VDC

Vanguard Consumer Staples ETF
*Unless otherwise stated, data provided by FactSet.

VDC Fund Description

VDC tracks a market-cap-weighted index of stocks in the Consumer Staples sector of the US market.

VDC Factset Analytics Insight

VDC delivers pure-play consumer staples exposure with a broad and representative basket of consumer staples stocks, as classified under GICS. The fund tracks an all-cap index selected and weighted by market capitalization. To ensure diversification, the index applies certain investment limits with no more than 25% of the value to a single issuer, and the sum of the weights of all issuers with more than 5% not exceeding 50% of total assets. These limits are imposed on RICs under the current US Internal Revenue Code. The index is rebalanced quarterly.

VDC MSCI ESG Analytics Insight

Vanguard Consumer Staples ETF has an MSCI ESG Fund Rating of BBB based on a score of 5.37 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 Consumer Staples ETF ranks in the 32nd percentile within its peer group and in the 44th percentile within the global universe of all funds covered by MSCI ESG Fund Ratings.

VDC 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.

PERFORMANCE [as of 09/16/21] 1 MONTH 3 MONTHS YTD 1 YEAR 3 YEARS 5 YEARS 10 YEARS
VDC -0.82% 1.60% 8.39% 15.28% 12.24% 9.16% 11.85%
VDC (NAV) -1.66% 2.65% 7.98% 15.49% 12.10% 9.17% 11.76%
Thomson Reuters US Non-Cyclicals -- -- -- -- -- -- --
All returns over 1 year are annualized. All returns are total returns unless otherwise stated.

VDC Summary Data

Vanguard
01/26/04
Open-Ended Fund
0.10%
$5.93B
$18.49M
0.03%

VDC Portfolio Data

$163.46B
26.55
5.63
1.91%
N/A
96

VDC Index Data

Market Cap
Market Cap
Thomson Reuters US Non-Cyclicals

VDC Portfolio Management

0.10%
-0.13%
-0.10%
-0.15%

VDC Tax Exposures

20.00% / 39.60%
--
Qualified dividends
No

VDC Fund Structure

Open-Ended Fund
No
Yes
-- / --
N/A
N/A
Low
Monthly

VDC Factset Analytics Block Liquidity

As of 09/17/21
5
4
3
2
1

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

VDC Tradability

99,398
$18.49M
84,588
$15.58M
0.03%
$0.06
0.01%
0.20% / -0.10%
None
100.00%
25,000
3.38
0.01%
0.06%
322
$185.89
5

VDC Sector/Industry Breakdown


VDC
Segment Benchmark
28.22%
21.85%
25.24%
18.69%
23.69%
18.16%
14.80%
11.73%
7.51%
0.07%
0.24%
--
0.15%
--
0.10%
--
0.01%
--
0.01%
--

VDC Countries


VDC
Segment Benchmark
100.00%
100.00%

VDC Regions


VDC
Segment Benchmark
100.00%
100.00%

VDC Economic Development


VDC
Segment Benchmark
100.00%
100.00%

VDC Performance Statistics

0.89
0.90
0.87
0.97
0.29%
Thomson Reuters US Non-Cyclicals

VDC MSCI ESG Ratings

5.37 / 10
43.84
32.04
12.69%
10.02%
60.92

VDC Benchmark Comparison Holdings

96
120
87
64.53%

VDC Benchmark Comparison Summary


VDC
Segment Benchmark
96
120
$163.46B
$231.25B
26.55
19.46
5.63
3.86
2.47%
2.04%
High
High

VDC Benchmark Comparison Market Cap Size


VDC
Segment Benchmark
89.13%
93.54%
7.94%
5.21%
2.91%
1.21%
0.02%
0.04%