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Market Intelligence Center  Sep 23  Comment 
Vanguard Smallcap Growth ETF (VBK) traded between $123.55 and $125.48 before closing at $124.29 Tuesday and presents some attractive trading opportunities today. MarketIntelligenceCenter.com's patented algorithms selected a Mar. '16 $124.00...
Market Intelligence Center  Sep 14  Comment 
Option-trade picking algorithms patented by MarketIntelligenceCenter.com found a trading opportunity with Vanguard Smallcap Growth ETF (VBK) that should provide a 4.26% return in just 186 days. Buy one Mar. '16 call at the $124.00 level for each...
Market Intelligence Center  Sep 11  Comment 
Vanguard Smallcap Growth ETF (VBK) presents a trading opportunity that offers a 2.74% return in just 98 days. A covered call on Vanguard Smallcap Growth ETF at the $121.00 level expiring on Dec. '15 offers an assigned return rate of 2.74% or...
Market Intelligence Center  Aug 21  Comment 
The patented algorithms that power MarketIntelligenceCenter.com's Artificial Intelligence Center found a trading opportunity with Vanguard Smallcap Growth ETF (VBK) that should provide a 5.32% return in just 210 days. Sell one Mar. '16 call at the...
Market Intelligence Center  Aug 18  Comment 
After closing Monday at $133.86, Vanguard Smallcap Growth ETF (VBK) presents an attractive opportunity to get a 2.14% return in just 122 days, which is an annualized return of 6.39% (for comparison purposes only). To enter this trade, sell one...
Market Intelligence Center  Aug 7  Comment 
The patented option trade-picking algorithms behind MarketIntelligenceCenter.com's Artificial Intelligence Center have selected a covered call trade on Vanguard Smallcap Growth ETF (VBK) that includes 3.86% downside protection. Sell one contract...
Market Intelligence Center  Aug 6  Comment 
A covered call identified by MarketIntelligececenter.com's patented algorithm on Vanguard Smallcap Growth ETF (VBK) could yield about 2.25% (6.12% annualized, for comparison purposes only) in 134 days. Pair a long position in the ETF with a sold...




 
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Vanguard Small-Cap Growth ETF (VBK)

Overview

The Vanguard Small-Cap Growth ETF is an exchange-traded share class of Vanguard Small-Cap Growth Index Fund, which employs a "passive management" - or indexing - investment approach designed to track the performance of the MSCI US Small Cap Growth Index, a broadly diversified index of growth stocks of smaller U.S. companies.

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Fund Information

  • Fund Manager - Vanguard Group, Inc.
  • Inception Date - 01/26/2004
  • Exchange – NYSE Arca
  • Index Ticker – VBK
  • Intra-day NAV Ticker – VBK.IV
  • Expense Ratio - 0.15%

Top Holdings

Rank Holding
1Oshkosh Corp.
2MSCI Inc. Class A
3Rovi Corp.
4Waste Connections Inc.
5Herbalife Ltd.
6Valeant Pharmaceuticals International
7Chico\'s FAS Inc.
8Sirius XM Radio Inc.
9Itron Inc.
10IDEX Corp.
Holdings as of 12/17/2009

Other Small Cap ETFs

ETF Name Fund Manager Expense Ratio
Canadian SmallCap Index Fund (XCS-TSX)Claymore Investments, Inc.0.55%
Claymore/AlphaShares China Small Cap Index ETF (HAO)Claymore Advisors, LLC 0.70%
ELEMENTS Benjamin Graham Small Cap Value ETN (BSC)ELEMENTS Exchange-Traded Notes 0.75%
First Trust Dow Jones Select MicroCap ETF (FDM)First Trust Portfolios L.P0.60%
First Trust Small Cap Core AlphaDEX Fund (FYX)First Trust Portfolios L.P0.70%
FTSE NASDAQ Small Cap Portfolio ETF (PQSC)First Trust Portfolios L.P0.70%
iShares DJEuroStoxx SmallCap ETF (DJSC-LSE)iShares0.40%
iShares FTSE Developed Small Cap ex-North America Index Fund (IFSM)ishares0.50%
iShares Morningstar Small Core Index Fund (JKJ)ishares0.25%
iShares Morningstar Small Growth Index Fund (JKK)ishares0.30%
iShares Morningstar Small Value Index Fund (JKL)ishares0.30%
iShares MSCI EAFE Small Cap Index Fund (SCZ)ishares0.40%
iShares MSCI Japan Small Cap Index Fund (SCJ)ishares0.53%
iShares MSCI Japan SmallCap ETF (ISJP-LSE)iShares0.59%
iShares Russell Microcap (TM) Index Fund (IWC)ishares0.68%
iShares S&P SmallCap 600 ETF (ISP6-LSE)iShares0.40%
iShares S&P SmallCap 600 Growth Index Fund (IJT)ishares0.25%
iShares S&P SmallCap 600 Index Fund (IJR)ishares0.20%
iShares S&P SmallCap 600 Value Index Fund (IJS)ishares0.25%
Powershares Dynamic Small Cap Growth Portfolio ETF (PWT)Invesco PowerShares0.60%
Powershares Dynamic Small Cap Portfolio ETF (PJM)Invesco PowerShares0.60%
Powershares Dynamic Small Cap Value Portfolio ETF (PWY)Invesco PowerShares0.60%
Powershares FTSE RAFI US 1500 Small-Mid Portfolio ETF (PRFZ)InvescoPoweshares0.39%
Powershares Zacks Micro Cap Portfolio ETF (PZI)InvescoPoweshares0.60%
Powershares Zacks Small Cap Portfolio ETF (PZJ)InvescoPoweshares0.60%
ProShares Short SmallCap 600 ETF (SBB)InvescoPoweshares0.95%
ProShares Ultra SmallCap 600 ETF (SAA)InvescoPoweshares0.95%
ProShares UltraShort SmallCap 600 ETF (SDD)ProShares ETFs0.95%
Rydex S&P SmallCap 600 Pure Growth ETF (RZG)Rydex ETF Trust0.35%
Rydex S&P SmallCap 600 Pure Value ETF (RZV)Rydex ETF Trust0.35%
Small Cap Bear 3X - Triple-Leveraged ETF (TZA)Direxion Shares0.95%
Small Cap Bull 3X - Triple-Leveraged ETF (TNA)Direxion Shares0.95%
SPDR Dow Jones Wilshire Small Cap ETF (DSC)State Street Global Markets, LLC0.32%
SPDR Dow Jones Wilshire Small Cap Growth ETF (DSG)State Street Global Markets, LLC0.26%
SPDR Dow Jones Wilshire Small Cap Value ETF (DSV)State Street Global Markets, LLC0.27%
SPDR S&P International Small Cap ETF (GWX)State Street Global Markets, LLC0.59%
Vanguard Small-Cap ETF (VB)Vanguard Group, Inc.0.15%
Vanguard Small-Cap Growth ETF (VBK)Vanguard Group, Inc.0.15%
Vanguard Small-Cap Value ETF (VBR)Vanguard Group, Inc.0.15%
WisdomTree Europe SmallCap Dividend Fund (DFE)WisdomTree Investments, Inc.0.58%
WisdomTree International SmallCap Dividend Fund (DLS)WisdomTree Investments, Inc.0.58%
WisdomTree Japan SmallCap Dividend Fund (DFJ)WisdomTree Investments, Inc.0.58%
WisdomTree SmallCap Earnings Fund (EES)WisdomTree Investments, Inc.0.38%


References

  1. - Overview of Vanguard Small-Cap Growth ETF (VBK)
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