5 Best Vanguard ETFs to Buy and Hold Forever (2023)


In this video, we'll go over the 5 best Vanguard ETFs to invest in. These are the top index funds from Vanguard that you can buy and hold forever to help you reach Financial Independence sooner. 100% of my investment portfolio is loaded up with ETF index funds just like these because they're simple, reliable, and can easily double, triple, or even quadruple in price if you hold them for long periods of time.

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Hey friends in this video I'll go through the five best vanguard, etfs to buy and hold forever that can easily turn you into a multi-millionaire and get you that much closer to financial independence and to top it off I'll, also mention one specific vanguard, etf that I wouldn't suggest you touch with a 10 foot pole, because it's that bad, I always recommend, buying and holding these things for as long as possible, because the stock market likes to act like a little five-year-old.

That constantly has temper tantrums in the short term, but over a long period of time.

The odds of you doubling, tripling or even quadrupling your money greatly increases.

First up, we have the vanguard, total stock market etf.

Now, if there was one on this list that I think everyone should be holding it's this one vti seeks to track the performance of the us stock market as a whole.

Now because of that, it basically holds a little bit of all of the 4 100 stocks traded on the stock market.

Since the total stock market etf holds that many stocks, it's diversified among large, mid and small cap companies based on their market cap.

This is a passive index fund etf, so there's very little manager risk involved with the types of stocks that are actually bought and sold, which is a really good thing when you invest in the vanguard, total stock market etf you're, essentially placing your bet that u.s stocks will continue to dominate the world over the past 50 years.

The total market has only seen about 10 of them that have ended with a loss, so 80 percent of the time.

Someone investing in this type of etf ended up with more money.

It's like going to a casino, aka, the stock market, and every time you spin that roulette wheel, aka buy stocks, there's an 80 chance that you'll end up making money in any given year.

A ten thousand dollar investment into this fund 10 years ago would have turned into over 63 thousand dollars.

That's because it has a one-year return of 32 percent, three-year return of 15, 5-year return of 16.8 percent and, of course, 10-year return of 16.6.

Now, while it's always fun to talk about how much the vanguard total stock market etf has made over the past 10 years, it's always good to understand how bad things can get when the market has a downturn.

You won't hear many people mentioning this, but all good investors understand the upside potential as much as they understand the downside potential as well in 2007 vti saw its largest drop due to the financial crisis.

It had a maximum drawdown at that time of 50 percent and it took three years and one month to recover.

Since this fund is passively managed, there is very little stock picking going on the fund manager and their team are handling more of the high level decisions to help keep everything running properly.

Because of that, the yearly cost to own vti is a very low 0.03 percent or 30 cents for every 1 000.

You have invested because the vanguard, total stock market etf holds 100 stocks.

Vanguard has this one rated at a 4 on the risk potential scale since vti tracks the total stock market, the sector breakdown is going to be based on the size of the company, because the largest companies are tech related.

We can see that 25 of the fund is in that sector, followed by financial services at 13 health care at 13, consumer cyclical at 12 and communication services at 10.

If things change over time to where we'll say tech companies become a smaller share of the stock market or financial services become a larger share of the market, then the fund will automatically adjust for that.

So you don't really have to do anything.

The top 10 holdings are going to be a ton of companies that you most likely recognize like microsoft, apple, google, amazon and tesla.

In total, they make up about 25 of the total net assets.

The vanguard, total stock market etf is for any investor who wants to match the returns of the you guessed.

It total u.s stock market in a very passive way, since it's weighted by market cap and the top 10 make up a huge part of this.

The majority of the returns are going to come from those top 10 stocks.

The good news is that they're all pretty solid companies that have a good hold on the industries that they dominate, so it's very unlikely that they're going to go away anytime soon, while some people might be concerned that vti is extremely concentrated in tech.

It's only that way because that's what the market has decided it should be.

I think we can all agree that technology has been a big part of the world's growth up until now, and I would expect it to continue that way in the future.

