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Looking at units outstanding versus one week prior within the universe of ETFs covered at ETF Channel, the biggest outflow was seen in the Vanguard Financials ETF (VFH), where 8,942,046 units were destroyed, or a 12.0% decrease week over week. ...
Forbes  Aug 31  Comment 
Comparing units outstanding versus one week ago at the coverage universe of ETFs at ETF Channel, the biggest inflow was seen in the Vanguard Financials ETF (VFH), which added 9,975,000 units, or a 13.7% increase week over week.  Among the largest...
Forbes  Dec 15  Comment 
The Vanguard Financials ETF (VFH) is seeing unusually high volume in afternoon trading Tuesday, with over 2.8 million shares traded versus three month average volume of about 318,000.  Shares of VFH were up about 1.8% on the day.




 
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Vanguard Financials ETF (VFH)

Overview

The Vanguard Financials ETF is an exchange-traded share class of Vanguard Financials Index Fund. The fund employs a "passive management" - or indexing - investment approach designed to track the performance of the Morgan Stanley Capital International (MSCI) US Investable Market Financials Index, an index of stocks of large, medium, and small U.S. companies in the financials sector, as classified under the Global Industry Classification Standard (GICS). This GICS sector is made up of companies involved in activities such as banking, mortgage finance, consumer finance, specialized finance, investment banking and brokerage, asset management and custody, corporate lending, insurance, financial investment, and real estate (including REITs).

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Fund Information

  • Fund Manager - Vanguard Group, Inc.
  • Inception Date - 01/26/2004
  • Exchange – NYSE Arca
  • Index Ticker – VFH
  • Intra-day NAV Ticker – VFH.IV
  • Expense Ratio - 0.25%

Top Holdings

Rank Holding
1JPMorgan Chase & Co.
2Bank of America Corp.
3Wells Fargo & Co.
4Goldman Sachs Group Inc.
5Citigroup Inc.
6US Bancorp
7Morgan Stanley
8American Express Co.
9Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Class B
10Bank of New York Mellon Corp.
Holdings as of 12/08/2009

Other Financial ETFs

ETF Name Fund Manager Expense Ratio
First Trust Financial AlphaDEX Fund (FXO)First Trust Portfolios L.P0.70%
iShares Dow Jones U.S. Financial Sector Index Fund (IYF)ishares0.48%
iShares Dow Jones U.S. Financial Services Index Fund (IYG)ishares0.48%
iShares S&P Global Financials Sector Index Fund (IXG)ishares0.48%
Powershares Dynamic Financials Sector Portfolio ETF (PFI)Invesco PowerShares0.60%
Powershares Financial Preferred Portfolio ETF (PGF)Invesco PowerShares0.60%
ProShares Short Financials ETF (SEF)ProShares ETFs0.95%
ProShares Short Financials ETF (SEF)InvescoPoweshares0.95%
ProShares Ultra Financials ETF (UYG)InvescoPoweshares0.95%
ProShares Ultra Financials ETF (UYG)InvescoPoweshares0.95%
ProShares UltraShort Financials ETF (SKF)ProShares ETFs0.95%
ProShares UltraShort Financials ETF (SKF)ProShares ETFs0.95%
Rydex 2x S&P Select Sector Financial ETF (RFL)Rydex ETF Trust0.70%
Rydex 2x S&P Select Sector Financial ETF (RFL)Rydex ETF Trust0.70%
Rydex Inverse 2x S&P Select Sector Financial ETF (RFN)Rydex ETF Trust0.70%
Rydex Inverse 2x S&P Select Sector Financial ETF (RFN)Rydex ETF Trust0.70%
Rydex S&P Equal Weight Financials ETF (RYF)Rydex ETF Trust0.50%
SPDR S&P International Financial Sector ETF (IPF)State Street Global Markets, LLC0.50%
Vanguard Financials ETF (VFH)Vanguard Group, Inc.0.25%
WisdomTree International Financial Sector Fund (DRF)WisdomTree Investments, Inc.0.58%
Horizons BetaPro S&P/TSX Capped Financials Bear Plus ETF (HFD-TSX)Horizons BetaPro ETFs1.15%
Horizons BetaPro S&P/TSX Capped Financials Bull Plus ETF (HFU-TSX)Horizons BetaPro ETFs1.15%
iShares CDN Financial Sector Index Fund (XFN-TSX)iShares0.55%

References

  1. - Overview of Vanguard Financials ETF (VFH)
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