Vanguard Consumer Staples Index Fund (VDC)

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Best Fit Consumer Goods Funds ETFs

U.S. News evaluated 20 Consumer Goods Funds ETFs and 8 make our Best Fit list. Our list highlights the best passively managed funds for long-term investors. Rankings are assigned based on comparisons with Best Fit funds in this category.

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Best Fit Scorecard
Costs Excellent
Tracking Error Excellent
Bid/Ask Ratio Typical
Holdings Diversity Typical

Fund Description

The investment seeks to track the performance of a benchmark index. The fund employs an indexing investment approach designed to track the performance of the MSCI US Investable Market Index (IMI)/Consumer Staples 25/50, an index made up of stocks of large, mid-size, and small U.S. companies within the consumer staples sector, as classified under the Global Industry Classification Standard (GICS). It attempts to replicate the target index by investing all, or substantially all, of its assets in the stocks that make up the index, holding each stock in approximately the same proportion as its weighting in the index. The fund is non-diversified.

Fund Snapshot Updated 07.22.2014

Previous Close $116.39 Expense Ratio 0.14%
YTD Return 5.76% Avg. 30-Day Volume 84,423
1-Year Return 10.9% Market Cap Loading...
Bid $116.35 Shares Outstanding 16,523,000
Ask $116.38 Dividends $2.43
Top 10 Holdings
Procter & Gamble Co (PG) 11.44%
Coca Cola Co (KO) 8.46%
Philip Morris Intl Inc (PM) 6.93%
Pepsico Inc (PEP) 6.92%
Wal-Mart Stores Inc (WMT) 6.29%
Altria Group Inc (MO) 4.56%
Cvs Caremark Corporation (CVS) 4.53%
Walgreen Co (WAG) 3.65%
Mondelez Intl Inc (MDLZ) 3.63%
Colgate Palmolive Co (CL) 3.55%
% of Total Holdings 60.00%

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Best Fit Consumer Goods Funds

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