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The fair price can be calculated by [Net Assets / Shares Outstanding]. In reality the ETF should trade at a slight premium to this calculation due to the convenience of having many assets bundled in one, thus reducing your brokerage expenses in the form of transaction fees to construct a similar portfolio. From this link: (https://advisors.vanguard.com/...


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I believe the most precise method is to look at the Creation Units. See the Portfolio Composition File here: https://advisors.vanguard.com/VGApp/iip/site/advisor/investments/portfoliodetails?fundId=0958 This gives you the shares of each stock required to make one Creation Unit = 25,000 shares of the ETF (see prospectus). But I'd also use the NAV method ...



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