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Vanguard Growth ETF

VUG
ETF · Currency in USD
ISIN
US9229087369
CUSIP
922908736
Issuer
Vanguard
Inception Date
Jan 30, 2004
Region
North America (U.S.)
Category
Large Cap Growth Equities
Expense Ratio
0.04%
Index Tracked
MSCI US Prime Market Growth Index
ETF Home Page
investor.vanguard.com
Asset Class
Equity

Asset Class Size

Large-Cap

Asset Class Style

Growth

VUGPrice Chart


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S&P 500

VUGPerformance

The chart shows the growth of $10,000 invested in Vanguard Growth ETF on Jan 5, 2010 and compares it to the S&P 500 index or another benchmark. It would be worth nearly $63,831 for a total return of roughly 538.31%. All prices are adjusted for splits and dividends.


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VUGReturns in periods

Returns over 1 year are annualized

PeriodReturn
1M6.25%
6M15.52%
YTD18.59%
1Y39.68%
5Y23.18%
10Y17.71%

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VUGSharpe 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 Growth ETF Sharpe ratio is 2.18. A Sharpe ratio higher than 2.0 is considered very good.

The chart below displays rolling 12-month Sharpe Ratio.


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VUGDividends

Vanguard Growth ETF granted a 0.54% dividend yield in the last twelve months, as of Jul 25, 2021. The annual payout for that period amounted to $1.62 per share.


PeriodTTM20202019201820172016201520142013201220112010
Dividend$1.62$1.68$1.74$1.77$1.61$1.55$1.39$1.26$1.11$1.07$0.77$0.70

Dividend yield

0.54%0.66%0.95%1.32%1.14%1.39%1.30%1.21%1.19%1.51%1.24%1.14%

VUGDrawdowns Chart

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


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VUGWorst Drawdowns

The table below shows the maximum drawdowns of the Vanguard 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 Growth ETF is 31.78%, recorded on Mar 23, 2020. It took 53 trading sessions for the portfolio to recover.


Depth

Start

To Bottom

Bottom

To Recover

End

Total

-31.78%Feb 20, 202023Mar 23, 202053Jun 8, 202076
-22.34%Oct 2, 201858Dec 24, 201875Apr 12, 2019133
-18.46%Jul 8, 201161Oct 3, 201184Feb 2, 2012145
-16.18%Apr 26, 201049Jul 2, 201079Oct 25, 2010128
-15.6%Jul 21, 2015143Feb 11, 2016104Jul 12, 2016247
-11.28%Sep 3, 202014Sep 23, 202048Dec 1, 202062
-10.03%Apr 3, 201242Jun 1, 201254Aug 17, 201296
-9.79%Jan 29, 20189Feb 8, 201881Jun 6, 201890
-9.58%Feb 16, 202115Mar 8, 202122Apr 8, 202137
-8.26%Sep 17, 201242Nov 15, 201238Jan 11, 201380

VUGVolatility Chart

Current Vanguard Growth ETF volatility is 15.45%. 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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