Vanguard Dividend Appreciation Index Fund expenses

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Vanguard Dividend Appreciation Index Fund expenses examines the history of the fund's measurable expenses: the management fees[note 1] and the commission ratio, which measures the cost of fund brokerage commission expense. The fund's fiscal year begins on January 31 of each year.

Expense Ratios and Turnover [1]
Year Investor ER Admiral ER
[note 2]
ETF ER Turnover Fund CR%
[note 3]
Benchmark tracker
[note 4]
2016 0.17% 0.08% 0.08% 19% xxxx Nasdaqlogo.jpg
2015 0.19% 0.09% 0.09% 22% 0.001 Nasdaqlogo.jpg
2014 0.20% 0.10% 0.10% 20% 0.001 Nasdaqlogo.jpg
2013 0.20% 0.10% 0.10% 3% 0.001 Nasdaqlogo.jpg
2012 0.20% 0.10% 0.10% 15% 0.001 Nasdaqlogo.jpg
2011 0.25% 0.13% 14% 0.002 Nasdaqlogo.jpg
2010 0.30% 0.18% 15% 0.001 Nasdaqlogo.jpg
2009 0.35% 0.23% 20% 0.001 Nasdaqlogo.jpg
2008 0.36% 0.24% 34% 0.003 Nasdaqlogo.jpg
2007 0.40% 0.28% 17% 0.002 Nasdaqlogo.jpg
2006 0.40% 0.28% 21% 0.004 Nasdaqlogo.jpg

Notes

  1. Chart:Expense ratio

    google drive spreadsheet
  2. On October 6, 2010 Vanguard reduced the minimum requirements for Admiral Shares to $10,000. Vanguard lowers the cost of investing again
  3. The Fund CR (Commission Ratio) is derived by dividing the brokerage commissions paid by the fund into a fund's average net assets. Brokerage commission expense is the only transaction expense that can be quantified. Additional transaction costs, such as spread costs and market impact costs, must be estimated. See table for data, derived from annual reports and EDGAR NSAR filings:
    Passive table

    (View Google Spreadsheet in browser, then File --> Download as to download the file.)
  4. The fund tracks the NASDAQ US Dividend Achievers Select Index.

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