ARCA:VUG

Stock Analysis Report

Vanguard Index Funds - Vanguard Growth ETF

Executive Summary

Vanguard Index Funds - Vanguard Growth ETF is an exchange traded fund launched and managed by The Vanguard Group, Inc.

Rewards


Snowflake Analysis

Share Price & News

How has Vanguard Index Funds - Vanguard Growth ETF's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: VUG has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

-5.1%

VUG

-4.2%

US Capital Markets

-4.2%

US Market


1 Year Return

24.8%

VUG

12.0%

US Capital Markets

14.0%

US Market

Return vs Industry: VUG exceeded the US Capital Markets industry which returned 12% over the past year.

Return vs Market: VUG exceeded the US Market which returned 14% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

VUGIndustryMarket
7 Day-5.1%-4.2%-4.2%
30 Day-0.6%-2.1%-1.8%
90 Day6.6%1.1%2.6%
1 Year26.1%24.8%14.3%12.0%16.3%14.0%
3 Year63.2%57.6%35.2%27.6%43.2%34.0%
5 Year84.1%73.1%74.5%58.3%65.9%47.6%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is Vanguard Index Funds - Vanguard Growth ETF's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?


Simply Wall St News

No news available

Valuation

Is Vanguard Index Funds - Vanguard Growth ETF undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

18.58x

Price to Earnings (PE) ratio


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: VUG ($189.89) is trading above our estimate of fair value ($103.95)

Significantly Below Fair Value: VUG is trading above our estimate of fair value.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: VUG is good value based on its PE Ratio (18.6x) compared to the Capital Markets industry average (33.4x).

PE vs Market: VUG is poor value based on its PE Ratio (18.6x) compared to the US market (17.7x).


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate VUG's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: VUG is good value based on its PB Ratio (1.8x) compared to the US Capital Markets industry average (6.6x).

Future Growth

How is Vanguard Index Funds - Vanguard Growth ETF forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?

8.7%

Forecasted Diversified Financials industry annual growth in earnings


In this section we usually present revenue and earnings growth projections based on the consensus estimates of professional analysts to help investors understand the company’s ability to generate profit. But as Vanguard Index Funds - Vanguard Growth ETF has not provided enough past data and has no analyst forecast, its future earnings cannot be reliably calculated by extrapolating past data or using analyst predictions.

This is quite a rare situation as 97% of companies covered by SimplyWall St do have past financial data.

Past Performance

How has Vanguard Index Funds - Vanguard Growth ETF performed over the past 5 years?

10.5%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: VUG has a large one-off gain of $7.6B impacting its June 30 2019 financial results.

Growing Profit Margin: VUG's current net profit margins are lower than last year .


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: VUG's earnings have grown by 10.5% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: VUG's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.

Earnings vs Industry: VUG had negative earnings growth (-32.8%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Capital Markets industry average (8.4%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: VUG's Return on Equity (9.5%) is considered low.


Return on Assets


Return on Capital Employed

Financial Health

How is Vanguard Index Funds - Vanguard Growth ETF's financial position? (This company is analysed differently as a bank or financial institution)


Financial Position Analysis


Debt to Equity History and Analysis


Balance Sheet

Inventory Level: VUG has a low level of unsold assets or inventory.

Debt Coverage by Assets: VUG's debt is covered by short term assets (assets are 2.1x debt).


Financial Institutions Analysis

Asset Level: VUG's level of assets compared to its equity is low.

Allowance for Bad Loans: Insufficient data to determine if VUG has a sufficient allowance for bad loans.

Low Risk Liabilities: VUG reports no customer deposits, loans are made up entirely of externally borrowed funds.

Loan Level: Insufficient data to determine if VUG has an acceptable proportion of non-loan assets held.

Low Risk Deposits: VUG has advanced significantly more loans than the customer deposits it holds.

Level of Bad Loans: Insufficient data to determine if VUG has an appropriate level of bad loans.

Dividend

What is Vanguard Index Funds - Vanguard Growth ETF's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

0.93%

Current Dividend Yield


Dividend Yield vs Market

company0.9%marketbottom25%1.5%markettop25%3.8%industryaverage2.0%forecastin3Yearsn/a

Current dividend yield vs market & industry

Notable Dividend: VUG's dividend (0.93%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.48%).

High Dividend: VUG's dividend (0.93%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (3.77%).


Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: VUG's dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.

Growing Dividend: VUG's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: With its low payout ratio (18%), VUG's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to determine if a dividend will be paid in 3 years and that it will be covered by earnings.

Management

How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?

14.5yrs

Average board tenure


CEO

Vanguard Index Funds - Vanguard Growth ETF has no CEO, or we have no data on them.


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Emerson Fullwood
Independent Trustee12.1yrsUS$43.84kno data
JoAnn Heisen
Independent Trustee21.6yrsUS$45.11kno data
Alfred Rankin
Lead Independent Trustee13.8yrsUS$52.27kno data
Rajiv Gupta
Independent Trustee18.2yrsUS$45.11kno data
André Perold
Independent Trustee15.2yrsUS$45.11kno data
Amy Gutmann
Independent Trustee13.7yrsUS$43.84kno data

14.5yrs

Average Tenure

70.5yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: VUG's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 14.5 years average tenure).


Ownership

Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?


Insider Trading Volume

Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.


Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

Vanguard Index Funds - Vanguard Growth ETF's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information


Location

  • Vanguard Index Funds - Vanguard Growth ETF
  • 100 Vanguard Boulevard
  • V26
  • Malvern
  • Pennsylvania
  • 19355
  • United States

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
VUG *BMV (Bolsa Mexicana de Valores)Investor SharesMXMXNJan 1993
VUGARCA (NYSE Arca)YesETF SharesUSUSDJan 2004

Biography

Vanguard Index Funds - Vanguard Growth ETF is an exchange traded fund launched and managed by The Vanguard Group, Inc. It invests in public equity markets of the United States. It invests in stocks of companies operating across diversified sectors. The fund invests in growth stocks of large-cap companies. The fund seeks to track the performance of the MSCI US Prime Market Growth Index,Spliced Growth Index and the CRSP US Large Cap Growth Index, by using full replication technique. Vanguard Index Funds - Vanguard Growth ETF was formed on November 2, 1992 and is domiciled in the United States. 


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/02/25 00:46
End of Day Share Price2020/02/24 00:00
Earnings2019/06/30
Annual Earnings2018/12/31


Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.