Vanguard Dividend Appreciation takes a quality approach to equity income instead of chasing riskier high yields. Its profitable and established constituents should better insulate the portfolio from volatility. Its U.S. share classes earn Morningstar Analyst Ratings of Gold, while the Canadian exchange-traded fund earns a Silver rating.
Will VDADX outperform in future?
Get our overall rating based on a fundamental assessment of the pillars below.
The Process Pillar is our assessment of how sensible, clearly defined, and repeatable VDADX’s performance objective and investment process is for both security selection and portfolio construction.
The People Pillar is our evaluation of the VDADX management team’s experience and ability. We find that high-quality management teams deliver superior performance relative to their benchmarks and/or peers.
The Parent Pillar is our rating of VDADX’s parent organization’s priorities and whether they’re in line with investors’ interests.