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 22 January 2019
Asset Under Management 1827.65 Million (USD)
1 Month Total Return 7.00 %
Year To Date Return 5.41 %
1 Year Total Return -16.80 %
3 Year Annualized Total Return 14.67 %
NAV 116.84
Share Outstanding 15,642,300
Top 10 Holdings (31 December 2018)
Constituent Name Constituent Ticker Constituent Type Weighting
DOWDUPONT INC DWDP EQUI 0.1627764899
LINDE PLC LIN EQUI 0.1133577652
ECOLAB INC ECL EQUI 0.0505365044
AIR PRODUCTS & CHEMICALS INC APD EQUI 0.0462916946
SHERWIN-WILLIAMS CO/THE SHW EQUI 0.0436188747
LYONDELLBASELL INDU-CL A LYB EQUI 0.0363012644
PPG INDUSTRIES INC PPG EQUI 0.0326368093
NEWMONT MINING CORP NEM EQUI 0.0243809575
NUCOR CORP NUE EQUI 0.0216211900
INTERNATIONAL PAPER CO IP EQUI 0.0206791534