      Lower improves ESG score
    • Board Flag (%)
      Lower improves ESG score
    • Lack of Independent Board Majority (%)
      Lower improves ESG score
    • Board Independence (0-25%) (%)
      Lower improves ESG score
    • Board Independence (25-50%) (%)
      Lower improves ESG score
    • Board Independence (50-75%) (%)
      Higher improves ESG score
    • Board Independence (75-100%) (%)
      Higher improves ESG score
    • No Female Directors (%)
      Lower improves ESG score
    • Three OR More Female Directors (%)
      Higher improves ESG score
    • Females Represent 30% of Directors (%)
      Higher improves ESG score
    • Entrenched Board (%)
      Lower improves ESG score
    • Overboarding (%)
      Lower improves ESG score
    • Negative Director Votes (%)
      Lower improves ESG score
    • Ownership AND Control Flag (%)
      Lower improves ESG score
    • One Share One Vote (%)
      Lower improves ESG score
    • No Annual Director Elections (%)
      Lower improves ESG score
    • Does Not Use Majority Voting (%)
      Lower improves ESG score
    • Significant Votes Against Pay Practices (%)
      Lower improves ESG score
    • Controlling Shareholder (%)
      Lower improves ESG score
    • Controlling Shareholder Concerns (%)
      Lower improves ESG score
    • Cross Shareholdings (%)
      Lower improves ESG score
    • Poison Pill (%)
      Lower improves ESG score
    • Pay Flag (%)
      Lower improves ESG score
    • No Pay Performance Link (%)
      Lower improves ESG score
    • Lack of Internal Pay Equity (%)
      Lower improves ESG score
    • Executive Pay Non-Disclosure (%)
      Lower improves ESG score
    • Accounting Flag (%)
      Lower improves ESG score

VIG Performance

This section shows how this ETF has performed relative to its peers.

VIG ETF Database
Category Average
Factset Segment
Average
1 Month Return -0.17% 2.33% 1.71%
3 Month Return 4.83% 6.23% 3.57%
YTD Return 14.38% 17.18% 15.51%
1 Year Return 25.12% 30.67% 27.41%
3 Year Return 52.66% 43.40% 30.97%
5 Year Return 113.32% 66.09% 44.82%

VIG Price and Volume Chart

Geographic Exposure

The following charts reflect the geographic spread of VIG's underlying holdings.

Sector Breakdown

Asset Percentage
Share/Common/Ordinary 99.83%
Open-ended Fund 0.25%
CASH 0.0%
Sector Percentage
Finance 15.31%
Health Technology 11.77%
Retail Trade 11.1%
Consumer Non-Durables 10.72%
Electronic Technology 10.07%
Technology Services 9.83%
Producer Manufacturing 6.36%
Consumer Services 5.38%
Process Industries 3.71%
Transportation 3.4%
Health Services 3.32%
Utilities 2.89%
Commercial Services 1.81%
Distribution Services 1.62%
Consumer Durables 1.28%
Industrial Services 0.83%
Non-Energy Minerals 0.43%
Miscellaneous 0.25%
CASH 0.0%
Market Cap Percentage
Large 95.02%
Mid 4.55%
Small 0.42%
Micro 0.01%
Region Percentage
North, Central and South America 100.08%
Other 0.0%
Region Percentage
Country Percentage
United States 94.46%
Ireland 4.29%
Switzerland 1.02%
Other 0.25%
Bermuda 0.06%
Asset Percentage
Share/Common/Ordinary 99.83%
Open-ended Fund 0.25%
CASH 0.0%

VIG Technicals

Volatility Analysis

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

5 Day Volatility
193.28%
Rank
14 of 206

20 Day Volatility
8.07%
Rank
193 of 206

50 Day Volatility
9.09%
Rank
178 of 206

200 Day Volatility
10.14%
Rank
164 of 205

Beta
0.85
Rank
188 of 205

Standard Deviation
11.02%
Rank
30 of 196

Technicals

  • 20 Day MA $161.55
  • 60 Day MA $159.16
  • MACD 15 Period -1.37
  • MACD 100 Period 3.20
  • Williams % Range 10 Day 69.01
  • Williams % Range 20 Day 69.01
  • RSI 10 Day 43
  • RSI 20 Day 49
  • RSI 30 Day 52
  • Ultimate Oscillator 38

Bollinger Bands

  • Lower Bollinger (10 Day) $159.06
  • Upper Bollinger (10 Day) $163.56
  • Lower Bollinger (20 Day) $159.67
  • Upper Bollinger (20 Day) $163.56
  • Lower Bollinger (30 Day) $159.46
  • Upper Bollinger (30 Day) $163.40

Support & Resistance

  • Support Level 1 $159.14
  • Support Level 2 $158.10
  • Resistance Level 1 $160.89
  • Resistance Level 2 $161.59

Stochastic

  • Stochastic Oscillator %D (1 Day) 45.29
  • Stochastic Oscillator %D (5 Day) 25.65
  • Stochastic Oscillator %K (1 Day) 39.42
  • Stochastic Oscillator %K (5 Day) 27.97

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