NYSEARCA:VGT - Vanguard Information Technology ETF Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $177.60 +1.55 (+0.88 %) (As of 12/12/2018 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$176.05Today's Range$177.60 - $180.3852-Week Range$157.96 - $204.44Volume33,217 shsAverage Volume646,898 shsMarket CapitalizationN/AP/E RatioN/ADividend Yield1.11%BetaN/A ProfileDiscussionChartDividendInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email Vanguard Information Technology ETF seeks to track the investment performance of the MSCI US Investable Market Information Technology 25/50 Index, a benchmark of large-, mid-, and small-cap United States stocks in the information technology sector, as classified under the Global Industry Classification Standard (GICS). This GICS sector is made up of companies in three areas: technology software and services, including companies that develop software in various fields (such as the Internet, applications, systems, databases, and/or home entertainment), and companies that provide information technology consulting and services, data processing, and outsourced services; technology hardware and equipment, including manufacturers and distributors of communications equipment, computers and peripherals and electronic equipment, and semiconductors and semiconductor equipment manufacturers. The Vanguard Group, Inc. serves as advisor to the Fund through its Quantitative Equity Group. Receive VGT News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for VGT and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Basic Details Issuer Vanguard Fund NameVanguard Information Technology ETF Tax ClassificationRegulated Investment Company SymbolNYSEARCA:VGT Inception Date1/26/2004 Fund ManagerMichael A. Johnson, Walter Nejman Webwww.vanguard.com Phone+1-800-5231036 Fund Focus Asset ClassEquity BenchmarkMSCI US IMI/Info Tech 25-50 GR USD CategorySector FocusTechnology Development LevelDeveloped Markets RegionNorth America Fund Statistics Assets Under Management$18.87 billion Average Daily Volume$880,906.00 Discount/Premium1.36% 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 MakerPundion Vanguard Information Technology ETF (NYSEARCA:VGT) Frequently Asked Questions What is Vanguard Information Technology ETF's stock symbol? Vanguard Information Technology ETF trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE)ARCA under the ticker symbol "VGT." How often does Vanguard Information Technology ETF pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Vanguard Information Technology ETF? Vanguard Information Technology ETF declared a quarterly dividend on Friday, September 21st. Investors of record on Tuesday, September 25th will be given a dividend of $0.6488 per share on Thursday, September 27th. This represents a $2.60 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.46%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, September 24th. This is a positive change from Vanguard Information Technology ETF's previous quarterly dividend of $0.49. View Vanguard Information Technology ETF's Dividend History. Has Vanguard Information Technology ETF been receiving favorable news coverage? News articles about VGT stock have been trending extremely positive on Wednesday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. InfoTrie identifies negative and positive media coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources. 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 Information Technology ETF earned a media sentiment score of 5.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news articles about the exchange traded fund a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near term. Who are Vanguard Information Technology ETF's key executives? Vanguard Information Technology 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) Who are Vanguard Information Technology ETF's major shareholders? Vanguard Information Technology ETF's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include JPMorgan Chase & Co. (4.27%), Morgan Stanley (2.16%), Wells Fargo & Company MN (2.10%), CHURCHILL MANAGEMENT Corp (1.35%), Richard Bernstein Advisors LLC (1.19%) and Beacon Capital Management Inc. (1.06%). Which major investors are selling Vanguard Information Technology ETF stock? VGT stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Migdal Insurance & Financial Holdings Ltd., JPMorgan Chase & Co., Wells Fargo & Company MN, Morgan Stanley, Envestnet Asset Management Inc., The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company , Integrated Wealth Concepts LLC and Credit Suisse AG. Which major investors are buying Vanguard Information Technology ETF stock? VGT stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Richard Bernstein Advisors LLC, CHURCHILL MANAGEMENT Corp, Cornerstone Wealth Management LLC, Strategic Wealth Advisors Group LLC, Hanson McClain Inc., MML Investors Services LLC, LPL Financial LLC and Cambridge Investment Research Advisors Inc.. How do I buy shares of Vanguard Information Technology ETF? Shares of VGT 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 Information Technology ETF's stock price today? One share of VGT stock can currently be purchased for approximately $177.60. What is Vanguard Information Technology ETF's official website? The official website for Vanguard Information Technology ETF is http://www.vanguard.com/. How can I contact Vanguard Information Technology ETF? Vanguard Information Technology ETF's mailing address is P.O. Box 1110, Valley Forge, 19482, United States. The exchange traded fund can be reached via phone at +1-800-5231036. MarketBeat Community Rating for Vanguard Information Technology ETF (NYSEARCA VGT)Community Ranking: 2.0 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 68 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 103 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 171MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Vanguard Information Technology ETF and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe VGT will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe VGT will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days. This page was last updated on 12/12/2018 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: What are the Benefits of Index Funds?