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  • ETF
  • VQT
    Pricing Data
    Change: $1.26 (-0.01%)
    Time: 06/25/19
    Previous Close: $166.26
  • Category
  • Large Cap Growth Equities
Last Updated:



Trading Data

Open: - Volume -
Day Lo - Day Hi -
  • 52 Week Lo: $152.50
  • 52 Week Hi: $173.00
  • AUM: $16.9 M
  • Shares: 0.1 M

Investment Themes

Historical Trading Data

  • 1 Month Avg. Volume: 691
  • 3 Month Avg. Volume: 2,891

Alternative ETFs in the Large Cap Growth Equities Category

Type Ticker Expense Ratio Assets Avg. Daily Vol YTD Return
Cheapest SFY $46.9 M 0
Largest (AUM) SPY 0.09% $265,950.6 M 70,818,144 17.42%
Most Liquid (Volume) SPY 0.09% $265,950.6 M 70,818,144 17.42%
Top YTD Performer OGIG 0.48% $49.2 M 25,942 28.53%

Analyst Report

This product is a unique way to access large cap stocks, as VQT utilizes a dynamic strategy to allocate exposure across large cap U.S. equities, volatility futures, and cash. The idea is that in certain high volatility environments, it may make sense to pull money out of equities and invest it instead either in stable safe havens or in an asset class that tends to perform quite well when markets struggle. The methodology for determining how exposure is allocated is transparent and relatively straightforward; for investors who believe the strategy used by the underlying index is sound, VQT may make sense as a way to access a potentially high maintenance portfolio through a single ticker. While the expense ratio on this product may seem high, it's worth noting that investors can avoid making regular transactions. Moreover, the ETN structure may have some favorable tax consequences (in addition to eliminating any tracking error).

Realtime Rating

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Realtime Rating Summary

The adjacent table gives investors an individual Realtime Rating for VQT 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.

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VQT Overall Realtime Rating:

A+ Overall Rated ETF:

Metric Metric Realtime Rating A+ Metric Rated ETF
Liquidity B+ n/a
Expenses C n/a

VQT In-Depth Analysis

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

VQT Holdings

Filings Data as of: Jun 25, 2019

Concentration Analysis

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

Number of Holdings
Rank: 45 of 228
Category Low RWUI (2)
Category High ITOT (3213)
% Assets in Top 10
Rank: 99 of 228
Category Low EUSA (1.94%)
Category High FV (100.00%)
% Assets in Top 15
Rank: 139 of 228
Category Low EUSA (2.86%)
Category High EQL (100.00%)
% Assets in Top 50
Rank: 162 of 228
Category Low EUSA (8.92%)
Category High PWB (100.06%)

Asset Allocation

Asset Percentage
Common equity 100.0%
Equity Index Future 0.0%

Sector Breakdown

Sector Percentage
Technology 20.92%
Healthcare 14.19%
Financials 12.89%
Communications 10.09%
Consumer, Cyclical 9.67%
Industrials 9.33%
Consumer, Non-Cyclical 7.43%
Energy 4.98%
Utilities 3.33%
Real Estate 3.13%
Other 2.28%
Basic Materials 1.78%
Non-Equity 0.0%

Market Cap Breakdown

Market Cap Percentage
Large cap 93.89%
Mid cap 6.09%
Small cap 0.02%
ETF or Non-equity 0.0%

Region Breakdown

Region Percentage
North America 97.83%
Europe 2.17%

Market Tier Breakdown

Region Percentage
United States 97.83%
Developed Markets (ex-US) 2.17%

Country Breakdown

Country Percentage
United States 97.83%
United Kingdom 1.04%
Ireland 0.96%
Switzerland 0.17%

VQT Expenses & Fees

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

Expenses Ratio Analysis

ETF Average
ETF Wtd. Average
Category Average
Expense Ratio
Rank: 220 of 226
Category Low BBUS (0.02%)
Category High GARD (1.29%)

Commission Free Trading

This ETF is not currently available for commission free trading on any platforms.

Category Commission Free Trading

There are 20 other ETFs in the Large Cap Growth Equities Category that are also eligible for commission free trading:

VQT ESG Themes and Scores

VQT does not have an ESG score. There are no ESG themes that map to this ETF.

