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VAW - Vanguard Materials ETF

Stock Price: $181.08 USD 3.48 (1.96%)
Updated Apr 21, 2021 4:00 PM EDT - Market closed
Assets $3.23B
NAV $177.69
Expense Ratio 0.10%
PE Ratio 29.50
Beta (5Y) 1.13
Dividend (ttm) $2.64
Dividend Yield 1.49%
Ex-Dividend Date Mar 26, 2021
1-Year Return -
Trading Day April 21
Last Price $181.08
Previous Close $177.60
Change ($) 3.48
Change (%) 1.96%
Day's Open 177.49
Day's Range 177.44 - 181.23
Day's Volume 129,492
52-Week Range 99.15 - 181.23

Fund Description

The investment seeks to track the performance of a benchmark index. The fund employs an indexing investment approach designed to track the performance of the MSCI US Investable Market Index (IMI)/Materials 25/50, an index made up of stocks of large, mid-size, and small U.S. companies within the materials sector, as classified under the Global Industry Classification Standard (GICS). The Advisor attempts to replicate the target index by seeking to invest all, or substantially all, of its assets in the stocks that make up the index, in order to hold each stock in approximately the same proportion as its weighting in the index. The fund is non-diversified.

Asset Class
Equity
Sector
Materials
Region
North America
Inception Date
Jan 26, 2004
Exchange
NYSEARCA
Ticker Symbol
VAW
Index Tracked
MSCI US Investable Market Materials 25/50 Index

Top 10 Holdings

49.33% of assets
NameSymbolWeight
LindeLIN12.51%
Air Products & ChemicalsAPD5.29%
Sherwin-WilliamsSHW5.13%
EcolabECL4.68%
Newmont GoldcorpNEM4.12%
Freeport-McMoRanFCX4.07%
Dow IncDOW4.03%
DuPontDD3.53%
PPG IndustriesPPG3.02%
CortevaCTVA2.95%
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Dividends

Ex-DividendAmountPay Date
Mar 26, 2021$0.557Mar 31, 2021
Dec 17, 2020$0.824Dec 22, 2020
Sep 11, 2020$0.591Sep 16, 2020
Jun 22, 2020$0.672Jun 25, 2020
Mar 10, 2020$0.539Mar 13, 2020
Dec 16, 2019$0.69Dec 19, 2019
Full Dividend History

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