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But if you are someone who currently holds vti and wants to diversify your portfolio a little more, so it's not extremely concentrated in tech companies, then another etf to consider is the vanguard, real estate, etf, vnq.

This etf is set up to track the broad u.s real estate market and is made up of 171 different stocks just like the vanguard, total stock market etf vnq is a cap weighted fund.

So the larger companies will make up a larger portion of this one think of the vanguard, real estate etf as a fund of funds.

That's because it holds stocks that are basically reits.

These reits manage and develop basically every type of real estate that you can think of construction development, specialized commercial and residential real estate.

A 10 000 investment into vnq 10 years ago would have turned into a little over 29 000 when you think about real estate, there's going to be two main ways that you make money: monthly cash flow and property appreciation.

Now, because of that, this etf is going to give you a little bit of income through dividends of 2.5 percent, along with stock price appreciation.

So far, it has a one-year return of 31.6 three-year return of 13, 5-year return of 10 and 10-year return of 11, because the vanguard real estate etf has only been around since 2004.

I went ahead and pulled the mutual fund version to get a larger sample size to determine how many down years it's had since inception.

This mutual fund holds the exact same stocks as v and q.

The only difference is that it's existed for a longer period of time.

Over the past 26 years, we've only had six of them that ended in a negative, which is the kind of thing that you want to see from any sort of etf that you might be investing in.

But we need to cover the downsides to give you an idea of how things played out during the bad times, because all asset classes will react differently.

The largest drawdown came in 2007, where vnq saw a max drawdown of 68, and it took three years and four months to recover.

Keep in mind that this downturn in the market was extra hard on any type of real estate, because the crash was caused by that specific sector.

Vnq is very inexpensive, coming in at a yearly cost of 0.12 or one dollar and twenty cents for every one thousand dollars invested.

Vanguard lists this etf at a four on the risk level scale because it is 100 stocks.

The sector breakdown for vnq is, of course, you guessed it because you're super smart, 100 real estate, but the sector breakdown within real estate looks like this 38 and specialized 38 in commercial and almost 14 in residential real estate.

The rest are spread among the four smaller sectors.

The top 10 holdings make up about 44 of the overall portfolio.

Now this might sound like a lot because it technically is, but this is usually the case with sector specific etfs that are based on market cap.

The enqueue is for the investor who wants to get some exposure to the real estate market in a very cost effective way, without actually owning and managing physical properties on your own.

If you're someone who has a few rental properties, then you might already have enough exposure in that asset class, so it probably wouldn't make sense to add this etf to your portfolio.

Overexposure in one asset class or specific stock is something that you want to double check before, adding any etf to your portfolio.

If you hold something like an s, p, 500, etf or the vanguard, total stock market etf and are concerned that too much of your money is concentrated into large cap stocks, then you might want to consider adding a small cap fund like the vanguard, small cap, etf vb.

This etf seeks to track the us small cap index and is made up of over 1500 stocks.

Now small cap stocks are generally considered to be companies with a market cap size of anywhere between 300 million and two billion dollars.

I know I know two billion dollars sounds like a lot and it kind of is, but when you compare it to a large cap stock like apple, that has a 2.8 trillion dollar market cap, two billion dollars sounds like peanuts.

A smaller cap etf is inherently more volatile in the short term compared to an s p, 500 etf, but actually historically small cap companies have outperformed large cap companies.

Ten thousand dollars invested into the vanguard.

Small cap etf would have turned into a little bit over forty five thousand dollars today.

Vb has had a one-year return of 22.5 three-year return of 15.3 percent five-year, return of 13.1 and, of course, 10-year return of 13.8 percent, even though historically small caps have dominated large caps.

I'll have to admit that over the past 10 years, large cap companies have absolutely dominated small cap companies.

Here's a side by side just to give you an idea of how different the returns have been.

This is because large cap stocks, like apple google and amazon, have grown at rates never seen before within the past few years.

These already large companies are always expected to grow, of course, but holy smokes not in the way that apple has been recently they've grown by almost five times within the past five years, going from a market cap of 608 billion dollars in 2016 to a 2.9 trillion dollar market cap.

