NYSEARCA:VGT - Vanguard Information Technology ETF Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$193.56 -0.18 (-0.09 %)
(As of 08/21/2018 03:34 AM ET)
Previous Close$193.74
Today's Range$192.65 - $194.25
52-Week Range$144.98 - $194.77
Volume438,987 shs
Average Volume604,552 shs
Market Capitalization$19.16 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield0.89%
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.

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Basic Details

Issuer Vanguard
Fund NameVanguard Information Technology ETF
Tax ClassificationRegulated Investment Company
Inception Date1/26/2004
Fund ManagerMichael A. Johnson, Walter Nejman

Fund Focus

Asset ClassEquity
BenchmarkMSCI US IMI/Info Tech 25-50 GR USD
Development LevelDeveloped Markets
RegionNorth America

Fund Statistics

Assets Under Management$20.77 billion
Average Daily Volume$409,675.00

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.
Lead Market MakerPundion

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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 announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, June 28th. Investors of record on Friday, June 29th will be paid a dividend of $0.4878 per share on Tuesday, July 3rd. This represents a $1.95 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.01%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, June 28th. This is an increase from Vanguard Information Technology ETF's previous quarterly dividend of $0.38. View Vanguard Information Technology ETF's Dividend History.

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)

Has Vanguard Information Technology ETF been receiving favorable news coverage?

News headlines about VGT stock have trended somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive press coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Vanguard Information Technology ETF earned a media and rumor sentiment score of 0.09 on Accern's scale. They also gave media coverage about the exchange traded fund an impact score of 47.21 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near term. View Recent Headlines for Vanguard Information Technology ETF.

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 Bank of America Corp DE (25.02%), Wells Fargo & Company MN (2.19%), Morgan Stanley (2.14%), CHURCHILL MANAGEMENT Corp (1.28%), Migdal Insurance & Financial Holdings Ltd. (1.26%) and Richard Bernstein Advisors LLC (1.05%).

Which institutional investors are selling Vanguard Information Technology ETF stock?

VGT stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Baker Ellis Asset Management LLC, Beacon Capital Management Inc., Triangle Securities Wealth Management, Bingham Osborn & Scarborough LLC, Morgan Stanley, Stearns Financial Services Group, SG Americas Securities LLC and Focused Wealth Management Inc.

Which institutional investors are buying Vanguard Information Technology ETF stock?

VGT stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including CHURCHILL MANAGEMENT Corp, Bank of America Corp DE, Cornerstone Wealth Management LLC, Harel Insurance Investments & Financial Services Ltd., Stuart Chaussee & Associates Inc., Migdal Insurance & Financial Holdings Ltd., Richard Bernstein Advisors LLC and Moneta Group Investment Advisors LLC.

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 $193.56.

How big of a company is Vanguard Information Technology ETF?

Vanguard Information Technology ETF has a market capitalization of $19.16 billion.

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:  2.1 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  63 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  90 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  153
MarketBeat'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 8/21/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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