November 30, 2016 - By Pete Kolinski · 0 Comments
Nov 30 is a positive day so far for Vanguard Materials ETF (NYSEARCA:VAW) as the ETF is active during the day after gaining 0.49% to hit $112.71 per share. The exchange traded fund has 1.54B net assets and 1.08% volatility this month.
Over the course of the day 3,260 shares traded hands, as compared to an average volume of 88,320 over the last 30 days for Vanguard Materials ETF (NYSEARCA:VAW).
The ETF is -1.38% of its 52-Week High and 39.20% of its low, and is currently having ATR of 1.42. This year’s performance is 16.75% while this quarter’s performance is 0.42%.
The ETF’s YTD performance is 12.16%, the 1 year is 7.81% and the 3 year is 4.17%.
The ETF’s average P/E ratio is 18.34, the price to book is 3.22, the price to sales is 1.32 and the price to cashflow is 8.5. It was started on 1/30/2004. The fund’s top holdings are: Dow Chemical Company (The) Comm for 8.21% of assets, E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Com for 8.17%, Monsanto Company Common Stock for 5.98%, Praxair Inc. Common Stock for 4.54%, Ecolab Inc. Common Stock for 4.10%, LyondellBasell Industries NV Or for 3.92%, Air Products and Chemicals Inc for 3.72%, PPG Industries Inc. Common Sto for 3.37%, Newmont Mining Corporation for 2.67%, Sherwin-Williams Company (The) for 2.62%. The ETF sector weights are: Basic Materials 84.80%, Consumer Cyclical 13.61%, Energy 0.17%, Industrials 1.42%. The ETF currently as 1.85% yield.
More notable recent Vanguard Materials ETF (NYSEARCA:VAW) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Strong Material For A Volatile Sector” on October 06, 2014, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “Building The $100000 7% Retiree CEF/ETF Portfolio: Materials ETFs Don’t Make …” published on June 21, 2016, Etftrends.com published: “23 Best ETFs to Track Basic Materials” on May 06, 2016. More interesting news about Vanguard Materials ETF (NYSEARCA:VAW) were released by: Etftrends.com and their article: “Precious Metals, Miner ETFs Shine” published on February 04, 2016 as well as Etftrends.com‘s news article titled: “Riskier Stock ETFs Shine After Gold Rally” with publication date: March 17, 2016.
Vanguard Materials ETF seeks to track the investment performance of the MSCI US Investable Market Materials 25/50 Index, a benchmark of large-, mid-, and small-cap United States stocks in the materials sector, as classified under the Global Industry Classification Standard . The ETF has a market cap of $1.54 billion. This GICS sector is made up of companies in a wide range of commodity-related manufacturing industries. It has a 11.69 P/E ratio. Included within this sector are companies that manufacture chemicals, construction materials, glass, paper, forest products, and related packaging products, as well as metals, minerals, and mining companies, including producers of steel.
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By Pete Kolinski