NYSEARCA:VBK - Vanguard Small-Cap Growth ETF Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$163.44 -2.84 (-1.71 %)
(As of 01/23/2019 03:20 AM ET)
Previous Close$166.28
Today's Range$162.46 - $165.35
52-Week Range$139.95 - $190.49
Volume309,794 shs
Average Volume320,750 shs
Market Capitalization$7.75 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield0.73%
BetaN/A
Vanguard Small-Cap Growth ETF (the Fund) is an exchange-traded share class of Vanguard Small-Cap Growth Index Fund, which employs a passive management or indexing investment approach designed to track the performance of the MSCI US Small Cap Growth Index (the Index). The Index is a diversified index of growth stocks of smaller United States companies. The Fund attempts to replicate the target Index by investing all, or substantially all, of its assets in the stocks that make up the Index, holding each stock in approximately the same proportion as its weighting in the Index. The Fund's investment advisor is Vanguard Quantitative Equity Group.

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Basic Details

Issuer Vanguard
Fund NameVanguard Small-Cap Growth ETF
Tax ClassificationRegulated Investment Company
SymbolNYSEARCA:VBK
Inception Date1/26/2004
Fund ManagerGerard C. O’Reilly, William Coleman
Phone+1-800-5231036

Fund Focus

Asset ClassEquity
BenchmarkMSCI US Small Cap Growth NR USD
CategorySize and Style
FocusSmall Cap
Development LevelDeveloped Markets
RegionNorth America

Fund Statistics

Assets Under Management$7.56 billion
Average Daily Volume$366,301.00
Discount/Premium2.37%

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 MakerLatour Trading

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Vanguard Small-Cap Growth ETF (NYSEARCA:VBK) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Vanguard Small-Cap Growth ETF's stock symbol?

Vanguard Small-Cap Growth ETF trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE)ARCA under the ticker symbol "VBK."

How often does Vanguard Small-Cap Growth ETF pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Vanguard Small-Cap Growth ETF?

Vanguard Small-Cap Growth ETF declared a quarterly dividend on Friday, December 21st. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, December 26th will be given a dividend of $0.428 per share on Friday, December 28th. This represents a $1.71 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.05%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, December 24th. This is a positive change from Vanguard Small-Cap Growth ETF's previous quarterly dividend of $0.29. View Vanguard Small-Cap Growth ETF's Dividend History.

Has Vanguard Small-Cap Growth ETF been receiving favorable news coverage?

News coverage about VBK stock has trended very positive recently, according to InfoTrie. The research group identifies positive and negative press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Vanguard Small-Cap Growth ETF earned a news sentiment score of 3.4 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news articles about the company a news buzz of 1.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next few days.

Are investors shorting Vanguard Small-Cap Growth ETF?

Vanguard Small-Cap Growth ETF saw a drop in short interest in December. As of December 31st, there was short interest totalling 217,570 shares, a drop of 77.6% from the December 14th total of 971,995 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 461,030 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 0.5 days. View Vanguard Small-Cap Growth ETF's Current Options Chain.

Who are Vanguard Small-Cap Growth ETF's key executives?

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

Who are Vanguard Small-Cap Growth ETF's major shareholders?

Vanguard Small-Cap Growth ETF's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Inspirion Wealth Advisors LLC (0.16%), Lodestar Investment Counsel LLC IL (0.10%), Guidant Wealth Advisors (0.08%), BB&T Corp (0.08%), Steward Partners Investment Advisory LLC (0.07%) and Highland Capital Management LLC (0.07%).

Which institutional investors are selling Vanguard Small-Cap Growth ETF stock?

VBK stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Guidant Wealth Advisors, Inspirion Wealth Advisors LLC, Steward Partners Investment Advisory LLC, BB&T Corp, Winthrop Advisory Group LLC, Highland Capital Management LLC, Evanson Asset Management LLC and Clearwater Capital Advisors LLC.

Which institutional investors are buying Vanguard Small-Cap Growth ETF stock?

VBK stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Nachman Norwood & Parrott Inc, Cumberland Advisors Inc., Diversified Trust Co, Parkside Advisors LLC, Virtu Financial LLC, First Hawaiian Bank, Rockland Trust Co. and CENTRAL TRUST Co.

How do I buy shares of Vanguard Small-Cap Growth ETF?

Shares of VBK 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 Small-Cap Growth ETF's stock price today?

One share of VBK stock can currently be purchased for approximately $163.44.

How big of a company is Vanguard Small-Cap Growth ETF?

Vanguard Small-Cap Growth ETF has a market capitalization of $7.75 billion.

What is Vanguard Small-Cap Growth ETF's official website?

The official website for Vanguard Small-Cap Growth ETF is http://www.vanguard.com/.

How can I contact Vanguard Small-Cap Growth ETF?

Vanguard Small-Cap Growth ETF's mailing address is P.O. Box 1110, Valley Forge, PA 19482, United States. The company can be reached via phone at +1-800-5231036.


MarketBeat Community Rating for Vanguard Small-Cap Growth ETF (NYSEARCA VBK)

Community Ranking:  2.0 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  31 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  46 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  77
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Vanguard Small-Cap Growth ETF and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe VBK will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe VBK will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 1/23/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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