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

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$174.25 +0.41 (+0.24 %)
(As of 01/24/2019 01:17 AM ET)
Previous Close$173.84
Today's Range$172.43 - $175.85
52-Week Range$154.72 - $204.44
Volume501,452 shs
Average Volume1.11 million shs
Market Capitalization$16.89 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield1.24%
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.

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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$18.95 billion
Average Daily Volume$1.20 million
Discount/Premium2.24%

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

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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 declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, December 12th. Shareholders of record on Friday, December 14th will be paid a dividend of $0.6406 per share on Tuesday, December 18th. This represents a $2.56 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.47%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, December 13th. View Vanguard Information Technology ETF's Dividend History.

Has Vanguard Information Technology ETF been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media coverage about VGT stock has been trending negative on Wednesday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. The research firm scores the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Vanguard Information Technology ETF earned a daily sentiment score of -2.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news headlines about the exchange traded fund a news buzz of 2.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is very unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near future.

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 investors include Trust Co. of Oklahoma (0.08%), Madden Advisory Services Inc. (0.05%), Triangle Securities Wealth Management (0.04%), Bank of Montreal Can (0.04%), Livingston Group Asset Management CO operating as Southport Capital Management (0.02%) and First Financial Corp IN (0.02%).

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 Beacon Capital Management Inc., Visionary Asset Management Inc., Newport Wealth Strategies Inc., Dubuque Bank & Trust Co., Planning Directions Inc., IFP Advisors Inc, TRUE Private Wealth Advisors and Trust Co. of Oklahoma.

Which major investors are buying Vanguard Information Technology ETF stock?

VGT stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Neville Rodie & Shaw Inc., First PREMIER Bank, Advisors Capital Management LLC, First Financial Corp IN, Virtu Financial LLC, Steward Partners Investment Advisory LLC, Mycio Wealth Partners LLC and Personal Capital Advisors Corp.

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 $174.25.

How big of a company is Vanguard Information Technology ETF?

Vanguard Information Technology ETF has a market capitalization of $16.89 billion.

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:  70 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  106 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  176
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 1/24/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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