This is a comparison between VIG and NOBL. The table below summarizes the key parameters for these two funds across several dimensions: return, expense ratio, net assets, segment and tax-cost ratio.

Segment Equity: U.S. - Large Cap Equity: U.S. - Total Market
Net Assets $3.52B $27.81B
Expense Ratio 0.35% 0.08%
Management Style passive (index-based) passive (index-based)
Underlying Index S&P 500 Dividend Aristocrats Index NASDAQ US Dividend Achievers Select Index
YTD Return -1.62% 0.55%
1-Year Return 10.31% 11.80%
3-Year Return 10.46% 11.28%
5-Year Return 0.00% 11.27%
10-Year Return 0.00% 9.72%
1-Year Tax Cost Ratio 0.70% 0.46%
VIG description

The Fund seeks to track the performance of the Dividend Achievers Select Index that measures the investment return of common stocks of companies that have a record of increasing dividends over time.

VIG returns
YTD Return 0.55%
1-Month Return 0.30%
3-Month Return 1.13%
1-Year Return 11.80%
3-Year Return 11.28%
5-Year Return 11.27%
10-Year Return 9.72%
VIG expense ratio is 0.08%
VIG holdings

Top 10 Holdings (31.12% of Total Assets)

Name Symbol % Assets
Microsoft Corp MSFT 4.41%
Johnson & Johnson JNJ 4.03%
PepsiCo Inc PEP 3.83%
3M Co MMM 3.41%
Medtronic PLC MDT 2.91%
Union Pacific Corp UNP 2.57%
United Technologies Corp UTX 2.55%
Abbott Laboratories ABT 2.51%
Lockheed Martin Corp LMT 2.46%
Texas Instruments Inc TXN 2.44%
NOBL description

The Fund seeks investment results, before fees and expenses, that track the performance of the S&P 500 Dividend Aristocrats Index. The Index targets companies that are currently members of the S&P 500, have increased dividend payments each year for at least 25 years, and meet required market capitalization and liquidity.

NOBL returns
YTD Return -1.62%
1-Month Return 0.87%
3-Month Return 0.83%
1-Year Return 10.31%
3-Year Return 10.46%
5-Year Return 0.00%
10-Year Return 0.00%
NOBL expense ratio is 0.35%
NOBL holdings

Top 10 Holdings (21.80% of Total Assets)

Name Symbol % Assets
AbbVie Inc ABBV 2.3%
Brown-Forman Corp Class B BF.B 2.24%
W.W. Grainger Inc GWW 2.23%
VF Corp VFC 2.23%
T. Rowe Price Group Inc TROW 2.16%
Wal-Mart Stores Inc WMT 2.14%
Dover Corp DOV 2.14%
Sherwin-Williams Co SHW 2.12%
Chevron Corp CVX 2.12%
Stanley Black & Decker Inc SWK 2.12%