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NYSEARCA:VDCVanguard Consumer Staples ETF Stock Price, Forecast & News

$150.58
-1.41 (-0.93 %)
(As of 07/10/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$149.88
Now: $150.58
$152.07
50-Day Range
$145.55
MA: $150.15
$156.24
52-Week Range
$120.70
Now: $150.58
$164.90
Volume175,500 shs
Average Volume264,845 shs
Market Capitalization$5.17 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield2.70%
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$5.22 billion
Average Daily Volume$148,365.30
Discount/Premium-0.03%

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 MakerLatour Trading

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Vanguard Consumer Staples ETF (NYSEARCA:VDC) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Vanguard Consumer Staples ETF's stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

Vanguard Consumer Staples ETF's stock was trading at $144.69 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, VDC stock has increased by 4.1% and is now trading at $150.58. View which stocks have been most impacted by Coronavirus.

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 Monday, December 16th. Investors of record on Tuesday, December 17th will be paid a dividend of $1.0621 per share on Thursday, December 19th. This represents a $4.25 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.82%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, December 16th. This is a boost from Vanguard Consumer Staples ETF's previous quarterly dividend of $0.75. View Vanguard Consumer Staples ETF's dividend history.

Has Vanguard Consumer Staples ETF been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media headlines about VDC stock have trended negative on Friday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. InfoTrie identifies positive and negative press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Vanguard Consumer Staples ETF earned a coverage optimism score of -2.4 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media stories about the company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near future. View the latest news about Vanguard Consumer Staples ETF.

What other stocks do shareholders of Vanguard Consumer Staples ETF own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Vanguard Consumer Staples ETF investors own include Square (SQ), salesforce.com (CRM), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Intel (INTC), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), NVIDIA (NVDA), Staples (SPLS), Verizon Communications (VZ), AbbVie (ABBV) and Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.B).

Who are Vanguard Consumer Staples ETF's key executives?

Vanguard Consumer Staples ETF's 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 ETF's stock symbol?

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

Who are Vanguard Consumer Staples ETF's major shareholders?

Vanguard Consumer Staples ETF's stock is owned by a number of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Foundations Investment Advisors LLC (0.74%), Envestnet Asset Management Inc. (0.71%), Tatro Capital LLC (0.07%), N.E.W. Advisory Services LLC (0.06%), HBW Advisory Services LLC (0.02%) and TRUE Private Wealth Advisors (0.02%).

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 Envestnet Asset Management Inc., Old North State Trust LLC, Carroll Financial Associates Inc., and KG&L Capital Management LLC.

Which major investors are buying Vanguard Consumer Staples ETF stock?

VDC stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Foundations Investment Advisors LLC, N.E.W. Advisory Services LLC, HBW Advisory Services LLC, Marotta Asset Management, TRUE Private Wealth Advisors, Trinity Legacy Partners LLC, Patriot Financial Group Insurance Agency LLC, and Tatro Capital LLC.

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, Robinhood, 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 $150.58.

How big of a company is Vanguard Consumer Staples ETF?

Vanguard Consumer Staples ETF has a market capitalization of $5.17 billion.

What is Vanguard Consumer Staples ETF's official website?

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

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.

This page was last updated on 7/10/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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