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

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$179.34 -0.92 (-0.51 %)
(As of 03/21/2019 06:07 AM ET)
Previous Close$180.26
Today's Range$178.01 - $181.23
52-Week Range$139.95 - $190.49
Volume309,480 shs
Average Volume208,735 shs
Market Capitalization$8.63 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield0.66%
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$8.20 billion
Average Daily Volume$162,531.00
Discount/Premium0.40%

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. Stockholders 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 dividend yield of 0.95%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, December 24th. This is a boost 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?

Media coverage about VBK stock has trended very positive this week, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. The research group identifies negative and positive news coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Vanguard Small-Cap Growth ETF earned a media sentiment score of 3.4 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news coverage about the company a news buzz of 3.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near future.

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 many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Bank of America Corp DE (11.98%), PNC Financial Services Group Inc. (1.84%), Balasa Dinverno & Foltz LLC (1.28%), LPL Financial LLC (0.68%), Natixis Advisors L.P. (0.52%) and American Financial Advisors LLC (0.35%).

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 QS Investors LLC, Guidant Wealth Advisors, Natixis Advisors L.P., Noven Financial Group Inc., IFP Advisors Inc, AE Wealth Management LLC, Balasa Dinverno & Foltz LLC and First Allied Advisory Services Inc..

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 American Financial Advisors LLC, Insight Wealth Strategies LLC, Coldstream Capital Management Inc., F3Logic LLC, Pasadena Private Wealth LLC, IndexIQ Advisors LLC, PagnatoKarp Partners LLC and Adviser Investments LLC.

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 $179.34.

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

Vanguard Small-Cap Growth ETF has a market capitalization of $8.63 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:  2.1 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  35 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  48 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  83
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 3/21/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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