Vanguard Utilities ETF (VPU)

NYSEARCA: VPU · IEX Real-Time Price · USD
+0.62 (0.46%)
Nov 30, 2023, 4:00 PM EST - Market closed
Assets $4.82B
Expense Ratio 0.10%
PE Ratio 19.27
Shares Out n/a
Dividend (ttm) $4.66
Dividend Yield 3.45%
Ex-Dividend Date Sep 28, 2023
Payout Ratio 66.51%
1-Year Return -13.37%
Volume 181,709
Open 134.86
Previous Close 134.53
Day's Range 134.04 - 135.34
52-Week Low 118.81
52-Week High 160.71
Beta n/a
Holdings 68
Inception Date Jan 26, 2004

About VPU

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The Vanguard Utilities ETF (VPU) is an exchange-traded fund that is based on the MSCI US IMI 25/50 Utilities index. The fund is passively managed to invest in the US utilities sector. VPU was launched on Jan 26, 2004 and is issued by Vanguard.

Asset Class Equity
Category Utilities
Region North America
Stock Exchange NYSEARCA
Ticker Symbol VPU
ETF Provider Vanguard
Index Tracked MSCI US IMI 25/50 Utilities

Top 10 Holdings

52.47% of assets
Name Symbol Weight
NextEra Energy, Inc. NEE 12.01%
The Southern Company SO 7.47%
Duke Energy Corporation DUK 6.98%
Sempra SRE 4.49%
American Electric Power Company, Inc. AEP 3.96%
Exelon Corporation EXC 3.94%
Constellation Energy Corporation CEG 3.73%
Dominion Energy, Inc. D 3.43%
Xcel Energy Inc. XEL 3.32%
Public Service Enterprise Group Incorporated PEG 3.13%
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Ex-Dividend Amount Pay Date
Sep 28, 2023 $1.2143 Oct 3, 2023
Jun 29, 2023 $1.1115 Jul 5, 2023
Mar 24, 2023 $1.1435 Mar 29, 2023
Dec 15, 2022 $1.1953 Dec 20, 2022
Sep 28, 2022 $1.2829 Oct 3, 2022
Jun 23, 2022 $1.0871 Jun 28, 2022
Full Dividend History


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