Both VIG and NOBL are ETFs. VIG has a higher 5-year return than NOBL (10.97% vs 10.56%). VIG has a lower expense ratio than NOBL (0.06% vs 0.35%). Below is the comparison between VIG and NOBL.

Segment Equity: U.S. - Large Cap Equity: U.S. - Total Market
Issuer ProShares Vanguard
Net Assets $5.13B $36.75B
Expense Ratio 0.35% 0.06%
Management Style passive (index-based) passive (index-based)
Dividend Yield 1.99% 1.75%
Underlying Index S&P 500 Dividend Aristocrats Index NASDAQ US Dividend Achievers Select Index
YTD Return 15.96% 21.97%
1-Year Return 6.77% 10.38%
3-Year Return 10.22% 13.88%
5-Year Return 10.56% 10.97%
10-Year Return N/A 12.96%

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 21.97%
1-Month Return 0.59%
3-Month Return 9.65%
1-Year Return 10.38%
3-Year Return 13.88%
5-Year Return 10.97%
10-Year Return 12.96%
VIG expense ratio is 0.06%.

VIG holdings

Top 10 Holdings (34.91% of Total Assets)

Name Symbol % Assets
Microsoft Corp MSFT 4.47%
Visa Inc Class A V 4.38%
Walmart Inc WMT 4.17%
Procter & Gamble Co PG 4.16%
Johnson & Johnson JNJ 3.81%
Comcast Corp Class A CMCSA 3.54%
McDonald's Corp MCD 2.95%
Abbott Laboratories ABT 2.74%
Medtronic PLC MDT 2.42%
Union Pacific Corp UNP 2.27%

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 15.96%
1-Month Return -0.60%
3-Month Return 7.40%
1-Year Return 6.77%
3-Year Return 10.22%
5-Year Return 10.56%
10-Year Return N/A
NOBL expense ratio is 0.35%.

NOBL holdings

Top 10 Holdings (19.35% of Total Assets)

Name Symbol % Assets
Cincinnati Financial Corp CINF 2.06%
Air Products & Chemicals Inc APD 1.99%
Medtronic PLC MDT 1.98%
Aflac Inc AFL 1.94%
Linde PLC LIN 1.94%
Cintas Corp CTAS 1.92%
Becton, Dickinson and Co BDX 1.91%
Abbott Laboratories ABT 1.91%
Walmart Inc WMT 1.85%
Ecolab Inc ECL 1.85%
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