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

$151.63
+1.58 (+1.05 %)
(As of 05/28/2020 11:32 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$150.38
Now: $151.63
$151.63
50-Day Range
$143.28
MA: $147.37
$152.52
52-Week Range
$120.70
Now: $151.63
$164.90
Volume5,684 shs
Average Volume294,974 shs
Market Capitalization$5.27 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield2.60%
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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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 0.0Community Rank: 2.4Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 0.0Valuation: 0.0 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

0.81 out of 5 stars


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$5.12 billion
Average Daily Volume$303,866.30
Discount/Premium-0.05%

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 COVID-19 (Coronavirus) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, VDC stock has increased by 4.8% and is now trading at $151.63. 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. Shareholders 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 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.80%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, December 16th. This is an increase 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?

Headlines about VDC stock have trended somewhat negative on Thursday, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive news coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Vanguard Consumer Staples ETF earned a media sentiment score of -1.7 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media stories about the company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next several days. View the latest news aboutVanguard 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 shareholders include Advisor Group Holdings Inc. (3.11%), Beacon Capital Management Inc. (1.79%), Morgan Stanley (1.55%), Morgan Stanley (1.54%), Main Management ETF Advisors LLC (1.13%) and UBS Group AG (1.11%).

Which institutional investors are selling Vanguard Consumer Staples ETF stock?

VDC stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Beacon Capital Management Inc., Alps Advisors Inc., Morgan Stanley, Morgan Stanley, Morningstar Investment Management LLC, D.A. Davidson & CO., Level Four Advisory Services LLC, and Main Management LLC.

Which institutional investors are buying Vanguard Consumer Staples ETF stock?

VDC stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Advisor Group Holdings Inc., Morningstar Investment Services LLC, Wells Fargo & Company MN, M&T Bank Corp, CMH Wealth Management LLC, Meritage Portfolio Management, Brandywine Oak Private Wealth LLC, and Commonwealth Equity Services 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 $151.63.

How big of a company is Vanguard Consumer Staples ETF?

Vanguard Consumer Staples ETF has a market capitalization of $5.27 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 5/28/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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