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Vanguard Information Technology ETF

VGT
ETF · Currency in USD
ISIN
US92204A7028
CUSIP
92204A702
Issuer
Vanguard
Inception Date
Jan 30, 2004
Region
North America (U.S.)
Category
Technology Equities
Expense Ratio
0.10%
Index Tracked
MSCI US Investable Market Information Technology 25/50 Index
ETF Home Page
investor.vanguard.com
Asset Class
Equity

Asset Class Size

Large-Cap

Asset Class Style

Growth

VGTPrice Chart


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VGTPerformance

The chart shows the growth of $10,000 invested in Vanguard Information Technology ETF on Jan 5, 2010 and compares it to the S&P 500 index or another benchmark. It would be worth nearly $84,425 for a total return of roughly 744.25%. All prices are adjusted for splits and dividends.


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VGTReturns in periods

Returns over 1 year are annualized

PeriodReturn
1M0.12%
6M8.87%
YTD19.33%
1Y28.94%
5Y30.11%
10Y22.41%

VGTMonthly Returns Heatmap


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VGTSharpe 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 Information Technology ETF Sharpe ratio is 1.48. A Sharpe ratio greater than 1.0 is considered acceptable.

The chart below displays rolling 12-month Sharpe Ratio.


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VGTDividends

Vanguard Information Technology ETF granted a 0.66% dividend yield in the last twelve months, as of Oct 16, 2021. The annual payout for that period amounted to $2.79 per share.


PeriodTTM20202019201820172016201520142013201220112010
Dividend$2.79$2.91$2.72$2.16$1.63$1.59$1.39$0.00$0.94$0.83$0.49$0.36

Dividend yield

0.66%0.82%1.11%1.29%0.99%1.31%1.28%0.00%1.05%1.21%0.79%0.59%

VGTDrawdowns Chart

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


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VGTWorst Drawdowns

The table below shows the maximum drawdowns of the Vanguard Information Technology 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 Information Technology ETF is 31.84%, recorded on Mar 23, 2020. It took 54 trading sessions for the portfolio to recover.


Depth

Start

To Bottom

Bottom

To Recover

End

Total

-31.84%Feb 20, 202023Mar 23, 202054Jun 9, 202077
-23.67%Oct 4, 201856Dec 24, 201859Mar 21, 2019115
-19.64%Feb 18, 2011127Aug 19, 2011113Feb 1, 2012240
-17.19%Apr 26, 201049Jul 2, 201085Nov 2, 2010134
-16.35%Dec 7, 201544Feb 9, 2016110Jul 18, 2016154
-14.05%May 28, 201563Aug 25, 201542Oct 23, 2015105
-13.4%Apr 3, 201242Jun 1, 201273Sep 14, 2012115
-13.08%Sep 17, 201242Nov 15, 2012116May 6, 2013158
-12.32%Sep 3, 202014Sep 23, 202048Dec 1, 202062
-10.82%Feb 16, 202115Mar 8, 202123Apr 9, 202138

VGTVolatility Chart

Current Vanguard Information Technology ETF volatility is 14.38%. 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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