VAW

Fund Description
Seeks to track the performance of a benchmark index that measures the investment return of stocks in the materials sector. Passively managed using a full-replication strategy when possible and a sampling strategy if regulatory constraints dictate. Includes stocks of companies that extract or process raw materials.
Fund Profile
Fund Name Vanguard Materials ETF
Fund Exchange Ticker VAW
Fund Sponsor Vanguard
Fund ISIN US92204A8018
Net Expense Ratio 0.10 %
Fund Inception Date 26 January 2004
Fund Legal Structure ETF (Open end fund)
Exchange NYSE Arca
Listing Country Code US
Fund Investment Objective
ETF Type Specific US Equities - Industry Sector
Asset Class Equities (Stocks)
Index Linked Passive
Index Name MSCI US Investable Market Materials 25/50 Index
Index Provider MSCI
Currency Hedged No
Inverse / Leveraged Not Applicable
Developed / Emerging Developed Market Funds
Market Capitalization Range Broad Market / Multi-Cap
Growth Value Core / Blend
Continent North America
Key Statistics
Return As of Date 21 March 2019
Asset Under Management 2049.68 Million (USD)
1 Month Total Return -0.04 %
Year To Date Return 12.79 %
1 Year Total Return -3.68 %
3 Year Annualized Total Return 10.07 %
NAV 124.47
Share Outstanding 16,467,300
Top 10 Holdings (28 February 2019)
Constituent Name Constituent Ticker Constituent Type Weighting
DOWDUPONT INC DWDP EQUI 0.1457404629
LINDE PLC LIN EQUI 0.1139234145
ECOLAB INC ECL EQUI 0.0524052609
AIR PRODUCTS & CHEMICALS INC APD EQUI 0.0474652986
SHERWIN-WILLIAMS CO/THE SHW EQUI 0.0435604199
LYONDELLBASELL INDU-CL A LYB EQUI 0.0332840762
PPG INDUSTRIES INC PPG EQUI 0.0320549176
NUCOR CORP NUE EQUI 0.0226922848
NEWMONT MINING CORP NEM EQUI 0.0216886408
FREEPORT-MCMORAN INC FCX EQUI 0.0211915036