ETF Research and Analysis

by Adam McCullough, CFA
Morningstar will cease qualitative research coverage of Vanguard Industrials VIS on or about Jan. 17, 2018, in order to reallocate our analysts to research other strategies. At that time, the last Morningstar Analyst Rating   Read more 

Bull Case

The fund's turnover and transaction costs are low because it weights its holdings by market capitalization.
This is one of the cheapest funds in the industrials category. Read more 

Bear Case

Although this portfolio invests in nearly all U.S. industrial stocks, it skews toward larger industrial companies, which tend to be more sensitive to global economic conditions and currency fluctuations.
This concentrated portfolio exposes investors to firm-specific risk, which the market usually does not compensate.
This fund is highly sensitive to the business cycle and may lag the broader U.S. market during market downturns. Read more 

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