Overview of VGT
The Vanguard Information Technology ETF (VGT) tracks a market-cap-weighted portfolio of US technology companies. This ETF tracks the performance of 390 publicly listed companies in the technology sector. The market capitalization of the VGT is $7.7 billion with an expense ratio of 0.10% and average daily volume of shares of $54.5 million. The price-to-earnings ratio of VGT is 20.17x, whereas its price-to-book ratio and distribution yield stands at 4.13x and 1.4%, respectively.
The top five holdings of the ETF include Apple (AAPL), Microsoft (MSFT), Facebook Class A Shares (FB) (5%), Alphabet Class A (GOOGL), and Alphabet Class C (GOOG), which comprise over 37% of the total portfolio. Apple comprises 13% of the Power Shares QQQ ETF (QQQ) as well.
Fund flows in VGT
In the trailing one month, net fund inflows for the Vanguard Information Technology ETF (VGT) has been $100.2 million while in the trailing 12 months, net fund inflows stand at $1.24 billion. Fund flows in the trailing one week and trailing three months for VGT stand at $37.3 million and $294.1 million, respectively.
VGT generated investor returns of -7.8% in the trailing 12-month period and -0.82% in the trailing one-month period. In comparison, it generated 13.1% returns in the trailing three-year period, -8.1% year-to-date, and -10.5% in the last three months.
On February 24, 2016, VGT closed the trading day at $100.44. Based on this figure, here’s how the stock fares in terms of its moving averages:
- 4.9% below its 100-day moving average of $105.66
- 1.7% below its 50-day moving average of $102.15
- 2.1% above its 20-day moving average of $98.4