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Vanguard Dividend Appreciation ETF (VIG) Price, Holdings, & News

+1.23 (+0.66%)
(As of 07/22/2024 ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
765,783 shs
Average Volume
900,866 shs
Market Capitalization
$81.54 billion
Assets Under Management
$81.55 billion
Dividend Yield
Net Expense Ratio
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About Vanguard Dividend Appreciation ETF (NYSEARCA:VIG)

Vanguard Dividend Appreciation ETF (the Fund) seeks to track the investment performance of the Dividend Achievers Select Index. Vanguard Dividend Appreciation ETF is an exchange-traded share class of Vanguard Dividend Appreciation Index Fund. The Fund will hold all the stocks in the index in approximately the same proportions as their weightings in the index. The Vanguard Group, Inc., through its Quantitative Equity Group, serves as the investment advisor of the Fund.

VIG Stock Price History

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Fund Details

Fund Name
Vanguard Dividend Appreciation ETF
Tax Classification
Regulated Investment Company
Current Symbol
Inception Date
Fund Manager
Walter Nejman, Gerard C. OReilly

Fund Focus

Asset Class
S&P U.S. Dividend Growers Index
High Dividend Yield
Development Level
Developed Markets
North America
Number of Holdings

Fund Statistics

Assets Under Management
$81.55 billion
Average Daily Volume

Administrator, Advisor and Custodian

The Vanguard Group, Inc.
The Vanguard Group, Inc.
State Street Bank and Trust Company
Vanguard Marketing Corporation
Transfer Agent
The Vanguard Group, Inc.
Lead Market Maker
Latour Trading


Options Volume
Put Options
Call Options
Short Interest
234,000 shs


Creation Unit
Creation Fee
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Vanguard Dividend Appreciation ETF Expenses

TypeVIGHigh Dividend Yield ETFsEquity ETFsNYSEARCA ETFsAll ETFs
Management Fee0.05%0.45%0.54%0.51%0.51%
Other Expenses0.01%0.27%0.50%0.59%0.54%
Total Expense0.06%0.54%0.70%0.74%0.71%
Fee Waiver0.00%-0.28%-0.55%-0.69%-0.59%
Net Expense0.06%0.51%0.60%0.58%0.59%

Vanguard Dividend Appreciation ETF (VIG) Holdings & Exposure

VIG Sector Exposure

VIG Industry Exposure

Key Executives

  • F. William McNabb III (Age 61)
    Chairman of the Board of Trustee, President, Chief Executive Officer
  • Thomas J. Higgins (Age 56)
    Chief Financial Officer
  • Kathryn J. Hyatt (Age 58)
  • Heidi Stam (Age 57)
  • Emerson U. Fullwood (Age 69)
    Independent Trustee
  • Rajiv L. Gupta (Age 71)
    Independent Trustee
  • Amy Gutmann (Age 64)
    Independent Trustee
  • JoAnn H Heisen (Age 63)
    Independent Trustee
  • F. Joseph Loughrey (Age 69)

Should I Buy Vanguard Dividend Appreciation ETF Stock? VIG Pros and Cons Explained


Here are some ways that investors could benefit from investing in Vanguard Dividend Appreciation ETF:

  • The Vanguard Dividend Appreciation ETF provides exposure to companies with a history of increasing dividends over time, which can indicate financial strength and stability.
  • Investors seeking moderate dividend yields may find the ETF attractive, especially in comparison to the S&P 500 index.
  • With the ETF's focus on dividend growth rather than high current yield, investors can benefit from potential capital appreciation alongside dividend income.
  • By tracking the Dividend Achievers Select Index, the ETF offers diversification across sectors and industries, reducing single-stock risk.
  • Investors looking for a passive income strategy with a long-term investment horizon may find the Vanguard Dividend Appreciation ETF suitable for their portfolio.


Investors should be bearish about investing in Vanguard Dividend Appreciation ETF for these reasons:

  • The current yield of the ETF is relatively modest at around 1.8%, which may not meet the income needs of all investors, especially those seeking higher yields.
  • Dividends in this ETF are more of a screening tool than a primary focus, which may not align with the income objectives of all investors.
  • Investors expecting high dividend payouts in the short term may be disappointed by the ETF's emphasis on dividend growth rather than immediate income generation.
  • Market conditions and interest rate changes can impact dividend-paying stocks held by the ETF, affecting overall performance and dividend yields.
  • Investors should carefully consider their income requirements and investment goals before choosing the Vanguard Dividend Appreciation ETF as part of their portfolio.
These pros and cons were generated based on recent news and financial data from MarketBeat in order to provide readers with the fastest and most accurate insights. They were last updated on Tuesday, July 2, 2024. Please send any questions or comments about these Vanguard Dividend Appreciation ETF pros and cons to

VIG ETF - Frequently Asked Questions

How have VIG shares performed this year?

Vanguard Dividend Appreciation ETF's stock was trading at $170.40 at the start of the year. Since then, VIG shares have increased by 10.7% and is now trading at $188.61.
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Who are Vanguard Dividend Appreciation ETF's major shareholders?

Top institutional investors of Vanguard Dividend Appreciation ETF include Raymond James & Associates (0.81%), Raymond James Financial Services Advisors Inc. (0.44%), Aspiriant LLC (0.22%) and Wealth Enhancement Advisory Services LLC (0.22%).

How do I buy shares of Vanguard Dividend Appreciation ETF?

Shares of VIG stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Charles Schwab, E*TRADE, Fidelity, and Vanguard Brokerage Services.
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What other stocks do shareholders of Vanguard Dividend Appreciation ETF own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some other companies that Vanguard Dividend Appreciation ETF investors own include AbbVie (ABBV), AT&T (T), NVIDIA (NVDA), Walt Disney (DIS), Home Depot (HD), PayPal (PYPL) and Johnson & Johnson (JNJ).

This page (NYSEARCA:VIG) was last updated on 7/23/2024 by Staff

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