Big Outflow Detected in Vanguard Growth ETF (VUG)


From ETF Channel: Looking today at week-over-week shares outstanding changes among the universe of ETFs covered at ETF Channel, one standout is the Vanguard Growth ETF (Symbol: VUG) 

We have detected an approximate $294.8 million dollar outflow — that’s a 0.8% decrease week over week (from 240,021,142 to 238,050,256). The chart below shows the one year price performance of VUG, versus its 200 day moving average:


Looking at the chart above, VUG’s low point in its 52 week range is $134.595 per share, with $162.359 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $147.58. Comparing the most recent share price to the 200 day moving average can also be a useful technical analysis technique — learn more about the 200 day moving average ».

The Vanguard Growth ETF (VUG) was trading at $146.90 per share on Monday afternoon, down $2.62 (-1.75%). Year-to-date, VUG has gained 4.70%, versus a 3.29% rise in the benchmark S&P 500 index during the same period.

VUG currently has an ETF Daily News SMART Grade of A (Strong Buy), and is ranked #3 of 41 ETFs in the Large Cap Growth ETFs category.

This article is brought to you courtesy of ETF Channel.