Vanguard Information Technology Index Fund ETF Shares (VGT) 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/Information Technology 25/50, an index made up of stocks of large, mid-size, and small U.S. companies within the information technology sector, as classified under the Global Industry Classification Standard. 

finviz dynamic chart for VGT

VGT has long been considered among the best largest technology ETFs for broad access, as well as one of the cheapest ways to access the space. VGT has surpassed the Technology Select Sector SPDR Fund (XLK) by assets under management, currently boasting roughly $37 billion.

The Vanguard Information Technology ETF holds roughly 330 stocks within the technology sector, with a heavy emphasis on large-cap stocks, which make up about 85% of the fund. For instance, the tech sector is software companies such as Microsoft (MSFT), device makers like Apple (AAPL) and chip manufacturers such as Intel (INTC). With VGT, investors get access to industries such as systems software, application software, data processing, semiconductors, tech hardware, communications equipment, IT consulting and more.

Fund Overview

  • Net Assets 50B
  • YTD Daily Total Return 3.82%
  • Yield 0.72%

Fund Operations

  • Annual Report Expense Ratio (net) 0.10%
  • Holdings Turnover 5.00%
  • Total Net Assets 245,381.06

Top 10 Holdings (56.44% of Total Assets)

Apple IncAAPL19.78%
Microsoft CorpMSFT16.13%
Visa Inc Class AV3.19%
Mastercard Inc AMA3.02%
PayPal Holdings IncPYPL2.58%
Intel CorpINTC2.50%
Adobe IncADBE2.17%
Cisco Systems IncCSCO2.08% IncCRM1.84%

Vanguard Information Technology ETF is the best technology ETF and is one of the least expensive technology ETFs on the market, at just 10 basis points in annual expenses. This ETF is best for investors who are interested in owning big-cap technology stocks.

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