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

$146.38
+0.56 (+0.38 %)
(As of 05/26/2020 09:24 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$145.71
Now: $146.38
$146.38
50-Day Range
$139.42
MA: $147.09
$152.52
52-Week Range
$120.70
Now: $146.38
$164.90
Volume126,512 shs
Average Volume296,534 shs
Market Capitalization$5.09 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield2.61%
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$5.09 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 Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, VDC shares have increased by 1.2% and is now trading at $146.38. 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 dividend yield of 2.90%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, December 16th. This is a positive change 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 been trending negative this week, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research group identifies negative and positive news coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Vanguard Consumer Staples ETF earned a news impact score of -2.1 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned headlines 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 stock'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 many different institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Advisor Group Holdings Inc. (3.11%), Beacon Capital Management Inc. (1.79%), Morgan Stanley (1.55%), Main Management ETF Advisors LLC (1.13%), UBS Group AG (1.11%) and Wells Fargo & Company MN (0.97%).

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, Morningstar Investment Management LLC, D.A. Davidson & CO., Level Four Advisory Services LLC, Main Management LLC, and Citigroup Inc..

Which institutional investors are buying Vanguard Consumer Staples ETF stock?

VDC stock was acquired 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 $146.38.

How big of a company is Vanguard Consumer Staples ETF?

Vanguard Consumer Staples ETF has a market capitalization of $5.09 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 5/26/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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