NYSEARCA:VCR - Vanguard Consumer Discretionary ETF Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$152.65 +1.21 (+0.80 %)
(As of 12/19/2018 02:36 AM ET)
Previous Close$151.44
Today's Range$151.63 - $154.20
52-Week Range$150.49 - $182.50
Volume174,657 shs
Average Volume103,563 shs
Market CapitalizationN/A
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield1.32%
Vanguard Consumer Discretionary ETF is an exchange-traded share class of Vanguard Consumer Discretionary Index Fund. It employs investment approach designed to track the performance of the Morgan Stanley Capital International United States Investable Market Consumer Discretionary Index, an Index of stocks of large, medium, and small United States companies in the consumer discretionary sector, as classified under the Global Industry Classification Standard (GICS). Its manufacturing segment includes industries, such as automotive, household durable goods, textiles and apparels, and leisure equipment. The service segment includes hotels, restaurants and other leisure facilities, media production and services, and consumer retailing. The fund attempts to replicate the target index by investing 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 Vanguard Group, Inc. serves as the investment.

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Basic Details

Issuer Vanguard
Fund NameVanguard Consumer Discretionary ETF
Tax ClassificationRegulated Investment Company
Inception Date1/26/2004
Fund ManagerMichael A. Johnson, Awais Khan

Fund Focus

Asset ClassEquity
BenchmarkMSCI US IMI/Consumer Discr 25-50 GR USD
FocusConsumer Discretionary
Development LevelDeveloped Markets
RegionNorth America

Fund Statistics

Assets Under Management$2.51 billion
Average Daily Volume$170,396.00

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.
Lead Market MakerVirtu Financial

Geographic Exposure of Vanguard Consumer Discretionary ETF (NYSEARCA:VCR)
Currency Exposure of Vanguard Consumer Discretionary ETF (NYSEARCA:VCR)
Sector Exposure of Vanguard Consumer Discretionary ETF (NYSEARCA:VCR)
Industry Exposure of Vanguard Consumer Discretionary ETF (NYSEARCA:VCR)

Vanguard Consumer Discretionary ETF (NYSEARCA:VCR) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Vanguard Consumer Discretionary ETF's stock symbol?

Vanguard Consumer Discretionary ETF trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE)ARCA under the ticker symbol "VCR."

How often does Vanguard Consumer Discretionary ETF pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Vanguard Consumer Discretionary ETF?

Vanguard Consumer Discretionary ETF declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, December 12th. Stockholders of record on Friday, December 14th will be paid a dividend of $0.5599 per share on Tuesday, December 18th. This represents a $2.24 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.47%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, December 13th. This is a boost from Vanguard Consumer Discretionary ETF's previous quarterly dividend of $0.55. View Vanguard Consumer Discretionary ETF's Dividend History.

Has Vanguard Consumer Discretionary ETF been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media coverage about VCR stock has trended somewhat positive on Wednesday, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research group ranks the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Vanguard Consumer Discretionary ETF earned a daily sentiment score of 1.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media headlines about the company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next few days.

Who are Vanguard Consumer Discretionary ETF's key executives?

Vanguard Consumer Discretionary ETF's management team includes the folowing people:
  • F. William McNabb III, Chairman of the Board of Trustee, 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 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 68)

Who are Vanguard Consumer Discretionary ETF's major shareholders?

Vanguard Consumer Discretionary ETF's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Beacon Capital Management Inc. (6.71%), Wells Fargo & Company MN (2.56%), Morgan Stanley (2.34%), PNC Financial Services Group Inc. (1.48%), LPL Financial LLC (0.96%) and First Republic Investment Management Inc. (0.75%).

Which major investors are selling Vanguard Consumer Discretionary ETF stock?

VCR stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Credit Suisse AG, Tower Research Capital LLC TRC, Beacon Capital Management Inc., Stratos Wealth Partners LTD., NEXT Financial Group Inc, Bailard Inc., Barometer Capital Management Inc. and Pictet Asset Management Ltd..

Which major investors are buying Vanguard Consumer Discretionary ETF stock?

VCR stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Rehmann Capital Advisory Group, JPMorgan Chase & Co., JPMorgan Chase & Co., Strategic Wealth Advisors Group LLC, Morgan Stanley, MML Investors Services LLC, Sowell Financial Services LLC and Wells Fargo & Company MN.

How do I buy shares of Vanguard Consumer Discretionary ETF?

Shares of VCR 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 Consumer Discretionary ETF's stock price today?

One share of VCR stock can currently be purchased for approximately $152.65.

What is Vanguard Consumer Discretionary ETF's official website?

The official website for Vanguard Consumer Discretionary ETF is http://www.vanguard.com/.

How can I contact Vanguard Consumer Discretionary ETF?

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

MarketBeat Community Rating for Vanguard Consumer Discretionary ETF (NYSEARCA VCR)

Community Ranking:  2.6 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  42 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  40 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  82
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Vanguard Consumer Discretionary ETF and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe VCR will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe VCR will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 12/19/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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