Both VGT and QQQ are ETFs. VGT has a higher 5-year return than QQQ (19.12% vs 15.64%). VGT has a lower expense ratio than QQQ (0.1% vs 0.2%). Below is the comparison between VGT and QQQ.

Segment Equity: U.S. - Large Cap Equity: U.S. Technology
Issuer Invesco PowerShares Vanguard
Net Assets $81.28B $22.71B
Expense Ratio 0.20% 0.10%
Management Style passive (index-based) passive (index-based)
Dividend Yield 0.78% 1.21%
Underlying Index NASDAQ-100 Index MSCI US Investable Market Information Technology 25/50 Index
YTD Return 28.47% 35.53%
1-Year Return 19.79% 25.39%
3-Year Return 19.99% 24.69%
5-Year Return 15.64% 19.12%
10-Year Return 18.20% 17.64%

VGT description

The Fund seeks to track the performance of a benchmark index that measures the investment return of information technology stocks.

VGT returns

YTD Return 35.53%
1-Month Return 3.87%
3-Month Return 1.44%
1-Year Return 25.39%
3-Year Return 24.69%
5-Year Return 19.12%
10-Year Return 17.64%
VGT expense ratio is 0.1%.

VGT holdings

Top 10 Holdings (54.62% of Total Assets)

Name Symbol % Assets
Microsoft Corp MSFT 15.58%
Apple Inc AAPL 14.89%
Visa Inc Class A V 4.46%
Mastercard Inc A MA 3.85%
Cisco Systems Inc CSCO 3.84%
Intel Corp INTC 3.43%
Adobe Inc ADBE 2.29%
Oracle Corp ORCL 2.28%
PayPal Holdings Inc PYPL 2.04%
International Business Machines Corp IBM 1.96%

QQQ description

The Fund seeks to provide investment results that generally correspond to the price and yield performance of the component securities of the Nasdaq-100 Index.

QQQ returns

YTD Return 28.47%
1-Month Return 4.33%
3-Month Return 1.86%
1-Year Return 19.79%
3-Year Return 19.99%
5-Year Return 15.64%
10-Year Return 18.20%
QQQ expense ratio is 0.2%.

QQQ holdings

Top 10 Holdings (54.70% of Total Assets)

Name Symbol % Assets
Microsoft Corp MSFT 11.3%
Apple Inc AAPL 10.09% Inc AMZN 9.82%
Facebook Inc A FB 5.02%
Alphabet Inc Class C GOOG 4.52%
Alphabet Inc A GOOGL 3.97%
Cisco Systems Inc CSCO 2.82%
Intel Corp INTC 2.7%
Comcast Corp Class A CMCSA 2.33%
PepsiCo Inc PEP 2.13%
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