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NYSEARCA:VUG

Vanguard Growth ETF (VUG) Price, Holdings, & News

$334.82
-0.14 (-0.04%)
(As of 04/16/2024 ET)
Today's Range
$333.78
$336.84
50-Day Range
$328.93
$346.54
52-Week Range
$242.98
$348.88
Volume
2.32 million shs
Average Volume
1.06 million shs
Market Capitalization
$115.34 billion
Assets Under Management
$117.14 billion
Dividend Yield
0.45%
Net Expense Ratio
0.04%
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About Vanguard Growth ETF (NYSEARCA:VUG)

Vanguard Growth Index Fund, formerly Vanguard Growth ETF, is an exchange-traded share class of Vanguard Growth Index Fund, which employs a passive management or indexing investment approach designed to track the performance of the MSCI US Prime Market Growth Index (the Index). The Index is a diversified index of growth stocks of large United States companies. The Index represents the growth companies of the MSCI US Prime Market 750 Index. The MSCI US Prime Market 750 Index represents the universe of large-capitalization companies in the United States equity market. The Fund attempts to replicate the target Index by investing all, or substantially all, of its assets in the stocks that make up the Index, holding each stock in approximately the same proportion as its weighting in the Index. The Fund may invest, to a limited extent, in stock futures and options contracts, warrants, convertible securities and swap agreements. Its investment advisor is Vanguard Quantitative Equity Group.

VUG Stock Price History

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Fund Details

Issuer
Vanguard
Fund Name
Vanguard Growth ETF
Tax Classification
Regulated Investment Company
Current Symbol
NYSEARCA:VUG
Inception Date
1/26/2004
Fund Manager
Walter Nejman, Gerard OReilly

Fund Focus

Asset Class
Equity
Benchmark
CRSP US Large Cap Growth Index
Category
Size and Style
Focus
Large Cap
Development Level
Developed Markets
Region
North America
Number of Holdings
200

Fund Statistics

Assets Under Management
$117.14 billion
Average Daily Volume
$1.11 million
Discount/Premium
0.09%

Administrator, Advisor and Custodian

Administrator
The Vanguard Group, Inc.
Advisor
The Vanguard Group, Inc.
Custodian
The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation
Distributor
Vanguard Marketing Corporation
Transfer Agent
The Vanguard Group, Inc.
Trustee
N/A
Lead Market Maker
Virtu Financial

Options

Optionable
Optionable
Options Volume
326
Put Options
214
Call Options
112
Short Interest
761,500 shs

Miscellaneous

Beta
1.24
Creation Unit
25,000
Creation Fee
$350.00
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Vanguard Growth ETF Expenses

TypeVUGLarge Cap ETFsEquity ETFsNYSEARCA ETFsAll ETFs
Management Fee0.03%0.57%0.54%0.50%0.51%
Other Expenses0.01%0.29%0.54%0.64%0.58%
Total Expense0.04%0.63%0.70%0.74%0.70%
Fee Waiver0.00%-0.19%-0.55%-0.68%-0.57%
Net Expense0.04%0.61%0.60%0.57%0.58%

Vanguard Growth ETF (VUG) Holdings & Exposure

VUG Sector Exposure

VUG Industry Exposure

Key Executives

  • F. William McNabb III (Age 61)
    Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer,
  • Thomas J. Higgins (Age 56)
    Chief Financial Officer
  • Kathryn J. Hyatt (Age 58)
    Treasurer
  • Heidi Stam (Age 57)
    Secretary
  • 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
  • Andre F. Perold Ph.D. (Age 63)
    Independent Trustee

Should I Buy Vanguard Growth ETF Stock? VUG Pros and Cons Explained

Pros

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

  • The Vanguard Growth ETF has outperformed the S&P 500 since February 2014, indicating strong growth potential.
  • Passive management approach helps in tracking the performance of the MSCI US Prime Market Growth Index, reducing active management fees.
  • Investing in growth stocks of large US companies can provide exposure to potential high returns.
  • The Fund replicates the target Index by investing in stocks in the same proportion as their weighting in the Index, ensuring diversification.
  • Low-cost investment option for gaining exposure to the largest growth businesses, suitable for long-term investors.

Cons

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

  • Market volatility can impact the performance of growth stocks, leading to fluctuations in the ETF's value.
  • Investing in growth stocks carries higher risk compared to value or dividend-paying stocks due to potential price volatility.
  • Limited extent of investment in stock futures, options contracts, warrants, and other securities may expose the Fund to additional risks.
  • Performance of the Fund is closely tied to the performance of the MSCI US Prime Market Growth Index, subject to market conditions.
  • Investors should consider the current stock price and evaluate if it aligns with their investment goals and risk tolerance.
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 Wednesday, April 10, 2024. Please send any questions or comments about these Vanguard Growth ETF pros and cons to contact@marketbeat.com.

VUG ETF - Frequently Asked Questions

How have VUG shares performed in 2024?

Vanguard Growth ETF's stock was trading at $310.88 at the beginning of the year. Since then, VUG stock has increased by 7.7% and is now trading at $334.82.
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What does VUG invest in?

Vanguard Growth ETF is a equity fund issued by Vanguard. VUG focuses on large cap investments and follows the CRSP US Large Cap Growth Index. The fund's investments total to approximately $117.14 billion assets under management.

What stocks does Vanguard Growth ETF hold?
What is the management fee for Vanguard Growth ETF?

Vanguard Growth ETF's management fee is 0.03% and has other expenses of 0.01%. The net expense ratio for VUG is 0.04%.

What other stocks do shareholders of Vanguard Growth ETF own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Vanguard Growth ETF investors own include Visa (V), Verizon Communications (VZ), AbbVie (ABBV), AT&T (T), NVIDIA (NVDA), Walmart (WMT), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Intel (INTC), Cisco Systems (CSCO) and Home Depot (HD).

Who are Vanguard Growth ETF's major shareholders?

Vanguard Growth ETF's stock is owned by a variety of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Mather Group LLC. (0.17%), Wealth Enhancement Advisory Services LLC (0.14%), CWM LLC (0.13%), Brookstone Capital Management (0.11%), Rezny Wealth Management Inc. (0.08%) and Safeguard Financial LLC (0.08%).

How do I buy shares of Vanguard Growth ETF?

Shares of VUG 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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This page (NYSEARCA:VUG) was last updated on 4/17/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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