In 2021, the question is: how much longer will that growth actually continue? Now, if you think it has to slow down soon, then we might start seeing small cap etfs start to outperform.

As always, the drawdowns will happen when you own any type of etf for the vanguard, small cap etf.

We saw its biggest drawdown of 53 in 2007, where it took 1 year and 10 months to recover vanguard.

Small cap etf is also inexpensive, coming in at a yearly cost of .05 or 50 cents for every 1 000 invested.

The risk level for this etf is on the high end at five, because small cap stocks are naturally more risky due to their size and short-term volatility.

The sector breakdown is spread pretty well for the top six sectors, ranging from nine percent to sixteen percent from a sector diversification perspective.

This is pretty good.

The top 10 holdings is an interesting one compared to the etfs that we've already covered, because they only make up 3.3 percent of the total net assets.

If you remember the total stock market etf was something like 24, and the real estate etf was something like 44 in the top 10.

3.3 is probably what you want to see in a small cap, etf anyways, to help spread your risk out just a little bit more.

This small cap etf is for the investor who is looking for more exposure to small cap companies to help balance out a portfolio that might be large cap heavy.

If you hold something like a total market index or s p 500 index as a large portion of your portfolio, then this might be a good one to add to gain some more exposure to some of those smaller up and coming stocks.

Don't invest in this small cap etf, if you're, someone who freaks out every time that you look at your portfolio and see that it's down it is very common for something like a small cap etf to be down a couple percentage points within a one day period.

Growth stocks have been ruling the world over the past few years, so we had to add the vanguard, growth, etf, vug, vug tracks.

The large cap growth index- this is going to be made up of large u.s companies whose stocks are on the rise.

Most of these stocks are going to be above average when it comes to a sound balance sheet, so the companies are pretty solid, plays in total.

There are currently 278 stocks that make up this etf to keep things in check a little bit.

The fund has capped the amount that it can hold within one individual stock at 10.

So even if one of the companies that it holds continues to grow at insane rates, it won't be allowed to basically take over a huge portion of the vanguard, growth etf.

Ten thousand dollars invested into the vanguard growth etf since inception would have turned into over seventy four thousand dollars with interest rates being so low for so long.

It's really benefited growth stocks.

The most vug has had a one year, return of 30.5 percent, three-year return of 30.1 percent five-year, return of 24.6 and 10-year return of 19.

When we're thinking about the largest drawdowns for this etf, the largest one came in 2007, where it dropped 47 and took two years to recover.

The third largest was in 2018, when the federal reserve increased interest rates for just a short period of time, which of course, scared the crap out of the stock market.

So they turned around and lowered them back down again.

Keep this in mind for when the federal reserve decides to increase rates again, because when they do, this etf might suffer a little bit for who knows how long vug is extremely inexpensive at a yearly cost of .04 or forty cents for every one thousand dollars invested.

The risk level is at a four which is to be expected, since it only holds a basket of stocks, but not a five, because all of these companies are pretty large with healthy balance sheets.

The sector breakdown is tech, tech and more tech, I'm kind of just kidding, but it does make up 40 of this etf, which basically means that when tech is down, vug will be down as well.

The vanguard growth etf is made up of companies, we're all very familiar with apple microsoft, google, amazon, home depot and visa, because these companies are massive and they are each capped at 10 holdings.

The top 10 makes up 50 percent of the funds holdings, which is pretty high.

These 10 companies are going to be what really moves this etf up or down an etf like vug is going to be for anyone looking to add some of the largest growth related stocks to your portfolio, because 40 of the fund is made up of tech companies.

It's not well diversified in other areas, which is perfectly fine.

If you're not worried about that.

If you currently hold something like the vanguard, total stock market etf or an s p 500 etf, then you technically already have a lot of exposure to the top 10 in this etf.

Because of that, if you're dead set on adding this one to your portfolio, then it might not make sense to make vug a large portion of your overall holdings.

