VUG is the third largest ETF in terms of assets under management ($10.68 billion currently) in the “Large Cap Growth Equity” category, behind IWF (iShares Russell 1000 Growth, Expense Ratio 0.20%) and QQQ (PowerShares QQQ Trust, Expense Ratio 0.20%), both of which are also heavily weighted to AAPL (IWF has a 5.78% weighting while QQQ’s weighting is currently 13.63%).

VUG has bucked the trend in terms of net asset flows comparatively thus far in 2013, as both IWF and QQQ have lost $755 million and $643 million respectively.

Vanguard Growth ETF

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