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Motley Fool  Apr 17  Comment 
The exchange-traded fund has paid its investors well.
Forbes  Oct 31  Comment 
Looking at the underlying holdings of the ETFs in our coverage universe at ETF Channel, we have compared the trading price of each holding against the average analyst 12-month forward target price, and computed the weighted average implied analyst...
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Motley Fool  Aug 23  Comment 
The Vanguard Dividend Appreciation ETF has modestly outperformed the S&P 500 with significantly less volatility.
Benzinga  May 10  Comment 
Home to $20.6 billion in assets under management at the end of the first quarter, the Vanguard Dividend Appreciation ETF (NYSE: VIG) is the largest U.S. dividend exchange-traded fund. There are reasons why VIG wears that crown. Perks Abound For...




 
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Vanguard Dividend Appreciation ETF (VIG)

Overview

The Vanguard Dividend Appreciation ETF is an exchange-traded share class of Vanguard Dividend Appreciation Index Fund, which employs a "passive management" - or indexing - investment approach designed to track the performance of the Dividend Achievers Select Index. This index is a subset of the Broad Dividend Achievers Index and is administered exclusively for Vanguard by Mergent, Inc.

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Fund Information

  • Fund Manager - Vanguard Group, Inc.
  • Inception Date - 04/21/2006
  • Exchange – NYSE Arca
  • Index Ticker – VIG
  • Intra-day NAV Ticker – VIG.IV
  • Expense Ratio - 0.13%

Top Holdings

Rank Holding
1Wells Fargo & Co.
2International Business Machines Corp.
3Coca-Cola Co.
4PepsiCo Inc./NC
5Chevron Corp.
6Wal-Mart Stores Inc.
7Johnson & Johnson
8Procter & Gamble Co.
9McDonald\'s Corp.
10Abbott Laboratories
Holdings as of 12/08/2009

Other Dividend ETFs

ETF Name Fund Manager Expense Ratio
First Trust Morningstar Dividend Leaders Index Fund (FDL)First Trust Portfolios L.P0.45%
iShares Dow Jones EPAC Select Dividend Index Fund (IDV)ishares0.50%
iShares Dow Jones Select Dividend Index Fund (DVY)ishares0.40%
Middle East Dividend Fund (GULF)WisdomTree Investments, Inc.0.88%
Powershares Dividend Achievers Portfolio ETF (PFM)Invesco PowerShares0.50%
Powershares High Yield Equity Dividend Achievers Portfolio ETF (PEY)InvescoPoweshares0.50%
Powershares International Dividend Achievers Portfolio ETF (PID)InvescoPoweshares0.50%
SPDR S&P Dividend ETF (SDY)State Street Global Markets, LLC0.35%
SPDR S&P International Dividend ETF (DWX)State Street Global Markets, LLC0.45%
Vanguard Dividend Appreciation ETF (VIG)Vanguard Group, Inc.0.24%
Vanguard High Dividend Yield ETF (VYM)Vanguard Group, Inc.0.20%
WisdomTree Dividend Top 100 Fund (DTN)WisdomTree Investments, Inc.0.38%
WisdomTree Europe Total Dividend Fund (DEB)WisdomTree Investments, Inc.0.48%
WisdomTree International Dividend Top 100 Fund (DOO)WisdomTree Investments, Inc.0.58%
WisdomTree Japan Total Dividend Fund (DXJ)WisdomTree Investments, Inc.0.48%
WisdomTree LargeCap Dividend Fund (DLN)WisdomTree Investments, Inc.0.28%
WisdomTree MidCap Dividend Fund (DON)WisdomTree Investments, Inc.0.38%
WisdomTree Pacific ex-Japan Total Dividend Fund (DND)WisdomTree Investments, Inc.0.48%
WisdomTree SmallCap Dividend Fund (DES)WisdomTree Investments, Inc.0.38%
WisdomTree Total Dividend Fund (DTD)WisdomTree Investments, Inc.0.28%
Claymore CDN Dividend & Income Achievers ETF (CDZ-TSX)Claymore Investments, Inc.0.60%
Claymore Global Monthly Advantaged Dividend ETF (CYH-TSX)Claymore Investments, Inc.0.65%
iShares CDN Dividend Index Fund (XDV-TSX)iShares0.50%
iShares DJ Euro STOXX Select Dividend ETF (IDVY-LSE)iShares0.40%
Claymore/Zacks Dividend Rotation ETF (IRO)Claymore Advisors0.60%
First Trust Value Line 100 Fund (FVL)First Trust Portfolios L.P0.70%
iShares FTSE UK Dividend Plus ETF (IUKD-LSE)iShares0.40%


References

  1. - Overview of Vanguard Dividend Appreciation ETF (VIG)
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