Vanguard Energy ETF
ALTAR
Score™
3.9% info Recommen-
dation
UNDERWEIGHT
2019E    2020E
P/E
ratio
21.9x P/Sales
ratio
0.9x
P/BV
ratio
1.3x Div.
yield
3.9%


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Vanguard Energy ETF seeks to track the performance of the MSCI US Investable Market Energy Index. The Index consists of large, medium-size and small US companies within the energy sector that

FUND BASICS
Category US Equities
Fund Sponsor Vanguard Group Inc/The
Website www.vanguard.com
Inception date Sep 29, 2004
Assets (mns) $3,061
Currency USD
Expense ratio 10 bp
Distributions Quarterly

FUND STRUCTURE
Regulation Open-Ended Fund
Custodian Brown Brothers Harriman & Co
Weighting Market Cap
Index replication Full
Uses derivatives No
Options available Yes

SECTOR BREAKDOWN

 


CONSTITUENT BREAKDOWN
No. of constituents 134
Wgt avg mkt cap (mns) $120,827
Large cap (>$10bn) 82.8%
Mid cap ($2-10bn) 11.6%
Small cap (<$2bn) 5.5%
Developed mkts 100.0%
Emerging mkts 0.0%

TOP TEN HOLDINGS
EXXON MOBIL CORP 21.9 %
CHEVRON CORP 18.0 %
CONOCOPHILLIPS 5.2 %
PHILLIPS 66 4.1 %
SCHLUMBERGER LTD 4.1 %
EOG RESOURCES INC 3.4 %
MARATHON PETROLEUM 3.3 %
VALERO ENERGY CORP 3.2 %
KINDER MORGAN INC 2.8 %
OCCIDENTAL PETROLEUM CORP 2.5 %
Total 68.4 %

TOP COUNTRY EXPOSURE
UNITED STATES 97.1 %
BRITAIN 0.8 %
SWITZERLAND 0.3 %
NETHERLANDS 0.2 %
BERMUDA 0.1 %






HISTORICAL PERFORMANCE info

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Standardized Annual Returns (thru November 30)
Year-to-date 1 year 5 years 10 years Since Incep.
2.0% -11.6% -4.7% 1.5% 4.8%

Market Correlations
versus... Beta R-squared
S&P500 1.28 55%
MSCI EAFE 1.39 53%
MSCI Emg. Mkts. 0.81 29%

Technical Indicators
Recent close $78.10
30d moving avg. $77.90
Annualized volatility 21.0%
Short interest (ETF) 0.1%
Short interest (Underlying) 3.9%
Relative strength (RSI) 47

Liquidity measures
Avg. volume (thou.) 310
Turnover 0.8%
Bid/Ask (% of price) 0.03%
ADV underlying (mns) $8,822

Distributions


FINDING ALTERNATIVE FUNDS

Below is a list of 20 potential alternatives to the Vanguard Energy ETF ETF based on the alternatives' overlap in portfolio holdings with VDE. Consider funds with lower expense ratios and/or higher ALTAR Score™ ratings as possible alternatives.

Benchmark ticker: VDE Expense: 10 bp ALTAR Score™: 3.9%


ALTERNATIVE ETFs BASED ON OVERLAP WITH VDE
Ticker Fund
Name
Overlap1
vs VDE
(%)
Expense
ratio
(bp)
Savings
vs VDE
(bp)
ALTAR
Score™
(%)
ALTAR
vs VDE
(%)
FENY Fidelity MSCI Energy 96.4 8 2 3.9 +0.0
IYE iShares DJ US Energy Sector 92.6 42 -32 3.9 +0.0
XLE Energy Select Sector SPDR 87.5 13 -3 4.3 +0.4
IGE iShares North American Natural Resources 62.7 46 -36 3.9 +0.0
JHME John Hancock Multifactor Energy 62.6 40 -30 3.3 -0.6
RYE Invesco S&P Equal Weight Energy ETF 53.3 40 -30 3.4 -0.5
FTXN First Trust Nasdaq Oil & Gas 53.2 60 -50 2.6 -1.3
IXC iShares S&P Global Energy Sector 51.1 46 -36 5.1 +1.2
XLEY Cushing Energy & MLP 46.2 65 -55 3.5 -0.4
FILL iShares MSCI Global Energy Producers 43.9 39 -29 5.6 +1.7
FXN First Trust Energy Alphadex 43.6 63 -53 4.2 +0.3
NANR SPDR S&P N. American Nat. Resources 37.5 35 -25 4.0 +0.1
PXI Invesco Dynamic Energy Sector 36.3 60 -50 -0.8 -4.7
IEO iShares U.S. Oil & Gas Exploration & Production 35.7 42 -32 3.2 -0.7
XOP SPDR S&P Oil & Gas Exploration 35.1 35 -25 3.5 -0.5
XLSY Cushing Energy Supply Chain & MLP 30.8 65 -55 5.4 +1.5
FRAK VanEck Vectors Unconventional Oil & Gas 23.1 54 -44 2.2 -1.7
HDV iShares High Dividend 21.3 8 2 6.6 +2.7
FDL First Trust Morningstar Dividend Leaders 20.9 45 -35 8.5 +4.6
PXE Invesco Dynamic Energy Exploration & Production 17.6 63 -53 1.2 -2.7

1Overlap is the percentage of holdings by weight that are identical. For example, if Fund A has a 2% position in Apple, Inc. (AAPL) and Fund B has a 5% position, their overlapping position in AAPL is 2%.

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RESULTS & ESTIMATES

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Return on equity

Revision activity*
*Six months ago = 100

Net margins

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VALUATION METRICS
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Historical valuation trends

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Vanguard Energy ETF
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UNDERWEIGHT

Below average appreciation potential. A rating of UNDERWEIGHT is assigned to ETFs with ALTAR Scores in the 2nd quintile (ranking higher than only 20%-40%) of their category. Typically, funds in this category consist of stocks trading at relatively expensive valuations and/or having below-average fundamentals.

ALTAR Score™


Calculation of ALTAR Score™
Avg. Return on Equity 4.9 %
Divided by: Fwd. P/BV 1.2 x
Less: Expense ratio 10 bp
Equals: ALTAR Score 3.9 %
info More information on ALTAR Score™

MODERN PORTFOLIO THEORY info

CONSENSUS RECOMMENDATIONS: FUND CONSTITUENTS
COMPOSITE
RATING
1.47 CATEGORY
AVERAGE
1.56
 
The composite rating is a weighted average of analysts' consensus recommendations for individual ETF constituents, based on the following scale:

BUY = 1; OVERWEIGHT = 1.5, HOLD = 2; UNDERWEIGHT = 2.5; and SELL = 3.

Readers are cautioned that because analyst ratings tend to be inflated, the composite score may be more useful as a relative measure of sentiment between funds rather than as a stand-alone recommendation.
 

 

See RATING tab for calculation of ALTAR Score™
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Monthly returns based on changes in price plus dividends. May differ from daily returns reported by funds. See below for standardized returns.