So far, we've covered all us-based etfs, it's time to give some love to the international money-making stocks out.

There to cover that area of the market, we have to talk about the vanguard, total international stock, etf, vx us.

This ctf seeks to track their performance of the global all-cap x us index, which measures the investment return of stocks issued by companies located outside of the united states.

In total, there are 7 800 different international stocks held within this etf.

Ten thousand dollars invested into the vanguard, total international stock etfs since inception would have turned into a little over twenty thousand dollars.

Vxus has had a one-year return of eleven point: four percent three-year return of 10.5 percent five-year return of 9.5 and a 10-year return of 7.3 percent.

The largest drawdown for this etf came in 2018 when it dropped by 25 percent and took eight months to recover.

The second largest came in 2014.

It lost 20 percent and took a little over a year to recover.

Just like the rest of the etfs on this list.

Vxus is very inexpensive at a yearly cost of .08 percent or 80 cents for every 1 000 invested.

Since this etf only holds stocks outside of the us.

There there's inherent risk associated with that type of investment because of that vanguard rates the risk potential at a five when it comes to the sectors that make up this etf, it's not overly exposed to one particular area.

The largest part of it is financial services at 18, followed by tech and industrials, both at 13.

When we look at the top 10 holdings, you'll probably recognize most of them.

They all rely heavily on the us market, which is a big reason.

They all look so familiar.

One thing to note is that these top 10 only make up a little less than 10 of the overall holdings within this etf, which isn't a lot.

The regent allocation for the vanguard, total international etf are mainly in europe at 40 percent, followed by emerging markets and pacific at 26 and 25.

The vanguard, total international stock etf is for the investor who wants to diversify somewhere other than u.s stocks, while u.s businesses are the most dominant in the world.

That could change at some point in the future.

Now I personally don't think that it's going to happen anytime soon, but, let's be honest, crazier things could happen if you're like me and still a little skeptical about putting money into an international etf, then just make it a small holding within your overall portfolio at I don't know five or ten percent.

Investing in an international etf can help diversify your overall portfolio, but I personally wouldn't touch the vanguard, total world etf.

With a 10 foot pole.

This etf holds 63 in u.s stocks and 37 in international stocks, which, in my opinion, is absolutely insane 37 in international is what my grandpa would call too much meat for the sandwich.

I know you're like too much meat for the sandwich.

Is that even possible in this case? Yes, it is the potential for international to underperform us going forward, isn't a reason to completely avoid it, but I wouldn't believe in it enough to bet 37 of my portfolio on that outcome.

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5 Best Vanguard ETFs to Buy and Hold Forever? ›

Vanguard Total Stock Market ETF (VTI)

The Vanguard Total Stock Market ETF tracks the performance of the overall U.S. stock market. A large-blend ETF, it offers returns over 8% year to date, making it one of the best-performing stocks on this list.

What is the best performing ETF at Vanguard? ›

Vanguard Total Stock Market ETF (VTI)

The Vanguard Total Stock Market ETF tracks the performance of the overall U.S. stock market. A large-blend ETF, it offers returns over 8% year to date, making it one of the best-performing stocks on this list.

What is the best ETF to buy and hold? ›

7 Best ETFs to Buy Now
ETFYTD performance as of June 2
Ark Innovation ETF (ARKK)33.2%
Global X MSCI Greece ETF (GREK)28.8%
Pimco Enhanced Short Maturity Active ETF (MINT)2.5%
iShares Gold Trust (IAU)6.8%
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Jun 5, 2023

Which ETF will grow the most? ›

  • Invesco QQQ Trust (QQQ)
  • Vanguard Growth ETF (VUG)
  • iShares Russell 1000 Growth ETF (IWF)
  • iShares S&P 500 Growth ETF (IVW)
  • Schwab U.S. Large-Cap Growth ETF (SCHG)
  • SPDR Portfolio S&P 500 Growth ETF (SPYG)
  • iShares Core S&P U.S. Growth ETF (IUSG)
  • Compare the best growth ETFs.
Jun 1, 2023

