NYSEARCA:VAW - Vanguard Materials ETF Stock Price, Price Target & More

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$133.36 +1.69 (+1.28 %)
(As of 06/22/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$131.67
Today's Range$132.52 - $133.76
52-Week Range$120.06 - $144.65
Volume59,967 shs
Average Volume151,684 shs
Market Capitalization$2.48 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield1.57%
BetaN/A
Vanguard Materials ETF seeks to track the investment performance of the MSCI US Investable Market Materials 25/50 Index, a benchmark of large-, mid-, and small-cap United States stocks in the materials sector, as classified under the Global Industry Classification Standard (GICS). This GICS sector is made up of companies in a wide range of commodity-related manufacturing industries. Included within this sector are companies that manufacture chemicals, construction materials, glass, paper, forest products, and related packaging products, as well as metals, minerals, and mining companies, including producers of steel. The Vanguard Group, Inc., through its Quantitative Equity Group, serves as the investment advisor of the Fund.

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Basic Details

Issuer Vanguard
Fund NameVanguard Materials ETF
Tax ClassificationRegulated Investment Company
SymbolNYSEARCA:VAW
Inception Date1/26/2004
Fund ManagerWilliam Coleman, Michelle Louie
Phone+1-800-6627447

Fund Focus

Asset ClassEquity
BenchmarkMSCI US IMI/Materials 25-50 GR USD
CategorySector
FocusBasic Materials
Development LevelDeveloped Markets
RegionNorth America

Fund Statistics

Assets Under Management$2.72 billion
Average Daily Volume$198,895.00
Discount/Premium1.27%

ETF Expenses

Management Fee0.08%
Other Expenses0.02%
Total Expenses0.10%
Fee Waiver0.00%
Net Expenses0.10%

Administrator, Advisor and Custodian

AdministratorThe Vanguard Group, Inc.
AdvisorThe Vanguard Group, Inc.
CustodianBrown Brothers Harriman & Co.
DistributorVanguard Marketing Corporation
Transfer AgentThe Vanguard Group, Inc.
Trustee
Lead Market MakerVirtu Financial

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Vanguard Materials ETF (NYSEARCA:VAW) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Vanguard Materials ETF's stock symbol?

Vanguard Materials ETF trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE)ARCA under the ticker symbol "VAW."

How often does Vanguard Materials ETF pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Vanguard Materials ETF?

Vanguard Materials ETF declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, March 15th. Stockholders of record on Monday, March 19th will be paid a dividend of $0.3666 per share on Wednesday, March 21st. This represents a $1.47 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.10%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, March 16th. View Vanguard Materials ETF's Dividend History.

Who are Vanguard Materials ETF's key executives?

Vanguard Materials ETF's management team includes the folowing people:
  • F. William McNabb III, Chairman of the Board of Trustee, President, Chief Executive Officer (Age 61)
  • Thomas J. Higgins, Chief Financial Officer (Age 56)
  • Kathryn J. Hyatt, Treasurer (Age 58)
  • Heidi Stam, Secretary (Age 57)
  • Emerson U. Fullwood, Independent Trustees (Age 69)
  • Rajiv L. Gupta, Independent Trustees (Age 71)
  • Amy Gutmann, Independent Trustees (Age 64)
  • JoAnn H Heisen, Independent Trustees (Age 63)
  • F. Joseph Loughrey, Independent Trustees (Age 69)

Has Vanguard Materials ETF been receiving favorable news coverage?

News stories about VAW stock have trended somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment reports. The research group identifies positive and negative press coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Vanguard Materials ETF earned a media sentiment score of 0.09 on Accern's scale. They also gave media headlines about the company an impact score of 46.62 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near future.

Who are Vanguard Materials ETF's major shareholders?

Vanguard Materials ETF's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Wells Fargo & Company MN (1.04%), UBS Group AG (1.02%), Valmark Advisers Inc. (0.98%), The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company (0.88%), Envestnet Asset Management Inc. (0.82%) and Dowling & Yahnke LLC (0.49%). View Institutional Ownership Trends for Vanguard Materials ETF.

Which major investors are selling Vanguard Materials ETF stock?

VAW stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Ancora Advisors LLC, Cambridge Investment Research Advisors Inc., MML Investors Services LLC, M Financial Asset Management Inc., BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA, Capital Wealth Management LLC, Lincoln National Corp and Nomura Asset Management Co. Ltd.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Vanguard Materials ETF.

Which major investors are buying Vanguard Materials ETF stock?

VAW stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Envestnet Asset Management Inc., Wells Fargo & Company MN, Personal Capital Advisors Corp, Citigroup Inc., Cetera Advisors LLC, Aspiriant LLC, UBS Group AG and Royal Bank of Canada. View Insider Buying and Selling for Vanguard Materials ETF.

How do I buy shares of Vanguard Materials ETF?

Shares of VAW 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 Materials ETF's stock price today?

One share of VAW stock can currently be purchased for approximately $133.36.

How big of a company is Vanguard Materials ETF?

Vanguard Materials ETF has a market capitalization of $2.48 billion.

How can I contact Vanguard Materials ETF?

Vanguard Materials ETF's mailing address is P.O. Box 1110, Valley Forge, 19482-1110, United States. The company can be reached via phone at +1-800-6627447.


MarketBeat Community Rating for Vanguard Materials ETF (VAW)

Community Ranking:  2.6 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  31 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  29 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  60
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Vanguard Materials ETF and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe VAW will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe VAW will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 6/23/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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