NYSEARCA:VFH - Vanguard Financials ETF Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$68.93 +0.30 (+0.44 %)
(As of 04/25/2019 02:27 PM ET)
Previous Close$68.63
Today's Range$68.13 - $68.97
52-Week Range$55.16 - $72.97
Volume17,015 shs
Average Volume725,809 shs
Market Capitalization$7.51 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield2.15%
BetaN/A
Vanguard Financials ETF (the Fund) is an exchange-traded share class of Vanguard Financials Index Fund. The Fund employs a passive management or indexing investment approach designed to track the performance of the Morgan Stanley Capital International (MSCI) US Investable Market Financials Index, an index of stocks of large, medium and small United States companies in the financials sector, as classified under the Global Industry Classification Standard (GICS). This GICS sector is made up of companies involved in activities, such as banking, mortgage finance, consumer finance, specialized finance, investment banking and brokerage, asset management and custody, corporate lending, insurance, financial investment, and real estate (including real estate investment trusts). The Vanguard Group, Inc., through its Quantitative Equity Group (QEG), serves as the investment advisor of the Fund.

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Basic Details

Issuer Vanguard
Fund NameVanguard Financials ETF
Tax ClassificationRegulated Investment Company
SymbolNYSEARCA:VFH
Inception Date1/26/2004
Fund ManagerWilliam Coleman, Michelle Louie
Phone+1-800-5231036

Fund Focus

Asset ClassEquity
BenchmarkMSCI US IMI/Financials 25-50 GR USD
CategorySector
FocusFinancials
Development LevelDeveloped Markets
RegionNorth America

Fund Statistics

Assets Under Management$8.21 billion
Average Daily Volume$766,839.00
Discount/Premium0.66%

ETF Expenses

Management Fee0.09%
Other Expenses0.01%
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 MakerVirtu Financial

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Vanguard Financials ETF (NYSEARCA:VFH) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Vanguard Financials ETF's stock symbol?

Vanguard Financials ETF trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE)ARCA under the ticker symbol "VFH."

How often does Vanguard Financials ETF pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Vanguard Financials ETF?

Vanguard Financials ETF announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, March 20th. Investors of record on Friday, March 22nd will be given a dividend of $0.3594 per share on Tuesday, March 26th. This represents a $1.44 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.09%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, March 21st. View Vanguard Financials ETF's Dividend History.

Has Vanguard Financials ETF been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media coverage about VFH stock has been trending somewhat positive recently, according to InfoTrie. The research firm rates the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Vanguard Financials ETF earned a news sentiment score of 1.5 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news articles about the company a news buzz of 1.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near term.

Are investors shorting Vanguard Financials ETF?

Vanguard Financials ETF saw a decrease in short interest in March. As of March 29th, there was short interest totalling 125,033 shares, a decrease of 82.1% from the March 15th total of 698,629 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 703,220 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 0.2 days. View Vanguard Financials ETF's Current Options Chain.

What other stocks do shareholders of Vanguard Financials ETF own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Vanguard Financials ETF investors own include AT&T (T), Micron Technology (MU), SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust (SPY), Boeing (BA), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), The Coca-Cola (KO), Vanguard High Dividend Yield ETF (VYM), Caterpillar (CAT), Iron Mountain (IRM) and Kraft Heinz (KHC).

Who are Vanguard Financials ETF's key executives?

Vanguard Financials ETF's management team includes the folowing people:
  • F. William McNabb III, Chairman of the Board of Trustee, President, Chief Executive Officer (Age 56)
  • 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)

Who are Vanguard Financials ETF's major shareholders?

Vanguard Financials ETF's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Beacon Capital Management Inc. (1.78%), Trust Co. of Oklahoma (0.20%), Wagner Bowman Management Corp (0.16%), Bouchey Financial Group Ltd (0.12%), Oppenheimer Asset Management Inc. (0.08%) and First Financial Corp IN (0.06%).

Which institutional investors are selling Vanguard Financials ETF stock?

VFH stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Eagle Global Advisors LLC, Sabal Trust CO, California Capital Advisors Inc., Dubuque Bank & Trust Co., Boenning & Scattergood Inc., Wagner Bowman Management Corp, Kistler Tiffany Companies LLC and TIAA FSB.

Which institutional investors are buying Vanguard Financials ETF stock?

VFH stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Beacon Capital Management Inc., Merriman Wealth Management LLC, Spearhead Capital Advisors LLC, Sage Rhino Capital LLC, CMH Wealth Management LLC, Oppenheimer & Co. Inc., Anderson Hoagland & Co. and First Financial Corp IN.

How do I buy shares of Vanguard Financials ETF?

Shares of VFH 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 Financials ETF's stock price today?

One share of VFH stock can currently be purchased for approximately $68.88.

How big of a company is Vanguard Financials ETF?

Vanguard Financials ETF has a market capitalization of $7.51 billion.

What is Vanguard Financials ETF's official website?

The official website for Vanguard Financials ETF is http://www.vanguard.com/.

How can I contact Vanguard Financials ETF?

Vanguard Financials 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 Financials ETF (NYSEARCA VFH)

Community Ranking:  2.6 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  62 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  58 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  120
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Vanguard Financials ETF and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe VFH will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe VFH will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 4/25/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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