About VOOG ETF
VOOG is a large cap growth portfolio that provides exposure to US growth companies based on three growth factors- sales growth, the ratio of earnings change to price, and momentum. VOOG over-weights tech and mid cap stocks while underweights financials. The ETF holds 300+ stocks and the top ten holdings comprise of 30% of the total AUM of $700 million.
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About the Fund Manager:
Founded in 1975, Vanguard is the second largest asset manager in the world managing $5.1T. It is the largest provider of mutual funds and the second-largest provider of exchange-traded funds (ETFs) in the world after BlackRock's iShares
How did we identify this ETF:
A complete pool of 2100+ ETFs are screened on various qualitative and quantitative parameters to evaluate efficiency, tradability and fit. The metrics used were alpha, beta and R-Squared with respect to the segment benchmark and ETF specific metrics such as expense ratio, drawdown, volatility and the overall rating. We evaluate all ETFs and assign a composite score based on our analysis and then select the top ones in a category based on that comprehensive score by the inhouse research / quant analysts team. VOOG has a decent volume, with an average spread with excellent block liquidity. VOOG charges a low fee for the large-cap growth segment, and tracking is close. The strategy is rebalanced on a quarterly basis with the rebalancing mechanism being determined by an algorithm that takes into account the overall performance of the strategy so far.