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Vanguard Small Cap Growth ETF

VBK
ETF · Currency in USD
ISIN
US9229085959
CUSIP
922908595
Issuer
Vanguard
Inception Date
Jan 30, 2004
Region
North America (U.S.)
Category
Small Cap Blend Equities
Expense Ratio
0.07%
Index Tracked
MSCI US Small Cap Growth Index
ETF Home Page
investor.vanguard.com
Asset Class
Equity

Asset Class Size

Small-Cap

Asset Class Style

Blend

VBKPrice Chart


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VBKPerformance

The chart shows the growth of $10,000 invested in Vanguard Small Cap Growth ETF on Jan 5, 2010 and compares it to the S&P 500 index or another benchmark. It would be worth nearly $50,994 for a total return of roughly 409.94%. All prices are adjusted for splits and dividends.


VBK (Vanguard Small Cap Growth ETF)
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VBKReturns in periods

Returns over 1 year are annualized

PeriodReturn
1M-1.81%
6M2.87%
YTD7.02%
1Y36.26%
5Y17.84%
10Y14.26%

VBKMonthly Returns Heatmap


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VBKSharpe 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 Small Cap Growth ETF Sharpe ratio is 1.71. A Sharpe ratio greater than 1.0 is considered acceptable.

The chart below displays rolling 12-month Sharpe Ratio.


VBK (Vanguard Small Cap Growth ETF)
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VBKDividends

Vanguard Small Cap Growth ETF granted a 0.45% dividend yield in the last twelve months, as of Jul 31, 2021. The annual payout for that period amounted to $1.30 per share.


PeriodTTM20202019201820172016201520142013201220112010
Dividend$1.30$1.18$1.14$1.19$1.31$1.44$1.19$1.27$0.79$0.92$0.42$0.36

Dividend yield

0.45%0.44%0.57%0.79%0.82%1.08%0.98%1.01%0.65%1.04%0.55%0.46%

VBKDrawdowns Chart

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


VBK (Vanguard Small Cap Growth ETF)
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VBKWorst Drawdowns

The table below shows the maximum drawdowns of the Vanguard Small Cap Growth 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 Small Cap Growth ETF is 38.70%, recorded on Mar 18, 2020. It took 92 trading sessions for the portfolio to recover.


Depth

Start

To Bottom

Bottom

To Recover

End

Total

-38.7%Feb 21, 202019Mar 18, 202092Jul 29, 2020111
-28.93%Jul 8, 201161Oct 3, 2011235Sep 7, 2012296
-26.61%Jun 24, 2015161Feb 11, 2016209Dec 8, 2016370
-25.97%Sep 5, 201877Dec 24, 2018131Jul 3, 2019208
-19.26%Apr 26, 201050Jul 6, 201085Nov 3, 2010135
-13.63%Feb 16, 202161May 12, 2021
-13.23%Mar 5, 2014155Oct 13, 201479Feb 5, 2015234
-10.15%May 2, 201130Jun 13, 201117Jul 7, 201147
-9.88%Sep 17, 201242Nov 15, 201231Jan 2, 201373
-9.19%Jan 29, 20189Feb 8, 201820Mar 9, 201829

VBKVolatility Chart

Current Vanguard Small Cap Growth ETF volatility is 18.53%. 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.


VBK (Vanguard Small Cap Growth ETF)
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