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 $173.84 -2.91 (-1.65 %) (As of 01/23/2019 01:14 AM ET)Previous Close$176.75Today's Range$172.50 - $175.7152-Week Range$154.72 - $204.44Volume1.04 million shsAverage Volume1.15 million shsMarket Capitalization$16.85 billionP/E RatioN/ADividend Yield1.24%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$18.95 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 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 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 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.47%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, December 13th. View Vanguard Information Technology ETF's Dividend History. Has Vanguard Information Technology ETF been receiving favorable news coverage? Media headlines about VGT stock have been trending very positive this week, InfoTrie reports. 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 five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Vanguard Information Technology ETF earned a news sentiment score of 3.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news articles about the exchange traded fund a news buzz of 4.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company'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 number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Triangle Securities Wealth Management (0.04%), Bank of Montreal Can (0.04%), Livingston Group Asset Management CO operating as Southport Capital Management (0.02%), First Financial Corp IN (0.02%), Steward Partners Investment Advisory LLC (0.02%) and Newport Wealth Strategies Inc. (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 Visionary Asset Management Inc., Newport Wealth Strategies Inc., Dubuque Bank & Trust Co., Planning Directions Inc., TRUE Private Wealth Advisors, Intl Fcstone Inc., Guidant Wealth Advisors and Clearwater Capital Advisors LLC. 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 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 $173.84. How big of a company is Vanguard Information Technology ETF? Vanguard Information Technology ETF has a market capitalization of $16.85 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 ( )Outperform Votes: 70 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 106 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 176MarketBeat'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 1/23/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: Does the Step Transaction Doctrine Affect a Backdoor Roth IRA?