NYSEARCA:VAW - Vanguard Materials ETF Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$120.85 +0.44 (+0.37 %)
(As of 03/26/2019 12:13 PM ET)
Previous Close$120.41
Today's Range$120.85 - $121.36
52-Week Range$103.54 - $138.59
Volume423 shs
Average Volume183,357 shs
Market Capitalization$1.99 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield2.03%
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$2.42 billion
Average Daily Volume$125,496.00
Discount/Premium-3.26%

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.
CustodianState Street Bank and Trust Company
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 announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, March 20th. Stockholders of record on Friday, March 22nd will be paid a dividend of $0.5713 per share on Tuesday, March 26th. This represents a $2.29 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.89%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, March 21st. View Vanguard Materials ETF's Dividend History.

Has Vanguard Materials ETF been receiving favorable news coverage?

Press coverage about VAW stock has been trending somewhat negative recently, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. InfoTrie identifies negative and positive news coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Vanguard Materials ETF earned a media sentiment score of -1.4 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave press coverage about the company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next several days.

What other stocks do shareholders of Vanguard Materials ETF own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Vanguard Materials ETF investors own include JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM), Clementia Pharmaceuticals (CMTA), Micron Technology (MU), Omnicell (OMCL), Constellation Brands (STZ), Mid-America Apartment Communities (MAA), Randgold Resources (GOLD), Brandywine Realty Trust (BDN), Pfizer (PFE) and AT&T (T).

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)

Who are Vanguard Materials ETF's major shareholders?

Vanguard Materials ETF's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Bank of America Corp DE (35.31%), Richard Bernstein Advisors LLC (3.63%), Valmark Advisers Inc. (1.31%), Personal Capital Advisors Corp (0.70%), Dowling & Yahnke LLC (0.58%) and LPL Financial LLC (0.50%).

Which major investors are selling Vanguard Materials ETF stock?

VAW stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Beacon Capital Management Inc., Bank of America Corp DE, Exchange Capital Management Inc., Raymond James & Associates, Private Advisor Group LLC, PNC Financial Services Group Inc., M&T Bank Corp and Dowling & Yahnke LLC.

Which major investors are buying Vanguard Materials ETF stock?

VAW stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including CX Institutional, Stifel Financial Corp, Certified Advisory Corp, Valmark Advisers Inc., Richard Bernstein Advisors LLC, Green Square Capital LLC, Thoroughbred Financial Services LLC and Two Sigma Securities LLC.

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 $120.85.

How big of a company is Vanguard Materials ETF?

Vanguard Materials ETF has a market capitalization of $1.99 billion.

What is Vanguard Materials ETF's official website?

The official website for Vanguard Materials ETF is http://www.vanguard.com/.

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 (NYSEARCA VAW)

Community Ranking:  2.9 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  59 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  43 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  102
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 3/26/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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