What is the best performing ETF in last 5 years? ›

100 Highest 5 Year ETF Returns
SymbolName5-Year Return
ROMProShares Ultra Technology26.31%
TANInvesco Solar ETF24.88%
SMHVanEck Semiconductor ETF24.55%
XSDSPDR S&P Semiconductor ETF24.15%
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What are the top 5 holdings in Vanguard? ›

Top 50 Vanguard Group Inc Holdings
StockCompany NameValue
AAPLApple Inc$ 215.98B
MSFTMicrosoft Corp$ 187.26B
AMZNAmazon Com Inc$ 74.70B
NVDANvidia Corporation$ 57.13B
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Which ETFs outperform the S&P 500? ›

The VanEck Morningstar Wide Moat ETF has been a consistent outperformer over the past 10 years
  • SPX.
  • SPY.
  • AAPL.
  • MSFT.
  • AMZN.
  • NVDA.
  • GOOG.
  • GOOGL.
Mar 29, 2023

How long should you hold an ETF for? ›

Holding period:

If you hold ETF shares for one year or less, then gain is short-term capital gain. If you hold ETF shares for more than one year, then gain is long-term capital gain.

What is the best day and time to buy ETFs? ›

So when is the ideal time? "Middle of the day is generally best, and if there are international (European) securities in the ETF, trading in the morning will ensure you get prices closest to fair value," Nadig explains. Now that you know what time of day is best, let's look at what kind of order you're planning on.

Is it OK to hold ETF long-term? ›

Bottom Line. Leveraged ETFs decay due to the compounding effect of daily returns, volatility of the market and the cost of leverage. The volatility drag of leveraged ETFs means that losses in the ETF can be magnified over time and they are not suitable for long-term investments.

What is the number one traded ETF? ›

Most Popular ETFs: Top 100 ETFs By Trading Volume
SymbolNameAvg Daily Share Volume (3mo)
SPYSPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust88,958,266
SOXLDirexion Daily Semiconductor Bull 3x Shares73,791,477
BOILProShares Ultra Bloomberg Natural Gas67,376,516
UVXYProShares Ultra VIX Short-Term Futures ETF62,721,863
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Which ETFs grew the most in the last three years? ›

100 Highest 3 Year ETF Returns
SymbolName3-Year Return
GUSHDirexion Daily S&P Oil & Gas Exp. & Prod. Bull 2X Shares39.52%
SVXYProShares Short VIX Short-Term Futures ETF39.31%
TECLDirexion Daily Technology Bull 3X Shares38.63%
TPORDirexion Daily Transportation Bull 3X Shares38.57%
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How many ETFs should I invest in? ›

Experts agree that for most personal investors, a portfolio comprising 5 to 10 ETFs is perfect in terms of diversification. But the number of ETFs is not what you should be looking at. Rather, you should consider the number of different sources of risk you are getting with those ETFs.

What is the average return of the Vanguard ETF? ›

In the last 30 Years, the Vanguard S&P 500 (VOO) ETF obtained a 9.73% compound annual return, with a 14.96% standard deviation. In 2022, the ETF granted a 1.37% dividend yield. If you are interested in getting periodic income, please refer to the Vanguard S&P 500 (VOO) ETF: Dividend Yield page.

How do I choose a long term ETF? ›

Long-term investors generally look for ETFs they can hold for several years, or their full investment time horizon, which may be decades. Therefore, the best ETFs for the long term may include a diverse set of ETFs with low expenses, high assets under management and a long-term performance history.

