Vanguard Total Stock Market ETF





About Vti and Vti Trading

What is the Vanguard Total Stock Market ETF(VTI)?

VTI tracks the performance of the CRSP U.S. Total Market Index. Falling into the market capitalization-weighted indices, category, the VTI measures the entire investable U.S. equity market, including small, mid-size, and large companies.

The fund has over 3,500 stocks in its portfolio, which is more than what normal ETfs comprise of. Microsoft, Apple, Amazon, and Google have the largest holding from the VTI, as of April 2020.

How is VTI currently performing?

The VTI was boasting a market capitalization of $176 billion (as of November 2020) and was trading in the $180 range.

However, the VTI engulfs a large number of holdings, reflecting a big part of investable U.S. securities and its performance is largely dependant on how the American markets do.

Is VTI a good long term investment?

VTI is thought to be a balanced fund, with a healthy mix of small-cap, midcap, and blue-chip stocks. However, as with many ETFs, experts advise being careful when trading it long-term.

Is VTI worth trading right now?

The VTI is largely dependant on how the U.S markets perform. Since the ETF comprises thousands of stocks that can change course very fast, it is very difficult to say for sure whether it is worth pursuing it or not at a given time. 

Does VTI pay a dividend?

The Vanguard Total Stock Market (VTI) ETF granted a 2.29% dividend yield for the year 2019. The figure is calculated as of October 2020.

How many stocks does VTI hold?

VTI holds approx. 3.500 stocks. The number can increase or decrease, depending on how things unfold in the markets. In the past few years, the ETF has been relatively stable in terms of composition.