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Vanguard S&P 500 ETF (VOO)
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ETF Info

ISINUS9229083632
CUSIP922908363
IssuerVanguard
Inception DateSep 7, 2010
RegionNorth America (U.S.)
CategoryLarge Cap Growth Equities
Index TrackedS&P 500 Index
Home Pageadvisors.vanguard.com
Asset ClassEquity

Asset Class Size

Large-Cap

Asset Class Style

Blend

Expense Ratio

VOO has an expense ratio of 0.03%, which is considered low compared to other funds.


Expense ratio chart for VOO: current value at 0.03% compared with the broader market ranging from 0.00% to 2.12%.0.50%1.00%1.50%2.00%0.03%

Share Price Chart


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Vanguard S&P 500 ETF

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Performance

Performance Chart

The chart shows the growth of an initial investment of $10,000 in Vanguard S&P 500 ETF, comparing it to the performance of the S&P 500 index or another benchmark. All prices have been adjusted for splits and dividends.


350.00%400.00%450.00%500.00%550.00%FebruaryMarchAprilMayJuneJuly
548.69%
398.56%
VOO (Vanguard S&P 500 ETF)
Benchmark (^GSPC)

S&P 500

Returns By Period

Vanguard S&P 500 ETF had a return of 16.29% year-to-date (YTD) and 23.22% in the last 12 months. Over the past 10 years, Vanguard S&P 500 ETF had an annualized return of 12.82%, outperforming the S&P 500 benchmark which had an annualized return of 10.77%.


PeriodReturnBenchmark
Year-To-Date16.29%15.41%
1 month0.41%0.33%
6 months14.59%13.74%
1 year23.22%21.39%
5 years (annualized)14.95%13.11%
10 years (annualized)12.82%10.77%

Monthly Returns

The table below presents the monthly returns of VOO, with color gradation from worst to best to easily spot seasonal factors. Returns are adjusted for dividends.


JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecTotal
20241.61%5.21%3.28%-4.01%5.03%3.57%16.29%
20236.29%-2.50%3.71%1.59%0.48%6.51%3.29%-1.63%-4.74%-2.17%9.17%4.58%26.32%
2022-5.24%-2.98%3.79%-8.78%0.26%-8.26%9.20%-4.13%-9.20%8.12%5.50%-5.73%-18.17%
2021-1.02%2.77%4.58%5.29%0.67%2.26%2.45%2.95%-4.66%7.04%-0.73%4.56%28.79%
2020-0.04%-8.10%-12.44%12.79%4.74%1.84%5.88%6.97%-3.76%-2.55%10.95%3.74%18.32%
20197.92%3.25%1.93%4.03%-6.35%6.99%1.46%-1.64%1.97%2.18%3.63%2.97%31.37%
20185.59%-3.73%-2.47%0.35%2.42%0.76%3.56%3.22%0.58%-6.84%1.89%-8.85%-4.50%
20171.78%3.88%0.13%1.04%1.40%0.63%2.06%0.29%2.04%2.33%3.06%1.28%21.77%
2016-4.91%-0.21%6.87%0.35%1.75%0.32%3.68%0.12%0.03%-1.79%3.73%2.07%12.17%
2015-2.87%5.58%-1.57%1.00%1.25%-1.95%2.18%-6.14%-2.47%8.45%0.43%-1.74%1.33%
2014-3.53%4.57%0.88%0.72%2.29%2.09%-1.38%3.97%-1.38%2.40%2.76%-0.31%13.56%
20135.17%1.33%3.61%2.09%2.32%-1.51%5.30%-3.08%3.39%4.47%3.00%2.64%32.39%

Risk-Adjusted Performance

Risk-Adjusted Performance Rank

The current risk-adjusted rank of VOO is 82, placing it in the top 18% of ETFs on our website in terms of risk-adjusted performance. This ranking is based on the combined values of the indicators listed below.


The Risk-Adjusted Performance Rank of VOO is 8282
VOO (Vanguard S&P 500 ETF)
The Sharpe Ratio Rank of VOO is 8686Sharpe Ratio Rank
The Sortino Ratio Rank of VOO is 8383Sortino Ratio Rank
The Omega Ratio Rank of VOO is 8383Omega Ratio Rank
The Calmar Ratio Rank of VOO is 8383Calmar Ratio Rank
The Martin Ratio Rank of VOO is 7878Martin Ratio Rank
The risk-adjusted ranks indicate the investment's position relative to the market. A rank closer to 100 signifies top-performing investments, while a rank closer to 0 might suggest underperformance, based on the selected ratio. The values are calculated based on the past 12 months of returns.

Risk-Adjusted Performance Indicators

The charts below present risk-adjusted performance metrics for Vanguard S&P 500 ETF (VOO) and compare them to a chosen benchmark (^GSPC). These indicators evaluate an investment's returns against its associated risks.