What is the ETF growth over 10 years? ›

Top 10 ETFs by 10-year Performance
TickerFund10-Yr Return
QCLNFirst Trust Nasdaq Clean Edge Energy Fund20.98%
VGTVanguard Information Technology ETF18.27%
IAIiShares U.S. Broker-Dealers & Securities Exchanges ETF18.21%
RYTiShares S&P 500 Equal Weight Technology ETF18.04%
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Which Vanguard ETF has the highest yield? ›

Vanguard Dividend ETFs Paying The Highest Dividends
  • High Dividend Yield ETF (VYM)
  • Dividend Appreciation ETF (VIG)
  • International High Dividend Yield ETF (VYMI)
  • Utilities ETF (VPU)
  • Real Estate ETF (VNQ)

What is the most diversified ETF Vanguard? ›

Best Vanguard ETFs for Portfolio Diversification
  • Vanguard 500 Index Fund ETF (NYSE:VOO)
  • Vanguard Total Stock Market Index Fund ETF (NYSE:VTI)
  • Vanguard Small-Cap Index Fund ETF (NYSE:VB)
  • Vanguard Energy Index Fund ETF (NYSE:VDE)
  • Vanguard Health Care Index Fund ETF (NYSE:VHT)
Jan 18, 2023

What is Vanguard's largest ETF? ›

The largest Vanguard ETF is the Vanguard 500 Index Fund VOO with $312.25B in assets. In the last trailing year, the best-performing Vanguard ETF was VGT at 36.60%. The most recent ETF launched in the Vanguard space was the Vanguard Short-Term Tax-Exempt Bond ETF VTES on 03/09/23.

How many S&P 500 ETFs should I buy? ›

You only need one S&P 500 ETF

You could be tempted to buy all three ETFs, but just one will do the trick. You won't get any additional diversification benefits (meaning the mix of various assets) because all three funds track the same 500 companies.

What ETF mirrors the S&P 500? ›

ETF Results: 13 ETFs
SPYSPDR S&P 500 ETF TrustState Street Global Advisors$409.41B
IVViShares Core S&P 500 ETFBlackrock$323.41B
VOOVanguard 500 Index FundVanguard$309.90B
SPLGSPDR Portfolio S&P 500 ETFState Street Global Advisors$18.07B
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Does Warren Buffett outperform the S&P 500? ›

Berkshire has a history of outperforming the S&P 500 during recessions, and performing especially well during bear markets, according to data from Bespoke Investment Group. Since 1980, Berkshire shares have beat the broader market over the course of six recessions by a median of 4.41 percentage points.

What is the 7 day ETF rule? ›

Availability and Scope of the ETF Rule

maintain their exchange listing may no longer rely on the ETF Rule and must satisfy individual redemption requests within seven days pursuant to Section 22(e) of the 1940 Act or liquidate if not listed on an exchange. See ETF Release at 61.

How much of your money should be in ETFs? ›

You expose your portfolio to much higher risk with sector ETFs, so you should use them sparingly, but investing 5% to 10% of your total portfolio assets may be appropriate. If you want to be highly conservative, don't use these at all.

When should you pull out of an ETF? ›

The top reasons for closing or liquidating an ETF include a lack of investor interest and a limited amount of assets. An investor may not choose an ETF because it is too narrowly-focused, too complex, or has a poor return on investment.

How often should I put money into an ETF? ›

The best time to buy ETFs is at regular intervals throughout your lifetime. ETFs are like savings accounts from back when savings accounts actually paid you interest. Think back to a time when you (or your parents!) used to invest in your future by putting money into a savings account.

What is the best day of the month to buy ETFs? ›

Stock prices tend to fall in the middle of the month. So a trader might benefit from timing stock buys near a month's midpoint—the 10th to the 15th, for example. The best day to sell stocks would probably be within the five days around the turn of the month.

Can you make a living trading ETFs? ›

Some exchange-traded funds, or ETFs, can provide a potential income stream that may offer more diversification than investing in just one stock. Whether you're reorganizing your portfolio for your golden years or just starting to research income-oriented funds, you might want to consider this investment type.

What are 3 disadvantages to owning an ETF over a mutual fund? ›

So it's important for any investor to understand the downside of ETFs.
  • Disadvantages of ETFs. ETF trading comes with some drawbacks, which include the following:
  • Trading fees. ...
  • Operating expenses. ...
  • Low trading volume. ...
  • Tracking errors. ...
  • Potentially less diversification. ...
  • Hidden risks. ...
  • Lack of liquidity.

