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Vanguard U.S. Dividend Appreciation Index ETF - VGG

ETF Overview

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:

Additional Index Information

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.

Key ETF Data

Fundamentals
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
Asset Class Equity
Sub-Asset Class Equity Income
Region USA
Issuer Vanguard Investments Canada
ETF Home Page Available here
Fund Facts
Inception Date Aug 2, 2013
Total Holdings 163
Distribution Frequency Quarterly
Leverage None
Significant Currency Exposure Yes
Currency Hedging No *

* VGG does not employ currency hedging. VGH employs currency hedging

Fees
Management Fee 0.28%
Management Expense Ratio (MER) 0.29% *

* 2015

Trading Information
Ticker VGG
Exchange TSX (Toronto Stock Exchange)
Currency CAD
Eligibility
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.

Current Price, Fund Performance, Yield, NAV, Charts etc

To view the TSX or Morningstar fund page for this ETF click on the Fund Data menu tab or below:

ETF at TMX ETF at Morningstar

ETF Analysis

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