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Has VGT Seen Fund Inflows in the Trailing 3 Months?

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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.

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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.

Moving averages

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
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