What is the risk of ETF closing? ›

You're forced to sell or take liquidation proceeds, which can create a tax burden or lock in investment losses. You may incur a capital gains tax on profits if the ETF's in a taxable account, that is, a non-retirement account. If you owned the fund less than a year, the profit will be taxed at your normal tax rate.

Is it safe to put all your money in an ETF? ›

ETFs are for the most part safe from counterparty risk. Although scaremongers like to raise fears about securities-lending activity inside ETFs, it's mostly bunk: Securities-lending programs are usually over-collateralized and extremely safe. The one place where counterparty risk matters a lot is with ETNs.

Which is the best ETF in the world? ›

Most popular ETFs
iShares Core MSCI World UCITS ETF USD (Acc)IE00B4L5Y983ETF
Vanguard FTSE All-World UCITS ETF DistributingIE00B3RBWM25ETF
iShares Global Clean Energy UCITS ETF USD (Dist)IE00B1XNHC34ETF
ETC Group Physical BitcoinDE000A27Z304ETN
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What is the most aggressive ETF? ›

Aggressive Growth ETF List
Symbol SymbolETF Name ETF NameESG Score Global Percentile (%) ESG Score Global Percentile (%)
VUGVanguard Growth ETF60.45%
IWFiShares Russell 1000 Growth ETF68.15%
VGTVanguard Information Technology ETF82.69%
XLKTechnology Select Sector SPDR Fund88.82%
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What is top 40 ETF? ›

The Satrix 40 ETF tracks the performance of the FTSE/JSE Top 40 index which includes the 40 largest companies on the JSE, ranked by investable market cap. The ETF aims to accurately replicate the index by holding all constituents in the exact index weighting. Distributions are made quarterly.

Which ETF is focused on aging population? ›

The Global X Aging Population ETF (AGNG) seeks to invest in companies positioned to serve the world's growing senior population through exposure to health care, pharmaceuticals, senior living facilities and other sectors that contribute to increasing lifespans and extending quality of life in advanced age.

What is the best ETF return of the last 10 years? ›

The best performing ETFs of the last 10 years are the iShares Semiconductor ETF (SOXX) with +596%, the iShares U.S. Medical Devices ETF (IHI) with +317.41% and the First Trust NASDAQ Clean Edge Green Energy Index Fund (QCLN) with +228.47%.

What is the largest US value ETF? ›

The largest Value ETF is the Vanguard Value ETF VTV with $101.95B in assets. In the last trailing year, the best-performing Value ETF was EWJV at 20.71%. The most recent ETF launched in the Value space was the BlackRock Large Cap Value ETF BLCV on 05/19/23.

Which is better VTI or VOO? ›

VTI vs VOO: The Verdict

If you like the name-brand recognition of the S&P 500 and want to stick to large-caps, then VOO might be the better option. If you don't mind some mid and small-cap exposure, then VTI could be a good pick. Investors can potentially also use both as tax-loss harvesting pairs.

How do I choose an ETF? ›

ETF selection criteria: This is what you should consider when selecting an ETF
  1. ongoing charges.
  2. fund size.
  3. fund age.
  4. performance and tracking difference.
  5. trading costs.
  6. tax status.

How much should a beginner invest in ETF? ›

ETFs don't have minimum investment requirements -- at least not in the same sense that mutual funds do. However, ETFs trade on a per-share basis, so unless your broker offers the ability to buy fractional shares of stock, you'll need at least the current price of one share to get started.

Is Vanguard good for long term? ›

As a broker, Vanguard is best suited for long-term or retirement savers, investors who prefer low-cost investment vehicles, and investors who prefer investing in index funds via mutual funds or exchange-traded funds (ETFs).

Is Vanguard ETF worth it? ›

Vanguard's mutual funds and ETFs aren't just low cost; they're significantly less expensive than the industry average. Vanguard's average expense ratio is 0.09%. The average expense ratio across all mutual funds and ETFs is 0.49%, according to an August 2021 study from investment researcher Morningstar.

