Vanguard passes $1 trillion in ETF AUM

August 12, 2019

 

"With almost $4 trillion in ETFs managed in the United States, the ETF tide has lifted lots of boats in our industry. For me, it’s humbling to think that Vanguard manages a quarter of that total. We’re honored you and your clients have embraced the power of Vanguard ETFs®."

Tom Rampulla
Managing Director, Vanguard Financial Advisor Services

Enduring ETFs

Vanguard’s carefully curated lineup of 80 U.S.-domiciled ETFs provides high-quality, low-cost, diversified options that stand the test of time. Some of the most widely held ETFs in the industry are from Vanguard.

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Sources: Vanguard and Morningstar, Inc., as of June 30, 2019.

Unique approach to ETFs

There are important differences among ETF firms to consider as part of your due diligence.

  • At Vanguard, indexing is a core competency. We have a history of tight tracking error.
  • Our innovative active ETFs grow out of meeting true client needs, not marketing objectives.
  • Vanguard's securities-lending practices allocate rewards to investors appropriately.
  • We maintain low costs across the board and for the long run.

Cost-saving ETFs

Over the last seven years, thanks to our regularly lowering our expense ratios, our U.S.-domiciled ETFs have saved clients more than $200 million, based on total ETF assets under management.*

$200,000,000

savings

*The cumulative figure for the ETF share class is from the 2012 calendar year through the 2018 calendar year for Vanguard's U.S.-domiciled ETFs. Estimated savings is the difference between prior and current expense ratios multiplied by average assets under management (AUM). Average AUM is based on month-end assets, which are then averaged over the 12 months of the calendar year. Ending assets are as of December 31, 2018.

Expansive ETFs

Vanguard has a long history of product innovation and has continued to expand its product lineup.

Vanguard has a long history of product innovation and has continued to expand its product lineup.

Source: Vanguard, as of June 30, 2019.

Visit our full ETF lineup.

Notes:

  • Vanguard ETF Shares are not redeemable with the issuing Fund other than in very large aggregations worth millions of dollars. Instead, investors must buy and sell Vanguard ETF Shares in the secondary market and hold those shares in a brokerage account. In doing so, the investor may incur brokerage commissions and may pay more than net asset value when buying and receive less than net asset value when selling.
  • All investing is subject to risk, including possible loss of principal.

 

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