Vanguard Dividend Appreciation Index Fund ETF Shares (NYSE:VIG) seeks to track the performance of the Nasdaq US Dividend Achievers Select Index that measures the investment return of common stocks of companies that have a record of increasing dividends over time. The adviser employs an indexing investment approach designed to track the performance of the index, which consists of common stocks of companies that have a record of increasing dividends over time. The adviser 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.

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Fund Overview

  • Net Assets 71.92 Billions
  • YTD Daily Total Return 15.63%
  • Yield 1.56%
  • Annual Expense Ratio 0.06%

Performance Overview

  • 15.63% YTD Daily Total Return
  • 28.85% 1-Year Daily Total Return
  • 17.42% 3-Year Daily Total Return
  • 15.42% 5-Year Daily Total Return

Top 10 Holdings (31.40% of Total Assets)

NameSymbol% Assets
Microsoft CorpMSFT4.19%
JPMorgan Chase & CoJPM3.80%
Johnson & JohnsonJNJ3.67%
Walmart IncWMT3.38%
UnitedHealth Group IncUNH3.22%
Visa Inc Class AV3.22%
The Home Depot IncHD2.91%
Procter & Gamble CoPG2.82%
Comcast Corp Class ACMCSA2.21%
Coca-Cola CoKO1.98%

VIG allows investors to invest an ETF that pays high divident but with low annual expense ratio. Since this f ETF is usually more stable than a total market ETF, it may be attractive to those looking for investments that produce income, such as retirees.

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