NASDAQ:VGLT - Vanguard Long-Term Government Bond ETF Stock Price, Price Target & More Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $74.83 -0.08 (-0.11 %) (As of 07/18/2018 02:42 PM ET)Previous Close$74.85Today's Range$74.83 - $74.8552-Week Range$71.47 - $79.71Volume400 shsAverage Volume124,460 shsMarket Capitalization$596.54 millionP/E RatioN/ADividend Yield2.68%Beta-0.21 Company ProfileDividend HistoryHeadlinesOptions ChainSocial MediaChart Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email Vanguard Long Term Government Bond ETF (the Fund) seeks to track the performance of a market-weighted government bond index with a long-term, dollar-weighted average maturity. It employs a passive management or indexing investment approach designed to track the performance of the Barclays Capital U.S. Long Government Float Adjusted Index (the Index). This Index includes fixed-income securities issued by the United States Treasury (not including inflation-protected bonds) and the United States Government agencies and instrumentalities, as well as corporate or dollar-denominated foreign debt guaranteed by the United States Government, with maturities greater than 10 years. It invests by sampling the Index, meaning that it holds a range of securities that, in the aggregate, approximates the full Index in terms of key risk factors and other characteristics. At least 80% of its assets will be invested in bonds included in the Index. Its investment advisor is Vanguard Fixed Income Group. Receive VGLT News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for VGLT and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Basic Details Issuer Vanguard Fund NameVanguard Long-Term Government Bond ETF Tax ClassificationRegulated Investment Company SymbolNASDAQ:VGLT Inception Date11/19/2009 Fund ManagerJoshua C. Barrickman Webwww.vanguard.com PhoneN/A Fund Focus Asset ClassFixed Income BenchmarkBarclays US Long Govt Float Adj TR USD CategoryU.S. Government FocusBroad Market Development LevelDeveloped Markets RegionNorth America Fund Statistics Assets Under Management$645.52 million Average Daily Volume$137,742.00 Discount/Premium-0.60% ETF Expenses Management Fee0.05% Other Expenses0.02% Total Expenses0.07% Fee Waiver0.00% Net Expenses0.07%Administrator, Advisor and Custodian AdministratorThe Vanguard Group, Inc. AdvisorThe Vanguard Group, Inc. CustodianJPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A. DistributorVanguard Marketing Corporation Transfer AgentThe Vanguard Group, Inc. Trustee Lead Market MakerSusquehanna Vanguard Long-Term Government Bond ETF (NASDAQ:VGLT) Frequently Asked Questions What is Vanguard Long-Term Government Bond ETF's stock symbol? Vanguard Long-Term Government Bond ETF trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "VGLT." How often does Vanguard Long-Term Government Bond ETF pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Vanguard Long-Term Government Bond ETF? Vanguard Long-Term Government Bond ETF announced a monthly dividend on Friday, June 29th. Investors of record on Tuesday, July 3rd will be given a dividend of $0.172 per share on Friday, July 6th. This represents a $2.06 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.76%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, July 2nd. View Vanguard Long-Term Government Bond ETF's Dividend History. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Vanguard Long-Term Government Bond ETF? 0 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Vanguard Long-Term Government Bond ETF in the last year. There are currently for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "N/A." Has Vanguard Long-Term Government Bond ETF been receiving favorable news coverage? Media headlines about VGLT stock have trended somewhat positive this week, according to Accern. The research group ranks the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Vanguard Long-Term Government Bond ETF earned a media sentiment score of 0.15 on Accern's scale. They also gave news headlines about the company an impact score of 45.50 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next few days. Who are Vanguard Long-Term Government Bond ETF's major shareholders? Vanguard Long-Term Government Bond ETF's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Versant Capital Management Inc (0.25%) and Affiance Financial LLC (0.06%). View Institutional Ownership Trends for Vanguard Long-Term Government Bond ETF. Which major investors are buying Vanguard Long-Term Government Bond ETF stock? VGLT stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Affiance Financial LLC and Versant Capital Management Inc. View Insider Buying and Selling for Vanguard Long-Term Government Bond ETF. How do I buy shares of Vanguard Long-Term Government Bond ETF? Shares of VGLT can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab. What is Vanguard Long-Term Government Bond ETF's stock price today? One share of VGLT stock can currently be purchased for approximately $74.83. How big of a company is Vanguard Long-Term Government Bond ETF? Vanguard Long-Term Government Bond ETF has a market capitalization of $596.54 million. MarketBeat Community Rating for Vanguard Long-Term Government Bond ETF (NASDAQ VGLT)Community Ranking: 2.2 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 28 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 35 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 63MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Vanguard Long-Term Government Bond ETF and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe VGLT will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe VGLT will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days. This page was last updated on 7/18/2018 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: Are analyst ratings accurate?