VQT Performance

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

1 Week Return
Rank: 46 of 225
Category Low GIGE (-2.01%)
Category High YLDE (1.19%)
4 Week Return
Rank: 197 of 222
Category Low VOX (-0.02%)
Category High GMAN (5.81%)
13 Week Return
Rank: 202 of 214
Category Low FDNI (-2.40%)
Category High PRN (8.29%)
26 Week Return
Rank: 196 of 203
Category Low GARD (-0.36%)
Category High OGIG (37.93%)
Year to Date Return
Rank: 196 of 201
Category Low GARD (-0.94%)
Category High OGIG (28.53%)
1 Year Return
Rank: 166 of 186
Category Low DWLD (-12.09%)
Category High USMV (18.98%)
3 Year Return
Rank: 125 of 131
Category Low VOX (-1.62%)
Category High ARKW (155.62%)
5 Year Return
Rank: 97 of 98
Category Low IXP (8.96%)
Category High FDN (141.20%)

VQT Fund Flows

This section compares the fund flows of this ETF to peers in the same Category.

1 Week Fund Flow
Rank: N/A
No Ranking Available
Category Low SPY (‑$5,182.9 M)
Category High IVV ($1,697.0 M)
4 Week Fund Flow
Rank: N/A
No Ranking Available
Category Low SPY (‑$3,789.4 M)
Category High IVV ($3,357.5 M)
13 Week Fund Flow
Rank: 154 of 195
‑$2.4 M
Category Low SPY (‑$8,281.2 M)
Category High IVV ($7,639.4 M)
26 Week Fund Flow
Rank: 182 of 210
‑$24.5 M
Category High IVV ($9,351.8 M)
Year to Date Fund Flow
Rank: 181 of 209
‑$24.5 M
Category High IVV ($8,136.1 M)
1 Year Fund Flow
Rank: 173 of 211
‑$7.6 M
Category High IVV ($22,330.9 M)
3 Year Fund Flow
Rank: 210 of 217
‑$232.2 M
Category Low FV (‑$1,463.2 M)
Category High IVV ($69,683.5 M)
5 Year Fund Flow
Rank: 215 of 217
‑$624.9 M
Category Low PKW (‑$2,201.5 M)
Category High IVV ($80,104.3 M)

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

VQT Valuation

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

P/E Ratio
Rank: N/A
No Ranking Available
Category Low WBIL (-9899.0)
Category High ARKW (51.64)

VQT Dividend

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

Dividend Date
Annual Dividend Rate
Annual Dividend Yield
Rank: N/A
No Ranking Available
Category Low ESPO (0.03%)
Category High QYLD (10.60%)

VQT Technicals

Volatility Analysis

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

5 Day Volatility
Rank: 153 of 226
Category Low EVSTC (0.40%)
Category High SOCL (220.06%)
20 Day Volatility
Rank: 213 of 221
Category Low CCOR (6.06%)
Category High PSET (28.85%)
50 Day Volatility
Rank: 209 of 215
Category Low CCOR (5.37%)
Category High PSET (25.35%)
200 Day Volatility
Rank: 196 of 205
Category Low CCOR (5.35%)
Category High FDNI (26.40%)
Rank: 211 of 214
Category Low IUS (-2.22)
Category High FDNI (2.06)
Standard Deviation
Rank: 34 of 184
Category Low BVAL (0.55%)
Category High ONEQ (15.91%)


  • 20 Day MA: $162.83
  • 60 Day MA: $164.04
  • MACD 15 Period: 0.90
  • MACD 100 Period: 1.87
  • Williams % Range 10 Day: 55.22
  • Williams % Range 20 Day: 19.69
  • RSI 10 Day: 58
  • RSI 20 Day: 56
  • RSI 30 Day: 54
  • Ultimate Oscillator: 67

Bollinger Brands

  • Lower Bollinger (10 Day): $162.44
  • Upper Bollinger (10 Day): $167.05
  • Lower Bollinger (20 Day): $157.44
  • Upper Bollinger (20 Day): $168.08
  • Lower Bollinger (30 Day): $157.78
  • Upper Bollinger (30 Day): $166.93

Support & Resistance

  • Support Level 1: $165.00
  • Support Level 2: $165.00
  • Resistance Level 1: $165.00
  • Resistance Level 2: $165.00


  • Stochastic Oscillator %D (1 Day): 68.28
  • Stochastic Oscillator %D (5 Day): 55.64
  • Stochastic Oscillator %K (1 Day): 68.59
  • Stochastic Oscillator %K (5 Day): 70.25

Fact Sheet

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