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

Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist.
$173.67 -6.22 (-3.46 %)
(As of 12/10/2018 01:31 AM ET)
Previous Close$173.67
Today's Range$172.86 - $179.99
52-Week Range$157.96 - $204.44
Volume735,272 shs
Average Volume645,093 shs
Market CapitalizationN/A
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield1.09%
BetaN/A
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
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$18.61 billion
Average Daily Volume$842,109.00
Discount/Premium-3.15%

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

Geographic Exposure of Vanguard Information Technology ETF (NYSEARCA:VGT)
Currency Exposure of Vanguard Information Technology ETF (NYSEARCA:VGT)
Sector Exposure of Vanguard Information Technology ETF (NYSEARCA:VGT)
Industry Exposure of Vanguard Information Technology ETF (NYSEARCA:VGT)

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. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, September 25th will be paid a dividend of $0.6488 per share on Thursday, September 27th. This represents a $2.60 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.49%. The ex-dividend date 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?

Media headlines about VGT stock have trended somewhat positive this week, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research group scores the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Vanguard Information Technology ETF earned a coverage optimism score of 0.8 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news headlines about the exchange traded fund a news buzz of 1.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next several days.

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 variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors 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 institutional 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 institutional investors are buying Vanguard Information Technology ETF stock?

VGT stock was bought 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 $173.67.

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 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  68 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  103 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  171
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 12/10/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

Enter your email address below to receive a concise daily summary of analysts' upgrades, downgrades and new coverage with MarketBeat.com's FREE daily email newsletter.

Yahoo Gemini Pixel