VOO
Sharpe ratio
The chart of Sharpe ratio for VOO, currently valued at 1.99, compared to the broader market0.002.004.006.001.99
Sortino ratio
The chart of Sortino ratio for VOO, currently valued at 2.80, compared to the broader market0.005.0010.0015.002.80
Omega ratio
The chart of Omega ratio for VOO, currently valued at 1.35, compared to the broader market1.002.003.001.35
Calmar ratio
The chart of Calmar ratio for VOO, currently valued at 1.93, compared to the broader market0.005.0010.0015.0020.001.93
Martin ratio
The chart of Martin ratio for VOO, currently valued at 7.76, compared to the broader market0.0050.00100.00150.007.76
^GSPC
Sharpe ratio
The chart of Sharpe ratio for ^GSPC, currently valued at 1.82, compared to the broader market0.002.004.006.001.82
Sortino ratio
The chart of Sortino ratio for ^GSPC, currently valued at 2.59, compared to the broader market0.005.0010.0015.002.59
Omega ratio
The chart of Omega ratio for ^GSPC, currently valued at 1.32, compared to the broader market1.002.003.001.32
Calmar ratio
The chart of Calmar ratio for ^GSPC, currently valued at 1.45, compared to the broader market0.005.0010.0015.0020.001.45
Martin ratio
The chart of Martin ratio for ^GSPC, currently valued at 6.82, compared to the broader market0.0050.00100.00150.006.82

Sharpe Ratio

The current Vanguard S&P 500 ETF Sharpe ratio is 1.99. This value is calculated based on the past 1 year of trading data and takes into account price changes and dividends.

Use the chart below to compare the Sharpe ratio of Vanguard S&P 500 ETF with the selected benchmark, providing insights into the investment's historical performance in terms of risk-adjusted returns. Go to the Sharpe ratio tool for more fine-grained control over the calculation options.


Rolling 12-month Sharpe Ratio1.502.002.503.00FebruaryMarchAprilMayJuneJuly
1.99
1.82
VOO (Vanguard S&P 500 ETF)
Benchmark (^GSPC)

Dividends

Dividend History

Vanguard S&P 500 ETF granted a 1.31% dividend yield in the last twelve months. The annual payout for that period amounted to $6.62 per share.


PeriodTTM20232022202120202019201820172016201520142013
Dividend$6.62$6.36$5.95$5.44$5.30$5.57$4.74$4.37$4.14$3.93$3.49$3.11

Dividend yield

1.31%1.46%1.69%1.25%1.54%1.88%2.06%1.78%2.02%2.10%1.85%1.84%

Monthly Dividends

The table displays the monthly dividend distributions for Vanguard S&P 500 ETF. The dividends shown in the table have been adjusted to account for any splits that may have occurred.


JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecTotal
2024$0.00$0.00$1.54$0.00$0.00$1.78$0.00$3.33
2023$0.00$0.00$1.49$0.00$0.00$1.58$0.00$0.00$1.49$0.00$0.00$1.80$6.36
2022$0.00$0.00$1.37$0.00$0.00$1.43$0.00$0.00$1.47$0.00$0.00$1.67$5.95
2021$0.00$0.00$1.26$0.00$0.00$1.33$0.00$0.00$1.31$0.00$0.00$1.53$5.44
2020$0.00$0.00$1.18$0.00$0.00$1.43$0.00$0.00$1.31$0.00$0.00$1.38$5.30
2019$0.00$0.00$1.46$0.00$0.00$1.39$0.00$0.00$1.30$0.00$0.00$1.43$5.57
2018$0.00$0.00$1.08$0.00$0.00$1.16$0.00$0.00$1.21$0.00$0.00$1.29$4.74
2017$0.00$0.00$1.00$0.00$0.00$1.01$0.00$0.00$1.18$0.00$0.00$1.18$4.37
2016$0.00$0.00$1.01$0.00$0.00$0.95$0.00$0.00$0.88$0.00$0.00$1.30$4.14
2015$0.00$0.00$0.98$0.00$0.00$0.90$0.00$0.00$0.95$0.00$0.00$1.09$3.93
2014$0.00$0.00$0.78$0.00$0.00$0.81$0.00$0.00$0.88$0.00$0.00$1.03$3.49
2013$0.67$0.00$0.00$0.74$0.00$0.00$0.79$0.00$0.00$0.91$3.11

Drawdowns

Drawdowns Chart

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


-5.00%-4.00%-3.00%-2.00%-1.00%0.00%FebruaryMarchAprilMayJuneJuly
-2.79%
-2.86%
VOO (Vanguard S&P 500 ETF)
Benchmark (^GSPC)

Worst Drawdowns

The table below displays the maximum drawdowns of the Vanguard S&P 500 ETF. A maximum drawdown is a measure of risk, indicating the largest reduction in portfolio value due to a series of losing trades.

The maximum drawdown for the Vanguard S&P 500 ETF was 33.99%, occurring on Mar 23, 2020. Recovery took 97 trading sessions.

The current Vanguard S&P 500 ETF drawdown is 2.79%.


Depth

Start

To Bottom

Bottom

To Recover

End

Total

-33.99%Feb 20, 202023Mar 23, 202097Aug 10, 2020120
-24.52%Jan 4, 2022195Oct 12, 2022294Dec 13, 2023489
-19.48%Sep 21, 201865Dec 24, 201875Apr 12, 2019140
-18.75%May 2, 2011108Oct 3, 201185Feb 3, 2012193
-13%Jul 21, 2015143Feb 11, 201645Apr 18, 2016188

Volatility

Volatility Chart

The current Vanguard S&P 500 ETF volatility is 2.72%, representing the average percentage change in the investments's value, either up or down over the past month. The chart below shows the rolling one-month volatility.


1.50%2.00%2.50%3.00%3.50%4.00%FebruaryMarchAprilMayJuneJuly
2.72%
2.76%
VOO (Vanguard S&P 500 ETF)
Benchmark (^GSPC)