VBK

Vanguard Small-Cap Growth ETF
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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 April 23, 2018 the Vanguard Small-Cap Growth ETF MSCI ESG Fund Quality Score is 3.99 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 35th percentile within its peer group and in the 9th percentile within the global universe of all funds in MSCI ESG Fund Metrics coverage.

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VBK Summary Data

Vanguard
01/26/04
Open-Ended Fund
0.07%
$7.56B
$19.66M
0.10%

VBK Portfolio Data

$5.26B
110.93
3.72
0.73%
03/25/14
615

VBK Index Data

Multi-Factor
Multi-Factor
MSCI USA Small Cap Growth

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Total Return
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  • 1 Year
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VBK Portfolio Management

0.07%
0.05%
0.10%
-0.02%

VBK Tax Exposures

20.00% / 39.60%
--
Qualified dividends
No

VBK Fund Structure

Open-Ended Fund
No
Yes
100% / 0%
N/A
N/A
Low
Monthly
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LAST 10 TRADES
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VBK Factset Analytics Block Liquidity

As of 04/24/18
5
4
3
2
1

This measurement shows how easy it is to trade a $1 million USD block of VBK. VBK is rated a 5 out of 5.

VBK Tradability

119,161
$19.66M
109,962
$17.96M
0.10%
$0.16
0.02%
0.11% / -0.14%
None
100.00%
25,000
4.40
0.01%
0.03%
616
$166.63
5

VBK Sector/Industry BreakdownView All

VBKSegment Benchmark
19.26% 20.57%
19.20% 18.99%
18.29% 16.06%
10.94% 16.05%
14.68% 15.62%
2.61% 4.73%
6.97% 3.26%
1.40% 0.28%

VBK Geographic Exposure

VBKSegment Benchmark
100.00% 100.23%
-- 0.08%

VBKSegment Benchmark
100.00% 100.31%
0.00% / 0.00% 0.00% / 0.00%

VBK Performance Statistics

0.98
0.98
0.96
1.00
0.11%
MSCI USA Small Cap Growth

VBK MSCI ESG Ratings

3.99 / 10
35.45
8.60
3.20%
4.68%
101.46

VBK BENCHMARK COMPARISON

    VBK
    615 Holdings
    Segment Benchmark
    1012 Constituents
    Shared Holdings
    477 (Count)
     
    61.01% (Weight)
VBKSegment Benchmark
0.78% 1.83%
63.80% 71.68%
32.90% 25.64%
2.44% 0.60%
65.28 110.93
0.54% 0.83%

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