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

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$173.11 -2.46 (-1.40 %)
(As of 11/20/2018 10:56 AM ET)
Previous Close$175.57
Today's Range$169.79 - $173.11
52-Week Range$157.96 - $204.44
Volume18,709 shs
Average Volume641,370 shs
Market CapitalizationN/A
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield1.07%
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$18.82 billion
Average Daily Volume$876,883.00
Discount/Premium-4.02%

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 Friday, September 21st. Investors 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 1.52%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, September 24th. This is an increase 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 coverage about VGT stock has trended negative recently, according to InfoTrie. The research firm identifies negative and positive press coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded 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 news sentiment score of -2.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media coverage about the exchange traded fund a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next few 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 many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include JPMorgan Chase & Co. (4.27%), Wells Fargo & Company MN (2.10%), CHURCHILL MANAGEMENT Corp (1.35%), Richard Bernstein Advisors LLC (1.19%), Beacon Capital Management Inc. (1.06%) and LPL Financial LLC (0.84%).

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, Envestnet Asset Management Inc., The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company , Integrated Wealth Concepts LLC, Credit Suisse AG and WealthTrust Fairport LLC.

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 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 $170.3050.

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:  67 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  103 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  170
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 11/20/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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