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Vanguard Mega Cap ETF (MGC)

ETF · Currency in USD · Last updated May 21, 2022

MGC is a passive ETF by Vanguard tracking the investment results of the CRSP US Mega Cap Index. MGC launched on Dec 24, 2007 and has a 0.07% expense ratio.

ETF Info

Trading Data

  • Previous Close$135.54
  • Year Range$135.54 - $168.84
  • EMA (50)$147.81
  • EMA (200)$152.94
  • Average Volume$206.97K

MGCShare Price Chart

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The chart shows the growth of $10,000 invested in Vanguard Mega Cap ETF on Jan 5, 2010 and compares it to the S&P 500 index or another benchmark. It would be worth nearly $44,050 for a total return of roughly 340.50%. All prices are adjusted for splits and dividends.

MGC (Vanguard Mega Cap ETF)
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MGCReturns in periods

Returns over 1 year are annualized


MGCMonthly Returns Heatmap

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MGCSharpe Ratio Chart

The Sharpe ratio shows whether the portfolio's excess returns are due to smart investment decisions or a result of taking a higher risk. The higher a portfolio's Sharpe ratio, the better its risk-adjusted performance.

The current Vanguard Mega Cap ETF Sharpe ratio is -0.36. A negative Sharpe ratio means that the risk-free rate is higher than the portfolio's return. This value does not convey any meaningful information.

The chart below displays rolling 12-month Sharpe Ratio.

MGC (Vanguard Mega Cap ETF)
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MGCDividend History

Vanguard Mega Cap ETF granted a 1.48% dividend yield in the last twelve months, as of May 21, 2022. The annual payout for that period amounted to $2.01 per share.


Dividend yield


MGCDrawdowns Chart

The Drawdowns chart displays portfolio losses from any high point along the way.

MGC (Vanguard Mega Cap ETF)
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MGCWorst Drawdowns

The table below shows the maximum drawdowns of the Vanguard Mega Cap ETF. A maximum drawdown is an indicator of risk. It shows a reduction in portfolio value from its maximum due to a series of losing trades.

The maximum drawdown since January 2010 for the Vanguard Mega Cap ETF is 33.07%, recorded on Mar 23, 2020. It took 94 trading sessions for the portfolio to recover.



To Bottom


To Recover



-33.07%Feb 20, 202023Mar 23, 202094Aug 5, 2020117
-19.72%Jan 4, 202296May 20, 2022
-19.03%Oct 4, 201856Dec 24, 201875Apr 12, 2019131
-17.94%May 2, 2011108Oct 3, 201185Feb 3, 2012193
-15.59%Apr 26, 201049Jul 2, 201087Nov 4, 2010136
-12.96%Jul 21, 2015143Feb 11, 201646Apr 19, 2016189
-10.06%Jan 29, 201844Apr 2, 201880Jul 25, 2018124
-9.64%Sep 3, 202014Sep 23, 202038Nov 16, 202052
-9.4%Apr 3, 201243Jun 4, 201248Aug 10, 201291
-8.06%Jan 20, 201014Feb 8, 201025Mar 16, 201039

MGCVolatility Chart

Current Vanguard Mega Cap ETF volatility is 30.57%. The chart below shows the rolling 10-day volatility. Volatility is a statistical measure showing how big price swings are in either direction. The higher asset volatility, the riskier it is, because the price movements are less predictable.

MGC (Vanguard Mega Cap ETF)
Benchmark (^GSPC)

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