NYSEARCA:VDC - Vanguard Consumer Staples ETF Stock Price, Price Target & More Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $136.62 0.00 (0.00 %) (As of 07/20/2018 08:00 AM ET)Previous Close$136.62Today's Range$135.50 - $137.1552-Week Range$126.78 - $151.29Volume100,407 shsAverage Volume140,028 shsMarket Capitalization$3.94 billionP/E RatioN/ADividend Yield2.63%BetaN/A Company ProfileDividend HistoryHeadlinesSocial MediaChart Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email 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. Receive VDC News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for VDC and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. 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 Webwww.vanguard.com Phone+1-800-5231036 Fund Focus Asset ClassEquity BenchmarkMSCI US IMI/Cons Staples 25-50 GR USD CategorySector FocusConsumer Staples Development LevelDeveloped Markets RegionNorth America Fund Statistics Assets Under Management$3.75 billion Average Daily Volume$149,123.00 Discount/Premium-0.68% 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 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, June 28th. Investors of record on Friday, June 29th will be given a dividend of $1.2474 per share on Tuesday, July 3rd. This represents a $4.99 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 3.65%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, June 28th. This is a boost from Vanguard Consumer Staples ETF's previous quarterly dividend of $0.54. View Vanguard Consumer Staples ETF's Dividend History. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Vanguard Consumer Staples ETF? 0 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Vanguard Consumer Staples ETF in the last year. There are currently for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "N/A." 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? News coverage about VDC stock has been trending somewhat positive on Friday, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research group rates the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded 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 daily sentiment score of 0.14 on Accern's scale. They also assigned media headlines about the company an impact score of 46.55 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next several days. Who are Vanguard Consumer Staples ETF's major shareholders? Vanguard Consumer Staples ETF's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Beacon Capital Management Inc. (3.30%), Cornerstone Wealth Management LLC (0.78%), Rand Wealth LLC (0.18%), First Financial Corp IN (0.05%), Trust Co. of Oklahoma (0.03%) and Atria Investments LLC (0.02%). 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 Trust Co. of Oklahoma, Rand Wealth LLC and Bigelow Investment Advisors LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Vanguard Consumer Staples ETF. Which major investors are buying Vanguard Consumer Staples ETF stock? VDC stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Cornerstone Wealth Management LLC, Conservest Capital Advisors Inc., Ironsides Asset Advisors LLC, TRUE Private Wealth Advisors, Calamos Wealth Management LLC, Atria Investments LLC, Beacon Capital Management Inc. and First Financial Corp IN. 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 $136.62. 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 (NYSEARCA VDC)Community Ranking: 2.6 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 37 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 35 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 72MarketBeat'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. 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