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Vanguard Consumer Staples Index Fund ETF Shares Stock Forecast, Price & News

$172.27
+0.18 (+0.10 %)
(As of 11/27/2020 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$171.71
Now: $172.27
$172.53
50-Day Range
$159.52
MA: $168.15
$175.00
52-Week Range
$120.70
Now: $172.27
$175.00
Volume46,646 shs
Average Volume207,624 shs
Market Capitalization$5.68 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield2.23%
BetaN/A
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.
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Basic Details

Issuer Vanguard
Fund NameVanguard Consumer Staples ETF
Tax ClassificationRegulated Investment Company
SymbolNYSEARCA:VDC
Inception Date1/26/2004
Fund ManagerMichael A. Johnson, Awais Khan
Phone+1-800-5231036

Fund Focus

Asset ClassEquity
BenchmarkMSCI US Investable Market Consumer Staples 25/50 Index
CategorySector
FocusConsumer Staples
Development LevelDeveloped Markets
RegionNorth America

Fund Statistics

Assets Under Management$5.63 billion
Average Daily Volume$161,081.70
Discount/Premium-0.01%

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 MakerLatour Trading
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Vanguard Consumer Staples Index Fund ETF Shares (NYSEARCA:VDC) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Vanguard Consumer Staples Index Fund ETF Shares' stock price been impacted by COVID-19?

Vanguard Consumer Staples Index Fund ETF Shares' stock was trading at $144.69 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, VDC shares have increased by 19.1% and is now trading at $172.27.
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How often does Vanguard Consumer Staples Index Fund ETF Shares pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Vanguard Consumer Staples Index Fund ETF Shares?

Vanguard Consumer Staples Index Fund ETF Shares declared a quarterly dividend on Monday, December 16th. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, December 17th will be given a dividend of $1.0621 per share on Thursday, December 19th. This represents a $4.25 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.47%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, December 16th. This is an increase from Vanguard Consumer Staples Index Fund ETF Shares's previous quarterly dividend of $0.75.
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What other stocks do shareholders of Vanguard Consumer Staples Index Fund ETF Shares own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Vanguard Consumer Staples Index Fund ETF Shares investors own include Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), NVIDIA (NVDA), Verizon Communications (VZ), Intel (INTC), PayPal (PYPL), Walmart (WMT), (BRK.B) (BRK.B), Costco Wholesale (COST), salesforce.com (CRM) and Cisco Systems (CSCO).

Who are Vanguard Consumer Staples Index Fund ETF Shares' key executives?

Vanguard Consumer Staples Index Fund ETF Shares' management team includes the following 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)

What is Vanguard Consumer Staples Index Fund ETF Shares' stock symbol?

Vanguard Consumer Staples Index Fund ETF Shares trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE)ARCA under the ticker symbol "VDC."

Who are Vanguard Consumer Staples Index Fund ETF Shares' major shareholders?

Vanguard Consumer Staples Index Fund ETF Shares' stock is owned by many different retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Beacon Capital Management Inc. (2.51%), Merit Financial Group LLC (1.65%), Morgan Stanley (1.45%), LPL Financial LLC (1.10%), Wells Fargo & Company MN (0.91%) and Envestnet Asset Management Inc. (0.90%).

Which major investors are selling Vanguard Consumer Staples Index Fund ETF Shares stock?

VDC stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Foundations Investment Advisors LLC, LPL Financial LLC, Fifth Third Securities Inc., Cambridge Investment Research Advisors Inc., Morgan Stanley, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Sawtooth Solutions LLC, and Evolution Wealth Advisors LLC.

Which major investors are buying Vanguard Consumer Staples Index Fund ETF Shares stock?

VDC stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Beacon Capital Management Inc., Exchange Traded Concepts LLC, Kestra Advisory Services LLC, Marotta Asset Management, Merit Financial Group LLC, Envestnet Asset Management Inc., Royal Fund Management LLC, and Altshuler Shaham Ltd.

How do I buy shares of Vanguard Consumer Staples Index Fund ETF Shares?

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, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is Vanguard Consumer Staples Index Fund ETF Shares' stock price today?

One share of VDC stock can currently be purchased for approximately $172.27.

How big of a company is Vanguard Consumer Staples Index Fund ETF Shares?

Vanguard Consumer Staples Index Fund ETF Shares has a market capitalization of $5.68 billion.

What is Vanguard Consumer Staples Index Fund ETF Shares' official website?

The official website for Vanguard Consumer Staples Index Fund ETF Shares is www.vanguard.com.

How can I contact Vanguard Consumer Staples Index Fund ETF Shares?

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

This page was last updated on 11/28/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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