Canadian ETF knowledgebase
The fund seeks to track, to the extent reasonably possible and before fees and expenses, the performance of a U.S. equity index that measures the investment return of common stocks of U.S. companies that have a record of increasing dividends over time.
Currently, this Vanguard ETF seeks to track the NASDAQ US Dividend Achievers Select Index (or any successor thereto).
It invests directly or indirectly primarily in stocks of U.S. companies.
Invests primarily in the U.S.-domiciled:
The FTSE Developed ex North America Index is a market-capitalization-weighted index representing the performance of large- and mid-capitalization stocks in developed markets, excluding the U.S. and Canada.
|Category (main)||USA Equity Income|
|Underlying Index||NASDAQ US Dividend Achievers Select Index|
|ETF Structure||Passive type. Endeavours to return the Index return before fees/costs|
|Sub-Asset Class||Equity Income|
|Issuer||Vanguard Investments Canada|
|ETF Home Page||Available here|
|Inception Date||Aug 2, 2013|
|Significant Currency Exposure||Yes|
|Currency Hedging||No *|
* VGG does not employ currency hedging. VGH employs currency hedging
|Management Expense Ratio (MER)||0.29% *|
|Exchange||TSX (Toronto Stock Exchange)|
|Eligibility *||RRSP, RRIF, RESP, TFSA, DPSP, RDSP|
|DRIP available **||Yes|
|PACC Plan available **||No|
|SWP available **||No|
* Always check eligibility with your plan operator as plans and accounts can differ
** Not all brokers can facilitate these plans. Check with your broker.
To view the TSX or Morningstar fund page for this ETF click on the Fund Data menu tab or below:
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