Vanguard Utilities Index Fund ETF Shares (NYSE:VPU) 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)/Utilities 25/50, an index made up of stocks of large, mid-size, and small U.S. companies within the utilities 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.

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Performance Overview

  • 6.50% YTD Daily Total Return
  • 16.65% 1-Year Daily Total Return
  • 13.62% 3-Year Daily Total Return

Fund Overview

  • Net Assets 6.21 Billions
  • YTD Daily Total Return 6.50%
  • Yield 3.11%

Fund Operations

  • Annual Report Expense Ratio (net) 0.10%
  • Holdings Turnover 5.00%
  • Total Net Assets 33,155.02

Top 10 Holdings (54.64% of Total Assets)

NameSymbol% Assets
NextEra Energy IncNEE14.14%
Duke Energy CorpDUK6.90%
Southern CoSO6.51%
Dominion Energy IncD6.07%
American Electric Power Co IncAEP4.10%
Exelon CorpEXC4.08%
Sempra EnergySRE3.52%
Xcel Energy IncXEL3.49%
Public Service Enterprise Group IncPEG2.98%
WEC Energy Group IncWEC2.85%

VPU is the best ETF for the investors who are interested of owning utilities stocks for long term.

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