VANGUARD CONSUMER STAPLES ETF: (AMEX: VDC)
May 17 03:59 PM ET
BENCHMARK for VDC
MSCI US INVESTABLE MARKET CONSUMER STA
This index made up of stocks of U.S. companies within the consumer staples sector, as classified under the Global Industry Classification Standard. It includes manufacturers and distributors of food, beverages, and tobacco, as well as producers of nondurable household goods and personal products. It also includes food and drug retailing companies as well as hypermarkets and consumer supercenters.
FUND SUMMARY FOR VDC
VANGUARD CONSUMER STAPLES ETF
VDC is an Index ETF which is a separate investment portfolio of the Vanguard World Fund, an open-end investment management company. The ETF seeks to track the performance of the MSCI US Investable Market Consumer Staples 25/50 Index.
Zacks ETF Rank : VDC
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Zacks Commentary For VDC
Zacks Blog: Weak PG Earnings Drag Down Consumer ETFs
Apr, 24 2013
Zacks Blog: Top Ranked Consumer Staples ETF in Focus
Jan, 24 2013
Dec, 28 2012
Zacks Macro View: Defensive Sector ETFs for the Fiscal Cliff
Dec, 17 2012
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