Vanguard Consumer Staples Index Fund ETF Shares (NYSE:VDC) 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/Consumer Staples 25/50, an index made up of stocks of large, mid-size, and small U.S. companies within the consumer staples sector, as classified under the Global Industry Classification Standard. 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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Fund Overview

  • Net Assets 6.43 Billions
  • YTD Daily Total Return 11.42%
  • Yield 2.43%
  • Annual Expense Ratio 0.10%

Performance Overview

  • 11.42% YTD Daily Total Return
  • 14.35% 1-Year Daily Total Return
  • 13.33% 3-Year Daily Total Return

Top 10 Holdings (63.90% of Total Assets)

NameSymbol% Assets
Procter & Gamble CoPG13.72%
Coca-Cola CoKO8.87%
Walmart IncWMT8.42%
PepsiCo IncPEP8.16%
Costco Wholesale CorpCOST6.55%
Philip Morris International IncPM4.64%
Mondelez International Inc Class AMDLZ3.88%
Altria Group IncMO3.61%
The Estee Lauder Companies Inc Class AEL3.12%
Colgate-Palmolive CoCL2.93%

Therefore, VDC is best for defensive mind ETF investors.

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