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SCHD vs VOO: Which ETF Should You Choose?

VOO is an S&P 500 favorite amongst many investors, and SCHD is a dividend favorite among those investing in dividend growth ETFs.

The question is should you invest in SCHD or VOO? These two ETFs are different, including their makeup, index, growth aspects, dividend, and even history

Overview of SCHD vs VOO:


SCHD: Schwab U.S. Dividend Equity ETF

SCHD is a growth dividend ETF, an exchange-traded fund, from Charles Schwab that mirrors the Dow Jones Dividend 100 index

VOO is a Vanguard ETF that mirrors the S&P 500 index. It is an ETF derived from the popular VFIAX S&P 500 index fund, which was first created in 1976.

VOO: Vanguard S&P 500 ETF

SCHD vs VOO Differences in the Construction of The ETF Each fund has a different construction or makeup that will differentiate how an investor may choose one from another. One is more on the growth approach, while the other focuses on dividend growth.

Since the inception of SCHD, it has performed right around the same as VOO, but as the Covid pandemic hit and the 2022 down market, the value aspect of SCHD has risen, giving it a slight edge over VOO.

SCHD vs VOO Performances

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