What is the future price of Vanguard S&P 500 ETF? ›

Based on analyst ratings, VOO's 12-month average price target is $448.50.

What is the most profitable ETF? ›

The best-performing ETF, based on performance over the past year, is the Invesco Dynamic Energy Exploration & Production ETF (PXE).

Should long term investors avoid ETFs? ›

ETFs are very safe and are an excellent option for long-term investments. According to experts, ETFs are not that volatile and show a slight change in their prices compared to stocks and indices because they are diversified and pooled investments of many investors.

Are ETFs good for older investors? ›

"ETFs can provide cost-effective options for investors who are nearing retirement and are looking to change their portfolios from growth-oriented ones to portfolios that can provide a balance of growth and income," Johal says.

Are ETFs better than stocks long term? ›

When it comes to stocks vs. ETFs, one is not better than the other. They are both solid ways to invest your money depending on your interest and goals. In fact, you can do both to further diversify your portfolio.

What is the best performing ETF today? ›

50 Best Performing ETFs Today (Top 50 List)
SymbolETF NameOrientation 6-15-23
UVXYProShares VIX ST Futures 1.5x ETF1.5x
CWEBDirexion CSI China Internet 2x ETF2x
UPROProShares S&P 500 3x ETF3x
TQQQProShares QQQ 3x ETF3x
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Is it better to buy Vanguard ETFs through Vanguard? ›

Do You Save Money If You Buy From Vanguard Directly? In many cases, buying and selling Vanguard funds directly through Vanguard is less expensive than making a purchase through a broker. That's because Vanguard has low to non-existent fees and commissions and most brokers charge commissions.

What is the average Vanguard ETF return? ›

In the last 30 Years, the Vanguard S&P 500 (VOO) ETF obtained a 9.73% compound annual return, with a 14.96% standard deviation. In 2022, the ETF granted a 1.37% dividend yield. If you are interested in getting periodic income, please refer to the Vanguard S&P 500 (VOO) ETF: Dividend Yield page.

What is the fastest growing Vanguard? ›

Vanguard's fastest growing mutual fund was also the Vanguard Energy Index Fund, which grew by 38.4 percent. As of November 2022, the Vanguard Total Stock Market Index Fund was the largest fund owned by Vanguard, with net assets under management worth approximately 1.2 trillion U.S. dollars.

Should I buy Vanguard High dividend yield ETF? ›

Vanguard High Dividend Yield ETF holds a Zacks ETF Rank of 1 (Strong Buy), which is based on expected asset class return, expense ratio, and momentum, among other factors. Because of this, VYM is an excellent option for investors seeking exposure to the Style Box - Large Cap Value segment of the market.

Is there a best time to buy ETFs? ›

When to buy and sell ETF units. To get an ETF price that is more likely to represent its underlying value, place your trades at least 30 minutes after the market opens. It's also better to buy or sell ETFs when the market for the underlying asset is open.

Which ETF goes up when market goes down? ›

An inverse ETF is set up so that its price rises (or falls) when the price of its target asset falls (or rises). This means the ETF performs inversely to the asset it's tracking. For example, an inverse ETF may be based on the S&P 500 index.

Is now a good time to buy Vanguard ETFs? ›

Now is a great time to load up on quality ETFs.

The stock market has been rough this year, which can make it a daunting time to invest. But this volatility will pass, and over the long term, it's extremely likely the market will see positive average returns.

What is considered high net worth at Vanguard? ›

Investors with $1 million to $5 million*

You're a Flagship client at Vanguard, which means you get personalized services reserved for our high-net-worth investors. Helping you look at your wealth holistically is important to us.

Which is better Vanguard or Fidelity? ›

In fact, Fidelity is our overall pick for the best online broker in 2022, so it is very hard to beat. All that said, Vanguard still offers some of the lowest-cost funds in the industry and will appeal to buy-and-hold investors, retirement savers, and investors who want access to professional advice.

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