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Vanguard U.S. Dividend Appreciation Index ETF (CAD hedged) - VGH

ETF Overview

The fund seeks 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, which Index is hedged to the Canadian dollar.

Currently, this Vanguard ETF seeks to track the NASDAQ US Dividend Achievers Select Index (CAD hedged) (or any successor thereto).

It invests directly or indirectly primarily in stocks of U.S. companies and uses derivative instruments to seek to hedge the U.S. dollar exposure of the securities included in the NASDAQ US Dividend Achievers Select Index to the Canadian dollar.

Invests primarily in the U.S.-domiciled:

Additional Index Information

The NASDAQ US Dividend Achievers Select Index consists of common stocks of companies that have a record of increasing dividends over time, with the U.S. exposure of the securities included in the NASDAQ US Dividend Achievers Select Index hedged to the Canadian dollar.

Key ETF Data

Fundamentals
Category (main) USA Equity Income
Underlying Index NASDAQ US Dividend Achievers Select Index (CAD hedged)
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 Yes
Fees
Management Fee 0.28%
Management Expense Ratio (MER) 0.29% *

* 2015

Trading Information
Ticker VGH
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

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ETF Analysis

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