NYSEARCA:VCR - Vanguard Consumer Discretionary ETF Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $159.07 +0.45 (+0.28 %) (As of 12/11/2018 03:15 PM ET)Previous Close$158.62Today's Range$157.77 - $161.0552-Week Range$152.43 - $182.50Volume3,827 shsAverage Volume97,936 shsMarket CapitalizationN/AP/E RatioN/ADividend Yield1.26%BetaN/A ProfileDiscussionChartDividendInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email 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. Receive VCR News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for VCR and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Basic Details Issuer Vanguard Fund NameVanguard Consumer Discretionary ETF Tax ClassificationRegulated Investment Company SymbolNYSEARCA:VCR Inception Date1/26/2004 Fund ManagerMichael A. Johnson, Awais Khan Webwww.vanguard.com Phone+1-800-5231036 Fund Focus Asset ClassEquity BenchmarkMSCI US IMI/Consumer Discr 25-50 GR USD CategorySector FocusConsumer Discretionary Development LevelDeveloped Markets RegionNorth America Fund Statistics Assets Under Management$2.63 billion Average Daily Volume$95,796.00 Discount/Premium-3.03% 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 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 Friday, September 21st. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, September 25th will be paid a dividend of $0.5531 per share on Thursday, September 27th. This represents a $2.21 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.39%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, September 24th. This is an increase 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? News headlines about VCR stock have trended somewhat positive this week, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Vanguard Consumer Discretionary ETF earned a daily sentiment score of 1.5 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media coverage about the company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the immediate future. 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 variety 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 purchased 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 $159.07. 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: 2.4 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 34 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 38 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 72MarketBeat'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 12/11/2018 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: Dividend Stocks - Are They Right For You?