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

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$136.91 -0.53 (-0.39 %)
(As of 09/21/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$137.44
Today's Range$136.85 - $138.09
52-Week Range$124.99 - $144.65
Volume79,070 shs
Average Volume126,807 shs
Market Capitalization$2.48 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield1.61%
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$2.76 billion
Average Daily Volume$74,701.00
Discount/Premium1.88%

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 declared a quarterly dividend on Friday, September 21st. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, September 25th will be given a dividend of $0.587 per share on Thursday, September 27th. This represents a $2.35 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.71%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, September 24th. 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?

Media stories about VAW stock have trended somewhat positive this week, Accern reports. The research firm ranks the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Vanguard Materials ETF earned a media and rumor sentiment score of 0.18 on Accern's scale. They also gave press coverage about the company an impact score of 46.57 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next few days. View Recent Headlines for Vanguard Materials ETF.

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 investors include Bank of America Corp DE (27.96%), Beacon Capital Management Inc. (6.93%), Richard Bernstein Advisors LLC (2.43%), Cornerstone Wealth Management LLC (1.05%), Valmark Advisers Inc. (0.93%) and Wells Fargo & Company MN (0.92%).

Which major investors are selling Vanguard Materials ETF stock?

VAW stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including TIAA FSB, Cambridge Investment Research Advisors Inc., Wells Fargo & Company MN, PNC Financial Services Group Inc., Beacon Capital Management Inc., Valmark Advisers Inc., Private Advisor Group LLC and Capital Wealth Management 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 Bank of America Corp DE, Cornerstone Wealth Management LLC, Richard Bernstein Advisors LLC, Jane Street Group LLC, Personal Capital Advisors Corp, Visionary Asset Management Inc., White Lighthouse Investment Management Inc. and Archford Capital Strategies 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 $136.91.

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 (NYSEARCA VAW)

Community Ranking:  2.7 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  45 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  37 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  82
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 9/21/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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