VPU

Fund Description
Seeks to track the performance of a benchmark index that measures the investment return of stocks in the utilities sector. Passively managed using a full-replication strategy when possible and a sampling strategy if regulatory constraints dictate. Includes stocks of companies that distribute electricity water or gas or that operate as independent power producers.
Fund Profile
Fund Name Vanguard Utilities ETF
Fund Exchange Ticker VPU
Fund Sponsor Vanguard
Fund ISIN US92204A8760
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 Utilities 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 2931.38 Million (USD)
1 Month Total Return -1.30 %
Year To Date Return 0.91 %
1 Year Total Return 10.82 %
3 Year Annualized Total Return 12.04 %
NAV 118.94
Share Outstanding 24,645,900
Top 10 Holdings (31 December 2018)
Constituent Name Constituent Ticker Constituent Type Weighting
NEXTERA ENERGY INC NEE EQUI 0.0985368058
DUKE ENERGY CORP DUK EQUI 0.0738977307
DOMINION ENERGY INC D EQUI 0.0561586606
SOUTHERN CO/THE SO EQUI 0.0535413475
EXELON CORP EXC EQUI 0.0523637104
AMERICAN ELECTRIC POWER AEP EQUI 0.0442858051
SEMPRA ENERGY SRE EQUI 0.0355641191
PUB SERV ENTERP PEG EQUI 0.0316179072
XCEL ENERGY INC XEL EQUI 0.0301508798
CONSOLIDATED EDISON INC ED EQUI 0.0285976072