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About Vanguard Consumer Staples ETF (NYSEARCA:VDC)
Vanguard Consumer Staples ETF (the Fund) is an exchange-traded share class of Vanguard Consumer Staples Index Fund, which seeks to track the investment performance of the MSCI US Investable Market Consumer Staples 25/50 Index, a benchmark of large-, mid-, and small-cap United States stocks in the consumer staples sector, as classified under the Global Industry Classification Standard (GICS). This GICS sector is made up of companies whose businesses are less sensitive to economic cycles. It includes manufacturers and distributors of food, beverages, and tobacco, as well as producers of nondurable household goods and personal products. It also includes food and drug retailing companies as well as hypermarkets and consumer supercenters. The Vanguard Group, Inc., through its Quantitative Equity Group, serves as the investment advisor of the Fund.
Fund NameVanguard Consumer Staples ETF
Tax ClassificationRegulated Investment Company
Fund ManagerMichael A. Johnson, Awais Khan
BenchmarkMSCI US IMI/Cons Staples 25-50 GR USD
Development LevelDeveloped Markets
Assets Under Management$3.79 billion
Average Daily Volume$133,156.00
Administrator, Advisor and Custodian
AdministratorThe Vanguard Group, Inc.
AdvisorThe Vanguard Group, Inc.
CustodianBrown Brothers Harriman & Co.
DistributorVanguard Marketing Corporation
Transfer AgentThe Vanguard Group, Inc.
Lead Market MakerLatour Trading
Vanguard Consumer Staples ETF (NYSEARCA:VDC) Frequently Asked Questions
What is Vanguard Consumer Staples ETF's stock symbol?
Vanguard Consumer Staples ETF trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE)ARCA under the ticker symbol "VDC."
How often does Vanguard Consumer Staples ETF pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Vanguard Consumer Staples ETF?
Vanguard Consumer Staples ETF declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, March 15th. Stockholders of record on Monday, March 19th will be paid a dividend of $0.5357 per share on Wednesday, March 21st. This represents a $2.14 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.65%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, March 16th. View Vanguard Consumer Staples ETF's Dividend History.
Who are Vanguard Consumer Staples ETF's key executives?
Vanguard Consumer Staples ETF's management team includes the folowing people:
- F. William McNabb III, Chairman of the Board of Trustee, President, Chief Executive Officer (Age 61)
- 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 69)
Has Vanguard Consumer Staples ETF been receiving favorable news coverage?
Media coverage about VDC stock has trended somewhat positive on Monday, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. Accern identifies negative and positive press coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Vanguard Consumer Staples ETF earned a media sentiment score of 0.09 on Accern's scale. They also gave news headlines about the company an impact score of 47.37 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near term.
Who are Vanguard Consumer Staples ETF's major shareholders?
Vanguard Consumer Staples ETF's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include LPL Financial LLC (1.07%), UBS Group AG (0.82%), M&T Bank Corp (0.50%), Commonwealth Equity Services LLC (0.45%), Envestnet Asset Management Inc. (0.37%) and Cambridge Investment Research Advisors Inc. (0.28%). View Institutional Ownership Trends for Vanguard Consumer Staples ETF.
Which major investors are selling Vanguard Consumer Staples ETF stock?
VDC stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including D Orazio & Associates Inc., M&T Bank Corp, D.A. Davidson & CO., Cambridge Investment Research Advisors Inc., Cetera Advisors LLC, Sawtooth Solutions LLC, Stratos Wealth Partners LTD. and Lincoln National Corp. View Insider Buying and Selling for Vanguard Consumer Staples ETF.
Which major investors are buying Vanguard Consumer Staples ETF stock?
VDC stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including LPL Financial LLC, UBS Group AG, CIBC World Markets Inc., Personal Capital Advisors Corp, MML Investors Services LLC, Citadel Advisors LLC, Private Advisor Group LLC and Royal Bank of Canada. View Insider Buying and Selling for Vanguard Consumer Staples ETF.
How do I buy shares of Vanguard Consumer Staples ETF?
Shares of VDC 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 Staples ETF's stock price today?
One share of VDC stock can currently be purchased for approximately $129.70.
How big of a company is Vanguard Consumer Staples ETF?
Vanguard Consumer Staples ETF has a market capitalization of $3.94 billion.
How can I contact Vanguard Consumer Staples ETF?
Vanguard Consumer Staples 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 Staples ETF (VDC)MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Vanguard Consumer Staples ETF and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe VDC will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe VDC will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
Vanguard Consumer Staples ETF (NYSEARCA:VDC) Dividend Information
Vanguard Consumer Staples ETF pays an annual dividend of $3.38 per share, with a dividend yield of 2.61%. VDC's most recent quarterly dividend payment was Wednesday, March 21.
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Vanguard Consumer Staples ETF (NYSEARCA:VDC) Dividend History by Quarter
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