VBKVanguard Small-Cap Growth ETF
VBK Fund Description
The Vanguard Small-Cap Growth ETF tracks an index that selects and weights growth stocks using multiple factors from US securities ranked between the 85th and 98th percentile by market cap.
VBK Factset Analytics Insight
VBK is a great choice for investors looking for low-cost, solid exposure to the US small-cap growth market. With a large, stable asset base and a tiny expense ratio, VBK is cheap to hold, easy to trade, and delivers good coverage of its target market. The fund switched from an MSCI index to a CRSP index in April 2013, but the portfolio still closely resembles our MSCI benchmark, with few sector biases and similar performance. VBK offers solid coverage in an efficient, liquid wrapper and features on our opportunities list.
VBK MSCI ESG Analytics Insight
The MSCI ESG Fund Quality Score measures the ability of ETF underlying holdings to manage key medium to long-term risks and opportunities arising from environmental, social, and governance factors, as determined by MSCI ESG Research LLC. As of June 21, 2018 the Vanguard Small-Cap Growth ETF MSCI ESG Fund Quality Score is 4.05 out of 10.
The fund’s Peer Rank reflects the ranking of a fund’s MSCI ESG Fund Quality Score against the scores of other funds within the same peer group, as defined by the Thomson Reuters Lipper Global Classification. VBK ranks in the 39th percentile within its peer group and in the 10th percentile within the global universe of all funds in MSCI ESG Fund Metrics coverage.
VBK CHARTS AND PERFORMANCE
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VBK Factset Analytics Block Liquidity
This measurement shows how easy it is to trade a $1 million USD block of VBK. VBK is rated a 5 out of 5.
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Options Strategies for Outcome Investing
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A covered call is an income strategy constructed by writing a call option against a holding of the underlying security.