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Vanguard Consumer Staples ETF

VDC
ETF · Currency in USD
ISIN
US92204A2078
CUSIP
92204A207
Issuer
Vanguard
Inception Date
Jan 30, 2004
Region
North America (U.S.)
Category
Consumer Staples Equities
Expense Ratio
0.10%
Index Tracked
MSCI US Investable Market Consumer Staples 25/50 Index
ETF Home Page
investor.vanguard.com
Asset Class
Equity
Asset Class Size
Large-Cap
Asset Class Style
Blend

VDCPrice Chart


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S&P 500

VDCPerformance

The chart shows the growth of $10,000 invested in Vanguard Consumer Staples ETF on Jan 5, 2010 and compares it to the S&P 500 index or another benchmark. It would be worth nearly $36,184 for a total return of roughly 261.84%. All prices are adjusted for splits and dividends.


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VDCReturns in periods

Returns over 1 year are annualized

PeriodReturn
1M2.13%
YTD4.93%
6M13.64%
1Y27.73%
5Y8.87%
10Y11.45%

VDCMonthly Returns Heatmap


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VDCSharpe 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 Consumer Staples ETF Sharpe ratio is 1.91. A Sharpe ratio greater than 1.0 is considered acceptable.

The chart below displays rolling 12-month Sharpe Ratio.


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VDCDividends

Vanguard Consumer Staples ETF granted a 2.59% dividend yield in the last twelve months, as of May 3, 2021. The annual payout for that period amounted to $4.69 per share.


PeriodTTM20202019201820172016201520142013201220112010
Dividend$4.69$4.35$3.94$3.65$3.68$3.21$3.29$2.42$2.43$2.59$1.89$1.91
Dividend yield
2.59%2.50%2.44%2.78%2.52%2.39%2.55%1.93%2.21%2.95%2.32%2.60%

VDCDrawdowns Chart

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


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VDCWorst Drawdowns

The table below shows the maximum drawdowns of the Vanguard Consumer Staples 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 Consumer Staples ETF is 25.31%, recorded on Mar 23, 2020. It took 97 trading sessions for the portfolio to recover.


Depth
Start
To Bottom
Bottom
To Recover
End
Total
-25.31%Feb 18, 202025Mar 23, 202097Aug 10, 2020122
-15.26%Jan 29, 201867May 3, 2018238Apr 15, 2019305
-11.17%May 20, 201157Aug 10, 201192Dec 20, 2011149
-10.01%Aug 6, 201514Aug 25, 201541Oct 22, 201555
-9.26%Mar 24, 201071Jul 2, 201054Sep 20, 2010125
-8.74%Jul 18, 201697Dec 1, 201654Feb 21, 2017151
-7.54%Dec 31, 201323Feb 3, 201439Mar 31, 201462
-7.03%Jun 6, 2017108Nov 6, 201719Dec 4, 2017127
-6.46%May 16, 201325Jun 20, 201319Jul 18, 201344
-6.35%Dec 30, 201514Jan 20, 201625Feb 25, 201639

VDCVolatility Chart

Current Vanguard Consumer Staples ETF volatility is 10.01%. 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.


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