VBK

Vanguard Small-Cap Growth ETF
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VBK Fund Description

VBK 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

Vanguard Small-Cap Growth ETF has an MSCI ESG Fund Rating of BB based on a score of 3.64 out of 10. The MSCI ESG Fund Rating measures the resiliency of portfolios to long-term risks and opportunities arising from environmental, social, and governance factors. ESG Fund Ratings range from best (AAA) to worst (CCC). Highly rated funds consist of companies that tend to show strong and/or improving management of financially relevant environmental, social and governance issues. These companies may be more resilient to disruptions arising from ESG events.

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. Vanguard Small-Cap Growth ETF ranks in the 15th percentile within its peer group and in the 29th percentile within the global universe of all funds covered by MSCI ESG Fund Ratings.

VBK MSCI FaCS and Factor Box

MSCI FaCS is a standard method for evaluating and reporting the Factor characteristics of equity portfolios including ETFs. The Factor Box includes 6 Factors that MSCI has identified that historically provided a return premium. On the vertical axis, the Factor Groups, are displayed and the horizontal axis displays the Factor exposure, overweight, underweight or neutral.

VBK Charts And Performance

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PERFORMANCE [as of 12/10/19] 1 MONTH 3 MONTHS YTD 1 YEAR 3 YEARS 5 YEARS 10 YEARS
VBK 3.06% 5.32% 29.61% 21.96% 13.25% 10.65% 14.00%
VBK (NAV) 3.04% 5.33% 29.64% 21.97% 13.27% 10.67% 14.00%
CRSP US Small Growth 3.04% 5.32% 29.64% 21.97% 13.26% 10.62% 14.00%
MSCI USA Small Cap Growth Index 2.46% 5.02% 28.30% 20.88% 13.00% 11.30% 14.46%
All returns over 1 year are annualized. All returns are total returns unless otherwise stated.

VBK Summary Data

Vanguard
01/26/04
Open-Ended Fund
0.07%
$9.56B
$26.32M
0.06%

VBK Portfolio Data

$5.60B
79.95
3.76
0.58%
03/25/14
620

VBK Index Data

CRSP US Small Growth
Multi-Factor
Multi-Factor
MSCI USA Small Cap Growth Index

VBK Portfolio Management

0.07%
0.00%
0.02%
-0.03%

VBK Tax Exposures

20.00% / 39.60%
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Qualified dividends
No

VBK Fund Structure

Open-Ended Fund
No
Yes
100% / 0%
N/A
N/A
Low
Monthly
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Top Of Book
Last 10 Trades
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VBK Factset Analytics Block Liquidity

As of 12/11/19
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

139,920
$26.32M
122,367
$22.38M
0.06%
$0.11
0.01%
0.12% / -0.10%
None
100.00%
25,000
4.89
0.01%
0.04%
477
$194.47
5

VBK Sector/Industry Breakdown


VBK
Segment Benchmark
25.19%
23.45%
20.01%
20.35%
16.52%
8.56%
14.42%
17.84%
13.48%
14.96%
3.60%
5.76%
2.71%
2.08%
2.20%
4.63%
1.12%
1.07%
0.75%
1.08%

VBK Countries


VBK
Segment Benchmark
100.00%
100.00%

VBK Regions


VBK
Segment Benchmark
100.00%
100.00%

VBK Economic Development


VBK
Segment Benchmark
100.00%
100.00%

VBK Performance Statistics

0.99
1.00
1.01
0.97
0.13%
MSCI USA Small Cap Growth Index

VBK MSCI ESG Ratings

3.64 / 10
28.89
15.16
3.68%
6.77%
90.79

VBK Benchmark Comparison Holdings

620
983
436
61.70%

VBK Benchmark Comparison Summary


VBK
Segment Benchmark
620
983
$5.60B
$4.67B
79.95
66.64
3.76
3.96
0.80%
0.55%
Low
Low

VBK Benchmark Comparison Market Cap Size


VBK
Segment Benchmark
1.39%
0.03%
78.40%
69.43%
19.77%
28.03%
0.44%
2.50%