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NYSEARCA:VGTVanguard Information Technology ETF Stock Price, Forecast & News

$257.81
-0.52 (-0.20 %)
(As of 05/28/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$257.00
Now: $257.81
$262.55
50-Day Range
$218.09
MA: $240.72
$258.67
52-Week Range
$179.45
Now: $257.81
$273.73
Volume702,469 shs
Average Volume1.17 million shs
Market Capitalization$29.47 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield1.15%
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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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 0.0Community Rank: 2.2Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 0.0Valuation: 0.0 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

0.77 out of 5 stars


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 Investable Market Information Technology 25/50 Index
CategorySector
FocusTechnology
Development LevelDeveloped Markets
RegionNorth America

Fund Statistics

Assets Under Management$29.52 billion
Average Daily Volume$960,124.10
Discount/Premium0.23%

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

How has Vanguard Information Technology ETF's stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

Vanguard Information Technology ETF's stock was trading at $219.43 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, VGT shares have increased by 17.5% and is now trading at $257.81. View which stocks have been most impacted by Coronavirus.

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 Monday, December 16th. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, December 17th will be paid a dividend of $0.6513 per share on Thursday, December 19th. This represents a $2.61 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.01%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, December 16th. This is an increase from Vanguard Information Technology ETF's previous quarterly dividend of $0.60. View Vanguard Information Technology ETF's dividend history.

Has Vanguard Information Technology ETF been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media stories about VGT stock have trended very negative on Friday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research firm scores the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Vanguard Information Technology ETF earned a media sentiment score of -3.4 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media stories about the exchange traded fund a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near future. View the latest news aboutVanguard Information Technology ETF.

What other stocks do shareholders of Vanguard Information Technology ETF own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Vanguard Information Technology ETF investors own include Alibaba Group (BABA), NVIDIA (NVDA), Paypal (PYPL), AT&T (T), Walmart (WMT), Cisco Systems (CSCO), AbbVie (ABBV), Intel (INTC), Netflix (NFLX) and DexCom (DXCM).

Who are Vanguard Information Technology ETF's key executives?

Vanguard Information Technology ETF's management team includes the following 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)

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."

Who are Vanguard Information Technology ETF's major shareholders?

Vanguard Information Technology ETF's stock is owned by many different institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include UBS Group AG (2.15%), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (2.01%), Wells Fargo & Company MN (1.82%), Morgan Stanley (1.76%), Advisor Group Holdings Inc. (1.55%) and The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company (0.47%).

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., Johanson Financial Advisors Inc., The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company , UBS Group AG, Deutsche Bank AG, Wealth Quarterback LLC, JPMorgan Chase & Co., and Wells Fargo & Company MN.

Which major investors are buying Vanguard Information Technology ETF stock?

VGT stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Advisor Group Holdings Inc., M&T Bank Corp, FDx Advisors Inc., FDx Advisors Inc., Stuart Chaussee & Associates Inc., Elwood & Goetz Wealth Advisory Group LLC, Miller Investment Management LP, and Rockefeller Capital Management L.P..

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, Robinhood, 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 $257.81.

How big of a company is Vanguard Information Technology ETF?

Vanguard Information Technology ETF has a market capitalization of $29.47 billion.

What is Vanguard Information Technology ETF's official website?

The official website for Vanguard Information Technology ETF is 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.

This page was last updated on 5/29/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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