Vanguard Utilities ETF VPU offers exposure to regulated utilities, diversified utilities, and unregulated power generators. VPU is a suitable satellite holding for investors seeking defensive exposure to the U.S. equity Read more
VPU offers the broadest portfolio of any pure utilities-sector fund.
The fund offers an attractive dividend yield relative to many other sectors.
The utilities sector is one the least volatile segments of the market. Read more
Utilities face a tough regulatory environment.
Rising interest rates can hurt the fund's performance.