NYSEARCA:VBK - Vanguard Small-Cap Growth ETF Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $161.78 +2.15 (+1.35 %) (As of 01/15/2019 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$159.63Today's Range$160.08 - $161.9252-Week Range$139.95 - $190.49Volume129,685 shsAverage Volume272,719 shsMarket CapitalizationN/AP/E RatioN/ADividend Yield0.74%BetaN/A ProfileDiscussionChartDividendInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email 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. Receive VBK News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for VBK and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. 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 Webwww.vanguard.com 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$7.26 billion Average Daily Volume$379,381.00 Discount/Premium-0.93% 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 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 announced 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 1.06%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, December 24th. This is an increase 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 stories about VBK stock have trended somewhat positive this week, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. InfoTrie identifies positive and negative press coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog 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 Small-Cap Growth ETF earned a news sentiment score of 1.9 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news articles about the company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the immediate future. Are investors shorting Vanguard Small-Cap Growth ETF? Vanguard Small-Cap Growth ETF saw a decrease in short interest during the month of December. As of December 31st, there was short interest totalling 217,570 shares, a decrease of 77.6% from the December 14th total of 971,995 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 461,030 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 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 number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Steward Partners Investment Advisory LLC (0.07%), Cumberland Advisors Inc. (0.04%), Tower View Investment Management & Research LLC (0.04%), CENTRAL TRUST Co (0.03%), EisnerAmper Wealth Management Corporate Benefits LLC (0.03%) and Chicago Partners Investment Group LLC (0.02%). 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 Steward Partners Investment Advisory LLC, Winthrop Advisory Group LLC and Tower View Investment Management & Research LLC. Which institutional investors are buying Vanguard Small-Cap Growth ETF stock? VBK stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Cumberland Advisors Inc., Parkside Advisors LLC, First Hawaiian Bank, CENTRAL TRUST Co, EisnerAmper Wealth Management Corporate Benefits LLC, First United Bank Trust, Broadleaf Partners LLC and Chicago Partners Investment Group 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 $161.78. 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 ( )Outperform Votes: 31 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 46 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 77MarketBeat'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 1/15/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: Is a Roth IRA right for you?