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

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$122.03 +1.52 (+1.26 %)
(As of 02/15/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$122.03
Today's Range$121.2985 - $122.25
52-Week Range$103.54 - $139.43
Volume45,726 shs
Average Volume197,654 shs
Market Capitalization$1.90 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield1.85%
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$2.45 billion
Average Daily Volume$101,572.00
Discount/Premium0.83%

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, December 12th. Investors of record on Friday, December 14th will be paid a dividend of $0.6307 per share on Tuesday, December 18th. This represents a $2.52 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.07%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, December 13th. This is a boost from Vanguard Materials ETF's previous quarterly dividend of $0.59. View Vanguard Materials ETF's Dividend History.

Has Vanguard Materials ETF been receiving favorable news coverage?

Headlines about VAW stock have been trending somewhat negative recently, according to InfoTrie. The research group rates the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Vanguard Materials ETF earned a daily sentiment score of -1.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media coverage about the company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next several days.

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 many different of retail and institutional 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 institutional 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 institutional investors are buying Vanguard Materials ETF stock?

VAW stock was bought 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 $122.03.

How big of a company is Vanguard Materials ETF?

Vanguard Materials ETF has a market capitalization of $1.90 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:  57 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  41 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  98
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 2/16/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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