Vanguard Information Technology ETF (VGT)

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Motley Fool  Jul 11  Comment 
This low-cost index fund gives you ready access to tech stocks.
Benzinga  Apr 4  Comment 
The technology sector, the largest sector allocation in the S&P 500, is asserting itself as a leadership group this year. Just look at the Vanguard Information Technology ETF (NYSE: VGT), which is up 11.6 percent year-to-date, more than double the...
Market Intelligence Center  Jun 17  Comment 
Vanguard Information Technology ETF (VGT) traded between $108.55 and $109.56 before closing at $109.36 Tuesday and presents some attractive trading opportunities today. MarketIntelligenceCenter.com's patented algorithms selected a Aug. '15 $109.00...
Market Intelligence Center  May 7  Comment 
After closing Wednesday at $107.03, Vanguard Information Technology ETF (VGT) presents an attractive opportunity to get a 3.25% return in just 106 days, which is an annualized return of 11.20% (for comparison purposes only). To enter this trade,...
Market Intelligence Center  Apr 30  Comment 
A covered call identified by MarketIntelligececenter.com's patented algorithm on Vanguard Information Technology ETF (VGT) could yield about 3.04% (9.83% annualized, for comparison purposes only) in 113 days. Pair a long position in the ETF with a...
Market Intelligence Center  Apr 22  Comment 
For a hedged play on Vanguard Information Technology ETF (VGT) MarketIntelligenceCenter.com's patented trade-picking algorithms recommend the Aug. '15 $105.00 covered call for a net debit in the $102.30 area. That is also the break-even price for...
Market Intelligence Center  Apr 10  Comment 
After Thursday's trading in Vanguard Information Technology ETF (VGT) the algorithms behind MarketIntelligenceCenter.com's Artifical Intelligence Center picked out a trade that offers a 3.97% or 6.47% (for comparison purposes only), while...




 
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Vanguard Information Technology ETF (VGT)

Overview

The Vanguard Information Technology ETF is an exchange-traded share class of Vanguard Information Technology Index Fund, which employs a "passive management" - or indexing - investment approach designed to track the performance of the Morgan Stanley Capital International (MSCI) US Investable Market Information Technology Index, an index of stocks of large, medium, and small U.S. companies in the information technology sector, as classified under the Global Industry Classification Standard (GICS). This GICS sector is made up of companies in the following three general areas: technology software and services including companies that primarily develop software in various fields (such as the Internet, applications, systems, databases, management, and/or home entertainment), and companies that provide information technology consulting and services, data processing, and outsourced services; technology hardware and equipment, including manufacturers and distributors of communications equipment, computers and peripherals, electronic equipment, and related instruments; and semiconductors and semiconductor equipment manufacturers.

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Fund Information

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

Top Holdings

Rank Holding
1Microsoft Corp.
2Apple Inc.
3International Business Machines Corp.
4Google Inc. Class A
5Cisco Systems Inc.
6Hewlett-Packard Co.
7Intel Corp.
8Oracle Corp.
9QUALCOMM Inc.
10Visa Inc. Class A
Holdings as of 12/17/2009
ETF Name ETF Name Fund Manager
First Trust Technology AlphaDEX Fund (FXL)First Trust Technology AlphaDEX Fund (FXL)First Trust Portfolios L.P
iShares Dow Jones U.S. Technology Sector Index Fund (IYW)iShares Dow Jones U.S. Technology Sector Index Fund (IYW)ishares
iShares Goldman Sachs Technology Index Fund (IGM)iShares Goldman Sachs Technology Index Fund (IGM)ishares
iShares S&P Global Technology Sector Index Fund (IXN)iShares S&P Global Technology Sector Index Fund (IXN)ishares
Morgan Stanley Technology ETF (MTK)Morgan Stanley Technology ETF (MTK)State Street Global Markets, LLC
Powershares Cleantech Portfolio ETF (PZD)Powershares Cleantech Portfolio ETF (PZD)Invesco PowerShares
Powershares DWA Technical Leaders Portfolio ETF (PDP)Powershares DWA Technical Leaders Portfolio ETF (PDP)Invesco PowerShares
Powershares Dynamic Technology Sector Portfolio ETF (PTF)Powershares Dynamic Technology Sector Portfolio ETF (PTF)Invesco PowerShares
Powershares Dynamic Technology Sector Portfolio ETF (PTF)Powershares Dynamic Technology Sector Portfolio ETF (PTF)Invesco PowerShares
Powershares Lux Nanotech Portfolio ETF (PXN)Powershares Lux Nanotech Portfolio ETF (PXN)InvescoPoweshares
ProShares Ultra Technology ETF (ROM)ProShares Ultra Technology ETF (ROM)InvescoPoweshares
ProShares Ultra Technology ETF (ROM)ProShares Ultra Technology ETF (ROM)InvescoPoweshares
ProShares UltraShort Technology ETF (REW)ProShares UltraShort Technology ETF (REW)ProShares ETFs
ProShares UltraShort Technology ETF (REW)ProShares UltraShort Technology ETF (REW)ProShares ETFs
Rydex 2x S&P Select Sector Technology ETF (RTG)Rydex 2x S&P Select Sector Technology ETF (RTG)Rydex ETF Trust
Rydex 2x S&P Select Sector Technology ETF (RTG)Rydex 2x S&P Select Sector Technology ETF (RTG)Rydex ETF Trust
Rydex Inverse 2x S&P Select Sector Technology ETF (RTW)Rydex Inverse 2x S&P Select Sector Technology ETF (RTW)Rydex ETF Trust
Rydex Inverse 2x S&P Select Sector Technology ETF (RTW)Rydex Inverse 2x S&P Select Sector Technology ETF (RTW)Rydex ETF Trust
Rydex S&P Equal Weight Technology ETF (RYT)Rydex S&P Equal Weight Technology ETF (RYT)Rydex ETF Trust
SPDR S&P International Technology Sector ETF (IPK)SPDR S&P International Technology Sector ETF (IPK)State Street Global Markets, LLC
Technology Select Sector SPDR Fund (XLK)Technology Select Sector SPDR Fund (XLK)State Street Global Markets, LLC
Vanguard Information Technology ETF (VGT)Vanguard Information Technology ETF (VGT)Vanguard Group, Inc.
WisdomTree International Technology Sector Fund (DBT)WisdomTree International Technology Sector Fund (DBT)WisdomTree Investments, Inc.
iShares CDN Tech Sector Index Fund (XIT-TSX)iShares CDN Tech Sector Index Fund (XIT-TSX)iShares


References

  1. [ https://personal.vanguard.com/us/FundsSnapshot?FundId=0958&FundIntExt=INT - Overview of Vanguard Information Technology ETF (VGT)]
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