VUG: ETF Inflow Alert

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). 

Where we have detected an approximate $124.8 million dollar inflow — that’s a 0.4% increase week over week in outstanding units (from 238,278,028 to 239,131,480). 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 $146.44. 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 $146.66 per share on Friday afternoon, up $0.34 (+0.23%). Year-to-date, VUG has gained 4.53%, versus a 3.36% 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.

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