VNQ

Vanguard Real Estate ETF
A

87
*Unless otherwise stated, data provided by FactSet.

VNQ Fund Description

The Vanguard U.S. REIT fund tracks a market-cap-weighted index of companies involved in the ownership and operation of real estate in the United States.

VNQ Factset Analytics Insight

VNQ dominates US real estate ETFs. It tracks a broad index that captures much of the US real estate market. The fund holds a deep basket and its market-cap allocations mirror those of our neutral benchmark. The only place it deviates is the persistent sector bias away from specialized REITs in favor of commercial REITs.

VNQ has massive assets and is extremely cheap to hold. In fact, excellent portfolio management has, at times, brought the cost of owning VNQ even lower than its paltry stated expense ratio. The only blemish we see is the fact that Vanguard discloses holdings monthly rather than daily. However, this is a nuisance at most in a low-turnover fund, and immaterial to many investors. VNQ trades huge volumes every day with penny-wide spreads. It has the depth and liquidity to handle almost anything. As with peer REIT ETFs, distributions from the fund are taxed as ordinary income.

In all, VNQ earns Analyst Pick in a crowded field for solid coverage at extremely low all-in costs.

VNQ 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 17, 2018 the Vanguard Real Estate ETF MSCI ESG Fund Quality Score is 4.20 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. VNQ ranks in the 60th percentile within its peer group and in the 12nd percentile within the global universe of all funds in MSCI ESG Fund Metrics coverage.

VNQ CHARTS AND PERFORMANCE

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PERFORMANCE [as of 06/15/18] 1 MONTH 3 MONTHS YTD 1 YEAR 3 YEARS 5 YEARS 10 YEARS
VNQ 4.37% 5.82% -3.04% -2.14% 5.74% 7.02% 6.80%
VNQ (NAV) 4.38% 5.78% -3.04% -2.19% 5.72% 7.00% 6.80%
MSCI US Investable Market Real Estate 25/50 Transition Index 1.63% -7.33% -8.90% -4.10% -0.25% 6.02% 6.80%
Thomson Reuters US Residential & Commercial REITs 2.65% 5.00% -1.75% 1.08% 7.31% 7.86% --
All returns over 1 year are annualized. All returns are total returns unless otherwise stated.

VNQ Top 10 Countries

VNQ Top 10 Sectors

VNQ Top 10 Holdings [View All]

VNQ Summary Data

Vanguard
09/23/04
Open-Ended Fund
0.12%
$30.62B
$353.95M
0.01%

VNQ Portfolio Data

$17.28B
37.85
2.18
4.55%
09/24/14
182

VNQ Index Data

MSCI US Investable Market Real Estate 25/50 Transition Index
Market Cap
Market Cap
Thomson Reuters US Residential & Commercial REITs

VNQ Portfolio Management

0.12%
-0.09%
-0.05%
-0.14%

VNQ Tax Exposures

20.00% / 39.60%
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Ordinary income
No

VNQ Fund Structure

Open-Ended Fund
No
Yes
100% / 0%
N/A
N/A
Low
Monthly
Bats Book Viewer
TOP OF BOOK
LAST 10 TRADES
Bats BZX Real-time Quote -
Daily Spread
Premium/Discount
Volume

VNQ Factset Analytics Block Liquidity

As of 06/18/18
5
4
3
2
1

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

VNQ Tradability

4,582,745
$353.95M
4,273,470
$332.00M
0.01%
$0.01
0.00%
0.08% / -0.09%
None
100.00%
100,000
42.73
0.00%
0.14%
180,905
$79.65
5

VNQ Sector/Industry Breakdown


VNQ
Segment Benchmark
49.02%
41.01%
30.96%
41.57%
14.17%
12.18%
1.63%
--
0.98%
1.96%
0.85%
0.80%
0.54%
--
0.42%
0.74%
0.02%
--
0.01%
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VNQ TOP 10 HOLDINGS[View All]

10.51%
4.86%
3.46%
3.29%
3.16%
2.72%
2.27%
2.25%
2.17%
1.98%
36.67%

VNQ Countries


VNQ
Segment Benchmark
100.11%
100.00%

VNQ Regions


VNQ
Segment Benchmark
100.11%
100.00%

VNQ Economic Development


VNQ
Segment Benchmark
100.00%
100.00%

VNQ Performance Statistics

0.97
1.06
1.07
1.06
0.15%
Thomson Reuters US Residential & Commercial REITs

VNQ MSCI ESG Ratings

4.20 / 10
60.45
12.28
0.83%
8.08%
103.86

VNQ BENCHMARK COMPARISON HOLDINGS

182
186
156
82.97%

VNQ BENCHMARK COMPARISON SUMMARY


VNQ
Segment Benchmark
182
186
$17.28B
$19.44B
37.85
32.25
2.18
2.15
4.16%
4.48%
Medium
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VNQ BENCHMARK COMPARISON MARKET CAP SIZE


VNQ
Segment Benchmark
48.01%
51.20%
41.94%
39.08%
9.65%
8.86%
0.40%
0.86%

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