VOX

Vanguard Communication Services ETF
C

22
*Unless otherwise stated, data provided by FactSet.

VOX Fund Description

VOX tracks a market-cap-weighted index of US communication services companies.

VOX Factset Analytics Insight

VOX holds companies that provide communication services, as defined by the GICS revision of 2018. That means the fund includes traditional telecoms as well as media and internet services companies that were previously classified in the consumer discretionary and tech sectors. Its Fit score suffers because our chosen segment benchmark remains telecom-only, but VOX does an excellent job at providing neutral exposure to the GICS-defined sector. Like the market, the fund is concentrated in just a few heavyweights like Alphabet (Google), Facebook, and Verizon. VOX is large, cheap, and liquid, and it tracks its index well. Its one drawback is transparency: like all Vanguard ETFs, VOX discloses its holdings monthly instead of daily.Prior to May 3, 2018, VOX tracked the MSCI US Investable Market Telecommunication Services 25/50 Index. The fund tracked a transition index until December 3, 2018.

VOX 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 18, 2019 the Vanguard Communication Services ETF MSCI ESG Fund Quality Score is 4.80 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. VOX ranks in the 22nd percentile within its peer group and in the 28th percentile within the global universe of all funds in MSCI ESG Fund Metrics coverage.

VOX CHARTS AND PERFORMANCE

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PERFORMANCE [as of 04/18/19] 1 MONTH 3 MONTHS YTD 1 YEAR 3 YEARS 5 YEARS 10 YEARS
VOX 5.00% 9.54% 18.90% 1.73% 1.01% 3.79% 9.85%
VOX (NAV) 4.82% 9.43% 18.71% 1.60% 0.99% 3.80% 9.83%
MSCI US Investable Market Telecommunication Services 25/50 Index 4.83% 9.29% 18.56% 177.74% 40.92% 26.91% 9.83%
Thomson Reuters US Telecom -- 3.71% 10.40% 8.07% 4.39% 5.97% 10.20%
All returns over 1 year are annualized. All returns are total returns unless otherwise stated.

VOX Top 10 Countries

VOX Top 10 Sectors

VOX Top 10 Holdings [View All]

VOX Summary Data

Vanguard
09/23/04
Open-Ended Fund
0.10%
$1.90B
$23.06M
0.06%

VOX Portfolio Data

$288.72B
23.64
3.03
1.62%
12/20/13
89

VOX Index Data

MSCI US Investable Market Telecommunication Services 25/50 Index
Market Cap
Market Cap
Thomson Reuters US Telecom

VOX Portfolio Management

0.10%
0.14%
0.31%
-182.06%

VOX Tax Exposures

20.00% / 39.60%
--
Qualified dividends
No

VOX Fund Structure

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

VOX Factset Analytics Block Liquidity

As of 04/19/19
5
4
3
2
1

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

VOX Tradability

273,311
$23.06M
130,236
$11.04M
0.06%
$0.05
0.02%
0.30% / -0.56%
None
100.00%
25,000
5.21
0.01%
0.04%
594
$87.86
5

VOX Sector/Industry Breakdown


VOX
Segment Benchmark
46.36%
--
19.88%
--
11.06%
49.07%
8.89%
49.09%
5.61%
--
1.73%
--
1.61%
--
1.44%
--
1.03%
--
0.65%
--

VOX Countries


VOX
Segment Benchmark
100.00%
100.00%

VOX Regions


VOX
Segment Benchmark
100.00%
100.00%

VOX Economic Development


VOX
Segment Benchmark
100.00%
100.00%

VOX Performance Statistics

0.35
0.64
0.84
0.77
1.00%
Thomson Reuters US Telecom

VOX MSCI ESG Ratings

4.80 / 10
21.95
28.30
--
1.06%
31.22

VOX BENCHMARK COMPARISON HOLDINGS

89
29
19
19.57%

VOX BENCHMARK COMPARISON SUMMARY


VOX
Segment Benchmark
89
29
$288.72B
$200.57B
23.64
15.47
3.03
1.87
1.30%
5.04%
High
High

VOX BENCHMARK COMPARISON MARKET CAP SIZE


VOX
Segment Benchmark
83.59%
92.77%
10.70%
4.15%
5.21%
2.67%
0.50%
0.41%